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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: Jamison82 ()
Date: February 23, 2018 01:38PM

I'm sure that I was the last person to complete a build with Paul. I'm thankful for the opportunity to have worked with Paul and get to know him. I truly appreciated the experience.

He is one of the hardest working people I've met. If I can be half as enthusiastic and active in life as Paul I'll consider myself lucky.

Paul liked to help others, he enjoyed teaching and passing on his trades and he was always ambitious looking for the next adventure.

If you knew Paul, you were lucky to have known him. I know I was.

R.I.P Paul. I know you your covered in grease and working on a project somewhere.

Jamison
1965 Corsa Convertible - Daily Driver
Glendale, CA

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: Chris Lampe ()
Date: February 23, 2018 01:50PM

I never met the gentleman, but from all accounts he was truly a gentleman and a major contributor to our hobby. Condolences to his family.

Chris
Rowlett, Tx
NTCA - North Texas Corvair Association
CORSA
'64 Monza 'vert

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: Cfred ()
Date: February 23, 2018 01:52PM

Such a Loss !

Super nice guy, and so knowledgeable and willing to share and advise.

I thoroughly enjoyed the time I was able to spend with him. He is missed....

R. I. P., Paul

Fred
Palm Desert, CA

61 Lakewood with 64 front & rear suspension
& front disc brakes SOLD to Club Member
62 Monza Wagon, in progress
62 Monza Wagon, 4 spd, w/ rust

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: stitch ()
Date: February 23, 2018 05:40PM

Never met him. But I know he was a 'Regular' on this forum with over 1200 posts. I kinda feel like 'Family' with everyone that posts here. Ya'll that knew him speak Volumes on the kinda gut he really was. And because of that, I will miss him also. Kinda brings up reality and slaps you in the face..sad smiley

R.I.P. Paul

"If you can't fix it with a Hammer, you have an Electrical problem."
Stitch...
Schertz, Texas.
(Smallish town/burg 17 mi. NE of San Antonio)

!967.. 4th body
8th off the line

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 24, 2018 02:50AM

RIP Paul. Never met Paul but he was a treasure to the Corvair family. Helping with parts and knowledge to all. He will be missed.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: jasvair ()
Date: February 24, 2018 04:56AM

I knew Paul when I lived in Southern California and he is going to be missed by the Corvair community.
John Sweet

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: ROD ()
Date: February 24, 2018 09:44PM

Paul really enjoyed playing DJ at the Corvair events. He had the touch for 4 speed transmissions and had been a great friend to my entire family. I think he also liked sweet talking the ladies! thumbs up He will be missed for sure.

Rod Tetrault
El Cajon , CA
65 Corsa Yenko Clone / 65 Corsa EO Creampuff Vert
66 Corsa "JIMISH" Mid engine Turbo LS1 currently 2nd fastest Corvair in the USA
Class 5 Corvair powered Baja
61 Vintage Rampy
Corvair powered Buggy x 3
Enough hidden parts to build a space ship

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: 4carbcorvair ()
Date: February 25, 2018 05:05AM

sad smiley My best to his family. sad smiley

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Ronnie
Southern Maine.
www.dirigocorvairs.net
66 Corsa Convertible, 140, 4sp.
65 Monza Convertible, 110, PG.




It doesn't leak, it's marking it's territory.

A mirror is a reflection of the miles travelled.

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: Nickshu ()
Date: February 25, 2018 07:46AM

Sorry to hear that. I bought a few parts from Paul during my restoration and he was a pleasure to talk with and deal with. RIP.

Nick
_______________________________________________________________________
1964 Monza Spyder Convertible #435 - Rotisserie restored - Check out my restoration thread here: [corvaircenter.com]
Recreational Mechanic/CORSA Member/COG Supporting Member/US Navy Veteran
Other fun car: Porsche 911 GT3
Boring daily drivers
Northern Colorado, USA

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: texas yenko dude ()
Date: February 26, 2018 06:10AM

I'm so sorry to hear. I knew Paul for a long time. He was such a great guy. RIP my friend.

Texas YENKO Dude
YS-070
YS-199
YS-320
Southeast of Disorder


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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: February 26, 2018 06:27AM

If I'm thinking of the right guy, I liked the way he put together good running engines for sale by only fixing what he thought was wrong to keep the price down. He seemed like a hale fellow well met with good common sense.

Jim Brandberg
Isanti, MN
CorvairRepair.com

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: corventure Dave ()
Date: February 26, 2018 07:50AM

Sad to hear. Paul was a regular fixture here in So Calif. He was a great guy and will be missed.
My thoughts and prayers to his family.

Corventure Dave

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: playerpage ()
Date: February 26, 2018 09:14AM

I knew a few of the Elder Guard when I was in SoCal. Condolences to his family.

Eric C. Player
Porterville, CA
- National Member, CORSA
- Member: Central Coast CORSA & South Coast CORSA
Former Member: Vintage CORSA Orange County. Member, ISA (Int. Screenwriter's Assn.), SAG Eligible, and Producer's Guild Aspirant


* Then: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo, Red/1965 Monza 110 Purple/
1967 Monza 140 Red/1966 500 110 Black/1965 Monza 110 Yellow
* Now: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo Project. Blue, Blue/Beige interior.



"Chevrolet's Corvair was a maverick machine, a rear-engined renegade born out of spite and genius." -- Sports Car Graphic, August 1969

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Re: Paul Kehler passed
Posted by: GWLee ()
Date: February 26, 2018 02:03PM

I didn't know Mr Kehler, but from the responses here on the forum, it was my loss!

My prayers are for the family, at this difficult time.

Lee Adkins

A Cave Man car
1960 2dr Coupe with pg
Color Tasco Turq.
With Ermine white top.

Catlettsburg,
In the Beautiful state of
North/East KY!

Not the best pic, but the only I had from then, 1997!

2016!

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