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  1. Alfa 159 Specific 1 Din Radio Problem

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I bought and specific 1 Din Android Radio 8.0, which looks perfect, but it does not enter like original one. It remains few milimeters out. Anyone has a solution for it? This is the radio:
  2. Looking for specific badge

    Alfa Giulietta
    My G's (front) badge is on a terrible shape, and I need to replace it. Since my car is black, I think that a black&white badge would be a nice addition. Been looking over the web for a replacement. I noticed that most of the badges are stick-on, the reviews on the web seems ok so I'm willing to...
  3. Are these parts specific to 147 GTA?

    Alfa GTA
    The two large braces that run parallel to each other down the length of the car - Are they specific to the 147 GTA or are they fitted to all 147's? Mine are looking very tatty and rusty so I was thinking of getting a pair off another car, powder coating them and then replacing mine. Thanks in...
  4. Cambelt tools: GTA specific or not ?

    Alfa GTA
    Hello I need some help here. I need some good advice, not hearsay. My mechanic is going to do my timing belt. He got a set of camshaft tools, and he is insisting they are the same for 2.5 , 3.0 and 3.2 Is that correct ? He says he crosschecked the parts numbers and that they are the required...
  5. Do we need a specific Honda CR-V or General SUV lounge?

    Poll Room
    Well? Plenty of those HondaCR-V Drivers around. 4 at the last count. :confused:
  6. Wanted specific 1750/2000 inlet cam

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Has anyone got a good condition 1750/2000 inlet cam with the stamp number 1054800320051 ?
  7. Sudden coolant leak (2.0jtdm specific, part 71772987 failed?)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Maybe this helps someone. Recently got surprised by a "Coolant temperature exceeded" warning. When I pulled over and checked under the hood. There was a leak visible near a black plastic cover just on the front right of the engine. As with all leaks, it's not easy to tell what exactly is...
  8. TomTom Live 2 B&M - Specific to model?

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi all, Looking to get the TomTom Blue&Me Live 2 to fit into the special port on the dash of my GQV. Couple of Q's: Where is the best place to buy? Cheapest I've seen is eBay (£275) Are the units car specific, or will it configure to whatever car it's in (G, MiTo, Fiat 500 etc)? A couple...
  9. 159 Mats - Specific Fittings

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All. I'm looking to get a set of mats for my Ti. I notice that connectors something like these are fixed to the floor in each area i.e. drivers, passengers and back seats. Has anyone got any recommendations for ideally generic mats. Even the official mats seem to only have connectors on the...
  10. Considering a 159 1.9 JTS - any specific issues to look out for?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi folks, I went to see a 2006 Alfa 159 1.9 JTS Turismo last saturday. The car needs a bit of TLC as it's incredibly dirty inside and outside (plus bits of the badges are missing...the "5" from 159 and the JTS writing), but it's otherwise mint bodywork-wise, and it looks very good on the...
  11. Top 500 cars 2009-2012 ranked by specific output

    Alfa Giulietta
    Car nerds who need some fodder for pub chats: Automobile and car specifications Alfa Giulietta QV 1750TBi is ranked surprisingly highly - 72nd in the list - at 133.2 bhp/litre and has a very low mass as well (near lightest among the other 130-140bhp vehicles) It jumps up to 30th in the world...
  12. Cambelt kits & job specific tools

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've seen a few cambelt kits from various brands selling selling through EuroCarPrats & the like, but interestingly they seem to sell kits that they say fit my engine but have varying belt widths & numbers of teeth - surely this can't be right. Can anyone provide some guidance? If it helps, I...
  13. Specific insurance question.

    Insurance Section
    Hi all. My cheapest car insurance came with the company that installs their box that calculates how many miles you drive in a year. Does anyone have the same box installed in your vehicle and is it any good?? As I drive about 5-8k miles only and never came across sort of company before. PS...
  14. GTA specific for sale section?

    Alfa GTA
    Just a thought, wouldn't it be nice to have a sticky thread dedicated to GTA bits for sale in the GTA lounge? I for one don't visit the classified section, but do visit this section. Don't think it'd cause any harm, and wouldnt need closing abruptly either? Any thoughts?
  15. 156 Roof bars - Are they specific to body type

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just spotted this on ebay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/GENUINE-ALFA-ROMEO-156-AERO-ALUMINIUM-ROOF-BARS_W0QQitemZ280416218721QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM?hash=item414a1bee61 Description says they are for the saloon and won't fit the SW. Can anyone confirm this is correct or not...
  16. Looking for a specific noise from my GTA...which exhaust?

    Alfa GTA
    Morning gents Currently I run a 147 GTA with the Autodelta quad exhaust system. Now there is nothing wrong with this system, it seems very well made and looks the business. The thing is, I find the sound, although very loud ( not an issue ) isn't quite what I'm after. Now don't get me wrong...
  17. Looking for a specific sound from my GTA...which exhaust?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Morning gents Currently I run a 147 GTA with the Autodelta quad exhaust system. Now there is nothing wrong with this system, it seems very well made and looks the business. The thing is, I find the sound, although very loud ( not an issue ) isn't quite what I'm after. Now don't get me wrong...
  18. Alfa romeo 156 - any specific things to look out for?

    General Alfa Discussion
    so after many years, im finally in a position to buy a car ive been wanting for AGES. an alfa 156. i plan on spending about 4500 and on autotrader that seems to get you some decent post-facelifted stuff. before i splash the cash however i just wanted to get some feedback from all of you in...
  19. Hi guys (non-gender specific)

    Introduce Yourself
    1 week old red Spider 946 3.2 Q4 ! First Alfa, a long time coming after a variety of "interesting" cars, &, a few niggles apart, hugely happy. Looking forward to more involvement with all you Alfa-istas :cool:
  20. Specific Gravity of Ethylene Glycol Coolant?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Does anyone know what this is? Want to work out what the specific gravity is at 50% to test the coolant I just added. Looking at Texaco spec sheets, raw is about 1.12SG at 15.6 deg C. Is the SG scales relationship with temperature linear? Temperature compensated to 20deg C If so, each deg C...
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