Javelin
Javelin MegaDork
4/28/17 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
Stampie Dork
4/28/17 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
mazdeuce UltimaDork
4/28/17 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
Stampie Dork
4/28/17 6:47 p.m.

In reply to mazdeuce:

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

Javelin
Javelin MegaDork
4/28/17 6:48 p.m.

In reply to mazdeuce:

Have faith! I'll work my magic!

NOHOME
NOHOME PowerDork
4/28/17 8:21 p.m.

Edit...

Nice red herring. Found the build thread.

Javelin
Javelin MegaDork
4/28/17 8:57 p.m.

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

Woody
Woody MegaDork
4/28/17 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
mazdeuce UltimaDork
4/28/17 9:01 p.m.

In reply to Javelin:

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

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