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Parts ordered Friday, requested Monday shipment to the office, arrived from Mangoletsi this morning. Anyone know what size / type screws are needed for the switch?
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sorry mate havent got a clue

mine came as a complete set of CC stalk, wipers and lights and there was already a screw bigger than the OEM one, with an L-shaped metal bracket [left that one out] took the CC stalk off the part and fitted. 5 minute job
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only just come across this thread.

Definitely gonna give this a go!

Kudos to everyone who has posted advice - it seems very comprehensive! What a hepful bunch Alfa owners are!
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This is all fasinating stuff guys!!!!!! I have a 2005 156 1.9jtd 16v m-jet. Will I have the same chance to retrofit cruise? My car is a Veloce. Hasto be worth doing if the parts are so cheap.
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This is all fasinating stuff guys!!!!!! I have a 2005 156 1.9jtd 16v m-jet. Will I have the same chance to retrofit cruise? My car is a Veloce. Hasto be worth doing if the parts are so cheap.
Should work, yes.
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This is all fasinating stuff guys!!!!!! I have a 2005 156 1.9jtd 16v m-jet. Will I have the same chance to retrofit cruise? My car is a Veloce. Hasto be worth doing if the parts are so cheap.
Yep, exact year and spec as mine. I added mine and it works a treat.
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Hi guys, my 156 SW has the connector and VDC. Where can i buy the stalk and the other thing online in europe??

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Order through your dealer part numbers are

156047955 – Control
156034454 – Protection
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Question, is the 156 cruise control stalk the same part as the 147 stalk? Thanks.
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Question, is the 156 cruise control stalk the same part as the 147 stalk? Thanks.
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156047955 is unique to a 156 (2003 facelift)
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Thanks David.
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Woohoo! Cruise control now fitted. Should this not be a sticky thread? It is without doubt the simplest car mod I have ever done. It took 5 minutes

It's more difficult to attach the roof bars
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Just done mine on 147, dead easy and straigh forward, just need longer screw, off to seach in garage........ Best thing is main dealer when i ordered the parts said it couldn't be done. Thanks to everyone for the advice herein.
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Best thing is main dealer when i ordered the parts said it couldn't be done.
You should go back in and tell them they were wrong, and that they obviously don't know Alfa electronics very well
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Fitted Mine this evening in Guest's Car Park Knowle, took no more than 10 Minutes to fit.

Then Headed home on the M42 with Cruise control on going through the Variable speed cameras
Should help prevent a Unpleasant surprise on the doormat.

Thanks to all for advise on this easy upgrade.
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Fitted it to my '03 156 1.9 JTD today, and works a treat. Dead easy to do, the most difficult bit was getting the cowl back on. Many thanks to all who have contributed to this thread.
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parts ordered, should be in tomorrow or monday. wooooooooooo!!!!
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parts ordered, parts arrived, parts fitted, car cruising!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

very very easy mod, suprised how good the speed regulation is even down hill. the best bit is being able to stretch my leg, then looking up to the console see the insane fuel economy im getting. nice one guys cheers for the info!
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what were the part numbers your ordered PEd? (if you know)
and how much did it all cost you?

As i'd like to do this to my car which is the same spec and age(ish)
Take it you have to go to the alfa stealer to get the parts and arent available online anywhere
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Check Mich166 message earlier on in the thread
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heads battered , can you fit it on 99 v6 156 ?
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heads battered , can you fit it on 99 v6 156 ?
No, has to be facelift interior.
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No, has to be facelift interior.
sorry to sound dumb, but why?
 
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sorry to sound dumb, but why?
The facelift interiors come pre wired and have the pedal switches. You just have to buy the stalk and bottom cowling to suit and it is plug and play. pre facelifts are not pre wired and don't have the pedal switch.
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