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  1. Grill chrome bar removal

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Phase 3 radiator grill has one chrome bar broken. Can this bar be taken off and replaced without taking bumper off? Any ideas please?
  2. Urgent help needed - 1.6 TS coil pack snapped on removal

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, someone is coming to buy the 147 on Saturday, so I thought it would be a good idea to give it a full service prior to sale, including replacing all 8 spark plugs. Unfortunately it hasn't gone to plan, the small spark plug on cylinder 1 had rusted, and the coil pack was completely stuck...
  3. Front indicator bulb removal tool

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi there, I'm looking for the part no for the plastic tool that comes with the car to remove the cap of the front indicator bulb holder. It looks like a mini wrench with a star drive end. All black plastic.(mine was missing when I acquired the car). It is usually found in the user manual wallet...
  4. 159 Q4 3.2 V6 Engine Removal- "while you're there...".

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So I am planning on getting the engine pulled on my 159 Q4 Sportwagon (56 Plate). Plan is to do the timing chain and oil temperature gauge at the same time. Clutch was done less than 6k ago so I wont do that. Is there anything else to do whilst the engine is out? Also 3 Q's: is the Mace AU...
  5. Brera 3.2 Crankshaft pulley and timing cover removal.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Evening, I’m stripping my engine bay to get to my timing chains, with the engine still in. Got down to the crankshaft pulley and finding it really hard to get off using a 3 arm puller after removing the crankshaft bolt. Has anyone got any ideas on how to get the pulley off? Also, I removed...
  6. Gt jtdm alternator removal and replacement.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Changed the alternator on my GT jtdm yesterday. I had a quick look on here before starting the job but I couldn't find much info. I took the alternator out from the top. As per Elearn. So It can be done. Would I do it that way again? No way. On a positive note the bleeding has stopped and my...
  7. Brera Door Handle removal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Trying to remove door handle for paint, all attachments removed - it moves around but will not come out. Is there a trick?
  8. 166 Steering inner rack joint removal

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Was going to get stilsons to remove this as after advisories it moved to the fail category. Had small inner joint removal tools but I don't think that they are up to the job. Saw one on ebay which has really good reviews BUTT (Well you ken me/moi) I cannae find my caliper measuring tool AND...
  9. Headlight removal.

    Alfa Giulietta
    Does the front bumper absolutely have to come off????? Not had a good experience installing bulbs, and neither did the previous owner?
  10. Turbo removal

    Alfa Giulietta
    What's the easiest way to remove and refit the turbo on a 1.4 Multiair? Just by undoing the four bolts on the flange and oil/coolant feed, or via removing the whole exhaust manifold?
  11. Variator removal in TS

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey. It's variator o'clock over here, and just wondering if anyone has the most suitable method for removing the variator from the camshaft. Some people say to use the cam locking tools with the longer bolts to hold it whilst you unscrew the variator with that funny tool, but some say to remove...
  12. Throttle Pedal removal

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everyone, I've recently joined this forum as my partner has a Giulietta. She currently has a problem which looks like the throttle pedal needs replacing. Is there any manuals/instructions that cover this? ... the ones I've seen don't touch on this kind of maintenance. Thanks Chris
  13. Dash removal

    Alfa Giulietta
    Anyone had the complete dash out of a G and able to offer some pointers? Got to have ours out for a very annoying rattle from the anti vibration hoods where dash located on ally cross member.
  14. Giulietta arm rest removal

    Alfa Giulietta
    HI, Can anyone point me to a guide on how to remove the arm rest from the drivers seat. I want to put some seat covers on. Cheers.
  15. 164 oil pan removal in place

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I haven't found any real confirmation that the oil pan on 3.0 12V 164 would be removable while engine in place. I took a look under the car and it sure looks plausible, has somebody tried to remove it?
  16. GTV Coupe rear window removal

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello, My GTV has a small patch of paint bubbling up very near the upper edge of the rear window. I might deal with it locally or go for a full respray but either way I need to know how easy is it to remove and re-fit the rear window, if possible to re-fit the same one at all. Thanks
  17. 2.2JTS gearbox removal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So at 62k my M32 gearbox bearings are on the way out. The classic and well documented whining is just starting to get annoying. My intention is to remove the subframe and gearbox, blast and paint the subframe then take the gearbox to a local specialist to have it refurbished with an upgraded end...
  18. TS Engine removal by dropping subframe

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I only have two subframe bolts to undo to release the subframe on my 156 TS. Will I also have to undo a ball joint to swing the suspension away on the O/S in order to lower the engine and gearbox?
  19. Spider 939 roof removal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can anyone advise how to remove the roof completely to get the frame repaired please?
  20. 156 TS engine and gearbox removal on sub-frame

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I couldn't find a "how to" for removal of 156 TS engine and gearbox on sub-frame. To lighten the load I removed the cylinder-head and pistons and might even remove crank for the same purpose. Is there anyway to do this without disturbing the steering rack? Is anyone able to provide a...
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