I think the dreaded previous owner fouled the oil pump with evil RTV sealant. I was able to restore oil pressure, but the engine still didn't sound right under load. All signs point to rod knock, so I embarked on EngineRemoval

Now, I'm starting the autopsy:
EngineTeardown

The The Alfa Wiki kicks ass. It's so easy to publish… I want to Wiki-fy everything. Now, I just need to convice the rest of the Alfa community to start posting their own content.