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GROPIUS
post 13th January 2018 09:00
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Since my purchase of breadvan number 3
I have installed...
-a stainless steel exhaust
-front seats incl. removal of height adjuster
-my MOMO steering wheel
-a new gear knob
-Kenwood headunit
-DAB aerial
-Bose front speakers
-lowering springs and Bilstein B4s(front) and B6s(rear)
-strut topmounts and bearings
-new dashboard bulbs
-single wiper conversion
-HID headlights

I fixed...
-the wiper judder
as described here...
http://forum.alfa145.com/index.php?showtopic=20475
-heating
...and a few other bits...


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post 13th January 2018 22:02
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Fitted the new wheels today...


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dante giacosa
post 14th January 2018 00:42
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Good effort!

Picture please...
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post 14th January 2018 05:40
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QUOTE(GROPIUS @ 13th January 2018 09:00) *
Since my purchase of breadvan number 3
I have installed...
-a stainless steel exhaust
-front seats incl. removal of height adjuster
-my MOMO steering wheel
-a new gear knob
-Kenwood headunit
-DAB aerial
-Bose front speakers
-lowering springs and Bilstein B4s(front) and B6s(rear)
-strut topmounts and bearings
-new dashboard bulbs
-single wiper conversion
-HID headlights

I fixed...
-the wiper judder
as described here...
http://forum.alfa145.com/index.php?showtopic=20475
-heating
...and a few other bits...


Is the single wiper conversion a easy job as that is something i have always wanted to do to mine.
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post 14th January 2018 07:09
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QUOTE(Nigel145 @ 14th January 2018 05:40) *
Is the single wiper conversion a easy job as that is something i have always wanted to do to mine.

I've used a citroen zx wiper assembly as discussed here...
http://alfa155.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2454 coolio.gif



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post 14th January 2018 18:08
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single wiper conversion!

I missed that

do you drive round with it parked in the middle of the screen, rally styleee..?!!
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post 14th January 2018 18:10
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QUOTE(GROPIUS @ 14th January 2018 07:09) *
I've used a citroen zx wiper assembly as discussed here...
http://alfa155.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2454 coolio.gif


That's great. Thank you i will have to see if i can get hold of one of those.
I think the 145 looks so much better with one wiper coolio.gif
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post 16th January 2018 08:05
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QUOTE(dante giacosa @ 14th January 2018 00:42) *
Good effort!

Picture please...

Will try to take some today...
...but...
be AFRAID
...WHOA...


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post 16th January 2018 10:50
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QUOTE(GROPIUS @ 14th January 2018 07:09) *
I've used a citroen zx wiper assembly as discussed here...
http://alfa155.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2454 coolio.gif



Wow! where did you get one of those?

thought all the zx had been crushed....


(when I get round to it) I will be modifying the original wiper assembly for mine



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post 16th January 2018 13:03
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QUOTE(sanitary @ 16th January 2018 10:50) *
Wow! where did you get one of those?

thought all the zx had been crushed....
(when I get round to it) I will be modifying the original wiper assembly for mine
san

Purchased many moons ago after joining .org.
Lol


QUOTE(GROPIUS @ 16th January 2018 08:05) *
Will try to take some today...
...but...
be AFRAID
...WHOA...


The rims are from a Fiat 500/Panda 4x98 15x6J
...now banded to 7.5J and 8.5J


...and the single-wiper conversion


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post 16th January 2018 18:28
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QUOTE(GROPIUS @ 16th January 2018 13:03) *
Purchased many moons ago after joining .org.
Lol

The rims are from a Fiat 500/Panda 4x98 15x6J
...now banded to 7.5J and 8.5J
...and the single-wiper conversion


Ha Ha the rims look awesome coolio.gif coolio.gif coolio.gif
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post 16th January 2018 21:10
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haha

that's briiliant!

wider ones on the back? (obviously!)
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