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  1. Door handles renovation / sticky plastic no more

    Alfa GTA
    I primarily published this information in "What have you done to your GTA..." thread. However it got your attention and it may be also helpful for other owners wanting to renovate their sticky interior plastics so they will look like from factory. Thus publishing this in main forum and answering...
  2. Are the 159 & GT plastic manifold interchangeable?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    To minimise my GT’s time off the road I may have the chance of a 159 plastic inlet manifold which I will remove the swirl flaps and properly clean. My question is the compatibility of the 159 & GT units. Derek.
  3. top plastic engine cover

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, Tried searching but was not successful. Need your expertise, has anyone changed spark plugs on their 1.4 TB engine [appreciate too, if there is any thing to look out for]. I am trying to remove the plastic engine cover, which is secured by 2 bolts - and this attachment (see photo) at...
  4. Spider 916 Plastic back window

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, has anyone got any tips for cleaning a plastic back window on a spider 916. I've tried several of the shelf products, but nothing seems to work. I don't really want to splash out on a new one!
  5. faded plastic warranty

    General Alfa Discussion
    Do you think that faded grey plastics would count under a bodywork warranty claim. The rear diffuser on my 20 month old Giulietta has started to turn white along the top edge. Its not wax or shampoo residue as I don't wax the car because its had a ceramic coating on it and I always wash and...
  6. Crispy peeling plastic.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I was applying baby oil to the black bits on the car and the black plastic which sits at the base of the rear bumper is peeling, to be honest its more like the texture of rust its like crispy but its about 4 inches long and an inch wide but what's the best product to respray it ? As i type this...
  7. GTV rood headlining plastic plugs?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I started to remove the headlining to address a small dent in the roof. I butchered the small grey coloured plugs, 3 of them, I suspect I should had used a special tool for the job instead of pliers! Can these plugs still be purchased from Alfa Romeo? Or where else could I get some? Any...
  8. Spray for bumpers and plastic trim

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Used this stuff this weekend - bit lighter than I had hoped. But happy with the finish First 2 pics before, next 2 after, last one is the product (I've used 2 rattle cans so far)
  9. Spider plastic headrest hoops

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Are the spider rollover bar/headrest hoops still available as I can't find them on Eper, or for sale anywhere?
  10. Spider plastic headrest hoops

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Are the plastic rollover bar/headrest hoops available, as I cant find them on Eper, or for sale anywhere?
  11. Plastic screw caps for interior door handle

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all I have a 156 with black interior and the black screw cover on the passenger door trim (behind the internal door handle) is missing. I am slowly restoring the car and having a metal screw on show is really irritating me. Does anybody know the part number or where i can source them...
  12. plastic reservoir

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, Does any know what the plastic reservoir is below the battery on a 1.4 multiair TCT? not the coolant tank. I think it leaking I have a nasty smell coming from the vents and engine bay.. Thanks Mark
  13. Indetifie plastic piece

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A831. Lost it somewhere under the hood, the area where windows fluid goes from under to the hood. I presume it holds the tubes somewhere
  14. Broken Sidelight Plastic Tab

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The car told me my R/H sidlelight was out so I set about changing it. Following the manual I got to the step where it says 'press tab' so I pressed this tab I could not see and I felt it give but not in a good way, I just knew it had snapped. What can I do to sort this out? How do those...
  15. What is the plastic box ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This little plastic box on the return fuel side of the Alfa 1.9. What's it's purpose but more importantly what's it called ?
  16. Plastic trim around the gear lever gaiter

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I've been looking on eBay and eper trying to find out if it's possible to find a replacement for the thin silver plastic trim that goes around the gear lever gaiter (picture attached, excuse the crumbs!!), does anyone know the part number for it or if it can be bought in tandem with a...
  17. Boot plastic panel needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I managed to snap part of the plastic while removing the parcel shelf holding bracket in my other halfs car and now need a new one. I've tried googling but can't find it as I don't know what it's called This is the piece I'm talking about:
  18. 159 1.9 Black Plastic thing at the back of the engine

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Ive tried to search, but the title wont return anything infromative :) there is a black plastic tub like thing at the back of my engine, with a pipe at the bottom, and a pipe coming from the inlet, and one going over to the right hand side of the engine. Im currently trying to diagnose a funny...
  19. 2008 1.9 147 diesel plastic inlet manifold

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My Lad has just bought a 2008 147 Q2 diesel sport, it has the plastic inlet but I am unsure on these how to check if it still has swirl flaps? If it does am I able to fit an alloy inlet from a 156 that does not have them or do I need to remove them from the plastic inlet and stick with that?
  20. Alfa 159 1.9jtdm Plastic intake Manifold

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Guys, New to this alfa forum , having taken on a rebuild on my 1.9jtdm that decided to eat a swirl flap all was going well.... taken the intake apart cleaned it and removed the rest of the flaps , I have a broken coolant plug , plastic type. Searching everywhere and spoken to the dealer...