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Forum: Picture Room   05-22-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By chrisgpj1c
They are being 'remade' in Italy. 2or3 exhibitors...

They are being 'remade' in Italy. 2or3 exhibitors had them at Padua last year.

Chris
Forum: Picture Room   05-22-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By chrisgpj1c
That's part of the boot lock from a 750/101...

That's part of the boot lock from a 750/101 series Spider.

Chris
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   09-19-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,435
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Just got back from the auction, both those prices...

Just got back from the auction, both those prices include premium. The GTA didn't look that well prepared, and had been rolled at some time during it's life.The TZ has gone to a very good home, and...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   09-11-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,435
Posted By chrisgpj1c
The last 3 SZs that have sold, have all changed...

The last 3 SZs that have sold, have all changed hands for in excess of 150,000. 2 cars are currently for sale at 168,000 and 185,000, so 120,000-140,000 is not really so high. But I do agree...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   09-09-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,435
Posted By chrisgpj1c
The SZ is the same car that was for sale with...

The SZ is the same car that was for sale with Christies at Pebble Beach in 2005.On the day of the auction they placed a notice on the car saying it was a 'faithful copy' of an SZ, and it failed to...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   07-13-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Hi Alex, With the LSD, the inner splined end...

Hi Alex,

With the LSD, the inner splined end of the driveshaft fits into the clutch plates in the LSD unit.These plates float until the diff is under load during cornering or hard acceleration or...
Forum: Limited Production (1960-1977)   04-01-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,081
Posted By chrisgpj1c
The chassis no. on this car is 7500011. The real...

The chassis no. on this car is 7500011. The real car with that chassis is based in the UK, and has a full and complete history.

Chris
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-24-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,807
Posted By chrisgpj1c
RM Restorations - The Alfa 750/101 Specialists...

RM Restorations - The Alfa 750/101 Specialists should get you to the new site, if not, the link on the 'After market wheels' thread gets you there.
The wheels are die-cast alloy, heat treated for...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-24-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By chrisgpj1c
A company in Italy, Biondi Lamieratti make panels...

A company in Italy, Biondi Lamieratti make panels for 750/101 Alfas, including floors.

Chris
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-24-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,807
Posted By chrisgpj1c
That website is out of date, and should have been...

That website is out of date, and should have been removed by now.For the link to the new site and pictures of the wheels, go to 'After market wheel options' thread.It shows the alloy wheels that I...
Forum: Alfa Romeo History   03-16-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,740
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Last time I saw the GTA version, it was being...

Last time I saw the GTA version, it was being stripped out and turned into a race car, and all the parts fitted to a step front shell.

Chris
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-16-2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 79,262
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Hi Ian, I have a UK from new Lightweight in...

Hi Ian,

I have a UK from new Lightweight in my shop with the same rear seat fitted.

Chris

PS Twincam's car is no. 24.
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-16-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By chrisgpj1c
A mere $175,000:00! You got yours just in...

A mere $175,000:00!
You got yours just in time.

Chris
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-04-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,903
Posted By chrisgpj1c
The wheel finish is silver.It's just a reflection...

The wheel finish is silver.It's just a reflection from the floor surface with the flash that gives the gold effect.A more accurate colour can be found if you look on the web site link in a previous...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   02-28-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,903
Posted By chrisgpj1c
I haven't been able to get the photos of the...

I haven't been able to get the photos of the wheels up on this board, but have loaded them onto my web site at RM Restorations - The Alfa 750/101 Specialists (http://www.rmrestorations.com) for...
Forum: Limited Production (1960-1977)   02-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Hi Mike, they should be gold. The shields are...

Hi Mike, they should be gold. The shields are from the later Giulia model.
If the are the original badges, they should be made from brass, and when stripped of the chrome could be either polished as...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   02-16-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,903
Posted By chrisgpj1c
I wish.this seems to be the only time spare to do...

I wish.this seems to be the only time spare to do my emailing and catch up with all the threads.

Chris
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   02-16-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,903
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Hi Peter, The wheels should be about 6.2kgs,the...

Hi Peter,
The wheels should be about 6.2kgs,the Heinbrand wheels when I last weighed one was over 8kgs.They are still very strong because they are heat treated and have strengthening ribs in the...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   02-15-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,903
Posted By chrisgpj1c
A few years ago I produced a magnesium replica of...

A few years ago I produced a magnesium replica of the SZ wheel, and I am now making a cast aluminium version of the same wheel.It is in die cast aluminium, and weighs 6.2kgs, and is available in 5 X...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   02-14-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,133
Posted By chrisgpj1c
I have 3 Lightweights in my shop at present, and...

I have 3 Lightweights in my shop at present, and a 4th that I restored is for sale at Hairpin (http://www.thehairpincompany.co.uk) .
There are at least 6 cars in the UK , though none of these are...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   11-25-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By chrisgpj1c
The 2 dark lines, 1 in the middle, and the other...

The 2 dark lines, 1 in the middle, and the other just at the top of the stain are cracks.
This sort of damage is normally caused by water in the block freezing, and expanding, but can also be caused...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   09-25-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By chrisgpj1c
Wurth sell a repair kit with a threaded top hat...

Wurth sell a repair kit with a threaded top hat type insert, so all damaged areas are replaced. I've been using them for years with no problems.

Chris
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   08-15-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By chrisgpj1c
classicalfa.com list this part. From block to...

classicalfa.com list this part. From block to firewall, is a flexi hose, then a hard line to the gauge.Mocal should be able to make hose for you if you have the ends of the old pipe for sizes.
...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   08-15-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,708
Posted By chrisgpj1c
This car was for sale in the UK for quite some...

This car was for sale in the UK for quite some time and didn't sell.The reputable dealer over here did not own the car,I don't know if the current vendor is actually the owner.
It is worth reading...
Forum: Picture Room   07-19-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By chrisgpj1c
I think they're in the field behind my cottage,...

I think they're in the field behind my cottage, and believe me they're not resting!!!

Chris
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