1981 FIAT Spider 2000 Pinafarina
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Dawsonville, Georgia, United States
Features and Specifications
|Drive side:||Left-hand drive|
1981 Fiat 124 Spider Pinafarina
1981 FIAT Spider 2000 Pina Farina â€“ larger 1,995cc fuel injected engine â€“ 68K
This is originally a Texas car, no rustâ€¦Garage kept in GA. I have taken some videos of the car in operation, just this week, and right after finishing an extensive restore of the vehicle. If you are looking for a fully functional FIAT 124 Spider, that runs as good as it looks, here it is â€“ I will not get too chummy with the sales pitch, just look below at all the work that has been done and check out the videos to view itâ€™s performanceâ€¦I have included pictures of some of the parts that have been installed â€“ All work has been meticulously performed (per spec - correct bolt / nut torqueing, calibration, part prep, painting and moreâ€¦)
New cylinder head and gasket w new valves, stems and seals -New timing belt, tensioner and pulleys -New ignition wires and ignition coil -New engine hoses, belts and clamps - Professionally cleaned fuel injectors - Intake manifold cleaned and polished with all new surface gaskets â€“ Performance exhaust header - ANSI exhaust muffler with new rubber supports - All new fuel system hoses, filters, fuel rail regulator and Bosch fuel pump - Fuel tank professionally removed, cleaned and restored to like-new condition (electrolytic ally cleaned) â€“ New water pump - Radiator flush and new long-life fluid - New Amsoil and filter - New OEM throttle cable â€“Purchase comes with the Original FIAT owner manual and FIAT 124 factory service manual.
Brakes / Suspension / Transmission / Driveline
New master cylinder â€“ (4) New brake wheel hoses â€“ (4) Rebuilt brake calipers with high-temperature high gloss paint - New OEM front and rear brake pads â€“ Fully-bled brake system with new DOT 5 synthetic brake oil â€“ (4) New slotted high â€“performance rotors â€“ (4) New wheel bearings â€“ (4) sets of new upper / lower ball joints - Refurbished and re-painted upper / lower A-arms with new bushings all around - New Excel gas shocks (front and rear) - New upper / lower shock mounts and rubber bushings - OEM Cromodora wheels, including a full spare - Brand new Hangook tires - New wheel lugs - Wheel wells were repainted with undercoat (There was NO hiding of rust â€“ Again, this was a Texas car with no rust!) Rebuilt FIAT Spider 124 2000 (5) speed transmission (completed by Alfa Romeo certified rebuilder) ***Most all period FIAT Spiders will NOT stay in gear with original worn out trans. & synchroâ€™s - no worry here***
New clutch, plate, throw-out bearing and clutch cable - New transmission flex bearing - Rebuilt driveshaft â€“ (2) new universal joints, clips, center support collar and bearing, new grease and balanced. Rear Differential â€“ Removed, inspected for lash, refurbished with new seals, new pumpkin cover gasket, re-painted and filled with 80w - 90 synthetic Amsoil diff fluid. Steering gear box and steering idler inspected / adjusted to spec and refilled with oil.
Body / Interior
No rust and no Bondo â€“ garage kept -All sway bars, trailing arms and cross member bars / tubes were removed, refurbished / repainted / re-torqued and reinstalled with new bushings - Entire interior was removed and Dynamat sound dampening was installed prior to rebuild (including doors). Seat buckets (front and rear) have been removed, restored, and repainted â€“ Entire New carpet set, new leather including front / rear seats, new kick panels, body doors and all new window / door moldings and seals - New convertible California OEM top and seals - New wiper blades - Original OEM boot cover â€“ Original era and engraved NARDI racing wheel â€“ Custom made stained oak dash panels. New internal window mechanisms.
Upgraded head light circuitry â€“ dual relay system (moves high-voltage off of ignition switch) - FIAT 124 System grounds cleaned and refurbished - New upgraded Halogen headlights.
This car starts, runs, and rips like factory new â€“ if not better! It's handling and driving characteristics are outstanding! See videos below - All driving was done near full rev and at high-speed - You can also hear the tire-chirps when I downshift and brake from high speed to illustrate it's robustness / precision - I did not hold back, and it does this again and again - plug and play hard!
*Seller reserves the right to cancel this auction at anytime as this item is listed as for-sale on additional markets...
I have many more pictures and a walk-around video if you need to see more.