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  1. OBD to check, clear faults, including airbag

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello gents, I know this may have been talked about many times before but I just like to bring it up again so people who know the latest and greatest can give input. I am after an OBD reader (cable or bluetooth) and a software on laptop which allows me to monitor how my car is doing, clear...
  2. Replacing and recoding Airbag ECU - to clear flashing warning light!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Replaced ALFA GT (2006 18petrol) airbag ECU with brand new one (after rain flood - steady airbag warning light and airbag fault) and getting this flashing light (all errors cleared according to computer)! Proxy alignment done. Correct part number. Any technical help on the matter would be very...
  3. Becker Airbag ECU - Flashes 6 and will not clear

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My search turned up a few entries for the Becker Airbag ECU but none seemed to have an answer for me. To eliminate any in-car anomalies, I pulled the Airbag ECU from the car and built a test harness on the bench using the circuit from Workshop Manual 55-23 page 13. At first test I had codes...
  4. Clear Oil Change Light

    Alfa Giulietta
    Afternoon, I got my hands dirty and did my own oil and filter change ! However neglected to remember that I had no way of clearing the oil service light ! Is there anyone near Emsworth / Portsmouth / Southampton with the right gadget that can clear the oil change light ? Teach me for trying to...
  5. GT Clear indicators & LED bulbs - solution

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Thought I'd post on here my findings about the clear indicator mod, and especially using LED indicator bulbs as I couldn't find anything about this in past posts. The clear lens mod has already been covered, found it pretty straight forward, just be slow and gentle :devious: As for...
  6. GM VXR 18" snowflakes, will they clear 159 brembo's?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've got the chance of getting these alloys for a princely sum of NOTHING once my cousin changes his alloys on his Astra VXR. He's going up to 20". I know the pcd its 110, 65.1 CB 8 inch width rim and an ET of 42 . They are in perfect condition as he only bought them three month ago as a...
  7. UK sun - Clear coat damage

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    this hot weather hasn't been good to my paint job. the clear-coat is bubbling. anyone else have this problem - any ideas to make it look better?
  8. clear coat peel

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    my car is sufering from ongoing peel of the clearcoat , what to do ? if it was It v6 I would paint but its a twinny and I dont want to spend a lot it tbh any idea,s folks
  9. clear plastic wrapping the skirts.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So had my skirts sprayed a while a go, about 8 months ago due to the nasty stone chipping. Well the chips are on their way back again. I was thinking about filling the small chips in and having the skirts clear plastic wrapped to protect them, has anyone done this to a car? will the wrap protect...
  10. still 18 degrees and mostly clear blue sky

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi I'm Don just checkin in, new to site, not long picked up a stunning 147 TS 2.0. was a one owner car the guy rarely used it apart from driving back and fro between southern Spain and UK. 2004 pre facelift model only done 110K Kilometres and it drives like a new car, no rattles shakes squeaks...
  11. Will 17" wheels clear the calipers on a new Veloce?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Reason is I have acquired a set of 17" turbines that I prefer to the 18" fitted to my 2016 1750 Veloce and at my age a bit more rubber isn't a bad thing to soften the ride a little round town. But will they fit over the Brembos the car has as standard, they look like they should but its going to...
  12. Few bits to clear

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Few bits in the garage after leaving the Alfa world, that need to be shifted. 2 x OEM CD radios Cargo net for boot Touch up paint pot in dark navy blue (was for an GT 2004) can check code. Please throw me an offer for these bits. Based in Bracknell, Berks. Postage possible.
  13. 156 2.0 TS clear, loud tickin sound from engine!?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    156 2.0 TS -01 I have a hard clear loud ticking sound. It comes from the upper part of the engine, near the timing belt. The sound is metallic hard, like hammering two metal surfaces against each other. The problem appear suddenly. It seems to go normal on all revolutions. The frequency follows...
  14. Alfa 156 bits to clear- free

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello All, I'm clearing out my garage and have a large pile of bit from my old 156. I don't like throwing things away and would prefer them to benefit someone so I will give them for free. Welcome to collect from Solihull but I will post via courier at £4 an item with payment from paypal. This...
  15. Parts clear out

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, Just shifting some parts: Happy to post (or pick up from South London): - V6 front cam cover CF3 (vapour bead blasted - never fitted): - Drivers window motor regulator: - Passengers window motor regulator...
  16. Mito clear tail lights

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I signed up to ask about some pictures I've seen online of mitos with clear tail lights. Are they available to buy somewhere or are they custom/special edition? Thanks.
  17. Alfa parts garage clear out

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have a fair amount of Alfa parts in the garage to clear and thought I'd offer them here before doing the eBay thing. Everything is for a 2003 pre facelift 147 2.0 5 door selespeed (lusso, dark blue, unmarked exterior, full unmarked leather, clutch <2 years, 100k with full documents...
  18. Clear out

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I still have some 166 parts which I need to sell to fund my new project. 4 - 17 inch multi spoke wheels very good condition (face lift) with barely used Avon ZZ5 £300.00 1 - brand new water expansion tank (no cap) £40.00 2 - brand new front fog lights £30.00 for both I - perfect front...
  19. Clear cache on your Mac

    The Technology Section
    Interesting YouTube video on how to clean up you Mac. Made a difference, I believe.
  20. Garage Clear out!

    Alfa Giulietta
    OK so I sold my Giulietta 1.4tb Lusso & seeing as the garage said take all the accessories off it, I now have a few interesting items left. They will be going on ebay shortly, but if you want to contact me beforehand & thrash out a deal, PM me. It's a bit like the generation game! A full set...