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what did you do in your garage / shop and or driveway today ?


I've seen this thread on other sites , i'm not sure if one has been on here before.

It can be on anything , dont limit it to just your car 
examples :  family hauler , farm truck , lawn tractor , snow blower ,
woodworking project , etc etc  


its a good way to keep  motivated on your project/s .....  if your like me , somtimes you need a just a little incentive everynow & then to get back on track





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67 cutlass s 

03 corolla le 
01 vw passat wgn  
09 RED LAMBO CAR BED

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Well, not today, but yesterday I pinched off the rear flex line on my 92 Explorer so my mechanic could take it to the shop to prep for winter beating.....uh I mean driving... :)

John

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1972 Pontiac Lemans (daughter's car) 
2005 Pontiac Grand Am
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac



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Insulating the new shop.






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On the 67' GP,

Played with the timing, found 4 btdc to be the ping line with Sunoco 87.
Set the dwell.
Cleaned the front windshield with rainx pre cleaner, then rainx.
Detailed the dash a little bit.
Added air to the tires.
Looked underneath it...damm it's nice!
Looked at all the new oil spots on the driveway since I got it.

The Odyssey,

Rainx'ed the windshield.
Cleaned it up a bit inside for the Hershey trip tommorrow.

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Tried to make room for two boats. Agonized on how I'm going to afford two old cars.



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Monday nite
-- put the Liberty up on stands , took tires off & started to make a list
tuesday nite
-- went to my dads & started to re assemble the front suspension on his 67wagon
all new bushings , next comes the 4 wheel disc install
weds nite
-- dimantled the brakes on the liberty , drained oil & coolant

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2ner was here - Londons newest Porsche Tech

67 cutlass s 

03 corolla le 
01 vw passat wgn  
09 RED LAMBO CAR BED

take a minute , breathe then reply ....

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Took my 62 Parisienne on it's first drive since I finished putting it back together. The 283 pulls really hard. Forgot how much I love those engines. Also ad it appraised and took some pics for insurance renewal.

Put up some industrial shelving in the basement to store my parts. Installed heaters & drywall in the detached garage where 3 or 4 of the cars will live in the winter.

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62 Catalina 2 dr post project

69 Parisienne 2 dr ht 427

55 Bel Air 2 dr post 265PP/PG

66 Caprice 2 dr ht 396

68 Impala SS427 convt project

68 Caprice 2 dr ht 396

68 Bel Air 2 dr post BB project

69 Kingswood Wagon 396

11 C63 AMG Mercedes sedan

22 Ram 1500 Sport



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Spec'd out ramps for winter storeage. Looking to put about 6 to 10 cars away. Ramps are expensive boys, about $2,300 for 17 footers with 4,800 lb capacity.

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1993 Corvette Convertible LT 1

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cut strand board for roof edge repair on back of house, by the way we got our first S@#$ today, got to a hi of 3

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Finaly installed my axles on the Beaumont. Then the Wife called me in to finish painting the living room. Dam !!




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-- Edited by Beaumont4008 on Wednesday 7th of October 2009 10:53:30 PM

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I'm about 1200 kilometers away from my car and driveway............cry

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Summerland, BC



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Didn't do anything in the driveway or garage, went and dropped my new car off for storage(temporarily)...Some neat stuff parked out there, owner didn't want a lot of pics taken.
Did manage to get a couple data tags. You'll have to tell me what kind of car they are...LOL

-- Edited by sixtywagon on Wednesday 7th of October 2009 11:44:43 PM

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1960 Pontiac Strato Chief Safari
1960 Laurentian Safari 
1960 Laurentian 4door(scrapped)
2001 Grand Am Traded on a '96 Suburban 2WD
2002 Hyundai Accent(SOLD)
1968 Grand Parisienne Scrapped and SOLD

 

Calgary, Alberta, but raised in Peterborough



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Made a custom mount for the coil pack on my LS-powered '64 Parisienne.

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Holy Crap,someone that still breaks down their own Tires!!

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Blue tag guess-

Parisienne 2 dr ht, build Dec 1, not sure what year, powerglide

Red tag, early Nova 2 dr ht, and it's an SS to boot.

How am I doing?

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no room to do anything in either of my garages so I rented a 27 x 38 shop with a 27 x 14 loft. No heat but it has hydro. $250 a month all in. Plan to rent 2 spot for winter storage. Get rid of a lot of stuff from my garage so I have room to finish the 67 Mustang this winter.

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Got my tractor tire weights (about 90 lbs. each) out of the shed, and ready to throw/secure into the box of my GMC.

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'64 Parisienne CS "barn find" - last on the road in '86 ... Owner Protection Plan booklet, original paint, original near-mint aqua interior, original aqua GM floor mats, original 283, factory posi, and original rust.



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yesterday. my friend brought his 57 chev truck over.
- brazed a couple hole in the window frame.
- straightened the hood mounts in the hood (looks like it was flipped up at one time)
- straightened the lower valance (used but cheap)
- mig'd in the passenger floorboards
- went thru 3 pots of coffee

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i started to take the safari apart so it can go onto the rotisserie now that i have the impala almost finished.

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My Plate arrived !  I am contemplating installing the license plate which is a lot of work lol, I have to go get the 68 parts car & steal the lic plate door....

Other than that, had to install a new waterer for the horses last night in the cottinpikin stinkin wind, and fix some fences to keep the critters, 2 horses and a donkey from roamin the wide open prairies !! I was told by my neighbor, GET YOUR ASS OFF THE ROAD !!! if you know what I mean lol, my donkey likes to wander...

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Carl Stevenson wrote:

Blue tag guess-

Parisienne 2 dr ht, build Dec 1, not sure what year, powerglide

Red tag, early Nova 2 dr ht, and it's an SS to boot.

How am I doing?



Pretty good, the blue one was a 66, totalled from the back :(  , but the other one was an Acadian/Beaumont Severely T-Boned on the Drivers side, hit so hard the roof looks like a teepee.

 



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1960 Pontiac Strato Chief Safari
1960 Laurentian Safari 
1960 Laurentian 4door(scrapped)
2001 Grand Am Traded on a '96 Suburban 2WD
2002 Hyundai Accent(SOLD)
1968 Grand Parisienne Scrapped and SOLD

 

Calgary, Alberta, but raised in Peterborough



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Yesterday I reglued the mirror on the black GTA and sanded & puttied a bare metal spot on one of the doors. Then I went and bought the Allante'

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you go man!

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i looked at the state of my roof on the garage and house and cried, looked at the state of all the projects in the basement and cried, went to my second job and looked at the state of the washroom and cried(i renovate houses), then went to my third job and they dident practice anything i taught them and cried(teaching guitar). I need more kleenex!!

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Pulled the crossfire into the garage and getting it prepped for another winter of sleddin!!

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