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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.

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