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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi Does anyone know the correct torque figure for the 2 large torx bolts that secure the Brembo caliper on the Brera? thanks in advance.
  2. General Motoring Discussion
    New rear caliper on the vrs needed :( Initial stealer price was £195, a little phoning around by the garage and got it down to £128. If it didn't need to be painted red it would have cost £90. A little paint costs £38 it seems. :mad:
  3. Alfa GTA
    Good Day Looking into purchasing a 156 GTA. All looks good and everything checks out however one thing seems to be fishy and it looks like the Brake Callipers are not red. Could someone please clarify Brake Calliper Colors? Kind Regards
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all The old girl just passed on the OS handbrake efficiency so thought I'd take a look. Whipped the calliper off and removed the piston, it was a bit tarnished so gave it a good clean. Turning the armature the cable attaches to by hand seemed smooth enough and the coarse worm thread the...
  5. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Have removed the calliper, it's the ATE twin piston, but can't seem to get the pistons out. If I blast with compressed air I could get one out but just wondering how to get the other one out? They were seized good and proper. Any advice appreciated. Rich If all else fails and I can't refurb it...
  6. 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...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Front caliper needed for 2.4 Brera My Brera has failed its MOT due to a caliper that has given up and ended up warping the disc. The problem is that other than from Alfa directly (~£450+vat!), no one else has one in stock. Does anyone know of a source/site/contact that could help me? If not...
  8. South Africa
    I am sure this question has been asked before but I cannot find the thread. I have finally found a set of (330mm) GT callipers for my (305mm) GTA ones but they will need to be re-coated (heat and chemical resistant – much like the OE calliper coating). Is there is a proprietary (off the shelf)...
  9. Alfa Giulietta
    Anybody know the size of the torx bolt that connects the brake calliper housing? It's a 2011 1.6 giulietta Thanks
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Quick question about brake calipers; what other models will pre-facelift 1.8TS brake calipers fit? I'm selling a set. Cheers
  11. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi All, I've finally traced the leak in my breaking system to the righthand rear calliper. This has taken me ages because it's a tiny leak and only through leaving the car standing for 6 weeks did I at last find the evidence I was after: a couple of drips inside the rim of the wheel! I've now...
  12. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hi all, Does anyone know if it's possible to remove the rear brake callipers on an Alfa 75 TS without the need to remove all the driveshafts etc. The reason being, we want to take off the callipers, clean, rebuild etc and free up the ramp in the workshop while this goes on (my father-in-law...
  13. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello 166 section. I need to replace the slider pins on the set of callipers I use on my Spider (the callipers are from a 3.0 166, of this I am certain). The replacement pins I ordered are, however, far too big. Ive read fleeting mentions of this before, but no hard info. The replacement...
  14. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all, A guest here from the GTV side of the site. Im about to fit some 166 Brembo callipers to my car. Can someone please advise of the bolt size? Ive read they are M14, but ive yet to find what pitch they are? Ive also seen someone mention they are tapered? Thanks Alex
  15. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, wonder if anyone can help with this one! I'l trying to source a pair of rear brake calliper carriers from any 164 for a friend who's not computer literate! Anything you've got will do as he'll have them blasted and refurbished but it's the last part he needs to complete a project! Thanks Guy
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, I desperately need a NSF Brembo brake calliper for my 2007 159 3.2 Q4 If anyone has one I could purchase from them I would be most grateful. Need to get my car back on the road for Tuesday evening so I'm in a bit of a panic. Thanks all Jon [email protected] 07871 283649
  17. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just picked her up from Andy and Rachel in North Devon and drove back to Cornwall without a hitch......well ok the near side front calliper is a bit sticky but it wouldn't be an Alfa if all was perfect eh? I have forgotten the sheer joy of a GTV on Cornish back lanes although we now have a few...
  18. Alfa MiTo
    MiTo is currently in (Croydon) for replacing rear brake pads and just been told that the piston on the calliper is seized and needs a new Brembo rear calliper and that this "often happens". Brakes were fine before taking them in. Anyone got experiences similar? Is this a common problem when...
  19. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guy, I don't normally frequent this part of the forum but I'm in the middle of a 166 brembo upgrade on my alfa gt. The only thing holding me back is I can't get the correct calliper pins for the 166. My question is does anyone have a set that they are willing to sell?
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    OK, so about 6 months ago I spent an evening "quick fixing" my terrible looking callipers by simply cleaning and lacquering them again with high heat resistance paint. All has been well for a while but its peeled off and so I am back to square 1 with some seriously shocking looking callipers :(...
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