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Tight access - another improvement #308368
29/09/15 03:53 PM
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This is my tight access to garage number 2. The photo shows it well.



I've just added a couple of convex mirrors, one to each wall. There's already a large overhead mirror in place.

The one on the offside will allow me to get closer to the right hand wall:



The one on the left allows me to get close to the left hand wall with the nearside wheel arch:

Close:


Closer:


This is all about getting a standard width Plus 4 in the garage. I can get the narrow body in and out first time most times now. Practice does make it easier!


DaveW
2005 Corsa Red Roadster S1
2016 Saffron Yellow (Narrow) Plus 4
Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308369
29/09/15 03:59 PM
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Surely it would be easier to reverse in ?


Keith
2013 narrow bodied + 4 Ruby. Wolf performance Re-map suspension mods and K&N cone filter.
Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308376
29/09/15 04:10 PM
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Reversing is an option, but space on the right is also limited, and I prefer the exhaust pipe at the door............

Oh I do have a couple of wheel jacks so when the going gets tough I can convert it into a supermarket trolley.


DaveW
2005 Corsa Red Roadster S1
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Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308379
29/09/15 04:16 PM
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The mirrors are a good idea ...will try those ..they will help me to stop holding my breath when parking up in the garage!!!


Neil

Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308425
29/09/15 05:56 PM
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Yes the mirrors are a good idea.

Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: Eddie Cairns] #308441
29/09/15 06:37 PM
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Dave, practicle solution as ever!
Ever thought of a car turntable?
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car_turntable
Kind regards,
BertR


2009 Roadster, Lancia midnight blue, cinnamon upholstery.
Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308451
29/09/15 06:47 PM
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It'll be mirrors on the bedroom ceiling next!


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Former Morgan owner. Gone but hopefully not forgotten!
Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: Jays] #308456
29/09/15 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted By Jays
It'll be mirrors on the bedroom ceiling next!


I took mine down Jay when I woke one morning and started screaming........I thought a nude sky diver was about to get me...... rofl


BR Colin
Who used to be a Spanner Juggler
Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308471
29/09/15 07:12 PM
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In my case what a frightening sight to wake up too!
I much prefer Dave's use of mirrors - although in my younger days........

Worthers

Re: Tight access - another improvement [Re: DaveW] #308472
29/09/15 07:12 PM
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Dave
Does this mean a new Plus 4 is imminent?


Andrew
'Margot' 2014 GDI Plus 4. Royal Ivory, Ocean Green Leather
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