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Will be posting pics in a day or so of my late 91 model 164S. Just finished rebuilding top end, replaced all gaskets from head gasket on up, and belts. I also replaced the thermostat housing, cleaned up the cooling system, changed oil/engine is super clean I am posting a pic of the dip stick after running a few miles, and cleaned injectors electronically.

The car runs amazing, this is a great almost finished project that can be driven and enjoyed while you polish it up. It mostly needs a few minor things to be complete (Tires/alignment and probably a new steering rack because this one is noisy but I have a spare you can have rebuilt then swapped out). Update on the brakes - I was having an issue with brakes being spongy and found rear passenger side caliper brake line was rusted and leaking so I had a local hydraulic shop build a new one and just swapped it, brakes are good. Car comes with several bins of spares that belonged to my other S that I had to part so you would have amazing spares (thousands worth) to keep her in service for a long time.

Special features which cannot be easily found on a US:
European Bosh headlights, late model 156 big phone dial wheels, Koni fully adjustable Coilovers, and 2006 GTV three-spoke steering wheel with Air Bag.

105.000 and some change original miles on engine, pulls with full power.

if anyone is interested in the meantime you can PM me and we can talk.

Last year we had a baby that was born with a rare genetic condition that turned out lives upside down and we have to relocate to a different city so he can receive treatment, this is why I am selling, I decided to part with this car because I cannot afford to move all the parts (along with other cars) since I’ll be moving cross country.

Car is located in Charleston SC.

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Very nice. A very good car for someone. Does look lowered a little bit?
 

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Hi Del, it has adjustable Koni Coilovers so you can adjust both height and ride softness at will.
 

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Good luck with your child, as much as we love Alfas that is just a totally different category. Really nice looking 164.
 
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Thank you, I hope not to have offended anyone here, just stating why I am selling because I would not sell it unless I was dealing with this situation is all. I love the car and it deserves a great owner.
 

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Anybody who is offended can go ... themselves.

I love the look of your car, had a ‘91 164S at one point, and what a beautiful design and a great drive. I kinda need to go down to two cars, have three, but couldn’t subject a nice 164S to being a NJ daily driver. Good luck.
 
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Just when I think all the nice Alfas are gone, one comes up so you will have the chance to get another one. The new Guilia and Stelvio drives awesome, although I would prefer a 164 or Milano, slower and older but so am I. Good luck again with your son, that is an easy choice in the end, family first.
 

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Oh, good ones are still around, no question about that. The 164 is the best buy for a performing Alfa, with great sound, and nice handling with power.

"but couldn’t subject a nice 164S to being a NJ daily"

I don't know about cities in NJ, but been through the state several times. The roads we were on were not bad. The salt used, though, would be the problem. Here where I live I've enjoyed using my 91S as the daily driver since 94, now with 195k miles, and it still runs just great, and looks sharp, with zero rust and no torn up interior. Going in next week for refreshing the front suspension arms and tie rods, and check the rear bushings.

Yes, understand about life taking a turn. Wife's father had that happen, with her younger brother being very autistic and many other problems, and then her mother having a midlife debilitating stroke. Their lives changed to a great extent, promising careers and lifestyles modified. Good luck with the changes you have to make, and retain a sense of humor.
 

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NJ roads are fine summer, winter potholes very bad and expected to be worse as there will be big budget deficits for road repair. Salt. Lots of salt.
 

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Way more salt than DC and Maryland,
 

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For Alfisti that have not driven a 164s, or any well maintained 164, these are really amazing cars and THIS particular example looks really spectacular. Black with the grey, and the Euro alfa wheels, hard to believe this car design was introduced in ‘89-90. The engine is gorgeous and the sound still V6 intoxicating. Feels way faster than 205hp. Torque steer yes but only feels FWD at 9.5/10. Huge trunk. GLWS
 
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have you sold it?
 

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Will be posting pics in a day or so of my late 91 model 164S. Just finished rebuilding top end, replaced all gaskets from head gasket on up, and belts. I also replaced the thermostat housing, cleaned up the cooling system, changed oil/engine is super clean I am posting a pic of the dip stick after running a few miles, and cleaned injectors electronically.

The car runs amazing, this is a great almost finished project that can be driven and enjoyed while you polish it up. It mostly needs a few minor things to be complete (Tires/alignment and probably a new steering rack because this one is noisy but I have a spare you can have rebuilt then swapped out). Update on the brakes - I was having an issue with brakes being spongy and found rear passenger side caliper brake line was rusted and leaking so I had a local hydraulic shop build a new one and just swapped it, brakes are good. Car comes with several bins of spares that belonged to my other S that I had to part so you would have amazing spares (thousands worth) to keep her in service for a long time.

Special features which cannot be easily found on a US:
European Bosh headlights, late model 156 big phone dial wheels, Koni fully adjustable Coilovers, and 2006 GTV three-spoke steering wheel with Air Bag.

105.000 and some change original miles on engine, pulls with full power.

if anyone is interested in the meantime you can PM me and we can talk.

Last year we had a baby that was born with a rare genetic condition that turned out lives upside down and we have to relocate to a different city so he can receive treatment, this is why I am selling, I decided to part with this car because I cannot afford to move all the parts (along with other cars) since I’ll be moving cross country.

Car is located in Charleston SC.

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