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The new guy from Luxembourg
Some people here already know me, some don't... For the people that don't know me, here an introduction: http://www.squadra916.com/forums/topic/1294-spider-twin-spark-turbo-project/http://www.squadra916.com/forums/topic/1294-spider-twin-spark-turbo-project/
The turbo project is as good as done so from now on I'm mainly working on the looks of the Spider.
Due to a lot of technical issues, tuning and other priorities in the past 1,5 years, I was only able to do some minor adjustments on the exterior.
I changed the wheels (from 16 inch standard p2 wheels to Siena's), bought Novitec coilovers and drove it like this for 1 year/25.000 kms.
It looked good but I wasn't satisfied as I always wanted Giulietta/8c Spider wheels and a cup kit.
2 years ago I bought a bumper with Cup/Zender spoiler which I finally painted last week and mounted today. This is the result. I'm starting to get satisfied with the looks but there's still a lot of work to be done!
85,000km on clock, manufactured 4/2000
its time for present my GTV at forums aswell, i think she has derserved that attation It's winter time here and she is sleeping in the garage waiting for some part replacement. I have been with her almost 2 years now. She was pretty poor condition at the beginning but even then she brought smile on my face. GTV is car that everyone had to own one day to realize the beauty of world. And yes, she has her temperament.
finally I've got time to show you my Mary: a spider 3.0 V6 24V elegante edition (1 of 241 pieces)
When I bought it, the car was already like new, but I spent the past winter to get a proper show room condition!
I try to keep it as original as I can... but the tuner that lives in me sometimes push me to change parts!
This was the status when I bought it...
But then, during winter time, I deeply took care of this beast!
Starting from the interior, where some of the trim parts needed "love", some scratches on the plastic and some nail polish in a fancy magenta red on the leather trim...
I've also reflocked the open box on the tunnel and revitalized the Momo leather with the original Montecarlo black colour...
I've treated the center stack with some liquid wax and got rid of plastic imperfections...
The rubber rotaries before and after:
Then after a long research I found an original Zender pedal set and an Alfa Corse model... I had no sleep for a week, thinking which model I had to have in the car!... In the end I've opted for the Alfa Corse set, thinking that, after I restored it, the Zender looked too delicate, especially the rubber bubbles!
From Zender I bought a brand new shift knob.... that is still waiting for his brother "alu handbrake"!
In this photo, you can see the Blaupunkt radio CD, that I'm replacing with an Alfa Romeo old radio cassette! Cool!
Also the key deserved a "deep" clean!
I used only a spit of Meguiar's compound that, in this case, helps to renew the self painted plastic parts.
In the next episode:
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