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  1. 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
  2. 3,2L Q4 spark plugs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey all. We are in the process of fixing up my "new to me" and while we are not replacing spark plug right now ( fluids and filters only ) I thought it would be a good idea to check the gaps on the plugs. Can someone please advise what the spark gaps should measure. The engine has 108000km on...
  3. 166 twin spark

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all putting my 2002 car up for sale , great overall condition , mot June 19, £975 ono, great driving car but my 159 is preferred by the other half hence sale
  4. Alfa 156 1.6 T Spark Fuel Consumption & MPG read out

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Back into Alfa ownership and need a little guidance regarding my 156 1.6 TSpark. I've owned it for a few days and have I think poor fuel economy during my commute to work (8miles each way country roads). I've based this on the gauge shifting a lot rather than MPG readout, as it has used...
  5. Spark plugs for 3.2?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone got a list of alternatives to the Bosch plugs stated in the handbook? Did bosch update the part with another? HR7MPP302X?
  6. 1.8 mpi spark plugs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey, so I’ve been trying to do some of the maintenance on the car myself. Right now there’s a bit of a stutter when accelerating and I figure I’ve had the car a year and a half so I know the plugs are at least older than that. Is there a guide anywhere for doing the plugs on a 1.8 mpi? Is the...
  7. 1985 spider, no Spark

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Just picked up a 1985 Spider(non running) and am getting no spark. Cap, wires, rotor all look good. Fuses good. Surprised to see nothing but a rotor in the distributor but I guess that is all controlled by an ECU hidden somewhere. Tried a new ignition coil. Tried another L-Jetronic ECU( the one...
  8. Hello - New to Group - 1985 Spider firing on cylinders 2 and 3 - no spark on 1 and 4

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello All, This forum is a vault of knowledge and I've combed it for two restless days!
  9. Spark Plug Sealing Gaskets

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    After searching shop4parts I found these sealing gaskets. Are these definately required? I never replaced gaskets when changing spark plugs before on other cars...
  10. corrosion/water? on my spark heads

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i took the car for service and while changing the big sparks, i noticed corrosion on the spark heads, [ignition sides]... whats the problem? anything i should be worried about?
  11. URGENT ASSISTANCE WITH V6 rear bank spark plug

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Right, i've got until it gets dark to sort out a misfire on my GTV v6 - managed to clean the engine yesterday, but now got an intermittent misfire. Need to know how to remove the rear Air intake covering the plugs so i can dry them off! help!! :rolleyes:
  12. help? ignition spark jumble!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello all, prior to changing plugs marking the leads for specific spark holes/ my lovely perminant marker rubbed off! any ideas on the arrangement or pics to signify hole 1 to hole 7 etc
  13. Will the Twin Spark rise again?

    General Alfa Discussion
    So does anyone think Alfa will doing anything with twin spark engine in the future? Obviously the twinny has been around some years now and they seem to be getting phased out - the JTS, MPI etc taking their place. Just have to wonder if there just isn't any room for improvement without totally...
  14. alfa spider 2002 2.0 twin spark

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi this is a non runner and iam trying to fix it the problem is there is no comms with a scan tool and the key code light doestn come on and the engine light also doesnt come on with the ign iam looking for some help or wiring diagrams
  15. Tuning the Twin Spark

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Right, my rent is going up soon so I want to do the sensible thing and sort my engine out before it's too late! Where would be the best place to get a fast road engine made for my '99 146? I'm after cams and a gas flowed head. AH Motorsports seem to know what they're doing. Also found this...
  16. When to change spark plugs?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 4-year-old twin spark 147 with unusually low mileage - only 9,000. The service centre suggests I have new spark plugs fitted, as the vehicle's reached the age of 4. But is this necessary considering the low mileage?
  17. Twin spark cylinder head

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi, I need a new cylinder head for my 98 gtv whihc is a 2.0 twin spark, would a head from a 2002 2.0 twin spark be exactly the same? cheers
  18. smoking twin spark

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, my 156 2.0 ts has started to smoke (filthy habit, wish she would give up!). She's done over 120k miles and has always lost a little oil like most I guess. But just recently I've spotted the odd puff of smoke from the exhaust. Any ideas what it is likely to be? It seems to happen over bumps...
  19. quick confirmation of spark plug codes

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey all Found some sparks on eBay which are way cheaper than the cost back home in New Zealand. Only thing is the first NGK code doesn't match the owners manual. Here's what the seller listed as the codes: Alfa part numbers: 46521529 & 46521530 NGK ref: BKR6EKPA & PMR7A Are these the right...
  20. Spider T Spark - User Manual

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    i jsut bought a 1998 Spider T Spark which didn't come with a user manual. anyone know where I can get a second hand one? cheers