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  • Writer's pictureAlfred Bauer

1968 Alfa Romeo "Scalino" Restoration

In this blog, the complete restoration of our 1968 1600 Giulia GT Scalino will be constantly updated. The updates are in reverse order, so that the latest developments are listed on top of the page.

May 30

Interior, trim, badges, etc.


New headlining

May 9

April 27

April 21

April 5

Fitting the first trim pieces

April 4

Doors fitted, front axle and brakes

March 24

Car has been painted inside and out and is ready to be assembled

February 22

Final coat of primer applied. Car is now ready for painting in its original colour Bianco Spina

Januar 30

January 18

Body in epoxy-primer

Gearbox and engine taken apart

January 5

Stripping the engine while the bodywork is being prepared for painting

January 2nd

Checking panel alignment bit rubber seals and trim fitted on the unpainted car

December 28

Bodywork finished. Rust protection and paint applied from underneath

December 12

Adjusting bumpers, scudo, indicators

December 7

Nose section

November 28

November 24

November 21

New front, sills, rear valance. Replacing the rear spring support on one half-axle.

November 11

Front end, outside panel alignment

November 2

Welding the new floors in.

October 28

Now that the basic structure and hidden corners are almost finished, we can turn to the larger and outer panels.

October 20

October 17

October 13

October 12

Inner sills, rear window surround and substructure.

October 10

Working on the boot section...

October 5

This is where the bottom of the boot used to be...

October 4

September 26

Bodywork is actually quite ok for a GTV. It will get most of the outer panels, but the general structure is not hopeless, unlike on most others. Compared to other projects, it is a fairly easy task.

September 24

Body is back from blasting.

September 22

Axle parts back from sandblasting and coating, more zinc plated parts

September 14

More rusty stuff. But also some zinc coated and painted parts coming back...

September 7

Front axle and suspension parts back from blasting and paint. Radiator, heater etc. going out for overhaul.

Inox parts polished, now preparing other trim parts, heater, dash etc.

August 16

Car dismantled and completely stripped. Sent away for blasting

August 12

Starting off...

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