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  1. The Technology Section
    recommendations,pls :tum:
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Parts changed in March: MAP Sensor Overboost valve (Pierburg) New MAF fitted and tried, still low readings - two months ago. Issues the car has: - First gear seems to have no boost at all, other gears need some time to get up to boost and then the car pulls; not as it should but still the...
  3. Alfa Giulia
    Nice review online by the Britain's best loved and read newspaper, "The Sun". https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/2936448/we-review-the-191mph-alfa-romeo-giulia-quadrifoglio-a-ferrari-with-an-alfa-badge/ They are convinced its a Ferrari with an Alfa badge but rate the car very much. This review...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I decided to make a MES log, before deleting DPF and noticed that the boost pressure is quite unstable at wot. The gauge is also varying from 100 to 200 mbar. Could it be Map sensor? Was cleaned at the same time of manifold and egr-off ... I never noticed before because i like to look at the...
  5. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi, Would someone know the ignition advance stock TS engines must have ? According to OBDII I'm getting 21 degrees on my 1.8TS from 4000rpm up to 7000 which looks low. 1.8 or 2.0 should be close to each other. If by chance you had the air flow at WOT I'd be interested as well. Thanks
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have a new little issue ....few days ago my handbrake alarm has been sounding on take off when clearly fully disengaged (thump normally cures) ....this coincides with a nasty release clunk from back end when reversing out of drive in the morning and poor handbrake hold on steep hills ......brake...
  7. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Today my 2.0 TS GTV seems to have developed a problem :( When I accelerate on wide open throttle the engine massively hesitates and bogs down. It gets so bad that the revs wont actually climb any more. If I ease off the throttle a bit, to around 80% the car revs freely again. In fact if I...
  8. Alfa 145 & 146
    God bless alfa design guys! Just in the middle of testing the 146 got knocked back on a split steering rack gaiter had to take half the car to bits to get at it. Took out the air filter unit the battery and the crossmember which the rack hangs on both track control arms off the only consolation...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just picked up my GT 1.9 JTDm and all was fine on the journey home and then the music stopped!! The radio is still showing a display etc so can't be a fuse so I am only guessing there must be a loose connection on the speakers. Has anybody else experienced such issies? I am hoping to get a...
  10. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi All. Just had the full monty done Cambelt kit,variator,water pump and plugs oh and crank sensor from last week. Also given a courtesy car and got change from £700. What do you reckon good deal or what?:http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/images/smilies/smile.gif
  11. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Funny thing happened yesterday, mechanic jacked up my gtv to investigate an oil leak. Started engine with car on an axle stand and jack still underneath. We are both underneath the car looking for fresh oil and what is tht bloody noise...omg i say what the hell is that, mechanic says jesus...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 147 2.0 selespeed is due it,s ninth year service,as above, how much.I think it also includes the cambelt as well:cry:
  13. Alfa GTA
    I want to sell these 'ere 18" GT multispoke jobbies, but no idea really what to offer them at, or if anyone's particularly interested? These photos represent all the damage I've noticed. Tyres are less than 1000 miles old - Falken ZE912s 225/40 R18 92W XL. Picasa Web Albums - Paul Stanley -...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    for my Black 159 Lusso? It's so hard to visualize new wheels on a car! OPinions please.
  15. Alfa MiTo
    Got my Alfa red back after a week in the spray shop good as new:D The clear coat is supposed to be very impact resistant and they fitted the rear chip protecters. Took about four months to get the OK from Alfa but everything but the bumpers, roof and hatch have been sprayed.
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    While on holiday some little dip**** :mad:broke my o/s/f window and as a result has cracked the thing that connects the regulator to the window glass and makes the window go up and down. I've tried searching for a replacement but need to know what it is actually called? Its plastic and yellow...
  17. South Scotland
    Firstly Big kudos to the few masers , one Lambo , the solitary Ferrari and the showstopping 8c for turning up despite the dodgy weather :thumbs: But apart from the healthy turn-out af Alfa's ,Fiats ,Lancias and the great alfaowner.com Alfisti's ,There wasn't much on show :confused: Where were...
  18. Alfa 164 & 166
    ok my cars in the garage now gettin the head gaskets done and head skimmed! im also getting the belts changed aswell, my water pump is the metal 1 so will that need changing or is that ok ( water pump was changed at 72k miles,car is at 102k now) And does any1 know how to remove the chrome...
  19. Poll Room
    What the box says... what do you reckon? :confused:
  20. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    GTV V6 I've just been to look at has two red keys but no brown 'master'. What are the implications of having no master? Cheers, G
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