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  1. 2.0 JTDM. How to remove intercooler.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As it can I remove the inter-cooler in the simplest way....preferably without disconnecting anything AC related as its only fairly recently been serviced and it seems a waste!.... Is it even possible to remove it without disturbing the AC? Hopefully someone will have some experience...
  2. Turbo to intercooler

    Alfa MiTo
    Some how my little mito 1.6 has split the rubber pipe from the turbo and I'm struggling to find the part or even a aftermarket one the part number is 50516866. Any help will be a massive favour
  3. JTDM Intercooler Hose Pipe 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT Just bought this and I'm just wondering whether you guys think it's worth fitting myself or paying a labour charge of £30 for my garage to do...
  4. AIRTEC intercooler upgrade for 1.4 MA 170hp

    Alfa Giulietta
    did anyone upgrade the stock intercooler ? to one of Airtec's there are 2 models, one for the 1.4 MiTo and another for the Giulietta yet it doesn't say whether it's gonna fit or not
  5. Fiat Bravo 1.9 MJET 150 intercooler size?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hello chaps, I'm waiting for my rebuilt turbo which I should have next week sometime, I'm just wondering what size inlet and outlet does the intercooler use as I can buy a new one to install when I get my turbo back, 57mm ø seems to be the smallest intercooler I can find, although I think the...
  6. QV Owners - Engine Intercooler Placement

    Alfa Giulia
    Sorry guys but i follow this vlogger on Youtube:- I find the guy strangle entertaining plus he has passion for fast cars, albeit a Mercedes C63S. Anyhow if you take a look at the clip you will find that the car end's up totaled due to the fact the engine gets hydra-locked - i believe this...
  7. 1.6 - 2.0 jtdm intercooler couplings-coonections

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everybody , I need help ☺ see on doc enclosed, i would like to know the ext diameter of the item N°9 or internal diameter of the elbow N°2 i need to know this because im going to install a 2.0 jtdm interco on a 1.6jtdm. I know that outlets of the 2.0 IC are 57mm but i dont know what size on...
  8. Alfa 147 intercooler problems

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey. After sorting some weird issues on my 147, i noticed there is some oil on the intercooler .it's not dripping out, it's just some black residue over a small portion of the intercooler. Car hasn't lost any oil on the dipstick, so should I investigate further? The residue is near the lower...
  9. Stumped! Could it be my intercooler?...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Anyone help me out? I'm getting loads of black smoke from my 147 Q2 1.9JTDM when i hit 3k revs which makes me think its a turbo problem, now a while ago i had a split pressure pipe from the intercooler that was leaking oil, i replaced it but ever since i've been getting black smoke...
  10. 2.4 intercooler

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Good evening all, Has anybody had to remove/replace their intercooler? If so what's involved? Took the front bumper off for a quick look today and it looks to me as if the whole cooling pack needs to come out? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks Simon
  11. Oil Cooler / Intercooler

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Sorry if this is a stupid question, but are oil coolers and intercooler different, and does the 2.4 JTDm have both? If so, where are they located? Lastly, if you change the oil cooler, is an oil change absolutely necessary at the same time?
  12. Fitting 156 JTD (Bigger) intercooler to 147 JTD

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I thought I would search what I found here too: From my research on Eper and Ebay, here are the details: 147 intercooler - PArt number - 46744880 - Core Dimensions : 240 x 172 x 62 mm 156 intercooler - part number - 60686738 - Core Dimensions : 240 x 202 x 62 mm Source 156...
  13. Intercooler option for 147 jtd 8v

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi all, What is easiest option for a bigger intercooler? I have heard either the 156 or 159 jtd has a bigger intercooler that bolts on and all same pipe can be used? Thanks
  14. GQV Intercooler Pipe Restriction

    Tuning & Upgrades
    While installing a K&N filter to my Giulietta 2010 QV, I have noticed that the pipe from the turbo to the intercooler has a restricted size when compared to the rest of the hoses, plus it looks like it has a restrictor of some sort - not sure what the segment marked as '1' contains, the ePER...
  15. Help - EGR / Turbo / intercooler hose issue

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Guys, I have spent hours reading through countless posts on the issues I have, I have a good understanding now of what the issues could be but as I have several issues I'm hoping for a little advise if someone has the time to read the below and help me out that would be great: Ok so three...
  16. Upper intercooler hose 1.9 8v jtd 156 2003

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys I'm struggling to source an intercooler pipe for my 156 1.9 8v jtd it's 2003 pre face lift model. I noticed a sense of no particular urgency at low revs and light throttle yesterday when we were out for the day. Before I made the journey home I discovered a 2" split in the hose close...
  17. Giulietta 1.4 upgraded intercooler

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello guys! Is there someone who has fittet a bigger intercooler on there giulietta 170 or know a place where i can buy a bigger intercooler? Does the intercooler from a Mito 1.4 170 fit?:-)
  18. Intercooler hose

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all I'm looking to purchase a lower intercooler hose for my 2.0 jtdm ti. The OEM is only supplied together with the aluminium pipe which connects to rear of turbo. This makes the cost expensive. I'm not able to find a silicone alternative. The pipe has a 60 mm ID reducing to a 45 mm ID. I...
  19. So that's why I lost all my boost!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This made for an interesting trip home from work. Can anyone spot anything wrong with this picture? Looks like the clamp just gave up so that's this weekend's job sorted. :thumbs:
  20. 156 JTDM Intercooler to TB Pipe - Cheapest ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Car is a 2005 Alfa 156 JTDM 150. See attached pic As can be seen, the Intercooler to Throttle Body pipe needs replacing as it has a couple of splits ( hence the gaffer tape!) Does anyone know if a non Alfa part will fit ( ie as this engine is common to Vauxhall/Fiat and a few others I cannot...