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  1. 1988 Alfa Romeo Starting Help

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I recently bought a 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate as my first project car! Although I am fairly new with how cars work, I managed to get mine started. My problem is that it has trouble starting if it is not at operating temperature. If it is a cold start, I have to use starter fluid and keep...
  2. recommendations for a shop/tech in ATL

    DSAROC - Deep South Alfa Romeo Owners Club
    but FIRST maybe some Help? to avoid hourly shop rates... what i have and what i have done in the last few months ;) i have a 1985 GTV6 i am having difficulty with. Done a lot of work myself, replaced a few things butit still will not start .(battery/plugs(correct gap)/plug and coil...
  3. GTV2000 uncontrolled engine rev increase

    GT (1963-1977)
    Background: uncontrolled engine rev increase in a 1972 GTV 2000, Weber conversion from Spica. Anyone seen this before? Recently I've had a two instances of "runaway" revving of my engine upon upshifting - depress clutch to change gears, engine revs increase uncontrollably. Tapping throttle...
  4. 1987 Spider Starting Problems

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    My '87 Spider Veloce will not start when engine is cranking. We have 40 lbs fuel on the rail, good spark in all spark plugs, cold start injector works fine, air balance working, 120 psi in cylinders 2, 3, 4 However, 90 psi in cylinder 1. When cranking, there is a back-pressure "pop" of air and...