Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Circle-D
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Garage / Tools Discussions


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-08-2010, 12:25 PM   #35
GB EB


 
GB EB's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 Stingray 2LT/Z51
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: NAS PENSACOLA, FL
Posts: 2,457
I'm an EPOXY floor fan....I used "Rustoleum" (sp?)
__________________
*CAMARO5 CAMARO OF THE WEEK 3/21/11*
*1ST PLACE - NAVAL STATION SAN DIEGO CAR SHOW 4/17/11*
*PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - SAN DIEGO FREEDOM FESTIVAL CAR SHOW 7/4/11*

*TROPHY RECIPIENT - GREATEST SHOW ON TURF 9/11/11*
*1ST PLACE MODERN MUSCLE - CORONADO SPEED FESTIVAL 9/23/11*
*AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - GOOD GUYS DEL MAR FALL NATIONALS 11/27/11*
*1ST PLACE / '82&UP CAMARO/FIREBIRD- FORT WALTON BEACH FF SHOW 2/16/13*
BUILD THREAD: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=120353
GB EB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 12:32 PM   #36
lionssfan
drive it like U stold it
 
lionssfan's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2ss camaro
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: mi
Posts: 757
Quote:
Originally Posted by cmcorton View Post
I have had no luck finding the vinyl tiles in the colors that I would want for the garage. So I have decided to go with black n grey 18x18 or 24x24 porceline tiles not ceramic. With no grout lines, that way I will keep it tight. Just waiting for the floor guy to bring me samples. Hey the floor will be there for ever. lol
What brand are you getting that is porceline? can you weld on it thanks
lionssfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 12:39 PM   #37
camaro52010
Camaro4ever
 
camaro52010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS/RS, 1978 Z28 Camaro
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 445
Quote:
Originally Posted by cmcorton View Post
I have had no luck finding the vinyl tiles in the colors that I would want for the garage. So I have decided to go with black n grey 18x18 or 24x24 porceline tiles not ceramic. With no grout lines, that way I will keep it tight. Just waiting for the floor guy to bring me samples. Hey the floor will be there for ever. lol
http://www.rubberflooringinc.com/gar...ond-plate.html Description - The diamond plate design is one of the best floor tile patterns available and our most popular pattern for use as a garage flooring. It not only has tough appearance for use in heavy duty commercial / industrial / work shop settings, it also provides for a non slip surface in case the flooring is spilled on and/or gets wet by water, oil, or other liquids. Cutting of these tiles to custom fit them to your room can be easily done with a fresh utility knife and straight edge like a yard stick or ruler. Material – Constructed entirely of a proprietary and durable blend of flexible PVC. This blend ensures that the tiles are flexible and have the anti fatigue qualities similar to rubber flooring but also the durability, long life, and chemical resistance associated with polyvinyl chloride.
__________________

Last edited by camaro52010; 12-09-2010 at 01:43 PM.
camaro52010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 12:48 PM   #38
ZED SLED


 
ZED SLED's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 CRT ZL1 Vert M6, 2015 Terrain
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Cortland, NY
Posts: 5,546
I would like to use an epoxy but it looks like the former owner jerkoffs that built my garage didn't use a vapor barrier under the floor. When it gets really humid or rains a lot the floor gets fairly wet, seeping up through the ground.. Won't this cause the epoxy to pop off?
__________________
Under hood airbrush by JT's Custom Paint Garage
Moroso CC, CAI Inc intake


(Click above image to learn about UpstateC5)
ZED SLED is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 01:01 PM   #39
mulletman
 
Drives: 2010 ABM SS LS3
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: southern Illinois trailer park
Posts: 606
Ucoatit.com has a toll free number for technical support.
mulletman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 02:12 PM   #40
rjcamaro
312 HP
 
rjcamaro's Avatar
 
Drives: 2LT/RS RJT
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: NH
Posts: 370
I happen to sell RaceDeck flooring on the side if anyone is interested.

I do it for my Corvette Club.

Thanks,
__________________
rjcamaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 02:15 PM   #41
ZED SLED


 
ZED SLED's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 CRT ZL1 Vert M6, 2015 Terrain
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Cortland, NY
Posts: 5,546
Quote:
Originally Posted by mulletman View Post
Ucoatit.com has a toll free number for technical support.
I'll bet they tell me exactly what I want to hear.
__________________
Under hood airbrush by JT's Custom Paint Garage
Moroso CC, CAI Inc intake


(Click above image to learn about UpstateC5)
ZED SLED is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 03:06 PM   #42
Rcfiddy1

 
Rcfiddy1's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Rally Yellow 2SS/RS #37115
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Manalapan, New Jersey
Posts: 2,020
Quote:
Originally Posted by irocnroll View Post
Can you jack on tiles as well as place a car on stands? Wont the weight of the car and the narrowness of the stands sink into the tiles and ruin them?
I use a piece of plywood under my jack if I use a jack. Most of time I use my raceramps with no problems at all. When I had the camaro on jack stands I made a 12x12 inch piece of plywood to sit under the stands since they have very sharp edges.
__________________
Build Thread
ECS Novi 1500 Supercharged, LS3 conversion, Small blower cam, Alky Meth injection, 3:45 rear, BMR Suspension parts, 1LE Sways, Billy Boat ZL1 dual mode exhaust.
Rcfiddy1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 04:29 PM   #43
Chevyg1rl

 
Chevyg1rl's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevys
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: NorCal
Posts: 1,421
Great thread! I've been trying to decide what tiles to get for a couple of years.

Race Deck = Made In the USA I'll be getting this product
__________________
Chevyg1rl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 06:46 PM   #44
emlo3
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS Black M6
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Harrison, NY
Posts: 40
Completely disagree with two part epoxy being crap. I acid etched my garage in a house that the concrete was 12 years old. Applied two part epoxy industrial paint. Garage looks amazing 10 years later with cars going in and out almost everyday. Easy to clean easy to mop, the water squeegees rite off as well. There are some very nice epoxys out there some better then others. I used Griots, my brother used some industrial brand with excellent results. Its all in the prep and the paint you select.
emlo3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 06:54 PM   #45
oldfriend


 
oldfriend's Avatar
 
Drives: Fiat 500 E
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 32.7607/N. 16.95947/W
Posts: 7,787
2SS

Quote:
Originally Posted by LittleRockCGM View Post
Racedeck and love it - they have specials several times a year and you can get it at a pretty decent price.

Here ya go (Ignore SSR - gone!):


SSR Replacement but notice I was able to match the tiles!:



Looking back at wall:
:l aughabove:
WOW , YOUR GARAGE IS WAY CLEANER THEN MY KID'S BEDROM FLOOR !!!!
oldfriend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 06:59 PM   #46
Huck1974
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2011 2SS
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Springfield, Mo
Posts: 833
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rcfiddy1 View Post
I use a piece of plywood under my jack if I use a jack. Most of time I use my raceramps with no problems at all. When I had the camaro on jack stands I made a 12x12 inch piece of plywood to sit under the stands since they have very sharp edges.
Exactly why I used industrial epoxy. I'm big on function and easy cleanup. I use the shop regularly for repairs on my fleet and custom project I have from time to time. If I was looking for light duty use and storing my cars, the tiles would be the way to go for sure. I think it comes down to your needs.
Huck1974 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 07:01 PM   #47
Huck1974
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2011 2SS
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Springfield, Mo
Posts: 833
Quote:
Originally Posted by emlo3 View Post
Completely disagree with two part epoxy being crap. I acid etched my garage in a house that the concrete was 12 years old. Applied two part epoxy industrial paint. Garage looks amazing 10 years later with cars going in and out almost everyday. Easy to clean easy to mop, the water squeegees rite off as well. There are some very nice epoxys out there some better then others. I used Griots, my brother used some industrial brand with excellent results. Its all in the prep and the paint you select.

+1

you can have the industrial stuff tinted to your desired color at the paint store. You have to make sure it rests for the same amount of time each batch you blend so the color stays the same. I noticed using it prematurely changes things a bit.
Huck1974 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 07:07 PM   #48
2SS BUMBLBE
 
2SS BUMBLBE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SS/RS/L99
Join Date: May 2010
Location: TN
Posts: 392
Love Gladiator GarageWorks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by rolnslo View Post
I had RaceDeck in my last garage. I liked the way it looked and it held up pretty well. My only complaint about it was the noise it made when I walked across it (plastic on concrete). The nice part of it was that it didn't trap moisture underneath it, like the roll out vinyl flooring will.

I've got about 700+ sq. ft. of it in storage that's going back down in a garage as soon as we close on the sale of our current home.

Here's a picture of the old garage.

2SS BUMBLBE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 07:50 PM   #49
gary bee
 
gary bee's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 camaro ss/rs IOM
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Queens,ny
Posts: 170
after applying the epoxy it didn't really smell,plus i do all kinds of stuff on it and just mop it out when done
__________________
gary bee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 08:14 PM   #50
TRC-SS
TIM "COTW 2-25-13"
 
TRC-SS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 JRE SuperCharged 606RWHP SS/RS
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Shrewsbury Massachusetts
Posts: 4,850
I did the epoxy paint with blue and black flakes last year, it was rustoleums kit from lowes.....one year later its peeling up in places....i clean the floor all the time and i dont have a clue why its coming up....I do live in new england and the only thing i can think of is the road salt from the winter eating the paint.

Anyone know if you can just repaint over your existing floor??

I want to do the tiles but that costs some pretty good coin to do. my garage is 25x25.

For those of you with the "Good" epoxy, where did you get the high quality stuff???
__________________
View Build HERE>>>>>MY 2011 2SS/RS JOURNAL
TRC-SS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 08:31 PM   #51
Huck1974
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2011 2SS
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Springfield, Mo
Posts: 833
Quote:
Originally Posted by TRC-SS View Post
I did the epoxy paint with blue and black flakes last year, it was rustoleums kit from lowes.....one year later its peeling up in places....i clean the floor all the time and i dont have a clue why its coming up....I do live in new england and the only thing i can think of is the road salt from the winter eating the paint.

Anyone know if you can just repaint over your existing floor??

I want to do the tiles but that costs some pretty good coin to do. my garage is 25x25.

For those of you with the "Good" epoxy, where did you get the high quality stuff???
The oils in the floor or moisture missed during your original install caused the problem. You can go over it again up until a certain time period that it has been down. Refer to the manufacturer for that info as I have only used the industrial stuff used by utility companies etc. If the areas that peeled are not properly prepped, I can assure you it will happen again. If your floor has been down for too long, you have to start from scratch. Meticulous prep is the key although it is very time consuming.
Huck1974 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Garage Opener AmericanV8 Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 15 11-27-2010 08:54 PM
Build my garage. BLACK67 Canada 8 12-07-2009 01:18 PM
Transform Your Garage (Sweepstakes) jcamaro 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 28 10-21-2009 11:07 PM
Garage security question hollywoodjose 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 27 10-18-2009 05:35 AM
garage? Mrbobcat Off-topic Discussions 5 05-07-2008 08:46 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.