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by fp55scca
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Guy Croft website for sale
Replies: 24
Views: 1063

Re: Guy Croft website for sale

--Does anyone here know for a fact what GC's actual health condition may be? Is it fact, or just rumor, that GC has been diagnosed with "terminal cancer"? ----------------------------------------------------------------- --Still wondering if anyone here can answer my question with respect to GC's h...
by fp55scca
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Guy Croft website for sale
Replies: 24
Views: 1063

Re: Guy Croft website for sale

---As a cancer survivor, I wouldn't want to wish it on anybody as I am sure no one here would. ---I believe that GC has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. :| --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --Whoa boys, lets everyone take a little breather and a s...
by fp55scca
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report Summit Point June 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 596

Re: Race Report Summit Point June 2019

--Hey Joe, with a stock gearbox, the 124 Spider is almost always a 3-4-5 gear race. A rare excursion to 2nd gear is sometimes used, for unseen circumstances, or as warranted by cars checking-up. --So entry to most corners is a 5-4-3, or simply 4-3 shift, and exit is in 3rd gear. With the 3.9 diff an...
by fp55scca
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report Summit Point June 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 596

Race Report Summit Point June 2019

--Summit Point Motorsports Park, Summit Point, WV 15-16 June 2019. --Due to life's little distractions, my first race of the season. Bottom Line: two second place finishes in F-production (4 F-prod cars in class). --Group 7, small bore; 25 entries: 3 EP, 4 FP, 2 HP, 1 SPU, 9 STL, 2 GTP, 1 GTL, 3 SRX...
by fp55scca
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?
Replies: 35
Views: 1261

Re: Ladder Bumpers - what was the first year?

I had a discussion once with a Fiat buddy about using one of his title kits on a nice spider with no title and we debated whether to go through the effort of cutting out the stamped fire wall number and welding in the piece he had to go with his title. ----------------------------------------------...
by fp55scca
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Atlanta - anyone have a 350 - 400# torque wrench I can borrow?
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: Atlanta - anyone have a 350 - 400# torque wrench I can borrow?

--Brad, I once rented a 350 lb. one from Auto Zone to do a neighbors crush washer on the diff of a Jeep Wrangler. You might try your local auto parts stores that loan tools.
by fp55scca
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: 73 1608 Engine with limited power
Replies: 13
Views: 776

Re: 73 1608 Engine with limited power

---I will check to make sure I have the cams set on all the timing marks. Also check the ignition timing. ---I will complete another compression test as prescribed with both engine cold and warm. Then the oil in the cylinder and provide results. ---engine plate # is 125 BC 040 ..0648682. Vin # 5586...
by fp55scca
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Front end rebuild troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Front end rebuild troubles

Hi guys just rebuilt the front end in my 124 coupe and things have not went to plan --------------------------------------------------------------------- --Jon, one possibility is that if you had the front spindles out, you may have installed them incorrectly. It is possible that you may have insta...
by fp55scca
Mon May 27, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Happy Memorial Day
Replies: 0
Views: 218

Happy Memorial Day

--Happy Memorial Day my friends!

A special remembrance to all those who made the supreme sacrifice.......
by fp55scca
Sun May 26, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Can’t get the trans and engine together..
Replies: 4
Views: 326

Re: Can’t get the trans and engine together..

--Ryan, did you have the alignment tool in place when you secured the pressure plate to the flywheel? If not, pull the transmission back, loosen the pressure plate and be sure the alignment tool seats before re-tightening.