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entry Feb 27 2011, 04:54 AM
VIN # 4732910787. Chassis # 5229565. Paint Code 98.
The car was introduced on the cover of European Car magazine in February 1992.
Elvira was then know by the license plate 1 SLIK6 . (now she blazes Classic Rod 0914 )
Dave Y. was the original owner/co-builder, (along with Carl Young). Richard F. was the 2nd owner for another 6 years.
Both campaigned in open road races, (Sliver State, Pony Express, La Carrera, Rally Acapulco).
I have been caretaker since 2005. I enjoy the car at PCA track events (instructor) and unsanctioned touring adventures.
Little else has changed - (with lots of biggrin.gif and a few first.gif along the way).


Reinforced '73 tub, roll cage, steel factory flares, early doors & bumpers.
3.0 liter - CIS. Mostly stock, 9:3:1, Carillo rods, ported heads, racing header.
Turbo tie rods, RSR struts, Weltmeister adjustable anti-sway bars.
Bremtek calipers were replaced with SC's. (yellow Pagid pads for the track)
16 x 8 & 16 x 9 Canonica 007 wheels for the track. 225-50, 245-45 Proxys.
16 x 8 Fuchs on all 4 corners for the street with 225-50 Toyos.
Getty dash, GTS LeMans seat, limo tint and other bits of bling.
(custom Engman pedals, EMPI window cranks, Bell RX65 radar detector .......)

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entry Aug 28 2010, 03:45 PM
I'm gonna use this spot to hang .jpgs I want to post at the X1/9 Club.
Thanks for the bandwidth Andy. aktion035.gif smilie_flagge6.gif

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entry Jul 20 2010, 12:31 AM
1984 Fiat X1/9 Bertone. 1.5 liter 5 speed

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entry Oct 1 2006, 06:16 AM
On Top of the MGM Parking Garage. 7th Floor.

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entry Sep 29 2006, 03:51 AM
Moab Utah. driving.gif

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entry Sep 2 2006, 02:59 PM
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The old 259999 number is dead. ninja.gif

entry Aug 10 2006, 07:27 AM
My WCC Picture Thread.

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entry Jul 30 2006, 05:11 AM
Today at the flea market I found the ultimate pair of 914 jackstands for only five bucks. These are full size and made of aluminum. They are rated at 6000 lbs. and adjust from 11" - 17". My 2 ton jacks from Pep Boys (does that make them FLAPS Jacks? av-943.gif ) tip the scales at 4 lbs 10 oz each. These new aluminum ones weigh only 1 lb 14 oz each. A pair weighs 3 3/4 lbs. That is 5 1/2 lbs less than a set of steel light duty jacks. While these would not be my first choice for a bare metal restoration or engine swap, I am confident they will easily handle any road side repairs. Plus, they are a perfect match for the early 911 aluminum jack I carry. I did find this other cool style of aluminum racing jack stands. I am not sure what they weigh. All I need to know is that they cost $90 / pair.

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