2020 BS and Chat Thread

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2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby peobryant » Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:56 am

Happy New Year everyone, hope you had a great 2019 and an even better 2020. I still have my '91 D350 but I have plans to add an '89 D250 to the stable as well. I really miss daily driving a 1st Gen, and a 5 speed, D250 with 3.07 gears should make quite a fine daily driver. I don't know if I should look out for a 5 speed truck and swap the 3.07 gears in, or an automatic and swap a Getrag in, though.
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby PToombs » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:26 am

Happy New Year to everybody!
Thanks Parker for starting a new thread! Dave usually does it so I didn't look until now. :oops:
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby BC847 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:33 pm

Happy New Year folks!


- Thanks Parker. 8)
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby DMan1198 » Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:19 pm

It’s been a while since I’ve been on here. Been a bit of a rough go recently. Left the job I hated for another job I hated which led to not performing well, and leaving after not being there long. Haven’t found anything yet even though I’ve had a couple interviews. I did register as a sole proprietorship, but business is slow, and my mental health has been pretty bad recently.
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The Roo Hunter: 93 w250, lifted, 2 whistle machines, and a bunch of other go fast goodies, uhh..... not there yet
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby PToombs » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:34 pm

Ducati, sometimes you have to do that to be happy. Keep plugging, things will get better!
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby DMan1198 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:05 pm

Yup, I’m hoping so. I was pretty miserable working on the fords, and other assorted junk for people that didn’t have enough money to fix it properly, then went to a place with an a hole for a boss. The unemployment isn’t the best, but at least I’m spending less time angry.
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The Roo Hunter: 93 w250, lifted, 2 whistle machines, and a bunch of other go fast goodies, uhh..... not there yet
Jaeger: 12 ram 3500. Lifted, exhausted, and fed an excessive quantity of air
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby BC847 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:12 pm

Breath in. Breath out.

- Repeat as needed.
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby dazedandconfused » Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:37 pm

Hope everyone is having a good year so far. Hopefully I'll be a bit more active this year. I'm looking at a F600 right now I'll stick my Cummins in if I decide to buy it.
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Re: 2020 BS and Chat Thread

Postby Richie O » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:53 pm

Hey all, Im still alive too. Busy as always. Worn out, ect. I still have all 3 1st gens. Only driven the 92 in the past 3 years. 89 and 93 sitting, which is not good. Not enough money to keep them on the road. I use the 92 pulling around the 9 ton equipment trailer so thats why that one is in use.
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