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Jay Grande (Jay)
Intermediate Member
Username: Jay

Post Number: 1483
Registered: 10-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 11:42 pm:   

LOL "ferrari groupie"...sounds like DES! :-)
dave handa (Davehanda)
Intermediate Member
Username: Davehanda

Post Number: 1657
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 8:54 pm:   

I imagine he is running all kinds of scams on Ebay under fake names. Let him have it! I hate these guys. They do not learn their lesson until they are in jail...
Don Norton (Litig8r)
Junior Member
Username: Litig8r

Post Number: 215
Registered: 6-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 8:40 pm:   

I agree Frank - unfortunately the guy is some tool that doesn't have a nickel - he fraudulently represented he was associated with a reputable engine rebuild place when in fact he was just some dork that doesn't work there who was going to do the work himself - here's the last statement he made to me about his auction:
******
Mr. Norton- I understand all of this. I messed up. Big time. I was simply
trying to make my life a little easier by getting some work. I did it
incorrectly. I do not know how much to apologise. I do not have the money, I
have nothing. My family has nothing. I am trying to get out of a hard part
in my life. Please help me here. I know you can find it in your heart to let
this go. It was a very simple mistake that has been made into something
huge. I do not know how to beg you. I do not have the $$. I am sure you
probably have kids (I do not) and this would hit home for you. Please see
where I am coming from. I did not mean to use anyone's name fraudulently.
The Hedrick's know that. They know I was simply trying to make them and
myself some cash in these hard times. Please. I do not have anything. The
only I have left to sell is my soul. Please do not ruin my life. I am
begging you. thank you- john
******

Dude's name is John Spelic - I understand that he's a Ferrari groupie that comes to lots of FNA events in my area.
Frank Foster (Sparta49)
Member
Username: Sparta49

Post Number: 542
Registered: 3-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 7:58 pm:   

Don, It looks like you are the entitled to a engine rebuild for 10.50 Maybe you can settle with them for the parts and you have someone else do the work
Lee Hamner (Tennlee)
Junior Member
Username: Tennlee

Post Number: 171
Registered: 2-2002
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 6:50 pm:   

I remember that "whupping" auction. Best I've ever seen. Don't know if he got good feedback.
dave handa (Davehanda)
Intermediate Member
Username: Davehanda

Post Number: 1650
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 6:47 pm:   

VZ,
No cracks in any of the belts, and they are guaranteed to last through AT LEAST the installation process... :-) But would recommend NOT starting the engine.
George LaFleur (308geo)
New member
Username: 308geo

Post Number: 38
Registered: 12-2002
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 6:25 pm:   

I have seen someone auction off a "sinlge, plain piece of typing (or Xerox) paper; bidding went to 11 cents...

The best was a guy auctioning off an "ass-whooping". If you were the winning bidder, he would come too your house and beat the crud out of you. The masocists went crazy over the idea :-)

Don Norton (Litig8r)
Junior Member
Username: Litig8r

Post Number: 214
Registered: 6-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 4:58 pm:   

Hey that's not a bad idea - sell clear plastic containers of used motor oil that was used in a Ferrari engine. I bet you'd get some bids.

Be a cool conversation piece/paperweight/garage widget for non-owner peeps who are Ferrari fans.
V.Z. (Ama328)
Junior Member
Username: Ama328

Post Number: 239
Registered: 11-2002
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 4:19 pm:   

any cracks in dem der belts? if not, might be a STEAL :-)
Paul Hill (348paul)
Member
Username: 348paul

Post Number: 367
Registered: 12-2002
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 3:01 pm:   

Dave,

Donít forget to save the old oil and filter on the next oil change!

Terry Springer (Tspringer)
Member
Username: Tspringer

Post Number: 730
Registered: 4-2002
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 12:57 pm:   

I saw the "nothing" ebay auction. Nothing sold for $15. However there were not shipping or handling charges.... apparently nothing requires no shipping. It was pretty funny.
Don Norton (Litig8r)
Junior Member
Username: Litig8r

Post Number: 213
Registered: 6-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 7:48 am:   

Hehe - I'm still working on suing the guy I got the $10.50 308 engine rebuild off of on ebay....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2416588319
dave handa (Davehanda)
Intermediate Member
Username: Davehanda

Post Number: 1642
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2003 - 12:05 am:   

Don,
Actually, you should buy them for untold dollars, then install them in your car, destroy your engine, then sue me to high heaven and make me eat my words! Yeah, that'll teach me, for being a smart ass! :-(
Don Norton (Litig8r)
Junior Member
Username: Litig8r

Post Number: 212
Registered: 6-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 11:47 pm:   

Oh, OK, I take it back. :-)
Verell Boaen (Verell)
Intermediate Member
Username: Verell

Post Number: 1076
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 10:37 pm:   

Hey,
They're worth something (at least a buck) as you can use them to make a tool to keep the cam gears aligned during a belt change..

Gary,
That piece of cardboard beats the guy who sold a copy of Bluemel's Original Ferrari V8 for $125 or so!
He had 5 guys bidding it up! I had a spare copy, so I sent eMAIL to the runner-ups offering to sell it at their bid price to the 1st one to respond & one of them bit! He retracted it the next day after someone pointed him to Amazon.
Not sure if I really would have followed thru tho.

As Barnum used to say 'There's one born every minuite!"
Jay Grande (Jay)
Intermediate Member
Username: Jay

Post Number: 1479
Registered: 10-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 10:21 pm:   

Ebay never ceases to amaze me! I've got my unusable 2V injected muffler (won't fit on a GT4) on there right now...it's over $100. I have no use for it so away it goes.

Have you heard about the guy that sold "nothing" on ebay? Don't remember how much he got for "nothing" but it was something!
dave handa (Davehanda)
Intermediate Member
Username: Davehanda

Post Number: 1637
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 9:52 pm:   

Funny, but there have been 38 hits on those dumb ass belts, and my good friend Gary Reed is the high bidder at $1! Yeah, and the cheap b*stard even saves shipping, since I can drop them off in a Safeway grocery bag at our next FCA meet.
Gary, YOU DA MAN! :-) I think he's going to make a giant sling shot in his backyard with them....
dave handa (Davehanda)
Intermediate Member
Username: Davehanda

Post Number: 1632
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 7:38 pm:   

Don,
It is VERY cool, because my description says "if you install these you are either one crazy mother or very cheap bastard!"....so I have my disclaimer...so there! Nah, Nah! :-)
Gary Reed (Gary_reed)
Junior Member
Username: Gary_reed

Post Number: 158
Registered: 2-2002
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 3:52 pm:   

My most amazing eBay sale ever was for a "piece of cardboard" that went for $275! It was an old promotional record bin sign for the English band XTC. It had been stored in my attic for the last 15 years and I figured I would be lucky to get maybe $20 for it...
Paul Hill (348paul)
Member
Username: 348paul

Post Number: 365
Registered: 12-2002
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 3:13 pm:   

Dave

A few months back a pound coin got bids topping £1M

With this in mind anything is possible!!

http://www.netcetera.org/poundcoin/

Paul
Dave (Dave)
Member
Username: Dave

Post Number: 576
Registered: 4-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 3:07 pm:   

I'm glad you posted this Dave,
I had forgot about my old dist. caps & wires, and rad. cooling fans that I wanted to sell on ebay...
Thanks!
Don Norton (Litig8r)
Junior Member
Username: Litig8r

Post Number: 211
Registered: 6-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 2:54 pm:   

Hey man - some dumbass (like me) could buy that stuff and ruin their car! Not cool.
David Feinberg (Fastradio2)
Member
Username: Fastradio2

Post Number: 277
Registered: 4-2002
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 2:52 pm:   

Hey Dave,

I've got some used rod bolts and nuts...Wanna trade?

David
Mitchell Le (Yelcab1)
Member
Username: Yelcab1

Post Number: 644
Registered: 11-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 2:18 pm:   

Dave,

By putting it up for sales, you are already proving that you are a wing nut.

'75 308 GT4 (Peter)
Advanced Member
Username: Peter

Post Number: 3010
Registered: 12-2000
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 2:38 am:   

Hey dude, you never know, that "wing-nut" could be me!
dave handa (Davehanda)
Intermediate Member
Username: Davehanda

Post Number: 1619
Registered: 5-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2003 - 12:43 am:   

Yup, I just listed two sets and some accessory drive belts I had lying around. I can't wait to see the "wing nuts" that bid on this crapola... :-)

Dave

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