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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-16-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,714
Posted By Alfie Blu
My GTV came with red Koni's front and rear,...

My GTV came with red Koni's front and rear, Shankle silver springs, Shankle front swaybar (oversize bar with plate steel ends) and stock rear swaybar. I replaced the Shankle springs with Centerline...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-27-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Alfie Blu
The PO of my car had installed Shankle race...

The PO of my car had installed Shankle race springs. They were much too stiff for everyday driving. My spider had stock springs, way too soft. I installed Centerline yellow Performance springs, just...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   12-05-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,100
Posted By Alfie Blu
I had a similar problem with my 74 GTV. I can't...

I had a similar problem with my 74 GTV. I can't recall if the pedal was hard but the brakes did stick in the closed position. This would cause me to stop and let them cool. When they had cooled, the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-17-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By Alfie Blu
Try this link: ...

Try this link:
http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/alfetta-gtv6-1972-1986/13558-inner-door-workshop-diagram.html
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-17-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By Alfie Blu
Installing a window winder is a Class A PITA to...

Installing a window winder is a Class A PITA to do. However, the good news is that you can rebuild the mechanism by replacing the cable. You will need to find a matching cable (stainless if...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-28-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Alfie Blu
Completely agree. Nothing but good things to say...

Completely agree. Nothing but good things to say about Summit.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-17-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Alfie Blu
Yep, you are right. When they were using the...

Yep, you are right. When they were using the rubber vapor reducing necks in Texas, I found it worked best to turn the pump handle at a 90 degree angle to pump gas, but it was still difficult. If you...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-01-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,557
Posted By Alfie Blu
Centerline has offered a kit in the past. I just...

Centerline has offered a kit in the past. I just looked on their website and now you can order the wiring parts in a kit and they have the fans as a separate item. When they came as a kit, I put one...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-21-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Alfie Blu
Sounds like a plan.

Sounds like a plan.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-21-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Alfie Blu
I agree with Brad, don't think this was a...

I agree with Brad, don't think this was a standard Alfa item. I had a hole in my GTV at the same location. Bought a similar antenna to the one in the picture (from Autozone website). I like the fact...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-15-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,100
Posted By Alfie Blu
My tank had been sent by the PO to Renu before I...

My tank had been sent by the PO to Renu before I bought the car around 15 years ago. It is my understanding that they open the tank (I believe along the seam), clean it, coat it inside and out then...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-11-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,024
Posted By Alfie Blu
Any mounting hardware will work but if you want...

Any mounting hardware will work but if you want to be sure it won't come off, I would use nylock nuts.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-11-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,024
Posted By Alfie Blu
If it is a later GTV (2000) it had an "H"...

If it is a later GTV (2000) it had an "H" bracket. Earlier GTV's (1750 and earlier) used two piece type brackets. If you can't find the type you are looking for, they appear to be easy to fabricate....
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   12-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
  Wanted: 3 GTV 2000's
Views: 1,098
Posted By Alfie Blu
Hard to tell just looking at pictures. One thing...

Hard to tell just looking at pictures. One thing to note is that the blue car has a Shankle type conversion from Spica to Webers. I had that on my GTV when I bought it and never could get it to work...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-31-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Alfie Blu
Try this link for Cibie Driving Lights... ...

Try this link for Cibie Driving Lights...
Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply (http://www.danielsternlighting.com/products/products.html)

Sid
74 GTV
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-19-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Alfie Blu
Roadtrip, Spica system fuel pumps only produce 10...

Roadtrip, Spica system fuel pumps only produce 10 to 20 psi. Also I think you misunderstood the stainless lines I used. I used hard stainless steel that was the same construction as the original...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-18-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Alfie Blu
After trying to clean the lines and having them...

After trying to clean the lines and having them clog a year or two later, I just replaced them. Go to Summit and order 50 ft of stainless steel fuel line and using a tubing bender, make new lines. It...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-21-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By Alfie Blu
Try this: ...

Try this:
https://www.centerlinealfa.com/exhaust/1505
My GTV has a center muffler and a rear muffler similar to this.
Also, you didn't say if you are running carbs or Spica. If you have carbs, the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-13-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Alfie Blu
Wiring Diagram Thread

Look here and contact PAPAJAM:
http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/electrical-chassis-lighting/21571-available-wiring-diagrams.html

Good luck
Sid
74 GTV 2000
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-15-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Alfie Blu
If you are concerned with originality, I would...

If you are concerned with originality, I would call Re-Originals.
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   05-27-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Alfie Blu
Thanks for the good thoughts. At least the...

Thanks for the good thoughts. At least the overturned Alfa can probably be fixed. Sorry for the poor folks on the flooded streets, those cars are gone (hopefully they don't show up in the...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   05-19-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By Alfie Blu
Try this link to Pierce Manifolds. Linkage Kits...

Try this link to Pierce Manifolds.
Linkage Kits (http://www.piercemanifolds.com/category_s/223.htm)
I have dealt with them in the past and they are very knowledgeable.:smile2:

Good Luck,
Sid...
Forum: Scuderia Houston - Houston Alfa Romeo Owners Club   04-18-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,829
Posted By Alfie Blu
Michael has an almost exclusively Alfa shop....

Michael has an almost exclusively Alfa shop. Rebuilt my engine plus other work on my car over the years. Trained at an Alfa shop owned by a GTV6 racer. Highly recommended.

Vintage Car Solutions...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   03-04-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,041
Posted By Alfie Blu
Dan, I appreciate all the work to get the jersey...

Dan, I appreciate all the work to get the jersey designed and printed. I ordered one several days ago. Thanks.

Sid
74 GTV
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-29-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,877
Posted By Alfie Blu
I have had a set of Centerline vinyl on the front...

I have had a set of Centerline vinyl on the front and rear seats for a number of years. They look original and have worn well (still look new). Although I had a shop install these on my GTV, I did...
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