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LimeWorks Speedshop Moving Sale etc

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Limey Steve, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Limey Steve
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
    Posts: 1,523

    Limey Steve
    Alliance Vendor
    from Whittier

    Hi Guys, well I can finally come on here & let you all know what is going on regarding LimeWorks, as you probably read on here we are moving & downsizing to concentrate on our parts business. The enormous overhead involved in building hot rods has finally beat me down. As a result we are moving locally to Santa Fe Springs to a smaller commercial building where I can expand our product line & give the kind of service I pride myself on giving.

    Consequently we will be having a sale of used parts & general stuff that we no longer need . It will be on an Estate Sale style over a 2-3 week period 8-5 Mon - Sat beginning in April (I will post a start date when I know it ) We will be moving my machinery , a couple of cars & stock etc to the new building first , then we will fill the shop & let the sale begin :).
    1 thing we are selling is my frame table complete with 32 Ford chassis fixture, it's big & heavy . I'm taking most of my fab stuff but there will be a bunch of stuff that I have forgotten I own :) that will also be for sale.

    Thanks for your support & I look forward to a Bright future with my Son & I working together as partners in LimeWorks.

  2. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    cool beans...good luck to you and your son.
    kidcampbell71 likes this.
  3. Metaltwister
    Joined: Jul 10, 2007
    Posts: 891


    Know exactly what your talking about... Will be following your lead shortly. LOL Good luck even though you dont need it. If there is anything we can do to help let us know.

  4. scootermcrad
    Joined: Sep 20, 2005
    Posts: 12,374


    Wow! That is serious news, Steve! I'm glad you had a great run and building some great stuff! You should be proud!

    Congrats on the changes and I wish the absolute best for you and Limeworks!

    Now you're going to have to get some cool neon for your new store front to rival the old place! :D:D

    Good luck buddy!!

  5. Pewsplace
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 2,799


    Good luck Steve. I hope the parts business thrives for you and your son.
  6. Jeff Norwell
    Joined: Aug 20, 2003
    Posts: 13,308

    Jeff Norwell
    Staff Member

    I ain't help moving.. no matter how much Pizza and beer you got.

    Good luck Steve. you will keep entertaining success!
  7. Limey Steve
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
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    Limey Steve
    Alliance Vendor
    from Whittier

    Nice One Jeff , you lazy bastard ;)
  8. krylon32
    Joined: Jan 29, 2006
    Posts: 7,421

    Alliance Vendor
    from Nebraska

    Doing the same thing. Builder assured me he is starting on my new smaller shop in the next week, but that's the same thing he told me last summer? I'm downsizing because of old age. I surely can relate to overhead. With your excellent line of parts you'll do great. Good luck.
  9. captain scarlet
    Joined: Jun 11, 2008
    Posts: 2,417

    captain scarlet
    from Detroit

    Good luck Steve

    Look forward to the new catalogue and stuff

    Martyn Detroit
  10. Selling the dog?
  11. PFF
    Joined: Oct 28, 2002
    Posts: 186

    from UK

    Hope it all works out OK for you Steve wish I could get over and grab a bargain :)
    catch up soon Cheers Pete
  12. Limey Steve
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
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    Limey Steve
    Alliance Vendor
    from Whittier

    Thanks Pete all is going to be superb I'm looking forward to it.

    Kona will be here for the sale but not For Sale LOL
  13. Dave Rondou
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 665

    Dave Rondou

    Good luck Steve. Parts is parts, and you've got good ones. See you around.
  14. go-twichy
    Joined: Jul 22, 2010
    Posts: 1,650


    holy cow! no more shop? good luck with the the new place. i'll sure miss stopping in and seeing whats going on though.
  15. I want one of thoes, two of thoes,,,
    I can't wait!

    Good luck with the change!
  16. A good dog will fetch you a beer.

    A great dog will fetch your neighbors beer.

    Just a saying my wife likes.

  17. Congrats and Good luck Steve,you will be just fine,very smart thing to do,your looking ahead.Hey your taking that killer sign John built over at ACME right?
  18. Limey Steve
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
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    Limey Steve
    Alliance Vendor
    from Whittier

    No the sign will stay on the building I figured it's part of our legacy to Whittier to leave it up, Our Logos will go with us, I'd like John to make light boxes out of them.
  19. Allard Register
    Joined: Jan 13, 2010
    Posts: 31

    Allard Register
    from Fresyes

    Good luck to you on the new venture Steve...I'm sure you guys will thrive.

    (If you have any Allard junk that you want to get rid of, let me know)

  20. Be sure to be careful with the trophy case Steve. Lots of valuable stuff in there! ;)
  21. thewildturkey46
    Joined: Dec 4, 2005
    Posts: 748

    from Rice, MN

    Hey Steve.....good luck in the new spot....always liked to visit your place, love your parts...bought several and will contiue to. What is the new address? Dale
  22. hotrod40coupe
    Joined: Apr 8, 2007
    Posts: 2,562


    Will this mean an end to the super Open House on Father's Day weekend?
  23. woodbutcher
    Joined: Apr 25, 2012
    Posts: 3,252


    :D Steve best of luck to you and yours."May you live long and prosper".
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
  24. Limey Steve
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    Limey Steve
    Alliance Vendor
    from Whittier

    Unfortunately it is the end of our open house for Father's day , it was great while it lasted :) , Cheers Leo.
  25. Gary Addcox
    Joined: Aug 28, 2009
    Posts: 2,435

    Gary Addcox

    Is that pooch drinking Beck's Beer ? Good taste.
  26. Gary Addcox
    Joined: Aug 28, 2009
    Posts: 2,435

    Gary Addcox

    I am going to try to make it from San Antonio if the date doesn't conflict with the Lonestar Roundup in Austin on April 4 & 5. I bought a bunch of stuff from you, we made fun of each other's speech, and I would like to meet you. I will be watching for the date.
  27. And I thought you were retiring and moving to Hawaii ! Good luck Steve.
  28. Man, am I ever glad that I had you work on my '32 when you did. I remember how it went: Bring in car at 8:00 am. Drink a cup of coffee. Walk around the block a few times. Come back and column is in and gas pedal and linkage are mounted. All perfect, and out by 11:00 am. Thanks, Steve. I appreciate good service like that.
  29. basicbob
    Joined: Nov 2, 2003
    Posts: 757


    Steve, congrats on your move!

    50 years ago my dad said you can only work so many hours per week.

    Selling is unlimited $$$$$ in a week. Working on cars in the shop, negitive income.

    Certainly love & use your products!!!!

    just finishing a Brookville Roadster for L.A. Roadster Show Day Show using your Column & column drop. Great Items with Super Great Look.

    See you at the Roadster Show, Bob
  30. Limey Steve
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
    Posts: 1,523

    Limey Steve
    Alliance Vendor
    from Whittier

    Thanks guys, The move to Kona ,Hawaii is still on , this is the first step, James can run the parts business no problem. In 5 yrs time I'll be cruisin' Paradise permanently :)

    Cheers Bob I'll see you there at the LARS

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