I've been very quiet about this for some time now but I need some help now.
I had been looking for a cheap Sprint with not a lot of bodywork needed for many years now, so I could give it to my cousin as a gift.
There is a reason for that !
This guy is a person who never says no to anyone in need ! He has always helped out in any way he could, most of the times going out of his way to do so , and never asking for anything in return.
He loves Sprints to bits ! His first car was a Sprint and it was also the first Alfa I got to drive at a very young age. He is the one who got me into Alfa's and he gave me numerous parts when I got my first one.
Over the years he owned 4 Sprints, but sadly he was unlucky with all of them.
His 1st one - his brother drove into a wall at high speed - fortunately without getting hurt - and totaled it.
His 2nd one got hit by a car at high speed again while it was parked outside a friend's house and was totaled as well.
His 3rd one was got in an accident when a BMW jumped in front of him while he was doing 80mph and was totaled as well - he got away with minor injuries.
The 4rth one he bought was rusted and he took it apart to repair it, but because he didnt have a garage, he was doing this outside his house and a friendly neighbour called the counsil to pick it up
This story is getting long
Anyway, in a few words, a few months Pavlos was kind enough to offer me a red 1.7 8v Sprint, which he didnt need.
The rear wheel arches were rusted a lot as well as the sills at the back and the front pillars where the doors are.
Rear hatch was shot, lots of things were missing - front grille dashboard pieces etc.
I got this car for my cousin, but I couldnt give it to him in this state as he now has a wife and two kids, and he would never have the time or money to restore it. So, over the past months, I've been working on this Sprint, to give to him as a usable
I will post some pictures of it tonight at the state its in right now.
I still need some parts to finish it, so whoever can donate
parts he doesnt need, it would be for a good cause
Needed at this point :
Good steering wheel
4 center caps for the 14" speedlines
2 Alfa badges in a good-is condition
pair of fog light lenses
a second hand radio
I wrote too much, I'm sorry. I'll give you the rest of the info about the car along with the pictures I'll post tonight.