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Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   06-29-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
  For Sale: 1974 Spider
Views: 822
Posted By gregeast
Congrats Jeff, well sold. As the owner of a...

Congrats Jeff, well sold.

As the owner of a similar, if rustier, '74 I was watching this one closely. Glad it found a new home.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-22-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By gregeast
Here's the black one, I think they have a chrome...

Here's the black one, I think they have a chrome version as well, maybe intended for GTVs

Classic Alfa Heater Facia Panel...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-30-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By gregeast
That Spider on the single post lift looks so...

That Spider on the single post lift looks so streamlined with its wheels retracted!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-29-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By gregeast
Is it just me or does the floor get further down...

Is it just me or does the floor get further down every year?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-06-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By gregeast
Love it Ed! Coming to CO this summer?

Love it Ed! Coming to CO this summer?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-15-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By gregeast
Tony came to believe that two heads are not...

Tony came to believe that two heads are not necessarily better than one...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By gregeast
Just to emphasize, my issue was with the end of...

Just to emphasize, my issue was with the end of the ground cable that gets clamped into the cable terminal.

Mine look like this:
...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-15-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By gregeast
My best guess is that with corrosion on the wires...

My best guess is that with corrosion on the wires under theconnector, the actual contact area is pretty minimal. Enough to flow a few amps when you turn the key on but when you try and start it the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-14-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By gregeast
I had similar issues, even after cleaning...

I had similar issues, even after cleaning connections, etc. It turned out to be corrosion on the ground wire underneath the clamp itself. I was able to cut off and re-strip the wire as a temporary...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-05-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By gregeast
May I just say that I am clearly among my people...

May I just say that I am clearly among my people when we are concerned about color matching screw covers in a place than non-OCD people will never notice. Well done and carry on!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   04-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,260
Posted By gregeast
I find it to be quite effective (and wife...

I find it to be quite effective (and wife approved) with the windows up at higher speeds. Helpful with the windows down at lower speeds but not nearly as effective.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-18-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By gregeast
Sounds like a plan, good chance my wife lands a...

Sounds like a plan, good chance my wife lands a consulting gig in the neighborhood and I'll tag along.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   03-17-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By gregeast
Congrats Ed, happy for you that you're back on...

Congrats Ed, happy for you that you're back on the road and the car is running strong!

The numbers are impressive but I gotta ask...how does it sound??
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   03-06-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By gregeast
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   02-01-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,890
Posted By gregeast
Post them to YouTube and put the link on here

Post them to YouTube and put the link on here
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-21-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By gregeast
Congrats, what was the magic sauce Eric?

Congrats, what was the magic sauce Eric?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   12-13-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By gregeast
I recently partially disassembled mine and...

I recently partially disassembled mine and lubricated the mechanism. Mine wasn't sticking at a particular speed but it was really noisy and pretty unstable, bouncing all over.

I used the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-26-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By gregeast
Excellent, well done sir!

Excellent, well done sir!
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-18-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By gregeast
My '74 Owners Manual says (very precisely)...

My '74 Owners Manual says (very precisely) 43.4-57.8 lb-ft.

That's always seemed pretty loose to me, I do 70 lb-ft.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-18-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By gregeast
I should have added that I ran new wiring in...

I should have added that I ran new wiring in addition to incorporating the relay to the fuel pump.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-18-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By gregeast
Wes Ingram's SPICA Fuel Supply Diagnostic Guide...

Wes Ingram's SPICA Fuel Supply Diagnostic Guide (http://www.wesingram.com/SPICA_Fuel_Supply_Diagnostic_Guide_Nov_2004.pdf) has a discussion of this in Appendix 5, page 12.

I did this recently...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-15-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By gregeast
It's not the H4 headlights that determine whether...

It's not the H4 headlights that determine whether you need relays, it's the wattage of the bulbs you install. That said, just installing relays, even on your stock headlights, will likely increase...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-07-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By gregeast
If all of the above fails, I have had good luck...

If all of the above fails, I have had good luck with a UV Leak Detector Kit (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000IHJXHG/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1)

You add dye to the oil, put on...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-30-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By gregeast
Centerline has them as well ...

Centerline has them as well

https://centerlinealfa.com/catalog/buffer-spider-window
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   08-17-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By gregeast
It sounds like the electric fan is running off of...

It sounds like the electric fan is running off of non-switched power. Assuming that's the case, a relay isn't going to solve the issue unless you trigger it from a switched power source. This would...
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