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As the title states this is a roll call/introduction thread. Which part of Mississippi do you call home? Tell us a little about yourself. What do you Drive?
I'll start it out.
My name is Robert. I live in Vidalia Louisiana about 5 minutes from Natchez Missisippi. I used to live in Cranfield MS. I work in the oilfield as a tool pusher. I have several ford trucks. 88 F150 4x4, 04 srw cc f350, 05 Excursion, 1951 F1.
__________________ Robert Join the Louisiana Chapter, Click Here 13 Explorer XLT Ecoboost 09 F350 SRW, LWB, 4x4 6.4 Lariat 79 Bronco 460, auto, 39.5 TSL LIFE TIME MEMBER OF NRA
I'm Adam, Live in Hernando Ms and work consruction for a major Scaffold company as a project superintendent. and I enjoy holding hands and walking on the beach No I'm kidding about the beach crap. The trucks are in my signature.
I'm Thomas. I'm a railroad machinist for CN RR.. I live in Brandon. I have several ford's
79 Short wide with a 460 (not stock). 75 F250 4x4 soon to be mud rig. 95 Bronco with 35's (49,000) original miles. 67 Mustang coupe ( my baby )..
I'm Steve. I live outside of Foxwoth, Ms. That's about halfway between McComb and Hattiesburg in South Ms. I work offshore on a floating production platform as a Ballast Control Operator. 57 years young and looking forward to retirement! I'm building a 1954 F-100 that was set back about 2 years due to Katrina. Hope to have it on the road by Cruisin the Coast 2009. I also have a 1959 Ford 801 tractor and my Wife drives a 1996 Ford Explorer. I have a 1950 C*%&$ that I take to local shows while I'm building the F-100 (yes it's got a Ford in it). Active in the Backwoods Cruizers car club.
I'm Daryl and I'm also from Hernando. ('bout 20 south of Memphis). I'm a designer for a giftwrap manufacturer in Memphis. I currently pour any excess funds in to a 1968 Ranger SWB, 390, C6. I have '67 too but it's not much more than lawn art at the moment.
I'm Josh from Hattiesburg. I'm the manager of a car stereo shop. I've got a '77 F250 Custom that I don't do much with and a '74 F100 Ranger that I drive when I can't ride the motorcycle. I'm also about to start restoring a '73 F100 Custom that's been in my family since the 80's.
'74 F-100 Ranger XLT Trailer Special 390 w/ C6
'07 F-150 Supercab 2wd with 5.4L
Here in Jackson, next to impossible. That's basically what I am. We only have 6 here. In memphis it would be easier. You just have to have a few years of truck repair or auto repair to be hired as a apprentice. They only hire through the cn website, so check it regularly. www.cn.ca
disclaimer......... I've been a mechanic for railroads for 14 years now, I do not recommend it.
You will never have a "regular" schedule again. In the 14 years I've never
worked a day job....
Barry here, I'm in Terry MS, just south of Jackson. Self employed one man body shop, (where my 66 slick resides) I also refinish tubs, yes, tubs and countertops. Collect vintage advertising, coke machines and gas pumps. See my rides below. Let's get this thing rolling!
David here. Also a Brandonian, life long. When I work, it is as a electromechanical service tech & I've spent most of working life running up and down the back roads & interstates of Ms and the southeast. I hit the big 5-ohhhmygodddyerrrTTHAAATTooold! next month, but feel much younger. Love my Fords & bleed Ford Blue. Spend most of my time working for myself & restoring/remodling/wiring/plumbing/gardening...etc, the home that I grew up in that my beautiful wife & I now live in. When time & budget allow I tinker & maintain our "fleet":
Truck in sig
02Taurus (for sale, 23k miles)
73 Mach I (Tape job only 302/c4, rusting away in my shop )
69-71 Triumph GT-6 Mks I-III (Basket case, rusting away in chicken house )
87 Toyota Xtra cab (22RE blown all over shop next to Mach )
Looking forward to taking over a parking lot somewhere with yall some day.
On edit: I think I saved my 1K for a good'un.
__________________ David- Mississippi Chapter Leader
94 F-150 XLT 5.8/E4OD SuperCab, 2WD
Join the Mississippi Chapter, HERE
Leroy here, live on the coast, Ocean Springs Ms. Retired USAF Electrician and now I work for Transocean Drilling offshore.
Been working on vehicles just about all my life. I have a new to me 01 Superduty 7.3, an 88 F-250 Lariat 7.3, and a 94 Bronco 5.0 OJ Simpson special (White with red interior). Everything has at least 100k miles and still going strong.
I don't talk trash about anyones vehicle choice, but I'm a Ford man through and through.
2001 (Build Date 6/01) F250 S/C L/B 4x4, 7.3 , Auto, Magnaflow 4" SS turbo back exhaust, DP tunes, BTS VB, Optix Gauges, 6637 Filter with Petes cover, HPX, Tru-cool trans cooler, Warn hubs, rolling on Eagle 1402's with 285/70-17 LRE Nitto Terrra Grapplers
88 F250 4x2,7.3 IDI, ZF-5spd, ATS Turbo, Lux clutch and flywheel, rolling on American Racing AR-23's with 265/75-16 LRE Michelin LTX/MS, 285K miles and still going strong
Good to have a Ms chapter.
I live in Johns MS. Currently have 3 Fords, 99 Expy, 2000 7700, 73 3000 tractor ( ol' smokey) . When I joined up we had a 97 Ranger and a 89 F150 in addition to the others. Gave the last 2 to the young'uns.
No mods to anything, just regular maint, hard to kill these Fords.
David here, I work as a manager at a clothing store here in Batesville. I haven't had much time to cruise the boards here lately due to the wife and I just having a baby, it's good to see that MS. is finally represented here. I'm a transplant from Oklahoma and I've been here in MS. almost 5 years now. Look below to see what I drive.
Hey! I'm glad to see a MS chapter, pretty cool, My name is Joe, I live in Madison, just moved here from Jackson, and yes the 65 slick (f100 styleside) was pressed into service during the move.
I work as a freelance designer/animator mostly for broadcast clients. My next project on the 65 is to have the hood dipped and e-coated before cancer eats it up. Expensive process, but hoods are tough to come by. I want this truck to hang around for alot of years, so there goes all my spare change....
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