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  1. Front suspension stripping

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Well I finally found time to start the front suspension refurb..... My plan is too Replace the ARB with upgraded version (already purchased) Front springs changed to lowered Eibach (rears already fitted New front seat cups for springs Replace all track rod ends Paint all suspension parts I...
  2. Stripping headlights

    Alfa GTA
    can anyone tell me how i remove the indicator lens cover and if it is the screw behind it i need to remove the silver lens trim
  3. stripping Autodelta supercharged Alfa 145

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi all, its with my great displeasure im stripping my alfa 145 1.6ts supercharged with full body kit due to a small bump which has sadly moved car out of alignment. Before i enter the world of ebay with the bits and bobs anyone with serious interest in the rotrex supercharger system please...
  4. "Jammed' Door & Paint Stripping

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, I've just bought a late 91 Aussie spec Auto 3 litre 164. Can't stop grinning! But ... The drivers side rear door is 'jammed'. While using the key in the front doors unlocks the others, the lock on this door remains unmoved. I have tried to operate it manually but with no response. Any ideas...
  5. Stripping 156 Headlight

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I'm having a few issues separating the headlights on my 156 prefacelift. I have finally managed to split the headlight, but getting the bit I need out (the bit that gets painted for the GTA mod won't shift) There is a screw behind the indicator diffuser lens that needs to come out but...
  6. 74''Automatic 2000 GTV stripping for spares!

    South Africa
    Body is a bit rusty but it's registered and running. It's the one been lurking around on junkmail and gumtree. Sorry the plumming autbox and diff is off the table as I'm taking it. Drop me a pm or email.
  7. whilst stripping the gtv i noticed a bad rust trap

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    thought id take five to bring to the attention of gtv owners for thoose whom dont already know under the front wings i found a space in the body that has a sponge sound deadner in it and its a rust trap for a few hours work well worth checking your pride and joy and sorting it before it gets...
  8. stripping down 146 interior

    Alfa 145 & 146
    hi guys, if u need any interior bits i will have then for a small fee or even free, just pm. thanks rick
  9. Stripping rear brake calipers

    Alfa GTA
    Hello, I am currently preparing my brake calipers for powdercoating. Can anyone point me in the direction of a guide or offer some advice to strip down the rear brake calipers? Thanks Chris
  10. 146ti stripping

    Alfa 145 & 146
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220562745718&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT
  11. stripping alfa 156 1.8 petrol

    General Motoring Discussion
    any parts req'd just let me know thanks ....neil :thumbs:
  12. Alfa GT paint stripping wipers

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Car went in a few weeks ago for some warranty work. Couple of days later I noticed that there was paint missing from the trailing edge of the bonnet (about 2mmx7mm) and a flat spot on the o/s wiper arm. I assumed that this had been caused by opening the bonnet without the wipers in the parked...
  13. Advice for leaking weather stripping!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello, I started having problems with the weaterstripping around my door windows, everytime I wash my car I get a pretty large amount of water seeping through the top of the glass (and onto my seats) where the convertable top sits on the window. Has anyone had the same problem? How did you...
  14. 156 SW roof rails stripping paint

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The clear paint on my roof rails is stripping! :( That would be fine if everything was stripping off, but the paint on the bottom of the rails is still stuck to the surface. (Suppose it is coming off as a result of ultraviolet radiation tearing the paint, therefore it is stripping on the top.)...
  15. Stripping rear caliper

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Does anybody know if it is possible to remove the hand brake mechanism from a 2.0 146 rear caliper, and if so, how? I need the bits from two bad ones to make one good one, but I can't work out how to get at what I need without resorting to destructive force. Ta!
  16. Bumpers again- need recommendations on stripping and paint.

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Sorry to keep going on about these sodding bumpers but I've just got an absolute bargain to replace my cracked plastic one but the paint is tatty so i'd like to strip it, prime, colour, and laquer it. Therefore all the normal questions. Can I use a bog standard colour coat? and what type...
  17. Stripping....

    General Alfa Discussion
    ...brakes. If a garage had said that they had stripped your brakes, what would you have expected them to have done?
  18. stripping

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Thats it, I took the body off to the scrap yard yesterday, I now have lots of bags in boxes in the house (the girl friend was not happy) have started on cleaning some of the parts. Has anyone found that the dishwasher is great at cleaning car parts? As I said the girl friend was not happy when...
  19. Stripping a 155

    General Alfa Discussion
    Been round to see Chris with his 3 wheeled 155... the strip down was nearly complete on sunday afternoon... You should see the size of the Air control/ air con unit .. jesus its bigger than the engine !! The engine looks well cool, all cleaned and painted up, very impressive job... Mind you...
  20. Stripping a 145 interior

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I am shortly going to be removing the interior from my 145 (seats, carpets, the works) in order to pave the way for my new ICE install i.e. put in sound deadening, run cables, fit a new Clifford alarm etc. Just in case anyone has done so before is there any nasty surprises waiting for me that I...
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