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  1. Alfa 75 3.0 V6 Bogging on Acceleration & Slow to Start

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    My 1988 Alfa 75 3.0 V6 seems to be bogging under acceleration. After reaching operating temperature, it can run fine for a few minutes (plenty of power), but then it frequently has a few bad minutes where it has no power, jerks and hesitates with acceleration and sometimes backfires with a pop...
  2. Timing or SPICA? Sputtering & Backfire

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Guys, Question for 1976 Spider with SPICA. I just upgraded my points and condenser to Pertronix module and Flamethrower coil on Bosch distributor. All new wiring including NGK spark plugs with factory gap of .025in. The SPICA pump has a manual choke in place of the Thermostatic Actuator (it's...
  3. Two cylinders not firing / backfiring and other problems

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Hello everyone. I've been working (slowly) on my 1981 GTV6 which I got a few months ago (you can read my first post about it here: http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/alfetta-gtv6-1972-1986/263561-fuel-air-intake-flames.html). Since then I did the following: - Had injectors and cold start injector...
  4. Milano 2.5 Intake Backfire/Won't Start

    Milano/75 (1985-1993)
    Went out to start my Milano this morning and it started to turn over, but then there was quite a 'pop' and smoke coming out from under the hood. Popped the hood and there were some small flames licking up out of the top of the intake valley and pouring out of the intake filter housing. I left...
  5. Backfire Problems

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi All, I am at my whits end on this 1974 Spider, Model 2000. I have recenlty converted it to dual Solex Carbs with a European style manifold. I will list out everything I have replaced and tried but I cannot get her to run at an idle and can only get her to run with very little power by...
  6. 74 spider

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Newbie here Buying a 74 spider. Is backfiring something to worry about? How much does a salvage title affect the value of car?
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