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  1. Brera rear trailing arm bolts torque?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys I have just refurbished the trailing arms for my brera I am going re fit them now, so could someone tell me what torque the bolts need to be tightened to please? I haven’t got an Elearn CD so could someone help me out please Many thanks in advance
  2. Rear trailing arms corroded

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all. I took my new (to me) 2006 2.2 Brera in for an aircon regas and a check over today. To my horror, the Alfa specialist showed me some inch-sized holes in the rear trailing arms. Does anyone know where I can get refurbished parts in the UK that won't bankrupt me? There are a few on eBay...
  3. Poly-bushing rear hub and trailing arms

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening all, I'm back on the case trying to solve my rear suspension knock. This has frustrated the hell out of me since I changed everything on the rear suspension earlier in the year. The car is on Bilstein B8s, Eibach -30mm lowering springs, Meyle HD drop links, Powerflex rear anti roll bar...
  4. Rear trailing arm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My 159 failed MOT Today Rear trailing arm has a hole inside it. So sourced a secondhand one. On removing the steering knuckle the lower bush was seized big time and the bush was already dried out. Now having difficulty removing it grinder will be out later. Does anyone know where I can buy...
  5. Trailing arm and other bits

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Soooo, that fatal rust has set in. I need to remove the trailing arms, does anyone know the size of the torx bolts holding them in? I've been scouring the internet for days and can't find anything... Also looking for a skirt for the drivers side if anyone knows of one. So much work to do :rolleyes:
  6. Rear Trailing arms on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, Sadly my 06 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon suffers from badly corroded Rear trailing arms both left and right side. I need to replace these. I have looked all over the internet, and have only found few sellers. Any of you knows somewhere preferable in EU who sells these spareparts. I'm...
  7. Rear Trailing Arm Bushes Settings

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The forward bushes on the trailing arm are clamped tight and therefore 'Squirm' as the arm moves up and down. But does anybody know the correct angle to set them at?
  8. Autolusso Powerflex rear trailing arm bushes

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As most of you know we fit loads of the Powerflex lower arm bushes we developed and they are massive improvement and help with the tyre wear on the inner edge of the front tyres We are also now doing the rear trailing arm bushes as these are starting to show their age and the rear trailing...
  9. Alfa 159 Rear Trailing Arms

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All I am removing the rear trailing arms this weekend to replace the main front bush and was wondering if anyone who had completed this previously could offer any hints/tips in order to make the job as pain free as possible?! Whilst the arms are off I will also be grinding off rust and...
  10. Rear trailing arms- choices?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Am in the process of fitting new hub bushes to the 156 and think I need new trailing arms. I can move the mounting by hand! What brand should I buy, need good value as on a budget. I'm told they're one of the bushes that doesn't often need replacing so does it really matter what brand...
  11. Trailing arm bush help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All Simple question if anyone can help. Im replacing the bushes and all is well but the arm in the pic is being a pain. The bush is well rusted in and im wondering if anyone knows a good way to remove these bushes, As i normally end up smashing things and so far ive not smashed anything...
  12. Rear trailing arm front bush

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Help can anyone point me in the direction of the part number for the front bushes on the rear trailing/ control arm the bush behind the plastic covers my car has had an annoying knock for sometime and after spraying this bush with silicon sealant the noise appears to have gone I guess this will...
  13. Rear trailing arms - V6 24V Super

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello! I need rear trailing arms and bushes for my 1997 164 V6 Super - they seem to be non-existent in the UK so I was wondering if anyone on this forum had any available? I really wanted to take my 164 to the Southern Alfa day on 17th April so need them as soon as possible. Many thanks Ian
  14. Help Identify this Trailing Arm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I spotted a brand new Rear Trailing Arm on Ebay and thought I'd take a punt. As you can't buy the main rubber bush I could at least extract it from this one. It was described as a Drivers (Off Side) rear trailing arm. But I could see it wasn't. It was pictured upside down which might have...
  15. Alfa Brera rear trailing suspension arm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My 2006 will fail on a holed item as above , can anyone advise where I can obtain and is this the correct term for the unit , I see mention of these on the forums as a problem . Drivers side is the problem area
  16. rear trailing arm pads for an Alfa Romeo 145!

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Is anyone interested in some polyurethane rear trailing arm pads for an Alfa Romeo 145? Don't think you can get them anymore but I can make them. The part circled in red for a 2.0 cloverleaf, its the bit that bolts onto the rear suspension arm inside the bottom bit of the rear spring. Usually...
  17. cheapest place for front lower wishbones, uprated ARBS & rear trailing arms?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I've got all sorts of clunking and groaning going on and i need (at least): Front lower wishbones (Birth is fine) Front and rear uprated ARBs (1.9JTD/Sport) - Eibach or GTA Rear trailing arms Does anyone know where would be the cheapest place to source these parts would be? It's...
  18. Rear trailing arms

    Alfa GTA
    rear trailing arms .. is there a better make to buy or are they much of a muchness cheapest i found so far are ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331401211226 not used them before though..
  19. Trailing arm bush removal - you tube

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Looking for something else (Alfa related of course) and stumbled across this video from EB spares - I know there are a lot of "how to" guides but I found this really useful - are there any other YouTube vids for Alfa H2's - might be a good idea to use this thread to post them up - I find YT a...
  20. Rear trailing arms

    Alfa GTA
    has anyone just swapped the bushes out of these before or do you change the whole item just wondering as no powerflex or similar upgrade and how come the cheapest place to get them is Australia http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170889377592?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT...
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