Market 522: Sprint 750B 06376 – needing everything, but doable

Giulietta Sprint 750B 1493*06376.    This car is available on eBay out of Oak Lawn Illinois.  It is about as far apart as a Sprint can get and lacks an engine.  Body has rust.  Not terrible, but not trivial either.  If this was in my neighborhood I’d be tempted by it -being a sucker for hard luck cases and all, and wanting a Series 1 750B quite a bit.  A reader has 2 complete 1959 750B engines for sale in California at $5K each if you are considering this.

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This has the little grill bar trims.  Nose is pretty straight.  Looks to have some corrosion in the lower edge.  

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Some dent and rust in the rocker here.  Not too bad really.  Hopefully it hasn’t eaten into the floor much.

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These tail light openings are for the Lucas lights.  Some corrosion and body damage along the lower edge.   Decently straight car.

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Positive ID.  I guess it was always red.

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Rust around the windshield lip will not be fun to repair.  Looks to be a windshield in there.

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I’m not sure whats up with the hole in the transmission tunnel.  Maybe it was being modified for a split case box?  I can see the hand pump still mounted under the dash next to the e-brake handle. s-l1600 (18) Some good stuff.  Two tachs there.  Looks like turn signal trims in the bag.  Engine was 05831.  Anyone have it stashed away?

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What is that, an MG rear end?  Floor looks decent here.  Those are the seat pans.  Milk crates suck for parts – they are strong, but porous.

You could do better, you could do worse.  At least your expectations will not be high and it will be a valuable car if fixed up well. Shipping on a dolly is not ideal, especially when there are hundreds of tiny bits that need securing.

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4 thoughts on “Market 522: Sprint 750B 06376 – needing everything, but doable

  1. The seller’s description mentions this as a Confortevole but based on the 750B designation and chassis number this would seem to be a Normale, right? Still obviously an early first series Normale worth preserving even without motor and other missing bits.

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