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  1. Hybrid Turbo 1.9 16v 150 Mjet.

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi there, I have a mildly tuned (decated, remapped, suspension upgrades etc) Fiat Bravo 1.9 16v 150 mjet which is in need of a new turbo. According to Eper it is the same standard turbo as a 147 / 156 / GT / Stilo. Is anyone recommended to supply a hybrid with uprated seals - ideally on an...
  2. 147 120HP remapped to around 180+HP 1.9TJD M-jet with LPG

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anyone carried this out here? I have been offered this option on my 147. ( Supposedly giving yet more power, cleaner, and supposedly improves engine reliability/life expectancy, and MPG of course or costs anyway) Is it worth it and are the claims true. Also as they are not the biggest car...
  3. 1.9 JTD 16v mjet 2007 timing belt

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I’ve recently had my timing belt snap on my 1.9 JTD 16v and I’ve took rocket off and replaced all 16 rockers only 7 was broken but replaced them all , depressed lifters of the the oil , replaced injector seals , timed engine up correctly and still dosent start? Dosent sound like its firing at...
  4. Using 2.4 Mjet exhaust back boxes on a 2.2 JTS?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My car failed car testing for a blow in exhaust system; had a new stainless custom system put in but the back boxes are way to loud for my liking - I really do want to go back to stock as possible. The noise at the moment really takes from my car. :( The exhaust guys have offered to swap in a...
  5. 147 jtd m-jet owner from Essex (UK)

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone Recently taken possession of an ‘03 147 1.9 jtd m-jet 3door...great little car & way more solid than I thought it would be. Like any car of this age, it has its faults.. Passenger side window doesn’t work Drivers side widow controller loose/broken Very sluggish below 2000rpm Rear...
  6. 147 jtd 16v mjet cut out now won't start.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all! Ive just purchased my first alfa! And i loved it, until i was driving home tonight and "motor control system failure" popped up in front of me. Followed by a short stint in limp mode and finally coming to a halt.. And now it won't start! It just cranks over on the key. Before this...
  7. Alfa 156 2.4 20v jtd mjet may break

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I bought a 156 2.4 20v last week with the intention of servicing it carrying out a cambelt and water pump change.I was also going to carry out a front suspension rebuild as the top arms are squeaking.The car also needs the driveshafts reconditioning due to wobble when at 40mph.I am considering...
  8. 147 jtd 1.9tdi mjet 2004 speedo not working

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Got to page 4 on search with no problem same so hoping someone can help me out. Months ago my wifes car had issues, turns out it was all due to battery not supplying enough juice.. in my fault finding I disconnected the battery to reset sensors. Since the battery has been replaced...
  9. Changing Thermostst on 1.9 JTD M-Jet Sportwagon.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have the 2004 156 facelift JTD 1.9 SW. And it needs a new thermostat, which I have ordered from Alternative Autos :thumbs:. Is there anything specific I should know or prepare for in doing this job ( this weekend ). I've done a thermostat change for my previous 2001 2.4 JTD 156 SW...
  10. 147 1.9 JTD mjet vs 159 1.9 JTDm flywheels

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, As everybody knows, the flywheel on the 147 1.9 JTD mjet has problems to cope with torque (higher that 380nm) around 1750-2500rpms. The other day, I've tried 450Nm on a 159 1.9 JTDm and there is hardly any problems. Does anyone know if the 159's flywheel is plug-n-play on the 147...
  11. Hello from 2006 147 JTD Mjet Lusso owner

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi, Just wanted to say hello. Am a previous owner having had an '02 147 Selespeed (yes, I came back!), I even had a Stilo Abarth 2.4 which was bullet proof! Just wondered what people's experiences have been with the JTD Mjet, things like actual (rather than claimed) MPG etc, things to watch...
  12. 1.9JTD M-Jet Siren sound???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hiya peeps... my 156 developed this odd whiring noise when reving engine... Water pump seems to be pumping water still, belts all look good, turbo hoses are seeming to in one piece, is this the clutch or thrust bearing as it sounds like it coming from the engine block itself... but is hard to...
  13. 15 Inch Alloys On A 2.4 M-JET ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 2004 owner's manual shows 6.5 x 15 steel rims and 6.5 x 16 alloys as standard fitment for the Progression model and the Distinctive model Are there any known issues fitting 6.5 x 15 alloys instead of the steel rims ?
  14. JTD MJet Cylinder Head

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone tell me if cylinder head off a 150BHP JTD will be suitable replacement for 140BHP cylibder head? I have been trying to get a replacement for 3 months and have located this one. |Original head failed as injector seals were never replaced despite a full and complete Alfa service...
  15. mjet 156 jtd gearbox issues

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi! im having issues with my gearbox. the gear lever feels loose, 1st and 3rd gears are so close to put in i sometimes go from second gear to 1st when accelerating . it also very difficult to get into 6th gear. there no crunching of gear just feel like linkage is worn. its a 55 reg 1.9 mjet jtd...
  16. Gt 1.9 jtd 16v m-jet

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys what can someone tell me about the above i am on the lookout for a GT and quite fancy the Diesel as i do a lot of motorway driving , i have only looked at the JTS so far but have seen one in Dudley on autotrader that looks good, i have a 156 TS at the moment , also what does the M-JET...
  17. serious boost pressure problems 156 2.4 20V M-jet

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Guys, a whole bunch of people now are trying to sort out my problem....any ideas are very welcome The problem is the following: The car overboosts for some reason and then offloads the pressure or whatever the correct word for that is...you can hear it as you go. For example going on 3rd gear...
  18. 2.4 20V Mjet turbo required can anyone advise

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All I am looking to replace my 2.4 20V mjet turbo as I believe the vanes are sticking ? I am going to to strip it out ad clean it at the weekend. I am not hopeful :( Therefore my question is mine is an 05 plate are the turbos all the same on the 20V mjets ? and how much Am i LOOKING...
  19. jtd m-jet bit sluggish under 2k

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi everyone, I have a strange issue with my 2003 jtd m-jet 140ps. The engine has been completely rebuilt, new turbo,decat and modified head. EGR blanked off (This problem is not a stuck EGR..!") Oil recirc blanked (now goes to catch tank) The engine most of the time feels very sluggish under...
  20. 20V mjet down pipe to turbo joint leaking

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there I can seem to get a good seal on the clamp that bolts the turbo down pipe on it it has a very slight leak? Is there a gasket between the joint ? Is there a knack Or do they all leak a bit ? any advice would be gratefully received thanks andy
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