>Rich Measures wrote:
>>"It's an Alpha, that's all you need to know."
>>Very Interesting. A similar version of such a statement is what
>>Rolls Royce salesmen tell customers. My neighbor bought one. It was the
>>most beautifully finished car I have ever seen, however, the electrical
>>system proved to be extraordinarily hellish
> ...possibly because it had been cooked.
Maybe, however, the same brand of electrics [Lucas, Ltd.] has a somewhat
less than pristine reputation in other motor vehicles.
>RRs are road-tested without their
>final coats of paint, and then go back into the body shop to create that
>famous finish. After the final spray, the whole car is baked - woodwork,
>leather seats, electrical system, mobile phone, the lot!
The mobile phone is to call a tow truck on occasions when the car quits.
>Hope they don't do that with Alphas :-)
R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K
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