Bill Doyle`s shop ca. 1989

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Bill Doyle`s shop ca. 1989

#1 Post by bil brown » Mon Jun 28, 2021 8:43 pm

I had sent my 692 3/A out to Bill when he was still in Fresno for a freshen-up since I had sold it. We towed the car out a couple months later, spent a day installing the engine and test driving. I took this "spy" pic of his schedule board......check out some of those names/cars It was a long wait for an engine rebuild. I miss Bill.....last saw him at a Rennsport event. One memorable trip was to Road America with 4 Spyders....ALL from Nebraska.......Baker`s 550 & RS60, Bob Edwards` 550A and my buddy Lynn Larson`s 550.......we partied hard! favorite track in the country!
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#2 Post by Sebastian Gaeta » Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:47 am

Nice picture Bill!

I see my friend Roger Meiner's name on that board, a Michigander, for his since sold Spyder.
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Re: Bill Doyle`s shop ca. 1989

#3 Post by Richard Emerson » Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:29 pm

That’s a lot of engines he must have worked on!
It’s amazing too how well known he was; I knew his name and that he was the expert even when a 4cam was just a dream.

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Re: Bill Doyle`s shop ca. 1989

#4 Post by Rusty Ferrell » Fri Jul 09, 2021 11:18 am

4Cam guys are definitely left with a huge void. I met him when he was working with Wellington, he was much more open than Jim. Helped me on numerous occasions with bits I needed.
We all miss him and wish his family and friends the best that is out there.

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