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  1. Giulia Veloce TDI Tuning box

    Alfa Giulia
    I was wondering if anyone has fitted a tuning box to their Giulia as I'm am seriously considering fitting a TDI tuning box with blue tooth features to MY19 Giulia Veloce? Much appreciated Andy
  2. 156 1.9 TDI Breather pipe

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have a 156 1.9TDI Sportwagon which has developed a lot of smoke especially under hard acceleration. I've been told that they develop a hole in a breather pipe but I can't seem to locate it. Can anyone give me an indication as to where to look? Cheers!
  3. Giulietta 2.0 TDI rear heated window / demister not working

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, Found that my rear heated window is not working. The light comes on on the button and the mirrors heat but don't get anything from the rear window. Have checked the 30A fuse in the engine compartment fuse box for the heated window and that's fine. I'm sure I used to hear a relay...
  4. 159 TDI Owner - Ireland

    Introduce Yourself
    Just arrived to forum.. Hi
  5. 159 2.4 JTDm vacuum Actuator

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've been sneaking around here a while now, but this is my first post! I'm considering a turbo upgrade for my 2008 159 2.4 JTDm QTronic. After quite a lot of research I think I will go for the GTB2260VK. Darkside Developments are selling a new unit with vacuum conversion that seems really...
  6. Power steering again!!!!! 2008 159 Sportswagon 1.9 tdi

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can't believe it, power steering fluid boiled up last week pouring out over the engine bay. (no noise). I topped up the container so i could drive it down the road to a local Alfa Independent. System checked, he found no leaks so he drained the system and put in new fluid. 2 days later almighty...
  7. Tdi tuning box anyone used them???

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As the title says anyone used the tdi-tuning boxes http://www.tdi-tuning.co.uk/car_and_van_diesel_tuning_boxes/alfa_romeo/159/24_jtdm_197_bhp__200_ps__147_kw/crtd2_diesel_tuning_box_alfa_romeo_159_24_jtd_197_bhp_200_ps_147_kw_P1612.html Looks like a decent bit of kit and the dpf is still in...
  8. Thoughts on my Golf GT TDi

    General Motoring Discussion
    As many of you will know by now, I recently traded in the (thirsty) Alfa for an (economical) Golf. Whilst I was sorry to wave the Alfa off (there's nothing quite like a 166 :cool:), I'm pretty pleased with the new motor. Here are my thoughts about the new car: 2004 MkV VW Golf 2.0 GT TDi 140...
  9. Gt2052v of 2.5 v6 tdi 180hp

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi Is it any good for 1.9mjtd 8v? how many hp? Good for 1.8 bar to 4000 rpm? Thanks!
  10. 147 1.9 tdi info needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys am a sud fan but a friend of mine is considering buying a 08 147 1.9 tdi with 53k on it... iv not heard anything bad about them but how are the engines? R they the same engine they use in the GT etc? Does anyone have any horror stories they can enlighten me with? iv heard a lot of...
  11. MiTo 120 hp V VW Passat 2 ltr tdi

    General Alfa Discussion
    Today to settle an argument I decided to shut my friend up and prove that my little MiTo could keep up with his VW lump. From a rolling start off of a roundabout onto a long straight stretch ( 20mph ) Passat in front me at the rear. So off the roundabout and he floors it and im right up behind...
  12. Where can i get a cheap 18k service for a 2.4 tdi lusso

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Please can anyone help as my mate lives in London and is bewildered at the extortionist price the stealers are demanding to carry out an 18k service. My mate is also willing to travel up to a radius of 100 miles from central London.
  13. Audi A4 TDI

    General Motoring Discussion
    I was sitting in a traffic jam behind an A4 2.0 TDI when I noticed it's twin tail pipes (fom one box). I thought one didn't look quite right, then I noticed why..... It was a blank, i.e. just a bit of pipe welded on to the box, connected to nothing :lol:. Are Audi now trying to appeal to the boy...
  14. Help needed with a remap for alfa 159 2.4 tdi lusso

    Tuning & Upgrades
    I've seen and heard lots of companies offering to do a remap for my car on ebay. The question i want to ask is what do you think about them?? Has anyone tried them?? Do you think i will get my fingers burnt or do you think these represent good value for money?? please help?:confused:
  15. Help with remote full closure alfa 159 2.4 tdi

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    i can use my remote key fob to wind down the windows but how can i get the windows to wind up automatically as i have tried get the windows to wind up but it wont work, please can anyone help??:confused:
  16. Golf 2.0 TDI Remap.?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Ok i know this is not an Alfa but this is the only forum where i may get the answer i am looking for. My mum is buying a mk6 golf 2.0 TDI. This engine comes with either 110 bhp or 140 bhp. The difference in price is nearly £2000 for the 140 bhp version. As far as i know the engine is the same...
  17. camber bolt kits for 159 2.4 TDI: where to buy them?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can someone please provide contact details where I could purchase camber bolts for 159 2.4 TDI. My car just keeps pulling excesivelly to the left side of the road. Alignment is within specificaions, but the car keeps going left when you let the steering wheel go. I am in Australia and I can not...
  18. VW Passat 2.0 TDi

    General Motoring Discussion
    I had the 'pleasure' of using one of these this weekend as a hire car - did 750 miles across various types of terrain. First of all the engine; pretty characterless but oh my, could Alfa learn some things from VW about economy!! I absolutely ragged the **** of this car and it returned 45mpg on...
  19. 120bhp 147 v VW Passat TDi

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all. Over the last two weeks I have been encountering this complete w**ker in a Passat TDi who sits right up my back bumper for mile after mile...I try to drop him but he comes back for more, are Passat TDi's that powerful...he has no problem keeping up with me..I would try and...
  20. Audi Q7-V12 TDI

    General Motoring Discussion
    The performances of this car speak for themselves, really... power-500 hp torque-1000N/m max speed-250 km/h(as usual with the germans,it's only limited to that figure!) acceleration 0-100 km/h - 5,5 seconds. More that half of the torque is available with the engine idling,so that must be enoug...
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