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  1. G strut top bearing alignment. Hole in rubber to front or back?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hey all. Currently have car up on lift doing other work. Have bad tyre wear and just wondering if alignment of the hole on the rubber of the strut top mount to the front or the rear hole in the body will mate any difference. Mine ar both pointing forward. See image. Had a look at my brothers...
  2. Hole in Brera intake manifold

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all very new to the page as have just brought myself a Brera 3.2 V6. Love the car but always felt it was holding back a little, I thought this was just cos it was over due a service so got it done straight away. During the service they found a hole in the intake manifold (gear box end I'm...
  3. QF 19" Dark 5 hole alloy wheel

    Alfa Giulia
    Afternoon, any suggestions re the best place to get a QF 19" Dark 5 hole alloy wheel. Some numpty pushed me into the kerb on the way home from work tonight, any suggestions welcome Cheers
  4. Hole in subframe

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've been told I have a hole in the n/s subframe, I meant to have a look this weekend but didn't get chance. How serious is this, can the hole be repaired or do i need to replace the subframe? I've just been suckered into paying 800 for a clutch & flywheel replacement so this is the last thing I...
  5. Dark 5 hole alloy touch-up

    Alfa Giulia
    Long story short was going around a tight bend with lots of dirt and gravel on the outside and tail lost it and kerbed the rear wheel. I need a touchup for it. It's the dark 5hole alloys. Any ideas? Code for the paint?
  6. Hole in the floor

    Alfa Giulietta
    I've done a search but can't find anything. (Maybe using the wrong phrase) Righthand drive, driver's floor. There's a hole covered with a plastic slider, just in front of the driver's seat. Anyone know what it's for? TIA. Rob....
  7. Parking sensor hole plugs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Is there such a thing as blanking plugs to insert to the holes left when the parking sensors have been removed from a 159s bumper ? I ve just bought a 2nd hand bumper but the seller has removed the sensors so i have holes which look rather unsightly ...
  8. dark 5 hole alloy repair

    Alfa Giulia
    Any one had the Quad dark 5 hole alloys repaired ? Can the normal wheel repairers do it or does it need to be a specialist ? Scrawped my offside fron this morning trying to park next to the curb - Doh so annoying :grumpy:
  9. 4 x 18 inch 5 hole Alfa Romeo alloys for sale including tyres

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    4 x 18 inch, 5-hole Alfa Romeo alloys for sale including tyres. No marks or scuffs. Excellent condition. 1 x non-coloured, 18 inch, 5-hole (Ricambi Originali) included in the sale. Never used and cost over £600 purchased in March 2018. Coloured wheels were refurbished by The Wheel Specialist...
  10. Stelvio 20" dark 5 hole alloys

    Alfa Giulia
    I see the Stelvio QF configurator is up on the AR website now, did a cheeky config came out at £71k ouch. But noticed the Stelvio's QF boots are 20" and the rear sizes are 285/30/20 - available in PS4's.... Will they fit the QF.... now there's temptation. Maybe they should have put these on...
  11. Accelerator Pedal hole

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what the function of the hole in a plastic piece on the carpet under the gas pedal that clicks when you push the pedal all the way down?
  12. 5 hole 18inch alloys anyone interested?

    Alfa Giulia
    I have ordered genuine Q.V. alloys and seeing if anyone would be interested in purchasing my original 5 hole 18 inch complete with Pirelli Cinturato tyres and TPMS The wheel and tyres were factory fit and are a year old, only covered 7k so plenty left. 3 alloys are perfect with no scrapes, kerb...
  13. KW v2 coilovers / upper mounting hole, bolt and camber adjustment

    Alfa GTA
    I am writing to you with a question concerning KW Coilovers V2 (it is valid also for V1 & V3). The upper mounting hole in rear shocks is oval (photo attached) - this means that rear wheel camber can be adjusted. But there is no info about it in KW V2 instruction manual. KW provides the same KW...
  14. 18 inch 7 hole wheels for sale (horse shoe style finished in anthracite grey)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    OK so I posted to see if people would be interested in these wheels a number of months ago, there was a decent response and so I will post them for sale here first. If they don't sell this weekend then I will post them elsewhere also. Reason for sale: I bought some 19 inch Prodrive wheels which...
  15. Pot Hole Claims

    General Motoring Discussion
    Hello Chaps and Chapesses.... So I am in the process of having enough and putting together evidence to claim on various expenses due to Pot Holes.... Have I got any chance (may as well have a go) with regards to top Wishbones? Cost a few bob and to get them fitted.. Any advice welcome!! :hurt:
  16. Hole in floor

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    My S4 spider has just failed the mot because it has a hole in the drivers floor. I had seen this from inside when I put new carpet in. My questions are twofold: Firstly a recommendation for an Alfa bodywork specialist close to Brentwood Essex. Secondly is this likely to be possible to do a...
  17. Anyone interested in 18" 7 hole horseshoe wheels with Michelin tyres?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Guys, Sale of 4x 18" 7 Hole horse shoe alloy wheels finishing in gunmetal/anthracite grey. Fronts have Michelin Pilot Sport 3 tyres with about 8k miles on them wear is even. I can measure tread depths if someone is serious about purchasing. Rears have Michelin Pilot Super Sports with about...
  18. My hairy hare hole...

    Alfa Giulia
    Case of wrong place, wrong time for both of us. Trip to dealers (initial impressions were good!) resulted in estimate of £355 inc. for new grill and ‘conveyor’ (air duct of some type), plus another £110 if they need to calibrate fcw/parking sensors. Once again, merry c0cking Christmas!
  19. 159 1.9 JTDM blown hole in inlet manifold

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hoping somebody can help. Got an 2007 159 1.9 jtdm 150 with an issue. Had it nearly 2yrs, Love the car, just want to get it running properly. Car occasionally stutters at around 2000rpm whilst on an incline, in higher gears, turbo boost gauge drops and can hear a 'chattering' sound...Turbo? Car...
  20. Alfa 33 16V Expansion Tank - A Hole in the threaded cap ?

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Good Morning, Sorry to bother anyone but I've had a standard Expansion Tank without Sender for ages and finally got one to have the sensor for the Alfa Control. What I am finding odd is that since the tap is screw on rather than the metal on like the Alfasud i noticed that there is a very...