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Please keep me posted on how this sale goes, as I'd like to include in the next Berlina Register newsletter. Thanks
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Okay, I need to tow this Berlina, so called Uhaul for a tow dolly. Can you believe they said their data base has no entry for a 74 Alfa, so they can't rent to me to tow this car!?

Anyone know of another place to rent a dolly in the Portland OR area?

I have towed it before with a tow bar bolted to the bumper shocks. Have heard this is not really safe. Anyone have any experience doing it anyway, good or bad? If neccessary I will do it again, well tethered with safety chains. Last resort, will just drive it and catch a flight home, but I would really like to have a vehicle and time to spend in CA and NV.
 

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I've towed many vehicles with a tow bar. True it’s a little nerve racking but as long as its safely attached, chained and you keep your speeds down, it’s really not that bad.

I once towed a $100 GTV 12 hours from St Louis to Detroit with no problems.

I’ve decided that purchasing a tow bar was both a blessing (being able to move projects around town easily) and a curse (too often bringing home stray Alfa’s)

Good luck!
 

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Try telling them it is a BMW 320, that's what I did when I rented a tow dolly to bring my BMW 1602 home.
Congrats on the sale
i Didn't know you had a Germanic Tutonic appliance Neil. I'm so ashamed for you. Good idea though. I thought a 510 datsun would be appropriate.
 

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RC, I just found this thread. Is the berlina is definitly sold? Am I too late?
 

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Tell them it's a Milano. They won't know the difference.
 

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RC, I just found this thread. Is the berlina is definitly sold? Am I too late?
Well, yes It is sold. I hope it is a good buy as I hated the loss.:mad:

Then again it was fun while I had it. I hope the next owner does it right where I couldn't. Hey I get to concentrate on my other 3 projects!
 

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German appliance

Nah she's long gone, I got too mixed up between german parts and italian parts in the same small garage.
The 1602 was a gem though, one of the first 100 in the US, and had original paint on the frame, underbody and under the battery!
The GTV is a much better addition to the family and my wife even likes it.
The 1602 would have been a great project if I had the space.
 

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Okay, I need to tow this Berlina, so called Uhaul for a tow dolly. Can you believe they said their data base has no entry for a 74 Alfa, so they can't rent to me to tow this car!?

About 10 years ago I towed my Lotus 7 from California on a trailer. When I said what I was towing I was told I couldn't rent the trailer so I said I was going to tow a Buick Regal. He laughed, rented me the trailer and I was on my way.

Last week I was going to tow a GTV6 from Seattle and got online to check prices. The drop-down menu only listed 164 under Alfa so that's what I chose.

Good luck with the Berlina, I've wanted another for a long time and looked at that one on CL every day.
 

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The Berlina is sold, but without most of the parts, which I've listed in a seperate post in the parts section.

Thanks to all who inquired about this Berlina.
 
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