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A friend of mine has asked if I will help him to sell a "D" reg 33 cloverleaf (1500cc). Any advice on its value and best place to advertise would be very welcome. Its got good history, only surface rust to odd areas, not been used for 3 or 4 years. still starts on the button and drives ok (only tried around car park!) Thanks.
 

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hi do you know if ser 1 or 2 without tax or mot they are not worth much you could try ebay or www.alfa-pages.co.uk alfa 33 site or advise here the ser 1 is rarer most have suffered rust problems a really clean example was sold on ebay with under 20-000 miles and 1 owner from new for £700-00 last year with tax and mot
where abouts are you give me a call 07860 861898
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:( Worth nowt I'm afraid......unless you find a soft'un

My local specialist has had a half decent 33 1.7 16v on a K plate up for offers for over a year now,the best he's been offered is £200.......nowt wrong with it and would probably go straight through an MOT,but 33's have had their day unfortunately.
 
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Thanks for that , looks like its going back to bed for another few years,scrapping not an option apparently for sentimental reasons.Sorry to be ignorant but how do you tell the mk 1 from mk 2
 
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The easiest way to differentiate between early 33's is the rather odd interior in the S1......it has the instrument binnacle attached to the steering column and moves up and down with the steering wheel height adjuster.......also red/green "push/pull" switches in the centre console and "flippers" on the foward part of the door tops instead of normal button plungers at the rear to lock/unlock the doors internally.

:( Series 2's are a lot more conventional........I had the mad S1 Green Cloverleaf back in 1990,unfortunately I drove it into an oncoming Range Rover with rather dire consequences for my 33 :eek:
 
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Ah this one is a mark 1. Are they good fun then,anything like a Sud?. I am starting to get itchy with this, I hate to think of it going to waste. Please tell me they are rubbish and not to bother
 
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:) The early 33's are fine,if a little soft in the suspension area.....I always found mine used to wallow about in corners.They are not put together very well either and bits do fall off......but then you have the fun of putting shiny new ones on to replace them :lol:

:D Its a pity that it's not a Sprint sitting there..........nearly perfect apart from the fact that they dissolved within a few years in most cases :(
 
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No I am not going to have it. It will still be there if I change my mind.
Thanks for the help and advice.
 

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its the rot that puts people off, if it a very clean example you can still pull some decent money back but you have to advertise it as very clean, no rot, most enthusiasts know the score, any after and including l reg were undersealed properly, b4 that they tend to rot very quickly as i have found to my cost.
 
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I'll pass the info on. I am pretty sure it has no rot or welding been done, but it has got a couple of rusty scabs on the paint. I haven't seen it for 18 months or so but doubt it is any different now. I looked at the history with it,still got all the books receipts etc, last mot was 2002. I think 2-300 would be a fair price in view of everyones advice, finding someone to buy will be the problem.
 

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The easiest way to differentiate between early 33's is the rather odd interior in the S1......it has the instrument binnacle attached to the steering column and moves up and down with the steering wheel height adjuster.......also red/green "push/pull" switches in the centre console and "flippers" on the foward part of the door tops instead of normal button plungers at the rear to lock/unlock the doors internally.

:( Series 2's are a lot more conventional........I had the mad S1 Green Cloverleaf back in 1990,unfortunately I drove it into an oncoming Range Rover with rather dire consequences for my 33 :eek:
Didn't the S1 also have an oil pressure gauge as standard - on some models at least?
 
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:D Aye Gary.......the Green Cloverleaf had a pair of gauges in the lower centre console by the gearlever.

..I'm sure one of them was an oil gauge of sorts,the other was an ammeter which used to dip to worrying lows when in traffic.

:cool: Those S1's had fantastic dashboards,more buttons and lights than you could shake a stick at............I've still got a mega rare dual function foglamp switch which I retrieved as a souvenir after the little prang shown below :eek:
 

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This is the S1 dash, but in this case it has Alfa Control an the trip computer down by the gearlever. Every bit as entertaining, I'm sure!
 
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:cool: Thats the job Ben

:p The trip computer and wooden steering wheel combo was found in the oddly named Gold Cloverleaf version........I guess they'd call it Lusso these days.
Being an early 80's Alfa you can imagine how accurate and useful this trip computer was!........just as well you couldn't easily see it while driving along :rolleyes:

:D On the Green Cloverleaf version you got a black leather steering wheel and two extra gauges in the gap next to the computer shown in Ben's pic.....the computer being absent and replaced by a cubby hole ideal for storing your C90 cassettes in :lol:

:eek: Eh,I'm getting all nostalgic now............
 
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:) Art'noon Enri....

The S1's have a small pull out drawer for a glovebox,just sufficient to keep your owners manual in for when something stops working.There is a recessed shelf in the dash above this,stuff tends to fall off it though.....I had my "lucky squeaky rubber chicken leg" blu-tacked there for a while :lol:

:eek: I'd imagine trying to make it fit a Sud would be a major headache...........and the "rust polishers" would never forgive you!
 

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ive had a series one 33 b reg green cloverleaf(silver) and i loved it also had a 1.5ti veloce 33 f reg(black) and a 1.7 veloce f reg(metallic grey and a k reg 16v 33(red) and a h reg p4(red).
i still like the 33,s the carb one 1.7 was more fun and felt quicker but the p4 handled really good .
i think you should keep the car as there are not many about now and it would be a shame to get rid of it.
 
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