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Been offered a Sud

I went to look at a 1982 Alfasud Gold Cloverleaf this evening, the car has been sitting in the back of a garage for the last 10 years. Its in reasonable condition, bit of rust over each rear wheel arch couple of bubbles on the doors an some rust on the inside of the valances? (what the wings bolt to) in all a lot less rust than any previous Alfasud I've ever owned. My heart is saying take it take it, my head is saying nooooooooooooo, it also comes with all the engines, gearboxes and other spares I gave him when I got out of Suds 20 years ago.
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Jasus Damien, you've been down at my house, 3 166's, 2 BMW's, 1 Nissan S14, 1 Lotus Eclat and my Van. Plus a Wife that is not amused!!!!
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This is a stupid conversation, of course I'm going to take it.. I just dont know it yet!!
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Jasus Damien, you've been down at my house, 3 166's, 2 BMW's, 1 Nissan S14, 1 Lotus Eclat and my Van. Plus a Wife that is not amused!!!!
Ya didn't have the extra beemer or S14 the last time Lol, your wife will be grand sure the kids have more animals than you have cars

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What a dumb place to ask that question. Sure how do you think i ended up in a V6 i can barely afford
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Damien are you on about the one in Fermoy on the 9th??
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Hopefully all going well, just cant plan that far ahead at the moment.
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Hey Kieran , buy it and send your wife down here and we'll amuse her ! We have connect four that will keep her amused
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Do what!! send the wife over to Dermo???
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Jezuz lads.. this tread has gone a bit weird..

Kieran, think of it this way, you didn't choose the Sud, it chose you. Do the decent thing and bring it home and give it a second chance at life. You know it's the right thing to do.
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Cathal, when it comes to Alfa's I don't have an ounce of sense.... so despite the lack of space, the repeated promises to my better half "no dear, there wont be any more cars" and the fact that my carefully planned out garage extension with pit didn't include another car that definitely needs to be kept indoors, that Sud and its trailer full of spares will eventually end up here... God help me!!!
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your wife will be grand sure the kids have more animals than you have cars
No Damien, we have more cars than animals. But thinking about it the 04 166 is hers, the two 166's, the Lotus and Van are mine, and the two BMW's and the S14 are Alans (but she blames me for them) anyway the bottom line is, the two BMW's must go... and the two 166 must be broken for spares and dumped! Unless someone has a 2.0TS engine lying around somewhere but even if I got the 01 166 running it would now be wortless.
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No Damien, we have more cars than animals. But thinking about it the 04 166 is hers, the two 166's, the Lotus and Van are mine, and the two BMW's and the S14 are Alans (but she blames me for them) anyway the bottom line is, the two BMW's must go... and the two 166 must be broken for spares and dumped! Unless someone has a 2.0TS engine lying around somewhere but even if I got the 01 166 running it would now be wortless.
We can never have too many Suds on the site....
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the two BMW's must go...

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Good to hear you'll be giving it a home. Get a few pics up when you can!
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I'll be picking it up Sat or Sunday, I'll take some pics then.
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I was just reading in practical classics there are only 197 suds left in the uk! wonder how many are in Ireland?

The suds got rare quick! Glad You're saving one
 
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I'll be picking it up Sat or Sunday, I'll take some pics then.
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