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Old 21st May 2020, 22:16   #901
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Anyone tried other engine oil apart from Fiat recommended Selenia for the Abarth.

The alternate options I see are Shell Helix Ultra, Castrol Edge and Mobil 1 all 5w-40 fully synthetic.
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Anyone tried other engine oil apart from Fiat recommended Selenia for the Abarth.

The alternate options I see are Shell Helix Ultra, Castrol Edge and Mobil 1 all 5w-40 fully synthetic.
Doesn't Fiat recommend a different grade for Abarth, I guess its 5W-30. You have some good ones from Liqui Moly, Amsoil and Motul
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Anyone tried other engine oil apart from Fiat recommended Selenia for the Abarth
Although I haven't had first hand experience, I heard many good things about Motul 8100 X-cess and Liqui Moly 5W-40 oils.

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Doesn't Fiat recommend a different grade for Abarth, I guess its 5W-30.
Fiat recommended oil for Abarth is Selenia K 5W-40.

But then there's an Abarth branded oil from Selenia range with SAE grade of 10W-50. It's best suited for track days IMO.
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Would suggest to stick to Selenia K 5W40. Manufacturer recommended oil and grade is always good for this old school engine.

Some more aftermarket parts are ordered and shortly getting installed, hence delayed the report.
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That is my beast resting at home!
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Build done till date:

Eibach pro kit lowering springs
Bonalume short throw shifter
Quantum remap
Forge motorsport intake kit
Forge motorsport intercooler
Eibach 15mm forged wheel spacers all wheels
Forge motorsport underbelly subframe brace

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Steg Audio ST 650C components
Steg Audio ST 650 coaxials

Est figures: 177 bhp/ 280 nm

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I tried a new look with my car, let me know what you guys think. I think I'm dangerously treading on that fine line between being subtle and a boy-racer
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I tried a new look with my car, let me know what you guys think.
Looks subtle yet nice Saumil! Done with a paint marker?

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Well, it's not yout fault I say. The car itself is very involving and always demands attention.

My wife curses and repents a lot for gifting me this car!!
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Looks subtle yet nice Saumil! Done with a paint marker?
Yes, had sent it to the workshop for a minor touch-up job, so told them to get this done too. Of his own will the painter removed the brake calipers and painted them red!! Guess that added a few BHPs now

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Well, it's not yout fault I say. The car itself is very involving and always demands attention.

My wife curses and repents a lot for gifting me this car!!

I have removed the stripes from the bonnet, roof and boot, have also blackened out the red fog lamp housings in the front and rear to make it a bit less attention-seeking. But after this latest tyre-lettering mod, I notice everyone is staring at the tyres when I'm at a signal or in traffic. Too much attention!!
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Eibach pro kit lowering springs
Bonalume short throw shifter
Quantum remap
Forge motorsport intake kit
Forge motorsport intercooler
Eibach 15mm forged wheel spacers all wheels
Forge motorsport underbelly subframe brace
Hi - I am interested in Eibach springs, spacers and subframe brace for my Abarth. I need to understand what kind of changes in handling (cornering specifically) that I can expect, could you share your experience.

Also, I am not sure whether you got all of these at one go or one after the other. If you did go for these one after the other, could share the change in ride/handling that you observed specifically after each one of them, that would be great. Thanks!

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For all the queries on my car and mods, this video will answer everything.



Adding some enhancements I did recently with more to come.

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I tried a new look with my car, let me know what you guys think
Looks anticing!! Want to try carbon fiber wrap on the chrome handles? Might complete the side look.
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Hi all,

I'm late to the party - I have picked up a pre-owned Abarth Punto today from our forum member. I have driven 50 odd kms so far and it has been very good.

Here's a quick pic I clicked earlier today.
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Hi all,

I'm late to the party - I have picked up a pre-owned Abarth Punto today from our forum member. I have driven 50 odd kms so far and it has been very good.
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Congratulations buddy! Looks beautiful in black. I may be biased as I have a black one too Drive safe and have fun.

PS: How old is she and how many kms on the ODO?
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Congratulations buddy! Looks beautiful in black. I may be biased as I have a black one too Drive safe and have fun.

PS: How old is she and how many kms on the ODO?
Originally purchased in Feb 2016 by the previous owner, ODO 9950 KMS.
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