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Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-26-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By johntennyson
Going to small badge L-Jetronic

Help! My '84, she no run.

I've had only a bit of trouble in the past (it would quit after running for a minute only to start right back up and do the same thing again. And again. And... I...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   02-26-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 273,078
Posted By johntennyson
PapaJam: How do I do this? Do you have/ can I get...

PapaJam: How do I do this? Do you have/ can I get a wiring diagram for the '84 GTV6 which currently sits lifeless in my garage, having gone (literally) POOF! when I tried to start it after a cambelt...
Forum: AlfaBB Website Support/Help from Autoguide   06-15-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,967
Posted By johntennyson
Does this have anything to do with this: 45...

Does this have anything to do with this:
45 Million Accounts Hacked At Some Of The Biggest Car Forums (http://jalopnik.com/45-million-accounts-hacked-at-some-of-the-biggest-car-f-1782030203)
Forum: Car Events   10-19-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By johntennyson
Let me add mine: ...

Let me add mine:
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t47/johntennyson/IMG_1240.jpg (http://s157.photobucket.com/user/johntennyson/media/IMG_1240.jpg.html)

My favorite:...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   09-01-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By johntennyson
IAP 4-headlight upgrade kit

Well, I guess I now know why I didn't get a response from IAP...

Anyway, I've got the IAP 4-headlight upgrade kit which apparently uses the power lead from the head light switch to trip a relay...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   09-01-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By johntennyson
IAP 4-headlight upgrade kit

Well, I guess I now know why I didn't get a response from IAP...

Anyway, I've got the IAP 4-headlight upgrade kit which apparently uses the power lead from the head light switch to trip a relay...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   07-25-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 25,716
Posted By johntennyson
Tally another for a future order!

Tally another for a future order!
Forum: Alfa Romeo Videos   03-28-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,180
Posted By johntennyson
Top Gear and Alfas

I just came across a 'new' TG video, with a nice reference to our cars at 37:05

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8T1rMsJtQU
Forum: Car Events   10-27-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By johntennyson
Thanks again, Andrew and Larry, for a great day...

Thanks again, Andrew and Larry, for a great day out! Also for posting pictures, especially because they're better than the stuff I got.

Also, we might keep this in mind for a future drive:...
Forum: Alfa Romeo 4C   09-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By johntennyson
Sure it is-- you just need a wrench and a bunch...

Sure it is-- you just need a wrench and a bunch of washers!
Forum: Picture Room   07-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 458,431
Posted By johntennyson
I caught a glimpse of what appeared to be 6c 1750...

I caught a glimpse of what appeared to be 6c 1750 today on TV-- it looks like Colin Firth drives one in the new Woody Allen flick Magic in the Moonlight.
Forum: Picture Room   07-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 458,431
Posted By johntennyson
I went on the Hillsborough Concours Tour last...

I went on the Hillsborough Concours Tour last Saturday and it was pretty much a given that there'd be Alfas there:
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t47/johntennyson/IMG_1999.jpg...
Forum: Car Events   07-13-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By johntennyson
Holy crap! Would I ever like to do that, but I'd...

Holy crap! Would I ever like to do that, but I'd need a lotto win first!

It looks like one of those deals for pre-'75 cars-- which Alfa would be best for that? Probably a GTV, but if I had my '74...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-06-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,803
Posted By johntennyson
You might want to see whether it's just the...

You might want to see whether it's just the parking brake mechanism at the caliper that's sticking. It's not uncommon on our cars. I replaced the calipers on my car and it happened again the first...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,803
Posted By johntennyson
No #%&@# kidding. I figured I'd replace the cat...

No #%&@# kidding. I figured I'd replace the cat on my DD '91 Miata along with the exhaust system (the HC reading was borderline on its previous smog check) and the one I got from Moss Miata didn't...
Forum: Engine Conversions   06-28-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,906
Posted By johntennyson
Rob- How did you make that work? The T-5...

Rob- How did you make that work?

The T-5 looks like a great setup. It's cheap, not very heavy, can handle 300+ ft-lbs of torque and shifts nicely, quicker than stock 115 Alfa stuff, even though it...
Forum: Car Events   06-28-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,285
Posted By johntennyson
It looks like a cool event-- it's too bad for me...

It looks like a cool event-- it's too bad for me it's in the other end of the state. Please post pictures after this weekend!

Thanks!
Forum: Car Events   06-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By johntennyson
San Francisco C&C

It wasn't posted on either the local ARA event calendar or on this forum, but there's a new Cars and Coffee in San Francisco. I only found out about it yesterday and there were about 250 cars out on...
Forum: Engine Conversions   06-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,906
Posted By johntennyson
I'm just bumping this one to the top-- I'm...

I'm just bumping this one to the top-- I'm pondering possible amazing (!) project car ideas and most of 'em center around getting a 5-speed bolted to the back of a V-6.

It looks like Larry Jr.'s...
Forum: Picture Room   06-11-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 458,431
Posted By johntennyson
Holy Crap! I wanna see more of that Giulia Super...

Holy Crap! I wanna see more of that Giulia Super erm, "Spider!"
Forum: Picture Room   06-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 458,431
Posted By johntennyson
4C in San Francisco

I didn't see it, but Jalopnik did:
A Jalopnik reader with the license plate JALOPNK managed ... (http://jalopnik.com/a-jalopnik-reader-with-the-license-plate-jalopnk-manage-1588859466)

I feel...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   04-10-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 128,312
Posted By johntennyson
Sniff Petrol is the muse of Top Gear's script...

Sniff Petrol is the muse of Top Gear's script editor. It's kind of an automotive version of The Onion. I don't know why I didn't post this sooner:

Alfa announces new app Sniff Petrol...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-09-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By johntennyson
Well.... it's now officially spring, so that...

Well.... it's now officially spring, so that U-pipe solution sounds pretty good to me! I had an '86 Taurus years ago and the heater core was a common failure on that car-- mine went in a huge cloud...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
  Tires
Views: 1,688
Posted By johntennyson
Also, 205/50-15 is the size of Spec Miata tires....

Also, 205/50-15 is the size of Spec Miata tires. Hmmm...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-22-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
  Tires
Views: 1,688
Posted By johntennyson
I don't mind questions and you have to figure...

I don't mind questions and you have to figure that any tire info more than a couple of years old probably won't be of much help as the products and prices change pretty quickly. Yeah, it's nice to...
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