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Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 28th February 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Shannons Auction Feb 2019

And this from 1963:
https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/january-1963/11/fiat-2300
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 28th February 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Shannons Auction Feb 2019

Almond and cream are just beautiful colours.
The FIAT 1100, 1500, 2300 were extraordinarily high quality cars. The earlier 1900 was just beautiful.
In the 1960s the Italians built true machines of...
Forum: ARTICLES 28th February 2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Auto Trans demise

If in doubt I would go to Paradise (they recommend ATA for the 80s onwards) and if Paradise is in doubt I guess they might contact you.
Regards,
Brian
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 27th February 2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Shannons Auction Feb 2019

I note the FIAT 2300 wagon did not make your cut. I owned a 2300 Lusso sedan for a number of years and regret having sold it to a collector at the time I was scrounging cents for real estate. It was...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 27th February 2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Shannons Auction Feb 2019

And you are correct about Lot 66.
The code name for the 20 H.P. when it was being planned was Goshawk.
Regards,
Brian
Forum: ARTICLES 27th February 2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Auto Trans demise

These folk are alive and thriving: http://autotransaustralia.com.au/
Regards,
Brian
Forum: MERCEDES W126 25th February 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,448
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: 560sec ece

Oh dear; the streets are deserted. Clearly M13.5 people left town for the day.
May I be indiscreet and ask: was it your driving or your clothing that most frightened the good citizens of Tokyo?...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 24th February 2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,448
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: 560sec ece

Patrick - if you are posting why are you not at the GTG? Sprung methinks.....
Forum: MECHANICALS 17th February 2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 661
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Patrick”s 560SEL

You can by buying new ones.
I tend to think the yellowing shows originality even if it looks a little sun-affected.
Regards,
Brian
Forum: ROAD TESTS 17th February 2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 714
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: 1956 Cadillac V Packard

Did the new consortium make the engine? It's listed as custom-made but by whom is an interesting question: Falconer?
https://www.motor1.com/news/72690/reserve-is-off-1999-packard-twelve-prototype/...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 13th February 2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: 1987 Buick GNX Is Basically New Driven Only Eight Miles

Ugly, ugly, ugly - and that's the lot of them.....
I need some of Motec's coffee....
Regards,
Brian
Forum: ARTICLES 12th February 2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: 60th Birthday

I want to get off regularly.:eek:
Forum: ARTICLES 12th February 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: 60th Birthday

And you are most welcome.
Regards,
Brian
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 12th February 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By BenzBoy
Tech data for later models

One of the problems for independent mechanics has been the refusal of major companies to allow access to the tech data needed to correctly diagnose and repair the more recent models. Hopefully, this...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 12th February 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 28,004
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Car of the week

The VTS prior to the C4 has the same engine with a different ratio box. That is, the Xsara VTS.
The C4 is still a nice car.
Regards,
Brian
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 12th February 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,605
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: My Citroen DS21

No - but it is always still possible should there be some interest.
Regards,
Brian
Forum: ARTICLES 12th February 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 652
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Paint quality

It was a 4 cylinder standard Camry and a V6 Commodore both less than 12 months old. The Camry was efficient but slow to overtake - on kickdown the motor buzzed but the speedo drifted like a limp...
Forum: ARTICLES 12th February 2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Re treads

It is recent in our lives....:eek::eek::eek:
Regards,
Brian
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 12th February 2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 28,004
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Car of the week

Motec wrote: "It's the same family engine series as Peugeot own Citroen. I do know its 6kw more powerful than engine in 306gti6. It is actually same engine as 307 and 206gti. Just checked so improved...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 11th February 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 28,004
Posted By BenzBoy
Re: Car of the week

Umm no: quite a different engine from the 306GTi6.
Regards,
Brian
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