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Old 08-03-2009   #1
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Strada Abarth 130TC

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Yes it's mine, just bought Saxo VTR and want cash for a whole raft of upgrades. After 2 years restoring this car I've run out of energy. Should pass MOT with little effort. Anyone dare it give it a go, all rot has been cut out and done for you and compared with the 2 other Strada Abarths I've owned (1 which was apparently a very good car) this is much much better.
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Re: Strada Abarth 130TC

Trevor, NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

You'll never find another one like it again
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always fancy a strada, but it would have to be running, with mot and tax
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Re: Strada Abarth 130TC

It is running just needs me to sort out the MOT but I really don't want to splash anymore cash getting insurance on it because I've insured this Saxo and really paying out on 3 cars is a bit much. If it does meet reserve I'll probably get the MOT in a couple of weeks.
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first the cann durrant tipo, then the integtipo....now this.......

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Re: Strada Abarth 130TC

Well the old girl didn't sell but did reach 1100 which isn't bad for a car without MOT. I've just totted up what's left to do and need to do the following:

Fit washer bottle
Shim up rear seat fixing
Clean dodgy light connector which is playing up
adjust handbreak
Fit smaller exhaust box, current one is too big for centre section.

I reckon 4 hours work in total at most.

Some little snaps of the old dear


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btw.....nice rims maybe tippex and her older brother should meet......swap shoes....you know.....
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btw.....nice rims maybe tippex and her older brother should meet......swap shoes....you know.....
Cheers I had 100 watchers at auction close but these cars attract a certain type of indivdual lots of mails about how much I want but the reality I've found when it comes to cars is that ebay seems to attract a bunch of dreamers who want cheap bargains or dissppear without a trace when claiming to come and view.

I refurbed my wheels with Nitromores and then polished up, not perfect but pretty good and cheap apart from my time. I got a brand new set of 185/60R14 in the garage waiting for me to find another set of Pirelli wheels which I should fit to make the car more original.
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Re: Strada Abarth 130TC

So does that mean you're keeping now it Mr. Pottleflump? Or doing the MOT work and then trying again?
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Well I attempted an MOT but it failed on 2 items. 1 now fixed and the other hopefully next week when I get a suitable part.
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Well I attempted an MOT but it failed on 2 items. 1 now fixed and the other hopefully next week when I get a suitable part.
What did it fail on? Lack of rust for a Strada?



Are you going to try re-selling it when it's MOT'd or are you keeping it now?
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Re: Strada Abarth 130TC

It failed on a numberplate light - a later model cluster was fitted where the numberplate light had been moved, a spare sorted that.

The other failure was a rough wheel bearing. See what happens if I get it through the MOT, probably buy 6 months tax and use over the summer.

Lack of rust lol
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Car has now got a years MOT
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Car has now got a years MOT
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Re: Strada Abarth 130TC

What did you have the reserve set at if you don't mind me asking?
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