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Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   04-21-2018, 10:49 PM
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Posted By kitora
Still available?

Still available?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-30-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By kitora
Thanks for the kind words. The suspension is...

Thanks for the kind words.

The suspension is the handling kit from Classicalfa with Koni red shocks.

I opted to modify the front bumper by cutting out the middle section and have the GTA grill...
Forum: Car Restoration   10-27-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,874
Posted By kitora
After 4 years I took her out of the garage for a...

After 4 years I took her out of the garage for a first gentle hand wash last weekend. There is still a few very small details here and there to be done, and it needs a 4 wheel alignment, but big...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-27-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By kitora
My 1300 GT Junior project is finally (almost) done

After 4 years I took her out of the garage for a first gentle hand wash last weekend. There is still a few very small details here and there to be done, and it needs a 4 wheel alignment, but big...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-24-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,319
Posted By kitora
Congrats on your success. I am still up against...

Congrats on your success. I am still up against challenges with my car that I brought from Denmark.

There is an exception with CARB that allows you to register a non-California car that you have...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-22-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,319
Posted By kitora
The car was registered to me in Denmark since...

The car was registered to me in Denmark since 2010 (in fact it still is), so that might be usefull. I sent an email to CARB last night and hope for a positive response.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-21-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,319
Posted By kitora
Great thread! I moved to the bay area last...

Great thread!

I moved to the bay area last summer from Denmark, and I sent over my '74 GT junior in parts as I received the body back from the paint shop just 2 days before my container was...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-28-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 19,049
Posted By kitora
Auto Verdi in Sweden can make titanium con rods...

Auto Verdi in Sweden can make titanium con rods for you to measure.

They made the ones for my car, and the quality seems to be second to none.

https://www.autoverdi.com/
Forum: Car Restoration   04-04-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By kitora
I would be more than happy to. I am in CA.

I would be more than happy to. I am in CA.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-27-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
An update: O'reiley's couldn't test anything not...

An update: O'reiley's couldn't test anything not installed in the car, so I bought a new 85A alternator from BNR parts on ebay. Bought it Saturday and it arrived today Monday. Great service!
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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-24-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
Thanks for all the advice. I have decided to take...

Thanks for all the advice. I have decided to take the parts to O'reileys tomorrow and have them test the functionality, before throwing anything in the trash can.

The battery is brand new and...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-21-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
I did try revving the car, and it doesn't charge...

I did try revving the car, and it doesn't charge at any revs.

The bulb is now the original one, but the car is still not charging. I am completely lost here, and might have to go and buy a new...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-20-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
So a little progress. I connected the green wire...

So a little progress. I connected the green wire from the charge light in the dash to the spade terminal and the red wire from the battery to the 6 mm terminal on the generator. Now the light in the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-19-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
Anyone else? I am kind of stuck here. :(

Anyone else? I am kind of stuck here. :(
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-18-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
Does that mean that I do not need the external...

Does that mean that I do not need the external regulator?

The wiring harness between the 2 units was a complete mess, and I have made a new. As you mention, I have the green from the indicator...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-18-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By kitora
Alternator and regulator connections

Doing the final connections and checks on my electric system, and I have run into an issue.

I do have a wiring diagram, but my alternator doesn't have any indications on the connectors and the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-28-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By kitora
It wasn't in the sump. I pulled the lower sump...

It wasn't in the sump. I pulled the lower sump cover off and inspected/searched from below as well as from above.

My conclusion is that it magically disolved itself as it dropped into the engine,...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-26-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By kitora
Nope, wasn't there.

Nope, wasn't there.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-26-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By kitora
I gave up on finding it and bought a new link....

I gave up on finding it and bought a new link. The engine is now running again, and I am crossing my fingers that it shows up on my garage floor and not somewhere where it is not supposed to be in...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-24-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By kitora
I took the chain out completely when it had...

I took the chain out completely when it had happened, and my search was without a chain in the engine, but still with no luck. I have rotated the engine multiple times between blowing air to see if...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-24-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By kitora
The missing link story....

Had to pull the head off my 1300 junior to fix an issue with a valve. I was putting it back on the car today, and the worst thing happened: I dropped the cam chain link into the engine! :surprise:
...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-07-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By kitora
I have moved to California. I have sent you a PM.

I have moved to California. I have sent you a PM.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-06-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By kitora
Valve follower - anyone have a spare one

I am in need of a valve follower for at '74 1300 engine. Anyone (preferably in CA) have a spare one I can buy?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   11-23-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By kitora
Top of front right shock issue

I am putting my car back together, and I am facing a small problem. When bolting the right front shock into the car, the top bolt protrudes so far upwards that if I tighten it completely it will rub...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   11-21-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By kitora
You can see my curve in post 41 of my engine...

You can see my curve in post 41 of my engine rebuild thread here: http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/engine-repair-diagnostics-rebuilding/175725-rebuilding-tuning-my-74-gt1300-junior-2.html
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