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  1. Alfa GTA
    Hi all Can someone advise how I should check the power steering fluid on my GTA I checked it with the engine cold and it sat on the min line then checked hot and its at the max line. The power steering pump is noisy even on the move so just need to rule low fluid out. It's noisy once engine...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, as above, having spent time in a 3.2 GT and loving the steering wheel and front seats I'm wondering has anyone manage to fit them into a 156 ?
  3. Alfa Giulietta
    Has anyone on here noticed the car pulling over the centre line when giving it the beans? I was on a very rough road today and it was not a smooth ride. The car pulled over to the side of least resistance.
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Just bought myself (as a 2nd car), my first Alfa: a 2000 156 Selespeed with 30k on the clock (!) Love the car Gearbox etc is all fine, but it's throwing an engine management light. I haven't had a chance to put an OBD reader on it yet but will do. However the symptom seems to be the...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Just bought myself (as a 2nd car), my first Alfa: a 2000 156 Selespeed with 30k on the clock (!) Love the car Gearbox etc is all fine, but it's throwing an engine management light. I haven't had a chance to put an OBD reader on it yet but will do. However the symptom seems to be the...
  6. General Motoring Discussion
    I've noticed quite a bit of torque steer on the ol' Fiat Renegade a couple of times when a solid booting is required. Is there any way to mitigate the effect? (Apart from being less aggressive with the throttle.)
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello to the Gods of Knowledge, alfa gt JTDm getting a lot of torque steer recently dunno Y. Tyres are wearing on inner edge but not that much done 10k miles on them and still tread there quite amazing for a alfa! alignment toe is about zero , i know my caster and camber arnt brill but on...
  8. Alfa Giulietta
    I found my previous Giulietta followed the camber of the road under heavy acceleration at times. This was on 18" wheels and in a straight line.
  9. Alfa Giulietta
    HELLO TO EVERYONE. I BOUGHT A NEW GIULLIETTA 4 YEARS AGO. MY GUARANTEE WAS ENDED LAST SUMMER.THIS SUMMER I HAVE CHANGED MY BATTERY. AFTER THAT I HAD. MANY TIMES ON THE SCREEN THE NEXT SIGNS : vdc,steer corrector, hill holder: unavailable. ON 1st of SEPTEMBER I HAVE DONE THE ANNUAL SERVICE AND I...
  10. Alfa Giulietta
    Interested to know if torque steer is a massive issue with the gqv. Especially with remapped qv's. Lj has a superb g with massive bhp. Interested to hear from him and others out there
  11. Alfa Giulietta
    My steer wheel cover has on the sides snapped holders. It is coming loose a little bit, and i know a simple fix. At least if it simple. Alfa Romeo Shop - Tuning, Styling, Fanartikel und Modellautos - Alfa MiTo/Giulietta Lenkradcover Lenkradcover schwarz 54028 - 54029 It is about this thing...
  12. South Africa
    This ad says the car is in excellent condition but it's got a TS bumper fitted to it. This leads me to believe it's been in an accident. That's fine as long as the chassis is in good nick but his price is way too high when taking that into account...(i should know) Apparently it's got a...
  13. Alfa Giulietta
    I know all F/W turbo cars suffer torque steer but has anyone noticed its got a little more noticeble since theyve added 18's? I pulled away a little briskly from the lights and though it didn't wrench the wheel out of my hands I did have to fight it a little bit. Ive got vredistien vortis on...
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    For a long period of time I've heard people talk on here about the rear set ups on GTV's and have you felt its active rear steer. So please, in your best poetic descriptive manor can you please describe this phenom for me. Thanks
  15. Alfa Giulietta
    Just had off side front tyre replaced. Car seems to be continually torque steering right. Would this be due to a poor alignment? Cheers.
  16. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I had 2 people in my car yesterday for the first time and I was really surprised how heavy the car felt with 2 extra people in it. Normally with me and my gf who is tiny anyway you cant notice any difference in performance. But yesterday with 2 different normal sized adults the car felt like...
  17. Alfa GTA
    Went to see a black GTA today, which looked lovely and shiny in the photos. However, the reality was somewhat different - been parked for months and was dirty and mildewy, missing jacking point covers, interior a right mess; tobacco everywhere and dirty with the obligatory knackered drivers seat...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I need to replace the driverside upper wishbone on my 156 and was searching around for parts when I stumbled upon a full kit including lower and antiroll. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261055454654?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 I'd obviously want to change both sides and don't...
  19. Alfa MiTo
    I was accelerating pretty quickly in 2nd/3rd gear around 4500rpm yesteday evening and had a heart-in-mouth moment :wow: when my beautiful QV decided to veer to the right - I'm guessing this was a nasty example of torque steering - has anyone else had a similar problem? Only other thing could be...
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