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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-10-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By sonofliberty63
1990 Spider Fuse Box

My 1990 Spider seems to be missing the fuse box cover, but I am not sure it had one to begin with. Also the plastic holes where the little S shaped metal bracket attached have broken, as they are...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-03-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By sonofliberty63
Front Crank Pulley Lock Tab Washer or Not?

I have been told that there was supposed to be a lock tab washer on my 1990 Spider Quad, but there wasn't one when I removed the crank pulley nut. I ordered a couple, one off Classic Alfa and one...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-01-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By sonofliberty63
1990 Spider Silicone Vacuum Hose Kit

I'm looking for some guidance on which hoses are replaced by the HPSI hose kit. If someone has a picture that would be hugely helpful.

Thanks so much in advance!

Brian.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-24-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By sonofliberty63
Rich, Thanks for the guidance on the VVT. ...

Rich,

Thanks for the guidance on the VVT. Very helpful information. I was concerned that I could lose adjustment.

Dom,

Thanks for the details!

With regard to:
basically with cam cover...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-23-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By sonofliberty63
Epoxy Powder Coating Cam/Valve Cover

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone has any tips regarding removal of the vvt solenoid or cam cover. This seems to be very simple, but i want to make sure i'm not missing anything. Also, do I need...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-12-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,767
Posted By sonofliberty63
Little Italian, Yes i have the adjustable...

Little Italian,

Yes i have the adjustable upper control arms with urethane bushings, per the Alfaholics kit. I am hoping to have everything together by March.

All,

Thanks for the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-07-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By sonofliberty63
My 1990 crank pulley is 36 mm. I have the...

My 1990 crank pulley is 36 mm.

I have the water pump out without having to remove the crank pulley. My front crank shaft seal appears to be leaking. Is this an easy thing to replace? Any...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-06-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By sonofliberty63
what size is the nut on the pulley? i'w working...

what size is the nut on the pulley? i'w working on my water pump.

thanks in advance, Brian.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-01-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,767
Posted By sonofliberty63
What is the correct order of adjustments and proceedure?

I'm wondering what is the correct order of adjustment?

I am thinking of doing the following:

1. install adjustable upper A-arm to same length as-found condition and leave the final camber to an...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-01-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,767
Posted By sonofliberty63
--figured out the problem, filtration on my...

--figured out the problem, filtration on my browser. Sorry for the false alarm!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-31-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,767
Posted By sonofliberty63
I Can't See any Attachments

ghnl,

I am not sure why I can't see any attachments and am unable to see your attachment. What could I be doing wrong?

Thanks.

Brian.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-31-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,767
Posted By sonofliberty63
Thanks for the Excellent Proceedure

@ Vintre,

Thanks for your guidance and taking time to document your front end work. It was your excellent procedure with pictures was my primary guide.

Many thanks, Brian.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-31-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,767
Posted By sonofliberty63
Front End Alignment

I am in the process of changing all of the tie-rod ends, bushings, upper A-arms, etc. While I am definitely not a mechanic, I feel like I'm making good progress and confident that with the help of...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-19-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By sonofliberty63
Thanks for the quick responses. I see now my...

Thanks for the quick responses. I see now my question was dumb, mixing vacuum hose and FI hoses.

Does anyone have an opinion about the hspi silicone vacuum hose replacement kit?

Thanks again...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-19-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By sonofliberty63
Fuel Injector Hoses

I am looking for a recommendation on FI rubber hose replacement for my 1990 Spider Quad with Bosch Motronic FI. I have found HPSI on the web and wondering what others think. I am working on...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-30-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,878
Posted By sonofliberty63
subscribed.

subscribed.
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   04-06-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By sonofliberty63
1990 Spider Quad Instrument Cluster Circuit Board Coating or Varnish

Has anyone coated their circuit board with an electronic circuit board varnish to prevent further deterioration?

Something like:

http://www.cortecvci.com/Publications/PDS/ElectriCorr%20286.pdf...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-04-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By sonofliberty63
Thanks for the response. I have seen in another...

Thanks for the response. I have seen in another thread that these are M8 x 1.0. I have seen reference to both.

see...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-04-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By sonofliberty63
engine mount bolt question - 1990 Spider Quad

I know that the hardware is M8 but i can't determine the correct thread pitch. Seems like either 1.0 or 1.25 mm. I have searched the site and can't find reference. My nuts/bolts are messed up on...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-25-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By sonofliberty63
Dash Vibration Transmitted from Low Pressure AC Hose

I have been searching the forums for information on TSB 80.92.01, Vibration of Dashboard during Acceleration/Deceleration. My car has this symptom and does not have this TSB retrofit. I'm wondering...
Forum: Engine Management   11-25-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By sonofliberty63
Thanks!

Unfortunately, my car didn't come with a manual. Do you have any idea where I can find one? I would like a physical copy and pdf if at all possible.

Thanks again on the recommendations. It is...
Forum: Engine Management   11-24-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By sonofliberty63
Spark Plugs for 1990 Spider Quad

Looking for spark plug recommendation along with gap.

Thanks.

Brian.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   11-24-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,161
Posted By sonofliberty63
Question regarding installing two seals, option 2...

Question regarding installing two seals, option 2 above. I'm wondering if this is something I should do. As noted, this was something mentioned in one of the threads on the topic.

First, is...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   11-23-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,161
Posted By sonofliberty63
Thanks to all for the kind words and help! I'm...

Thanks to all for the kind words and help! I'm very excited about the car and appreciate all of the comments and guidance!

Best regards,

Brian.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   11-23-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,161
Posted By sonofliberty63
I have purchased Brock Nanson's car. Very smooth...

I have purchased Brock Nanson's car. Very smooth transaction. He was great to deal with.
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