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Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   09-23-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
  For Sale: Gullwing spider?
Views: 869
Posted By bshorey
Those were the dreaded 5mph bumpers from the late...

Those were the dreaded 5mph bumpers from the late 70's here in the US. Manufacturers were all scrambling to meet those DOT rules, and most came up with a similar solution - just bolt some dreadfully...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   09-23-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
  For Sale: Gullwing spider?
Views: 869
Posted By bshorey
Technically speaking, I think those are called...

Technically speaking, I think those are called 'scissor' doors, not Gullwing doors. Gullwing doors are hinged at the top and open upwards (like a Gullwing Mercedes or a DeLorean).

I've seen worse...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   09-22-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By bshorey
Is your Dad Alan Lambert? He's a great guy I've...

Is your Dad Alan Lambert? He's a great guy I've known a long time and I consider him a pretty good friend. I'm really sad to hear he's dealing with this.

Please pass along my regards (Brian...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   08-24-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
  For Sale: 1978 Spider - MA
Views: 1,075
Posted By bshorey
Price drop, $4500, motivated seller.

Price drop, $4500, motivated seller.
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   05-01-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By bshorey
If anybody is looking for a car that they can...

If anybody is looking for a car that they can drive and enjoy, and also show with pride, you owe it to yourself to look at this car. I watched as Tom restored this car to his usual high standards,...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-29-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,822
Posted By bshorey
Top notch supplier, long term supporter of the...

Top notch supplier, long term supporter of the BB, AROC, etc. Without question one of the best out there.

bs
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-26-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By bshorey
Why didn't I think of that? bs

Why didn't I think of that?

bs
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-22-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By bshorey
Years ago, a friend went off the track at Lime...

Years ago, a friend went off the track at Lime Rock and into a wall backwards. There was damage, but surprisingly not as much as one would have expected from an impact at that speed. He realized...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   04-22-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,090
Posted By bshorey
Wow! Beautiful car, I've watched this build from...

Wow! Beautiful car, I've watched this build from afar. This has got to be about as much fun as you can have in a street legal GTV6.

GLWTS,

bs
Forum: Alfa Romeo Videos   04-18-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By bshorey
?? J Geils passed away 2 years ago. bs

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J Geils passed away 2 years ago.

bs
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-05-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
Ah, than one. I don't think the center was...

Ah, than one. I don't think the center was apart, but if I end up pulling everything out, I'll take a look at that one.

bs
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   04-05-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,694
Posted By bshorey
My understanding is that those were done away...

My understanding is that those were done away with in the Bosch injected cars as either being non necessary, or maybe to let the bottom end warm up quicker.

Our recent Spider race car acquisition...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-04-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
I don't know, but I don't think they did. The...

I don't know, but I don't think they did. The marks on the rear look like they're untouched since the giubos were done, which was a few years ago.

You're talking about the splined section only...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   04-04-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
  For Sale: tetanus shot required
Views: 876
Posted By bshorey
Is the dash really uncracked? Between the dash...

Is the dash really uncracked? Between the dash and the glass/trim, that car has some value.

bs
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-03-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By bshorey
Does it only leak when highway driving, or have...

Does it only leak when highway driving, or have you tried letting it idle in your driveway and seeing if any puddles form?

I'd second the suggestions to power wash the motor. Then try revving it...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-03-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,559
Posted By bshorey
In my opinion, there's a difference between rust...

In my opinion, there's a difference between rust (surface rust) and rot. If you've got rotted out inner panels, with holes in them, etc, then it might be time to start digging in. If you've got...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-03-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
Thanks! I read your thread. When the car...

Thanks!

I read your thread. When the car comes back, I will try to use a dial gauge to see if the drive shaft is bent in any way. If the car had sagging motor mounts, then shimming might help,...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-01-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
Wow, there's a wealth of information in there! ...

Wow, there's a wealth of information in there! Thanks!

bs
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-01-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
There is never seize on the splines. I didn't...

There is never seize on the splines. I didn't check to see if the front donut slides fore and aft easily with the pinch bolt loosened, that might be worth trying.

I did run it and retighten the...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-01-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
Oh, forgot to mention - yes, I think one or both...

Oh, forgot to mention - yes, I think one or both of the motor mounts might have been changed. Assuming that is the problem, I'm guessing the solution would be to loosen them, then try 'twisting' the...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-01-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
I ran it with the pinch bolt loose, then...

I ran it with the pinch bolt loose, then tightened it. That did seem to help a tiny bit, but the vibration is still there.

bs
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-01-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
I suppose the flywheel could have been installed...

I suppose the flywheel could have been installed with a different orientation. But I'd like to think that you could change a flywheel without having to rebalance the entire...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   03-31-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By bshorey
GTV6 drive shaft balancing question

Yet another GTV6 drive shaft balancing thread..

I'm trying to gather some ideas on a strange problem. A good friend has a GTV6, the drive shaft was rebuilt a couple of years ago, and was...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   03-25-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By bshorey
Jack it up. Give the wheel a wiggle, left to...

Jack it up. Give the wheel a wiggle, left to right, and then top to bottom. Spin the wheel around, look for anything out of straight on the wheel or tires as it's spinning. Putting a piece of...
Forum: Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)   03-22-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By bshorey
The knobs that hold the air filter housing to the...

The knobs that hold the air filter housing to the intake on the Maserati GT cars look a lot like that.

bs
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