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Author Topic: COPART MI, Superbird & USAC Charger burn victims  (Read 1801 times)
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« on: September 13, 2018, 03:42:44 PM »

 flame anyone know the cars & what happened?  Shocked

https://www.copart.com/lot/46139468

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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2018, 03:43:25 PM »

Milt Woods cars   both real


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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2018, 03:51:02 PM »

 Shocked


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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2018, 04:09:19 PM »

he lost this one too  maybe he got to keep what was left of it  ??



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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2018, 04:35:08 PM »

My understanding is that Milt was grinding a part for another car he was working on.   He finished and even painted the part.    Went to the house for lunch which is on the same property, but several hundred feet away.    Came back to the shop and it was going.    He had time to get a phone out of the garage and call 911.   The smoke was too bad to go back in.    The keys to the Bird were in the house as it was parked for a clutch job.  The building about 40' x 70' was all wood and burned very quickly.    

The other two cars,  the Iggy Katona #30 and a Rampage project were also burned.     The Katona car was the least damaged, but would still be considered a total.  

Milt is just the nicest guy and I hate that this has happened to him.     
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2018, 04:41:11 PM »

That's terrible!  Cry
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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2018, 05:56:20 AM »

 Cry

I can't image this happening......... Lordy........ I hope he had insurance so he can continue with his car interests,,,,,
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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2018, 06:30:01 AM »

According to the links, the sealed bid auction for these cars ends at noon, today.

I heard he was insured, but under insured on the SuperBird. 
The Bird was a B5 car that Gary Rollins (remember the RTS club in Detroit?) redid in 1981 with a 510 CI, 6 pack.

Milt's a good guy and it's awful that this happened.  He plans to rebuild.
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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2018, 08:03:00 AM »

This is truly tragic and heartbreaking. 
Milt is always the friendliest guy and drove 'em like they were meant to be driven.

At least glad he wasn't injured in the event.
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« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2018, 09:12:31 AM »

What a sad sight. Was the fire recent?
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« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2018, 09:20:35 AM »

What a sad sight. Was the fire recent?
just a couple weeks ago 
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« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2018, 11:06:31 AM »

Should be very interesting to see what they sold for
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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2018, 11:34:41 AM »

First off like Dave I'm glad Milt is ok and didn't get hurt trying to get something out of the fire.
If the fire was only a couple of weeks ago who did he have for insurance?
It seems really fast to come out and appraise the damage, settle with Milt, transport them to the auction and get them listed!
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« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2018, 12:08:04 PM »

argh nooo ! aww  nooo  , glad no one got hurt ! but crikey what a sad sight
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« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2018, 12:09:48 PM »

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« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2018, 12:10:50 PM »

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« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2018, 01:02:58 PM »

Really so glad no one was hurt.
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« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2018, 01:27:05 PM »

First off like Dave I'm glad Milt is ok and didn't get hurt trying to get something out of the fire.
If the fire was only a couple of weeks ago who did he have for insurance?
It seems really fast to come out and appraise the damage, settle with Milt, transport them to the auction and get them listed!
MJ
All the photos are at the burn sight ? so maybe they never transported them ??  just doing the online auction thing  ?   Just a guess because if they had them on sight they would have pictures of it in the auction lot  ? it happened on August 29th  
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« Reply #18 on: September 14, 2018, 02:46:04 PM »

 bawling bawling bawling bawling bawling
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« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2018, 10:27:35 AM »

WOW that's a really sad sight . . .  eek
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« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2018, 03:01:06 PM »

2001, WPC Museum car show


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« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2018, 03:46:55 PM »

Did he sell the other Katona tribute car or keep it?
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« Reply #22 on: October 04, 2018, 06:55:07 AM »

Did he sell the other Katona tribute car or keep it?

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« Reply #23 on: October 04, 2018, 09:08:32 AM »

Does anybody know what they sold for? The links send you to a "no longer exists" page.
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« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2018, 10:55:23 AM »

I just received my latest copy of Mopar Collectors Guide and they have an article on the fire.
In it they state that Milt is going to rebuild one of the burnt stock cars?
So did Milt buy them ALL back himself in the auction?
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