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the country's first self-service garage

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by higherlux, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Dam good idea. We have one of those like that out here...
     
  3. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    ya ufixit centers are around the us, dont know off the top of my head how many locations they got
     
  4. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I cant wait to make my Garage look like that....:pray:
     
  5. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

    SlurpeeBlueMetallic FFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU...

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    :drool:

    I really, really want one of those near me.
     
  6. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:57 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    Pioneer DEH-P5100UB single din HU and black dash kit, Alpine 12" sub custom inverted box bed liner'd, various interior trim painted black, 48 blue LED domelight, cheepo floor mats, hose clamp mod, Cobra CB and knock off firestik, Stock steelie rims, with 265/75/16 Sumitomo HTR Sport A/T's
    That would be sick! We would have had so many more mod days
     
  7. Dec 30, 2009 at 9:14 PM
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    4low2go

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    There was one of those here in eastern PA 30 years ago, it was great. Lifts, air, heat lights, real nice. Then morons started painting cars in there and they shut it down.
     
  8. Dec 30, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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    Hologram

    Hologram Go with the flow

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    we got stuff like that on military bases, the hobby shop. with everything you need to do anything to your car/truck :cool:
     
  9. Dec 31, 2009 at 3:27 AM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?

    yep yep....and we only pay $5 an hour and get help from them if we need it.
     
  10. Dec 31, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    storktaylor

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    One of the most underrated military benefits. Most all bases have the auto-hobby shop that is pretty much exactly like this. They have every tool known to man and you can check them out for free. The best part is all of the gear heads that hang around there. If you show up with parts and scratch your head for a few minutes a gang will come over and help you along / do the job themselves. Lots of corporate knowledge and they are more than happy to help/do the work. Also it only costs about $3 a hour, which I think is well worth it. This is one benefit that the DoD definitely has right.
     
  11. Dec 31, 2009 at 9:07 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    x10000 I have used them a ton! in the winter they are a must! I did my hid swap there just so I would be inside when doing it. Cost like 3 bucks to rent a bay for an hour.
     
  12. Dec 31, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    where are yall doin it? every base i've been on has been $5 an hour for a by w/ lift
     
  13. Dec 31, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    NeoMoose

    NeoMoose Possibly Batman

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    Love it. They used to have those in College Station, TX years ago. My dad would tell me stories about how they'd have car washes that also had lifts and stuff so you could work on your car. They simply faded away because the land became so valuable that they were sold.
     
  14. Dec 31, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    the one i used was in mountain home, ID

    I dont think I ever paid over 5 bucks. A few times I was in and out in less than 30 mins and the guy wouldnt charge me
     
  15. Dec 31, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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    petersharp

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    There's one at 7th Ave & Indian School in Phoenix. I haven't used it, but I believe it has lifts etc
     
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