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  1. Twin exhaust for 147 jtd.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, just wondering if there are any practical options or even ‘not too impractical’ as I want this quite badly. Probably end up on a 57 plate 147 Q2. Thanks 🤓
  2. Spring rates for circuit Alfa Romeo 156 Twin Spark

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I know I'm opening a can of worms but I'm really trying to figure out what would spring rates would be the best for track dedicated Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 Twin Spark. So it's only about performance on a race track. I've checked Twin Spark cup (racing cup for TS alfas in Vic and NSW states in...
  3. Twin spark exhaust

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    After a long break I'm back in what is my 14th alfa, a lovely 916 spider, only had it a few weeks but all the jobs I wanted to do are nearly done (belts, service, and a paint refresh) next is a stainless exhaust. Does anyone out there have one? Does anyone recommend one brand? I don't want loud...
  4. Colant Leak 156 2.0 twin spark

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello I recently discovered a small coolant leak from an all metal pipe that goes from the cooling system to the engine, nearby the oil filter. Acording to my readings on the site, this might be an oil cooling pipe or the coolant transfer pipe. Not sure. My mechanic already unninnstalled the...
  5. Alfa Mito 0.9 Twin Air 85bhp 2012

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, just bought my third Alfa and looking for some advice. Any appreciated. I believe this car has a timing chain. The engine sounds a little diesely (not a word but sounds right). Hasnt been serviced in a couple of years. Does the timing belt need replacing? Just looking at? or tightening...
  6. ***** spider 916 my 2000 2.0 Twin spark

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, hoping someone can help me roof closing issue have checked ecu with multiscan via 3 pin dlc can anyone give any information on dtcs the roof works ok except when the fabric/screen section is lowered it stops followed by ref light flashing initial scan revealed codes 11,15,64 cleared...
  7. Twin Spark rocker cover gasket replacement question

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Need a bit of advice, I am going to be changing the rocker cover gasket on my twin spark ph1. I found a good thread on here with instructions and pictures and so all good on that front. My question relates to use of gasket sealant: - what's the recommended one that I can get hold of easily? -...
  8. Twin Air Oil Level?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, newbie here. My wife has a MiTo twin air. Has anyone idea of how to check the oil? The dipstick is, well, oil coloured and I can't make any marks. Are the marks the bottom of the thin bit for 'min' and the top of the thin bit for max? Also, what is the volume between the two points...
  9. Important 1.6 Twin Spark engine question!

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hello to all Alfa owners out there! Today as I was doing the weekly checks, I saw something rather interesting. I saw these markings as I was adding a little bit of oil. I am pretty sure i never seen them before and I would like to ask if I should be worried about them. The car runs perfectly...
  10. Anyone converted 1m9 to twin exit exhausts?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    If so, I have an old 2.4 bumper which has the finishing piece that goes around the 2nd exhaust, seen a few people after them, happy to remove it before bumper goes to the tip. PM me if so
  11. Twin Spark MPH to KPH speedo conversion?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all! My '98 Twin Spark's speedo is currently a UK unit with MPH on the outside ring and KPH on the inside ring, however I've seen photos of KPH only instrument clusters/speedometers. Has anyone seen one for sale? Malta's KPH-only, and to go for a spirited drive with the speedo only moving...
  12. Twin clutch transmission

    Alfa Giulietta
    GIULIETTA 1750 TBI 2017. When I move the selectorlever from P to another position R, N or D, this does not match the indication on the display. Then the indicator flashes at the selectorlever. This happens sometimes, not always. Someone who knows what's wrong?
  13. Twin Spark 1600 - Ridex rear left caliper

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got all my brakes upgraded back in January, Brembo Discs and pads. The rear left caliper was shot and actually shattered the remainder of the pad about 2 days before I got them done. Bought a cheap/used replacement for the time but this one is on it's way out now, anyone used the Ridex ones from...
  14. For Sale Twin Spark Cam lock tools

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi guys, Got the twins spark cam lock tool for sale on eBay. It’s for any 1.8 / 2.0 twin spark. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F123697234667 Looking for £20 plus £3.99 postage please message me if interested. Thanks, Paul
  15. RHD Twin Circuit Master Cylinder Removal

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Started taking my RHD twin circuit master cyclinder off today and got all the pipes off and the two big bolts out pretty easily, however, am a bit stumped by getting the articulated rod from the MC out of the tube to the pedal. I spoke to someone very helpful at Alfaholics who confirmed I...
  16. 2.0 Twin Spark Torques

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does anyone know where I can obtain the cylinder head torque figures please for my 2 litre T/S?:blabla: About to remove the head and none of the manuals on the internet are very comprehensive. What info do others use - ideally I`d like something like the a Haynes manual covering everything.
  17. Twin Spark GTV - I don't want to sell it.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have had my 1999 GTV TS since Jan 2013 - it has been utterly lovely. I have had my 1999 GTV v6 since Jan 2018 - the intention was to sell the TS cos why would I need two GTV's? It's gone a bit wrong. I don't need to remind anyone here how fabulous the v6 is - the TS must be a poor...
  18. How much hassle is it to change oil pan/oil sump on a 2.0 twin spark?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey. My oil sump threds for the sump plug are broken. Is is much of a hassle to change the entire oil sump? Considering just buying a used one without broken threds. Tried googling, but could not find an answer. As I understand it, 1.6 liter - 2.0 liter twin spark oil sumps are interchangable...
  19. Twin Spark Gearbox internals

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hello Alfisti, I have a disassembled Gearbox from a 916 TS on the workbench. Two questions: 1) Where belong these two nice little parts? They should fit somewhere into the transmission-side of the clutchbell housing, but I have no idea? 2. Does anybody have the teeth-number of the sprockets for...
  20. 164 twin spark gearbox swap help

    Alfa 164 & 166
    hello everyone,I have a TS 93 FL, the gearbox is the model with the reverse safety feature,and the reverse light switch on the side,and on top the safety lock. in the gear lever there is a trigger you have to pull in order to engage reverse. I will have to change this gearbox because the main...
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