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  1. Spider undercarriage guards

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Could do with some advise. I am currently in the Italian lakes with my 2008 Spider.. All is running great and got here from the UK without incident. However, since being here the roads and terrain have taken their toll on the protector underneath the car... I found last night that it...
  2. Splash pan torn!

    Alfa MiTo
    Driving along today I noticed that my Mito has been scraping a lot louder over bumps! Smaller bumps and slower speeds mostly. So i pulled over and had a look... The plastic underside just behind the engine to the left side has ripped backwards. It hit me when i saw it how it happened. Reversing...
  3. Undercarriage support?

    Alfa GTA
    Where do you put your axle stands? Just an enquiry. I usually use the stock jack mid sill to give clearance for my trolley jack to get it airborne at the hacking points. Then try to get an axle stand onto the sill as close to the trolley jack as I can. Where are the safe spots to put the axle...
  4. GTV on blocks - undercarriage support

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone, My GTV is currently off the road as it needs a little attention before the MOT/NCT. What I want to do it get up on blocks. I have axle stands (Aldi :( ) but do not trust them to hold the car for long periods of time e.g. 2 months. Other than the jacking points per the manual can...
  5. Hello - My undercarriage is rattling!

    Introduce Yourself
    Joined the forum to investigate known faults with the 156 front suspension linkages and how to fix them. Have owned my 156 for 5 years (first registered 7 / 99, T Reg) and it has developed a rattle or two. Advisory notice at last MOT. Play in anti - roll bar linkage, Front suspension lower...
  6. Noise in undercarriage

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 3 month old 147 Selespeed has been giving me sleepless night. When i try to climb a slope at low speed, noise appears from the undercarriage near the front driver. Stepping more on the accelerator to gain momentum will louden the noise. It seemed to be some metal rattling noise. And this...
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