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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Ford Discussion / Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

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1935fordtn
08-11-2019 @ 12:10 PM
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As most of you know, Roy's business has been closed down. His hardware business has been around since 1975 when he and took other partners (one is a Fordbarn member) started Dearborn Hi-Point Specialties. That later became Roy Nacewicz Enterprises.

Aside from losing one of my closest friends, Like others; I hated to see a business that has been such a great resource to us for over 40 years come to a sudden end.

The family gave me the opportunity to purchase his business. I took the financial stretch and decided to go for it. While the business will not be the same as it lost it's largest asset, we will try and make Roy proud.

We are hitting road blocks, like finding a close by affordable Cadmium plater, and some other sources issues we will have to work through.

We will reopen his business hopefully sometime the end of October... is the tentative plan. As time gets closer I will post the actual date.. PLEASE NOTE!! We will NOT take ANY orders or lists prior to the reopen date!

Also understand, that as time moves on some pricing changes will happen both in terms of increases and decreases.. Also on that note some items may be discontinued when sold out, and several NEW products will be added that Roy and I were working on prior to his death..

The business will for the time being operate under our current business Third Gen Automotive..

Kens 36
08-11-2019 @ 12:51 PM
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Thank you Michael. I know this is a huge undertaking for you and wish you all the best. Thanks for all you do to help keep our vehicles the best they can be.

Ken

TomO
08-12-2019 @ 8:44 AM
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Thank you for taking on the business. It is a very necessary business for correct restorations. I wish you every possible success with the venture.

Tom

woodiewagon46
08-13-2019 @ 11:07 AM
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Thank you, the products that Roy sold made our restorations so easy and correct. Now hopefully we can find someone to take over the "Woodie" Station Wagon business that Ed Clarke from Larchmont, NY, had before his passing. A few people have called Ed's phone number several times, but get no reply. He produced and sold many unique Station Wagon parts required for our restorations.

MG
08-13-2019 @ 7:09 PM
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Thus far, this post (posted on the Ford Barn site at the same time) from our EFV8 club president, Michael Driskell, has been viewed 2366 times and has 69 responses on the Ford Barn site as opposed to 191 views and just 4 responses on this EFV8 Club forum....Glaring....

trjford8
08-14-2019 @ 7:50 AM
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MG, I attribute the number of responses to the fact the original post was first on the Fordbarn where many of us go along with coming to this site. Once we responded there, I'm sure many saw no need to respond here.

3w2
08-14-2019 @ 7:56 AM
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Sorry, you've got it backwards. It was listed herein first by nearly an hour. You may have seen it first on fordbarn.com, but that's MG's point.

This message was edited by 3w2 on 8-14-19 @ 7:58 AM

nelsb01
08-14-2019 @ 8:33 AM
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I believe that we...........appreciate what Third Gen has done, and once one of us acknowledges that, we dont have to keep congratulating the decision.
Remember ..........the silent majority.

1935fordtn
08-14-2019 @ 10:06 AM
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Bruce, I would have to agree. This post was not generated on either forum to attract comments, it was intended to be only information, and give me the ability to answer any questions. With that said, the positive congratulatory comments are very appreciated..

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