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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-30-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Glove box door

Hello Folks,

I had a couple of issues with my glove box door that I was able to solve, and would like to share in case anyone else has these issues.

First the metal holder (the threaded barrel)...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-16-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Mark, Thanks for the great advice. I have...

Mark,

Thanks for the great advice. I have one of the wrenches, but will purchase the other two, and also follow your suggestions regarding the carbs and headers.

Marc
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-16-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Yes, it is 1/4 inch dynamat. I also used it in...

Yes, it is 1/4 inch dynamat. I also used it in the doors.

Marc
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-13-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Sept update

Been a awhile since posting anything. Have been plugging along.

Dash is in with all the gauges and cables. Waiting for one piece for the glove box door lock. Doors and windows are all done and...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-21-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
door handles and other stuff

Due to my Achilles tendon rupture and subsequent surgery, I have a lot of time to work successive days on the Duetto. I have learned to do things while on a knee scooter. Things takes longer, but...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-15-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Wiring questions

Gentlemen,

Thanks for all your help. It turns out that all this is simply for the 4-way flashers, as you guys have collectively advised.

Even more surprising is the car has a simple two...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-13-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Mystery relays and switch

Hello Folks,

I have not made much progress lately on the Duetto. However, ironically due to an Achilles tendon injury I now have lot's of time to work on the car on my trusty scooter.

I am...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-30-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
It is a very early car I believe as it does not...

It is a very early car I believe as it does not have power brakes.

Marc
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-29-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Back up light

You mean like this?

This what the car came with, and the holes in the bumper look factory made.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-29-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
More progres

Got the chrome back Tuesday last week. Very happy with it. Custom Chrome in Grafton Ohio.

Had all the stainless straightened and polished last year, so just waiting for the other metal parts to...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-07-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
heater box

Mark,

All fixed. Again, thanks for catching this.

A far as the rear axle straps. I followed what is shown in the parts manual.

Marc
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Heater box

Mark,

OMG, I can't believe I made such an error on the heater box. This is probably the 5th one I have done.

How I got into all this Alfa stuff is a friend of mine that works on Alfas. We met...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-05-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Dash

Here is a pic of the new dashboard
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-05-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
More progress

Have made some recent progress. Heater box rebuilt with new heater core and water valve. Was able to disassemble fan motor and free up the bearings. Also heat wrinkle painted the controls to match...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-04-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
I did a trial install on the carpet and it seemed...

I did a trial install on the carpet and it seemed to work ok. I was more concerned about the firewall so i could get the heater box installed. I plan on using dynamat for the floor, and perhaps I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-03-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Thanks Dr. G for the advice. My car has ATE...

Thanks Dr. G for the advice. My car has ATE calipers and is non-boosted. I will double check the master cylinder and bleed and check the brakes before installing the drive train. The master...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-03-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Latest update

It has been a few weeks since I have been able to work on the Duetto. However, managed to get in a few days this week.

Almost finished the heater box. Just waiting on a grommet. Got the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-08-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Lines are in

Installed the fuel and brake lines, and reinstalled the wiring. Also delivered all the engine parts to the machinist. Will have new beryllium valve seats installed with new guides and valves, and...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-02-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Jay, Yes, they have them, or can make them. ...

Jay,

Yes, they have them, or can make them. I asked the sales person I spoke with why they don't show up on their web site. He said they have over 10,000 SKU's and they are slowly building the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-02-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
Inline tube has the data to produce the fuel...

Inline tube has the data to produce the fuel lines and the brake lines. I saw them listed on e bay. They all fit perfect, except I think they gave me the kit for the car with the brake booster, so...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-01-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,838
Posted By trahanm
67 Duetto restoration

Hello Folks,

I am new to the forum. I have just started a complete restoration of a 1967 Duetto I acquired a few years ago. The car came from New Mexico, so the rust was limited. I just got the...
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