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« Reply #30 on: 23 March, 2020, 11:29:16 PM »

My wife says I am socially isolated naturally but with the excuse of keeping my distance from the family I am reverting to standard springs. I was given a set of new, unused Panda performance springs so I have tried them for a while to see what they did for the handling. The main effect is to completely ruin the ride! As usual, Lancia knows best.


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« Reply #31 on: 28 May, 2020, 09:40:27 AM »

Work continues on my Y10 but the time out on my sessions means I don't usually get past reading and commenting on new posts. I've been tidying up my doors but things are getting out of hand. I seem to have less and less Y10 every day. A water leak from the bottom hose got me pulling the radiator out so I decided I might as well pull off the front panel to give free access to tidying up the paint on the front wings.


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« Reply #32 on: 28 May, 2020, 10:12:03 AM »

Those springs look pretty unyielding!
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« Reply #33 on: 28 May, 2020, 04:49:51 PM »

Those springs look pretty unyielding!
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« Reply #34 on: 28 May, 2020, 06:33:28 PM »

It's actually back on standard springs as of a couple of months ago. However I think the "stance" you are noticing is because the front is up on axle stands so I could get at the lower bumper bolts. Axle stands aren't noted for their compliance!
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« Reply #35 on: 03 June, 2020, 06:16:16 PM »

Something to look out on a Y10 and possibly other models of the same age is the clips holding the heater control cables in place under the bonnet. One of mine had degraded and snapped off so I couldn't shut off the air flow. My spares turned out to be splitting as well but this one will have to do for the time being.


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« Reply #36 on: 06 June, 2020, 06:43:31 PM »

Another bit that goes wrong on a Y10 is the surround for the headlight and front indicator unit. These push on from the back before the assembly is bolted into place but they tend to creep back and disappear at the inboard edge. I have taken to putting a small self tapping screw in underneath the inboard end next to the radiator grille which successfully keeps everything in place.


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