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  1. Brera '06 2.4 ground clearance question

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, First post here. I'm getting a '06 Brera with a 2.4 JTDm engine this week and I'm super excited. However, I have a slight concern: the entrance to my garage has a relatively small bump before going downhill, and I'm afraid the car might scrape on the bump when entering/exiting the...
  2. Tailgate bump stops

    Alfa Giulietta
    Anyone able to recommend an online supplier for the screw out bump stops for tailgate as mine are missing,Nearest dealer is a bit of a drive away so want to avoid going there if I can.
  3. bump stop cup full of water

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, Just pulled the rear suspension apart after my last failed attempt to get it working correctly after a complete rebuild (ride height..bouncing etc) and have a few observations one of which is the brand new bump stop cups /Top hats that were full of water and starting to rust on the welds...
  4. Bonnet rubber bump stops

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have tried the search thing and google and ebay but nothing doing.... does someone have the part number and / or where I can buy the rubber bump stops that fit in the underside of the front of the bonnet near the badge? I have one missing :(
  5. Tct bump between gears

    Alfa Giulietta
    Recently i have a little delay and bump between gear (gqv tct) most of the time in the first gears. Any one eles had this problem
  6. New Koni shocks, bump stop gap.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Having a good look around my 99 V6 GTV tonight, looking for the source of a suspension squeak, I feel I may have found it. Whilst the car is on level ground, the top of the shock tube is very close to the bump stop. The shock is a new koni strt from the recently manufactured batch following...
  7. Rear bump stops

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Any body got one mine ,the flower pot , i think its called disintergrated when i tried to grind it back to paint it thanks Mark
  8. Bump stops/ Dust covers

    Alfa Giulietta
    As stated this is a suspension issue. I've got myself some new shocks, fronts and rears. Problem is I'd like to get some new bump stops and dust covers for them and I'm having difficulty finding them. Alfisti have requested them from the Italian manufacturer since Aug would you believe and...
  9. Replacing Rear Bump Stop

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So on replacing ear brakes the other day noticed that my rear LHS bump-stop had partially collapsed. Looks like the spring also sits on this, and while that bit appears solid I've ordered a replacement off fleabay. Question is how much of a PITA is it going to be to replace? I have some...
  10. Bump thumps

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all just after some pointers on front suspension. The previous owner said there was the occasional nock from front left suspension. They had drop links replaced and lower control arm but it was still there. Well when I got the car home I jacked it up and apart from a wheel bolt hanging off...
  11. 156 Bump Stops / Lowering Springs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening all, in the process of renewing all of the suspension on the 156. I have removed all of the rear suspension, and just need to rebuild the new dampers and springs. I have gone for KYB shock absorbers with -30mm Eibach lowering springs. The bump stops that have been supplied by KYB are...
  12. Jammed Starter Motor

    Alfa Giulietta
    My 2011 Giulietta 2.0 jtdm 170 failed to start this morning. Fault diagnosed by RAC ! ? as a jammed starter motor ? Battery Checked out ok , Quick tow down the road and she bump started fine. I have since stopped and restarted her 4 or 5 times without problem. Anyone know if this is a common...
  13. Bump Stops / Eibach Lowering Springs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening all, Made a quick post the other day about changing the suspension on the 156. I've gone for KYB excel shock absorbers and Eibach lowering springs all round. Has anyone had issues with the tyres hitting the arches when running standard shock absorbers with lowering springs? I'm a bit...
  14. Front Shock Bump Stops

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Folks, I need to source some new FRONT shock rubber bump stops for my 1999 P2 Spider (2L TS).. I've had a look around eBay and can't find any.. I'm not bothered about having genuine Alfa ones, just some cheap ones that do the job. Anyone have any or know where I can get some..? Cheers!
  15. Suspension Trick to Make the Car More Softer & Comfortable at Bump Roads?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello everyone; After 4 years with my Phase 2 , 2.0 Twin Spark GTV , i am seeking a more comfortable ride especially in bump roads! Over the last 4 years i did the below changes to the suspension: 1) Monroe Shock Absorbers 2) Eibach 2.5cm Sport Springs 3) Front Strut Bar 4) Front Wishbones 5)...
  16. Another bump....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ...seem to have been a few threads regarding bumps recently in the forum, add me to the list. Came out to the car after a game of squash to find a note on the windscreen 'please see reception' then noticed the damage to the NSR. Incredibly the guy left all his details, fessed up and took...
  17. Spring cup, bump stop & Downpipes for sale

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I really need to concentrate on the restoration of my Lancia and the GTV kept distracting me so I've sold my it after a brief but very enjoyable ownership to a really nice guy from Norwich - he's already given it more TLC that I could spare. Anyway I've got some surplus parts so the Bump stop...
  18. Front bump issue

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello everyone, I recently noticed that my bumper is progressively separating from its proper position (see pictures attached). Simply wondering if anyone had the same issue and could advise? I know I'll end up sending it to the mechanic, but wanted to see if I could do something before...
  19. Rear Bump Stop Cups

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey Folks! I'm in the process of refreshing my rear suspension on the GTV at the moment but I am having the common problem of replacing the Bump Stop Cups/Supports. Alfa Part Number 60615402, I need one for each side. From what I have gathered, there is no more stock, and unlikely to be any...
  20. speed bump altercation

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Caught out by a speed hump, luckily I was only travelling fairly slowly. Looking at the damage directly beneath the engine that can be seen in the attached image, does anybody believe I have done some damage that needs sorting immediately ? I don't have easy access to any ramps to get a closer...
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