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  1. Two very long posts regarding unwanted brake pedal travel...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Since I’ve owned this 147, I haven’t been all that happy with the brake pedal travel, or the pedal feel. The pedal was inconsistent with excessive initial travel before the pads contacted the discs, though not necessarily any worse than with many other cars that I’ve driven over the years (which...
  2. Selespeed Clutch Travel Distance Inconsistent

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, need some advice on the selespeed clutch adjustment on the 147. I have followed the guides on how to do this. However I see the following problem: 1. adjust the clutch to 28/28.5mm but 1 week later it reports the clutch distance to be 35mm 2. when the clutch travel is being reported as...
  3. Limited accelerator pedal travel on GTV Phase 2

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone! Complete newbie here, my name is Tom. Recently sold my JTDm 147 and bought a 2000 TS 2.0 GTV. My main problem at the moment is that the accelerator pedal has play in it, i.e. first inch of movement does nothing. I suspected I wasn't getting full throttle with the pedal on the...
  4. Clutch pedal travel changed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi The way my clutch pedal depresses has suddenly changed on my GTV V6. It now goes a third of the way down with very little resistance before working in the normal way. It still changes gear ok but I am worried that if this gets worse there will not be enough travel to engage/disengage the...
  5. Accelerator pedal, no travel

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, my TS accelerator pedal seems to only travel about 3cm from bottom to top. Obviously the car therefore feels slow. I've checked and applied a small amount of grease the carb end but how on earth do you get to the end under the dash, and how do I tension the cable?
  6. Excessive brake pedal travel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all I changed my rear brake pads last week, which is a pretty easy and straight forward job. However I now feel that the brake pedal has loads of travel before the brakes seem to come on ( if that makes any sense ) The pedal feels spongy and not so sure footed. Is there anything I should...
  7. Adjusting Travel Stop On Throttle Body

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    it's the bolt pointing left/upwars that I want to adjust to get a quicker response from the throttle valve. throttle cable is already tight as it can get. I only want to know if I am messing with something serious, or wont give me that much trouble... thank you!
  8. Clutch Peddle Travel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I’ve recently been on a road trip round Europe in my “07” Spider 3.2 Q4 with no massive issues or problems during the hard driving 3,000 or so miles covered. The only observation was on a particularly hot day 35 degrees after a spirited drive up a pass in the Pyrenees involving a lot...
  9. when will be conduct car model event in the world?

    International Events
    hi, i need information about the cars events. because i want visit different car model in single place. like this rental cars anything no problem but i need see the cars in single place.
  10. Wiper Arm Travel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I was looking around the wipers yesterday and noticed that the arm on the drivers side is clearly hitting the bonnet on both its left and right stroke as its taken the paint off the bonnet edge in two locations. I gave it pull and it has some play in it, but doesn't feel like its loose, but the...
  11. Anyone travel between Glasgow & Manchester

    General Alfa Discussion
    Looking to see if anyone regularly trravels between Manchester and Glasgow who could possibly pick up a set of wheels for me if required. I'll also check out a courier pick up but merely chancing my arm in the event anyone does the Journey regularly. In truth anywhere in Central Scotland would...
  12. Travel Advice

    North Scotland
    I'm supposed to be picking a friend up from Aberdeen Airport tomorrow morning. Can anybody tell me what the weather/roads are like. Specifically along the A90. Thanks.
  13. More clutch pedal woes!!! I lost two inches of pedal travel!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    2007 Alfa GT JTDm Hi all, hope this makes sense, i got into the car this morning, started driving and noticed the clutch was sitting 2-3 inches lower than normal after i pressed it for the first time :eek: i.e. there now seems to be 2-3 inches of very loose travel/play. It does kinda try to...
  14. Calais to st tropez travel advice please

    General Motoring Discussion
    Hi everyone Me and the mrs are driving to st tropez in September for the first time, i would prefer to take the fastest route even if it means using auto tolls but will be stopping over somewhere during the drive but don't know where yet. Also anything I need to look out for example police...
  15. 159 1.9jtdm Brake Pedal Travel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Up until recently my brakes on the 159 have been excellent. 2 weeks ago the piston on the near side front caliper started sticking on quite badly.Took it to a friend who has a local garage who replaced the caliper ,pads and flexy hose. When i got the car back i noticed brake travel on the...
  16. Excessive travel in clutch pedal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    When I depress the clutch pedal it seems to travel a much shorter distance than before in order to fully engage it. Just wondering if anyone has any ideas for what the cause of this might be? 👍
  17. A New Service From BT - Time Travel.

    The Technology Section
    Having problems with my BT BB, again.:( After a visit from an Engineer last week the only suggestion to improve the Service was to get a new Router, duly ordered from BT. Got a voice text at 08 00 this morning saying that it will arrive by 18 00 on the 19th Jan. A good trick if they can do it...
  18. Excessive brake pedal travel after holding brake down for extended time.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I was attempting to adjust the handbrake and loosened the cable. I then pumped the brakes a number of times. For good measure, and obviously stupidly, I then pushed down on the brake for an extended time. The brake travelled down slowly then remained there. On driving it now only brakes at this...
  19. Brake Pedal Travel

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi All, Took delivery of my G on Saturday (170 JTDM Veloce in Anthracite). Absolutely loving it, the grin factor is just huge. I have a slight concern though on the amount of travel on the brake pedal, it goes quite some distance before becoming firm. Stopping power is good once it gets firm...
  20. 159 sticky clutch travel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The clutch movement on my 159 has developed a sticky patch near the pedal fully depressed position. Sometimes the pedal does not come up at all. Hopefully it just needs some lubrication. Is there anything I should check before taking it to a garage?