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Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   08-13-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By nickypp
The photographer did a nice job. I think I might...

The photographer did a nice job. I think I might have drooled a bit. She certainly presents well, it will be interesting where the hammer falls on Saturday.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-17-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By nickypp
Thank you slowcreek!

Thank you slowcreek!
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-02-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By nickypp
Here are a couple of pics from where it starts.

Here are a couple of pics from where it starts.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-01-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By nickypp
fuel odors in car

In my 76 GT, where does this vent hose lead to when it reaches the fender well by the jack on the passenger side? Inquiring minds want to know...

Thanks,

Nick
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   03-21-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By nickypp
Jim ,sent pm. This is what they look like.

Jim ,sent pm.

This is what they look like.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   03-20-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By nickypp
trim clips for windshield

Hi all, I have a 1976 Alfetta GT with a glued in windshield and chrome trim. I carefully removed the windshield, etc to repair the rust around the bottom and sides. I would like to glue the glass...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-20-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By nickypp
I just ordered a complete clutch kit and a...

I just ordered a complete clutch kit and a separate throwout bearing from these guys in Germany. Very happy. Clutch was assembled and balanced and worked like a charm. i had to order bearing...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-12-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By nickypp
Seen better days!

I'm not a rocket scientist, but this clutch is toast. Fortunately OKP in Germany had one for my 76 GT.
Forum: Motorsports   01-26-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By nickypp
Great crowd for the Rolex 24 hours of Daytona

Great crowd for the Rolex 24 hours of Daytona
Forum: Motorsports   01-19-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By nickypp
I Do, and plan on taking pictures. We will not...

I Do, and plan on taking pictures. We will not however be in Daytona in time for Fridays events unfortunately. I wish I would have known sooner about the Alfas in the Michelin Pilot Challenge.

N
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   01-10-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By nickypp
Jett, if you had a clutch disk and a bearing to...

Jett, if you had a clutch disk and a bearing to go with it, I'd be all over it!
Forum: Motorsports   11-06-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By nickypp
This will be our 3rd year going. There are 4 of...

This will be our 3rd year going. There are 4 of us, we rent an Air Bnb or VRBO in Daytona Beach. Good bit of night life there and its a short cab ride to track. Your have in and out privileges with...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-31-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By nickypp
Guys, thanks for the help! Pump and regulator...

Guys, thanks for the help! Pump and regulator have been ordered.

N
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-31-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By nickypp
Richard, Thank you for the advice on the...

Richard,

Thank you for the advice on the pump! Ebay, here I come.

Will I still run a fuel line back to the tank, or will i "deadhead" it?
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-31-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By nickypp
Papajam, Interesting, there is no regulator...

Papajam,

Interesting, there is no regulator on my system then. From the output of the FISPA filter the fuel line goes to a T, one side goes back to the tank, the other to the carbs. I connected...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-31-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By nickypp
It's one of these. Original I assume.

It's one of these. Original I assume.
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-30-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By nickypp
Fuel pressure fluttering

On my '76 Alfetta GT, the previous owner converted to Webers, still using the 3 port Bosch fuel pump and the fuel filter/regulator. I connected a fuel pressure gauge before the carbs and it reads 3...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   10-11-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By nickypp
Alfettas have transaxles. So where you normally...

Alfettas have transaxles. So where you normally would put a clutch on the engine block, you connect a driveshaft with 3 bolts. That's all I can come up with. I can't tell you more about engine...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-31-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By nickypp
If you don't already have one of these, they also...

If you don't already have one of these, they also very helpful.
...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-24-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By nickypp
I replaced mine in the spring. I don't recall...

I replaced mine in the spring. I don't recall removing the slave that difficult, once i got all the mounting bolts off. I recall one being a real PITA to reach with a wrench and socket. Sorry I...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   06-04-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By nickypp
I slapped a set of Cooper Trendsetters...

I slapped a set of Cooper Trendsetters 195/70r14's on my 1976 GT. I personally like the fatter tire look on older cars.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-31-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 43,114
Posted By nickypp
What is your age - 48 How many Alfas do you now...

What is your age - 48
How many Alfas do you now have - 2
How many times have you purchased an Alfa - 2
How many Alfas have you ridden into the ground - 0
How many Alfas have been shot out from...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-20-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By nickypp
Both the exhaust and the intake cam caps have the...

Both the exhaust and the intake cam caps have the 104 marks on them. When I set the motor to TDC, the intake side lined up with the 104, and the exhaust side lined up with the regular marks (both...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   05-19-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By nickypp
Any ideas what this number means?

Adjusted valves today for the first time on my 1976 Alfetta GT. Saw this number stamped by the camshaft alignment marks. Can anyone shed some light on this?
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-03-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 67,761
Posted By nickypp
When I lowered my GT last fall, I read up on all...

When I lowered my GT last fall, I read up on all the different ways possible and ended up doing it Goos Van Pelt's way. here is the link to the youtube video. straight forward and I am happy I...
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