Recent Topics
CORE gasless string trimmer?
by sciphi
08/21/14 04:01 PM
Sears
by Irishman
08/21/14 03:31 PM
Saab 9-5 Linear w/ Bad Turbo
by ET16
08/21/14 03:12 PM
Engine is new, consuming oil, which oil is best?
by GM4LIFE
08/21/14 02:56 PM
Bįršarbunga
by leeharvey418
08/21/14 02:49 PM
Is Mobil 1 Extended Performance really worth it?
by wolf_06
08/21/14 02:43 PM
Oil Mix in My Motorhome
by rrounds
08/21/14 01:50 PM
Yokohama YK580
by The Critic
08/21/14 01:32 PM
Built EJ205 + Specs - Understanding Break-in Procs
by LaszloToth
08/21/14 01:23 PM
PYB or MS5K
by beadvised
08/21/14 01:23 PM
picked up an XJ Cherokee 4.0, oil recommendation?
by lawrencerd
08/21/14 01:17 PM
Subaru-Any good?
by Dually
08/21/14 01:16 PM
Newest Members
jerryvang, Uol, GregU, Lutya, Krohsis
51036 Registered Users
Who's Online
93 registered (2oldtommy, 901Memphis, 123Saab, 2010_FX4, 10 invisible), 1962 Guests and 202 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51036 Members
64 Forums
218108 Topics
3438118 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#3266107 - 01/31/14 04:52 PM Dream shop
GreeCguy Offline


Registered: 03/21/05
Posts: 2220
Loc: Elderly County, Florida
This isn't mine, but I sure would like it.

_________________________
"There are two kinds of people in the world my friend. Those with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig."

Top
#3266112 - 01/31/14 05:02 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
tightwad Offline


Registered: 04/23/12
Posts: 293
Loc: Texas
NICE ! I like the old-fashioned grease pit, but probably a little dangerous for a forgetful old codger like me !
_________________________
2007 Caddy DTS/Havoline 5w-30/Pureone
1983 El Camino/Havoline 5w-30/ACDelco(non-E-core)
1956 Packard/Delo 15w-40/Wix

Top
#3266113 - 01/31/14 05:02 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
javacontour Offline


Registered: 06/26/03
Posts: 7442
Loc: Illinois
One thing I miss about being in the military is access to the auto shop facilities. oilBabe wants to live in the city, I want a place where I can have a pole barn once the last kid is out of high school.
_________________________
network down, IP packets delivered via UPS -BOFH

Top
#3266150 - 01/31/14 05:47 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
morepwr Online   content


Registered: 01/17/12
Posts: 1218
Loc: ventura, ca
That's awesome. Got a woodstove so you can work out there no matter what the weather does.

Top
#3266154 - 01/31/14 05:51 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
Andy636 Offline


Registered: 12/30/10
Posts: 417
Loc: Romania
This would make a great image for a poster smile

Top
#3266221 - 01/31/14 07:13 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
morris Offline


Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 3681
Loc: ks, wichita
well it IS heated AND a place to toss your beer cans.

Top
#3266384 - 01/31/14 10:35 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
04SE Offline


Registered: 05/04/07
Posts: 521
Loc: Central IL
Dibs on the wood stove, that thing is HUGE.
_________________________
2002 Avalon XLS | 1MZ-FE | 106,000 | Travellers Synthetic 5w30
2009 Camry LE | 2AZ-FE | 85,000 | Castrol GTX 5w20




Top
#3266537 - 02/01/14 07:08 AM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
rjundi Online   content


Registered: 03/16/04
Posts: 6098
Loc: New England
Gives me ideas smile Our family's place(old small farm house) in the mountains has an incredible barn with it. It can fit 9 cars in(3 garage doors) and about 10 sedan height underneath at the lower level that is open and has dirt floor.

You could easily build a pit into it since floor is open below smile

Our barn though is drafty but that stove looks like it burns half trees!!!

Top
#3266732 - 02/01/14 10:37 AM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
supton Offline


Registered: 11/09/08
Posts: 4428
Loc: NH
An uncle put in one of those when he had his garage floor poured. He has some beams that he puts across it when not in use.
_________________________
2004 VW Jetta Wagon, TDI, 5spd manual, 297kmile, his
2011 Toyota Camry, base, 6spd manual, 76k, hers
2010 Toyota Tundra double cab, 4.6L, auto, 88k

Top
#3266756 - 02/01/14 11:15 AM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
Papa Bear Offline


Registered: 08/11/05
Posts: 6043
Loc: Leamington, ON, Canada ..... r...
I (mis)spent my youth (late 50's-early 60's) working at a local service station that had 3 pits just like that.
You want to make sure they are vented as fumes gather in those low-lying areas and can be dangerous.
A pit is great for many jobs and a hoist is good for the others.

Great pic.
_________________________
"Over 6,000 posts... about 30 of them good ones" coffee


2007 Uplander .. ST dino, NAPA Pro-Select filter (more than sufficient)


Top