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  1. Steering geometry info

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Cut a long story short I have done suspension work,powerflex lower arm bushes,trailing arms,front and rear subframes off,tie rods,Read hub carrier bushes etc. To finally have car back on road I just took it to local place to be aligned so it ok to take somewhere more specialist. Had report and...
  2. 159 SW rear wheel geometry

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, What is the benefit of the factory spec rear wheel suspension/wheel geometry? Just wondering as i have uneven rear tyre wear....more wear on the outside. Its nothing major but theres maybe 1.5mm or so between inside and outside. Question then is whethet there is a tangible benefit to...
  3. Best geometry Alfa 156 GTA

    General Alfa Discussion
    So tomorrow I'm getting the alignment of my 156 GTA done, but (I'm quite sure) they don't have the geometry setting in their pc. So my question is simple: what for setup would you advice? My suspension is stock, I've only added a strut bar and changed to 18x8 rims with 245/35/18 tires and 10mm...
  4. Best place for Geometry Setup? :D

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All :D I would like to take this chance to thank everyone that's helped out with advice so far :D I am learning tonnes and slowly perfecting my car using your knowledge :) So basically now I have all the little issues sorted like the poor starting, low running temp, and clunky suspension...
  5. Geometry problem

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello , i just took my car in a service for a geometry. After it was completed i saw that in a straight road if i keep the steering wheel straight the car will go perfectly . But if i take the hand off the steering wheel , the steering wheel turns about 5 grades to the right and offcourse the...
  6. wheel geometry

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi all! are the wheel alignment angles in the 145/146 workshop manual for both 145 and 146? thanks!
  7. 4 wheel alignment and geometry check?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Sorry sure this has been covered before!!?? Can anyone recommend a wheel alignment / geometry check for my 159 Ti 2.0 in the surrey area that knows what their doing with the right settings? Cheers in advance :)
  8. Pulling to the left...HELP!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello, car has been pulling to the left since the day of purchase, as has gradually got worse... Tonight i finally had the tracking sorted, jumped in the car after it was done, and it is now pulling worse than ever!!! The garage that correcting the tracking my family has been using for years...
  9. Had the geometry done on the gt

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Scary how far out it was :o It was wearing the inner edge of the fronts after being lowered but every corner was massively out. They also spotted a hairline crack in one of the alloys so looks like ill be wheel shopping soon :)
  10. VNT turbo geometry question - experts needed!

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Dear all turbo buffs..... I have a question regarding the internals of the vnt turbo on the 147 jtd. I took mine apart to clean as I suspected I was having carbon build up problems (mcsf on high revs in 4th and 5th). Upon opening this was confirmed and I had the satisfaction of cleaning it up...
  11. Brera S 2.2 Prodrive Suspension Geometry?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Help please! I have just had new P Zero Neros fitting at Elite Direct in Rainham. I also had the 4 Wheel alignment checked, and adjusted. The Hunter machine only had 2 Brera settings on the software, 2.2L and 3.2L, it seems not to have heard of the 'S'. This is also true in my Brera (S)...
  12. 159 TBi Ti Correct Geometry & Tyre Pressures

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Guys, I have searched the forums and appear to have come up short, as I do not know whether the geometry is different for Petrol/Diesels. I have just had the alignment done and attached the printout. Does this look ok, or is the 159 a tricky beast to set up. I have slight tyre wear on insides...
  13. 159 Ti wheel geometry

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Not sure 159 wheel alignment has been discussed before ;) But, after reading through the new set it to zero advice it all seems to point to stopping the 159 tearing through its front tyres. Which is fine, and given the price of Ti tyres i can understand it. But, i bought my Ti for its feel and...
  14. suspension geometry on lowered 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone of you that have lowered your alfa 159 cars, what coil springs did you use and did you make any changes to the suspension geometry setup (camber, caster etc ) ??? I assume that by putting lower coil springs the initial standard suspension setup will not be considered to be the...
  15. suspension geometry advice

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The other week an old boy crashed in to me on my osr alloy bang on and wrecked the suspension , the insurance comp has asked for a Geometry on all the car the garage has phoned me up and said every wheel is out not due to the accident but the osr will be fixed but will this play havoc with the...
  16. 147 wheel geometry

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have had my 147 1.9 16v professionally aligned with a computerised system. On getting home I notice they have set the figures for a 1.6TS 2005. My car is a 1.9 16v 55 plate. Can any of you advise if the settings are the same for both models? Thanks in advanced!
  17. 156 steering geometry tolerances...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, just got my 156 back from 40k 'short' service. Just oil and filters, I had thought. But there's always something...:rolleyes: On the invoice 'advisories' the garage have made the recommendation to have the steering geometry reset to factory measurements. The car has never been in any...
  18. Suspension geometry ?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi to all as usual I have a question which needs a good answer. I have recently fitted an fk silverline X coilover kit . Polybushed the entire rear end. Then fitted some Zender monzas on a 25 offset with 235 40 17 toyo proxes r1rs should I be asking for the original geometry setup measurements...
  19. Big up to Jamie at Alfa Workshop!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just really a "big up", not much more. Jamie at Alfa Workshop is a legend. Really nice guy, knows his stuff inside out, hugely informative and excellent communication..... The 159 went in for a 54K service at 50K. Was told pretty promptly by phone after I had left that the vibration I had...
  20. Geometry (4 wheel) alignment

    South East
    Hi all, My wheels are pointing north, west, east and south and so all four of them (it's a Gtv) need to be aligned. As per the links below, I have identified three potential businesses Can any of you recommend any of them, or can you recommend a firm / person you trust. I'm in Brighton but am...
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