aussiesmg MegaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:05 a.m.

UPDATE: Find an interactive map at GrassrootsMotorsports.com/AssistList

With the assistance call outs from 2013 and 2014 Drag Week, and the fact that many of us are adventurous and cover a lot of territory I am thinking a pool of locations to help each other out would be an asset.

That in mind I suggest we post up our name, city, facility (ie, home garage, amateur shop, pro shop), trailer, tow vehicle.

I have a good sized shop in Scott, Ohio 45886, with a lot of equipment. I have a trailer and tow vehicle, lift, welder and more
aussiesmg at yahoo dot com

419 two hoe three forty four twenty two

Steve

edit on 11-20-14

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=z7nxsXUSFVME.klC0yqxNGbcM

link to Autolex's fabulous map

How to find your GPS co-ordinates

No worries; it's pretty simple

  1. Go to google maps (http://maps.google.com)
  2. Drop a pin on your house (right click on top of your house, or nearby if you'd rather not be exact)
  3. Click "what's here" and post the coordinates that pop up in the little box in the upper left corner in this thread
icaneat50eggs HalfDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:23 a.m.

Amarillo tx, right on I-40.

I have an open trailer, and several options for tow vehicles. Just my garage but in short order I can commandeer my dads shop (no lift)

Tony52398 at yahoo dot com

KyAllroad HalfDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:27 a.m.

Lexington Ky on I-75

garage, tow vehicle, network of mechanics

armstrong390 at the above mentioned yahoo place

icaneat50eggs HalfDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:31 a.m.

Anyone computer savvy? Somehow you can make a map on google maps that is saved and drop pins where everyone is located. Either I can't figure it out or the internet explorer version 3 I have at work makes it not function

Bobzilla PowerDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:32 a.m.

I-65N just outside The Indianapolis loop, exit 133. Truck, trailer, spare room as needed.

bobnjenmiller at tds dot net.

46052, but a closer zip would be 46075 or 46077. Actually you could triangulate 46052, 46077 and 46112 and be closer.

captdownshift HalfDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:35 a.m.

Baltimore MD just off I95 and I695 in the east north east corner of the beltway. network of mechanics throughout Maryland and extending into central PA open paved lot with access to pro shop with multiple lifts and dyno further west in Frederick, md also motorsports sponsorship network and support beyond most that I'm always willing to help others with when it comes to setting up and formatting media kits, specific sponsorship proposals and considering markets to target for potential sponsorship regarding their teams racing efforts

davidz (at) national dot pca dot org

GameboyRMH MegaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:48 a.m.

Here's how to make the shared map on Google:

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/internet/3376055/create-share-custom-google-maps/

pinchvalve MegaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 8:51 a.m.

Pittsburgh PA, not far from I-79 North-South and I-80 East-West. All major hand tools and stupid enough to help rewire a TR3 on the side of the highway in the rain at night.

Duke UltimaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Newark, DE, 5 minutes off of I-95 near the Maryland border. I am an amateur with typical amateur mechanic's tools. I have access to a nearby amateur shop with a 2-post lift and air tools, and networked friends with a welder, and access to a full machine shop. 19711.

icaneat50eggs HalfDork
Sept. 12, 2014 9:22 a.m.

I'll make a map this weekend. Can't do it from work. If you can add your zip codes so I can donut quicker

Powar SuperDork
Sept. 12, 2014 10:02 a.m.

Shepherdsville, KY. 40165. Near Interstates 65, 64, 264, 265, and 71. Home garage. Tow vehicle. Trailer. miatarpowar gmail.com.

JohnRW1621 UltimaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Sandusky, OH 44870
1 mile off Ohio Route 2
6 miles off Ohio Turnpike (I-80, I-90)
Willing to help in the gap between Cleveland and Toledo.

Home garage, jackstands, basic tool, local knowledge.

mndsm MegaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 10:28 a.m.

Inver Grove Heights MN 55076, about 10min south of interstate 94- Ain't got much for tools, but I have a heated parking slot and a pile of friends with about everything we need for a full rebuild on a moments notice... and I work nights so I'm around during the day.

Sept. 12, 2014 10:29 a.m.

Chebanse, IL 60922 - on I-57 about 10 minutes south of Kankakee. For those who don't know where Kankakee is at, it's right between Chicago and Champaign

Home Garage - I have air tools, basic hand tools, jack and jack stands. Neighbor across the street has some stuff too.

Easiest to call or text (8onefive) seven3five-fivezero4six

Just tell me your screen name off the bat and you're on the GRM board.

bgkast SuperDork
Sept. 12, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Brush Prairie WA 98606. Just north of Portland OR.

I have a home garage with hand and air tools and should have a car trailer soon.

Username at gmail.com

chandlerGTi SuperDork
Sept. 12, 2014 10:59 a.m.

Findlay, OH 45840

I75 one hour south of Toledo. Normal shade tree mechanic knowledge, shade tree mechanic tools shade tree mechanic garage. AAA, Truck and dolly available.

Vdblyou at the yahoos

DrBoost UltimaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:04 a.m.

Fenton, MI 48430
Home shop full of tools, mid-rise lift, welder, compressor, etc.
I can tow anything that you can pull behind a VW Golf with no hitch
right off US-23 and I-75

tuna55 UltimaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:06 a.m.

Greer, SC 29651
Home garage full of stuff incl welder
No towing capability
BKB001 ---kjsbdfkjdsnbfkjsf--- gmail

ultraclyde SuperDork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:18 a.m.

Warner Robins GA on I-75 ( about 20 mins south of Macon or, 2 hrs south of Atlanta)

Home shop with welder, air tools, basic metalworkign stuff, general repair tools, electrical etc. I have a tow vehicle good to 6000lbs and have friends with flat trailers, HD trucks, and hydraulic lifts in the area. Spare room and an aerobed. Strong drink and cold beer.

phone: 4-Seven-ate nyne-se7en-too too-se7en-fortyfour.

dj06482
dj06482 Dork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:31 a.m.

Newtown, CT 06470 - about an hour north east of NYC about 10 minutes from I-84, also close to RT. 15 / I-95. Home garage with plenty of tools, towing to 7k.

Have spare bedroom, as well.

Username @ gmail.com

Rusted_Busted_Spit UltraDork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:47 a.m.

Delaware OH 43015 right off 23N. Home garage, basic hand tools.

Junkyard_Dog SuperDork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:51 a.m.

Louisvile, KY 40220. Near Interstates 65, 64, 265, and 71. Right off of 264.

Home garage with large compressor Gas Mig welder, engine hoist, etc. Professional mechanic for 18 years, tool sales for 3 years. So tools are covered

jdveray at the mail of G.com.

kylini Reader
Sept. 12, 2014 11:56 a.m.

I'm in Coralville, IA where I-80 intersects I-380/US-218 (essentially 2 hrs east of Des Moines). I have tools only (cordless impact being the fanciest); my garage won't fit most cars. That, plus a ride, plus a night to crash might be enough in a pinch for most of y'all though!

KyAllroad HalfDork
Sept. 12, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Just off topic so I'm not derailing the thread but this feels like a magazine article in the making. Buy a beater and drive from member house to member house each person fixing or "improving" one thing with whatever they have on hand. At the end of the trip race the car in whatever is most local.

One Lap: Garage Edition

AngryCorvair UltimaDork
Sept. 12, 2014 12:41 p.m.

In reply to KyAllroad:

brilliant!

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