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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,307
Posted By fgc
Found this thread and I am curious about the...

Found this thread and I am curious about the longevity of the urethane strap.

Please post updates :wink2: thanks
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-27-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By fgc
Thanks so much for the links! PM sent. Hope its...

Thanks so much for the links! PM sent. Hope its not too late.

If i go by way of buying the bush, any idea how to remove the stick from the old bush? I imagine fitting it will be a pain. Probably...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-27-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By fgc
How to Replace Gear stick Bush

Dear all

Could not find any info on how to change the gear stick bush. I do not see the bush being sold by the usual suppliers.

Appreciate help on
1. how to remove the gear stick from the...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   11-02-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By fgc
Keyspider I like what you did with the...

Keyspider

I like what you did with the engine stand.

To clarify, are the fabricated left and right side mount the same dimension ie are they interchangeable left for right and vice versa? Would...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   11-02-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,043
Posted By fgc
To resurrect an old thread about burman steering...

To resurrect an old thread about burman steering box fluid, I am thihking about using straight 140W GL-4 gear oil instead of mixing grease with gear oil. I am guessing 140W will be plenty thick and...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   10-24-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By fgc
Thanks Richard. Sounds like its something that is...

Thanks Richard. Sounds like its something that is commonly done to adjust ride height.

As I have a spare deep pan on hand, instead of using washers to lower the shallow pan to match the depth of...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   10-24-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By fgc
Question : Even out Spider front ride height by changing spring pan

Hi,

I know there is another ride height post but I didn't want to hijack that post.

My RHD 1750 sits higher on the right side than the left. The deeper spring pan is on the left side...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-18-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,734
Posted By fgc
Thanks Gordon for taking time to share your...

Thanks Gordon for taking time to share your methods and experiences 😊 Will try this when I overhaul my original carbs

My car has the 40 Dcoe 151 on it at moment. It was sitting unmoved...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-17-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,734
Posted By fgc
"There are 2 sets of passages drilled and lead...

"There are 2 sets of passages drilled and lead plugged under DCOE Webers The diagram picture shows one, the accelerator pump circuit. The other is connected to the idle circuit and is not pictured....
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   10-14-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,072
Posted By fgc
Hi Alex I am also interested in one for my...

Hi Alex

I am also interested in one for my 1750 spider

Thanks
fgc
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   08-03-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By fgc
How to seal up the open hole of the sill section

Dear all

Q1- Looking at doing wax injection into newly rebuilt 67 spider chassis. Appreciate advice on where to inject wax for sealing the inner panels.

Q2- looking also at doing some panel...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-15-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By fgc
Thanks. I will try this out.

Thanks. I will try this out.
Forum: Car Restoration   09-13-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By fgc
I had been dreaming of doing a full restoration...

I had been dreaming of doing a full restoration and it was your post and web page that gave me courage to undertake a full restoration 6 years back. My car is road legal now but the interior and...
Forum: Car Restoration   09-12-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By fgc
I have to wear sunshades each time I look at your...

I have to wear sunshades each time I look at your photos. Too bright and shiny:drool::thumbup1: Love your car and the quality of work done!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-12-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,937
Posted By fgc
Sorry to interject love the photo of...

Sorry to interject



love the photo of your car! Nice ride height.

I have the same car with the same Harvey-Bailey springs by Classic Alfa but my car ride much higher than yours :frown2: I...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-12-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By fgc
Wheel arch under seal?

Dear all

My spider went through a full bare metal restoration and the wheel arches had stone chip coating. It has 300 gentle miles in the dry (not been in the rain). So far the wheel arches looks...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   09-07-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By fgc
ARGTAReg Thanks so much for the write up and also...

ARGTAReg Thanks so much for the write up and also the photos. This made it so much clearer for me the differences between Stradale and Corsa. Really appreciate you taking time to post these...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   08-20-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By fgc
GTA Stradale vs Corsa

Dear all

I understand that the Gulia Sprint 1600 GTA came in two flavours, Stradale and Corsa (referring only to Auto Delta's mod and not independent workshops).

For a pure Stradale, did it...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   11-09-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By fgc
What grease for throw out bearing?

Dear all

I have a few NOS clutch throw out bearings but the grease all dried up. What grease should i use to regrease it?

my throw out bearings making noise when gear is in neutral so want to...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   11-08-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By fgc
Q - DIY Engine Stand supported on both sides

Dear all

I want to build a DIY engine stand that supports the 105 Nord engine on both sides.

My question is about the position of the engine mount whether the left side mount is at the same...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   06-01-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By fgc
Thanks Gordon for your tips. It worked really...

Thanks Gordon for your tips. It worked really well. Took all of 5 mins to remove the carbs :)
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   05-25-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By fgc
Thanks so much Gordon for sharing. Will try this!...

Thanks so much Gordon for sharing. Will try this! :)
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   05-25-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By fgc
How to remove Carb stuck to rubber mount

Dear all

Need ideas on how to remove carb that is stuck to the carb mount. Managed to tear one carb free of the mount but the other carb is firmly glued into number 1 intake rubber mount and will...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   11-03-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,129
Posted By fgc
So the condenses is for road use a 10/41 is a...

So the condenses is for road use a 10/41 is a good ratio.

As to LSD, leaving aside the question of the LSD plates are worn or not, does LSD add that much more traction in the wet? I Am a bit...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   11-03-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,129
Posted By fgc
Thanks for sharing. I may own the Alfa and...

Thanks for sharing.

I may own the Alfa and can work on it, but truth is I don't know much about driving it. I don't want to pretend that I know how to set up a car. I take every car as it comes....
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