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Old 05-25-2008, 09:41 PM   #1
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Old 05-25-2008, 09:45 PM   #2
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Old 05-25-2008, 09:45 PM   #3
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Old 05-25-2008, 09:45 PM   #4
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Have you ever seen one of my post when someone is razzing me about being little???

My favorite comeback is ''I can rewire the dash in a Fiat''You??.....

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Old 05-25-2008, 09:45 PM   #5
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The Fiat X1/9. God save us.
Got my first real summer job at 15, washing dishes at HoJo's. The night manager, who really thought he was a ladies man, drove one of those. The X1/9 Bertone. Thought he was cool as ice in that car.

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Old 05-25-2008, 09:46 PM   #6
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Is there going to be more to this story?

Did the battery perform?

Did y'all bring any guns?

We had a couple of MGs growing up.
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Then I headed over to where my girlfriend works. Greg, the boss, followed us outside and kept trying to tell me about how he went to Las Vegas one time on a motocycle. I was like, "oh-kay, that's great Greg."

Just back from Prudhoe Bay, IMO it was really worth the trip, AK is a beautiful place & you need lots of time to take it all in. I'm looking forward to returning & exploring some places i didn't have time to ride.RIP Ron Melton
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Old 05-25-2008, 09:59 PM   #7
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I'm with ya Bake...
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Old 05-25-2008, 10:26 PM   #8
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I used to have a pair of X1/9s, one running, one parts. Actually used the parts car for some stuff for my Lancia that was a basket case. I loved those little buggers.
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Old 05-25-2008, 10:32 PM   #9
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I used to have a pair of X1/9s, one running, one parts. Actually used the parts car for some stuff for my Lancia that was a basket case. I loved those little buggers.
I was tempted, for about 5 minutes.

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Old 05-26-2008, 06:02 AM   #10
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Having just spent two weeks in places where everyone in a Fiat 500 thinks they are Michael Schumacher, this story makes me smile.

You rule Bake!
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Old 05-26-2008, 06:32 AM   #11
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I've seen some of those rip albeit with a rx7 rotary transplant-they handle..(corner) fairly well, once de-bugged.

Giddy-up Bake!!
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Old 05-26-2008, 06:52 AM   #12
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I love FIAT stories.


I learned to grind the gears from the passenger seat in a Blue colored one of these:
It's hard to believe that I used to curl up on the parcel shelf!



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Old 05-26-2008, 06:54 AM   #13
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Had one.

Neat little car

Could only run one electrical accessory at a time since the electrics were powered by what appeared to be one of those bicycle generators that rubs up against your tire.

If it was raining at night, you were in deep doodoo. If you needed the fan and the turn signals, you were in deep doodoo. Etc.

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Could only run one electrical accessory at a time since the electrics were powered by what appeared to be one of those bicycle generators that rubs up against your tire.

If it was raining at night, you were in deep doodoo. If you needed the fan and the turn signals, you were in deep doodoo. Etc.
Cough. European house electricals are the same. Cough.
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Old 05-26-2008, 07:01 AM   #15
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Cough. European house electricals are the same. Cough.
Oh, lordy.
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