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Old 05-24-2006, 11:56 PM   #1
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so were thiknig that out next house will be built custom for us. im screaming for a lift in the garage (three or four car garage with one of the extras having a lift), or failing that, a pit at least. shes saying no. so how do i convince her? after all, its her opinion thats important, not mine.
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to save money on repairs of course

.. a good lift is only like 1500-2000
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Tell her or let her read this: If you're in the garage tinkering with cars, you won't be out somewhere else with someone else. Better you spend your time with old cars than young mistresses.
You say it'* her opinion that counts, is she the one that does the most auto repairs in your household?
Speaking from personal experience, using a lift is much better than a pit. It makes an unbelievable difference when doing suspension and drivetrain work.
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Easier to get forgivness than permission sometimes
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yeah, if she really loves you, just do it, and she will forgive you later and see how happy it makes you...or just ask her if she wants you to be happy..
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ask her if she'd rather have a jack fail and have a car fall on top of you? Didn't think so.
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Not to mention that you would save money at the mechanics garage, but you would not need to spend money on all those "expensive " jacks and ramps. Don't forget the jack stands also.

Any kids? I know from experience how hard teens are on cars. It would save on those repairs also.
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why is she so against it? is it the money aspect, or just having a lift in the garage? if it'* money, that lift will pay for itself and then some. if it'* having two posts and a couple of arms, tell her she can..umm...plant flowers around the posts? i dunno, that'* a tough one.
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Try and go around the issue. Set the garage up with a high roof. Get the lift later. Devide and conquer.
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Easier to get forgivness than permission sometimes
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