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 11 
 on: October 09, 2018, 07:23:51 PM 
Started by DARREN BETA. I.E - Last post by DARREN BETA. I.E
hi , i,m looking for front brake pistons ,  they are smaller than rear , rear are readily available , unfortunately i cant seem to source two front ones 32mm diameter , has anyone got some or know where to source or if there is an alternative, thx

 12 
 on: October 07, 2018, 01:12:27 PM 
Started by jwhelan - Last post by jwhelan
Hi folks,

   Is it possible to adjust the heater inlet flap movement (84 HPE)?  Mine doesn't close by quite some margin, and the lever doesn't move more than about 60% of the way across.  Hopefully the answer doesn't involve removing the heater!

    Thanks,

         Jay

 13 
 on: October 05, 2018, 08:43:01 AM 
Started by peteracs - Last post by HFStuart
I see Ed China did a video with them too - a year or so ago now but I'd not seen it.

 14 
 on: October 05, 2018, 07:19:16 AM 
Started by peteracs - Last post by peteracs
Hi

Episode 19 released..... A spot of wiring.


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QBXT1sHP92w

Peter

 15 
 on: October 04, 2018, 08:37:57 AM 
Started by Orbital - Last post by betaveloce
Hi, try Guy Moerenhout from Belgium, http://www.abarth-gmr.be/new/
 Wink

 16 
 on: October 04, 2018, 08:34:19 AM 
Started by Orbital - Last post by Orbital
Hi all.

Was wondering if anyone knows where to source wheel arch extensions for a coupe ?

Someone did suggest using escort arch extensions and modifying it to fit the coupe..
which I am not against doing just wondered if anyone had any other thoughts on how to go about this ?
Or does anyone know where I can source a set that will pre fit the beta coupe.

I have attached below the sort of thing I am looking for ...

Thanks in advance


 


 17 
 on: October 03, 2018, 07:43:48 PM 
Started by mangocrazy - Last post by mangocrazy
It was pretty much as I suspected - hard slog and lots of profanity, bruised arms and knuckles and aching knees and shoulders (but the last two are mainly to do with age...) It took a fair amount of time to remove the detached ball joint, and even more to get the replacement linkage in place. And when I had just about tightened the first arm up (laboriously tightening the nut by a quarter turn each time - no room for a ratchet spanner), I realised that the 11mm spanner I was using to stop the ball from rotating was tight up against the ball joint, and there was still thread left. So my last task for the night was to take a hapless 11mm open ended spanner and grind it down with a flap wheel to make it slim enough to complete the job.

No-one ever said it would be easy. And it wasn't...

 18 
 on: October 02, 2018, 05:14:17 PM 
Started by mangocrazy - Last post by mangocrazy
Thanks Ammy. I imagine that with a 4 post lift (or a deep pit) it would be a minor inconvenience. Underneath a set of (fairly low) ramps it's going to be a king-size PITA, I think...

 19 
 on: October 02, 2018, 05:10:01 PM 
Started by mangocrazy - Last post by Ammy
Just had the Betaboyz kit fitted by my local garage. They appear to have installed them all from under the car,  they certainly hadn't disturbed the long rod from inside.

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 on: October 02, 2018, 03:41:45 PM 
Started by mangocrazy - Last post by mangocrazy
Hi all,

I'm now down in France, with the car on ramps and stuck in first gear. The ball joint on one end of the (puny) OE Lancia short linkage rod had popped out of its retaining bush, which is cracked and useless. I've managed to get the remains of the OE linkage rod out, but the offending ball joint is still attached to the large rod which connects to the gear lever and I cannot see any way of detaching that part in situ.

When replacing the short linkage rod (I have the replacement Betaboyz part with me) is it necessary to remove the long rod from inside the car to do this? I can't see any way of fitting both ends of the replacement short rod from under the car. One end, yes - both ends, no...

If anyone has done this job I'd be grateful of any tips you may have.

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