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SS DIED... Which 1 of 3 AZ shops would you take it to.

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Old 09-14-2008, 07:42 PM   #1
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Default SS DIED... Which 1 of 3 AZ shops would you take it to.

OK QUESTION FOR YOU GUYS WHO HAVE TAKEN YOUR CAR INTO 1 OF THESE 3 SHOPS.. IF YOU WERE ME WHICH ONE WOULD YOU GO TO. MY CAR IS DEAD IT WONT START IM NOT SURE IF ITS THE ICU OR FUEL PUMP DIED OR OTHER. BUT ON MONDAY I HAVE TO HAVE THE CAR TOWED TO 1 OF THESE 3 PLACES WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE ? I live in tempe sorry for caps

1. AZ AUTO MASTERS -Chandler
2. GEAR HEAD - GILBERT
3. TOP GEAR MOTORSPORST - MESA

Which shop do you think could fix the problem ?
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Old 09-14-2008, 08:21 PM   #2
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maybe no one knows any of those shops. Go to the one you feel is more honest.
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Old 09-14-2008, 11:00 PM   #3
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I have not head of anyone them besides top gear. All i have herd are good things about top gear. Theres plenty of poeple on azfba that will vouch for them.
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i can vouch for top gear and would take it to him hands down. I've had work done at one of the places you listed, it wasnt bad but quality of service is night and day
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Top Gear if it were my choice. Is it the 97 LT1 in your sig? Sean at Top Gear works on a lot of LT1 F-bodies and B-bodies.

As for all the views and no votes, I think a bunch of people just look at posts that are in the Western section but the majority are not from AZ and can't really provide opinions on your locally based question.

Ruckus.. where have you been, I aint seen you at either event this weekend.
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Old 09-15-2008, 01:05 AM   #6
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Top gear. Top Gear. Top Gear.
I would not trust anybody else to work on my cars.
I have had work done by the others. One of them I would not go back if the work was free. The other just seems the quality has dropped a bit.

Top Gear has never done me wrong since the day they opened.
He did all the work on my LT1 rebuild and did all the work on my formula so far. If I keep the car he will do the cam install also.
You cant go wrong with this guy.
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Top Gear if it were my choice. Is it the 97 LT1 in your sig? Sean at Top Gear works on a lot of LT1 F-bodies and B-bodies.

As for all the views and no votes, I think a bunch of people just look at posts that are in the Western section but the majority are not from AZ and can't really provide opinions on your locally based question.

Ruckus.. where have you been, I aint seen you at either event this weekend.
best friend is deploying wed so been drinking the past 2 weeks and not doing car stuff. I went up to 83rd and beardsley for a little bit sat night cause a friend stopped by on his way to texas for the night and he wanted to see some car stuff, but didnt know exactly where the central cruise was so. I should be around this weekend and the bottle might be back in the wired up etc. Gotta get my tools back from my friend tomorrow hopefully
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UP DATE.... The car was dropped off this morning at TOP GEAR ... So hopefully it gets fixed !!!
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Sean is the man to bring it to.
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I HOPE SO FOR MY SAKE .... My baby needs to come back to life
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He is a one man show. But he will take good care of your baby.
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He is a one man show. But he will take good care of your baby.
Werd... but when you don't need him to babysit or entertain your girlfriend he does okay with cars too.
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I HOPE SO FOR MY SAKE .... My baby needs to come back to life
I am going to go check out your car tomorrow... Just to scope out another LT1.
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:13 PM   #14
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Ill Sell it to you for 10,000 JK......

96 HAWK what do you drive... Dumbquestion is it a Forumla firehawk .....

My car isnt anything special to others... Only when i beat them on the road it is
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Ill Sell it to you for 10,000 JK......

96 HAWK what do you drive... Dumbquestion is it a Forumla firehawk .....

My car isnt anything special to others... Only when i beat them on the road it is
I have a 96 LT1 Firehawk which I have had for a while and usually take out to local events and I also have a 2000 Firehawk but I have the LS1 listed for sale.
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Well, I've heard nothing but bad things about gearhead garage....
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2 F.I.R.E H.A.W.K.S RICH B}TCH LOL... HOW DID YOU GET YOUR HANDS ON 2 FIRE HAWKS... AND WHY R U SELLING THE LS1 I WANNA SEE PICTURES OF IT...

IS THE 96 A LIGET FIREHAWK ....

LIKE MY CAR WASNT A 97 SS IT WAS A Z-28 BUT ITS BEEN MODIFIED TO SS YA KNOW
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2 F.I.R.E H.A.W.K.S RICH B}TCH LOL... HOW DID YOU GET YOUR HANDS ON 2 FIRE HAWKS... AND WHY R U SELLING THE LS1 I WANNA SEE PICTURES OF IT...

IS THE 96 A LIGET FIREHAWK ....

LIKE MY CAR WASNT A 97 SS IT WAS A Z-28 BUT ITS BEEN MODIFIED TO SS YA KNOW
Funny... yes the 96 is a legit Firehawk... it's even purple. I don't see why anyone would make a Firehawk clone and make it purple of all colors. I bought them both used when they were 8 years old already and could never really afford a new one. Sean has worked on both of them for me. I have owned other F-bodies too and liked them a lot, just been a fan of the Firehawks for a long time. Here is a pic of each, first is 96 in Vegas and the other is the 00 in LA in May:



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Funny... yes the 96 is a legit Firehawk... it's even purple. I don't see why anyone would make a Firehawk clone and make it purple of all colors. I bought them both used when they were 8 years old already and could never really afford a new one. Sean has worked on both of them for me. I have owned other F-bodies too and liked them a lot, just been a fan of the Firehawks for a long time. Here is a pic of each, first is 96 in Vegas and the other is the 00 in LA in May:




Example..of why i asked... I see people buying 94--96 CAPRICE'S and turning them into IMPALA SS. They arn't really a IMPALA but a clone. Like my car isnt an SS its a Z-28 but its basiclly an SS.

Nice cars though.....

What mods have you done to the 96 ? I know they come stock 315 hp. LT4 set up...
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Im an LT1 guy not a LS1 guy... Im honestly very impressed how clean the 96 is..... Ill trade ya my car for it lol
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