I’ve fitted the thicker bladed front ARB tonight but I’m not sure it’s right? Everything seemed to go together well ok but there’s a lot of lateral movement in the bar as it slides from side to side through the bushes.
Also the rubber seal of the drop link lower ball joint is touching the...
What a great weekend. Gots lots done on the Spider, took aerial out sorted motor and re greased all , now smooth and very happy. Fitted new speakers to the front doors, again very happy.
Went to take out the fan blower above the glove box, eeeeek. According to the work notes/manual,
My edit of the 2017 Pasta Run featuring some wonderful pre-war Alfa's, pretty much most era's of GTV/GT, a Ferrari F40, a La Ferrari, and a whole heap of us getting very lost.
I'm so proud of my little $3K GTV for running alongside such wonderful machines.
Enjoy and please post on...
For a while now if I break sharply I can smell a 'toasting' smell. It is not quite a burning smell and I assumed it was oil coming into contact with something hot. Last week the smell was almost constant so I had a under the bonnet check and sure enough there is alot of oil covering components...
as you know I have inherited some parts with my recent purchase....
have a look see and let me know of anything grabs you..I have been on fleabay and researched the cost of all these items and ave undercut the cheapest by around 30%
here we go
full set of PH2 GTV black seats...
I've got a load of 156 parts which I need to clear out of the garage. It will all be going on ebay soon, but wanted to mention it on here first in case anybody needs anything. All are pre-facelift. I have:
Spare wheel kit + spare wheel
Headlight adjuster switch unit
Recaro front seat frames...
I used to get...
Vehicle protection system unavailable occasionally on a cold start,
A battery warning light that would extinguish on a restart,
An occasional unexplained flat battery including once while driving
Inertial switch intervened which would stop the car starting
Battery is fine...
new problem has developed... i have an 07 2.4jtdm 159 with DFP delete and remap, plus restricted EGR.
she has developed a flat spot after 3k rpm and when she hits that spot she chucks out a lot of black smoke i mean alot. i'm guessing i have a boost leak but she holds 1.5 bar of boost as she...
1) I was looking for GTB2060VKLR for my Alfa 159 1.9JTDM and I found ref numbers for it 802774-5005s and 5007s it is Mercedes GL 350 Year 2011 Turbo.
I found new, and also I found 11-hour-run test turbo from factory. I bought the used one for now, because ıt has still one year guaranty...
I'm hoping I can find some help from all of you Alfa experienced people, I have many issues wrong with my GT and all I want to do is get it back up to scratch for as little cash outlay as possible (have second child on the way so little money for car parts :depressed: )
Hi, turned on the mito today to go to work and I have have loads of warning lights. Check power sterring, hill start unavailable, traction control light permanantly on and the power sterring stopped working on the last turn into work!!!!
PS the DNA will not change out of normal setting as well...
I have listed lots of 105 Series Parts on Ebay, starting this evening at 9.01 pm, such as this one :-
Just click on "see other items" for a list of them, last one starts at around 9.30pm.
Lots more to...
I wonder if anyone can help with advice.
On the way home I hear a pop and my turbo drop to 0 on the dial and lots of smoke started pouring out of the engine bay. I hear a wooshing sound but it doesn't sound like the exhaust is blowing.
I think I've lost a pipe or something for...
My wife has a 1974 2000 spider, had it since '74. I work on it (and drive it). It let out a big puff of what looked like smoke and steam and stopped. I figured it blew a head gasket but no, compression good in all cylinders. Water level in radiator not low, Oil level on dip stick too high...
I wanted to bring some more love to this amazing car. I've owned it now just over 2 years its about to go in for it's 3rd year service and MOT before it's warranty runs out. But I'm not worried it's been the most reliable car I've had, by this point of ownership my BMW needed a whole new gearbox...
My mom and dad just got home from Sicely after doing 6500 miles in the 4C in 4 weeks and it's now due a service.
It will not blow air on the window through the large vents any longer, and it's sounds like something has come loose in the front left quarter of the car. Might be...
Partsworld on eBay have a lot of stock on various 916 items at the moment, at reasonable (IMO) prices too.
Ive just bought :
2 x chassis support plates
2 x door scuff plates
2 x engine bay plastic covers
silver door pins
some other random seals and bits and pieces.
Delivery in the...
Hi everyone my name is Andy, I like to think of myself as a experienced mechanic, most of which is in the Vdub scene. Over the years I have acquired many makes n models of vehicles & always carried out my own repairs. In recent years I've rebuilt from the ground up a Golf mk4 VR6 that I still...
My sister's 105hp multi air has been difficult to start first thing in the morning today loads of warnings were shown, like abs not available, hill brake not available Vdc? Not available. Car is two weeks out of warranty, will try and get them to look at it but anyone any ideas?
I'm stumped. I was driving yesterday, and after I shut off, and shut on moments after, my Alfa has absolutely no power below 3600 RPM, and sounds like a motorboat.
Any ideas would be appreciated, I've checked the ECU, and it shows no faults.
It sounds like this;