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Rossini is good listening music whilst beating "Arruganita" with a hammer...

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After much consideration I may have to rename her Pygmalion .....

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Eurovalance conversion Permanente, trial fit rear bumper...not bad..
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Soooooooooooooo..... after hours of measuring, leveling, figuring out what was in the minds of the assembly team, more cussing, laser levels, recall of geometry from Mrs. Klinesinger in High School, grinding (more cussing) chalk marks and plumb bobs. (A prayer to Saint Anthony) a big ****ing hammer...final fitment of the rear valance and bumper mounts and a final test fit of rear bumper. Now ready to move on...... whew!!!
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Thanks, first big belly laugh of the day.
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I was waiting to see who got the "irony"... The Italian Woman in Algiers .

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Well the passengers side is in much better shape, we may have caught a break, inner sills look good up to the front wheelwell, now the decision is to piece in or fabricate the middle sill...
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I also put on a full set of European style bumpers on my S2 spider. Seeing the two sets of holes for the N. American license plate lights in your pictures reassured me that I did the right thing by not removing the existing lights and installing the European license plate lights in the bumper. When I have enough money for a full paint job, I will make the change. On the other hand, we did just remodeled our on-suite, so maybe that is a fair trade-off for a paint job.
I covered the holes in the bumper with chrome plugs. Maybe that is not the best look, but it is far better than a deteriorating 5 m.p.h. bumper.
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If I was just changing out the bumpers trust me I would’ve done the same as you. As you can tell I’m plugging up the marker lights as well ....I’m debating whether not to even put the front indicator lights on the front fenders.. I have Euro lights

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Nice job! I'm anxiously awaiting your updates!
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If I was just changing out the bumpers trust me I wouldíve done the same as you. As you can tell Iím plugging up the marker lights as well ....Iím debating whether not to even put the front indicator lights on the front fenders.. I have Euro lights
That makes sense, Euro lights look better. My preference for all body work is stock, as in stock the way it was suppose to look not the way it had to look for N. America.
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Spider Restoration.... or am I to old for this nonsense..

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Cutting away the bad, a little sand blast and Zinc chromate, fabing the middle sill and welding an a pillar support (stiffener)
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The right side middle sill is 85% solid soooooooooo we cheated in a patch from a an Alfaholics middle sill......
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