1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Has Come On the Market

By Bring A Trailer / Posted on September 2, 2017

This 1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider was purchased by the seller as a disassembled project in 1988. The car was subsequently restored, including a repaint in Bianco and a refresh of the interior. Fitted by a previous owner with a twin cam inline-four block from a 1958 Sprint Veloce, the engine was subsequently rebuilt in the 1990s by the seller with work including machining the crankshaft, magnafluxing and refurbishing of the rods, balancing the engine, new main and rod bearings, new pistons and liners, new timing chains and more detailed below. The 4-speed “tunnel case” manual gearbox was refurbished in 2013 with new bearings and syncro rings sourced from a donor transmission and accompanied by new driveline universals and differential seal. This early 750 Spider is offered with documentation from Marco Fazio of Centro Documentatzion, a spare 1956 engine block, some original parts, and a clean Oregon title in the seller’s name.

The restoration of the body began in early 2013 with the remainder of the car disassembled and the body media blasted to the bare metal. Signs of previous repair work were corrected along the front passenger side, and rust found in the rocker panel structure and driver’s foot well was repaired. The car was repainted with PPG Concept in the proper Pininfarina Bianco color with 3M Body Schutz applied to the underside. All chrome pieces were re-plated at the same time.

Inside, new upholstery finished in the proper black with red piping were accompanied by new instrument lenses, new windscreen, Wilton wool carpets, and rubber mats. Additionally all rubber hoses and seals were replaced. Electrics were converted to negative ground with a modern voltage regulator and fitted with a new cloth-covered wiring loom.

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