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SP Engineering's Compilation of Raymond Hofman: Heavy Content

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As you all know our good friend and customer, Ray Hofman, past away earlier this week. Making these types of thread is certainly not an enjoyable task. But with all the photos I've compiled of Ray and his collections over the years, I hope we can all smile and say how much of a badass he was instead of dwell upon it. Ray was a very well successful man who conquered all things at the young age of 38. He was courageous, generous, fearless, hard working, adventurous, convivial, determined, dynamic, energetic, enthusiastic, loyal, passionate, powerful, versatile; The list can go on forever.

 

The average person may think 100mph is crazy fast. For Hofman, that's like cruising in a parking lot. It takes a real man to perform a 266.9mph standing mile, and an even greater man to say "F*** this, this is boring. Let's take flying lessons and fly 300+mph in the air". That is what Ray went out to do and was great at it. What a guy.

 

Rest in peace, Raymond!

 

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I hope you all enjoyed the heavy content.

 

We'll miss you, Buddy!

 

- SP Engineering Family

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That Matech is one of the hottest cars I have ever seen. RIP to a true enthusiast and one of the nicest guys I never had the pleasure of meeting.

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I am tearing up seeing his son looking at him in the car, it's really breaking my heart, damn this life is a cruel bitch!! :(

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Great thread. Thanks for putting it together.

 

 

 

 

There are very few people that leave this world better than they found it. Ray is one of those people. I will be attending my friends funeral tomorrow in one of the largest churches in the area. I totally expect it to be standing room only. There are people flying in from all over the country to pay their respects.

 

 

If you have never met a "Humble" rock star. Than you have never met Ray Hofman. That is the best way to describe him.

 

I'll see you soon buddy!

 

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Didn't know him personally but have only heard great things about him. He always seemed like a good guy from jsut reading his posts whenever he was on LP. Amazing taste in cars too...wow. Very sad. RIP

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I am tearing up seeing his son looking at him in the car, it's really breaking my heart, damn this life is a cruel bitch!! :(

That one got me too. Really sad.

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What an amazing collection. Truly a shame that he is gone. LP will always be missing something with him gone. :(

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Age 38 is way too young. May he RIP.

Agreed. Life is WAY to fragile! RIP

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It's still numbing to even think that a person who (by all accounts) was such a wonderful person is no longer here.

 

The craziest thing to me about all those pictures was that my initial thought when I saw him and Leno was "wow, Jay Leno was very lucky to have met Ray"....

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