Guides by alexGS

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If the electric window is making a cracking noise or dropping at an angle, or not moving at all, the cause is probably the fitting of the glass to the window regulator. The earlier design featured a padded channel where the glass sits, and a nylon 'finger' that snaps into the hole in the glass...
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I found that the standard orange colour of the speedo and rev counter numbers was hard to read at a glance. The orange was very dark and the red needles did not stand out sufficiently against the numbers. This might be more of a problem with the retro-inspired Lounge and Pop design, rather than...
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My Selespeed shift lever was loose and wobbly, making it rather unpleasant to use. I had an Alfa 156 with a similar condition and I solved it by modifying the lever housing. That was years ago but I decided to try the same on my Stilo. Actually I had recently removed the shift lever from a 156...
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Picture the scene - you get in, twist the key, and the instrument panel flickers and dies. Frustrated, you switch the key off, open the bonnet and you hear a gentle rustling - then a vroom vrOOOOoooom vrooooo... the radiator fan speeding up and slowing down over and over again - even though the...
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Installing amplifier/better speakers/under-seat sub The aim of this upgrade is to approximate FIAT's Interscope system (which I have never seen or heard) by adding (to the standard head unit) improved speakers, an amplifier for the speakers, and an under-seat subwoofer. I finally reached the...
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OK, recently a friend and I took the gearbox out of an Uno 45... here's my tips ;) Undo driveshaft nuts with assistant standing on the brake pedal Take off wheels, support car on axle stands placed under control arm rear mountings Undo 2x strut lower bolts, both sides Take off brake caliper...
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