Discussion in 'E9 Projects and Restorations' started by aearch, Jan 29, 2016.
u never know where these posts will take u
going to meet w/ bill at his shop next week to find a solution to move on
Good luck Alan. Hope it works out well for you.
ya ill be the perfect gentleman and explain i repeated requested a list of tasks and fees
which never was produced
till to late
and him workin on a keyway for the alternator
is crazy so thats a good starting point among
well just secured two new homes so no matter what i will get my
car back by the break of spring to finish it up and get it on a dyno
went to see bill
addressed the fact that he gave me no scope of work or cost involved to do it
he just started saying about what needed too be done
set lifters add keyway to alt shaft etc.
he didnt get it
so im off to court
other option is sell it the way it is
my wifes statement
-it is worth north of a hundred every darn piece in the car is brand new literally except
the carper and door panels.
Sorry to hear this Alan. As far as a sell,not to many buyer in that price range for a non-runner. IMHO
well then "expert" markos ill start it
i have a folder that is 3" thick full of receipts
You are going to need to provide more context when throwing me under the bus Alan.
Sorry to hear about this difficult situation Alan. I wish you the best for a positive resolution.
no markos just giving you a bad time
you love to comment on everything
fun to watch
i do wonder if the price would vary much with all the
documentation i have and of course this thread for
what do u think?
but your right it really must get going to be all i can be
if i pay the guy i still have another 3k to finish somewhere else
so as it stands im being held for the 6k which i will try to
defer from a court as i was never given a scope of work or costs to do it.
OMG.. what a story. Forget the (race ) S38 and use a good M30... even with carbs… simple and good.
Don't ask me how i know.
I drove 1 year rallys ( 2014) with a S38B38 in it but only had 280 HP and no real torque below 4000 revs…. untill we discovered we needed a signal from the rear axle that the car is running at speed.... as in the M5's.... there is a company here that makes a box that simulates this…. we tried 2 boxes, all went bad.... so no end .. got a M30 and problem free happy again for already 4 years !
thanks its not that
the engine and all is dialed in perfectly
it was just the wiring of the links controller that he was supposed to configure
yet he proceeded to do a great job of checking every single wire and connection
which did need to be confirmed and repaired.
it just wasnt given the scope or cost.
i secured this from an old man that passed away and this was his last piece of engineerring marvel
so i had to have it.
ill get it squared in cort
he messed up by not giving me a proposal
this one has over 300 hp
wow learn something everyday
to late to start over as its so customly
set in there as u are posted in this thread. i really love it also
its a beauty. never driven anything faster that 125 so looking forward to it.
nce its done ill get a euro speedo and have it converted
to mph so i can see the 160 the 180 range
nevada here i come
also i can get track time at sonoma raceway real easy
so i can really rip it up
its only 25 min away
I thought you built the car from the ground up. Did not realize until now you bought someone's unfinished project.
I hope the car gets sorted. I empathize with your situation and hope for an amicable solution.
Alan, thanks for sharing all of this with us. It's very unfortunate, but I appreciate all of this info being shared and ALL of us learning from it.
i have to say....
this has been a wonderful experience rebuilding this car and it wouldnt have been much of anything without this website.
to be able to share all my thoughts and to be able to post pics of my tasks
was really half the fun literally.
i would be working and think oh boy i take pics and show what im doing.
of all the auto forums out there this is by far the best ever done.!!!
the fonts the layout the easiness of moving around the categories
its just super wonderful and fun
thank you for all your work making it and keeping it up
and make sure you donate a few bucks and its so worth it.
Hope this saga continues here on the Forum, and future posts are all upbeat.
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