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  1. Air con and radiators

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just reading this If you?re looking for a future classic car, buy a used Alfa Romeo Spider now ...and this sentence jumped out at me.. Having had knackered air-con for 3 years and the radiator just drop out last summer, what is the cause and effect here? What is going on?
  2. Anyone have experience with AVA Cooling radiators?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I'm in need of a new radiator and I see both Autolusso and Shop4parts sell a AVA cooling radiator for the 916. Is it worth buying the AVA or should i dig deep for an OE radiator? Has anyone tried these radiators?
  3. Need replacement pipes to the cooling radiators

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys, I recently bought the radiator for my GTV from autolusso. Autolusso - Oil Coolers However, my mechanic told me the pipes that were supplied is not upto the job and has burst twice causing oil to start leaking. He told me that the pipes cannot handle the pressure of the oil going...
  4. Oversized radiators

    Alfa GTA
    Does anyone here have any experience of fitting the Direnza extra thick radiators? Good or bad? 42mm core thickness vs normal? Thank you
  5. Radiators - 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anyone had any experience with these radiators? I'm thinking it can't be any worse than the knackered one thats in there already but the price seems to good to be true...
  6. Cheap radiators at ECP...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anyone looking to replace their radiator? Now only £25.20... "" :thumbs:
  7. GTV Radiators...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    ...seem to be very cheap at ECP right now... I was happy to pay c. £50, when I needed mine...
  8. Black Radiators

    Alfa Giulietta
    Has anyone sprayed the radiators black on a giullieta they look cheap behind the black grill?
  9. 159 1.9 jtdm changing the front radiators

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi ya. I am swapping out the radiator on my 159 ti 1.9 jtdm. Ive stripped the front of the car down. and removed the radiator (the power steering coolant pipe, the air con rad, the intercooler radiator and the normal coolant radiator). So its all off. I have the replacement unit...
  10. 4 Radiators in a year- please help!

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Already posted in the 916 lounge but I'm hoping some wider exposure might help: So here's the puzzle. 1999 Alfa 916 has gone through 4 radiators in 12 months and only 750miles. Leaking cylinder head gasket? This was changed last time and no pressure in the coolant was found after the change...
  11. 4 Radiators burst in a year- any ideas?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So here's the puzzle. 1999 Alfa 916 has gone through 4 radiators in 12 months and only 750miles. Leaking cylinder head gasket? This was changed last time and no pressure in the coolant was found after the change. I really thought the problem was solved. But it's leaking again. The usual...
  12. Radiators Gone pop....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Sat in traffic on the way home last night the next in the line of standard GT failures to hit me happened ... the Radiator let go. It popped near the top giving the jet of boiling water, antifreeze and gunk an uninterrupted passage through the small grille and all over the back of the Range...
  13. Radiators

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi - it never ends does it? Looks like I need a new radiator. Could anyone tell me if the radiators for the facelift cars are the same as the pre-facelift (for V6 sportronic). i.e. this one Alfa Romeo 166 Radiators And for anyone who remembers my previous thread, I now have proof that there...
  14. 156 JTDm radiator(s) advice

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi fellas, I am in the market for a new radiator, and after a short search, I came across a number of branded and unbranded ones on various sites. The price difference is somewhat significant. For example, on ebay there are some Nissen radiators for £117. Anyone with previous experience one of...
  15. A question of Radiators??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys going through my car replacing failing parts that the previous owner "Forgot" to tell me and this morning i noticed after replacing the thermostat a couple days ago that my radiator has sprung a leak!!! my question to you is are the aftermarket rads any good some i have seen on fleebay...
  16. Boston Radiators - A heads up as they may cause you grief!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Last summer, i decided that my Bella was due a radiator change and decided at the same time to renew the themostat and change the coolant from the Blue to the Pink long life stuff. Ordered the radiator from the Boston crowd on ebay who had been offering replacement radiators at a very attractive...
  17. water problem,radiator,leak

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone help i had a water leak and could not find it put it in to garage said they fixed it and pressure tested they didnt so took it elswhere he said it was radiator got it changed still a leak then he said its prob the cylinder head got that changed got the belt changed to then the car ran...
  18. Gta radiators

    Poll Room
    hope this has not been done before how many peeps are running a 2.5 v6 rad in there GTA ? am after reasurance after buying a 2.5v6 one rather than a gta one as have seen things like this,,,,,,,, The tubes sometimes have a type of fin inserted into them called a turbulator, which increases the...
  19. Radiators the same on facelift JTD and phase 1 JTS?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ive just had my new (to me) 2004 JTD 1.9 16V Mjet dropped off today, log book loan repossession with a couple of things to sort. One thing I've immediately noticed is it looks like the radiators had it as it wont hold water/ I'm going to see a lad who has just broken a 2.0 JTS on an 52 plate so...
  20. Radiators

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone, Just thought I'd drop a quick post about a radiator I bought off fleabay. I bought it about 3/4 weeks ago for 80 quid and headed off to france in my trusty GTV. It started leaking on me about 300 miles into the trip......not good, however after a bottle of radweld thrown in it...