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    Alfa Romeo Giulietta modifications

    Also I think the Piper cams you listed are for the original Giulietta from the 1970's. Sorry to disappoint there
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    Alfa Romeo Giulietta modifications

    As for suspension, if you can afford it go for the Bilstein/Eibach B12 kit at around £750 from Balance Motorsport, if not you can get AP Racing coilovers which are less than £500, they offer adjustable height with fixed damping within a sensible range and are engineered by KW. I haven't listed...
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    Alfa Romeo Giulietta modifications

    Hi Rob, I too have been looking at the Giulietta 170 as my potential next car and what things can be done to it to make it more perfect. It makes life a bit difficult that whichever exhaust system you go for, you have to buy all the component parts seperately and mix and match which ones you...
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    Custom car and motorbike magazines for sale on Ebay

    Super Street collections now up; Lowrider and Hot Rod Deluxe to follow. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251967855732?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251967857205?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649...
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    Custom car and motorbike magazines for sale on Ebay

    More to come but listed so far: The Horse Backstreet Choppers #147 January 2015, #148 February/March 2015 and #149 April 2015 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251966691077?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 The Horse Backstreet Choppers #144 October 2014, #145 November 2014 and...
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    What's the best investment?

    But if I can find a nice condition unmolested one, freshen it up and keep it (shudder) stock, in 25 years' time, that should be pretty rare, right? Rare and valuable, especially being the first generation of Civic Type R's?
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    What's the best investment?

    What about an EK9 Type R? What are values like on those if I could find/import a good one?
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    What's the best investment?

    Cheers guys, although just to be clear, if I went for the classic it would NOT be my daily driver, nor hers when I pass it to her; I'd be keeping the GP and she'd be getting a first car that's as near to wrapping her up in bulletproof flame retardant cotton wool as technology will let us get...
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    What's the best investment?

    You probably don't know because I don't think I've been on for the past year or so but I had a major life change last year and became a father to a beautiful baby girl. Ever since then we've been struggling a bit having a three door hatchback although its getting easier now she's older...
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    What cars interest you the most

    I like the MK1 TA22 Celica and the Mk2 TE27 / KE25 Corollas, also the 90's Silvias, Honda Type R's, etc. Do also like the hot rods and muscle cars
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    Plastic engine cover - a necessary evil?

    Now I want to shoehorn a 2.5V6 in. I expect that conversation with the missus will follow the usual format...
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    introduction

    Word up, how are you doing? I'm gradually working my way back to being active here so if you need any duff information or rubbish banter I'm sure I can sort you out. There's a lot of people here who are actually intelligent too, hopefully you'll bump into them more often than you do me if...
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    Plastic engine cover - a necessary evil?

    It looks rubbish and now it's got a big crack all the way through the middle. Considering I'm planning getting some uprated leads and hoses and maybe a carbon airbox anyway, do I really need it? Does if offer any vital protection to the engine underneath? Or is it just to deaden the noise of...
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    Mishimoto Universal Intercoolers

    Saw these guys advertised in this month's edition of Fast Car... I know, I know, I'm a chav and old enough to know better but it makes me smile. Anyway, it got me wondering... can you have a universal intercooler? And would it be any good? If you could, and they would, isn't <£200 a bit on...
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    Wider wheels and performance

    Is an inch considered excessive?
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    Wider wheels and performance

    Err, yeah, that’s the one… Right, so I’ve baked my noodle trying to work this out, but I think I’ve almost cracked it… Standard, I've got 6x15" ET43 rims wearing 185/65 R15 88T's. T is 118mph rated, faster than Bella will ever go without being driven off a cliff :amazed: New rims...
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    Wider wheels and performance

    Thanks guys, appreciate this. I mainly want to make my car more aesthetically pleasing. Given that i spend 80% of my time in rush hour traffic, AND it being a 1.3 litre diesel FIAT there seems little point spending money on making it a BIT faster. I would however like to improve handling and...
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    Wider wheels and performance

    just for completeness, the offset is also different, going from et43 to et15, the 1010tires calculator says i gain 3mm of internal clearance, but stick out a further 53mm
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    Wider wheels and performance

    So I'm well aware that fitting larger diameter wheels to your car can slow it down some, but what if you stick to the same diameter but go 2 inches wider? I know there will be some wheel arch work needed, but how would those extra 2 inches affect performance and handling, especially when...
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    500 Looking for Performance Options

    Yeah, if you're wanting to keep costs down, you're looking at a decent airbox, stainless exhaust system, maybe a manifold and upgrades to the braking and suspension. I don't know if Forge or Ultra Racing have developed any chassis stiffening parts, so you could look at that too. Also see if...
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