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:beer: Just agreed to purchase a 2004 166 lusso, engine and running gear excellent condition belts just replaced, body and interior a little tidying, but nothing to drastic, bushing replaced, sold with full NCT.
 

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:beer: Just agreed to purchase a 2004 166 lusso, engine and running gear excellent condition belts just replaced, body and interior a little tidying, but nothing to drastic, bushing replaced, sold with full NCT.
Don has a nice set of 18 inch ti wheels with decent rubber on them:evil:

Congrats and even if its only a 2 ltr, its one nice place to be in
 

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Pistonrod,
Good man!
The TS is fine once the wheels are rolling.
Just watch the oil level (keep her right up to MAX-I know you know this).
They're a cracking car.
At the risk of offending Scortho, I'd stay with 17 inch horsehoes/supersports.
Not as easy to buckle, cheaper to keep boots on and I'm guessing slightly better ride comfort.
38PSI all round on 17s.
Well wear
 

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Pistonrod,
Good man!
The TS is fine once the wheels are rolling.
Just watch the oil level (keep her right up to MAX-I know you know this).
They're a cracking car.
At the risk of offending Scortho, I'd stay with 17 inch horsehoes/supersports.
Not as easy to buckle, cheaper to keep boots on and I'm guessing slightly better ride comfort.
38PSI all round on 17s.
Well wear
Thank's Lads, 166 TI 18ins spoke wheels standard on the TI, she very comfortable to drive and great leather seats, all the bushings have being replaced and T belt + variator, no problem for the 2lt twin spark to push this big saloon around. a good clean + polish required, when the weather picks up.
 

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Ah you bought this car of Don then I see?
As far as I remember, he mentioned it used to be a 3L
 

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Ah you bought this car of Don then I see?
As far as I remember, he mentioned it used to be a 3L
Not to be a nit picker but was it a 3.2?
I think I remember meeting a guy with one who had tried changing the TB,
engine failed and replaced it with TS.
It wasn't a nightmare honest!!! :biglaugh:
 

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Thank's Lads, 166 TI 18ins spoke wheels standard on the TI, she very comfortable to drive and great leather seats, all the bushings have being replaced and T belt + variator, no problem for the 2lt twin spark to push this big saloon around. a good clean + polish required, when the weather picks up.
Cracking car - best of luck with it. Great colour too. A few years ago, having owned a 2002 (pre-facelift) 166 for 6 years, I was very sorely tempted to import an '05 facelift from the UK. In the end I went for a 159, but I'll always have a soft spot for the 166.
 
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Not to be a nit picker but was it a 3.2?
I think I remember meeting a guy with one who had tried changing the TB,
engine failed and replaced it with TS.
It wasn't a nightmare honest!!! :biglaugh:
That's the car. its a shame the 3.2 is a fantastic engine and worth there weight in gold.:depressed:
 

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Slightly over six months ownership with the 166 ti, my car has been 100per cent reliable and real pleasure to drive, 166 is such a underrated car. not a rattle and everything works as it should. Car that was designed before the 156, and still stands out from the crowd.:biglaugh::biglaugh:.
 

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