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  1. FUEL PUMP CONFUSION

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    OK, so I've already found my rear fuel pump needs replaced on my 73' Spica GTV. However, centerline kicked my order out within a couple hours stating the pump they sell is out of stock. I really need to get this car running this week so I can begin the tear down to bare metal. Does anyone know a...
  2. Fuel pumps dammit

    GT (1963-1977)
    So as stated in my restoration thread, found out my fuel pump (in the rear) is bad. So does anyone have the bosche OE part number for the fuel pump to cross reference? Or at least know the GPH rating for a US spec Spica GTV pump? I’m sure I can get a decent aftermarket one quickly but don’t want...
  3. 1986 GTV-6 Smells Like Gas...sometimes

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Hello, Have a 60k mile GTV-6, and I recently found a place with ethanol-free fuel so tanked up! But in doing so, remembered that if the car has --more than half a tank or so-- it REEKS of fuel. After (rolling the windows down...) and getting some miles on it and the tank a lot lower, the smell...
  4. Spica fuel pump options

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    I recently bought a 1974 Spider that appears to be a California car so everything is original including the grill overider and all of the fuel injection. I got the car after someone I knew was given the car and got frustrated that he couldn't get it started. I got it started with a fresh set of...
  5. 86 Spider Fuel Leak

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have an 86 spider and the last few times I went to start it, it wouldn't start until gave it a little gas. Started it this morning and had to give it gas. But after it started the fuel hose burst right where it connects to the rear fuel filter. I got a bucket under the car and it drained out...
  6. alfatronic

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    Wanted , in San Diego ca 1974 alfa spider Spica fuel tank 619 348 7110
  7. Issue starting 77 Alfetta Sedan - fuel system?

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    Hi everyone, first time posting here. I love the community here, I appreciate all your contributions. I have learned a ton, so thank you! But now it’s my turn to post because I’m officially stumped. I finally got my 1977 Alfetta Sedan up and running. Drove it around for a few days - such a...
  8. Grind/Growl Sound Just Before Fuel Cutoff

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    Hi All, Proud owner of a '78 Spider here. Bought it about a year ago and its running great! During the last few drives (over the last couple of weeks) I've noticed its developed a bit of a growl or grinding sound upon deceleration right before the fuel cutoff. If I hold the accelerator right...
  9. Wanted 1973 Euro Spider parts

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    All or any of the parts listed below for a 1973 RHD Euro Spider. Fuel filler neck for carb tank (smaller 45mm version). Bulkhead grommet metal covers (wiring and steering). Short wiring between wiper, dash light and heater switches (switches to loom wiring). Ashtray inset (little tin ashtray)...
  10. fuel leak

    Production Alfas (1992-2016) - [CA/USA Excluded]
    i have a GTV Tspark 2L 1998. Has started dropping ALL its fuel . It only happens when car is moving & is leaving line in the road from the LEFT hand side of the car , im on good authority the the fuel line is on the right , so any ideas why its happening, thx john essex
  11. 164 fuel pump & tank connectors

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, Hopefully my final post on this topic. Am about to remove the fuel tank on a 164 twinspark - rear subframe removed and swaybar lowered for clearance. Just not sure what pipes actually connect to the tank itself or how to undo them without causing damage. Not even sure if they all connect...
  12. 164 plastic tank removal with sway bar in place

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    HI, Looking to remove the plastic fuel tank of a 1996 164 twinspark and wondering if can take it out without removing the rear sway bar - rear subframe would be removed first. Am I just being optimistic or is there a chance the tank could squeeze past the sway bar?
  13. fuel flap rubber removal

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, Trying to remove the fuel flap rubber that attaches to the standard fuel cap on a 24v 164 3.0 1995. It looks like its held in by a ring below the filler cap. Any ideas anyone?
  14. fuel flap removal

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, trying to remove the fuel flap from a 1993 24V 164 3.0 and the simple question is: how? Have undone the grub screws top and bottom but the spring-loaded hinge refuses to budge - assuming it should. Noticed there is a shallow slot that aligns with the hinge and looks like it could be there...
  15. Help! She still won't run!

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    77 Alfa Spider (SPICA 2.0L) Sat for 15 years. I have done the following, 1. Fuel filters, pump, and lines are new. Clean fuel tank and fresh gas with a little sea foam treatment. 2. Oil and filter are new. 3. Battery new. 4. Plugs are cleaned and gap correct. (I have good spark, tested) 5. T/A...
  16. For Sale 3 -FIVE Gal drums VP 109 UNleaded Race Gas-San Diego

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    I paid $87 per 5 gal drum but will sell for $50 each---if you take all three! I m in San Diego and will deliver to anyone in the county. 3 drums for sale. This fuel mixes wonderfully well with pump premium while Leaded race gas does NOT- as the leaded fuel weighs far more and sits on the...
  17. stops running, vapor lock

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I am having this intermitten problem driving me crazy. Out on the road about 2 miles into my errand the car shuts off. I pull over it starts right up and I drive another 10 miles no problem.. This has happened before and it always start right up and only once before has it done the same thing...
  18. 79 spider engine cuts out

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Only seems to happen after hard acceleration. Engine will cut off, after coasting to a stop it will restart. Here is what I have tried. New fuel filters, plugs, plug wires, fuel lines. This all started after I had a fuel line leak, so new fuel lines first. I guess it could be a bad ground and I...
  19. Help! Fuel Lines

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    Hi Everyone! I'm new to the forum and this is my first post :) My husband and I rescued a 1985 Alfa Spyder from my father who was gonna sell it. We've had a significant amount of work done on it. Most recently, we noticed that it was leaking gas from the fuel line right as it enters the fuel...
  20. 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...
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