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    mini Small Bore Long Stroke

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    Hey guys, been a while since I posted, things have been busy.
    Finally have a home for my Dakota.
    They started in January before the massive snow hit.
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    Car hoist arrived this week
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    • RustyRatRod

      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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      Looks real nice!
       
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      • 512Stroker

        512Stroker We are all here because we are not all there.

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      • Plymouth 65

        Plymouth 65 Floorable Deplorable

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        Nice, it'll be full in no time! 65'
         
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        • mini

          mini Small Bore Long Stroke

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          Someday there will be one in there
           
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            brian6pac Well-Known Member

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            Ooooo very nice! Is that a new lift I see.
             
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            • missing linc

              missing linc Loose nut behind the wheel

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              Sweet!
               
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                YY1 Well-Known Member

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                Nice.

                I like the side loft(s).

                Nice wide door- great feature.

                How much did the slab co$t?
                 
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                • chryslerfat

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                  Nice shop it looks like you will have it full in no time. I hope to put a hoist in mine one day.
                   
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                  • mini

                    mini Small Bore Long Stroke

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                    $7200 Canadian. Stuff ain't cheap anymore
                     
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                    • missing linc

                      missing linc Loose nut behind the wheel

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                      How big is your shop? My garage is 24x30, I built it in 2013, concrete was around $7k then.
                      Good call on the hoist, I've never regretted mine for a second, doubt that you will either.
                       
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                        oh man, that is really nice, good luck
                         
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                        • mini

                          mini Small Bore Long Stroke

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                          It's 24x24 x12 high. Hoist ended up being 12' 6" so I have to build it between the rafters
                           
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                          • rumblefish360

                            rumblefish360 So close, yet so far away FABO Gold Member

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                            That’s Freakin awesome!
                            And one hell of a happy guy pictured!!!
                            Congrats!!!!!!
                             
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                            • missing linc

                              missing linc Loose nut behind the wheel

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                              Mine is 10 ft high, due to height limitations in city bylaws, my hoist is a 2 post Maxjax, lifts about 50 inches, still beats crawling on the floor with jackstands.
                               
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                              • 1995dak

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                                Nice buddy! Congratulations are in order for sure.:thumbsup: Nothing like your own place to go play with your toys. I love the Dakota as well, what are you planning for it?
                                 
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                                  1995dak Well-Known Member

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                                  And I just saw the mineral wool bags. Good choice, I love that stuff.
                                   
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                                  yellow rose Overnight Sensation FABO Gold Member

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                                  That’s about the size of shop. And it’s too small by at least double. I’m getting too old to build a bigger one. I’d just be building it for someone else to use.
                                   
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                                  • H22A4

                                    H22A4 Does anyone read this?

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                                    It must be a great feeling to start filling it up!! That’s always exciting to see it done after thinking about it and watching it go up.

                                    Most cities have planners that have done great job at trying to eliminate the ability to be a back yard mechanic for our own cars. Unfortunately some peeps turned it into a business which had cities clamp down on being able to have a grease pit and/or enough height for tall hoist.
                                     
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                                    • mini

                                      mini Small Bore Long Stroke

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                                      Everything is pretty much purchased for it. In my earlier threads I have a breakdown. It's got a 318/390 stroker ported edelbrock heads 258/262 solid roller. Megasquirt EFI
                                       
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                                      Nice, I will go back and check it out. :thumbsup:
                                       
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