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What's your answer to when people ask "When's your car going to be done?"

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Old 12-29-2007, 03:59 PM   #1
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Default What's your answer to when people ask "When's your car going to be done?"

Two weeks!


That works for a couple years at least, I've found.
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Old 12-29-2007, 04:19 PM   #2
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When it gets done!!

These days I usually take what I consider to be a realistic estimate, double it, and then double it again. This seems to work out if I work with reasonable regularity.

The 66 was done in about a year, (except for a few loose ends)which is nearly a record for me...
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Old 12-29-2007, 04:55 PM   #3
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Mine is always about a month from paint!
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Old 12-29-2007, 04:57 PM   #4
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I tell them Never. Everytime I fix something, I find at least 2 things I need to work on.
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Old 12-29-2007, 04:59 PM   #5
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ive been three years so far
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Old 12-29-2007, 05:02 PM   #6
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its been since 99 for me so around 2020 or so
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Old 12-29-2007, 05:02 PM   #7
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Mine is always about a month from paint!

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Old 12-29-2007, 05:30 PM   #8
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I change the subject....lol!
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Old 12-29-2007, 05:52 PM   #9
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Default RE: What's your answer to when people ask "When's your car going to be done?"

about a month...then 6 months later while its still in the garage on jackstands they ask again and i usually just tell them im almost finished. when i finally did finish it no one believed me.
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Old 12-29-2007, 05:57 PM   #10
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My answer is 'not even close'

Just being realistic
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Old 12-29-2007, 06:29 PM   #11
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Default RE: What's your answer to when people ask "When's your car going to be done?"

When people ask about my fastback, I straight up say, "Never." I learned about ten years ago that as soon as I put a deadline on it, something else will break or I'll change my mind about what I want to do with the car.

The vert is always: "I dunno. It's real close... I just have to ________." But I always say that with something different in the blank, so maybe I should just start saying never on that one, too!
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Old 12-29-2007, 07:33 PM   #12
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Christmas, but i never say which one.
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Old 12-29-2007, 09:10 PM   #13
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It has been 2 years now. This isnt a mustang but it is still an old truck. My mom always asks my dad and i "when will this thing start?" My answer is "hopefully in a week or so." I've said that for the past 2 months now. And we are actually almost there. Probably another week.[8D]
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Nobody asks anymore...............I guess because ofmy lack of progress[sm=smiley6.gif][8D]
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Old 12-29-2007, 10:14 PM   #15
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Default RE: What's your answer to when people ask "When's your car going to be done?"

"My answer is "hopefully in a week or so." I've said that for the past 2 months now. And we are actually almost there. Probably another week."

LOL, Oh the irony!


Good answers everybody. So I'm not alone.
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Old 12-29-2007, 11:39 PM   #16
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I always tell them "after you start helping" or my favorite "if you donateto my fund I'll get it done a little sooner"

I'm shooting for the 50th anniversery. but I really doubt it.
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Old 12-29-2007, 11:41 PM   #17
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done? The only "done" car is a neglected car.
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Old 12-30-2007, 05:18 AM   #18
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I'll probably die first before the car is finished..

Maybe like 5 years or so to get it running...
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Old 12-30-2007, 06:42 AM   #19
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People ask me... Why dont you drive your mustang. Then I tell them "If you had a car that will get 20 mpg and a car that got 3 mpg... which one would you drive as your daily driver?" I take into mind that my job sucks and I would have no money to spend on restoring the mustang if I actually drove it around so until I restore it then I probably wont drive it. So I guess my answer to this question is "All I'm waiting on is my_____ part and it will be done. Of course that part changes week by week.
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Old 12-30-2007, 07:48 AM   #20
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Its never "done". Oh it may be painted, tagged, and driven on weekends to the local cruise in or show. But trust me, it will never be done.
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