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  1. PH3 Spider 2.0TS front shocks needed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, Well, I was doing so well. Removed the front shocks from one side. Turret bolts came out without shearing. Spring compressed without tears. It wasn't too dreadful. However the new ones I had ready to fit are the Ph1/2 type with no bolt plate fitted for the PH3 anti roll bar links to...
  2. Urgent help needed - 1.6 TS coil pack snapped on removal

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, someone is coming to buy the 147 on Saturday, so I thought it would be a good idea to give it a full service prior to sale, including replacing all 8 spark plugs. Unfortunately it hasn't gone to plan, the small spark plug on cylinder 1 had rusted, and the coil pack was completely stuck...
  3. Help needed changing front seats

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, need some help with changing the front seats in my Mito - can any tell me have to remove the plastic covers over the electrical connectors for the seats ? I just don't seem to be able to figure out how to do it and don't want to break them trying - I have removed the square headed pins but...
  4. Spring pan needed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Spent a week derusting a second rear spring pan only to find its holed. Before I go down the new route does anyone have a good second hand drivers side one-bushes not needed. Thanks Ian
  5. 159. 2.4 Engine stalling help needed

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    159. 2.4 TI. Stalling whilst driving? I have had a couple of reasonably slow speed senarios where all engine power goes, As you come to a stop ( carefully as power steering has gone) as revs drop and go into neutral , engine is off. E.g no idle. Initially car won’t restart from start button...
  6. Catastrophic spark plug failure - much help needed!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello All, Yesterday I purchased a very clean and pretty Red CF3 2.0 twinny in Cleethorpes! My second alfa spider.... The drive home to London went very poorly as a spark plug failed near louth. Failed as in popped the centre of the plug UP into the coil and then obviously lots of noise and...
  7. Advice needed for 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 147 Mjet Lusso 16v 05 plate and I love it, best car I've owned. However in the 2 years I've owned it I've spent a small fortune on repairs and breakdowns. The problem I have is the family mechanic is reluctant to do anymore work on it as every time he fixes it he recommends that I sell...
  8. Help needed with wheel fitment AR147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, i have decided to upgrade my wheels but i can't decide which wheel size to put on. Should i choose 17x7 or 17x8 ? My thought is 17x8 with ET 30 offset and 20 or 30 mm suspension height drop. The problem is that 17x8 (215/45/17) with ET 30 pokes out 22.7mm more than before and it can't...
  9. GTV part needed...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Is there anyone out there breaking a GTV with a red style interior? I need the near side rear interior trim (The side panel next to the seat with the arm rest). Thank you!
  10. Any aircon experts, advice needed?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I bought a manifold gauge set from Amazon as I was keen to get to grips with how the aircon works. I had a read of this guide and it all seems to make sense, high and low pressure side is in the sort of range I'd expect to see but just for the hell I added a puff of gas, quite happy. Thing is...
  11. Alfa GT JTD engine help needed with potential cambelt probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Thanks for any help offered folks. So.... I did a service on my beloved Alfa a fortnight ago, including oi, oil filter and air filter, and everything went fine (the fuel filter was changed two years ago, about 15,000 miles, just to give some more info if needed). Then a week ago i had a...
  12. GT aircon triggering cooling fan - advice needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I’ve been driving around in my GT for the last few months with the aircon off (as it wasn’t working). I recently fixed the aircon (leaking condenser) and it now works perfectly. However - now I’m finding that the cooling fan is triggering approx every minute - it runs for a few seconds, then...
  13. 166 ICS code needed please

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Details are as follows...
  14. 166 2.0 Air Con Condensor needed

    Alfa 164 & 166
    My A/C has never blown cold, so went for a re-gas yesterday .... but they said the condensor is knackered / leaking so a new one needed:disappointed: . Tried Alfa Workshop etc & they say they can't get new ones. Autolusso are going to get back to me. Google has come up with aftermarket ones but...
  15. Grigio Stromboli 156 - Parts Needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anybody know of or breaking a Grigio Stromboli 156? I'm after a pair of side skirts if possible. There's a couple on eBay, one without skirts and the others are in bad condition! Cheers!
  16. Spider Help Needed Please

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Got a check engine light on the way home from work on Friday on my 2.2 jts Spider, used multiecuscan which gave me two error codes, one for a cam sensor and the other for a lambda Disconnected the battery, not sure why just habit I guess, had 2 new cam sensors so replaced both changed the top...
  17. Alfasud Ti Parts needed

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi, I'm looking for some parts for an Alfasud S3 Ti that I am rebuilding. It has had light front end damage, many parts were removed years ago and lost so I'm looking for some quite hard to get bits: Both front headlamp assemblies (Thats dip beam, main beam, mounting plate, plastic surround and...
  18. Advice needed - Spider 916 v6 12v MAF issue

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all! I know similar topics have been made before but I was unable to find a definitive answer. I have a 916 spider 3.0 v6 12v and I am looking for a new MAF. The original Bosch product has been taken out of production but whatever can be found in warehouses around Europe is excessively...
  19. A Pillar driver side grey trim needed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi all, I had a tear in the material of the a pillar trim and removed, in order to to retrim or replace the a pillar with factory grey material, as in the pic. does anyone know or attempted to find this material and can point me to it. Alternatively if someone has a spare a pillar i would be...
  20. Windows 10 lappy needed for student

    The Technology Section
    Would this fit the bill? Will it run fast etc? :paranoid: https://www.morgancomputers.co.uk/product_detail/20146/Lenovo-ThinkPad-T440s-14-Touchscreen-Laptop-Intel-i5-4300U-1-9GHz-Processor-8GB-180GB-SSD-Webcam-Windows-10-Professional/ Processor Intel Core i5-4300U 1.90GHz Dual Core (Up to...
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