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Old 14-10-2018   #1
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Bravo HGT 20v ( ink black )

I Bought this Bravo HGT 2 years ago with the intention of fixing it up ....
I did all the mechanical work including timing belts, rocker gasket and a whole host of suspension work ...
Meanwhile a Marea 150 20v came up for sale so snapped it up and sold the Bravo and regretted it instantly .....
A year later I bought it back for triple what I sold it for
Never put any pictures up of it so though I might do it today

Rough spec:

1997 Fiat Bravo HGT 20v
59.000 miles
Non - aircon model
One of the first cars out of the factory and used as a press car

Work done:
Timing belt including all tensioners and aux belts
Service using all genuine parts apart from oil which is 10w60 Millers Nanodrive
Iradium Spark Plugs
K&N panel filter in oem airbox
Coolant tank replaced
Bilstien b6 front and rear shocks
Eibach lowering spring with 2 coils chopped
Brembo High performance Discs with EBC yellow stuff pads
Fiat Coupe turbo Alloys painted in Nero Seta 803/A
Goodyear Eagle F1 215/40/16 at front
Goodyear Eagle F1 205/40/16 At rear
FIAT Marea Turbo Grill from Brasil
Brand new "Bravo HGT" badge at the back and a new FIAT badge at the front
A full manifold back exhaust system including original cat

On the interior car was fitted with a genuine blue stitch leather interior from my HGT 155, a set of Lockwood dial Faces I bought in 2006 for a Marea I had back then and never fitted due to being the wrong faces and a brand new old stock genuine parcel shelf


Future plans are
Retrim the leather steering wheel (anyone with any recommendations please comment)
Full respray


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Re: Bravo HGT 20v ( ink black )

Lovely.. (of course)
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Re: Bravo HGT 20v ( ink black )

Lovely car but I hate the big black coupe turbo wheels...

Put the originals back on - so much better looking I reckon.

And I've gone off your gunmetal marea wheels as well !

Save the custom OTT wheels for the custom OTT Bravo project.
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Re: Bravo HGT 20v ( ink black )

Bored with nothing to do so I thought i would change the timing belt, water pump, aux belts and tensioners....
Also thought I would try out this waterless coolant stuff
Added some goodies for a little trip I'm doing to Brands Hatch in Thursday aswell

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Re: Bravo HGT 20v ( ink black )

Thursday activities at Brands Hatch ...

Car ran faultless all day even keeping with some far more powerful machinery ....

Even took my Mum and Dad for some passenger laps ...Click image for larger version

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