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simon
27-02-08, 08:13 PM
Not strictly cobra related, but sad news
Breaking: Boyd Coddington dies at age 63 - Autoblog (http://www.autoblog.com/2008/02/27/breaking-boyd-coddington-dies-at-age-63/)
Another legend gone.

v8pete
27-02-08, 08:30 PM
Sad news indeed - another larger than life legend gone.

:cry:

john cohen
27-02-08, 08:39 PM
The world of cars has lost a very special man and mind . RIP BOYD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

John

craggle
27-02-08, 08:39 PM
Sad news

Wasn't a great fan of his style of cars but he no doubt took the hot rod industry to a new level.

Will be missed

Craig.

dave
27-02-08, 09:20 PM
Blinkin' ink!:(:(:(

Andy S
27-02-08, 09:25 PM
Sad sad news indeed. he will be missed, lets just hope that the business survives

bluetoon
27-02-08, 09:36 PM
Sad news
I enjoyed watching his show and loved his creations.

Clarkson
27-02-08, 10:08 PM
Oh my god!!:(:(

That's my favourite tv show,I have always watched them even the old repeats!

RIP M8!:(

Miket
27-02-08, 10:10 PM
Sad loss :( :( may your soul go to Chevy Heaven. :(

simon
28-02-08, 07:41 AM
may your soul go to Chevy Heaven. :(

Oh come on....he wasn't THAT bad!

Nobby
28-02-08, 08:05 AM
Quite shocking news really he was only 63. Sad to hear it. I've watched his shows loads of times, I didn't think much of the way his staff were treated on occasion but no doubt his impact on the US Hot Rod world was huge.

He did a lot to bring customised cars to the masses around the world with his unique style of builds - The Boydster etc.

Definite loss to the Petrol Head community.

Wilburn
28-02-08, 08:09 AM
Oh my god!!:(:(

That's my favourite tv show,I have always watched them even the old repeats!

RIP M8!:(

Indeed it was a cracking tv show and my favourite also!

What a sad loss :-(

Noel
28-02-08, 08:32 AM
He also gave Chip Foose and Jesse James their start in life???

Agree with Nobby, man management a bit suspect, but who can tell with clever editing and it made the show "interesting".

DELAGE
28-02-08, 09:20 AM
Sadly missed I guess,what a dragon his ex wife was! :rolleyes:

cobrageoff
28-02-08, 07:37 PM
Will be sadly missed.
I always watched the programmes, and still watch the re runs.
One of the Kings of Hot Rods...

Cobrageoff

rocketmut
28-02-08, 08:23 PM
If Heaven is half the place we are led to believe it is then Boyd will be laughing his ass off with his foot to the floor. I hope he is.;) Sad loss.

Noel
28-02-08, 08:25 PM
AS his website says, every cloud is him doing a "Burnout" :cool:

COBRA KEV01
05-04-08, 05:13 PM
Shit,that is really bad news,i aint been on here for quite some time now since my favourite Bruv Osgood got banned and booted,that really has shocked me,what a great shame and he died over a month ago and only now know. Just remember chaps 63 is young to die and i hope it shakes a few of you to realise that life is for living make the most of it.