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  1. Alfa 164 & 166
    car starts and idles but no response from throttle any ideas
  2. General Alfa Discussion
    I am considering purchasing the above and wondered if there is any know historic faults in this model - it has only done 60000 and the engine size should carry that mileage ok in my opinion. Any pointers will help as I am travelling a long distance to see/ purchase it. My current Alfa is maybe...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Just like to say did 200 miles over the weekend in my be_loved Alfa 2.4 drove lovely on m25 no problems and got 45 mpg. Not bad with 4 up and luggage doing 70_80 mph. Included 30 non M/w and stuck at tunnel for 10 mins. Only mod blanked egr.
  4. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    This is following on from my ECU problem. I have located a 2nd hand virgin ECU and the engine will not start for lack of fuel. The fuel pump relay in engine bay ( relay # 2 ) is receiving a constant 12 volts and is good, however, my information is that the fuel pump & pressure is controlled by...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Some may remember my earlier post about head gasket troubles, well I am toying with the idea if just swapping the whole engine. The question is, will a 1.8 TS be a straight swap for the 2 litre TS that is currently in there. Only reason I ask is that I have the offer of a 1.8 for peanuts. Will...
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    While doing a plug chang today I also did a compression test on my 98 2.0 TS. Engine warm. One plug on each pot out. The engine has only done 103,000 Klms since new. I got 210, 191, 202, 191 psi. Did the test 3 times on each pot. This looks a bit high to me. I'm sure the tester is fine and...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I was checking fuses in the fuse boxes under the dash and in the boot. I am sure i put them all back in the same place but i am now getting a warning that the front left hand side power window saftey not available. I was checking fuses as my lumbar support in both seats does not work. Can...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi my names Andrea and I am new to this site so hi to all. I've had my Alfa 147 for a year and I've had several issues, however I've overcome most of these but I have a persistent oil leak?? I had a new oil filter fitted and a new sump box gasket but I'm still losing oil? Currently I'm putting...
  9. Introduce Yourself
    i need help, i bought a secound hand alfa 156 2004 model and the sterio is requesting the code... what is the information that you need to give me the code? chassies number? eng number? thanks
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    :confused: is it any good for jtdm engine thx
  11. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hi, Is there a rebuild manual for this engine. I need to know torques,etc. PDF would be good. Thanks chris
  12. Alfa 164 & 166
    i have had my 'intake' rubber/plastic split on me, ive got on comming but also need the engine top steady bar and engine bracket can anyone help ? its a super 3Ltr Thanks
  13. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi. Could someone please tell me if the Spider/GTV 3Ltr V6 12 valve (1995-97) inlet pipes are the same as the ones fitted to the later 3Ltr V6 Twin Cam (Per head) engine? I'm after a good set, as mine are getting very rusty, but don't want to buy something that I can't use. Usefull advice much...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Has anyone with this new engine been able to beat 36mpg? and if so how!
  15. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Intermittent A.B.S. Light coming on the dash. Some times go's out for 2 weeks then come's on again. Brakes work fine. Any thoughts as to the cause. Dave.
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi to all! Where you put the selespeed fluid there is a plastic pipe that comes out the top of the screw cap!! Is this supposed to connect to anything or is it just some sort of bleed valve or something!?? Thanks
  17. General Alfa Discussion
    Today to settle an argument I decided to shut my friend up and prove that my little MiTo could keep up with his VW lump. From a rolling start off of a roundabout onto a long straight stretch ( 20mph ) Passat in front me at the rear. So off the roundabout and he floors it and im right up behind...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    :confused: well the cam belt was changed about 200 miles ago and the car also had a full 108 k service at the same time ( it has done 105K ).The wife has used the car every day to go to work a round trip of 20 milesfor the last week or so . However today i used the car and noticed a ticking...
  19. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi I'm wondering does anyone have an old 2ltr Nord laying about ? or potentially an old Alfetta - GTV that may be heading for the scrap yard? I need at least one or potentially two Nord engines to hopefully get a single good race engine built during the winter. In the shorter term I could do...
  20. South Scotland
    Hi I'm wondering does anyone have an old 2ltr Nord laying about ? or potentially an old Alfa that may be heading for the yard? I need at least one potentially two Nord engines to hopefully get a single good race engine built suring the winter. In the shorter term I could do with locating an...
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