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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-15-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Vintre
Salt. We use a lot of it during the Winter...

Salt.

We use a lot of it during the Winter here in Southern Ontario for good reason.

I wait for 2 good solid rains in the Spring, then she is good to go again.

Salt is not friendly to our...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-13-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Hello Top Down, As I look back, I guess you...

Hello Top Down,

As I look back, I guess you could leave the rotor on. I followed the Shop Manual and they separated it.

I appreciate you sharing your experience with us, as I am sure others...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-13-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Thanks. I was able to get the bearings from...

Thanks.

I was able to get the bearings from Rockauto.com

Sorry, I am not familiar with the early drum brake cars. Hopefully, someone can chime in.

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-11-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Vintre
+1 I change mine at the end of the season,...

+1

I change mine at the end of the season, just before she takes her Winter nap. This way, clean oil in the engine and ready for Spring!

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-10-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 55,052
Posted By Vintre
Thank you and corrected. Too early for me to...

Thank you and corrected.

Too early for me to have replied. :grin2:

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-10-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 55,052
Posted By Vintre
I am not 100% positive about when Alfa eliminated...

I am not 100% positive about when Alfa eliminated the oil drainback at the back of the head/block, but some head gaskets (Reinz) require sealant at the back of the heads.

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You will see...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 55,052
Posted By Vintre
Glad the thread is helping. Ya, I went back...

Glad the thread is helping.

Ya, I went back and took a look at the post with the pins. I can see that they are present, but looks like they are pressed in.

I replaced them with these pins and...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-07-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,684
Posted By Vintre
Here is a picture of where those 2 gaskets (you...

Here is a picture of where those 2 gaskets (you have 3 showing, only need 2) go on the front cover.

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Good luck,

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-06-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,684
Posted By Vintre
Yes and yes. Vin

Yes and yes.

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-06-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,684
Posted By Vintre
Ok, Starting from the left upper set (and...

Ok,

Starting from the left upper set (and set below them) those look like intake gaskets. I don't have them on my '91 but if I did, I would put a thin amount on both sides.

Next to the right,...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-05-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Thanks Dom, As always, I hope the thread...

Thanks Dom,

As always, I hope the thread helps someone.

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-05-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
That makes sense. I will remove the reference...

That makes sense. I will remove the reference from the thread.

Thanks,

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By Vintre
Great story. Great friendship. Great car. ...

Great story. Great friendship. Great car.

Congrats on all them.

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
That's the way I found it, so I followed. Vin

That's the way I found it, so I followed.

Vin
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Now repeat for the passenger side. The only...

Now repeat for the passenger side. The only difference is that the passenger side, RH, threads on the spindle are right handed. So the usual Righty tighty, Lefty loosey.

Once the passenger side...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Replace centre cap. 1592240 Add some blue...

Replace centre cap.
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Add some blue loctite to caliper bolts.
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Re attach caliper. Torque spec is 54.6 thru 61.2 ft/lbs. I tightened to feel.
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Using 11mm wrench, re...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Insert the cotter pin. There are holes in the...

Insert the cotter pin. There are holes in the spindle at 12/6 o'clock and 3/9 o'clock. If a notch on the nut and hole on the spindle don't align, screw the nut to the minimum to align.
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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Back the nut off a few turns 1592220 Re...

Back the nut off a few turns
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Re torque to 3.7 thru 7.4ft/lbs. I torqued to 6ft/lbs.
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Once the second torque has been done, unscrew the nut by 90 degrees. Here again, we are...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Slide the hub/rotor assembly back onto the...

Slide the hub/rotor assembly back onto the spindle. Insert the outer bearing.
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Insert the washer.
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Put on the 24mm nut. Here we are putting on the driver, LH, nut, so Lefty...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
At this point, the hub/rotor assembly will be...

At this point, the hub/rotor assembly will be going back on soon, so I cleaned the back of the rotor as it has become dirty.
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Add some anti seize to those flat head screws that hold the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Now, the same procedure for the outer bearing,...

Now, the same procedure for the outer bearing, but no seal here.
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Grease the spindle.
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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
As with all seals of this type, grease the inner...

As with all seals of this type, grease the inner ring so that the spring is held in during installation.
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Using the bearing race/driver tool, choose the appropriate size (using the flat...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Remove the top of the tool and here we have your...

Remove the top of the tool and here we have your inner bearing greased.
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Take some of the grease and wipe all around the outside of the bearing. Rolling it in your palm so that all the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Onto greasing the bearings. You can grease the...

Onto greasing the bearings. You can grease the bearings using the palm of your hand (see many YouTube videos) or use a tool. There are a couple of tools out there but this is the one I used. ...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Vintre
Inner race installed. 1592164 Use brake...

Inner race installed.
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Use brake cleaner to clean the bearings and races again prior to greasing.
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This is the high temp bearing grease my local parts store had. Things about...
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