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147 purchase??

Hello guys I own a giulietta jtdm but my girlfriends wants a new car and we have 3600 to play with and it just be diesel she wants a high spec with low milage which is hard to find
However I've seen a 147 1.9jtdm 16v lusso with full cream leather all the toys on a 55 plate with 75000 miles for 3200 at a dealer with full alfa service history and it looks in mint condition. What are the reliability like in these models and are the parts easy to obtain and replace. Any help much appreciated thanks guys also what to look out for when buying

Giulietta veloce 2.0JTDm. Mods - DTUK RED Tuning box, K&N air filter, oil breather vented to atmosphere, Eibach pro lowering kit 30 mm, Phillips extreme blue vision H7 bulbs, Phillips diamond vision H1 bulbs, alfa romeo wind deflectors, TOYO PROXES T1R tyres.

To Do - EBC discs and pads, exhaust, possible dpf and egr delete,

Power 210BHP
Torque 440NM
Economy 42MPG
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Has it had the cambelt and importantly the waterpump replaced recently?

Waterpumps are a big issue on the 16v/20v JTD engines.
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No it has not which is why I am a bit out off now. However I have found another example for 4000 whih is immaculate one owner from new with 38000 miles on with the bose sound system and all the extras rear parking sensors everything except the leather interior with full service history too
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worth checking front suspension bushes as well,many seem to suffer trouble here.Seems a bit steep at 4k but only my opinion.
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She'd love you even more if you bought it in Nuovola White with the sunroof and all the toys.

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