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Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   08-18-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Peter A
LOL. When I lived in the UK 2013/14 I had An A6...

LOL. When I lived in the UK 2013/14 I had An A6 and then a nice A3 wagon. Both had start stop and I quickly became accustomed to the sequence.

The stelvio I have now, I am used to it. Just...
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   08-14-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,260
Posted By Peter A
Pretty happy with my Gas powered Stelvio Ti. I...

Pretty happy with my Gas powered Stelvio Ti. I drive every week from NJ to MA, roughly 250 miles. Check into Residence Inn that has no charging stations, go to my office at a building with no...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   08-11-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Peter A
Thanks for the comments! Yes all of these...

Thanks for the comments! Yes all of these “extreme performance” 200 treadwear (LOL) and the “r-spec” 100 or less treadwear tires are marginal for rain unless specifically a “rain” tire. I am...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   08-10-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Peter A
New Tires

Bridgestone re-71r 205/50-15. Amazing! Pretty light on ground clearance though🍀. They are loud, yes. But the balance, turn in, hellacious grip, overall feel is tremendous. Running 28mm...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   08-04-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,998
Posted By Peter A
I’d be doing a lot of shroud surgery that looked...

I’d be doing a lot of shroud surgery that looked too tight. 🙂🍀. If that doesn’t work get a new radiator. The radiator on my 3.0 in Seattle was being redone with slightly larger...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   08-03-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,998
Posted By Peter A
I think stock gtv6 radiator has plenty of...

I think stock gtv6 radiator has plenty of capacity and right now I am using two aftermarket fans fastened through the radiator with a 3.0, S cams, stock manifolds (agree it’s not elegant but at least...
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   08-01-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By Peter A
My Lord! Only Alfa and FCA could screw that up,...

My Lord! Only Alfa and FCA could screw that up, with the battery! Let’s hope a good long game can make up for the screw up.

Thanks as well for advice on the shift paddles (agree and I have...
Forum: Car Events   08-01-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,183
Posted By Peter A
Sorry will be working in MA that week.

Sorry will be working in MA that week.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-30-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,998
Posted By Peter A
Thermostat - did that get swapped when you did...

Thermostat - did that get swapped when you did your work? Some of the aftermarket ones are pretty crappy. Just changed mine because the car ran too cold. LOL
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-30-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,998
Posted By Peter A
Just a off the wall thought...the spal fans are...

Just a off the wall thought...the spal fans are fully shrouded in a way that the OEM fans or other aftermarket set up line my GTV6 are not, correct? Do you think that airflow through the radiator...
Forum: Stelvio   07-28-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Peter A
$66k Stelvio Quad-2018

At Alfa Morris County, in New Jersey. I am tempted to trade my Ti although I drive 2500 miles/mo commuting between NJ and MA so kind of overkill for just rolling up highway miles and getting trashed...
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   07-27-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By Peter A
I have a Stelvio Ti was a 2018 demo I purchased...

I have a Stelvio Ti was a 2018 demo I purchased with 6,000 miles not a buyback. It had any of the Stelvio updates to current. I have driven it 11,000 miles in the last four months, no issues and...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-21-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,998
Posted By Peter A
Hot, hotter...hard to say...if the car never...

Hot, hotter...hard to say...if the car never overheats maybe you are OK. Adjust the thermostat switches to come on earlier. For comparison, yesterday I drove down the Brigantine (Jersey Shore). 95...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-13-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,751
Posted By Peter A
I went back to cast iron manifolds. Euro down...

I went back to cast iron manifolds. Euro down pipes and stock mid and tail sections. The tip of the tail section is extended just a bit... I’ll check.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   06-23-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By Peter A
That gas cap is hens tooth piece, brand new to...

That gas cap is hens tooth piece, brand new to boot. Tempted to spend money just to have an extra one! I think the Alfetta/GTV6 gas cap is such a cool piece to just pick up (heavy!) and look at,...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   06-07-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,743
Posted By Peter A
My brother put a set of Goodyear Eagle Sport A/S...

My brother put a set of Goodyear Eagle Sport A/S 195/55-15 on his Milano with stock wheels, recommended by Prova Motorsports. He has been very happy with results. An ultimate performance tire? No,...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-30-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Peter A
Nice...good to know...note I said “I have not...

Nice...good to know...note I said “I have not seen them” and not “Alfa didn’t do that”...cause who knows what Alfa might do at any time, and reflecting my non expert status 🙂
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-30-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Peter A
Motor ID. - see 3.0 from factory with block...

Motor ID. - see 3.0 from factory with block lettering. I don’t think I have seen a finned cover with script. Also see stamping on block. There is a thread on this if you search.
Forum: Stelvio   05-12-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By Peter A
Stelvio Ti ECU tune

Anybody done aftermarket tune on the 2.O, Centerline or Alfa9? Thinking of turning my Ti (not sport) into a "Ti Super" with sport seats from a wrecked quad (front and rear), HR springs, 18x9 wheels,...
Forum: Stelvio   05-12-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By Peter A
My 2018 does that, I ignore... Best for me...

My 2018 does that, I ignore...

Best for me was my former 2011 XJL 5.0s/c, it started beeping every minute while driving. Nobody knew what it was at Jaguar, not in service manuals or owners...
Forum: Stelvio   04-16-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Peter A
Just drove NJ to Mass, maintaining 80mph most of...

Just drove NJ to Mass, maintaining 80mph most of the trip with a few higher speed runs. No excessive noise or draft.
Forum: Stelvio   04-07-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Peter A
Pics

Pics
Forum: Stelvio   04-07-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Peter A
Ok. Modification to the rough shifting. It is...

Ok. Modification to the rough shifting. It is actually smooth. There is just a lot of it since the shift programming even in Dynamic gets it to a pretty high gear pretty fast. I guess that is...
Forum: Stelvio   04-06-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Peter A
New Stelvio Owner

Just traded my beloved Jag XJL 5.0 S/C RWD for a Stelvio Ti. Picked the Stelvio over a new CX-5 prestige and a CPO F-type R-sport diesel with 20K miles. New job will require me to pull 30K+ miles...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   03-30-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Peter A
I have a GTV6 now at Prova. My Brother has had...

I have a GTV6 now at Prova. My Brother has had Chris work on his cars for several years since Chris opened up shop. Top notch work!
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