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  1. 3.0 V6 Swap 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I had a plan to do a v6 swap on my 2.0TS Selespeed 156 for a while, I was mainly looking for a late 2.5 v6 manual donor car from Japan, but yesterday while talking with a local Alfa part importer he mentions that he has a 3.0 v6 24v from a phase 1 916 Spider for sale, so that got my attention...
  2. Water Pump Swap - US or UK/EU

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all. Background, I have a 1987 S3 Spider. US import to UK LHD. I had a water pump fitted a while back but not run her since. Came to fit the fan back on recently and realised the pump fitted didn’t allow the fan to turn due to the car being fitted with AC. The pump fitted was from...
  3. 159 SW interior swap question

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi all Having bought a 2010 2.0 diesel SW as a runabout recently - i decided to swap the slightly manky cloth interior for a good cream leather one from a 2007 lusso. Swapped out the back seats first , and set about refitting the new ones - . Working in reverse order to dismantling I fitted...
  4. alfa 156 cf3 2.5 to 3.2 swap bad cold start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello, Recently I have swapped 3.2 177kw engine into my 156 2.5 CF3 and i have trouble starting the car when cold. Takes about 3 5 second attempts to start. Next starts are fine. Once started runs great. Even lambda values look ok. Did this swap basing on some older thread in this forum...
  5. AR32310 to AR32301 swap possible?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone! I recently bought a very attractive 2liter 147 with 135.000km on the clock. It has the newer cf3, AR32310 engine, which unfortunatly knocks bad. I was told, that the spiral oil cooler blew a seal on the highway. My idea is to swap the engine, and i have found it to be way easyer...
  6. Sport Q2 JTDM 16V ECU Immobiliser Swap

    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
  7. 1.9 to 2.4jtdm swap

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hii I own an alfa 159 with 1.9 jtdm engine ive just bought a 159 with 2.4jtdm engine as scrap and would like to swap the 2.4 engine into mw 1.9car what shouli change are the wireing from inside the same??
  8. GTV Ph 1 engine swap

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anybody swapped a Phase 1 V6 into a Phase 1 twinspark? Besides the engine and computer what else would need to be swapped? Brakes?
  9. Daytime Lights LED swap.

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello; I just swapped w21/5w daytime lights with osram leds. https://www.osram.com/am/ecat/LEDriving%20PREMIUM-LED%20signal%20lamps-Cars-Automotive%20Lighting/com/en/GPS01_2636491/PP_EUROPE_Europe_eCat/ZMP_4053041/ I also added 21w and 5w decoders which is also osram. Lights working fine but...
  10. 3.0 v6 swap Alfa 166 donor

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Someone in here done 3.0v6 conversion from alfa 166 to GTV ph1 TS ? What are the struggles
  11. 156 airbag system swap?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've not been about for a while, not been driving my 156 for well over a year either due to insurance cost, buying a Reliant and damaging the airbag control unit (own fault). As the control unit seems to be near impossible to find now, and I have the complete system from another car sitting...
  12. V6 Swap

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I'm about to do a V6 swap in my 2002 156 TS Selespeed. The problem I'm facing is it is quite hard to find a donor car with the spec I want which is a v6 with a manual gearbox and updated interior and electronic like my 2002 TS, so the question I would like to ask is, is it possible to swap...
  13. GTV V6 engine swap.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have a 1998 GTV V6 engine and am considering swapping it into a 2003 GTV TS. Anybody done this swap? Wondering about the engine computer. Where is it located on the 1998 car? Will the computer out of say a CP2 166 work? Or can it be made work?
  14. Brera: manual seats swap to electric seats

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Car is 2006 Brera LHD Original seats are grey/black leather seats. Electric reclining, no heating, manual height and longitudinal adjustment. Electric folding mirrors. LH 9pin, RH 7pin. New seats are full black Poltrona Frau leather (2006). Fully electric, heating and memory. Seat swap...
  15. Advice on 159 Engine Swap

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone, Sometime back I posted regarding my 159 Lusso 3.2 JTS Q4 constantly eating up coil packs. This issue never went away and in the past year that I owned her...I would have driven her around for a maximum of a week without dying! As previously mentioned, this is the only 3.2 JTS in...
  16. Alfa 156 1.9 16v to 2.4 swap

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello people, browsed forums but i still haven't seen any of 1.9 to 2.4 swap guides. Right now i have a alfa romeo 156 sw FL with a 1.9l 16v engine, but i used to have a older alfa with a 2.4 10v with a remap, and i just loved it, the pure torque and that sound coming from a straight exhaust...
  17. Engine Swap

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I would like some opinions... I was wondering to start a car project and my idea was a 156 but I was wondering to fit it with a GTV 2.0 V6 Turbo engine... what are your thoughts about this...? And after all does the engine fit easily or the mountings etc are completly different...
  18. Engine Swap

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi everyone, I would like some opinions... I was wondering to start a car project and my idea was a 156 but I was wondering to fit it with a GTV 2.0 V6 Turbo engine... what are your thoughts about this...? And after all does the engine fit easily or the mountings etc are completly different...
  19. 156.net saved thread - Front Anti Roll bar replacement and Differential (Q2) Swap

    Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. I initially posted this July 2012 and subsequently updated the thread to include a guide on...
  20. 159 3.2JTS Distinctive engine and brake swap with Spider 2.2JTS

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    ANyone done this? I have a 159 3.2 to sell and would love the engine and brake system transplant before I sell it - 2.2 is reasonably powerful but the 3.2 is 45% more power. How many hours labour would this be at a workshop - I am sure the engine harnesses and exhausts would also need to be...
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