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  1. Introduce Yourself
    Jim saying hello :rotate:
  2. Introduce Yourself
    I have just bought an Alfa Spider convertible, 1997 with 40k on the clock. Only driven it twice,some what different to my Sunbeam Imp! The first thing I tackled was removing the sticky gunge from the centre console and tunnel fitting. What a job,just learning how to remove the parts was an...
  3. South Central
    Hi All, For those of you who haven't heard of Jim Stokes, they specialise in classic cars notably Alfas and Lancias, along with a few others - more about them here: Jim Stokes Group - Restoration, re-creation and re-design of historic classic and vintage cars. They're having a cars & coffee...
  4. Introduce Yourself
    I have a 1991 model 164 I can't get the alarm to turn off
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just been ****ing around probing wiring trying to find the Fan 1 control fault. Wiring on crossmember looks like it's been coated in Xenomorph sweat, but that's not the problem. Pin 85 on the low speed relay (J30) is a constant 4v (running actuator test through FiatECUScan). 4v is suspiciously...
  6. Motoring Images
    If I suddenly go missing tell the Police to dredge the canal and MrsJim will be the prime suspect.:lol: I'm just back from the restorer. I'm shaking ever so slightly in a heady mix of apprehension, excitement and a fear of impending penury or death should I overrun the budget agreed with MrsJim...
  7. Alfa GTA
    Hi all I'm currently trying to organise a group buy for some GTA performance cams - made to spec by Alfa legend Jim K., author of the V6 High Performance Manual. Alfa Romeo V6 Engine High-Performance Manual - Jim Kartalamakis - Google Books This thread is to gauge interest - there are other...
  8. General Alfa Discussion
    Alfa Romeo V6 Engine - High Performance Manual (Sp - Kartalamakis, Jim Any body own this book and tell me how many pages are dedicated to the engine
  9. Alfa 164 & 166
    So the wife has asked what I want for crimbo and this sprang to mind but I was wondering is it worth it? Obviously a bit of performance enhancement would be nice but is there much in the book that can be done with the engine in situ/with hammers
  10. Introduce Yourself
    Hi I'm new alfa owner I have a 147 lusso and love it done a lot of work on it so far but I get that they can be money pits but never the less still love it :p:lol::confused:
  11. South Africa
    Sup people , I'm looking for jim kartalamakis DOHC high performance manual I've phoned motor books they don't have stock an they can't promise me when they will get , if any one wants to sell theirs let me no its urgent , I'm from kzn (pmb) can email me direct at [email protected]
  12. Introduce Yourself
    :cool:i live in asheville north carolinia
  13. Northern Ireland
    Top class journalist...R.I.P :(
  14. Republic of Ireland
    Top class journalist.....R.I.P:(
  15. South Central
    Goodwood track day. Thanks. Both different experiences, but both fantastic. Epic. :cool:
  16. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello chap. A few weeks ago I picked up a red Alfa Key which had not been cut, an untouched blank key. See below. I went to my local key cutter and asked them if they can cut the new red key below using the brown master key, making sure they coded it correctly. The guy took both keys and one...
  17. North West
    many happy returns jimster :thumbs:
  18. Poll Room
    In a bad mood today? :lol:
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Well, the deed is done.:D In a week or so I will be taking delivery of a new 159Ti 1.9JTdM in Carbonio Black with black leather. Can't wait!:D Hardest decisions were: 2.2 over 1.9. I loved the the drive of the 2.2 but the economy and higher list tipped it. I thought it wasn't anything like...
  20. Poll Room
    Legend or bell end? :confused:
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