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Jay Ward

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, May 1, 2007.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
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    Ryan
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    from Austin, TX
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  2. 3wLarry
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    ...ironic ...I just read about him in Hop Up this a.m...whadda talent...
     
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  3. ChuckleHead_Al
    Joined: Mar 29, 2004
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    Amazing that you've worked so hard and it has obviously payed off. Congrats on all your accomplishments...
     
  4. jangleguy
    Joined: Dec 26, 2004
    Posts: 2,668

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    Nice, Ryan. And Jay makes it easier, with his eloquence...
    Side note: Last year when working on the magazine that almost killed me before suiciding itself, I got to "meet" some of my art heroes online, concerning a planned art segment. One of them was Dave Deal, who Pixar used to help rough out early ideas for CARS. I thought that was cool...
    Thanks for a nice read. I'm a sucker for that first-person stuff...
     
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  5. jangleguy
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    PS - Jay's making me cry with that '57 Safari in the lead shot!
     
  6. Von Franco
    Joined: Nov 26, 2001
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    Von Franco
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    Jay is one stand up guy ..............
     
  7. warbozz
    Joined: May 29, 2005
    Posts: 720

    warbozz
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    Well done article on a super guy. I had never met Jay personally until last years HAMB Drags (and his dad was there too), but he was extremely helpful in getting my Falcon wagon back from Northern Cali to Missouri. He offered to let me use his garage to jack it up and check it out underneath (which I didn't feel right to impose upon him to do- but a super offer), and steered me to a good place to get a muffler tacked on in the Oakland area (straight pipes at the time- my wife woulda flown home without the muffler :cool:).
     
  8. Wardly is the Best!! Real proud of ya bro!
    Dirty
     
  9. When I grow up, I want to be Jay Ward
     
  10. Crankhole
    Joined: Apr 7, 2005
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    Livin' the life. Congratulations............I'm very jealous.
     
  11. dmarv
    Joined: Oct 10, 2005
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    dmarv
    Alliance Vendor
    from Exeter, CA

    Great read from Ryan about Jay. I've had the pleasure of doing business with Jay and he is great person! Jay, have you got the parts for the Pontiac yet?

    Dan Marvin, Owner
    Exeter Auto Supply
     
  12. FoMoCo_MoFo
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
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    Ryan,
    What a great Interview on a great guy.

    I would love to see many more profiles like this...
     
  13. McFly
    Joined: Oct 10, 2001
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  14. Jay is so dreamy!
     
  15. I would like to see more interviews like this as well.
     
  16. studhud
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
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    Jay Nice poncho your leaning on there! Welcome to the weirdo group of pontiac owners you'll still be cool as long as you dont end up with a Fiero. LTR Dave
     
  17. Jeff Norwell
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    One cool daddio....Congrats Jay on well deserved talent.
    Jeff
     
  18. JimSibley
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    Interview thing.. I love it. This Jay guy sounds like a real deal kinda guy, i would like to meet some day. I wish magazines could do a few more down home interviews like this one. COOL....
     
  19. Sean
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
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    Nice read Ryan. Jay is golden.
     
  20. Ryan
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    Ryan
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    You will be seeing more interviews for sure...
     
  21. Evel
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    Jay ward is one cool cat. Very Sexy.
     
  22. Jive-Bomber
    Joined: Aug 21, 2001
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    Jive-Bomber
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    Thanks for the kind words and kudos fellers-- I'm humbled.

    And a tip of the hat to Ryan for keeping this place to great to hang around.

    jay

    PS: Dan- Pontiac stuff came in yesterday- Thanks again for your great parts service! HAMB Alliance rocks.
     
  23. hemi coupe
    Joined: Dec 25, 2001
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    from so-cal

    You wont find a better guy than Jay Ward!!
    Jimmy White
     
  24. And this is another reason why I admire the HAMB, here we acknowledge those before us who have lept in faith, taken a risk, followed their hearts, lived their passion, we lift them up and praise their forgotten achievements. Similarly, here's a gentleman, right here, right now, doing just as I peirs did, a different medium for sure, but a legend in the build....

    Thumbs up mate, admire what you've done, and the road your travelling, keep at it,

    Drewfus
     
  25. Big Tony
    Joined: Mar 29, 2006
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    WOW.. Man very kewl indeed. I really dug all three, the wagon, roadster and convert. COngrats on the Pixar things i'm a big fan of those movie's and can't wait for the see the next one.
     
  26. A32Flathead
    Joined: Feb 16, 2004
    Posts: 9,498

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    Jay....can I have your autograph now? :D:rolleyes::D

    Cool interview Ryan, hope to see MANY more of these kinda things on here, you got a bit of a pool of talent to pick from!

    Just watching Cars on tv as I type too...Ka-Chow!
     
  27. Kiwi Tinbender
    Joined: Feb 23, 2006
    Posts: 1,155

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    To add my 2 cents......I think the interview idea is a gem...There is so much talent here. I had never put the Jay Ward on the Cars deal together with the Billetproof dude...never met either, but it turns out to be one guy...and he`s on here for fun??....Neat stuff, Ryan....
     
  28. Excellent interview...even being from the same area as Jay and reading the HAMB more than my employer should know, I didn't know all those cool details.

    There are a lot of HAMBers that would be great to see interviewed.

    Bryan
     
  29. justanotherguy
    Joined: Apr 19, 2007
    Posts: 189

    justanotherguy
    Member

    Mr. Ward,
    Don't you have copy to edit? There is a deadline you know. Perhaps we should keep the Safari at my place so you won't be distracted. You do have the keys don't you ?:D
     
  30. Kevin Lee
    Joined: Nov 12, 2001
    Posts: 7,403

    Kevin Lee
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    Jay definitely rips.
     

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