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  1. Need turbo rebuild expertise! (pictures)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Everyone! I took apart the turbo in my GT to refurb it... When I put it back in the car, I noticed it was making a rattling sound. I'm pretty sure it's the heatshield under the turbine. I presumed that I had forgotten to put a washer back in. But now I've got it apart again I can't see that...
  2. Gumball 3000, expertise and a Chris Knott partner...

    Insurance Section
    Hi, I thought some of you might like to see this interesting vid featuring one of the insurers we use to underwrite the club's car insurance scheme - ERS. Gumball 3000 organisers were looking for a specialist insurer to underwrite this year's event - a motor risk that includes Saudi princes...
  3. technical expertise required please

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi chaps. I have checked my 147 and the timing was out, but now I have sorted that I have another bloody problem! its looking like either an open exhaust valve or an injector fault as the car is definitely misfiring, and the petrol is being expelled unburnt, the coils are all working and...
  4. Overhaulin - Expertise required

    South Africa
    Does anyone know of a mechanic or alfa guy that could take a 2l junior and customise it - kinda like they do in the "Overhaulin" programme in the US. It needs to look classy though. And tasteful!
  5. alfaowner's expertise needed!! (JTDm)

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi everyone, I am thinking of turning to the dark side and getting a 2008 147 JTDm 8v collezione. and i wanted as much advice as you lot had about the 147 deisels as its covered 68,000 miles (only one owner though, and full service history to) and i want to know what sort of "common problems"...
  6. 147 alfaowner's expertise needed!! (JTDm)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I am thinking of turning to the dark side and getting a 2008 147 JTDm 8v collezione. and i wanted as much advice as you lot had about the 147 deisels as its covered 68,000 miles (only one owner though, and full service history to) and i want to know what sort of "common problems"...
  7. Selespeed expertise needed urgently!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    :( For the last couple of months the gearstick mechanism of my 2000 selespeed wasn't working properly. It was very loose and from time to time the selespeed warning light would come up. With a light knocking of th gear lever to the left or right the warning would disappear so I was only using...
  8. ice expertise required please

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I want to sort the sound system out on my 55 plate 156, I had a little search around the various threads on here and am I right in thinking the speaker sizes are 16-16.5 cm for both front and rear doors,do I need shallow ones for window clearance ? also I want to run an amp and sub,not a chavvy...
  9. Electric expertise super

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I have posted this before but really need expert help here; I have a very inactive Cly ,-------- no spark I have exhausted all tests, including resistance tests to coil , to ign. module and back to ECU , even sent ECU away and its fine, trouble is no. 5 cyl is just not working , done...
  10. ICE expertise required!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Time has come to upgrade the crappy standard fit stereo on the Spider.I need something to cancel out the wind noise when driving alfreseco! First up I want to relace the standard door speakers (6x9s).As I don`t want to cut any panels I was looking at the custom fit Sony range.Are these any good...
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