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  1. Bosch super 4 spark plugs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I have used the old bosch quad spark plugs in my 1980 Giulietta with excellent results but i would like to know if it's safe to use the new Bosch super 4 plugs in my 2002 147 Tspark 1.6
  2. For Sale Twin Spark Cam lock tools

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi guys, Got the twins spark cam lock tool for sale on eBay. It’s for any 1.8 / 2.0 twin spark. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F123697234667 Looking for £20 plus £3.99 postage please message me if interested. Thanks, Paul
  3. Spark Plugs

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hello all. So my '83 2.0 Alfetta GTV is still off the road some 12 years since parking in the garage but it has been started and run up to temp regularly . I now think I have time to continue restoring this and want to start with oils, filters etc. Having started it last week it has a misfire...
  4. Spider T Spark Engine Swap

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I have a 1996 2.0 T-Spark Spider, have had the car for over 8 years and spent a fortune last year on bodywork, suspension, major service and respray. Unfortunately stolen but recovered with no damage to car other than a blown engine - hole in block! My question is other than another...
  5. Spark Plug Advice

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I'm looking to change the spark plugs on my 2011 Giulietta QV. Prices seem to vary wildly - anywhere from about £8 for a set of four, through to £50 and upwards. What are the advantages to using the more expensive spark plugs? I've got no problem spending a bit more if it's going...
  6. 2.0 Twin Spark Torques

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does anyone know where I can obtain the cylinder head torque figures please for my 2 litre T/S?:blabla: About to remove the head and none of the manuals on the internet are very comprehensive. What info do others use - ideally I`d like something like the a Haynes manual covering everything.
  7. Twin Spark GTV - I don't want to sell it.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have had my 1999 GTV TS since Jan 2013 - it has been utterly lovely. I have had my 1999 GTV v6 since Jan 2018 - the intention was to sell the TS cos why would I need two GTV's? It's gone a bit wrong. I don't need to remind anyone here how fabulous the v6 is - the TS must be a poor...
  8. How much hassle is it to change oil pan/oil sump on a 2.0 twin spark?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey. My oil sump threds for the sump plug are broken. Is is much of a hassle to change the entire oil sump? Considering just buying a used one without broken threds. Tried googling, but could not find an answer. As I understand it, 1.6 liter - 2.0 liter twin spark oil sumps are interchangable...
  9. 147 lusso spark 2.0 wing mirror 2008

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello All Broke off the wing mirror today with stem. So wondering are wing mirrors on the 147 all the same shape and could I use one from a jtd? Thankfully the painted clip survived without breaking. There are a couple on ebay but want to check before buying Many thanks
  10. 1.6T spark engine temperature/thermostat

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok so I bought a 147 driving up the road and the temperature gauge is jumping, I think it's possible the thermostat has been removed.... The car is sitting at about 70c but is moving down between that and 50c, then back up to 90c. Is there an optimum temperature or is this expected? Fruity...
  11. Twin Spark Gearbox internals

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hello Alfisti, I have a disassembled Gearbox from a 916 TS on the workbench. Two questions: 1) Where belong these two nice little parts? They should fit somewhere into the transmission-side of the clutchbell housing, but I have no idea? 2. Does anybody have the teeth-number of the sprockets for...
  12. 164 twin spark gearbox swap help

    Alfa 164 & 166
    hello everyone,I have a TS 93 FL, the gearbox is the model with the reverse safety feature,and the reverse light switch on the side,and on top the safety lock. in the gear lever there is a trigger you have to pull in order to engage reverse. I will have to change this gearbox because the main...
  13. Alfa 147 1,6 twin spark weird engine noise after oil change.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I'm new to the community, but i have been reading the posts for several years, but never registered, so here it goes... The problem is i recently bought the 147 1,6 t.s and everything was fine, but forgot to check the main problem, how much oil is left. I noticed that the oil is at...
  14. 2 different spark plugs in main cylinders alfa 147!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I was having issues today where i felt a lack of power when accelerating. Initially my mind went to blown head gasket, however after a few tests i know that this wasn't the case. So i go to check my spark plugs. First socket was filled with oil! looked like i spill from an oil change i...
  15. Hi guys I'm new to the Alfa forum. I drive an alfa 145 2.0 Twin Spark Quadrifoglio.

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I'm looking for body parts such as a bonnet and right hand side head light my current one is damaged, and beyond repairs... Please point me in the right direction.
  16. spark plug spanner 1750 turbo

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Thought 'I'll change the plugs'. Not so simple. What on earth spanner are you meant to use? Standard socket not a chance. Found an old draper long box spanner-surely that's going to go in? Nope. I have ordered a Laser 10mm box spanner from Halfords, maybe it will be slightly thinner-walled than...
  17. 1.6 SPARK 147 Reg. Maintenance Schedule

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    HI Friends I apologise if this request is too simple or silly, but I am trying to help my GF (AR owner) keep her AR in good shape (normally she just drives and checks nothing LOL). The owners' manual is in Italian, and of not much help to me. The model is 1.6 SPARK 147... can anyone tell me...
  18. Where is temp gauge sensor on 75 Twin Spark?

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hi all, I've had the engine mounts replaced on my 75 Twin Spark - they were shot to pieces. The guy doing it must have disturbed/knocked the temperature gauge sensor as it has stopped working. I did see it go up to 40 degrees then drop back down to zero. Where is this located so I can check...
  19. 147 2005 1.6 twin spark

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Good day my ecu has been changed with a splittronic
  20. Spark plugs for 3.2

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Does anyone know the part number? as I have come up with several options, do they need twin tip? Thanks
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