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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
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Dead men don't drive Alfas

Short story; Owner died, widow wants gone. Widow understands alfaholism is a disease and widow is nobody's fool. Don't bring your stories. Don't bring b.s. Bring trailer. Bring cash. Happy shopping.

2 down, 3 to go.

(1) Complete 1969 1750 GTV, Complete drive-line is out and on a stand. Currently has webers. Also available for sale; disassembled 2.0 block with liners, pistons, rods, one ready for rebuild head, European cams whatever that means, Spica intake, bearing shells, fuel pumps, filters, fans, radiators, bits and pieces. (no crank with the 2.0 engine). Also; used Spica pump, rebuilt Spica pump, rebuilt oil pump(s), valve shims in the tiered box, multiple ignitions, Panasport rims, master cylinders, interior trim, exterior trim, new 1750 liners and pistons in the box, numerous air boxes, and more. So much more.

(2) 1972 Berlina runner 2.0. Two tone finish; faded red and worn out white. 3 extra doors, extra hood, new(er) seats, backlight, electrical parts, trim, miscellaneous. Oh god, the miscellaneous. My man swore this was going to be the best Berlina ever; fog lights, driving lights, ralley lights, the toe bone of Nino Franchini in an amulet hanging from the rear view mirror. Yea, baby. Awesome.

(3) 1994 164LS 3.0 24v. Clean looking daily driver with state of the fart electrical problems (idiot lights, error code du jour, rough idle) New front suspension arms, ball joints, sway bushings, all in the trunk ready for installation. Also; power rack and pinion core and one spare rim, like new. He had his reasons.

All his Alfa Porn: Books, Digests, Owners Club Notes, Receipts, badges, die cast toys, patches, embroidered socks, hoodies, hats, oh heaven help me who was this man I married.

All sold As Is, Where Is.
Location: Sierra foothills, California. More pics as needed. Specify.
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This listing/write-up is pure awesome. I hope Bring a Trailer and/or Jalopnik will pickup on it.
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I'm showing this to my wife so she has an example of how to get rid of my Alfa junk when I kick the bucket.

Sorry for your loss. Good luck getting rid of the stuff.

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Hello, price for the GTV and its parts?

Thanks, Rob
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Great to have a sense of humor about a serious matter. Good luck with the sale. Shown it to my wife too!

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Hello, interested in Berlina, also looking for 1750 parts. I'm in Fresno. Price on Berlina ? thanks #301-1966 Chris
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If I recall, this Berlina is the storied "Moxie."
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Sent pm yesterday. No reply yet. Did you receive it?

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Past Alfas...
59 102 Touring (first Alfa $500 running)
65 Sprint GT (2nd Alfa, $500 daily driver)
102 Sprint (never did anything with it, but wish I had)
74 Berlina (first new car - now certainly rusted into oblivion)
61 Giulietta Spider G-Prod Race Car (where is it now?)
84 Spider Veloce (rarely drove it, so sold it)
86 Quadrifoglio (Dull car - no more 115s for me)
1971 Montreal "The Full Monty". Fair winds and following seas

Current Alfas
59 102 Touring Roadster - restoration complete, enough Alfa for any rational man. Or irrational, for that matter
And past...
Two 1946 Stampe SV4C (c/n 294 "Rocinante" - wife's favorite airplane. RIP), and c/n 235 "La Bon Temps Femme" (gone to a new home, but never forgotten)
Zlin 50LA (+9 -6 gees, titanium spar, 1200 lbs, 260HP rumored to now be in Brazil)
1946 Luscombe 8A
Starduster Too (recently spotted at the Nevada City, CA airport - over 20 years and an entire continent separating it from our stewardship in Binghamton, NY)
1955 Cessna 170B (wife taught me to fly tailwheel in this)

And present...
64 Mooney M20E ("Rambo". My faithful steed for over 30 years) Nearly 50 years old, and just returned from a trip to Argentina in him
Newest in the fleet
1967 Piper Super Cub on Wipline amphibious floats (a true "all terrain vehicle")
2010 Triumph Thunderbird

You can snap roll an Alfa only one time...
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GT condition?

Best Post I've seen in a while!! Very interested in GTV, recently culled Alfa herd, moral imperative that I get a GTV again!! Do you know if this GTV has Rocker, floor rust, etc? Could you send more pictures of body condition and interior? Is Red original color? Mechanical condition is NOT important to me, Body & chassis is. Thanks!

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Thank you for all the private messages. I'll dust off the GTV for better pictures. It's been sitting in the garage for 8 years with the engine out. This car has always been the garage queen while the others sat out under the trees. The body was redone about 15 years ago in S. Cal. (Alfa by Jay). The body doesn't show any cancer but not sure how to check the lower panels for you. I'd like to get it sold with enough parts to make it "complete". Many mechanical items needed have been collected in anticipation of the rebuild. There are many additional trim pieces. The existing bumpers and trim are straight. I don't see much for suspension parts other than a heel/toe kit. Many lights and trim pieces but I'm not sure for which car. There was another Berlina and that might have been the intended candidate.

The Berlina was bought as a beater daily driver with low expectations. It runs well but looks awful. There are additional Berlina parts laying around but would take more to get the body ready. Normal small cancers along the quarter panel edges but nothing you can poke a finger through. The Berlina is current on registration but wouldn't pass the visual inspection for dmv transfer. I believe there are enough parts to make it right. It was driven around the neighborhood last week to make sure it "runs" but no wipers or headlights and I'm not sure about brake lights. I wouldn't suggest driving it home.

The 164 is being used at the moment so I need to find another driver before selling it. I'm looking for an AWD Toyota or Honda. I'll get back with replies to the PMs and photos. Thanks again.
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if the cars are still there, how much was the berlina?

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For Sale: Dead Men Don't Drive Alfas

But some of their widows do....

There is more than one of us using alfawidow in various places. The club has grown exponentially over the last few years as compared to when I was widowed some 11 years ago. There are some of us who know more than others about what we still own.

Best of luck! And belated condolences.

(Not an authority nor SME on anything, just PATSYF)
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Re: Alfa models and memorabilia

Greetings, My name is Rich. I am in Santa Cruz Ca.
I am very interested in the models and other Alfa souvenirs.
Would buy the whole lot. Have cash. Call 831-278-0424 or e-mail me at
Best Regards, Rich
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Does the gtv have a good steering box? If so I am interested and how much for the whole car?
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