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by fp55scca
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report Summit Point June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Race Report Summit Point June 2019

--Summit Point Motorsports Park, Summit Point, WV 15-16 June 2019. --Due to life's little distractions, my first race of the season. Bottom Line: two second place finishes in F-production (4 F-prod cars in class). --Group 7, small bore; 25 entries: 3 EP, 4 FP, 2 HP, 1 SPU, 9 STL, 2 GTP, 1 GTL, 3 SRX...
by fp55scca
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?
Replies: 28
Views: 561

Re: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?

I had a discussion once with a Fiat buddy about using one of his title kits on a nice spider with no title and we debated whether to go through the effort of cutting out the stamped fire wall number and welding in the piece he had to go with his title. ----------------------------------------------...
by fp55scca
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Atlanta - anyone have a 350 - 400# torque wrench I can borrow?
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Atlanta - anyone have a 350 - 400# torque wrench I can borrow?

--Brad, I once rented a 350 lb. one from Auto Zone to do a neighbors crush washer on the diff of a Jeep Wrangler. You might try your local auto parts stores that loan tools.
by fp55scca
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: 73 1608 Engine with limited power
Replies: 13
Views: 567

Re: 73 1608 Engine with limited power

---I will check to make sure I have the cams set on all the timing marks. Also check the ignition timing. ---I will complete another compression test as prescribed with both engine cold and warm. Then the oil in the cylinder and provide results. ---engine plate # is 125 BC 040 ..0648682. Vin # 5586...
by fp55scca
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Front end rebuild troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Front end rebuild troubles

Hi guys just rebuilt the front end in my 124 coupe and things have not went to plan --------------------------------------------------------------------- --Jon, one possibility is that if you had the front spindles out, you may have installed them incorrectly. It is possible that you may have insta...
by fp55scca
Mon May 27, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Happy Memorial Day
Replies: 0
Views: 149

Happy Memorial Day

--Happy Memorial Day my friends!

A special remembrance to all those who made the supreme sacrifice.......
by fp55scca
Sun May 26, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Can’t get the trans and engine together..
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Can’t get the trans and engine together..

--Ryan, did you have the alignment tool in place when you secured the pressure plate to the flywheel? If not, pull the transmission back, loosen the pressure plate and be sure the alignment tool seats before re-tightening.
by fp55scca
Fri May 24, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 2.0L engine from 1985 Pininfarina Spider Europa
Replies: 21
Views: 934

Re: 2.0L engine from 1985 Pininfarina Spider Europa

Curious as it’s got a crank nut vs a bolt. Unusual to have that late an engine with the old style crank. ---------------------------------------------------- --Good catch Andy. Additionally, that particular crank shows that some rather dirty oil was run in it at one time. Also, the block appears to...
by fp55scca
Thu May 23, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 2.0L engine from 1985 Pininfarina Spider Europa
Replies: 21
Views: 934

Re: 2.0L engine from 1985 Pininfarina Spider Europa

cgranju wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 8:53 am
What is the price, or are you simply looking for a loving adoptive home?
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--Did I miss something here, or was price for the engine never mentioned?
by fp55scca
Mon May 20, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 2.0L engine from 1985 Pininfarina Spider Europa
Replies: 21
Views: 934

Re: 2.0L engine from 1985 Pininfarina Spider Europa

...I travel between Washington DC and Charlotte North Carolina from time to time and could possibly transport the engine to anywhere near or in between those places. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- --Bill, welcome back to Mira. The question I would have is:...