Quattroporte III catch-all thread

Discussion in 'Maserati' started by Quattroporte3, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Maserati Blue

    Maserati Blue Formula Junior

    Dec 13, 2010
    Quick question, was the QP3 fitted with a specific radio from the factory? or did the dealers fit whatever was available at the time?

    Thank you.
  2. fatbillybob

    fatbillybob F1 World Champ
    Consultant Owner

    Aug 10, 2002
    I have a new old stock distributor cap for a Qporte 3. I owned an '84. Does anyone need a new cap?
  3. nickypp

    nickypp Karting

    Feb 24, 2015
    Columbus, Ohio
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    Nick Pavich
    This guy could. PM me and let me know.

  4. MrMark

    MrMark Karting

    Apr 3, 2013
    Louisiana, USA
  5. S_AGATA

    S_AGATA Karting
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    Aug 24, 2016
    Mill Valley CA
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    Jon/Sean Sohaei
    #1555 S_AGATA, Aug 9, 2017
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  6. EspritMan

    EspritMan Rookie

    Sep 2, 2013
    Hi to the QP III group ! I am struggling with electrical issues related to the Tedel 102 which was blown. I read with great interest the posts of William Abraham in 2013. His car had a blown Tedel 102 resulting from a loom faults of some kind. Then a local elctrician tracked down the underlying faults which were causing the box to blow. However William does not detail the fault in the loom it would be very useful to have this info. It William reads this message thank you for your reply ! Kind regards, Alex Camoletti (Geneva. Switzerland, 1985 4.9L auto Marrone)
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  8. F456M

    F456M Formula 3
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    Jan 8, 2010
    #1557 F456M, Aug 25, 2017
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2017
    Maserati fitted a few QPs with an Australian Holden Commodore inline 6 2,8 l diesel engine all with 4-speed auto tranny.
  9. JCL2K

    JCL2K Rookie

    Jun 11, 2015
    A Tedel 101 just went up on Ebay.
  10. Micky Kennedy

    Micky Kennedy Rookie

    Oct 30, 2017
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    Michael Kennedy
    Am starting a rebuild on 1 or 2 1984 Quattroporte 3. Looks like hood leaks have let water into the cylinders via the carburetor throats. The water goes right through the cylinder and ends up in the crankcase oil. Of course I have stopped this from happening but now have to start engine. Starter didn't work, so I want to rotate engine manually. Other engines have a large nut holding the pulley on the front of the engine. This engine has the pulley bolted on with 4 smaller bolts. How can i rotate engine manually? Belt wrench around the pulley? Big nut welded on a flat plate that bolts to the pulley using the 4 existing bolts? Appreciate any advise.
  11. nickypp

    nickypp Karting

    Feb 24, 2015
    Columbus, Ohio
    Full Name:
    Nick Pavich
    If all the spark plugs are out, the belt wrench will do it. The proper way would be to fabricate a plate that would bolt on to two of the pulley bolts. This might be redundant, but i would spray PB Blast or some such rust penetrant down each cylinder, especially if water has been hanging out inside the engine and cylinders.

    Good luck!
  12. Longstone Tyres

    Longstone Tyres Formula Junior

    Feb 2, 2006
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