I'm just wondering if anyone else has had this problem, and has any fixes. I've been rebuilding the heater in my S2 Kamm tail spider. All the common problems were found (warped plastic valve, flooded motor that has been destroyed, perished rubbers etc.) i've replaced the valve with an...
I remember reading somewhere on this board that Alfa’s always have three things wrong with them and you should careful fixing one thing you know is not that much of an issue as the one that replaces it might be!
Anyway, one of my three is my Speedo, I recently replaced the cable and since then...
Presently the car has a starting issue and we've decided to replace the ignition leads, cap, rotor, condenser, points and coil, (plugs already new) so at least we know that side of it is "as it should be".
It'll either cure it or at least take it out the equation.
The car doesn't get started...
Hi guys. I am looking for a new set of coil springs to replace my now, floppy set. If anyone has any leads besides me having to look abroad, it would be great!
Thank you kindly
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Having a bit of a clear out to raise some cash for the GTV resto.
eBay links with pics below, open to offers.
Dellorto DHLA 40’s
12mm C&B Cams...
Hi, I have a alfa 105 series gt junior that has been modified into a fast road spec. I love using this car for road trips and driving days - but having come back from a European trip I would like some more power over the alps. The car currently had an Alfetta 1.8 nord engine with some...
My Spider has blown a baffle somewhere in the exhaust, so I am contemplating putting a new system in.
As far as I can see there are three main options:
1, An IMASAF syatem from classic alfa for about £200.
I have used IMASAF before on my 166 and 156 cars and they are pretty good (although the...
I'm new here and wish to learn more about the 105 series, saloon and coupes. There appears to be a few options. Can anyone recommend a book, give a book review or point me in the right direction? Thanks Paul.
This is an issue I find after starting the car from cold and has happened since I replaced the clutch and release bearing a few years ago. It sounds like a whirring noise when in neutral or in reverse, but goes away if i pump the clutch pedal. Doesn't happen once the car is warmed up.
My GTV has the original cloth seats that are saggy, faded and squeaky. I would like to restore them with CA vinyl covers but I'm in two minds because:
1. I've heard mixed feelings on the ease of replacing the covers
2. The standard seats don't offer much lateral support for track days
Does anyone else notice that 105 coupe values seem to be, well, a bit all over the place?
Across the pond and mainland Europe I've seen some sell anything up to $ 55K. In the UK sometimes they go for up to 50 grand too, such as :
Stunning 1973 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV 105 Bertone Giulia 2 Door...
Hi wonder if you can help. I have noticed that the car seems to be lower on the drivers side compared to the other side.
What do you think this could be.
I did have a new strap fitted on this side.
Hi! Does anybody know what’s the diameter or other specs of Giulia handbrake adjuster (star nut)? Does it happen to be same on old Volkswagens?
Mine has broke and I think 30€ for a new one is quite steep:grumpy:
I took my 1977 Spider on a Pistonheads run yesterday morning.
I was driving with Toyota MR2s, Westfields, Lotus 7s, Vauxhall VRX etc (it was a light rwd car club).
I must say that I expected the Spider to get into a tangle if pushed too hard trying to keep up, what with it's 40+ year old...
Im having trouble diagnosing weak brake problem following complete overhaul of entire system recently my car is 105 2000 gtv rhd with tandem master cylinder and dual servo/boosters. Yes the car been bled thoroughly with every method known and no leaks. The local garages seemed unfamiliar with...
I'm about to undertake the removal and replacement of various bits and bobs of my Giulia Nuova Super and I wondered if somebody could offer some step-by-step advice as to how to remove the dashboard?
I've found various threads online that discuss certain aspects of it, but I am afraid...
I'm a borne and bred Alfa Lover who was brought up on Alfa 105, 2000 Berlina and Gt Bertone, i own a 2000 auto in it's final stages of restoration and a Giulia Super Bitsa Biscione, on it's final stages of Body restoration. Thanks for inviting me.
Over the last few weeks my 147 has been using quite a lot of oil. Not affecting ride or engine but It does go down a lot. Put 2l in when I bought it 5 weeks ago, it went down, then put 2l in about 3 weeks ago, went down again after a 120 mile round trip to York and then added another 2 last...