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Could be worse, the Alfa is in for a service and was given a base spec fiat 500 hybrid.
Horrendous looking little thing, drove even worse, couldn't believe it:confused:
What's really bad is my M3 went in for warranty work before your Alfa.:(
 

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Adaptive cruise is just superb mate ain’t it, normally only use it on motorways but turned it on yesterday on busy A road and works great although quite weird watching your steering wheel steer you round a 90 degree bend :bugeye::)
It's great fun if you've got some moron up your 4rse and you put both hands up in the air whilst doing 80+ (I mean 70+ officer) around a tight bend.:)
 

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It's great fun if you've got some moron up your 4rse and you put both hands up in the air whilst doing 80+ (I mean 70+ officer) around a tight bend.:)
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Could be worse, the Alfa is in for a service and was given a base spec fiat 500 hybrid.
Horrendous looking little thing, drove even worse, couldn't believe it:confused:
Not surprised the Alfa is in the dock, my mates was in more than he drove it, got his money back after a fight.
 

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Picked up mine which has had a temporary fix and went for a quick pose. All good again. Apparently it's something to do with the front track rod ball joint or something like that. The service desk don't really understand but I'm assured the new part is on it's way in time for a proper trip to London next week.
Didnt someone else have to have a complete steering rack some time back* ? Although from the description i wonder if what they mean is drop link rather than track rod end (They should have both in stock imo )

Yes Whatsyourforte on youtube had one on his G80, knew it would come to me
 
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Could be worse, the Alfa is in for a service and was given a base spec fiat 500 hybrid.
Horrendous looking little thing, drove even worse, couldn't believe it:confused:

Have you thought about selling tickets to watch you driving around in a base spec Fiat 500? It would likely cover the cost of the service. I for one would pay to watch that.
 

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Not surprised the Alfa is in the dock, my mates was in more than he drove it, got his money back after a fight.
In for the annual service

Alfa's need servicing too you know ;)
 

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Didnt someone else have to have a complete steering rack some time back* ? Although from the description i wonder if what they mean is drop link rather than track rod end (They should have both in stock imo )

Yes Whatsyourforte on youtube had one on his G80, knew it would come to me
A few RS3s are having replacement rack for some reason.

I guess this is one of those parts most manufactures use like ZF etc.
 

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My part(s) are in and it's going in Wednesday. Then a proper drive to London for the weekend. Racking up those miles.:)
 

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My part(s) are in and it's going in Wednesday. Then a proper drive to London for the weekend. Racking up those miles.:)

Pardon the pun :)
 

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Right rear shock absorber ball joint failed. I think that's what they said. Part has to come from Germany though.:(
Good to see that along with the ridiculous prices they have upped standards of build.

Perhaps with JLR's success they are thinking of following suit in the quality/pricing stakes.
 

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Good to see that along with the ridiculous prices they have upped standards of build.

Perhaps with JLR's success they are thinking of following suit in the quality/pricing stakes.
Stu it's just a front suspension part making a noise which my OCD can't accept. There is not a squeak or rattle anywhere and the build is far superior to my F8* series. BMW prices have gone nuts but those waiting for £25K discounts on the G8* series are dreaming.
 

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Stu it's just a front suspension part making a noise which my OCD can't accept. There is not a squeak or rattle anywhere and the build is far superior to my F8* series. BMW prices have gone nuts but those waiting for £25K discounts on the G8* series are dreaming.
I suppose it depends upon how and when the country goes to ****. It must be coming soon.

I have not even been in or near the new G series I have to admit. Purposely because I know I will want one and I am trying to be sensible.
 

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I suppose it depends upon how and when the country goes to ****. It must be coming soon.

I have not even been in or near the new G series I have to admit. Purposely because I know I will want one and I am trying to be sensible.
You ought to know by now. Life's too short to be sensible.:)
 

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My part(s) are in and it's going in Wednesday. Then a proper drive to London for the weekend. Racking up those miles.:)
Get the adaptive cruise ready, traffic galor down here.
 

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