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  1. Hand held OBD Scan Tool

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I use the free version of Multiecuscan (MES) but would like to get a hand held tool to keep in the car. Can anyone recommend one that works with Alfa's that they have actually used ? Would people also recommend its worth buying the registered version of MES for 50 euros, or do you think that...
  2. Quadrifoglios held at factory on quality block

    Alfa Giulia
    My car has been listed as status 20, that is to say, built, since Jan 20th but has failed to make further progress. Two days ago I received the following email from my dealer :- "I have spoken with vehicle supply this morning who have confirmed that your Quadrifoglio and another Quadrifoglio...
  3. I drove around Albert Park (where Australian F1 is held)

    South Africa
    I think the 4C will be mighty around that track.. nice swooping bends! Speed limit around there currently is 70kmh :cry: Drove around it in a G7 SW (with 7 speed DSG). Which by the way is a far better gearbox than the TCT in the 4C :cheese:
  4. Spider roof held together by staples!?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys I was washing my car today and I noticed something sharp pushing up against the roof. Upon closer inspection, I saw 8 staples pushing up against the outer lining of the roof. Any idea why these are there!? I removed them because they were ripping the roof inside out. :rolleyes:
  5. Front shocks/springs - captively held?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Potential daft question, but bear with me: I will be doing the shocks/springs all round soon. I have the Alfa workshop manual which I have been furiously perusing. So far I am quite chuffed as I have already learnt I wont have to bugger about with track-rod-ends like on most cars - well done...
  6. How SHOULD a GTV battery be held in??

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi , This might sound a bit random but it is an Alfa..... Had her for over 2 years now, no issues with the battery up to now. last weekend I had to take out the battery as I changed the seats, there was nothing holding it in place? no bolt or anything, just came straight out from the boot...
  7. hand held diagnostic scanner

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    :)Hi all at AO. I have a vag.com scanner which was great for my old car A6 tdi can anyone tell me if this would work on my 2003 2.4 jtd 156 the scanner is made by sealey EOBD compliant it does airbags and ABS for vag tho
  8. code reader (hand held)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Chaps I don't possess a lap top.Are there any cheap hand held diagnostic code readers out there? Are they any good ? I've seen some on ebay for £30+. Any thoughts would be appreciated.:thumbs:
  9. Hand Held Scanners for 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have been looking at good quality hand held scanners and diagnostic hand helds for the Alfa Romeo range with a OBD2 & EOBD interface 16 Pin connection. Any recomendations for hand held units for a 2005/55 Diesel 156. I am aware of Alfdiag etc, but do not have the paitence for it.
  10. Do You EVER Use A Hand Held Mobile Phone While Driving?

    Poll Room
    Please answer the question honestly. I have kept the poll private to prevent 'flaming'.
  11. Finally Satisfied Long Held Desire!

    Introduce Yourself
    Took the plunge and finally bought myself a 156 today, got it pretty cheap I think from fleabay, very happy with it so far, was great fun on the 130 mile drive home! I'll be asking lots of questions in the coming months for sure, thanks in advance for any help :D
  12. Where could NAD be held next year?

    General Alfa Discussion
    :confused: It seems that Broughton Hall may have outlived it's role as a NAD venue,with folks liking the event to "standing in a field,looking at some cars" etc. :D Has anybody got any suggestions for a different venue?......obviously theres a bit more to it than merely suggesting...
  13. hand held scanner for 156 v6 fault codes

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello anyone know if the 156 1998-99 is obd2 compliant.As far as I can see there are three different "protocols" meaning what pin numbers (from 1-16) have metal contacts.Mine the v6 is in pin # 1,3,4,5,78,9,11 and 16.I have looked at some US sites that say if this is the euro ISO9141-2...
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