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  • Fireman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:57 PM
    Fireman replied to a thread Alignment info in 308/328 Discussions
    Got two new tires and had an alignment done. Couple of problems. The last alignment was 3 years and 10K miles ago. The old numbers from the machine...
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  • Wolfman's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 04:55 AM
    Wolfman replied to a thread Alignment info in 308/328 Discussions
    keep the balloon's ! hehe :) how's it going guys ! Wolfman
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  • Jwtlag's Avatar
    05-14-2018, 11:54 PM
    Jwtlag replied to a thread Alignment info in 308/328 Discussions
    +1 on the 16" wheels! I jumped at the chance to buy my friend's 16" wheels off of his 86 308 GTS when he wanted something shinier. Even with a...
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  • Fireman's Avatar
    05-14-2018, 10:32 PM
    Fireman replied to a thread Alignment info in 308/328 Discussions
    Thanks for the info. I have thought about 16" wheels, but then I have to get wheels and tires. I actually like the look of the 14" "balloon" tires....
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  • Birdman's Avatar
    05-14-2018, 09:50 PM
    Birdman replied to a thread Alignment info in 308/328 Discussions
    Fahey Tire in Wakefield does all my alignments. They did a great job on the 308. Used that laser-guided sucker. I have to tell you though Fireman,...
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  • Radioman's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 07:58 PM
    Always good news, particularity when the drama is minimal. I find that a MAP gas torch and a 17/19mm flare wrench will usually do the trick.
    6 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Jwtlag's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 07:18 PM
    Thank you for the quick response Radioman! You caught me before I drained any of the fluids. I have a habit of putting things off too long and...
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  • kcabpilot's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 07:14 PM
    Quick update: Both heads came off with no drama, a couple of raps with a 3 lb sledge on a length of 2x2 pine at each end was all it took. No...
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  • Radioman's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 04:55 PM
    You need a plan. Before you go any further, do a compression and leak down test. If the motor is tired, and you already have it out of the car, now...
    20 replies | 298 view(s)
  • Jwtlag's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 04:09 PM
    Thanks guys. I'm pretty sure Radioman knows what he's talking about as does Fireman having gone through this himself. As much as i'd rather not...
    20 replies | 298 view(s)
  • Fireman's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 08:17 AM
    That pulley looks even worse than the first video. I'm sure Radioman is correct about the other damage to the related parts. Tough decision, take...
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  • Radioman's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 04:38 AM
    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but... with the degree of movement in that shaft, there is a high likelihood of hinden damage to the inner...
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  • Jwtlag's Avatar
    05-09-2018, 12:17 AM
    The cam belt lower drive pully bearing is definately toast. Latest here. I need to get a wider balancer puller than I have to get it off and access...
    20 replies | 298 view(s)
  • kcabpilot's Avatar
    05-08-2018, 04:57 PM
    Thanks - yes engine is out. The heads are moving so it doesn't look like some of the horror stories I've read about. I have already gotten a pack of...
    6 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Radioman's Avatar
    05-08-2018, 02:14 PM
    I got started in the Alfa service business, so I can relate to a point. The Ferrari design is such that coolant can weep into the head stud cavity...
    6 replies | 106 view(s)
  • kcabpilot's Avatar
    05-08-2018, 01:39 PM
    Thanks Radioman, yes I have the tool and understand the proper way to use it. I have all of the nuts removed and have given the heads a few taps to...
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  • Radioman's Avatar
    05-08-2018, 12:50 PM
    No, there's a correct method and an incorrect method. The commingled 308-328 has to be interpreted with care and understanding, as the 308QV head...
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  • kcabpilot's Avatar
    05-08-2018, 11:46 AM
    I'm doing head gaskets on my 1983 QV and have a question about torque. In the 308QV/328 manual it says to tighten the nuts to 33 ft/lbs and then turn...
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