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Forum: Car Events   04-05-2019, 02:37 PM
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Posted By ADoherty
Delaware Valley AROC Contact

Also, if anyone has a contact email for the Delaware Valley AROC they could send along that would be great.
Forum: Car Events   04-05-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By ADoherty
Delaware Valley All Italian at Twin Lakes Brewery

Hi folks--I work with Twin Lakes Brewery outside of Wilmington Delaware. We're looking to have and 'All Italian' day on a Saturday in May. Trying to gauge interest here. I think we can reasonably...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-04-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By ADoherty
Bosch 6737 in '87 Spider

Just tidying-up with a new valve cover gasket and half-moon seals. Pulled off spark plug boot on #4 and the core of the Golden Lodge came out with the boot.... I got the new Bosch 6737 (come...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-08-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By ADoherty
Simplicity its finest!!!! Thats the quick and...

Simplicity its finest!!!! Thats the quick and non-dirty confirmation test I hadnt gotten to.... Thanks Steve
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-08-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By ADoherty
Ill put it on the regular charger for a bit, then...

Ill put it on the regular charger for a bit, then the tender to test. But still will need to solve why it discharges.......
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-08-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By ADoherty
Yes, Battery is fully discharged, but that is a...

Yes, Battery is fully discharged, but that is a symptom. Why is it discharging? And if it is the alternator, im assuming that too would give the same indication on the charger? Short of hauling the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-08-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By ADoherty
Battery discharge, radio and battery tender...

Last fall, my '88's radio ceased operations. Likewise, I was getting a small discharge of the battery when key was out. The battery was going on 15 years (young), so I didn't think too much about the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-10-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By ADoherty
Thanks a million Eric!

Might try and start it tomorrow
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By ADoherty
Well as for me, I had the cams out to do a valve...

Well as for me, I had the cams out to do a valve clearance adjustment
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-02-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By ADoherty
And just for giggles...

...here's a pic of my INTAKE cam timing at present
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-02-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By ADoherty
Wrenches to set timing

Just perusing this thread....its topical....

FINALLY want to button the Spider up but the intake is off a "tad," but not as much as the original poster. Anyway, with the pointer dead on the P mark...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-07-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By ADoherty
I was trying a version of that, but not engaging...

I was trying a version of that, but not engaging the teeth and then turning the cam. Will do now--back to the garage....

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-07-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By ADoherty
Hi Jim, Yeah, I was trying this method a la...

Hi Jim,

Yeah, I was trying this method a la Braden's Bible, but somehow I got the intake cam teeth "uncoupled" from the chain momentarily, and.....here we are (or at least I am....). After I laid...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-07-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By ADoherty
Frank, yep. If I break the chain and move the...

Frank, yep. If I break the chain and move the intake half back a tooth to take up the slack, its too tight to hook back up.... So figured theres gotta be a way to get this done without adjusting via...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-07-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By ADoherty
And sorry for the confusion, I should've said...

And sorry for the confusion, I should've said "valve adjustment" rather than a full valve job....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By ADoherty
Red face I didn't take the head off at all, so that is the...

I didn't take the head off at all, so that is the same.

Also, its an '87 and has the electric VVT, so impossible to swap the cams. Moreover, the only cam with the vernier adj is the exhaust.

I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-07-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By ADoherty
Timing, I'm not getting it

I had the cams out, did a valve job, and now am having some problems getting everything so all marks line up and the chain back on. Doing something wrong, missing something, or just not getting it....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-03-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,348
Posted By ADoherty
Cruisin' I'll give it a go in a bit--its...

Cruisin'

I'll give it a go in a bit--its back-burnered for now...I've gotta re-attach my timing chain etc after a valve job. Getting that all back together in 'time' is a tad finicky as it turns....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-21-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,975
Posted By ADoherty
One more

And for another option, why not..., a decent marine store will have 210. Its a cloeaner and protectant for the several different kinds of plastics used in the big fold down/roll up zippered...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-21-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,348
Posted By ADoherty
Already did this, but....

Not exactly delighted with the tension required to pop my trunklid.... Any quick thoughts on attaching to the trunk latch? Its a b!tch....
Forum: Car Restoration   08-28-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By ADoherty
Paintless Dent Removal in DE or NJ

Anyone have recommendations for a paintless dent shop/person in the DE/NJ area? Non-Alfa dent....

Thanks in advance
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   02-08-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By ADoherty
New Momo Hub Adapter-Series 4 Spiders and Alfettas

Just listed my Momo hub adapter--NOT a repro. My Spider is a Series 3, so you can imagine my disappointment when I was sent this wrong part.... Momo no-longer makes these. Its new in the Momo box,...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   09-22-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,915
Posted By ADoherty
Alright, time to fess-up. Which one of you bought...

Alright, time to fess-up. Which one of you bought it???
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-08-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,183
Posted By ADoherty
All Done

Sorry about that, but I've should've updated way back when.... I ordered a new, redesigned one from one of the usual parts places well over a year ago and replaced it. At the time, there wasn't a run...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-09-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By ADoherty
When I started...

...as per Braden it didn't matter whether #1 was on compression or exhaust, just as long as it was on TDC. When I took it apart, both lobes were pointing AT one another, and marks lined up. I...
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