Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: gold coast australia
Re: alfa 33 identification
im completely lost right now, got one mechanic saying its a fuel surge problem, another saying its a tight tappet (whatever the f##k causes that is beyond me) and another saying its a burnt valve, dont know who to believe at this point. just hoping its the cheapest option lol.
took out the main and idle jets and found fine metal shavings blocking off some of the holes, going to have to find out where those shavings have come from or else they might keep coming back. cleaned them up and loaded the carbs and jets with carby cleaner (a whole cans worth.) still no improvement, havent checked the fuel pressure and flow yet but will do so in the next few days, from what i last saw when i took off the rocker covers the tappets and shims looked fine although im no expert on how to tell if something isnt right but none of them seemed to be out of line (ie less/more clearance than others).
lots of things to do, in so little time before the cruise im signed up to go on with another enthusiast site. im just hoping i can get it back on the road soon, im missing driving the damn thing. stuck with a suzuki vitara for work atm. :P