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by darryl longley
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Site Administration & announcements
Topic: AlfaGtv6.com - CLOSING TIME - January 31st 2019.
Replies: 16
Views: 18013

Re: AlfaGtv6.com - CLOSING TIME - January 31st 2019.

Although Ive not been an avid poster on hear I bow to all the gurus and technical knowledge that's been available on here and have referenced it for many years and it has helped me so much in the upkeep and maintenance on various gtv6 ive been fortunate to own and still own one and drive it regularl...
by darryl longley
Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 14929

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

The answer was staring me in the face
I removed the stud from the gtv6 engine which came out very easily just a rag and a set if stlilsons
I then removed the stud from the from the original oil cooler adaptor and they were both exactly the same and fitted the 164 block no problem
by darryl longley
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 14929

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

I have some ali pressings left over from a shop front I did a couple of weeks ago
Will give it a try tomorrow
The stud with a 21mm nut attached took some leverage so can imagine ill also need copious amounts of elbow grease to
Fingers crossed
by darryl longley
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 14929

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

This is the exact same fitting for the oil filter on a gtv6 12v block Today I have been to a hydraulic engineers shop and have and have been informed that the fitting thread size which goes into the block is 1/2" bsp Which has a very slight taper Couldn't find the thread size for the oil filter but ...
by darryl longley
Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 14929

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

Hi Kev As you probably are aware I have started on the 24 valve conversion again and am now at the oil filter stage I take on board your comment about using a uniform thread for the oil filter stud On your block you tapped a thread which I presume matches the gtv oil filter but as my block already h...
by darryl longley
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 14929

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

trying to attach imges
by darryl longley
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 14929

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

Hi all I have removed the oil filter heat exchanger from the 164 engine and the fitting which is screwed into the block The picture below shows the screw which is threaded into the block and has the o ring Where the screw fits to the block is recessed a few mm from the facing where the adaptor fits ...
by darryl longley
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: 164 24 valve conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 6710

Re: 164 24 valve conversion

found the answers here
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3863&start=15
by darryl longley
Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: 164 24 valve conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 6710

Re: 164 24 valve conversion

I haven't the faintest idea what you just said
by darryl longley
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: 164 24 valve conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 6710

Re: 164 24 valve conversion

Jim thank you for your observation
The picture was taken from alfabb website
So apart from the wrong size unions would you advise going down the adaptor route rather than the drilling and threaded fitting as used by kev r
by darryl longley
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: 164 24 valve conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 6710

Re: 164 24 valve conversion

image_1410411829923.jpg I have adapted the sump and successfully bolted the front and rear of it after the advice from kev and everything fits nicely I'm now looking at what to do with the oil filter On some conversions I have noticed that some have drilled and tapped then added a large stud to fit...
by darryl longley
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: 3 liter, 24 valve engine project
Replies: 405
Views: 174427

Re: 3 liter, 24 valve engine project

Hi Michael Just read this all again I'm on with a conversion myself but as ive a nice 12v 3.0 in my car now I'm in no rush Ive a question if its ok I have adapted the sump and successfully bolted the front and rear of it after the advice from kev and everything fits nicely I'm now looking at what to...
by darryl longley
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: valve adjustment
Replies: 13
Views: 7953

Re: valve adjustment

thanks you
I had a guy on alfabb who reckoned going a bit tighter to .20mm was better
What are your thoughts
by darryl longley
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: valve adjustment
Replies: 13
Views: 7953

Re: valve adjustment

hi all my gtv6 valve noise is nice and quiet on start up but once warm sound a little more tappy than id expect form around 40 on the temperature gauge is when the tapping seems to a bit louder ive checked all the clearances and on the intake seems around 0.5mm which I believe is a little tight but ...