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Wave what to look for in a 33??

Hi. Im not yet an Alfa owner but after a lot of reading online ive decided to get myself a 33 16v or QV. My brother drove a 33 1.5ie and this was the first car i drove at 16. Ive been driving some fairly boring cars (diesel mondeo and audi 80) since and feel like its time i get something with a bit more soul and passion, things that the 33 definately has.
I'm asking some of the Alfista out there what i should be looking for in a second hand 33... ie, how much should i be willing to pay for a 93/94 16v or QV?
Should I go straight for a Perm 4? Are they really any better than a QV?
And how do i know if the car is a good buy and not been driven to an inch of its life?
Any advice and help would be greatly apprieciated. Thanks!
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Re: what to look for in a 33??

If you can, try to avoid 33's with grunchy 2nd gear
and the newer the cambelts the better....

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Our welcome wagon has been a bit slack lately (with the exception of Pasi ). Glad to have you here. Make yourself at home in the 33 Lounge.
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