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  1. General Alfa Discussion
    Hi, My 1997 Spider is currently off the road undergoing a restoration. The centre consul and centre dash (where the stereo & misc dials are) is coated in a nasty plastic sticky gunk which we cannot seem to remove. It can be scraped off but we don't want to do that for fear of causing damage. Has...
  2. Alfa GTA
    Hi all First post from long term lurker, so please go easy on me! I'm looking to buy a friends 03 GTA soon but have one reservation - when looking at the car earlier today I noticed a reasonable amount of 'gunk' in the coolant expansion tank, which looks like the emulsion you get during a...
  3. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Great news, Opie Oils have added GUNK to our ever growing list of top quality brands (now over 45, take a look HERE > > >). Below is the list of Gunk products stocked, take a look it’s great stuff! GUNK Engine Degreasant A powerful and effective cleaner that has been specially formulated for...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ok so only had the car since tuesday 55 plate Alfa 156 16v jtd 140 bhp everything seems fine , pulls realy well etc. finished work early today and decided to have a peek around the car. cleaned engine cover and found this black stuff in the engine hard / solid black just at one side and...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As per the title. checked over the car last night and found it to be low on coolant/water so topped it up and when i checked under the oil cap there was a bit of creamy coloured gunk now i know what this could mean but having owned two astras before this one of them being a 1.6 8v which this...
  6. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi Guys, Has anyone else had problems with a fair amount of oil / gunk going down cam cover breather (on 2.0 tspark cf1 engine) and into air intake? Is there any way of cleaning out the cam cover section that is bolted (and from what i can tell welded) inside the cam cover? I've tried undoing...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi i have some kind of gunk in the expansion tank in my alfa romeo 147 2002 and wondering if anybody knows how to get rid of it or why its there
  8. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello all, My beloved GTV 3.0 V6 has been giving me a bit of bother recently. One of the flexis went on the exhaust so I have just changed both the front pipe as I figured the other one would not be far behind. Whilst under the car I noticed a small leak on the radiator. I have now changed...
  9. Alfa 145 & 146
    in august i had an engine flush (using engine flush purchased from halfords) then oil change (semi synth) i now have a build up of white gunk in my oil filler cap. am confused if this is head gasket as the temp never goes up and the water level is normal without any loss. there is no sign of...
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi i have a make shift oil cap as in another thread just checked it because cant replac eunitl tommorow and there is a tiny bit of white gunk in the oil wat is this please, supposed to be selling the car next week!! Is it the head gasket?? it is only a tiny bit and wiped away!
  11. Car Detailing
    Hi all, Just tried cleaning my alloy wheels today and found I have a problem. The front wheels have streaks of a dark gunk over them that is very hard to remove. It does come off if you scrape hard with a fingernail, but using this method it would take many, many hours to remove. Any ideas on...
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