I've had my on one a few weeks ago. It resulted in 169hp but wasn't a very extensive test. I've heard that these tests aren't very accurate either, especially when performed so fast like mine. But hey, it was free
In Germany there are a lot of people fighting with Alfa because their cars perform much worse than expected (up to 15bhp!).
You can read more about this problem in this
thread on alfisti.net.
I hope you understand German. I don't so if you learn something interesting about it tell me please
This is an email one of the guys from that forum send me:
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now i think i have to talk with you about the JTS Problems wie have.
Iám one of the first JTS drivers in Germany ( Car was bought in Mai 02, and delivered in August).
First of all, i have to say, that shese engine is brilliant, also with all these faults.
In the area under 5000U/min it is very more powerfull as the old 2.0TS.
Over the 5000U7min, there ist a littel hole, and ist works without any joy. This is the JTS Problem. I think evry car has the Problem, but not all the time. My car works at some day very fine, at other days it hurts in my heart, so bad is it.
When you´re normally driving, you dont mention that there is any problem. But when youre searching for top speed ( no problem in Germany) the car won´t work all the time.
My JTS can go 240km/h but not often. Normally it stops at 210km/h.
For this, i connected my dealer, an they´ve checked the car witha n Alfa Romeo technican on a Bosch dyno tester. My car has 109 kw. This is not enough. AR dont know the Problem yet, but I hope they will find soon.
At the dyno you can see very clear that the Problem begins over 4500U/min. The Power is very good to this point, and overwards ist goes up and down in the lane. My dealer seems that it is a Problem with the 2. Lamda sond in the exhaust system.
I hope i could help you a bit.
Please return the passages you won´t understand!!
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