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    Default The Car Barn

    We recently finished up what has been dubed by my electricians as the "Car Barn". We took an existing pole building on some property and finished out the inside. Only bad thing is as soon as we started putting the cars in, I realized it's not big enough, so I'll be doing an addition with a work shop & wash bay and room for about 6 more cars soon.

    Some shots of the exterior. Remember it's what's on the inside that counts
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    The first few cars I put in
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    2010 Camaro SS
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    '47 Dodge Power Wagon purchased new by my great Uncle and used for his well drill business. It has a PTO on the back which ran his drill.
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    '29 Packard originally owned by the President of Chile
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    '17 Pierce-Arrow originally owned by R. H. Donnelley
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    '76 Cadillac with 8900 miles and about every option possible, '75 Mustang - my actual first car, '58 Vette
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    The upper balcony

    I've added about 6 more cars, some gas pumps and a juke box that I'll have to post up soon
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    Looks amazing, be sure to add more photos of the update

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    how big is that building?
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    Garage looks amazing!! Cars even better! This collection is something I would be interested in knowing more about.

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    do you have more shots of the build?

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    Thanks !! very very nice, Please keep updating.

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    Those are some nice cars

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    Thanks guys. I know this isn't the typical collection seen on here, but thought some might like it.

    Quote Originally Posted by JonSav View Post
    how big is that building?
    It's around 4800sq.ft.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wilson302 View Post
    Garage looks amazing!! Cars even better! This collection is something I would be interested in knowing more about.
    Thanks, like I said, not the normal stuff on here. I like variety, and most of the cars are unique and have some sort of story, but none are anything I've searched for, mostly just kind of stumbled upon. I have some modern stuff as well, as you'll see when I get more pics up, but nothing crazy.

    Quote Originally Posted by Master Shake View Post
    do you have more shots of the build?
    I don't and really wish I would have taken more pics during the process and what it looked like to start. It was just a pole barn with metal sides and a frame. We started by doing spray foam insulation on the metal, then covering the inside with metal on the ceiling and top half of the walls. We spray foamed the ceiling panels before they when up, then added nearly a foot of blown-in insulation on top. Then a decorative cement board on the lower half. Dual heat/AC units and a large dehumidifier keep it a nice and dry 70 degrees year round. It has a simple bathroom, 2 in wall hidden water spouts and the balcony.

    Only thing I'm not happy with is the floor. We did a industrial epoxy floor coating that we were assured would stand up to anything and not have any issues with any fluid leaks or spills. After the fist winter, we took a few cars out for a drive and now have permanent yellow tire tread spots where they sat. We've also have stains from trans fluid and anti-freeze leaks. Pretty disappointing, especially for the price. With the concrete sloped and funneling into the center with 3 drains I think I'd do plastic tile if I had to do it again, or at least a darker floor color!

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    Love the dodge p/u. very nice taste...
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    Second group of cars brought in
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    '05 Chrysler 300SRT 2 door coupe with suicide doors

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    '52 Olds Rocket 88

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    '50 Studebaker Champion

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    '39 Lincoln V-12

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    1884 Royal Canadian Horse Carriage and '87 Jaguar XJ6

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    This was when it was just about perfect. You didn't have to move much to get almost any car out, but unfortunately I still have 6 more cars to fit, but only was able to squeeze in 3 more. I'll try to get those up soon.

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