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Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-12-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By Brooklyn67
Thank you very much... I looked on their site,...

Thank you very much...
I looked on their site, but didn't see it - I'll give'm a call.
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-11-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By Brooklyn67
Beautiful build. Who makes the aftermarket air...

Beautiful build.
Who makes the aftermarket air intake. I'd like to convert my stock air intake to something similar, if not exactly, like what you have.

Thanks.
Forum: Car Restoration   07-11-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,928
Posted By Brooklyn67
Take a look at my garage - the previous owner did...

Take a look at my garage - the previous owner did a full on conversion from a '86 Quad to a S1 (front end). For the rear, he converted the rear tail lights to a Giulietta SS... Full steel work and an...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   07-11-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,249
Posted By Brooklyn67
Congratulations! It's going to be a great trip in...

Congratulations! It's going to be a great trip in many ways, but as many have inferred and stated, be prepared...before you leave and for your drive. I have looped around the US 7 time and 5 of those...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-10-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Brooklyn67
JoeCab - Thank you for the offer, but...

JoeCab - Thank you for the offer, but unfortunately when I did call, the sales/tech person told me to order the from Jegs...which I did 2 days ago (2 sets of 4...just in case), but you could always...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-09-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Brooklyn67
Yes...this is the '86 that has the 2 compartment...

Yes...this is the '86 that has the 2 compartment brake reservoir.
Unless my eyesight has totally gone to the shitter, both sides of the reservoir were empty or just about empty.

Unfortunately, I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-08-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Brooklyn67
The leak was definitely from the 5mm plugs on...

The leak was definitely from the 5mm plugs on both calipers. I checked all other areas of the brake system for leaks and nothing was wet. As mentioned, the master cylinder was empty and when I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-08-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Brooklyn67
Wilwood Caliper kit - Leak Fix Recommendation

I ordered the Wilwood brake caliper kit from Centerline [Part #BK807] and have about 250+ miles of winding road experience, using stock rotors in good condition. It's a fantastic upgrade and adds a...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-17-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Update: 1. The issue with "no spark" was the...

Update:

1. The issue with "no spark" was the amount of voltage to the coil. With a fully charged and testing a new battery, I was getting 9.8v to the coil with the engine was cranking. From...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-03-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Thanks for that. The ground that I initially...

Thanks for that. The ground that I initially hooked up is already removed.
I def don't have access to an oscilloscope. Why will the cranking voltage to the coil (if any) not tell me anything? I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-03-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
I don't think it could be the RML, my issue is...

I don't think it could be the RML, my issue is current flowing through the coil...to the dist.
Also, I did check the distributor anyway and all connections are good, no bolts loose, etc. Also,...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-02-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Thanks for the quick follow ups: 1. I test...

Thanks for the quick follow ups:

1. I test both CPS and they're in spec.
2. I haven't inspected the RML and/or pick ups within the distributor yet, but I will.

I'm going to drop in the old...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Perhaps, but if you don't give it a shot and...

Perhaps, but if you don't give it a shot and don't ask questions (ie. this board), you don't learn anything. And if you quit....well, then you never get anywhere, but thanks.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Update: I put a test light on the +/- poles on...

Update:
I put a test light on the +/- poles on the coil and, turned the ignition key on/cranking - no light/no power.
I removed all the wiring from the coil and bench tested, my readings are:...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-18-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Update (sorry for the delay) - my work schedule...

Update (sorry for the delay) - my work schedule has been brutal.

The plugs are good
Tested the Crankshaft position sensor and it was good as well, reading 994Ohms.
Couldn't really test power to...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-03-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
It's a RML Performance Distributor paired up with...

It's a RML Performance Distributor paired up with a Magnecor ignition wire set & Bosch blue coil. Though anything is possible, it's been perfect since installation. As mentioned, I found it strange...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-03-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Brooklyn67
Series 3 Starting/Spark(?) issue

Hi everyone.

I have a starting issue that that just began and I can't think of anything that may have led up to it. Previous to this issue, the engine always started, even if the car sat for 3-4...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-26-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By Brooklyn67
"I have definitely never been into Alfas for...

"I have definitely never been into Alfas for "investment" interests"...
Amen to that kcabpilot!
-- I had the chance to really drive the daylights out of my Alfa about a month ago:...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By Brooklyn67
I'll be happy to be the odd man out and say that...

I'll be happy to be the odd man out and say that I love the way the front airdam looks, especially in that unique color. As someone else mentioned, there's no value to counteract lift or reduce the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Brooklyn67
Top down trio & a hot lap

The other weekend, two other top down friends and I went for a beautiful drive in upstate, NY. Besides my spider, there was a 60s Jaguar XKE and a late 90s Porsche Boxster. We decided to take some...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-14-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By Brooklyn67
I just pulled mine out two weeks ago. It sat I...

I just pulled mine out two weeks ago. It sat I one of those Rhino car storage bags all winter with bags of desiccant & evergreen rodent repellent. I also put about a tablespoon of oil in each spark...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-14-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By Brooklyn67
How did your mechanic get to the diagnosis of...

How did your mechanic get to the diagnosis of focusing on the crankshaft sensor?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By Brooklyn67
Try calling Ed at DiFatta Brothers in Baltimore:...

Try calling Ed at DiFatta Brothers in Baltimore: (800) 638-7656
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-12-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,469
Posted By Brooklyn67
The PO of my '86 Quad modified the hell out of...

The PO of my '86 Quad modified the hell out of it: From bodywork (removed all the Quad bodywork >> made the front mirror a '74 Spider >> the rear uses the tail lights from a Giulietta SS),...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Brooklyn67
Several years ago, I shipped my US spec, '88 BMW...

Several years ago, I shipped my US spec, '88 BMW M3 to Italy. It was shipped from the west coast.
No additional body or mechanical parts were required to make it compliant. France might be...
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