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RIP – Hot Rodding Icon Pete Chapouris

RIP – Pete Chapouris


Sad news today:

In a shocking, unexpected turn of events, hot rodder and industry icon Pete Chapouris, co-founder of Pete & Jake’s Hot Rod Parts and most recently President of So-Cal Speed Shop, passed away this afternoon due to complications from a stroke. He died peacefully in the hospital surrounded by his wife Carol, daughter Nicole and son Peter. He was 76.

Some more details here and here