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Hello folks

Ive had a little bump in tha alfa and although only a little bump in going to need to replace the bumper, slam panel and bonnet.

now looking around to find the parts in the right colour and its prooving to be a pain, so i wondered if i could broaded my options..?

what would i need to convert the front end to phase 2..?

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Bonnet, bumper, wings, lights, grill, will need to modify the wiring loom for the lights as the indicators and front fogs are in different locations, may come across some other differences but think that would be the main parts.
 

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okie dokie.... thank you :)
I'm in the process of doing the facelift now.
The bonnet is indeed different in terms of size not just shape, the facelifted 147 has a longer "nose" and the shut lines are altered towards to grill end of the bonnet.
One of the obvious things to be mindful of is paint match. Always worth spending a little more on a second hand panel that is the right colour than not.
Alfa paint is quite expensive according to my body shop contact.

Bonnet was £35
I picked up a pair of headlights with a small section of the wiring loom for £20 each.
The bumper with grilles was £40 but with most bumpers, you'll most likely want to re-paint after the stone chips etc over the years.
Wings are about £35-50 each

Shop around, take your time and you can get the above prices but there are plenty of parts out there at double or triple these costs!
One guy was selling the whole front end last week for £130.....upset that It came around too late!

Good luck
 
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I prefer my Mk1 to be honest.
It's more unique than the 'facelift' to fit in with the range at the time.
each to their own of course!
If it was me I might consider the aftermarket bumper that looks like the GTA one but is slimmer to fit standard Mk1.
Hope it all goes well and yes it's good to take note of the specific paint colour-
In fact I think if I wanted to get the side of my car repainted where some vicious scum keyed it really deep - might be cheaper buying those panels than a £600 spray job!
 
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