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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-18-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Green Meanie
In Minnesota it's not feasible to drive our old...

In Minnesota it's not feasible to drive our old Alfas in the winter. Lots of salt use and, unlike the Northeast, we rarely get that cleansing rain from Dec-Feb. Plus it gets so cold here that, even...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   07-26-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 198,106
Posted By Green Meanie
Looks like the same one that didn't meet reserve...

Looks like the same one that didn't meet reserve on BAT a while back, amid some controversy, with decals added:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1971-alfa-romeo-giulia-super-4/
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   07-25-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,547
Posted By Green Meanie
Glad the fuel pump came in handy and you've made...

Glad the fuel pump came in handy and you've made some good progress, Greg. You must get getting really good at changing out those filters...;) Re: the fuel line heating up, I wrapped mine in...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   07-18-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,547
Posted By Green Meanie
Sure, Greg! Just sent you my contact info and am...

Sure, Greg! Just sent you my contact info and am happy to help. Will keep an eye out for a call or text... Best of luck.

Jim
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   07-18-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,547
Posted By Green Meanie
Are you coming through the Twin Cities? I did a...

Are you coming through the Twin Cities? I did a SPICA to carb conversion over the winter and have the old SPICA fuel pump sitting in my garage. It worked fine when I removed it and is yours if you...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   07-12-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,547
Posted By Green Meanie
The Northern route is awesome. I did it last...

The Northern route is awesome. I did it last year in my 1970 Giulia, as detailed here: https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/sedan-1962-1977/673860-little-car-big-country.html

Badlands and...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-30-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,985
Posted By Green Meanie
Yes, the 5000 can be used on a Spider but the...

Yes, the 5000 can be used on a Spider but the lifts have to be positioned exactly right. They barely fit within the wheelbase and you have to keep in mind that the platform is raised an an angle. ...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   04-25-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 198,106
Posted By Green Meanie
The green Super in Miami that was on eBay back in...

The green Super in Miami that was on eBay back in January and discussed in this thread on pages 108-109 is now on BAT:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1971-alfa-romeo-giulia-super-4/

Here is...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-23-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Green Meanie
Great pix, Gary! It is definitely a cool area...

Great pix, Gary! It is definitely a cool area and glad I had a chance to see it. And Roland had a hand it my Giulia's importation as well...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-22-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Green Meanie
While they are very supportive and enjoy coming...

While they are very supportive and enjoy coming along for shorter trips, they have their limits... My daughter is only 7 and has ridden in the Giulia to Road America (~5 hours) and a couple multi-day...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-13-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Green Meanie
Trying to use her as intended, Bruce. It's all...

Trying to use her as intended, Bruce. It's all your fault...;)
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-13-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Green Meanie
Mt. Rainier and our rendezvous at the convention....

Mt. Rainier and our rendezvous at the convention. Not much time for photos on the way back but I got a few at Teddy Roosevelt National Park before the bison chased me off...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Green Meanie
Yellowstone and Idaho

Yellowstone and Idaho
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-13-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Green Meanie
Little car / big country

Finally getting around to sharing some photos from my western US road trip from Minneapolis to Olympia, WA for the AROC convention in August. Did my best to stay off the interstate and was more...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   11-08-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 198,106
Posted By Green Meanie
Andrew, My LHD 1300TI has standing pedals...

Andrew,

My LHD 1300TI has standing pedals and was built on June 24th, 1970 so may have come a little later than that, at least for the entry level models.

Cheers,
Jim
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   10-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Green Meanie
Size is A2: A2 420 x 594 mm 16.5 x 23.4 in

Size is A2:

A2 420 x 594 mm 16.5 x 23.4 in
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   10-06-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Green Meanie
Very cool! Just ordered one. Thanks for posting.

Very cool! Just ordered one. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   07-27-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By Green Meanie
Great photos and story. The "International...

Great photos and story. The "International Challenge" weekend at Elkhart is an awesome experience. I went last year in my '70 Giulia and saw the same red TI holding her own out there. It rained...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   07-19-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Green Meanie
Classic Alfa sells a "stinger" type rear exhaust...

Classic Alfa sells a "stinger" type rear exhaust for Giulia sedans. I have a similar one on my Spider and sounds good, especially at higher RPMs. But your neighbors will definitely hear you coming...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   06-20-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Green Meanie
Thanks for the responses, guys. That was my...

Thanks for the responses, guys. That was my assumption as well but I know enough to be dangerous... Appreciate it.

Jim
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   06-18-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Green Meanie
Shankle sure start damages SPICA pump?

Has anyone heard of a Shankle Sure Start damaging the SPICA injection pump? The theory is that it moves the enrichment mechanism faster than it was designed to, whereas a proper TA adjusts it more...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   04-04-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Green Meanie
Good luck, Bruce. I used a Motive Power bleeder....

Good luck, Bruce. I used a Motive Power bleeder. Between that and the one way bleed nipples it wasn't too bad, though I did of course have to do it twice...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   03-18-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Green Meanie
How did I not see it was upside down?!?......

How did I not see it was upside down?!?... Really, I did try to rotate that photo but it was indicative of how my day went. Thanks for the advice and much needed levity. I was finally able to get...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   03-03-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Green Meanie
hard time with hard lines (into brake master)

Banging my head against a wall trying to reattach the brake master cylinder hard line for a floor (standing) pedal 1970 Giulia. It's an ATE MC and appears identical to the old one. I was able to...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   01-26-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Green Meanie
Well, it turns out that this frequent-flyer...

Well, it turns out that this frequent-flyer 1300TI that just popped up on eBay also has the gearboxes. Same car has been sold on BAT twice, initially by the same seller as the one above:
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