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  1. Ride quality with Eihbach / Konis and 18'' Wheels

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Im wondering what you guys would think the ride quality would be like on my car if I installed Eihbach springs together with the OEM springs Koni Sports and 18" wheels I already have. On the current setting I have the koni sports fronts on one touch of the hardest setting and the rears on the...
  2. 156 2.0TS Tyres and Ride

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I love my 156: I love its engine so much I probably would have consummated our relationship before now if it wasn't gainst the law in Gloucestershire: I love its sleek lines, its throaty roar at 5000 rpm+ and the way it hugs the tarmac round the county's bends. What I don't like at this moment...
  3. rough ride on normal road

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi i just love my new gt but the ride is very rough even over normal rides, i dont really know where to start reguarding improving this has anyone got any ideas:cry:
  4. Spider ride on pedal car

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My son is going to be 2 next month and I'd like to get him a pedal car because he's crazy about cars. Does anyone know where I can get a ride on spider? Done a google search but can't find one. Otherwise I might go for a fiat 500 or 8C if anyone knows where I can get one for a good price. Cheers. 😉
  5. Ride Height

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey Peeps, Last November i changed my front top & lower wishbones, ever since he ride has been awful, and the ride height at the front is sitting very high... Pic 1 N/S front Pic 2 O/S front Pic 3 N/S rear (to compare) Any thought on this? many thanks!:thumbs:
  6. Rough,lumpy ride (urgent)

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hey guys, I just took my Alfa out for a refill & a thorough wash and wax but right after washing it I noticed it's got a rough idle, the ride has become lumpy and it sounds different,like it's running on one less cylinder..not to mention the power loss. I'm guessing it could either be the spark...
  7. 156 GTA Ride Height Adjustment.

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Possibly best off in here as it relates more to the suspension than the car but my question is this - how is ride height measured accurately? where do you measure from, and how do you know what the factory height is/where do i find it? i'm having to drop the ride height slightly, as the car was...
  8. GT Poor Ride Quality Fixed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Today Ian from my local suspension tuning shop, Howard Revell, fitted the Koni FSD shock absorber kit which I ordered from EB Spares in the UK. (The GT runs 18 wheels. The ride quality was the worst of any production car that I had experienced over the past 40+ years. What was Alfa on about??)...
  9. Mito factory ride height

    Alfa MiTo
    Any kind souls who hasn't lowered their mito? Would you be so kind to help measure the ride height? E.g, center of wheel hub to fender? I lost the data. Had done coils, but I think I went a tad too low. Raising it back up but I need original figures as reference. Thanks a lot. :thumbs:
  10. Soften the ride for Alfa 159 ti jtdm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Drive regularly on semi rough country roads and would like to soften the ride. Have lowered the type pressure by 2 PSI front and back and only partially helped. Current tyres are Continental 235x40xZR 19 96Y tyres.
  11. 147 GTA Eibach pro kit springs ride height

    Alfa GTA
    Hi. I am looking at installing upgraded dampers along with Eibach pro kit springs on my standard suspension 147 GTA. However, I have read of low ride height issues with the front undercarriage for some users of the pro kit springs. "black cat" has said the drop for a 156 GTA from OEM to...
  12. Mito suspension. Harsh ride discrepancy TCT. Some supple, some brittle. Why?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi y'all. Been a while since I posted. Looking at getting a Mito sport tct 17"s. (slightly used). Had 2 test drives recently. The suspension on one was supple, smooth, handled all the suburban duties (wildly variable road surfaces) with aplomb. The other was brittle and intrusive. The...
  13. Standard ride hight, best shocks??

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I kept the original springs when lowering the Spider, I'm gonna return the car to its standard ride hight once the spring have been shot blasted and powder coated. Has any 1 had experience with uprated shocks on a TS at OE hight?
  14. here starts another rollercoaster ride!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi All, My name is Matt and I have recently become an AlfaSud owner. I'm 33 years old and live in Stoke on Trent. I am engaged to my fiancee of 10 years Liz and we are due to get married next March. I have two fantastic daughters Charlotte(6) and Holly(2). I got into Italian cars sometime ago...
  15. My new ride

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Here is the reason for wanting the rear bumper spoiler thingy!!
  16. My 'temporary' new ride

    Motoring Images
    Well here it is: Its full title is --Volvo V70 SE LUX D5 Automatic 2.4 Turbo Diesel :D While the GTA is away being fixed up and put back to normal I’m driving round in this. I’ll admit that when I saw it my 1st thought was ‘bloody hell, it‘s huge!’ then ‘ahhh, not a Volvo’. Then I saw...
  17. Taken for a ride, new part I think not !

    South Africa
    So three months ago I buy a 2005 GT from a reputable dealer in Centurion, great car except for the squishy clutch which I feel on the test drive. They agree to replace the slave cylinder which is leaking, I even take them a quote on a new part from Nissan Fiat Centurion. Collect the car and no...
  18. Ride Height

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I was talking to the lads at a recent Nothern Italian Car Night about the benefits of suspension upgrades and whether it was worth doing on a 8 year old 147 1.6 twinny. Anyway I decided to measure my ride height today, (distance between top of wheel and wheel arch)osf 65mm, nsf 65mm, osr...
  19. My Ride

    Motoring Images
    This is my ride for the next 24 hours while Sophia is being serviced. Have to say despite the need for some care and attention he's great to drive, may have to put some petrol in and go for a little drive before I hand him back tomorrow :D
  20. Ride on 17s compared to 18s.

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys. The 18" multispokes on my Dads 147 GTA are in need of a serious refurb. However, he also complains about the ride on our appalling West Yorkshire roads so he's thinking of changing to some repro 17" teledials when he next needs some tyres instead of refurbing his 18" multispokes. Has...
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