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MD has a racing team in the UK?

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I know it's hard to believe, but despite his tendency to have Alfas with 2-cylinders short of a real Alfa, in the UK his team is doing well with a V6 Alfa. :mrgreen:

Video of a 75 3.2 battling MD's 156. Got a bit close to the 156. MD tactics.

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Totally agree with this feedback comment from a viewer:
Fantastic! But your camera's white balance needs to be adjusted and maybe the metering set to spot
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I think this 156 lost his gears. Seems quite typical. Seen a few of these FWD V6s, even with a LSD diff blow up eventually. The Aussie 147 GTA with the 6-speed sequential gearbox seems to be bulletproof and his gearchanges are fiercely quick.

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Could be the box itself or just simply the gear selector cable break as it happened in mine. What I do know is that these cars a SAVAGE on the front tyres depending on the track rotation direction often de-laminating the suckers in the process. A shitload of work to make meaningful suspension changes for racing compared to the transaxle. Notwithstanding, people do love 'em. For every day use and general road touring, they are perfectly fine.
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George has spent ages tweaking the front suspension and the LS to get this car to turn " perfectly "
Spindle flex is a major issue but new mods to the upright will help a bit . Will put some pics of this up later .
I would there is good company in our little store :)
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I lament the day that I sold my Giulia Super. They broke the mold for interesting 4 door boxes when they made the Joolie. Seeing that grey one in the pic brings back lots of great memories... :cry:
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Yeah, my dad's first Alfa was a '68 Ti. He came from a VW Bug 1.2, so obviously it was a huge jump. He loved it to bits. Then upgraded to a Berlina 1750, another car he loved because he said it revved better than the 2000. The Giulia is definitely one of my favorite-est cars.
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Couple of idiot entrants in the Fruit Loop rally next to Joolie.
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