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A Willys Pickup, SWAG Press Brake, and YouTube Studio in this Social Distance Shop Shelter

Take a tour of this cool SoCal garage.

When we put the call out for Four Wheeler Network audience to share their shops in which they're sheltering in place, Pat Soffee from Temecula, California, answered in less than 24 hours with a nicely done tour of his sweet three-car garage that holds a little bit of everything a 4x4 gearhead could want. Pat's Social Distance Shop Shelter tour starts with his "Evil Willys" pickup project. Pat didn't go into too much detail, but we spy a linked suspension and some nice metalwork, so it's sure to be sick. Like any responsible wrench, Pat keeps his fluids locked safely in a flammable cabinet next to his workbench that holds a sturdy looking vise and a decent amount of space up top. Under the bench are all his pullers and specialty tools. Naturally, Pat has a welder, and we spied a nice-looking plasma cutter, as well. A pair of presses, one naked and one equipped with a SWAG Off Road brake, come close to rounding out the tool complement, but naturally we're leaving some stuff out so you watch the video. We spotted (that's a pun, by the way) a really cool Buddy Guy Strat on the wall in Pat's YouTube studio in the third car bay and more parts than Pat will probably have time to find a home for before this quarantine period is over and that's not even counting his sweet XJ in the driveway. Thanks for sharing, Pat!

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Submit a Social Distance Shop Shelter to editor@4WOR.com!

  • Take a horizontal video of your shop, approximately 60 seconds, no longer than 4 minutes.
  • Show us around! Tell us who you are and talk about some of the cool stuff we're seeing, especially project vehicles.
  • We really like it when you start your 4x4(s).
  • To submit the video, we recommend using a file-transfer service such as WeTransfer. It's free to use. Follow the directions on the website, and send to editor@4wor.com.
  • While you are at it, snap a couple of overall photos and any cool details (at least 2 pics, please—or as many as you'd like) and add them to the WeTransfer file.
  • One more time, send to editor@4WOR.com!