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