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 1   131mirafiori home / For Sale and Wanted / 1600 twincam and gearbox for sale  on: January 11, 2020, 01:36:48 PM 
Started by Thotos | Last post by Thotos
One of my Beta buddies has told me of a tuned 112bhp 1600 twincam engine and gearbox for sale. The engine seems to me to have Fiat cam carriers with Lancia covers so should be OK for mounting vertically in a 131. The link to the post on the Betaboyz forum is http://www.betaboyz.myzen.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=4020.0 but I think you need to be registered on that forum to access the thread. So here's a copy of the post:

This has come to my attention through a tenuous link, but I have no connection with the seller. I went to have a look this morning however and the the seller seems a nice chap.

The engine is in a track day car- Lotus 7 type- and runs through a Fiat 131 gearbox. Sump, cooling and ignition are custom and the engine has twin Weber DCOE 40 carbs. It is however internally standard at the top, although the bottom end has been balanced and the flywheel lightened by a local motorsports specialist. The claimed 112bhp on the rollers looks right to me.

the owner Ian faces a dilemma- when he started to but this together in the late 1990s, 112bhp was enough and, while at 500kg or so it is quick on the road, things have moved on and everyone else now has 150-200bhp running Ford Zetec or Bike-based engines on the track. He has spoken to Guy Croft and understands what can be done and what it might cost- to still be short of the competition. Hence it makes financial sense to sell and swap the engine.

The engine runs smoothly, with no smoke and I could only see a small drip from a core plug which may go away when warm anyway.

Video on link below.

Mark


https://www.dropbox.com/s/8aas33lxhz65mua/IMG_1494.MOV?dl=0





If you're interested, please post here and I'll put you in touch with Mark.

 2   131mirafiori home / We seek them here, we seek them there, we seek them everywhere / GROUP 4  on: January 05, 2020, 06:13:09 PM 
Started by panayis | Last post by panayis
https://youtu.be/eH8ZDaH7vaU?t=281

 3   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Re: Merry christmas!  on: December 25, 2019, 09:55:23 PM 
Started by Fiat 131 Abarth#2 | Last post by daverwd
Happy Christmas to All 131 Enthusiasts 🎄

 4   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Re: Merry christmas!  on: December 25, 2019, 05:35:19 PM 
Started by Fiat 131 Abarth#2 | Last post by kev131
Maintaining the tradition Enzo! 😊👍🎉

Many happy returns to all.

 5   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Re: Mirafiori Coupe C Pillar Cover 3d model  on: December 25, 2019, 03:22:02 PM 
Started by by beko | Last post by simon abarth
it's a very good idea

 6   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Re: Merry christmas!  on: December 25, 2019, 03:20:29 PM 
Started by Fiat 131 Abarth#2 | Last post by simon abarth
Merry christmas to all 131's awners   Wink

 7   131mirafiori home / The Garage / Re: Lack of power under acceleration  on: December 25, 2019, 08:57:17 AM 
Started by Crazypierre | Last post by Crazypierre
Hi thanks Theo, 
Yes, I read about the centrifugal thing with the weights in the distributor. I'll check that its working OK and also the points. 
After that I'll check the carb but there's a big in-line filter between pump and carb so I can't see any rubbish getting through...
Merry Christmas.
PC

 8   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Re: Merry christmas!  on: December 25, 2019, 05:06:15 AM 
Started by Fiat 131 Abarth#2 | Last post by Rob 131
Merry Christmas to all. 

 9   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Re: Merry christmas!  on: December 25, 2019, 04:03:26 AM 
Started by Fiat 131 Abarth#2 | Last post by Yagmur
   Thank you Enzo, Merry Christmas to you and all 131  friends

 10   131mirafiori home / General discussion / Merry christmas!  on: December 24, 2019, 10:40:33 AM 
Started by Fiat 131 Abarth#2 | Last post by Fiat 131 Abarth#2
Merry christmas and all the good's for 2020  Smiley

Saluti Enzo






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