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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By StephenCherkas
I had this problem once with my 71, a screw on...

I had this problem once with my 71, a screw on the back of mine had come out. I had to take it out and pull the glass off to get to the back. Good luck.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By StephenCherkas
I fought this problem for a while changing pads,...

I fought this problem for a while changing pads, calipers master cylinder, and finally it was my rubber hoses. I agree with all the posts. The easiest and cheapest was the hoses. I recommend starting...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-09-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thanks again I really appreciate the great...

Thanks again I really appreciate the great advice, I had a person who lives local that has the lines at a much more reasonable price. He pm me and converted his to carbs.
I will do that.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-09-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thank you for the info on flex lines, I will not...

Thank you for the info on flex lines, I will not go to that. I have the length the same as the original lines. I think the inside diameter is larger than the original though.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-08-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By StephenCherkas
Yes, I have actually made new ones when I lost...

Yes, I have actually made new ones when I lost the original ones. I rebuilt my engine and they somehow when's missing. I left them off when I realized my number three on the spica was not pumping. So...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thanks, I have not checked with APE but I will...

Thanks, I have not checked with APE but I will check. It just amaze's me that someone has not remanufactured these. I know that others have had this problem. I have thought about the vibration issue...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By StephenCherkas
Spica fuel lines

I know there is going to be a LOT of hate on what I am going to do. But this could help others who are afraid to say anything here. I almost decided not to post because of all the things I have read....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-21-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thank you very much, it's number three cylinder....

Thank you very much, it's number three cylinder. I am in Atlanta so I will check with Spruell first. I appreciate the info. It may have to wait till spring to get her running!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-21-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By StephenCherkas
Fuel injector leak

I have a 71 spider 1750 of course. It has developed a leak where the metal line at the compression fitting. Any ideas? I halve tried to tighten the fitting but it does not even slow it down. I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-08-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By StephenCherkas
TGood Thank you that will help. Its been raining...

TGood Thank you that will help. Its been raining here and my other vehicle is having problems, so I have been driving my spider with a toggle switch until I can install it. Thanks again.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-04-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By StephenCherkas
Wiper switch wiring

Thank you in advance! I have a wiring question. I have a 71 spider. I needed to replace my wiper switch. I do not think my original switch was correctly wired. I have a wiring diagram but the wires...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-04-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,886
Posted By StephenCherkas
Last week I was coming home and slowed down for...

Last week I was coming home and slowed down for my neighbors were walking, I stopped to say hey. He was from Italy and helped me a few years ago to translate the fuse panel before I found this...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-23-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By StephenCherkas
I have had similar problem, I replaced my...

I have had similar problem, I replaced my speedometer cable and found my out put from the transmission rounded out. I repaired it by buying a universal speedometer cable from Autozone, I crimped the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-13-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thank you everyone! That helps!

Thank you everyone! That helps!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-12-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By StephenCherkas
tire question

I have a spare tire with an original steel wheel. it says its a 165-14 radial, with no aspect ratio. The PO has put on different wheel that make the speedometer off by 8 miles per hour. also the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-07-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By StephenCherkas
You won't be disappointed. I did mine a week ago....

You won't be disappointed. I did mine a week ago. I could not figure out why she skipped and found two of my lobes were worn. cheap fix and way more reliable!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-17-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,059
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thank you so much User459. You have solved a...

Thank you so much User459. You have solved a problem I have wondered about for a while. I found the same part from Autozone Part number #5754 for only $4.00 plus shipping. They did not have it at the...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   12-07-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thank you for checking with me, I believe I have...

Thank you for checking with me, I believe I have it covered for now.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-15-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By StephenCherkas
71 spider update

I just wanted to thank everyone who helped me this past 6 months. Especially Roadtrip who sent me lots of info on the spica. My car now runs better than it ever has since I have had it! I have...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-16-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By StephenCherkas
Took the pump out, I could not check the screws...

Took the pump out, I could not check the screws in the car. I guess I am getting too Old LOL! Anyway, the screws were tight. I received another pump today. I am thinking of putting it in. Still kind...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-13-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By StephenCherkas
I will not be able to check until Monday. Thanks...

I will not be able to check until Monday. Thanks for asking. I plan to check with the new information from John and let you know.
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-13-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thanks again John, I will let you know what I...

Thanks again John, I will let you know what I find out.
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-12-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By StephenCherkas
John thank you for further check, I have already...

John thank you for further check, I have already had the inspection plate off and watched the plungers go up and down like I expected. Also looking at the collars they all appear to be identical in...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-11-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By StephenCherkas
Sorry, compression is 150 and all three firing...

Sorry, compression is 150 and all three firing plugs are light brown in color. I have had #3 plug on before i found no fuel and it was oily no gas smell. The first time the heads were off after the...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-11-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By StephenCherkas
Thank you very much! That is what I did not know....

Thank you very much! That is what I did not know. I have done all of that except loosening the nut. Roadtrip scared me a little and I was afraid to do it without knowing what I was doing. I love his...
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