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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone know where I can get the bt of trim that has come apart around the shift lever. Currently held up with a hairband. I'd really like to replace it but can't find one anywhere. The dealers will only sell me a new centre console at many quids!
  2. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Behind the OS wheel arch, what does it do? Mine is a bit crusty so I plan to sandblast and paint it along with other parts whilst it's in the paintshop.
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Got one of the rubber stops off the bottom of the boot lid missing and would like to replace it. Its sits on a spring loaded piece of plastic, also on the look out for the rubber insert that fits in the door handle Cheers D
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Perhaps someone can help on this one? Under the leather gear lever shroud, to the left side of the base of the stick, is a spring loaded mechanism which corresponds with a catch on the stick itself. I connected it up but whilst connected the stick cannot be moved?' Does anyone know what...
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Tried this on the detailing forum but to no avail...thought I'd try it here! Forum search didn't really highlight anything at all. I've got a question regarding the mesh on the front end of the Brera (and 159?). I think this is the first part to get dirty and really lets the rest of the car...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Right hand side blanking piece is missing on my Brera. Anyone have one?
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, hope someone will be able to help me with this. After the engine blew up 18 months ago I've finally got my 156 jtd working again, and I thought I'd get the sticky gearbox issue sorted before MoT (tomorrow, haha!!) as the stick wasn't returning to neutral (seems quite a common problem so...
  8. Car Detailing
    My trusty chamois has died. It was old, but soft and lovely and I miss it. It finally tore in half today when I tidied up the garage and it had got itself wrapped around a circular saw blade. What a way to go! Now, I've used one of those big microfibre towels before and it was useless. Just...
  9. Alfa 145 & 146
    got this thingy on my 146 some months battery
  10. ICE & Blue&Me
    ok so I'm finally picking up my mito tomorrow and been looking at the pioneer da120 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Apple-CarPlay-Pioneer-6-2-Touch-Screen-Double-Din-iPod-USB-Bluetooth-/251704728812?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item3a9ac55cec now, I've searched all over and cant find much to answer the...
  11. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    The electric aerial I bought from cluffy is working perfectly and looks so right on a 90s car. Unfortunately the rubber grommet that fits in the rear wing has split and looks a bit untidy. Would anybody here have a grommet they would be able to sell? Thanks guys.
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok so few days back noticed a my gt 1.9jtdm was a little sluggish pulling through the Rev range from low down. Then yesterday got the dreaded motor control warning light but no limp home mode! Took it to a mates and plugged it into the diagnostic machine and about a billion codes came up from...
  13. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello, As always I greatly appreciate any help/input anyone can provide - great forum! Wonder if you can shed some light on this one: My phase 2 GTV V6 has developed a slight rattle. First noticed it when I started from quite warm when I was fixing something else, a slight rattle on start-up...
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm the proud owner of my first Alfa. A 2003 facelift 156 1.8 T Spark. I'm really happy with it but I do have one slight problem that I was hoping somebody here might be able to help me with. It seems like a great forum & the best place to go for anything Alfa! The car came with a hands free/...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Good Afternoon All, I have managed to snap the little lobe thing at the bottom of the key fob off this morning. not a major issue i know but it's annoying not having my other keys attached. Does anyone know if you can buy these things or even what they are actually called lol! Many Thanks, Adz
  16. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys Before I take a hammer to this cursed lid thingy has anyone any suggestion how to get it to work efficiently. I have now taken to pushing the button and lifting the lid with a butter knife!
  17. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Does anybody know the actual purpose of it??? Is it just sound suppression or does it have an effect on performance?
  18. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Any idea how to remove the petrol filling hole ring from a 33? The pipes are all out, but I can't figure out how the plastic ring is fixed in place... I'd rather get it out without breaking it :)
  19. Alfa 164 & 166
    There's a lot of discussion on the OBD diagnostic readers in various threads in the forum, think I might splash out and purchase one, might be useful, just one stupid question - where the flippin' 'eck do you plug it in :confused:
  20. Alfa 164 & 166
    Airbag light came on this AM. Easy fix? If I bought one of those OBD cables & software, could I DIY it?
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