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  1. Spica normal cold start behavior?

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    Hi there, New to Alfas and Spica with a rescue 1978 sport sedan. On cold start the engine lights off easily, and if I drive off, the idle stays high at 200-2300 rpms even at stop signs. Normal? Its basically replicating a choke? Now if I start the car and don't drive it, the idle stays...
  2. Car RPM drops on full throttle, no power

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    I have a 1988 Alfa Romeo 75 3.0 V6, with 75k miles. It’s been off the road for 5 years. Been working on the car for a while. Taking the car for a test drive, it lacks power and the RPM drops when you apply full throttle, followed by a pop from the engine. There is no power, and the car feels...
  3. GTV6 Rev Limit Inconsistency

    Alfetta & GTV6 (1972-1986)
    Hello Everyone, I noticed something curious yesterday morning while driving my GTV6 to work (it’s my daily driver). I like to rev the engine, naturally, as it sounds great and is fun to drive at the higher RPMs. I noticed that sometime I am able to rev the engine to 6500 in any gear without...
  4. high rpms??? HELP!

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hey guys! I just biught a 1979 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce about 3 months ago. Everything was going fine with the restoations and it was running great on a 100 mile trip every couple if weeks down to my lake where I spend the summers. But soon after while I was on my way to the lake it began to...