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  1. boost problems looking for someone to clean vanes of turbo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I am new to being an Alfa owner and new to this whole forum business so please bare with me I have just bought my first Alfa a few days ago it is an Alfa gt cloverleaf 150 2007 1.9 diesel jtdm. upon purchase I drove home from whitchurch to my home town on flint n wales which is about a 50...
  2. Mr Muscle cleaning of turbo vanes on GT

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Following my intermittent boost post, can anyone with knowledge / experience here please confirm or deny that - ON a 2004 GT 1.9 jtd If you run a length of vac piping down from the EGR valve pipe (pipe that sits under the EGR) will that ultimately feed down to the turbo and allow use...
  3. Sticking VNT vanes - Alfa 156 1.9JTD 8V

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Good evening, I have the feeling that the vanes on my turbo are sticking, I don't think they are stuck all the way but I'm not sure they are moving freely either. Car pulls well, but I believe it could do better, the pull after 3k rpm is not as good as my old Fiat Bravo 1.9TD which was much...
  4. sticky vnt vanes?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello guys, This will be my first post. after reading for a couple of months i have learned a lot about the car. Thanks a lot! However I could really use your opinions on this matter, before I unscrew parts I would rather not remove: I have a 159 2.4 jtdm with q-tronic gearbox. I bought it...
  5. Turbo vanes 2.0 JTDm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi. Hopefully a quick question. What moves the vanes on the 2.0 JTDm turbo? Is it a vacuum or an actuator? Can the latter become sluggish or is the cause more likely sticking vanes? Many thanks ?
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