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Old 08-02-2019, 04:43 PM   #21
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That's what I am afraid of. I don't want to pay up front.
He'll goose you into paying up front by saying he'll pay for shipping or some free polishing or something to get as much of the $ now. He needs it to buy parts for other jobs he's way behind on.

Shitty way to run a business and no customer appreciation.
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Old 08-02-2019, 05:01 PM   #22
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Some people never seem to learn.
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Old 08-02-2019, 05:32 PM   #23
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Old 08-02-2019, 06:28 PM   #24
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Go cat speed shop is building me a motor as of now. When I initially talked to him I told him if he can complete the build for me by September. This was about 2 months ago. So far every time I text or call him he responds. So far my experience with him has been good.
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Old 08-02-2019, 09:12 PM   #25
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I'm in Florida
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Old 08-03-2019, 10:28 AM   #26
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I'm getting a really bad feeling.
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Old 08-03-2019, 07:49 PM   #27
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IMHO - I will never pay up front for anything . . . because once they have 100% of your money, what incentive do they have to deliver on time . . . none! I don't mind a deposit, I don't mind progress payments - but never pay for anything big up front. If they demand that - find somebody else. It is basic Human Nature - we are motivated to GET PAID, not because we were already paid. Just the way it is . . .
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Old 08-03-2019, 08:19 PM   #28
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I agree, never pay full amount up front. I left a deposit which was a little less then half the price of the motor. He didn’t give me any attitude about it. This is just my experience with Go cat so far.
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Old 09-04-2019, 03:10 PM   #29
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I'm in Pa
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Old 09-04-2019, 10:56 PM   #30
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If anyone has more info on gocat I'd sure love to hear. I am thinking about sending him a Flatty to build.
Thanks🖱️
Did you miss the prior comments on this guy in this thread? Based on what I read before even getting to your question I wouldn’t have even given a thought to using go cat
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Old 09-13-2019, 02:11 PM   #31
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You are right. However, I did t do enough research beforehand. But, that's on me.
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Old 09-13-2019, 06:44 PM   #32
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You are right. However, I did t do enough research beforehand. But, that's on me.


Hopefully you read all of this before sending any parts or money and didn't get taken. I'm sorry if you didn't catch it in time though.
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Old 09-15-2019, 09:11 PM   #33
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Go Cat is one engine builder to avoid. The other is Flathead City in Oregon. Don't give either one of these engine builders any consideration whatsoever. Save yourself a lot of grief and go somewhere else to get your flathead built.
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Old 09-27-2019, 04:01 PM   #34
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Go cat speed shop is building me a motor as of now. When I initially talked to him I told him if he can complete the build for me by September. This was about 2 months ago. So far every time I text or call him he responds. So far my experience with him has been good.


did he deliver? September is almost over
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Old 09-27-2019, 09:07 PM   #35
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I’m actually holding him up cause I’m waiting on some tony baron heads to be made. They are the best heads out there for a Flathead.
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Old 09-27-2019, 11:56 PM   #36
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What about Kiwi Kev ?
Worth a try - if anybody can the Kiwis can.
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Old 10-03-2019, 02:04 PM   #37
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Hey guys, this place is nothing but a ponzy scheme. He seems to be knowledgeable about flatheads when talking to him. But he wants full payment. In reality he's so far behind on his builds you won't see your finished product for years, if at all. Anyone who wants personal k owledge on Eric feel free to PM me.
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Old 10-03-2019, 02:06 PM   #38
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Clo, if I were you, I'd demand to see what is done on my build.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:26 PM   #39
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I'm in Pa
What part of PA? I use Barry Ober - Ober's Performance in Lititz PA. Typical long wait for a busy shop but never a disappointment
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