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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Not your usual post. My N/S corner windscreen trim needed replacing and ordered that from Alfa Workshop and fitted it fine. The little D shaped cap that covers the screw that joins it to the centre trim is missing. ( Part number 156068743 ) I contacted Alfa who said they do not keep that part in...
  2. Alfa GTA
    Hi, the 147 GTA I've just got developed a squeal which gets louder and higher pitched as the revs increase, the sound also changes as you move the steering wheel, I took it in to my local Alfa Romeo dealer who changed the alternator belt and pulley (£322) but it's still there, any suggestions...
  3. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello all, my wife's Spider, which was resprayed by the previous owner and is in extremely good shape for an R-reg car, has a problem. Just noticed it a week or two ago. We bought the car in July. I posted here a little while back because I went through the process of removing the inner liner...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Finally found the part & got it ordered, failed miserably to undo the screw/bolt holding it in. Any suggestions on how to get it out, small screw extractor?
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Any reason why I shouldn't? I can't have my car off the road for any more than just the weekend and a Monday morning. As I'm going to be replacing the discs, pads, lines and fittings, plus repainting the calipers, I doubt I'll get more than one corner done each weekend. I'm also planning to...
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've got a loud click/clonk from the fron right wheel area when coming to a stop and sometimes going over sleeping policeman. What's this likely to be? Tie rod ends or wishbones. It's a 147 JTDm that's done 141000km (88125miles)
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    has anyone had any parts from this seller..? i'm thinking of buying this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151062551930?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2648&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT as i'm coming up for my MOT it would be good to have a first hand report on these from someone who will admit to buying...
  8. South Africa
    The GQV is a looker, not to blow my own horn but it took time and carefull mods to get this car looking like it does...everywhere I go there is bound to be people looking. Simply because its different. I saw a whatsapp on Wednesday inviting me to a street racing group in Secunda... I accepted...
  9. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Out and about today and spotted a lovely red S3 around the corner from where I live, so if the owner happens to read this forum then please PM me so we can compare Spiders :):)
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Washing car today found what appears to be an integrated crescent shaped window sensor of some sort located in the very bottom corner on driver side of my 159. Anyone know what this is? (Had a photo but too large to upload so hopefully description is sufficient. If not clear will take another...
  11. Introduce Yourself
    Feel like I'm back in school but hey everyone has to do it ... Just joined .....up for a few meets bit of a laugh and talk about stuff the wife has no interest what so ever ... I've got a V6 3,0 GTV on an S plate this is my 3rd Alfa but I think like a good women this ones a keeper ...
  12. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, My question is more general that technical. When I look towards the passenger’s direction I see an eye saw on the passenger’s sun-visor. I respect that is there to advise safety information regarding airbags and baby/child car seats. BUT why so big :confused: Is there a legal requirement...
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys The little rubber corner piece on the bottom of the windscreen has broken so sticks up - can you get new ones? If so, where from? Cheers Paul
  14. General Motoring Discussion
    now here's a interesting thing: same corner at the Nurburgring, yet there seems to be no consistency as to why some cars fall off the track. OK, we can allow for some variables like car type/suspension set-up/quality of tyres/driving skills/weather... but if four cars enter the corner at the...
  15. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Is this as common a problem as it appears to be? I'm on my second Spider and both car had or have this problem. I remember reading that some of the later Phase 2's have a central locking system that automatically drops the windows a couple of inches then raises them when you're in to achieve a...
  16. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Looking to buy a knackered engine as the basis for a project. Ideally one that has say had a cambelt go. Looking to rebore it and add larger pistons. So, a tired or damaged lump would be a good starting point. Need to be as cheap as possible please. (or beer!) :D PM me if you know of...
  17. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi...both my outer corner scuttle panel trims wont push into the back top edge of the front wings ... I can see the black plastic clips but they wont hold against the wings. is there a quick fix or do I have to get new scuttle panel outer corner pieces ? Lee
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello All, In the process of fixing an annoying "wind whistling noise at speed" :mad: on my GT, I cracked the clips on the plastic corner cover of the wing mirror, so while fitting back it does not fit tightly and falls away (Temporarily fixed by black insulation tape:eek:). Could someone let...
  19. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Some advice please: I have a 1998 phase 1 and owned it for the last 8+years To date: C&B fast road cams, skimmed Gasflowed ported heads, K&N filter, new water pump, rad, oil cooler and pipes, coolant hoses, SS exhaust and uni-chip rolling road remap. Gearbox rebuild 3 years ago and change oil...
  20. Alfa GTA
    Yesterday I got an unexpected opportunity to lend corner weighting scales. Just for a short period and I had to drive quite a few miles to pick them up and return again, but it was worth it. Finally I know how much my GTA weights and I had a chance to play with weight distribution on my KW. I...
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