I get endless questions on engine building, cam issues and gearbox problems that I will share on this thread as others can benefit from the information.
I will start a similar one on the transmission / transaxle area for those type questions.
I felt that my car, an Alfa Romeo 115 GTV 2000 from 1974, with 70.000 miles, was a little bit ¨lazy¨ so with a friend, we are doing a set up & maintenance of it.
We will exchange the injection pump for a new one reconstructed by Wes Ingram, new Injectors & TA, taking the chance to...
I have a freshly rebuilt hot road motor with the following Specs:
1974 2L Spica Block
Motronic 10:1 pistons
RJR Full prep head shaved .030 for a measured 10.4/1 compression
RJR 472+3 intake cam 12.1mm lift
RJR 785 Exhaust cam 11.7 lift
Cams set to int 104 exh 104 lobe centers
Weber 40 DCOE 27...
I am following the torque guidance in the Alfa TSB below. Reinz head gasket will be used. This engine will sit for probably a year after I put it together. I assume I only do the first step below (to 58 ft/lb) and then proceed to the warm torque after install in the car...even though it'll be...
I've searched but I still have questions..... The car is a 77 Spica spider, 10548 cam, 10.4 Borgo, two piece cast exhaust. I got my fancy dancy new cam timing templates and thought I would see how things stand. I did a baseline 3rd gear timed WOT test on a nearby road. I had been using the...