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Old 03-01-2013, 04:52 PM   #1641
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Hello, fellow Twin Citians...

For those of you who do your own maintenance, where do you do it in the winter? Found this place called First Gear Garage that, unfortunately, is going out of business TOMORROW! (Did my Control Arm Bushings there a couple of days ago in the warm and dry and it was sweet.)

My garage is a nightmare in the winter, with slush and water and whatnot... And jacking up a car with sport suspension is a PITA.

Just wondering what you do for DIY in the winter. (Or if you just put everything off until it warms up.)
This saddens me to no end. I've done so much work there and have saved myself a boatload of cash all while learning some great things about my vehicles. Those guys who work there are the best, selfishly I wish they would stay open but I understand why they can't sustain it any longer.

I'll be looking for a lift to use as well, but I imagine that it's going to be even more challenging to find someone who has access to the plethora of tools First Gear had.

So so bummed.
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:02 PM   #1642
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I know. I only just learned about the place earlier in the week, so my experience there was limited to the one job, but I'm seriously bummed, too. Eric helped me wrestle off the old CABs; he was awesome.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:29 PM   #1643
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:12 AM   #1644
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I know. I only just learned about the place earlier in the week, so my experience there was limited to the one job, but I'm seriously bummed, too. Eric helped me wrestle off the old CABs; he was awesome.

Eric is awesome.

PS, I think we might be twins...
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Old 03-04-2013, 04:45 PM   #1645
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Hey Minnesotan E46ers, I'm selling the OEM 18's w/ tires from my 2002 M3. If you're interested please email me from the link in the CL ad as I don't check here often. I'm in St Louis Park.

Link: http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...638991819.html

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Old 03-04-2013, 07:41 PM   #1646
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:52 PM   #1647
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Do we have any north or the metro members on here? I am looking to network with some local fanatics and have a nice heated 3 car garage for diy projects
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:52 PM   #1648
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I just saw this on the forum, had no idea it was local! Damnit now I'm going to be tempted... Lol
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:54 PM   #1649
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Im in Richfield, so south of downtown. Your garage sounds nice :p
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:49 PM   #1650
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Do we have any north or the metro members on here? I am looking to network with some local fanatics and have a nice heated 3 car garage for diy projects
where in the norther metro are you?

im in blaine i have a 535i and a m3. will be installing my headers on my e46 m3 soon here!
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:21 PM   #1651
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I am in Cedar/East Bethel area and I work in Fridley at Medtronic, so I come through Blaine all the time. Pm me when you are going to do the install.

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im in blaine i have a 535i and a m3. will be installing my headers on my e46 m3 soon here!
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:22 PM   #1652
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:19 PM   #1653
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:00 PM   #1654
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Eric is awesome.

PS, I think we might be twins...
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7 inches of snow + Xi + snow tires =
Driving the Eurovan in this mess. The wagon is cozy in the garage. (If you can be cozy in a 30-degree-F garage.)
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:30 PM   #1655
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:47 PM   #1656
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:48 PM   #1657
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:14 PM   #1658
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:31 AM   #1660
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