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So i finally decided to make a restoration thread for my GT Junior,

So first of my name is Felipe but you can also call me Flip. I'm a 22 year old engineering student from the Netherlands who bought this alfa 2 years ago from South-Africa.
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The pics are from almost 2 years ago. In the mean time the car was fully stript and put on a rotisserie, the next step is to remove the undercoating which i'm busy with now.

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Here some pictures of the progress from the undercoating.
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removing it is done by using a steel wire brush on a drill. For the stuff that doesn't want to come of with the wire brush I use a towel and thinner which works surprisingly good. As the car will go to bare metal anyway i don't mind that it takes the paint with it. Will let you guys know soon what the plan is with the heart of the car.

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Another single headlight Junior??? If so great will watch with interest. Regards John...
 

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Today i went to the workshop again to continue removing the undercoating.

The progress on the front wheel arches. Still a lot to do there.

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After taking a closer look i found some strange welds there...
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I find it strange that someone welded these spots as the area around it looks quite normal to me. Especially in the first picture i can't find a reason for the welding there. If some one can tell me why the previous owner did this as i'm quite curious.

I have these kind of spots also on the rear wheel arches where I can't point my finger on why someone would make them there:
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Anyway, I went on removing the undercoating on the floor as well.
The car has some wacky repairs at the front floors which a first thought were welded really badly but are actual soldered.

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After removing some more of it i started finding some of the holes this car has after almost 50 years

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To be honest i does't look to awful for a car that is almost 50 years old. I'm quite sure i will get some new floors for the front of the car. But the rear looks quite repairable. Here is a before and after photo:
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Somebody has definitely been there before as the sill/rocker vertical seams between rocker and guards are missing.

In regards to those other welds, are you sure they are not Alfa Romeo welds? Not all welds were spot welds, and their welding was shockingly bad
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