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  • Nothing like are own Tom Wesenberg to work on your car....

    My buddy is the best!!

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  • #2
    Looks too nice and shiny to need work.
    Paul in CT

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    • BILL WILLIAMSON
      BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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      BEAUTY is only SKIN deep!---BUT, makeup is cheeper than a PAINT job, THEN, she slapped my UGLY face!
      SA Dad
      Last edited by BILL WILLIAMSON; 09-18-2017, 05:38 PM. Reason: FOOLISHNESS

  • #3
    You're not gonna get anyone better, but you know that!
    I've been trying to hijack him to Texas..........

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    • #4
      Mark thanks for posting his pictures
      Allways nice to put a face with such a great guy! :-)

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      • #5
        Mark whats his labor rate? I was hoping to bring him into the shop to work on a few dozen moderns

        All kidding aside that is one smart man!
        3 ~ Tudor's
        Henry Ford said
        "It's all nuts and bolts"


        Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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        • #6
          Always wondered what Tom looked like.....more handsome than I thought. Now we need a photo of the "Assistant Guru of Stuff".

          That radiator mascot looks very familiar. Is it a period aftermarket for a Model A or a flying lady mascot from an Auburn boattail speedster?

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          • #7
            "Auburn boattail speedster"
            clearly one of the most beautiful and seductive cars ever designed........

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            • #8
              tbirdtbird,

              I asked because I have an Auburn 852 replica with a flying lady mascot. Was at a show this weekend and a visitor says "that's the most beautiful thing I have ever seen" His wife says, "You say that with me standing right next to you?" He replies, "Well, the most beautiful thing that's not made up of human body parts". Sorry to get off subject but still wondering about the mascot on Mark's car.

              Glen

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              • BILL WILLIAMSON
                BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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                A Friend has Packards & Model As & has a Packard Lady, holding a WHEEL, on the cap of his GORGEOUS, all BLACK, Early '30 Standard Roadster. He's had it "forever" & has "restored" it three (3) times. And of course, it has RED wheels & BLACKWALLS.
                I was honored at being able to park Minerva, its' "twin" Coupe, next to him at a show!
                Yes, Minerva was all BLACK with RED wheels, BLACKWALLS & she was an Early '30 Standard, also!
                Bill Giddy

            • #9
              Darn it Mark, I was working undercover. Now I'm going to have to kill you and go into hiding.
              Not only that, but your flash washed all the color out of my hair.

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              • Jerry Kzoo
                Jerry Kzoo commented
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                I wish I knew Tom was working on cars there. I would have had him fix mine up a little bit.

            • #10
              At least with a picture you can see what he looks like ! He's normally running all over the damn place, getting things done
              Model A's and of course the famous AA's

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              • #11
                Originally posted by glentre View Post
                . Now we need a photo of the "Assistant Guru of Stuff". ?

                Here ya go! DaddyO asked me to post these two of him....

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                3 ~ Tudor's
                Henry Ford said
                "It's all nuts and bolts"


                Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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                • glentre
                  glentre commented
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                  Man, that first photo hurts!. Must be when he had his scooter accident. Been reading and enjoying his comments the last four years and it's nice to put a face to all the humor.

                  Glen

                • BILL WILLIAMSON
                  BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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                  Pics are REALLY me. Pics LIE, shop floor looks like someone dumped cement & pea gravel. In reality, it was totally slick & smooth.
                  My "facelift" was not from my scooter crash, you don't need to know the details!
                  Anyone else want to join the GALLERY???
                  Bill Williamson AKA "THE ASSISANT GURU OF STUFF" or Dad
                  Last edited by BILL WILLIAMSON; 09-19-2017, 09:01 PM.

                • Mitch
                  Mitch commented
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                  was it Halloween 1946?

                  lol

              • #12
                Originally posted by glentre View Post
                Always wondered what Tom looked like.....more handsome than I thought. Now we need a photo of the "Assistant Guru of Stuff".

                That radiator mascot looks very familiar. Is it a period aftermarket for a Model A or a flying lady mascot from an Auburn boattail speedster?
                NOT even close.. that is ROCKET MAN.. an animated cartoon from the 30's....it reflects my business of Animation Art.

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                • #13
                  Originally posted by Jerry Kzoo View Post
                  I wish I knew Tom was working on cars there. I would have had him fix mine up a little bit.
                  HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH NOT!!!

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                  • #14
                    Tom is the best, a true artisan on Model A Fords. Great mechanic with good common sense and diagnostic ability. You don't see that much anymore, however, our local high school announced a few weeks ago they are bringing BACK shop class that they had dropped several years ago and encouraging kids to look into the trades and the mechanical side of making a living. It should do well.

                    Most people in college do not belong, in college. College is a money making for-profit concern that has been bilking people for years. Student debt levels today are over 1 Trillion dollars nationwide. A lot of that tuition pays the million dollar coaching salaries and sports programs at the big Universities and all that related nonsense.

                    We need today's schools to put out future Tom Wesenbergs more than anything.

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                    • Dennis
                      Dennis commented
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                      I have to agree with you to a degree on the comment most people in college do not belong, in college. Where I was raised in my young years not near as many my age went to college. Where I now live a lot of people have gone to college and not benefit from it one bit. I know some with an engineering degree and not worked a single day in their life. What a waste! I don't think I've done so bad to be able to retire at the age of 61 without a college degree. And I'm fortunate enough to be able to support my automotive hobby on a small scale. Nearly all of my working days for a paycheck were pulling wrenches. Sorry to get off the subject.

                    • Mitch
                      Mitch commented
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                      Nice Dennis

                    • Jeff/Illinois
                      Jeff/Illinois commented
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                      Yeah I guess I pulled this off-topic my apologies. And Dennis you are right, I know people with fancy degrees that are working in retail dept. stores making a fraction of what other friends I have make as electricians-pipe fitters-plumbers and yes auto mechanics.

                      I worked at John Deere with guys that had Master's Degrees and they were working the assy. lines building Combines, painting, welding,,,,, and the reason was they were making double and triple what they would make with their college degree's field. A History degree or an English degree only takes you so far! And yes there was an engineer working as a blue collar guy, a tool and die maker. Another was a quality control inspector.

                      My point I guess in all this is, as I said, America needs Tom Wesenberg's it doesn't need some doofus that knows how to subjecate a sentence or write a thesis on the Battle of Waterloo.A kid today getting out of high school is a fool not to get into a trade.

                  • #15
                    Yeah a real Model A guy, with a bushy mustache. I might have to grow mine back, had one for 47 years...

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                    • #16
                      Greasy, sweaty and dirty hands built this country. I loved my trade school, wish they had more for the younger generation that will never see a college.

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                      • #17
                        great work Tom... wow!!! I'll bet you had them lining up for valve adjustments. Have you made it home yet!
                        PS.. probably the process of doing it put the grey in your hair....

                        I agree with kids don't know how to fix or do anything anymore. Shop classes should be mandatory.
                        Larry Shepard

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                        • Mark Maron
                          Mark Maron commented
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                          Not a chance. We work when it's quiet and no one is around. Lol!!

                      • #18
                        A lot of schools have dropped industrial arts classes at the high schools out here I've been told.

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                        • BILL WILLIAMSON
                          BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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                          I took every kind of shop classes I could, even Drafting. That's where I lurned to do a LOTS of things!
                          Bill Allaround

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