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lombardi

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2018, 10:42:21 AM »
Sorry if i offended anyone with the colourful language , a bit of passion coming out , n peroni rosso , due or tre
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2018, 10:49:14 AM »
Just did a quick goggle translate. I didn't realize you were that upset!!!
Just did a quick goggle translate. I didn't realize you were that upset!!!

Ohh yes I understand italiano - He's upset !

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2018, 11:56:25 AM »
The spark plugs were changed because that's alfas service schedule, it's in the owners book!

Not in mine (or theirs) it isn't

... https://www.alfaromeo.com.au/content/dam/cross-regional/apac/alfaromeo/en_au/pdf/s&wbooks/2017_AR_Giulietta_S&W_book_v2_FINAL_LR.pdf
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2018, 12:59:36 PM »
Fixed price servicing as per the manual isn't necessarily all its cracked up to be . Case in point my wife's near new Mercedes A 250 Sport with 4000ks on the clock went in for its 2nd annual service. Nothing to report under warranty couldn't have been more than an oil change.  I still got clipped $1,000.00. On the way out I asked the 20 something year old pimply service manager if they did anything else . His response was " we pumped up the tyres up for you".  Pity I didn't know how to say" that's comforting"  in German. Probably would have gone over his head anyway.

Sometimes 2 shop mechanics with a charge out rate of $150.00 per hour walking around the car to see if the lights are working is a bit of over kill.
 
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2018, 04:48:18 PM »
Why are you embarrassing us Italians here on this forum with your language? itís not cool.... grow up idiot .
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2018, 09:53:45 PM »
Eh Speciale .......I'm an Italian Supermodel and I'm not embarrassed by Lombardi's colourful passion. The political correctness of everyday situations and commentary is stifling , and I'm fed up with it.
 What's also 'not cool' SS is going on the site and calling another member an idiot.

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2018, 09:17:13 AM »
For what its worth, the last "major service" on our Subi Forester (50,000km from memory) was about $650 at the dealer. The regular annual service is usually about $450. Different beasts obviously, but still.

Annal?  Its every 6 months

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2018, 10:16:36 AM »
Ooops, yep or every 12,500km.

Point being its still cheap.
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2018, 04:09:26 PM »
Signor Lombardi, non mi sono per niente offeso ... gliele hai dette due o tre al concessionario?
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #24 on: May 21, 2018, 04:42:14 PM »
Sprint speciale , guess i will never grow up , am 57 LOL , am glad u got it off ur chest anyway ,I have obviously Hit a nerve somewhere , Ti amo sempre , sono stufato di fregature , mio amico sprint , se parli Italiano perche non mi ai chiamato Shemo invece di stupid , have u got shares rip off carrols , ti amo sempre amico mio
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2018, 08:07:45 PM »
I had a chuckle at the idea of growing up, this afternoon coming up a hill in north-western Sydney I suddenly realised there was a 147 on my tail! Shiny metallic burgundy, too, with rego starting "GTV" - clearly an enthusiast! No other cars; we created a little Mezzo Miglia all the way to a set of lights at the top...  I looked in the mirror and the other driver was clearly well past his half-century (and I've more recently been mistaken for a brother of my 76-year old father). 

So either we both need to grow up, or one is never too old to have passion for driving a non-appliance!

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #26 on: May 22, 2018, 11:24:29 AM »
Amico Citroen , Now more than ever i enjoy my Alfa's ,i have time now to really appreciate my passion for the marque, my adrenaline is still flowing freely when i get behind the wheel , I love ur mille miglia moment , had similsr experience driving my 74 spider to canberra for auto italia this year . keep up la passione.
forza lazio,viva l'alfa

Current Alfa=
 
Giulietta 2015 QV manual Ghiaccio

1974 Spider series 2 ,carabinieri blu





Previous Alfas=


33x4 1985 wagon
33 ti 1985
156 sportswagon manual red
Alfetta sportiva 1981 red
166 silver 1999

poohbah

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #27 on: May 22, 2018, 11:50:41 AM »
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I looked in the mirror and the other driver was clearly well past his half-century (and I've more recently been mistaken for a brother of my 76-year old father

Unfortunately, that seems to be the way of things - at every club event or car show  I go to, the typical Alfa enthusiast seems to be a middle aged or beyond gent (me included). I know that its largely because by the time we are +45, we are probably better able financially to indulge our hobby, but I'd love to see a lot more youngsters fiddling around with them (kudos to Andrew for his 164 obsession).

When I first got my licence in the mid '80s, many of my "Mediterranean" peer group who weren't into the usual Toranas, Falcons, Kingswoods or Valiants, would spend every spare dollar and hour souping up already crusty 124s, 131s, Alfettas and Suds. Admittedly, there were more around back then and they were arguably the price equivalent of the Japanese turbo coupes/hatches that are the flavour of the month with many of today's yoof. (As for me I upgraded from a '73 Corolla to a twin carb Laser S in Yr 12 ...)

With the declining need to learn how to drive a manual, or indeed drive at all, I fear we may be the last generation of twin carb tragics ...
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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #28 on: May 23, 2018, 12:38:44 PM »
Love a good dealer 'service' story!
I was once gifted a beautifully presented and branded 'travel-pack' with petrol station sunnies, playing cards & water bottle when a scheduled service took five days and two visits as opposed to the regular in and out same day.  Nice.  Thoughtful.  Right?
Unfortunately, when I arrived home to look over the invoice I noticed that they charged me for it!!  HAHA!

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Re: WTF Che Cazzo
« Reply #29 on: May 24, 2018, 11:15:15 AM »
Am glad i am not the only one with the negative experience , always helps with venting shared with other's , i love this forum .
forza lazio,viva l'alfa

Current Alfa=
 
Giulietta 2015 QV manual Ghiaccio

1974 Spider series 2 ,carabinieri blu





Previous Alfas=


33x4 1985 wagon
33 ti 1985
156 sportswagon manual red
Alfetta sportiva 1981 red
166 silver 1999