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Offline euroboy

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First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
« on: January 30, 2009, 10:37:34 pm »
Well, it looks like I cant have an SS kit - and for a very strange reason!  I bought my car tax free through my work and its enforced by very strict regulations with the Dutch government  -  for example I have to be in the car at all times when it is being driven! - but it does have its advantages, the main one being that the car is registered at the Hague with the Foreign ministry and when running checks, the police and parking wardens cant see my name and address - its a bit like a UK diplomat car, thats why I have special number plates.

Anyhoo - the exact type of the car is registered and cannot be changed - and of course adding the SS kit changes the 'type' of car on the V5 document (and NL equivalent) making it impossible for me to fir the kit :( OH NO!

But I have ordered a BMC air filter and its on its way - that will be followed soon by the Scorpion tuning 160bhp chip.  I have also put on some Italian flag wing badges and have replaced all the front bulbs - got a nice new set of DRLs to go in too.

Looking much better :)
« Last Edit: January 31, 2009, 11:13:48 am by euroboy »
Abarth 500

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G-tech full exhaust sytem.

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    olopboy

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    Re: First Mods done, but not SS kit for me....
    « Reply #1 on: January 31, 2009, 12:04:44 am »
    Shame about the SS kit,must admit I will now seriously considering the upgrades to the bulbs and horn. Not sure if I need any more power though.

    Can you post a list of the bulb upgrades you've used?

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    Re: First Mods done, but not SS kit for me....
    « Reply #2 on: January 31, 2009, 07:42:15 am »
    He already has. Check the sticky threads  ;)

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    Re: First Mods done, but not SS kit for me....
    « Reply #3 on: January 31, 2009, 09:39:12 am »
    Sorry: to clarify which manufacture/model have you used for the DRLs and Main beams

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    Re: First Mods done, but not SS kit for me....
    « Reply #4 on: January 31, 2009, 10:37:30 am »
    wow thats a pritty crazy reason for not been allowed the SS kit :( oh well.... like you've said a little aftermarket tuning can get it to the same power though!

    still a bit of a bummer though :(
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    Re: First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
    « Reply #5 on: January 31, 2009, 11:12:40 am »
    Olopboy - Dipped beams are Philps Ultra +80%
    Main beam are Philips +50%
    DRLs not sure, ill have to double check and get back to you - definately worth doing though.
    Abarth 500

    G-tech 'S' chip.

    G-tech full exhaust sytem.

    172bhp & 285Nm @4850rpm.

    Now sold - doh!

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    Re: First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
    « Reply #6 on: January 31, 2009, 11:25:49 am »
    I've ordered some H7 Philips X-treme Power +80% and some H1 Osram Night Breaker +90% which seemed to get good reviews from AutoExpress in a test.

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    Re: First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
    « Reply #7 on: January 31, 2009, 11:53:45 am »
    Any pictures of the badges & lights euroboy?  :wave:

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    Re: First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
    « Reply #8 on: January 31, 2009, 05:02:00 pm »
    Still havent got round to putting the DRLs in - as soon as I have done that and got hold of the BMC filter ill take some pics.  The wing badges are very cool, if a little pricey!
    Abarth 500

    G-tech 'S' chip.

    G-tech full exhaust sytem.

    172bhp & 285Nm @4850rpm.

    Now sold - doh!

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    Re: First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
    « Reply #9 on: January 31, 2009, 06:36:28 pm »
    Still havent got round to putting the DRLs in - as soon as I have done that and got hold of the BMC filter ill take some pics.  The wing badges are very cool, if a little pricey!

     :thumb:

    Are the wing badges the same as the ones on the Fiat 500?

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    Re: First Mods done, but no SS kit for me....
    « Reply #10 on: February 02, 2009, 09:39:30 am »
    Yes the badges are the same, shamlessly stolen from another topic:

    Abarth 500

    G-tech 'S' chip.

    G-tech full exhaust sytem.

    172bhp & 285Nm @4850rpm.

    Now sold - doh!