Alfa Spider sources | FerrariChat

Alfa Spider sources

Discussion in 'Other Italian' started by chasking, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. chasking

    chasking Formula Junior

    Nov 27, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    Full Name:
    Chuck King
    #1 chasking, Jan 26, 2004
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 7, 2017
    This was a response to a question asked under another thread, but it was off-topic for that thread. I'm starting a new thread so other Alfisti will see it and can chime in with their recommendations.

    Originally Posted by Prancing_Horse

    to anyone that has an alfa spider,

    where did you get your car?

    When I started looking for a Spider, I joined the Alfa digest (www. Shortly after that, one of the digesti posted a notice that he was selling his Spider. A few e-mails and phone calls and a one-way train ticket later I had it. But in the intervening time I had also been regularly checking ads on, eBay, and some other on-line ad places. I've since learned that it was an anomaly, but I was able to look at five spiders in one weekend, four of which were within a short drive of Chicago.

    If I had to do it again today, I would start with the classifieds on the Alfa Romeo Owners' Club web site, and if your local chapter has a newsletter, they probably have ads there too. The Chicago group posts them on their web site. Unless I was buying something with the intention of doing a restoration, I would want to buy it from an enthusiast; there are too many little things that can go wrong from neglect. Note: regular people treating an old Alfa like any other car constitutes "neglect" for these purposes.

    Good luck!

    Chuck King
    86 Alfa Romeo Spider
    Image Unavailable, Please Login
  2. To remove this ad click here.

Share This Page