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post #27 of (permalink) Old 10-18-2018, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Craig_m67 View Post
Sorry, i’m a huge fan... the are millions of rusty spiders in the world. This one will live in for a while.
Yup, agree. Late 70's /early 80's Alfas will never be "classics". Too many built, 5 mph bumpers, difficulty getting Spica past California emissions, ....

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1. an electric motor where the diff is, grafted into the original axle (some shortening may be required)
2. Stick in a Dedion transaxle from a 116 car, hack the gearbox off and replace with a motor.
Batteries into the drive shaft tunnel, floor and lower front “trunk” to re establish balance

All that is significant engineering though.. so a plywood box full of batteries and something that bolts on where the motor went is a good compromise
Perfect is the enemy of finished and back on the road.

Jay Mackro
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'63 Guilia spider
'65 Guilia Sprint GT
'67 Duetto
'91 164L

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