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  1. 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta carburetor flooding

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Dear Sirs, Well done for this informative web-site. I have a 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 and the carburetor is flooding with petrol. It's fitted with the factory original dellorto carbs. It's not used daily, but kept as a collector's / classic car. It's only got 10,000 miles on clock. Car...
  2. Perplexing flooding in 159!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Evening all, Been doing some emergency bailing on the 159 after a week away in holiday in it, did around 1500 miles driving to Ireland and back... only to find when I got home today that the rear driver side footwell was absolutely sopping wet! I did what I could to mop up with a cloth before...
  3. Flooding in drivers footwell

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone else have a huge puddle in the drivers footwell after the huge storm? Never happened before in either 159s i have owned so not sure if its a freak occurence or not.
  4. o/s carbs flooding out does the fuel tank need venting?

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Fitted an electric pump to the sud and engine starts and runs ok but needs carbs balancing etc. If i leave it to tick over, after about 30 seconds the o/s carbs seem to flood with petrol and the engine stops. Take the plugs out on that side and find both wet with fuel and not firing. Ive fitted...
  5. Fuel Flooding Problem

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Basically the missus ran the tank dry (AGAIN) and since then the 156 has started playing up, It seems (according to RAC) that it is flooding it self and a control valve or something maybe stuck/......any ideas??
  6. Flooding - Avoid

    North East
    Haughton Rd, Darlington - jusy after the junction with McMullen Rd - bad flooding I just got through straddling the white line at 2mph, making the oncoming traffic wait until I was across :lol: I'd steer clear though, any more rain and the Skerne will be spilling over
  7. carb flooding Sud

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    hi all just a quick question of the "what do i do next" kind :/ i just bought a 2nd Sud today to be used as a 'doner' vehicle to the one i have and want to restore ... the 2nd Sud has a lovely inside and plenty of parts the are better than mine but a shot body full of rust holes ... 'my' body...
  8. Fuel flooding?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Morning guys had all the cams pumps, variator, belt etc changed on the wagon a couple of days ago. Its really cold here this morning and went and started the car and i got quite a loud tut tut tut noise that came from that general area which came and went within a couple of seconds. Stopped...
  9. Webers flooding

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    OK,I know it is a common problem.I have overlooked it for many years now and I refuse to touch and set the floats.. New problem,fuel in the air box,with some carbon residue:( Any ideas? ps.It is twin 40's
  10. Starting problem - flooding?

    Alfa 155
    1997 UK 2.0 16V Hi, I'm having some issues starting the car. If the engine doesn't catch first time, it is a real pig to start. It has happened four times now, twice in the last two days. It is like the car has flooded, and needs to be cranked for about 30sec (in bursts) with the throttle...
  11. Post boosting, a modern version of flooding?

    Motoring Images
    We are seeing an increased number of members post boosting. And although some of the posts are quite entertaining, even funny :rolleyes: , there may be AO members considering these posts as flooding, even spamming... Should post boosting be banned? Is post boosting damaging AO foruns...