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  1. parthmer80877
    02-17-2017 05:55 AM - permalink
    parthmer80877
    Thanks Jim let me know when you receive it. I'm hoping to be able to use this on a 101 Giulietta 1961and a 1963 Giulia differential I have. Would this work with these? Thanks Bill
  2. Giulia Bianca
    12-31-2016 01:08 AM - permalink
    Giulia Bianca
    Hello Jim,

    Do you still have heater valves available and are you willing to ship to Belgium ??
    I'm working on a GVT6, EU version, with AC, VERY rare on this side of the pond, and maybe need such a heater valve

    Best regards

    Roland
  3. jmanes
    08-29-2016 02:41 PM - permalink
    jmanes
    Great, send me pics of the boot cover to jmanes@dayton.bbb.org or text to 9376095619.

    Thank You

    John Manes
  4. bianchi1
    08-12-2016 08:20 PM - permalink
    bianchi1
    John,from what I remember the seals from a 260-280 z will work,and easy to get locally
  5. DPeterson3
    11-12-2015 08:06 PM - permalink
    DPeterson3
    Cool boat.
  6. BryanL
    08-24-2015 03:07 PM - permalink
    BryanL
    Thanks for the response Jim.
    I was thinking I would undo the cable at the transmission end and put it in a drill. Should the drill be in forward or reverse position to make the test?
    Assuming I have the key in the on position for power to the generator, should the speedo then register movement? I can have someone watch from inside the car.
    On your suggested fix using washers, I assume you would place the washers in the trains end correct?
    Maybe a new cable would then be the fix.
    Many thanks......Bryan
  7. BryanL
    08-22-2015 06:53 PM - permalink
    BryanL
    Jim, thanks again for your help.Please pardon the personal message however I read your bio with reference to your experience with Alfa and I thought ...why not go straight to the expert.
    My remaining challenge is the speedo and odometer as both are inoperable. Everything else on the dash works. They worked intermittently for a few months then gave out. I know that this model uses a pulse generator and is not a straight cable driven setup. I've been through the fuses and all are ok. My plan of attack is to first undo the cable section as it enters the pulse generator, place a strip of tape on it. The tape will allow me to see if the cable is turning as I slowly drive. If it's ok, where should I look next? I know at some point I should check the connections behind the dash pod. In your experience is this a logical step by step approach. Should I suspect the pulse generator? Can they be fixed by a speedo shop. Any other things I should consider? Your response is very much appreciated.
  8. BerlinaUY
    04-20-2015 05:46 PM - permalink
    BerlinaUY
    Hi there

    Do you still have the berlina hub caps?

    Regards

    Diego
  9. Little Italian
    02-20-2015 07:44 AM - permalink
    Little Italian
    Hi Jim:

    I saw your post about the Special Tools you have for setting up the differential. Yo indicated you have two of the C.6.0200 Reference tools. I wanted to see if you'd consider selling one. I have most all the differential tools and have set up and adjusted several rear ends. I purchased more than a complete set of pinion and carrier adjustment shims from Alfa Racambi years ago when they were available sixty-nine cents or something. The reference gauge I use is one I had made by a machine shop - has two vertical post of different heights. I'd like to complete the rearend / differential tool set I have. I'm only missing this gauge and the front pinion bearing extraction ring for the 2000 pinion.

    If interested in selling, please call me or email me.
    Thanks
    Bud Feigel
    Lexington, Kentucky
    859 382-4135
    budfeigel@yahoo.com
  10. alfannn
    12-09-2014 06:01 PM - permalink
    alfannn
    Hi Jim,
    I seem to be having a problem getting my message through. I am looking for a complete hydraulic tensioner to rebuild to replace my mechanical tensioner. My home address is:
    John Knudsen (314 686 3629)
    431 Gascony Way
    St. Louis, MO 63122
    If you will send me the cost of the tensioner and shipping, I will send a cashiers check.
    Thanks, John K.

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  • About Jim G
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    spent 8 years working on alfas in Atlanta and factory trained on them. Moved out of atlanta and now restore antique and classic wooden runabouts. i.e. chris crafts, gar woods, etc.
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    1969 1750 Spider Veloce w/dual webers, 1969 1750 Berlina, 1971 1750 Spider Veloce w/ dual webers, 1985 Spider Veloce 23,000 orig. miles, {Two} 1986 Spider Veloces, 1987 Spider Veloce bought new, 1988 Quadrifoglio, 1991 164S, Plus several more. I think they are breeding. I just got 2 more.

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    1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 berlina
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03-22-2017
10:37 PM - Vintre quoted Jim G in post Vin's S4 Transmission Rebuild for Dummies
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03-10-2017
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02-27-2017
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02-20-2017
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02-19-2017
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