The Car: Assembly Part II

The Car: Assembly Part II

So I’ve spent a good few late nights out in the garage, fiddling with the car, scratching the paint, and realising that, actually, I am rather stupid at times. But despite all this progress has continued well. I’ve had to have certain parts made up from scratch as they can’t be bought new, which is […]

The Car: Assembly Begins

The Car: Assembly Begins

With the car back from the Panel Shop, and with the underside painted with the help of a patient friend (thanks Chad) I’ve started restoring and fitting many small bits and pieces.

The Car: A Fresh Coat of Paint.

The Car: A Fresh Coat of Paint.

After I discovered that the front of the car was poorly repaired after an accident I dropped the car at Les’s Panel Shop in Pietermaritzburg for repairs. While it was there I decided to do this trip. And because I didn’t want to do this trip in a boring red Alfa, and because Les gave […]

The Car Part One: Arrival.

In mid-2012, over drinks, I mentioned to some friends that I was looking to buy a Stepnose Alfa Romeo. Within days the perfect car had found me. A fellow member of the Alfa Romeo Club of Natal had me on the phone about a car that I couldn’t possibly turn down; A genuine Sprint GT […]