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how many of your jobs are not car related???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by chopt55bc, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. I have worked for Toyota Motor Sales USA for the last 32 years. As a hobby I rebuild VW engines and V12 Lincoln flat heads engines.

    Thanks !
    Frenchy ( Doc Detail )
     
  2. motoandy
    Joined: Sep 19, 2007
    Posts: 3,304

    motoandy
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    from MB, SC

    Rental Equipment Branch Manager
     
  3. junkcad
    Joined: Jun 16, 2006
    Posts: 601

    junkcad
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    from nashville

    computer tech for a childrens hospital
     
  4. indyjps
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
    Posts: 3,991

    indyjps
    Member

    Engineer for off road equipment, very large equipment, not really auto related but huge engines in huge machines.
     
  5. Custom Chrome Plater.

    It seems to be mostly car related as most of our customers bring car parts to us.

    Although we get anything made of metal, from antique lamps, juke boxes, barber chairs, slot machines, pot belly stoves, tractors, boats, gas pumps... There is always something odd/off the wall here, and I like it that way. :)
     
  6. kracker 63
    Joined: Mar 15, 2009
    Posts: 11

    kracker 63
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    I am a safe kracker and locksmith.....I do not do automotive locks or lock outs. Drilled 2 safes today! :)
     
  7. crashfarmer
    Joined: Apr 4, 2006
    Posts: 1,274

    crashfarmer
    Member
    from Iowa

    Quit farming in the mid 1980's. Quit trucking in the early 1990's. Went to college and got a degree in computer science. Now I drive for two trucking companies and I am still paying for my degree that I am not using! I still live on the family farm.

    Someday I will make a good living building hot rods. :rolleyes:
     
  8. terrysumner
    Joined: Mar 21, 2009
    Posts: 6

    terrysumner
    Member

    No job right now. Up until last September, was the manager of a small independant auto repair garage in eastern Ct. till I was unceremoneously laid off!:mad:

    And you are so right...no jobs out there indeed!

    Terry
     
  9. kevinc
    Joined: Jul 6, 2008
    Posts: 95

    kevinc
    Member
    from highland

    finishing a mechanical engineering degree and i work construction, building grain legs, bins, and handling equiptment, although during the winter i work on the bosses projects, mostly oliver tactors, and this winter a 48 chevy,
     
  10. sponge
    Joined: Dec 8, 2008
    Posts: 249

    sponge
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    from Austin tx

    i work for a large fruit named computer company making sure people have what they need and others dont take what aint theirs....
     
  11. I drive this..[​IMG]..can you guess what I do...:D
     
  12. PHQ2
    Joined: Feb 8, 2009
    Posts: 14

    PHQ2
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    Commercial Refrigeration Project Manager...keeps me living indoors
     
  13. yankbuilt
    Joined: Jan 28, 2008
    Posts: 386

    yankbuilt
    Member

    I move dirt for a living.Just got done doing Dale Jr's new house!!!! I'm so lucky!!!!
     
  14. gotra66
    Joined: Apr 24, 2009
    Posts: 181

    gotra66
    Member

    Software developer for a firm that handles third party billing for cable and sat tv service.
     
  15. Biometrics Manager for UK Borders Agency.....basically we take fingerprints and facial matches then check details with various data bases......depending on the results it's "have a visa to stay in the UK for a bit longer" or a short trip to the cells and 2 days later your gone!...I'm currently busting around one a week!
     
  16. 31fordV860
    Joined: Jan 22, 2007
    Posts: 864

    31fordV860
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    So Cal Territory Sales for a large Industrial Valve Company out of Houston, Texas

    Business slowed last 6 months customers here have taken there perverbial purchasing foot off the pedal to a near stop....much smaller orders...
     
  17. jalopyshots
    Joined: Nov 20, 2005
    Posts: 440

    jalopyshots
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    i don't do cars for a job. All the mechanics i know don't want to mess with cars when they get home. I do computers for my job and cars/motorcycles as a hobby.
     
  18. kwoodyh
    Joined: Apr 11, 2006
    Posts: 641

    kwoodyh
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    US Army Infantry 22 years MP 4 years, neither were real jobs!
     
  19. Slim Pickens
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
    Posts: 3,342

    Slim Pickens
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    Studio Manager in an advertising agency. Got this job 2 years ago. VERY LUCKY. Good luck everyone.
     
  20. rockabilly-medic
    Joined: Sep 15, 2005
    Posts: 147

    rockabilly-medic
    Member

    Worked on the family dairy until it was sold in 89', 3 yrs of grocery business, 2 yrs of being a bum, 3 yrs of bartending, now almost 12 yrs as a Paramedic.... Love the blood and guts.... not the smelly people tho...
     
  21. Scott76
    Joined: Oct 3, 2007
    Posts: 30

    Scott76
    Member

    Bridge designer, drafter, inspector.
     
  22. Electrical Contractor
     
  23. Boat mechanic for a target systems development company. We make um run fast and the Navy blows them up.
     
  24. rcoffey
    Joined: Dec 13, 2007
    Posts: 161

    rcoffey
    Member

    Im a pipe fitter and welder.Usually I work on power plants but this cap &trade has caused a lot of projects to be canceled. so on the bright side Ican finally work on my projects that I have been buying parts for the last six months.Ive got two rv spaces two bbq pits and im 7 miles from the state park&boat ramp .Any one want to do a weekend thrash ?ive got 3 welding machines &2 wire feeders lets chop something.
     
  25. OshkoshRob
    Joined: Jun 16, 2008
    Posts: 388

    OshkoshRob
    Member
    from Oshkosh

    I supervise the printing of nearly every potato chip bag on the planet. Not very glamorous but at least I'm working....
     
  26. PlyPals
    Joined: Apr 9, 2009
    Posts: 68

    PlyPals
    Member

    didn't found too many colleagues...
    4 to be exact... 100% Matt, Antique Engine, Bouncer & Mongo51.

    (Airport) Fire Fighter

    and I have some great trucks to drive with :D
     

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  27. mopedcouple
    Joined: Apr 14, 2009
    Posts: 74

    mopedcouple
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    Electrician, and also teach at a electrical tech school. Some say I am lucky to be working (being that there are only 5 of us working out of 30), and I am. Yet when times were good no one wanted to do my job. Service calls and working in the farm fields (pumps,wells,etc). I am thankful I still get a 40 hr check, but I also earned it. I have a buddy that's in auto-body (mainly a painter). Things are so slow for him, he is masking cars for just over minim wage.
     
  28. THE BRONSON
    Joined: Jan 14, 2008
    Posts: 338

    THE BRONSON
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    Graphic Designer but taking welding at community college at night.
     
  29. NiceToy
    Joined: Mar 31, 2009
    Posts: 8

    NiceToy
    Member

    Marine Officer.
     
  30. Sprout
    Joined: Mar 26, 2001
    Posts: 739

    Sprout
    Member

    Aircraft Worker
     

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