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I would like to track the history of this model with details of the changes in production over the years - like the boot or trunk release that moved from the right to the left door pillar (now what year was that). Does any kind person have suggestions? With many thanks
 

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I am a bit confused, by you question. As in my opinion it has always been on the left side on this model.
Either the 1300 Junior or the 1750 was the first one , with the trunk handle on the left hand side. It was in 1967
 

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Boot (trunk) release is on the left hand side on both my '66 Duetto and '73 1600 GTJunior (incidentally both are RHD, so I don't think Alfa ever thought to move it)
 

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Early LHD GT's did have the trunk release on the right door jamb. Somebody must have come to their senses and moved it to the right, er... I mean left side location. This was done before 1968, maybe in 1966 between the Sprint GT 105.02 and Sprint GTV 105.36. From a local (ex UK) 1969 RHD Gt Junior I also believe the trunk release was always on the same side as a LHD car. The latch on this specific car had been moved to the other side by the owner, which is not hard to do on a GT.

The break points in GT Junior evolution are roughly:
- initial configuration 1966-1968: scalino front, inverted pedals, fake wood "Sprint GTV" dash, plain 3 spoke steering wheel, black vinyl floor covering.
- 1969 -1970: 1750 GTV dash without console, hydraulic clutch, two spoke plastic steering wheel.
- 1971-1974: 1750 GTV style front end without smaller headlamps, suspended pedals with dual circuit brakes.
- 1972: introduction of GT 1600 Junior
- mid1974-1976: 2000 GTV front grill with 4 headlamps, tail lamps, dash and console, wooden steering wheel, new setas with headrests, carpets - virtually undistinguishable from a 2000 GTV.

At some point after 1968 the rear sway bar was added.

Intially GT Juniors were fitted with 155R15 tires on 4.5'', rims; 165R14 tires on 5.5'' rims wre either optional or standard on some markets from 1969 on although 155R15s were still fitted on some cars until the end.
 
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