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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I need to find the engine number for a 2lt TS. On the Vin plate it gives Engine, AR-----. Version; ----------. No for spares; -------. Is any of these the relevant no. I can find nothing on the engine. gos
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I have had to replace pistons ,head and big ends following the inlet cam jumping teeth on my engine.(32310) I have acquired a head gasket from eurocarparts | Car PartsRetailer and it doesnt have metal cylinder liner rings like the one that came off. Im a bit worried that if I use...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got this car (not running) The problem apparently was the crank angle sensor and an unknown person tried to fix it. the crank sensor checks at 900 ohms so i think that's ok. the story goes that the head was removed to do the job and valve timing was now one tooth out because of that.....yer a...
  4. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    When I changed the oil/filter after buying the GTAm 2lt 105 replica , I didn't have the correct socket and ended up borrowing one from Paul/AFORALFA and can't remember what size it was. I phoned Classic Alfa first before asking Paul and they told me the size , off I went and bought one BUT it...
  5. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Although I've had the wheels off my GTAm rep and noticed the calipers looked original , I've no clue which they are -- DUNLOP or ATE ? I've heard both mentioned on various forums. Reason being that once it's back home from Ian Ellis , it needs new discs up front at the least and decent pads all...
  6. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Having just stripped my GTAm of both rollbars , front/rear springs , top front wishbone arms(bushes all good) and a pair of almost new KONISPORT adjustables still bright yellow paint(that have only been on the car for a trackday and a couple of shows) Please PM for details or photos if...
  7. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    What do we all think the cost of building a 2lt TWIN SPARK to approaching 200bhp could be if building yourself , plus the innitial donor engine of course --- the idea being that having possibly found an appropriate GTAm recreation/replica , then saving it's NORD 2lt engine for investment...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. I'm hoping someone can help me out on this small problem. to start my 156 JTS i have to leave the key on mar for maybe twenty seconds or more, before starting up. If not it just refuses to start. Just thinking that if i don't sort it out it will stop working altogether. Any ideas? Cheers in...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Can some one advise what size spark plug tube spanner do I need for a 147 2lt TS. does one spanner do both types of plugs? or do I need two sizes?:) thankyou While I am at it, what are the gap settings and the torque settings for both types plugs :cool:
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. m My 156 2lt JTS refused to start. It had dry plugs so I suspected fuel problems. I found a great thread on this forum and fitted a new HP pump with no luck. Next came the low pressure pump and it started. Great, Fitted the seats back and was well happy. But now I need to wind it up on...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have the parts, belt, tensioner and tool, and will do this job following the description on Alfaworshop. Looks pretty straight forward. Any additional tips from someone who has done this would be cool. Cheers Bill
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Forum, A challenging one. Airbag light on - read the airbag how to thread and others and this issue not coevered. Multiecuscan reading airbag error "1A" warning lamp circuit. can't clear it even after removing, cleaning and reconnecting connectors to airbag ECU module and back of dash...
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. I have been told by my garage that my Cam Belt (Alfa Romeo GT 2lt JTS 2005) should be changed every three years or so. *I have gotten quotes from my normal garage, also another garage that mainly deals with cam/timer belt changing, and the main Alfa Romeo dealer. *Each one have told me that...
  14. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Come on, lets have your figures, whats the best mpg you have had out of your 2.0 Twin Sparky????
  15. General Alfa Discussion
    well i have just filled up the car after going to york and about town then home to north wales then drive up the 55 and back to get the dog, shopping round town and the usual i have managed 400 miles on 1 tank of fuel 398 to be precise . so how far has anyone else managed is this good or average.
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Can anyone please advise me on a good place to have my belts done, i am in St Austell Cornwall. What sort of price quotes should i expect :confused: Thanks Paul
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hia Guys, Just got car towed back after major breakdown. Was doing about 60, suddenly loud bang from engine, vast amounts of black smoke from engine and dumped oil all over road. No engine noises etc before this, checked oil that morning, was fine. Is this possibly cam belt gone? Rescue guy...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hia guys, Have major problem. I just parked up and when went to start car, i am getting the message "Fuel Cut Off Switch On Refer to Serv" The car wont start and am stuck miles from anywhere! anyone have any ideas on how to reset or fix this! I have read its under the passenger seat and seat...
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hia Guys, Just got a 2lt JTS to replace my 156 I wrote off. The guy who owned it before me was using 5W/30 oil in it, my old 1.8 used to have 10/40. I know the book says 10/40. Good explanation given here about motor oils for laymen [like me lol]...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My alfa 147 Salespeed 2ltr. 2002model is giving me headache. Then its cold outside my car runs normal. The minute it warms up and the temp. goes up to 85-90C my rpm's start to give me problems. Every time on the traffic lights me waiting and then pressing the accelerator my rpm's go up without...
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