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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-05-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,040
Posted By cucinando
Listed on the same site is a Ferrari 250...

Listed on the same site is a Ferrari 250 California with an estimate of $10.5 - 13 million. Why are we getting our knickers in a twist about $170k?
Forum: Australian Forum   07-12-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By cucinando
^^^ A mate of mine brought in an inherited TR5...

^^^
A mate of mine brought in an inherited TR5 a few years ago, used a specialist car shipping agent all costs quoted up front so he knew what he was up against and no problems at all with...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-28-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By cucinando
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-27-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By cucinando
Hi John and welcome to the BB. Look, you have one...

Hi John and welcome to the BB. Look, you have one just like mine!! ;-)

I gather from your user name you're in Freo, and at some point I see your car was in Bassendean. Who is doing your bodywork?...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-27-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By cucinando
In my traveller's Italian, "nero fumo" literally...

In my traveller's Italian, "nero fumo" literally translates to "black smoke". I don't know where you get the implication that it's white smoke over black, and I don't know how you then extend that to...
Forum: Australian Forum   05-22-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By cucinando
Photos, please?

Photos, please?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-01-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,057
Posted By cucinando
Yep, well done Tim on a great job. We saw you out...

Yep, well done Tim on a great job. We saw you out and about a few weeks ago and since then my daughters have been pestering me about "when is 'Bianca" going to come back??". The kids loved my Alfas....
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-25-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 31,061
Posted By cucinando
Got bad news for you John, the chrome-capped...

Got bad news for you John, the chrome-capped recline knobs should be inboard, the lever to release the seat back should be outboard (makes sense for getting in and out, whereas you recline while...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-14-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By cucinando
in our house the wife would take the lancia and i...

in our house the wife would take the lancia and i would have the alfa (given, of course, unlimited $$$). she used to drive a beta.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-02-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By cucinando
Spotted on the road on a beautiful Perth Saturday...

Spotted on the road on a beautiful Perth Saturday afternoon was a shiny dark blue GTV. Car looks great on the road Tim, sadly I couldn't get my window down in time to have a listen but I'm sure La...
Forum: Australian Forum   03-02-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By cucinando
FWIW the history is now updated - in short a PO...

FWIW the history is now updated - in short a PO totalled a Veloce, bought this GT and swapped over all the Veloce bits.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-24-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By cucinando
congrats I know you've been looking for a while....

congrats I know you've been looking for a while. look forward to seeing some pics!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By cucinando
That one's a bit tricky as many restorations are...

That one's a bit tricky as many restorations are documented in the production model forum (GT, Spider etc.). The Restoration forum tends to be more about technical questions rather than full...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-30-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,632
Posted By cucinando
"Skai" = vinyl in Alfa-speak.

"Skai" = vinyl in Alfa-speak.
Forum: Australian Forum   01-08-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By cucinando
Must be a typo - the ID plate says 10537, can't...

Must be a typo - the ID plate says 10537, can't see the engine number, obvy. The dash is the only "non-Veloce" bit.

Nice car.:drool:

(btw, I sourced a clear windscreen but it does have a tinted...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Videos   01-06-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By cucinando
Great find! What an incredible mix of cars - who...

Great find! What an incredible mix of cars - who would rally an XY Falcon!?!:huh: And a Sigma?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   12-17-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By cucinando
Ha, what are the odds that I also have two...

Ha, what are the odds that I also have two exactly like that - one deep, one shallow! So is the deeper one correct for a 105.36 (.37 in my case)?
Forum: Australian Forum   12-13-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By cucinando
LOLs I wouldn't say I was irritated...:santa: ...

LOLs I wouldn't say I was irritated...:santa:

I'm just surprised because I thought a car this rare would be sold through networks or at the very least at auction. As you say, any buyer probably...
Forum: Australian Forum   12-13-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By cucinando
On carsales?? Really??

https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/Alfa-Romeo-6C-1949/OAG-AD-16696962/?Cr=0

OK, surely this car is worth more than a pro forma listing on carsales?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   12-10-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,632
Posted By cucinando
BTW Notch, just type "@" before the user name. It...

BTW Notch, just type "@" before the user name. It doesn't tag "live" like Facebook or Instagram but it will link when you submit your post and the user will be notified. :thumbup1:
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   12-10-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By cucinando
Hey nice car. Overall I think a rolling refresh...

Hey nice car. Overall I think a rolling refresh is the way to go for sure. I like that colour: is the interior "boar skin" colour? Great combo.

Given your comments about "fun to drive as is" I...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   12-03-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By cucinando
Looks awesome, Tim! I was wondering where it had...

Looks awesome, Tim! I was wondering where it had gone... Can't wait to see it all dressed up.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   11-30-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By cucinando
Underside of those seats. The bottom rails (i.e....

Underside of those seats. The bottom rails (i.e. nearest camera) were bolted to the floor - long bolts with spacers at the rear. Looks quite different to what you've posted.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   11-27-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By cucinando
Hi Cameron, if this is a "series 2" junior with...

Hi Cameron, if this is a "series 2" junior with the step front nose and 1750-style dash, then your seats should look like this (preferably without the dirt and the cracked vinyl!)
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-27-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By cucinando
What. The. Actual???? Where did you find...

What. The. Actual????

Where did you find that?:surprise:
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