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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-06-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,685
Posted By nunki
I come from the world of Jaguar XK engines. ...

I come from the world of Jaguar XK engines.

In the late '60's Jaguar cars issued a service bulletin that said Barr's Stop Leak was to be added to the coolant every time an engine's cooling system...
Forum: Engine Management   10-06-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By nunki
From my experience, yes. No "plugs" is open loop....

From my experience, yes. No "plugs" is open loop.

My memory is that 02 sensor signal doesn't do a lot for much of the time. The maps are that good.

There is a super-long thread on this forum...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-06-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By nunki
This topic has come up a few times on this forum...

This topic has come up a few times on this forum this decade.

Dynamat is used to dampen vibrations of a car's sheet metal. In the trade, it is often referred to as "sound deadening". Acoustic...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   09-30-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,816
Posted By nunki
[QUOTE=Andrew;8474752]Europa Cars at...

[QUOTE=Andrew;8474752]Europa Cars at Sixth/Gilman. Good, not great, but they, within limits, can work to varying standards depending on what you want and how much you pay. They did a white 356 last...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-21-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,329
Posted By nunki
Dear car owner: my comments are not veiled,...

Dear car owner: my comments are not veiled, thinly or otherwise.

You made a statement about the market price of highly modified GTV and my research uncovered an after-auction post by the winner...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-21-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,329
Posted By nunki
Subsequent posts by the owner make it clear that...

Subsequent posts by the owner make it clear that when he wrote in his first post "open to offers" doesn't mean what I have always thought it to mean.

Clearly stating that the price is "firm" goes...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-21-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,329
Posted By nunki
Are you referring to this Ferraichat...

Are you referring to this Ferraichat (https://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/threads/2011-ferrari-599-hgte-with-2459-miles-perfect.601364/)?

The forum owners reversed the "no-comment" policy after...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-19-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,329
Posted By nunki
"Why" you ask, well, for one thing, this is a BB...

"Why" you ask, well, for one thing, this is a BB for Alfa owners. It is the habit and practice on this board to discuss Alfa cars. If you find this offensive then you have posted your ad in the wrong...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-18-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,329
Posted By nunki
Honestly, long-time Alfa owners in the U.S. have...

Honestly, long-time Alfa owners in the U.S. have endured decades of spending two to five times the amount of money restoring and maintaining a car than it is worth on the open market.

That is to...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   07-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By nunki
A photo or two of what you are dealing with might...

A photo or two of what you are dealing with might help board members help you.

Also describe what happens to the car, the rear wheels, and the pinion shaft when you attempt to loosen the pinion...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   07-03-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By nunki
Something is not right. I had to use over...

Something is not right.

I had to use over 120-foot-lbs to get one of these nuts off and used an impact wrench to do it with a "tool" from CA (Classic Alfa).

How are you locking the...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   06-29-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By nunki
Just finished this job for the second time in ten...

Just finished this job for the second time in ten years.

There are several good threads on the subject of pinion seal replacement. The useful advice and important information is spread among...
Forum: Off-Topic Talk   06-22-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 186,077
Posted By nunki
"Apocalyptic religion", you mean Christianity and...

"Apocalyptic religion", you mean Christianity and Islam? Christianity was "founded" by an apocalyptic prophet. These two world religions have fully developed eschatological speculation. For the true...
Forum: Off-Topic Talk   06-18-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,743
Posted By nunki
if you were to take you Alfa to a well know Alfa...

if you were to take you Alfa to a well know Alfa repair & restoration shop in Northridge California you'd find that Guatemalans would be doing most of the work on your car. Been that way for over a...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-18-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,542
Posted By nunki
Rich is a good guy. I was driving a newly...

Rich is a good guy.

I was driving a newly acquired GTV down from Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara over the four day Thanksgiving weekend one year and it broke down in San Jose. Rich opened his shop on...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   05-25-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By nunki
why was the one removed?

why was the one removed?
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   05-24-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By nunki
The SKU is OSVDL28407

The SKU is OSVDL28407
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   05-24-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By nunki
In 2019 I'm using the ones in the attached photos...

In 2019 I'm using the ones in the attached photos purchased from the site listed on the bag
Forum: ARA - Alfa Romeo Association of Northern California   05-19-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By nunki
The law that the dmv is obliged to follow htt...

The law that the dmv is obliged to follow htt https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/wcm/connect/cd01ee3b-5114-49d5-a177-1add4bbd3858/app1e_ca_license_plate_data.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID= p://...
Forum: ARA - Alfa Romeo Association of Northern California   05-19-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By nunki
Okay. I just went through the YOM plate exchange...

Okay. I just went through the YOM plate exchange at my DMV in Santa Barbara.

I bought the pair of “1972” CA plates online for $100. (1970 to 1972 the plates were made of steel, ‘73 and newer are...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-05-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,197
Posted By nunki
Thank you for your learned opinion. A...

Thank you for your learned opinion.

A well-controlled experiment of a cross-over design with N =2 and a large effect size can and did yield useful results. The experiment was done in the '90s and...
Forum: ARA - Alfa Romeo Association of Northern California   05-03-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By nunki
I find the form confusing. I currently have...

I find the form confusing.

I currently have a 1972 GTV registered in California. It was brought into the state in 2006 so it was issued white background plates.

Will the state sell me new, six...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-06-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By nunki
I've bought and installed two sets on two cars....

I've bought and installed two sets on two cars. Maybe 0.2 mm thicker, does not affect the fit or the performance. The through holes in the channels were spot on for one car but on the other car, the...
Forum: Picture Room   02-22-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5,236
Views: 2,721,247
Posted By nunki
Random thoughts: Yes, we all know"right"...

Random thoughts:

Yes, we all know"right" from "wrong" but what is wrong in Riyadh is right in Rochefort. Therein lies the problem.

I live in a Southern California coastal community where...
Forum: Car Restoration   02-05-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,068
Posted By nunki
Having worked at 3M I could get most of the...

Having worked at 3M I could get most of the products that they sold at a steep discount.

The 3M product is OEM quality and designed for the automotive market. Over a decade ago I loaned a GTV to...
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