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  1. Couple of engine issues

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just had car serviced and they gave me a couple of bad news bulletins for my car, firstly vibration from the flywheel, secondly a turbo actuator causing EML intermittently, the latter causes loss of power at times and loss of the DNA at times , anybody replaced the flywheel and clutch and for...
  2. Couple of small ones!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, hope everyone is well, and therefore have quick and easy answers to a couple of question's that I have! a) What size bolt keeps the battery clamp down on a 2003 Spider? Cant seem to find anything in my numerous bottles and drawers that fit!! b) Front anti roll bars links? I have seeen...
  3. Couple of spider S4 questions

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I'm viewing a 92 spider S4 at the weekend.. Apart from body work is there any thing to look out for? also did any S4's have a half leather combination? or were they all a vinyl combination? It looks leather from the picture?
  4. A couple of questions for you guys

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone, I have a couple of questions that I hope someone on here can answer......please!! First question is about the window switches on my 147 jtdm, I have one very dodgy one, lots of play on it so I bought a replacement on eBay, it is just a single plastic switch and I was wondering...
  5. New Milano owner.. couple of questions

    Alfa Stelvio
    Took delivery of a 280 petrol Milano last Saturday from Beechdale, trading in my Giulietta QV. Fair to say I absolutely love it. It’s so much bigger than the Giulietta but when driving it you wouldn’t know. I’ve been looking for excuses to drive it all week. Anyway, a couple of questions...
  6. An Alfa Couple from Germany

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello Everybody, I own Alfa Romeos for, well, 29 years now, an Alfasud TI being the first one in a long row. Currently I am driving a Brera 2.4 JTDM Q-Tronic MY '08 and a 916 Spider 1.8 MY '98. A 75 2.0 TS is stored in a Barn, waiting to get old enough for an Oldtimer Registration. My wife is...
  7. Couple of surplus new 916 parts for sale...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All - half price sale on some new parts I no longer need... I have for sale a pair of new, boxed and completely unused Suplex front springs and TRW front dampers for a Twinspark Spider or GTV. These are standard OEM spec. Cost £140 - will sell for £70. Also, a new original boxed and unused...
  8. Couple of issues

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Been having a problem with hesitant starting & not being able to rev past 3k from idle. Revs are fine while driving. (No errors) So far I've replaced, Egr, Map, Maf to no effect. Was looking into swirl flap locking & removal, but am I right in thinking/ saying that they are not fitted on the 1.9...
  9. New giulia owner, couple questions

    Alfa Giulia
    Just picked up my Ti Sport last Sat. SO far I LOVE it. Question: The tilt bottom for sunroof opens it to vent but does not close it to lower from vent position? Is it supposed to? I believe I have my "Easy Exit" seat set to yes, but it doesn't seem like my seat move backwards when I turn off...
  10. Llandow private Track day couple spaces

    Alfa GTA
    Hi, I am taking my GTA to Llandow on Thursday 25th October. This is a private track day organised by the SportsMaserati forum. Max 24 places. 8 on track at a time, 20 min slots. It will be mainly Porsches and Maseratis, plus couple of Alfas so far. There are a couple of spaces left. If anyone...
  11. Couple of 155 projects for sale

    Alfa 155
    A friend of mine just came across two 155's for sale in Herefordshire. If anyone is interested, PM me and I can pass on the details.
  12. Just back from Italy, a couple of observations.

    Alfa Giulia
    A couple of tips to those who are driving to France or Italy in their Giulia. We just covered 1950 miles to Lago Maggiore and back via the Grd St Bernard pass. The trip says we averaged 40mph and averaged 39.7mpg. On the trip down, between Dieppe and Dijon, with the cruise set at 120kph we got...
  13. Looking for a couple of S2 headrests

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Further to my seat thread I need a couple of S2 headrests, the ones I've got are the later curvy US ones and my new covers wont fit them, but I'd like to go back to the correct ones anyway, asked all the usual ebay sellers but nothing forthcoming, anyone? I'll swap them for the ones i have if...
  14. Couple of newbie questions

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Been wanting a 159 for a few years now and deciding to get one as a daily run about as my other cars are not suitable for this and I'm finally gonna go diesel... I'm going to look at 3 this weekend.. One red 2.4 ti manual One black 2.4 ti manual One grey 2.4 sw auto I intend to come home with...
  15. Couple of bits to sell on

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Now that I have done my Cams and also the engine bay clean up I have a few spares from my car that came off willing to sell. Looking to recover back what I paid for interim items I refurbed. Set of Rocker covers “ note we think the ones on mine front is from a GTA as has plastic blank plate...
  16. Couple of issues...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My newly bought 1.9 jTDm has a couple of issues I'll need to address just wondering if anyone could offer any insight. 1. The driver side front suspension is very creaky indeed. No other corner affected. Car rides and handles perfectly. Assuming this is a bush? 2. Can hear the faintest of...
  17. Couple of questions; bearing torque and boot liner

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I need to change a rear wheel bearing but am struggling to find any information regarding the torque setting. I believe that the Mito bearing torque is 240 NM. Does anyone know the setting for the Giulietta? The second question is regarding the Alfa boot liner. There seems to be...
  18. A couple of questions

    4C & 4C Spider
    Two 4C questions that I’d like some help with please. I’ve had conflicting information on both points. 1) 4C Spider width. I have a single garage opening into a double size garage. What is the bear minimum opening width, with mirrors folded, that I can get through? 2) Stock exhaust v sports...
  19. bought one couple of questions

    Alfa MiTo
    Folks I bought a 60 plate 140 bhp mito yesterday in black. Couple of questions please:- 1.How can I play my android device through the system? I have read that you can buy an apple adapter but havent seen anything for android? 2.The rear demistter button lights up yellow and works but the...
  20. Couple of bits for sale

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    These are still on the car at the moment but will be removed and available very soon Powdercoated and polybushed rear arm set, consisting of both spring pans and dog legs. £250 plus postage. Can deliver if local, or will meet halfwayish FK Highsport Coilover kit. As new condition apart from...
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