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by SimcaBertone66
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: 38mm rear calipers - maybe not my best idea
Replies: 28
Views: 764

Re: 38mm rear calipers - maybe not my best idea

How about a simple , cockpit mounted, manually adjusted prop valve ...Tilton makes one... Installed one in my spider in the early 1990's ... after chucking the factory setup … worked great with a totally stock braking system …
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by SimcaBertone66
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Garage building thoughts, aesthetics & ultimate shop layout
Replies: 85
Views: 12351

Re: Garage building thoughts, aesthetics & ultimate shop layout

Ask my wife, she will tell ya.... Whenever I am driving around and spot a 3 or 4 bay garage behind someone's house … I always say the same thing ……. "I hate that guy".....lol we laugh and drive on …. many, many years of enjoyment to you … plans for a wonderful sounding high end audio system in the e...
by SimcaBertone66
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Let's blow this popsicle stand!
Replies: 13
Views: 522

Re: Let's blow this popsicle stand!

Well, there was some other dude on the old Mira that I corresponded with while building my sedan back in 2000 … his family still lived there … It will come to at 3 am.....lol
by SimcaBertone66
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Bradley A ...
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Bradley A ...

… I sent you two books early last year... pretty sure what they were … well … as I make a habit of deleting all email PM etc. ...I have no way of verifying …
by SimcaBertone66
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Bradley A ...
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Bradley A ...

Have you made the Passini and Braden Weber carburetor books that I sent you early last year available for viewing in the Library … ? can't seen to find them ?
JD
by SimcaBertone66
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Let's blow this popsicle stand!
Replies: 13
Views: 522

Re: Let's blow this popsicle stand!

Hey... 1999 yikes that's 20 years ago …. oh well...I thought it was you ……. have you ever lived in NYC …? gonna look in the "archives" from 2000 ….lol
Thanks
by SimcaBertone66
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Let's blow this popsicle stand!
Replies: 13
Views: 522

Re: Let's blow this popsicle stand!

Vermont is soooo cold … … please excuse me for asking, but didn't you have a 124 Sedan and communicate via Mira while I was restoring my 72 124 Special back in 1999- 2000 ? my point is didn't you once live on Jerome Park Reservoir ?
by SimcaBertone66
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 843

Re: Transmission

Jim... car is in storage or as I call it "foster care" … cant take a peek . I can't remember .. but it looks to be less than an inch eyeballing it, 20 mm is in the ball park. It is a 131 transmission and assuming it is the sane as the 124 gearbox . and the same bore hole for the speedo drive
by SimcaBertone66
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 843

Re: Transmission

Yes it is …. we had this "conversation" …. oh, in about 2007 ….lol I think I still have a couple of them … somewhere …………………...
by SimcaBertone66
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 843

Re: Transmission

Another solution for what to do with the hole after speedo drive removal. less than a 1$