Boot release now working !
All 4 wires going to the boot lid had been cut through by the boot hinge
I was investigating the figment of a after market lock solenoid
I found the cut wires when following back to original wiring.
what a wonderful wire shear that boot hinge is
Now new wiring in and soldered to the old, and all covered in heat shrink ! plus wires now can bee seen inside the boot. but are away from the Alfa Romeo patented wire cutter !
Still no glove box light though
bulb ok so will check power supply and switch to ground tomorrow.
not investigated yet, but cleaned and treated it with autoglym hood protector, a very small split in plastic window now found, aprox 1/2" long on welded joint so will have to investigate a repair.
Now back to the Engine
As Posted by Pud237
"Just for clarity, all CF2s have the same head as a CF1, with a grub screw in the hole in the side of the head instead of a temp sensor. Its only the CF3s that don't have the hole tapped in the head at all."
This therefore means I have a CF3 type head or complete engine but "now" with all the CF1 induction, exhaust and ECU are there any drawbacks in this ? will this set up run ok, or run better than the CF1.
I think the whole engine assy may of been changed, hence all the missing bolts etc. (mentioned in another post).
Also where is the engine number supposed to be ?
I understand it to be, to the right of the exhaust, at a metal flange on the block but this appears blank and smooth, covered in fine rust ?