Jesse James Works With Youth on Training Videos

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Car and truck customizer, Trophy Truck driver and TV celebrity Jesse James has a new gig. During a small press conference at the SEMA show in Las Vegas last week, James told Linda Walter  Nelson from INSIDE Out: Cars & Trucks he’s working on a new series of training videos that feature some of the young workers at the Austin Speed Shop. The custom build-up shop is near his new home in Central Texas, where James has relocated with his family after two tumultuous years in the news.

“I wasn’t making things,” Jesse said when reflecting on his roughest days. “At one point, I had to move from my personal shop into a space without any windows. It was miserable. ... My new home has a 3,000-square-foot garage and views of the Hill Country. And I’ve gotten back into welding and working with my hands.

Jesse James small“I have a lot of people asking me how to do things all the time or wanting to be an intern, so since I have a young staff and access to all sorts of builders, the time was right,” he said about the DVD training series. 

James says the hour-long programs are intended to show viewers that you don’t need to overcomplicate what you want to accomplish. “Projects can be simple and very doable in your own garage. I like projects to be simple, clean and minimalist,” he said. 

When asked about his choices when it comes to engines, chase vehicles and transporters, James said, “I have a real love for Chevy engines when it comes to my cars, and I’m lucky to have a Freightliner flatbed. But when it comes to trucks, it’s Ford all the way. My chase vehicles, loaded with replacement parts, tires and other stuff are F-250s.” 

James will have the first starting position in his No. 54 Chevy Silverado in the Trophy Truck class of the 44th Tacate/SCORE Baja 1000, run from November 17 to 20. We're guessing his customized F-550 Super Duty will be along for the ride as well. 

Jesse Super Duty chase truck

Comments

I'm sorry, but JJ is a total douchebag.

Races Chevys and loves Fords. I wish he was not associated with Chevy at all because he is a SCUM BAG. He and Ford have a lot in common.

@Greg,

I totally agree. This guy fits in pretty well with the rest of the douchebag's that drive Fords.

I know and agree. That is why i switched.

@ Bob: Lets get this straight. Either A: You drive a 93 model chebby with a crap load of miles, which is probably a rusted out shell if you actually live in Michigan. So why do you even join conversations about new trucks, or tout the greatness of ones you don't own (cant afford)? If the new ones are so great why don't you have one?

Or B: You are the guy from the toyota forum who just comes here to act like a prick. Which if so, the person running PUTC should put a stop to it. Ever hear of professional courtesy? Nevermind, that would involve you being professional, at something other than being a douche bag. Are you mad that this is a better site than yours? (It is. Yours does suck, I checked.)

Either one = C: You are a pathetic, no life, loser (Like Michigan's football team. Northwestern? Really?)

In closing. As always, I love you and hope you, your family, and pets die a slow, painful death. SOON...

Yours Truly: ALTON

This just proves that Chevy wins when Jesse James prefers CHEVY to win races, not some slow Ford thats falling apart! GM wins again!

This just proves who Ford people really are, scumbags! Jesse James cheated on his wife, and he drives Ford trucks! Coincidence? NOPE! Just the typical Ford scum! GM wins again!

@alton,

Kinda sad that you have to use the anonymity of the internet to throw threat's and insult's at someone you don't know... What's the matter, Are you afraid of a pathetic, no life, loser like me?

And as always, I WIN and you lose. Now run away swine, I think it's time for you to feed.

All you Bob's are downright immature and pathetic, you're an embarrassment to this site!! Get a life.......

"Get a life...." - antibob,

Funny how it's coming from a moron who hasn't even finished middle school yet...... Hilarious.


@Greg,@Bob
Thank you for degrading Chevy owners everywhere by associating yourselves with us.
The fact that you even thought of that shows how simple minded you really are.

I agree that he is a douche bag, but you forget that he prefers Chevy engines, races a Chevy truck, but for the work end of the equation, he prefers Fords.
It is rather hypocritical of one side of the brand war to slag the other side when the douche bag owns both.
What we need is some Ram guys to join in, unless he owns a few Chrysler products.
I wonder when Oxi will join in:)

He's associated with one of the largest criminal organizations there is - the Hells Angels. So, to me: JJ = major loser.

I don't know what all the discussion is about. It's pretty clear why he has both. He needs a reliable Ford to pickup the pieces of his Chevy race truck when it grenades. That's all there is to it.

Is he wrong? He prefers real trucks for Work!

Get over yourself Chevy girls....err I mean Bob's.

err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err err!!...... Says Frankie

The boys play with their Chevrolets.

The men do work with their Fords!

The boys play with their Chevrolets.

The men do work with their Fords!

Posted by: Buy American Or Say Bye To America! | Nov 14, 2011 7:11:28 PM

Boys may play with their Chevrolets, but everyone knows what Ford Girlies play with the in the cab of their trucks. Frankie does it daily.

@Frank wears panties

Yup, I do it daily with your mom!

@Frank wears panties

Yup, I do it daily with your mom!

Posted by: Frank | Nov 14, 2011 7:50:00

another lame one liner. i was not referring to another human being. i was referring to you. go back to elementary school

@pantie frank,

Yet you are the person that does not have proper punctuation, spelling and grammar.

My 7 year old spells and types better than you!

GM loses, again!

@pantie frank,

Yet you are the person that does not have proper punctuation, spelling and grammar.

My 7 year old spells and types better than you!

GM loses, again!

Posted by: Frank | Nov 14, 2011 8:47:12 PM


So what if I did not capitalize some words. Do you care to point out my spelling errors??? I didn't realize I was being graded. Typical Frank, lame and cocky as usual. Oh, since we are keeping track of spelling, puntuation, and grammar you forgot a comma after spelling on your last post. YOU LOSE just like your F-250!!

It's pitiful how the comments for every story on here end up in a Ford vs GM vs Ram argument.



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