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  1. Review - Novitec -40mm Springs Fitted

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Thought I'd make a post about this, as I couldn't find anyone who had reviewed them on a 156 - for a diesel anyway! A while back, I fitted Bilstein B8's to the car along with Eibach -30mm springs. To be fair, going on positive reviews and two trusted brands, I honestly thought that this was a...
  2. Has anyone retro fitted auto lights and auto dimming interior mirror?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Thinking of possible upgrades to my tourismo spec 159. Has anyone successfully retro fitted auto headlamps and an auto dimming interior view mirror? If so what work is involved? My car is an 07.
  3. Fitted f430 tb to v6 eml on?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Fitted f430 tb and carbon fibre plenum great driving experience but orange eml has just come on. Still drives good. Any ideas?
  4. F430 tb fitted

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Fitted f430 tb to p3 3.2 gtv - no remap. A bit of rough idling to start but after a couple of miles it settled down. Engine a lot smoother and revs more freely. Seems more torque at 2k-3k and throttle response sharper = better acceleration / foot action ratio! Will be interesting to see how it...
  5. Second hand diesel pump fitted to Giulietta 1.6

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello I`ve just fitted a Second hand diesel pump to my wife's Giulietta 1.6 as the old one was leaking and it will not start contacted the company I purchased the pump from and they claim it needs reprogramming has anyone done this or know how I can get this done. Thanks for any help Brian
  6. Remus axle back fitted to Veloce

    Alfa Giulia
    For those who are interested I've now had the Remus axle back system fitted. Straight forward fit: stock off, Remus on in under an hour. Exhaust fitters said it was nice quality, manufactured well and easy job (couple of clamps). Sounds like it should have from factory imho now. Deeper tone and...
  7. Third gear problems after a new clutch fitted

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm having an intermittent problem getting third gear (147 6-speed 1.9jtdm) after a recent clutch (and slave) and DMF change, mainly when shifting up. Sometimes it will not go in unless I either put it in fourth and then back to third, or let the clutch out and try again. Tried the new top-hat...
  8. Lsd fitted?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy a GT v6 but looking for one with a slip dif (Q2 or Quaife) fitted. I've seen a car at a garage for sale and they don't have any record of mechanical upgrades, just new alloys and stereo. Seeing as most owners of these cars invest in the sensible upgrades, I'm...
  9. Has anyone fitted Giulia wheels to their GTV ?Do Giulia wheel

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I know the offset is different (GTV = 5x98 and Giulia = 5x100) but adapters exist to rectify this right ? I was wondering if anyone had already tried this and what you thought ? I'm only considering the 17" or 18". Thanks - Andy
  10. Hid kit... fitted

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I know this is a little bit of a taboo subject. But I fitted a kit tonight, I’m a complete novice so it took me a couple of hours! But I’m happy with the results.. the beam angle and scatter seems fine, I’m gonna get my neighbour to check what I’m driving towards him and when I’m driving...
  11. Fitted turbosmart bov review

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Fitted bov to my 2012 gqv and have to say it really improves the driveability of this car.when driving in n the response from throttle is sharper as boost comes on quicker like driving in d mode. When driving in d pulling away seems to have less torque steer as car pulls more fluidly and...
  12. Question for those with CATCH CAN fitted?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I am thinking of fitting a catch can & have all the parts on my list to purchase, my question is a simple one - Does it actually make a noticeable difference and is it worth the effort? Thanks in advance :thumbup:
  13. Novitec Powerrail 5 fitted 2 weeks ago

    Alfa Giulietta
    Well now, after trying to arrange for my car to be mapped (which is my first choice) and the guru I used before was not available for a month or 2 so I decided on the Novitec Powerrail 5 and made a swift purchase. Took about a week to get delivered from Germany and 5-10 minutes to fit. When I...
  14. New Abs speed sensor fitted but still no speed recorded from it

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello all looking for advice on the above problem, had the common fault appear on the dash stating no abs, vdc, asr, steering angle sensor and ebd. Plugged in multiscan and its reporting a faulty abs speed sensor on the left front wheel, good straight forward swap I thought.... Had to drill out...
  15. Having New Front Wings Fitted - Any Tips?

    Alfa GTA
    After an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to have the rusting front wings on my GTA repaired a couple of years ago, I've now bitten the bullet and bought a new pair from Italia Ricambi. I'm having the new wings fitted and a full respray and wondered if anyone has any hints or suggestions...
  16. Fitted my hard top finally

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I bought a 2nd hand hard top had it repainted and new leather headlining to match my new interior. I could not find any trim bits to cover the hook brackets as they are nowhere to be found anymore so my trimmer made some up. Thanks to Alfaspiderserie4 on here I found the parts needed to fit it...
  17. Giulia Antenna fitted to Giulietta?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Do you think it might be possible to fit a Giulia antenna to a Giulietta? Ive found a few on ebay italy but I dont know if the fitting and connectors will be the same. I think the curve of the roof wont be an issue but the hole they fit through might be wrong. Ive found pictures of the underside...
  18. What suspension have you got fitted to your 159/Brera, or spider?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey people, I have a query. First I'll start with my reason for the query so please bare-with-the-thread. A while back now I didn't seem to think the standard suspension on our cars was that clever to begin with from stock, not to mention that Prodrive probably thought the same when they...
  19. Fitted cruise control stalk, but no cruise!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, Just bought my wife a red 147 1.6TS Collezione, got some bits for it for it including a cruise control stalk. I fitted it (there was a plug at the steering column), but no cruise! In my 159 when I flick it 'on' i get a gree indicator to tell me cruise control is on (regardless if your...
  20. HIDs fitted, now error with number plate bulb?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just finished fitting a HIDS-direct 35w kit, went to test it, and now am getting a 'check number plate bulb' error message. Any ideas why this might be? The kit is supposed to be CANBUS capable, so shouldn't be that kind of issue.