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Old 08-01-2012, 12:03 PM   #85361
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Klod, do they have a tire balancer and changer there? I'll ask my step dad what he paid for his lift, it was used..

Also, if there aren't any of those garages around, you may be able to franchise, instead of doing a standalone. (You get the benefit of buying stuff thru them, using their advertising, and legal, etc.)

Also this guy is awesome.

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Old 08-01-2012, 12:12 PM   #85362
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Cuz he made a bike with car sized steelies on it and rides with no helmet, shorts and flipflops? i don't see how he's that awesome
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Old 08-01-2012, 12:12 PM   #85363
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me clayton and sneeze were talking about doing this but starting off slower and doing what we have tools for now and working our way up.

much slower but also lower risk.

but i'm seriously in, and willing to get ASE certs.
I dig it.......we have a pretty legit selection of tools already between us.

I think air/setup would be a requirement of course if you were going to make people want to actually come work there.

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Klod, do they have a tire balancer and changer there? I'll ask my step dad what he paid for his lift, it was used..

Also, if there aren't any of those garages around, you may be able to franchise, instead of doing a standalone. (You get the benefit of buying stuff thru them, using their advertising, and legal, etc.)

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I'm going to research it a bunch more tonight after work I'll report back on that tomorrow.

they dont appear to have a tire changer (i'd guess it's too expensive to insure your average villiage idiot to change his own tires) but I'd still like to have that on hand as a service to offer to people even if they couldn't do it themselves but had to pay one of the "techs" to do it.

then we could mount all our own race tires thats mainly why I'd want it lol
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Old 08-01-2012, 12:14 PM   #85364
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Cuz he made a bike with car sized steelies on it and rides with no helmet, shorts and flipflops? i don't see how he's that awesome

Because he engineered, probably using less tools than we have, in Vietnam. Having one of those would be awesome to cruise around town on.
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ah i misunderstood how the business works, we were talking about a conventional "bring your car here, we do the labor" shop
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Old 08-01-2012, 12:16 PM   #85366
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Fair enough

Was mainly just laughing at his choice of attire. It is pretty nifty when you think about what they had to make it out of
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No, that was just an option you could use. You work "with" a tech. Or you can just work on your own.
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that batman bike chase scene in the beginning made me want to go hoon on bike so bad...but don't wanna be irresponsible!
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ah i misunderstood how the business works, we were talking about a conventional "bring your car here, we do the labor" shop
Ah gotcha,

yea but there are tons of places like that.......how many times have you been working on something and thought "man if I had a hoist I'd be done by now"

they also have an option to rent a bay for $200 for the whole day. get a couple projects with your friends lined up and split the cost and you've got 10hrs with a hoist/ all the tools you need for pretty cheap.
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Used Golf Rs are getting close to $30k used. Should be under by spring. Focus ST or used Golf R?
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