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Old 01-12-2017, 01:53 AM
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Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
Closed on this yesterday! 3200 sq ft. Big plans for the transformation, which is going to cost about twice what I estimated!! Anyway, let the remodel begin!!!
my space is same size and similar construction to yours. i thought $20k. well, let's just say im $50k in and i ran out of money for cabinets....

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The tile used in Porsche showrooms is quite expensive. I was able to find it at about $10/sqft IIRC. I also used ceramic tile but went with a lower cost alternative in a similar gray colored product. I bought mine from buildirect.com. The biggest drawback is that it requires periodic mopping, particularly to remove dust/debris that comes with the car after driving in rainshowers.
i got polished and dye concrete. same maintenance regimen....
oh well, it's better than spending all that time in bathrom putting on makeup like my wife.
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Old 01-12-2017, 01:54 AM
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Couple of Garages with different flooring. One has race deck which I have had for about 15 years and is a great product. Nice think about race deck is that if you move you can take it up and take it with you. Other floor is stained and polished concrete which has a nice look to it but is very easy to scratch because of the coating which I think is some type of sealant.

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Old 01-12-2017, 01:57 AM
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^ nice.
i have race deck in another garage. it's really hard to keep clean. i do mop them. but still...

and i concur the polished conc scratches eaily.

QUESTION: how did you get the motorcycles up there?
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Old 01-12-2017, 05:06 AM
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Mooty

Look at the cree ls4 or ls8 led fixtures in 5k

http://lighting.cree.com/products/in...ient/ls-series
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Old 01-12-2017, 07:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Para82 View Post
This is my favorite garage very nice - i've thought about doing a floor like this in mine - what kind of tile is this? Black Granite? Does it hold up well? Reminds me quite a bit of what they use in most Porsche showrooms...
Thank you appreciate it.
I used Tiles sandstone, it needs a little bit of washing, once a week i should say if you move the cars with bad weather, but i love the contrast. You can see on this pic


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Old 01-12-2017, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by mooty
my space is same size and similar construction to yours. i thought $20k. well, let's just say im $50k in and i ran out of money for cabinets....
Pretty close to the same numbers, Mooty.

It will be worth it. It's only 10 min from home, and I'll be keeping it for a long time!
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Old 01-12-2017, 10:54 AM
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Mooty:
Rented an electric scissor lift. Rolled the bikes in the cage, lifted to the loft and rolled them onto the loft. You cannot see from the pics but both bikes are strapped securely to the floor with tiedowns because of earthquakes we have been experiencing the last couple of years here in Oklahoma.

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Old 01-12-2017, 11:26 AM
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Very nice...
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Old 01-12-2017, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Randy K View Post
Mooty:
Rented an electric scissor lift. Rolled the bikes in the cage, lifted to the loft and rolled them onto the loft. You cannot see from the pics but both bikes are strapped securely to the floor with tiedowns because of earthquakes we have been experiencing the last couple of years here in Oklahoma.
If you have a high ceiling space you might consider acquiring a scissor lift. I found a few Genie 1930's used and arranged a group buy for myself and other garage owners in our project. It has been quite useful from construction to maintenance to cleaning. Here are two photos, one during construction and the other parked in its spot under the stairs on the left side of the photo.
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Old 01-12-2017, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Randy K View Post
You cannot see from the pics but both bikes are strapped securely to the floor with tiedowns.
How do you get to ride them then or have they become garage queens?
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Old 01-12-2017, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
Pretty close to the same numbers, Mooty.

It will be worth it. It's only 10 min from home, and I'll be keeping it for a long time!
Congrats! Your current place is sweet as well. Good luck and keep us posted.
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Old 01-12-2017, 05:14 PM
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Originally Posted by b46
Congrats! Your current place is sweet as well. Good luck and keep us posted.
Thanks, the current place is great, except for 3 things. 1-it's a rental 2-it's too small (absolutely packed this winter and cannot do any work or anything on the cars) 3-too far from home.

Anything more than 10-15 minutes is just too far. A 20 minute (the longer the drive, the more the time goes up "exponentially" with traffic) drive to warehouse, minimum 10 to swap cars and 20 back...it's an hour every time. I didn't think that thru enough when I rented the first one. This one being very close was key.
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Old 01-12-2017, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
Thanks, the current place is great, except for 3 things. 1-it's a rental 2-it's too small (absolutely packed this winter and cannot do any work or anything on the cars) 3-too far from home.

Anything more than 10-15 minutes is just too far. A 20 minute (the longer the drive, the more the time goes up "exponentially" with traffic) drive to warehouse, minimum 10 to swap cars and 20 back...it's an hour every time. I didn't think that thru enough when I rented the first one. This one being very close was key.
That absolutely makes sense. Been thinking of a warehouse setup myself and good to know. Looking forward to seeing the finished product!
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Old 01-12-2017, 06:15 PM
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Ducati 1199:

The Harley's in the loft are definitely garage queens (1972 XR750 and 1929 Board Track Racer) even though they both actually run. While I have several rideable bikes, I just cannot quite fit on today's bikes. Took the Ducati Ducati MH900E for a drive around the block and my neck couldn't quite handle the sitting position. Since you are a Ducati guy you undoubtedly have adjusted to this aggressive riding position.
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Old 01-12-2017, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by bobaines View Post
All lighting except Gulf sign is LED.
The Big *** Fan was discounted 30% based on competitive bid. There are other providers out there and Big *** wants the business so shop around.
Shot from outside is through a screen so lighting is dimmed down some.
Didn't a highly modded white 964 used to live in that garage also?
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