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MUSCLE CAR & CORVETTE NATIONAL

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on February 13, 2012 at 02:17 PM
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AS A FAVOR TO A FRIEND WE ENTERED THUMPER AT THE SHOW (IT DOES HAVE A CORVETTE MOTOR!) AND WE WON 2 AWARDS. THE THUNDER ROAD CAR CLUB AWARD WAS…

BEST OF SHOW - SNOHOMISH

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on October 25, 2011 at 02:39 PM
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This is another show that is put on by the Legends Car Club. For the very first time in their history has a car won Best of Show in Both…

BEST OF SHOW-KIRKLAND

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on October 07, 2011 at 06:56 PM
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There are always so many great cars in the Kirkland show that everyone is anxious about hearing the winners. After not getting the Best ‘40s award I was bummed out,…

WHAT A GREAT SEASON!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on October 07, 2011 at 06:41 PM
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tags: good guys, best of show, thumper, marty, sampson
The 2011 season has been really exciting. We started with the GoodGuys show in DelMar and then on to the local and regional shows in WA state.

Phil Becker's coupe is another winner for Dwight IL

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 19, 2011 at 09:06 PM
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Phil Becker, also from Dwight IL, won the big award for his new ‘32 coupe as he won the Hot Rod of the Year award in Columbus’ Good Guys show.…

PPG 2012 calendar

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 19, 2011 at 08:53 PM
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Thumper is honored to be one of the featured cars for the new 2012 calendar produced by the PPG paint folks. This was truly a nice surprise and an honor…

Best in Show Grand Champion

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 19, 2011 at 08:49 PM
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Thumper made the show this year at Big Rock and we surprised even ourselves. There were so many great cars but we were so pleased to accept the award.

THUMPER heads to DelMar Good-Guys!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on June 02, 2011 at 07:13 PM
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My buddy, Lee Dixon, and I trailered his ‘33 Ford 3 window and Thumper down to DelMar from Seattle for the Good Guys Show. The weather was perfect and a…

SALEM ROADSTER SHOW

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on January 09, 2011 at 02:53 PM
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tags: tecnikolor, seabert, thumper, salem
February 12th and 13th is the Salem Roadster Show in Salem OR. Thumper will be there with the builder, Larry Seabert, from Tech-Ni-Kolor Autocrafters. We are very honored to be…

THUMPER WINS BEST '40S CATEGORY

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on August 16, 2010 at 04:39 PM
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SUNDAY, THE 15TH THUMPER ATTENDED THE CAR SHOW IN MONROE AND WON THE BEST ‘40’S CATEGORY! IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL DAY AND THE PPG RADIANCE RAINBOW SPARKLE EFFECT REALLY POPPED.…

Thumper meets the Good-Guys!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 28, 2010 at 04:58 PM
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tags: goodguys, puyallup, wa, silver, northwest
The big show for the Good-Guys this past weekend was in Puyallup WA. Thumper was there for his first show and even though he didn’t win an award he learned…

Tech-Ni-Kolor Open House is a big success

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 06, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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tags: cobra, nickey chevrolet, thumper, 1940,
The big open house May 15th was a real winner. So many cars showed up to be on display for Larry and what a good time was had by all.…

It lives! it's alive!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 24, 2009 at 03:34 PM
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Thumper has completed all the wiring so we put in some gas and pushed the auto-start button. Nothing! Oops, let’s check the fuel lines at the stainless gas tank…that’s it…

TECH-NI-KOLOR'S SEABERT WINS AT THE 2009 DETROIT AUTORAMA!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on March 14, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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Larry Seabert, builder of Thumper, has just won the prize for his own creation, the KOLORADO LS SEDAN DELIVERY, at this years Detroit Autorama. Larry should be very happy since…

Oh no, not the glass!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on August 15, 2008 at 12:00 PM
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Thumper really looks great with the paint, the wiring completed, and the motor in all its shining glory. Larry had started to install the glass and OOPS, the windshield was…

It's a big week for Thumper!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on July 13, 2008 at 12:59 PM
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tags: painting, thumper, mark hicks, bloomington, upholstery
This is an exciting week for Thumper. The powder coating has been completed at Mark Hick’s Powder Coating Unlimited in Bloomington, IL and the ceramic coating as well. It looks…

Thumper to be coated!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on June 27, 2008 at 01:37 PM
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tags: paint, chrome, polished aluminum, serpentine
Today the frame, suspension parts, and anything else that can go into the ovens is being transferred to Powder Coating Unlimited in Bloomington to have their powder coating magic done.…

Thumper to be blown apart!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on June 20, 2008 at 10:04 AM
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tags: stainless, powdercoating, ceramic coating, paint, 40, thumper, chrome, aluminum
The pipemaster in Peoria has finished the exhaust system and Thumper is back with Larry in Dwight. It was a little tight working around the starter but it’s fine now.…

Thumper's builder makes the magazine this month!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on June 17, 2008 at 08:05 PM
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Larry Seabert, owner of Tech-Ni-Kolor Autocrafters in Dwight, IL is featured in the June 30 issue of Truckin’ Magazine. There is a red truck on the cover (not his), with…

big bad pipes this week!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on June 09, 2008 at 09:48 AM
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tags: pipes, ceramic coating, flowmaster, exhaust
Thumper gets his pipes this week. We have the new headers from our friends at Sanderson Headers in California and now we have our man in Peoria to build the…

Hey! where are the headers?

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on May 29, 2008 at 12:59 PM
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Thumper’s had a setback while we wait for the custom headers to arrive. Seems that they were sitting on a bench waiting to be ground and got forgotten. Anyway they…

Dallas we have electricity!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on May 27, 2008 at 02:05 PM
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...Thumper is wired for everything including sound. Todd finished up the wiring complete with harness and everything labeled and set into place just like his airplanes. What a nice job…

Thumper's patch

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on May 24, 2008 at 10:50 AM
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We have had many requests already for a picture of Thumper, the rabbit, not the car! We are getting photo/posters made and we are getting patches made for those in…

Thumper is getting close!

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posted in: thumper's garage, news on May 23, 2008 at 08:48 PM
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this week Larry and Todd are doing the extensive wiring to Thumper. with all of the gauges, motor controls, lighting and everything else that needs a touch of electricity it…