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  1. 1985 spider dipstick tube oil leak

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    Hi I have an oil leak and it looks like it's coming from the dipstick tube. I am wondering how to repair it. is it as simple as replacing the rubber hose at the end of the tube? Or is there something inside the oil pan i need to replace as well?
  2. Easy for you...new to me

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    I'm about to change out the oil pan gasket on my '85 GTV-6. I am not mechanically endowed. but I want to change all that. This job looks easy enough; back off some bolts, take off the old gasket, put on the new. But I'd like to know what to look for. Do I scrape off the old gasket? With a...
  3. GTV6 Mystery Oil leak

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Any ideas where this oil could be coming from? Tried to identify the source of the leak but can only find this oil in the engine bay. Strange. Thanks, Gavin
  4. Low compression in #1 cyl on 1986 Graduate

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi All, New to the board and Alfas. Picked up a 1986 Graduate in Eugene, OR, running on three cylinders and the compression check showed cyls 1-4 to be at: 50/160/160/160. Is this catastrophic? Any ideas on what could be the cause? out-of-adjustment/stuck intake valve? Add'l info: 50K on...
  5. HELP -1988 Spider Oil Loss

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have a 1998 Spider Veloce with an engine that has about 55k miles on it. It has been losing oil (not burning, no dark smoke or smell), and on a recent trip of less than 500 freeway miles, I had to replace 8 quarts of oil. Prior to the trip, I had the head gasket replaced because there had...
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