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  1. Alfa 164 & 166
    I know leaky footwells are a common & tricky issue on the 166, but I found out yesterday definitely NOT to park mine on a slope with nose pointing upwards! Parked it overnight Thurs on our (admittedly) steep drive, next day loads of water in the passenger & rear LHS footwells after heavy rain...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    After a bit of fun around the paddock track, the 156 Sportwagon decided to set the grass on fire. We had it more or less under control by the time the Fire Brigade arrived but were very grateful to them for ensuring it wasn't going to spring to life again! The offending car is hiding in shame...
  3. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi Alfisti, After filling the swear jar trying to finally sort out my password, I managed it!! :-) Happened to be out for a coffee last weekend and sat down next to this gent who started talking to me about my spider 916, a lovely fella and a real Alfisti who told me he was 86yrs old and the...
  4. South Africa
    Just came across this youtube video via reddit Inpressive stuff. Can you get this done in Joburg?
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello. Your thoughts appreciated on this little scenario! I have had my GT for 2 months now and it's been running well to this point. Autolusso had it in at 1000 mile check after they did full engine rebuild. it has 45 k on the clock. I have noticed oil/fuel smell coming through the air con on...
  6. General Motoring Discussion
    Do you find you have more squeaks and creaks from the suspension, and more brake noise during prolonged dry weather?
  7. Car Detailing
    Hi all, I normally lurk on the classics lounge but after quite a bit of paint work my engine bay is very dusty on top of the years of oil and grime so it needs a good clean. Can anyone recommend a good product to shift most of this, a friend had suggested a snow foam product but remembering...
  8. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Is there such a thing? - need something to lube the window channels without getting sticky mess everywhere Cheers
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    147 1.9 JTDM dry flapping noise and juddering 2.5-3.5 revs (new videos added!) Hi guys I have a nasty problem with my 147 Ducati Corse ( 1.9 JTDM ) I've had the problem for a while now, over a month or so, but it has recently gotten worse and worse. When accelerating, between 2.5-3.5 revs...
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello Alfaowners, I am looking for a dry (non-oiled) sport air filter for my JTD. There are a lot of oiled filters but i don't want to mess up my mass flow sensor. I don't want a open filter, just one that fits into the original filter box. I hope you guys can end my search. Kind regards, Jopsem
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ..made the most of a break in the rain by treating the car to a wash - thought I'd share the fruits of my labours..
  12. 4C & 4C Spider
    Is anyone familiar with or have owned a alfa with the dry twin clutch transmission which is the tranny being used in the 4C. I understand this system can only handle the power output of the 240 hp 4 cylinder engine. what kind of mileage should one expect if the car is driven as intended (not on...
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a rattling sound when going over road surfaces and theres grease coming from inner boot! Is it the sound im hearing from a dry joint?
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Following on from this thread: whereby there was a split in my turbo hose which belched smoke from the exhaust for 200 odd miles - my turbo today has started to make a "dry bearing" noise from about 2500...
  15. Car Detailing
    Should Hybrid v7 be used on the car before or after drying?
  16. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    What a treat! I went in my 166, nearly got caught in the queue for Test Hill. Chickened-out, I'm not sure how a Front Wheel Drive auto would cope. Loads&loads&loads of Alfas various...
  17. South Africa
    I am considering a Dry Sump set-up on the 2.0 TS 8V turbo engine we are building. Any recommendations, experience, suggestions will be appreciated. Realize we will not have a lot of accessories to worry about driving (no AC, electric fan, electric tach, etc) so should be relatively simple.
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ok ok ok so i made a huge ****** up. i ran out of diesel. Ive fueled up now and all is ok , well...................however, my air bag light is now fully on! ( the red one ) and engine managment light - any suggestions? Cheers
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Morning all, I have a problem with my ABS distribution block...and its driving me nuts!:lol: The story so far...So symtons are pulling to the right when braking, ok no problem its probably some air, so I'll just bleed the brakes. So out came the one-man pressure bleeding kit and I went through...
  20. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I hope this is not a stupid question but ive noticed that after rainfall my car is wet for days whilst other cards have dried out? Im baffled by why this is ? I bought the car a few weeks ago, not sure if it was waxed or not. Anyone have any ideas
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