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  1. 156.net saved post - Alfa 147 & GT P1688 fault code

    Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads.... Or in this case it was a post that I don't think was repeated here - think I just posted a link...
  2. 156.net saved thread 166 3.0 v6 rebuild May 2008

    Alfa 164 & 166
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. I initially posted this May 2008. The rebuild proved to be one of the most difficult...
  3. 156.net saved thread - Radio power feeds guide - Feb 2008

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Saw my backside last night. Flat battery AGAIN leaving work after I left the radio on in the...
  4. 156.net saved thread - Front Anti Roll bar replacement and Differential (Q2) Swap

    Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. I initially posted this July 2012 and subsequently updated the thread to include a guide on...
  5. 156.net saved thread - 166 3.0 V6 teardown - Sept 2007

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Bought a broken 3.0 V6 and a good gearbox out of a 166 last Friday. Spent my day off work...
  6. 156.net saved thread - 156 3.2 v6 gearbox conversion to 166 v6 - Sept 2007

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. In this series of posts I was looking to change the gearbox on my 98 cf2 156 that I'd (completely)...
  7. 156.net saved thread - 2.4 10v jtd turbo removal - July 2006

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Remove the Egr valve. Two 6mm Allen bolts going into captive nuts on the pipe, then 2 13mm bolts...
  8. 156.net saved thread - V6 Gearbox teardown - July 2008

    Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Remove innner part of n/s drive shaft. Remove oil seals Remove diff cover Remove...
  9. 156.net saved thread - Rough Guide to engine and gearbox removal - Dec 2009

    Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. This was a thread I originally posted December 2009 and is made up of photos from a number of...
  10. 156.net - saved thread: 147 GTA engine rebuild - Dec 2007

    Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. This was a thread I originally posted December 2007 in real time as I was rebuilding the engine...
  11. Saved me from a 50mph TBone

    Alfa Giulia
    Alas my Giulia has been the result of an accident. I had someone run a red light at speed and hit me The result is a write off and its only 10 months old The good thing is due to the quality of the car and its safety features i was uninjured. I will definitely be getting another Giulia as this...
  12. Saved it & me from burning to a crisp !

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I was in the car pottering around & had put the battery in a last ditch attempt to revive it before buying a new one. So to my surprise the battery charger showed 3/4 charged great! So I turned the key & it fired up ...hey hey...so then I noticed a eggy smell, OK its been stood & not started for...
  13. Just saved £25 a month!

    Adrian Flux Insurance
    I renewed my insurance this week through More Than. They were cheapest on all the comparison sites for me and I tried a few other companies that are not on them. I was with Swinton last year and when I changed cars 2 months into a new policy I got well screwed and ended up paying £58 a month...
  14. ABS/ASR issue fixed myself (saved 2,000 euro)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have a 2001 Alfa 147 Lusso ... It has had an ABS and ASR fault light on for a long time but a mechanic (wrongly) told me that all was fine and it was just a faulty sensor. I tried then to get it through its 2 year MOT (called NCT here in Ireland) and it failed on the ABS fault...
  15. Spider saved my life part 2

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Ok heres the links to some more pics, I went to see the car today and feel much worse as a consequence!:rolleyes: ........ I liked my Spider :( Sat in her put in the key and put the ignition on, no warning lights flashing and the windows still work, but I resisted the temptation to see if...
  16. I'm not sure if my Spider nearly killed me or saved my life.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I was travelling back from North Molton to the A361, a couple of miles of winding road with a bad accident record, I drive it regularly and drive carefully. On the North side of the road there is a steep drop down to the river below. I was on a gentle right hand curve doing 45-50, a 4x4 came...
  17. Ken + Powerflex = molto dosh saved!!

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Well I have finally done it! New rear pads, discs, Powerflex bushes and new bottom hub bearings (Thanks to super Ken!) Took about five hours to do, not including pressing the old bushes out and putting the new bushes and bearings in. That took about 4 hours. Total costs, Powerflex kit...
  18. Adrien Flux just saved me about £400!!!! Whoa!

    Adrian Flux Insurance
    My renewal qoute from Tesco was £1020, and phoning around was between £900-£1000. Thanks to Alfaowner and Adrien Flux they saved me the price of my up and coming Alfa service with a qoute of £585.99. Incredible! Nice one guys. (24yrs old, 3yrs NCB, West london post code, 147 1.6 with light...
  19. Just saved £300 with Adrian Flux

    Adrian Flux Insurance
    Very good price! All they need to do now is change their really bad hold music. :cry: D
  20. Oh dear. They should have saved up for the real thing.

    Motoring Images
    I couldn't find this having been posted before but check out this, not sure I can post the word on a family forum, err car? Linky to Topgear Carbage Warning not to be opened by Alfa lovers or people with weak hearts.
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