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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 05-26-2009, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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Talking TECH`S

just wonderin how many of the folks on here make their livin keepin the wheel of America turnin. i have been a wrench for 30 yrs. everything from alpha remeo to bently to volvo n all points in between

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ford diesel tech for 15yrs to present.2yrs linc/merc. 3yrs catterpilar diesel.always loved the small block fords and the mighty 385 series.
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I make my Racin money workin on Junk does that count?

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Started out as a tech for six years, began in a Honda dealer, ended up in a Mack dealer. Got into Quality Control, then Manufacturing Engineering, most of the factories closed here now I drive truck, trying to start new business to get off the road...

Used to fix em, now I break em!!

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Started out as a tech for six years, began in a Honda dealer, ended up in a Mack dealer. Got into Quality Control, then Manufacturing Engineering, most of the factories closed here now I drive truck, trying to start new business to get off the road...

Used to fix em, now I break em!!

Bill

tried that OTR truckin for a little bit not my cup o 30 weight. once its in ya ya cant get it out. i am semi retired, wife say`s semi retarded. i only work to support my habbit now, old fords! oh and some cold adult beverages

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