If you have the skills to handle the mechanicals and other aspects of restoration, you should be able to handle minor to moderate rust repair. Before I started working on my'73 Spider, I'd never even picked up a welder; now after completing a number of floor pan repair patches, I feel confident enough to attempt most any repair needed on the car. Just start on areas like floor pans where your initial poor looking attempts end up covered; by the time you complete those you should be able to tackle most anything. Actually replacing the rot with solid metal is very satisfying.
Hey I have a 1991 Spider Veloce with 57,000 miles that runs well, but will paint work, but the body is perfectly straight and 99.5% rust free if you are interested give me a call at 925-303-3259. Also I am located in Northern California.
Does it "qualify" as a "project" without rust or is it just "fettling" then?? Best of luck finding a no-rust car that is a minor-project. In my experience if there is no rust, the rest of the car is pretty well sorted also. Just make sure the barn/shed had a cement floor and was heated.
I never drive my 1988 Alfa Spider Quadrifoglio so I'm offering it for sale. I purchased it from a poster here in 2012. After an extensive mechanic overhaul that included new sport suspension and engine seals and gaskets and much more. It's time for someone else who can appreciate this car to be...
1995 164 Q,149k miles, 5 speed trans,AC works,car was running until timing belt sheared a few teeth of the belt,There is a few bent valves and heads will need to be removed,car does not run, located in Santa Barbara,Ca