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by friedman
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report Summit Point June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Re: Race Report Summit Point June 2019

Well done, sir. Seems like a long time since you had a trouble free race weekend. Racing is a lot more fun when you can just enjoy...racing.
by friedman
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: New 1969 Spider Project
Replies: 39
Views: 2019

Re: New 1969 Spider Project

That's more common than you think. The giveaway is paint on rubber trim and overspray on the muffler.
by friedman
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1969 spider for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: 1969 spider for sale

Haven't we had this kind of discussion before. Sadly for you, my daughter has declared this spider as hers, I don't know where she got that idea.
by friedman
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1969 spider for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: 1969 spider for sale

so far....steering box frozen, steering idler frozen, ball joints for front hubs frozen. top shot.... But it did come with a 2L with a Plex dizzy, headers and a 34 ADF. I bought this turkey as a 2018 winter project but the slaughter of my two X1/9s in December is turning it into a 2019 winter project.
by friedman
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?
Replies: 28
Views: 571

Re: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?

How odd, why would someone go to the effort of drilling out the rivets and removing the dash vin plate. Did 73s not have this plate?
by friedman
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1969 spider for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: 1969 spider for sale

Brad, I have a great spider for you, a 75 with no front turret rust, no rear arch rust and no floor.
by friedman
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?
Replies: 28
Views: 571

Re: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?

Does the number match the vin on the dash plate and the silly ID plate in the engine bay held on with sheet metal screws? 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 stam...
by friedman
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha
Replies: 14
Views: 445

Re: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha

Sigh, this is what happens when we let the millennials take over.
by friedman
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha
Replies: 14
Views: 445

Re: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha

It does not say selling used parts is illegal, it says you are not supposed to illegally sell used parts, whatever that means. I think the whole purpose of that poster is to counter non-licensed dismantlers but it's so poorly written that it seems to cover just about everything.
by friedman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: OEM, OEM quality or value engineered?
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: OEM, OEM quality or value engineered?

I buy parts from our esteemed vendors. I assume they get plenty of customer feedback and would not knowingly sell crap parts.