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  1. Rumbling/vibrating noise from front left wheel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello all, After going over a bump, I noticed my 159 makes a rumbling or vibrating noise when turning left at 40+mph, and gets louder at higher speeds. I've read that it could be improper wheel balance or knackered bearings or all manner of other issues.
  2. Front wheel drive slap from launch / incline

    Alfa Stelvio
    Hi all, Has anyone else experienced this condition or understand what it is..? If you pull up on an incline with the front facing up hill, then hold on foot brake, sometimes when you release the foot brake and drive off there's a slap in the drive like it picks up and it's a very noticeable...
  3. Giulietta steering wheel in a mito?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I quite fancy a steering wheel with red stitching to match my red seats. I've noticed the Giulietta wheels with red stitching are more common than mito ones, and from eBay photos look to be the same, but has anyone actually tried it? Happy to swap all my trims, buttons and airbag etc over.
  4. Harman Kardon, Seats, Steering Wheel and other options

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all, I've been saving manfully for the last year and will be looking into a QV in March when the MOT on my old banger expires. I've currently narrowed down the search to post MY18 cars as I want Carplay, but the other 3 options I'm unsure about. I've had a couple of test drives and haven't...
  5. Finding the original wheel colour

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    After 13 years my Brera's 18" multi-spoke alloys are looking a bit sorry for themselves and the recent new tyres are also not sealing very well so I want to get them completely refurbished. I've had them repainted twice before and both times the colour was nothing like the original, so how do I...
  6. 147 Wood steering wheel and gear knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    First time post but long time user. Impressed with the level of peoples knowledge. Any way, I have now completed my steering wheel and gear knob swap and now have available for sale the limited edition? wood steering wheel and matching gear knob. I dont have enough posts to post in the...
  7. How to change a rear wheel bearing...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV and Spider have between them needed 3 rear wheel bearings replacing for their last MOTs. I paid to get the first one done and did the last couple myself after some really helpful advice on here. It is fairly straightforward so here’s how... First of all tools. You’ll need a Jack , axle...
  8. Alfa 156 wheel refurb, Photoshop request!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening all, quick question, I'm getting my wheels refurbished on Monday, but unsure of which colour to go for. I'm thinking either anthracite or satin black. Would anyone be able to do a quick Photoshop for me just to compare? If it's not too long winded that is! Thanks.
  9. Alfa 166 steering wheel

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello guys Has anybody tried to fit a steering wheel form 147,156 or GT to 166 with multimedia controls? Are all 147,156,166 and GT using the same steering wheel with airbag,multimedia controls etc. ? Please share anything you know
  10. Steering Wheel Replacement with newer version

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all I have a 2010 Cloverleaf and the previous owner wrapped the wheel fascia around the buttons etc but the wrap is peeling. Will a newer style steering wheel be a direct fit and can ?I use my current air bag in the new wheel. Pic1 is my current wheel (not the actual) and pic 2 is the one...
  11. Giulia Veloce 4 Wheel Alignment complicated by Radar

    Alfa Giulia
    Having issues finding somewhere to get wheel alignment done around Surrey area. I have been getting serviced at Monza Sport, they declined to carry out at last service. Found a 3D 'state of the art' wheel alignment place called Tutts of Dorking. At first attempt where Giulia was not set up on...
  12. Does the Milano come with heated seats and heated steering wheel?

    Alfa Stelvio
    Can Milano owners confirm that their front seats and steering wheel are heated? I just bought a used Milano (delivery on Friday) and got a bit of a panic attack reading this Alfa brochure, where it shows that the Milano doesn't come with front heated seats and steering wheel (under the standard...
  13. Steering Wheel shake when braking

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, My Cloverleaf has recently developed an issue where the steering wheel on occassions (not always) shakes and shudders when breaking. I normally don't feel anything at low speeds and some days I feel nothing wrong at higher speeds. But quite often if I am going over 40 Mph and I press the...
  14. Retrofitting wheel with HU controls in 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone, I 've read some posts already but I need to ask a few specific questions before I go on with this project. I recently changed my faulty indicator relay and OMG was it a lot of work and anxiety. Being a complete goof I didn't actually make sure I had the right part, so long story...
  15. Alloy wheel specialist

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have scuffed the front alloy on the car and has anyone used or know of any refurbishes in Suffolk that can do it on the drive the repair? It’s diamond cut and most want the car or wheel couple of days however looking at the damage it would probably buff out. See attached
  16. Help needed with wheel fitment AR147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, i have decided to upgrade my wheels but i can't decide which wheel size to put on. Should i choose 17x7 or 17x8 ? My thought is 17x8 with ET 30 offset and 20 or 30 mm suspension height drop. The problem is that 17x8 (215/45/17) with ET 30 pokes out 22.7mm more than before and it can't...
  17. Using Meguiars Ultimate Wheel Cleaner

    Car Detailing
  18. Warped wheel - to fix or replace?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So the front driver side wheel on my Brera is warped. Doesn't cause too many issues as long as you keep blow 80mph. Once above 80 it starts causing lots of vibrations through the wheel...acts like a speed limiter in a way! But it makes me wonder could be causing more issues than just keeping me...
  19. Steering wheel retaining nut torque

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All does anyone have the torque figure for the 24mm steering wheel retaining nut? Can't get my elearn disc to load and the downloadable version is a mare to get to work. Thanks
  20. How to get wheel bearing off?!?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Everyone I have unfortunately destroyed the thread on one of the wheel bearing holes so now I need to replace the entire wheel bearing. I attempted to follow this tutorial...