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Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   04-30-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By RobGTV
Speedo Sensor

Hi Everyone,

I've been repeated trying to working on fixing the spedsor sensor in my my 1983 Alfetga GTV 2.0
I have tried replaceding the wiring, speedo gear, speedo seansor, etc but nothing...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   08-14-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,457
Posted By RobGTV
About 2 years ago I tried all of the above with...

About 2 years ago I tried all of the above with no avail. I spoke to my local Alfa guy who knew how much of a pain it can be. I ended up removing the steering column with the wheel attached and he...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   06-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By RobGTV
Are these headers too big for my 2L project engine ???

Hi Guys,

I’ve obtained a set of PACE headers here in OZ for my 2L engine rebuild, and I am starting to wonder if they will be too big for my fast road engine. So I thought I’d post a thread here...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   06-03-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By RobGTV
Thanks for the responses guys. Greatly...

Thanks for the responses guys.

Greatly appreciated.

Rob.
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-25-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By RobGTV
Still looking

Thanks for the replies.

I have not tried brake cleaner, but i have tried WD40 and carb cleaner. Is there much difference between brake cleaner and WD40/carb cleaner ?
ZEP Industrial Purple...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-25-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By RobGTV
Cleaning crud in engine block & coolant passages

Hi Guys,

With my engine disassembled i'm trying to clean all aluminium parts as best as possible (inside and out), but i'm having a hard time trying to remove the brown dirt like crud on the...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-17-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By RobGTV
Does anyone have the Alfetta 2.0 Crank Specs ???

Hi Guys,

I'm trying to locate the crank specs for an Alfetta GTV 2.0 crank.
Does anyone have a copy of the crank specs which includes the undersize measurements for the Main journal, crankpin...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-02-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By RobGTV
Thanks for the responses guys. I was not...

Thanks for the responses guys.

I was not aware there were so many options.
I had considered using something like araldite steel etc, but i'm not sure about using a product that once hardened will...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-02-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By RobGTV
Thanks for the responses guys. Richard, when...

Thanks for the responses guys.
Richard, when you say "at a minimum i suggest smoothing them out, i am curious as to what else could be done. Could you please elaborate ?

Thanks,

Rob.
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   04-16-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,495
Posted By RobGTV
Hi Ed, I was wondering how did you manage to...

Hi Ed,

I was wondering how did you manage to tidy up the piston and combustion chamber so well ?

Cheers,

Rob.
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   04-16-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By RobGTV
Timing gears and sprockets rough around the edges

Hi Guys,

Whilst stripping my engine and looking at the timing gears/sprockets etc i noticed even though the gears do not have the normal hook wear pattern, they are all very rough on the edges.
...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   04-16-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By RobGTV
Engine Block Head Gasket Surface

Hi Guys,

I have been carefully cleaning my engine block and started removing the head gasket of the engine block with the normal gasket remover spray and some plastic scrappers and noticed on the...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-24-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Hi Alfaparticle, I just re-read my last post...

Hi Alfaparticle,

I just re-read my last post and I just wanted to reply first as i think what i have said may be taken the wrong way i.e the weakest link.
What i am saying is i hope my first...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-24-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Cheers

Thanks everyone. :smile2:

You are right, it sure is fun (well, as they say on the BB - as long as your wife does not find the receipts….).

I really appreciate all the responses and it puts my...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-23-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Got a new head, now to re-consider pistons

Hi Guys,

Well i've gotten over my disappointment of having to toss my old head and i've managed to pick up another one. This one is of a 105 series (same as the 116), good valve seats and the head...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-18-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By RobGTV
Thanks Del, I appreciate you taking the time...

Thanks Del,

I appreciate you taking the time for that great explanation. It's put my mind at ease.

Cheers,
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-15-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,294
Posted By RobGTV
deja vu

Hi BerlinaMiami,

I hate to break it to you but these adapters are no longer available. The short story is there is not enough demand for these adapters, therefore no supply.
I was in the same...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-14-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By RobGTV
Valve guide seals

Hi Guys,

I have a question about valve guide seals (and i know the green viton seals are the preferred) which i cannot see mentioned before on this BB, apologies if i have missed it.

Now i know...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-14-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Well this sucks…… :angry: Richard, thankyou...

Well this sucks…… :angry:

Richard, thankyou for taking the time to go into more detail and pointing out on my misunderstanding on terminology... It all makes sense now.

Thanks also to everyone...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Thanks for replying to my thread gigem75. It...

Thanks for replying to my thread gigem75.
It sounds like you have a larger cutter size than the one I am planning on using.
I’ve got my eye on the 1-1/2" cutter which has a range of +/-1/4". So it...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   02-07-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By RobGTV
Electrical

Hi Bruno,

I'm no expert or auto electrician but i have a bit of an idea about the electrics on these cars.
You say the turn signals work properly at high speeds. So what happens if you use the...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   02-06-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Bowl work and Porting

Thanks for all the advice. I’m nearly confident to go ahead and do this work myself. I will probably go ahead and purchase the Neway cutters as they seem to be the most popular on this forum, unless...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   12-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Porting

If you look at Richard's posts on porting he has specified to do the 30 degree cut after the initial 75 degree cut. Then a 45 degree cutter can be used to break the lip of the interface between the...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   12-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,102
Posted By RobGTV
Hi Botswanaalfa, Just wondering if you have...

Hi Botswanaalfa,

Just wondering if you have found anything out about these bumpers ?
I could be completely wrong but my guess it's a custom fibreglass kit.
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   12-18-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,814
Posted By RobGTV
Thanks Richard, You beat me to it.

Thanks Richard,

You beat me to it.
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