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  1. Which wheel nuts?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have a phase 1 on standard wheels and I'm suffering from rusty nuts. I want to replace them but sure which are the correct ones, found these online, are these the ones? Alloy wheel bolts M12 x 1.25 26mm thread 17mm Hex set of 20
  2. Wheel nuts

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Ok, I'm prepared to be mocked for posting this, I'm in the process of redoing the front suspension on my 82 gtv and thought I'd put new wheel nuts on, I've bought m12 x 1.25 but they just don't go on smoothly, it's like the thread is not quite correct , what am i missing ? Be kind, cheers.
  3. Undoing suspension nuts & bolts...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just started on a refurb on the front suspension (new shocks, springs, wishbones and drop links) and so far I’ve only managed to get the two bolts off the bottom of on of the struts using an angle grinder. I’ve still got another 30 assorted nuts and bolts to undo including the drop links and...
  4. Brake balancer nuts ??

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anyone know where I can get the correct larger of the 2 nuts ? It's the one that takes a 13mm spanner. The smaller nuts are not an issue and seal up fine with standard 3/16 brake pipe but the larger nuts I managed to get from a local factors don't want to seal for some reason, guessing they are...
  5. Boot light is driving me nuts

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello there! I have an issue on my 06’ 159 3.2jts. I had the microswitch issue a few weeks ago, the one that is indicating the boot opening. The boot light was working spuriously at that time, and worked quite fine after resoldering the two wires. Then... it stopped to work. I searched in the...
  6. Suspension nuts & bolts

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Evening all, How easy is it to source new nuts & bolts for the front & rear suspension? Think I may have to cut mine apart as the rust is horrendous. Simon
  7. Found a non-destructive way of freeing corroded MAF brackets and nuts

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Having tried to remove my corroded MAF brackets previously it resulted in spinning the captive bolt in the air box lid as the nuts were so corroded. Thinking I would have to cut them off, drill them out and fit new bolts as others on here had done previously there was nothing to lose making a...
  8. Elongated wheel nuts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi peeps Can anyone drop me a link for wheel nuts for gt to use with wheel spacers please Sent from my SM-A520F using Tapatalk
  9. Brera Rusty Nuts - Fuel Filller Cap & Bonnet

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Has anyone experienced rusty nuts as you open the fuel filler cap and underneath the bonnet in the engine bay on a Brera S 3.2V6? Also, as you open the bonnet, the top of the front grill that is exposed is also flaking off...anyone had similar issues?:confused: Luckily, ive not got any rusty...
  10. 156 Multispoke wheel Nuts

    Republic of Ireland
    My 156 spat out two wheel nuts following a tyre change a few months ago that I never checked the nuts myself afterwards. So I'm in need of a pair of bolts for a 16' multispoke alloy. Halfords don't stock them, 2 dealers in south Dublin neither and no tyre center I've called has them in either...
  11. rear windows driving me nuts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all my rear windows are really p*ss$ing me off they dont work (what a surprise):lol: the switches in the rear dont light up i have checked all the fuses and relays i,ve tried another switch pack on the drivers door and even changed the fuse box still nothing there is no live at the fuses for...
  12. Gear knob rattle at speed. Driving me nuts....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please excuse the puns, but it actually is true! It has been getting worse for a few months now, at speed in 6th the metal knob lets out a distinctive rattle. If I push the stick slightly over to one side or another it will go. If I hold the metal part tightly it gets quieter, but doesn't stop...
  13. Why do people go nuts when..

    Republic of Ireland
    you overtake??? I was running slightly late to catch the train this morning and was tipping along when I came up behind a Golf doing 70kmh (I may have had to slow down a little...) Sat behind him/her until we came to a short overtaking stretch and I went for it. I did give it the full boot (in...
  14. New wheel nuts

    Alfa GTA
    Does anyone know what size the wheel bolts are, they look rusty on both cars and don't help with the aesthetics. On my pro race the bolt heads are larger I think 19 socket so the standard Gta tool is too small, are the 17 socket on the standard teledials.
  15. Will Autolusso need the 'key' for my wheel nuts?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello Finally got my GTV 3.2 today. What can I is brilliant. Its going into Autolusso on Tuesday for its 'midlife crisis' but it wasn't until I got home that I realised I forgot to pick up the key for the lockable wheel nuts from the guy selling it me.......he's going to send...
  16. Locking wheel nuts

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, Just bought my second 1997 phase 1 gtv lusso (as other was crashed into..!!) however didn't check and no locking wheel nut kit key was included so can't start messing with the brakes!! Does anyone know the correct key code for the nut (number written on the red box normally in the...
  17. Wheel nuts too tight.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    This may sound like a really silly thread, but I can't get a couple of my wheels off. My car was serviced at a local garage a month or so ago, and think they may of took the wheels off to check the brakes (?). Anyway, they're not shifting. WD40 left overnight, but nothing. The whole car moves...
  18. Ahh me nuts! (for Nev)

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  19. rusty nuts

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Whats happening,all the wheel nuts apart from the locking ones have showing lots of signs of rust,my brera is only 14 months old should these be replaced under warranty.Not a happy chappie. :rant:
  20. re: Nuts won't budge

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    re: Nuts won't budge The nuts and bolts securing the front pipe to the exhaust manifold wont budge. So far I have heated them, covered them liberally with WD40, whacked them with a hammer in a controlled way you understand but they don't wanna budge. They also seem to be an obscure size, not...