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  • Phil-m's Avatar
    21st November 2018, 02:03 AM
    Bleeding the full circuit on a Fulvia can take a long time, it's just the way it is with the circuits on the car. To reduce this time I have used a...
    2 replies | 24 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    21st November 2018, 01:19 AM
    I would recommend the old-fashioned way of bleeding: - take a bottle, and fill it with a bit of (old if available) brake oil. - put the bottle...
    2 replies | 24 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    21st November 2018, 01:10 AM
    Similar experience here. Soda is not very powerful it seems, or maybe it needs very high impact velocity. I get better results with the glass pearls,...
    335 replies | 21650 view(s)
  • kiwirgv's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 09:15 PM
    Hi all. A bit embarrassed to admit, but a brake fluid leak went unnoticed, and on a recent drive the brake pedal was suddenly able to be easily...
    2 replies | 24 view(s)
  • Kaha's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 05:10 PM
    Car is slowly getting better and better. Had a look att the fuel meter that's not working. Brought multimeter to measure the resistance of the...
    46 replies | 3426 view(s)
  • Akonaut's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 04:34 PM
    Understood, my experience is similar, only the Flavia parts seem to be very tough. You can see that the soda is close to cracking the oxide skin but...
    335 replies | 21650 view(s)
  • Taddraughn's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 03:53 PM
    I'm just using a cheap bench top harbor freight blast cabinet and the gun it came with. Pretty standard gun with ceramic nozzle. I honestly have no...
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  • Marnix's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 02:17 PM
    I have seen two methods being used that give good results: water under high pressure and glass pearls. I use extremely small glass pearls (< 50...
    335 replies | 21650 view(s)
  • Akonaut's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 02:07 PM
    The results of your blasting do look quite good. Can you describe a little bit more in detail which equipment you used? I have just soda blasted a...
    335 replies | 21650 view(s)
  • fay66's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 04:34 AM
    Roddie Young of the UK Lancia Motor Club has a record of known Fulvia Zagatos, so worth contacting him if you require any information, I do know his...
    21 replies | 1004 view(s)
  • SubGothius's Avatar
    20th November 2018, 02:35 AM
    According to Brian Long's Lancia Beta collector's guide book, there were 2,076 '79-81 Zagatos imported and only 791 '82s, no further breakdowns given...
    21 replies | 1004 view(s)
  • ccrutchleo74's Avatar
    19th November 2018, 12:50 PM
    Tell me if these numbers are close to correct on original imports of 1981 Lancia Zagato qty 791. 1982 Zagato approx 1300. I have an 81, how do i find...
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  • soldi's Avatar
    19th November 2018, 08:00 AM
    soldi replied to a thread Front Wheel Bearing in Fulvia Forum
    Hi All, Thanks for all the tips. Will keep you all informed as I tackle this job. soldi
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • glenn's Avatar
    19th November 2018, 03:11 AM
    Re prices must go up soon, we've been saying that about Fulvias for ages....... still waiting ......fortunately some of us are still mad enough to...
    21 replies | 1004 view(s)
  • glenn's Avatar
    19th November 2018, 03:03 AM
    glenn replied to a thread Front Wheel Bearing in Fulvia Forum
    Oops, didn't see they were US based! Yes, I doubt Omicron are going to ship them outside UK!!!
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • Taddraughn's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 09:34 PM
    Some more progress and some un-progress: Getting better at making ring nut tools. I drew them in ACAD correctly this time so no need for any...
    335 replies | 21650 view(s)
  • Miguelarroz's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 05:50 PM
    Try Mike Kristick in the us for parts and tools.
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 05:31 PM
    Doubt Omicron would hire across the pond....and the rear wheels have a different tool!
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • glenn's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 03:40 PM
    glenn replied to a thread Front Wheel Bearing in Fulvia Forum
    Might be able to hire them from Omicron, you can the tools for the rear bearing.
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • soldi's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 12:27 PM
    soldi replied to a thread Front Wheel Bearing in Fulvia Forum
    Thanks lancialulu, Could use a little more detail in removing the axle. Does the bearing need to be pressed out/in? soldi
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 12:11 PM
    There is only one bearing and it is a big one. You need 2 special tools which can be bought I think from Omicron. You need to read up about it if you...
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • fay66's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 11:33 AM
    fay66 replied to a thread Crank case/block gasket in Fulvia Forum
    Sorry I've only just picked up on this. I had this problem back in 2000, the only way this can be done is to strip the engine, and in my case we...
    6 replies | 218 view(s)
  • soldi's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 11:20 AM
    soldi started a thread Front Wheel Bearing in Fulvia Forum
    Hi All, Wondering if anyone can help me. I brought my 1976 Fulvia in for an annual inspection and the mechanic found that my right front wheel...
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • glenn's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 08:31 AM
    glenn replied to a thread Crank case/block gasket in Fulvia Forum
    Yeah, I'm sure you're right. Just a bit of a bitter pill after the bodywork bill. I don't have the skills or tools to do it myself, and I have other...
    6 replies | 218 view(s)
  • Bart Boosman's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 04:21 AM
    I think the best advise here is bite the bullit and take out the engine. You will need to take the head off as there's a bolt tightening block to...
    6 replies | 218 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 03:17 AM
    It was only on early S1 engines. Even if they swapped engines of your original S2 1,3S engine with a S1 1,3S engine (unlikely I think), the S1 303...
    6 replies | 218 view(s)
  • glenn's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 02:57 AM
    glenn replied to a thread Crank case/block gasket in Fulvia Forum
    Thanks, it's an early S2, but has a chequered history, and I recall something about it having had an engine swap or having an earlier engine. It's...
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  • Marnix's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 01:36 AM
    If this is an early S1, the problem is documented. They later put a "spring dowel pin" (for lack of correct name of the thing in my mind) in the oil...
    6 replies | 218 view(s)
  • Taddraughn's Avatar
    18th November 2018, 12:20 AM
    Yeah rust is pretty far along on that bearing so I've gone ahead and ordered another one.. expensive as hell but better safe than sorry I suppose....
    335 replies | 21650 view(s)
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