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Old 03-29-2007, 06:04 PM   #21
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was he driving when the car caught fire?
No, he was standing in front of it with a torch trying to decide where the best place to light it up was. I can't imagine it would just catch fire sitting there unless it has british wiring.
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:16 PM   #22
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No, he was standing in front of it with a torch trying to decide where the best place to light it up was. I can't imagine it would just catch fire sitting there unless it has british wiring.
Don't be a dick. I saw a camaro parked on the street catch on fire and burn when I was a kid.
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Old 03-29-2007, 11:40 PM   #23
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Don't be a dick.
c'mon ben- you would have said that if he didn't (if it wasn't you)
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:00 AM   #24
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Don't be a dick. I saw a camaro parked on the street catch on fire and burn when I was a kid.
don't forget all the ford trucks with the cruise control problem which caused them to burn when parked.
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:04 AM   #25
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don't forget all the ford trucks with the cruise control problem which caused them to burn when parked.
Actually, there was one of those on the news here not that long ago.

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c'mon ben- you would have said that if he didn't (if it wasn't you)
Yeah, I don't mind getting ragged on, just didn't think I was that much of a dumbass.


Anyway, looks like the owner hit the ground running. I'm sure it'll be smokin in satin black.
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Old 03-30-2007, 01:39 AM   #26
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Good to see he didn't just write it off as done. I give him alot of credit. I've had quite a few moments where my projects get messed up and I just say screw it.
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Old 03-30-2007, 01:53 AM   #27
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The question is whether or not the car was sold as a product of the shop. Was it represented as a turnkey conversion done by the shop and sold by the shop or was it a personal sale?
first time listed http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...9831&rd=1&rd=1

second time listed http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=140092366324
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Old 03-30-2007, 09:37 AM   #28
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so they build ls1 kits, but cannot produce a car that can drive more than 5 miles?


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i still think the guy has a good case to take legal action, take that to a jury trial and see if your peers don't rule in your favor.
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Old 03-30-2007, 10:08 AM   #29
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This auction is a legally binding contract to buy this vehicle. The vehicle is sold as-is with no explicit or implied warranty of any kind. I have done my best to accurately describe this vehicle. It is up to the buyer to come see and further inspect the car before the end of the auction
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This auction is a legally binding contract to buy this vehicle. The vehicle is sold as-is with no explicit or implied warranty of any kind. I have done my best to accurately describe this vehicle. It is up to the buyer to come see and further inspect the car before the end of the auction.
On both auctions.
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Old 03-30-2007, 10:25 AM   #30
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oh like an ebay auction agreement is going to hold up in court, you know how many disputes i've had with paypal/ebay where someone specifically went against **** i said in my auction and they, themselves, the binders of the contract, didn't give a damn.


my problem is this: the issue/damage that was not disclosed, and this is a requirement in most states. However, I believe the laws related to disclosure in automotive sales differ in every state. But the problem is, you have to prove that they must have known about that preexisting condition and you can then confront the seller with the lack of disclosure and ask them to take the car back and refund your money in full, which will be hard to do, but give me a break.

But, that may only be for used car dealers, not private sales, where the car just needs a vin to be sold. I dunno, the guy has extra $$$, i'd exercise it, just cause I'd be pissed as hell.
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was it a matter Of 14K+ dollars that is abit more of an issue than some 1K $ or less stuff I dunno i think he has writen it off but i hope it all works out for him anyway.
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Old 03-30-2007, 10:39 AM   #32
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I'll tell you one thing I do know....I'd seriously reconsider a conversion kit from Racing Concpets and their superb build team.
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So wheres the old thread?
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Of course esp with no waranty on a new product. that is a given i am not into being other peoples projects.
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I think they should help him out a bit...I mean, damn...talk about company support.
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I imagine their thinking may be that once they admit (even partial) liability, it opens up a whole world of hurt on them. Safer to deny. Not that I think that's the right thing to do, but they must be worried about potential lawsuits.

Maybe he could resell it as the limited editon "Cajun-style" Miata.
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dang I need to buy a fire extinguisher...just in case
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FWIW, my buddies tahoe caught fire once, he had an autozone "ricey" fire extinguisher, it spray for about two seconds and was about as effective as spitting on the fire
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FWIW, my buddies tahoe caught fire once, he had an autozone "ricey" fire extinguisher, it spray for about two seconds and was about as effective as spitting on the fire
That reminds me of a friend of mine. Im not raggin on him but..... Well He's got 2 skylines. a GTR which should be putting down 800-1000whp soon and a GTS.

The GTS has an APC fire extinguisher on the pillar and an aluminum wing. Well it was funny to me anyways.
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FWIW, my buddies tahoe caught fire once, he had an autozone "ricey" fire extinguisher, it spray for about two seconds and was about as effective as spitting on the fire
I had a 10$ one I got at walmart and it worked great.
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