8 years 8 ish months, see you Abarth 500

Well I’ve used this page just to share my Abarth 500 it’s had no real push for followers but It’s nice to write about something you enjoy and have a genuine passion for but sadly after nearly 9 years the Abarth with 35592 miles has been sold to a new owner. It never let me … Continue reading

Time for a new cambelt #8years+ on

Pushed my luck a little, but with only 33,000 miles on the clock it’s time to get the job done. I’m using my trusty Abarth specialists in Leicester again, yes it’s a good 50 min drive but KW custom automotive (Syston, Leicester) respect the Abarth scene and have all the timing tool set kit for the … Continue reading

Time for OIL

31543 miles since it arrived today 3rd October it gets some new runny stuff to keep it going through the winter 🙂 8 years old in November how time flies. What is interesting that with no driving style difference I’m getting 42mpg on super with TMC box Amazing how 5 seconds after you swap the … Continue reading

West midlands roads are so poor !!

After 5 years the Bilsteins are coming off and the original suspension is getting slotted back on !! August 2011 originally fitted no 100% how many miles they have done 🙂 can’t be many in 5 years as the latest mileage is still 27250 17800 miles they covered and at 43 its not be the … Continue reading

23,000 miles in time for a service !!!!

Wow I look back on the blog posts and see I’ve done 23100 miles a massive 3100 since Nov 2014 I’ve hit more on my pushbike Plug codes Fiat part number – 55210685  Ngk: IKR9F8 for 2009 model Denso: IXU27 (slightly cheaper but I went for NGK) Plugs have lasted with no running issues for 6 … Continue reading

3rd mot and the cars 5th birthday

Time flies seems ages ago I traded in my unreliable (in the end) VW golf red I gti (diesel) and today 20752 Miles in at the local Mot station. Hate MOT’s its like an exam I don’t really need the car but I hope it passes 🙂 On the ramp @ MRS One advisory replace … Continue reading