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post #1 of 68 Old 08-30-2009, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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Met Tony Wildman

Just a random thread about me and Nicks trip we took to Cleveland on Thursday. I heard that Tony was gonna be in Cleveland, so we went. I've been wanting to get some retuning done to my chip for a while anyway, and this was the perfect time so i didn't have to screw with shipping and stuff. He got me fixed up with some new tuning. It lopes on the smoke tune now and extreme pulls noticeably harder.

We messed around with the tuning stuff and test drove it, which a cop showed up in the parking lot next to Tony's hotel a few minutes after i hammered it in that parking lot.

After that we ate at Chick-fil-a. Good stuff.

Tony is pretty much a celebrity in my book, so it was a pretty good honor to meet him. He's a good guy. Pretty funny too.

Tony and Nick


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great story, and good pics

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I see you chose the best picture of me It was a good time, Tonys a good guy and it was nice to meet him.

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You got pics with him? Did you get his autograff?


He is a realy cool guy I met with him on wensday. I went up just to have my chip burned for my new truck. I got there and 5 minutes later he was crawling all over my motor and just checking things out. He is a pretty cool cat.


Tony if ya ever in Cleavland again give me a call.

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great story, and good pics
It took a few days for me to get around to making this thread though.

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I see you chose the best picture of me It was a good time, Tonys a good guy and it was nice to meet him.
Well i had to choose between the pic of you with your eyes closed or him with his eyes closed. I can post the other if it makes ya happy.

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i bet it was an honor to meet him.

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You got pics with him? Did you get his autograff?


He is a realy cool guy I met with him on wensday. I went up just to have my chip burned for my new truck. I got there and 5 minutes later he was crawling all over my motor and just checking things out. He is a pretty cool cat.


Tony if ya ever in Cleavland again give me a call.
No autograph. He's a pretty good guy.

Pretty much anywhere in ohio for that matter.

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i bet it was an honor to meet him.
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No autograph. He's a pretty guy.

Pretty much anywhere in ohio for that matter.



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Well i had to choose between the pic of you with your eyes closed or him with his eyes closed. I can post the other if it makes ya happy.
No its cool, I was just kidding. Im glad you choose Tony over me in that picture though

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