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by andy
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha
Replies: 9
Views: 150

Re: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha

That is just wrong!

It better not creep it's way up here to the North!
by andy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Engine wants to die when put into gear
Replies: 42
Views: 1034

Re: Engine wants to die when put into gear

Good to Hear Jeff!

I am not familiar with a switch on the clutch. But then I am not very familiar with any of the 1800 models.

Was a good head scratcher that's for sure.
by andy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Engine wants to die when put into gear
Replies: 42
Views: 1034

Re: Engine wants to die when put into gear

In 5th it is not difficult to push a car. It will turn the engine, I use this method to align timing marks when installing a distributor. Just coming at this from a different direction. If the car won't move in fifth then something is locking up. Simply putting the car in gear causing the engine to ...
by andy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Engine wants to die when put into gear
Replies: 42
Views: 1034

Re: Engine wants to die when put into gear

Sounds like the transmission might be locked up.

What is the history? Was the car running and driving before this happened?
Any trauma to the car?

Did you get into the transmission at all?
by andy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Engine wants to die when put into gear
Replies: 42
Views: 1034

Re: Engine wants to die when put into gear

It should help figure out if the transmission is locked.

Does the car roll in neutral? In 5th?
by andy
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Engine wants to die when put into gear
Replies: 42
Views: 1034

Re: Engine wants to die when put into gear

What happens if you attempt to start in gear?

will the engine turn over?

does the car try to move even though the clutch is in?
by andy
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: libertà
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: libertà

Hi Dan, The answer to your question "Is it worth the 8 hours to drive?" I emphatically answer YES! The Oregon event started in 1997 as a BBQ at a park in Portland, then in 1998 was held on the Oregon Coast at Florence in a torrential down pour (or so I've heard I missed both of those events). In 199...
by andy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: libertà
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: libertà

Congrats Brad!

I gave it up several years ago, and never looked back.

So any chance you are going to make it to Oregon this year?
(August 5-11)
by andy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: How are new spider sales doing?
Replies: 31
Views: 2238

Re: How are new spider sales doing?

The Fiat 500 Owners site has a monthly post on sales numbers for various models.

The link below shows 160 units sold for the 124 model, I don't know if that includes the Abarth.

https://www.fiat500owners.com/forum/8-f ... mbers.html
by andy
Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Blocked Out License Plate #'s
Replies: 22
Views: 1874

Re: Blocked Out License Plate #'s

Good question Jim,

It's right up there with protecting your checking account number... that's printed on every check you write...