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  1. gunk removal

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Cracked open our 2.0 spider and found some gunk at the bottom of coolant surrounding the cylinders. Soaked up the coolant but having TROUBLE removing all the gunk. Looking for suggestions on how to most effectively remove it without pulling the block. Thanks for reading.
  2. Replacing Cooling Fan - 1986 Spider

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Last night, my 1986 spider threw the belt and the cooling fan disintegrated. I need to replace it and am wondering two things: 1. Can I replace the existing cooling fan (and shroud) without removing the radiator? 2. if I put an electrical fan in FRONT of the radiator, I no longer need the old...
  3. 76 Spider - not cooling correctly?

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have a 76 Spider which was restored several years ago. :) There is 100K miles on the chassis and 5K since the rebuild. As part of the process, I thought I had a water leak (but nooooo, that was the subsequent upper end rebuild of the engine:() and had the radiator pulled and sent out. Since...
  4. New Fan; Waste of Time?

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    I have a '79 Sprint Veloce with A/C. Engine cooling seems marginal when the ambient temperature is above 80 F (27 C). When running at speed the temp gauge indicates 175 F. It doesn't overheat, but stuck in traffic the gauge goes halfway between 175 and 250. My radiator was just checked at a...
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