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  1. Straight question for no straight answer

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Good day everyone 159 jtdm - 1.9 8v - 2010 Electric mirrors; Both, tilt ups and downs. Left mirror doesn't turn for inside, right mirror doesn't turn for outside. any idea ?? Thanks
  2. 159 q4 steering clunk, need a straight answer.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hey, Basically have an intermittent clunk in the steering, when changing directions in the steering whenstationary or moving below 10kph. I've read a bit of threads on here, but i'm still a little bit swayed with what the problem may be. I've narrowed it down to a few items. Would the...
  3. Questions the salesman couldn't answer...

    Alfa Giulia
    I test drove a Giulia Super today. Nice. It was diesel and I want petrol, so mainly I paid attention to the ride and the automatic transmission. I liked it. I liked it a lot. But... The salesman told me he was the Fiat Sales Ambassador and couldn't answer some of my questions. One was about the...
  4. 3.2 Oil temp / pressure sender definitive answer.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    3.2 Oil temp / level sender definitive answer. Some of you may remember that I pulled the 3.2 out of my Brera recently to replace the transfer box and sort out the sub frame. Because of the cost of the oil temperature sender (£350) I decided not to replace it whilst the engine was out. Well...
  5. An answer re: XCarlink and 159

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I have an answer to my own question: http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/ice-andamp-blueandamp-me/932026-2008-sw-1-9-jtdm-question.html I got my 2008 159 SW, which incidentally had no Blue&Me, and transferred my XCarlink Bluetooth box over from my 2006 GT - perfect fit and works a treat :beer::beer:
  6. Autolusso answer to GTA oil filter with CF2’s

    Alfa GTA
    My 3.8 engine has been out to make some changes and one of the is to fit a remote oil filter to make the filter change possible when fitted with CF2 manifolds Engine has to come out to fit CF2’s and while doing so I would strongly recommend fitting a remote oil filter as it is nearly...
  7. Been trying to find answer for a year

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please can someone help me out , I really need to know from which direction the coolant is fed from on the sandwich (156 v6 ) In pic is it pipe 1 or pipe 2 that is the feed . i hope someone can help as i need to put this problem to bed i have.
  8. pls need an answer asap as im buying a gearbox today

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    After many failed attempt to fix my selespeed, I decided to buy another used one with its ecu... Is a 2003 selespeed gearbox different in any way compared to my 2001( connections/ports etc...)
  9. Please help 2003 156 JTS brake bleeding issues 3 weeks in, still no answer

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Warning long story Story starts about 3 weeks ago I noticed on one side a brake hose was bulging and the other side I had a brake hose with the outer canvas split. My pads were ultra low and the discs had no meat on it, way passed the legal limit and they were scored as well. So I...
  10. Gearbox to mate with 2001 Phase 2 CF3 Spider - Definitive ANswer?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guys, I've been trying to get the answer to this quesiton over the last few days as I need to replace the 'box in my Spider TS. I believe the Phase One box will fit? Although the connection for the speed sensor should just be ignored / cut off? Will 147 / 156 boxes fit or even JTS boxes...
  11. How long does it take to get an answer? having to go through paypal resolution now

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    First of al I appreciate that this place is ran by volunteers, so not having a moan, but I am concerned about the amount of time it's taking to get an answer on 2 things. I've used the contact us tab twice now, 1st time when I first joined asking to change my username (over 6 weeks ago) I've...
  12. Will 235/40/18 fit? Quick answer appreciated

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Folks, I have a chance to pick up some lovely Azev A 18" rims. However, they are shod with 235 40 18 tyres. Is this just to big? Car is a TS if that makes a difference. If someone with experience was able to post up an answer today, bonus points are awarded :lol:
  13. Timing belt/cam belt urgent answer needed

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As some of you may be aware, i'm in the process of trying to buy a 159 SW. Paul on here kindly went and viewed and test drove the car on my behalf as he lives near where the car is. Anyway, i'm curretly in discussion with the garage re the above subject. Paul tells me that when he checked...
  14. Daft question requiring probable obvious answer

    Alfa 145 & 146
    What is the easiest way to drain the fuel tank on a 145? No drilling permitted
  15. 1.9JTD driveshaft repair kit - prayers answered?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I've just noticed this on the autolusso website: Diesel Driveshaft Repair Kit 1.9 JTDm - Autolusso New Alfa Romeo Parts Is this the answer to the expensive driveshaft woes?! [email protected]
  16. Definitive answer on Blue&Me, Iphone 5 and Spotify

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Evening all, i have googled this to death and searched through these forums so apologies for bringing it up again. I've read several times that folks have managed to pair their iphones with the blue & me and are able to stream music from spotify, 9 times out of 10 having the latest firmware for...
  17. Stupid question does not belong here but I know someone has the simple answer :)

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Do 156 discs fit a 147... rough measure says yes, dia and offset plus pcd seems to stack up. Any thoughs friends :) ?
  18. VW answer to 4C - 850kg carbon ...

    4C & 4C Spider
    The XR1 concept, not yet signed off, but widely advertised as a spoiler to sales of the 4C. VW plotting 'XR1' lightweight supercar | Secret New Cars | Car Magazine Online Not sure they understand what the word "style" means...
  19. fiat answer to 159 replacement

    General Alfa Discussion
    like they promised they gave a lot of attention to the new maserati range all with 4 doors and with v6 engines (alfa engines) new suspension and a 303 kw output, will be more affordable than the v8 was and a family sports car :inlove: looks like alfa is going back to there sports roots with the...
  20. the answer to THAT arguement...

    South Africa
    So late on Friday evening my cousin came over to test his stock G6 Gti manual against a friend's stock gqv. On a quiet road they did some standing start runs and... The qv is really hard to launch quick. On the first few runs the Gti had its nose ahead and stayed there. Then on a few runs the...
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