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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-17-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 882
Posted By sloboy89
This site is tremendously welcoming and helpful....

This site is tremendously welcoming and helpful. You received a solution to your problem 16 minutes after you submitted your initial post. After that, you explained that you didn't have access to a...
Forum: Guests, New Members & Introductions - Please Read   08-17-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By sloboy89
Welcome! Your car looks great (as do your...

Welcome! Your car looks great (as do your scooters)! You can get a CD with the relevant shop manuals here:

CarDisc International Ltd. - Alfa Romeo Manuals, Giulietta Manuals, Giulia Manuals, GTV...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-15-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By sloboy89
There's a camp that says to use the FI hose...

There's a camp that says to use the FI hose clamps on the fuel-injector hoses. Initially, I was not in that camp. Now, I am firmly in, as described in the cautionary thread below.
...
Forum: Guests, New Members & Introductions - Please Read   08-13-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By sloboy89
Welcome! Nice photo.

Welcome! Nice photo.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-13-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By sloboy89
Given the leaking fuel, which is a potential fire...

Given the leaking fuel, which is a potential fire issue, I would replace all of the fuel lines. What you are showing in your photos is the fuel supply line, but you should also replace the fuel...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-07-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By sloboy89
One other thing to check is the throttle position...

One other thing to check is the throttle position switch (TPS) on the side of the throttle. If it is mounted in the incorrect position, it can result in a high idle.
Forum: Picture Room   08-05-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By sloboy89
Stunning.

Stunning.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By sloboy89
Just don't park it in a field for 5 years. Then...

Just don't park it in a field for 5 years. Then the color really would be copper.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-27-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 96,395
Posted By sloboy89
I installed silicone vacuum hoses that I bought...

I installed silicone vacuum hoses that I bought per SkiBum in this thread (https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/spider-105-115-series-1966-1994/683386-l-jet-silicone-hose-kit.html). Worked great for a...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-21-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,379
Posted By sloboy89
There should be a pink & white wire from pin 87...

There should be a pink & white wire from pin 87 of the drive relay that goes into a harness and eventually to the inertia switch by the windshield-washer bottle. That switch is designed to turn off...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-21-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 96,395
Posted By sloboy89
Thank you, very much. It has just a slight amount...

Thank you, very much. It has just a slight amount of metallic in it to vary the color. In the garage, the metallic is not noticeable at all and the car looks more grey, but outside, the metallic...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-21-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 96,395
Posted By sloboy89
Installed H4 headlights and washed the car.

Installed H4 headlights and washed the car.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-16-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By sloboy89
Need a little more information. Does your car...

Need a little more information. Does your car have the original Bosch L-Jetronic system? If so, before going and throwing money at possible solutions, you should work through the L-Jet diagnostics at...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-16-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By sloboy89
You don't need to remove anything other than the...

You don't need to remove anything other than the windshield washer fluid bottle to get access. The starter is secured to the bell housing by three bolts, all of which are accessible from above. The...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-16-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,339
Posted By sloboy89
Here are a couple of photos of a car where the...

Here are a couple of photos of a car where the owner just removed the spoiler pieces and filled the holes. It looks good, but you can see that the interface with the side marker is a little unnatural...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-15-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 96,395
Posted By sloboy89
930cabman -- Maybe start a new thread dedicated...

930cabman -- Maybe start a new thread dedicated to your issue rather than this one, which has over 1,500 posts on various topics.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-15-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By sloboy89
I didn't actually check the camber of the...

I didn't actually check the camber of the replacement bumper aluminum channel before I installed it. I stripped off the plastic/rubber bits and used those from my original bumper on the replacement....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-14-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By sloboy89
David, Looking back on my old thread below,...

David,

Looking back on my old thread below, it looks like mine was symmetrical.

https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/spider-105-115-series-1966-1994/184142-s3-front-bumper-adjustment.html
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-14-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By sloboy89
Shimming helped mine considerably, but the...

Shimming helped mine considerably, but the problem was not solved until I got a replacement bumper.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-13-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By sloboy89
Look under “Tech Articles” on the HPSI...

Look under “Tech Articles” on the HPSI Motorsports page at Eric’s link and open the L-Jetronic (Spider) link.
Forum: Guests, New Members & Introductions - Please Read   07-11-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 68
Posted By sloboy89
Welcome! Good to have more Alfa owners in the...

Welcome! Good to have more Alfa owners in the Metroplex.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-11-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 96,395
Posted By sloboy89
Welcome! Rockauto has a good price on new...

Welcome!

Rockauto has a good price on new ones.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-11-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,339
Posted By sloboy89
Getting to the point of that silver car is a ton...

Getting to the point of that silver car is a ton of work. Considerable metal work on the sides (in addition to filling the holes in the trunk lid). And completely modifying the tail lights to remove...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-10-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,339
Posted By sloboy89
Not really the best option. There are holes in...

Not really the best option. There are holes in the trailing edge of the trunk lid, which of course could be filled. The bigger issue is that the tail lights blend into the spoiler side pieces, so...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-10-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By sloboy89
I'm assuming that this is on your 82 Spider with...

I'm assuming that this is on your 82 Spider with the stock Bosch L-Jet. In the photo below, you can see the flywheel mark at 12 o'clock and the location of the sensor screw on my S3.
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