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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2013, 10:04:00 PM »
some regard it well - brian sewell of all people . the most distinctive voice , i can imagine him saying the words

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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2013, 01:49:29 PM »
interesting video but perhaps i would be out of my depth with this restoration job

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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2013, 03:37:21 PM »
I don't know, it looks in better nick than that Solyto that was on here a couple of months back. Restoration would be a titanic job though.
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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2013, 09:58:56 PM »
oh i see-weed have no problems if we dived in to the project head first
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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2013, 10:21:20 PM »
As long as you're prepared to splash out a bit
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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2013, 08:48:05 AM »
I watched the film Roman Holiday recently and one of these cars featured prominantly, Gregory Peck had great difficulty getting out of the back seat!

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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2013, 08:59:20 AM »
I saw it was on when I was back at my hotel room in tadcaster early . Didn't watch it though - shame . Not surprised it was difficult as it's very much a 2+2 in fact any rear seat is unusual I think .ah just a thought !  The film was I think 1955 so would be mainly restyled mk C they must have had more room .
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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2013, 09:26:08 AM »
The featured car, which was following Gregory and the Princess around on there Vespa was the same shape as your family one although there were a few of those later shaped ones buzzing about.

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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2013, 10:08:13 AM »
Interesting ? Cos the back seat we have , and most don't , is about 10" front to back - kiddy really. I wonder if different car for different shots ?
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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2013, 03:41:40 PM »
I watched the film Roman Holiday recently and one of these cars featured prominantly, Gregory Peck had great difficulty getting out of the back seat!

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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2013, 03:48:57 PM »
Interesting ? Cos the back seat we have , and most don't , is about 10" front to back - kiddy really. I wonder if different car for different shots ?

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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2013, 05:03:15 PM »
no i have checked my tablets and i am ok - so it's al and rob . is it the sun d'yu think ?
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Re: FIAT TOPOLINO 1937 - do I need it ?
« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2013, 08:48:09 PM »
Tablets?  How many of those weird computery/phoney/gamey thingys have you got?
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