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Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   10-15-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
  Clock
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Posted By jeffb99tx
Yes. I have a '94 and there is a clock in the...

Yes. I have a '94 and there is a clock in the HVAC control panel and also one in the radio if I so desire. The military time however has taken a while for me to get use to it.

Cheers,

Jeff
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   10-15-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
  Clock
Views: 561
Posted By jeffb99tx
I do not set a time for my clock on my radio. I...

I do not set a time for my clock on my radio. I keep it dark. Having two clocks in the car never made sense to me.

Jeff
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   10-04-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By jeffb99tx
Steve, We have a 2016 500X and enjoy it very...

Steve,

We have a 2016 500X and enjoy it very much. We have the Lounge edition with the 2.4L engine and the 9-speed automatic transmission. I am not too impressed with the 2019 models as they...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   10-04-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,224
Posted By jeffb99tx
The transmission shop got everything back...

The transmission shop got everything back together and were ready for the test drive. They start the car up and find fuel gushing from somewhere at the top of the fuel tank. So no test drive and...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-27-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,224
Posted By jeffb99tx
Update. It has been over six weeks at the...

Update. It has been over six weeks at the transmission shop. They put the car up on the lift in week 2 and got the transmission out. They then got slammed with other work and put mine aside (but...
Forum: AROC-THC, Alfa Romeo Owners Club Texas Hill Country   09-05-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By jeffb99tx
We have a record 98 entries for this year's show....

We have a record 98 entries for this year's show. Thank you Hill Country Alfa fans for coming out for our show. We are allowing entrants to set up canopies if they want to bring some additional...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   08-16-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,224
Posted By jeffb99tx
Old thread update: I can now say that my...

Old thread update: I can now say that my automatic transmission lasted 132,000+ miles before it grenaded. Well, it did not exactly explode, but I did hear a sudden loud noise and then I was...
Forum: AROCOK - Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Oklahoma   07-31-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By jeffb99tx
16th Annual ItalianCarFest, Grapevine, TX

Hi Oklahoma Alfa Owners. It's almost that time of year again. You are invited to participate in the 16th Annual ItalianCarFest in Grapevine, Texas. Here are the details:

September 7th, 2019...
Forum: AROC-THC, Alfa Romeo Owners Club Texas Hill Country   07-31-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By jeffb99tx
What a great post Dan and thanks for doing this. ...

What a great post Dan and thanks for doing this. I am always amazed at the number of people who come up from the Austin area as well as the quality of the cars. Registration is open (I registered...
Forum: LSAROC - Lone Star Alfa Romeo Owners Club   07-31-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By jeffb99tx
Thanks Doug for posting this. I'm in. I...

Thanks Doug for posting this.

I'm in.

I registered today. Bringing the 164 sedan. Registration is $35 and the link above takes you to the city of Grapevine website for registration. There is...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   07-19-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By jeffb99tx
What a great review. Thanks for sharing that. ...

What a great review. Thanks for sharing that.

Jeff
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   07-10-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By jeffb99tx
GTV67 - I seem to recall that my mechanic had...

GTV67 - I seem to recall that my mechanic had installed one of those curved blade style fans when we went the aftermarket route. It just did not have enough capacity as a puller fan. After he made...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   07-01-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By jeffb99tx
My mechanic actually tried putting in an...

My mechanic actually tried putting in an aftermarket fan. He went as far as to modify and mount it in the existing shroud. However it turned out that the fan was not strong enough to remove the...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   07-01-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,507
Posted By jeffb99tx
So sorry to hear about this. But I am glad you...

So sorry to hear about this. But I am glad you had some resources close at hand to put out the fire. I need to add one of those to all my vehicles. Best of luck sorting everything out and with...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   05-08-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,201
  Sticky: 164 Picture Thread
Views: 337,041
Posted By jeffb99tx
Here is a photo of my car taken last week at the...

Here is a photo of my car taken last week at the All British and European Car Day here in Dallas. The photographer is a professional and always does a great job. I did not win any prizes but it was...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   05-07-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
I asked mechanic what code it was flashing and he...

I asked mechanic what code it was flashing and he said check oxygen sensor code. He said there is one other remedy he has not tried. It involves putting something similar to a washer on the oxygen...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   05-03-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
Here is the update. I picked up the car on...

Here is the update. I picked up the car on Tuesday and the check engine light was not coming on, but my mechanic said it might come on periodically if idling for an extended period of time. He put...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   04-23-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By jeffb99tx
I bought my 1994 LS in 2004 and it had 35,000...

I bought my 1994 LS in 2004 and it had 35,000 miles on it and was not running. Got it running by 2005 and it is now up to almost 130,000 miles so 95,000 miles in 14 years. So I put around 6,800...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   04-22-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
I will ask that when I go pick up the car this...

I will ask that when I go pick up the car this week and report back.

Thanks.
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   04-19-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
I heard back from my mechanic today about my...

I heard back from my mechanic today about my check engine light issues and the car running lean at idle. I found a used Bosch part for a Porsche that looked to be in great shape and unmolested. He...
Forum: LSAROC - Lone Star Alfa Romeo Owners Club   04-18-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By jeffb99tx
I realize this is a long shot, but I visited the...

I realize this is a long shot, but I visited the Alfa dealer on Mockingbird Lane a few months ago and got to talking to the manager. He saw my 164 and said that he had a mechanic on staff who was...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   04-16-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By jeffb99tx
I have gone through several ignition switches on...

I have gone through several ignition switches on my automatic LS. The latest one has bypassed the lock out button that had to be pushed in order to get it to start. My problem with the switches was...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   03-21-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
Thanks Goats. That was my thought as well. My...

Thanks Goats. That was my thought as well. My thinking is that the fuel injection management system should work with the data the sensors are providing and it will instruct the air flow meter on...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   03-21-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
So can I swap out mine with a new one with the...

So can I swap out mine with a new one with the same Bosch part number but for a Porsche? The used on Ebay from here in the US looks like it has been opened and messed with.
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   03-20-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By jeffb99tx
I have not yet made my purchase but need to make...

I have not yet made my purchase but need to make a decision soon. I found a new Bosch unit from a Porsche part supplier in Atlanta (same part number) and it is slightly over $600. My question is...
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