Glad to be among you all and to officially be an Alfisti, I guess! I found somebody in my area (Central AL) selling an old Alfa sedan as a parts car from 1980 for a song. I showed up, told him the car was a 1979, and bought it the same day. The car seems to be exceptionally complete...
Hello everyone. My grandma has a 1979 Sprint Veloce that has been sitting in her driveway for well over 10 years. The car used to be my grandpa's, but he has since passed on. Me and my friend are thinking about doing a partial restoration on the car as a tribute to my grandfather. It most likely...
Currently dismantling my donor car to clear out the driveway. Car is Canadian version but was retrofitted with Webers. IMHO, under carriage is too far gone for a restoration project and don't have papers or VIN.
Let me know if you are needing any parts.
So here is the California smog report for my 1979 Alfa Romeo Spider (~190,000 miles)
Test / RPM
1) 15mph / 2027
2) 25mph / 2308
CO2 / O2
1) 12.39 / 1.01
2) 14.07 / 0.71
Max / Ave / Meas
1) 222 / 47 / 87
2) 190 / 37 / 37
1979 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce convertible for sale - 121k miles
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Always garaged - located in Seattle, Washington
2000 cc engine with SPICA fuel injection for smooth acceleration
New Petronix electronic ignition with new starter coil for starts as reliable as today's...
1979 spider veloce. Starts great. Idles great (~600rpm). Step on gas ... stalls. Will restart (sometimes needs a couple extra seconds). I can tap at the gas pedal a couple times and it gets going. At speed runs like a top. Hot, cold, whatever, it always stalls when you step on the gas while...
I am thinking of buying a 1979 Alfa Romeo Spider. It has 100k miles. Is there anything that I should know about this car? Any problems with this year or model? Or anything I should inspect on it before I buy it?
Also, I used to have a 1979 Fiat Spider and I was wondering how it might compare to...
1979 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce
Due to an unforeseen circumstances my Spider Veloce remains on the market with just over 72,000 miles on it.
The former owner had a front end collision and then left the car sitting for roughly 8 years. The car has everything minus the cigarette lighter and ash...