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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-12-2018, 09:45 AM
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Slightly off topic, what is the original colour...

Slightly off topic, what is the original colour of the small thin hose ? Mine is brown and I am assuming it got replaced with a transparent one and due to the oil it sucked throughout its life it...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-12-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
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Yes that's right. Thanks. I will plug/shut...

Yes that's right. Thanks.

I will plug/shut them both and see if anything changes. I also have a can of carb cleaner I will use to check for vacuum leaks.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-12-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
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I have been going through the manual to make sure...

I have been going through the manual to make sure I didn't leave anything out. Port 1 and 4 of the inlet manifold have vacuum feed. See attached marked in yellow

The one on the left is the brake...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-10-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By eas
My car runs on Bosch distributor. I did clean the...

My car runs on Bosch distributor. I did clean the mechanical parts inside the distributor and sprayed some lubricant before placing back the metal plate, electronic trigger and magnet.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-10-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
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I will check for any leaks as suggested. I...

I will check for any leaks as suggested.

I do not have a handy AFR meter handy unfortunately. I do think the car is idling slightly rich but I changed the settings so many times that I have...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-10-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By eas
I appreciate all your opinions, suggestions and...

I appreciate all your opinions, suggestions and help with this issue.

Update:

I tired increasing the turns of the the mixture screw and I did see an improved idle and was able to reduce the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-09-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By eas
The engine is set up with trumpets and it does...

The engine is set up with trumpets and it does have a metal plate holding both carbs together supported with motor mounts. I have removed the trumpets until i get the carbs in sync.

Having the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
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Hi Ed, I had to increase the idle screw a...

Hi Ed,

I had to increase the idle screw a lot to get the engine rpm up to around 900/1000rpm which most probably placed the throttle plate past the first progression hole. With the idle screw not...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-08-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By eas
I have found this post which mentions forward and...

I have found this post which mentions forward and rear needles.

https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/carburetors-fuel-injection-air-intake/352177-fuelling-issue-weber-dcoe.html#post5734258

I am...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-08-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By eas
It could be a rebuild error what is causing the...

It could be a rebuild error what is causing the increase in RPM. Perhaps being intermittent, its a little harder to identify.




My plan is to try with more turns on the next try. I am not...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-08-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By eas
Just to add on this The engine was also...

Just to add on this

The engine was also rebuild with Motronic pistons and 2 thou skimmed from the head. Ignition timing was set on roughly 1000rpm.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-08-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By eas
Weber DCOE Tune after restoration

Hey Guys,

I have dismantled the carbs for a rebuild but having a hard time trying to get the engine to idle smoothly. The carbs are Weber DCOE 72/73 on a 2ltr engine.

Some history.
Car was...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-15-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,252
Posted By eas
The almost finished product.

The almost finished product.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-15-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,252
Posted By eas
Update: Finally finished off the transmission...

Update: Finally finished off the transmission rebuild (https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/gearbox-transaxle-differential-propshaft/666656-gearbox-rebuild-105-a.html)

On Saturday, I spent a good 2...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-15-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
The transmission is fully assembled including...

The transmission is fully assembled including clutch fork and ready to be mated to the engine :)
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-14-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By eas
Bellhousing to engine upper bolts

I've heard how hard these two bolts can be to remove with engine and transmission in place.

While I have the engine and transmission out, which way is the best way to put these 2 bolts to ease...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-08-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
Does anyone know the torque specs for the 3 bolts...

Does anyone know the torque specs for the 3 bolts holding the 3 forks to the rods. I did not find these on the manual. Thanks
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-08-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
The fork/syncro sleeve are measured and placed...

The fork/syncro sleeve are measured and placed equidistant from the dog gears on each side and the fork bolted to the rod. The 5th fork/syncro sleeve must be 12.9mm from the face of the dog gears as...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
The main assembly went in the casing for a trial...

The main assembly went in the casing for a trial fit to make sure the rods are in the right position. I had to temporary close the two half's together to flip the case upright to be able to put in...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-08-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
I did not anticipate how frustrating it will get...

I did not anticipate how frustrating it will get to get those 3 beans into position. But in they went, starting from the bottom all the way up to the top topped with some assembly lube.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-08-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
The main shaft was fully assembled, axial play...

The main shaft was fully assembled, axial play and distance between 3rd and 4th teeth measured. All in order.


Here is the final product
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-08-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
Thanks for the advise.

Thanks for the advise.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-07-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
I forgot to tell you folks that I also got a...

I forgot to tell you folks that I also got a bearing set, 5th fork, seal for the speedo cable and a magnetize sump plug.

All parts have arrived and assembly time will start tomorrow :)
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-07-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By eas
Update: After a month waiting, I had lost...

Update:

After a month waiting, I had lost hope that the 2 dog rings will ever arrive. In the mean time, I had a short business trip to the States and while there I asked the seller (against...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   10-04-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By eas
Thanks Richard. It worked as you suggested.

Thanks Richard. It worked as you suggested.
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