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Old 04-01-2015, 09:26 AM
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My buddy has decided he wants to keep his trucks under this car port. Right now he keeps "stuff" under it. Once we get it cleaned out, I'm thinking I'll take up a bunch of my scaffold and jack it up. Once its sured up, he wants to raise it a couple feet. Here are some pics for your viewing pleasure, comments and tips encouraged.
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Old 04-01-2015, 11:46 AM
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From the looks of the pix it may be easier to save the tin and start from the ground up with new. There wasn't any diagonal bracing from the looks of the tilted poles. The sag in the roof trusses is caused by? Rot or overload? More of a job than expected I'm sure.
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It's just dirty.

Norm is right take off and save the tin. This will give total access to the dirty structure. Then give it a good wash with gasoline, and then dry it with a match.
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It's just dirty. Norm is right take off and save the tin. This will give total access to the dirty structure. Then give it a good wash with gasoline, and then dry it with a match.
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I agree with the other fellows--that doesn't really look heavy duty or even regular duty. Not something I'd put a car under... Or spend time on...
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Old 04-01-2015, 04:32 PM
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It's just dirty. Norm is right take off and save the tin. This will give total access to the dirty structure. Then give it a good wash with gasoline, and then dry it with a match.
funny. Never thought of cleaning that way.

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I see allot of brush all around it as well.

Drive the Thrash-a-matic all around to clean up the place....and thru/over the carport...
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Be real careful as she looks a little on the poorly framed side.
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