Although I don't pick my 156 up till next weekend one of the first things I'd like to do is get a strut brace on it. I've been flicking through a Demon Tweeks book (expensive but handy for ref) and they list a front upper and lower brace plus one for the rear by Sparco, but only list the 2.0...
right, got an idea in my head after seeing an audio thread somewhere.
would it be possible to fit a C pillar brace somewhere along the parcel shelf area in the 156, and fit to C pillars and metal shelf area?
also, ive asked in another sub-forum, but does anyone have any pics of the rear strut...
Can anyone reccomend any Strut braces in particular? Im after one in either silver or polished silver. All i can find is red ones and they wont look any good in my engine bay against a silver car.
Also if anyone has got any pics they could show that would be great!
Hello Ladies and Gents,
Just wanted to say hello as I have bought my first Alfa (156 2.4 JTD)after a life of aircooled and watercooled VW's.
This forum has been invaluable in helping me choose an Alfa and especially a JTD, so thanks to all of you who have posted your advice.
The only mod I...
I'm thinking of fitting a Momo strut brace to my 156 SW, 1.8TS, has anybody fitted one of these? Do you have to relocate anything in the engine compartment, such as brakefluid reservoir, or will they go straight on. Do they improve the handling much?
Any help would be appreciated.
Hey guys, ive been thinking of fitting a strut brace on my car. I spoke to my mate who is a mechanical engineer, and he recommended i fit all 3. I got quoted 169 Euro for front upper, front lower and rear upper OMP braces. Firstly is that a good price?
Secondly, has ne1 fitted all 3? If so how...
Has any had a problem when fitting strut braces to there Alfa?
We bought several makes of strut brace and fitted it to a 155 to try an establish one that fits. But on all braces we had (Which were expensive brand names) there was some kind of modification needed.
Id be interested if you had...
Hi, i have just spent 2 hours in the rain, trying to fit an Omp strut brace to my 1.8 Ts, 8v. The brace is an adjustable type, which should make for easier fitting.
The problem lies with the drivers side, turret. The upper engine steady is mounted to this and uses two of the four mounting...