My 131 abarth (never ending) story - 2017 season updates

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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story 2007-2014-2017 season updates

Post by Guy Croft » Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:14 pm

I know it's not the GC engine ...

...but just would like to remark that the gauze traps on the rampipes will lose you measurable power MM..


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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story 2007-2014-2017 season updates

Post by miro-1980 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:54 pm

Picture update continued :
Heat shielding of the tunnel
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... and quality heater hoses
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Strut in place
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Diff cooling and cockpit cabling layout
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Rebuild and adjusted for bumpy tarmac surface original Bilstein dampers
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Rear brakes (distance plate)
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Front distance plate)
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New strengthened engine supports ( old were too soft and got broken under heat stress which caused the power train to wobble causing several problems including damage to heater hose rupture on a powers stage/
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Refinished "coffin"
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New kill switch for the co-driver and additional open fuses
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New intercom location
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Anti torpedo on the extinguisher system and brake cables layout

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Enjoy (I did !)

Rgrd

Miro

PS Next time ; the engine ; Missing piston rings arrived Monday and the real fun begins...
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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story 2007-2014-2017 season updates

Post by Guy Croft » Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:30 pm

over 184,000 hits!

holy mother!!

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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story - 2017 season updates

Post by miro-1980 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:51 am

Hey,

This is the most popular GC car - a GC Fiat 131 Abarth Rally !

more pictures .....
Engine in place !!
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Wiring in place
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Heat shield in place
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Exhaust installed
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Looks like the next rally of our Historic Poland Championship series (Lower Silesia : Sept 7-9. 2017) is on !
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Rgds

Miro
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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story - 2017 season updates

Post by Guy Croft » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:37 pm

oh dear - nice work but do totally lose the phoney cambox covers!!!

Get some cnc machined with GCRE on them?

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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story - 2017 season updates

Post by miro-1980 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:36 pm

We put what we got ,

Got a picture of the GC ones ?

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Re: My 131 abarth (never ending) story - 2017 season updates

Post by Guy Croft » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:43 pm

there are -by this time - no such covers from me!

I never had time for niceties like that....

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