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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi All, I've been searching for a while for lightweight alloys and can't seem to find anything? Can anyone make any suggestions? I was hoping to go for some OZ Ultraleggars but it appears the largest they'll do is 17" in the stock fitment and I'm afraid they'll look a bit lost on my 159. Was...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I tried posting in Modified section but no response to original thread. I would like a TS Lightweight crankshaft pulley asap but have been unable to find Sotos on Facebook or Ebay ? Quote: Originally Posted by Kasperhog View Post Contact the seller on Spanos Engineering at Facebook. Got a...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Now that my car is needing some paint I thought I should add a lightweight bonnet (and boot lid?) for my facelift 156. The only ones i can find are in Japan, has anyone bought one of these or knows of anyone else who has the moulds/tools and can makes/sell them to me? I've done the usual...
  4. Alfa MiTo
    Hello, what do you think of the Road Race Motorsport lightweight pulley system for 1.4 Multiair-engines? https://roadracemotorsports.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=2009 Are there any disadvantages? The price is heavy, but I am yet tempted...
  5. Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi guys. As the title says: Lightweight alloys, just how much does it matter? It should have an impact on both mpg, and performance, but is it noticeable? Cheers :biglaugh:
  6. Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi, I'm a machinist from Greece, and i have made some pulleys for Alfa's,Fiat and Lancia's engines. Please check my ebay advert, and feel free to ask me any questions...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just won one on Ebay. Second hand bargain price. Will update on my findings once fitted. Should turn the Aux belt 30% slower and weighs about 800g less ish. So should see about a 10% weight reduction in the crank weight. I'm not expecting miricles. But as i do motorways journeys now the slower...
  8. Tuning & Upgrades
    I am looking to replace the alloys on my QV mito, and have seen the OZ ultralegeras, they weigh in at 8.7 kg unshod, what wheels are your lightweight choice. I am not creating a track car, but just improving (in my opinion) an already good package.
  9. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi where else can i fink a lighter crank pulley as hotwheels mptorsport havent got back in touch in 3 weeks??
  10. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi folks i am considering puting a lightweight fly wheel in my twinspark should i get the orginal 1 lightend or buy 1 thats already lightend?? Also what can i do to lighten the engine
  11. South Africa
    So I've been looking to convert to 15" and the only styles which I like are the minilite reps and the BBS reps. However, there are so many people with BBS reps on the wrong cars that I've started disliking the idea a bit. So I started looking for 15" steel wheels and the best one I could find...
  12. Tuning & Upgrades
    I have been looking around for one & it would appear that they are not made. Any reason for this? Is it simply that they have no demand? I had a one piece Dynamically balanced billet steel one made for my previous car (MG ZS 180 KV6) & it transformed the acceleration (also had a Quaife ATB...
  13. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Anyone have information on this model. It looks like a Sprint Veloce, but has sliding plexiglass door windows, set in an alloy frame. The doors are alloy, as is the bonnet. I was informed they were made in small number. Any ideas of values. Thanks
  14. The Technology Section
    With plastic round casings. :cool: Coming to an army squad near you soon... New plastic telescope ammo machine-gun is light as a rifle ? The Register
  15. General Motoring Discussion
    I'm in the market for a new trolley jack, and thought I'd go for a lightweight one rather than the heavy wotsit I've been using for around 20 years! Yes, I know it's on wheels, but it's more the saddle height than the weight. The one I have "just" squeezes under the side skirt on the 156 which...
  16. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    As per title I have a set of phase 1 leather seats for the GTV if anyone is interested before I put them on ebay give me a shout also have a fibreglass lightweight bonnet ideal for a trackday car just pm me if you would like more details :thumbs:
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys, My clutch gave up yesterday... so I need a whole new one. The thing is, I've been planning on modding the engine a bit sometime in the near future, and I've heard that it's important that you have a good clutch if you're going to do stuff like that. But would a standard clutch be...
  18. South Africa
    Hey guys. As you have probably realised, Im always searching for ways of increasing the performance of my car. I was reading up about lightweight crank pulleys and was wondering if its really worth it? Will it make much difference? What could I expect to pay and who will do it the best? What...
  19. South Africa
    Hi Safa Alfisti, I like my trackdays and with the V6, I eat my tires around the corners - understeer and wheelspin galore. In comes the idea of the Q2 diff. 425 pounds + shipping + tax: Q2 Diff | Classic Alfa Romeo spare parts and accessories I calculated that should arrive in at R6500. Alfa...
  20. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys, Just got my V6 Spider back from Monza today after having a new clutch fitted and on needing the clutch decided to swap out the DMF at the same time... Bought the conversion kit from EB spares (clutch & SMF) which I believe are just GTA parts, the car drives well but the ECU light is...
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