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bowtieboy
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Your car (Camaro, Firebird, Trans Am, etc): 00 Trans Am WS6
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24 Oct 2017

Good evening all........
Well, in creating that other behemoth of a list, I could not locate my custom Strano offset bushing that I purchased from Sam some time ago.......well, as luck would have it, they were in
the box with the Strano springs and I found them in boxing the springs up.
Anyway, these bushings are brand new and would come just as Sam would have sent them (all the pieces and instructions) and more importantly are NO LONGER being produced
Here is some info that Sam typed up:

$175 a set.
What do you get? 4 delrin offset bushings, steel sleeves, machine screws, instructions, and about .5 more camber than you have right now. And all ESP legal if you happen to care about rules.
Not cheap, because they weren't easy to get made and that costs money (especially in limited quantities).
I've got 16 sets total. Some are already sold or "reserved" by customers I know will be buying them. I figure I have 10 sets up for grabs right now, and if there is a need, I'll make more.


I'll let them go for $100 and that does NOT include shipping

.......I bolded the important part for the "older group", in which I would be included (IMG:style_emoticons/default/ph34r.gif)

Thanks
Andrew
16 Oct 2017
Hello to all ........ Well, it looks like I might be able to get back into autocross after way too long of a layoff but I'm now looking at possibly getting into a 2017 SS, 2004 Z06 or an 2011 M3 (forgive me) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/ph34r.gif)
To that end, I am looking at selling some parts that I compiled to make an ESP car – that was my goal until the wife decided that she wanted a new house. Anyway, here are some of the items I have ....... and NIB truly means NEW and NEVER USED

NIB - 17x11 Gloss black rims - $675 - Grand Sport look a likes - 50mm offset with machined lip (black barrel)
*SOLD 10 Spoke SS rims - $350 - VERY nice as far as race rims go and could definitely be used for as daily drivers ….they’re that nice. ABSOLUTELY NO CURB RASH ANYWHER. One rim did have very minor damage to the lip when I purchased them. The damage did not affect the bead and I had it fixed. They were used for autocross AFTER the repair on my car some and another that I co-drove for full season.....they still have old Kuhmos on them
*SOLD NIB - Strano sprigs -$200 - the white lowering springs commonly used for ESP
Eibach Springs – ProKit $100 - Great condition.
Eibach Ground Control Coilover set $200 [/b]- Includes spanner and Brand New front sleeves.
*SOLD SA Koni yellows (OTS) - $650 - they were on the car for about 2 years of street driving (1/2 that time was on stands due to a blown engine) and MAYBE 10 autocross events.....still have the original box
OEM Shocks $ 15 - VERY good condition, maybe 15K on them
LG Torque Arm $150 - Speaks for itself – great condition
LG Rear Lower Control Arms $100 – Double adjustable with spherical bearing rod ends- will need two spacers
*SOLD LG Rear Panhard Bar $100 - Double adjustable with spherical bearing rod ends – will need spacers
*SOLD BMR sway bar set $180 - (solid 32/21) custom ordered powder coated blue, almost brand new, does not appear to have ever been installed – got this in a package deal
Strano 35mm Hollow Front Sway Bar $125 - Includes sway bay bushings and mounts.This was the gray finish first design – not the current black one NO HARDWARE
*SOLD OEM Front and Rear 1LE Sway Bars $90 - (Solid 32/21)
*SOLD NIB Blaine Fab Reinforced Front Sway Bar Brackets $65 - Brand new, never installed – great looking pieces
LS1 241 Heads $100 - Look to be in really good shape. Purchased as an extra set….have stock springs and retainers that I can include
3:42 Ring and Pinion $50 – Off my stock 2000 WS6 …….. maybe 20k on them. Great upgrade for an A4
*SOLD Harness Bar $150 – Believe it’s a LG – Very good condition
*SOLD 5 point harnesses (2 sets) $50 - Very good condition but way out of date (Nov 2000)
*SOLD Corbeau Reclining Race Seat *with 4th Gen seat track $100 - Seat comes with manual slider bracket for a 4th gen (already installed) **This is a passenger’s seat** but I used it on the driver’s side. Also it does have a cigarette burn and another spot (probably from ash - both pictured). I purchased it this way and those spots never got any bigger after a year’s worth of using the seat (drove the car at least 3 times a week)
FULL EXHAUST – Hooker LT Header, SLP Dual/Dual $500 - This system comes with 2 Y-pipes (catted and off road) and is a 3 bolt flange with a cut out. ** full disclosure ** the idiots that took the system off, cut a section on the catted Y (so that will need to be fixed) but there is the off road Y to use as a template. No cap for cut out and will need a band clap for the Y to the exhaust. Very minor bottoming out on the headers and the is some on the cats as well (will be in pictures)
Y-Pipe Cat Removal Sleeves $25 - Very good condition. These can be used to set up a system to sway out between a catted Y and off road
NIB F-body (Poly) Busing Kit $75 - Bag only opened partially to get the instructions out (in picture)
Arizona Speed Ported MAF $50 – great condidtion
LID $25 - Unknown brand, had splits repaired (got in a package deal and have never used)
4th Gen Dash Cover (by DashMat) $10 – Very good condition. Medium gray with “Light-nin” embroidered on the lower right
4th Gen OEM M6 Hurst Shifter $50 – Hurst shifter – upgrade from the older non-Hurst models.
*SOLD Drive Shaft loop $35 – unknown brand (holes were widened by prior owner) never used …..was included in a parts swap
LS1 Crank $75 - Will need to be cleaned and balanced – NO DAMAGE
*SOLD NIB OEM Coolant overflow container $15 - The one that the battery sits on
Bicycle Rack $75 – Has a receiver to fit into a hitch for a F-Body
……………………………………………………………….Free Parts.......................................................
3rd Gen K&N Air Filter
4th Gen OEM A.I.R Piping for the 98-2000 F-Bodies
4th Gen OEM Panhard Bars
4th Gen OEM M6 Boot - Frame is broken in one spot and a couple of tabs are broken but the boot itself is great





** If enough on the above sell and I move to a SS, and not a Z06, the below will be for sale - or at the right price, they can be sold now ** ……….if enough of the above items sell, the below prices will drop.
…………………………………………………………........... Z06 Parts .....................................................................

Z06 Rims and Tires (2001 – Alcoas) with Firehawk tires $1100 – Rims are in really good condition but they do have slight curb rash on 1 front and 1 rear. Tires are older but have tons of tread. Barrels are in very good condition as well
Z06 Seat covers $150 - Protects your leather seats from excessive wear (clips right over)
*SOLD Z06 and Fixed Roof Coupe Harness Bar $125 - This will NOT work for the regular coupe
NIB Z06 OEM Clutch $400 – Not much to say ……. Other than its new !
*SOLD G-Force 5PT Harnesses (2) for Corvettes $175 - Very nice condition with camlock but they are out of date.
Autopower Camera Mount $125 - Camera mount for harness bar
C5 Nose bra and head light covers $100 - Very good condition

I have pictures of everything listed, just don’t have the time right now to download all. If you have an interest and would like to see pictures, just PM me. I am married with a teenager and pre-teen, so it might take a little time to respond 
All prices are WITHOUT shipping and I am looking at local buyers first, if I haven’t already agreed to an out-of-state deal……….I am very fair but I also want to be very clear on that.

Thanks
12 Nov 2014
Just wanted to take a moment to wish any of you who are active military or vets that we truly appreciate all that you've done which gives us the freedom to enjoy this hobby / sport
that most of us are so obsessed with

God Bless you all !
29 Oct 2010
Well, the wife changed "our" minds on my pruchasing an '02 Z06, right as I was going to pull the money out of the bank I might add. (IMG:http://www.frrax.com/rrforum/style_emoticons/default/mad.gif)


That said, I guess that I'm going to look into a F-body for autocross once again - in ESP this time, though.......since I have Mark Madarash down here.

That leads me to a question, how much heavier is a TA Hawk (with t-tops) over a hardtop SS.....all things being equal, and obviously I would change the leather out to cloth. - skirts to include the nose and rear, rear wing, etc.......it seems like just a little too much in the Hawk.

.....I like the Hawk looks better but think that the SS has too much weight savings to overcome - at the Divisional and National levels.

Anyone have these weights or thoughts ?

Thank you for your time
Andrew
24 Dec 2008
Well, its a little early,but with tomorrow being a pretty busy day for most, I just want to pass along a Merry Christmas to all and your families.......may you get your cars the way you want them in the coming year. (IMG:http://www.frrax.com/rrforum/style_emoticons/default/smile.gif)
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