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  1. 156 Lift Reverse Gear Knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anyone got any recommendations for a gear knob that will fit the 6 speed 156 with lift reverse. I could really do without spending mega money on an OEM one, my last V6 was fitted with a Momo Race Air leather/aluminium gear knob, bit these are going for £80+ now. Halfords do one for around...
  2. Pre-face lift 3.0 166 exhaust options

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I own one of the above, with a CF3 engine, which I believe has much catalyst action. I am looking to reduce the level of catalytic activity as a means to releasing horses, and/or look at other options for a more free-flowing exhaust. So, if anyone has a second hand Ragazzon or Wizard or other...
  3. Why no face lift?

    4C & 4C Spider
    With the coupe getting on for 5 years old I am wondering why we haven't at least seen a slight refresh of the model? The interior could benefit from a new go over, especially the steering wheel and infotainment. Slap a Giulia wheel in there and a TFT radio from the fiat500 etc and it would be...
  4. Automatic Boot Lid Lift

    Alfa Giulietta
    Don't know who is present on the various Alfa/Giulietta Facebook groups and I have searched these forums to see if there is anything knocking about but I have seen this fun little modification knocking around over the last week. You disassemble one of the boot struts and place over it, the the...
  5. HLS Hydraulic Lift

    Alfa GTA
    KW Suspension Universal KW Suspension Universal HLS Hydraulic Lift Retrofit Kit for KW Coilovers anyone got a price on this yet
  6. Just bought a 147 face lift

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    At the weekend we bought a 147 1.6ts face lift. It will be used by my wife so we can take the Spider off the road during the winter months, trying to preserve it. There are a few bits which need fettling to bring the car up to my standard. There is one thing I need some 147 knowledge help on...
  7. Jacking up a GTV ? ? ?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Okay . . . so I need to change the brakes on my GTV, so I need to jack it up and put it on Jack stands. I can't get a trolly jack under it because of the Autodelta kit thats on it, and the fact its lowered. So a few questions: If I can get the car up using the normal jacking points and the...
  8. Help i need a lift

    My cup is going into the bodyshop on Saturday morning for a bit of a tidy up and i need a lift home. Garage is in Honley and i live in Keighley, hoping someone can help me out, petrol money would be forthcoming. Thanks Paul.
  9. Face lift lights

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Full beam and side lights have stopped working. Rear lights work fine as do the normal lights. The blue full beam light comes on on the dash . ANY IDEAS?
  10. Mobile car scissor lift

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hello all I've just been looking at some mobile car lifts and was wondering if anyone had any experience of them? I'VE found 2 the links are below, they look very good and I'm sure they would pay for themselves in time Take a look and tell me what you think! Griff :-)...
  11. No 'lift up' on reverse gear

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Recently been given a Q2 147 from my brother and it has a couple of little niggles that I want to sort. First off is the gear stick not centering. I've read up on that and understand I need to change some bushes. No problem. The other issue however is that there is nothing to stop...
  12. To face lift or not to face lift - 156

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hello all, I have a Alfa 156 2.4 JTD 2003 - Pre face lift and I also have a dead Alfa 156 1.9 JTD face lift. I have already used some bits to upgrade my 2.4 such as the info center but I wondered which do you guys prefer the face lift or pre face lift as I keep jumping between keeping it as it...
  13. 147 Suspension Lift / Rally Look

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I know this is a crazy question as most people are asking for advice on lowering but here goes... I was wondering whether to do the opposite and raise my car a little to give it a bit of a rally look. I'm just thinking as I want to craft a few FRP panels and make some changes to the look of the...
  14. Positive GT thread..We need a lift.. :-)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So spent last 48hours awake getting back from a work trip to Asia. Got home late this morning, slept a while today and was itching to get out for a blast in my GT..Thats how these cars make you feel. :) Awesome evening on some really nice fast twisty roads. My car is finally as i want her to be...
  15. 147 face lift fog light? and number plate bulb..

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys, so my first problem is that I have changed the number plate bulbs but for some reason one of them will not sit back up normally like the other, the clip and everything are exactly the same but I cant get it to stay up? Any suggestions? View image: photo 2 Secondly, I have white...
  16. £10 Face Lift

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I thought I'd give the grill a face lift , went on the bay got a sheet of aluminium grill and a roll of self adhesive chrome plastic strip . Made some paper templates , cut the grills , removed the bumper attached the grills with thin cable ties , reassembled fitted the chrome strip around the...
  17. face lift 156 headlights

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Just want to know if 156 facelift headlights came as standard with black inserts Thanks
  18. upgrading lift pump jtd

    Tuning & Upgrades
    I'm thinking about upgrading the lift pump on my 156 2.4 jtdm. Anybody done it before? I'm looking at a walbro 255 , but its body is only 38mm wide , while my current one is 51mm. Could i use somekind of sleeve to fit it? Also would i need an extrernal fuel pressure regulator? There is a...
  19. 156 jts face lift model, brake piston wind back direction

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi' all, i am about to change the brake disc pads ( all four wheels ) on my pride and my absolute joy ( 2005 156 jts veloce mark 2 face lift ) got the pads, purchased the wind back tool, all i need to know now is which direction does the piston need to rotate in order to wind it back in. clock...
  20. quick trolley lift position query

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, just got everything together to do an oil and filter change, but I'm not sure on the trolley jack location on my 2.4 spider.. I've searched around and people talk of wood in the jack point or other locations, but I've just moved house so haven't got anything suitable and no tools here to...