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  1. 2015 Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio damaged dashboard trim

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Alfa guru's I made the mistake of leaving one of those tree air fresheners on my air vent and it seems in the 40+ degree heat days we've been experiencing in Sydney the past weeks its allowed to oil/fragrance to expand naturally due to the heat except it did that on the plastic/matte trim on...
  2. Damaged rear fender, can it be repaired?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi. Just hit a pillar in my garage and damaged by rear right fender. :( Has anybody repair a similar damage without very high cost? I've read in the manual that a replacement requires cutting and welding, which i am sceptical about having done. :( Edit: The color is Giallo Geistra (Solid...
  3. Door card removal - missing or damaged parts

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi all, i had damaged the housing of my drivers side wing mirror on my 2001 GTV TS. I found one after months of looking on EBay and then disassembled the mirror section ready for install. I had read that the removal of the 3 housing bolts connecting the mirror to door were challenging and after...
  4. Flood Damaged Giulia

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi All We had a bad storm where I live over the weekend and the underground carpark of the seafront apartment was flooded with a meter of seawater. There were over 40 cars in there including my Giulia. The carpark was not pumped out until over 24 hours later. I have reported the incident and...
  5. Searching for a damaged ICS

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Just killed my audio board. The one that holds the cassete player. I was modifying mine to add bluetooth, and work when selecting the cassette. All was going great, it sounded awesome, and even I had modded the famous aux-in circuit, now the FM was working well (the original circuit causes weird...
  6. Veloce - Which spare parts were damaged?

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all. Recently I became an owner of USA version of Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti, that's a 'Veloce' version in Europe, that have been bought on USA auction. This car was in accident and now it's on repairing stage. This car was loaded on transporting vehicle by forklift and he made some damage to...
  7. Damaged brake disc retaining screw and how to remove.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    All, I’ve got a bit of a problem. I’m trying to change the discs on my Brera. Having got over a set back or two, I’ve finally got to changing the disc and now the training screw is stuck solid and guess what. I’ve stripped it. I’m going to have to drill it out. Any suggestions? Things to be...
  8. Disaster! - damaged my 1750tbi with an oil change; what went wrong??

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My 1750 Tbi is cursed. It was/is?? a good one, I had Ned @ Autolusso give her the once over at a Sat clinic. Since, done 10k, and I’ve done lots of preventative stuff – turbo feed pipe filter, replaced discs, changed both oils etc when I bought it (though I didn’t bother with the engine oil...
  9. alfa 166 v6 thread damaged in block,head bolt wont hold

    Alfa 164 & 166
    hi guys , can anyone help me with a issue l have with my 166 , l replaced all head studs in block , tensioning all nuts to head , now having troubles with one stud , it wont hold tension at spec, its pulling stud up slowly when tensioning , is there a way i can lock the stud in the block without...
  10. Damaged Wheel hub threads - repair options

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Guys, So, I had a tyre shop put some winter tyres on a spare set of 16's for the Giulietta. Everything seemed to be fine, drove all the way across Europe and the alps to Rome for Christmas and back. Went to take the wheels off yesterday and we struggled, and noticed once one wheel was...
  11. Intermittent airbag light and damaged outer sills on car I'm looking to buy. Avoid?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys, Sorry for the multiple posts about cars I'm looking at buying, but I don't want to end up buying a pup of an Alfa GT! I'm looking at the following car, which seems great, apart from the final line in the description: "Bad point of the car is it has an intermittent air bag light...
  12. Damaged 159 Wanted

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, Im looking for a 159 Sportwagon 2.4 Diesel with rear or roof damage If anyone knows of any please let me know Cheers Ray
  13. 147 TI accident damaged

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So, some clown who lives down the road from me drove up past my sons Ti and basically hit the front nearside corner and rubbed the entire length of their car up it! To be fair they owned up and apologised gave us their insurance details and their company admitted liability and arranged for the...
  14. Damaged uconnect volume button

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi folks, I own a Giulietta 2014 with the 5" Uconnect audio system and was unlucky to drop my smartphone right on the volume button/knob. As a result, the volume ring got kind of loose and spins most of time without changing the volume. Sometimes it kind of snaps to something and then volume...
  15. Have I damaged electrical system during jump start

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone I'm hoping I can get some advice. I let the battery on my V6 GTV go flat as I hadn't run the car for a few weeks after I moved house. Not a problem I thought as i have jump leads on case of breakdown on a recent trip to the Scottish Highlands. However I think I may have screwed up...
  16. Damaged paint work from black bags and brown tape

    Car Detailing
    Hi, Firstly apologies as this is not related to my Alfa, but for my wife’s 2010 Peugeot 308. Unfortunately she a little accident and smashed her rear windscreen. Autoglass wasn’t able to come out until 3 days later, so I cut out and used black bin liners and brown tape. Done a pretty good job...
  17. engine damaged- what caused it?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    What would be the difference in damage from an oil loss causing the engine to stop and oil over fill. initial inspection from taking the sump off is a bent con rod. The head has not been removed as yet. Would their be obvious damage shown when the head is removed to the engine to show the car...
  18. damaged underbody coating

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi! The chassis reached down on a snag and the underbody coating scraped off as can be seen on the picture. Any thougts on how to fix it at home? Which material should be purchased for that? Or does it worth to have it repaired in a garage? Thanks in advance, Attila Alfisti
  19. Damaged sills gt

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I've just recently bought a gt and the sills are damaged both sides at the jacking point. I need them straightening is there anybody know of someone in the Bolton area that could do this or has had this done ?
  20. Damaged 156 Radiator

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I received this radiator in the post today and will be returning it but would this still be usable?
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