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I talked with my dad on fathers day. He told me he's ready to get rid of his mustang - 68 GT Vert, the first car I ever drove. He said I could come get it anytime I was ready. The car is very clean and worthy of a concourse restoration. My problem is I have no where to put it. I have a two car garage, my 67 is in one side and the SWMBO brand new driver is on the other side. I've already told her that her new ride would stay in the garage (I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid.) My daily driver is already outside. I'm not ready to build another garage for at least another 3 years (that's when I don't have to pay child support any more.) What (inexpensive) options do I have? I'm sure some VMF guru has a creative solution.
 

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You may be able to get one of those storage sheds to park it in. Around here a 12x24 w and overhead door and an entry door goes for $2800.00 delivered. Not a bad deal.
 

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You may be able to get one of those storage sheds to park it in. Around here a 12x24 with an overhead door and an entry door goes for $2800.00 delivered. Not a bad deal.
 

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I only have 5 cars and a boat sitting in and around my 2 car garage, but if helps I'll make room for another. Just trying to help another VMF'r
 

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Poor baby, if some one gave me a Mustang, finding a parking space would be duck soup. Suggestions:
1. Sell the wife's daily driver while she is asleep. Tell her that it was stolen and you will handle ALL interactions with the police and insurance. In a couple of weeks, deposit the money from the sale and tell her it was an insurance settlement. Replace the car with a beater that deserves to stay outside.
2. Advertise in the paper for renting a parking space in a garage or barn.
3. Let a fellow VMFer "store" the car for you.
4. Depending on the neighborhood, put up a car port and place a car cover over the car.
5. Your dad said you could pick up the car whenever ready, perhaps in three years?
 
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I don't know about where you live, but a 10x20 storage building rental costs 120+/mo here.
 

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The 65 kicked both my Truck and SWMBOs Wrangler out of the garage. Cheapest fix - Prefab $600 car port.

Slighly more expensive but better in the long run - contractor build car port <$1.5k

Mine was designed and built like a brick Sh*t house. In the next few years I can add walls and a roof style of my choice and have a large enclosed barn/shed
http://a2.cpimg.com/image/D8/FE/10213592-ab80-028001E0-.jpg
 

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You could also get a automotive shelter... Something like a big tent for a car. Here is a picture:
http://www.rporter.ca/vmf/mustangshelter.jpg
I even found a picture with a vert mustang! What are the odds?
 

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Maybe you should consult Midlife about those Committees and how to handle them.
 

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Great suggestions, especially the first one. I was seriously thinking about #2. My dad actually did that for a couple years up north in the winter. He parked his daily driver outside in the summer, but said it was too darn cold in the winter for that. I actualy had mine in a self stoarge place along with all my furniture for about a year. I think a storage spot just for the car would be at least $100/month. I live in one of those neighborhoods that has strict rules..about the only thing I could do is build a full fledged garage that matches the house...not going to happen anytime soon.
 

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Point me in the right direction. $30/month...I'll take two. I wish I could find it that cheap.
 
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