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  1. '86 Spider Oil Pressure Light Issue

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have inherited an '86 Spider Quadrifoglio that was my pop's pride and joy. It has been great going through the vehicle the past couple of weeks. I think it hadn't been for a ride in about six months prior to pop's passing. One issue that has me a bit stumped is a discrepancy between the oil...
  2. Oil Pressure 2600

    1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)
    Hi All, I have rebuilt my 2600 and had the oil pump overhauled. In the process I have incurred and oil pressure problem within the pump or more specifically the pressure relief valve. My car is a series 2 with the relief assembly an integral part of the pump. I do not have specifications for the...
  3. Loss of oil pressure

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    My 81 alfa romeo spider with 30000 original mile seems to have a problem with oil pressure. I believe it is normal for the oil pressure gage to show low pressure when idling. However recently I notice that the oil pressure gage always fluxuates from 57 Lb to zero, even when cruising at 55 mph...
  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. Sprint 2000 Newbie... it's finally here!

    1900, 2000 & 2600 (1950-1968)
    So I'm finally the shiny new owner of a 2000 Sprint 1961 Silver, LHD, AR 10205106396 with engine: AR 6396 Pictures coming soon... After many weeks of discussing, searching, and reading these forums - plus fixing up a few odds and ends with the brakes and clutch before buying it, I picked up...