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Old 12-07-2007, 09:32 AM
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Build the garage or finish the car?

OK I have a problem though it's a good problem I guess. I'm working on a 68 Camaro that is currently driveable and not bad looking (from 10 feet ) but it does need paint. My current work space is a one car garage with everything I need except the space to actually work on the car. I have already started on a new motor and have alot of new parts that will be installed.

My question is do I build a new 28' x 44' garage and finish the motor and such in a year or two or do I finish the car this winter and struggle with the lack of space?

Thanks for the advice
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:35 AM
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No brainer there. Build the garage You can let the car go until it is a 20 footer. LOL!!!
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:48 AM
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Definitely build the garage...once that is done the work on the car will go so much easier and faster..

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Yep , finish the garage first.... wouldn't want to make that ride all shiny and have no where to put it
BTW - not a bad predicament to be in
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Garage all the way. I have seen too many times something stops you in the middle of a project then it stays outside and by the time you get back to it you have to re do everything you did.
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Build garage or finish car

#1, build garage. #2, build garage. #3, build garage. It will make EVERYTHING go so much easier. Oh yeah, BUILD THE GARAGE!!
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Build the garage first!!!!!
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Finish the car!

Sorry, just being the voice of reason
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Finish the car!

Sorry, just being the voice of reason
I was kind of thinking this too but like it was said before shiney car then you dont have the big garage to park it in .....Glad I dont have to make the decision.... this thread had this song runnin through my head linky
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No, No, No...everyone has it wrong.


Build me a garage.












Then you can go finish your garage and then your car.
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build it and heat it.

Build the thing and heat at least a section of it. Then when it's cold you don't have to be sitting inside watching crap on TV. You can be in your nice garage wrenching.
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Garage first - drive the car and have fun while the garage is built - finish the car when you have space, at least then you can work at your leisure while saving more money to finish the car.
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I'll make it 9-1 in favor of the garage. Although I really like Brian Bs idea. I'm in need of a really nice garage myself.
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28x44?...You can put 4 cars in there....plus your junk.

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Zammer,

Whatever you decide on the garage, be sure to get something like these:


http://www.hamiltonhomeproducts.com/...garheaters.htm


http://www.mrheater.com/productdetai...atid=50&id=117


http://www4.modine.com/v2portal/page...ontent_014.htm


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