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Re: New project

Post by atruscott » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:25 pm

Given the private messages Brad has sent me on the engine - it’s a 2000 FI for sure ;)
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Re: New project

Post by bartigue » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:08 am

You guys know me well enough to know i wouldn’t touch a “conversion” engine job. It’s a spider 2000 that has primiarly suffered and benefited from owners with money but without sensibility

I’ll get it on the road next week when all four brakes are renewed and give a better photo tour of the current state
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Re: New project

Post by bartigue » Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:52 pm

A couple of pics - the car runs well enough now to drive around. New fuel tank, pump, filter, etc. solved the fuel issue. Rebuilt calipers (3) and one new one, new ignition parts, a lot of electrical system re-dos.

Runs well but the afm has been tampered with so it’s struffling with an over lean condition at low rpms and develeration. Great power after 3000. Almost like it has cams, but I don’t think it does. It’s on the list to check now that I know the FI is solid. Along with a timing belt and water pump job.
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Brad Artigue
1982 Spider 2000
I've restored, worked on, sold, bartered, and bled for:
1970, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 124 Spiders -- 1969, 1970 850 Spiders -- 77 X1/9
http://fiat.artigue.com
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Re: New project

Post by SimcaBertone66 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:12 am

Nice good work !... gonna flip it ? or enjoy driving it ...
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Re: New project

Post by bartigue » Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:07 pm

SimcaBertone66 wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:12 am
Nice good work !... gonna flip it ? or enjoy driving it ...
Probably keep it - though the funds sure would be nice for the pending and certainly more costly AS project.
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I've restored, worked on, sold, bartered, and bled for:
1970, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 124 Spiders -- 1969, 1970 850 Spiders -- 77 X1/9
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Re: New project

Post by bartigue » Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:40 pm

The engine, new belts, mounts, stickers, all cleaned up. Runs great. Now on to the suspension!
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1982 Spider 2000
I've restored, worked on, sold, bartered, and bled for:
1970, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 124 Spiders -- 1969, 1970 850 Spiders -- 77 X1/9
http://fiat.artigue.com
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