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Forum: SSR Parts for Sale/Wanted   07-09-2011, 06:34 PM
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Posted By JAustin
Thanks, Doug; I sent you a PM in reply. To...

Thanks, Doug; I sent you a PM in reply.

To everyone else, I'm going to work with Doug to get these items into the Parts Exchange inventory. I bought a cargo net for this SSR from the Parts...
Forum: SSR Parts for Sale/Wanted   07-09-2011, 04:11 PM
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Posted By JAustin
I recently parted company with my '06 SSR, and...

I recently parted company with my '06 SSR, and have the following minor bits and pieces available for anyone who might want them. All are used, but in excellent conditon.

All I ask in return is...
Forum: SSR Parts for Sale/Wanted   12-17-2010, 12:03 AM
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Posted By JAustin
Hi, Doug: Great! Looking forward to...

Hi, Doug:

Great! Looking forward to receiving a price quote from you, once you've either put your hands on the small pieces, or determined you don't have any on hand.

-- Jon
Forum: SSR Parts for Sale/Wanted   12-13-2010, 11:49 PM
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Posted By JAustin
Thanks, Doug! I definitely want to buy these...

Thanks, Doug! I definitely want to buy these things, but no "burning rush."

Please send me a PM if / when you put your hands on any of these items.

Best regards, Jon
Forum: SSR Parts for Sale/Wanted   12-13-2010, 07:42 AM
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Posted By JAustin
Cargo area parts wanted

I would like to buy the following items, if available:

- cargo net system (page 2-40 of the 2006 owner manual, left illustration)
- 2 to 4 of the removable endcaps for the cargo area side rails...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   10-26-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By JAustin
Thanks to BlueRoadster06 and OP for your very...

Thanks to BlueRoadster06 and OP for your very quick and helpful feedback! I'm also on the road, but I'll check out the recommendations from BR06 and also send Jim/SSR03 a PM when I return home later...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   10-25-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By JAustin
Recommendations for Austin, TX area body shops

Hello Everyone,

I recently sustained similar damage to my '06 Slingshot as RHughesTX did to his '04 Slingshot about 3-1/2 years ago:
...
Forum: SSRs for Sale   06-24-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By JAustin
*** SOLD *** '05 1SB Auto Ricochet, #20475

*** SOLD ****

Well, my lovely wife has finally decided to make the plunge into real estate sales, and unfortunately, the 2-seater SSR won't fit the bill. (They'll have to pry my dead fingers off...
Forum: SSR Technical Discussion   03-29-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,138
Posted By JAustin
Great post and lots of excellent, informative...

Great post and lots of excellent, informative follow-up. Bottom-line, tire design -- like so many things -- is an exercise in compromise. It's a shame that better performing all-season tires than the...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   03-29-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,483
Posted By JAustin
The tread width of the Firehawk is wider than...

The tread width of the Firehawk is wider than that of the RS-A for the fronts (8.9 vs. 8.2), but the section width (inner sidewall to outer sidewall) is actually 0.1" less (10.1 vs. 10.2), so...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   03-29-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,483
Posted By JAustin
I wonder if that's a typo ...

I've been searching the posts because I need to replace the rear tires on our '05 (owing to the fact that the fetching Mrs. Austin recently managed to get a small nail into the shoulder of her left...
Forum: SSR Technical Discussion   02-18-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,313
Posted By JAustin
Door handles

The driver's inside door handle just went south on our '05, at a tad under 25K-miles, and still under warranty. My dealer said it'll take 2 days to get the parts, and he's going to replace the...
Forum: SSR Technical Discussion   10-01-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,882
Posted By JAustin
When you install the USA-SPEC PA11-GM adapter,...

When you install the USA-SPEC PA11-GM adapter, the Band button on the 6-CD Bose version head unit adds two new selections (XM1/XM2) to the FM1/FM2/AM cycle, so it now goes FM1/FM2/AM/AUX1/AUX2.
...
Forum: General Off Topic   09-30-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By JAustin
Wow, chrome tires ... really? Cool!

Wow, chrome tires ... really? Cool!
Forum: SSRs for Sale   09-25-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,982
Posted By JAustin
Finally did it

Well, I finally got around to installing a PA11-GM iPod interface into the '06.

Thanks to all the help and tips around here, it went in fairly easily: about an hour to take the dash apart, cut...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   06-12-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By JAustin
Hi, Randy: 2,968.6 miles. Yeah, we were...

Hi, Randy:

2,968.6 miles.

Yeah, we were amazed we didn't see any other 'R's during our trip ... we've taken much shorter road trips and seen just as many.

Thanks again for your kindness and...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   06-12-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By JAustin
We did have a great time! And other than Randy's...

We did have a great time! And other than Randy's Slingshot, LenBell's UV and the "IMAGES" Redline -- all in South Dakota -- we never saw another SSR the entire 10-day trip (TX / OK / KS / NE / SD /...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   06-05-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By JAustin
Hi, LenBell!

Glad to have "met" you, and thanks for honking to get our attention!

We hope you have a fun and enjoyable trip back to Rothschild!
Forum: SSR General Discussion   06-04-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By JAustin
Thanks to Buffalo (SSR Fanatics are Awesome), Sightings in SD

We have a mini rally going with our two SSRs this week: my brother-in-law and his wife in our Ricochet; my lovely bride and I in our Slingshot. We stayed in Hot Springs, SD last night, and as we were...
Forum: General Off Topic   01-05-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By JAustin
I've seen this posted elsewhere under the title...

I've seen this posted elsewhere under the title Bill of Non-Rights. If only more "citizens" understood this, but unfortunately, they choose to believe instead the lies told to them by their...
Forum: General Off Topic   01-03-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By JAustin
It's been a loooong time ago (March 1993), but we...

It's been a loooong time ago (March 1993), but we went to the Sandals resort in Ochos Rios, Jamaica, and had a great time. The property was very attractive, the room was excellent (balcony view...
Forum: SSR Technical Discussion   01-03-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 26,611
Posted By JAustin
End of the story

I dropped by Classic Chevrolet yesterday and picked up the CDs that were stuck in the failed head unit they had replaced last month. So instead of taking 4 weeks to get my CDs back, it only took...
Forum: SSR Technical Discussion   12-29-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,679
Posted By JAustin
My '05 came from the seller (used) with no holes...

My '05 came from the seller (used) with no holes in the front fascia and no front plate holder. (I later bought a plate holder "just to have it" from another SSR Fanatic, who didn't need his.)

My...
Forum: SSR Technical Discussion   12-26-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By JAustin
I don't know when it initially appeared, but the...

I don't know when it initially appeared, but the storage compartment on the underside of the (carpeted only?) cargo lid disappeared sometime in the middle of the 2005 model year. I looked at a couple...
Forum: SSR General Discussion   12-23-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,034
Posted By JAustin
Two to two and a half years. When we first saw it...

Two to two and a half years. When we first saw it (internet ads), we thought it was a cool concept, but didn't investigate. Then we saw a few parked at dealers lots a few months later. Didn't go...
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