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  1. Putting original plates back on? DVLA knowledge req'd.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV was originally registered in Kent in 1998. Since then, its had numerous private reg. plates and currently carries a non-private Northern Ireland plate as it spent the last 5 years with the previous owner in NI. Now its back in England, the NI plate is legal here, not classed as a...
  2. 2.0 TS balancer belt help req'd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Fellas - anyone help with this...please - doing my 'flippin' lid in!!? I'm half way through doing the cam belt on my 2.0 TS - having a nightmare trying to figure out how the balancer belt tensioner is supposed to work...? Some procedural advice I found said to use a screwdriver to rotate the...
  3. Malicious damage- Legal advice req'd

    South Africa
    Anybody with some legal advice because I am affraid I might kill someone in his own office? The story goes like this: I went to a local pub to watch a game on Friday evening when I as called out to attend to my car as it was apparently parked illegally. I immidiately went out (The parking spot...
  4. Shell or complete windscreen surround req'd

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi guys, My local "indie" has bought a S3 ti sud and has asked me if I could find a complete windscreen surround for it as the rust bugs really have been eating it (its the worst I've seen). Really though I think he would be better off with a half decent shell as the inner wings and boot floor...
  5. After spring Alfa day quad exhaust reqd!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    After spring Alfa day i have decided my life is not complete without a quad rear back box, i am after recommendations of systems and ease of fit, obviously the rear apron has to be carved up but can it look a mess? Anybody else with same urge please join the bandwagon!!!
  6. How i fixed window switch - no proxy reqd!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, My 147jtd suffered with a temperamental drivers window switch, which is part of a "pack", which means if i fitted another one it would need the proxy alignment to reset the can bus thingy. First job was to buy another off t'bay, to use as a donor. Remove the switch pack from the car, no...
  7. Original Alfa air filter part number req'd

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi folks, Can some kind soul please tell me the part number for an original air filter for my 03 plate cf3 engined spider please?
  8. GTV req'd

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I'm looking for a Phase 2 V6 GTV £2.5k budget,must be on the road with a good history,no oil leaks ,squeeky suspenders etc etc Colin
  9. sider s2 info reqd

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi. I have just got a s2 spider with the ch no 115410006225. Its an imported car from california brought over in 91 and has 60000 mls on the clock only 2000 of which have been covered since in the u.k. The car has never had any of the usual repairs due to rot, but has suffered minor accident...
  10. wheel info req'd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ive been looking into buying a 156 v6 very very soon and ive been wondering whether the gta wheels often pop up for sale? how much would i be looking to spend to get my hands on some? also are the gta lights the same but the chrome internals of the standards black?
  11. Thinking of selling my 147. Price advice req'd please

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    It's a 2002 1.6 TS Lusso with FSH and the belts, etc done. About 62,500k on clock. Has all the books, 2 key fobs and is in excellent condition. Uprated Alfa alloys (16") that was done at Alfa and not aftermarket. As I said, in excellent condition for the year and runs as sweet and true as if...
  12. AO postie reqd .

    Anyone coming down to Stanford Hall (07/06) from the Hull area fancy picking up a crash helmet from an e-bayer for me , please ?
  13. 3rd lambda - alfadiag snap reqd CF3

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone take a trace of what the 3rd lambda sensor (i.e. after CAT) is doing on there car please using Alfadiag or similar. I want to check the output on mine seems reasonable. If at all possible against various rev ranges would be very helpful as well. Thanks in advance. G P.S. You need a...
  14. Alfasud : Recomissioning req'd !!

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi, I am relatively new to this club but a true Alfa fan, currently having a 147 2.0 TS and a 1979 Alfasud Sprint 1.5. (and a Lancia Montecarlo !) The 'Sud is a beautiful one owner car from new (30k miles) but needs recommisioning as it's been off the road for about 4 years now (just bought...
  15. can't open bonnet - urgent help reqd

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    can't open bonnet (now sorted!) I changed my radiator on the GTV V6 today. I was running low on time so closed the bonnet to return to it tomorrow. Of course I had removed the top cross-member above the radiator and disconnected the bonnet-pull cable on both sides to allow access, but I hadn't...
  16. Info req'd re: 164 12valve + fitting 6 spd box

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, Does anyone have any info: on fitting a 6 speed box to a 164 12 valve Cloverleaf, Dex knows that someone not too far away (Midlands) has done the mod, but he can't remember who it is. Any info: would be appreciated. Cheers, Don
  17. help reqd!! nqs not programmed after flat battery

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi For the past few months the radio has been switching itself on and off on a regular basis .this has been a regular occurance when using the car for the first time in the day and finding the radio playing away! A week ago this eventually resulted in a flat battery. vehicle was jump started...
  18. new cat reqd ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Car (1999 2.0 t/s) mot'd in December with an advise on the exhaust back box exhaust very loud of late so had back box changed..still just as loud!!, exhaust place said cat sounds hollow ??? Anyone had a cat changed ?, exhaust place said ball-park figure £180 saw a link to supplier (ages ago)...
  19. Guide to changing pads/discs req'd

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all, I need to change the front discs and pads all round on my GT Jtd. I've done this loads of times on my old impreza, but need a few pointers for this one. Has anyone done this, and can put up a quick crib sheet? Cheers Kev.
  20. 147 gearbox help req'd

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi new boy here,Need advice concerning alfa 147 gearbox,as im not technically minded and unsure about the last alfa dealer i visited(left 2 wheel nuts off after changing brake pads).I have recently had a problem changing gears ie the stick is stiff between changes,is this a major...