Discussion in 'X1/20 Forum' started by fiatfactory, Apr 15, 2018.
Always wanted a Montecarlo, so yesterday I took the plunge!
Looks good Steve. Congrats
Looks awesome. My first X1/9 was the same color. Why’s it have Scorpion headlights?
US delivered car that has been converted to RHD.
Totally rust free, came from Arizona I believe, so dry climate no salt on roads car.
Good find Steve, you’re gunna really enjoy it.
The weird thing is the wipers are backwards from mine. Were those changed too?
yes, part of the conversion to RHD was changing the wiper arms, wiper motor/support etc to RHD units
Conversion to RHD has been quite nicely done.
Niiiiiice set of wheels, Steve!! RHD and all!!!
Yep, you will now be lookin' like Mr Cool over there in the sunny West!!
cheers, IanL - NZ
I'm taking it to Thailand when I move over there...
Thailand - fair dinkum?? Is that for a holiday look-see, or permanently, Steve??
cheers, IanL - NZ
Hopefully permanently to live and work... I've been offered a job restoring old Italian cars, Alfa's mostly but the odd Fiat /Lancia as well.
Congrats, Steve. It couldn't be in better hands. It looks like a US spec car that's been around the world, with Euro bumpers, and a RHD set-up. From the looks of it, I'm guessing its interior is from a Euro-spec car. Fabric seats look nice. Love the black interior, I'm slowly dying my weathered blue interior black with promising results. Did we get black interiors in the US cars?
No engine bay pics from Steve C!? I'm interested to hear your plans for the car.
Dueling build threads from experienced people like yourself and BEEK would only strengthen the forum, best wishes for that sexy thing!
Body / paint and interior trim is really good and needs no real work... engine bay doesn't present anywhere near as well.
No immediate plans to do anything to the car as I'm quite busy for the next few months going between Thailand and Australia setting up a new automotive venture in Bangkok.
Nice find and congrats on taking a significant plunge to change your life. I would do the move in stages if you can, sometimes...
A Scorpion is one of the cars I really want to acquire someday. Hopefully sooner than later.
Your particular example looks extremely nice. Love the color.
Wow congratulations on everything Steve! I was recently musing what a Montecarlo would look like in X1/9 Lime Green. Quite striking even with the metallic in it. I'm leaning towards the Porsche Crystal Green Metallic paint of the mid 1980's.
Looks great, congrats!
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