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by mikehynes
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1974 128 Coupe
Replies: 8
Views: 463

Re: 1974 128 Coupe

Fiat128racecar wrote:
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:24 pm
Anyone know a reasonably priced way to get this to the Midwest?

Marc in Indy
Marc,
If you would be interested in selling the engine to reduce the cost of transport I think we might be able to work something out.
by mikehynes
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: BAT spider prices
Replies: 19
Views: 589

Re: BAT spider prices

BAT does a great job hyping the items they sell. They write nice stories, and seem to give the item/seller some legitimacy, which probably makes some bidders feel more confident. The commenters also help the bidders evaluate the item being auctioned. The comments can be used to increase interest and...
by mikehynes
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Amazing missuse of technology
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: Amazing missuse of technology

VW stores some of the diesel cars that were bought back because of that scandal near me. Wow, there's a bunch of cars just sitting there. Is it true that VW plans to sell them into markets that don't have strict emissions requirements?
by mikehynes
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Carl's 80 spider for sale
Replies: 13
Views: 1159

Re: Carl's 80 spider for sale

I second the suggestion to sell it on BAT. It seems as if well represented cars, along with thoughtful owner responses, bring top $. And you get overseas exposure.
by mikehynes
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Sanding clear coat
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: Sanding clear coat

An automotive paint store should be able to provide everything you need. And if they are any good also give you advice. It might be possible to sand out the scratches with 2000 grit wet/dry paper but be very careful. Once you sand through that layer of paint - well - it's gone. Most good quality pai...
by mikehynes
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Mileage comparo
Replies: 26
Views: 1254

Re: Mileage comparo

I would be interested in understanding how the unions influenced the well being of the auto industry in that period? I believe that most of the brands that left the US market were from countries with very strong unions.
by mikehynes
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Oils, zinc, again
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

Re: Oils, zinc, again

jgoodfellow wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:55 pm
Oh Hell Yes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnHLMXmghwI
That does it, I'm buying what they are sellin!
by mikehynes
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Shell Video Memory Trigger
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Re: Shell Video Memory Trigger

Nice, is it in your garage now?
by mikehynes
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: X1/9 Misc. Parts
Replies: 7
Views: 503

Re: X1/9 Misc. Parts

Hello Jeff,
I'll take the period aftermarket radio mounting console for 1300X if you still have it.
by mikehynes
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Oils, zinc, again
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

Re: Oils, zinc, again

I have never had an issue, but I did get a junkyard engine that had horrible wear and nasty sludge in it. Cam lobes worn, bearings shot - basically junk (duh).