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Alfa Spyder Restoration

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Saturday, February 01 2014, 09:48 PM
A friend of mine is coming down from Gloucester to finish off the electrics after the previous owner burnt them out after converting it from injection to carbs.

It is a 1987 black 2 litre right hand drive version. At the time these cars where imported as left hand drive and converted by a company in London so quite rare.

The rest of the car is in reasonable condition and has a new roof so l hope to be using it this summer.

Any gearbox specialists out there as the gearbox will need a rebuild at some time as it occasionally drops out of 3rd and reverse.
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