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Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   07-16-2019, 10:28 AM
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Posted By kengta
Bumping to top

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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By kengta
Reputation Tuning

In 1970 or 71 I bought a used 1969 Volvo 123 GT at Reputation Tuning. The doctor who owned the Volvo had traded it for an Alfa GTV. My sales man was Rex Pell as I recall. I also think John...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By kengta
I recall only being at 1 Alfa Dealer in 1969. ...

I recall only being at 1 Alfa Dealer in 1969. (Alfa really wasn't on my radar then) It was in Vancouver at Fred Deeley Motors. The GT was red with a white Biscione on the hood. For years I...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By kengta
I have put some of my cars on the register. ...

I have put some of my cars on the register. There have been a few through my hands and not all made it there I'm afraid. Maybe I should look through my records and submit what I can find.

k
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By kengta
Brad, this info from AR is not in and of itself...

Brad, this info from AR is not in and of itself inconsistent with what I said. It could have been a special order. But if someone knows that 69 USA 1750 GTVs were sitting on Canadian dealer's lots...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By kengta
Brad that maybe as you have the proof but you use...

Brad that maybe as you have the proof but you use the word ordered. USA 69 in Canada were certainly not common and could have been ordered but not offered off the dealers lot.

Ken
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-15-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By kengta
kengta

It's not a hybrid. It's a Canadian spec 1970 and 1971 GTV. They are basically a LHD Euro spec 1750 GTV with English gauges. They were built for the Canadian market. In 1971 the Canadian dealers...
Forum: AlfaBB Website Support/Help from Autoguide   07-15-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By kengta
Moderators

How do I find a moderator.

Thx

Ken
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   07-14-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,519
Posted By kengta
Talking It is not clear to me what GTAs or GTs ARGTAReg...

It is not clear to me what GTAs or GTs ARGTAReg is posting photos of. He doesn't really ID them. I think they are just confusing the issue. 752654 was not restored it was faked poorly, plain and...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   07-13-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By kengta
They are both standard. What are the markings on...

They are both standard. What are the markings on the bearings that came out. Red, blue, std???

Ken
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   07-13-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By kengta
We might also add that 2 litre cranks were...

We might also add that 2 litre cranks were factory hardened, an extra expensive step in the process. And a reason not to want to scrap the crank. Other earlier cranks and some later where not...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   07-11-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,519
Posted By kengta
Pete. I do not think you are wrong. These guys...

Pete. I do not think you are wrong. These guys were trying to fake a GTA and for what ever reason settled on an unbuilt number, unlike the 3 other RHD fakes I know of which faked built numbers so...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   07-04-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,519
Posted By kengta
The Montini apparently carries number 752645 but...

The Montini apparently carries number 752645 but that number is not among the 50 listed by Tabuchcci making it #51??? and it is said there are other chassis issues with it.

Your 752691 is the...
Forum: Picture Room   07-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
John Murphy bought 72BS15 this GTA c. 1986 from...

John Murphy bought 72BS15 this GTA c. 1986 from Broker Tim Ritter through another broker out of a divorce settlement. In 1991 he reported in a letter a CASC 757 registration number. Hadfield bought...
Forum: Picture Room   07-04-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
Note Roll bar support, odd sized oil cooler...

Note Roll bar support, odd sized oil cooler openings.

I also have a picture of the forward trunk gutter and it shows 10502/A and the Homologation stamping but not clearly which is correct for LHD...
Forum: Picture Room   07-04-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
A series of pictures that I believe are all of...

A series of pictures that I believe are all of the "Barwell" GTA being discussed.

Note the rearward roll bar support in all. In last 2 note the wheels.
Wachs was on RHD GTA in 1968 and 1969...
Forum: Picture Room   07-03-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
One of the problems with this wonderful but huge...

One of the problems with this wonderful but huge thread is it was started in 2005 and is a development of knowledge over now 14 years. As such it does contain many un corrected errors and...
Forum: Picture Room   07-03-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
Hi Paul. Good to hear from you. They are not...

Hi Paul. Good to hear from you. They are not the same GTA. The one being discussed, the Barwell, started life as a Lhd GTA or a GTAj which were all lhd. The Gabouri started out as the RHD GTA of...
Forum: Picture Room   07-03-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
I do not think De Maria ever owned this # 79, he...

I do not think De Maria ever owned this # 79, he may have brokered it between Bergamin and Barwell or owned only to sell on.

In 1975 when De Maria visited BOBCOR in Buffalo to buy GTA 752507 #25...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-30-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By kengta
New member selling interesting part. Hmmmm ...

New member selling interesting part. Hmmmm

FWIW

Ken
Forum: Picture Room   06-27-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 320,646
Posted By kengta
Page 36 onward and likely elsewhere in the...

Page 36 onward and likely elsewhere in the thread.

As far as I know Neil Hadfield still has this Ex LHD, RHD GT. My current thinking is, it is the ex Ed Wachs 72, 71 and 70 Trans Am ride.
...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
  Wanted: For my 67 GT Jr.
Views: 280
Posted By kengta
Fred. I have several pairs. One of them must be...

Fred. I have several pairs. One of them must be dirty


k
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-16-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
  Wanted: For my 67 GT Jr.
Views: 280
Posted By kengta
Gee Fred when I opened up your post I saw the...

Gee Fred when I opened up your post I saw the picture first and thought you must be looking for some sort of dirt magnet or a discount car wash.

But seriously I have those drip rail trims but 3...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-15-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By kengta
Hi I'll take the e brake and tach cables. PM...

Hi I'll take the e brake and tach cables. PM sent


Ciao

Ken
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   06-15-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,878
Posted By kengta
If you google Alfa Giulietta steering wheels you...

If you google Alfa Giulietta steering wheels you will see what the road cars were using in early 60s. They were using a form of this emblem.

Also places such as Classic Alfa, Alfaholics, OK Parts...
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