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Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By DPeterson3
Chris, Just sent you a personal message. I...

Chris,

Just sent you a personal message. I see you have posted only 6 times, so you may not be able to send or receive PMs. You can contact me via email at autotech at flash dot net.
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By DPeterson3
Rust? Floorboards, spare tire well, damage to...

Rust? Floorboards, spare tire well, damage to front valence?
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   09-14-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By DPeterson3
Bosch is infamous for manufacturing the same part...

Bosch is infamous for manufacturing the same part under many different part numbers. Who knows why? Anyway, this brush set is also made by many manufacturers. Quite commonly available in the...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By DPeterson3
Brazilian possibilities

In another thread, I mentioned that Brazil offered some possible sources for 102 parts. Through a subsidiary company, Alfa continued to build versions of the cast-iron 2000 from 1962 until at least...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   09-14-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By DPeterson3
McMaster-Carr offer a huge range, including black...

McMaster-Carr offer a huge range, including black finish suitable for older Alfas, and brilliantly fast service.
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-13-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,270
Posted By DPeterson3
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/gdr-992-04-m12c...

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/gdr-992-04-m12ch

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ear-ss997591erl


https://www.summitracing.com/parts/fra-650166
Forum: Free Alfa Romeo Cars and Parts   09-13-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 474
Posted By DPeterson3
I just spent about 30 minutes window shopping at...

I just spent about 30 minutes window shopping at Mercadolivre. I remember doing exactly that after I took delivery of my 2300 engine. After decades of hard going finding parts for CI 2000s, here...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-13-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,270
Posted By DPeterson3
Did you not receive my post about the correct...

Did you not receive my post about the correct thread?

This part is a worldwide standard part. It is found on cars and motorcycles worldwide.

I can easily get you one and mail it, but you can...
Forum: Free Alfa Romeo Cars and Parts   09-13-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 474
Posted By DPeterson3
I’ve got a contact down there, although we’ve not...

I’ve got a contact down there, although we’ve not been in regular contact. He was quite helpful as I sorted out my FNM engine.

I stopped into Brasilia while flying around down there, and...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-12-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,270
Posted By DPeterson3
As there is essentially no flow through the banjo...

As there is essentially no flow through the banjo bolt or line to the gauge, any 12 X 1.25 banjo bolt with the right length for the fitting and engagement will work fine. It is also unlikely that...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-12-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,270
Posted By DPeterson3
By the way, if I recall, the original banjo bolt...

By the way, if I recall, the original banjo bolt (and fitting) has a larger “stepped” shank near the head, and smaller near the block. Thus, it requires two different sizes of copper sealing...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-12-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,270
Posted By DPeterson3
Hiya, The thread in my 2000 block is 12MM X...

Hiya,

The thread in my 2000 block is 12MM X 1.25.

Here's a pic of some of the banjo fittings I have. All three threads are different. I've got more of these things laying around somewhere.
...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-12-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,270
Posted By DPeterson3
My apologies... I got distracted. A neighbor...

My apologies... I got distracted. A neighbor needed help installing a fresh engine.

I’ll get the info later today. It is 4am at this moment.
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-11-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,866
Posted By DPeterson3
Another effort at simplification. Unless the...

Another effort at simplification.

Unless the plenum is bizarrely designed, the Float Bowl Vent can be placed anywhere in it, and serve as a reliable "reference" for the fuel-metering jets inside...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-11-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By DPeterson3
For my recent project, for which I had no keys,...

For my recent project, for which I had no keys, K4C sent me one blank each of all of the options for my car, I removed the lock barrels, inserted the blanks, took pictures of the protruding tumblers,...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-10-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By DPeterson3
Uh, pardon my astonishment. My several...

Uh, pardon my astonishment. My several experiences with Keith were at the other end of the spectrum. I couldn’t be more astonished if you’d reported you walked into Baskins-Robbins, asked for a...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-09-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 69,441
Posted By DPeterson3
Serge, Sometimes it is something...

Serge,

Sometimes it is something unexpected...

Are your Webers new, or refurbished old? I ask, because I once bought a pair of Webers from a well-regarded seller in Europe, and it turned out...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By DPeterson3
Keith at Keys4Classics is a wizard. Take...

Keith at Keys4Classics is a wizard.

Take pictures of the keys, both side and end. If you don’t have all the keys, you have to remove the inner lock mechanisms, insert the blanks he’ll send you,...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-08-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By DPeterson3
Just for sport, I sent an email to the listed...

Just for sport, I sent an email to the listed seller telling them I'd be in Santa Rosa this past Saturday. I actually could have been if they'd answered, which of course, they did not.
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-07-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By DPeterson3
Hola I have bad news. I do not believe...

Hola

I have bad news. I do not believe there is ANY predetermined formula that will give you a correct result for Grigio Biacca.

When we were ready to paint my car we made samples from...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-06-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,866
Posted By DPeterson3
Back to concepts... The challenge is to...

Back to concepts...

The challenge is to refine an explanation to the point where a second grader can understand the concept. This is not a criticism of anyone, it truly is the standard to be...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-06-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,866
Posted By DPeterson3
Serge, I truly believe the misconnect is due...

Serge,

I truly believe the misconnect is due to two things. Primarily the slight differences in language, but which becomes critical in technical matters, and the “human factors”. This latter...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-05-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,866
Posted By DPeterson3
Mark... I just realized. The carb spacing...

Mark...

I just realized. The carb spacing on the Solex manifold is different than it is for the FNM/OKP. The OKP carb spacing is the same as the 105’s. The Solex manifold spreads the front and...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-05-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,866
Posted By DPeterson3
Serge, I owed you a reply to your question...

Serge,

I owed you a reply to your question about this...

“While the pressure in the plenum does change, the intent is to have the same pressure entering the carb barrel as acts on the float...
Forum: 1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)   09-05-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,866
Posted By DPeterson3
Mark, The 2300 has fairly short trumpets...

Mark,

The 2300 has fairly short trumpets inside the plenum. Driveability 100%. I installed the trumpets because of “why not?”, and thinking they might smooth the airflow past the square-cut...
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