Author: Swade

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Fiat X1/9 Is ALIVE

Good news! We installed a new condenser, new HT leads and new contact points into Geoff’s Fiat X1/9 and then this happened……. (apologies for holding my iPhone the wrong way) —— Now we just have to do the brake master and clutch master and we...

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It’s Getting So Ugly I Can Hardly Breathe

I had a big long rant planned about Rupert Murdoch and the ugliness he peddles wherever he casts his gaze. Sadly, the news out of Pakistan tonight has me feeling completely and utterly defeated…. for the moment. Personally speaking, it’s fair to say that 2014...

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Fiat X1/9 Update

I’ll get to the Fiat in a moment….. I drove a few interesting cars on the weekend. Both experiences were unplanned. One car I drove with a view to buy and the other was purely for fun. Peugeot 205 GTI The first car was a...

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Inside Saab Archive at SaabWorld

For those who don’t know, I worked for Saab Automobile for a short time back in 2011, running a website for them called Inside Saab. As the name suggests, it was designed to bring all the latest news, events and other developments from inside the...

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Friday Fulvia – At The Beach

It’s Friday, so that means it’s Fulvia time! Here’s a lovely little publicity shot. The HF is relaxing by the beach with a few friends, something we’d all like to be doing right now, I’m sure. Click to enlarge. Have a great weekend!

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NEVS Gets Reorganisation Extended By Swedish Court

NEVS’s press office has been pretty crappy ever since……. well, forever. But they certainly nailed it with this headline: The reorganization of Nevs is prolonged Yep. It’s one of the most prolonged, drawn out affairs I’ve ever seen The good news for Saab fans today,...

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Saab Festival 2015: June 5-7

UPDATE: We just booked some accommodation. Trolltown, here we come! —— Good News! The 2015 Saab Festival dates have been announced. The event will take place in Trollhattan from June 5 to June 7 next year. — There are no details as to what will...

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Classics By The Beach – December 2014

Rain. Fine, drizzly, persistent pain-in-the-arse rain. It’s the been the marker of our week-old Tasmanian summer and it did its best to try to ruin Classics By The Beach this morning. Did it succeed? Hell, no! It was a slow start but Classics did happen,...