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What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:42 pm

Other than a car.

Here's mine: Golf clubs, boxes with stuff I don't know, gardening tools, lawn mower, foodstuff, car cleaning stuff, home office supply, etc. etc. etc.



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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:02 pm

Baby bits, old car seats, swings, roof boxes, need to sort it and sell it!
 
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:43 pm

A partially dismanteled BMW R45 motorbike, a work bench, an air compressor, a sand blasting cabinet, a not yet assembled 20t hydraulic press, various gardening tools, a 1960s Johnson outboard engine and assorted junk.

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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:38 pm



Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 2):
A partially dismanteled BMW R45 motorbike

cool...

Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 2):
a work bench, an air compressor

me too.
Plus I have my car (when I'm not using it), a generator, powerwasher, lawnmower, snow blower, chain saw, lots of mechanic tools, cutting torch set, various lawn and garden stuff, and all kind of junk in the garage attic.

Quoting Confuscius (Thread starter):
lawn mower

Looks like the venerable Briggs & Stratton with the Pulsajet carb on it. Those are the DC-3 of small engines you just can't kill em'.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:50 pm

Just about everything other than a car! Our house was built in the 1950s, when cars were a lot smaller in the UK, so it's a job fitting even a compact city runabout into there. Instead it's got a workshop area down one side, with various bench drills, a band saw, circular mitre, grinders etc.. then there's a bunch of storage shelves which are packed with paint, wallpaper, electrical bits and bobs and then at the back is the dumping ground for anything which wouldn't fit in the house or isn't needed - there's even an old piano in there which I would really rather have in the lounge, but it's just too big.


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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:55 pm



Quoting LHRlocal (Reply 1):
Baby bits,

What?...

I have a lot of my summer stuff stored in my garage during winter...... Lawn mower, rakes, shovels, etc. In summer i store winter stuff like snow shovels and Christmas lights and decorations. I always put my garbage bags, recycling and green bin in there as well.
I need to build a storage shed in my backyard so i can free up some space and make it less cluttered.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:12 pm



Quoting Falstaff (Reply 3):
Looks like the venerable Briggs & Stratton with the Pulsajet carb on it. Those are the DC-3 of small engines you just can't kill em'.

You know my lawn mower more than me. II'll take your word but I have trouble starting that thing, it usually take two or three attempts.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:13 pm



Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 2):
A partially dismanteled BMW R45 motorbike, a work bench, an air compressor, a sand blasting cabinet, a not yet assembled 20t hydraulic press, various gardening tools, a 1960s Johnson outboard engine and assorted junk.

My garage has testosterone. I have a MIG welder and a welding table....plus, my rollaway with all my aviation tools, engine hoist, engine stand, a dead Mitsubishi 2 liter 4 banger and spare transmission, two air compressors, grinders, a 1982 Kawasaki CSR750 motorbike, lotsa truck spare parts, about fifteen console radios from the thirties and 40s, and a buncha stuff to sell next summer at the flea market. And a treadmill that's good for hanging my coveralls on.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:55 pm



Quoting Confuscius (Reply 6):
II'll take your word but I have trouble starting that thing, it usually take two or three attempts.

probably needs a new diaphragm on the carb. It is an easy repair. The parts will cost less than $10.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:02 pm

-Sporting Equipment
-Bikes
-Ski Equipment
-Lawn Mower
-Weed Wacker
-Work Tools
-Junk.......
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:03 pm

Not the car  laughing  but the usual junk that I should get rid of but don't!
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:28 pm



Quoting Falstaff (Reply 8):
probably needs a new diaphragm on the carb. It is an easy repair. The parts will cost less than $10.

Less than $10 huh? Thanks, but how much for the consultation?
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:45 pm



Quoting Confuscius (Reply 11):
Less than $10 huh? Thanks, but how much for the consultation?

I don't know how much a small engine mechanic charges around you, but probably $40-$50 an hour. Take off the air filter and send me a photo of the carburetor and I'll walk you through it. You only need a few basic tools (usually only a couple of flat blade screwdrivers), a razor blade, and some carb/choke cleaner. I can't tell you how many of those I have got out of the trash and got running again for only a little money.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:45 am

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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:58 am



Quoting Falstaff (Reply 12):
Take off the air filter and send me a photo of the carburetor and I'll walk you through it. You only need a few basic tools (usually only a couple of flat blade screwdrivers), a razor blade, and some carb/choke cleaner.

I think I solved the problem; The gas tank is almost empty. Anyway, I'll let you know if it gives me more problems. Again, thanks.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:28 am



Quoting Confuscius (Thread starter):

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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:52 pm



Quoting Dougloid (Reply 7):
Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 2):
A partially dismanteled BMW R45 motorbike, a work bench, an air compressor, a sand blasting cabinet, a not yet assembled 20t hydraulic press, various gardening tools, a 1960s Johnson outboard engine and assorted junk.

My garage has testosterone. I have a MIG welder and a welding table....plus, my rollaway with all my aviation tools, engine hoist, engine stand, a dead Mitsubishi 2 liter 4 banger and spare transmission, two air compressors, grinders, a 1982 Kawasaki CSR750 motorbike, lotsa truck spare parts, about fifteen console radios from the thirties and 40s, and a buncha stuff to sell next summer at the flea market. And a treadmill that's good for hanging my coveralls on.

Well, I still have my shop in my converted barn, with three work benches, a monster vice, an anvil, a bench drill, a belt sander, a grinding wheel, a lathe, oxygen-acetylen welding gear, arc welding gear, filled wire welding gear and lots of tools.

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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:30 pm



Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 16):
Well, I still have my shop in my converted barn, with three work benches, a monster vice, an anvil, a bench drill, a belt sander, a grinding wheel, a lathe, oxygen-acetylen welding gear, arc welding gear, filled wire welding gear and lots of tools.

I have here just what you and me need here, young feller.

No doubt about it. Chang Jiang has mojo. A copy of a prewar flathead BMW.

http://www.chang-jiang.com/bmw/motor-m.html
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:31 pm

Tons of aviation-related stuff.

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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:36 pm



Quoting Dougloid (Reply 17):
No doubt about it. Chang Jiang has mojo. A copy of a prewar flathead BMW.

http://www.chang-jiang.com/bmw/motor....html

One of our mechanics collects those Russian and Chinese prewar BMW clones. For him a Russian or Chinese motorbike has to be painted in khaki or olive drab, this means that it was built to military spec quality standards, which where much higher than the civilian ones. One plan of his is to fit a 2CV engine into one of his bikes.

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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:33 pm



Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 19):
One plan of his is to fit a 2CV engine into one of his bikes.

Nahhh. Tell your pal what he needs is to get his hands on a Panhard Dyna engine for his motorbike project. That or a roller crank Porsche motor. I bet he has a Munch Mammut jones. Am I right?
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:45 pm

A viking ship....  Smile
 
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:23 am

A row of seats from a Sabena DC-10  Smile

I only wish I had room for them in my appartment.

Apart from that... lots of old junk, some tools, suitcases and 2 bikes...
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Fri Feb 22, 2008 1:44 pm

As a matter of fact, while I store there the patio furniture and some other summer stuff + junk, there is always space for my car. Yes, I'm the weirdo who keeps his car in the garage.
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RE: What's Stored In Your Garage...?

Sat Feb 23, 2008 5:51 pm

Two cars, my girlfriend's hideous Christmas yard decorations, a lawn mower, my beloved Husqvarna weed whacker, and misc crap that I have tried to make the woman keep contanerized... With limited success.

The smartest things we ever did with a garage were:
1. Require a 2 car garage to actually have 2 cars in it (avoids an accumulation of crap)
2. Rust-Oleum epoxy floor coating- The stuff is amazing. Whenever my old Accord gets a little incontinent it just wipes off
3. Actually painting the walls. I can't stand seeing bare drywall.

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I am also starting to hang the posters that won't fit in my man cave, and my license plate collection in the garage.

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