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Alfa 156 2.0 TSpark Timing Belt Replacement

July 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Installation (numbers in brackets refer to diagram)
1. Ensure crankshaft at TDC on No.1 cylinder. Use dial gauge [6]
2. Hold camshaft sprockets. Use tool Nos. 1.822.155.000 and 1.822.146.000 [13] & [14]. Slacken bolt(s) of each camshaft sprocket.
3. Remove third bearing cap from each camshaft [15] & [16]. NOTE: Mark bearing caps before removal from identification.
4. Fit [...]

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Alfa Romeo 1900M AR51-AR52 “Matta”

July 27th, 2009 · No Comments

What’s the Matta? Perhaps a more accurate title would be “What’s a Matta” but thoughts of Robert de Niro or Marion Brando uttering the immortal line before “cleaning” a rival sprang to mind far too quickly; and the author didn’t feel this would be a particularly good start, especially in an Italian Car Club magazine! [...]

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HyperWorks Structural Optimization Reduces Suspension Design Time at Alfa Romeo

July 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Using Altair HyperWorks, Italy-based Alfa Romeo was able to significantly reduce design time by integrating multibody dynamics (MBD) with structural optimization. The resultant suspension design showed superior performance characteristics.
Business Profile
Alfa Romeo, a part of FIAT SpA/Italy, is a leading manufacturer of sports cars. The company is recognized for style, sportiness and vitality, while Its automotive [...]

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Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione All Composite Body and Interiors

July 25th, 2009 · No Comments

The limited edition Alfa Romeo 8C is based on a shortened Maserati Coupe platform; it will be produced in a total of 500 cars, already totally sold out. The car is driven by a Maserati-sourced aluminum 4.2-liter V8 engine making more than 400 horsepower. A six-speed gearbox with paddle shifters channels power to the rear [...]

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Alfa Romeo 156 Brake Replacement

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments

The procedure below was written up for a 1998 2.0 Twinspark with vented front discs but should be the same for all 156 models. The shape of the pads will differ between vented and solid discs at the front. Later models have larger rear discs and therefore different pads. It should not matter if we [...]

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ALFA ROMEO 156 GTA Manual Sedan Report

July 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

The Alfa Romeo brand name is one of the most emotive in the automobile world, with a sporting heritage that stretches way, way back. The subject of this test – the 156 GTA manual sedan – captures all the excitement, exhilaration and emotion of the Alfa Romeo spirit, perhaps better than any other Alfa model [...]

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2007 Alfa Romeo Autodelta GT 3.7

June 21st, 2009 · No Comments

The new car sees the Alfa GT’s 3.2-litre engine’s capacity increased to 3,750cc, and harnessed with the space-efficient Rotrex C38-81 centrifugal supercharger. The engine development includes extensive cylinder head improvements, new larger fuel injectors with revised spray patterns to optimise combustion and emissions, and a Ferrari-derived throttle body. The car also receives new tubular exhaust [...]

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Alfa Romeo Autodelta 147 GTA AM 3.7 Super

June 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Alfa Romeo Autodelta created its first 3.7-litre supercharged Alfa 147 GTA conversion exactly two years ago, the car making its preview appearance on the inaugural ‘Autodelta European Tour’ of 2005. The arrival of this dramatic package, which initially had 400 bhp, created much attention and it was requested by a number of customers.

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2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Spider

June 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Early this year, Alfa Romeo announced the production version of the 8C Spider will be officially released at the Geneva Motor Show in early March. The 8C Spider, like its coupe sibling, is planned to be built in a limited number of 500 cars.
The engine powering both coupe and convertible is from another Italian thoroughbred, [...]

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Alfa Romeo Brera S

June 19th, 2009 · No Comments

After much anticipation the Brera S is here! A collaboration with Prodrive to subtly enhance all that is good about the original Brera. Available in three exciting colours: Alfa Red, Carbonio Black and Touring Grey, all finished in Frau® black leather with red contrasting stitching.

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