Parting is such sweet sorrow

Discussion in 'Rear-Engine Fiats' started by Mark, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. Mark

    Mark FIATFREAK

    My little 850 Spider is leaving the nest. Heading to the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville. I’m sure it’ll get the love it’s grown accustomed to.

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    Frank L. Di Gioia and kmead like this.
  2. JimD

    JimD Waiting for Godot... Moderator

    Location:
    Missouri, USA
    The Lane Museum is a great home for any car. Your 850 will be appreciated there for sure.
     
  3. kmead

    kmead True Classic

    Location:
    Michigan
    Congrats, it will be well appreciated there. Sorry you won’t be the only driver from here on.
     
  4. Mark

    Mark FIATFREAK

    I'm supper happy with the outcome. I can't think of a more ideal scenario for selling it.
     
  5. bruakeman

    bruakeman True Classic

    Location:
    Ohio
    Wow I like that car.
     
  6. MikeHynes

    MikeHynes True Classic

    Location:
    Goodfield, IL.
    I'll have to make plans to go visit it. Love the Lane! I guess that means we'll have to spend a weekend in Nashville. Hopefully we'll find a way to keep ourselves occupied while there.
     
  7. Frank L. Di Gioia

    Frank L. Di Gioia Daily Driver

    Location:
    las vegas, nevada
    Wow Mark what a clean correct car!!! I'm restoring a '67 HP SCCA 850 race car now and know what it takes to look as nice as yours. My current project will be my 4th '67 Spider, all of which had original headlight glass!!! And lots of rust....
    In appreciation,
    Frank Di Gioia
     
  8. Frank L. Di Gioia

    Frank L. Di Gioia Daily Driver

    Location:
    las vegas, nevada
    Just took another look to appreciate your car and noticed the steel hardtop mummified behind it. Is the color Ford "powder blue?"
     
  9. Mark

    Mark FIATFREAK

    The paint was called Coastal Blue.

    Here’s an album

    https://goo.gl/photos/yu63sMaGQgf5ZY3N9


     
  10. NM850

    NM850 True Classic

    Location:
    Albuquerque NM
    Beautiful car. I know it’s going to good home but separation is hard.
    My son would disown me if I sold mine.
     
  11. RocketMonkey101

    RocketMonkey101 Daily Driver

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Beautiful car, museum quality indeed.
     
  12. tomnj

    tomnj Old fogie stogie

    Location:
    Scotch Plains, NJ
    Beautiful car. I thought 1967 was the last year of the covered headlights? Is this an early 1968?
     
  13. Mark

    Mark FIATFREAK

    They made a few in 1968 that had the covered headlights and the updates that followed.

    850 Supplement.pdf
     

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