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Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet [SOLD!]

Ok, so my misses has been driving for 6 months now and wanted something different and with a bit more poke then her 59hp 1.0 16v Micra Active. Shes been searching and searching for weeks for one of these and there bloody hard to find now so we ended up getting this, the only black one we could find.

Its a 1998 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.25 16v Cabriolet. Body and paint is in good nick and 4 brand new Yokohoma tyres, but needs work else where. Already replaced the side indicators for smoked ones and changed the thermostat and ripped the old airbox out ready for a k&N induction and debadged the boot. Plans include Change of wheels maybe 15" or 16" max, lowered, maybe an extension to the rear bumper and maybe an abarth bodykit and small bootlid spoiler, needs new mohair electric hood cause the rear windows got a massive split, replacement mirror, new radiator, oil & Filter change, fuel filter, replace sparkplugs and leads, White LED numberplate lights, smoked angel eyes with HID bulb conversion, half smoked rear lights, tinted sunstrip, new passenger lock, car mats, maybe GT turbo front brake setup, paint rear drums black, replacement glovebox lid, battery clamp. We already got some leather material to trim the seats. In the process of stripping out the interior and drying it out as its got damp from the split rear window before its recovered.

I think it makes a nice girly car for the summer and should look pretty mint when its done :)

its a nippy little thing and pushing a standard 86hp and down only by 4hp on the 1.6 8v version it replaced, also makes it drop down to a insurance group 8 and cheap tax bracket :D

would make for a great 1.4 GT Turbo conversion

A Few Facts
1.25 16V DOHC
86 BHP
113 NM Torque
6000 RPM
0-60 = 12.3
Top Speed = 106 MPH
MPG Combined = 39.8
MPG Extra Urban = 51.4
MPG Urban = 28.8
Insurance Group = 8
Kerbweight = 1015


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UPDATED 25/04/2012
WORK SO FAR:


Bought car for £1000

INTERIOR
Genuine black leather Gear & Handbrake Gaitor - £10
Genuine Fiat Punto GT2 Black Leather Steering Wheel & Airbag - £40
Richbrook Leather Gearknob - £25
Lockwood White Dials - £25
Blue LED dash lights - £5
Tailor Made black car mats - £20
Leather Tax Disc Holder - £15
Black Vinyl Dye Spray (Dash from grey to black) (6x400ml) - £60
Custom Black leatherette Door Cards - £30
Fiat Coupe 20V Black Front Leather Seats - £70
Custom retrim rear seats in black leather

ICE
T1-8400 DVD touchscreen Headunit - £150
Alpine SXE 6 speaker system - £95
8" Alpine SBE-843BR Sub & MB Quart PAB 2100 Amp - £150
Veba AVRS1A Four Sensor Reversing Kit - £35
Clifford Arrow 5.1 Alarm with remote locking - £225

BODY
Morette Hella Quad Headlights - £150
MHW smoked front indicators - £20
Osram B9 6000K LED Sidelights - £20
Chrome indicator Bulbs all round - £5
White LED Numberplate and interior lights - £15
Smoked side repeaters - £20
Half Tinted Rear Lights - £6
2 x Cabriolet Mirrors - £40
Spray mirrors & rear tow eye cover Fiat Nero Black - £100
Rear bumper towing eye cover - £5
replaced n/s fog light unit - £8
Flyeye wrapped foglights
De-badged Boot
Painted front fiat badge black
Genuine Fiat Front washer jet kit - £15
Bosch Aero Wiper Blades - £20
New Windscreen - £200
New Black PVC hood fitted - £500
black rear mud flaps - £10 ( not fitted yet)
Vinyl wrapped in gloss black door lock surrounds

WHEELS, TYRES, BRAKES, SUSPENSION
16" Seat Ibiza White Alloys & 195/45/16 Tyres - £220
Wobbly bolts PCD from 4x98 to 4x100 - £25
Wobbly bolt Locking Nuts - £25
Black wheel bolt covers - £10
Black alloy wheel center caps - £10
35mm Spax Springs - £130
Uprated Shocks - £120
OMP Drilled & Grooved Discs - £60
Ferodo Front Brake Pads - £35
Goodridge Red Braided Brake Hoses - £60
Bleed brakes - £12
Painted front calipers and rear drums black

ENGINE
cleaned\degreased engine and used black high heat temp paint on various parts - £10
new radiator & anti-freeze change - £50
New thermostat - £12
installed battery clamp
Bosch S4 Battery - £55
Bosch Super 4 Plugs - £18
Bosch Lambda Sensor - £70
New fuel Filter - £10
New Exhaust Downpipe - £40
New Cat Back Exhaust - £64
New Timing belt and tensioner - £45
New Cylinder head & gasket and bolt set - £150
Helicolies and bolts - £25
Camsahft blanking plugs - £20
New Bonnet Cable - £10
Genuine Fiat Replacement HT Leads - £35
New Coil Pack - £27
Oil & Filter Change - £40
K&N Induction Kit - £75
Polished Hydraulic Bonnet Lifters - £20
New clutch Fitted - £275
Drill out snapped bolt from manifold to downpipe and new gaskets - £60

RUNNING COSTS
Tax (12 Months) - £135
Insurance (Fully Comp) - £445

WORK TO DO:
O/S Door seal
195/45/16 Toyo Proxy T1-R tyres
Uprated engine & gearbox mounts
SoundX sound deadening
Front lip spoiler - £130

Author:  TANGO [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

pretty tidy that mate, and knowing you it can only get better....

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

TANGO wrote:
pretty tidy that mate, and knowing you it can only get better....

Cheers wayne.......whats with the willy wonka sig.......havent been on for a while so its the first time ive seen it :teehheee:

Author:  rob_fiesta [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:45 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

looks good mate

Author:  Chris [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

Nice, Thats a very good bhp for a small engine, plenty of poke to keep her going! ;)

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:47 pm ]
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rob_fiesta wrote:
looks good mate

should do when its done, just need to re-define its shape a little

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:49 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

Chris_ZS wrote:
Nice, Thats a very good bhp for a small engine, plenty of poke to keep her going! ;)

yes only 4 short of a standard 1.6 si, although it doesnt feel as quick as that, but ive yet to look into the condition of the engine.

Author:  meilack [ Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:40 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

i like these, cleans up well! :)

plans sound good to :chill:

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

Fitted new radiator and new antifreeze, fitted the K&N induction kit (My good it's made it sound much better :D ), fitted smoked projector angel eyes, change fuel filter, painted rear drums black, started spraying the fiat badge on the bonnet nero black, fitted black tailored car mats, fully covered the drivers seat in black leather....looks so much better alreay, half tinted the rear lights.
Next job fit 35mm spax springs :)

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Author:  meilack [ Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:53 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

that is 100% better! loving this :)

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:25 am ]
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meilack wrote:
that is 100% better! loving this :)

Thanks. Once the springs are on will be looking at maybe some euro style chrome deep dish split rims, then on to the big job, replacing the hood with a new black mohair one complete with a window that isn't staple gunned to the hood :lol:

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:34 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

I was wondering what 16" Mondeo rims would look like on this......hmm it's the wrong stud pattern on the fiat but you can get them pattern converters that bolt to the hubs :rolleyes:

Author:  The Loumiester [ Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:14 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

Looks nice, those lights look great and the leather seat looks at home, will look awsome with all the seats like that.

Author:  rob_fiesta [ Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

looks good :)

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:30 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

I Photoshoped a set of 16" Mondeo rims although they look more like 17's and lowered it. A set of wobbly bolts would make these fit cause they are 4x98 and not the 4x100 needed. Might take a wheel of the Fiesta for a test fit. maybe powder coated White.

Try and picture it with a black leather interior instead of the ugly blue shite that's in there (what were they thinking :doh: )

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Author:  meilack [ Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:49 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

i like that :chill:

Author:  95 Fiesta Si [ Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:38 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

Bugger forgot that the ford rims are 4x108 not 4x100 which means there gona be too hard to mount to the hubs. I've found some 17" khan style rims on eBay which are 4x100.......am keeping an eye on them

Author:  stainlessmole [ Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:50 pm ]
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Lol why do those zetec wheels suit everything! lol

Author:  Dave G fsi [ Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:34 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

stainlessmole wrote:
Lol why do those zetec wheels suit everything! lol


So true :thumbsup: :lol:

Kahn style ones would look equally good too mate :)

Author:  stainlessmole [ Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:48 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Mk1 Fiat Punto Bertone 1.2 16v Cabriolet

But isn't the smallest kahn alloy like 150,000 inch?

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