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  1. Thicker front ARB, lots of movement?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, 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...
  2. Lots done but Blower fan help needed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, 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, 1. take...
  3. Perth Pasta Run 2017 Video - Lots of Alfas ad Ferraris

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi Guys 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...
  4. Lots Of Oil Where There Should Not Be Oil

    Alfa Giulietta
    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...
  5. lots of GTV stuff up for sale....

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Gents, 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...
  6. Lots of 156 parts available

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    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...
  7. Lots of electrical problems, fixed

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    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...
  8. high rpm flat spot and lots of smoke

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    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...
  9. Bought a new Turbo, have lots of questions.

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi 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...
  10. Please help! Lots wrong!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Morning all, 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: ) Ok so...
  11. Help, lots of warnings lights

    Alfa MiTo
    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...
  12. Lots of 105 Series Items on Ebay

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I have listed lots of 105 Series Parts on Ebay, starting this evening at 9.01 pm, such as this one :- http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/301797071898?ssPageName=STRK:MESCX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1557.l2649 Just click on "see other items" for a list of them, last one starts at around 9.30pm. Lots more to...
  13. 159 Sportswagon 1.9jtdm No Turbo and lots of spoke

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, 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. Any ideas? I think I've lost a pipe or something for...
  14. Gas in the oil, lots of it.

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    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...
  15. Some fixes and lots of love

    Alfa Giulietta
    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...
  16. lots of miles and first service with issues

    4C & 4C Spider
    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. Problems: 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...
  17. Partsworld, lots of stock on eBay right now

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Heads up. 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...
  18. Newbie with lots to say n questions to ask

    Introduce Yourself
    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...
  19. Lots of warnings

    Alfa MiTo
    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?
  20. Alfa 156, lots of noise - no power

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    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; http://youtu.be/DuQ-AP7PzuA Cheers
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