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Old 07-27-2023, 02:25 PM   #1
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Some news to share...

I saw the post yesterday about Timberline and thought, "what better time than now?"....

I've decided to retire from #vanlife and pursue an opportunity in a different part of the country. I'm finishing up a customer van in the coming weeks and then my priorities will shift to the next chapter in life. No more van builds, no more custom van parts.

I'd like to thank you all for your support over the years. I've had such great experiences in this community and made life-long friendships along the way. I also supported my family for many years with this business and I greatly appreciate the opportunity all of you have given me to do that.

I've sold out of all of our 4x4 bracket kit inventory and don't plan to make any more of them. As I pack up the shop, I'm going to set aside van parts and Ford specific tools for a "make-an-offer-palooza"... Locals who know where to find me are welcome to stop in for a first hand look.


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Old 07-27-2023, 02:38 PM   #2
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Good luck, appreciate the contributions to the group over the years.
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Old 07-27-2023, 03:02 PM   #3
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A wealth of knowledge and the willingness to share... Thank You! Good luck in all your future endeavors.
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Old 07-27-2023, 05:02 PM   #4
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Best to you Michael and your family, and wish you continued success.

Thanks also for all your contributions to the community.
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Old 07-27-2023, 05:15 PM   #5
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Best of luck, Michael!!!
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Old 07-27-2023, 06:20 PM   #6
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No doubt you struggled with making that decision! and wish you the best on this next chapter of your life!
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Old 07-27-2023, 10:46 PM   #7
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Congratulations on your taking the leap into the next chapter of your life. Thank you for you knowledge and insights.
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Old 07-28-2023, 08:52 PM   #8
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Wow, Michael you will be missed. Hopefully, you will pook your knowledgeable head in here once in awhile.

Wish you all the best in your new ventures.
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Old 08-03-2023, 10:59 AM   #9
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Thanks for all you've done Michael. Proud to be one of your first coil spring swap customers! Good luck and happy trails!
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Old 08-03-2023, 11:38 AM   #10
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Best of luck Michael and thanks for always pushing and doing cool stuff.
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