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  1. Buying a high mileage QV

    Alfa Giulia
    I've been keeping tabs on used QV prices to see if I can squeeze myself into QV ownership next year. Prices have generally held strong with a few slowly coming to £37-38k mark. Recently a high mileage (70k) Giulia QV popped up on auto trader...
  2. sportwagon high level brake light bulb replacement.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi All cant see a guide or a post for replacing bulbs in the s/wagon high level brake light ( there is one for the saloon , but the fitting is entirely different to wagon) . Anybody got hints or tips for this? ive got trim removal tools, but dont know where to start. TIA Alec
  3. Alfa 147 CF3 high pressure fuel pump Upgrade Help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello friends, I need litle help I have Alfa 147 1.9 16v 150hp from 2005 year CF3 (edc16c8 ecu) Euro 3 model without DPF and swirl flaps. I made some upgrades on my car, GTB2260V, Intercooler 7l, injectors outside is stock 111 but inside we have elements from 327 insignia nozzles. Now I have...
  4. Should people be able to buy a high performance car?

    General Motoring Discussion
    This Porsche was an SUV in Berlin
  5. Alfa 1,75 TBI High Pressure Fuel pump upgrade

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi. I have readed that someone upgraded the Fuel Pressure Pump in front of the Rail on an Alfa 1,75 TBI to an more stronger one. Did someone know something about? I want to install it on the 200HP one, and not on 4C they did. OR do someone if we could mod the Giulia 2.0TBI one on the Old...
  6. High mileage GTA

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Is there a buyer's guide for the 156 GTA? I've been looking at some high mileage ones that are currently for sale and wondered if it's worth buying them for the relatively steep asking price. Also, what's the difference between the Q2 AND Quaife differentials? I've caught the ALFA bug! Sent...
  7. 2.0 TS Idle Drops Dangerously Low With High Electrical Load

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I recently replaced my idle speed actuator (and reset it through diagnostics) to cure my idle hunting issue, but now I have another idle issue! When I've driving around normally, with no lights on, no radio, no AC, when I depress the clutch to come to a stop the idle drops to around 500rpm then...
  8. 2.4 High pitch noise from engine

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I hear a high pitched noise from the area of the injectors when ideling, I have not much experience with diesel in general but I feel like it does not sound right. It is a bit hard to notice over the idle noise in my video. I do not hear anything inside the car or when driving so hard to...
  9. Curre. Consumption gets high by it self

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello Its my first post here & my first day with Alfaowner . Glad to be here with Alfa's community . I have a 159 sportswagon 1.9 2007 . I need help with some thing i searched every where but couldnt have answer . While i am driving the current consumption goes high and diesel smell goes...
  10. Loud Heater Tap Noise at High Revs

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've posted before on this but was totally in the dark over the origin of the noise, as was everyone else. I tried plenty of things, to no avail, but I think I might now have the answer and as such, wondered if anyone else had encountered this problem. On my phase 1 GTV I have located a shrill...
  11. Intermittent Misfire - High Revs

    Alfa GTA
    I've been experiencing an intermittent misfire of sorts for the past few months now, but as the car has only just come back from its winter break I want to get it sorted. It only ever happens at high revs, just as I'm about to change gear at full chat between 1st-2nd or 2nd-3rd. It feels like...
  12. Fuel gauge reads high.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    It doesn't go below half way. The warning light comes on just before half way. So it seems to me the gauge shows a half a tank offset. Do I first start looking at the fuel tank end or the gauge end? Or is it summat else entirely?
  13. 1.9 jtdm 16v high boost pressure?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, i am new to forum but not new to Alfa romeo driving. I am from Bulgaria so please excuse me for possibly bad english ! So here is my story... Recently i went to a person for a ECU remap. Before that he made a diagnostic and tell me that the turbo is overboosting. On the dashboard the...
  14. Automatic high beam and other messages on the dash

    Alfa Giulia
    I've noticed that in glare or poor visibility a little message pops up saying stuff like Collision Warning unavailable etc. But sometimes I get a message that says Automatic High Beam is unavailable. However, my car doesn't have high beam assist. I was wondering, is there any way to retrofit...
  15. JTS - ECU does not command high speed fan

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi! I got a problem on my hands. No matter what, the ECU will not command the high speed fan to run. The fan is obviously working (tested with leads) but the ECU will not COMMAND it to run. Neither from removing the temp sensor, exceeding heat (over 100°C) or via an actuator command (from a...
  16. GT 3.2 cuts out at high beam

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, My first post here so be gentle... I have Alfa GT 3.2 that I bought a couple of month ago. I have sorted out a couple of electronic gremlins so far. But I have a odd problem that I need some help with. When I switch on the high beam or flush the windscreen the engine cuts out about...
  17. ***Advice Needed***Alfa 147 2.0 TS High Compression Pistons

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hey All, Need your advice, I'm considering to upgrade the factory pistons to Wossner High Compression Pistons 1:12.6 (factory pistons are 1:10), in my Alfa 147 2.0 TS. Does anyone here had experience with such process? Is there any additional parts will be needed to upgrade in order that to...
  18. Alfa 147 2.0 TS High Compression Pistons

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Everyone, I have an Alfa 147 2.0 TS, I would like to install high compression pistons 1:12.6 (originals are 1:10) Just wondering if anyone here did it and can share some info about the process. Is there any issues expected with the TS engine running with 1:12.6 compression ? Is there...
  19. Good Alfa Mechanic in High Wycombe/Bucks area

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, Does anyone know a good mechanic in Buckinghamshire who can swap the gear box and clutch over on an Alfa spider, and shim all of the valve guides? Thanks in advance
  20. 1.9 JTDm Oil Level High

    General Alfa Discussion
    I have not used my Alfa 159 for 6 weeks due to working away, i have just checked the oil before using it tomorrow for the first time and found the oil level probably 3 inches above the maximum mark on the dipstick. I will be driving 110 miles a day for the rest of the week, is it safe to drive...