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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   Yesterday, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By goats
Bel metric

Bel metric
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   09-12-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By goats
"His question is very clear' I guess that's why...

"His question is very clear'
I guess that's why he got he such a tidal wave of responses.
see ya
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   09-12-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By goats
I don't have a clue what a T5 transmission is, or...

I don't have a clue what a T5 transmission is, or the updates you are wanting/ referring to. What exactly are you asking about?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-12-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By goats
Tach cable comes from the water pump, goes to...

Tach cable comes from the water pump, goes to rear of the tach itself. If I were you (and I was a few years ago, see my thread on Dream S2 spider) I'd buy new tach and speedo cable and replace them....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-11-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By goats
Radojko, if you find a good one that works,...

Radojko, if you find a good one that works, please send me either the specs on it, or drop one in the mail if possible! thanks, bob
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   09-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By goats
OK here are a few thoughts 1. If the LED...

OK here are a few thoughts
1. If the LED console is really dim, can I ask you, does it get dimmer when the headlights are turned on? If a Canada car originally, it may have the 'daytime running...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By goats
Ive never seen that bushing but it makes perfect...

Ive never seen that bushing but it makes perfect sense. As to the square, thats great but if you are like me and need to remove the console as frequently as I do, unbending the square will likely...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-11-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By goats
that is correct, believe it or not! You might...

that is correct, believe it or not! You might have to move the end terminal piece up a little on the steel cable to get full travel. Important -- DONT use the hand throttle to pull the throttle. ...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   09-11-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By goats
Kevin, I thought about relieving the ID a little...

Kevin, I thought about relieving the ID a little bit but then gave up -- I suppose it can be done with a pair of scissors in some cases (really thin shims) but I see no way to chuck up anything and...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   09-10-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By goats
sorry Kevin. Do a search on this forum on the BB...

sorry Kevin. Do a search on this forum on the BB for Mitsumi nd/or shims and you will find it here with the order number
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   09-10-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By goats
on my car the red brake warning light does not...

on my car the red brake warning light does not have a 'push to test' feature.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   09-10-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By goats
for shims I use mitsumi USA . ...

for shims I use mitsumi USA .

https://us.misumi-ec.com/vona2/mech_screw/M1801000000/M1801030000/

The standard shims are 'good enough' and cheap. Do a search for rear diff shims and you will...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   09-09-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By goats
no that diagram is for a 10562 car, a 1750. ...

no that diagram is for a 10562 car, a 1750.
I;ve been notified that these are copyrighted. I had no idea that they were. Sorry about that.
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   09-07-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By goats
Ok I’ll go $20. Plus the 7 to ship

Ok I’ll go $20. Plus the 7 to ship
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,160
Posted By goats
I don’t know of any mechanic, commercial or...

I don’t know of any mechanic, commercial or homedude, that would not replace the water pump every 2nd belt on a 24v 164. For a first time tbelt new owner with 45k on it limited history it makes 1000%...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-07-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,160
Posted By goats
Yep. Belt skipped on rear it looks like. While...

Yep. Belt skipped on rear it looks like. While you are in there, order and replace the 6 spark plug well rubber gaskets. You will thank me later
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-07-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,160
Posted By goats
Oops never mind!! Didn’t have my glasses on now I...

Oops never mind!! Didn’t have my glasses on now I can see it!! Sorry bout that!! It looks correct just very under tensioned
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-07-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,160
Posted By goats
Uhhh there is something wrong in photo 1. The...

Uhhh there is something wrong in photo 1. The tensioner pin tip is supposed to push onto a rotating lever that applies additional tension. That lever is missing and the tensioner tip is now fully...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-06-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By goats
that is a key to an anti-theft device called THE...

that is a key to an anti-theft device called THE CLUB. It attaches to the steering wheel to deter theft. Check the trunk and the rear shelf to see if it is there
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   09-05-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
  For Sale: 1971 Alfa Romeo Spider
Views: 349
Posted By goats
seller just told me sale is pending. MAybe it...

seller just told me sale is pending. MAybe it will fall thru but I doubt it.....
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   09-05-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
  For Sale: 1971 Alfa Romeo Spider
Views: 349
Posted By goats
If its not too rusty this is a deal.......

If its not too rusty this is a deal.......
Forum: Guests, New Members & Introductions - Please Read   09-04-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By goats
Check for fan clearance to shroud, see if you can...

Check for fan clearance to shroud, see if you can pop the hood, get someone to rev it up in neutral, and listen for approximate area where it is

Sorry but it’s hard to diagnose over the inter...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   09-04-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By goats
$16.75 and I’ll pay the 7 to ship usps priority...

$16.75 and I’ll pay the 7 to ship usps priority to San Diego
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-03-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By goats
here is what to do. Put the fuse back in, and...

here is what to do. Put the fuse back in, and measure the voltage at the motor (disconnect the motor and use your voltmeter on the connector going to the motor). You need to take the door panel off...
Forum: 164 & 168 (1991-1995)   09-03-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By goats
having 4 volts at ground is not good. That means...

having 4 volts at ground is not good. That means that the window motor only drops 8 volts. You need to find out why the ground isnt really ground I think
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