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Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   Today, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, have you torn this engine down to bits...

Hi there, have you torn this engine down to bits already? If your bottom end is still all together I would just leave it. Your symptom of oil in water can be solved with a head gasket change....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, I have napa 3299 for the rear spica...

Hi there, I have napa 3299 for the rear spica fuel filter and Baldwin bf825 for the front fuel filter on late cars with no pressure relief valve and pf866 with early cars with pressure relief valve....
Forum: Product/Vendor Reviews   10-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By vintagemilano
Todays design is not alfa related but is, what I...

Todays design is not alfa related but is, what I think, a nicely drawn Lancia Stratos. Only available for a day.

Cheers,
Forum: Other Italian Cars   10-06-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By vintagemilano
If anyone see's a 128 coupe for sale I would be...

If anyone see's a 128 coupe for sale I would be happy to hear about it.

Thank you,
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-06-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, depends if you are in the red, white,...

Hi there, depends if you are in the red, white, silver, black crowd, or other. If you are in the other crowd, ar119 canary yellow is a colour I like on a spider.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-03-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, should read, Baldwin BT223. Here's a...

Hi there, should read, Baldwin BT223. Here's a same but different link (https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/engine-repair-diagnostics-rebuilding/677746-one-oil-filter-all.html).

Or any of these...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   10-03-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, you can also use open, very short...

Hi there, you can also use open, very short velocity stacks. Did you have a question about the oil pan? I'm assuming there is one currently on it, which should remain to be ok. The engine installed...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   09-29-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, if I had to guess it goes between the...

Hi there, if I had to guess it goes between the two rows of chain for the master link at the top, if front, middle, back of the master all have that bit then as alfaparticle says, you have a spare. ...
Forum: Milano/75 (1985-1993)   09-29-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, if your car has the original hydraulic...

Hi there, if your car has the original hydraulic belt tensioner assembly then that should be rebuilt at the same time, kits can be got from the UK easy. Tensioner bearing, it's up to you, having a...
Forum: Milano/75 (1985-1993)   09-29-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, probably best to take the plugs out and...

Hi there, probably best to take the plugs out and turn it over by hand. When taking the plugs out remember is really important to make sure there is no sand, grit, crud down there that will fall into...
Forum: Milano/75 (1985-1993)   09-28-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By vintagemilano
I would be tempted to test ohms on your coolant...

I would be tempted to test ohms on your coolant temp sensor when this happens and see if it's close to where it needs to be. Generally all the little sensors etc in Ljet are fairly straight forward...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-22-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By vintagemilano
HI there, you may already be on top of this but...

HI there, you may already be on top of this but make sure your low fuel pressure light is working. I agree with goats, fuel filters, especially the rear.

Cheers,
Forum: Alfa Romeo Club of Canada (ARCC)   09-22-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By vintagemilano
A couple shots from the radium car show. One...

A couple shots from the radium car show. One lonely Alfa out there.
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   09-22-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
  CAM oil
Views: 173
Posted By vintagemilano
CAM oil

I was at a car show yesterday and a guy was handing out flyers for this product (http://www.camoils.com/index.php). Anybody heard of it? He said I should be able to have the local Napa bring it in...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   09-19-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By vintagemilano
Nope, there are two wires to the microswitch, one...

Nope, there are two wires to the microswitch, one is in, one is out, out goes to the fuel cutoff solenoid. I think both are white, comes from Fuse 6. There is probably a spade connector (or maybe...
Forum: Milano/75 (1985-1993)   09-19-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By vintagemilano
The spare parts question kinda depends on what...

The spare parts question kinda depends on what you are tackling for work on the car yourself and how much moola you have. Could be anything from a whole parts car to none. Assuming you are doing some...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-19-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, it should start easily from cold (foot...

Hi there, it should start easily from cold (foot off the throttle), rev smoothly to redline when warmed up and have a steady idle when hot. Look for signs of head gasket issues. You will probably...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   09-19-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, even with only a 1000 miles, with an...

Hi there, even with only a 1000 miles, with an unknown car I would still change the rear filter and open it up. The filter is cheap as dirt at napa, only takes a few minutes to change, the longest...
Forum: Picture Room   09-05-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,243
Views: 463,369
Posted By vintagemilano
Vancouver, BC, just saw a black GTV going down...

Vancouver, BC, just saw a black GTV going down west 4th at Burrard.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   08-29-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By vintagemilano
You may have done this already, but going from...

You may have done this already, but going from your pictures, the starter needs to come off too. Gearshift leaver needs to get popped off the top too, take out the pinch bolt that is under the rubber...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   08-23-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By vintagemilano
Welcome, hope you enjoy the driving experience of...

Welcome, hope you enjoy the driving experience of the 164, it's really quite fantastic. Pictures?... :-) Personally I wouldn't mind seeing a pic of the 128 coupe too, that was my very first car.
...
Forum: NWARC - Northwest Alfa Romeo Club for the state of Washington   08-22-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By vintagemilano
That's pretty cool, I have a few seconds of fame...

That's pretty cool, I have a few seconds of fame there at the 59 second mark as my dad drives into the pits. Hans was great, definitely worth the recognition.

Cheers,
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-22-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, when bleeding, after the pedal has hit...

Hi there, when bleeding, after the pedal has hit the floor, that first return up from the floor I usually do that slowly so as not to draw air in down from the reservoir. Which anything less that a...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-21-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By vintagemilano
Hi there, a couple of idea's. Are your min and...

Hi there, a couple of idea's. Are your min and max stops set correctly? Since you know your reference screw on the rear of the injection pump has been messed with, I would look at the picture in this...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-12-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By vintagemilano
This is definitely an argument to use tires that...

This is definitely an argument to use tires that are stickier and wear out faster. I really feel tires should wear out in about 4 years. 10 years by date code is the general rule of thumb I keep...
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