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#2278072 - 03/28/17 09:48 PM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: hotairballoonpilot]
DirectSubjection Offline
Tacohead. The First and Only

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 68917
Loc: Middlesex County, New Jersey
What a great man, honored to have met him at Englishtown a few times. RIP angel

#2278073 - 03/28/17 09:48 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Dartari]
missile fan Offline

Registered: 12/15/12
Posts: 15
Loc: Tampa Florida
very sad news

I met Hemi Fred in Henderson the year the Mopar Missile duster was there.

I took a lot of photos of his Sox & Martin Duster ( a lot of roll cage photos)

Fred took the time to tell me about the car and what parts of the roll

were modified in recent years to pass tech

Fred also took time to autograph some old photos of the Duster

At the Hemi Reunion, to see Freds Sox Duster race the Motown Missie

that was so cool

I always enjoyed reading what Fred said on this (web site)

Fred will be missed

#2278074 - 03/28/17 09:48 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: sunroofgtx]
G-Money1320 Offline

Registered: 05/13/07
Posts: 1673
Loc: Mi.
RIP Fred!
416 stroker from Nick at Compu-flow. 11.14 in full street trim. Seems like a new best every time out.
11.06 open headers----so far!!

#2278076 - 03/28/17 09:49 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Dartari]
Mr. Smurf Offline
super stock

Registered: 03/08/07
Posts: 977
Loc: Mid Michigan
Another good one gone.......

RIP, Fred.


#2278081 - 03/28/17 09:53 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Dartari]
duster400 Offline
super stock

Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 748
Loc: Reading PA
RIP Fred.

#2278102 - 03/28/17 10:33 PM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: DirectSubjection]
A12 Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18046
RIP and God Speed Fred angel


#2278107 - 03/28/17 10:45 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Dartari]
jim sciortino Offline
top fuel

Registered: 04/22/07
Posts: 1991
Loc: Trumbull,CT.
Very sad news.

RIP Fred.......

#2278119 - 03/28/17 11:09 PM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: hotairballoonpilot]
Diego (not Ted) Offline

Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 22125
Loc: Gabba Gabba Hey! NYC
I met him once. He was lying on his back in Beaver Springs. RIP

#2278133 - 03/28/17 11:21 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: jim sciortino]
383man Offline
Too Many Posts

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 26956
Loc: Balt. Md
So sorry to hear such sad news. RIP Fred. angel Ron
My car...63 Sport Fury Max Wedge wanna be street car..with new 493 pump gas full exh eng.......10.76 @ 124.49 ! ! ! My page on the cool 62-65 Mopar site !

#2278135 - 03/28/17 11:28 PM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: sunroofgtx]
hemi-itis Online   content
I Live Here

Registered: 12/29/07
Posts: 10944
Loc: Great Neck,LI,new york
You could not have said it better.We spoke on the phone just a month ago.Loosing too many GOOD guys. RACE IN PEACE FRED. frown
Originally Posted By sunroofgtx
I am heart-broken. He did not deserve the pain that he went through...First, losing his wife, then only son shortly after. His heart of gold was truly unmatched. Since friending Fred, my life was made instantly better. He made me feel like a true friend, even though I seemed to be a kid in his giant Mopar-World. His phone calls knew no time limit. He'd call just to explain some hillbilly/genius invention or application he just figured out. He is feeling no more pain. This last year, was hardest, second only to the year he lost his wife and son. They are all united now, and he is roasting peppers for Jesus and the saints, I am sure of it. He made the Mopar events he attended, a notch better. His intellect, know-how, experience, and humor will be extremely hard to replace. I surely feel, that he and the other Mopar greats we have lost lately, are bench racing, eating, drinking, and somehow getting into mischief in heaven, and God is letting him get away with it, just laughing. There is a special place in heaven for guys like HemiFred, and I myself, can only hope to catch a short glimpse of that hollowed ground. RIP my friend. The world is a much-lesser place.



HEMI-ITIS has no cure. My condition is fully BLOWN!!!

New best 60ft,, 1.42,1/8, 6.0 @117,, 9.38 @146.75 with 6 lbs boost @3700 lbs

#2278147 - 03/29/17 12:15 AM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: hemi-itis]
Cab_Burge Offline
I Win

Registered: 08/23/03
Posts: 31675
Loc: Bend,OR USA
Bio Condois, Mi Amigo up
In English, Go with God, my friend bow
He was a good man, he will be missed whiney
Mr.Cab Racing and winning with Mopars since 1964. (Old F--t, Huh)

#2278155 - 03/29/17 12:44 AM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: Rhinodart]
migsBIG Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 17039
Loc: San Jose,CA
That's a shame. He will be missed by everyone.

#2278156 - 03/29/17 12:44 AM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: Diego (not Ted)]
Hemi_Jack Offline

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 1844
Loc: Walla Walla, WA
RIP angel

#2278159 - 03/29/17 12:52 AM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Cab_Burge]
Hemi_Jack Offline

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 1844
Loc: Walla Walla, WA
RIP Fred angel

#2278168 - 03/29/17 01:34 AM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: stumpy]
sp392 Offline

Registered: 12/18/05
Posts: 8992
Loc: Etobicoke
Originally Posted By stumpy
We keep loosing the good ones. Very sad.
One thing all these car message boards have proven to me over the years - the good guys all go first. I can't even begin to count.

R.I.P Fred - we PM'd years ago about the old NY street racing scene and how he bought parts from Brooklyn Heavy - guys on the roof with guns as he rolled up, he was a wealth of information and great stories.

#2278195 - 03/29/17 05:44 AM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: JohnRR]
Dragula Offline

Registered: 05/02/04
Posts: 10352
Loc: Taxes R-US, NY
Wow....Talked with him many times over the years. Great guy to deal with too. Bought a lot of parts off him too...RIP

I did not know his health was that bad.
'71 Duster Pump Gas 512LD 2013 Mod Gas Winner GRS (6.19) (9.70 at 138.5mph)

'70 Cuda, Plan C....605 Hemi (6.31) (9.9)

#2278199 - 03/29/17 07:12 AM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Dartari]
FastmOp Offline

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 5203
Loc: Hot Rod Ridge
Race in Piece Hemi Fred

#2278203 - 03/29/17 07:32 AM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: sp392]
donscuda Offline
top fuel

Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 1642
Loc: Chicago, Illinois
Rest in Peace Fred, you'll be missed angel

#2278210 - 03/29/17 07:56 AM Re: Hemi Fred pass away? [Re: donscuda]
FrankenScamp Offline

Registered: 05/08/03
Posts: 4186
Loc: Medford OR
RIP Fred angel

#2278221 - 03/29/17 08:34 AM Re: Hemi Fred [Re: Dartari]
KOS Offline
pro stock

Registered: 08/17/03
Posts: 1430
He went the extra mile to help me out .....RIP Fred

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