I'm embarrased to say I learned a salutory lesson in oil today at the toy shop...Up until about 9 months ago I ran Castrol Magnatec (semi synthetic) but I changed to Shell Helix...& I'm kicking myself!!!
I found out today that a number of addatives (phosphorus & zinc) have been removed from most oils here as polutants...I guess the powers that be considered it a cheaper alternative to imposing emission controls...which unfortunately for me has had a bit of a down side!
On the up side I've managed to find a set of followers (at the aforementioned toy shop) & I'm now planning on throwing some better cams at my baby
Yup...I've got a new plenum chamber (which I didn't at the time of the cam swap) so that's next on the agenda, although not too sure about the throttlebody...it is after-all an Alfa & I'd like to be able to see where the oil is leaking from
I want to add an oil temp gauge to my 82 GTV6. Any location better or easier to drill and tap for the sensor? I am considering tapping the sandwich adapter for the add on oil cooler. The sensor probe is a VDO 1/8 NPT thread.
ok..this going to sound stupid but its a legitimate question
how far can a 87 milano engine be moved into the firewall BEFORE the oilpan collides with the cross member.......yes i am aware of started nub hitting the wall and other ancilary issues, my ONLY concern is pan clearance, i may have...
Okay so perhaps this is not the best first post, but here goes.
Caveat: I have searched and followed others methods to no avail.
I am the proud owner of my third alfa 75, a 1987 2.5 V6, which is in all round pretty good condition. However the only thing it requires to get a roadworthy is to...