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  1. A Simple tyre change i thought

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well going on holday in 2 weeks so thought i would change the front tyres as looking a little warn. Took it to my friends garage and the sodding locking nut went snap.. Oh the joys.. Needs less to say got it off and the rest of the locking nuts removed and replaced. Aso took all others nuts...
  2. Simple Question, Injector mm3/i's

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    When on tickover what should the injectors be regeristing on Multiecuscan ? I have injector 1, 2 and 4 sitting at -1.40 , 0.90 , 1.56 mm3/i But i have number 3 at 2.26 so is that faulty ? Ive replaced number 3 with a 2nd hand 1 which is better at 1.21mm3/i but the car still doesnt run right...
  3. Front bumper removal. Simple or Pita

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey guys my conundrum is as the title suggests really. I'm getting around to changing my main beam bulbs, I had a quick look this morning but with me having the hands the size of a baby gorilla, I got nowhere fast. So was thinking of removing the front bumper to get to the headlight housing easily.
  4. Simple questions from a simpleton...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello! Well, two very easy (for you!) questions about my 1999 156: Firstly, every time I fire up the engine, my air conditioning comes on...how can I prevent that, as I forget and drive around with the windows down, cooling all of Kigali City... Secondly, today the temperature guage strayed...
  5. Simple functional rear diffusor for gt.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Here is a simple way I made a functional rear diffusor for the gt. Cut out 4 pieces of styrofoam then fiberglass the pieces and then a lot of sanding:), just a mockup for now.. Skickat från min iPhone med Tapatalk
  6. Simple Question, Difficult Solution

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, (159 JTDM) I have a first hard start problem, At first start, my car cranks cranks cranks and then it starts. After this first hard start, I stop it, and then it starts quickly at second start try. But if I do the things below, then my car starts quickly at first start: "I press start...
  7. Keeping it simple

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Good evening, Is there a simple solution where I don't have to change my OEM stereo unit and can improve the output of my setup. I have a 2010 gt cloverleaf with blue+me and the subwoofer in the boot. Could I add an amp etc for crisper sound but still keep the original look and feel of the...
  8. 147 are these a simple fix?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Interested in a 147 1.9 in my city and seller said needs some 'stuff' done to the front axle, silentblocks, flail (front) - should i be worried by any of these and not buy or are they simple fixes?
  9. Ebay sellers, how simple can it be?

    Alfa Giulietta
    As I might have mentioned in another thread the driver seat on my G has a bit of sagging in the seat base. So, I ordered another driver seat from ebay, to replace it... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331604814304?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT They have only gone and...
  10. Free, Simple & effective induction mod

    Alfa Giulietta
    After spending some time reading threads about induction kits and so on, i decided to see how easy it would be to modify the airbox. Turns out the snorkel tube which exits the airbox at the top and is bolted to the top of the inner wing under the bonnet, has 2 push tabs (one on either side of...
  11. simple question i hope

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all maybe someone can tell me what the 2 pipes are that come off the back of the plenum. and can they be removed or put some where else. i ask as they are hindering my turbo dump valve thx
  12. A simple 156 2.0 TS performance tip

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Am doing a rebuild of "Ruby's" engine after she was "Torpedoed" in the Brissy Mega-Storms the other month & suffered bent Conrods due to Hydro locking. I am balancing & lightening the Conrods & Pistons while they are out, the lighter these heavy components are, the more it helps the engine to...
  13. Roof problem that simple?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    In recent days the roof was getting slower and slower to operate and got to the point where I had to help the rear deck lift and help the hood start to fold away. Putting it back up would go in one operation except that the rear bow wouldn't lock and we got the cycle incomplete error. To start...
  14. 147 2.0 TS simple LPG conversion

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi legends, I am moving forward on a simple/prehistoric LPG conversion method I have become familiar with , single point inductive mixer. What I am interested to know is which emulator (injector & o2?) you are using and/or which lpg fuel processor feedback for the closed loop system...
  15. After market steering wheel defective horn - a simple fix!

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi Just wanted to post a solution to horn failure when fitting Autotecnica steering boss to 33. This brand of wheel requires an earth connection from the boss to ground. The steering column is effectively insulated from ground by rubber bushes and plastic coated bearings (from what I can...
  16. Simple mirror question

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have just got the GTV and I want to put it in the garage. I'd like to fold the mirrors back to reduce width. There is a picture in the user manual that suggests they will fold back. Is this a simple manual operation; they feel a bit stiff and reluctant to fold away. Before I increase the...
  17. Simple mods for a 1.3 JTD

    Alfa MiTo
    I have had my Mito for 2 years now and I want to do some simple mods. I am not looking to spend a lot of money (£150) or any if that is possible. Thanks.:)
  18. Simple Airbox mod

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I decided to make a simple modification to my airbox to help with the cars ability to breathe and also to reduce the likelihood of it sucking up a lake of water, given all the recent rain! The mod was to just shorten the inner snorkel within the airbox so that it does not sit as low, thus...
  19. Simple cost effective upgrades to GQV??

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi I will be getting my GQV in a few weeks are their any simple upgrades or mods that current owners suggest? Is a change of air filter worth doing ie k & n or anything that needs sorting or things to look for/check car is still under manufacturer warranty any info would be great!!
  20. Simple Speaker Upgrade for Alfa 159?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello All I've just bought a 159 1.9 150 bhp model and am finding the audio reasonable. However I wonder if I could improve things without the complexity of a new HU, amp, sub etc? Has anybody simply changed the front speakers and got decent performance from the existing HU? - if so which...
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