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Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   04-18-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By AlessandroM
guillotineFI That will be hard since the...

guillotineFI

That will be hard since the engine is installed and running. Other seems to be able to remove it just fine, but I haven't found anyone actually mentioning the size (bolt or nut) they...
Forum: Engine Conversions   04-18-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,509
Posted By AlessandroM
very very very nice. Were you able to get...

very very very nice.

Were you able to get the valve cover this nice by hand or did you use a machine to clear the finns?
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   04-18-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By AlessandroM
Nord Head Plugs - Nut/Bolt Size to get it off

Hey there

I would like to remove a head-plug from my car to install another coolant temp sensor - has anyone done this recently and found a fitting nut or bolt? All the metric ones that I have are...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-10-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 40,249
Posted By AlessandroM
I know I may be one of very few, but I never...

I know I may be one of very few, but I never understood how one can remove the bumpers on the later cars. Stepnoses work, but the later cars? they just look naked and unfinished. imho. :-)
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   03-21-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By AlessandroM
Hey ghnl I did just that and bought a new...

Hey ghnl

I did just that and bought a new master and slave. I will take the old one apart to confirm what you just said.

Thanks a lot!
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   03-21-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By AlessandroM
I only noticed now that whenever i depress the...

I only noticed now that whenever i depress the clutch quickly the fluid starts spilling out of the reservoir, as far as I know this should't happen. Am I assuming correct that there should be a seal...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   03-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By AlessandroM
So: round 2. Tried bleeding at the Master as...

So: round 2.

Tried bleeding at the Master as per RJs advice and also at the slave - some tiny bubbles came out but they could've also been sucked in when i cracked the return line open, so not...
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   03-04-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By AlessandroM
Clutch not releasing as nicely anymore

Hey there

I had my mechanic swap my clutch fluid because it was gunky and had clearly a lot of water in it, but was working fine apart from that.
I usually drain the fluids myself by pumping -...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   02-04-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By AlessandroM
Thanks Pete How are the panels welded to the...

Thanks Pete

How are the panels welded to the sills? I wasn't able to find any up top.

Is there any standard documentation on the spot welds or is it just too obvious for most people, not so...
Forum: Sedan (1962-1977)   02-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By AlessandroM
Floor pan spot welds and gearbox removal

Hey there

Two questions

I'm looking for a guide (or a thread?) about the spot welds in the floorpans. I know about the ones between the pans but other than that i have only discovered some when...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   10-21-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 62,577
Posted By AlessandroM
Hey Richard Three Questions that I haven't...

Hey Richard

Three Questions that I haven't found answered elsewhere:

1&2: Are you also working on brands engines and why did you "stick" with alfas? As an european it's interesting that people...
Forum: Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding   10-20-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,356
Posted By AlessandroM
It's not like some people told him 3000...

It's not like some people told him 3000 kilometers ago. >:)
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-17-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By AlessandroM
I'd just print that thing...

I'd just print that thing...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-16-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,620
Posted By AlessandroM
[quote=Jim G;8326934] A significant amount...

[quote=Jim G;8326934]

A significant amount which is why heated seats is a must have in modern EV's. But he wont need it too much in CA most likely :-).
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-15-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,620
Posted By AlessandroM
Very cool! I wanted to the same with my...

Very cool!

I wanted to the same with my Giulia eventually also with the Hyper9 Engine as it is the most affordable currently.

Only that, I wanted to get rid of the tranny as it brings in a lot...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-14-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
So the car seems to be working fine again. ...

So the car seems to be working fine again.

We changed the fuel pump first - no change (to be expected..). My static Timing light didn't show any sort of weird behaviour. I was then able to borrow...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-12-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
hey quadrifolio Yeah the original...

hey quadrifolio

Yeah the original Fispa-thing with the diaphragm. I tried swapping it out for a disc type regulator, no change - as lumpy as.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
The leads are one year old and of the more...

The leads are one year old and of the more expensive type (the blue ones from AH) I see no sparking/sparks in the dark.

I will try to the check the carbs for any cloggedness. It's just weird,...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
Another weird thing is that the spark plugs are...

Another weird thing is that the spark plugs are almost sealed into the head. I needed a lot of initial force to remove them (needed a long wrench). Looking at the threads of the removed ones they...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
Thanks guys - I will investigate a little more...

Thanks guys - I will investigate a little more into the dizzy then.

By the way I also tested the fuel tank for vacuum - there was none.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
mechtild Not yet, I just checked whether the...

mechtild

Not yet, I just checked whether the dizzie has come loose, but it hasn't.

Speaking of bad luck, the car has a lambda probe, but it stopped working a week before this issue appeared.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By AlessandroM
Engine Running rough and doesn't rev (well) beyond 3000-3500RPM

Hey there

I recently opened a thread about my conversion to the electric fuel pump - this is not about that car. >:)

So the title says it all the car (GTV2000 EU on Carbs) runs rough generally...
Forum: Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake   10-10-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,031
Posted By AlessandroM
BostonBertone Were you ever able to solve...

BostonBertone

Were you ever able to solve this ever?

Thanks
Alessandro
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   09-13-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 56,922
Posted By AlessandroM
While my gauges are metric I think they use the...

While my gauges are metric I think they use the same scale and it sounds pretty much like mine behave. Granted my 2l may not be the healthiest anymore, altough it still makes power. 0:)
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   09-09-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By AlessandroM
Yes please. :-)

Yes please. :-)
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