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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By abeasley
Header on S3... So much better!

I installed a new header on my S3 and I have to say she's a lot more fun to drive!

If you have an S3 I highly recommend getting a new intake manifold... granted, I did replace my entire exhaust......
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-09-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By abeasley
I took the springs out again and removed the...

I took the springs out again and removed the spacer in the bottom of the pan, reinstalled and seems to have only lowered about 1/2 an inch. I considered using my old spring pads (the rubber) since...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-07-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By abeasley
Attached is a picture of the car when I first...

Attached is a picture of the car when I first bought it earlier this year. The front looks a bit lower here with the stock springs than it does now with the 1 1/2 lowered springs.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-07-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By abeasley
AzALFAowl, They do have rear spring...

AzALFAowl,

They do have rear spring spacers... see attached diagram item #4.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-06-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By abeasley
This isn't my photo but the spacers are like the...

This isn't my photo but the spacers are like the two on the left bottom.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-06-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By abeasley
Ride Height with Classic Alfa Handling Kit

I just got finished installing the Classic Alfa Handling Kit (springs, shocks and front sway bar) which should lower the car by about 1.5 inches, however, the ride height in the front seems to be...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-03-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,396
Posted By abeasley
I just replaced my compressor... in SC it's worth...

I just replaced my compressor... in SC it's worth it. If I lived in a milder climate I might consider removing it.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-23-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By abeasley
The passenger side was a little easier for me......

The passenger side was a little easier for me... I removed the glove box and it's right there.

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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-22-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By abeasley
I personally would replace the cowl pipe... I did...

I personally would replace the cowl pipe... I did mine and it wasn't the worst thing. The tip to use dawn soap really helps slide it in place.

The third picture is the AC blower and it looks like...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-17-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By abeasley
Will a 71-78 header fit on an 88 spider? My cat...

Will a 71-78 header fit on an 88 spider? My cat is gone and the current exhaust is a hodge-podge of stuff put together by the previous owner. I'm looking to replace the stock exhaust manifold with...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-17-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By abeasley
Thanks! I totally missed this before!

Thanks! I totally missed this before!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-16-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,469
Posted By abeasley
SkiBum, I didn't see where anyone jumped on your...

SkiBum, I didn't see where anyone jumped on your offer, I'm definitely interested if you have a hose list. I was contemplating this today.

Thanks!
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   07-29-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By abeasley
I have installed this on my 88 Alfa Romeo with...

I have installed this on my 88 Alfa Romeo with awesome results. I even bought a backup! Thanks Kurt!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-13-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By abeasley
I read something about the fuel pump in the tank...

I read something about the fuel pump in the tank was added to resolve an issue with vapor lock... perhaps that fuel pump is not working?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-13-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By abeasley
Okay, compressor has flare fittings but I'm...

Okay, compressor has flare fittings but I'm thinking I can probably get a compressor with o-ring and get the o-ring to flare adapter. Apparently the o-ring compressor is more common. For those...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-13-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By abeasley
88 Graduate AC Fitting Question

My 88 Graduate came with AC and I'm trying to fix a few issues... mainly the lack of cold air :) I fixed and issue with the control module that wasn't engaging the compressor and fan... the PO had...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-29-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By abeasley
Bruce, Thanks for doing this. I just...

Bruce,

Thanks for doing this. I just replaced the resistor R8 with a 5 watt (largest I had laying around) and my AC is back working without the work around!

I saved your diagram for future...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-29-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By abeasley
Shrike, I know this is an old post but you you...

Shrike, I know this is an old post but you you happen to recall what the watt rating for the resistors are? I pulled out my control board this evening (the PO had the compressor and fan hardwired to...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-28-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,495
Posted By abeasley
She sure looks nice in those pictures!

She sure looks nice in those pictures!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-28-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By abeasley
I figured I'd chime in with my 2 cents worth of...

I figured I'd chime in with my 2 cents worth of information. I refilled my 1988 with Redline 75/90NS and I noticed a significant difference in the shift quality. Before I was rarely able to get a...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-28-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,495
Posted By abeasley
Do you have any pictures to share?

Do you have any pictures to share?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-28-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By abeasley
While it's not exhaust fumes, I had a strong...

While it's not exhaust fumes, I had a strong smell of gasoline in my trunk. I replaced all the lines and eventually found the problem to be the fuel sending unit/in tank fuel pump seal.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,520
Posted By abeasley
Thanks again Kurt! It works great!

Thanks again Kurt! It works great!
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   05-02-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By abeasley
Do you still have the AFM?

Do you still have the AFM?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-29-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,062
Posted By abeasley
What kind of wheels are those? I thought I saw...

What kind of wheels are those? I thought I saw it in the posts but can't seem to find it again.
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