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  1. 147 wiper linkage bush worn

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Nope , not broken but drivers side spindle bush very worn , any way of fixing it? thanks
  2. GT Suspension Knock After ARB bush change

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys! My '05 GT JTD has a knocking sound in the front when I'm going over some speed bumps, pot holes or uneven road after my ARB bushes have been changed, as if the wheels are shaking off. My upper wishbones were changed around a month ago - at the same mechanic, not an Alfa specialist but...
  3. Rear ARB bush diameter

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello all, Apologies this seems a stupid question - was there an obvious split between vehciles fitted with an 18 or 21mm rear ARB? I need to buy some bushes for the rear on mine but can't access the car for a while to measure them. Assuming perhaps the V6 had a larger ARB... (Mines a 96' 2.0...
  4. Brera MOT failed on a bush

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Sadly I've failed my MOT on , 'nearside front upper suspension arm ball joint dust cover no longer provents the ingress of dirt' Can this be cured by a new bush or do I have to buy a complete arm ? Cheers Dan
  5. Front and rear anti roll bar bush diameters

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have an 05 156 JTS and would like to upgrade all the bushes so can anyone please help me on correct diameters for the front and rear anti roll bars please it would be much appreciated, also has anyone out there ordered this kit from strongflex and how did you rate the quality. Many thanks...
  6. Propshaft front bush

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Im renewing front half of propshaft and struggling to remove the top hat bush from the nose of propshaft, is there a trick to it? I have top hat bush, round rubber bush, red thing would someone kindly share a picture of how/order those parts fit together please
  7. Track Control Arm Bush

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I was just wondering if anyone has fitted these Meyle HD Track arms? Note the bush isn’t OE Standard which ive found that the OE style design is a bit of an Achilles heel for the upper arms on the Brera/159/Spider I think a rubber type design may work much better, and maybe last much longer...
  8. 159 hub carrier bush and camber adjustment screw

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, I had to have the rear trailing arm, front left spring and some bushes replaced in the last weeks. The rear trailing arm had rusted through (thank god I wasn't driving when it BROKE IN HALF) and when they lifted it up and started looking around they had a field day. Broken spring, worn...
  9. Rear hub carrier bush options

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    On stripping rear suspension I have found the hub carrier bush on nearside is knackered. It’s the rear one where it joins trailing arm that has the adjustable cam bolt and washer. Any recommendations for replacement bush,stick with standard or go with a powerflex option if one is available?
  10. 147 failed gear linkage bush (presumably)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I was out in my 147 (recent purchase) this evening and my gearstick came loose between gear-changes. The stick is stuck over on the left side, but will freely move up and down, and as such it's currently stuck in second. Presumably one of the linkage bushes has failed in this cold...
  11. front suspension bush

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys i today noticed a squeek developing at the front end, i noticed the bush in the lower wishbone where suspension connects is really badly cracked, it seems like this could be the cause. does anyone know if there are replacement bushes for this location available? or is it a complete...
  12. clutch pedal pivot bush..??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    2004 1.9 JTD Hi guys... just wondered if someone could point me in the right direction please... the other night as i pressed the clutch pedal, somehting gave and the pedal hit the floor and got stuck. i had to stall the car to stop and on inspection the pedal was being pinned to the floor by...
  13. Superflex spring pan outer bush

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I know there are countless threads about the old Poly vs OEM question and that this has been discussed to exhaustion but... Upon researching for my own car I have noticed that Superflex make a spring pan outer bush which looks quite different from all the other usual poly bush suppliers. This...
  14. 159 lower wishbone rear bush (front)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, my car failed MOT as the lower wishbone rear bush seem to be loose. Tried to google some instructions regarding changing the bush but couldnt really find any for 159. Has somebody changed the rear bush only without changing the whole lower wishbone? If I understand correctly, it's...
  15. rear hub bush

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi can anybody tell me where I can get the bush circled on the diagram . can't seem to find one. Eper doesn't list any bushes just the fixing bolts or the complete hub. Anyone any clues??? £278 for a squeaky bush seems a bit excessive :headache:
  16. Poly Bush set For a 11 GiGi?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello peeps! Anyone poly bushed their GiGi? I am thinking of doing mine when one of the current OEU ones fails (shes a little loose on the right rear atm). I have been looking at the british made Duraflex 80A bushes. I dont want to go to hard on the ride, but want a definite fit and forget...
  17. Q2 ARB's Poly Bush 23 & 17 + Suspension Options

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Guys... I'm planning a full suspension rebuild/replace and I have most Bushes (poly) from a previous project that I never got round to fitting ........... My Standard GT 1.9jtd was written off 6-months ago Looking to buy set of poly ARB bushes to fit onto my Q2 Spec 1.9JTD (my...
  18. Brera - bottom arm rear bush split

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The front offside bottom arm rear bush on my 2.2s Brera has split. After initially thinking the judder and wobble it caused could have been driveshaft related - I've seen this has been an issue on some Breras - I've been told it is the split bush - I've seen the split after having it pointed out...
  19. GTV V6 dog leg arm bush size. DESPERATE.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello fellow GTV nuts. Right now, I have a mechanic pressing in new bushes into the rear dog leg arms. (Not the spring pans.) He has fitted the small bush to each arm but fears that the second bush is too big. Would any of you fellas please confirm that the bushes on the spring pan arm are...
  20. sorry...gear linkage bush questio

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ive read the guides, ive taken out the battery tray but I cant work out where the bushes are? pics ive see are not what my car looks like. any advice please....I have no pics myself....forgot whilst under stress
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