Javelin MegaDork
April 28, 2017 6:38 p.m.

Because a 64 Rambler that had been sitting for decades was child's play, and a V8-swapped Jaguar didn't fool me, and even diving into the alt-fuel world with a factory propane-powered F100 didn't phase me, I had to do the one thing guaranteed to break my streak of profits, wreck my marriage, and cement my street cred as a "car guy" simultaneously...

I bought one of these:

Stampie Dork
April 28, 2017 6:42 p.m.

Oh oh oh ... I'll take self inflected pain for $200 Alex. How nice is it? I've always wanted an Alfa.

mazdeuce UltimaDork
April 28, 2017 6:44 p.m.

Take the engine out. Put it on a stand in the garage. Throw the rest of the car away. Occasionally walk into the garage and look at how pretty the engine is. You'll be the happiest Alfa owner in history.

Stampie Dork
April 28, 2017 6:47 p.m.

In reply to mazdeuce:

Unless it gets put in the back of a broken down Toyota in Utah.

Javelin MegaDork
April 28, 2017 6:48 p.m.

In reply to mazdeuce:

Have faith! I'll work my magic!

NOHOME PowerDork
April 28, 2017 8:21 p.m.

Edit...

Nice red herring. Found the build thread.

Javelin MegaDork
April 28, 2017 8:57 p.m.

Yeah, I think my knob got changed at some point!

Woody MegaDork
April 28, 2017 9:00 p.m.
mazdeuce wrote: Take the engine out. Put it on a stand in the garage. Throw the rest of the car away. Occasionally walk into the garage and look at how pretty the engine is. You'll be the happiest Alfa owner in history.

I've been thinking about doing just that with an Alfa engine for years.

mazdeuce UltimaDork
April 28, 2017 9:01 p.m.

In reply to Javelin:

I know you will. I love your optimism. Always.

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