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by mikehynes
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Cheap spider in Virgnia
Replies: 14
Views: 408

Re: Cheap spider in Virgnia

Somehow it's the cheap cars that sometimes cost the most. In time, money, frustration, etc. It's easy to look at a car like this and see fun drives though the countryside, top down, blue skies, wind in the hair. But getting to there from where this car is now might not be a trip down primrose lane. ...
by mikehynes
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Cheap spider in Virgnia
Replies: 14
Views: 408

Re: Cheap spider in Virgnia

This car, at that price doesn't sound too bad. If you want a project. Money wise you might be able to find an alternative for less. If you're looking to restore the car, I doubt you can do it for less than you can buy one that's already done. If you are looking to do a rat/track day type of car, the...
by mikehynes
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 124 Spder hardtop wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 367

Re: 124 Spder hardtop wanted

Hi all … after of 10 years of driving my Barchetta , bugs in the teeth, , no top no "windshield" save a Brookland's aero screen … really long for an semi all weather car again …. if you got one for sale, or got any leads on, any, and all tops made for the 124 Spider back in the day.... please commu...
by mikehynes
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Fiat @ Road Atlanta
Replies: 8
Views: 528

Re: Fiat @ Road Atlanta

chrisrupnik wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:14 am
Was also hoping to get some comments on the distributor setup.
No dist, it uses an Electromotive system. They are typically crank fired.
by mikehynes
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Marbles in my engine - '78 Spider
Replies: 6
Views: 352

Re: Marbles in my engine - '78 Spider

Timing belt tensioner bearing?
by mikehynes
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Garage building thoughts, aesthetics & ultimate shop layout
Replies: 61
Views: 7653

Re: Garage building thoughts, aesthetics & ultimate shop layout

I've built a couple of garages in recent years so I thought I might give you some of my thoughts. I didn't take time to read though all of the feedback that you've received so sorry if I'm being redundant. Also, I'll give you my thoughts for my situation, yours of course is different. BTW-Grassroots...
by mikehynes
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1981 124 Spider with Pininfarina hardtop.
Replies: 24
Views: 1744

Re: 1981 124 Spider with Pininfarina hardtop.

Is the convertible top still installed? Is it possible to install the hardtop and still have the convertible top in place beneath it?
by mikehynes
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report - Celebration at Mosport
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: Race Report - Celebration at Mosport

Yes, pretty slick. Thanks!
by mikehynes
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report - Celebration at Mosport
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: Race Report - Celebration at Mosport

It's always a good weekend when you can drive your car back onto the trailer at the end. Thanks for sharing the vids, it looks like you must have had fun.
Do you mind sharing what you used to capture the action? Camera/software?
by mikehynes
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Rough Idle, low power, and engine dies at stoplights
Replies: 100
Views: 6782

Re: Rough Idle, low power, and engine dies at stoplights

[/quote]I haven't fixed the problem yet but will look into those temp sensors as well. Thanks for the idea![/quote] Sean, I feel for you, it seems as if your car is running you thru the gauntlet. You'll find the solution sooner or later and when you do you'll have your DUH! moment. On the plus side ...