Hi MarkWeekend update. Rocky now has clutch action. I was able to move it forward and back under its own power. Woo Hoo!! Brakes and Exhaust and then road tests start.
Here are some photos of the one-man transmission / De Dion install. The little Amish wagon is a great tool for positioning. Then just jack the wagon axles up to the correct height. Only miss-step was attaching the drive axles before inserting the springs (axles won't let the De Dion fall enough to insert springs).
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Yes you can do that but that’s akin to putting in a LS1 for more power isn’t it? 😉I think a DeDion would be easy to adapt to any 105/115 series chassis, but maybe not the 116 one. I wouldn't install the A frame 116 thing, but just the cross tube and 3 link it plus add the Watts link. Top centre link clearance could be a challenge, so might have to 4 link it which means modifying the floor of the car for equal lengths or loose that axle twist flexibility
I’m jealous you can just go get insurance and plates. I have two cars just sitting because of that. I need to pick red or white and just paint all my Alfa’s one colour so I can swap plates, unlikely anyone would notice....Rocky LIves!
Rotors arrived and look awesome. Only have front portion of the old master cylinder working, so only front brakes, but it runs and drives. Shifts well. Has a bunch of vibration because the tires are visibly flat spotted. Next step is insurance and plates to make the test runs a little more legal.
I'll figure out how to post video and share that soon.