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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By odanota
Thanks for the help Jay

Thanks for the help Jay
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By odanota
The large reservoir is empty. Strange thing is...

The large reservoir is empty. Strange thing is that I do not see any signs of a leak. Will have to take it in for real inspection.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By odanota
I really do not see how your comments are...

I really do not see how your comments are helpful.. I am simply looking for information since I am new to this car. Sorry if my questions are bothering you in some way.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By odanota
Hi guys, I really appreciate the input. As I...

Hi guys, I really appreciate the input. As I mentioned, I am new to this so can not even start to say what is causing the problem. My mechanic is one of the most well respected Alfa mechanics in...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By odanota
I think he does, just has not seen the car yet....

I think he does, just has not seen the car yet. Thanks for your input.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By odanota
Yeah it is a bit of a mystery to me too. I do not...

Yeah it is a bit of a mystery to me too. I do not see any signs of leaks so my mechanic is thinking the fluid might have been sucked in by one of the two boosters. I am new to how the whole system...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-01-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By odanota
Brakes, to upgrade or not?

Hello,

Last week the brake boosters on my "69" gtv seemed to have given out leaving me with a brake pedal on the ground and a bit of a scare. The brakes have been serviced recently as the car had...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-09-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,482
Posted By odanota
Hi Michael, I am a new owner of a GTV put...

Hi Michael,

I am a new owner of a GTV put had the Alfa itch for years! The car in my opinion is the essence of a drivers car, it pushes you to drive better and always puts a smile on my face. I...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-09-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By odanota
Fixing 69 GTV seats

Hello,

Does anyone have tips on repairing flying buttress seats? The seats in my GTV seem loose on the top half of the seat and will not latch close (they are always able to fold forward) not sure...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-01-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
I do not have a repair manual, where can I get...

I do not have a repair manual, where can I get that? I have the documents sent over from AROC and a reprint of the Alfa owners manual ( plus a very badly worn original version ). Any books I should...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-01-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
You will most likely see the car sooner rather...

You will most likely see the car sooner rather than later, just have to get a few glitches worked out. I will only place the correct fuses in the fuse box thanks for clarifying though. Is there a...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-01-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
I think a tester like this would be good! I love...

I think a tester like this would be good! I love DIY projects my problem is I grew up in the 90's racing bicycles and not learning about cars so now I am a little behind on my knowledge or confidence...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-01-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
The car is a "69" Just purchased the car from...

The car is a "69"
Just purchased the car from the original owner and ironing out the wrinkles that had not been addressed by previous owner.

Wiring seems fairly original from what I can tell....
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-01-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
Do the color of the fuses matter? Just noticed I...

Do the color of the fuses matter? Just noticed I can not find black fuses online? Also, are they directional, negative and positive side? Sorry for all the basic questions guys just want to do the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-28-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
Thank you! Will check it out now.

Thank you! Will check it out now.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
Small success!!! Was able to get the passenger...

Small success!!! Was able to get the passenger side light on after doing some cleaning in the fuse box under the steering wheel. The fuses looked pretty clean but one of the black ones (#8 I think)...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-28-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
Will have that checked when I take it in for its...

Will have that checked when I take it in for its second day at the Alfa Spa! Should be taking it in within the next 2 weeks. Thought the brakes were a little harder to use than they should be...
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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-28-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
Thank you guys for all the help on this. I feel...

Thank you guys for all the help on this. I feel like such a newbie but I guess I have to start somewhere. I am about to go out and see what I can decipher to be the problem. I drove the car this...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-27-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
New guy question, how do I find the ground wires?...

New guy question, how do I find the ground wires? Thanks!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-27-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By odanota
Help with lights

Hello,

Hoping to gain some wisdom before venturing into the world of fixing my lighting problems on my 69 gtv. Here is what is going on:

1. No signals, nothing seems to work here including the...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   02-27-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 813
Posted By odanota
Lighting problems

Hello,

Hoping to gain some wisdom before venturing into the world of fixing my lighting problems on my 69 gtv. Here is what is going on:

1. No signals, nothing seems to work here including the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-17-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By odanota
Thanks for your feedback, think your mindset is...

Thanks for your feedback, think your mindset is pretty close to mine, just want to make sure I do the car justice with how I care for it...Good idea on the paint chips, think that is the only way to...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By odanota
I like period colors although it seems like the...

I like period colors although it seems like the Alfa colors of the period were a little more muted or earth toned for my taste. Love the red but not going to go there, blue and yellow are leading the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By odanota
Hi Jay, I can see where you are coming from...

Hi Jay,

I can see where you are coming from in regards to the question, in the grand scheme of things it is silly to ask for exact numbers and I really did not expect to get such a number. I...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   02-17-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By odanota
Just got a message from Marco Fazio...Looks like...

Just got a message from Marco Fazio...Looks like my "69" was built 2 months into the 70's
:( Still a "69" to me! Original color was metallic light grey. Think I am going to stick with a stock color...
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