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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, On Friday I will be getting my new (well, not quite :) ) 156 1.9 JTD. The car was advertised as a Multijet 140 HP, which is in agreement with what the VIN check revealed. However when I entered the car's registration no. on an online insurance quotation form, it came back as an 8V 115...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I need to send a V62 off to get my V5, as the dealer has "lost" the original, but I do have the v5c/2. So I'm filling the form out and not exactly sure what number to put. There are two plates on the front cross member under the bonnet. ZARxxx (I think this is the VIN without the *) but on...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everybody, I recently got airbag light. I definitely caused it by myself during all speakers replacement in my car. I know I didn't disconnect any airbag wiring, but I may have touched some wires... Here is the fault what I am getting now...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Old chestnut - four wheel alignment required, but before I get that done, I need to replace both rear suspension arms and bushes (the rear rear arms rather than the front rear arms, if that makes sense). I checked shop4parts and found this - Fiat & Alfa Romeo Parts Specialist.Parts for Alfa...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi anybody know the colour coding for GT Headlight assemblys trying to identify which wire is side light & which is fogs
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I have a 55 plate 156 jtd sport and some clever a*** decided to hit my boot and do a runner. I'm fully comp insurance but have £600 excess (gotta get the cost down somehow) so a claim isn't an option. I've looked on ebay for a new boot but are there any differences between the models...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, does anybody know how I can identify what model ECU i have? I have got the ecu in front of me, theres lots of different numbers on it but none of them seem to say eg. 'bosch motronic 5.1'. Its from a 2001 156 1.6 ts. Cheers!!
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Looking for new front upper wishbone. Alfa product codes 60657246 DS 60657245 SN Which one is for left side:confused:
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I booked the car in with my local specialist in order to have "clicking" noise checked - I noticed it after switching to winter tires. It's only audible at low speeds and now it only happens when turning - a bit earlier it was clicking all the time. The guy advised me the following part...
  10. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I have bought a replacement engine for my S4 Spider and could do with some help identifying what car the "new" engine came from and if there are any likely issues. The engine number of the original engine is ARO 1588*011243 The engine number of the replacement engine is ARO 1544*603248 I will...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I was doing a quick wipe down of my rather dusty engine bay today when I noticed a loose piece of piping lodged in the side of my engine bay. It's a thin black pipe that's around 7 inches in length with the text "A831 >EPDM< 5 3L 14:08 T1 TRELLEBORG" inscribed on it. Was disconnected...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have been offered a set of 16" teledial wheels to run my GT on in the winter - with winter tyres. They have probably come off a 156 but the seller is not sure. Is the ET (offset) stamped anywhere on the wheel?
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks. Sorry I know little about Alfas but are in need of your help. I have been given the drive shaft as shown in the pictures below for a project car I am building.Unfortunately the guy who gave it me could not remember what car ir came off. The trouble is that I have only got one and need...
  14. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi How do you identify an engine type? are there any numbers on the engine that would indicate model/cc/bhp etc.
  15. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi fellow S4 owners, does anyone know what this electrical connector is for, on a Spider S4? It looks rather important with BIG red wires coming and going from it! I can't locate it in my W/shop manual. It is located on the left hand side of engine compartment (on my lhd car). Thanx!
  16. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Anyone who can tell me how to identify the V6-version from the stamped numbers on the engineblock? Especially I want to know the difference between a 2.5 V6 and a 1st. generation 3.0L from a 166 or GTV. A link maybe?
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Im interested to know how to tell the difference between the models of V6 156. The 2.5 V6 4dr ran from 1 Dec 1997 -1 Oct 2000 The 2.5 V6 S2 4dr from 1 Dec 1997 -30 Apr 2000 The 2.5 V6 S3 4dr from 1 Dec 1997 -30 Apr 2000 So im finding it a little confusing. Trying to work out what i have...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I wondering if the relays in the fuse box are in correct location can any one supply photo or diagram with what colour goes where
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Been trying to find out if my 156 '03 2.5 SW has nivomat dampers in the rear... This far I have come to the conclusion that the following original Alfa part numbers are nivomat: 60665438 60668186 This is found out by looking at eper, which shows 2 sorts of dampers for the 156 SW in the image...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am struggling to establish the spec level of my 156 SW Sele…. It has Momo leather, carbon effect dash, fogs, roof bars, black dials with red figures I am under the impression this is a Lusso, but there is nothing that confirms this, someone has commented it could have the sport pack as SW’s...
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