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  1. heart transplant of V6 into a TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    In my youth I built several bikes starting with a chassis and adding parts as I could afford them but never converting cars. As some of you know I have a 2000 TS with full cup kit that has been in dry storage for 6 years. Lately I have been itching to get it back on the road so had it Mot'd and...
  2. The heart transplant

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ever since I bought my '04 1.8TS in January last year, the clutch has been on its last legs - even so, I have done close to 40.000km! I had already started purchasing parts last autumn, including a nice TTV Racing lightweight flywheel. Then I got to talking to a fellow Alfaholic of mine, who's...
  3. 164 differential transplant. Aiuto!

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I had nearly got the 164 ready for MoT when she fell down an inspection pit and broke the diff. I`m now again on the cusp of scrapping it. But I feel the fault, for once, is not the car`s and I miss her. A smoking Audi diesel is a deeply dispiriting substitute. So, now that I`ve been kindly...
  4. alfa lancia transplant?

    Alfa 155
    hi guys anyone knows if a 92 lancia dedra 2.0l turbo 8v engine will fit my 95 1.8l silverstone?:inlove:
  5. F355 engine transplant

    South Africa
    F355 engine in a Nissan Sunny :wow:
  6. v6 2.5 transplant

    Alfa 155
    hi guys did anybody heard or did a engine swap from a 2002 156 2.5 electronic throttle to a 1995 155 Silverstone say???? apart from the engine gear shafts loom rad what else will have to be done?and will it work? don't mind worth#. I do know locally that has been done and seen with mi own eyes...
  7. Engine transplant 2.0 ltr to 1.8?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Some may remember my earlier post about head gasket troubles, well I am toying with the idea if just swapping the whole engine. The question is, will a 1.8 TS be a straight swap for the 2 litre TS that is currently in there. Only reason I ask is that I have the offer of a 1.8 for peanuts. Will...
  8. Nice day Now exhausted after partial transplant

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Time came today with all that I had been putting off till tomorrow. A wee advisory over slight leak on TIa's exhaust. It's a stainless steel beastie and guarantee is not transferrable although I was going to attempt it. I now know what Mike was on...
  9. Engine transplant into Lancia Beta

    General Alfa Discussion
    OK I know not strictly Alfa, but the engine is at least an Alfa lump.... I've got a couple of Lancia Beta HPEs, quite rare cars these days owing to the rust issues of the 80s..... Anyway, Both have the 2litre Lancia engines, and both are knacked - long story short one isn't going anywhere and...
  10. Engine transplant questions

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My engine has failed under warranty. I have a 147 2.0 TS. My alfa man has said that he would be prepared to fit a v6 engine rather than a TS one if I wished. I understand a fiat coupe route is easier, but I want to stick to the Alfa engine. 3.2 v6 are a fortune, but there seem to be quite a...
  11. Successful brain transplant

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Removed the Alfatune chipped ecu, yellow key box and ign barrel from my GTV and popped them in the spider, turned the key and vrooooom she runs perfect, i now have a few more horses and 2 keys plus a master.....just the door/boot/glovebox to do now..:)
  12. Spider interior transplant - any surprises?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So on Thursday (29th) I'm changing out my interior on my ph3 spider, carpets and seats going black and leather from my current grey and cloth. Also putting on some GTA wheels which I think will look great. As always I'll go into it hoping for the best and expecting a few curve balls. If anyone...
  13. Engine transplant

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys. The 2lt engine in my 156 Sele has well and truly blown its selt to bits., but I'm no quiter! I want to source a replacement engine the only issue I have is which engine to fit. I believe that the Selespeed has the same gearbox as the manual and should be compatable with any 2lt twin...
  14. 1998 Ph2 GTV 3.0 V6 24v - 2001 Ph2 Spider 3.0 V6 24v

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi I have a 2001 Spider 3.0 V6 24v, 130k mikes, with an expired engine, cracked head & when it was running a very noisy gearbox. I have the chance of a crashed 1998 GTV 3.0 V6 24v. I'm thinking of transplanting the whole GTV engine & gearbox into the spider A couple of (or three!) questions...
  15. 145 V6 transplant?

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I am thinking I would like to put a V6 into my Cloverleaf to make an interesting show car and a fast occasional track car. I know this has been done a couple of times, the GTA engine in Germany and a 164 engine into a 146ti here. Both those projects sound a bit beyond my skills, I'm okay with a...
  16. V6 transplant into 147 anyone?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, ive got the mod bug at the mo, so once ive sold my regular stuff, i want something to get stuck into. Having recovered from a swift dose of Boxeritis, and not found anything i could buy without pouring my life into, i wondered if anyone had slotted the 2.5 V6 into a 147, and what was...
  17. Engine transplant in a 147 lusso

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello, i am transplanting a engine into my 147 as it has tatoly failed due to lack of oil(how i bought it). I am wondering is it a big job? eg has anyone ever done it on here?, another quick question is the 145 tspark the same engine? eg 120bhp? and the 156 t spark engine?, any info greatly...
  18. ECU to drive a 3.2 transplant

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hello again, I've been doing some research regarding, what to put on the 3.2ltr engine going into my 75. Does anyone have any suggestion, and engine specific stuff like timing. Below I have list what I have found. Can anyone verify this? Trigger type: Motronic 60-2 (+1) Tigger Tooth 3 Tooth...
  19. Engine transplant 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi there have a 156 with a dying enine, it's the 1.6 variety, i have the option of a 2.0 engine will this fit, also i won't be doing it it'll be someone else will it be easy enough for them? Cheers
  20. Engine transplant issues?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I am doing an engine transplant, 96 GTV to 96 GTV. Does anyone know of any ECU, control equipment or alarm issues that I need to be prepared for please. :confused:
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