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  1. Rear shock installation

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Trying to finish my suspension replacement and feel that I am falling at the final hurdle. Trying to put rear Koni yellow shocks in place. Can anyone help? First, I’m correct that the top is the larger chamber as shown the in the photo? If that is correct, does anyone know why it doesn’t fit...
  2. Pod filter installation 3.2 v6 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey, so i decided to do something about the restrictive air intake on my 159 V6 (can do exact same on brera v6). it felt like it was constipated, as if i was breathing through a straw. - Simota pod filter with a 77mm inlet (or any pod filter e.g k&n, pipercross, what have you) - 3 inch...
  3. 164 fog lamp installation

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi Guys! I have 1994 164 V6 TB which was not fitted with front fog lamps originally but I wanted to install them. The fog lamps cable were factory installed, I inserted the lamps, the fuse and the I17 2037 relay behing the gauge cluster but it does not work. I measured it, and the I17 relay is...
  4. DIY USB hub installation for AA/Carplay

    Alfa Stelvio
    For those of you who want to install the dual USB hub needed for the activation of Android Auto/Apple Carplay 1. Check the software version of your ETM (aka the Nav system) to be at least 056 and up. 056 is update for older Nav systems up to 2018... usually the MY2018 start with 059. I have...
  5. Adaptive Cruise control ACC installation

    Alfa Stelvio
    A little guide of how to install it: DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. Well first you need the steering wheel buttons with ACC button EPER part number is: 156130459 also you need to have the front radar and camera, the procedure is the same for the Giulia :-) 0. If you don't want to remove the...
  6. AP suspension kit - installation and thoughts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I promised i would leave a review of the AP suspension setup on my other thread,so here goes... Background I purchased a very cheap 147 sport Q2 from a friend,it needed a few bits to get it through the MOT,front upper arms,tyres discs/pads. So i ordered the parts,ended up doing both front...
  7. Head unit upgrade, installation questions!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I have a 2012 Giulietta with Bose upgrade. I did no end of searches on before before making any purchases to make sure I had everything, especially as I had the Bose upgrade and I didn’t know if this required anything additional. I ended up going with a Pioneer SPH-130DAB as I wanted...
  8. Your experience about oil catch can installation experience

    Alfa Giulietta
    I want to know about your experience about installation of oil catch can and which one is better, What effect does it have on the motor vehicle? My car is giulietta 1.4 TC 170 Hp Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Top gearbox mount installation

    Alfa Giulietta
    I need to change my Giulietta 1.4MA top gearbox mount, as it's quite worn. It's not a difficult job, just a bit tight. What would be the easiest? Remove the three bolts on the gearbox bracket holding the mount, or removing the three bolts on the gearbox itself and lifting out the bracket and...
  10. Correct installation plastic panel beneath wipers

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, My windshield got replaced lately due to a crack in the windshield. When I got the car back, I saw a little black piece of the plastic panel just beneath the wipers sticking out. I have marked the piece sticking out on the pic. This made me wonder: was the plastic panel installed back...
  11. Bilstein Alfa Romeo 159 B12 Pro Kit Installation

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I have just purchased a brand new Bilstein Alfa Romeo 159 B12 Pro Kit. However they don't come with the Spring Rubber (Part No. 50515170) as photo attached. Those rubbers look tired on existing absorbers. Told that I can insert some rubber tube on the spring instead. Please advise if...
  12. GT drivers window installation - difficult ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks, Someone decided to break into my car over the last Bank Holiday weekend, by smashing the drivers window. No problem I thought. Phone the insurers, speak to their glass repairers, get a new window. No - it's not that simple. None of the major glass repairers in the UK have any stock...
  13. Installation of Pioneer AVH-Z5050BT... HELP!

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi folks.. OK, I need help. I had heroically bought a double din fascia plate for the MiTo, and a Pioneer AVH-Z5050BT to go along with it. What I didn't do was 1. Buy Standard double din Cage 2. Buy harness to connect from MiTo connectors to ISO (however ISO harness with unterminated ends was...
  14. Need a fitter for my 159 head unit installation

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everyone, I’d be grateful if someone can recommend a fitter within reasonable distance 1-1,5 hour drive from Mold?) that can do the installation of the head unit I got from Navall on my 159. Thanks in advance for your help gents.
  15. Giu footrest installation

    Alfa Giulietta
    I bought a new footrest for my giu.there are three small bolts, nuts and washers.i dont know how can i install it properly.anyone help me? LG-D855 cihazımdan Tapatalk kullanılarak gönderildi
  16. TPMS installation on winter tyres???

    Alfa Giulietta
    I wonder if anybody have tried to install TPMS sensors (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System) on "old" wheels? The problem is that I have old winter wheels without TPMS sensors that I want to use on my new Giulietta. I can see on e-bay that you can buy sensors for installation in each wheel for the...
  17. Bluetooth Alfa Romeo 147 2004 installation

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Excuse me if this is the wrong section to post this, let me know if so. I always wanted to have aux cable so music didn't lose to much quality but Bluetooth seemed to be more convenient and better for nowadays standards. So, after years of owning an Alfa 147 2004, I finally decided to get one...
  18. Help with DAB installation in my 2012 G

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, I'm hoping to install the AutoDab in my 2012 G with pop-up navigation but I'm going to need some help. Can anyone who's done this themselves give me a hand? Cheers
  19. Amp installation FL

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Just ordered a 2nd hand Haes amp but I'm not that up on installation . Is there a mounting point in the boot on a facelift , do I need to to order a connector block or wiring harness ? I would really appreciate advice , thanks
  20. 159 stereo help, aux installation or other hardwire connection

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hello guys, I own a '58 plate 159 with a B&M system installed as stock. I also use an iPhone 6 for my music in this car. Unfortunately, in this setup the only way I can get my music playing is via the use of a poxy FM transmitter. I want to set up an aux connection, but most of the cables on...
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