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post #1 of 100 (permalink) Old 11-28-2011, 10:07 AM Thread Starter
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my "new" Flaminia GT!

I still can't believe I managed to pull this off.......
Couldn't have done it without the help of some ALC
folks in SoCal.
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Congratulations Kjell, it looks really nice. Tell us more about it, show some more pictures

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very unmolested car

It found it's way to CA in 1978 and then sat in a collection
for many years. It looks like the indicated milage of 20,000km
may be correct. Underside is amazing, very clean and all rubber in great shape and factory paint marks on lots of the bolts, etc.
It looks like the tires may be original as well! Only two fuses are the more modern style, the rest are original.

Here's Steve P puzzling over the turn sig switch (the only none op
electrical circuit).
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a few more pics

much more to come in future....
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That is just fantastic. I look forward to seeing more pictures, especially of the mechanical stuff.

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Very nice colour combo

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engine

I'm thinking the valve covers should be black (this car is a 1960
2.5L)
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Wow, fantastic looking car, and very fortunate to have found it in that state

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It's not a standard black, but a wrinckled black: Vernice Raggrinzante Speciale per Auto, Moto, Design e Nautica The water sleeve it's too modern for a 1960 GT. Thanks for removing the red strips.
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Good to see it in its new home. It really is in remarkably original condition.

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Wow, beautiful. Congratulations, I hope to see at the West coast reunion.

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Conrats - Is this the car from Herritage Classics?

These Touring cars are so much more elegant than their Alfa 2000/2600 cousins. No comparison in my mind and one ofthe all time greatest under-valued car. It will only be a matter of time for them to be discovered in a bigger way. Striking color compo as well. The exhaust tips are superb. Never seen them on them.

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Conrats - Is this the car from Herritage Classics?

These Touring cars are so much more elegant than their Alfa 2000/2600 cousins. No comparison in my mind and one ofthe all time greatest under-valued car. It will only be a matter of time for them to be discovered in a bigger way. Striking color compo as well. The exhaust tips are superb. Never seen them on them.

Mike
Hi Mike, yes this was at Heritage, the first time I've purchased a
hobby car form a dealer and a very nice experience!
So are these exhaust tips original??

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Wonderful car. It's always great when a car like this passes on to an enthusiast. The Touring coupes are elegance personified. We'll never see cars like this again.

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I've recently been turned on to these Flaminas and Flavias and I am smitten. What can one expect to pay for a car like this? What are the ownership or restoration challenges? Is working one of these up to driver status considerable more difficult than an alfa touring or convertible car of the same vintage?
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