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  1. Rear shock installation

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Trying to finish my suspension replacement and feel that I am falling at the final hurdle. Trying to put rear Koni yellow shocks in place. Can anyone help? First, I’m correct that the top is the larger chamber as shown the in the photo? If that is correct, does anyone know why it doesn’t fit...
  2. What's this? Rear shock.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. I was doing brake fluid change today and front brake hoses and came across deterioration of something with the rear shocks. Is it just the top of the dust boot cover finally giving up the ghost? If so, does it need replacement urgently or can it wait 6 or so months. How hard is...
  3. 156 1.8 TS rear shock Ridex Stark - Advice please

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello The rear shocks of my 156 1.8 TS (may 1998 . 144cv) are in the end of its life and I´m thinking to replace them. I started to search online and in the midle of everything I found two low cost models that say that they are adjustable... Ridex - 854S1719 Stark - SKSA-0130119 Does anyone...
  4. Left hand top shock absorber bearings available!!!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    From Partsworld https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F273943689653
  5. Super Front Shock Absorbers On a MK1

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys, does anyone know if the dampers from the later super models are compatible with the mk1 164? Cheers Guys
  6. springs quadrifoglio with shock absorbers series giulietta 1.6 JTDM

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, I have a giulietta 1.6 JTDM 105cv distinctive model. I bought the quadrifoglio giulietta springs and I want to keep the car's standard shock absorbers. Will I have a problem? The reason for changing the springs is to lower the height of the car. Thank you.
  7. For Sale: 159ti Shock Absorbers

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, I have upgrated my suspension to eibach-bilstein compination and the original Shock absorbers of my TI are up for sale in very good condition. Regards
  8. Snapped rear shock

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I own a 1.9 GT, looks like the cup on the driver's side rear shock has snapped, thankfully it happened a few metres from the house, the spring is now grinding on the rear tyre. What I am thinking now is how I will get it to my mechanic? Was thinking about using the spare space saver wheel? Or...
  9. 147 rear shock absorber issue - with a twist!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi! I'm new here & after a little advice/information... I believe it's a fairly common 147 issue where the shock absorber rusts so the spring drops & rests on the tyre - it happened on the passenger side about 6 months ago, which I had repaired at my local garage, & has just happened on the...
  10. Rear shock absorber 147 JTD 16v

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I need to replace the rear shock absorber on my 147 jdt 16v. The car is used very little and I might keep it another two years before I scrap it so I don't want to buy something very expensive. Any suggestions on some cheap shock absorbers that are not to bad. How about those ones? Sorry its in...
  11. Alfa 159 2.0ti shock absorbers recommendations

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, Which shock absorbers and from where to buy for the 159 2.0jtdm ti? I have seen the bilstein b4 from alfisti net. They are at 260pounds for all four. Wouldn't mind a cheaper set... I would like it to be as comfortable as possible as my daughter complains a lot! 😞 Regards, Angelos
  12. rear shocks shock- get yours checked!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Thought my 159 had nipped the end off one of the rear springs (heard a crack and felt a slight tug when driving and the car then sat a little lower on the driver's rear) so got a pair of Sachs springs and some Bilstein shock absorbers since the ones on the car looked a little ropey (I'm of the...
  13. Recommendations for rear shock absorbers

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    For a phase 1 twin spark please. Don’t need to be high performance just good enough for the cars power. An idea of cost to get them fitted would be appreciated too please. I apparently have a slight weeping from the nearside rear shocker. Thanks
  14. Shock Asborber fun

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well there i was Sat night driving I heard a big thund and car sank on the left hand side so first thoughts snapped spring. Had car recovered to my friends garage and off we went to get a spring. Returned and dropped car onto ram and low a and behold sprint was intact. But instead the bit...
  15. Urgent. Two front used Koni shock absorbers needed

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Dear all goodmorning. I am in need of 2 used, front Koni yellow shock absorbers, as those already in used gave up the fight against the Greek roads(???) and don't seem to be repairable. I own a 11/1994 1.6 boxer, so i need those specifically for this version. Please if anyone has a pair, at...
  16. Spider on 159 Ti springs and shock absorbers

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just a thought, would 2011 159 Ti 1750 springs and shock absorber fits a 2007 Brera Spider? I think the weight of the spider can be a problem but would like to seek some answers for the experts. About to put the Spider in storage and will be using the 159 to do very long distances on a less...
  17. Rear shock won't come out?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I'm trying to replace the rear shocks on my 147 as the lower spring mounting plate rusted through - are all Alfa's this rusty? :curse: The allen key bolt at the top of the shock is rounded off, so I can't get any force on the 22mm nut before the entire shock starts twisting. I've tried...
  18. Alfa 166 Koni shock absorbers

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys, I have a pair of Koni rear shock absorbers for sale, in used but very good (like new) condition. They were briefly fitted to my father's 166 V6 before being replaced with a full set of different Konis. The eBay advert below contains pics and info...
  19. In need of new shock absorbers

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My Bella is a 147 diesel pre-facelift, the 16v engine. Currently, I use stock shocks and KW lowering springs which provide -30mm drop, all on 17” wheels. Unfortunately, the ride is very crashy and totally unbearable on uneven surfaces. My front shocks are blown and I need some recommendations...
  20. 147 shock access through boot

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I just got some Koni yellow shocks installed in my 147 and wanted to try and adjust the rear ones, however, I couldn't really find the cutout in the carpet. What is the trick? Am I supposed to remove the plastic trim on the side? Thank you!
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