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  1. Cambelt, possibly variator on 2.0 TS 916 Spider

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Morning, I am new to Alfa ownership having bought a 2.0 TS GTV Spider almost on impulse after predominantly looking for Breras and Brera spiders for the past two months. The car is in good nick and the previous owner loved Alfas, having several others in a collection. The gearbox has been...
  2. Alfa 75 twinspark engine for sale

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    hi all, decided to sale my 75 twin spark engine to fund my Alfa 75 1.8 resto. engine has done 116k and is in perfect running order with no issues at all very strong engine. only done 500miles since I bought my 75 from Alex Jupe 3 years ago. the engine will come with ecu, air flow meter, airbox...
  3. Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twinspark horrible diesel sound

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys. 2 days ago I bought this horrid Alfa Romeo 147 for pennies as it's seen better days. I bought it for the same amount it's worth in scrap, don't mind spending money on it to make it nice. So when I initially inspected the car the car sounded like a diesel. I suspected it was a bad...
  4. Alfa 156 1.8 Twinspark Turbo project.. advice on what downpipe?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Greetings friends ! Right now i am collecting some parts for my 156 1.8 Twinspark engine. My plan is to build a turbo upon this engine. I already have a turbo and manifold from an alfa 156 jtd 16v. I would like to have (if there is chance) some small advice on downpipe/the rest of the exhaust...
  5. Twinspark conversion leftovers wanted

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Has anyone reading this put a twinspark in their 105 and then converted to carbs? I ask because I'd like to get the left over bits - TS plenum, throttle, idle valve and rubber intake . The reason for this is I am quite convinced now I can bolt on an s4 spider manifold, and connect it to a 75 TS...
  6. 2.0 Twinspark CF1 sump plug thread

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I nearly stripped the sump plug thread last oil change, it juuuuust tightened enough to hold, and so need to perform a thread repair during the next change. But can anybody tell me what the thread size is of the plug? I couldn't find a definitive answer. 1997 Spider Phase 1.5 CF1 2.0TS...
  7. Aftermarket/upgraded Throttle Bodies for TwinSpark?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi all! I'm wondering what aftermarket, or upgraded, throttle bodies y'all have fitted on TwinSpark engines? I'm not necessarily looking for performance gains (I understand far more work needs to be done to get that besides just the throttle body), but I am looking for something that will let...
  8. GTV 916 TwinSpark 1997 PH1 - Speed Sensor

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My speedo has just packed up! From what i've read it looks likely that it's the sensor connected to the gearbox. I've had a quick look on ebay but can't find anything? Would anyone have one that I could purchase? is there a good description of how to fit it? Many thanks
  9. Twinspark turbo builds

    South Africa
    Hi everyone, new to the forum and would like to ask a few questions and see some ts turbo builds people have done. I plan to build a cf1 2.0 ts turbo using oe compression. 1.Does anyone know what the max boost the engine can safely handle is 2. Could i get away with just a rising rate FPR or...
  10. Halogen Spotlights - Opinions?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Afternoon all! Nine months with my Twinny now, and the car is in great shape! Since June it's had a full cam-belt change, oil and air filter change, four new tires, new headlight bulbs (standard, not a fan of xenon or blue-ish ones), Brembo discs and pads on all four corners (as well as a new...
  11. phase 2 916 Twinspark replaceable fuel filter. Where is it???

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have a 1999 Phase2 916 twinspark and trying to find out if it has a replaceable fuel filter. I've read a few threads on here but still unclear. Some say it's inside the fuel tank and some say its outside but definitely not in the engine bay after searching. I bought the air, oil and fuel...
  12. Twinspark 1.6 4th gear...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I've read a lot about 4th gear "swarf" fixes if you can't get it into 4th gear, but what about if it pops out of 4th gear? Mine works fine until about 2 miles down the road (i.e. it's fine when cold) and then it starts popping out for 4th. Changed the gear oil, no noticeable improvement.. Am...
  13. 147 Collezione Twinspark Autodelta remap for sale

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please see for photos https://www.gumtree.com/p/alfa-romeo/alfa-147-collezione-16-twinspark-autodelta-remap/1306404985 Alfa 147 Collezione 1.6 Twinspark (Limited Edition of 500) 2007 model 85,000 miles Autodelta remap +12bhp (132bhp)- transforms performance of the car and improves fuel...
  14. Twinspark joint cv joint different ph1 and ph2

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys, my cv joint has failed on the way home tonight started knocking and now loud scrapping and knock sound at low speed. I need my car asap for work so I'm just going to order a second hand replacement off ebay and swap it over in the evening as not off work now until after Valentine's Day🙄...
  15. Looking a gtv 2.0 twinspark

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi I'm Mick from Dublin. I'm the owner of a 2.2 brera and I am on the lookout for a gtv 2.0 twinspark. Any one might point me in the right direction for a decent one . Have looked at one or two last few weeks but they where very rusty in places ..thanks in advance
  16. 147 TwinSpark Question from Australia

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello from Melbourne Australia. I have a question regarding oil coming out of the flywheel bolt holes on a 1.9 litre Twin Spark when the bolts are out. My wife recently fried her 147 TwinSpark engine during a heatwave and it seized (its summer here)....had already done 236,000 kms so it wasn't...
  17. Idle Issue Twinspark

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, I am looking for a bit of advice regarding my 1997 2.0 Twinspark Spider. Occasionally when idling the motor will almost die with the revs dropping to almost zero but not quite. A bit like a hiccup. The TB, ICV and all related bits are clean, no CEL, no error codes when scanned. The...
  18. 156 Twinspark starting issue

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Recently purchased an immaculate 1998 Twinspark 1.8. Only 34K on the clock with full service history for every year since new. All has been good until this morning. When I tried to start her up, the engine turns over for a second or two then dies. Tried a few times with the same result...
  19. Autodelta twinspark turbo conversion (j10 evo)

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi guys I have not long bought the original Alfa spider j10 evo turbo 1997 autodelta show car. http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-gtv-andamp-916-spider/1090578-i-bought-it-the-alfa-spider-turbo-j10-3.html It needs a lot of tlc but worth rescuing, it's low on power and I have just removed the...
  20. Auxiliary Belt Pulley

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone, I am currently doing a head gasket job on my Spider and having difficulties removing the auxiliary belt pulley. It is a 15mm bolt but the head is deep inside the pulley itself. Due the limited space, I am not able to use a socket wrench. I bought an adapter so I can fit the socket...
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