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  1. Brera headlight beam pattern

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So my brera went for its MOT retest today and it seems to have lost the beam pattern on the drivers side headlight. I’ve double checked the bulb fitment, it’s definitely in the correct orientation. What could be causing the loss of beam pattern? Anyone got any ideas on a fix? I’m hoping...
  2. Giulia 2017 Xenon light pattern question

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi All, This is my first post here. I'd like to start with saying, thanks for the moderators to make this forum what it is. I've now done 95.000 km on my Giulia 2017. I love everything about it. Now it has been brought to my attention that my left Xenon is shining high and is blinding to...
  3. Xenon beam pattern

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, my xenon beam pattern seams all off to me, I can only see my side of the road when driving at night and nothing on the opposite side. It seems as though my beams are pointed to the left. I tried adjusting the driver's side one to point more straight but the 6mm hex key didn't do...
  4. Wheel bolt pattern compatability 156 to 159?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've decided to give up my '02 156sw for a '06 159sw. Can I use my rims on the new car?
  5. Xenon Beam Pattern

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have noticed recently that my Xenon headlights appear to light up road signs on the left much more than other road users and wondered if my beam pattern needs adjusted. The two flicks on my beam pattern appear to cross over each other and make one raised block on the left of the beam as...
  6. MOT failures...springs/suspension arm/handbrake/headlight pattern?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everyone Been a long time since i was around, but I've had a funny one, taken the 159 in for it's MOT today...to kwik fit of all places, and got a list of things wrong with the car If i'm honest i've had better MOT's... 1) Nearside windscreen wiper dirty 2) nearside (corrected upside...
  7. Engine opened, Injection pattern, some questions?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, a mis-selected glow-plug detached its glowing part from the body and drop off to cylinder space. And hitted valves and cylinder head, made some scratches and holes. We fixed the head and valves, but I tooked a picture I want to ask a pattern on the cylinder, this is the injectors pattern...
  8. Engine opened, what is this pattern

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi, a mis-selected glow-plug detached its glowing part from the body and drop off to cylinder space. And hitted valves and cylinder head, made some scratches and holes. We fixed the head and valves, but I tooked a picture I want to ask a pattern on the cylinder, this is the injectors pattern...
  9. AFM replacement. Genuine or pattern?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I am experiencing poor performance when accelerating. Diagnostics does not report any errors. The car runs much better when I disconnect the AFM, which points to it being duff. I shall give it a clean before investing in a new one as they are not cheap. I am not sure whether to replace it with...
  10. Adjust 159 Headlights for Continental Use Flatten or proper beam pattern

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi New to the Alfa forum so hopefully I'm posting this in the right place! I've recently purchased a 2007 Alfa 159 2.4 JTDm and will hopefully be taking it with me to Germany where I live (HM forces). In order to pass the regulations over here they run an MOT equivilant that requires a proper...
  11. alfa 156 bolt pattern and offset

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    anyone know any other cars that have the same bolt pattern as the 156,i cant seem to find another car with the same?
  12. JTD Decat pattern up for grabs?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys my time building the single piece decats for the JTD's is coming to an end, so i have taken the decision to sell my last version of this great pipework. it is a fully finished item, and can be used either as a pattern for replications if you want to continue with it yourself, i have no...
  13. Very Intermitent Eratic Idle - no pattern

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Guys I have searched and read various thread that mention eratic idle issues. The issue I have is that I do have eratic idle issues sometimes, but there is no pattern as to when it will happen.....so not sure where to start. The issue is common I guess i.e. when it happens (slowing down) the...
  14. Stud Pattern

    Alfa MiTo
    What is the stud pattern for the mito QV ? Ive read up and herd there 4x98 . Is that correct ? If so i cant find any wheels out there at all :mad: Its not that i dont like the QV wheels but fancied a change .
  15. Uncovered: strange boot lid pattern

    Car Detailing
    Hey guys Bit of an hobbyist detailer, who has a good fortnightly/monthly routine and loves chemical guys stuff. Anyways, my neigbour, who's a bit like me - went out and bought a Makita rotary polisher. After washing and claying my boot lid, we tried to use his polisher to get my fine scratches...
  16. Xenon beam pattern

    Alfa MiTo
    For those with xenon lights on right-hand drive cars, what's the beam pattern like? Is it supposed to reach closer on the left and extend further on the right? This is my first car with xenons and although they're bright within the beam coverage area, the cutoff is abrupt compared to halogens...
  17. WARNING Pattern Parts !!!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have a guess how old these wishbones are ... they were bought from http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ALFA-147-156-GT-TS-JTD-UPPER-WISHBONE-SUSPENSION-ARM-X2_W0QQitemZ330327439064QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM?hash=item4ce90cb6d8&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14.l1262&_trkparms=|293%3A1|294%3A30
  18. Changing 159 Xenons from Europe to UK pattern cutoff

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, So , I am visiting the UK for some proper beer with friends. I have seen in another thread some hints on switching Xenon headlamps from driving on the left to driving right (and visa versa). Apparently there is a lever that moves to do this but after looking I failed to find it. Any...
  19. Wishbones - genuine or pattern?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My wife's 156 is coming up to 90K now and I'm pretty certain is on its original bushes. They're knocking and squeaking their brains out, so I guess it's time to bite the bullet and change them all! On her last 156, I bought pattern ones. The top ones were "Distributed by Sachs Handel" and...
  20. Pattern air flow meters

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi Guys, Have any of you ever bought a Pattern Air flow meter (MAF) such as the ones available on ebay etc. Do you have any horror stories or reccomendations on which one's are worth buying. Basically my situation is that I require a MAF sensor for my 3.0 V6 which I soon plan on trading so...
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