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  1. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi, I recently bought a phase 3 1985 Sprint 1.5 QV, and managed to get my hands on a Haynes manual off Ebay. The car did not come with an owners manual though. Does anybody have one lying around that in English, that they are willing to sell, or possible a link to a pdf? I have only managed...
  2. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    A long shot, but maybe worth a try; I have bought a brand new set of original pistons for an Alfa Romeo 33 16V engine, but I failed to notice that the matching piston rings were not included. The pistons are first oversize – 87.2 mm. The Challenge is that I cannot find any source to buy...
  3. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi - I would like to make a 1700 boxer look like a stock 1500 twin carb. I think I'm correct in saying the heads (and pistons) are different so a simple head swap will not work. To this end is it possible to fit the cam housings from a 1500 to 1700? If so what issues will I face? Thanks :-)
  4. Alfa 145 & 146
    A new headache. From 01.01.2019 the petrol sold throughout my country must contain 1% for 2019 and 3% from 2020 onwards. I don't care whether it improves the perfornance or not, my concern is the effect, longterm or shorterm, on the fuel system, the engine, etc since ethanol is considered...
  5. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hello! I'm looking for the correct O-ring sizes for the throttle body's idle air bypass screw(if there is one), and for the synchronising gauge vacuum ports. I have recently purchased a 146 with 1.7 16V boxer. (I think there are more people here with this engine than on the 145/146 forum) It...
  6. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi, one of my original injectors in my IMOLA failed and I curently don't have a spare one so I exchanged them with the ones from 16v boxer. [ yellow color ] All 4 just to give it a try and didn't expect much. The engine now has a better throttle response and perfect idle. The power doesn't...
  7. Alfa 145 & 146
    When I drove the car home it was perfect, 50 miles of good driving, twisty roads etc, couldn't believe how well it drove, within the week of bringing it home went out to start it & the following happens. Car starts and dies, will only run for a couple of seconds, when I try to press the...
  8. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi all, looking for some help on finding out the firing order on my car, 1995 145 1.6 boxer. Are there any diagrams I could look at here TIA
  9. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    There has been a lot of discussion in this thread: http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-33-sud-andamp-sprint/1056730-alfasud-1-5-liter-engine-ignition-problems-help-please.html about maybe fitting a 123ignition distributor to our boxer engines. I don't think anyone on there has actually done it...
  10. Alfa 145 & 146
    My P reg 146L 1.6 boxer has just had its MOT , and passed but with an advisory about the front subframe . There is corrosion apparently which they say cannot be welded , and it is anticipated that by next year it will constitute a failure . Well , maybe it can be welded and maybe it can't , but...
  11. Motoring Images
    Hello! As promised on my presentation post, I will show you our Alfas, and the project to carry them again to good shape! I will write them in chronological order, so the first one is the 146 Boxer 16v we bought (parent and me) on June-2015. If anyone knows, on this month, the summer is...
  12. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi, What size and which parametrs should has acumulator for 33 ?
  13. Alfa 145 & 146
    hi! i'm serching for 1996 alfa 1.6 boxer PDF servise manual, someone here can send to my e-mail? thanks for answers... :byebye:
  14. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    I am in the process of rebuilding a 1.7 boxer engine and I am looking for some performance cams for fast road / race. I have heard that Piper 349's are a good bet ? (previous forum discussion). I have option on running hydraulic tappets or solid tappets. Just let me know if you have any...
  15. Alfa 145 & 146
    hello boxer engine edermisiniz How durable is recommended removing the problem easily TR: Merhaba Boxer Motorun Sıkıntılı Olduğunu Söylüyorlar Kolay Kolay Sorun Çıkarma Olanağı Nedir Tavsiye Edermisiniz ?
  16. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi. Does anyone know if the brake booster from diesel or 1.6 Twin Spark will fit 1.6 boxer? If not, what is the difference?
  17. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hello everyone Maybe someone has any fuel / ignition table examples for boxer engine. no matter it is 1.5 / 1.6 / 1.7 8/16 valve, just need to understand whole picture +-. electronic injection. or if you have any numbers about standart injector cc/min numbers please let me know. any info about...
  18. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hello Chaps, Does the Alfa 145 1.6 Boxers have a central locking controller box. I think they may be yellow - or is that on later cars? Anyone know where abouts it is? I have found the electric windows controller that fine, but can't find the central locking one. If you were tempted to say...
  19. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    It's been 20 years since the demise of my last 33, a series 2 Cloverleaf Veloce, so I treated myself to this! Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  20. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi everyone. I know this is a long shot but is anyone sitting on an oil pump for a boxer engine? Ideally it would be a new one - but I would certainly consider a used one. I know the 33 ones are similar - but I particularly want the one that doesn't have the extended end to turn the...
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