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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-29-2011, 06:33 PM Thread Starter
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First take a look at the before pic. That was 7 years ago when I got the house, and yes, the garage was PINK! I immediately converted it to how it looks today.

I took the second pic while installing a gpan, rtv brace, and brake pads just a few days ago. If I'm not working on a car in there, I keep it clean.

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18' wide door, 26' wide x 23' deep in the main room
Doors from the left: 1-outside, 2-water heater closet / storage, 3-full bathroom, 4-to house, 5-under stairs storage.
Race Deck Flooring (needs to be cleaned, but still holding up nicely) & black concrete stain.
Cabinets removed from my kitchen and painted black.
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-29-2011, 06:53 PM
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awesome garage! very jealous

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well...damn. ill have to use this as a model for my own garage
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Very tasteful. I think there is a thread somewhere around here for people to post their car cribs. You should add this to that thread.

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Sweet garage. You should add it to the "Nice Garages" pool on Flickr.

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2012 Porsche 991.1S white
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goddamn!

needs a TV and a fridge.

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Awesome, where is this? It looks like we have twin cars... I have an 06 CO exige also.
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What concrete stain did you use?
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That garage is the acid test of hater blood serum levels.

Thank god mine are low. The envy is real though !



I remember having my motorcycles in my bedroom before getting married.

I would make your garage the living room ! beautiful man !

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A lift for the jeep and plenty o coolers for beer, thumbs up!

Seriously, my car is small
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Sorry for the hijack

3 Exige in similar colour with 3 different year yet in the shop at the same time Plus know each others
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WOW...very very impressive set up with the garage. Congrats!
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Fridge, Computer and a Flat screen and it's done! Man cave!
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What concrete stain did you use?
I don't remember as it was 7 years ago. It was something from home depot. First a cleaner, then an etcher, finally the stain. It has held up really well.
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Awesome, where is this? It looks like we have twin cars... I have an 06 CO exige also.
Fountain Hills. Yes, we have twins except yours has extra parts hooked onto the engine!
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Fridge, Computer and a Flat screen and it's done! Man cave!
I used to have a fridge hidden in the cabinet on the end. It got hot in the cabinet even with the ventilation I added. Also in AZ it is a good waste of energy. I didn't even use it much so I just took it out a couple of years ago.

My laptop is actually in the garage for that pic, you just can't see it.

TV? I'm one of those rare people who doesn't watch a lot of TV. I usually just use my "flat screen" laptop when I do!

My revised list would actually be something like: A/C (it's already insulated) and a lift and it's done! Oh, and I want to make a huge curtain of some kind that slides on a track to hide the non-car stuff on the right side shelving.

And below is a pic of the bathroom behind door #3. It is usually about as clean as the one you see at your local gas station. I need to get a "Men" sign for the door and a key on a keychain the size of a large car part.
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HKFEVER is that your garage??

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At least only your garage was pink. When I bought my house, everywhere you look inside was pink. Even the ceiling! I spend the next 2 years to redo the whole interior of the house.

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post #20 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-03-2011, 06:14 AM Thread Starter
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At least only your garage was pink. When I bought my house, everywhere you look inside was pink. Even the ceiling! I spend the next 2 years to redo the whole interior of the house.
It sounds like the former owners of my house must have had your house in NJ as their summer home! This house was ALL pink. The outside paint, inside paint, carpet, countertops, everything. Yes, ceilings too.
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