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  1. Spider 1750 engine; cyl. wall question

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    Hello everyone, I have a 71 Alfa Spider with a 1750 engine that only has 16380 miles on it. It's been sitting abandoned since 1992 (the last time it was running) and although was covered, humidity got into it slightly. There isn't bad rust except for tiny spots in cyl #2. Before I stopped...
  2. ID Vintage Valves

    Alfa Romeo Parts For Sale & Wanted
    I would appreciate it if someone could help me identify these 38mm x 105mm AR Engine Valves (8) which have an odd stem shape (see attached pix). Partial Part number on box and Valve engraved “LIVIA K3 FS”.
  3. Dirty valves, how to clean?

    Engine Repair, Diagnostics & Rebuilding
    After removing the intake manifold, I noticed a thick layer of soot coating the valves.:( Is there any way to clean the valves without removing them?:confused:
  4. 1978 Alfa Spider - Blowing Smoke from Hose connected to valve cover...

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I checked compression - cylinders 1&3 are at 60 psi and cylinders 2&4 are at 150. When the car is running, it blows smoke out of the hose connected to the outlet on the valve cover beside the oil cap. This same outlet also has another hose connected to it, I guess for fuel... Rings? Valves...