One more thought, if you go onto AJ's site www.alfa145.co.uk
he has the parts disc loaded on there. You will be able to get an idea whether there are any nasty hidden clips lurking.
The Delta I had was only a basic 1.3LX, it was the best car and worst car I have ever owned.
All the cliches about Italian cars were true for that car, rust, dodgy electrics, many replacement parts, bad driving position plus some new ones like shredding front tyres every 12,000 miles, and noisy and it liked a drink.
And worst of all, people thought Lancia meant Lada.
The benefits were great handling, an unburstable engine, very fast for a 1.3, could suprise lesser BM's on the motorway
, never actually broke down, never went to a garage, did it all myself therefore learnt loads about fixing cars.
The ultimate Italian car