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Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   03-02-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By tpalfa
If it works every now and then it will be because...

If it works every now and then it will be because the solder joints on the connector have cracked. It is pretty simple to resolder them - although a bit finicky. The real problem is access as the bad...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   09-24-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 29,921
Posted By tpalfa
OK, but early euro spec GTV6s do not have an O2...

OK, but early euro spec GTV6s do not have an O2 sensor. On these cars the WOT only tells the ECU to use a specific injector timing which is somewhat rich under load. If the engine is not under load...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   09-17-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 29,921
Posted By tpalfa
>Have checked the auxiliary air valve ... its...

>Have checked the auxiliary air valve ... its open but gives no signal...is it supposed to give out any?

No the AAV does not give out any signal. It has a heating element in it, when the engine...
Forum: Product/Vendor Reviews   08-16-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,350
Posted By tpalfa
100% positive feedback???????

Ok, well obviously you are either the seller or closely related to them so maybe you can clarify how this whole "selling a pig in a poke" to suckers under multiple accounts works.

This...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   08-09-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,098
Posted By tpalfa
If the giubos are ok then replace the bearings. I...

If the giubos are ok then replace the bearings. I had drive shaft vibration due to a cracked spigot bearing in the front giubo - took a while to find.

In regards to epic GTV6 journeys - I drove...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-24-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,966
Posted By tpalfa
> is there an air temp sensor in this Jetronic...

> is there an air temp sensor in this Jetronic AFM, like on the Motronic systems?

There is an air temperature sensor in the AFM - it is connected to the ECU.

(Doh. My post is a bit redundant)...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   03-28-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,966
Posted By tpalfa
Or during your testing you could just connect the...

Or during your testing you could just connect the fuel pump directly to a battery or any reasonable 12V source and not worry about the AFM switch, the inertia switch or any other parts of the car's...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-19-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,966
Posted By tpalfa
The AAV is mechanical and has nothing to do with...

The AAV is mechanical and has nothing to do with the tachometer signal. Causation and correlation are two different things, the AAV closes when the engine is hot, the tachometer signal goes bad when...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   02-19-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,966
Posted By tpalfa
That is an ignition problem. I had the same fault...

That is an ignition problem. I had the same fault it was a heat fault in the ignition amplifier. You say you have already changed the ignition amplifier. There are not many places left - the pickup...
Forum: Product/Vendor Reviews   01-06-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,350
Posted By tpalfa
The majority of the positive feedback for both...

The majority of the positive feedback for both "Alfa-Romeo-Store" and the seller of the **Super Rare Black GTV6** with the $200 paint job (:rolleyes:) is for junk costume jewelry and fake diamonds.
...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-15-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By tpalfa
ALFA 75 - ALFA 90 - 60533966 - RONDELLA PONTE DE...

ALFA 75 - ALFA 90 - 60533966 - RONDELLA PONTE DE DIONNE POST.ORIGINALE !! | eBay (http://www.ebay.it/itm/ALFA-75-ALFA-90-60533966-RONDELLA-PONTE-DE-DIONNE-POST-ORIGINALE-/131843891908)
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-12-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By tpalfa
Highwood Alfa sells them:- Lights...

Highwood Alfa sells them:-

Lights (http://www.highwoodalfa.com/77ff1d6c-0455-43bf-91d1-b8d657392653-9.html)

Item 8156.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   06-10-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By tpalfa
Those clips and front of engine look exactly the...

Those clips and front of engine look exactly the same as my 2.5L 12V '83 GTV6 - sorry can't help you with the clips. Maybe you should post a wanted ad in the classified section.
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   06-02-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By tpalfa
Since this ad has gone completely OT then I will...

Since this ad has gone completely OT then I will chime in. Threads like this are the reason that the unpaid ads on the Victoria Alfa BB turned into an announce only section. Please see the link...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-26-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By tpalfa
Yeah, but as I read it martym00se72 is using an...

Yeah, but as I read it martym00se72 is using an Australian delivered 2.5 ECU, harness, distributor and ignition module. These do not have a rev limiter in the ECU or ignition module. They use a...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   05-18-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
  For Sale: 164 intake coupling
Views: 256
Posted By tpalfa
I'll take all 6 - PM sent

I'll take all 6 - PM sent
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-12-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,783
Posted By tpalfa
You can drill open the four metal rivets, remove...

You can drill open the four metal rivets, remove the cover and fix it. Bad solder joints are easy to fix (and a likely culprit) if it is failing components then that is a bit more work. They normally...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-12-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By tpalfa
8126, 8190 - both from caps like your first photo.

8126, 8190 - both from caps like your first photo.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   05-12-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By tpalfa
A thread about steering wheel removal!!! ...

A thread about steering wheel removal!!!

http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/alfetta-gtv6-1972-1986/95839-steering-wheel-removal-gtv6-2.html
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   05-01-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By tpalfa
Thanks for the feedback - it is a street car....

Thanks for the feedback - it is a street car. Good to know that new FRAP is fine. I am not trying to squeeze the last drop of performance out of the car. I am intending on replacing/renewing most of...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   05-01-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By tpalfa
Ball Joints, Bushes and Bearings

I am accumulating parts for the rebuild of a 1984 GTV6 - transaxle dedion 116. Can anyone offer any advice regarding the various brands for suspension/steering components? I have read that FRAP...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-30-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By tpalfa
Hi, I was going to be unhelpful and say...

Hi,

I was going to be unhelpful and say "learn how to use the search function", but then I read "The mirror has just been source from overseas and the description failed to mention it came from an...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   04-28-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By tpalfa
I'll take it - sent a PM

I'll take it - sent a PM
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   04-26-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,647
Posted By tpalfa
There are two parts to the breather - the little...

There are two parts to the breather - the little plastic valve which lets air into the system and a metal one way valve connected to the oil separator in the engine bay which relieves pressure. You...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   04-26-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
  For Sale: GTV6 Gauge cluster
Views: 303
Posted By tpalfa
I'll take it.

I'll take it.
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