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Author Topic: RHD DELTA  (Read 2435 times)
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Kevin MacBride
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« on: 14 January, 2010, 01:08:48 PM »

Here's something to ponder. When the Delta was first announced as possibly being made in RHD form, I checked some parts, steering, pedal box, dashboard etc, to see what was available. To my surprise (as I was sceptical) all parts were available ex stock.
As we know know, RHD was dropped. My question is...'What happened to the parts ?'   I did a quick check yesterday, and steering racks, and pedal boxes are still in stock in the UK. The dash is coming up as a back order but with a supply date.
And before anyone comments, racks and pedal boxes are not the same as the Fiat Bravo.
So what the story ?  are these parts for the scrap heap ?
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« Reply #1 on: 14 January, 2010, 01:48:00 PM »

Sounds like the chance for someone to exploit the situation and make a completely RHD New Delta, now that really would be worth seeing.

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« Reply #2 on: 14 January, 2010, 05:50:06 PM »

If the exchange rate were more favourable, it might even have happened.  As it is, even LHD Deltas are expensive, and conversion would render their cost astronomic in the UK presently.
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« Reply #3 on: 15 January, 2010, 12:28:56 AM »

At present I'm scrapping a load of Fiat 'old stock', in some cases the models suited are not of any 'collectable' value so the parts are generally worthless. It'd be a real shame if somewhere there was a shelfload of RHD Delta parts waiting for a similar fate.
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