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by San Jose Steve
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Looking for ideas to redo the interior
Replies: 9
Views: 2510

Re: Looking for ideas to redo the interior

I had my upholstery re-done in tan. The door panels were in good shape but the shade of tan was different than the new seats / boot cover. The shop offered to dye (spray paint essentially) the door panels to match the new upholstery for an additional $70. I thought it was going to be a bad call, but...
by San Jose Steve
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Swap Out Just the 5th Gear?
Replies: 7
Views: 1218

Swap Out Just the 5th Gear?

Is it possible to source a new 5th gear (and matching Cluster) to achieve the lower RPM's on the highway? My transmission does not look too bad upon initial inspection, but since I have it apart, I'm wondering if I can swap out just 5th. Anyone ever go that route as opposed to the complete swap to t...
by San Jose Steve
Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Who is driving a Polski-Fiat 5 speed in their 124?
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Who is driving a Polski-Fiat 5 speed in their 124?

So I’m curious to hear who is driving a 124 with a Polski-Fiat 5-speed and how much of a change do you notice in day to day driving? The bearing noise in my car while in neutral has finally pushed me over the edge. With the top up in particular, I find it maddening. sounds like there is a giant sewi...
by San Jose Steve
Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Starting while Hot..... Not going so hot!
Replies: 2
Views: 356

Starting while Hot..... Not going so hot!

I have a different starting issue. Car can sit for days and will start right up without issue. Electric choke works great. Trouble is that it becomes hard to start once run and parked for 5 minutes or more. Used to always fire right up, but now I find that I have to hold the accelerator pedal to the...
by San Jose Steve
Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Super Drive Sunday ?
Replies: 0
Views: 940

Super Drive Sunday ?

Anyone know if Super Drive Sunday is happening this year in Pacifica? Can't find anything on it on-line. Last year they met at the Pacifica Sea Bowl and had a good turn out. Want to go again this Sunday but am wondering if it's happening.......... Any one know? -Steve
by San Jose Steve
Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Picture of a FIAT Spider
Replies: 34
Views: 3280

Re: Picture of a FIAT Spider

Thanks Jim, Damn you've got a good eye! Yes at the time the car was only 99% finished. That was actually 3-4 year old picture. This is from last Saturday at Concorso Italiano in Monterey. -Steve
by San Jose Steve
Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Picture of a FIAT Spider
Replies: 34
Views: 3280

Re: Picture of a FIAT Spider

Cool....Finally Pictures! I wanna give it a try..... From San Jose, CA -Steve