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  1. Heat insulation 3,2 CF3

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi! I am about to drop the sub frame on my 3,2 GT in order to fit a Quaife diff. As we all know the cf3 has heat issues so i wonder if it´s possible to wrap the manifolds in heat bandage? If anyone have done this please tell me your experience and everybody else, please let me know your view in...
  2. Exhaust heat shield...I think

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please see attached pics. Its not easy to show what I mean and it's not a pic of the entire part, just one end. Anyway, its loose and rattling about, particularly at low revs. I moved it back a bit in one pic and u can see, in this side at least, where it obviously sat prior to working it's way...
  3. Removing 8v Heat exchanger

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    There used to be a large nut inside the heat exchanger behind the filter thread on petrol models . I want to be able to remove a exchanger on an 8v Diesal Multijet as one of the pipes have cracked so that I can braze it. I can only see a plane circle on the inner central thread , I presume this...
  4. Replace heat exchanger or install proper oil cooler ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    [156 V6] Replace heat exchanger or install proper oil cooler ? Hello guys. Following the catastrophic failure of the coolant expansion tank of my 156 2.5 V6 a couple weeks ago, it appears that some oil was present in the coolant. As I am certain that the motor did not suffer overheating from...
  5. Expected clutch temperature heat

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, My father have Alfa 159 2.2 JST petrol 2011 When he was driving on the Highway suddenly he got this error code - expected clutch temperature heat I didn't found any information about it on the Internet Maybe some one here know what is this error code mean? Now the error code...
  6. Manifold heat shields,

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys, I've replaced my manifolds with a set of Wizard Decatted ones and car goes really well, but when I rev hard i can hear a tinny sound, I discoverd that on the Rear bank the heatshield is moving on one side as it only has one bolt point unlike the front ones which have 2, is there anyway...
  7. No heat from aircon heater but fan works

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have a 12 plate Giulietta 1.4 MultiAir 170 and I have a problem with the heater/air con system. I do not get any heat coming out regardless of how high I set the required temperature. The fan works at all speeds, I can change between each vent and the air con works (i.e really cold air comes...
  8. Help no heat from heater

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi hope someone can help me got in my Brera this morning and my heater just wouldn’t get hot or warm temp gauge is at 90 but noticed rad fans running and water was low or so top water hose hot bottom one was cold can someone tell me what has caused this
  9. Heat !?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So yesterday I had a "spirited" run out in the car about 25 mile jaunt & at times 100 was indicated but mainly 75-80 & then 30 -50 on a-B roads, the latter being the norm. So this time I have noticed a lot of heat coming through the Handbrake gaiter, the engine temp is spot on & only went to 90...
  10. how's your car coping in the heat?

    General Motoring Discussion
    Hey guys, how's your car - Alfa or otherwise - coping in the heat? Taxi is doing fine. It's starting okay from cold in high ambient temps, while restarting it with a hot engine in high temps it is okay, too. It has the scariest temperature gauge you have ever seen, though. In traffic, the...
  11. Reduce the exhaust heat

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Someone was posting just recently about attempts to reduce the heat from the exhaust on a LHD car. Couple of weeks ago I wrapped the two down pipes and silencer with this stuff...
  12. Oil heat exchanger

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi everyone , I have a 147 2.0 ts 2007 , and the Oil heat exchanger needs replacing , I bought one of a alfa breaker and when it avirred it looks a lot smaller, the bloke assured my it will fit
  13. Pre heat glow plug yay

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well it popped up, So swopped the glow plugs for new ones and same problem. So checked with the alfa obd software and it said heater relay thingy knakcered, Ran the tests and does not click.. Soo off to grab a spare one from the alfa breakers by me I assume these are a doddle to fit
  14. Exhaust heat shield?

    Alfa Giulietta
    My sister has a 2012 1.4 MA with about 35000 miles, now she's no petrol head but was telling me how her car was making a little noise, it sounded like there was a bit of ticking from cold but nothing out of the ordinary I thought, turns out her mechanic investigated and found this gasket was...
  15. Left rear wheel brake generating heat - all usual suspects fixed still braking

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I have an Alfa Romeo 147 JTD 8v, 2005 facelift. I have been going through rather long period of fixing of the left rear wheel brake being stuck and generating heat. The bearing already packed and I had to change that. Here is the list of the things I did: - handbrake cables - disks and...
  16. CF3 Twinnie manifold heat shield...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Is there any point? I'm hopefully replacing my lambdas this week and will need to remove the tatty piece of cheap tin that was once a heatshield. It has definitely seen better days and judging by the lack of 2nd hand ones not a very robust item. Is it worth even putting back on let alone...
  17. Removing EGR, heat exchanger 1.9 8V jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have umplugged and blocked my EGR and the car is alot better off. According to a local club Alfa mechanic there is no point in the EGR now and I want to remove it. So capping the intake and the exchaust is ok, but the two heating hoses, is there anything I can use there?
  18. 159 V6 AWD Cabin heat

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello to all A couple of oddities ... Firstly.. I have a problem with unwanted cabin heat rising from the footwells with climate control OFF. All heat/shielding under vehicle and engine bay is in place. Thermostat is operational and vehicle hits 105 Celcius before fan cuts in and cuts out when...
  19. Heat shield below engine cover

    Alfa Giulietta
    Right, I need some opinions! I have recently discovered that the heat shield (or what looks like one) that was below my engine cover on my 11 plate Giulietta 1.4 TB Multiair Veloce has mysteriously vanished into thin air! I have also learned that you cannot buy the part seperately to the rest...
  20. Heat exchenger/Oil Cooler gasket

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Any suggestions where to get this gasket/set ? In picture is wrong one for 1.9 JTDM, i have got 2.0JTDM 170HP