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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I’ve read all the relevant threads and even called Autolusso today (they don’t do them anymore). Still not sure how to go ahead with this. I’m having new discs and pads (among other things) next week and thought it would be a good idea to also upgrade to braided brake lines at the same time...
  2. Alfa MiTo
    Hi folks, had a scare today. Was driving back from work. Nearing a T junction, lights turned Amber. Was going a tad bit fast and my front tyres were worn. Stomped on the brake pedal. Brakes bit in, halfway through, suddenly lost all brake pressure and foot went down to the floor. Luckily there...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Take 2 of my brake overhaul is going on today, just wanted to check out one thing. My new braided lines are plain braided hose, non of the rubber spacers like the originals - Front Brake Hose - Autolusso New Alfa Romeo Parts Do these need transferring from the original hoses over to the new...
  4. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I'm just in the process of renewing all the brake lines and rear calipers on the rear, could anyone answer me a quick question about crushable washers on the braided hose Union ? Basically I bought the rear HEL braided hoses last year and never really looked at the fittings, they are female to...
  5. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guys! I know this is a well answered topic but all the threads were old, so I'm starting a new one. I'm in search for braided brake lines for my car, and of course I have a twist... Mainly talking about the front lines now. As we know the front line normally is a shorter piece, with female...
  6. Alfa GTA
    what is the forums consensus on best Braided Brake hoses to buy and from where? HEL, Goodridge, Tarox or somebody else? I don't think Autolusso have anymore of theirs available. I am sure I have read previous threads of some sets turning up with the wrong connections. Also is it the same...
  7. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can you buy braided hoses for a 2.0 TS, I can find them for the V6 3.0, but not for the TS. Has anyone fitted them? Thanks guys.
  8. General Motoring Discussion
    Hello all, I am in the process of filling my basket for a front brake replacement on my Giulietta (Brembo corrosion resistant disks and Brembo pads). I will also replace the brake fluid and flexible brake lines. The disks seem past their wear limit and also seem to have become horribly...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Looked at braided brake hose for 156. Then looked at custom-made braided brake hose and the options to specify all kinds of connectors. I have no idea which is the correct one. But that is not a big problem as kits should be available with the right connectors. However, anyone looked at the...
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I'm just about to get some from Alfisti. I know I have 330mm brake setup but I'm not sure if I need Varient 2 (710mm length with the line screwed directly into the caliper) or Varient 3 (500mm length with the line connected to the caliper by a "short piece of solid metal". Is it as simple as...
  11. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey Guys, just a quick question about braided brake lines... basically i'm having new MTEC disks and mintex pads fitted all round next week as well as new brake fluid, while i'm at it i was wondering if its worth fitting new braided lines to have the whole braking system sorted.... is it...
  12. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Brand new stainless steel braided brake hoses Set of four , two front and two rear . Ptfe lined stainless steel construction Zinc plated mild steel ends Will fit all cars apart from those with BREMBO multipot calipers Very high quality £58 deliverd these fit the gtv and spider
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Here we have a set if braided brake lines to suit the 159 platform. Will fit all specs of the car in any body shape £58 delivered for the four lines Can email pictures if required as I can't get them to upload at the moment
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey there! What steel braided brake hose kit that's currently available online is the best value for money? Looking for a kit for my 1995 GTV 916 2.0 Twin Spark. HEL? Goodridge? Others? Please help me out :) edit: sentence structure/grammar is very hard...
  15. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey all, Stupid question time, I just order these and was going to fit them at the weekend, rears look simple but the fronts!? Which part do they connect too? Does anyone have a picture? Or could anyone describe it? The car is a V6 with brembo s. Cheers all
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a set of four ( 2 front 2 rear ) braided BRAKELINES for sale Ptfe lined stainless steel hose Zinc plated mild steel ends Brand new and never fitted Made by exact engineering who supply race teams and other companies who rebrand them £55 deliverd These fit all models except the v6
  17. Tuning & Upgrades
    I Morning Folks! I am after a bit of assistance after a mini disaster yesterday. I started the day off excited at the prospect of getting started on the big brake upgrade on my GTV. I thought as part of the upgrade I may as well change the brake lines to nice new Hel braided lines as well. Do...
  18. Tuning & Upgrades
    I ordered four braided stainless steel brake hoses from HEL a few months ago for my 2008 159 Ti. They did not have a specific model option for Ti so no surprise really that the front lines supplied were totally wrong. Wrong length and end fittings. Eventually (and I mean eventually) got two new...
  19. Alfa GTA
    Quick question...do the aftermarket braided hoses still connect to the little bit of solid brake pipe on the back of the caliper, or directly to the caliper? wrinx
  20. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Have noticed lately that my brakes are not what they used to be and after servicing calipers and renewing Brake Discs, pads and new brake fluid have decided that it could only be one other thing as the Slave cylinder is less than 12 months old and the master cylinder is good (Touch wood). So...
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