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#2136779 - 08/19/16 05:14 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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Definitely one of the Moparts good guys with one of the coolest cars around and he will be missed. Cancer sucks.
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#2136819 - 08/19/16 06:29 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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Very sorry to hear this. He was a great guy, although I never met him.
RIP Herb
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#2136838 - 08/19/16 07:12 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: EWJ]
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Originally Posted By EWJ
Wow...very sorry to hear. Did not have much interaction with him, but seemed very nice. Looks way to young to have left this earth.


Me too, he sure seemed like a nice guy. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

Dave

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#2136859 - 08/19/16 07:39 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: 69_SIX_PACK]
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Many of the usual suspects [including Herb] were kind enough to make the long trek down in the Fall of 2012 to a drizzly show at the Embarcadero in San Diego.

Fond memories.


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#2136919 - 08/19/16 08:53 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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Well, I'm sorry I missed this post of his. RIP angel

http://board.moparts.org/ubbthreads/ubbt...tml#Post2039523

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#2137038 - 08/19/16 11:33 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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I first met Herb when he came to my house to look at a '69 340/4sp Swinger that a co-worker was selling. Herb didn't buy it, but we had a great time. That was before he bought the '70 Swinger. Couldn't tell you the year, but Jeff Warkentin wound up buying it (speaking of guys who haven't been around here in a long time).

Here's a video I found last night of Herb running the GTX at Sacramento in 2004. Not sure why he was nearly a second off his dial, but the car looked great anyway...

https://youtu.be/adm4AyK_7FM

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#2137111 - 08/20/16 06:40 AM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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RIP

My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

Carsten

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#2137433 - 08/20/16 05:56 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jim_Lusk]
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Originally Posted By Jim_Lusk
I first met Herb when he came to my house to look at a '69 340/4sp Swinger that a co-worker was selling. Herb didn't buy it, but we had a great time. That was before he bought the '70 Swinger. Couldn't tell you the year, but Jeff Warkentin wound up buying it (speaking of guys who haven't been around here in a long time).

Here's a video I found last night of Herb running the GTX at Sacramento in 2004. Not sure why he was nearly a second off his dial, but the car looked great anyway...

https://youtu.be/adm4AyK_7FM



I was as that event at Sac Raceway. I think it was the first or second year he had the GTX. He had a really nice green Dart before that and if memory serves, he said he traded it to his boss for the GTX.

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#2137435 - 08/20/16 05:59 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: SeventyGTX]
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Originally Posted By SeventyGTX
Originally Posted By Jim_Lusk
I first met Herb when he came to my house to look at a '69 340/4sp Swinger that a co-worker was selling. Herb didn't buy it, but we had a great time. That was before he bought the '70 Swinger. Couldn't tell you the year, but Jeff Warkentin wound up buying it (speaking of guys who haven't been around here in a long time).

Here's a video I found last night of Herb running the GTX at Sacramento in 2004. Not sure why he was nearly a second off his dial, but the car looked great anyway...

https://youtu.be/adm4AyK_7FM



I was as that event at Sac Raceway. I think it was the first or second year he had the GTX. He had a really nice green Dart before that and if memory serves, he said he traded it to his boss for the GTX.


That is correct. Before he bought the Dart he came down here to look at the '69 that he didn't buy.

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#2137463 - 08/20/16 06:59 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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Here are the details about the Funeral Services and Celebration of his life for Herb Faatz. Service on August 27, 2016 at Skylawn Memorial Park, 100 Lifemark Road, San Mateo, California #94062 phone# 1-650-437-1986 Closed casket visitation from 11am-12noon. Services from 12pm-2:30pm Reception to follow at adjoining hall on premises from 3pm-5pm.
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#2137829 - 08/21/16 10:57 AM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: 68HemiB]
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There will be a small get-together of his friends for a bbq at his shop Unit G on Sunday the 28th of August. If anyone who knew Herb well and are interested in attending let me know for a food head count and more info on the meeting time and place.
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#2137855 - 08/21/16 11:27 AM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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Very sorry to hear this. Prayers and condolences to his family. May he rest in peace.
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#2138206 - 08/21/16 09:01 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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I'm sorry to read of Herb's passing... Never met him but always loved his GTX and his posts.
RIP

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#2138273 - 08/21/16 10:00 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: MidPenMopar]
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Registered: 01/27/03
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Loc: OHIO
It's always the good guys. I will never forget putting up a post on here looking for a ride from the Mirage in Vegas to Mopars at the Strip many years ago. Herb had no clue who I was. However he responded and took me to the track that day for my first ride in a Hemi car. You thought we had been friends for years. What a class act.

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#2138544 - 08/22/16 11:35 AM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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RIP Herb.
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#2138760 - 08/22/16 04:29 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Dixie]
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My prayers go out to Herb, his family and his friends. Did not know him personally, just by some of his posts here. It's obvious he touched many with a warm heart and a friendly smile.

God Speed angel

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#2138792 - 08/22/16 05:09 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: 68HemiB]
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Originally Posted By 68HemiB
Many of the usual suspects [including Herb] were kind enough to make the long trek down in the Fall of 2012 to a drizzly show at the Embarcadero in San Diego.

Fond memories.



Could anyone here put names to all the faces in this pic??

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#2138958 - 08/22/16 08:27 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: minivan]
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Originally Posted By minivan
Originally Posted By 68HemiB
Many of the usual suspects [including Herb] were kind enough to make the long trek down in the Fall of 2012 to a drizzly show at the Embarcadero in San Diego.

Fond memories.



Could anyone here put names to all the faces in this pic??



Sandy is in the orange shirt. Herb is third from the left.


Edited by dart4forte (08/22/16 08:28 PM)

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#2139247 - 08/23/16 10:06 AM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: dart4forte]
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rip Herb, never got the chance to meet up with you but one of the coolest cars on Moparts angel
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#2139483 - 08/23/16 05:33 PM Re: RIP SCATPK [Re: Jeepmon]
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I met Herb a couple of times. He was gracious and helpful. RIP.
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