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02 Spotting In Carmel Ca

Mike Self

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Driving through a residential street in Carmel CA this afternoon spotted a 70 or early 71 Nevada 2002 parked in a driveway.  Looked very nice but apparently not used much--dusty with bird droppings on it. 


Anyone on the board?  That's the second "sitting by the side of the road" 2002 on this cross-country trip; the other was a Turkis 72 spotted in Omaha NE last week.


A very interesting 1600 here at Ofest--it's a very early US spec 68 built in Oct 67 with a chrome trimmed dash, silver instrument surround, round metal carb winter/summer air intake, small, high-mounted rear roundel/1600 emblem, small front bumper guards  and embossed hood trim--all '67 features.  No headrests or side marker reflectors, but it's 12 volt, has the 4 way flasher mounted atop the dash to the left of the instrument binnacle (not under the steering column) and US style license plate lights--all '68 features.  A most unusual hybrid--one I've not seen before.  VIN indicates one of the first 600 or so US spec 1600s...


cheers from Ofest




'69 Nevada sunroof-Wolfgang-bought new
'73 Sahara sunroof-Ludwig-since '78
'91 Brillantrot 318is sunroof-Georg Friederich 
Fiat Topolini (Benito & Luigi), Renault 4CVs (Anatole, Lucky Pierre, Brigette) & Kermit, the Bugeye Sprite

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Hi Mike, nice meeting you at O'fest.  Are you talking about the red 1600 with the beautiful paint that was fully modded up?  I think we discussed that car, a late 67 build 68.  There were variations in those early 68's where they had parts left over I guess and put them on 68's.  I can't believe there were 3 nice 1600's (one cabrio) in one place there though, usually I'm the only one!

1975 Alfa Romeo GT1300Junior w/1600 transplant (I'm still stuck on 1600's LOL)
2006 M3 White/Red - Orig Owner,6spd,ZCP, sunroof delete
SOLD 1967 1600 #1517644 "Florida"/Brown w/sunroof, SOLD 1968 1600 #1564660, RIP 1970 1600

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