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  1. 159 M32 Gearbox Recon Suggestions

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Does anyone have any suggestions for places to get an M32 gearbox reconditioned? Who has had it done, where, and what were the costs? How did it work out? We all know the symptoms, they are debated in lots of posts, whining, whirring etc etc. Please let's just get suggestions for cures...
  2. Recon Turbo fitted, still get P0235

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok guys at my wits end a bit here so any ideas much appreciated, I've had to have a recon turbo for my 147 jtd 8v due to the old one failing. The unit has a 12 month warranty so not worried about that however I'm still getting a boost fault error but not all the time. Is it possible the map...
  3. 159 gone into limp mode, after new clutch and recon gearbox has been fitted,why ???

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys I've had a new clutch and gearbox fitted last week.Got the car back on Fri 10th April, i drove it home approx 1 mile from the garage so far so good.Drove it on Saturday and after a couple miles the engine management light came on, and the car was in limp mode, driving at approx 5mph. The...
  4. Recon steering rack supplier?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, I am in need of a steering rack for the wife's 156 2.5 v6. I have seen Western Power Steering but has anyone any experience of them or recommendations for others? We have a failed bearing in the rack itself so it is either exchange or recondition. Thanks.
  5. Hydrolocked V6 - 2 Bent/Broken Con Rods - Recon or Repair?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Bad, bad, bad day. Stupidly drove through flood water. Hydrolocked engine on my cherished, perfect, just belt serviced and Q2 fitted Ph2 GTV6 . Local mechanic got the plugs out - 2 cylinders full of water with the pistons seized, one with a rattle. He thinks one con rod bent and the other...
  6. 1.9jtm recon or change

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Need a bit of help, my Alfa GT 1.9jtm timing belt went , The problem is when my friend started to strip it down to check the rockers he was I'll advised and wrecked the cam cover and injector which was seized in the head (messy) I think now its going to need a re-con engine or repair...
  7. Recon ECU in 2004 Alfa GT. how much ??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just had reconditioned ECU put in the Alfa GT. What is a fair price. ??
  8. 159 2.4 210HP Garret Turbo for Recon

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi all just wondering if anyone would be interested in purchasing a blown Garret Turbo from a 210hp 2.4 Alfa 159 for a recon project? I'm no expert by far, but it appears as though the shaft has come undone and separated the compressor wheel from the turbine wheel. Looking at it, the turbine...
  9. 2.0 nord recon

    South Africa
    Hi alfaowners. I am starting to play with a 2.0 motor out a 116 gtv and need a crank out a 105 or either get the spigot hole drilled. Does anybody have details on how big/deep this hole should be? Where do i buy bearings,rings,gaskets etc and get it couriered to Sasolburg,as i manage my own...
  10. Help! I need a recon engine for my 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. The engine in my 156 1.8cc Twin Spark has given up the ghost :cry:. Does anyone know a reputable dealer/ Alfa specialist/ breaker where I can get a reconditioned engine from. I live in London, south of the river. Many thanks
  11. 145 recon motor

    South Africa
    Guys, especially Cape Afisti, please help. I've influenced my nephew from the Cape to buy an Alfa. He's seen. '97 145, motors shot. What will it cost to recon motor, estimate charges? Where can one get parts at best prices? Probably jhb?
  12. Today I Fitted Full Recon EGR & Restrictor Plate

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Result : Definite take up improvement at low revs. To be fair at 2k plus revs don't feel a great improvement although does feel less hesitant .....Big plus is NO clouds of smoke even under heavy foot ....That alone has made it worthwhile ......EGR I removed was also a Recon unit fitted by...
  13. Recon engine - Millers Running In oil?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    After my last reconditioned engine again started to drink a litre every 400 miles again, the engineer has decided to put another engine in under the warranty. I need some advise on what oils to use to avoid future high oil use and bore glazing. Im planning to use Millers Running oil for about...
  14. GTV 3.0 6 speed Recon Gearbox-available soon

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all; recently had a problem with my gearbox, turns out it was the planet gears, so I am waiting for a new diff to get the box up and running again. In the meantime I have strapped a 2.5 box to my car (not yet driven as still in garage being finalized) and so will not need the 3.0 box once...
  15. Where can I source a recon driveshaft for 159SW 2.2 JTS??

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Does anyone know where I can source a reconditioned driveshaft for a 159SW 2.2 JTS? The one I need is the long shaft that goes to the right hand front wheel (the one with the centre bearing). I seem to remember someone posting on here that they'd found a recon driveshaft, but I can't find the...
  16. recon selespeed gear box. aprox cost?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am considering buying a recon gear box for 147tspark selespeed. Does anyone have any suggestions where to find a supplier and rough purchase price. Also what kind of figure can I expect to pay for labour costs for fitting. There are no Alfa specialists in my area. Thanks
  17. Turbo in need of a recon - Anywhere that buys them?

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Evening Chaps/Chapettes, Today I've just relieved myself of a large sum of money to have a brand new Garrett turbo fitted on my 1.9JTD M-Jet. So now I have an old turbo knocking about in the passenger footwell. Condition wise, it has 2-3mm of play in the shaft but has not gone kaput. Question...
  18. EGR Valve and Re-con turbo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I seem to be suffering from a faulty EGR valve and a turbo with sticky turbo vanes. I've dropped the car of to my mechanic and will be picking it up on Saturday (I'll let you know how I get on). Symptoms: When booting around in high gears it goes into limp mode, which a restart (turn the...
  19. Red sud for sale, fully recon engine and box, (not)

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Fellow sud lovers i notice in the advert for the red Sud LCJ792Y, on ebay and Car and classic sites, that ad states the engine and gearbox are fully reconditioned. This is absolutely not true. The gbox was low mileage, but has not been apart. The engine had the head gaskets and front crank oil...
  20. 156 2.5 V6 Engine Wanted!? Recon??....

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hey Alfa people, My engine is sadly in Heaven now and I am after a 156 2.5 V6 24v engine for my W reg yr 2000, the lower the mileage the better! Also what do you alfa gods recommend I do, fit a recon or low mileage 2nd hand?? Many Thanks Danny :thumbs: