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Forum: New Members Post Here First! 07-19-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Slim Louis
Back, and in the Lou!

Hi folks, It's me, Slim Louis, not exactly new, been gone awhile, though. But I am back with a new computer, living in the Gateway city, St. Louis MO!
Forum: Modifieds 03-03-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,100
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Miles "The Mouse" Melius

You have me on the edge of my seat waiting for your pictures, Rett, I'm sure they will fill the gap on my hazy memories! I was a Charlie Weddle fan as a kid, however that Galaxy I built was strictly...
Forum: Modifieds 03-01-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Reminiscing... Southeastern Wisconsin
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Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Southeastern Wisconsin

I have quite a few myself, all mixed together. I might be able to recognize a track in some photos!
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 03-01-2010, 11:34 AM
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Views: 3,109
Posted By Slim Louis
Forum: Modifieds 03-01-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Reminiscing... Southeastern Wisconsin
Views: 11,868
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Southeastern Wisconsin

Haven't looked over here in a while, Good to see you here, too Rettt, I just posted a welcome post over at Fred's site, I'm an administrator over there. Looking forward to seeing and sharing some...
Forum: Modifieds 12-27-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,100
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Miles "The Mouse" Melius

I just now noticed the thumbnail photo! Great resto of Frank Smiths car! Is tha Johnny Reimers A3 next to it?
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 12-27-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,044
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: New Jersey Newbie

Is that you James?
Forum: Modifieds 12-27-2009, 09:01 PM
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Views: 7,309
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Wisconsin Modifieds

Great cars and restorations, keep 'em coming! Thanks for posting!
Forum: Modifieds 12-27-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,100
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Miles "The Mouse" Melius

Here's a link to the restoration, I lost some photos this summer when my computer crashed, and the web site no longer allows "right clicking"

http://www.lasheefs.com/Pages/JSurges/JSurges1.html
Forum: Modifieds 12-27-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,100
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Miles "The Mouse" Melius

Your restoration pictorial of Paul's "Airflo" modified was one of the first pictures of the "old days" that I found after I bought my computer in '05. I was as excited as a kid in a candy store! ...
Forum: Race Tracks 12-27-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,627
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Slinger Speedway, Dirt in the Sixties

Can't forget this guy! Arguably the best sportsman driver! Frank Smith:

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e386/slimlouis/Old%20Wisc%20Short%20Track%20Late%20Models/20060212141029_edited-vi.jpg...
Forum: Modifieds 12-27-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,100
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Miles "The Mouse" Melius

I was there that night, too, John, tore me up watching that wreck! Then he shows back up! That is tough! I have lived in Memphis now for the last 15 years, retired from the restaurant business in 97...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 12-26-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,287
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: New Member - Wisconsin

Thank you John, I have plenty more! Some might even be yours! lol

Seriously, if that is a problem just let me know. I have collected pictures from everywhere, the past few "cyber" years, they are...
Forum: Race Tracks 12-26-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,627
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Slinger Speedway, Dirt in the Sixties

I had relatives living in Chicago then, and my brother and I would spend a few week, each summer, with them. I always managed to see a couple of races down there each time. O'Hare being my favorite....
Forum: Race Tracks 12-26-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,721
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: 60's late model and convertible action around Chicago

I'm glad you noticed, Chris, most of the graphics were done by Art Dexter.
Dex was and still is my hero! As a kid at O'Hare Stadium in the sixties, that was the first thing I noticed! He had "Signs...
Forum: Race Tracks 12-26-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,627
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Slinger Speedway, Dirt in the Sixties

I hear ya John, I had to leave it alone, finally! I hear the nerf bar comments all the time now, just took em for granted back then! Yes they are huge! Thanks for the comments!
Forum: Race Tracks 12-26-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,266
Posted By Slim Louis
Slim's Model Cars Late Model Convertibles

The first on is a 44 year old survivor, from when I was a kid, fourteen or fifteen. Painted and hand lettered by me. I was going to rebuild it to today's standards, but luckily I was talked out of...
Forum: Race Tracks 12-26-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,627
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Slinger Speedway, Dirt in the Sixties

And some sportsman action:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e386/slimlouis/Old%20Wisc%20Short%20Track%20Late%20Models/er_Sportsman_22_Jimmy_Lord_196.jpg...
Forum: Race Tracks 12-26-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,627
Posted By Slim Louis
Slinger Speedway, Dirt in the Sixties

Southeastern Wisconsin modifieds and sportsman, in the dirt . They also served beer ot 18 year olds with a proper ID, in retrospect, not a good thing! lol Not sure when the track was paved, I was...
Forum: Race Tracks 12-25-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,456
Posted By Slim Louis
Forum: Race Tracks 12-25-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,456
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: Hales Corners Speedway, Hales Corners WI

Mid to late sixties, I was with Uncle Sam by this time! The color shots are right before they started tearin' her down!
Forum: Chit Chat 12-24-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,946
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: One of my models.

Great looking model! GMP really does a good job!
Forum: Race Tracks 12-24-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,456
Posted By Slim Louis
Hales Corners Speedway, Hales Corners WI

One of about a half dozen tracks in the Milwaukee/Southeastern Wisconsin region. The modifieds running these tracks were banded together under the MSC-"Milwaukee Stock Cars" banner, which had...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 12-24-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,164
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: A newbie from Memphis

Thanks, Bruce, I'm sure I will!
Forum: Modifieds 12-24-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,662
Posted By Slim Louis
Re: TIMS MODEL RACECARS

Nice looking racecar, I like the modifications you did to the kit!
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