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    this is my punto hgt abarth, picked her up not too long ago, my plan is to turn it into a trackday toy, I am taking the hgt to the nurburgring next week should be fun




    CAR SPECIFICATIONS:

    - Model : HGT
    – Engine size : 1.8 16v
    - Year : 2002
    – Colour : Black

    ENGINE MODIFICATIONS :

    gsr induction kit
    custom mild steel exhaust
    omp front strut brace
    omp lower strut brace


    STYLING MODIFICATIONS:
    factory standard abarth

    INTERIOR:

    Stripped!
    omp champ r seat
    omp 4 point harness
    omp steering wheel

    CHASSIS:

    -40mm springs
    15" abarth esseesse rep wheels
    toyo r1r track tyres
    ferodo ds2500 front pads

    ICE:

    none

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    Looks good!

    Will be interesting to see your progress.
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    the car made it to the ring and back in one piece, I managed 9 laps in total, no issues what soever,

    future plans are more power and stripping the interior and adding some bucket seats











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    few pictures from oulton park, interior now stripped with OMP bucket seat, 4 point harness and omp steering wheel, car is so much faster now

    fitted some abarth esseesse replica wheels in 15"
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    looks great, get some pics of the stripped interior!
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    Looks great on those wheels!

    Do you have bracing underneath as well?
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    yes omp lower strut brace, I plan on removing the sunroof next along with a few other bits, leaving the air con though as I want to be nice and cool on the track

    took a while to remove the stuck on sound deadening

    few more pictures
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    Looks really good fun, those wheels are spot on as well!

    Need to join you on track one day, would make for a good picture (until you disappeared because lightweight).
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    will be booking another very soon will let you know
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    get those door cards out aswell, rear wiper motor can go out along with the wiper too, reminds me of when i stripped mine, it became quite tail happy lol

    edit: sorry for the small highjack

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    Quote Originally Posted by greco_mak View Post
    get those door cards out aswell, rear wiper motor can go out along with the wiper too, reminds me of when i stripped mine, it became quite tail happy lol
    I could feel the difference just pulling the rear seats and spare wheel out of mine that one time lol.
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