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  1. Studs shearing on new alloy carb mounts (1972 S2 Spider)

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    We have had a problem with a stud shearing on a new set of alloy Carb mounts that were fitted to my son's S2 Spider. These Carb mounts were supplied about 9 months ago by a very well known supplier of Alfa Romeo parts in the UK, whose name I won't mention right now. The stud failed sometime...
  2. Where to buy carb manifolds to 16V engine

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Some years ago someone was selling manifolds to adapt the 1.7 16V engine to carbs. I need a pair to a project but I couldn´t find any for sale and also I dont want to spend a fortune for them, because if someone asks me a lot of money I will install the original injection and it´s done. Where...
  3. Converting 8V to 16V Carbs - Issue with Carb Adapters

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Good Afternoon, I have car adapters for the 1.7 16V engine that is going in my 33 but I realized there are no anchor points for the throttle linkage and there is no Vacuum Port. I need the Vacuum Port to connect to the Power brakes. Any help would be much appreciated. Regards. Keith
  4. Weber carb problem

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi All, I have a problem that I can't figure out on my Weber. The rear carb is fine but on the front carb I am only getting fuel out of one of the accelerator pump jets. I have had it apart and cleaned the jet but the fuel doesn't seem to be getting to the jet in the first place. When I hand...
  5. Aluminium Nord carb mounts supplier on OLX

    South Africa
    Anybody use them before? I already have a set that I bought from Alfaholics but it would be nice if I could get as set for 45DCOE as well. https://www.olx.co.za/ad/alfa-romeo-carb-mountings-ID161ITK.html Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk
  6. difference between Weber emission carb and older types

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    hello what is the difference between weber emission carburetor (newer type) vs the old types? I know the new ones got Venturi balance adjustment screw and some other jets and emulsion tubes but is that it? can i rebuild a newer type and use the parts from a older one? like jets and emulsion...
  7. 1750 GTV carb rebuild

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I having trouble starting my 1750 GTV it had been sitting for 12 years. Ignition is ok and I can occasionally get it to run up on 2-3 cylinders but i'm guessing I going to need a rebuild the carbs as I can't get it to run on all 4. I'm running off of a header rather than the tank and have...
  8. Weber carb part

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi everyone I have just joined here, I don't have a Alfa car as such my car that I have bought is a Minari kit car based on a Alfasud, I believe it has an Alfa 33 1500 engine not to sure has hydraulic tappets. It had a fire in the engine and was left with fire extinguisher powder in one of the...
  9. Carb tuning

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I've got an ongoing problem with my 1976 spider S2 - It has twin Dellorto carbs and is running rich. Starting is difficult and the engine runs on 2 or 3 cylinders until it's warmed. When checked, the plugs are always black and sooty. I've had the carbs adjusted by my local mechanic but there's...
  10. '82 2.0 Alfetta GTV Carb steady bar

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    OK I am really going crazy. 9 years ago I removed the carbs from this car and for the life of me I can't see where / how the carb steady bar fits back on. Could someone supply pics (preferably) or clear description. Whilst your at it I also have a very small pipe (breather) and I have forgotten...
  11. Alfa 1985 105 S3 Spider early carb project for sale

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all, I have an early S3 spider, twin carbs, twin dial cowling etc. in red, project car for sale. The engine starts on the button and runs perfect, gearbox selects all gears, axle has whines. The car is strong for an old spider except for the sills, the usual poor Alfa design issue that all...
  12. carb porn and coolant connections?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Just got carbs back from the refurb chap...they do look rather good! Need to work out what goes where regarding the coolant pipes we're swapping from single carb. There are two pipe connections on the rear of the manifold, one heater one on the pump and heater flow and return. My Spider has...
  13. For Sale: Solid Carb Mounts & Head Gasket / Deco-Plate

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    For sale: Alfaholics solid carburettor mounts. 40mm Version About 5000km driven but unmarked and very good condition. Can provide original invoice. New price 99 GBP + VAT Details here: Alfaholics aluminium carburettor mounts 120 Euro / 85 GBP + shipping from Germany (about 8 quid to the...
  14. Any Carb expert left?.

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi all, I recently took part in a few hillclimb runs at Shelsey Walsh at the weekend, 1st run great, second run suffering from a misfire which I believe is due to a hot engine causing a fueling issue. If I back off the accelerator for a few seconds it sorts itself out an I can gun it again...
  15. Advice on carb swap...nothing to do with Weigh****chers!

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    After leaving carbs behind 20 years ago and being a convert to throttle bodies and EFI...I now find myself back at the start! I've just bought a 105 Spider 2000. It's going for an engine rebuild soon as it's low compression on a couple of cylinders and at 140K miles (I think!) probably could do...
  16. 17 16v carb project

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    I am about to open up a 1.7 16v engine, already converted to carbs. This engine will be going in a hillclimb alfasud. The engine is presently stock and would like to upgrade. There obviously is a budget but I am open to opinions and ideas on which road to take. I have seen on youtube 16v...
  17. carb cleaner & injector tar

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Today I set about removing the long overdue tar build up around my injectors (3 & 4) which have been leaking for quite a while. I removed a lot of this hard resinous substance mechanically with a screwdriver. After that I have been working carb cleaner around with a toothbrush and have made...
  18. Throttle Cable to Carb Connection

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    I was wondering if anyone could spare the time to upload a photo of where their throttle cable attaches to the carb? I'm keen to know how the standard set up looks like and if anyone has modified it, what that looks like. I'm trying to figure out the best way to do it with a cable length...
  19. Need carb guru

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I'm trying to get my S2 (Dellortos) to tickover cleanly but its always been lumpy - bought a book about stripping them down and setting up, on the section about setting up idle mix it says if screwing the mixture screws in to limit makes no difference then suspect a blockage somewhere on the...
  20. Weber 40 IDF Carb

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    HELP!!! Have a seriously seized idle mixture adjusting screw on one of my 33's carbs:cry: Anyone got any bright ideas?Have tried soaking it in good old WD40 for a few days and even resorted to sticking it in the oven (heat transfer etc) but it is still not shifting.Ideas people:confused:
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