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  1. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Is this straight forward to do? I thought I read somewhere you could fit these with minimal effort. I understand they are alloy so a good weight saving
  2. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi everyone, I am just weighing up changing my Solex's for Dellorto's (can get a pair for a good price) or whether to go for fuel injection by way of Link computer or perhaps the megasquirt project. My thinking is to use an intake from a later spider with Bosch injection and building the rest...
  3. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hello all, I had the brilliant idea of buying an Alfetta engine to replace my very tired U.S spec 105 series engine in my 1975 Alfa Spider. Now I have the origional engine out it has become apparent that the engines are different! It looks to me like I would need to swap the following to get it...
  4. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    A friend of mine spotted this at a car show in Vancouver recently. Don't know if this would be the popular view, but I think it's rather cool. http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2212996 Actually, he's not 100% sure this (which he found on the web later) is the car he saw, as the interior was...
  5. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    i've got myself a second hand 1750 gtv engine and 5 speed gearbox. i was going to strip it rebuild and port the head etc - but have changed my mind in investing the time and money into a twin spark out of a 75. the engine appears to be in good health - can turn it over etc but has stood for...
  6. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Gents & Ladies: My GTJ with TS is silky smooth at 80mph but starts to vibrate above 100. Heavy duty doughnut fitted, new UJS & propshaft greased, wheels are balanced. What is your experience, do the drive rubbers get excited at these speeds? Anybody been up to 130 140? the motor on mine seems to...
  7. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all. I am trying to locate the paint color code for my 2000 gtv. What sort of number series am I looking for ie: 90825 which is on a green sticker under the bonnet or??? Thanks :thumbs:
  8. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I am currently restoring the above model and the car has been off the road and not driven for 15 months the clutch goes flat to the floor and the brake is hard fixed. Is this a master cylinder thing? Also I am hearing things about ATE brakes etc. How do I know which mine has and if I re-kit and...
  9. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I have a Momo wheel currently on a 79 Alfetta GTV and wanted to know if this will fit on my 74 105 GTV 2000? Any one done this or know? Thanx :):confused:
  10. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, i have owned an old 1970 Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV for 23.5 years, its a special car as it was once a State Express 555 team race car. When i bought it the owner said that it'd had a 2.0Litre Spider engine put in in it & that its supposed to have one races but i dont really know. It has little...
  11. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    thinking of purchasing 16" wheels for the 105... technically speaking is it the right thing to do? or should i stay with the standard 14" wheels?
  12. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hello, The manual I have suggests you can simply remove the sump and extract the oil pump. I'm stuck at the moment trying to slide the sump out, it catches on the crank and there doesn't appear to sufficient space for it to clear the cross member. Has anyone else removed an oil pump from a '73...
  13. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Help. Rear axle. 2000 cars had LSD, old cars had drums and then went to discs, I think some had different axle ratios but are all axles the same width?? My S3 2000 spider rear wheels are nearly 2” (in old money) less wide apart than the front wheels. I noticed because the front wheels were out...
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I have a 105 hp 147 2002 and I had planned to swop the standard 15" alloys for 17" alloys, will this be OK, will it negatively affect the ride in anyway?? Would 16" be better for this lower HP car?? Thanks, Jim
  15. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Got a wood gearshift knob to match my steering wheel. I'd like to get a wood hand grip for my hand brake lever. I saw these on eBay quite some time back but not seen them since. Does that mean they are not popular or not good quality or what ?. Has anyone installed one of these and if so how...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Looking at getting 147 this evening Can someone set me straight on the mechanical and engine differences between the 1.6ts lusso, veloce, turismo models which have 120hp and the normal model which has 105hp Car is an 02 please!
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Iv just bought my self a 147, 2001, 1.6 Twin spark, And iv seen that they did the 2 BHP models, How do i find out which one mine is?? Cheers, Adam.
  18. General Alfa Discussion
    Hi, Just bought a 1968 1750 GTV and love it, very nice to drive! I do have a problem with fumes in the cabin and boot that I hope someone could advise me on. I have had a new exhaust fitted, oil leak fixed that may have dripped onto exhaust, taped over exposed bung hole in spare wheel well...
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    well every new member says "hello" so i thought i would be diferent ups i said hello, doh!
  20. General Alfa Discussion
    Hi I live in Lincs and am considering an Alfa purchase... Up until now owned Mercs, had recently planned to buy a Pagoda but got let down at the last minute when I took my intended purchase to a specialist and it turned out to have rust issues (so "Hey!" - I thought - I'll buy an Alfa and...
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