I have had my 156 Selespeed since Feb, in that time i have replaced the
This week i have been doing the clutch, rear main oil seal, O/S wishbones and CV boot, i'm in no rush so i planned on taking 3 days and getting the job done properly...
Finished about 7 tonight and a neighbour came over to chat, made a comment on what i was doing, i told him the clutch had just gone, not unusual for the mileage and i was replacing the wishbones on the drivers side....
He retorts...'this Alfa seems really unreliable, you have spent a shedload on it and every weekend you have you head under the bonnet'
Puzzled i told him ' me total spend, including the clutch is about £500, the reason for having my head under the bonnet is because i check all the fluids on a weekend'
and as a final comment 'since feb this year it had done 17,000 miles, so £500 isn't a bad amount to spend for 17,000 miles motoring in 7 months'
he disappeared soon after that with little to say