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Old 03-03-2017, 01:46 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, I just wanted to introduce myself and get some feedback of what is happening in the Tampa area.

My name is David and I recently moved here from WI where I owned a shop that specialized in custom fabrication, forced induction and late-model GM vehicles specifically the Ls engine. We put an LS in just about everything. Before getting into the LS game, I was heavy into Nissans. The reason I got into GM stuff in the first place was the last engine I put in my s13, a LS2 (I have had pretty much every motor in an S chassis). I now own a TT c6 Corvette and an e36 track car (LS powered ofcoarse)

So, I am out looking at spaces right now to get started and I am just curious what the performance scene is like in this area. Im sure there are some bigger shops out there but as a previous shop owner, I know there are always people that were rubbed the wrong way or people out there looking for something different.

I appreciate any feedback and I hope to meet some of you some day.

my shop - facebook.com/ZerotosixtyPerformance/

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We are right across the bridge basically in the Tampa area. Feel free to stop by and check us out and pick up parts if you need them!
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We are right across the bridge basically in the Tampa area. Feel free to stop by and check us out and pick up parts if you need them!
I actually just did 2 A Bodies with your full suspension. I have also used quite a few of your turbo K members. I will defiantly have to swing by!
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everything you can think of is already being done around here, but there are so many people that theres always room for more shops.
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Any good at street tuning? I have a 68 ls1 single turbo that I need to get tuned. Im an hr away from ya...
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Yes I can do street tuning no problem. Shoot me a pm and we'll figure something out.
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Where you setting up shop at? Moving there this summer.
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In St.petersburg somewhere. Looking for a freestanding building over a typical warehouse space.
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Nice! I will keep you in mind for the future. Good luck! Thanks!
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I don't know about the west coast of fla, but the east coast has a lot of competition now, that say 5 yrs ago. Redline motorsports, kraftworks, extreme performance, horsepower sales of fla etc etc.

Looks like fla is becoming the LS high performance state.
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FL has to try and keep up with Texas! LOL!!
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yep LS in Florida is exploding, lot of fly by night shops also that think they are the pros! lol!
but for quality work there will always be room. I use All American street car performance in Largo. when you have over 10 LS swaps waiting at the shop you know something is being done right. Pinellas County was so saturated with Ford shops it's nice to see the GM performance growing
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when you have over 10 LS swaps waiting at the shop you know something is being done right.

damn im doing something right at my bmw shop lol. most of the ls are my own though. still count?
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