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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   Today, 12:59 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By spiderserie4
OK makes sense...as long as the stamped chassis...

OK makes sense...as long as the stamped chassis is 141****

that is what we were all asking the OP to confirm (he said, post #13, he scratched the paint off and it was clearly 247....)

the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   Today, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 107,557
Posted By spiderserie4
and the good one, the corteco, as well:) (if...

and the good one, the corteco, as well:)

(if there were signs of leakage from that horseshoe cover, you should check it for straightness.....the bolts can make little indentations around the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,416
Posted By spiderserie4
so that chassis #, which had us all thinking it...

so that chassis #, which had us all thinking it was a S2 chassis # (AR 247 0979)
actually belongs to a german delivery 1750 twin-carbed spider round tail spider?

or did the chassis number...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   Today, 05:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,416
Posted By spiderserie4
and what "tipo" did they call it, a...

and what "tipo" did they call it, a 105.03
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   Today, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By spiderserie4
so you are taking that fuel rail off each time,...

so you are taking that fuel rail off each time, just to replace one injector hose?
that is a crazy amount of extra work!

Replace all 4 and use the correct high pressure injector hose (maybe a...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By spiderserie4
have you checked the VVT is working?...not just...

have you checked the VVT is working?...not just the simple test where you test if the solenoid clicks/moves, but testing that the VVT itself is actually advancing the cam?

if the solenoid doesn't...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Montreal   Yesterday, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By spiderserie4
yep well done! (and to Aggie67 and robarbon) that...

yep well done! (and to Aggie67 and robarbon) that is indeed a RHD one.

although I always prefer lhd alfas, the rhd monty has a ZF box and that is less prone to cracking than the Burman!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-17-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By spiderserie4
charge battery fully, then check cranking...

charge battery fully, then check cranking voltage: if under about 11V "whilst cranking", the ECU won't work.

then tell us if you have spark or not so we don't have to chase both ignition and fuel...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-17-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By spiderserie4
Charlie, presume it is the old problem "around...

Charlie,
presume it is the old problem "around the 2400 range" that you had back then?
https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/8373892-post36.html

check the VSD as Eric says....check the vacuum hose...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-16-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,648
Posted By spiderserie4
Lucas is still going strong, especially in diesel...

Lucas is still going strong, especially in diesel injection, engine management etc....still sold in the same green boxes.

back in the day Lucas mechanical fuel injection adorned many a successful...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-16-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By spiderserie4
this discussion says 6 mm ...

this discussion says 6 mm
https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/spider-105-115-series-1966-1994/207614-idle-air-hoses-size.html
Forum: Milano/75 (1985-1993)   10-15-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By spiderserie4
that'll be Guarnitauto Guarnitauto | Home...

that'll be
Guarnitauto
Guarnitauto | Home page (http://www.guarnitauto.com/)
no personal knowledge, they have been around since the early 1950's

Classic Alfa sell Reinz and call them OE....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-13-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,648
Posted By spiderserie4
your rail ...

your rail

https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/8479696-post30.html

is completely different to a standard S4, in that is has no individual hoses to the injectors, so difficult to say really.

just...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-12-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By spiderserie4
yep Motronic cars (S3.5 and S4) had a larger...

yep
Motronic cars (S3.5 and S4) had a larger seal, 84mm
Forum: Car Restoration   10-11-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By spiderserie4
franjo did beautiful repros of those eggs (looks...

franjo did beautiful repros of those eggs (looks like the earlier, 105 type, but not sure)

AlfaFranjo - On Sale (http://www.alfafranjo.com/onSale.php)
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-11-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By spiderserie4
my manual also says every 10k, but kilometers. ...

my manual also says every 10k, but kilometers.

so 6000 mile interval.

Just do it once a year with filter, no matter if you drive 500 miles or 5000 miles per annum.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-11-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By spiderserie4
and tranny mount diameter: ...

and tranny mount diameter:
https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/6687649-post14.html
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-11-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,648
Posted By spiderserie4
so only #3 injector was making that odd noise? If...

so only #3 injector was making that odd noise? If so, that injector obviously has a fault.

"Test #2 Unplug the #3 injector and turn on the ignition.
Results where the same, buzzing from the #3...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-10-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By spiderserie4
drop the fusebox and turn it over to inspect the...

drop the fusebox and turn it over to inspect the colored connector blocks on the rear.
check none of the wires have pulled out.

https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/784334-post2.html
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-10-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,648
Posted By spiderserie4
twice per cycle, if you think about it it is...

twice per cycle,
if you think about it it is not a waste as the fuel mist on back of valves does get drawn in and combusted. (I mean it doesn't have a chance to just sit there too long at 5000...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,263
Posted By spiderserie4
don't paint it, it's beautiful cast aluminium,...

don't paint it, it's beautiful cast aluminium, that's the whole beauty of an alfa engine that is miles ahead of anything else...primitive cast iron blocks get painted sometimes...

try just a small...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By spiderserie4
that was someone trying (and gave up!) to drill...

that was someone trying (and gave up!) to drill it
to either make a thread/fitment for a guage of some sort, or to fit a heatshield.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 834
Posted By spiderserie4
Del Priore might have them see: ...

Del Priore might have them
see:
https://www.ebay.de/itm/HALTER-PERSENNING-LINKS-ALFA-ROMEO-115-SPIDER-SERIE-4-BRACKET-HOOD-COVER-1990-93/323694553197?hash=item4b5db2e86d:g:6NcAAOSwkCZcZUuI#shpCntId...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By spiderserie4
I wouldn't touch those, no need unless they are...

I wouldn't touch those, no need unless they are leaking (then you would see water in the oil)

removing the head won't affect those as long as you do not turn the crank.
When head is off you just...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,416
Posted By spiderserie4
50 quid import charges on 125$?...that's daylight...

50 quid import charges on 125$?...that's daylight robbery.

maybe it'll be better with the Brexit!:grin2:
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