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  1. Alfa 164 & 166
    My 166 has been off the road since last May and today it is dawning on me the amount of work she is going to need to really put right , technically the alternator is gone but realistically she needs an awful lot to be back in good condition, I've sat down today and added up some costs...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I recently got me a Red Brera and I always wonder what it'ld look like with the iconic four leaf clover you see on iconic red Alfa race cars of old... But then is it like those folks who put AMG or M stickers on their Mercs and BMWs? You know a bit fake and not cool??
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, My 159 2.4 jtdm with 95k miles is going on a dyno next Saturday.... It currently has a blanked egr and swirl flaps locked open. Any guesses as to what hp and torque it will produce?? :) See who can get closest! :D haha. Topic - 198Hp & 394Nm DKVelo - 206Hp & 438Nm PhiliusMaximus -...
  4. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV was originally registered in Kent in 1998. Since then, its had numerous private reg. plates and currently carries a non-private Northern Ireland plate as it spent the last 5 years with the previous owner in NI. Now its back in England, the NI plate is legal here, not classed as a...
  5. Alfa Giulia
    A few laps round Spa.....what's not to like
  6. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello :byebye: This is my first post but I've been lurking in the background and reading posts. When I bought my GTV in May 2015, the GTV badge was on the wrong side and it was missing the '2.0 T.SPARK' badges. I've sourced the missing badges and now would like to put these on the car but...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I’m looking to sell my 2005 GT Grey with tan leather, bose, winter pack ect!. LSD!! The car has done 90K and has full service history, plus only 2 owners. I think it would benefit going to an Alfa forum member who appreciates how much an unsorted car can end up costing them. (See recent...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I'm thinking about changing my 159 for a GT but I'm being put off by the quality of the interior. I've driven 2 of them now and they are lovely to drive. But both of them had very ropey looking interiors. The thing I noticed most was the electric window control panel which looked really...
  9. South Africa
    The GQV is a looker, not to blow my own horn but it took time and carefull mods to get this car looking like it does...everywhere I go there is bound to be people looking. Simply because its different. I saw a whatsapp on Wednesday inviting me to a street racing group in Secunda... I accepted...
  10. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Edit: found my answer in an old thread
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    1.9jtdm I haven't had a regen for at least 1,200 (42 hours) miles since putting 16L petrol in. (See earlier topic - but it was 16L into empty tank and brimmed up with diesel, kept brimmed with V power every few days until about 600 miles, now done 1,200). I know it hasn't done a regen 'cos...
  12. ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi Just taken a Pioneer Avic D3 out of my 147, and put the original 937 stereo back in and all seems fine apart from stereo illumination is permanently lit. Any ideas? Ta
  13. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, Got round to wanting to fit my replacement boot badge today. Anyway, to cut a long story short, I pulled the key out of the boot lock and it brought the whole cylinder with it! (This before I had done anything!) As the key goes in I can see it moving the pins. However when I slide the...
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    ..... And taking the wife at the same time?...
  15. South Africa
    GQV Parts required: 2 x lower control arms. 2 x tie rod ends. Reef Scrap Yard: LCA - R1500 each Tie Rods - R7000 complete steering rack:rolleyes: Chatz: Spoke to Leonard...very helpful. LCA - R1397 each(Brand new) vat excl. Tie Rods - R640 each iParts suspension parts in PTA: LCA - R777...
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Having been lucky enought to now own a beutiful Brera S Prodrive i want to put a skyroof in it. As we all know alfa in their infinate wisdom decided not to put them in th 'S' model. Presumabley to save wieght ( although they did leave the massively heavy glass panel in ha ha ) ...those pescy...
  17. ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi Guys, As the thread title really, what sound systems are people putting in their Brera/159's these days? I'm really sick of the very poor OEM quality speakers and head unit but I do like the steering controls for the blue & me phone and music. I don't mind losing the blue & me music but...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello im about to start to put in my new gearbox tomorrow,i have done it before on 146 1.4ts, but was wondering if I could get any help on which way the engine should at?? and any other help
  19. Republic of Ireland
    Hi Just want to know guys what do you think about a LPG gas installations in cars ? I was thinking to put one in one of my cars. I know a guy who starts doing it and have some promotional offer for first customers. Spoken to him and its seams that you can save a loads of money. My...
  20. ICE & Blue&Me
    I know it sounds retro, but the units are Nakamicki and sound great.I have had them in lots of cars but not for a while.I am putting them in a 147 03 vintage.I was wandering if the output to the speakers from the amp will go straight to speakers/tweeters or does it go through a crossover.I would...
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