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  1. 159 Sump plug torque setting

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all! Does anyone out there know the torque setting for the 2.2JTS sump plug?My dealer mechanic says "tight" which is presumably why so many Twin Sparks have to have a Helicoil fitted after they've stripped the thread!Assuming that the sump is a GM product (sadly,the filter element has GM-Made...
  2. 156 and setting steering to Zero

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Nice set of Dunlop Sport 01 on all 4 wheels now (205/60 15) and a further chance to check steering which was closer to -1mm than zero. They cracked the track rods a shade and got it back to dead on Zero. An interesting side product is that braking noise has almost disappeared. I thought the...
  3. 156 rear wheel bearing touque setting

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have a feeling that my lefthand rear wheel bearing is on it's way out. I have the new one and looked in the autodata book for the torque setting required. I was amazed to see that it said 336NM - damn, that's way more than my V6 produces! Can anyone confirm or deny this setting? Thanks Tom
  4. Setting the clock in a 166

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Please help, im trying to put the clock back in my 166 but cant work it out. I cant find the ics instruction book any ideas?? thanks!
  5. AAAArrrggghhh - not the right air con setting

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I may be being odd but this winds me up. Position 2 is not enugh but 3 is toooooo much. Does anyoe know if there is a 2.5 button on the market!? :rant: :cheese:
  6. Setting the Clock

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, This may be a very dumb question, but does anyone know how to set the clock on a GTV, mine is running 30 mins slow. Manual sheds no light, obviously another unique Alfa design feature. LW
  7. Spark plug gap setting

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Thought there maybe more people here who have changed there spark plugs on 164 V6 engines. I have lost the information as to the correct gap setting. Can anyone help :confused:
  8. Climate Control - Automatic Setting

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All I've got a phase 2 GTV with the climate control. Whenever I start my car the climate control turns itself on regardless of whether I switched it off before starting the car or not. In the manual it says that the climate control can work in two modes, either automatic or manual. I...
  9. Cold air setting still blows warm?

    Alfa 155
    With all this hot weather we have been having I have found that I am unable to get cool air to flow into the car even with the dial rotated to fully cold. Is this the nature of the beast(again) or can I adjust the control mechanism and if so how do I do it.(Its a non aircon 2.0 16v super...
  10. Setting the Timing on a TS

    Alfa 155
    Posted this on, but thought I'd ask here.....(ie. JB :D ) Hi everyone, I need your help. I recently got a 75 2.0litre TS and it needed a head gasket. Dismantled the top of the engine and changed the gasket, however, putting it back together I have encountered the following problem...
  11. Wheelnut Torque Setting

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Bit of a sad techie question, but does anyone know what the torque setting should be for the wheel nuts on the 147?