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Old 01-01-2008, 03:54 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Just found this thread, I've got a 2 car garage withe one car in the middle that needs a new crank. all covered up like the car in the Lowe's(? Home Depot?) ad. Therefor I do most of my work in the driveway. Luckily the winter here is never too harsh. But my old boss, who was my Friend first and remained my Friend after I left him for greener pastures, allows me to use the shop (1500 sq/ft heated, two lifts, air compressor, spring compressor, etc. think corner repair shop meets auto dealer) any weekend I ask for. Isn't he a swell guy?


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Old 01-01-2008, 09:27 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Schultz - that sounds like an ideal arrangement. The guy I know who did the machining for the ForkenSwift has a big door on his shop - which he doesn't use on weekends... I've been toying with the idea of talking to him about it.

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At my house, the garage was converted into a 4th bedroom by the previous owners.
Sounds like the same thing that Jerry did at EV Convert. With a new baby on the way in the spring of '07, the electric Ford Probe project got evicted from the garage, and some new living space took shape in its place.

Note the Prius outside just past the halfway point - "work vehicle of choice for subcontractors everywhere!" (Actually that's Jerry's car - and him doing the work.)

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Sigh, We planned on moving this yr , got the house.emodeling it, had a contractor build a garage; was supposed to be done in August, finished it Dec 9th. Where I am I have a heated garage but with everything thats happened this yr the wood for the wood burner remained at the back of the lot at the other place, plus my heated garage is so stuffed with junk there is just room for our 2 cars. My son in law and I just finished installing the fold down stairs for the attic at the new garage and the attic floor is just about installed. So I have had lil time to work on mileage projects last yr and it may be a while this yr
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I was thinking more about that... and then I realized for it to work, I also have to bring all my projects with me! Suddenly I need a multi car carrier.
Nah, just a tow bar, car with a hitch, and some magnetic lights. They let ya tow four down up north right?
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I'm in the military and live in Goverment housing. My 1.3 stall garage is full of a subaru, lawn equipment, electric bike project, 4 stroke 3 wheeled trike project, refrigerator repair project, and now a bunch of snow removal equipment. I'm tapped out for room and with 8-12 inches of snow planned for today, the driveway is not an option. Would love to have my own garage soon.

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