great to know there are people out there who can still tune carbs !
We've got a guy here in Cyprus who does ... or rather DID the same !
He is now retired but he will still do it for friends, given that he has unlimited time to do so and a clear head
They once brought a guy from Italy to "teach" him how to tune carbs.
The Italian was struggling to tune 2 twin solex carbs on a 105 GTV.
Those are supposed to be the hardest to tune, although I've never tried to do so myself.
Three hours later the Italian gave up. The car was rough and backfiring
Mr. Germanos asked him to leave his shop and return 30 mins later.
30 mins later the Italian returned to Mr. Germanos's garage, to find the GTV running smoother and better than the day it was built
No instruments, no nothing. Just a good pair of ears and a lot of love
Mr. Germanos then told the Italian, that if he needs half a working day just to tune a car, he should better pack his things and go home
These guys are very hard to come by Dave, you are absolutely right ! They are magicians !!!
Problem is that they are all retiring, and we are planning on keeping our Alfas for a long time to come.