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Old 01-25-2020, 02:29 AM   #61
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Old 01-25-2020, 02:54 PM   #62
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If you go to see him, make sure everything you're doing is above board, that you're not threatening him in any manner and that you operate in a safe and legal manner and that you document any "deal" you guys come up with. If it involves "parts" - you need to know that they are HIS parts, that he has legal title to them and that he has a right to use them as payment back to you. You don't want to be in the middle of any sort of legal situation - as parts he has, may not be his . . . or they may even have a lien filed against them. One never knows . . .

Don't put yourself in a situation where you commit a crime and end up on the receiving end of the legal system . . . not worth it in any way . . . every for a $10K loss.
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If you go to see him, make sure everything you're doing is above board, that you're not threatening him in any manner and that you operate in a safe and legal manner and that you document any "deal" you guys come up with. If it involves "parts" - you need to know that they are HIS parts, that he has legal title to them and that he has a right to use them as payment back to you. You don't want to be in the middle of any sort of legal situation - as parts he has, may not be his . . . or they may even have a lien filed against them. One never knows . . .

Don't put yourself in a situation where you commit a crime and end up on the receiving end of the legal system . . . not worth it in any way . . . every for a $10K loss.
I hear he loves unanounced drop ins.
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Old 01-25-2020, 09:29 PM   #64
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Here's the website. Go to it guys... http://gocatspeedshop.com/
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Old 01-26-2020, 07:32 PM   #65
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Just a word of caution when dealing with an engine rebuilder. I had a machine shop with an excellent reputation and long experience rebuild my 21 stud engine. After I installed it and installed the entire front clip the engine wouldn't start. It turned out the engine rebuilder hired an apprentice to do the reassembly of the engine because the shop had a heavy workload. Guess what? The apprentice installed the cam gear on the camshaft wrong! The shop owner did not check it and I did not check it either. Why should I check it? I was dealing with a reputable shop I thought. Fixing that mistake was not any fun as you can imagine. This is just one more thing to think about when selecting a rebuilding shop. Jim in San Jose
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Old 01-26-2020, 07:44 PM   #66
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One question; did the shop in question correct the problem on their nickel?
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Old 01-27-2020, 05:42 PM   #67
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This guy doesn’t have two nickels to put together. Please believe me when I tell you. There is NO MONEY there. It’s.. zip. If anyone is having trouble getting their engine, carbs . Etc from Eric, your options are very limited. Feel free to PM me if any information is needed on GoCat. I will help you in any way I can.
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Old 01-28-2020, 02:27 PM   #68
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Tubman: He offered to pay for a new set of gaskets. I didn't want him messing around with the whole front grill, radiator, etc. so I did it myself. He is not a bad guy. He just made a poor business decision to have inexperienced people work for him and not inspect their work. I believe in giving young people a chance to work and learn but as a shop owner you have to make sure they do it right. So both the shop owner and I learned something from this experience. Jim in San Jose.
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