1979 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce

Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce (1979)
for sale

Price: US $900.00


This car is relisted due to Buyers from outside the USA making offers through brokers. No Brokers Please.
This is a 2nd SERIES Spider with large rubber bumpers that many purists find less desirable than the stainless steel bumpers of the earlier cars. The U.S. cars were all fitted with safety equipment that added some protection for the occupants in case of accident, some unwelcome, but one was quite worthwhile . As a result of U.S. Federally Mandated Safety Standards Initiated in August 1976, all U.S. Spiders were equipped with a substantial metal brace/cage that surrounded the fuel tank and reinforced the chassis in order to prevent the fuel tank from being crushed from a rear end impact, that in conjunction with the massive bumpers provided a robust buffer to the force of a potential impact.Needless to say that was a good thing if the car was ever rear ended, as it would be less likely to burst into flames like the Ford Pinto, which had precipitated the regulations. All though this series may lack the graceful line that the earlier bumpers imparted, it does retain the beautiful dished Wooden Steering Wheel by Personal, double binnacle instrument cluster and incredible tooled stainless astray lid and other bright chrome/stainless accents, which later cars dispensed with in favor of cheap looking plastic instrument enclosure and far less exotic console and Vinyl rimmed steering wheel. All things considered this series vehicle is well suited to the real world and a Roadworthy Daily Driver that affords the driver and passenger a modicum of safety while still maintaining the vintage character that was Alfa Romeo. For those who don't know the difference between Research Octane Numbers and Motor Octane Numbers These cars run on Unleaded REGULAR GAS 87octane (R+M)/2 method and this car gets 240 miles on 10gals. of gas with 2.2 gal reserve remaining.
This vehicle is offered locally and this listing may end early.
New Parts, Recent Improvements and Service, as follows.Head Gasket Replaced July 12th 2018 at 10, 368 Miles, due to External Oil Leakage,
New Fuel TankNew High Pressure Fuel Pump New Fuel Level FloatNew Fuel Pump In Tank With New Strainer New Fuel Injection Pump BeltNew Fuel Injection Pump Oil FilterNew Transmission MountNew Motor Mount Driver SideRebuilt Brake BoosterNew Brake Master CylinderNew Drive Shaft Flex Coupling
New Center Support Bearing
New Drive Shaft Universal JointNew Fan BeltNew Exhaust from Cat. BackLeather Seats in Good Condition as are Door Panels. 3 Point Seat Belts from a Alfa 164
New TiresNew Heater Valve and Blower Motor
Sump GuardDealer Installed Chin Spoiler from 1979 was repainted Semi Gloss Black after recent repair of Cracked lower lipNew BatteryNew Lucas P700 Halogen HeadlampsKoni Classic RED Hydraulic Shocks {used}
NO CLUTCH ISSUESPedal Box Serviced Pin Lubricated and Pedals adjusted for equal height.
ALL FRESH FLUIDS -Engine-Trans-Differential- Cooling System- Hydraulics.
All Filters Premium Grade, Fuel, Oil and Air
Bosch JF4 Distributor from a 1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 Euro Spec, GTV , with Bosch Blue Coil Internal 3.0 Ohm resistor, No Flat Spots
New Spark Plugs, Wires. Points. Condenser, Cap and Distributor Rotor. Timing Set with Strobe Light @ idle and 5000 RPM. Timing Chain Adjusted. Compression Test ALL Cylinders 150 Psi.Outstanding Oil Pressure over 30 psi at 750 RPM @ 212 degrees and pegs gauge when cold at start up. at least 57 lbs @ 3000 RPM hot 20/50 Shell Clean Formula conventional oil. No additives.
Convertible top is LIKE NEW.
All Glass Is Good All exterior Lamps WorkALL GAUGES WORK
This car is driven daily.
All Work Done on This Car is 10 MONTHS old or newer and Performed by ALFA AUTO CLINIC In Baldwin Long Island.

update: 2018-07-14


Condition:Seller Notes:
“This car was abandoned in our repair facility and was refurbished Mechanically. The Odometer Shows 10,368. I doubt the mileage is accurate.It Was Repainted by previous owner in AR825 "Luci del Bosco" original color, some years ago. It has areas on the nose, and both sides that show cracking Bondo Filler and Assorted scratches. Dash has some blemishes such as adhesive residue on surface. No Radio. No Antenna. Some Rust in spare tire well otherwise a solid Uni body chassis.”
Year: 1979VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): AR115410006511
Mileage: 10,256Transmission: Manual
Make: Alfa RomeoBody Type: Convertible
Model: SpiderWarranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Trim: VeloceVehicle Title: Clear
Engine: All Aluminum D.O.H.C. Inline 4 CylinderOptions: Convertible, Leather Seats
Drive Type: RWDFuel Type: Gasoline
For Sale By: Private SellerExterior Color: Brown
Disability Equipped: NoInterior Color: Tan
Drive Side: Left-hand driveNumber of Cylinders: 4

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