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  1. zachmac
    05-06-2015 06:15 PM - permalink
    zachmac
    Sir, My name is Jeff Klein and I live over in Aiken, SC. I was hoping you might be able to recommend a good machine shop in the area for block and head work. I am rebuilding a 79 Fiat Spider and since it is so similar to Alfas thought you might know of a good shop for Italian small bore stuff?
  2. DSpieg
    10-22-2014 11:37 AM - permalink
    DSpieg
    Ed,

    I may have a spare (untested) ECU from my Milano ownership days, will check when I get home. If so I'll offer it to you for very cheap.

    Didn't we do musical instrument business some years ago? I do woodwind work (instrument repairs/restos/mods) and mouthpiece refacing; may have bought some stuff from you on eBay. Can't remember the details.

    Cheers,

    Dave Spiegelthal ("lowclar" on eBay)
    Centreville, VA
    dspieg@earthlink.net
  3. xray
    06-10-2014 10:54 AM - permalink
    xray
    see pm
  4. Madmen860
    10-04-2012 12:39 PM - permalink
    Madmen860
    I see you own a 79 Spider. I acquired one a few months ago and I am sorting some small issues. Would it be too much trouble to look at the picture on my post regarding windshield washer system. I'm trying to figure out what the femAle plug is for to the left of he washer fluid tank. There was no motor atta he'd to my tank when I got it. And there is conflicting info in the owners manual and wiring diagrams. I don't know if it ever had one I do know that whe n I push the floor button there is little travel and the wipers sweep.
  5. Donald R.
    05-28-2012 04:15 PM - permalink
    Donald R.
    Hi Andy,
    I was looking at the suspension item you commented on in the Forum.
    Could you pass on the telephone or email of Andy at Performatek. I am interested in doing some Poly on the back of my Graduate.
    Thanks in advance.
    Don
  6. Steel Pulse
    04-21-2012 06:39 PM - permalink
    Steel Pulse
    Hi there
    I have stumbled over old posts from you where you mentioned Weber Carbs by John Passini (Vol 1) I have Vol 2 and have been trying to find Vol 1.

    On this side of the world no luck on Vol 1

    Any suggestions

    JOhann
  7. Dickson
    05-21-2011 08:06 AM - permalink
    Dickson
    Ed - Thanks for the picture today of your spider. Wow it looks great in Euro style. What are those rims, please? I like them. My 74 came with Cromodoras, which are nice, but very common. Thanks - Dickson
  8. roy
    03-09-2011 08:30 AM - permalink
    roy
    Hi Ed - always like your posts . wondering how your spark plugs look . we have 4 2l Alfas , plugs always look too dark . leaner idle or main jets lead to stumble ( 50 f14 , 135 mains seems best ) tried n9y , bp6es , bp7es & some platinum bosch , but all come out dark . highway mileage is 24 or 25 . Hotter heat range maybe ? 10 to 1 comp , 10548 cams in everything - good power band(torque for street ) Thanks , Roy
  9. golden spider
    01-17-2010 07:52 AM - permalink
    golden spider
    Hi there;
    i found your posts (old ones) on using an MSD6al. I've just acquired one for my 86' spider(bosch distributor). Any help you could offer me in terms of how to install, what to do/or not to do, would be greatly appreciated.
    thanks
    -edward
  10. burne doctor
    06-20-2008 10:21 AM - permalink
    burne doctor
    wow! that would be awesome if you had an extra stud. I am going (with optimism) to a fastener store here, who may be able to help, but most likely not. I will reply later(after work) and we shall see. Thank you in advance for your kind gesture.

    BEN

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