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Yesterday at 22:06
as far as i have understood the thing for The Gran Premio you have to register and send 2 or 3 photos of your car,.then wait for then to contact you back,and then go further with the payement. my italian is not good.
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Yesterday at 20:55
My favourite moment was Harris's introduction to the compact SUV class.
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Coupés for Sale
Yesterday at 20:15
Car went for MOT today. Advisory on tyres (Front Inner Edges) and two small oil leaks / drips.
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Yesterday at 18:24
Welcome to the forum and club!

There is a lot of knowledge on here for any technical or maintenance queries you may have.

You can also upload photos direct to the forum when posting in the full editor using the attachment manager.

There is also a well stocked How To Guide Index with 200+ guides thumb

Enjoy your Coupe!
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General Maintenance
Yesterday at 15:59
Originally Posted by respace
I think i should start a how long does it take coop paranoia to set in thread? Collected car yesterday morning, looks brilliant good record, belts changed 8k ago= 8yrs ago, why does it look so good? = respray, Aha, that's a good thing? right? but what does it cover up? Magnitude of ills? No because it was worth it? Begining to sound like Gollum in Lord of The Rings!

About now is just about the right time for the paranoia to set in. Have you checked your oil level today? :-)


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Yesterday at 07:46
Originally Posted by ePiFaNT
Picking up a fresh set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4s in 205/55R16 tomorrow.

Isn't the standard size 205/50R16?
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General Chat
18/03/2019 20:24
Given MrsC is an experienced photographer, who has owned some pretty high end DSLR kit from both Canon and Nikon, I'm happy to take her word that mirrorless is the way she wants to go. My ignorance means I can't give a full explanation, but I believe weight and connectivity are factors.
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Coupé Related Chat
18/03/2019 20:06

You seen this channel?

I think it would make great viewing to have a top spec big power coop on there.
If I still had mine I would of emailed in by now.
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18/03/2019 19:29
Rear squab is held by 2 allen bolts underneath.

For the back rests you'll need to pull down the interior boot trim and undo the 2 small nuts holding the driver's side. It's also possible to remove the two sections without removing the rear quarter panel cards/trims by undoing the centrally mounted bracket - with this done the seat retaining pins just pull out of their sockets.
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Technical Issues
18/03/2019 19:23
A common fault is that a small carriage on one of the rails doesn't lock in position, It happened on my 16vt but didn't look into a complete remedy - however, fully pushing the seat back or forward (can't remember!) usually re-engages the carriage.
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Technical Issues
18/03/2019 17:34

Could anyone help with the location of the two interior heater fan relays? They are shown on the 16vT wiring diagram but my mechanic can't locate them.

He's checked out the wiring and there's no feed from the relay to the fuse(?) which suggests a faulty relay(s).

If anyone has any other suggestions for the problem, please let me know.

Thanks in anticipation.
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Technical Issues
18/03/2019 15:19
Hello, the same thing happened to me with the front ones, I discovered that it was a defect of the cable about 25 cm that starts from the lamps, I remember that there were also other plugs in that cable maybe the fog lights.
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Technical Issues
18/03/2019 15:13
I don't know if I'm saying a right thing,
it could have something to do with the entry of the wiper arm.
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Technical Issues
18/03/2019 15:03
Thanks for the reply
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Coupé Parts for Sale
18/03/2019 11:39
Price drop, now £300 including UK delivery
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Non-UK Events
17/03/2019 18:25
Glad to have you along Simon smile
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Other Cars and Vehicles
17/03/2019 15:36
It'll be better once I've fixed the instrument lights smile
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UK Social Events
17/03/2019 09:14
Nothing as yet, fingers crossed
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17/03/2019 08:21
I have a family of spiders in the mirrors but have been given notice that I'm removing the wing mirrors completely.
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16/03/2019 19:22
Good news, Jim. You know where I'm coming from.
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16/03/2019 17:18
Thanks Edinburgh.
Can anyone down south recommend anyone in Dorset/Somerset area?
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Alarm and I.C.E
16/03/2019 15:24
Glad to have been of any help. Btw, if you don't feel like messing with the electric installation, you can try removing the head unit when the car is turned off as an interim solution. In my case, with the HU removed, the radio draws only a small current for the memory.
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16/03/2019 12:30
Well, you can't keep a compulsive car buyer down...

The latest addition to the stable is an eye-wateringly bright orange 2008 Grande Punto Sporting with the 8v 1.9 Multijet engine. We bought it to replace the 1.3 Multijet Panda, as it is more in keeping with the new business in terms of colour (yikes!) and gains to be had from an economy remap.

Anyway, in true form, I managed to find an example with no history and only one working (non remote) key.

We were given a remote fob, but to our complete lack of surprise, it failed to spring back to life when we changed the battery (despite the assurances of the seller). When trying to start the car, the fob key turns, but brings up the key/padlock warning light, so it's literally a non-starter.

After a fruitless attempt to get Timpson's to supply and pair a new key (though they were very helpful and professional - well worth a try), I'm now a bit at a loss as to where to go next. I'm fully expecting to have my pants pulled down by Fiat, but would rather see if the Forum brains trust knows another way to get a new 3-button flip remote key. I know I'm likely to be looking at £150+, but I just can't find anyone who seems capable of doing the job!
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16/03/2019 10:48
after being with FJ for 9 years, their renewal quote came back over £70 more than last year grr despite nothing changing either with my vehicle or personal circumstances.

Gave Hagerty a phone and after a very relaxed 15 minute talk with Phil, their quote surprisingly came back at £51 cheaper than my FJ renewal smile
I have all the benefits of my existing cover + more. I've just spent another £900 on the Coupe, so I have increased my agreed value by another 1K - no photos or valuation required (if you want the agreed value under 10K)

I suppose, like any Insurers - the real test will be when you need to make a claim!

I think their reputation is growing with the Coupe - as soon as I said the make & model I got an 'Ah yes' and the chat became very informal.

They happen so suit my requirements perfectly - although many won't - you have to be over 30, must be Garaged at home address, 3000 miles max per year & you can't have it as daily driver, must have another car on a standard policy.

I've barely used the Coupe, or been on here last 3 years & was even considering selling it & getting a Trike shocked but I decided against & I'm spending on it again to get it looking fab again. I've also renewed my membership smile

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Technical Issues
15/03/2019 23:27
Leaks from there are usually actually coming from above at the oil filter sandwich plate, where the gasket fails. Or even just a loose oil filter, but presume you've already checked that.
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