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  1. JTD inlet manifold replacement HELP!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I had a look at doing the job today but I'm a bit windy about the HP fuel pump and pipework that has to come off. Can someone please my fears either on here or by phone. I need to do it tomorrow as I will not have the facilities from Friday and I worry that it I won't get it done in one day...
  2. Are the 159 & GT plastic manifold interchangeable?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    To minimise my GT’s time off the road I may have the chance of a 159 plastic inlet manifold which I will remove the swirl flaps and properly clean. My question is the compatibility of the 159 & GT units. Derek.
  3. Inlet manifold coolant drain?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As above, do you have to drain the coolant when you remove the inlet manifold?? Thank you!
  4. Wizard exhaust manifold

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I am looking to replace the manifolds on my 3.2 gtv to get rid of the heat problem and make exhaust system less restrictive. I would like the wizards as they are highly respected. My questions are what is involved in doing the job, what are the issues and would it be a better option to leave it...
  5. Best sealant for intake manifold?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Just acquired myself a spare intake manifold for my 2.4 which I have de-swirled and cleaned ready to fit the blanks. It’s in the dishwasher as we speak LOL! The question is this - having split the manifold in to two halves (which destroyed the rubber gasket) what is the best sealant to use...
  6. Hole in Brera intake manifold

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all very new to the page as have just brought myself a Brera 3.2 V6. Love the car but always felt it was holding back a little, I thought this was just cos it was over due a service so got it done straight away. During the service they found a hole in the intake manifold (gear box end I'm...
  7. alfetta gtv inlet manifold set of rubbers

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    hi I am looking for alfetta gtv inlet manifold set of rubbers - to connect manifold to the carbs. does anyone where I can get them from? thanks
  8. 147 1.9 JTDm Inlet Manifold Help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've a 2009 147 Ducati that has the Magneti Marelli plastic inlet manifold with the metal swirl flaps. I'm looking into doing a swirl flap delete but I can't find anywhere that sells the blanking plugs for this manifold, only the older metal Pierburg manifold. Does anyone make a kit for this...
  9. Brera 3.2 inlet manifold torque setting?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I know I have seen this somewhere on the forum but cannot seem to find it! I have just changed the plugs on a Brera 3.2 and cannot seem to find in the inlet manifold torque setting. Can someone advise please? Thanks Nick
  10. GT JTS head removal - exhaust manifold?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, Just bought a GT 2.0 JTS with a failed head gasket and I'm in the process of removing the head. This is my first JTS motor and I need some advice on the exhaust manifold... Given the manifold plus downpipe plus pre-cat/cat is a single assembly, I'm obviously going to have to remove...
  11. Intake manifold melted jtdm 1.9 150 HP

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Follow the green wire on the 1st pic… The plastic intake manifold has melted close to the EGR valve flange. The question is why? An how to repair? The consequence is the burn of the wiring loom by the exhaust gases and the p2148 and p2151 error codes I had (see...
  12. 1.9 jtdm inlet manifold problem

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I have 159 1.9 jtdm. My mechanic said swirl flap of inlet manifold is broken and manifold must be changed. I have not seen any performance lose. Mechanic showed me a broken arm on the engine that controls flaps. He said that i have two options, one is changing the manifold (expensive)...
  13. Alfa 159 manifold gasket

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I have a ***** 159 and it needed a new manifold gasket and while it was in I wanted the timing belt and water pump to be replaced and a service. Also it needed new rear springs, a steering rack & front pads. Do any members know roughly how long all these jobs should take (including drilling...
  14. 1.6 JTDM Intake manifold restriction removal (that old chestnut again)

    Alfa Giulietta
    Has anyone actually removed it from a 1.6? if so how do i do it? i'd like to free a few ponies before the remap :rofl:
  15. FS: 2.0 TS Cam cover seal and inlet manifold gasket

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Found these in the back of the garage. I remember buying these separately then having to buy a kit to get some of the others I needed when I changed the head gasket on the 156. Cam cover seal £12.50 Inlet manifold gasket £7.50 (See attached pic for type) plus postage costs
  16. Manifold heat shields,

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys, I've replaced my manifolds with a set of Wizard Decatted ones and car goes really well, but when I rev hard i can hear a tinny sound, I discoverd that on the Rear bank the heatshield is moving on one side as it only has one bolt point unlike the front ones which have 2, is there anyway...
  17. Inlet manifold types

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have to get my arse into gear & think about getting rid of those jolly old swirl flaps. I've got the plastic manifold. Will any one fit? Secondhand manifolds appear to be cheap on fleabay When I do get around to doing the job, I'll need to be able to get on with it as quick as poss, so was...
  18. Rattle sound when cold (exhaust manifold shield)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everyone, Car began to rattle when cold, I found few screws broken on catalytic converter end, fixed it, but it still makes same sound. My question is can you check the top of the exhaust manifold by removing heat shield from it, and can you tighten the screws that way. Everything...
  19. Inlet manifold for sale no flaps

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ive started to strip my little 1.9 147 and have this manifold for sale which has no flaps, they havent been deleted its actually cast with no flaps. £65 posted via Hermes
  20. Porous coolant manifold

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    This isn't looking good, cooling system was flushed out and new coolant added when the new rad was fitted. Looks like it could be porous.