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  1. Lead/Copper Indium bearings for 2.0 TS

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does anyone have details of a supplier who has Lead/Copper Indium bearings for 2.0 TS? Does anyone know the factory metal specification for the big end and main bearing for the 2.0 TS and are these still available? Has anyone tried the King option that uses Tin?
  2. Wheel bearings: SKF parts worth it?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I need to change my O/S rear wheel bearing which is getting a bit noisy. There seems to be a range of price options from £25 Alphatec parts up to £100 SKF parts. What do people tend to go for? Do you really get what you pay for?
  3. Left hand top shock absorber bearings available!!!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    From Partsworld https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F273943689653
  4. Seat runner bearings S2

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Does anyone know what diameter ball bearings are used in the seat runners?, most of mine have disappeared so seat adjustment is difficult, I've been told they might even be roller bearings but none of comprehensive manual break it down that far - thanks
  5. 3.2 sump and bigend bearings

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can the sump come out with the engine in place? What is the chance of being able to do the bigend bearings in place. The crank might be ok as the car was on the lift at the workshop when the bigends went - Oil was just too old and too thick I guess, maybe the oil pump pickup was blocked. Would...
  6. Balancer shaft bearings - balls in or out?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    There are four of these ball bearings, one at each end of each shaft. They have seals on one side only, the other side being open exposing the race. My question is, which way round do you think the ones at the drivebelt ends should face? Balls in or balls out? ... if you'll pardon the...
  7. Alfa 159/Brera Front Wheel Bearings

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All Just replaced my front Bearings and purchased the Motaquip ones that came with a 5 year guarantee. £72 each delivered. Upon opening I found that inside the Motaquip boxes were SNR Bearings in their original packaging-these were the original bearings fitted by Alfa. Great Value incase...
  8. Wheel bearings...?

    Alfa GTA
    Morning! Time to replace front wheel bearings, noticed that there are options of cheaper ones and more expensive ones, what’s the difference?
  9. Alfetta gearbox intermediate flange bearings question

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi I am rebuilding my GTV 2.0 gearbox at the moment and I have just received the intermediate flange bearings from EB spares UK. What I would like to know if changing these 2 bearings will affect the height between the pinion and intermediate flange needing to change the shim ? I didn't...
  10. New Q2 Diff + Bearings

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys, I'm selling a Q2 diff and bearings, I didn't get round to fitting this to my GTV and need to get it sold to fund some work on my 147! See classified below. PM me if interested. Cheers https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/classifieds/showproduct.php?product=29073&cat=88
  11. New Q2 diff + bearings for sale

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I'm selling a Q2 diff and bearings, I didn't get round to fitting this to my GTV and need to get it sold to fund some work on my 147! See classified below. PM me if interested. Cheers https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/classifieds/showproduct.php?product=29073&cat=88
  12. need advice on rear wheel bearings

    Alfa MiTo
    i'm going to change my rear wheel bearings and wanted to know any tips eg. torque settings, where to grease it?, what to use when cleaning it ?
  13. 940 Giulietta wheel bearings

    South Africa
    Who can do wheel bearings on a 940 Giulietta apart from agents around JHB? They want to replace the whole hub at a premium.
  14. Air con pump bearings

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey. Has anyone ever tried to replace the pulley bearings on their air conditioning compressor? Mine is knackered, and new pumps aren't cheap, and second hand ones will be as knackered as mine presumably. Any one had a go?
  15. Mito 155 - M32 Updated encase and bearings.

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi everyone. It is my turn to solve the dreaded M32 problems this car has. The bright side is that I see that this gearbox has become well known and the fixes seem less scary than they there 5 years ago. Problem is, we don't have workshops who specialize in those gearboxes specifically since...
  16. My G needs new rear wheel bearings!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Talking about poor build quality! Noise from rear wheels has gone from a little humming to thunder rumble, and the car has just rounded 230.000 km :-) So new SKF bearings ordered! This is a pretty straightforward job? - or? Do I need a torque wrench for the job? Thanks
  17. C635 gearbox bearings and synchros

    Alfa Giulietta
    The manual gearbox in my 2010 is starting to feel a bit tired... It's quite difficult to get in to 1st, 2nd and 3rd when it's cold and the bearing in 1st gear whines a bit. I know that bearing and synchro problems aren't that uncommon with this gearbox, so I was wondering if anyone has tried to...
  18. Shop4parts wheel bearings

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Afternoon all, thought I'd just post up a warning regarding Shop4parts front wheel bearing kits. I purchased 2 from them in May 2017, and had both front bearings replaced on my 159 Ti. The car is standard with no wheel spacers etc. In February 2018, I had a loud droning coming from the front...
  19. 159 TI front wheel bearings

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Evening all, Decided to give changing the front wheel bearings a go myself, as looking on alfaworkshop it looks quite an easy job. Have got most of it stripped down but where mine car is different is the size of the driveshaft. The diameter of the driveshaft is quite a bit bigger than the...
  20. MiTo rear wheel bearings

    Alfa MiTo
    Need to replace both rear bearings on my Mito - and money is tight this time of year :rolleyes: what kind of labour charges/time am I looking at as don't have time to do them myself... Also any advantage to using aftermarket parts to OEM - saw the Febi Bilstein Wheel Bearing Kit - is it any...
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