1974 Alfa Romeo Spider 2000 Series 2 by Karmann. This particular car was acquired by us in 2013 requiring substantial restoration. It was completed and sold in 2019. The list of panel repairs and replacements is extensive:-
- New boot
- New spare wheel well
- New rear panel and rear valence
- New rear scuttle panel
- New floor panels
- New lower front panel
- New outer sills
- Repair to bottom of front wings
- Repair to bottom of rear quarters
- Replacement passenger door
With micro blisters on the paint surface on the front wings and bonnet we required to strip the car back to bare metal.
A cellulose 2 pack paint finish was used to recreate the fabulous Alfa Rosso Red colour. The Cromodora alloy wheels were dipped and then power coated in silver and new Kumho tyres fitted. A new folding hood has been fitted onto a refurbished frame and the dashboard recovered in leather. Chrome badges refurbished or replaced.
Alfa Romeo Giulia Super Nuova 1300 1975 – engine has been stripped and rebuilt with new piston rings, a reground crank and oversized main and big end bearings. Carburettors stripped and rebuilt after a sand blast and ultrasonic bath. New lowered and uprated suspension all round and new alfaholics wheels and tyres. Now awaiting a trip to the paint shop.