Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! > >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread

Old 02-12-2011, 06:10 PM
Major376 Major376 is offline
that guy you know kinda
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 186
Default Re: Ughh...Advice?

im on the same boat man. first i wanted to be a mechanical engineer, makin well over 120k a year, and i wanted to do it to design new ways to power transportation vehicles, or make the current ones better to help out the environment . but then i figured that im not the kind of guy to sit at a desk 16hrs a day drawing and doing calculations.

So i kept thinking what could i do that would help people, and something i would enjoy going to work everyday. So i decided to be a firefighter, and since id only work everyother day or two, im also taking college classes for welding and automotive along with EMT and fire fighting, i love the idea of both ideas, and i enjoy working with both. i guess in the end i just listened to my heart and put the concern of money out of my mind when i came to the decision. hope that helps.

Either way enjoy college! im 19 also, and i've figured out a couple of things. 1- the classes are wayyyyy better then high school, 2- the parties are nonstop and fun as hell! and 3-the women in college are absolutely definitely fantastically drop dead hot! (well most that is ) so enjoy it, cuz we arent gonna be in our teens and 20's forever!
1985 Ranger 2.3l L4 stock with ghetto exhaust and moon visor gone :/
1986 ranger 4x4 3-5" lift?,30x10.50 pathfinder radials, front bush bumper, 300inline 6 swap (In progress)
Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2011, 06:27 PM
DisturbedESV DisturbedESV is offline
Original Grab-Her
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 2,430
Send a message via AIM to DisturbedESV
Default Re: Ughh...Advice?

HS Counselor.... take up the engine stuff as a hobby... I think the counselor would fit you better.
2008 XLT 4x4 - GRABBER ORANGE - 4.0 V6 - 5 spd
Originally Posted by camodown View Post
that's it, marie is pissed. game over
Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2011, 10:12 AM
WearyTraveler WearyTraveler is offline
Own a Ranger graveyard
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 180
Default Re: Ughh...Advice?

I agree with Marie

There is nothing in school that says you cant take those classes for mechanics, even if you are not planning to do it. The schools don't care, they want your money.
1992 Ford Ranger STX
-2" lift
-31" Treadwright Crawlers (yes I run retreads!)
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I need some advice, all advice would be appreciated. Clinton Off Topic 31 02-19-2011 06:57 PM
83 Ranger 4x4 >> need diff upgrade advice & 2-4" suspen lift advice frankyb General Tech 0 12-21-2010 01:35 AM
Need some advice on this one Clinton General Ford Ranger Discussion 26 10-16-2010 05:39 PM
Need help, advice... Snuffy 4-Cylinder Tech 0 04-20-2010 01:24 PM
Advice Please davidjsouth General Ford Ranger Discussion 4 04-09-2010 10:32 PM