Interesting Mk1 Mexico trivia ( or maybe not interesting!):
On cars without the decals the badges on the front wings said "Mexico", on cars with decals it was "1600GT".
The Mexico was homologated at 1601cc; engines were, in fact, standard 1600 crossflows. They arrived at 1601 by calculating swept volume using top limits for bore & stroke. Very useful when your company paid car mileage allowances in two band, under & over 1600. . . had to take my logbook in to prove that I had an over-1600 Escort!
There are certain car makers I associate with stickers and stripes. Ford and Renault spring to mind. I couldn't think of a Merc with anything like that. It always seemed that the faster they were, the less inclined they were to shout about it.
Resurrection of a brutal race Berlina - GTAm arches have arrived!
So it seems I have problem. Or a condition.
Some say I have a bunch of funny letters in a row kind of disorder....
I bought another one! After getting my Zender 166 "GTA" (Project Zender 3.0 166 "GTA") up and running...
I decided I wasn’t going to do this but, to be honest, people don’t ridicule me as much as I’d like so this is your opportunity.
It’s probably a year or so since I gave a proper update on goings in in the Keithyboy household so I need to bring you up to speed.
We shall start with the bad news...
Post any random pics of your Alfa taken during the last week here :thumbs:
There's another thread here for the other marques http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/motoring-images/902009-andquot-week-i-took-some-random-pics-my-not-alfaandquot.html ;)
I removed my GT's rear bumper this afternoon to try and find the cause of my Blackline's parking sensor fault. I've not seen any photos of this on the forum and thought the following images might help someone considering removing their own bumper. Exceptionally easy to do. The whole removal and...