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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-31-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By WithanF
What are the “front park lights?” I’d like to...

What are the “front park lights?” I’d like to check those first.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-30-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By WithanF
S4 Both Tailights Out

I checked the fuses. They are good. I replaced the fuses. No help. Ideas?

Edit: recently had work done and mechanic fat footed my fuse box as many do. I had to zip tie it out of the way...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-23-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By WithanF
Read threads about “no start” issues first. ...

Read threads about “no start” issues first. There are ways for static electricity to do damage. You need to know them. Loads of info on “no start” threads about relays, crank case sensors, low...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-23-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,692
Posted By WithanF
Electric windows. I had the door panel off so...

Electric windows. I had the door panel off so many times I can do it with my eyes closed. Never did get it fixed. Wound up spending money for a new part.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-19-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 101,059
Posted By WithanF
Fixed my parking brake. The teeth were stripped...

Fixed my parking brake. The teeth were stripped and it would not stay on. Bonus fix was the highlight of my day- the brake handle never disengaged fully. I always had to push it down. While I had...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By WithanF
I put new springs on the front and back last...

I put new springs on the front and back last summer. My car did not sit level side to side, so I knew my springs were shot. Replacing them changed the dynamics of the car significantly and for the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-19-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By WithanF
Replacing parking brake boot on S4 - rivets?

I fixed my slipping parking brake and I would like to replace the boot while I have the console out. I have a new boot that matches my new shift boot (not yet installed). The OEM parking brake boot...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-06-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,690
Posted By WithanF
That door handle gasket is triggering my OCD.

That door handle gasket is triggering my OCD.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-01-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,754
Posted By WithanF
Understood. I was just wondering if anyone would...

Understood. I was just wondering if anyone would say “mine worked” or “didn’t work” on such and such a date.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-01-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By WithanF
I had s cruddy crank case sensor with a washer...

I had s cruddy crank case sensor with a washer stuck on it once. Another time I had a problem with the plug for the wires to the CCS. The connection was corroded. On my S4 the connections were buried...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-31-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,754
Posted By WithanF
What are the odds of the airbag working in my ‘93 if I ever need it?

This question popped in my head when looking at that beautiful shift knob and steering wheel thread.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-26-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 563
Posted By WithanF
Pictures please. Good luck with your purchase.

Pictures please. Good luck with your purchase.
Forum: AlfaBBNews   03-11-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,025
Posted By WithanF
Just saw this thread. I first encountered...

Just saw this thread. I first encountered Papajam in a “driving barefoot” thread when he referred to a group of us as “pebble flamers” because we poo pooed his concern about debris on floorboards. ...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-04-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By WithanF
Clutch pricing question

I am ordering a new clutch for my 1993 Spider. I figured I’d get a Sachs, as I understand Sachs was the OEM supplier and the old clutch lasted 25+ years and survived 4 beginners that learned to...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-28-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By WithanF
I have the black and yellow in my 93. They look...

I have the black and yellow in my 93. They look great. I will try to get a pic for you tomorrow
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   11-22-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,253
Posted By WithanF
Have you checked the flywheel sensor?

Have you checked the flywheel sensor?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-21-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 101,059
Posted By WithanF
Replaced door seal on my S4. Very easy. Perfect...

Replaced door seal on my S4. Very easy. Perfect fit.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-23-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 101,059
Posted By WithanF
I swear cars pick up a few HP in that air.

I swear cars pick up a few HP in that air.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-21-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,094
Posted By WithanF
From the shop's website: Vincenzo Votto ...

From the shop's website:

Vincenzo Votto
Master mechanic and fabricator
Studied mechanical engineering in Italy and worked at the SIMI foundry
Started working with Nick [former dealer now...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-21-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,094
Posted By WithanF
I have some oil in coolant. I have a slight oil...

I have some oil in coolant. I have a slight oil leak onto my garage floor. Not sure the source, but my mechanic said something about O ring. Have not noticed any coolant in the oil. I have no...
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   09-20-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By WithanF
I believe the spring rubbers were put there to...

I believe the spring rubbers were put there to prevent noise. I do not think anyone re-uses them. This is true for the rubber sleeves above and below the bottom. The rubbers on the bottom appear...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-20-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,094
Posted By WithanF
I got a quote today. $1,200 or $1,300 plus...

I got a quote today. $1,200 or $1,300 plus gasket and fluids, probably another $200 or so. Sounds like $1,500 total to me.

Not in the budget considering I just had a lot of other work done (and...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-19-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,094
Posted By WithanF
I am not sure I want ME learning on my car,...

I am not sure I want ME learning on my car, especially if the time sink will do more harm to my marriage than writing a check, but the boss will have the final say. I am trying to figure out how...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-19-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,094
Posted By WithanF
Cost to have head gasket replaced?

I have looked over some threads on replacing a head gasket and the procedure looks too complicated and/or time consuming for me. I might reconsider depending on cost.

What is the approximate...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-04-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By WithanF
Hmm. Perhaps that's the issue. Maybe there is a...

Hmm. Perhaps that's the issue. Maybe there is a pad and a cup stuck up in my car already that I need to pry out?

Here's the metal tray sold to me.

https://imgur.com/gallery/nsESH

I am...
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