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Are there many people looking for 1600 engines? I have one that starts with 00526A, must make it earlier than '67?
The early 00536 blocks are going for a premium from what I’ve seen recently as they were for Duetto and GT Veloce. There were later 00536 that had a spin on oil filter. 00526A was later Supers and smooth nose Juniors I think. 00526 was early Super (I’d still like a spare of one of these), 00514 was the earliest - Giulia Ti, and 00502 was Sprint GT. Without checking I think 00502A was GTA. So lots of 1600 105 variations. Only as valuable as what someone will pay though! Liner seat corrosion is can be an issue so I actually prefer them disassembled when I am buying. I’ve had or have all the above accept the GTA engine...
 

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Looks like my 526A engine is for a '69 Super according to the Fusi docs posted elsewhere on this forum. I can see why numbers matching engines for early coupes are highly regarded considering the prices they go for these days. I'm not a stickler for originality myself, but i can appreciate why some people are.

I hope the Super on ebay gets the restoration it deserves, they are pretty thin on the ground over here. I'd be surprised if there was more than 25 currently on the road in Australia.
 

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Looks like my 526A engine is for a '69 Super according to the Fusi docs posted elsewhere on this forum. I can see why numbers matching engines for early coupes are highly regarded considering the prices they go for these days. I'm not a stickler for originality myself, but i can appreciate why some people are.

I hope the Super on ebay gets the restoration it deserves, they are pretty thin on the ground over here. I'd be surprised if there was more than 25 currently on the road in Australia.
Agreed the Supers are harder to find in Australia these days. So many chopped up to be donors for coupes. I am guilty on that regard too back in the day. Would be good if Australia had an easy way of doing a count of registered classics.

The Super appreciation society continues to grow though! I do my bit flashing photos of my car around on Instagram!
 

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Looks like my 526A engine is for a '69 Super according to the Fusi docs posted elsewhere on this forum. I can see why numbers matching engines for early coupes are highly regarded considering the prices they go for these days. I'm not a stickler for originality myself, but i can appreciate why some people are.

I hope the Super on ebay gets the restoration it deserves, they are pretty thin on the ground over here. I'd be surprised if there was more than 25 currently on the road in Australia.
I think you will find there is way more than 25 around, just through a few people I know I can think of 5 or more. a friend of mine took to task tracking down fulvia zagatos in Australia and unearthed just shy of 100. tony mckone would have the best list.

cheers ian
 

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I think you will find there is way more than 25 around, just through a few people I know I can think of 5 or more. a friend of mine took to task tracking down fulvia zagatos in Australia and unearthed just shy of 100. tony mckone would have the best list.

cheers ian
Sure there are a lot more than 25 around, but currently registered and on the road? I've been following sales since about 2000 and it's pretty rare to see one come up for sale that i haven't seen up or sale before or knew of, of course new projects pop up every year, projects get completed etc. I think Barry Edmunds (sp?) was keeping a register, i might pop him a message to see what he knows, i'm curious now. The ratio seems to be a about 1 Giulia sedan for every 50 coupes on the road, maybe a slight exaggeration there!
 

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Sure there are a lot more than 25 around, but currently registered and on the road? I've been following sales since about 2000 and it's pretty rare to see one come up for sale that i haven't seen up or sale before or knew of, of course new projects pop up every year, projects get completed etc. I think Barry Edmunds (sp?) was keeping a register, i might pop him a message to see what he knows, i'm curious now. The ratio seems to be a about 1 Giulia sedan for every 50 coupes on the road, maybe a slight exaggeration there!
Keen to hear how you go. Are you limiting it to Supers or other Giulia variants?
 

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Keen to hear how you go. Are you limiting it to Supers or other Giulia variants?
All 105 Giulia sedans, there aren't many 1300ti's around. Almost bought one in Coffs harbour back in 2001, had a 1750 in it. Saw it at Auto Italia a few years back so likely still on the road, i've seen a few others but definitely more Supers. I sent Barry an email, i'll see what he has to say.

Anyone on here buy that ebay one?
 

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Ok, i got a detailed reply from Barry, great guy. He's been busy with the VIC Alfa Club newsletters lately but will likely revive / update the registry in due course.

There are approx 300 known Giulia sedans in Australia, this is going back quite a few years now and includes complete basket cases, some which may no longer exist, at least in any recogniseable form. He thinks my guess of 25 on the road would be as good a guess as any, definitely less than 50 anyway. Hard to believe so many potential restoration projects are tucked away, maybe this will start to change with rising values, better supply of body panels etc.

The record attendance of Giulia sedans at any one event has been 14 (!) at Spettacolo in VIC a couple years back, otherwise only around 6 or so have ever turned up to Auto Italia annually. I have been to Auto Italia on a couple occasions when there has only been 1 or 2 on display.
 
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