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  1. JJr
    03-04-2017 05:54 PM - permalink
    Hello Mr. Peterson,

    I've seen many of your posts and was just reading your "full monty" thread, always loved the lines of the Montreal. I was hoping you could give me to your body shop, I'm up in Reno and was hoping I could find a local member with a reputable shop I could consult with regarding having my 1971 1750 GTV redone. Would love to drive down, take you to lunch and pick your brain on Alfa's.

    Thank you in advance.
    Joe Atencio
  2. mcorrallo
    08-03-2016 05:58 AM - permalink

    I have followed your thread for a while and am interested in being the next caretaker of your Monty. I will be in Monterey for the auctions and wanted to get an idea from you what it is going to take to buy your car. The reason I ask is that it costs $200 to get bidder credentials at Russo & Steele and yours is the only car I am interested in bidding on. If it's within my comfort range, I'll get in on the action.

    -Mark Corrallo
  3. 91spiderNV
    06-12-2016 08:50 PM - permalink
    Hello don
    I sure could use your help since you know not a lot of alfas in reno/carson city area. I resurrected my 78 sedan from a backyard in reno. Mice took its toll on the wiring and im patching together the pieces.
    I havent dealt with twin webers before so im reading up and consult the bb.
    I usually hang out at the sierra invisible shield shop. Lots of intersting cars show up there. SIS | Sierra Invisible Shield | Your Clear Bra Specialists
    He does airplanes too.

  4. HeavyMetalAlfa
    06-08-2016 09:35 AM - permalink
    Hey Don,
    I'll try Doug, and then list it.
    I was building my shop up to a point where I would be a full fledged shop, rather than just a rabid GTV6 enthusiast.
    But interference by a BB member cost me several sales and a lot of my enthusiasm.
    Also, my health is failing, I have congestive heart failure and have to be very careful not to stress.
    So, getting rid of all my parts and all of my cars except for 2 GTV6's and 2 Montreals.
    Big job, as I had 30 Alfas and a tractor trailer load of parts.
    Thanks for your suggestions,
  5. HeavyMetalAlfa
    06-05-2016 02:52 PM - permalink
    Hi Don,
    I hope all is well with you.
    I have a 50's 2ltr engine I would like to find a home for. Has sat outside for a few years.
    I'd like $400 plus shipping.
    I am closing my shop in August, and have a ton of Alfa stuff to get rid of, mostly V6 era. I have a weathered Giullietta engine and trans too. Papajam recommended asking you for input.
    Thank you for your consideration,
  6. Dr.G
    12-28-2015 11:31 AM - permalink
    Do you know my Uncle Gary Boutz? I'm guessing you might.
    Retired American Airlines, Air Force Colonel.
  7. Jim G
    11-13-2015 05:02 PM - permalink
    Jim G
    Thanks. Heres a link to it running.

  8. BerlinaUY
    11-08-2015 03:38 AM - permalink
    Hi there, are you still coming to Uruguay?


    11-07-2015 12:42 PM - permalink
    My pleasure. I've seen the picture in the parts book with the curved horns but I have not seen a set like that on a Montreal in the wild. I believe I've seen some with curved horns on eBay but there are a lot of different Fiamm horns available. I removed the hood so I could pull the horns out and go through the air compressor last time. The air-horns worked for about a week, after that they quit working again. I can hear the compressor turning so I am not sure what is wrong. Time to remove the hood again; last time I repainted the underside and replaced a stripped hinge bolt.

    I've been working on the Touring Roadster but need a new fog light bulb to arrive so I can put the turn signal/fog light assembly back in the car. The drivers side headlight is out as well but I can't seem get the headlight trim ring back off. Ive had them both off before when I replaced the lights with Carello headlights.
  10. robo330
    09-16-2015 11:24 AM - permalink
    I will get some pictures and send them to you soon.

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  • About DPeterson3
    Past and present lives include professional musician, 8 years on US aerobatic team, mid-tech company president, tango dancer, grandfather.
    Carson City, NV
    Aviation and bridge
    Practicing curmudgeon, guardian for grandson, world adventurer. Misanthropic participant in this watery world made for man, who has no gills
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    Don P
    Carson City, NV

    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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