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This is a discussion on EFi Alchemy within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Just wanted to let evryone know about my experience w/this shop. Found them on this forum when i purchased my ...

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    Junior Member fjm1235's Avatar
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    Pembroke Pines, FL

    2001 WS6 Trans Am

    Unhappy EFi Alchemy

    Just wanted to let evryone know about my experience w/this shop. Found them on this forum when i purchased my 2001 WS6 TA. Had extensive mods done, car was delivered w/problems twice. NOTE: i live in South FL & drove the car or had it transported to them in Jacksonville. The last phase of work involved dropping a TSP 418 stroker in it. The car ran horribly on the drive home, spitting out oil droplets from the tailpipes. it would turn off frequently while driving or just idling.

    i have been working with a local shop in miramar (cap issues this am). Upon taking the engine apart, the piston tops were scorched & the rings werent seated properly. Cylinders were bored unevenly. Also, they left the LS1 pcm in the car when they should have upgraded it. When I remarked during the test drive that it was running rough, I was told the pcm would "learn." Beware of them. I dropped over $40K in their shop on mods & this is the way they treated me. Its going to cost $12K to fix what they did.....Havent driven my car in almost 2 mos. Caveat emptor to the extreme.

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    Member 20ws6speed01's Avatar
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    2001 WS6

    Sorry u had went though that...I almost took my WS6 there till I talked to them and found out the dyno tuner guy is in the Navy...I have found a tuner in Gainsville

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    Member moesplace's Avatar
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    1999 pontiac T/A WS-6

    be afarde of your tune when it has to learn it i got fined SES light stays on runs pour a good tuner dose not leave problems the tune is to adjust for mods

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    Ouch! Sorry to hear, Frank.

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