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  1. Alfa 164 & 166
    I no longer have any 166s but keep dipping onto the lounge. Just saw this in Autocar and thought of all you lucky 166holics. https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/used-cars/used-car-buying-guide-alfa-romeo-166
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Здравствуйте! нужна помощь. нужен код для разблокировки радио
  3. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello, Has anyone got any information on where to get catalytic converters for 166 3.2l in UK? the ones that are closest to engine and apparently rare, at least i have not managed to find anything online. My stepdad has a stunning 166, but unfortunately catalytic converters are shot and he...
  4. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi folks, Noticed the past few weeks water dripping from the tail light cluster when I open the boot lid. It is dripping or rather trickling from the access flap when the boot lid is up. To be honest, I haven't removed anything as yet to check - just wondered if anyone had come across similar...
  5. Alfa 164 & 166
    Here's a rare alternative to the Alfa 166 Zender bodykit / upgrade if anyone's interested. MS Design of Germany offered this rather tasty bodykit, wheels etc as well as suspension upgrades etc. I recall it being expensive & high quality stuff. Those wheels in particular look great on the 166...
  6. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello 166 forum members I've a big problem for my first tech post! I have a 166 3.0 auto 1999 model and have just changed the cambelt, bearings and tensioner plus the water pump, thermostat and spark plugs. I used Eldon camlocks and crank timing was set with the marks on the flexplate...
  7. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello and sorry for my english but it's not my language. Try as I can. I noticed today that I don't have reverse lights. The bulbs are ok, today the lights jumped several times. I heard that there is a sensor or someone has a picture or diagram where to look? Is there a socket on the gear shift...
  8. Alfa 164 & 166
    What would you like your 166 to have, from the available mods and upgrades? like a fully loaded one , with all possible , and available , upgrades. We are talking daily drivers, or weekend cars, not musem original cars. My list: suspension: -bilstein b8 and eibach springs , or the...
  9. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi friends, i am in Portugal and i want to convert a RHD 166 to LHD, my plan is to get a donor 166 LHD and swap all the parts that i need. My only doubt is the metal firewall, anyone knows if the RHD firewall is diferent of the LHD one? The hole for the steering column is there on left footweel...
  10. Alfa 164 & 166
    So the temp gauge mainly shows 90C, but it can suddenly in seconds jump to 120C, am i looking for the gearbox to engine earth trouble? I can find the gearbox end, but where is the other end?
  11. Alfa 164 & 166
    Yeah, so my problem is that when in lower gears, or braking, the central locking starts to click on and off. Like an relay sound coming from the back of the car. Not sure if it actually locks the doors on and off, but it sounds like it. Also the central locking does not work when used from the...
  12. Alfa 164 & 166
    If I had to replace my 166 with any other like-for-like car / price apart from another 166 then this would be it...
  13. Alfa 164 & 166
    13 years ago I needed an automatic car due to a knee injury. I bought an Autotrader magazine (remember them?), decided I couldn't be bothered looking through it & just bought the first car on page one. I'd never heard of a 166 but that was how I bought my first Alfa & very soon I formed a bond...
  14. Alfa 164 & 166
    Greetings! We're trying to fit memory seats into my 2002 166 which had non-electric seats up until now. Can anyone tell me what is this black connector for? :) Cheers!
  15. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello guys Has anybody tried to fit a steering wheel form 147,156 or GT to 166 with multimedia controls? Are all 147,156,166 and GT using the same steering wheel with airbag,multimedia controls etc. ? Please share anything you know
  16. Alfa 164 & 166
    https://www.gumtree.com/p/alfa-romeo/alfa-romeo-166-2.0l-lusso-6-speed-manual/1353460474 If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Need it gone asap so I can continue the GTA parts spending spree!!
  17. Alfa 164 & 166
    .... on a split outer CV boot (about £60 to fix incl labour) & headlamp levelling device has come away (a bit of glue will fix it so the MOT guy told me). And that's it! Pretty pleased considering it's 14 years old / 116k miles. I keep telling myself it's all down to the inherently high quality...
  18. Alfa 164 & 166
    Has anyone fitted an after-market condenser and if so, does it work well? Half the fins have fallen out of mine, so I've bought an AVA condenser - they're NLA from Alfa. However, it's a more contemporary aluminium design with a narrower core depth (14mm) compared with the flattened "serpent"...
  19. Alfa 164 & 166
    I'm looking for 2 window seals for my 166. I'm not beside it now but I'll try to describe it as I can't find the part number. This is the moulded seal that the window closes up into. At the front, it then goes down behind the door mirror cowling. It is quite hard rubber. It's probably the only...
  20. Alfa 164 & 166
    I keep seeing references to a 'Haynes'-type 166 workshop manual section written by forum members, but can't find it!! Tried searching the forum, but to no avail. Any clues, please?
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