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I found this little coupe hidden away on a porch patio. The owner had recently passed and the sister needed the car moved and sold. I don't know much of the history, just that he liked Alfas and had lived in Oregon. On the Wisconsin title I see "Previously Titled in Oregon" so it must be a reasonable story. I have had multiple Alfa Spiders but never a Alfetta/GTV. I wanted to see and understand the DeDion with the transaxle. Quite fascinating.
As far as I can tell this car has been sitting on this patio since 2012, the last valid tag on the plate. It had been covered and reasonably cared for. The tires were shot, but the engine was free and the fuel tank was clean. I took a gamble and brought it home. I carefully began to coax it from its slumber. I oiled the cylinders, changed the oil, removed the sending unit in the fuel tank for a look. With a fresh battery I was able to spin the engine freely. New spark plugs and wires. The fuel pump didn't run. So I simply removed the pump and cleaned and lubricated. It eagerly came back to life. I had bought a Centerline replacement that I will include, but so far it doesn't seem to need it. The fuel lines did need to be replaced in the back of the car as they were pretty dry and cracked. I also replace the fuel filter at the tank and the main filter at the Spica pump. After a few cycles the engine started and it settled into a reasonable idle. It runs well without any obvious issues.
Then I started on the interior. You can imagine the mice and chipmunks were in this car. I removed the carpets, fiber liner and seats. Vacuumed and cleaned. The seats aren't in bad condition. Door panels and dash are pretty rough as well as the steering wheel. This is a Mario Andretti edition for what that is worth. Still has the Koni Reds and the dash plaque. I liked that. I do have all the windows working properly and door handles functional. It was all pretty tight from sitting.
The clutch and brakes are somewhat functional. From sitting the master cylinders are probably corroded, but I was able to drive the car around the block. Clutch takes up quick and the brakes are soft. Transmission and differential seemed to work and no unusual noises.The paint isn't original and someone had custom pin striping done on the car. The clear is peeled in some spots.Overall this is a pretty decent car. Its not rusty like we see them here in the Midwest.
The wheels that came on the car were BBS E51 Three piece aluminum racing wheels. One was cracked and damaged by the tire shop when they tried to remove the very old tires. I recently found a set of wheels locally so I could move the car around. BBS still does support the E51 and advised the could get a set of lips to rebuild the wheels.

I'm hoping to find someone that would like this car to enjoy. I'm open to offers but hoping to recover some of my expenses. $3500.
PM me with your email or text and I will send you more pictures of the car.
Thanks
Don
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