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  1. TS 2.0 brake improvements

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    any good Ideas on improving front brake performance on a twinnie
  2. Giulietta performance improvements

    Alfa Giulietta
    Greetings people It has been around half a year since I did some major performance improvement on my Alfa Romeo Giulietta. It's a MY2015 1.6 JTD-m2 with originally 120hp. The DPF was replaced with a downpipe, the EGR electronically deactivated and the air re-circulation closed. The ECU was also...
  3. GTA performance improvements

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all, I am thinking of buying this, CFAB01 Alfa V6 plenum with ECU bracket - ACT Performance Products - your source for after market TVR upgrades, components and performance accessories. but have a couple of questions before spending my wife's hard earned dollars:- 1. If I order it with...
  4. General chassis improvements

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I am planning some chassis improvements on my 3.2 GTV. Currently I have Koni Sport Yellow adjustables set soft in front and mid on the rear end. I like the balance and handling in this set-up. My suspension rubbers are still very good but i would like to know the following: 1. How would I need...
  5. Mito suspension improvements

    Alfa MiTo
    Does anyone have any experiences or advice as to where I can buy springs and dampers to improve the chronically poor ride and handling on my wife's Mito 155 TB? Most places seem to offer lowering springs, which I think are intended to make the car look cool but are likely to do nothing to...
  6. Phase 2 GTV improvements, wiper arms, speaker grills and sill cover

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can anyone help with 2/3 small improvements I want to make on my recently acquired Phase 2 GTV. 1) The wiper arms have gone all flakey and either need replacing. What do replacement arms cost and are they easy to replace for a GTV novice? PS The wiper blades are pretty knackered so they need...
  7. 159 Audio improvements

    ICE & Blue&Me
    The basic HU in the 159 is OK, fine in some circumstances but does sounds wooly and the bass bottoms out at times.. Had a BOSE+Sub default system in previous car (mazda 6). So, considering some options. HU upgrade feeling too expensive, ranging from £450+ and I'm not sure if that's going to...
  8. Engine improvements after DPF/EGR mod

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Its been about a week since I have had the full mod on my 1.9 159... the engine is more responsive in all the gears sounds quieter and seems to run cooler ..I have noticed a lot of soot coming out of the exhausts for the first two days and was wondering if this will purge itself over time or is...
  9. Italian only improvements!!!

    Alfa GTA
    Ok this is just an intellectual excercise but Ive been wondering if you only used Italian components how could you improve the 156/147 GTA? No German parts just Italian ie Tarox or Brembo brake parts.:)
  10. A23 improvements / road works.

    South East
    For those of you who are to travel on the bendy stretch of the A23 between Pease Pottage in the north and Warninglid in the south in the next 5 quarters, be advised that the works started on that section of the dual carriageway this week. There is now a 40mph limit on both north and south bound...
  11. Interior Improvements

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Been looking for a replacement 6-speed gear knob and hand brake lever in a nice brushed silver metal to compliment the PH2 centre console. Can anyone recommend where to go / what to buy and are they straight forward to change out?? Thanks :)
  12. GTA "improvements"

    Alfa GTA
    Hi guys, dont post in the GTA lounge often mostly in the Giulietta and South Africa lounges, but I do own a black 156 GTA (Black and Tobacco interior, xenons, sunroof, bose etc). A few things need sorting out though: On my list New Alfa badges to replace the faded badges -Done New Coolant...
  13. A few subtle JTS improvements you could make

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I thought I might throw a few images of some of the changes I have made to my JTS engine bay to counteract a few common problems. To start with here is an image of the whole engine bay to help make the close up images make sense. One common problem that results in missing, drops in throttle...
  14. Improvements for my spider

    South Africa
    just received a unexpected bonus from the tax man and thought about splashing some on my Spider. Was thinking: New shocks Strut Brace Any other ideas?
  15. 156 Upgrades & Improvements

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As some of you know based on my other thread the engine has gone. So while I bid and try to win a new one is there anything else I should bother upgrading / rating or improving / replacing while I have this work going on? I'm an amateur but keen to learn but I've been offered help and I don't...
  16. S1 33 Improvements

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hey guys, I'm keen to put a bit of money into my 33 this year making it look a wee bit nicer, and perhaps go a little better. I've listed it for sale at the moment (Here: Alfa romeo 33 1.5 QO 1986 for sale - TradeMe.co.nz - New Zealand ) but I don't think it'll sell (and just quietly I hope it...
  17. suspension improvements

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Well it now appears the time has come for me to replace front upper and lower arms and while I'm at it, the rear transverse arms. Lots of squeaking, moaning and groaning and thats before Mrs. Leitrim155 finds out that I am going to spend shillings on the car:rant: I have had a good gander at...
  18. GT handling improvements - any advice please

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello to all, I last introduced myself back in Jan when was considering buying a GT. Well now I am one VERY proud owner of a 1.9jtd blackline!! I'll be completely honest - I'm in love with it :lol: Anyways my GT is my work horse. As I travel all over UK for work I live in my car. Bought in...
  19. Improvements on Bose Sub????

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Ive recently noticed a few of those expensive sounding fart noises from the rear shelf sub when playing something with some extra depth and bass (damn that new Prodigy CD!!) so before i go diving in for a change, has anyone made any improvments on the Bose shelf sub as like for like swap out...
  20. Opinions on improvements.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Alfa peeps, this being my first post i thought i would ask for experienced owners opinions on a shortlist of parts i should consider getting/changing on my 147 2.0Ts selespeed (53 plate) loving it :thumbs: Im not a 'rude-boy' :lol: neither am I a fan of "Fast and Furious tokyo...
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