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  1. Piston rings Alfa boxer 1.7 16V

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    A long shot, but maybe worth a try; I have bought a brand new set of original pistons for an Alfa Romeo 33 16V engine, but I failed to notice that the matching piston rings were not included. The pistons are first oversize – 87.2 mm. The Challenge is that I cannot find any source to buy...
  2. Good piston rings for cf3 AR32310

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone! My 2.0 euro 3 TS burns an unacceptable amount of oil, so i am planning on changeing out the piston rings. I read on another thread, that some prefer 3 piece oil rings. I would be very interested in hearing from someone who have already done this, what rings did you use, where...
  3. Piston Supplier

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Don't suppose anyone on here has had experience of this piston supplier They have offered me a good price on a set of twin spark pistons, but would like some feedback from someone who has some...
  4. Caliper Piston Wear on Newest Part

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi Alfa fans. I had what appears to be a common problem - the rear calipers on my Mito seized. They were replaced less than two years ago. I just had an MOT and I was warned that the caliper piston boot is split and letting in dirt, etc. and may cause a future seizure. I asked how this can...
  5. Caliper Piston Cover

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I recently was checking my front brakes as I am getting a squeak, I realized that the pistons on the caliper have like a thin metal cover over them. I was wondering if this was normal, I haven't seen them on pictures or on other cars. Thanks
  6. Fishing in the Piston Pot

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Thought I'd share this interesting anicdote both as an amusing story and a warning! I am currently finishing of a rebuild of a 1.8 TS that was stripped down due to zero compression on Cylinder 2 (turned out to be a chipped valve). Anyway, having fitted a new head gasket, head, inlet and exhaust...
  7. piston rewind tool.

    Republic of Ireland
    well all, im after doing back brakes on 156. so dont need this tool now. its laser brake calliper tool from halfords. (31 euro) job is a lot easier with this tool. selling for 15 euro +7.50 postage. will post pics up later.:)
  8. Piston Rings

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am currently rebuilding an engine for someone with a twinny and they want me to replace the iston rings is there a guide anywhere to assist with this? als does anyone know a price and where i can get these from?
  9. Piston Rewind Tool

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I need to change my rear disks and pads and just found out the hard way after hrs messin around with the damn things that i need a specific tool. The piston rewind tool. Has anybody got one to lend or assist me with in and around Leicester? :rolleyes: Why couldn't it be easy like the...
  10. piston heights! im in trouble

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    right the cambelt went on the 156 ive got, got the head off, bent valves on pistons 3 and 4 exhaust only. but having a look at the pistons, there has obviously been contact but not damaged them or really even dented them. this is the problem i have pistons 1 and 2 are lower in the bore! sounds...
  11. 2.0 TS piston removal.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folk, Just a bit of info needed for the removal of piston from a 2001 2.0 ts engine. Is it at all possible to remove a piston from the bottom of the engine or does the crank get in the way making it impossible??
  12. Four Piston brembo's

    Tuning & Upgrades
    I have a set of these in black (with alfa romeo in white on the outward face of the caliper) and i think they came off either a 156 or a 166 Now my problem is that im trying to fit them to my Series One Peugeot 106 Rallye, but i cant find any information on the discs that they use ie diameter...
  13. REPLACING A PISTON ON A 1997 Spider 2.0 TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Has anybody changed a piston on the above car, firstly how easy is it and where can i buy a replacemnt piston.
  14. How many HP can I load on standard Piston Rods (V6 3L 24V)?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all, I'm doing some improvements on my 164 Super, and it will reach 300 to 330 HP, I will be changing pistons and a lot of things, however I don't know if the standard Piston Rods will resit, Do you have any experience ? or have heard anything ? Improvements are a new engine...
  15. Piston Heads End of Year Meeting

    South East
    Could be fun meeting - however there is a lack of Alfa's !!!
  16. piston rings end gap

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi, anyone know for sure how much should the end gap be on the piston rings of the 16v boxer with 89mm 11.6:1 cr JE pistons ?
  17. 8C on Piston Heads.

    General Alfa Discussion
    red motori ltd : ALFA ROMEO 8C COMPETIZIONE Wonder why he's selling?
  18. piston problems

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    i have a 1999 156 1.8ts that has had a head gasket failure. The composte gasket material failed at the rear of the fire ring on piston 1. this sort of failure is not unusual. as a result of getting hot piston 3 has failed the alloy failing between the rings. I have pictures for anyone who is...
  19. TS 2.0 piston & liner set source

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    All, We are intalling a TS into a '72 spider and are looking for a source for pistons & liners with a higher than stock (10/1) compression ratio. Our budget is for cast pistons, tho, not $$$ forged. Any where from 10.5/1 to 11/1 is what we need. Thanks, John (new member) cars: D sports racer...
  20. Type 75 TS 2.0L piston & liners

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    All, We are intalling a TS into a '72 spider and are looking for a source for pistons & liners with a higher than stock (10/1) compression ratio. Our budget is for cast pistons, not $$$ forged. Any where from 10.5/1 to 11/1 is what we need. Thanks, John (new member) cars: D sports racer...