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Old 06-21-2011, 10:26 PM   #1
Dr. Evil
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Drives: 2013 SS
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 350
Dr. Evils not so secret hideout (garage pics)

Thought I'd share a few pics of where the new SS will be staying. I built this my self over the last 3 years or so. There was also a deployment to Iraq towards the end of construction so that delayed things a bit. Mostly whats left is finish work inside and I need to pour the rest of the driveway (20 more yards).

Its 28 deep, 32 wide. I have 15' ceilings on the left side for my lift. The other half has an upstairs for an eventual man room. I used 800' of cat 5, I have cable, water and 100amp service.

Early on its starting to take shape.

The early stages of my upstairs. The wal you see upstairs was temp. I ended up with standard 16"oc. The large opening remained. Its for doors to move large items like a sofa, reclinder and such in without having to use the stairs.

stairs. Ceiling height on the right bay is right at about 7.5". A little low but I wanted an upstairs. Heavy work will be done in the other bay where the lift goes.

Starting to get a few tools and such in. Beer fridge is in.

I have never done any siding work till now. It looks ok from 20 feet. I made a few mistakes but nothing I cant live with. Took me a couple weeks to finish it. I'm about 3 days into the siding at this point.

Getting further along. I insulated the upstairs mostly for sound but also to help keep temps down. The upstairs has a small window unit ac.

Upstairs room is 18' x 12"

Need 20 more yards of concrete. I had enough $$ to do it all when I got back from my last deployment but 4 days after I got back (last August) my heat pump went out. Guess where my concrete money went. :(
I had enough left over to do the pad in front so I could at least pull in/out and wash cars.

Most tools are moved and the lift is going in. In this pic I only needed to install the arms on the lift and hook up electrical. I almost went with a 4 post but in the end got a 2 post for room. I wont do any really heavy lifting anyways. Nothing more than a 1/2 ton ext cab 4x4. Lift is a 9k symetrical.

The vette in the pics is gone. I traded it for the camaro. The camaro is slower than the vette (for now) but the vette was not stock(cam, headers, 4:10 gears and 115 trap speed in the 1/4)
I'll post a few pics the first time I get the camaro on the lift. My BMR stuff should be here this week. That'll give me an excuse to
1:drink beer and hang out in the garage and
2:put the camaro on the lift and take some install pics.
2013 model 2SS LS3
1969 model wife. Factory stock, no mods. Redhead package.
2005 model son. Special ordered with the hell on wheels package.
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