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post #2866 of 5041 (permalink) Old 09-25-2009, 10:51 AM
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post #2867 of 5041 (permalink) Old 09-25-2009, 09:50 PM
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This is a picture of my car from Concorso Italiano 2009 in Monterey! I was so lucky to get this picture!
This looks very classic!
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Meet Celeste

So I cleaned her up and took a pic......Ed K.
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post #2869 of 5041 (permalink) Old 09-30-2009, 04:02 PM
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Well, to keep up my tradition of taking pictures of my Alfa Romeo 164L with it's Italian cousins, here's a couple more!

2 Alfa's, 2 Lamborghini's and 2 Maserati's!!
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post #2870 of 5041 (permalink) Old 10-01-2009, 12:45 AM
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Well, to keep up my tradition of taking pictures of my Alfa Romeo 164L with it's Italian cousins, here's a couple more!

2 Alfa's, 2 Lamborghini's and 2 Maserati's!!
my kinda garage.......

well.. i have a 164, so 1 down 5 to go!!!!
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post #2871 of 5041 (permalink) Old 10-01-2009, 01:01 AM
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Yellow is not an ALFA colour !!!

That looks so average.

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post #2872 of 5041 (permalink) Old 10-01-2009, 04:19 AM
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That was actually the only yellow Alfa 8C I saw in person. The other 6 or 7 8C's that I took pictures of were all red.

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Yellow is not an ALFA colour !!!
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Yes it is! I have a picture of a yellow RZ somewhere and one of our club members has a yellow Junior Z which is completely original. I like the yellow 8C. I have a 1:43 model of a yellow one. If I was lucky and rich enough to be able to buy an 8C and you could actually register it here in Australia, I reckon I would go for a yellow one instead of common garden variety red.

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2004 GT 3.2 V6 (Stromboli Grey).
2008 159 TI Sportwagon 2.4 JTDM (Stromboli Grey).
1987 75 3 litre (red). My first 75 and now my son's.
!989 75 3 litre (black). Shared project with my son.
2000 156 2 litre Twin Spark, ( Cosmos Blu metallic), my daughter's car.

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1990 75 3 litre Potenziata (black), now sold & living in Newcastle NSW.
1990 75 3 litre Potenziata (grey, sadly deceased due to fire).
1982 GTV 2 litre, red, (daughter's first Alfa)
2 x 1992 164s, (1 red, 1 grey).
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Yes, very nice...very nice fuse box. Nice fuse box holder too.

Here is my 164 around 9,500 Ft on the top of San Fransisco Peaks in Flagstaff AZ. Sorry not the greatest shots when I am not paying attention to the camera. Had it on the wrong setting. New digital. Use to the old stuff.

Took the kids on the lift to the top.

Completely rebuilt motor, suspension, paint and more... Drove like a dream from Phoenix to Flagstaff and up to 9,700 Ft without an issue.
you can use european plates in arizona?

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post #2875 of 5041 (permalink) Old 10-01-2009, 08:27 AM
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Yes I know they have made yellow Alfa's for years...

I associate yellow with negative qualities.
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Well, it's not the same type of picture that I normally post, but here's my 164L with an Alfa Spider that was sitting in a local parking lot. It has only around 36,000 miles too!
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Yes I know they have made yellow Alfa's for years...

I associate yellow with negative qualities.
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Why negative? I have always thought of yellow as being a bright, sunny colour. It is probably also the safest as far as visibility is concerned.

Current Alfas
2004 GT 3.2 V6 (Stromboli Grey).
2008 159 TI Sportwagon 2.4 JTDM (Stromboli Grey).
1987 75 3 litre (red). My first 75 and now my son's.
!989 75 3 litre (black). Shared project with my son.
2000 156 2 litre Twin Spark, ( Cosmos Blu metallic), my daughter's car.

Past Alfas
1990 75 3 litre Potenziata (black), now sold & living in Newcastle NSW.
1990 75 3 litre Potenziata (grey, sadly deceased due to fire).
1982 GTV 2 litre, red, (daughter's first Alfa)
2 x 1992 164s, (1 red, 1 grey).
2 x 1988 33s, (both red).
1985 GTV 2 litre, (white).
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FINALLY got some good photos of the Spider! A little backstory on the color: I bought this car just over ten years ago with this spectacular non-original "Verde da Corso Inglese" paint job. When I look inside the engine bay I can see the original "Pine Green" on the inner fenders, but this is a much darker color than the original Alfa. After owning British sports cars for decades, I had to fall in love with this color, but it wasn't till a few years ago that I found out where it came from.

A local exotic-car dealership (anybody want to buy a Spijker? :-) had a Father's Day car show a year or two ago, with everything from Lamborghinis and Ferraris to someone's absolutely pristine Plymouth Duster. Big fun! I parked this Spider on the lawn and a few minutes later, a 1967 Jaguar E Type pulled in next to me.

The two cars were EXACTLY the same shade of green. We could have shared touch-up paint, if the E Type had any scratches (which it didn't...) So now I know what to ask for when I finally have the Spider redone.

Here's one with my "other" two-seat convertible in the background:



Another with a better sense of the car's actual color:



They're all on my Alfa Romeo set on Flickr:

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Check them out! (You might also like the 1933 8C2300 in that set, the one that came in second in the 1934 Le Mans race...)
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I have to say that is the best looking Spider I have ever seen!!!


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FINALLY got some good photos of the Spider! A little backstory on the color: I bought this car just over ten years ago with this spectacular non-original "Verde da Corso Inglese" paint job. When I look inside the engine bay I can see the original "Pine Green" on the inner fenders, but this is a much darker color than the original Alfa. After owning British sports cars for decades, I had to fall in love with this color, but it wasn't till a few years ago that I found out where it came from.

A local exotic-car dealership (anybody want to buy a Spijker? :-) had a Father's Day car show a year or two ago, with everything from Lamborghinis and Ferraris to someone's absolutely pristine Plymouth Duster. Big fun! I parked this Spider on the lawn and a few minutes later, a 1967 Jaguar E Type pulled in next to me.

The two cars were EXACTLY the same shade of green. We could have shared touch-up paint, if the E Type had any scratches (which it didn't...) So now I know what to ask for when I finally have the Spider redone.

Here's one with my "other" two-seat convertible in the background:



Another with a better sense of the car's actual color:



They're all on my Alfa Romeo set on Flickr:

Alfa Romeos on Flickr

Check them out! (You might also like the 1933 8C2300 in that set, the one that came in second in the 1934 Le Mans race...)

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Wow! Thanks, Murray! I mean, I think so every time I open the garage door, but then I'm biased. :-)

Of course, I've been careful not to show the driver's-side rocker panel in these photos... why, yes, we do have some bubbles coming through the paint there, why do you ask? But when I have that fixed, the paint is going back as close to this color as I can get it.

Thanks again!
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