Hi everyone! Help me build my "TRUE" sleeper...
Hey guys (and gals!),
I just wanted to do a quick introduction and tell everyone a little about myself, as well as my plans for using this site as I build my life-long dream car. First off, I'm a medically retired veteran (Go Army!). I did 6 combat tours, 41 1/2 months,(1 tour of 14 months, a 12 month stint, 4 tours of 5 months or less.) and were split between Iraq/Afghanistan during OIF/OEF, and then a few ventured into the Philippines as well as the Horn of Africa. Technically, I also served in Libya, but this was for less than 3 weeks, and was largely an advise/assist role during their revolution. I learned a lot about life and myself from my experiences, and it defined me as a person. I love/miss the life. But after taking a round through my left forearm (which left me 80-90% paralyzed in my left hand. I still can move a couple of the fingers, and over 5 years later, still doing occupational therapy!) I was pretty much forced to be retired. I could have stayed in, if I fought for it... but my role as a leader would have been severely diminished. It wouldn't have been fair for my guys, so I bowed out.
Anyways, I've been a Ford man since LONG before I was even a 'man'. Its in my blood, brain, heart, and DNA. I don't have the time, and you don't have the interest in reading my history with them! HA! But I will answer questions, if anyone has any.
My passions in life include: God. Country. Family. WIFE!! (just in case she reads this! lol) Cars. Politics. Sports. And I'm a HUGE animal lover.
My current build is still a project, yet to be realized. This is where you guys come in... I'll be starting a thread in another forum, and I really would appreciate you guys pitching in. I've already made my mind up, just after reading the replies ya'll have left for others -- I trust you. At the completion of my build, I'm going to put a plaque SOMEWHERE on/in the car, with the names of every single person who helped me put this together. That includes each and every single one of you! Might not mean alot to those of you who might read this, but it means a great deal to the guy who is writing it!
So... thanks for allowing me to sign up, and I look forward to building relationships with yall.
1992 LX Coupe, 5.0 5spd
Last edited by bubster35; 03-04-2018 at 08:38 AM.
Reason: spelling (i'm sure there's a ton of errors, but "hey guys" was written EEEEEEHey Guys! ha!