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  1. Help Wanted!!

    Alfa Romeo Montreal
    I am in the process of restoring a montreal too its former glory, I need to know do I have to take the dash out to remove the Servo of the car, I do not have a workshop manual, Alfa one so can you please advise, also do any off you have any stainless steel trim, this is the first time the car...
  2. best spider to live with and do basic performance mods to?

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    1st time buyer (combed the forums for the last 2 days) for Alfa spider, previously owned mx5, MGB, jag, and some older '65 domestics and newer Asians. Looking for something I can drive around in the summer, not everyday but if I want to take out of town for the weekend- couple hundred miles...
  3. Convertible Top - Replace or repair??

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have a 1987 Graduate, and after replacing the radiator & water pump (during which the top was down for a long time), I pulled the top up only to discover that the plastic window had separated from the canvas top (stitching on bottom & lower sides came out) :-( The canvas is in excellent...
  4. Buffer Types for Novice Waxer

    I have been hand waxing my cars with carnauba wax for years, but now I find that I'm inclined to use a buffer to remove the wax. I have a fear of using the wrong type of buffer and burning through the paint if I'm not careful. What type of buffer do you recommend? I generally put the carnauba...
  5. Introduction... and please talk me out of this. :)

    Alfa Romeo Topics Not Covered Elsewhere
    Greetings, I am a retired teacher/musician/photographer and am on the brink of purchasing my first Alfa. I have had a love affair with the Alfa Marque since.. well, forever. I have virtually no automotive experience and very few tools to speak of. My mechanical skills are limited to repairing...
  6. my first car, I need help

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi my name is Jackie Holder and i just bought a 1981 Alfa Romeo Spider and in order to pass a SMOG check in CA I need an Air induction pump. I also need a manual and any advice you can offer. :) This is my first car and I am utterly clueless about its operation and maintenance. Jackie :confused:
  7. 1974 Spider Prioritization Help

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have been dreaming about Alfas for a few years now, and i finally bought my first Alfa. It's a pretty clean car from AZ and only has visible rust in the driver side floor pan. The paint is original and pretty dull, the interior is a mess, it needs a new top, and I'm sure there are other...
  8. Sprint 2000 Newbie

    1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)
    Hello, I'm about to purchase my first Sprint. A LHD 1961 2000 in Silver. Before I do I was hoping I might get some advice. Essentially I'm looking for some thoughts on what a new owner of a '61 Sprint should look out for. It's not my first Classic, but it is my first Sprint. Are they well...
  9. Considering buying 69 Duetto - Advice?

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hello Please forgive me if I use the wrong terminology. I have been an Alfa admirer since I was a child; I am finally about to cross off one of the things on my "to do in this lifetime" list and buy one. My friend who is a certified Alfa mechanic located a 69 Duetto (one of his clients)...