1 ... 8 9 10
Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
3/14/21 4:27 p.m.

all the lights in my alfa, headlights, tail lights dash , marker etc will be using LED lights.. so i can make a lighter harness............and yes.. i will cleanup the hole and add a rubber gorment

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
3/15/21 3:52 a.m.

no gormets to fit so dremal and white pvc fitting.. will get rubber plug and slit one side for water proof fit..

Mezzanine
Mezzanine Dork
3/15/21 12:39 p.m.

The LED headlights should be a nice upgrade for sure. I'm pretty sure I bought blank grommets from McMaster Carr when I converted to LED...

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
3/29/21 12:19 a.m.

i dont know how to post a video here.. but if you go to        'alfa romeo bb'   go to engine conversions,   then click on ' bianchi2 engine conversion'.. last page... scroll down to see short video

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
3/29/21 9:58 p.m.

or now.. youtube.....2.2 ecotec in a alfa romeo spider

CJ (FS)
CJ (FS) GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
3/30/21 2:20 a.m.
Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
3/31/21 1:48 a.m.

In reply to CJ (FS) :

thank you , CJ

Greg Smith (Forum Supporter)
Greg Smith (Forum Supporter) Dork
4/1/21 12:29 p.m.

This is a really neat build. Learned a lot from your updates & progress and will be following!

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/1/21 1:45 p.m.

In reply to Greg Smith (Forum Supporter) :

thank you,,it;s not hard of a conversion.. just the little things slow me up.. like exhaust ( wrong side of the car)  an my soon to be 4th try at drivers side engine mount( gets in the way of the alternator)

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/2/21 10:58 p.m.

i was having so much trouble centering the engine and transmission into the car.. 4 sets of engine mounts later....i noticed the floor and tunnel in my spider is asymmertrical..... wonderful    sad

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/6/21 3:44 p.m.

brakes and suspension

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/6/21 11:25 p.m.

the front springs are on the car... they are ' purple '  lol

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/8/21 12:09 p.m.

made these to so i can get the down pipes set for the collector.. the "U " pipes are  for new lower header to fit the car, these will be cut  for shapes i need

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/9/21 4:33 p.m.

lower header down pipes started  and earl's fitting on fuel rail and ford escape fuel pump assb.

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/9/21 4:44 p.m.

and test fit the new fiberglass inner and outer hood

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/9/21 4:50 p.m.

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/10/21 9:41 p.m.

3 hours of cutting. trimming, grinding.. till i got the angles right..i used white abs  pumbing tubing to get both lined up correctly... in a few days.. the lower pipes and collector welded on.. this was hard work...in and out of the engine bay for 3 hours...

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/11/21 4:18 p.m.

2 downpipes// loose enough to swivel... so i can adjust tp aim the pipes and miss the tunnel, but tight enough to put a good weld on.

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/14/21 6:11 p.m.

lower header in the car.. need to heat the pipes up to get a slight bend to clear the bodyshell. then remove ansd finish the welds, so it looks better

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/15/21 8:02 p.m.

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/16/21 6:43 p.m.

under the nose view of the engine, and s2 glass hood

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/19/21 12:00 a.m.

must pull the engine and tranny.. the shop that made the hardlines to mt slave cly..... flared them at 45 degrees.. my AN fittings on my slave are 37 degrees..not very happy about this...and the slave is inside the belhousing...

Alfaromeoguy
Alfaromeoguy HalfDork
4/21/21 9:09 p.m.

new slave cly, update design

1 ... 8 9 10
Our Preferred Partners
NVmdLdQEAAjEyfm2ZcvO9pqEIZQQJ4JjvVZhQKPPnXjBp7l7cwXyo6g0Z9WOeIe2