Rebuilding the twin-cam: Part Two

Rebuilding the twin-cam: Part Two

So… As I might have mentioned in my last post, many components of my twin-cam 1600 were damaged beyond salvation by the time it landed in my garage. It took a bit of asking around, but eventually I came across all the replacement parts I needed. From the crank, all the way up to the […]

Pietermaritzburg Cars In The Park 2014

Pietermaritzburg Cars In The Park 2014

Every Autumn, in Pietermaritzburg the capital city of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, the local vintage car club hosts Cars in the Park, the city’s largest motoring event. It’s all good fun, especially if you know anything about cars. There’s actually a good representation of cars from most eras. And for most tastes… But overall I […]

Rebuilding the delicate twin-cam: Part one

Rebuilding the delicate twin-cam: Part one

Alfa Romeo’s Twin-Cam, 8 valve engine is nothing short of legendary. It was produced for 40 years, from 1954 to 1994, first in the Giulietta and last in the S4 Spider. It was built in four displacements, 1300, 1600, 1750, and 2000. It produced from a modest 62 BHP all the way up to a […]