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  1. Daft question about Tbi turbos

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I suspect I know what the answer to this question is and why but I'll ask anyway. From what I understand, the G Qv tbi uses a K04 turbo and the 159tbi a K03? As an upgrade to the 159 turbo, is it possible to simply fit a K04 cartridge into the 159 turbo manifold/housing? Or are fans /...
  2. What other turbos are direct fit? 1.9 16v mjet

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hello AO members, after many and many hours of googling I always end up getting here, this shows me there is a massive amount of knowledge here. So let me tell you a little about why I'm going to ask some questions. After driving my friends Alfa 147 1.9 16v I decided to take a turn from petrol...
  3. 150 and 170 turbos

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Are the 170 turbos direct bolt on to the 150 s ?
  4. So what's the deal with the turbos "in the V" of the Giulia QV?

    General Alfa Discussion
    So I have my Giulia cloverleaf on order, and while I wait til delivery (this month, yayy) I'm hoovering up all the vids and comments on it. And some petrolheads online have raved about the turbos being "in the V" of the engine. And I'd love to know what difference the turbo location makes -...
  5. jtd turbos?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm sick of Google now...! Can someone let me know what standard turbos were fitted to the 147 jtd (m?) I have a manifold to play with for my conversion but struggling to find what turbo was fitted originally so I can get gaskets. Tia.:)
  6. TTID Twin Turbos

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anyone on here tried fitting the twin turbo set up off 2008 on SAAB 9-3 to a 1.9 JTD? Notice they are available and complete assembly with manifold etc, old SAAB stock new for less than a grand!
  7. New or reconditioned turbos

    Northern Ireland
    Need to find a new or nearly new turbo for my little 147...been scanning around various places and thought I'd leave a post here see if anyone here could help. Car is a '08 147 Ducati corse 1.9 jtdm 170bhp Obviously cheapest is better so anyone reputable that does reconditioning would be a big...
  8. New Turbos Under the Hammer... to buy or not to buy ?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all Just want anyones take on whether I should fork out on a new turbo and if so does anyone know a good reliable place to purchase a new Garrett unit avoiding the £1200 at the main stealers? Firstly my 159 1.9 jtdm is running fine but has always has the police siren whine since I owned it...
  9. Turbos gone

    Alfa Giulietta
    Whilst in 6th gear I pull out to overtake and loose power no lights on the dash just a awfull rattle from the turbo. Getting really sick now.
  10. turbos for 147\156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    HI can anyone tell me if the turbo from a 147 1.9 jtd 8v is the same as a 16v ,does the turbo from a 156 1.9 16v fits the 147 16v thanks
  11. compatible turbos with 147 16v jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As per title really. Mine is dead and want to find a cheap second hand one. What other models, including fiats and saabs, share the same one? Thanks in advance
  12. Ronal turbos in box 400 quid

    Republic of Ireland
    Great looking wheel on a 33 that... Ronal Trubo R10 For Sale in Palmerstown, Dublin. Buy Car Parts & Accessories
  13. turbos and reliabilaty

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    dint know where to post this great news we got at work today but seeing as im a gt owner i thought id share it.......mods feel free to move to suitable location well today we got the great news that our assembly line what makes VG turbos as done a full year with no mechancial or build defect...
  14. Turbos Gone

    Republic of Ireland
    Picked the car up from the garage today after getting new wishbone, cv boot and two new tyres for the NCT. Anyway on the way to the test center i decide to pass out a few cars and suddenly no power and blue smoke everywhere :( ****** hell
  15. 156 turbos or superchargers

    Yorkshire
    :wow: hi guys would like some assistance on this as i havent a clue where to start, im considering making my 156 the fastest in west yorkshire. problem is i dont know who fits the turbo or supercharger kits and if they are any good also if the standard internals can handle the extra power? any...
  16. twin turbos on a boxer?

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    evening lads, I was at a Bike show today and saw a fully built engine on a stand. It was a 2.8l v8 with twin turbos and throtle bodies, and it wasnt much bigger than a lawnmower! from what I could tell it was two hayabusa top ends mated to a custom block giving a really compact revvy v8, which...
  17. Turbos, dont be scared of em!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello everyone i assemble turbos for a living, and people seem scared of them and allways expect them to go bang. i hope by typing this up it will maybe put some minds at ease! the most important thing is to change your oil and filter regular, as thick gloopy oil cannot get through oilways and...
  18. Confirmation on recon turbos...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As confirmed by AlfaNige (big thanks to him last night as he confirmed my worse fears and spent a good few hours round my house offering his expertise) I require a new turbo for my 156 JTD 136bhp – I’m dreading what the cost is going to be but can someone please confirm whether or not they can...
  19. What Turbos are used on JTDs?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just out of interest at the Moment does anyone know what model Turbos are fitted to the following cars 150bhp 16v, 175bhp 20v and the new 200bhp 20v. I was thinking about the Brera lag and wondered if it still have a VNT or whether Alfa just added a bigger normal turbo hence the lag, I was...
  20. Turbos ..ummm yes please

    Alfa 155
    So my quest to stangle every possible bit of power out of my 155 has taken me to the rather muddled world of TURBOS.... Reading past threads it looks like it can be done AT A COST. :eek: Has anyone successfully fitted a turbocharger. autodelta do a kit but it cost 3 grand, are there any...
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