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Engine detailing plus past tlc given to the Cup

It has been a long winter of tlc on the Gtv Cup
Engine detailing started back in January and finally finished today after a cambelt change.
A lots of parts powder coated
Some parts re-chromed
A lot of new expensive screws and bolts
New gaskets, seal and bushes
A thank you goes to Ned Kirkham of autolusso
Gary Fisher of totallyalfa and luffmanengineering
Graham at Colonnade Metal Finishers
Mauro Bruno for his time thank you

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Rocker covers powder coated
Plenum cover powder coated
Manifold powder coated
Inlet intake runners painted
Inlet pipe properly re-chromed
New silicone pipe sleeves
Engine mount powder coated
Belt cover powder coated
New stainless steel bolts all over
New rocker gaskets
New inlet runners gaskets
New inlet pipes gaskets
New fuel injectors seals
Fuel lines painted
New spark plugs
New throttle body gasket
Throttle body cleaned, polished and painted
All crimp clips/brackets degreased and cleaned
New engine top mount stabiliser powerflex bushes
New cambelt
New water pump
New short shifter
New bonnet soundproof panel

I might have missed something in the list


Previous to all this between 2015 and 2018, the car underwent a full clean up of the underside and wax oil
Rear suspension renewed with parts being powder coated and powerflex-ed
Front brakes replaced for 330 callipers and disks
Original Q2 fitted
Radiator support powder coated
Slam panel powder coated
Relay holder powder coated
New original coolant reservoir (from Germany)
Original mats sourced
Original radio sourced (from Italy)
Brand new gear knob (from Portugal)
New scuttle panel
Spare full set of Cup seats (from Italy)
Spare Originsl Zender Cup front bumper
Original Alfa Romeo gtv seats covers that came in cream colour and now dyed in black



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Amazing work you have done there very impressive, What a beautiful sight to greet me on this Wednesday morning, Interested to see how long the coolant reservoir stays clear as my self and others have had new and its become discoloured in a few short years

Going to have to mark you down half a point as you are also missing the pipe off the coolant tank cap He he
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Amazing work you have done there very impressive, What a beautiful sight to greet me on this Wednesday morning, Interested to see how long the coolant reservoir stays clear as my self and others have had new and its become discoloured in a few short years



Going to have to mark you down half a point as you are also missing the pipe off the coolant tank cap He he


Thanks

The coolant reservoir has discoloured already unfortunately since I changed it 3 years ago and it is an original one not the EB Spares one. I guess that is what is made of and it absorb the coolant colour.

I need to find one of those run off pipes



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Amazing, that truly is a stunning effort.

I've been rejuvenating a JCW MINI and it can take one hell of a lot of dedication, so thanks, its inspiring , always astounds me how with determination you can turn around just about anything, super job.
Wasn't that one of the Alfa press cars originally ?
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Amazing, that truly is a stunning effort.



I've been rejuvenating a JCW MINI and it can take one hell of a lot of dedication, so thanks, its inspiring , always astounds me how with determination you can turn around just about anything, super job.

Wasn't that one of the Alfa press cars originally ?


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A lot of dedication and yes it was one of the press cars


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A little bit more tlc today
Change the engine soundproof with a new one


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Amazing work you have done there very impressive, What a beautiful sight to greet me on this Wednesday morning, Interested to see how long the coolant reservoir stays clear as my self and others have had new and its become discoloured in a few short years



Going to have to mark you down half a point as you are also missing the pipe off the coolant tank cap He he


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