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Autolusso Cup 131 rebuild

We have Cup number 131 in for what we would call a mid life crisis

Engine out,
Belt, tensioner, idlers, cam cover gaskets
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GTA clutch and flywheel
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Powerflex rear end with new shocks and springs

Sam is doing the belt and pump etc while Jason is doing the suspension parts

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Cheers for starting this thread Ned. It gives me the opportunity to see the good work you do and not just the finished product.

Making mighty fine progress
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Hey Andy,
Will be following this one, lovely car matey. Getting some work done in time for car season!
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Will be following this one, lovely car matey. Getting some work done in time for car season!

Hi Sam, Of course I'll be attending some of the usual shows this year. I gotta be rolling right
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Hi Sam, Of course I'll be attending some of the usual shows this year. I gotta be rolling right
As will I sir, I have come to my senses. We should have a CUP display at brooklands in may. Don't make yours shinier than mine though lol
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As will I sir, I have come to my senses. We should have a CUP display at brooklands in may. Don't make yours shinier than mine though lol
Thats a great idea, maybe convoy there also? Talk closer the time.

Cosmetically she's not perfect at the moment, but by May I might have it painted ready for the summer
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I'm up for a cup stand.

Good work AL
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I am going to try to get down to Brooklands for that. If so ....
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I know the cup doesn't have a significant anniversary but it would be good to get say, 10 together. The GTV is such a beautiful thing and with a bit of tinkering good fun too.
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Anyway, we are stealing Ned and Andy's thunder here.

More pictures Ned!
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I am going to try to get down to Brooklands for that. If so ....

Good news Jim, nice to catch up over a coffee
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I'm up for a cup stand.
I could come in my 'Cup-a-like' & sell my CUP boot badges.

http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-...-for-sale.html

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Stuck now waiting for parts

Looking good though

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Going to refurbish the calipers?
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They could do with a lick of paint !!

Easy to do when I refurb the wheels and fit new tire at a later date.

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As will I sir, I have come to my senses. We should have a CUP display at brooklands in may. Don't make yours shinier than mine though lol
Count me in if this happens
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Get Ned to sort the front bumper irons too as it's almost certain they will be seized solid. It will help greatly when it all goes back together.
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Get Ned to sort the front bumper irons too as it's almost certain they will be seized solid. It will help greatly when it all goes back together.
I also think a 3.7 conversion should be done while the engine is out.

in all seriousness while its out get some powder coating done! I am going to do that next year when it has a cambelt/Clutch.
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Cam belt, fitted and parts we were waiting for have arrived so back on with it

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Cam belt, fitted and parts we were waiting for have arrived so back on with it

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Good colour combo! nice choice!
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good colour combo! Nice choice!


I'm not letting Ned take credit for my good taste in colour schemes !!

Have you seen those wheels he had on his 147 gta sorry Ned
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I'm not letting Ned take credit for my good taste in colour schemes !!

Have you seen those wheels he had on his 147 gta sorry Ned
You better watch out or they might end up on your Cup!
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