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Service manager has always wanted to work with cars

Phalen Seedorf is a service manager at Pomp’s Tire Service in Albert Lea. - Sam Wilmes/Albert Lea Tribune

Phalen Seedorf is a service manager at Pomp’s Tire Service in Albert Lea. – Sam Wilmes/Albert Lea Tribune

Q: What are your name, age and city of residence?

A: Phalen Seedorf, 44, Albert Lea.

 

Q: Where do you work and what is your title?

Pomp’s Tire Service, service manager.

 

Q: What interests you about automobiles?

A: What makes them tick.

 

Q: What is your favorite car make and model?

A: 1955 Chevy 210

 

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: The people and everyday is something new.

 

Q: Have you always wanted to work with automobiles? Why or why not?

A: Yes, the satisfaction of finishing it and saying you did it yourself when people look at it.

 

Q: What is your favorite memory working with automobiles?

A: Fix up and hot-rodding cars with friend and family.

 

Q: Where did you grow up?

A: Albert Lea and Wells.

 

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Building old cars, car shows, swap meets, hunting and spending time with family.

 

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Prime rib.

 

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: “Two-Lane Blacktop” and “American Graffiti.”

 

Q: What is one interesting fact about you?

A: Vast knowledge of old Chevys and tires.

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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