My 1994 164 Q4

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:30 am

I am just back from a technical inspection. I have decided to register the car in Poland, as I still can do that. This way it is firstly quite a bit cheaper, and secondly, I will be able to drive the car all year round. I might as well change my country to Poland, we'll see about that.

The pity is I had an awesome registration plate reserved in Germany, it was: XXX AR 164, and it will be gone. But well, what can you do, sometimes you just have to let go. :roll:

The brakes are very good all around, no issues there (besides the aforementioned ABS). The shock absorbers are between 80 and 90% all around (slightly more at the front, slightly above 80% at the back). There are absolutely no gaps, noises and loose connections in the suspension. The guy at the technical inspection was actually very pleased to see such a rare car, and in such a good overall technical shape. I mentioned all the problems to him, but despite the technical checks being quite hard in Poland, those were not a problem, as both ABS and airbag were not compulsory in 1994. The exhaust gas inspection at 2500 rpm was perfect, at the lower end of the scale, so the outcome is that the engine and cat both are healthy and running good.

So far the fuel consumption after doing 4-5k km is oscillating around 10 liters per 100 km, despite not really saving the fuel (quite a bit of sprints there, of course).

I've posted a note on my impressions of driving the car in the other thread: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1462

I am trying to figure out all those things now.

This week mostly I will be handling all the registration bureaucracy, as I am enjoying my vacation with my family so I have some spare time.

I think I will order all the replacement fluids from Motul, like mentioned here: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=1460, but I am still considering that, having the 4WD issues in my mind.

I'll add some photos later to sweeten your day, too. :D

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:02 pm

Alright, there has been a lot going on recently, so pardon me the wall of text. :D I have a bunch of "presents" for my car, the interior is currently partially disassembled due to refurbishing of the HVAC unit and the radio doors, and some other minor touchups are in progress.

I have got some good stuff from Motul: 300V Competition 15W-50 engine oil, oils for the gearbox, diff, power take-off and the epicycloidal group, and power steering fluid, so pretty much a complete service.

Then there is the reconditioned HVAC from Porto (many thanks again!), I will post a picture later.

I am currently reconditioning the radio doors with some liquid rubber spray coating as an experiment, although it was very hard to get the correct colour. Once I'm done, I'll try to post some more details.

Then a couple of jobs with the interior trim, some loose pieces here and there and some leather touch-up on the A-pillar, which I have already done.

I have cleaned the entire leather in the car with a nice leather cleaner, a special brush and a couple of tricks. Now I'm looking forward for the second cleaning. Then I plan to recondition some parts, namely the gear knob, steering wheel and parts of the seats will get some more attention, so they will be mint again. Well, they are already mint, so they will be super-mint afterwards. :D

There is a nasty squeak comming from the seatbelt mount besides the driver's seat, this has happened recently, I need to attend that as it's driving me crazy.

Good used ABS pump and power steering pump are on the way, I should get them soon. My power steering pump starts to make the annoying whining noise, so I'll get that one out of the list when I change the serpentine belt. Rear brake discs, Q4 flywheel, clutch sitting in the garage and waiting for their turn.

I managed to get the speed sender (finally!), will be replaced this Friday.

The plastic shield under the windscreen and hood has been replaced with one which is not broken and in perfect condition.

New spark plugs (NGK Iridium) and plug seals are waiting for the next service. Maybe this will help with rough running when cold and smoothen the engine a bit, probably the plugs were not changed since... who knows when.

Replaced the boot struts (that required some skinned knuckles and a bit of elbow grease), so now the boot lid is not falling on my head and I don't have to use a wooden stick to put something into the trunk. :D With that occasion, I dismantled everything in the boot completely and found the screw to hold the toolbox in place under the battery tray (yay!), as well as some more evidence the previous owner of the car was a golf player, just as I am (a bit; I found a golf ball under the seat and now a tee and score card in the trunk).

Also I found out that my car does have a tricky alarm system, which is not the one supplied by default. I believe however it was mounted originally by the dealer and was a BE/NL specific item. The system is Autonix/AutoNorm! CA14R, it has all the standard features plus the shock detection and some other tricky bits. It is wired very professionally, looks completely stock and uses the standard siren with all it's functions. So all in all, it's a very nice period accessory.

I broke driver's seat front height adjustment some days ago. :evil: The motor is turning, but the gear slips, so perhaps the teeth are broken. Replacement is on the way.

Cabin filter replaced with MANN Filter unit. Air, oil and fuel filters from MANN Filter waiting for their turn.

Everything seems to be in order. She's running fine, has small issues I will be fixing consequently.

I'll post the photos from the recent operations a bit later. :)

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:31 pm

Here are the long promissed pictures and the latest update.

First what I did was replacing the boot struts and cleanup of the whole area, since all the carpets were gone. After removing the battery and the battery tray, I found this:

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Have a closer look:

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Can you see the screw to hold the toolbox? This was a very pleasant surprise, somebody just lost it there and didn't bother to reach for it. One point for me! :D

I discovered my alarm system is a very nice unit:

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With some shock detection as well:

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I think it was an accessory provided by the dealer as an option, or mounted on request, as it is fully integrated with the car's system (blinking dashboard light, siren, etc.), so I treat it as original and rare accessory.

I finally refurbished my toolbox, now it's complete:

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And the car got a brand new battery:

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Here's the toolbox in place, after cleaning everything up, secured by the newly found screw:

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I hope I'm not the only guy who polishes his spare wheel! :mrgreen:

A final touch was a new cabin/polen filter and a new plastic rain cover:

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:37 pm

The other day I started to dismantle the interior, to replace the HVAC panel (thanks Porto!). Here's the progress.

Notice the nasty yellow foam under the instrument cover, this is gone now (painted black):

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The leather on the A-pillar is bubbling. I nearly got it right... dismantled the trim, put leather glue on, stretched nicely, but... the leather didn't hold and is torn in one place now... Have to get a new one (hence my post about looking for various interior trim pieces):

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After some more fiddling:

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The new panel was in place. And just look at it! It works:

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Then just mounting it back together:

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:42 pm

You can notice the radio cover is still missing in the last pictures. I took a long effort to refurbish it properly. And I mean, properly. I had a spare one, did a lot of research, and came up with the following.

Prep work (sanded down very evenly, all the grooves cleaned and refurbished):

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And two versions of paint, collor-matching anthracite (lighter), and rubberized coating (darker); notice the structure of the paint, that was not something easy to do:

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Final result is not there yet, I will definitely post more about this once it's 100% ready and mounted back in the car. Currently I am trying to resolve a problem with the closing/opening mechanism, as far as I am concerned, it should open gently, and in my case it snaps open, which should not be the case. Anyone has some info about this?

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:48 pm

Next was a visit to a wheel specialist and balancing the wheels.

Disaster! Front right wheel was in very, very bad shape. The rim was damaged by the previous owner, had to hit a massive pot hole.

Look, nearly 2 cm (!) offset from the perfect round circle (note the needle above the rim edge):

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The wheels are German-made, very hard aluminium alloy, so it was hard to straighten them. Very stiff, I don't even want to imagine how big the hole had to be. And thanks to Alfa's brilliant suspension, I couldn't even feel the wobble, believe it or not. Although it was so bad, the rim has even started to center itself...

During straightening... disaster!

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Some more straightening in the same spot... another disaster!

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Warming up didn't help, it was so hard. Very good alloy, they said.

Then there was the welding, the leftovers are there for safety reason, so it doesn't look perfectly, but it's safe:

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That was a long, long day, believe me.

I think the wheels are by TSW by the way, 18", 35 mm offset, 7,5" wide with 225 mm tires and 40 mm tire profile.

There is a distance plate at the rear axle, so the wheels can clear the struts and the car has a better stance:

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The distance is about 20 mm, at the cost of different bolt diameter at the rear (I have to change those so they all are the same size). The front has had the inside of the hub reworked to fit Alfa's tighter hub, there is 1 mm difference between front and the rear spacers. The wheels have been custom-fitted to specifically this car.

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:08 pm

Finally, there was the gearbox oil change for Motul Gearbox, it's technosynthese, but the box says it's mineral. The old oil was not old at all, actually it looked like new! Very good color, no metal pieces and residues, so the gearbox is in mint condition. The new oil looked... like used engine oil, actually. :mrgreen: It was graphite in color.

But... with the new oil there is a massive difference! The gears go in noticeably smoother, and there is absolutely no noise from the gearbox! Before I could hear a whining noise at some speeds, now it's gone.

Here's the lubricants selection I got:

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I managed to only replace the oil in the main part of the gearbox. The rest of the transmission and rear axle will be next. The engine oil is planned for before the winter.

Here she is, in the garage:

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And here's how you access the oil filling plug (and use a spanner to work the hex key):

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:11 pm

Last but not least, my speedo is back in action! I can finally ride in comfort and the kms keep adding, so I can chase Alfan slowly. :mrgreen:

I replaced the sender, it was a very fiddly job, but I've done it properly. Access to the sender unit is from the underside of the car, while the plug can be reached from above. It was a lot of work, but I have long hands so I could thankfully reach all the clips and screws, with a LOT of elbow grease and skinned knuckles.

Here's a "new" unit (sorry, there are no pictures from the operation, as I was extremely dirty):

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:15 pm

And finally, some "gifts" for the car.

The boot struts I mentioned earlier (already done):

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Nearly new rear brake discs (got them for a bargin price... I've seen beer more expensive than those and they are perfect 10 mm thickness):

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And a flywheel in very good condition, to go together with the new clutch kit I already have, just in case. You know how those flywheels are hard to get, so there you have one, nicely protected with some oil, waiting for it's day to come:

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I hope you'll enjoy the update as much as I do!

There is however still a lot of work in front of me (the power steering pump likes to talk to me recently, and one wheel bearing also feels lonely apparently as it's whining from time to time), but I'll surely deal with all those things consequently.

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by alfa east » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:41 am

Very impressed how you go about bringing the car to "showroom" condition. Must be a very satisfying process. Mine needs a lot of TLC -not to mention- basic maintenance as I had to neglect it for too long. I hope to start doing a similar job soon (although I will be having it done, being born with 2 left hands).

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Wed Aug 06, 2014 4:50 pm

alfa east wrote:Very impressed how you go about bringing the car to "showroom" condition. Must be a very satisfying process. Mine needs a lot of TLC -not to mention- basic maintenance as I had to neglect it for too long. I hope to start doing a similar job soon (although I will be having it done, being born with 2 left hands).
Thanks for the kind words. :) It is indeed very satisfying, to slowly see everything sorted out the way it should be. The car is very rewarding, and when you make everything right, it's just... done right. :D

About satisfaction, here's one very satisfying activity I forgot to mention, cleaning and detailing the leather seats. I use Meguiar's stuff for this, and I have to say I like their cleaner, but I don't like their conditioner. I used the conditioner only for the front seats, to protect them for now, but it's just a tiny little bit too shiny and I think I prefer Colourlock products from Lederzentrum. I also have a special brush (actually a few of them), and some microfiber towels.

It was a good day's work. Here, have a look.

Here's the cleaning:

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And here's the effect after the whole process, but BEFORE the conditioner, so the leather is nicely cleaned and moistured now:

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Looks good, doesn't it? My favourite part is telling people the Alfa is 20 years old and has about 270000 km on the clock. :mrgreen: The wheel specialist (see previous posts) liked the car so much he gave me a 50% discount, so I barely paid anything (just the costs). :D

I really like this interior, trying to make it showroom-fresh. :)

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by alfa east » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:24 pm

I have shared it with readers of this forum before but indeed, yes, it is the design that is really outstanding on this car. Although there are now of course more modern interiors with the omni-present "Ipad-like" touchscreens and gimmicky features like air vents that stand out like eye sores (Fords interiors spring to mind; mind you, I don't find the Fords EXTERIOR badly designed but it just seems that the 2 teams (interior/exterior) never talked to eachother and worked completely independently and without supervision). They all date terribly quickly. But in terms of integrity of design and beauty I still think that the 164 (both first series and Super) really nailed it; timeless, elegant, beautifully lit at night, not to mention superbly comfortable seats that I can adjust just right for my frame. Covet it. It's worth it.

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by Alfan » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:15 pm

mike.foxtrot wrote:Last but not least, my speedo is back in action! I can finally ride in comfort and the kms keep adding, so I can chase Alfan slowly. :mrgreen:
Good luck trying to get there :lol:

Great to see all the work you have put in it and that you are succeeding in getting there. It is such a rewarding car to drive, when it is properly set up :D
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1989 Lancia Thema 8.32 Verde Indy 270kkm
2001 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 24V Blue Lightning 65kkm
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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by 164EVER » Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:21 pm

Very interesting your post is; you've a very pretty car and you luv it, sure you'll have a long way with her, thank you and good luck for the next jobs on it.
164 3.0 V6 1988 330000KM
164 2.0 TS 1989 243000KM
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EX : 33 SW 1.5, 1.3 ie, 1.5 ie, 33 1.7 QV 16V, GIULIETTA 116 1.6, ALFA 6 2.5 (X3), 146 boxer 1.6 , 164 SUPER 2.0 TS.

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:52 am

Thanks for all the kind words guys. :)

There are a couple of things I am facing now, which annoy me quite a lot. There is the wheel bearing noise (not fully sure if it's a bearing or uneven tire, because of the recent rim straightening). Then there is the power steering pump noise; I have a second-hand power steering pump I will probably install when changing the v-belt, plus fluid filter replacement. Also, there is still the issue with rough cold running and recently the revs drop very slowly, so I presume air/vacuum leak or lambda probes need to be done.

WIll keep you posted!

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Mon Feb 09, 2015 1:06 am

Long time no see, I had a lot going on in my private life recently. :)

Time for a short update, as there was a lot going on with the car recently:
  • Front right wheel bearing changed (SKF)
  • Wheel alignment corrected, all wheels balanced
  • New spark plugs (NGK Iridium)
  • New air hose (got a mint one some time ago)
  • Some under the hood maintenance (cleaning, etc.)
  • Had a look under the front valve cover, cams and cups are mint
  • Managed to read the error codes with Wilco's software, thread here: http://alfaromeo164register.com/viewtop ... 125#p10290
My Q4 is quite happy, living in a garage right now in the winter times. I took her out today to stretch the bones as the weather was relatively good and no salt on the roads, obviously a lot of fun to just have a ride without a particular destination and no rush, time limits, etc.

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I have some parts collected and basically I'm just about to contact my shop here nearby to arrange for replacing the power steering pump and figuring out a couple of small things.

There is one relatively major issue that appeared some time ago: a fuel leak. I could smell fuel after refilling for a couple of months now, but recently I noticed it started to drip under the car. The fuel starts from the back of the tank and continues to the lowest point at the center and drips from there. I assume it comes from the filling pipe (there is a rubber element there), as I've already checked under the rear seat and everything is alright in that area. I'm having this fixed right now.

I'm still puzzled by one thing that annoys me in particular: the revs dropping slowly. It drives me nuts, I like quick throttle response and here something is wrong. I cleaned the idle control valve without any improvement, maybe I should change it altogether. Do you have any idea how to test this and figure out what the culprit is?

Also, any good idea how to clean out gunk from the V of the cylinder block? There is some stuff there in mine and I'd like to make it nice and clean again. Is compressed (canned) air good (as in: no harmful, I know it's quite cold when it gets out)? Any other ideas?

Besides I've put some more km on the clock, now we're good past the 270000 mark and going strong. :)

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by Alfan » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:45 pm

mike.foxtrot wrote:Long time no see, I had a lot going on in my private life recently. :)

Time for a short update, as there was a lot going on with the car recently:
  • Front right wheel bearing changed (SKF)
  • Wheel alignment corrected, all wheels balanced
  • New spark plugs (NGK Iridium)
  • New air hose (got a mint one some time ago)
  • Some under the hood maintenance (cleaning, etc.)
  • Had a look under the front valve cover, cams and cups are mint
  • Managed to read the error codes with Wilco's software, thread here: http://alfaromeo164register.com/viewtop ... 125#p10290
My Q4 is quite happy, living in a garage right now in the winter times. I took her out today to stretch the bones as the weather was relatively good and no salt on the roads, obviously a lot of fun to just have a ride without a particular destination and no rush, time limits, etc.
Great that you are enjoying it - though it is also fun in the snow :)
mike.foxtrot wrote:I have some parts collected and basically I'm just about to contact my shop here nearby to arrange for replacing the power steering pump and figuring out a couple of small things.
Why does it need to be replaced?
mike.foxtrot wrote:There is one relatively major issue that appeared some time ago: a fuel leak. I could smell fuel after refilling for a couple of months now, but recently I noticed it started to drip under the car. The fuel starts from the back of the tank and continues to the lowest point at the center and drips from there. I assume it comes from the filling pipe (there is a rubber element there), as I've already checked under the rear seat and everything is alright in that area. I'm having this fixed right now.
It will be interesting to hear what is causing this.
mike.foxtrot wrote:I'm still puzzled by one thing that annoys me in particular: the revs dropping slowly. It drives me nuts, I like quick throttle response and here something is wrong. I cleaned the idle control valve without any improvement, maybe I should change it altogether. Do you have any idea how to test this and figure out what the culprit is?
Have you tried disconnecting the unit?
mike.foxtrot wrote:Also, any good idea how to clean out gunk from the V of the cylinder block? There is some stuff there in mine and I'd like to make it nice and clean again. Is compressed (canned) air good (as in: no harmful, I know it's quite cold when it gets out)? Any other ideas?
I don't think the compressed air is a problem, but I would be very careful, as you might blow stuff into the timing belt area - and I don't think that is a good idea!
mike.foxtrot wrote:Besides I've put some more km on the clock, now we're good past the 270000 mark and going strong. :)
You are getting closer - but mine has also been off the road for 3 months...
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2001 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 24V Blue Lightning 65kkm
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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:28 pm

Alfan wrote:
mike.foxtrot wrote:I have some parts collected and basically I'm just about to contact my shop here nearby to arrange for replacing the power steering pump and figuring out a couple of small things.
Why does it need to be replaced?
It makes noises that annoy me a lot (whining noise). It started out gradually, now it sometimes surpasses the sound of the engine (not acceptable). I am monitoring the fluid levels, etc. but I think the pump is at fault. I will keep the damaged one anyway, I know there are companies that can renovate them and I will definitely do that.
Alfan wrote:
mike.foxtrot wrote:I'm still puzzled by one thing that annoys me in particular: the revs dropping slowly. It drives me nuts, I like quick throttle response and here something is wrong. I cleaned the idle control valve without any improvement, maybe I should change it altogether. Do you have any idea how to test this and figure out what the culprit is?
Have you tried disconnecting the unit?
Not yet. What should be the result? I will try this and post back once done.
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mike.foxtrot wrote:Besides I've put some more km on the clock, now we're good past the 270000 mark and going strong. :)
You are getting closer - but mine has also been off the road for 3 months...
At least I'm past your 8.32 now! :D I assume your 4C will be getting most of the kms now, I sincerely wish you to enjoy it but I know you will anyhow. :) I had an occasion to seat in one in an Alfa dealership here nearby and boy was it a joy!

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by Alfan » Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:10 pm

Alfan wrote: Have you tried disconnecting the unit?
mike.foxtrot wrote:Not yet. What should be the result? I will try this and post back once done.
Just curious if this would show different behaviour, e.g. turning something off and see what happens.
Alfan wrote:
mike.foxtrot wrote:Besides I've put some more km on the clock, now we're good past the 270000 mark and going strong. :)
You are getting closer - but mine has also been off the road for 3 months...
mike.foxtrot wrote:At least I'm past your 8.32 now! :D I assume your 4C will be getting most of the kms now, I sincerely wish you to enjoy it but I know you will anyhow. :) I had an occasion to seat in one in an Alfa dealership here nearby and boy was it a joy!
I am sure you enjoyed sitting in the 4C - it is totally different to the Q4, and reminds me of the Tipo 33 Stradale - my dream car! I hope to get the 4C next month, then the Q4 will get some time off :wink: Also, the Lancia is going for a repaint, so some projects on the older cars, while enjoying driving the new car 8)
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2001 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 24V Blue Lightning 65kkm
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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Fri Feb 27, 2015 5:00 pm

Alright, some more detailing. The headlights are out for cleaning and general overhaul. I have a spare front left unit, as my left lamp was not performing very well, I will investigate and put the two into one. :)

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Also, as the small rubber strap was missing from below my left lamp (you can even see this on the above picture, look closely), this brand new OEM item arrived recently from Italy:

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I plan to connect this job with side mirrors overhaul (disassembly, cleaning, regreasing and general maintenance), and paint the side mirrors and headlight trim pieces.

Hopefully I will also have some very exciting news about the radio door and its mechanism very soon, I'm sure everyone will be excited to hear my findings once I'm done with it. 8)
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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by Alfamuppet » Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:55 pm

It's all looking great. I will be very interesting to hear about the radio cover as this is something that is really bad on mine
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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:58 pm

In the meantime, while I'm figuring out my erratic idle, there was some other progress here and there.

There was a fuel leak from the fuel pump seal under the seat, it leaked pretty bad when the fuel level was over 1/2 tank. Now that's fixed.

Also, I detailed my main key and alarm/central locking fob. I managed to source a correct replacement light bulb for the key light, you can check it out on the first photo. The original one is slightly shorter, but the new one fits perfectly and works very well now. I'm really happy to have this functional. :)

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How nasty the original one was:

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Also, I made a custom key chain for the alarm fob, as the original had a rubber band which I was afraid would break down with time. I custom maid the entire fitting. Here's the effect:

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by alfa east » Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:34 am

mike.foxtrot wrote:Also, I detailed my main key and alarm/central locking fob. I managed to source a correct replacement light bulb for the key light, you can check it out on the first photo. The original one is slightly shorter, but the new one fits perfectly and works very well now. I'm really happy to have this functional. :)

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I like that! Getting these small details just right!

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by AlfaWhiz » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:45 am

alfa east wrote:I like that! Getting these small details just right!
It makes her go faster, you know. :mrgreen:

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Re: My 1994 164 Q4

Post by alfa east » Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:13 am

Or her owner :wink: .

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