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Any one have any pics or even parts going for upgrades to my 3.0 v6 super... respray in spring so maybe subtle body upgrades at the same time... thoughts advise n all please
 

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I had the Zender bodykit on my 166 Super. It was fabulous and made the car really stand out. Still factory original kit though. Can't be doing with any aftermarket nonsense!

There is a 166 Super on Autotrader with the Zender kit right now to give you an idea (see below). Mind you, the bodykits are like hen's teeth so likely to be very expensive if you find one. The one on Autotrader (below) doesn't have the boot lid spoiler. Mine did and it really finished the car off. Looked superb in every way!

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classi..._cars&make=ALFA ROMEO&postcode=rh164eh&page=1
 
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That's a very nice 166. A few people have used these guys for items and apparently they are very good. Not sure what they are fabricated from though so you might need to enquire. Probably fibreglass and not ABS so you'd need to be really careful with kerbs, etc!

Alfa 166 Zender-look bodykit [166_BKZ01] - €487 : AutoDS Team Poland
I would have thought it would be made out of ABS plastic like the original. You would need some new side-skirt clips (easy to change) and some decent black tiger seal type adhesive for the other parts. Bit of a fiddle but, once painted and matched to the car, it makes the world of a difference. A real presence on the road if you're willing to make the investment!
 

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Yep, you'll struggle to get a second hand original one now. I sourced and fitted a SH Zender kit to my 166 about 8 years ago and even back then they were hard to find. It did look fantastic when fitted though. You should email the Auto DS guys and ask them what the kit is made of. Considering how many parts come with that kit it's actually quite good value.
 

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On the AROC fb page there is someone who has 2 sets, looking for £1500 per set, i think that’s optimistic.
 

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Hello Julio

Auto DS Poland manufacture & sell a copy of the complete 166 Zender body kit, you can buy the individual sections either separately or together:


... I bought the front spoiler a few weeks ago - it was excellent quality, fitted very well, fast delivery, and much cheaper than the authentic Zender ones which are now very rare! You do of course have to paint them though - they come unpainted. I recommend them (y)
 

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Is the Auto DS kit fibreglass?
 

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Is the Auto DS kit fibreglass?
The garage which fitted it never mentioned fibre glass when I picked the car up, but they said something about GRP which I believe is the same stuff anyway? They said it was a good, if a bit tight, fit.
However, I guess a quick email to Auto DS will confirm - they answered my emails quickly anyway, impressed with their customer service (y)
 

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Yeah that's the same stuff. You should post up some pics. I'd be interested to see it.
 

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Hi Scott
At last got round taking some photos! As you can see it's a pretty good fit. The only slight issue is the front two "supports" next to the fog lights don't fit flush and stick out slightly (see photo 4) - it's because they're under a bit of tension / strain if you try to push them back against the back plate thing and they spring back. It leaves a slight gap but it really doesn't bother me to be honest. Anyway, for the money it cost (about £175.00 ind delivery & VAT from memory) I'm happy enough (y)
 

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Hi, looks good. Are you planning to fit the side skirts and rear valance too? On my first 166 I fitted the whole kit except the boot spoiler. I never liked the boot spoiler!

what colour is your car? Looks fantastic.
 
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Cheers (y) . Colour is called gloss black rose.

Nah, I only bought the front spoiler. It's all purely down to individual taste of course but I just personally think the side skirts & (mainly) the rear valence just look a little bit too much on the 166, takes a bit of its purity away. It still looks good and totally get why folk want them, but I just prefer it without. And agreed about the boot spoiler - not a classy look!
 

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Out of interest there is a set of genuine Zender side skirts on ebay which are ending this afternoon, £10 starting bid and no bidders. I enquired if he would post them but he wants collection only. He has them advertised with no mention of them being Zenders so i dont think he realises what they are.

Maybe a bargain for someone on here if you can pick them up?
 

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Great spot! Unfortunately he's in flippin' Essex so that counts me out potentially collecting them.

Still a bit undecided whether or not to fit them on mine, but for just a tenner it's def worth a punt. And you're right - don't think he realises their true value & no mention of "Zender" in the ad.
 
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