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  1. Spitting and pharting

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Now that the interior of the car is complete and I have a fuel system delivering fuel to the carbs, I'm preparing to get the S2 down for an MOT. The engine is running a bit rough though, let me explain. It starts easily but even when warm it idles roughly and I get a spiting and pharting back...
  2. Missing and spitting

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    On my recent cruise I noticed that the engine spits and misses a little on small throttle openings say 3000rpm in top - foot down, climbing hills etc no problem at all but when light footed cruising it happens every few minutes or so, she spits when cold but thats quite acceptable - the ignition...
  3. Unleaded fuel

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi The timing on my NORD 105 hasn't been checked for 6 years (albeit only a few thousand miles); Can you please help with the following: - how often should the timing be checked - there isn't any issue with performance that i am aware of, but was just going to check any way. - it runs on...
  4. A spitting 159 2.4, do I have a problem?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Recently my 2.4 has started to spit and I don't know if I have a problem or not. She starts perfectly and still has the power but it is like she is mis-firing (I have always had petrol's so I can relate the problem to a dodgy spark plug). I first noticed it when she was cold then the problem...
  5. Odd spitting sound from engine

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi Guys, So, on my second minari which is a twin carb hydraulic tappet 1.5 I have a little "issue", under acceleration and deceleration there is a spitting sound from the engine. Now, it has K&N filters on the carbs and a K&N on the crank case breather so I don't know if this has...
  6. DelHorto 40's spitting fuel, more under revs

    South Africa
    Hi Gents Im having a issue with the 2nd Delhoto carb on cyl 3-4 spitting fuel out the carb while reving. the 1st carb on cyl 1-2 is fine and the vacume is awesome, but the 2nd carb esspecially on cyl 4 is spitting allot and even more under revs, but what worries me is that there doesnt seem to...
  7. Spitting back through carbs

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, Can anyone suggest the most likely cause of "spitting back" through the webbers on my two litre nord engine. I have checked for air leaks but am beginning to suspect burned/leaking valves. Grateful for any ideas. cheers
  8. Water spitting from GTV6 Exhaust.

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hello everyone I've noticed a fair amount of water splattering out of my exhaust pipe this morning. There doesn't seem to be any oil in the water res, but if there was, what exactly would it look like? Is it a massively expensive job to do the head gaskets on a 85 GTV6, if that is the cause...
  9. Spitting Exhaust

    Alfa GTA
    My mate was riding his Yamaha R1 behind me. When I gave it a little squirt, he noted, petrol spitting from my exhaust. What exactly does this mean? The car runs fine.
  10. Its Not Starting, Backfiring and Spitting Rust everywhere!!

    Alfa 155
    Hi Guys, In need of help again, Q4 is built up and by the looks of everything its ready to go, however its refusing to start, I turn the ignition on and first I hear a clicking noise from some sort of device connected to the breather hose which comes off the main inlet pipe to the manifold...