I don't know if he is on the shop talk list, but Fred Thomas ( on Triumph
list) in Virginia is a big proponent of home pits and put one in the garage
of his suburban DC home. I don't think he had permit problems...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Sloane [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, April 22, 1999 11:05 AM
> To: Schuetz Joerg
> Cc: 'Shop talk mailing list'
> Subject: Re: parts washer, inspection pit etc.
> I am not good at deciphering Web addresses (.de = Denmark?), but I do know
> that in much of the USA, it will not be possible to get permission to
> build a
> pit in a garage. You might want to check with whomever in your community
> approves construction plans and inspects construction for adherence to
> construction laws. At the least, you need to make sure there is adequate
> ventilation to remove toxic fumes and drainage to prevent hazardous
> from getting into the soil or city sewers.
> Schuetz Joerg wrote:
> > Hi to all,
> > this summer I plan to build a double garage. I would like to have an
> > inspection pit in it to make working under the car easier. Any
> > regarding size, stairs, lights etc. would be appreciated.
> > As well I am thinking about building a parts washer and probably a sand
> > blasting cabinet. Does anybody have experience in building such things?
> > Probably drawings?
> > Thanks, Joerg
> Mike Sloane
> Allamuchy NJ