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Old 09-11-2018, 03:32 PM
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Couldn't believe my eyes when I saw these pictures. We have restored both of these cars!! The other one with the body off is chassis #412020 and we are currently restoring it.If you have any more pictures it would be very helpful.
Hey Mike! Congrats on the 8C2900B coupe taking Best of Show at the 2018 Pebble Beach concours d'elegance. Lots of work involved in making that happen as I learned long ago on a sister coupe.

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Old 09-11-2018, 08:33 PM
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Wow, that's quite an accomplishment. From someone who is just a peanut in the gallery, congratulations on a job well done, sir.

Very cool...
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Old 09-12-2018, 03:29 AM
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It looks really nice and elegant.
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Old 09-12-2018, 11:39 AM
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Default Alfa 2900B "Corto"

Nice resto.
And best congratulations on taking Peb'l.


I've seen that car in old photos many times. Always wondered when it would make it onto the Peb'l reviewing stand.

Same with the Flying Star that finally made it a couple few years back.


Some images of another 2900 B that made it onto the Peb'l stand some time back ...

TM Tech B Corto eng comp.jpg
Engine compartment during final assy.
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Rad shell (brass) after resto and plating, before paint
TM Tech B Corto_shell_plated.jpg
Final assy of the 2900B "Corto" (nickel plated suspension and ex-Grand Prix engine. Milan show car, 1938.)


Yeehaw. Nice to see them being restored and shown in public.
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Old 09-13-2018, 02:24 PM
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Hey guys
Thanks for the congrats. Having been runner up to best of show 3 times it sure was nice to finally win it. How ever I can't take all the credit we have a great group of guys working with us.
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:29 PM
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Congrats!


So, are you saying that 4th time is a charm !!
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Old 09-14-2018, 09:00 PM
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I saw a post on Facebarf regarding spanner head bolts.



Similar to this: but with perhaps a more curved head...think carriage bolt with pin drive.





The author said that such things were used as early as the late 30's.


If I can use something like this on my roadster and be period correct I probably would.


Any comments yea or nay from you art deco restorers?
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Old 09-15-2018, 06:36 AM
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Excellent work there Mike. The award looks to be well deserved.
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anyone have an idea where most of the photos in this thread have gone, specifically from 'Superleggera'? would love to see them.
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:41 AM
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anyone have an idea where most of the photos in this thread have gone, specifically from 'Superleggera'? would love to see them.
All my images are still on my server (for years now) and I can access them directly like this one shared in post #62--> http://www.marksavory.com/AllMetalShaping/8C2900.17.jpg

Did something change in this hosting platform in how images are served up from other platforms? (Admin question) When I view the source code for the page, the URL to reference the images from my server does not appear within. Thus it is on the parser side of the hosting platform itself.

note: Just looked at other places where I have shared photos out of the same directory over the past decade and I view them all. Thus an AllMetalShaping hosting platform issue specifically.
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