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Introductions / Re: Just ordered a Trofeo!
« on: September 13, 2018, 08:43:44 AM »
Welcome  :)

I think the green could persuade me to sell my podium blue, I need to see one in the flesh.

Introductions / Re: I come with a heavy heart and light wallet
« on: August 24, 2018, 06:50:06 AM »
I think I would be getting a second opinion. If not from another Abarth dealer but an independent Italian car specialist?

Good luck either way  :)

Abarth 500, 595 & 695 / Re: STOLEN!! BK10 OUG
« on: August 24, 2018, 05:51:22 AM »
From what I can remember they was focus RS vents, they worked perfectly at getting the heat out, as for rain well I had to put a cover under the bonnet lol, I didn't do this at first and what had happened was that water had got into the spark plug on cylinder one and caused a really bad misfire, fine driving in the rain but not when the car wasn't moving or on etc.

I have seen people make custom ways to catch the water from under the bonnet so that it doesn't affect the engine at all.

Thank you  :) I'm gonna have to look into this I think

Abarth 500, 595 & 695 / Re: STOLEN!! BK10 OUG
« on: August 23, 2018, 04:41:54 PM »
Glad your getting your car back  :) It must have been a strange feeling opening that letter!

Can I ask what bonnet vents you have and how did you stop the water coming in?

Introductions / Re: My new toy😍
« on: August 14, 2018, 12:16:25 PM »
Hi Laura
Not sure where you are based but this forum has quite a small user base these days so if you're a Facebook user you will find much more content on there now. Local groups as well as the main Owners club.

There are quite a few meets arranged each month now so hopefully something will be suitable depending where you live  :)

Your Abarth / Re: 695 XSR Yamaha #035
« on: July 10, 2018, 07:25:41 AM »
Nice  :)

General Chat / Re: Abarth Beanie Hat
« on: March 22, 2018, 07:01:00 AM »
Hi mate

I got mine from MS_Racing


General Chat / Re: TMC Motorsport
« on: March 09, 2018, 08:10:24 AM »
I have the Power Motive and I bought mine through Mike @MS_Racing. Just be very patient when ordering because they come from Italy and the average delivery time is about 12wks! It will be worth the wait.

I have ordered a couple of bits from TMC and they have been ok, if it's a stocked item the turn around is pretty quick but I'm sure you will find that the exhaust won't be a stocked item.

Introductions / Re: Exhaust system
« on: January 03, 2018, 10:24:54 AM »
All depends on how much you wanna spend. I love my valve controlled Power Motive, noise when you want it and quiet when you don't want to annoy the neighbours.

See you there Colin  :)

Introductions / Re: Hello Everyone!
« on: December 21, 2017, 10:27:00 AM »
The best colour  8)

Introductions / Re: New 595 Trofeo owner
« on: November 02, 2017, 02:29:57 PM »

You will get various responses to this I imagine but I took it very easy for the first 1000 miles, sport button was not touched until then.

No real reason for any of this, I just felt comfortable putting some miles on the clock before really giving her some stick.

P.S The sport button is on 24/7 now and has been ever since I first switched it on  :) :)



Introductions / Re: monthly meet
« on: November 02, 2017, 07:11:46 AM »
Hi Colin

There is a monthly meet on the 1st Thursday of the month (tonight  :) ) at the Halfway House, Brentwood CM13 3LL

Normally have about 20 Abarths there, good pub food available and runs from about 6pm till 10pm. They are a friendly bunch as well  :)


TMC Motorsport / Re: Exhaust - Akrapovic or Ragazzon
« on: October 16, 2017, 01:42:18 PM »
I have the valve controlled power motive and that is awesome  :)

Introductions / Re: I'm new! :)
« on: September 08, 2017, 01:51:23 PM »
Welcome  :)

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