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Today 08:11 PM
alfaromeoblack
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Originally Posted by cjohnsontn View Post
Went out for a Sunday drive of errands, unfortunately we got rear ended at a stop light by a teenager on her phone. Now the for the back and forth with her insurance company. Sad day today.


I had a side swipe last year by a women who crossed in to my lane. Her fault completely The insurance total the car and sent me the check. . I did get the car repaired and looking Great! I had a little extra $$. DMV never sent me a salvage title!


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Today 06:40 PM
lgbalfa
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Originally Posted by cjohnsontn View Post
Went out for a Sunday drive of errands, unfortunately we got rear ended at a stop light by a teenager on her phone. Now the for the back and forth with her insurance company. Sad day today.
Sorry to hear.

Stupid kids on the phone.

I would be strict.

Loss of license for 1 year.
Today 05:17 PM
Dbaliko Ugh! Thatís too bad. At least youíre not hurt.

Doug
Today 01:45 PM
slowcreek Aw crap!!!!

So sorry to see this happen.
Today 01:18 PM
cjohnsontn Went out for a Sunday drive of errands, unfortunately we got rear ended at a stop light by a teenager on her phone. Now the for the back and forth with her insurance company. Sad day today.
08-15-2019 06:57 PM
[email protected] Pulled the Tach and Speedo out to figure out why they aren't functioning properly.
Tach cable needs to be replaced (on order) even though my friends seem to believe the Tach to be superfluous (50Ę word score).
Lubed the end of the Speedo connection, which seems to have corrected Some of the Vibration in the indicator needle. After putting it back, now I Cannot adjust my trip odometer to zero, Soni guess I F'd that up?!?!
Creating more problems for myself. YAY
08-15-2019 04:16 PM
Alfaboutvegas Man Bob, from when I saw this 71 last, It has certainly changed by the touch of your hands! I'm impressed. Gotta get by to see you soon.
Great Job on the "bomber",
08-15-2019 07:38 AM
goats Beautiful San Diego morning, about 64F and misty /light fog. Car ran beautifully. What fun to drive this machine!!
08-13-2019 07:45 PM
lgbalfa
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Originally Posted by Keemosabe View Post
Great weather and a great show on Sunday in New Hope Pa. Just went for a great day and took home ďHonorable MentionĒ award!
Congratulations.

I was there and admired your car.

Thanks
08-12-2019 05:12 PM
Keemosabe
New Hope PA Car Show Sunday

Great weather and a great show on Sunday in New Hope Pa. Just went for a great day and took home “Honorable Mention” award!
08-12-2019 03:59 PM
sstrublic Yup, though I'm a transplant, down here in Peoria for about 20 years. I'd love some of your weather right now.

I'm figuring the right course of action here is to replace the radiator, since it's (a) 33 years old and surely never been serviced, and (b) someone seems to have thought epoxy was a good way to fix something. So new radiator, thermostat, hoses, mounting rubber, belts, and shroud (mine is slightly broken and looks like it will shatter when I remove it). Then there's no way those things are a problem. The pump seems ok--no leaks--and I don't know which one I have since it seems there are a million different ones, so I'm leaving it alone for now.

Question: My car has A/C but no electric fan for the condenser. Is that right? I have an engine fan driven S3 Quad.

Steve
08-12-2019 02:56 PM
Jack Straw Those darned Zonies keep popping' up.
08-12-2019 02:36 PM
slowcreek
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I replaced the front and rear shocks in my 86... the fronts were frozen solid (explaining the covered-wagon like ride) and the rears were original OEMs. I still have lots of suspension work to do but she's on the road.

I also did the fuel filter and lines there. I drove to work today, and found that I'll be renovating/replacing the radiator as I'm running just off the top end of the gauge.

Steve
Another Arizona guy, eh?
08-12-2019 12:47 PM
sstrublic I replaced the front and rear shocks in my 86... the fronts were frozen solid (explaining the covered-wagon like ride) and the rears were original OEMs. I still have lots of suspension work to do but she's on the road.

I also did the fuel filter and lines there. I drove to work today, and found that I'll be renovating/replacing the radiator as I'm running just off the top end of the gauge.

Steve
08-12-2019 11:14 AM
Kim Boydell We spent a glorious day driving the spider on the back roads of Ontario ending at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton. The place is truly fascinating as the planes are displayed in both the hanger and on the apron. An added benefit is that the planes being rebuild are in the same hanger as the display planes. During the week you can see the volunteers working on these old machines. The displays are not static as periodically an old beast is taken outside to be flown. You can even book a flight on some of the older planes including the Lancaster, B-25 Mitchell, Fairey Firefly and PBY Canso along with a range of other planes from WWI and WWII. Taking a trip in an old bi-plane is truly a wind-in-the-hair experience, even if the the planes are not much faster than my spider.
On the way home we stopped at a local farm to pick up some fresh vegetables and happened parked beside a Stelvio with Quebec plates. It was a nice contrast between a 2018 SUVl and a 1979 sports car and we had a good chat with the owner. And, yes, I look for roundabouts but most Canadians haven't yet mastered these things.
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