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  1. Front suspension squeak

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, My Alfa Romeo 159 saloon has developed a squeak on the front right in the area of the suspension. I have replaced the top mounts, upper and lower arms and now the shocks but the squeak still hasn’t gone away. The anti roll bar links are in good condition as that was my next idea. Has...
  2. Suspension replacement parts?

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hello, I was wondering is there any coilovers or adjustable suspension that would fit my 145? I mean from any other model or even make..? Like vw golf 4 or something like that
  3. 1976 Alfa 105 GT junior suspension springs

    South Africa
    Hi guys. I am looking for a new set of coil springs to replace my now, floppy set. If anyone has any leads besides me having to look abroad, it would be great! Thank you kindly Bruce Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Suspension question

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all! I have a question about the front suspension for an Alfa 147 1.6 TS: Went for a check-up to my mechanic,and turns out that the nearside upper wishbone has a minor play in it. He said there's nothing to worry,but I want to change it. My question is, would it be better to buy an...
  5. GTA rear suspension overhaul group buy 3

    Alfa GTA
    Hi everyone Looking at putting together another rear suspension overhaul group buy, if anyone is interested can you please let me know, will have to see if its still viable. The kit consists of all 4 genuine Alfa transverse arms (including the 2 x GTA specific arms with stiffer bush material)...
  6. 147 suspension upgrade

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi guys, long time lurker, but new 147 owner. :) 1.9 8v, pre-facelift. I have been reading around on what it takes to have a good handling 147. As the car did not cost all that much to me, I do not really want to spend it's price again on suspension.. But I still would like to have a good...
  7. 147 suspension upgrade questions

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, long time lurker, but new 147 owner. :) 1.9 8v, pre-facelift. I have been reading around on what it takes to have a good handling 147. As the car did not cost all that much to me, I do not really want to spend it's price again on suspension.. But I still would like to have a good...
  8. Stiffening the suspension

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi there. I have a 2008 159 SW Lusso v6 and i am looking to stiffen the suspension without lowering the car.Is that achievable and if yes,how?
  9. Creaky suspension worry

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I realise how common this is and theres normally an easy fix which I'm going to try this weekend. (Wheels off, spray bushes with silicone). The upper fronts are relatively new, as are the drop links but the reason for my post is that its started creaking specifically after I went round a...
  10. V6 Suspension Combinations

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Loads of threads already - I know, but hopefully someone can help me out with a set up that worked well for them. Has anyone fitted the springs in the Alfaholics handling kit? If so how did they differ from OEM...
  11. Rolling restoration and suspension set up of 2.0 TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I in a way downgraded from 2001 model 3.0 24V with Q2 fairly good documentation and in my ownership for 10 years to a 1998 mod GTV 2.0 TS with 178.000 km and two stamps in the service history! Been informed that it has had yearly oil change and know that there has not been a cam belt failure...
  12. Suspension Bushings

    Alfa Giulietta
    I've just checked my rear left tyre to find that the inside is heavily worn in comparison to the rear right tyre. This was an advisory on the MOT a year ago, but 'magically' disappeared on the MOT done just before I purchased it. Has anyone had any experience replacing rear control arms...
  13. Sport lower suspension (-30mm)

    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
  14. Spider suspension

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have just imported a 2009 3.2 l V6 auto Spider from Japan and apart from the hood flap motors not working (I have spare ones), the suspension seems rather harsh. Comparing with a previous 2.2 selespeed Spider I owned, it seems to notice every bump on the tarmac of which there are many on NZ...
  15. Suspension & seized bolts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This autumn, I'll be doing a suspension overhaul on my 156. I have more or less decided on the suspension setup I want, but what can I expect for stuck bolts? - Front pinch bolt, I know - Rear lower strut bolt? Last time I went to get my car aligned, the rear cam/toe bolts was more or less...
  16. Front suspension help please

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, I'm just in the process of replacing my suspension with CA Handling Kit and have been following the excellent thread on Alfabb https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/spider-105-115-series-1966-1994/192358-front-suspension-change-dummies.html I'm just removing the lower wishbone on the drivers...
  17. Front suspension - splitting fork from damper?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I'm attempting to replace the front dampers on my 166. The initial dis-assembly was straightforward enough, but I'm stuck on removing the bolt that clamps the damper into the bottom fork. The nut comes off fine, but the bolt itself won't even turn (step 4 in the image below). I've split the...
  18. Suspension alignment recommendations

    Republic of Ireland
    Hi folks, Would anybody be able to recommend somewhere to get a 4 wheel alignment done on my GT in the Wicklow/Dublin area? I have already been to three different "professionals" only to be told the rear is miles out and cannot be adjusted, which is nonsense. Any recommendations for somebody...
  19. Cheap suspension arms packages

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Previously I've been sold on using either meyle or lemforder suspension components but I notice there are front and rear sets for the GT which are pretty cheap, ~£250 for the full car set (plus hub bushes)...
  20. Just seen on Ebay - new left-hand suspension turret (as part of set)!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just flagging this up, as seen on my travels this afternoon... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Alfa-Romeo-GTV-SPIDER-PAIR-Genuine-suspension-shock-absorber-top-mount-bearings/163687770240?hash=item261c8d2880:g:zt4AAOSwiEpc2Vop&frcectupt=true Don't come along very often as I'm sure everyone is well...
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