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  1. 164 brake master cylinder sleeve

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, I've pulled the brake master cylinder off a 1995 164 car to try and ensure buy the right brake master cylinder for mine. There is a sleeve and extender on the base unit though - how to remove this? I've already undone the circlip but something still holding it in. Might just be tight with...
  2. 164 brake balancer

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, Just dropped a new brake balancer cylinder into my replacement rear subframe and pressure on the arm shows no visible movement of the cylinder. Is this normal? I took the cylinder out again and took off the detachable end part and applied a G-clamp to put pressure on one of the two...
  3. GTV6 Cylinder #2 misfire

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    Hi, Just pulled all my spark plugs as the engine idle was rough and cylinder 2 spark plug is all black. I will be testing the injectors. Does anyone know the resistance I should be getting on my multimeter and compression by cylinder? I'm hoping it's not compression - That could be anything...
  4. How do I open the clutch master cylinder?

    Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft
    I got it all disconnected and ready to rebuild but I don't see a cir-clip on the end. Do I have to separate the spring and connecting arm off the body and it is actually inside?
  5. White Post Restorations

    Product/Vendor Reviews
    IRONBLOCK turned me on to White Post Restorations to have the clutch m/c rebuilt in my Montreal. They did an amazing job. First of all the unstuck the piston and then cleaned the m/c thoroughly. The put in a brass sleeve so the m/c piston will be very unlikely to be stuck again in the future...
  6. Montreal Clutch Master Cylinder

    Alfa Romeo Montreal
    All, Was looking for good information on rebuilding my clutch master. Been to BT's book/page and see that replacement ones are not easily obtained. Giorgio has them and they look good, trying to save $330+. My question is this...has anyone taken their clutch m/c apart? The main pushrod withing...
  7. GTV6 Brake Master Cylinder Rebuild Help

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Hello everyone, I am in the process of rebuilding the brake master cylinder for my GTV6, but am having trouble actually getting the piston out. I removed the cir-clip, washer and seal, removed the reservoir and the little screw on top, but can't get the piston out. Behind the U-profile shaped...
  8. 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: Since then I did the following: - Had injectors and cold start injector...
  9. Timing chain and pistons question - video and photos

    GT (1963-1977)
    Hello everyone. I am in the process of having my cylinder head rebuilt as the head gasket was blown and I wanted to be sure the head was straight. I brought it to Norman Racing in Berkeley where they suggested to have it completely rebuilt as the components have never been changed in 45 years of...
  10. Engine Rebuild

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Hi, I am changing the head on my 76 Alfetta. I want to hone the cylinders and replace the rings but I’ve read several warnings in this forum not to disturb the cylinders when changing the head gasket. Can the cylinders be removed and then reinstalled and sealed from the top with out pulling...
  11. Master cylinder heat shield

    Giulietta & Giulia (1954-65)
    I am searching for the heat shield that goes between the header and the master cylinder, also protects some wires. This cover used to be made with Asbestos. I therefore would like to make a new one with some other heat resistant material glued or sandwiched. Does anyone have a pattern, or...
  12. For Sale mint 156 / gtv / 147 cylinder head 2.0 TS 16v

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    trying to clear out loads of parts from my garage so here is another item. My listing: *Mint* Alfa Romeo 156 / 147 / GTV 2.0 TS Cylinder Head on eBay (end time 29-Aug-10 10:39:59 BST) If you require any Alfa Romeo parts (most exclusively engines, heads, blocks cams, pulleys, rims) drop me a PM...
  13. Exploded view of brake master cylinder?

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hello, Just picked up my first Alfa, a 1986 Spider Veloce. First order of business is rebuilding the brake master cylinder. I got the kit from IAP, removed and disassembled the master cylinder, then my cat jumped up on the workbench and scattered everything. Of course, I had not taken a picture...
  14. Wanted Clutch Master

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    Does anyone have a new or slightly used clutch master that they would be willing to sell? Thanks guys!