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  1. 50% MPG Gain?!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    2008 Brera S 2.2, passed 101k miles today. Bought the car in Feb and have added about 5k miles. In that time I’ve used BP ultimate active technology blah blah petrol (97 RON) in the belief it’d keep injectors clean and potentially slightly smoother running and hopefully economy gains. In...
  2. Disabling BOSE amplifier auto gain

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hello, So I have an alfa gt from 2004. It has the NAV+ radio and the bose system including the microphone in the center panel. Does anyone know an easy way disable the gain adjustment of this whole system? At some point I was using an aftermarket radio and the autogain was still working. The...
  3. One mans loss is a anothers gain

    South Africa
    To Carl and Lance... Carl, sorry you had to say goodbye to the GTV To Lance.. Wtf took you so long to get a Busso :cheese: Ps, pics or it didnt happen :cheese:
  4. My loss....another Alfisti's gain!

    South Africa
    So I applied for a job in the UAE months ago and never heard anything back. I thought they weren't interested but it turns out they are. Got a call yesterday afternoon (Sunday is a work day there) with an offer I couldn't refuse. Great for me but the contract is for 3yrs with the possibility...
  5. Does resetting ECU give any performance gain

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've read somewhere that your ECU learns, so it you drive it hard from day 1 it learns how you drive and maps accordingly. If that is true, how would i go about resetting my ECU (disconnecting my battery i think)? Or is this all crap?
  6. How do you gain access to the rear strut top mounts on Saloon 159?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    ..The workshop manual states "working from luggage compartment...", alongside a very unclear picture. Thing is, I had all the boot carpet out for an ICE install a while back and don't remember seeing them, but then I wasn't thinking about that at the time.. :confused: cheers
  7. Is It Wrong To 'Bash' The MiTO For Personal Gain?

    Alfa MiTo
    Right I'm really ahead of myself here, given that we don't even get the Mito until 2pm tomorrow. I've so far had another family member and a friend asking loads of questions about our impending new car as they are in the market for a car themselves within the next few months. I've actually...
  8. Expected gain from FI conversion to old 2l?

    South Africa
    Anybody know how much one can gain from converting from 40 Webers to FI? Also how much does an equal length manifold contribute?
  9. Why does the GT 3.2 v6 get less gain form remap?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Just wondering why the GT gets less gain from a remap compared to cars with same/similar engine?? MODEL ENGINE POWER +BHP + LB FT 147 3.2 GTA 250 16 18 156 3.2 GTA 250 16 18 Brera 3.2 JTS 256 10 12 GT 3.2 JTS 240 15 16 GTV 3.2 V6 240 16 18
  10. GT 2.0 JTS-which mod to gain more BHP?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, my car is a GT 2.0 JTS with a 165 bhp and i'm wondering which is the cheapest modification to do (software or chip) to gain some more bhp without disturbing the engine's computers. Appreciate your help....
  11. GT 2.0-How to gain more bhp?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi all. I have a GT 2.0(2005 model)and i'm thinking to do something to gain some more horse power. Anybody has any ideas and prices? Thanks.
  12. Emulate Blaupunkt Changer to gain an AUX connection.

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi! I'm working on a project for a carputer on my 147! but I do would like to keep my OEM stereo on it. I would like to emulate the data that the changer send to the head unit. Has any one try read those codes?
  13. 147 camshaft swap for power gain?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, another quick question for the heads out there :D I was told that if i put Alfa 147 2ltr camshafts into my 1.6 147 instead of the standard ones that i'd see just over 10bhp gain..... Anyone able to tell me if this is true? Anyone had it done? Thanks, Phil
  14. Performance gain as well as visual gain when increasing wheel size?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Wondering if anyone has a definitive idea.. Sure we all know that red cars go faster. Black cars are cooler. Stickers also make your car go faster. More noise = MORE POWER.. But does one actually gain performance from increasing wheel size? Or it doesn't matter as long as the car looks GURD!
  15. Advice on 50 BHP gain

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As the tiltle states , i want to gain about 50 bhp,I dont wat to go turbo or super charge.Just want NA engine gain. Why?I dont want to sell my Alfa for say a BMW.Just want a bit more tougue to pull away from dangerous situation, like overtaking. Am not a speed freak but i should be able to let...
  16. Are these gain claims from fastech tuning right?

    General Alfa Discussion
    [http://cgi.ebay.de/Chiptuning-Alfa-33-75-145-146-147-155-156-164-GTV_W0QQitemZ8027156356QQcategoryZ72650QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem 14ps for 44 Euros on my 33 16v isnt bad!!! But will it work? Anyone heard of these guys before? Any good?
  17. Mega power gain for 2.0L 16v

    Alfa 155
    At my local AROC meeting last night I heard tell of a replacement ECU available form Italy which was homologated for the ITC, it was an 'in the boot job' like the Silverstone spoilers. Apparently in some class of Touring Car racing in Italy you cannot make changes to the ECU so they put a...
  18. Exhaust - how much power gain?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys. Just trying to do some math. The carbon fibre intake is meant to give me 4hp extra. I was wondering if my Sebring exhaust (just a back box, not a full system) would give me any power gains too? If so, how much? Any ideas?
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