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jayadam63
02-28-2016, 07:05 PM
There isn't a 500T picture section so I figure I'll freeload here if there are no objections. My phone camera sucks but these are the best of a bad lot. :)

Before Mods: 2015 Fiat 500 Turbo with a 1.4L Turbo Charged Mult-Air Engine in White (Bianco!) with 5 Speed Manual Transmission.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-6pZSjh7MWGY/VuLf5wXw8TI/AAAAAAAAA4o/gRzVzf_cwrAfX3Yxxc5oetZ2DD-f7iBtQ/s700/IMG_20160101_164124.jpg

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http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-h0z2V3-MaI0/VuLgKdRukII/AAAAAAAAA44/JgIDKdTt8XAx6syNTAPTNVk4CHUuumewg/s700/IMG_20160101_164403.jpg


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-u7tS5KgCu9Q/VuLgcealdiI/AAAAAAAAA5A/HUiSR3tW_rwLJ-Aw8PYRmDOYIRynKzKwA/s700/IMG_20160101_164418.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Fnw2uaNntgU/VuLh1nMJ8TI/AAAAAAAAA5Q/qkKM0s5mJ9Ui4CkHoG1qyxpDwkYTLkEkQ/s700/IMG_20160101_164541.jpg

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She's a 2015 Fiat 500 Turbo with LED's all around, LED dome using a panel instead of bulbs (SUPER bright), LED's in the cargo area and an LED strip back there.

Under the Bonnet there is a EuroCompulsion v4.1 Intake and a Road Race Motorsports Heat Shield.

The graphics are off eBay and I installed those myself. It was a challenge but they came out ok.

The wheels are Competizone Sport Tuning Monza Wheels in Gloss Black. They're 15x6.5 and yes, they clear the Abarth / 500T brakes in the front. The offset is only 15 so they are moved out slightly to be flush with the fenders and have a super aggressive look.

For rubber I have 195/55R15 all season radials that I bought off Amazon with free shipping for $195 for a set of 4. Not telling the brand for fear of embarrassment. The 195/55R15 have the exact same width / footprint at 7.68" wide as the factory 195/45R16 tires. The diameter is 1/2 an inch larger and of course, the sidewalls / profile is taller to compensate for the smaller wheels. Ride and handling seem surprisingly unaffected, however. I was expecting it to be cushy and sloppy and it's just not the case.

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21089&d=1456690999

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21088&d=1456691002

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21087&d=1456691006

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21086&d=1456692934

DeSoulo
02-28-2016, 11:18 PM
Well that looks Great! Love that intake and RR cover and wheels too. Looks to be a future ROM, thanks for posting those pics.

jayadam63
02-29-2016, 12:11 AM
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Well that looks Great! Love that intake and RR cover and wheels too. Looks to be a future ROM, thanks for posting those pics.

Thanks DeSoulo. It came together better than I envisioned. Somewhat smitten by it quite frankly. LOL!

Almost a Ghost
02-29-2016, 01:32 AM
Looks sharp. Planning on getting some lower springs or coil overs?

DC9708
02-29-2016, 02:37 AM
Definitely lower it and it'll be even more of a stunner. Love the "turbo" stripe. Looks killer, man!

jayadam63
02-29-2016, 10:36 AM
Looks sharp. Planning on getting some lower springs or coil overs?


Definitely lower it and it'll be even more of a stunner. Love the "turbo" stripe. Looks killer, man!

Thanks guys. A mild lowering is in the cards. Want to get those gaps in the hind end closed a bit. :cool:

Almost a Ghost
02-29-2016, 01:30 PM
It makes such a huge difference. The day after I lowered mine, walking into the garage and seeing the car was like looking at completely different car.

babelhoo
02-29-2016, 09:16 PM
Looks great! love those wheels!

Klasse Act
02-29-2016, 09:19 PM
Wheels look great on that car right there! If I could make one suggestion...get black mirror caps to tie it in with the stripes and wheels. BTW I like that it says TURBO, very original and very well thought out project so far!!

jayadam63
02-29-2016, 10:28 PM
Looks great! love those wheels!

Thanks babelhoo!


Wheels look great on that car right there! If I could make one suggestion...get black mirror caps to tie it in with the stripes and wheels. BTW I like that it says TURBO, very original and very well thought out project so far!!

Thanks for the thoughts and I appreciate the suggestions!!! :)

jayadam63
03-10-2016, 04:38 PM
Did these this past Sunday. Wasn't bad at all. Was able to install without removing the cowl. Just removed the single push-pin fasteners on each end.

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21227&d=1457642034


I didn't use the socket / pass thru method. Instead, I used a closed wrench and a hex / allen socket with a ratchet and bully-bar.

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21228&d=1457377065


Factory springs in the Eibach box.

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21229&d=1457377067


Just after lowering off jack stands.

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21230&d=1457377068

jayadam63
03-10-2016, 04:45 PM
More pictures with new springs...

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21234&d=1457377070

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21233&d=1457377072

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21232&d=1457642029

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21231&d=1457642032

Amacento
03-10-2016, 06:40 PM
I really dig it since you went mo-lo with her. This is shaping up to be a fantastic project.

opiateESP
03-10-2016, 08:21 PM
Looks great!

jayadam63
03-26-2016, 05:54 PM
http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21409&d=1459029232

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21411&d=1459029235

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21410&d=1459029233

http://www.fiat500usaforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21412&d=1459029237

ScottDVC
03-26-2016, 08:32 PM
That's a nice looking white hot hatch!!
Love the wheels!

pizzamann95
08-17-2016, 11:44 PM
Great looking ride. I love the the stance with those wheels.