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Hello,
Any get-togethers in the Pasadena / Upland area? Cruses or dinner.
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Welcome to the site and FIAT disease. The only treatment is to drive your car and spend money on mods. The folks on this site will provide many ideas and opportunities for you to do the latter.
 

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Welcome! Interesting new 2018. Is there a story behind it?
It was on the lot for a long time and then sold to a second dealer at auction. When I started looking for one this one showed up in SoCal. Put $500.00 sight unseen deposit and looked at it two days later.
dirty, some surface scratches and a small rear fender ding. ( 1” long ). I gave it a bath, deatails it and hand polished out scratches. Did a ceramic coating and it looks showroom presentable. The little dent will be pulled this weekend. This will do the trick.https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07K43WJJT/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I owned and sold a 84 308gtb to a guy in Texas who has been after my car for years.
most likely the Abarth will see only 400 miles per year. Weekend driver pretty much.
 

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Welcome to the site and FIAT disease. The only treatment is to drive your car and spend money on mods. The folks on this site will provide many ideas and opportunities for you to do the latter.
I agree. I have a few mods bookmarmed. I want to lower it of course, tastefully. Upgrade exhaust to a system that is legal out here in CA. A guy out here has a shop and sells them. Direct bolt on replacement.
Different wheels. https://www.bbs-usa.com/application_guide/#/index LM 198. I believe this will look great on a all black car. My paint has a bit of silver flake in it.

I’m researching the best navigation card. Where to buy. This forum is very helpful.
Thank you for your post.
Have a great weekend.
 

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I agree. I have a few mods bookmarmed. I want to lower it of course, tastefully. Upgrade exhaust to a system that is legal out here in CA. A guy out here has a shop and sells them. Direct bolt on replacement.
Different wheels. https://www.bbs-usa.com/application_guide/#/index LM 198. I believe this will look great on a all black car. My paint has a bit of silver flake in it.

I’m researching the best navigation card. Where to buy. This forum is very helpful.
Thank you for your post.
Have a great weekend.
Please see my "Brexit Mods" thread "BBS entry BEFORE YOU ORDER..........I ordered forged BBS, paid and 6 months later NO WHEELS so check before parting with cash, Eibach springs....FANTASTIClower 35 mm, have built in flex and are work, or...H & R many here swear by them. GOOD-Win "System One"..I have dual Tip and love it but the boys here who have system one with down/midpipes love them. My first mod would be GFB DV+ which fits easily on front of turbo, just read why and follow procedure (Brexit Mods and other threads) and you will be fine. Decide a plan of action to gently contribute step by step to get to where you want to be. Sat Nat ONLY buy FIAT one as Mazda card will not update and ebay £23.00-$28 rather than dealership £350 !! Consider tyre when you order wheels....205/45 R17 normal but "Plus One" alters nothing but gives better inertia, grip and cornering 225's experts say are MAX for 17" alloy.
Best ides, before you spend a penny is RESEARCH and the above stuff mentioned with give you full details, prices and an idea to start your Modding, however....One Thing...YOU MUST, (it's the law) keep us informed and detailed record with photo's is mandatory.......We will not judge but we will be offended if you don't involve us, so....after all that cr*p, what I am saying is, and I do this all the time.....pain I know. Ask for help if unsure, Oh, and one more thing..A pushbike photo ? Cheers
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Please see my "Brexit Mods" thread "BBS entry BEFORE YOU ORDER..........I ordered forged BBS, paid and 6 months later NO WHEELS so check before parting with cash, Eibach springs....FANTASTIClower 35 mm, have built in flex and are work, or...H & R many here swear by them. GOOD-Win "System One"..I have dual Tip and love it but the boys here who have system one with down/midpipes love them. My first mod would be GFB DV+ which fits easily on front of turbo, just read why and follow procedure (Brexit Mods and other threads) and you will be fine. Decide a plan of action to gently contribute step by step to get to where you want to be. Sat Nat ONLY buy FIAT one as Mazda card will not update and ebay £23.00-$28 rather than dealership £350 !! Consider tyre when you order wheels....205/45 R17 normal but "Plus One" alters nothing but gives better inertia, grip and cornering 225's experts say are MAX for 17" alloy.
Best ides, before you spend a penny is RESEARCH and the above stuff mentioned with give you full details, prices and an idea to start your Modding, however....One Thing...YOU MUST, (it's the law) keep us informed and detailed record with photo's is mandatory.......We will not judge but we will be offended if you don't involve us, so....after all that cr*p, what I am saying is, and I do this all the time.....pain I know. Ask for help if unsure, Oh, and one more thing..A pushbike photo ? Cheers
ron
Thanks Brexit.
Bike, I do triathlons and this is my bike for that. Road bike for training Is differant. Great exercise.

Good to know about BBS. I appreciate your advice. The system one is the one I will be getting. Great price point For aftermarket and legal. I’ll look into the H& R. Do you have a link? We’re there major adjustments to suspension system?
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I just installed the system one on my car a few days ago, sounds great! Also nice bike. I've been slacking on the project but I am going to go get some measurements of my 124 today to send off to Mark at Pacomotorsports for their ND trailer hitch Lightweight Hidden Trailer Hitch — All Miatas | Paco Motorsports so we can work on trying to get a receiver designed to fit the 124 so we can finally have a decent lightweight 124 hitch. I need something to haul my mountain and dirt jumper bikes with.
 

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Thanks Brexit.
Bike, I do triathlons and this is my bike for that. Road bike for training Is differant. Great exercise.

Good to know about BBS. I appreciate your advice. The system one is the one I will be getting. Great price point For aftermarket and legal. I’ll look into the H& R. Do you have a link? We’re there major adjustments to suspension system?
K
Lots of guys here with H & R info...Eibach "PRO-FIT" NO Adjustment required they are a straight swap out, took me about 11/2 hours per corner, straight forward, they have softened higher part of coil spring that moves with car and are excellent,no need for alignment after fitting. I have a Classica so it would be worth asking the Lads here H & R or Eibach for an "124 ABARTH Spider" ? You should start a new thread in main Discussion section, this is for new boys saying Hello.
BIkes....I asked as "I was" a long term cyclist doing 5-6000 miles per year until I burst a "Bursa" in my hip a few years back, never even heard of it till Doc diagnosed (Bursits) is a cyclists nightmare......I sold last bike a year back, devastated at time, I owned 1980's Eddy Merckx Corsa 01, Colnago Master Piu, Pinarello Paris (kept in Mallorca) all steel framed, a steel/carbon Trek 2.3 and a Full Carbon Specialised Roubaix, all fitted out Dura-Ace, used, cleaned and oiled. but now at 70 years old.....the 124 Spider does it for me.....Cheers
ron
Oh..Best tyres "Michelin " Pilot Sport 4.......Love them !
 

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Lots of guys here with H & R info...Eibach "PRO-FIT" NO Adjustment required they are a straight swap out, took me about 11/2 hours per corner, straight forward, they have softened higher part of coil spring that moves with car and are excellent,no need for alignment after fitting. I have a Classica so it would be worth asking the Lads here H & R or Eibach for an "124 ABARTH Spider" ? You should start a new thread in main Discussion section, this is for new boys saying Hello.
BIkes....I asked as "I was" a long term cyclist doing 5-6000 miles per year until I burst a "Bursa" in my hip a few years back, never even heard of it till Doc diagnosed (Bursits) is a cyclists nightmare......I sold last bike a year back, devastated at time, I owned 1980's Eddy Merckx Corsa 01, Colnago Master Piu, Pinarello Paris (kept in Mallorca) all steel framed, a steel/carbon Trek 2.3 and a Full Carbon Specialised Roubaix, all fitted out Dura-Ace, used, cleaned and oiled. but now at 70 years old.....the 124 Spider does it for me.....Cheers
ron
Oh..Best tyres "Michelin " Pilot Sport 4.......Love them !
Correction...Trek was Carbon/Alloy.
 
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I just installed the system one on my car a few days ago, sounds great! Also nice bike. I've been slacking on the project but I am going to go get some measurements of my 124 today to send off to Mark at Pacomotorsports for their ND trailer hitch Lightweight Hidden Trailer Hitch — All Miatas | Paco Motorsports so we can work on trying to get a receiver designed to fit the 124 so we can finally have a decent lightweight 124 hitch. I need something to haul my mountain and dirt jumper bikes with.
Thanks, Celbii. I'd probably kill my self or come short of trying to on a Mt. Bike. Besst of luck with your hitch.
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Lots of guys here with H & R info...Eibach "PRO-FIT" NO Adjustment required they are a straight swap out, took me about 11/2 hours per corner, straight forward, they have softened higher part of coil spring that moves with car and are excellent,no need for alignment after fitting. I have a Classica so it would be worth asking the Lads here H & R or Eibach for an "124 ABARTH Spider" ? You should start a new thread in main Discussion section, this is for new boys saying Hello.
BIkes....I asked as "I was" a long term cyclist doing 5-6000 miles per year until I burst a "Bursa" in my hip a few years back, never even heard of it till Doc diagnosed (Bursits) is a cyclists nightmare......I sold last bike a year back, devastated at time, I owned 1980's Eddy Merckx Corsa 01, Colnago Master Piu, Pinarello Paris (kept in Mallorca) all steel framed, a steel/carbon Trek 2.3 and a Full Carbon Specialised Roubaix, all fitted out Dura-Ace, used, cleaned and oiled. but now at 70 years old.....the 124 Spider does it for me.....Cheers
ron
Oh..Best tyres "Michelin " Pilot Sport 4.......Love them !
Those are some classic bikes. Columbus tubing. Great ride and stiff as all get out. The HR sounds like the way to go. I want it to be comfortable but not slammed. I'll ask around. Thaks.
K
 
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