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WHPLSH3's hobbyshop

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by WHPLSH3, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. Sep 21, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    Just finished install today!
    Shop is 32X48, 16' 2X6 walls. 100,000 btu radiant heater coming in 2 weeks.
    26X10 mezzanine/office on opposite side hopefully next year... the well is running a little dry!:D
     
  2. Sep 21, 2013 at 8:27 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Nice shop

    Too bad about the DCSB
     
  3. Sep 21, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    I chose 6 speeds instead of 6 feet, and I stand by my choice!:p
     
  4. Sep 21, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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  5. Sep 21, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    This was 1 week after concrete. Mezzanine to go offset to right side w/7 feet of clearance from bottom of floor to cement floor
     
  6. Sep 21, 2013 at 8:59 PM
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  7. Sep 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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    Leather seats, WeatherTech's, Access LiteRider tonneau cover, extra D-rings in bed & tailgate. Pelley lightbar with Hella 700FF's. Temp./compass O/H console.
    Very nice shop & truck! :thumbsup:

    I like your quote "I chose 6 speeds instead of 6 feet, and I stand by my choice!".

    :cheers:to 6 speeds!
     
  8. Sep 24, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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    I'm so jealous, I wish I had the property to do this
     
  9. Sep 26, 2013 at 9:14 PM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    Thanks! :woot:
     
  10. Sep 26, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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    Man, I would give my left nut to have a garage like that!
     
  11. Sep 26, 2013 at 9:21 PM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    I'd been wanting this my whole life! The acerage came 7 years ago. When the mortgage came up for renewal, I thought "It's now or never!"
    The builder was a year and a half behind their promised start date :annoyed:
    Started beginning of November last year. Made me wait until this July to do the concrete... but worth the wait!
     
  12. Sep 26, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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    Bonus is that it is done before the weather turns butt a$$ cold.
    congrats on the shop, How about a outside pic.

    traveled most of southern alberta and most of BC back a few years ago, beautiful country.
     
  13. Sep 26, 2013 at 9:49 PM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    Looking west

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    Looking east

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    Looking south

    Taken beginning of December last year
     
  14. Oct 26, 2013 at 4:49 AM
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    Which lift did you go with?

    How high do you need to plan for your ceiling to be if you have a lift like that? I'm thinking 12' might be OK? Or would you need to go 14'?
     
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  15. Oct 27, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    This lift is the Q4P09XLT made by Quality Lifts (Qualitylifts.com). 9000lbs capacity, extended length & height. I didn't see a whole lot of negative reviews about these guys, and I'm pretty impressed with it for a hobby style unit. It's no Ammoco, but it'll last for what I'm doing for now.
    Fully lifted, my truck has roughly 2 feet of clearance to the ceiling. Deck runner height on this model when fully extended is 85.5". Under deck height 80".
    Their non-extended height model gives up 12" of lifting distance, which is still plenty to walk around underneath.
    I needed the extra height so my New Holland TZ22DA boomer tractor will drive underneath
     
  16. Oct 27, 2013 at 9:03 AM
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    WHPLSH3

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    I don't know what kind of price difference there will be from Canada to the U.S., but this was $6400 installed incl. mileage (I live 75 miles out of the city) and an accessory jack worth $1000
     
  17. Oct 27, 2013 at 9:10 AM
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    Fucking awesome! That is so damn cool :D
     
  18. Oct 27, 2013 at 9:11 AM
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    BamaToy1997

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    Nice setup. I do like a lot of the versatility of the 4 post lifts. Did you get the two roller jacks that go across the middle? All of my lifts in my shop are two post lifts, but once we get the funds up I will be installing a big 4 post 10k with alignment plates and twin jacks. After that comes the big $$ for the alignment machine. That scares me. lol. Even used the good ones are not cheap.
     
  19. Oct 27, 2013 at 9:26 AM
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    WHPLSH3

    WHPLSH3 [OP] Fortified with horsepower-adding goodness...

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    I only got one roller jack. It's not air over hydraulic, but rather a porta-power style that has two stops designed in. 3500lbs capacity (model QRJ03H also from quality lifts). I will be adding the air over hydraulic pump to it at a later date.
    Yes sir, alignment racks are very expensive! The top mechanic and best parts guy from the dealership next door to the bodyshop I run opened their own independent repair shop 3 years ago. Whenever we take something to them, I always quiz them about when they're gonna get one. They don't think the cost is worth it at this time, plus having a dedicated tech to do them...
     
  20. Oct 27, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    BamaToy1997

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    The rack itself isn't that bad. I can get them for about $3k. The computer alignment machine for $12k is what kills ya! lol.
     
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