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Thanks Fabman
Don't forget to cut the plastic inner fender liner to let air through the vents if you haven't already done so.
 
a detached garage under 1000 sq ft does not require any inspections. I had to pay $35 for a building permit from the township. You don’t think the lights will shine thru the drywall:eek: 😂

must be nice, i paid $1700 in permits, 2 separate surveys before and after the concrete pas was poured and a $500 bond, which i have to plant plants around the garage and mulch around the entire garage for water run off. I cant get my bind back because the GC told me the city will find something weird and refuse to return it. Yours looks awesome....i wish i went bigger
 
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Yeah I figured as much but I've seen that step forgotten more than once...
Those louvers look rather healthy, I've never heard of Left lane. I'll have to look them up.👍
Couldn't find them...do you have a link?
 

Bill Pemberton

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My son is getting in his 2 post lift today( and having it installed since rebar may need cutting ) and I contributed because.....................now he gets to do alot of the routine work on my Boss S for me. Figure it will pay off pretty quickly considering Ford suggests changing alot of fluids after 4 hours of track time and have been dragging it down to a guy's garage to do ( even though he is super reasonable). Merry Christmas to my son, and me too, ha!!
 
Very envious of the garage. Wish we could build one. Living in the histerical district has its pluses and MINUSES.
I hear you. You have to get the historical committee to do anything to your house. You know what’s funny is I built the garage so I could work on it during the winter, but I haven’t had the time because I’m trying to finish it lol
 

Bill Pemberton

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Showed my son your picture since they found out the concrete was not the depth contracted for ( son was not happy since it is right in the build specs ) , so they had to cut and pour a new section. Still curing , and he is checking to see if it makes sense to cut into the floor a little. Always fun when folks pop in photos of work, racing , etc. because sometimes it jogs a synapse in someone else's brain on a new possibility.
 

Bill Pemberton

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Put me down on your list of 47 TMO friends who are super envious!! I want a lift so bad and since I built my house I have to look in the mirror and ask myself..................why didn't you make your ceiling higher. It is a good question since my interior walls are 9, 11 and 14 feet high.
 

TMSBOSS

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Is it possible to lower the "Safety Bar" over the car so it stops the lift before it hits the ceiling? I could see myself "Almost" remembering to stop the lift before I put my pick up through the ceiling.
 
Is it possible to lower the "Safety Bar" over the car so it stops the lift before it hits the ceiling? I could see myself "Almost" remembering to stop the lift before I put my pick up through the ceiling.

the bar is lower than ceiling but as you can see I have at least a foot and that is as high as it can go. If I had to I could add a pool noodle to lower it more98E7C5AB-CD15-45A8-8B6A-E0C03D61D169.jpeg
 
I see you use the same highly sought after and hyper expensive vehicle elevation devices I use when I have my shorter tires on the Boss. A couple of 2x6s. Works for me.
Those are the stock wheels lol and I still need them to jack car up. The jacking rails hang down some.
 

TMSBOSS

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the bar is lower than ceiling but as you can see I have at least a foot and that is as high as it can go. If I had to I could add a pool noodle to lower it more
I see that now. I service my F250 on my 2 post lift. It barely touches the safety bar when lifted completely.
I put a clutch and roll bar in my Boss laying on my back with little help. That's when I decided a lift was a good thing for this old man. Glad I did.
Your shop is lookin great BTW.
 

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