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by Dale Thomas
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Stuff Wanted
Topic: 124 Spider Shock Towers wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

124 Spider Shock Towers wanted

Looking for left and right shock towers for 1972 124 Spider, new if possible or used in very good, rust-free condition. Photos would be good, along with your price and shipping terms. Thank you. Dale Thomas
by Dale Thomas
Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Fiat Chat
Topic: Installing Nardi steering wheel on 124 Spider
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Installing Nardi steering wheel on 124 Spider

I received a Nardi steering wheel and adapter for Christmas from my wife for my 1972 Fiat 124 Spider, which has the original steering wheel. Are there any issues, suggestions, how-to comments that would help me get it installed? Also, I am uncertain about the adapter and whether it really is the cor...
by Dale Thomas
Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Fiat 124 Spider Parts for Sale -- $100 takes all
Replies: 0
Views: 604

Fiat 124 Spider Parts for Sale -- $100 takes all

Fiat 124 Spider Parts for Sale -- $100 takes all  Hubcaps, from 1972 124 Spider  Steel wheels, from 1972 124 Spider  Miscellaneous parts as shown: 1977 top frame, probably best for parts (glass intact). Side markers and tail lights, interior tail light covers, headlight bucket parts; cowl w...
by Dale Thomas
Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1971 Fiat Spider for Sale – Euro version – price reduced
Replies: 0
Views: 597

1971 Fiat Spider for Sale – Euro version – price reduced

1971 Fiat Spider for Sale – Euro version – price reduced Low-mileage 1971 124 Spider Euro version BS1. Located in Fountain Hills, Arizona. I bought this car on Ebay in 2010 intending to restore it, with emphasis on body and interior work. My wife has since become unemployed, so that won’t be h...
by Dale Thomas
Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: UPDATE: SOLD -- 69 124 Spider restoration project
Replies: 0
Views: 545

UPDATE: SOLD -- 69 124 Spider restoration project

UPDATE: SOLD -- 1969 124 Spider restoration project. Regards, Dale
by Dale Thomas
Thu May 28, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 2nd Spider Acquired
Replies: 1
Views: 853

2nd Spider Acquired

Well, I've gone and done it now. I was in California for Memorial Day weekend and bought a second 1972 Spider that arrived via transport trailer on Tuesday. The car seems straight and has a lot of new suspension parts, new radiator, relatively new wheels and tires, rebuilt instruments, etc., but int...
by Dale Thomas
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: How-To
Topic: Panasport wheel fit on 1972 124 Spider
Replies: 9
Views: 3375

I ordered 195/50R-15 tires, which is the size that IAP recommends for this size of wheel. My mechanic warned me against going with a wheel/tire combo that is too large for the car, as he said it stresses the suspension, etc. He suggested a plus-one upsizing would be OK. I hope to lower the car about...
by Dale Thomas
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: How-To
Topic: Panasport wheel fit on 1972 124 Spider
Replies: 9
Views: 3375

Great. Thanks to all for your input. I will be getting the wheels/tires put on Tuesday.

Regards,
Dale
by Dale Thomas
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: How-To
Topic: Panasport wheel fit on 1972 124 Spider
Replies: 9
Views: 3375

Panasport wheel fit on 1972 124 Spider

Has anyone had any issues with mounting Panasport wheels on their Spider? I took my newly purchased Panasport 15x6s down to the tire shop and found out the inside facing of the wheel has no cutouts or holes for the car's disc retaining spigot bolts that attach the spacer to the disc. I hope that mak...
by Dale Thomas
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New FLU member and 124 Spider owner in AZ
Replies: 8
Views: 3550

Hi, thanks to all for their greetings and input. I have been tied up with real work, not Fiat work, so have been delayed in responding.

Voltage regulator and water pump replacement coming first, wheels later. Photos soon.

Regards, Dale
by Dale Thomas
Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New FLU member and 124 Spider owner in AZ
Replies: 8
Views: 3550

New FLU member and 124 Spider owner in AZ

Hello, I recently bought a Fiat 124 Spider in overall good condition, but it needs some mechanical work and new tires. I am thinking about new, larger size wheels and tires. I am considering Panasport wheels, but would appreciate any advice on both wheel and tire brands and size -- is 15-inch reason...