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BOXoROCKS
02-11-2005, 08:02 PM
Thought I might try restoring my old 57 ALFA giulietta spider. So I went to the Reoriginals web site to print out the parts and price list. I now have a mild stroke and can't talk, and can't close my eyes. I have written on a chaulk board telling my wife to bury me in the cars trunk. A car-soughigus.

Steve
02-11-2005, 08:36 PM
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A car-soughigus.

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So you had a CARdiac arrest then? Compared to parts for LBCs, those for Alfas are in the stratosphere! Gorgeous little car though.

waltesefalcon
02-11-2005, 11:44 PM
"A car-soughigus" Heh that one is pretty good. I checked out prices on parts for those, they are pretty steep.

Bruce Bowker
02-12-2005, 10:24 PM
Thought I would see what caused the problems and yes you are right but steep is a mild word for those prices.

Bruce

aeronca65t
02-14-2005, 04:09 PM
Yeah I had a similar car (newer) for a brief time.

But you know, some of the parts may be Lucas. I saw a Spider with a Lucas generator and distributor one time.
The big problem I recall was valve-seats falling out of the head.

They are nice cars though.....if you get sick of it, call me up and I'll give it a nice home in New Jersey.

There are times when I think I prefer Italian and French cars to British one. ALFAs are really the only classic car on a par with Bugatti (in my opinion).
ALFA=Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili

Super 7
02-14-2005, 07:29 PM
I had a Berlina. I thought that parts were high.

BOXoROCKS
02-14-2005, 07:33 PM
Well I love my ALFA too, but come on, set of 4 syncros for MGB $38.00 ALFA $560.00. Set of ball joints. TR6 uppers $80.00 Alfa set of 4 $840.00. Chrome rocker trim TR6 $80.00 ALFA $290.00. Trunk hinges TR3 $40.00 ALFA $560.00. Stale pizza $95.00/xtra cheese $130.00. I will probably get sent a bill just for looking at his web site. I think this guy quite his law pratice cause not enough money.

Banjo
02-16-2005, 01:56 AM
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set of 4 syncros for MGB $38.00 ALFA $560.00. Set of ball joints. TR6 uppers $80.00 Alfa set of 4 $840.00. Chrome rocker trim TR6 $80.00 ALFA $290.00. Trunk hinges TR3 $40.00 ALFA $560.00. Stale pizza $95.00/xtra cheese $130.00.

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Making this discovery prior to deciding which car to restore... Priceless!


I have a club member asking me to do the rockers on his Duetto. Oh well It's not my money.

tony barnhill
02-19-2005, 09:18 PM
I've a nice, solid, straight '84 Alfa I'm going to sell - I'll never get around to restoring it & its too good to just sit like its been doing----a one-owner car at that!