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Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,122
Posted By PSk
Agree, the head only matters around the...

Agree, the head only matters around the combustion chamber and outer edge ... the rest could be pitted to hell and back, doesn't matter.
Pete
Forum: Picture Room   Today, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 621,794
Posted By PSk
Police need to investigate ... Pete

Police need to investigate ...
Pete
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
  Wanted: 105 auto Diff
Views: 460
Posted By PSk
Interesting suggestion- how direct is the swap?...

Interesting suggestion- how direct is the swap? Aren't you also then looking at new brakes, parking brake, suspension attachment points, wheels, and a custom driveshaft? Seems like cost/effort would...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,277
Posted By PSk
Heating engine or gearbox oil, or...

Heating engine or gearbox oil, or drivers/passengers feet would not be ideal too ... so space is limited. I have considered doing the proper headers on my 156v6, but ... can't be bothered. Sounds...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-15-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By PSk
Sometimes we get a bit scared working on our...

Sometimes we get a bit scared working on our "special" Alfas.

A mechanic would have grabbed a big hammer and punch, etc. and swung away and sorted it in seconds.

The bigger the hammer the less...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-15-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,957
Posted By PSk
Lathe now has a motor, but yes wiring needs to he...

Lathe now has a motor, but yes wiring needs to he tidied up:

Pete
Forum: Suggestions & Comments about AlfaBB   06-13-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 549
Posted By PSk
This is a great site for Alfisti. End of story. ...

This is a great site for Alfisti. End of story.
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-13-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By PSk
Never have with the 156v6 yet ... done nearly 50k...

Never have with the 156v6 yet ... done nearly 50k kms since I bought it 🙂

If you drive on gravel roads things would be different
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-12-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,715
Posted By PSk
Okay last post, really. When you disturb an...

Okay last post, really.

When you disturb an engines water system, you need to follow this procedure to burp the system (no matter what engine):
1. Fill with water, der
2. Turn heater to max hot...
Forum: Engine Conversions   06-12-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By PSk
An Alfa has been ruined. Old cars are old cars...

An Alfa has been ruined. Old cars are old cars ... don't understand making them only skin deep.

Like marrying a lovely person and then trying to make them look like Elle Macpherson via surgery.
...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-12-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,158
Posted By PSk
Tidy Pete

Tidy

Pete
Forum: AlfaBB Website Support/Help from Autoguide   06-12-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By PSk
If android phone, you select the post you want to...

If android phone, you select the post you want to quote by the tickbox (top right hand corner of each post) and then select the speech (quotation) marks.

That post tickbox brings up a whole menu...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Collectibles, Literature & Manuals For Sale & Wanted   06-12-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By PSk
Beat me to it, lol Pete

Beat me to it, lol
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-12-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,715
Posted By PSk
Heck don't waste $400 on the mechanical fan...

Heck don't waste $400 on the mechanical fan setup. My comments were all about undoing changes, to diagnose cause, not to make further changes.

Good luck. I do hope its not just because the cooling...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-11-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,715
Posted By PSk
Sorry, I thought you still had all the mechanical...

Sorry, I thought you still had all the mechanical fan bits. Hard to test reinstalling them without them ... lol

Best
Pete
Forum: Motorsports   06-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 8,300
Posted By PSk
No longer is racing permitted in F1 is my final...

No longer is racing permitted in F1 is my final conclusion
Pete
Forum: Motorsports   06-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 8,300
Posted By PSk
Is there an English version? Pete

Is there an English version?
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-11-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,715
Posted By PSk
Good luck. I'm out. There is absolutely no logic...

Good luck. I'm out. There is absolutely no logic in your problem solving, just a ton of random ideas. That is not how you find causes and then resolutions.

You have to follow a path until it is...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   06-11-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By PSk
Yep that makes 1985cc Pete

Yep that makes 1985cc
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-10-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,715
Posted By PSk
The next test drive is for the mechanical fan and...

The next test drive is for the mechanical fan and shroud reinstalled, and electric fan removed.

This will prove that this change is causing the problem or not.

This is what you need to work...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   06-10-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
  Wanted: 105 auto Diff
Views: 460
Posted By PSk
Just put a Ford Escort diff in it. So much easier...

Just put a Ford Escort diff in it. So much easier than changing the gearbox. Completely reversible
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-10-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By PSk
The seats appear to have yellow stitching ... ...

The seats appear to have yellow stitching ...

But the engineers who designed the inlet system on these moderner Nords needs to be shot with balls of their own poo. God that is one ugly, hoses...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   06-10-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By PSk
I assume the AD cars were all 1750 bodies...

I assume the AD cars were all 1750 bodies (105..), but eventually, the engine grew to to 2 liters.

Regards, Alberto[/QUOTE]Confusing because the engine size of a GTAm using the 1779cc block is...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-10-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,715
Posted By PSk
He's testing returning the mechanical fan setup...

He's testing returning the mechanical fan setup ... Let's be patient.
Pete
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-10-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By PSk
Does the tach cable require lubricating? Pete

Does the tach cable require lubricating?
Pete
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