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Old 12-19-2014, 04:34 PM
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Default '64 GT, Mecum January

https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail.cfm...=FL0115-202691
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Old 12-19-2014, 05:03 PM
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Since it has the wings is considered a series III? I thought SIV had 1/4's like the Tigers. Very nice looking car.
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Old 12-19-2014, 07:38 PM
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it is a series 3 GT. the series 4 alpine body was used to build the MK 1 tigers.
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Old 12-20-2014, 03:37 AM
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Looked impressive until I got to the under hood shot. Clearly there was a bit of paint left over after matching the colour on the washer bottle bracket...
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Old 12-20-2014, 06:48 AM
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Very sweet! I always liked the looks of the early Alpines with those fins and grill, ala 57 T-bird frontend and 57 Chebby backend. Wish the Tigers came in that body style.

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Old 12-20-2014, 07:36 AM
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Nice looking.. But...

Wrong dash
Wrong steering wheel
Incorrect rear seat squab
Incorrect rear seat panels
Incorrect bonnet badge
Wrong door trims and top rolls
Mussing rear window stainless
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Old 12-20-2014, 05:54 PM
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wrong this, wrong that. welcome to the U.S. it's a way of life here. wonder where the selling price will go?
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Old 12-20-2014, 09:22 PM
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Didn't the early III GT's with dual Zeniths have the batwing aircleaner affair? And if it's really a '64 it would more likely have had a Solex to start with. Picky, picky. It still looks like a very nice Alpine. Hope it goes for big bucks. We can't have Tigers going totally into the stratospere and leaving us too far behind. Otherwise Tiger owners will be buying up good running Alpines just to slice them up for the sheet metal to fix their driving boo-boo's.
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Old 12-21-2014, 01:25 AM
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You are right that an early s3gt would be twin zenith with batwing filter. They also used the cast exhaust manifold and had the under bonnet padding.

The GT also had the interior courtesy light on the screen frame. Can't see if this car has the light and no shot of the manifold side.


The 64 might be the title big the year when the car was sold
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Old 12-21-2014, 07:37 AM
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it's another east coast car that was nicely restored but has had changes made to suit the owner but still would qualify as a stock car in a sunbeam concourse. many early cars in this part of the world now have alternators and other changes that go unnoticed. I can't believe you guys missed the heater hose routing to no where.
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