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  1. twautomotive replied to the thread Battery box.

    Hi Dave, I have a nice used one for $75 plus shipping. If this is an agreeable price I can send pictures. Tom

    Dec 2, 2021 at 1:24 PM
  2. twautomotive replied to the thread Glove Box Surround.

    I have both the early unnotched glovebox surround and the later notched one. $75 plus shipping for either one. If this is an...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 1:22 PM
  3. phyrman replied to the thread Gear Reduction Starter.

    Keith Guftufson Guftufson Machine Starters 1-978-281-2012

    Dec 2, 2021 at 1:02 PM
  4. Jay Laifman replied to the thread Alpine engine power limitations.

    I am very much appreciating all the work that Dan is doing and sharing. I can add that years ago Jarrid said that the 1600 crank was...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 12:29 PM
  5. sunalp replied to the thread Gear Reduction Starter.

    Sunbeam Specialties also sells them. The guy in NY is Custom Spares.

    Dec 2, 2021 at 12:27 PM
  6. Jay Laifman replied to the thread Lot of parts.

    Can you post pictures of the thresholds?

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:57 AM
  7. Jay Laifman replied to the thread Gear Reduction Starter.

    That makes sense. Thanks. One thing to always do is to take off the ground strap, clean all the surfaces and reattach.

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:55 AM
  8. phyrman replied to the thread Gear Reduction Starter.

    There is a guy in NY that sells them I cannot remember the name tho.........

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:55 AM
  9. Eleven replied to the thread Gear Reduction Starter.

    Mine is going and starting to crank slower and slower, I think it is drawing a lot of current. At any rate, regardless of that, The PO...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:51 AM
  10. Jay Laifman replied to the thread Gear Reduction Starter.

    Why? I admittedly did put a gear reduction starter on my kit car that had a V6 engine being turned by a VW starter. But my Alpine...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  11. Eleven posted a new thread.

    Gear Reduction Starter

    I am going to replace my current starter with a Gear Reduction one. My search of the site appears to recommend an Isuzu Trooper model...

    Forum: "Stock" Alpine

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:09 AM
  12. Barry replied to the thread Think it's as easy as easy as riding a bike?.

    A bicycle certainly has no appreciable gyroscopic effect at slow speed and I seriously doubt the effect even at high speed. At 5 MPH,...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 10:39 AM
  13. hartmandm replied to the thread cleaning & refreshing gauges.

    Instead of bending the bevel tabs for removal, I get a piece of rubber, such as an upside down computer mouse pad, and press the gauge...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  14. wtaylor replied to the thread What is the trick.

    Eric Eric, Thanks for the spacers. After I took the bumper off I could see I had them. They were just flush with the body work. I went...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 10:06 AM
  15. Green67Alpine replied to the thread Interior reconstruction.

    Thanks for the replies. I think pretty much the carpet goes last. The interior trim is where I'm stuck finding a starting point rear...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 9:58 AM