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  1. new top questions

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I've scoured all (most) of the spider top replacement threads and have decided to try the install myself. I'm planning on going with a Robbins brand cloth top. The Electron Brand is also tempting but expensive. My question is do I want padded quarters? What are their advantages? A little...
  2. 164 front wishbone bush press

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, Has anyone replaced the front bushes of the front suspension A-arm? They are pressed in hard so not sure how best to get them out.
  3. Gear Lever Gaiter Frame advice

    GT (1963-1977)
    I've been having trouble attaching my gear lever gaitor (can't post URLs yet) w w to the chrome frame w w...
  4. Wanted 1991 spider transmission dip stick

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    I have an automatic 1991 spider and managed to snap the plastic tip at the end of the dipstick (why alfa decided it was a good idea to use a plastic tip is beyond me) and can no longer check my transmission fluid. Would really love to drive my alfa comfortably again haha.
  5. Replacing gas tank in 76 Spider

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi all: I'm looking for some advice. After sitting for 7 yrs, my 76 spider is about to hit the road after 8 weeks of serious reconditioning. I had it out for a test drive after a fill up and immediately noticed the smell of fuel. Sure enough, gas tank was leaking and as it has already been...
  6. Alfetta/GTV6 Interior Light Dimensions (possible redesign and production)

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Would somebody be so kind as to measure the exterior dimensions of the interior lights of either a GTV6 or and Alfetta (non sedan)? I am going to design a nice set of lamp assemblies and have them 3d printed in tough, modern plastic and wire them up with some soft LEDs. If anybody else is...
  7. Replacing Cooling Fan - 1986 Spider

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Last night, my 1986 spider threw the belt and the cooling fan disintegrated. I need to replace it and am wondering two things: 1. Can I replace the existing cooling fan (and shroud) without removing the radiator? 2. if I put an electrical fan in FRONT of the radiator, I no longer need the old...
  8. V-Belt Adventure

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi All! I recently got my Alfa started up for the first time in a few months and in the maiden voyage around the block lost a well worn v-belt. I was wondering if there was any standard procedure to replace it. Upon inspection I've found that there is not enough clearance between an element...
  9. 1991 S4 Spider - Thrust Bearing replacement

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    So my very young Spider 1991 with only 40k miles has a noisey thrust bearing. I'm handy but have not replaced a clutch since helping my dad at the age of 14 :) I have a couple of questions: I don't have a lift, so I'll be working under the car with tall axle stands, and a tranny lift. Can I...
  10. Final stage of heater matrix removal

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Sticky part. Hi, Got evaporator loose, false firewall out and wiper motor arms/motor out too but having trouble getting the blower motor section to come away from the heater matrix/core section. Have seen there are two lower clips, one either side of heater section but is there anything else...
  11. Help...1985 Spider Starter replacement

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have a 1985 Alfa Romeo Spider and I need to replace the starter. Where is it located. Pictures would be helpful
  12. Seeking Parts

    Milano/75 (1985-1993)
    Due to recent hail storms, and an unexpected tornado "watch" in my home state of Texas.. My poor Milano has suer com to massive amounts of hail damage. Some replacements I need are: -Hood -Roof (perf. sun roof :D) -Truck lid -Possible some side panels Pictures to come, I'm not worried about...
  13. Lost Keys

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Yep, I managed to lose my last key for the 1991 164L. I'm looking for suggestions for how to go about: 1. Getting a new key made to fit the current ignition and doors 2. Getting a replacement set of ignition and door modules. Has anyone else had this experience? Any information would be...