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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    In Feb 2013 I bought my first car, a 147 Sport Q2, which in Feb 2017 I sold to Pud237 in part-ex to buy a GTA - Farewell to the 147 Q2... – A few months later, Dan told me he’d sold the 147 to a local couple who then retired and moved to Anglesey. Occasionally I would ask about how it was doing...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi! I will be looking at a 156 2.5L V6 in a couple of days, and I'm trying to understand what trim level it is supposed to be. Based on the VIN and some VIN decoders, it is said to be 'Distinctive'. But the car has a big spoiler I'm the back and a fale carbon center console, and from what I...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, I am going to replace the front ARB bushes on my Q2 sport. Do I need the "standard" bushes or the GTA ones? I thought the Q2 had the same ARB as the GTA but when I have enquired to someone selling them I'm told different. Many Thanks, Bertie
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello my friends. I have 2.4jtd 156, can i use suspension kit from 2.0TS? Or its too heavy and etc.. Just asking, i can have it for good price brand new. Thanks
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have been offered a remapped ECU and immobiliser module quite cheap. If I swap these what do I need to do to my original key fob? Do I just need to swap the transponder to the new one or is it a lot more complicated? Thanks, BM
  6. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi I am thinking of removing original cat and have custom decat pipe to replace..i then want to place a sport cat in exhaust centre pipe further downstream...was wondering if stainless ebay job is gonna be okay or what makes are trustworthy...i dont wanna pay ragazoon prices...i already have...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    After some deliberation I'm thinking of parting with my 159. Its a Ti Sport Wagon finished in stromboli Grey. Black leather interior. its a 2010 car on a 60 plate and has the later dark dash. It has the TBi engine which has been remapped and give approx 250bhp. It certainly moves. It also has...
  8. Alfa Giulia
    Hello QV owners, Im looking at tyres (aren't we all) and the Michelins get great reviews, especially wear, does anyone have experience with these, the Pirellis wear at a ferocious rate :-( Michelin Pilot Super Sport - Tyre Reviews
  9. Alfa Giulia
    Am I really the first to post this: https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/jaguar/xe/105981/jaguar-xe-300-sport-vs-alfa-romeo-giulia-veloce I still don't think the cabin feels cheap, yet this is dragged out in every review. Good to see the outcome at the end though ;-)
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    As above 120i m sport yes or no? 2007 vintage 90k on clock full history,recent chain,full service with discs and pads on rear. 1 previous owner £3000. Looking at it for a daily driver for mrs,school run nipping down the shops etc. Now I know they have had timing chain issues which don’t put me...
  11. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey all, Anybody know of any good deals for a full set of these (not Koni STR)? Cheapest I've found is about £665? Thanks. Matt
  12. Alfa Giulia
    Hi - I'm sure this has been covered, but I can't the search to work... I'm about to need my second change of tyres. Stuck Corsas back on last February, but with winter around the corner, planning to swap for the Pilot Sport 4S. Toyed with it last Feb, but very few runners had tried them so...
  13. Alfa Giulietta
    So i bought the shot shifter, which should be plug and play, how ever i can not seem to get the old one off (the base plate is stuck after removing the screw) Is there an easy way to pry it off? The guide just said to use a screw driver.. Thanks
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have a 147 sport as stated above which I love! One really niggling issue I'm having is finding a replacement passenger side door handle, I have a 57 plate 5 door to which I think I'm after a satin effect with no lock barrell, now I don't think these are made anymore so 2nd hand is my only...
  15. Introduce Yourself
    Finally picked up my ‘18 Ti Sport. Wht.Tri-Coat w/ Red interior. Only drove a few miles yesterday but so far I LOVE it. Have been learning a lot from this forum and hope to continue learning more as an owner.
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, my front shocks are bad (bilstein b4). Would replacing only front ones with Koni Sport adjustable shocks make car understeer a lot? I have am running eibach pro kit, bilstein b4 (front+rear), eibach arb (front+rear), front upper strut bar, poly upper wishbones and both rear arms poly. Front...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Im selling the old shocks and springs out of my 2.5 156. Koni Sport shocks and blue eibach springs. They are in mechanically perfect condition with no leaks and the springs are good. They could do with a respray if you want them to look good but it never bothered me as they are pretty out of...
  18. Alfa Giulia
    I am considering to paint my dark grey 18“ 5-holes in black. Satin or gloss finish. Has anyone else done this on their Giulia? My car is Vesuvio Grey with yellow callipers... If you have a Giulia with 18“ black wheels, any types, please post pictures ?
  19. Alfa 155
    Hi I've rooted around but can't source a speed sensor. (Not the ABS ones). It's the 46412961 sending unit under the FE27 family. The sender runs from gearbox to speedometer. I have no speedo... I can see over the past few years there have been availability and prices quoted but the parts...
  20. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I am searching for a sports cat for my gtv v6 2.0 turbo phase 1 '97. But it's seems hard to find one..? Already emailed to different known sites like alfaholics, etc..but seems they didn't had the answer. Can it be that a sportscat for a 3.0 or 3.2l fits the turbo 2.0? If someone has more...
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