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Northwest Ohio Mopar Meet

May 27, 28 and 29, 2006

Where: Bryan, Ohio, home of the world famous Etch-a-sketch!

Attention all Chrysler product enthusiasts....

This meet was a huge success! Tony Fortner deserves a huge thanks from everyone who attended for putting on a second meet for the Mopar (Imperial and otherwise) lovers in the NW Ohio area.

Many folks arrived Friday evening and had a good time of talking cars etc and experiencing each other's Mopars. Some folks arrived Saturday before we all piled into three cars and headed off to Auburn, Indiana to see the Aurburn Cord Dusenburg Museum. The museum was spectacular and everyone had a great time.

After the museum, we all headed back to Bryan for supper at a 50's style diner called Lester's. After supper, we went back to Tony's place to visit more and get to know each other. We had a special guest arrive with another Mopar to satisfy our need for speed. We then managed to arrange the cars on Tony's lawn for a photo shoot.

On Sunday, things were far less structured. Some people had gone home but the few that remained had a good time at lunch again at Lester's then helping replace a cantankerous wheel cylinger on my 79 Cordoba. Supper was pizza ordered in then a bonfire. We all enjoyed conversation and some adult refreshments.

Monday morning it was time for Darryl and myself to leave for home. Tony and Bill had breakfast with us at another restaurant (great food) before we headed out on the 24 hour trip home again. We arrived safely exactly 24 hours later.

On behalf of Tony and myself I want to thank everyone who attended for making this a successful meet. I want to again thank Tony for opening his home to all of us.

Here is the list of attendees (in no particular order)

  • Your host, Tony Fortner - 1970 Imperial, 1971 Imperial, 1992 Imperial
  • Brad Hogg - 1979 Cordoba
  • Alan Jordan - 1975 Imperial
  • Tom Wilson
  • Rick Brinker - 1969 300 Convertible
  • Ben Larik - 1967 or 1968 Imperial