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  1. Montecarlo exhaust conversion...

    When I first got my car, it had a very loud "performance" exhaust which made Lancia's mid-engine sports car unpleasant to drive for long periods. My first improvement to the car consisted of obtaining and installing the stock Scorpion exhaust system which was a civilized improvement over the too-loud sport system.

    A few years on, and as I make other improvements to the car, like converting to Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection, I wanted to make it even quieter. A fellow Scorpion ...
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  2. A bit of paint always seems to help!


    Just need to obtain some stone chip..
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  3. Sub Frame Parts

    I spent some of the day giving a clean to the sub frame and gearbox - it gets cleaner each time I work on it!

    I decided to extract the gearbox and engine mounting parts from the subframe so I could inspect them, and give them a proper clean. It was a pleasant surprise to find the parts were in really good nick, protected by a good layer of oil and grease!



    I dug out my home made ...
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  4. Oil Pump clean up

    The oil pump on the fulvia is a little work of art



    It's hard to explain, but there's a star shaped spindle that rotates in another shroud that itself rotates.


    the whole thing is driven off a shaft driven from the crankshaft.

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  5. That's Closer!


    Yes, that's a much better match.

    So what Lancia colour is that?


    Rosso Alfa. Oh. That's interesting. So looks like I may end up with two Lancia's painted in an Alfa colour.
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