Market 481: Spider 750D 03235 project

Giulietta Spider 750D 1495*03235, 1315*43081. This car has been on eBay a few times recently , trying both the recently defunct ‘start low’ old school auction approach, the ‘this is what I want’ buy-it-now approach, and now the ‘call me if you want it’ BIN approach.  Car looks decent enough -needs everything except a lower 4″ metal transplant.  Great car for the aspiring 750D owner -I’ve seen, worked on, and written about much worse!

Screen Shot 2013-06-01 at 9.49.21 PM

On the bright side, it’s not 1988 and you can actually get parts now.  They’re not as good as the ‘left-overs’ of 1988 you might have gotten from Alfa Ricambi, but they are available.  Door fits well, wheels need paint -you know the rest. Continue reading

Market 477: Green on green 1965 1600 Spider 392552

Giulia Spider 1600 10123*392552.  This green-on-green late Spider 1600 is on eBay right now out of New York.  The condition is good over-all, if a bit unoriginal in the details.  Metallic paint on Market 69‘s late Spider took quite a beating in the comments section on BringaTrailer (always a pleasure!), I wonder what they would think of this one.  Carpet looks a bit like astro-turf!

Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 9.43.07 AM

 

A good looking car in this color -whether you like it or not.  Kind of a big Healey or Aston type color.  I’m hoping by now you all know which kind of wheels these are.  Is the nose trim missing?

Continue reading

Market 475: Spider 10104*09014 owned twice, sold twice

Giulietta Spider 10104*09014, 1315*013829.  This fellow is for sale now out of Omaha for $69,500.  Body has had extensive reconstruction done to a high standard, with everything rebuilt or refreshed.  Interior colors are not original, which some potential buyers may grumble about, but it looks pretty good.  Prospective buyers should go check it out, as there are lots of tiny details that need to be inspected at this price point.

00

So far so good.  Door fit is excellent.  Trim all has a very nice shine.  George expects me to comment on the Fergats but I wont. Continue reading

Market 474: Spider 10123*372432 in Sacramento

Giulia Spider 10123*372432.  This car is available now from Luxury Motorcars in Sacramento Ca.  I found it via CL.  Car is shiny red, seems to have blacked out rockers as well as poorly applied black to engine compartment and underhood.  All in all, maybe a decent buy at the $27,995 asking if there’s no or very little rust.  Sacramento is dry…

634989533019634141

Not too bad at all.  Could be an excellent place to start.    Paint looks great as does the trim, but these are not very good pictures. Continue reading

Market 473: Another project Spider: 10123 392585

Giulia Spider 10123*392585, 00112*16232.  This very late (last one is 392852) Spider is on eBay right now.  With so many expensive siblings having been listed here over the last few days, this one, at the current bid of $8100 seems positively cheap.  Parts are pretty well supported for these now and the engines are straight forward to put together so this shouldn’t be too difficult a proposition.  I am wondering if guys have been saving Spiders for Spring -there are a lot of them available right now.

Screen Shot 2013-04-19 at 8.35.23 PM

I’d run this cosmetically as-is except for the bare metal rocker  and rusty wheels.  Door and hood fit is good, front trim looks great. Continue reading

Market 472: Spider 10123 375062 – all the money

Giulia Spider 10123*375062, 00112*06976.  This 1600 Spider is available now for $55,000 from Classic Investments.  A trend the last few days: original cars for big money?  Guess so.  This car looks like it could be polished out a bit more and made to shine.  A $55,000 car?  Some sympathetic hands could probably get it to the level of Market 467 – and possibly the magic $80,000 range.  This was good Veloce money moments ago!

Screen Shot 2013-04-19 at 1.57.55 PM

Definitely a candidate for some OCD attention to detail.  Yes, still my favorite color!  Three shoe brake model.

Continue reading

Market 471: Clean and bright Spider 10123 379673

Later that day: Asking price is $64,500.  Big dough for a 10123?

Giulia Spider 1600 10123*379673, 00112*15263.  Following in the footsteps of Market 467 is this extremely clean Spider.  Presentation is fantastic -almost a little too much production on the pictures some might say, but refreshing compared to the dark low-res pictures I so frequently have to work with.  No pictures of the underside are available and the engine compartment could use some detailing, but these may turn out to be trivialities based on what you find when you go look at it.

137_p2_l

Hey Aaron, which region is LA?  See what I mean about the production value of the pictures?  This isn’t photoshopped into a sea of milk, it’s in a nice photo booth of sorts.  Oh, and the general fit and finish of the car looks fabulous.  Anyone know this car? Continue reading