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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, is there anyone here had actually remove the GT Coupe transmission interior cover? cause I would like to take it out and repaint it! I see there are screw outside and inside, which one should I remove? the console does not need to be remove, correct?
  2. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    My 85 spider cromodora 5 spoke alloys are looking tatty and I can't decide whether to a) get them refurbished or b) buy new replacements. Buying new may not be much more £££ and there could be a safety argument there, but from a waste and un-rational emotional perspective I'd rather keep the...
  3. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Any tricks for splitting the front props haft to renew the bearing and centre support. Oxy torch heat and 3tonnes of hydraulic press pressure wouldn't budge it!
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, have a white spider 2008, the stick on bits at the front of the rear wheel arches are faded / discoloured, can these be changed, it is hard, assume they just stick on, and mostly where can I get some, any help would be great. Cheers
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have searched the forum and cant find help so heres the question. I am changing my small vacuum hoses, due to the pressure converter valve been damaged. I wished I would of taken a photo of where they went, as like an idiot I have mixed them up, does anybody have a photo, or drawing of how...
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Rear arm got an advisory on the test and a set of poly bushes is about the same as two new arms @£70.... Do i rebush the old ones, as lets face it, its a bar with two holes in it or should i buy two new ones? I'm errong towards rebush but didnt know if anyone had done it before. :)
  7. Car Detailing
    as the title really, how often do the serious detail/cleaners renew their sheepskin mitts?
  8. Alfa GTA
    Hello, I want to renew the pipes that cover the cables of the electrical installation of the engine, but I do not find them you know of some shop online that it bandages them. They are 7,5 mm of outside diameter of 8mm they would serve me equally.
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just tried this a few days ago... So still requires some time for proofing :) After a few attempts at costly leather conditioing and renewing products, I decided to give kiwi shoe shine polish a chance. Cost me less than a pound. Wheel looks almost as new. I am sure if I were a pro I might...
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Does anyone know the thickness of the friction plate of a new clutch? I've got Mike2909's engine out at the moment, so now's obviously the time to change it if it's anywhere near needing replaced. I've not seen a new 156 one (or a new clutch of any variety for a long time), so I don't...
  11. Alfa GTA
    Hi guys, a bit of info if poss. is it true that the 2.5 rad is the same as the GTA? :confused: or is it just a close fit? any ideas? cheers Mick
  12. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I need to replace the air filter on my TS GTV.Right,the 3 screws that you need to undo are basicly 3 lumps of corrosion,great?So,it will be fun getting into that for a start.I wont fit any other replacement element other that Alfa original,so looking at about £25 ish for replace.Would fit a...
  13. Introduce Yourself
    Re:New Alfa Owner Hi Guys and girls, just wanted to say hello, I've just bought my first alfa after wanting one for a few years a Black GT coupe 3,2 litre, the car is a monster an I love it, hope to talk to a lot of you soon!
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. Hope that my questions aren't naiive:o , so here goes..... Son-i-Law owns a garage, I've seen a 156 with 188K for sale @ £600. Given that we would do a detailed, prepurchase recce, is it worth mechanically renewing that car? Engine replacement comes first to mind, but I guess you...
  15. General Alfa Discussion
    Anybody know if you have to renew a Statutory Off Road Notification every year, or is it just continuous? AlfaLincs
  16. Poll Room
    Should britain renew the ageing Trident missile defence system? Apparently it is going to cost in the region of £25 billion pounds. Comments please.... :)
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