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chilly willy
11-14-2010, 06:28
Hello all!
I just thought I'd stop in and say hi to all my forum friends. It's been a very busy couple of months so I have had no spare time to visit. For all you car buffs the SEMA show was a blast.

TwistedSister209
11-14-2010, 06:33
Hey, Chilly Willy--
SO glad to see you back. You were missed! :smiley20:
Neat about SEMA--we've got a 68 Chevelle that needs some TLC--Give Don a project to do while I'm diving. :smiley36:

chilly willy
11-14-2010, 06:59
Hi Twisted!
The SEMA show was a 2 week long event for me as I had to take care of 4 different booths, the days of the show were a lot of fun, a friend of mine, Den
nis "Lil Daddy" Roth, unveiled his new car there, "The Streetnick Bandit" a modern update of his dad Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's "Beatnick Bandit".8187 8188

navyhmc
11-14-2010, 07:30
Hey Chilly Willy!!!! Long time no hear. Glad to see you back! That rod is wicked too! I remember when Big Daddy reveled Beatnik Bandit. I see he takes after dad quite a bit!!! Okay, I'm not that old, but I remember building the model when I was 8.

chilly willy
11-14-2010, 07:45
I started hanging out with Dennis when I was 18, got to help with a couple of his dad's projects. He is very much a chip off the Ratfink block, in the past few years he has been doing artwork that you can't tell apart from his dad's work. Included are a couple of examples from the show, one is the new album cover for Sublime.

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navyhmc
11-14-2010, 09:58
I'm a little jealous now...I always wnated to meet Big Daddy, but never did. Closest we have around here is Darryl Starbird.

chilly willy
11-14-2010, 10:21
I've seen the stuff Darryl has done, of course he knows the Roth clan as well. George Barris and Linda Vaughn were by to see Dennis also.

navyhmc
11-14-2010, 10:31
Must be nice to know the legends....

chilly willy
11-14-2010, 10:41
Well I guess there is an up side to living in Socal besides the weather.