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Offline AusAbarth

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Re: Hello from Australia
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2011, 01:04:08 pm »
oh yes I totally forgot about pictures with background, can we have a picture with the blue mountain behind it please  ;D

Hate to shatter your illusions but the Blue Mountains are not that blue, but it is quite a nice drive up there  ::)
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    Offline Abartholi

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #16 on: March 08, 2011, 01:44:08 pm »
    Just out of interest you said the price was quite abit more comparatively to us would it be more expensive to have one shipped from a uk dealer than the price you are currently getting? i say this as i have some friends which recently moved back from Australia to the uk and had pretty much everything they owned shipped which included their 4x4 and a caravan.

    Offline AusAbarth

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #17 on: March 08, 2011, 02:04:11 pm »
    Just out of interest you said the price was quite abit more comparatively to us would it be more expensive to have one shipped from a uk dealer than the price you are currently getting? i say this as i have some friends which recently moved back from Australia to the uk and had pretty much everything they owned shipped which included their 4x4 and a caravan.

    Yes - in theory it would be cheaper to buy in the UK and ship it over (remember I would not pay VAT !!)   I even talked to the nice chaps in the Fiat Flagship store when I was in London last year about this issue.  HOWEVER our import rules would not allow it, unless I lived and owned the car in the UK for at least 12 months !!  even then the car need to be complianced to local design rules - bloody expensive

    it is just the price we pay for living in God's country  ;)
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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #18 on: March 08, 2011, 03:46:27 pm »
    Hi Joseph, welcome the forum and congratulations on finally getting your hands on an Abarth 500, they are worth the wait and having yours in a unique colour combination will make it just that lil bit more special too!  :thumb:

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #19 on: March 08, 2011, 05:21:16 pm »
    Hi there.
    You'll have to pop along to one of our meetings  :whistle:
    A500 + TMC + BMC + Yellowstuff + Motul RBF600 + KW V1 + OMP & Strut Braces - rear seats = esseesse+, + Change.
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    Offline SJH

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #20 on: March 08, 2011, 05:26:34 pm »
    Wow. Hello and enjoy the car!!  ;D

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #21 on: March 08, 2011, 06:56:35 pm »
    Hello and welcome

    Hope the time flies for you...

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #22 on: March 08, 2011, 07:04:22 pm »
    Welcome - great that you are now getting the car you want.  :wave:
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    Offline AusAbarth

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #23 on: March 08, 2011, 10:02:41 pm »
    Thanx All for the warm welcome

    Now it is only 5 months and 30 days to wait
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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #24 on: March 08, 2011, 10:08:34 pm »
    Welcome !!!!    I don't know how you're going to survive the wait, but keep posting on here and the time will soon fly.
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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #25 on: March 09, 2011, 08:30:46 pm »
    Hello and welcome from one Italian car fan to another, great intro and i hope the time flies to the arrival of your little beauty!
    I came, I saw, I purchased! I love it!

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #26 on: March 10, 2011, 07:25:11 pm »
    Hi Aus, congrats on the order, the wait is gonna be painful. but it is definately worth it  :thumb:
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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #27 on: March 11, 2011, 08:07:55 pm »
    Welcome buddy! Check out my thread to see a car the same as you've ordered. Grey with red leather and petals! Got climate and xenons too. You'll be part of a very exclusive club in Australia...the only member!
    Campovolo Grey, Red Leather, Red Mirrors and Stripes, Climate Control, Xenon Headlights, 17" Petal Alloys

    Offline AusAbarth

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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #28 on: June 23, 2011, 06:58:12 am »
    And in late breaking news .......

    Just received an email from the Dealer - she is outta of the factory and maybe here in about a month (a big maybe)

    OMG: OMG: OMG:

    Must clean out the garage, order more stuff
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    Re: Hello from Australia
    « Reply #29 on: June 23, 2011, 09:11:52 am »
    Fingers crossed for an early arrival!!

    I was told 12 weeks and waited 9 picked it up last week and I love it!
    A500, Pasodoble Red, 17" Petals, Fixed Glass Roof (other half won't fit with skydome :-( ) Magoo is here!!!

     

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