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#181 ONLINE   flat4alfa

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 01:54 PM

After a protracted chase of two years, sold it on within 24 hours

 

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1986 Alfa Romeo 90 Gold Cloverleaf

 

That big hole in the dash is where the long-gone branded briefcase went.  Note the handbrake madness.  The funny sliding 'clocks' worked though, had a video of it somewhere 


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 03:45 PM

1999 Volvo S40 SE

 

Yes the 'wood' looked just as tart in the flesh

 

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Car is still about though, saw it recently.  Wife's car, sold it about 7 years ago


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 03:47 PM

1998 Alfa 146 ti

 

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Wife's car, had for 4 reliable years

 

RHD markets never did get the complete redesign facelift dash


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 04:15 PM

I always wanted a 90 with briefcase.

 

Compensation is my 156 V6, although I always preferred the red of my previous 156 TS.

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 04:27 PM

1996 Alfa 146 Boxer

 

Had to try one with the boxer engine as well for good measure.  Quite liked it, great condition top and bottom and not a rusty one either.  In JRG too

 

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Kept for a month or so


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 04:32 PM

Compensation is my 156 V6, although I always preferred the red of my previous 156 TS.

 

I'll raise you the dash lift 156 !

 

Had this one 7 years now.  Must do that clutch, it's the 2.4 big banger derv wagon too.  2002 Alfa 156 

 

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Prior to that... the pre-lifter, but with period Nokia carrier for extra classic material fittings

 

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2001 Alfa 156


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 04:37 PM

1967 Wolseley 18/85

 

Check out that Badershift.

 

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It's still about, lives on IOW

 

Must get another Landcrab.


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 04:37 PM

This is literal torture with those Alfas. I came this close to winning a 145 a few weeks back but outbid at the last second. BAH.

 

 

This is the Brava interior:

 

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Dull as heck compared to the above. Well laid out however.


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 04:43 PM

I think this trumps an updated 156, I had a 164 super 24v!

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 05:12 PM

Looks lovely!.  Green, but with Blue interior too.  Those funny Italians.

 

Yes a 164 is worth four 156, two 166, but only half a Tagora 


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 05:18 PM

1970 Austin Maxi 1750

 

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A bit Italianate in the colour-match department: Limeflower Green exterior, Navy interior. 

 

Bought it as MOT failure, recovered it home.  Had it fixed.  Kept it a year.  Still very much on the show scene


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 05:25 PM

Do you like Brown? Brown all over and everywhere?

What you want is the Acclaim you always promised yourself. Kept this one a short while and sold it onto to Trigger of this parish (see page 4). He kept it for 1000% longer than I, though. Come to think of it, the first photo might actually be one of his photos. The Internet is awash with photos of this particular car, anyhow.

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1984 Triumph Acclaim HLS
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Posted 10 May 2018 - 05:27 PM

Looks lovely!.  Green, but with Blue interior too.  Those funny Italians.

 

Yes a 164 is worth four 156, just two 166, but only half a Tagora 

 

How does a 1978 Spint Sud 1.3 we used to have fit into the Alfa scores!

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 05:48 PM

How does a 1978 Spint Sud 1.3 we used to have fit into the Alfa scores!


Well that depends if you fancy the 1984 Alfa 33 Gold Cloverleaf dash over that Sprint, what with the 33 binnacle moving with the steering column 8)

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This is still in a garage under a load of boxes. A Boxer, eh, under boxes, hmm.


Also, the 1986 Alfa 33 Green Cloverleaf

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Scrapped the dire body a few years ago, but everything else was saved including the dash itself, all in a lockup.


Early Sprint every time!


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Posted 10 May 2018 - 06:52 PM

One more Alfa Interior, our current 1983 Giulietta 2.0 is not on the road and needs a bit of work.

 

We also had a 1976 Alfetta 1.6 and a 1982 Giulietta 1.8 but unfortunately I have not got photos.

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 08:29 AM

Do you like Brown? Brown all over and everywhere?

1984 Triumph Acclaim HLS


I'm disappointed that the steering wheel isn't brown.

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 09:39 AM

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:15 AM

^ Isn't that the dullest thing?  There's more excitement in a Dacia!  Which says more about VAG/Seat than Dacia...


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 01:03 PM

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924: Likely to dislove a bit slower than anything elas on my chod for a gran list

 

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 03:53 PM

That Porsche interior is fantastic...Obviously appealed to the same market as the Mercedes of the time which came with some rather lurid Plaid cloth on some models as I recall.  I miss the German carmakers doing things like that...

 

Saw a late Volvo 850 (I think it was anyway, it had been debadged) today which reminded me of one of the favourite options that Volvo offered at the time - which I seem to recall the automotive press absolutely hating.  Which was to have the usual wood (or at least wood effect) trim in place, but using a really light coloured wood rather than the usual dark veneers.

 

I still reckon it looks absolutely fantastic, very much different to the norm, and really brightens up what could have otherwise been a very dull (if exceedingly well executed) interior design.

 

...Seem to recall that was one of the last cars to feature the two-coloured green and amber Lambda warning light on the dash, which as a youngster I found quite fascinating.  Yes, I was a strange kid.

 

Would still like one of those Volvos if I could find one at the right price that wasn't utterly knackered.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:19 PM

how very mundane my offerings are after those Alfa's above.

 

Marvin the Metro-

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it was like this when i bought it

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Cocopop-

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Rodney-

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this looked like this when i bought it

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and finally Elsie Rover-

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:39 PM

Wow, I used to be terrible at taking meaningful photos.

 

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:54 PM

Wow, I used to be terrible at taking meaningful photos.

 

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Slightly more room in the back than in a modern Audi TT!


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Posted 17 May 2018 - 07:59 AM

The hight on those Metro sills. Always used to get my feet caught getting in and out of them.




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