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  1. Stone chipped windscreen turns into a crack

    Alfa Giulia
    Driving home last night I got a stone chip close to the edge of the windscreen which became a crack overnight ? Waiting for the windscreen company to let me know how long it will take to get a replacement which they say will have to come from Alfa and will then need Alfa to reset the lane...
  2. Abarth Punto Scorpione is Race! chipped.

    South Africa
    Hell yeah!!
  3. GT chipped windscreen

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Something hit the screen hard on my way home from work on Wednesday, wasn't untill I saw it in the light on Thursday I had a nice circular shock chip right in the middle of the screen. Booked Autoglass 'cause repairs are free ain't they? Nope, £25.00 for a repair.....bl00dy Admiral Insurance...
  4. Has anyone 'chipped' a 156 2.4JTD?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 150 bhp 2.4 JTD and have wondered about chipping it up to 210bhp and wondered what the insurance ramifications would be; and mechanically, would I be opening a can of worms? I've heard that the integrity of the drive shafts could be compromised with the extra torque. Cheers Terry
  5. Gt 1.9 jtd remap safe limit

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all i have a 2004 GT JTD 1.9. I am looking to have it remapped and have recieved a quote from a company called "Angel Tuning", they claim they will remap my 150bhp engine to 190bhp. This sounds a bit excessive to me and i wander what the general views are on this etc. Im also considering...
  6. 1000 miles and a chipped windscreen

    Alfa MiTo
    Just passed the thousand miles mark in my 13 plate MiTo and got a chipped windscreen on my way home from work. :cry: Hoping it will be able to be repaired, the chip is on drivers side but I think its less than ten mil across
  7. Chipped Brera SV

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    No, not a thread on remapping :lol: Just wondered if anyone had experiences repairing chips in their glass roof? I noticed a small chip on the front nearside corner and am keen to get this resolved before winter with the potential for frezzing and cracking. I know autoglass repair chips...
  8. Chipped rear mag wheels

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys I have a new Mito QV Sport with the 18" Titanium mags... My second Mito. With my first Mito I discovered that the design of the rear wheels kicks up stones and besides ruining the fenders, it chips the mags. I found that the wheel arches unlike my other cars, have no felt lining on the...
  9. Chipped Alloy...need recommendations!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey all, noticed a chip in one of my 4 month old gunmetal grey Brera S style alloys today :( I'm guessing its a big stone chip from some motorway driving, but has anyone got any recommendations for places to repair it? I live in Cheltenham but I'm willing to go for a drive for an hour or so to...
  10. Powder coated wheels chipped

    Alfa GTA
    Like many of you I had my wheels powdercoated by Autolusso a few years ago. The process was sold to me as "being tougher than the original finish" but I have quite a few stone chips that have taken the coat off, a problem I didn't have before. Anyone else had this problem? Thanks Olly. .
  11. Any point in getting a 159 1.8 MPI remapped or chipped?

    Republic of Ireland
    What do you think folks or am I just wasting my money?? Pete.
  12. Should I get my 147 chipped?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I am thinking about getting my 147 chipped and was hoping somebody out there might have some advice? I have been looking at this one...
  13. 156 JTS evolution chipped

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've searched throughout the forums trying to find info on a 156 JTS being chipped using Evolution (interested in them as they have a local garage near to me) but with little success. My Alfa is a 2005 JTS with 110k on the clock (mostly done by me, 20k/year), I was going to sell it but it still...
  14. Can I get My Mito Chipped?

    Alfa MiTo
    A friend told me today that I would be able to get my mito chipped to increase the BHP, I have a 1.4 multiair 2010 Is it possible and is it worth it? Damian
  15. Chipped up

    Alfa MiTo
    HI! This is for Mitoisti's out there, Just fitted a tuning chip from an Italian tuning Co on my 1.6 jtdm and must say I was little sceptical about their claims! However now it's fitted I can really tell the difference in N mode and I've only set it on 75%, It's like driving in D mode and 1st...
  16. Timing belt pulley chipped!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My timing belt pulley has a chunk missing on the outer edge, the bit that stops the belt coming off. I think this happened after my belts were changed. Is the balancing going to be out because of this? Do I need to replace this urgently! Can it affect the belts life! If I need to replace it...
  17. gtv 3.0 v6 24v chipped ??

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    anyone out there chipped there gtv 3.0 v6 24v?? cuase ive been told better fuel economy better performance etc is there any risks of anything going wrong ?? cheers guys
  18. Dented and chipped dash insert sorted !!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well i'm posting this on behalf of The Fatbadger. He, like a lot of us, has become the not so proud owner of a quite horrible chipped and scratched dash panel. We decided to have a crack at improving the look and the durability for the future, what do you all think...
  19. Chipped GTV ECU is fried!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    :cry: Hi folks newbie here..I've had my autodelta tuned gtv for 4 months now. Took a trip up to mates in Bracknell filled up with super all was well..on [B]returning I stupidly filled up again(juicy buggers!!) with normal unleaded thinking this would be ok...got down the road and clunk...
  20. Touch up help required!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I am fairly new to this so bear with me!:) I have a few chips and scraps on my 147 TI and would like to touch them up. Most of them were there when I got the car I hasten to add. It's metallic black. What is the best way to go about doing this and where is the best place to get the...
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