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PostSubject: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 6:23 pm

sorry i won't be able to help you guys out with tire products in the indefinite future. i wasn't happy and had to make a change. i had a good run of 15 years with the company and have many friends there though. somehow i ended up being the guy they sent to try and fix workflow issues at under-performing shops. that meant i was always knee deep in bullshit, working the longest hours, and i was stuck in that role. put in my 2 weeks notice on the 15th and i started my new job today.

on the plus side i will be able to go to wayyy more cruise nights and a lot more Saturday events now. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 6:50 pm

Congrats, Jon! A little light on the details of the new job.
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 7:11 pm

Congrats. It's good to be happy. It takes a lot to stand up for what you deserve, and actually walk if you aren't satisfied with the response.
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 7:12 pm

Congrats bro, takes some balls to leave somewhere after 15 years. So did you go back to HVAC?

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 7:33 pm

I should get a set of those black spindle lug nuts for my Jeep before you go.
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 7:46 pm

HiPwr wrote:
Congrats, Jon!  A little light on the details of the new job.

Shawn1112 wrote:
Congrats bro, takes some balls to leave somewhere after 15 years. So did you go back to HVAC?

Yes Shawn i went back to HVAC. Midwest Comfort Solutions. my brother in laws company. he has been wanting me to come work for him for a few years now. my family has been wanting me to make this change for a while now. i had been putting it off because i try not to mix friends or family with work (unless they started out as co workers in the first place. lol). me and him have never had anything but a good relationship. he knows if work ever effects our family situation i'm gonna find something else to do as i value him as family first. a couple of my friends from Highschool already work for him so i felt kind of at home even the first day. i got home at 3:30 today and i am used to getting home at 9pm with the same start time. crazy what we let ourselves put up with and consider normal. i have no idea what to do with all this free time. i feel like i have been home too long without going to bed yet and it is still before i would get home from my old job...

the other job offer i had was from an ex-coworker who wanted me to manage an auto shop at a Costco store.

we are mulling around the idea of building a second garage at my parents house to store the Charger, Miata, and my dads building supplies that are currently in a storage unit year round. if we do that i am going to pick up a used tire machine and maybe a balancer to work on my own stuff. maybe then i can do side jobs or something.

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 8:13 pm

Congrats Jon, after seeing the chaos first hand on a "slow day" I'm happy for you.

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2014, 10:35 pm

That's cool like others said takes cujones to make a move after being somewhere for that long. I've been getting whooped for 7 + years and I'm not gonna do 15 or even 8 if I can help it.
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 2nd 2014, 6:02 am

james, you ain't lying. That tire shop was a fucking nuthouse when I was there. Jon said that was about average day.
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 2nd 2014, 12:54 pm

Congrats Jon so glad you made the change!

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 2nd 2014, 1:30 pm

Congrats on the change. Hope you will be happy at the new job.

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 16th 2014, 2:43 pm

Congratulations on the new gig. Sounds like a great. Opportunity.
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 20th 2014, 3:50 pm

Doh, I haven't logged in in a while, I need 2 sets of tires before spring hits! Now what do I do.. lol

Congrats! Sounds like you will be much happier now & can now hit all the mopar shows with us! bearbang
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 21st 2014, 10:19 am

moparmarc wrote:

Congrats! Sounds like you will be much happier now & can now hit all the mopar shows with us! bearbang

thanks. i for sure want to go to more stuff, so that is the plan.

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2015 Blue Streak Ram R/T w/rambox - Daily driver status
2006 Charger /SRT//8/ - Autocross spec
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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 29th 2014, 4:51 pm

Congrats Jon, I'm happy for you!

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 30th 2014, 9:44 pm

thanks Joe!

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PostSubject: Re: out of the tire game for now...   out of the tire game for now... I_icon_minitimeDecember 31st 2014, 11:54 am

Sounds like you made a wise choice. Good luck with your new direction.. thumbsup
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