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Forum: Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted   Today, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,965
Posted By Ranz
V. Bumpy where you live.

V. Bumpy where you live.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Ranz
Well...obvious question...if you filled the...

Well...obvious question...if you filled the transmission from the top, you would have noticed the condition and fixing of the boots, and reinstalled everything properly...yes.
They do make a fair...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-15-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,119
Posted By Ranz
Quote: I tried the bottom up method after Tom...

Quote: I tried the bottom up method after Tom suggested it. We could not get any fluid in to the system and wondered if there is a check valve in the MC or booster that prevented it.

Yes, weird....
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-13-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,119
Posted By Ranz
TJ, Pardon the long post, but I can feel your...

TJ,
Pardon the long post, but I can feel your frustration from way over here...

See post 354: italcaroz suggested bleeding with engine running. He suggests it ensures the booster is pushing fluid...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-13-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 59,397
Posted By Ranz
Looking good horsewidower...very satisfying I’m...

Looking good horsewidower...very satisfying I’m sure.
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   07-12-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By Ranz
Yeah...there were (still are) a few funny’s ADRs...

Yeah...there were (still are) a few funny’s ADRs (Australian design rules) out there which meant manufacturers had to do silly things to get their cars sold here. Many couldn’t justify the expense...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   07-11-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By Ranz
Sorry, Perhaps I could have phrased it better,...

Sorry, Perhaps I could have phrased it better, but the dead fuse wasn’t ‘inside’ the relay on that circuit, but additional. And he found this one after saying “yes dad, I checked the fuses’. It...
Forum: Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted   07-11-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
  For Sale: 74 GTV at Copart
Views: 341
Posted By Ranz
Me neither, but easy fix.

Me neither, but easy fix.
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   07-11-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By Ranz
Can’t be definitive here, but after much head...

Can’t be definitive here, but after much head scratching, and with little help from wiring diagrams etc, my son has just traced a similar set of missing electrical devices (instruments, too) to a 10A...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-09-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Ranz
That was a aftermarket/mechanic temporary fix for...

That was a aftermarket/mechanic temporary fix for squeaking bushes. Plenty of cars got that treatment.
Post #1 pic shows one too, or at least a plug that was put in later after bushes were...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-08-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Ranz
How about that critical chamfered edge for...

How about that critical chamfered edge for steering arm clearance...do the thicker arms have a bigger chamfer?
Forum: Alfa Romeo History   07-06-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Ranz
Wasn’t he the guy who (later on, in his privateer...

Wasn’t he the guy who (later on, in his privateer Porsche) beat the works Porsche guys around the Nurburgring by so much they just dismissed it as fiction?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,119
Posted By Ranz
TJ, If your pedal is “pumping up”, it’s about...

TJ,
If your pedal is “pumping up”, it’s about air in the system or pad knock-off. If it reoccurs within seconds even when stationary, it’s not pad knock-off, so it’s about trapped air.
A couple of...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-04-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By Ranz
Why is is that many think that everybody else’s...

Why is is that many think that everybody else’s choice of wheels is ‘wrong’?
Not picking on any one contributor, but I don’t get it...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-03-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By Ranz
+1 for the smooth-nose Junior. I’d probably...

+1 for the smooth-nose Junior.
I’d probably even swap my stepnose for one.
Nice bus.
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   07-02-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Ranz
Clips on wheels, no nubs. Hubcaps almost...

Clips on wheels, no nubs.
Hubcaps almost seamlessly taper onto wheel, without the heavy steep sides which snap over the lugs present on later wheels.
If the clips aren’t there, they can be bought,...
Forum: Picture Room   07-02-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 2,668,918
Posted By Ranz
Their photo gallery features some fantastic...

Their photo gallery features some fantastic cars....worth a look.
Unsurprisingly, perhaps, out two heroines (above) are also regularly featured.
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires   06-30-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Ranz
Which trailing arm has the tabs to hold the...

Which trailing arm has the tabs to hold the handbrake cable? That’s the R-side.
Forum: Limited Production (1910-1949)   06-30-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Ranz
It’s kinda nice that a separate chassis allows...

It’s kinda nice that a separate chassis allows you to chose which body style you’d like to have on your car this year.....funds permitting, of course.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   06-30-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Ranz
My 67 Dunlop’d GTV certainly has a booster, also...

My 67 Dunlop’d GTV certainly has a booster, also with Bonaldi M/cyl, as did my 65 before that.
I can’t imagine Alfa would install the vacuum valve for a non-boosted car. Why spend the $$?
The ...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   06-27-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Ranz
Thank you Steve, happy to hear what you dig up.

Thank you Steve, happy to hear what you dig up.
Forum: Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft   06-27-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By Ranz
Weird, huh. I find it also slightly interesting...

Weird, huh. I find it also slightly interesting that both my 65 GT (Owned early-mid 80s) and 67 GTV (current) had the dowel inserts shown in post #3. A few here have said ‘no, don’t put them back,...
Forum: Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)   06-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Ranz
Like it. I used SS concave moulding across the...

Like it.
I used SS concave moulding across the dash on my Alfetta GT to replace the chromed plastic. Polished up beautifully and looked and felt great. Go see a specialist supplier and see what they...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   06-25-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Ranz
Righto, Thanks chaps, I’ll use those snippets...

Righto,
Thanks chaps, I’ll use those snippets to help the search, tho I’ve discovered Gb6, GB751 (points) are NLA (where I live at least) which indicates that I’ll spend longer searching than it...
Forum: Electrical, Chassis & Lighting   06-24-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Ranz
Steve105 - thanks, I don’t wish to deplete...

Steve105 - thanks, I don’t wish to deplete anybody’s spares stash when these are gettable, unless yours are surplus to requirements. Let me know in that instance. The uk suppliers have them, for...
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