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Re: First Timer Repair Project - 2002 Vauxhall Astra SXI
I was thinking about a garage purely to refurbish wheels & spray whilst being under cover - not for storing equipment.
An estate car could be used, but there are disadvantages; cars don't allow for much signwriting opportunities, and it can be a real PITA loading & unloading your boor every day - security would be an issue, otherwise. You are also limited to carrying only the tools that you will definitely use that day - so there will be minimal opportunity to 'upsell' of another repair is noticed on the day.
I can provide a list of tools & equipment that I have - which will explain why I have a large panel van.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater