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Omega47
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New member, the $200 Beretta.

Postby Omega47 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 5:15 am

This car pretty much fell in to my lap. 101k miles and $200. Every car I get I will find myself a forum, I am still surprised customers of mine don't do the same (I work in Auto Parts). This car is still in questionable condition but I do have plans. For now I am trying to simply restore new life into it and have started with fixing all the neglect. The fan was hardwired to turn on and the temp gauge did not work, along with raw fuel in the exhaust as it was too rich. Replaced the Coolant Temp Sensor and fixed that. Replaced the belt, the original rusted plugs (gap was .080, seriously it was), original wires and O2 sensor. Fixed numerous vaccum leaks and replaced the PS pressure line (that was effing fun). Other than that all issues are mainly and LARGELY cosmetic, but hey every car deserves a second chance. ALl I know is the car sat in a field for 7 years and then moved to its previous owners who seemed like nice people but maybe with bad habits. This car is so rough I made a video on it. I look forward to interacting with you all and maybe turning this turd in to a polished bottle baby. Thats right, she is getting sprayed...eventually. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR4Wkst-f2I



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Re: New member, the $200 Beretta.

Postby ifixalot » Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:18 pm

Body looks pretty solid but if it was sitting on open ground,
I wonder how much rust in on fuel and brake lines.
Or are you in a dry climate.
Base interior is all dry rotted from the sun.
Yeah there is a lot of gross junk in that car.
But for $200 if it runs and moves, not bad.
Rich exhaust? I'm not sure I caught the year but the early fuel injectors
would go bad and really mess up the engine.
Good luck



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Re: New member, the $200 Beretta.

Postby Omega47 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:09 pm

ifixalot wrote:Body looks pretty solid but if it was sitting on open ground,
I wonder how much rust in on fuel and brake lines.
Or are you in a dry climate.
Base interior is all dry rotted from the sun.
Yeah there is a lot of gross junk in that car.
But for $200 if it runs and moves, not bad.
Rich exhaust? I'm not sure I caught the year but the early fuel injectors
would go bad and really mess up the engine.
Good luck


The car was from Colorado and that worried me at first with the rust. However there is not a spot of it under this car. I mean nowhere. As for the injectors, after everything I have done has seem to have it running great. We checked the FPR to be safe and it is fine, not sure how long it ran that rich so we are hoping the cylinders didn't get washed too bad. For $200 though, whose complaining.



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Re: New member, the $200 Beretta.

Postby Money pit Beretta » Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:47 pm

Watch for wet carpet when it rains. Keep up the good work!


keep'em flying!

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Re: New member, the $200 Beretta.

Postby tvc3-gtz » Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:48 am

good price. you've got some work to do though!




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