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Old 02-04-2005, 11:50 PM
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car life after high school

hey i am still in high school but i want to do build custom cars, and do custom auto body and paint work and sum day own my own shop i was wondering if anyone knew of any good schools or colleges to go to after high school that teach you about these things?

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Old 02-05-2005, 12:19 AM
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umm wyotech comes to mind, their are many others... but nothing beats practice! so keep on doing what you love doing! the more you learn now the easier college will be, and funner to. not to mention you can maybe tackle harder projects in school which would help you get the most out of your teachers. oh, and while you are in high school, don't skimp on math class, the world of cars (really anything mechanical) revolves around equations, especially if you are designing / modifying parts or systems.

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It may be funner to work on cars as a hobby than for a living. I love my rides as much as the next guy but there is no way I would do it for a living. Getting up at 7 am and crawling under a car does not appeal to me. I do it after work to unwind.
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find a shop that will let a kid work there...low pay

Go-fer or just a goober to hold this or that and hunt wrenches and parts off the shelf or clean and sweep. Get and idea what its like to work such a shop and get experience too. I owned my own Motor Cycle shop for 11 years...got out of the business because of the goofy customers attitude's.


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