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  1. NOS Alfa 147 rear bumper in black for sale (but not Carbonio Nero 876B dammit)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I bought this Facelift 147 2006-2010 bumper pt.no 156051362 2 years ago from a German seller to replace the rather scuffed original on my car. It's brand new, factory sprayed in black, never been fitted to any car. There is no damage and not a mark on it aside from two tiny 3mm edge surface...
  2. Rear Brake type, MiTo 2008, Bosch or TRW?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello everyone! I have problems with the rear right side caliper. It needs to be changed. Problem is, the original part cost a fortune here in Norway and is pretty damn expensive elsewhere too. So I thought I'll buy a "pirate" part. But which one? There seems to be 2 different types around: -...
  3. 156 SW rear spring collapsed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Rear spring just collapsed does the new shocks come with a spring pad or do I need to buy somthing other than shocks and springs
  4. Rear window straddling spoiler fitting

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    OK, I know its marmite thing but I have a very unique (dare I say rare) original zender (alfa part number accessory) 2nd 'stradling' spoiler. It wraps around the rear window and fits to the c pillars. Also it has bit in the centre that rests on the window. When offered up it naturally falls...
  5. Rear brake upgrade

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Gtv 3.2 I have upgraded fronts to 330s, are there any upgrades for the rears? And if so does it make a difference and how will it impact on the balance between front and rear eg will the rears lock up due to system unbalanced?
  6. 156 V6 rear brake confusion.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So I'm refurbishing my brakes and I've noticed something with the rear brakes. I have a 2005 156 V6 Sportwagon with 276mm rear discs. However, the calipers only take brake pads which don't fit the entire width of the rear disc. When the rear discs were changed from 251mm to 276mm were the...
  7. Rear parcel shelf

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Rear parcel shelf has anyone come up with a way to refurbish the rear parcel shelf that A ... works B ... Lasts C ... Looks good I have re dyed mine twice now in the last few years and it looks great for a few weeks but fades really quickly again.. any ideas .. are all 156 the same .. did...
  8. Rear parcel shelf

    Alfa GTA
    has anyone come up with a way to refurbish the rear parcel shelf that A ... works B ... Lasts C ... Looks good I have re dyed mine twice now in the last few years and it looks great for a few weeks but fades really quickly again.. any ideas .. are all 156 the same .. did any models have a...
  9. Sportwagon Rear Seat Squab..

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Tried to remove it this weekend but it's stuck, violence isn't working so any pointers appreciated! The two locating loops are free of the plastic sockets but it's caught on something under the base, the squab is slightly forward and it won't drop back down into the (broken) plastic sockets...
  10. rear window switch issue

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hey,guys, I have an issue with the switch for one of the rear windows (the one on the drivers side). when operated from the switch on its own door it works fine. But when operated from the drivers switch, it only goes down no matter if you pish or pull.Any advice?
  11. Mito rear window wiper wire

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, Does anybody know which colour the wire for the rear window wiper is or does anybody have a wire diagram? I think it is broken in the loom, but it's easier to fix, if I know what I am looking for... Thanks...
  12. How to change a rear wheel bearing...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV and Spider have between them needed 3 rear wheel bearings replacing for their last MOTs. I paid to get the first one done and did the last couple myself after some really helpful advice on here. It is fairly straightforward so here’s how... First of all tools. You’ll need a Jack , axle...
  13. Knocking noise from rear??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    While driving last night I started to hear and feel a dull thud from the rear of the car, as I am still waiting to get the rear suspension work done I had some depressing thoughts before I had a chance to stop to check. Turns out the rubber mount on the right side of rear silencer had snapped...
  14. 147 rear struts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all - will the rear struts fitted to pre facelift TS fit a facelift JTDm? Thanks
  15. Does a standard 147 rear caliper for 276mm brakes fit on a GTA

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, does anyone know the difference between the Lucas rear calipers for the standard 147 with 276mm discs and the ones fitted to a gta? they have different part numbers but they use the same pads and discs, I really need a caliper but I can't find the ones that are allegedly specifically...
  16. Rear calipers

    Alfa GTA
    Anyone know the difference between the Lucas rear calipers for the standard 147 with 276mm discs and the ones fitted to a gta? they have different part numbers but they use the same pads and discs, I really need a caliper but I can't find the ones that are allegedly specifically for the GTA, I'm...
  17. Rear shock installation

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Trying to finish my suspension replacement and feel that I am falling at the final hurdle. Trying to put rear Koni yellow shocks in place. Can anyone help? First, I’m correct that the top is the larger chamber as shown the in the photo? If that is correct, does anyone know why it doesn’t fit...
  18. Excessive rear tyre wear? 159 2.4jtd

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone experiencing excessive rear tyre wear on their Alfa 159 saloon? Last 2 tyre replacements and they are going off really quick, tyre pressures correct, but firstly go off on the edge then the rest. Is the car heavy on the rear in bends? Both sets have been 2 types of Goodyears.
  19. What's this? Rear shock.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. I was doing brake fluid change today and front brake hoses and came across deterioration of something with the rear shocks. Is it just the top of the dust boot cover finally giving up the ghost? If so, does it need replacement urgently or can it wait 6 or so months. How hard is...
  20. FS: Zender GTV Rear Spoiler/Wing

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    FS (SOLD): Zender GTV Rear Spoiler/Wing This is the last item I'll be selling for a bit now most likely, a Zender Rear wing for an Alfa GTV. Purchased new last December on eBay with the intention of fitting at some point in the future as at the time I was keen on buying a GTV in the future...
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