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Old 08-23-2009, 12:30 AM   #281
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I have got to get a trailer....And a truck with a bigger bed...

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Old 08-23-2009, 08:35 AM   #282
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That's a good lookin' truck. I like that front end much better than the new Ford's.
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Old 08-23-2009, 08:48 AM   #284
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Very, very nice BC . The folks posting on this thread http://www.contractortalk.com/f41/trailer-customizing-ideas-needed-long-15369/index5/ would also love to see your pictures, if you would be so kind.
Thanks Davitk i will post on over there as well.
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Old 08-23-2009, 08:51 AM   #285
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Heres the 08 Silverado with already 44k miles and the 77 International
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Old 08-24-2009, 01:00 AM   #286
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Your 77 international could use alittle touch up paint - FREE Estimates with a rust bucket...... how many leads you get off that one driving thru town.
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Your 77 international could use alittle touch up paint - FREE Estimates with a rust bucket...... how many leads you get off that one driving thru town.
This is Indiana not picturesque California. People here don't give a rats ass what you drive. Tha's how I keep my cost low.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:48 PM   #288
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This is Indiana not picturesque California. People here don't give a rats ass what you drive. Tha's how I keep my cost low.

I don't think it's the people in Indiana it's the people you work for. I'm in St. Louis I've been doing this for 35 years and I know my customers do care. I have a van that's 14 years old and looks almost new. I don't have any advertising on it because I don't want it or need it. You don't know how many times I've had comments on my van interior and exterior. Customers say "Now that's the kind of person I want working in my home" other contractors or just people passing by consistently comment.

Appearance in my work vehicles and myself does make a difference in how people perceive me. Unfortunately some of the best people I've worked with have a less than desirable appearance and drive rust buckets.
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rust buckets make you look not as legit on first impressions.
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I don't even know why I put the name on the side of the dump truck other than when I go to the dump they look it up by the phone number. I only used that IH for trash and roofing removal and i say used as I sold it last week and now have to find a little "nicer" trash truck.
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I don't even know why I put the name on the side of the dump truck other than when I go to the dump they look it up by the phone number. I only used that IH for trash and roofing removal and i say used as I sold it last week and now have to find a little "nicer" trash truck.

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I have worked for a couple of company's that have supplied really bad work vans. So bad I'm embarrassed to drive them and there has been times when people have asked me not to come back round when i do the work with the same van lol. Some have even asked me to park the next house down or around the back . Dam things would leak oil and throttles would stick exhausts pop and bang and so on. 1 of them would smoke like it was on fire when you first started it lol. They were the days .

One of them used to look like delboys van but without the sign writing.

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I have worked for a couple of company's that have supplied really bad work vans. So bad I'm embarrassed to drive them and there has been times when people have asked me not to come back round when i do the work with the same van lol. Some have even asked me to park the next house down or around the back . Dam things would leak oil and throttles would stick exhausts pop and bang and so on. 1 of them would smoke like it was on fire when you first started it lol. They were the days .

One of them used to look like delboys van but without the sign writing.
OK enough of the BS your starting to sound like Bob.
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lol yeah of course. I have this little world all up inside my head whats make believe. Everything i post is a lie and nothings the truth.

Some of you guys need to get out more.

To be honest i dont care if any of you C***asses believe what i say or not to be honest. You can on in your little dream world and i will carry on in mine


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I'm sorry, I am just a little out of sorts today. If you say your customers asked you to park at the neighbors house, I believe you.
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I'm sorry, I am just a little out of sorts today. If you say your customers asked you to park at the neighbors house, I believe you.

No not park at there house. park down the road a little outside another house on the road. Def wouldnt pull into someones drive i didnt know.
it was just so that it didnt look like i was at there house working. You would have understood if you could have seen the van. This was way back when i was doing appliance repairs. My mates used to rip the S*** out of me about the vans i had. You wouldnt believe how stuck up some people were doing that job. Was doing miele reapairs so i was always in high end home areas. Basicly stuck up snobs most of them.

This was one of them and i can tell you now it was 200x worse condition than this thing.



Get this though. That above was the second one i had. The one below is what my first one looked like. I s*** you not. Might understand why i was not impressed driveing them about. The one i had was a bad version of below. The guy who owned the buiness had 2 like below. He was a 45 year old ricer lover. Thought his vans looked cool lol


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I have a "work-in-progress" cube van that I've been working on for a few weeks now off and on. The interior is finally about %90...so here's a few pics.

Keep in mind that "Ah'Node!" will be replaced with peg boards shortly . But he fit there OH so well until then....

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I bought 3 rolls (4ft x 6ft) of this %100 rubber flooring (mats) today from Lowes and slapped it on the floor. VERY happy with it! It lays flat all on it's own...no need to fasten it down whatsoever. And the traction is incredible!
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3 more of 9.
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Hope I'm not overloadin' ya here...

Last 3 interior shots.
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Nice work Farview. Looks tidy. Jealous you got a Fridge and microwave though I aint got room for that lol

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