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  1. lowering ride hight of car

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    how much would it cost and what would it involve ? i want to lower my 156 any feedback is really appreciated im just wondering because i want to do the car up bit by bit as i can afford it
  2. spider ride height

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi folks. just wondering whether the ride height on my spider is normal. The front seems ok but the rear looks like a 4*4. pics included. cheers
  3. difference in ride comfort 17" & 18" alloys

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i am currently running 18" wheels with eibach lowering springs, the ride is fine untill you hit any sort of un even surface or pot holes, which can really start to annoy on long journeys. if anyones gone from 18's to 17's what difference in ride comfort has people seen if any? cheers kris
  4. Rough ride

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Lately i'm noticing a fairly rough ride on the road it seems i can feel every bump and stone on the road! this has been highlighted by my local council re-surfacing the road (amazing i know) and having a lovely smooth ride for a 100m then its back to cobble stone road effect and dodging pot...
  5. Ride height

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Is there any information as to determine the standard ride height of a V6 GTV on standard springs. I believe my GTV has been fitted with uprated suspension but I am trying to determine if and by how much it has been lowered. For example can anyone tell me what the distance from the floor to the...
  6. Sportwagon factory ride height

    Alfa GTA
    Morning, Does anyone know if when the Sportwagon GTa came out of the factory, if the back was higher than the front? I've seen a few images where it appears to be higher. I'm assuming it didn't have self levelling suspension and maybe they raised it 10mm so it would settle to level under a 2...
  7. Rollercoaster ride!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I have got a few snags with my lovely 58 147 1.9! At the moment I'm contemplating driving it off the nearest cliff! But I'm hoping someone can help me before I lose my mind with it? Recently I have noticed a slight vibration when accelerating. It seems to originate from the passenger...
  8. A ride on the mountains

    Alfa Romeo Cyprus Club
    Hello guys. Ive just talked with Nikolas and we are going on a trip on Sunday 6th of January on the mountains. If you are interested let us know so we wait for you. Meeting point/time etc will be discussed later. It will be during the day just so you know so that we can enjoy our trip more...
  9. Italian ride lover

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi guys,I am from a small asian country. Currently driving a Bravo T-Jet and simply love all Italian rides especially Alfa & Maserati:thumbs: Chanced upon this forum and enjoy reading on your experiences.. Ciao!
  10. Ride & Drive event at The Marcliffe Hotel 23/09/2012

    Western Alfa Romeo
    Hi folks Eastern Western Motor Group are holding a Ride & Drive event at The Marcliffe Hotel in Aberdeen this Sunday (23rd September) We will have 10 Alfa's on site to test drive, 4 MiTo's including the fantastic new Twin Air and the top of the range Quadrifoglio Verde and 6 Giulietta's one of...
  11. Ride & Drive event at The Marcliffe Hotel 23/09/2012

    North Scotland
    Hi folks Eastern Western Motor Group are holding a Ride & Drive event at The Marcliffe Hotel in Aberdeen this Sunday (23rd September) We will have 10 Alfa's on site to test drive, 4 MiTo's including the fantastic new Twin Air and the top of the range Quadrifoglio Verde and 6 Giulietta's one of...
  12. Brera 2.2 Standard ride height

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I'm trying to figure out if my car has lowering springs on it, if i were to put lowering springs on the car, say a 30 mm drop, the tyres would be in the arches. Ive heard the 2.2 is lower anyway but does anyone know the standard ride height measurements from ground to wheelarch? Cheers Sean
  13. Eibach pro kit ride height

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have just had the Eibach pro kit springs and shocks fitted to the misses' 156 v6 and the back seems to be raised up while the front seems to have dropped. It looks wrong! anyone had this issue or got a resolution? say they will settle but I am not convinced. Any help would be much...
  14. Uncomfortable ride. Crashing over bumps.

    Alfa Giulietta
    Ok so I've previously mentioned that I had creaking suspension issues which were fixed when front suspension mounts were amended. Of late however the cars rise is becoming uncomfortable. Over bumps in road, slight uneven surfaces, the car is juddering horribly. Crashing noise and feel spreading...
  15. Firm ride..

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Wife is moaning about the firm ride in the GT.:tut: opinion reqd. Which is likely to be the most to blame,either 18" alloys and tyres or eibach lowered springs? not that either are getting changes but just to tell her the forum opinion...
  16. rough ride and kocking when excelarating

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi i am having a few problem with the car knockig like made when i ride over slightly rough road worst when just starting and jerks when i put my foot down,anybody got any ideas big thanks
  17. Koni fsd with standard springs ride height

    Alfa GTA
    Hi to all, I installed the koni fsd shocks with standard springs. Big improvement in corners, on fast roads and at low speeds. And a lot of more comfort in comparison to the standard shocks. I am sadisfied. Thats what I wanted. Thanks to all. But I noticed, that my ride height changed now. In...
  18. Front ride height differs from one side to other.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey I recently bought a 2.0 gtv ts and have noticed that one side of the front ride height is about 2cm higher than the other. I took the measurement from in between the tops of the wheel up to the arch. I'm guessing it's suspension related but really have no clue and can't afford to get the...
  19. Uneven ride height at rear

    Alfa GTA
    Have just noticed when parked on flat ground the gap between top of tyre and wheelarch is larger on the nearside rear than offside by around an inch or so, visably noticable. What should i be looking for as the problem? Knackered spring? Many thanks adam
  20. What's your ride height like?

    Alfa GTA
    Just wandered across works car park towards my car and noticed the front looks a fair bit lower than the back. Is that normal on Pro Kit springs?