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  1. Water Pump 1978

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    My 78 spider had been leaking a little bit of coolant for a while, but last week all of a sudden the leak got a lot worse. The radiator is probably almost dry now. I took a look and it seems to be the water pump. So I went looking for a replacement part and found one on Autozone's website that...
  2. For Sale 1978 Alfa Romeo Spider - Los Angeles, CA

    Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted
    PRICE REDUCED. 1978 Alfa Romeo Spider for sale. Asking $6250 or best offer. I realize I was overpriced before (took the advice of my mechanic) but am open to reasonable offers. I am the second owner (the first owner purchased in Santa Barbara new. I purchased it in 2009 with 95,000 miles.)...
  3. Can not remove side mirrors. HELP!

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi all, I am having quite a bit of trouble removing the driver side mirror and the passenger side mirror on my 1978 Spider. The issue is that when we try to loosen the 2 screws holding it in, it just spins, and spins, and spins, and spins some more. We think that whatever is insert or nut the...
  4. New Owner - Really Old Engine Oil

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi, I recently bought a 78 Alfa Romeo Spider (SPICA) and I had a couple of questions about the engine oil. So the previous owner said he hasn't changed the oil in about 2 years though he has filled it up with some 10W-30 engine oil whenever the oil level gets low (these is small engine oil leak...
  5. 1978 Spider rear bumper

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    My 1978 spider rubber bumper is cracked. Questions. 1. is there a way to get a as-new bumper? 2. I heard there is a fiberglass replacement. Does anyone have a contact? 3. I heard that some earlier model chrome bumpers fit. Any information? 4. Is there a way to repair the rubber? Thank you...
  6. For Sale '78 Niki Lauda Special Edition (no decals)

    Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted
    Hello, My father is selling off his Niki Lauda special edition on ebay.com, and I am trying to find people who may be interested. He is starting the auction at 3500 dollars! Here is the link if anyone is interested: Alfa Romeo Spider Niki Lauda Edition | eBay Thank you!
  7. 78 Spider Intermittent White Smoke (LOTS OF IT)

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi ALFABBers, New here, just bought a 78 spider and am working on restoring it. The owner took off the air intake box when he was showing me something and forgot to reattach the hose for the Oil Vapor Seperator. By the time I got home (100 miles or so) I was 3 quarts low of oil... (normal...
  8. Wiring Mystery for 1978 Alfa Spider Console -

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hello Friends, First, I'd like to thank Roadtrip for all of his help. He has made a few things abundantly clear but my correspondence with him also exposed a couple mysteries. Alright, so most of my console lights aren't working, i.e. when the hazard flasher is on, the hazard light in the...
  9. 1978 Alfa Spider USA Console and USA Console Parts Wanted - Also Wiper nut "grommets"

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    1978 Alfa Spider USA Console and USA Console Parts Wanted - Also Wiper nut "grommets" Need a 1978 USA console but more importantly need the "Exhaust Temp" light housing in the grouping of red light housings by the hazard switch and the yellow background "Wiper" light housing next to the wiper...
  10. 1978 Spider Veloce - In-Tank Fuel Pump

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I remember seeing an article on here about an ACDelco intank pump that was a direct replacement for mine. Anyone have the part number? Thanks in advance!
  11. Wanted 1978 Alfa Spider Veloce 2000 engine block

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    complete and running preferable to fit the year 1978 email: [email protected]
  12. Question about 1978 Sprint Veloce

    Car Restoration
    I'm buying a 1978 Sprint Veloce from a friend, but it hasn't run in 5 years. I need to turn over the engine. What is the best way to do this, and also, is there anything else I should do before I run it?
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