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  1. Another damned thread about Spica

    GT (1963-1977)
    Alright gentlemen (and ladies). Let’s have this discussion for the thousandth time. The 73’ is getting a full nuts and bolts restoration. Won’t be a piece that isn’t touched. That being said I’ve yet to make a solid decision on Spica Vs Webers (probably 45’s). The car is not going for concours...

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    I'm about a two month in to my ownership of a 1977 Spider SPICA injected. Last night was my first attempt to crank it up. I was partially successful here is the process i went through.I have a new intank pump all new fuel lines and a holly regulator. the regulator was reading about 21-24 psi...
  3. Replacement Fuel Pump for Spica Spider

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hello All I have a 1979 spider with spica fuel injection. Once the car has been driven for about 1/2 an hour the inline fuel pump (at the right rear near the frame rails) goes from the normal reassuring whir to a louder more of a metal on metal sound, but still spinning. My guess is this baby...
  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. Wanted SPICA Throttle Stop Tool A.4.0121

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    Does anyone have one for sale?
  6. For Sale 2L Intake Manifold

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    2L Intake manifold. not sure of year, includes pivot. $100USD plush shipping.
  7. 10.5mm Centerline Euro+ cam stock 71' spica

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I have a completely stock 1971 S2 spider 1750 spica injected. I'm looking to give it a little more top end, some people say go with euro cams for a decent butt dyno increase and I see Centerline has a 10.5mm cam they are calling euro plus. My question is this: Will anything other than cam...
  8. Youtube Amateur Restoration Series

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hello All I am brand new to the forum. I have been following for a few discussions for a couple weeks now and decided it would be wise to join and share my experiences here. I bought a '74 Spider in pretty rough shape before Christmas and have been working to bring it back to life since. I...
  9. Cams and Valve Clearance for a 78 Spider

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    I am rebuilding my cylinder head and looking for suggestions about the cams and valve clearances for a street car. It has been daily driver for 35 years and still going strong! If I say how many miles are on it no one will believe me. I am lucky enough to live close to APE and Larry Dickman has...
  10. For Sale 1973 Alfa GTV, fully restored

    Alfa Romeo Cars For Sale & Wanted
    Fully restored, numbers matching '73 GTV. California car with ~98,000 documented original miles. Currently located 2 years in Virginia. More than 100 photos available on request (link). $63,000.00
  11. 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...
  12. Ran great, now nuthin'

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi, '74 spider, 100K miles, SPICA fueled 2000 that blows smoke and leaks oil. It's a tired motor with good spark. Overall it runs well. Always starts on the second or 3rd crank, never misses a beat, sans the occasional backfire. I put about 80 miles on it over the weekend, had zero issues...
  13. Wanted Montreal Spica pump part

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    Hello, I just bought a Montreal Spica pump, but I need the part the filter housing. Anybody has one as a spare part ? Does anybody know where I can find a Spica gaskets set ? Thanks in advance
  14. Positive sale to Heavy Metal Alfa

    Product/Vendor Reviews
    Glennco, Wanted to say thank you for purchasing my SPICA pump for your project. I appreciate the trust in sending the cash in advance of shipment. Your pump is leaving today and I hope it helps finish your project. Great experience. I would be happy to sell to/buy from you again. JP
  15. For Sale Shift Knobs, horn button, spica pump T265, spica intake velocity stacks

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    For sale various items, including velocity stacks for spica intake. make an offer.
  16. Wanted Spica t255 t265

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    Looking for a good SPICA pump to put in my '80 Spider while I get the original one serviced. I don't want to go to Webers, yet. I would prefer a T255 but will consider anything that comes across my path. Current pump is a T265 If you've got one in the garage that you pulled that'll help be get...
  17. '79 Spider, dead water & oil gauges?

    Electrical, Chassis & Lighting
    Made another brief run at the oil, water, gauges and heater motor. No luck. Verified that the gauge to sender wires do have voltage. Tried grounding them but it made no difference to the gauges so the senders may actually be good. Not sure how to get the gauges out to check the wire connections...
  18. '79 Spica Spider barely runs, way too rich.

    Carburetors, Fuel Injection & Air Intake
    Black velvet is not the look I want for my plugs. Looked at the guides posted here and will try to get at the pump to examine that complexity for mechanical failure. Surprised to see mention of a micro-switch, so apparently not purely mechanical injection. Need to find a true manual for...
  19. Yes it IS a disease but I am getting better!

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    At least this time the outbreak seems to be rust-free, major accident free, and running! :surprise: Did not pay a lot but did spend money intended for something else. Needs a serious tune-up, new tires, and some electrical work. :frown2: Minor paint touch-up and my gold Ronal basket-weave...
  20. For Sale Weber-SPICA conversion basic kit. $150

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    Doing more work than originally intended on my '78 Spider. Have almost finished a Euro manifold conversion. Not so simple as some claim with the linkage being backward and the need of a support rod. My Spica/Weber conversion kit is now surplus to my needs so up for sale, $150.00 shipped. I have...