SPEED NEWS March 2016

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ONLINE DEAL STORY AND PHOTOS BY BRETT BECKER T ype the word "racecar" into Ebay Motors and you're bound to find something interesting. You're also likely to find some deals. However, the more interesting, the car, the less likely you are to get a deal. NASA Northeast's Vinnie Allegretta was looking for a racear on Ebay and found something very unlikely: a mid 90s Trans Am Camaro with a motor — and the price? $31,000. "A guy in New Jersey had it," Allegretta said. "He just raced in historics races, in HSR series. He had it a bunch of years and he only ran it a few times a year, when he had time. That was it. "I stole that car. I did put a $20,000 engine in it, though," he added. Allegretta removed the 600 horsepower engine that came with the car and replaced it with the 800 horsepower SB2 engine he had in a 1972 Camaro. If you don't already know, an SB2 engine was designed VINNIE ALLEGRETTA PICKED UP HIS TRANS AM CAMARO ON EBAY FOR A SONG 58

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