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  1. Windscreen for a Ph1 Spider - advice pls

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Dear Alfa hive mind.... So the MOT station has said that the single foot long crack in my windscreen isn't ever going to be a pass. Fair call. I need to replace the screen. Anyone have a used one? And any advice on removing the old and fitting a new one? thanks! vl 159
  2. Tech help pls - lower ball joint boot.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Need to replace the lower balljoint boots on the 2.4. Would be grateful for a quick tutorial on how it’s done and what size boots are required. Cheers.
  3. DLR not working (kind of) pls need help

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello everyone, I am a new owner of Giulieta. One morning my DLR Lights simply stopped working-saying Check your daylight Running Lights. So here is what happens.. Both LED's (left an right) flashes for 2,3 seconds and then go off. So i tried to set up my DLR on off in the menu, and then again...
  4. Thinking of buying a 147, possibly JTD, advise pls....

    Introduce Yourself
    i have quite faniced an alfa 147 JTD for sometime but just have some general Q's so any advice would be greatly appreciated: are there any common problems in these i should be wary of? or any certain models/years? what sort of mpg are ppl getting with the diesel and on what sort of roads...
  5. Wobbly suspension on Veloce model-Advise pls

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    wobbly suspension on veloce model-advise pls -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I think i posted earlier on a different forum thread. so hadnt received any repsonse so far.. The car is just around 53k miles and its a 2004 Veloce model with...
  6. wobbly suspension on veloce model-advise pls

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The car is just around 53k miles and its a 2004 Veloce model with really lowered suspension(look at my signature photo). But for some reason the car is wobbly(handling) and steering feels tight/hard on low speed(going out of my steering control sometimes on bad roads). This is spoiling my...
  7. Alfa romeo parts help pls!! :)

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi there guys, I own an Alfa 145 Junior 1.6TS, of which is currently is stuck in a garage waiting for parts to rebuild the engine after a cylinder cracked or some part as to what im told. Now I've been given a parts list, of which all i have found at reasonable prices, however, I cannot get...
  8. Engine stalling and hesitant - HELP PLS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've got a GTV TS and sometimesat low revs (2-3K) the engine seems to be slightly jerky. Even when the throttle is held steady. Another problem is that it sometimes hunts for revs at tickover. Almost like it's not getting the right fueling. The car is fairly new to me and not sure re...
  9. Newby! little help pls

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys newby here, got a problem with my car hope someone can shed some light on this, i've had my tracking done 3 times in 12 months and had to change my front tyres at the same time too as the inner walls of the tires wear really fast compared to the outside, as i say 3 times in 12 months lol...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all need a little advice need to renew the above and was wondering is it possible to change part with out having to completely removing the lower wish bone cheers all much appreciated Adam
  11. How much is a GT JTD 2005 worth Pls

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi , i have been offered a GT JTD 2005 in Alfa red with blk leather 17" wheels command system with phone/sat nav , not sure if bose or xenon lights yet , it is 1 owner full Alfa sh but done 104 k - 1) is this a bad buy with the motorway miles 2) what should i look for a rough price would be...
  12. Ipod with Connect HU - iPod Help Pls

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi All Has anyone successfully hooked up ipod to the Connect series of headunits - Its the phone one not the Sat Nav but I think for purposes of this its same as the Nav model. I have a 156 GTA. I have the Alfa branded Dension Ice-Link Cable which I am able to use to connect the ipod in place...
  13. HELP!!!!!! Urgent I have lost remote fob and do not have spare keys! Any info Pls!!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    HELP!!!!!! Urgent I have lost remote fob and do not have spare keys! Any info Pls!!!! I have been onto Mangolettsi and the cheeky so & so quoted me £129.14 plus VAT for remote and £70.86 plus VAT for labour to de-code, then had the cheek to tell me it will only take the technician twenty...
  14. eper help pls - language

    General Alfa Discussion
    just downloaded, how do i change language to english? version 18 if that helps thanks
  15. gtv cam locking variator help pls

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi my head gasket has gone or cylinder head cracked not sure till tommorrow can anyone help iam after cam locking tool variator tool. i also need gasket set cam belt maybe i will need a variator to now have been on ebay looking for all the tools and bits can get a full gasket set for £37 plus...
  16. alfa centre cap help pls (sizes)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i am looking for a set of alfa centre caps for the ti 17/7.5 wheels. the torra caps with the wheels measure 60mm, but my alfa dealer only had 62mm and they wont fit (obviously) :rolleyes: they say they cant order without a part no. and i have no idea where to get one. seems strange they are...
  17. Help me choose engine for spider/brera pls:)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey guys! I would like some help regarding engine decision between spiders/brera What engine is better ? 2.2 JTS or a 2.4JTD I'm talking in all around specs. Performance, economy, CO2 emission, power, sweet loveable alfa sound etc! I think the dealer here doesnt bring 2.4 JTDs for spiders but...
  18. Viewed a GT last weekend... Opinions pls

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. Last weekend I viewed a GT. Here's a quick rundown. Stromboli grey, tan leather interior with 18's. Test drive went well, no squeeks or knocks and we went over all sorts of different surfaces, including old cobbles. So I was pleased with that. Wasn't sure about the clutch pedal. I...
  19. 2.4JTD Not Starting Help Pls!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've searched for this but cannot find help! Hi, my 1999 156 2.4JTD won't start this morning! I turned the key and the ignition turned over but the engine didn't fire into life. Waited a minute, tried again. Turned key, waited for injection light and ABS light to go out. Battery and oil light...
  20. 147 cassette head unit...wanting to attach disc pls

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi First post and all that! I have just purchased a 147 1.6 turismo (52). The car has a radio/cassette, which I was surprised about, until I noticed today that there is a cable in the boot for a cd changer. The cable has a 13pin male socket on the end, and there are 4 screw holes where it...