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Originally Posted by Bob925 View Post
I remeber them!

Does this rekindle those wonderful memories...?

I remember us having a Strada as a hire car in Spain in the late 70s/early 80s. It was known as the 'Ritmo' over there. Don't ask me why.
Originally Posted by ottoman View Post
French electrics on a French car is bad but Italian electrics on an Italian car is the worst.
How about French cars with Italian electrics? Guess who makes the notoriously sensitive 'oh I think I'll go permanently onto kilometers because you disconnected the battery' instrument cluster for the Lag II?

The answer being Marelli. An Italian company, and indeed a subsidiary of Fiat

Which makes you wonder how much of the French's reputation for crap electrics comes from them buying in dodgy kit from the Italians
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2010 Laguna III Initiale.

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