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  1. 3.0 v6 TI (FL) overhaul

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Sooo, I bought another 166, facelift, TI version, and replaced or repaired or refurbished pretty much everything. Low mileage car but neglected. if you are planning to do any of the above and get stuck with something, or need advice, let me know !
  2. GTA rear suspension overhaul group buy 3

    Alfa GTA
    Hi everyone Looking at putting together another rear suspension overhaul group buy, if anyone is interested can you please let me know, will have to see if its still viable. The kit consists of all 4 genuine Alfa transverse arms (including the 2 x GTA specific arms with stiffer bush material)...
  3. FOR SALE: GTA rear suspension overhaul - spare set

    Alfa GTA
    WITHDRAWN: GTA rear suspension overhaul - spare set WITHDRAWN: I hadn't noticed another group buy underway. Sorry, won't queer the pitch. I hope I'm not treading on anybody's toes but I have a BNIB spare set from the first group buy for the GTA rear suspension overhaul that I'd be happy to...
  4. V6 24V Engine overhaul manual

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have been looking at a couple of older threads searching for a factory workshop or some sort of a manual for the 24V with procedures, tolerances and clearances but I cannot find any. I looked on eBay and there is a book but it only covers the trans-axle and 164 V6 engines, not 156, 147, GT...
  5. 156 GTA suspension overhaul

    Alfa GTA
    Question - I am about to replace my tired (and now left rear collapsed) shocks with a set of KW V1 coilovers and am wondering what else would be worth replacing 'while Im in there'. I am going to replace the front lower and upper arms with TRW parts and possibly the front drop links if required...
  6. GTA rear suspension overhaul - group buy

    Alfa GTA
    15/03/2019 - Update Thinking of doing another group buy and stocking up for myself as well. Does anyone want to get in on this? Could ideally do with 5 buyers to make the deal work. Price would be £380 for the set. ------------------------------------------------------------------------...
  7. GTV 916 Gearbox Overhaul

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guys, Just wanted to put out an SOS for any knowledge or experience with problems related to the gearbox on a 1998 2.0 litre Twin-spark GTV? I'm an experienced DIY owner that has not been able to find any specific overhaul and diagnostic information regarding intermittent gear selection...
  8. Cylinder head overhaul

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I had a slight murmur on the Alfetta which as I was selling it I took it for a tune up, tuner diagnosed a sticking exhaust valve on number 2 so I took the head off to investigate. Turned out to be just a valve stem seal but while it was off I had all the seals replaced, shims set, valves...
  9. overhaul 116 engine

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    working on a 116 engine and stuck at " rear oil sealing half rings " what is meant by these ?, how do they look? the handbook doesnt show a picture... someone? kind regards, Kobalt1234
  10. C630 Gearbox overhaul kit

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All Does one exist? I'd be grateful for a link, after 190K mine showing signs of wear and whine. Regards
  11. Engine overhaul to pass smog

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all, Just got my 1980 spider towed home. Im pulling the motor to rebuild as needed. The previous owner claims the motor was completely rebuilt but I never trust what I dont see. I am ingnorant of Alfas so Im looking for what would be recommended to change out. Assuming the engine runs but...
  12. Anyone help me out,rear caliper rebuild?

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi all, I tried to do rear caliper today and couldn't finished. Mine is 1997 Alfa 145 2.0 cloverleaf CF1. I couldn't remove this circlip as it is nearly in the bottom of the cylinder with narrow clearance. My snap ring pliers couldn't get it,here is the pesky layout have a look...
  13. Rear brakes - complete overhaul needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So my partner's rear brakes are shot. I bought the car knowing they needed doing so have got some grooved & dimpled discs front and rear + Mintex pads. I know the fronts should be the proverbial portion of urine but what's the score with the handbrake mechanism and the spring steel shims. The...
  14. 1.7 16v Engine overhaul for sud

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Good morning guys, I have just opened up my 1.7 16v carb engine to refresh. I haven't decided which road to take (Tune with cams etc or leave standard ?) Who would you recommend as value for money regarding engine parts ? I am still considering my options, so would be interested to get...
  15. Suspension overhaul ? 3.2 fl

    Alfa 164 & 166
    On my wish list for this year I would like to overhaul the suspension on my 2005 FL 3.2 which has 125,000 on the clock now , I really want to keep the car for the long term and would appreciate advice on want to buy and rough costs
  16. Alfa 159 Suspension overhaul

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well I've been looking forward to doing this for a long time, it's something I've always wanted to do myself, just for satisfaction really. I've been buying bits and tools every month and just got the last piece, a set of these...
  17. 147 2.0 T-spark engine overhaul

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone recommended where i can order a full engine overhaul kit for my 2003 147 2.0 T-spark. The engine has started smoking very badly and needs some TLC. I have looked on Ebay, Amazon and some sites in the UK. can anybody give me advice who to buy from based on experience without...
  18. 330 caliper overhaul

    Alfa GTA
    Does anyone know where you can buy replacement Pistons for the 330 calipers? I have an issue with my passenger side caliper so want to overhaul it. I know the seal kits are widely available on eBay etc but am struggling to find pistons? Chances are the Pistons are ok but don't want to strip down...
  19. Seat overhaul

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've stripped the seat down to sort out the leather and seat height; there's a little play in the drivers seat lower left (pre-tensioner) side. The play is in the tilt pivot point; the pivot point is non-adjustable and is machine pressed in. Anyone ever dismantled one of these pivot points at...
  20. Alfa 147 Suspension Overhaul

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello All, I have recently purchased an Alfa 147 GTA ARB to be an upgrade over my standard Twin Spark one. I am also looking at replacing the Bottom Arms and Upper arms. (Car's on over 120K on pretty much the original equipment). I am also getting knocking on uneven surfaces so I am guessing...