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Coupé Projects
Yesterday at 23:26
Couldn’t find anywhere that done the OE version, so got this one:
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Other Cars and Vehicles
Yesterday at 22:42
They're coming thick and fast, within 10 years ICE commuter vehicles will be the minority of new sales.
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Coupé Projects
Yesterday at 22:17
Just a few pictures of my renewed go at finishing this rebuild, but struggling, as I've l lost all my pictures I took of when is was stripping it, and being so long since I last tinkered with the car, cannot remember where things go and in what order, especially the dashboard.
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General Maintenance
Yesterday at 21:31
Found it on the net, not sure if i can get it delivered to The Netherlands.
Until now I have been looking at general webshops since it's just a plug for a tube, but have not found the correct size so far.

46401659 (I think, a screw, correct?)
No, it's a plug. But don't have one outside the car now for a picture. Perhaps it's 60711097

Found it on a website! But for Wholesale only.

It would be great if FCCUK organized a buy for members who are willing to invest money in all kinds of smaller perishable parts. E.g. the top strut mounting is hard to get, Febi can produce them but the order size has to be 500.
For years I am collecting all kinds of parts, with a value in stock higher than a coupe itself. But it's the only way to keep coupes on the road the next decades. The Coupe enthousiast in The Netherlands who organized these kinds of remanufacture has quit unfortunately.
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UK Social Events
Yesterday at 20:46
Hello. Please count me as reconfirmed!

A quick question of etiquette. If the weather is abysmal is it bad form not to bring your Coupe?

Mine seldom goes out in the wet but don’t want to let the side down!

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News & Press
Yesterday at 19:29
Originally Posted by jimboy
I remember reading some time ago at this time of the year that the AA had more call outs from Alfa owners due to dodgy wiring & electrical faults than any other make of car.

That could now be Mercedes. Spoke to a couple of RAC and AA chaps of late and asked them the most frequent marque of the car they are picking up both independently stated Mercs, sensor faults and responses to them require full lift and recovery. Roadside repair capability zilch.

I think if pushed I prefer the refinement and the purer driving pleasure of the GTV V6 (a mini 456GT) over the Coupe, better handling, build quality is better (makes the Coupe feel a tad budget) and road holding, no on/off power delivery less Marmite in the styling department (better soundtrack) than the Coupe too, but I will not be selling either.

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Technical Issues
Yesterday at 17:21
ok understood but I expected more informations than around 10 data shown,

I mean, if there are some malfunctions in the car like sensors will this program inform about that?

is there a table of error code that can results if the car has some problems?

thank you for answer
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General Chat
Yesterday at 17:10
Originally Posted by DaveG
Are you able to post a few pics showing the car lift, and the car in position on the lift?

I'll have a go tomorrow - might have to take a pic through the workshop window so as to get perspective
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General Maintenance
Yesterday at 16:43
@clanger: worth considering. Perhaps use metal from a scrap coupe with similar issues.

Although I found that the 3M alu tape should work until 250 °C:

For my loft I used really good tape. I can't find mine anymore, but the shop replaced it by this:
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General Maintenance
Yesterday at 16:11
For 2: just pry, there is no clip.

For the 20VT there are two different pumps. Mine was build in 1997. As of 1998 the pump and pump housing was changed.
I will reorder a new one, for the 1997 model the pumps are easily avaible. And now I have a 1998-2000 model in spare …
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General Maintenance
Yesterday at 16:08
I could remove them without breaking:
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Alarm and I.C.E
Yesterday at 15:50
Agreed, I've been looking at it too, here's a link to the suggested amplifier

I can't quite work out the wiring arrangement that is referred to however, perhaps MIB can give us a nice diagram? In particular, is there a DAB aerial anywhere? I was thinking of something like this
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General Chat
Yesterday at 15:47
Awesome laugh
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Coupé Related Chat
Yesterday at 14:24
Hi and welcome back smile
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General Chat
Yesterday at 13:11
I'm now a 42"chest from a 48" & I can tuck in my t shirt in my trousers without looking pregnant blabla Can't help but show off. smile
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Coupé Projects
Yesterday at 12:54
just finished model of 4-2 branches I needed to know how much bents and what I need to order/make

it was little bit pain, the cooler fan will be replaced with thinner one placed in front of cooler..

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pipes are around 510-540mm long..which is on the shortest side I wanted, but I hope, it will be good
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Coupé Related Chat
05/12/2019 22:19
Originally Posted by JKD
Buyer's partner who suddenly appears in the background yelling: We are not driving down two hundred miles to look at an old Fiat Coupe even if it is a Limited Edition model!

I've told my wife previously that I'd never rob a bank with her!
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05/12/2019 19:04
Originally Posted by Trappy
Originally Posted by magooagain
2 or 3 cms were gained on that project.

Is that 2-3cms lower in the top of the mounting point or sat in the seat? If the latter, is that with a seat directly bolted down or with side mounts and or rails?

That looks an amazing job by the way. Is that your second roll cage fitted coop?

Not my coupe but a French pals. It's an extremely well prepared car. I'm not sure of the mounting to be honest. But he is lower than stock for sure.
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Technical Issues
05/12/2019 16:09
Very sad news,

Grab your current prospective winning MP by the collar and get him/her/it to confirm they will be supporting you and your hard hit neighbours to ensure you get the compensation and support you need following such an event.

I'd feel beyond upset if a car looked after well had this happen.

I guess the positive is that no-one was injured in the event.

Best wishes,

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Other Cars and Vehicles
05/12/2019 15:35
Originally Posted by Nigel
That will probably be the 1-litre 3-pot engine - half of a V6 so the basic engine harmonics are similar

Yeah I did think of that, but it still sounds a bit too smooth for a 3 pot. They usually sound more 'rorty.'

Happy to be corrected though.

Drove a 3 pot Ibiza turbo recently and it did sound quite good, but more of a thrum than smooth.
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General Maintenance
04/12/2019 23:09
Sorry for the bad English by the way.
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UK Social Events
04/12/2019 22:24
Originally Posted by Rob40

You can sit and blether as much as you want if you want to eat later, the other parties have pre-ordered and so they're scheduled to eat at their allotted times. As long as they don't clash with your food orders, you lot can eat whenever you want. Just let the girls know when you're ready.


Jim's offered to wash up laugh
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General Chat
04/12/2019 10:24
Great news - stay well my man
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Technical Issues
03/12/2019 21:29
this is Totally Alfa short shifter arrived today and just installed

the stroke is now very reduced and seems that the gears are not fully inserted, the lever is only little more hard to move

it properly do what promised...
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03/12/2019 17:18
Hi Toby
Nice to hear from you. It’s been a while. Hopefully see you at the 30 year anniversary!!!!
Always things to do on the Coupe. Love the forum for keeping motivated too.
In the new year I have belts to do and refurb the a/c compressor. Should keep me out of the pub I guess.
Send me a pm and let me know how you are doing.
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