1987 Bertone (aka Fiat) X1/9

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Re: 1987 Bertone (aka Fiat) X1/9

Post by DTMiller » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:47 am

32wildbilly wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:27 am
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Thanks Billy! It was a lot of fun at Porsche breakfast and the auto museum show.

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Since the wife has probably cooled down by now, you should keep the car. Maybe turn it into a track weapon as DT suggested.
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Re: 1987 Bertone (aka Fiat) X1/9

Post by Black-Out » Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:04 pm

I know this thread is dead right now but every time I see one of these I feel like it should get wide body fenders 9 inch wide tires and wheels in the front 10.5 inch wide tires and wheels in the back and a Fiat Abarth engine and transmission swap......I have this pipe dream that doing those changes with a proper tune and turbo upgrade would make that car the under dog of the century with corner grip on par with cars that far out class it....hell now that I think about it......Maybe use the 2.0 liter 20V Turbo engine and trans from a Fiat Coupe, 220hp without modification would be a blast, and with minor tunes pushing it to 300hp would make that car a giant killer. I bet the curb weight would only go up to about 2,200lbs and with all that tire and all that power that thing would level cars around a road course.....lol
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Re: 1987 Bertone (aka Fiat) X1/9

Post by 32wildbilly » Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:03 am

Black-Out wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:04 pm
I know this thread is dead right now but every time I see one of these I feel like it should get wide body fenders 9 inch wide tires and wheels in the front 10.5 inch wide tires and wheels in the back and a Fiat Abarth engine and transmission swap......I have this pipe dream that doing those changes with a proper tune and turbo upgrade would make that car the under dog of the century with corner grip on par with cars that far out class it....hell now that I think about it......Maybe use the 2.0 liter 20V Turbo engine and trans from a Fiat Coupe, 220hp without modification would be a blast, and with minor tunes pushing it to 300hp would make that car a giant killer. I bet the curb weight would only go up to about 2,200lbs and with all that tire and all that power that thing would level cars around a road course.....lol
Pics when you get it done! :D I think you are right that would be fun.

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