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  1. Perelli P7s and upgrades

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello. I'm not new to the forum (as been lurking here for a few months now in preparation!) but in a few days I'll be taking delivery of a Giulietta Launch Edition in Rosso with a mere 16k miles on the clock. Car is currently being prepared and also having a BMC air filter, upgraded free...
  2. GT led headlamp bulb upgrades??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening all, was just wondering if anybody had tried doing an led headlamp upgrade/conversion. Are they any better or is the beam everywhere?? Any advice would be great :cheeky:
  3. Lighter suspension components - Upgrades?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Pud's had me looking at polybushing the rear bush on the (front) lower arms on my 159 on the basis it will help with inner edge tyre wear. As part of this I noted that my Mother's Brera, an early model, whilst having a cast iron upright, employs an alloy lower arm; IMG_8021 by Chris, on...
  4. Lowering 147 Ducati, performance upgrades and blown turbo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello there folks, I’ve owned my Alfa 147 DC for 5 years and it’s never let me down. Apart from a remap and egr delete, it’s standard. I recently had my alloys refurbished to anthracite and they look great. I have noticed the wheels on the back look a bit lost in the Arch now they’re darker...
  5. 2.5 V6 engine performance upgrades

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Looking at the new 2.5 engine available from partsworld, which is very good value, I am wondering what performance can be achieved from this engine. I am thinking:- Intake mods / changes Exhaust manifolds Throttle bodies with aftermarket ECU Cams - possibly and Porting - maybe Aim is for fast...
  6. 147 1.6 Upgrades

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi guys, had my Twinny for nearly 3 months now, had Cambelt changed, waterpump, aux belt and cam gasket cover, no variator cause it's a 105HP. The engine tick has stopped thanks to a right good home service with full Selenia 10w40 and oil filter, air filter and pollen filter. Looking at starting...
  7. Xenons Upgrades

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hey Guys and Gals. I know this has been asked a million times before about how to upgrade headlights to xenons and changing bulbs etc but I wanted to get people thoughts on the below and if they think they would work on my 2011 Giulietta. Alfa Romeo Part Shop | ACCESSORIES | XENON HEADLAMP KIT...
  8. 147 2.0 Upgrades

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So I was going to sell my 147 last week, and on the journey to part exchange I had a change of heart. Decided I didn't want to let it go and instead to get everything fixed and upgrade it. I currently having some suspension work done and a full service however Im looking for a better sound and...
  9. What little upgrades to 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all what little upgrades can i do to my 159 limited edition to keep it up to date and looking mint. I don't want my mates bmws look better, Alfa all the way love it x:cool:
  10. Gary's 1.9 ti SW upgrades & transformation

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Thought I'd start a build thead because it's moreorless having done what every 159 will need doing at this age and mileage...plus some more subjective mods to my own taste. I bought the car a month ago. It's a one owner from new 1.9JTDM Sport Wagon ti. It's a late '08 model so has some of the...
  11. air filter upgrades - general question

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi When upgrading an air filter with a higher "race" (??) spec type is it a simple matter of replacing old for new and the benefits are immediately apparent? OR Is this change typically associated with other mods, e.g. engine remap? Also, what other brands would people recommend? I am aware of...
  12. Interior upgrades

    Alfa Giulietta
    Does anyone in the UK have any experience in fitting an after market interior and door card and footwell lighting upgrade, something like this...
  13. Talk to me about 156 suspension upgrades

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm sure there must be loads of threads about exactly this, but I can't find anything suitable. I have a 156 JTS Ti, which I think came with different rated springs and dampers. I don't know if it's actually any lower than a Veloce. In my ownership the suspension's been rebuilt and polyflexed...
  14. Brera 3.2V6 Upgrades

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone This is my first thread and my first Alfa just bought last week. Loving driving it around but I think its just missing that wooooooow factor. Can anyone advise me on some mods and pics please. (Induction kits, Remap, Exhausts although it dose sound good)
  15. Mito 95 Lusso Upgrades

    Alfa MiTo
    Good Afternoon one and all. I have purchased a 10 95 hp MiTo Lusso that had needed a lot of work doing to it. The car runs really well and in my personal opinion handles a lot better than the previous cars I have owned. I'm looking to upgrade a few things. Is the Blue & Me system easy to get...
  16. Wanting advice on upgrades to 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, I know I am going to get varying opinions by asking these questions but at least it will give me ideas to start looking into. I have a 97K 2004 plate 156 2.4jtd 20V lusso, owned it for 5 years and its never let us down after buying it through the Alfa Romeo dealership network and...
  17. 916 Spider upgrades start

    South Africa
    When i bought back my Spider V6 the previous owner had ripped out the factory Clarion cd player for a HIDEOUS Sony X-Plod USB/iPod disco lights stereo that didn't match the silver centre console or the green colour of the rest of the dashboard backlights. The factory CD player was always...
  18. 147 turbo upgrades

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi guys, After a long time building turbos for every one else's Alfa I have taken the plunge and bought myself a little rough diamond - 147 16v 140 bhp with a broken turbo. Saw it on eBay a couple of months back and spoke with the seller, all sounded OK so struck a deal and it turned up on the...
  19. couple of upgrades

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    added a new twin exhaust system and drilled and groove brakes to my 159 , much happier with the look and the new system was a straight fit too ! just need a surround for the passenger side tailpipe now :thumbs:
  20. Brake upgrades!! AR155

    Alfa 155
    Folx! I am looking to upgrade my brakes a bit. However anything I can find online (big brake kits) are all for Q4 and 16v I know the Q4 has 5 lug nuts, so that is out of the question, 16v however, will a kit for a 16v version of 155 fit? I know that I dont need them, BUT I NEED THEM...
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