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Wondering what my best bet is for the bumper to body spacer blocks, front and rear? This is for a US GTV 2L and i'll be omitting the over riders.

Any if anyone happens to have a description of bolt / nut arrangements that worked for over-rider deletion, please post!

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Why don't you use the original bumper to body spacer blocks or blocks from a S2 1750 or 71 and on GTJr.? I may have some blocks? I have always considered deleting the over riders on my S2 1750 GTV.
 

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Brad

Should have clarified that I bought my car as a project and the bumpers were never installed. I don't have a full set of the originals.

Are you saying that the blocks from the other cars are identical? If so I'd be happy to use them - but I still don't have a source for those... unless you're saying you have a set?

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I am assuming 1750 GTV S2 Euro & USA, 2000 GTV Euro & USA , Smooth nose GTJrs from about 1971 on all have the same cross section shape of bumper & same mounting blocks. I am not sure about having a full set, what do you have?
 

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Here's what I have (pics from my dad - I keep my bumpers at his garage)

Looks like the front bumpers have their inner rubber blocks.
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Looks like the rears don't? Does the metal frame on the back side of the rears bolt thru the rubber block? I can't exactly see this on the parts illustration.

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Either or both of Highwood Alfa, or EBSpares did them. Remade in resin. Beware: they are 'handed' as they taper towards the outside of the car to cater for the curvature (seen from above) of the bumper / fender :<)
I believe they shatter and drop out with age; one of mine seemed to disappear suddenly leaving my bumper skewy just in time for a track day.
 

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Thanks - took some searching but I do see them on Highwood's site., look like they're 16 GBP ea. From the way they're listed it sounds like while they are handed, they are the same F/R?

Alfa's part numbers aren't the same...

www.highwoodalfa.com alfa romeo bertone parts

Either or both of Highwood Alfa, or EBSpares did them. Remade in resin. Beware: they are 'handed' as they taper towards the outside of the car to cater for the curvature (seen from above) of the bumper / fender :<)
I believe they shatter and drop out with age; one of mine seemed to disappear suddenly leaving my bumper skewy just in time for a track day.
 

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Highwood confirms they are in stock, made of fiberglass in fact (bakelite originally) and they are unique at all four corners.
 

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I know I have some, but they are scattered in various boxes in two different storage locations, and I have no idea if I have a complete set. Got new over-riders and rubber trims too, also awaiting the day when they share the same home ...
 

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Spacer blocks

I found these at the storage unit. Each is handed but I do not know if front and rear match. Condition is very good, almost perfect except for a couple of tiny, insignificant chips which will be invisible once mounted. Dry stored since the mid-1980s.
 

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