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Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   11-23-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,631
Posted By jmnegrin
My 2 lire's worth - I had 15 x 7 Ronal...

My 2 lire's worth -

I had 15 x 7 Ronal 'telephone dial' wheels on my GT. Tires fitted were 205/55x15. Steering was HEAVY, esp compared with the 14s. The 14's had race compound Bridgestones on...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   03-04-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,874
Posted By jmnegrin
I have an Alfetta GT (2.0 ltr motor) up in the...

I have an Alfetta GT (2.0 ltr motor) up in the good ol' US of A. I, too have a modified exhaust, and the hand-brake lever and the gear shift both get uncomfortably warm in the summer months. i...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   11-03-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By jmnegrin
I agree, in no uncertain terms. I, also and...

I agree, in no uncertain terms. I, also and running H4 hi-lo and H1 high beams. Sealed beams, halogen or no, are so far behind the times in automotive lighting
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   11-03-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By jmnegrin
Not to be too obvious, but has anyone tried a car...

Not to be too obvious, but has anyone tried a car stereo place? You know, where they sell and install stereos, speakers, alarms and - ta da - antennea. This mythical shop may also have a greater...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   10-29-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By jmnegrin
In my Alfetta GT, I had a similar problem(s). ...

In my Alfetta GT, I had a similar problem(s). The input shaft bearings were shot. That and an old clutch. Replaced early-style clutch cover with newer, with larger bearings, at the same time...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   09-04-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By jmnegrin
So I looked the info on the link, and am now...

So I looked the info on the link, and am now wondering what all the hoo-haa is about more energy needs. These are HID lamps and lights, which means some of the money (Yes. They are pricey.) goes to...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-07-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,129
Posted By jmnegrin
NOTHING is ever as easy as one wants it to be!! ...

NOTHING is ever as easy as one wants it to be!! That said, a generation ago, there were many who thought that a super or turbo charger was a quick and easy way to find more HP. Mind the top end....
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-05-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,357
Posted By jmnegrin
...i did find one thing off on the records of the...

...i did find one thing off on the records of the car. when it was brought here from colorado, the shop that worked on it put 5w30 oil in it.. and it is supposed to have 10w50... so i looked around...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-05-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,724
Posted By jmnegrin
I, too, just found this thread. ...

I, too, just found this thread.

FASCINATING, and a g-r-e-a-t job on an under-appreciated model. I have a 76 GT with several mods, but have kept it available as a daily driver. No restoration,...
Forum: AROSC - Alfa Romeo Owners Club Southern California   06-09-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By jmnegrin
You may also want to ask Santo about body and...

You may also want to ask Santo about body and paint work. He has many customers, and they have all (AMHIK) probably needed those services at one time or another.

Or come join the club in one of...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-30-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By jmnegrin
I was told that 6x9 was a bit much for the back. ...

I was told that 6x9 was a bit much for the back. I had 4x6 ovals installed on the metal supports on the sides, not in the trunk cover itself. Am I clear?

The majority of the sound comes from 5...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-22-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By jmnegrin
you can run longer blades with the pin-type...

you can run longer blades with the pin-type blades. My '76 American spec Alfetta GT is running 19" blades on the driver side and 17" on the passenger. I f I remember correctly, the "book' says 16"...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-22-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,965
Posted By jmnegrin
Biba - I think you are asking about how...

Biba -

I think you are asking about how cooling systems works. My understanding is:

The tube from the filler cap on the radiator goes to the over-flow tank. With a FULL cooling system, as the...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-21-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,814
Posted By jmnegrin
I think I read most of the posts on this thread. ...

I think I read most of the posts on this thread. I only found cursory mention of the electric fans. In my Alfetta GT, only a year newer than Biba's (136K miles on mine) the only overheating I've...
Forum: AROSC - Alfa Romeo Owners Club Southern California   05-20-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,495
Posted By jmnegrin
I didn't have the time to read all 9 pages of...

I didn't have the time to read all 9 pages of responses. But...

I have a 76 Alfetta. Yup needs smog and a cat. A simple one, but it needs it. I got mine at a muffler shop. It was a generic,...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere   04-24-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,164
Posted By jmnegrin
"Ethanol is hygroscopic - it pulls water vapor...

"Ethanol is hygroscopic - it pulls water vapor from the air in contact with it and mixes it into solution. Water is not good in fuel systems."

ONE problem related to ethanol (or methanol) blended...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-21-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By jmnegrin
two cents' worth - Consider also, the back...

two cents' worth -
Consider also, the back spacing. A good friend has fitted an Alfetta GT for the track (only) and as I remember, he had a size/width limitation on the inside in the rear. I think...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-02-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,893
Posted By jmnegrin
OK. I've done my part. Another added to the...

OK. I've done my part.

Another added to the registry.

JayN
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-02-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,841
Posted By jmnegrin
If you can't get yours fixed, or if you can't...

If you can't get yours fixed, or if you can't find, or can't afford, a new radiator, a good radiator repair shop can re-core what you have. Cheaper than new, and should work as well. The hard parts...
Forum: AROSC - Alfa Romeo Owners Club Southern California   03-27-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,424
Posted By jmnegrin
Duh!! Of course! Thanks

Duh!!

Of course!

Thanks
Forum: AROSC - Alfa Romeo Owners Club Southern California   03-25-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,424
Posted By jmnegrin
Gads, these look familiar. Evolution Racing...

Gads, these look familiar. Evolution Racing wheels??

You are right, though. They look great!
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-20-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,358
Posted By jmnegrin
Biba - Just a word (or several) of warning...

Biba -

Just a word (or several) of warning on looking too closely at 15" wheels. That means 15" tires, also (duh!), and that means extra unsprung weight. This makes the suspension work harder...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-20-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By jmnegrin
Back to the original idea of this comment....Did...

Back to the original idea of this comment....Did you say the smoke is black?? That sounds like un-burned gasoline, not oil. I'm not up on the Sure-Start, but is it possible that, acting like a...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   01-29-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,358
Posted By jmnegrin
Biba - I have another '76 Alfetta GT in...

Biba -

I have another '76 Alfetta GT in ivory. I have 15" Ronals w/Kumho Ecstas. Good tire with over-all decent performance. Quiet enough for me (although the rest of the car is noisy enough,...
Forum: AROSC - Alfa Romeo Owners Club Southern California   01-16-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,050
Posted By jmnegrin
Caveat - If the event were to be held in the...

Caveat - If the event were to be held in the national forest, such as Angeles Nat'l forest, it would likely have to pass muster with the local rangers. Rim of the World Pro Rally used to run on the...
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