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Brave is true.

Would be interesting to weigh it to see how much self lightening has occurred :)
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One of my cars (not an Alfa) spent 12 months in the UK. It took me 2 years in Australia to rectify that damage in the UK environment. I don't know how people preserve old cars there. 'Tips my lid'.
 

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I mean, it's your time and money. But the smartest thing you could do is pull off any useful parts and scrap the rest: that is a horror show.
 

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"Oh hi I was calling about the Alfa for sale" does have it have any rust?, I was told I should check because they have a reputation for rust" Seller yes it does have some but if you have a mig you can fix it pretty easy" OK what is your address......
 

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Please pardon my dry humor I couldn't resist, the 1750 is a great car, my first Alfa was a 1750 MK2, I would study the post written by BigMart he has rebuilt a similar basket case to yours with extensive rust everywhere, when replacing do a section at a time, otherwise you run the risk of chassis distortion which may already be present.
Anyway best of luck with the project you picked a good model.
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I had a proper look at the car and the first issue to address is the fact that it’s breaking in two. So what if doing first is to replace the middle and inner sills on both sides. Unfortunately, there is nothing to attach them to. What i am planning is replace the rear chassis members then the rear jacking points. This gives a rear attachment point. The left front is ok so i’m making a frame to hold it together while I replace the sills. The o/s A post has detached from the lower part of the car so i’ve pulled it back into place with a ratchet strap
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Something tells me this guy is not phased ...

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I’d better post a progress report as some may think that I have abandoned this job. Fear not, things are moving on. I made up front and rear chassis legs, both were pretty straight forward, fit well, sills are done and floor –pans. I haven’t tried to make the car look as if has never been touched, haven’t got the time of patience. I Made up the roll over jig brackets from some old steel that was about the place . the rear mounts on to the rear legs. It works.
 
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