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      07-11-2012, 12:57 PM   #1
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Relaxing....

So I was on call last night and had the day off today. Spent the time working on the M3. For me, spending time tinkering on my cars in the mancave is such nice down time.

Gave myself plenty of room to work:
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Proper set-up and prep is key to any successful project:



Driver side fitment was off by just a hair compared to the passenger side. Needed more reinforcement and a little more Betalink. BTW, if I had used tape instead of the Betalink, I would have been stuck with the fitment the instant I put everything on. The betalink not only gives you a better final product, but allows you the ability to play with the positioning to get it perfect. Do it right or leave to someone else.




Now the waiting. Will keep it this way overnight. You all know what the finished product looks like anyway.



yeah baby !!! >>>>
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      07-11-2012, 12:58 PM   #2
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      07-11-2012, 01:02 PM   #3
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Still love your garage!
Its what you do when you are done modding your car but still have the craving to just mod something. Either that or sell your car and just start over again (done that too !!)
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Its what you do when you are done modding your car but still have the craving to just mod something.
Normally that's the point that I sell the car and move onto something else.
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Normally that's the point that I sell the car and move onto something else.
LOL.. see my edited post !!!!!
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LOL.. see my edited post !!!!!
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      07-11-2012, 01:09 PM   #7
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Nice garage!
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      07-11-2012, 01:38 PM   #8
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Awesome garage man!!!! Definite batcave! Is there a couch, fridge, and plasma TV area behind the camera that we don't see? Bathroom?

Your car is looks great too by the way (looks my my car!!). I don't have splitters, but would like some...so looking forward to the finished result!
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      07-11-2012, 01:55 PM   #10
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Good to see you back man...no comment required!
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Nice garage! I've asked this to other before... but I don't see where ya keep all the normal "garage" stuff?? Mine's got a lawnmower, rakes, blower, paint, buckets, etc. A lot of ya'lls garages look like a spare living room!
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      07-11-2012, 07:29 PM   #14
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God I'm glad I live in a state that doesn't issue front license plates! Nice garage!!
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God I'm glad I live in a state that doesn't issue front license plates! Nice garage!!
I've had them my whole life. Doesn't bother me one bit. I just get a nice plate frame and make it look as good as possible. I actually think it looks more prominent in the pics than in real life. I really hate the off-to-the-side tow hook thing. That looks really bad IMO. In any case, decided that 7 hours of bond time with the betalink was good enough.

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      07-12-2012, 03:52 PM   #16
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That IS an awesome garage... but you need something on those walls!

I just bought a few of these:
http://www.helveticars.com
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Awesome garage! Share?
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Might be a bit of a walk home for you.
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Put the 3m tape on with the backing extended so it hangs off. Hold the splitter on ensuring it doesn't move & pull the strip.

Nice garage...hopefully when we get back stateside we'll find something comparably.
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      07-13-2012, 10:53 AM   #20
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what type of flooring is that? that looks rad! Got any links/info that you can spare for this? Tyvm
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what type of flooring is that? that looks rad! Got any links/info that you can spare for this? Tyvm
Two types of flooring. The rear of the garage is a 36'x8' rubber mat from Gladiator Garage works. The 12" tiles are from www.racedeck.com.
Cabinets in the rear of the garage (not seen) are from Gladiator garage works.
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