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  1. Gosh, it's been a while...

    I have to be honest - I haven't done much on the Fulvia in the last twelve months. I can't give a a good reason, I just lost my drive.

    However, I'm back!

    * The refurbished petrol tank is back in the boot, with all the pipes are connected.
    * The brake pipes I stole to get the other Fulvia though the MOT last year have been replaced and fitted.
    * A new brake master cylinder has been purchased and fitted.

    I need to secure the pipes with some p-clips, ...
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  2. D-50 #14 Final instalment and next project!

    The D-50 is now complete and is sporting the decals of Alberto Ascari's car as it was raced in qualifying for the '55 Monaco GP. The #'s were filled in for the race.....the race famous for being Ascaris last race in which he ended up launching off the pier into the Mediterranean!
    As I predicted , the project took nearly 6 months to complete but I thoroughly enjoyed the build and the challenges it threw at me.
    I have just returned from 3 weeks in Japan, spending time with the in-laws ...
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  3. D-50 #13 near completion

    It took 3 attempts to get the paint right.......but I succeeded and its almost done.
    enjoy the pics.
    Todd
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  4. Restauring my Lancia Fulvia 1200

    Back in Sunny Portugal it was decision time.

    We removed the engine head and I didn't really like what I saw:

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    My engine had 76 mm diameter cylinders and 67 mm stroke. I decided to bore the cylinders out to 77.5 mm and to buy the 1300 ...

    Updated 17th February 2018 at 12:38 PM by SCUBARUI

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  5. Restauring my Lancia Fulvia 1200

    I took the Fulvia to the mountain roads. Superb handling, spongy breaks, sufficient power, poor idle, some water consumption.
    I took the car to the best guy in town (a former FIA tech. inspector) and we started checking things.

    Cylinder #3 was low on compression, one of the ignition adjustment springs was broken, purging the break lines didn't help. I knew I had some work to do.
    Although the car passed emission tests with flying colors, I decided that id Fulvia was going ...
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