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  1. Help!!!! My gas tank lid will not open!!

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    Too much tech in these cars nowadays............ Whatever happened to the "K.I.S.S. " principle ?
  2. Why a spider rather than a mx-5 miata?

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    The Mazda has that odd styling bulge in the door area ..... looks like it's already been in an accident. That's what nixed it for me.
  3. Manual Transmission Gear Indicator

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    As you know, the indicator doesn't display anything until the clutch pedal is fully released. Perhaps the trouble lies there ?
  4. Central Alabama

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    Any East-Central Alabama Fiatiste on this site ? ( Auburn / Opelika / Montgomery / Wetumpka / Etc Etc ) I'm thinking of a group ride thru Cheaha Park , continuing on to a magnificent firearms museum in Anniston, or a trip to the NASCAR museum in Talladega. ..... with lunch somewhere in...
  5. NAV / RADIO screen removal

    Electronics, Audio, and Lighting
    Much appreciated ! Thank you , gents.
  6. NAV / RADIO screen removal

    Electronics, Audio, and Lighting
    Does anyone know how to remove the 7-inch Nav screen from the dashboard ????? I've searched the forum and also U-tube videos for directions, but no luck.
  7. Thoughts on the real value of the FORUM

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    Anyone who regularly watches the "Wheeler-Dealers" tv show has often heard the mechanic refer to the various on-line auto forums when he is confronted with a newly-arrived vehicle with problems. The forums provide a heads-up for potential lurking problems, and a pointer towards possible...
  8. sun visors

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    I imagine it's just the manufacturer maintaining the "inscrutable" legend. :)
  9. sun visors

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    Barney is correct. The supplied owner's manual points out things that ARE but AREN'T, and things that AREN'T but ARE. As a major example, it does not even mention that the vehicle has a hill-hold feature.
  10. Fall FIAT on the Dragon - UNPLUGGED happening this weekend!

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    Sounds great ! I hope all 124 pics are " TOP DOWN ! "
  11. Need to adjust clutch pedal

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    A spacer would work, but be careful...... add too much weight, and cruise control may be affected because the "clutch applied" microswitch which disengages the C/C will think you are stepping on the clutch. I would buy an aftermarket metal pedal dress-up cover and bend it before...
  12. Un-busying the backend

    What Did You Do To Your 2017+ FIAT 124 Spider Toda
    Always thought the back end looked too busy, so I modded the taillight inserts with some candy apple red paint.
  13. It's Not Just the 124 Spider That's Not Selling...

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    Holy crap ! I thought it was the clerk in my local bookstore when I first heard him ! I was waiting to hear .... "You know, sir, if you become a member today, you can save five dollars!" .................. He's kinda creepy as well.
  14. The psychology of owning a Spider

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    WOW ! ................Y'all are some deep thinkers ! Anyone who has seen the classic "The Graduate" gets it.
  15. Italian CarFest 2019 Video

    2017+ FIAT 124 Spider General Discussion Forum
    Nice ! Thanks for posting..
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