Click Here -> Please Consider Making a PayPal Contribution to the FordSix Forum!
2018 Contributors:
StarDiero75, curts56, DannyG, B RON CO, wsa111, Captainslow42, falconcritter
Econoline, THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER, 95FordFleetside, turbo6, Max_Effort, WorldChampGramp
cr_bobcat, C.S.Designs, pmuller9, gus91326, rwbrooks50, rocklord, drag-200stang, Big64my79Effie, CNC-Dude, gb500

2019 Contributors:
NJwpod, 1strodeo, mightynorseman, maxtrux, 6d7coupe

Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Moderator: Mod Squad

User avatar
FSP Moderator
Posts: 3014
Joined: Sat Jan 24, 2004 5:28 pm
Location: South Carolina

Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #1 by wsa111 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:26 pm

Sorry to bring this Very Sad news to you. Dennis was the co-author of the Ford Six Handbook.
Dennis had fought cancer for a number of years. A major loss to the Ford Six Gang.
67 mustang,C-4, with mod. 80 hd, custom 500 cfm carb with annular boosters, hooker headers, dual exh.-X pipe, flowmaster mufflers, HEI dist. Engine 205" .030" over with offset ground crank & 1.65 roller rockers. 9.5 comp., Isky 262 cam.
2003 Ford Lightning daily driver. Recurving Distributors.

Registered User
Posts: 166
Joined: Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:09 pm
Location: Mansfield Texas

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #2 by ags290 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:36 pm

Gods Speed Sir.
Early 1965 Mustang with a 170

User avatar
Global Moderator
Posts: 993
Joined: Fri Nov 08, 2002 11:00 pm
Location: Phoenix , AZ

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #3 by 82F100 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:30 pm

R, I. P. Dennis my Condolences to the family.
300's make good truck motors....not race motors

User avatar
Gene Fiore
RC Moderator
Posts: 950
Joined: Tue Nov 22, 2005 5:38 pm
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #4 by Gene Fiore » Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:44 pm

Oh my....RIP Dennis. :cry:
1971 Maverick, 250I6, crank knife-edged, Clay Smith 278 solid cam, .040 over 255 V8 pistons, 10.5 to 1, Custom 500 Holley 2V on Classic Inlines Aluminum cylinder head, 1.6 rockers, Hooker header, DUI dizzy, C-4 w/2800 stall, 8" 3.55 det locker

Best ET 1/4 mile: 14.92 at 89.61 mph on 1/12/2013

My Classic Inlines Photo Page


User avatar
Posts: 244
Joined: Sun May 10, 2009 10:46 am
Location: Downtown Norfolk, VA

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #5 by 1966Mustang » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:48 pm

Sad news indeed. Thank you for sharing.

- Perry
'65 Mustang Coupe, C4, DUI, CompCams 260, Addco 1", StreetOrTrack Front Bilstein Coilover System, Bilstein Rear Shocks, 4-1/2 leaf springs.

Support our forum:
Like us on Facebook, watch us on YouTube, Buy FordSix Gear , Make a Donation!

User avatar
Registered User
Posts: 1051
Joined: Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:37 pm
Location: Anacortes, WA

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #6 by Econoline » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:48 pm

God spede Dennis. I'm sorry for your loss David. My heart and prayers are with you and your family in this time.
It ain't gonna fix itself

1964 Econoline 170 3.03 on the tree swapped to a 250 with an aod, custom front boosted disc brakes and 3.70 9" rear axle
1993 F-150 xl 4x4 4.9 5-speed, Mazda manual stock
1992 Jeep Cherokee 2-door 4.0, 5-speed manual
1989 Toyota Cressida 3.0, auto

VIP Member
Posts: 43
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:00 pm
Location: Shelby Twp, MI

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #7 by matcox83 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:14 pm

Sorry for your loss David. I enjoyed talking to Dennis so much. He'll be missed.

User avatar
VIP Member
Posts: 3275
Joined: Wed Jan 28, 2004 12:11 am
Location: Las Vegas, baby!!

Re: Dennis O. Schjeldahl Passed Away July 16th

Post #8 by ludwig » Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:55 am

A curious and creative man with a generous heart. I'm sorry to hear this sad news. All of us here owe much to him and his work.

Rest in peace and thank you, Mr. Schjeldahl.

Eric Ludwig

Livin' the dream. Dad n' daughter.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest