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by texanbrit
Mon Apr 25, 2022 9:10 am
Forum: Track Days / SCCA / Rally
Topic: Track days - rollover risk
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Re: Track days - rollover risk

Not my experience. The stiffened rear end makes the car try to rotate more if anything. The best mod is better tires (with correct air pressures). Obviously a lower center of gravity can help too. More rear weight in theory but what I find is that is just more weight that tries to pass you under bre...
by texanbrit
Sat Apr 23, 2022 8:05 am
Forum: Welcome Mat
Topic: Hi from west Texas
Replies: 23
Views: 11058

Re: Hi from west Texas

Looks great, love that it matches the red seats.
by texanbrit
Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:33 am
Forum: Track Days / SCCA / Rally
Topic: Track days - rollover risk
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Re: Track days - rollover risk

Love the bar!. Looks great.
by texanbrit
Tue Apr 19, 2022 9:00 am
Forum: Repair what you broke
Topic: Ambient air temperature sensor
Replies: 9
Views: 9880

Re: Ambient air temperature sensor

I ordered the part as per the post. Cut the old sensor off. Retired the new sensor wiring. The temperature gauge on dashboard reads nothing and check engine light shows up. Used a scanner to find out code and it shows p0071 and p0074 You probably need to test the thermistor. "You can test the senso...
by texanbrit
Tue Apr 19, 2022 8:57 am
Forum: Track Days / SCCA / Rally
Topic: Track days - rollover risk
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Re: Track days - rollover risk

The Abarth has a rear sway bar as standard. It still gets a bit edgy under really heavy breaking, that's just part of the 67/33 weight distribution and downhill makes that worse. The only real cure is to drive backwards.
by texanbrit
Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:24 am
Forum: Welcome Mat
Topic: Greetings from Alabama
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

Re: Greetings from Alabama

I'd be interested on how the LSD performs in autoX. I love my Wavetrac; really lets the power go down earlier. AutoX is a different animal though and the cars natural liftoff oversteer is useful for making those quick rotations.
by texanbrit
Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:57 am
Forum: Welcome Mat
Topic: Houston Fiat
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Re: Houston Fiat

The Gulf Coast FIAT group is very strong, and runs a busy, old fashioned message board.

Reach out to Mike Rutenberg - rutntutn@hal-pc.org
by texanbrit
Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spam & The Future of the Forum
Replies: 2
Views: 994

Re: Spam & The Future of the Forum

Sad. Perhaps we can move the useful content somewhere static?
by texanbrit
Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Welcome Mat
Topic: Greetings from Portland
Replies: 7
Views: 2000

Re: Greetings from Portland

Welcome to the group! Tell us some more about your FIAT.

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