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  1. Alfa Stelvio Radio Removal Help Please...

    Alfa Stelvio
    Hi, new to the world if forums, hopefully it pays off. I have a 2018 Stelvio and have grown tired with the lack of oomf from the stereo so I've purchased an in line mini amp with built in dsp (Kicker Key 180.4 Smart Amplifier) to give the door speakers a bit of a boost and a sub and amp for the...
  2. 147 Subwoofer / Amplifier Power Wire Wiring Through Firewall Tips in a LHD

    ICE & Blue&Me
    After a miserable time running the sub wires in my 147, I think this could help make your install a bit easier. I used the grommet above the abs module, used by the hood latch cable and some thick harness. It is above and to the left of the pedals when looking from inside. Access to the grommet...
  3. Bose Amplifier wiring pin out

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi All ive made a list of the connections for the bose 383008 amplifier used in Alfa 147/156 thanks. [email protected] for diagram
  4. Car wiring tips for Alfa 147, amplifier cable

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello, i have a few questions regarding where is the best route for the amplifier cable how i would run it through the firewall and down the length of the car to the boot? any help would be apreciated
  5. 159 2 DIN head unit and Bose amplifier power

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I'm just about to start installing my new Caliber's 2 DIN head unit to my 159 2.2 JTS. I have the following steering wheel control adapter (Connect2 CTSAR002.2 control interface) as shown in the picture below. The two black ISO connectors for the speakers, 12V power, ground etc are just...
  6. Upgrading the standard Giulia stereo units and amplifier

    Alfa Giulia
    Hello Forum I have a Giulia Quadrifoglio on order - I opted out of spending £1500 on the optional stereo upgrade and would like to buy good quality units to replace and upgrade what I can get to and can be upgraded and so I am after advice please. 1) how do I get to line out to pop in a...
  7. Radio & GSM Antenna - where is the amplifier ?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, my GSM (telephone) hasn't been working for a while and now FM radio stopped as if no aerial. So I pulled the ICS and checked connections at the back - all looks ok - there are 2 coax aerial inputs only - one is (smaller) for the GPS maybe and the other bigger line on a TV - not sure what...
  8. Amplifier install

    South Africa
    Hi guys, trust everyone is shup lol!!:hehe: I wanted to find out if anyone has installed an amplifier in a Giulietta? Thanks
  9. Disabling BOSE amplifier auto gain

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hello, So I have an alfa gt from 2004. It has the NAV+ radio and the bose system including the microphone in the center panel. Does anyone know an easy way disable the gain adjustment of this whole system? At some point I was using an aftermarket radio and the autogain was still working. The...
  10. MiTo antenna amplifier location?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello, I have posted couple of messages here in the forum, but I have not introduced myself. My name is Petri (like Pete) and I live in Southern Finland (Close to the capital, Helsinki). I have had an Alfa 156 earlier and now MiTo QV 2010. I have a small problem with my MiTo. Does anyone know...
  11. Sportwagon amplifier cover clippy thingeys.

    Alfa GTA
    Hi everyone. Im after the threaded retaining lugs/clips that hold the amp/subwoofer cover on. Ive been googling all sorts of clips on ebay but cant seem to find them. Im sure they are on ebay but unless i can think of a name that they are called im stuffed. Any ideas what youd call them??
  12. Alfa 156 sedan, where to install aftermarket amplifier?

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hello, As we all know, the sound system in 156 is not really good. So i bought 4-channel amplifier to control the door panel woofers. The problem is, i dont have any idea where to install this amplifier. Do any of you have personal experience, where have you fitted these? I would like it to...
  13. Ignition coil amplifier - where from or can I do without it?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all, Came home with the Alfetta on the back of a tow truck after the RAC man diagnosed a failed ignition coil amplifier. I can't find anyone so far (Highwood, CA, EB, Alfa Shop, Ignition parts, eBay ) who stocks them and the advice from EB was that they are like hens teeth and rubbish...
  14. Alfa 159 aerial ''amplifier'' blue wire

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, Received today my CT27AA08 aerial ''amplifier'' but I have no idea where to connect the blue wire (+12V) to on the wiring loom. Pin A5 (AUT ANT.)on the car's harness is not connected. Only GND, Battery, CAN A, CAN B, BOOSTER DET is connected on the car's harness. Of course I can tap...
  15. Separate amplifier for Bose? Location?

    Alfa GTA
    Recently bought my old 156 GTA back - last owned it 9 years ago.... Issue: The stereo sound cuts out after approx. 20 mins. Still lights in the displays, but the sound is simply gone. Had a spare radio, put it in - same problem. I assume the issue must be in the amplifier...? Can anybody...
  16. Tap 12v for amplifier in Mito.

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I need to tap power from the battery, for a small digital amp (Fitted behind my dash). Does anyone know a way? I found a rubber grommet like thing, under the wiper, but theres no space for a good power cable to fit through. Should i just drill a hole in it? Also I found this: See...
  17. Brera amplifier remote lead

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all new comer to AO, I've been trying to install a subwoofer in my 57 plate Brera, I can't seem to find the remote feed for the amp from the original head unit, which I don't plan on changing. I've located the power wire but can't use it as there'd be a constant power supply to the amplifier...
  18. Antenna Amplifier Help Please

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Like many others here my radio reception is awful, I have an antenna amplifier with a blue power wire, I've trawled these forums but I can't find which wire to connect the blue one to. There are two connector blocks on the back of the radio, one grey and one black, the previous owner had a...
  19. Aftermarket amplifier and subwoofers

    ICE & Blue&Me
    So ive currently got a JVC AVX740 double din headunit, which works with my GT's standard bose speakers/amp/sub. These use the two RCA outputs from the back of the headunit (front and rear). My headunit has a 3rd pre-out labelled 'subwoofer' So, my plan is to wire an aftermarket amplifier to...
  20. Anyone Have amplifier on his G ?

    Alfa Giulietta
    hii guys im going to connect amplifier to my G but i dont want to cut many wires as i know it is and option to get Boss compact with amp as pack so is there any wires already there for amp to connect ? i'v already replaced the normal radio with Double Din if not , where i can connect the...