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|04-22-2019 01:17 PM|
|ossodiseppia||In all of the pictures I've seen of the 105/115 GTV and GT Juniors, I've never seen a DUCO sticker original to the car.|
|04-21-2019 06:13 PM|
Originally Posted by jthames View Post
The fellows that fabricate the reproduction stickers use one brand name only.
And it is also true that the Spider bodies, produced in the Pininfarina factory, had a different paint selection than Berlina-GTVs.
|04-21-2019 05:52 PM|
Originally Posted by yvesmontreal View Post
|04-07-2019 06:09 AM|
|dlbehrns||totally missed that. Thank you!|
|04-07-2019 03:57 AM|
|yvesmontreal||On a GTV the paint sticker is as shown at position 4, post 7 above. This applies to all years up to my 1975 which has the original sticker.|
|04-06-2019 08:32 PM|
|dlbehrns||Does anyone know where the paint identifying sticker should be located on a 72 GTV? It is a small silver and black stick in Italian. TIA DB|
|02-28-2008 09:08 PM|
Decals to the right of me, decals to the left of me ....
The email response was that the decals supplied are consistent with the years and models listed on the website (see below). So they are none the wiser either.
Half of them were probably put on by some work experience kid at the Arese factory anyway .....
|02-28-2008 01:20 PM|
The Alfa Sticker Hunt
Originally Posted by Chris1750 View Post
|02-23-2008 05:09 AM|
Originally Posted by paul-hb View Post
Not shown here: the "non aprire a caldo" sticker on the radiator cap, a Bosch sticker on the alternator and the emissions/tune up data sticker on the inner right fender, just facing the air box. I do not remember if it's installed normally, or upside down to be legible when leaning over the fender.
The decal set shown by Chris 1750 is for an earlier car (well, he HAS an earlier car). The other stickers are non-existent under the hood of a 1974 US car.
Your car should have the color code sticker as shown on the diagram sent by Chris (position 4). I believe no "made in Italy" sticker or plate was originally on your GTV. I've only seen it on Spiders as far as US spec cars are concerned.
Breaking in recommendations were on a clear plastic sleeve slipped over the driver's sun visor. On a Euro spec car, the decal #2 shown by Chris goes at the base of the windshield just above the air vents (there were remnants of this on a 1969 I had).
Other stickers on your car were a "do not drive with rear seat occupied" in middle of rear bench seat and a wide "2000 - fuel injection" at base of rear window.
Chris, the "Non-EP oil" sticker was installed on the gearbox itself, close to the fill plug. These and a red "use EP oil" sticker were used by Alfa in the mid 60s when they changed from steel to moly synchro rings. Moly rings need Extreme Pressure oil (differential oil) while steel rings do not tolerate the EP additive in the oil. Since steel synchro rings have been unavailable for ages (because they didn't last as well) unless you KNOW they are in your gearbox I wouldn't install the sticker as it gives a false information... and it's unlikely a 1750 ever had them to start with.
|02-22-2008 07:27 PM|
Yeah, like I said, in this instance the diagram is not very helpful. But at least it shows the correct position for the paint code decal.
Back to the shed,
|02-22-2008 05:02 PM|
|Anfanuts||Those items in the Owners Manual (model numbers, serial numbers, etc.) are either small aluminum plaques riveted on or metal stamped into the metal. They are usually not stickers. My Spider color is a decal. Cheers, Bruce|
|02-22-2008 04:07 PM|
I got mine from Classic Car Decals (CLASSIC CAR DECALS - Restoration stickers for classic cars.) some time ago. I can't remember how much they were but a quick check on the website lists a price of around $US75.00 for a 12 decal set. I do remember them being very explicit - they wanted to know the year and model, R/LHD and body colour, so presumably this is their take on the decals used by Alfa at the time. That is not to say that they were all used on any particular model and I'm not sure how you would find this out. Maybe the Alfa archives might know.
My 1750GTV, a late model one, has been in the family virtually since new. The only stickers it had were the big lubrication chart, the red one on the radiator cap, the curved one on the air box, a paint code sticker in the boot and the AR Made in Italy sticker on the firewall.
I guess some of them were put in different places - I know the 'Made in Italy' one was on the firewall because it finally fell off a few years ago after about 30 years exposure to exhaust heat, but I've also seen it on the door jamb as in your picture.
The only diagram I've got is the usual one from the Instruction Book below, which isn't much help.
Regards to all,
PS: BTW paul_hb, I note that you don't seem to own an Alfa at the moment. Why the interest in the decals ?
|02-22-2008 09:27 AM|
Here are the two photos I promised - the "Made in Italy" and paint stickers. Jeeze, needs cleaning in that crevice . ..
So, for Paul & Chris - where did you get the sticker sets and how $$$.
|02-22-2008 08:37 AM|
|02-22-2008 05:57 AM|
I have that Made in Italy sticker on the driver-side (left in US) front door jamb on my 1750SV. Can't speak to a GTV. I can take a snap on it's placement a bit later if you want. I do not see the paint sticker that, on a 1750, is under the boot/trunk lid nearer the front (forward) of the boot.
Was this set specifically for a 1750? I have several missing. Where did you get it and how much?
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