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  1. FYI Alfa 159 Part No's

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hey guys, came across this handy website when i was search for Alfa parts. If you need to look up part numbers etc before you go hunting on the big wide web follow the link. The link has options for other vehicles as well, not just 159 variants. Hope this helps anyone in the future...
  2. Coolant Leak FYI

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, just wanted to share my experience in the hope that it may help someone out. 147 jtdm 16v over heated, found coolant tank empty, no sign of a leak, puddle etc. filled tank with water after it cooled down. Could not find any leaks, oil all good, no white smoke. Drove around for about 240kms...
  3. FYI Avoid These Ripoff Merchants

    General Alfa Discussion
    Should have known better but bought what I thought was a Momo gear knob from these asshats, which turned out to be a cheap nasty worthless chinese knockoff. Of course they won't answer emails and have basically just stolen my money. Avoid this place if you're looking for a gear knob or steering...
  4. FYI: Alfa 159 v6 Q4 metallic rattle at 1500rpm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Everyone! My Bella had recently developed a resonating metallic rattle that sounded like it was coming from the RHS of the engine bay. It would appear most noticably during fast idle when she was cold and decelerating throuh the Rev range of 1500 to 1300 rpm. After a bit of exploration...
  5. FYI - Blue&Me v10 is available

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I don't know what has changed as usual, aside from more compatibility Regards
  6. Fyi 2wd / 4wd

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    If anyone was wondering, if you remove the front drive shafts from a 4WD Brera, it will not move under it's own power using just the rear wheels. I now have to get the damn thing up a hill into my garage.
  7. FYI - Website

    Auto Lusso
    Gents, you probably already know this but just in case. I see your website is down today. I am getting a 503 - service unavailable error.
  8. Silver 156 GTA Stolen in Ireland FYI.

    Alfa GTA
    http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/republic-of-ireland/797946-stolen-silver-156-gta.html#post11856626
  9. My injector pictures pre and post removal - FYI !!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Just wanted to share my photos to help others in the futures, words are great but pictures tell a thousand words! Chuffing Injector must have been making a mess for quite a while! Lots of this stuff was scraped out, lots and lots! Wow! Did not expect this...Horrendous. Took...
  10. Fyi

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am sitting in the garden at our gite near Angouleme, taking the rays and feeling smug,as one does sometimes, tomorrow, we will be going on a jolly around the area with 300 or so like minded people in their classic cars, then Sunday, into the town to watch the motor racing. Anyway, that's not...
  11. FYI Giulietta tuning box

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Well we've had the Giuli 170 jtd for 3 weeks, and the wife felt it is underpowered compared to her A3 2.0 tfsi with 198 psi, which of course it is! So, I've bought a tuning box from a company I' ve used before. It has 3 settings for both torque and power, but is designed for improved...
  12. 156 V6 Cam Belt Change - What Parts to Buy - FYI NZers and Aussies

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I Just had the Alfa Timing Belt & associated bits done.To help out any other Aussie / NZ Alfa owners here are the parts I bought from Alfa Workshop UK. · Timing Belt · Timing Tensioner · Timing Idlers (x2) · Aux Belt · Aux Tensioner · Aux Idlers...
  13. Remote key repair FYI.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, just thought id let you know about the service i have just received from an ebay company with the user name vmk-autolocksmith. I have an 04 facelift 156 sportwagon with the two button key. The large button that you use to lock and unlock the car failed last week. It felt like the...
  14. FYI : £1 Auto Express Deal - 6 Issues & AutoGlym Goodies

    Car Detailing
    This might be of interest to some on here :) More info here £1 Auto Express Deal (Again!) - 6 Issues & AutoGlym Goodies - HotUKDeals * MODs, I was going to post this in GMD but thought it was probably of more interest to those who look in here, feel free to move it elsewhere...
  15. F.Y.I. Mito A/C drain Location

    Alfa MiTo
    Sorry if already posted. Had water dripping into passenger footwell.Removed panels and pollen filter. Filter was full of debris and very black, a surprise as it was only serviced in March by previous owner @ Western Edinburgh. Could see drain but was on drivers side, removed panels and...
  16. FYI: Osama Bin Laden is DEAD

    South Africa
    Its all over CNN Bin Laden killed in shootout with U.S. forces in Pakistan | Reuters
  17. FYI- AARTO Facts

    South Africa
    AARTO facts - Illegal AARTO 03 Infringement Notices From JMPD. Fines issued from April to July 2010 have been illegally issued!
  18. FYI:- GT fascia plate colour match

    ICE & Blue&Me
    After my earlier question re colour matches with the GT fascia plate, I have found a solution. There is a product called Plasti Kote, colour is Pewter and the match is so damn close as to be perfect. Hope this helps any other GT owners with similar questions. Will post pics once I get head unit...
  19. Fyi

    South Africa
    This cab looks quite good from far but far from good as the description says.Maybe someone can phone them and go see what the problem really is, might be a good investment for someone who is in the know with this sort of problem. Have a look here
  20. Quality Exhaust shop FYI

    South Africa
    Hi Guys Somewhere on here I saw guys needing a decent exhaust shop,well after many years of botched exhausts I have found the one guy who is as perticular about building exhausts as I am about my cars. The place is called THE X-HAUST MAN, the guy called Dave tel no. 0118231135 cell0839568781...
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