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Hey all #1635164
01/09/2019 11:11
01/09/2019 11:11
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Morning everyone,

I got very impulsive and purchased a 2.0 16v 1996 in yellow, I have to say I love it considering I was an old ford man.

It just needs a few small bits although it's pretty much failed most mot tests through its life it's only done 84k, it must have sat around broken alot, well everything seems to be working for now and it is only my toy to play with so looking forward to chatting and getting involved. Ste

Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635166
01/09/2019 11:51
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Crossed the Rubicon then from Cosworth to Lampredi. Nice :-)


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Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635167
01/09/2019 11:54
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Welcone to the forum, check out the How To guides and consider joining the club for discount on parts and club shop, access to club events, access to workshop manusl, etc.


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1985½ & 2016 2017 Fiat 124 Spider + XF Sportbrake
Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635168
01/09/2019 12:00
01/09/2019 12:00
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In the coupe.
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In the coupe.
Welcome. You are in the right place to keep that coupe going. A rare model now.but fear not as there's some folk on here that know it inside out.



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Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635182
01/09/2019 17:40
01/09/2019 17:40
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Hi and welcome to the forum!



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Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635187
01/09/2019 18:53
01/09/2019 18:53
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Welcome.

If it makes the transfer from Ford to Fiat any easier, just remind yourself that the only other places the 16v ECU is used are the Tipo, the Ferrari F40, and.... the Sierra Cosworth. laugh

Neil


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Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635201
02/09/2019 08:51
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Yea I'm liking it, drives well body is good just needs a few bits does anyone know the history of it I know the last mot is definitely dodgy n170gvs

Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635204
02/09/2019 11:50
02/09/2019 11:50
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The mot history recoded by Big Brother is as below.

Sounds like it just a little unloved- all the type of small issues you get with an older car.

Some TLC and following some of the guides on here and she will be away. Just be aware coupes tend to sulk when mended!


Date tested
17 June 2016
Pass

Mileage
84,292 miles


MOT test number
4705 4259 5494



Expiry date
16 June 2017


Advisory notice item(s)
•Brake hose slightly deteriorated both fronts (3.6.B.4d)
•front tyres perishing
•rear tyres badly perished and cracking
•oil leak
•brake pads becoming low

Date tested
16 June 2016
Fail



Mileage
84,292 miles


MOT test number
3191 6730 0071


Reason(s) for failure
•Offside Front Track rod end ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt (2.2.C.1c)
•Nearside Rear Rear reflector missing (1.5.1a)

Advisory notice item(s)
•Brake hose slightly deteriorated both fronts (3.6.B.4d)
•front tyres perishing
•rear tyres badly perished and cracking
•oil leak
•brake pads becoming low

Date tested
6 December 2013
Pass

Mileage
84,253 miles


MOT test number
5085 2064 3344

Expiry date
5 December 2014


Advisory notice item(s)
•Front Brake pad(s) wearing thin (3.5.1g)
•Rear Brake pad(s) wearing thin (3.5.1g)
•o/s/f inner sill damaged

Date tested
2 December 2013
Fail


Mileage
84,253 miles


MOT test number
4672 4603 3324

Reason(s) for failure
•Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive (7.3.D.3)

Advisory notice item(s)
•Front Brake pad(s) wearing thin (3.5.1g)
•Rear Brake pad(s) wearing thin (3.5.1g)
•o/s/f inner sill damaged


Date tested
20 May 2011
Pass


Mileage
84,241 miles


MOT test number
5479 9024 1140
Expiry date
19 May 2012



Date tested
11 May 2010
Pass



Mileage
81,493 miles


MOT test number
2140 2183 0184


Expiry date
10 May 2011


Advisory notice item(s)
•slight play offside steering rack


Date tested
10 May 2010
Fail



Mileage
81,487 miles


MOT test number
6632 9023 0104

Reason(s) for failure
•Nearside Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively (8.2.2)
•Offside Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively (8.2.2)
•Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid (8.2.3)
•Front Tyre(s) incorrect because different size tyres are fitted on the same axle. (4.1.A.1a)
•Rear Tyre(s) incorrect because different size tyres are fitted on the same axle. (4.1.A.1a)
•Nearside Rear Tyre not fitted in accordance with side wall instructions (4.1.D.1f)
•Offside Front Tyre tread depth below requirements of 1.6mm (4.1.E.1)
•Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive (7.3.D.3)
•Exhaust emissions Lambda reading after 2nd fast idle outside specified limits (7.3.D.3)

Advisory notice item(s)
•slight play offside steering rack

Date tested
13 August 2007
Fail



Mileage
81,468 miles


MOT test number
5122 0562 7279


Reason(s) for failure
•Offside Headlamp aim too high (1.8)
•Nearside Headlamp aim too low (1.8)
•Front Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases (7.1.2)


Date tested
2 August 2006
Fail


Mileage
79,619 miles


MOT test number
1542 4421 6232



Reason(s) for failure
•Offside Stop lamp not working (1.2.1b)
•Offside Headlamp not in a clean condition affecting beam image (1.2.4a)
•Offside Front Suspension arm has excessive play in a ball joint (2.4.G.2)
•Front Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases (7.1.2)
•Rear Brake pad(s) less than 1.5 mm thick (3.5.1g)
•Nearside rear brake recording little or no effort (3.7.B.5a)
•Offside rear brake recording little or no effort (3.7.B.5a)

Advisory notice item(s)
•Nearside Front constant velocity joint gaiter deteriorated (2.5.C.1a)
•Offside Front Tyre worn close to the legal limit (4.1.E.1)
•play in rack † †

Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635221
02/09/2019 20:00
02/09/2019 20:00
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Hemel in the Hempstead
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I think you need some new tyres!


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Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635222
02/09/2019 20:08
02/09/2019 20:08
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Yea I looked at the mot history when I got it, going off the milage it has done a lot of sitting around and changing of owners. I am the 14th owner so like you say it has been unloved, I got it off an old fellow local who drove it up from bristol.

So far I have changed the timing belt, pretty sure it had already been done but done it anyway, the water pump looks fresh, deleted the balance belt and locked off the front shaft pulley as it was whining not sure if it was the tensioner or the shaft bearing. Stripped all the interior out smacked the jacked up floor down and given it a bloody good clean it has green seats which look strange so may fit leathers. Also put my air filter off my Saab on it as the air box needs replacing and one of the rubber pipes.

I have oil,filter,plugs,rocker and sump gasket ready to do just waiting on exhaust manifold gasket the 3 seals for the crank breather (took me 5 days to find) and rear disk and pads once all that is done I think it will be a belter. All the electricals work which I'm happy about other than the windows being slow.

Re: Hey all [Re: barnacle] #1635223
02/09/2019 20:13
02/09/2019 20:13
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Tyres are cracking slightly so will be getting done for sure I want to keep it going for a while as it is pretty rare apparently there is only 33 2.0 16v left on the road so it's well worth saving and only gave a grand for it. I will sort out uploading pics but not used forums for a long time and do it all on my phone as my pc is just for gaming ha.

Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635224
02/09/2019 20:36
02/09/2019 20:36
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Managed to do a couple pics

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Re: Hey all [Re: Stevoswify] #1635242
03/09/2019 10:40
03/09/2019 10:40
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Hi and welcome smile


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