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Since the Alfa155 site seems to be dead at the moment (just like my 155), I'll cry here instead.

The engine just seized up and it looks like a transplant is needed. She's only just six years old (and only 65k).
I guess I should have read up on the dodgy 16v TS before getting one six months ago.
Got a quote of €3500 (inclusive) for a genuine Alfa reconditioned engine which is about what I paid for the car (and I can sure
get one for less now!). What are the prices like in the UK? Is she worth putting back on the road? The rest of the car is fine except for a tendency to jump out of fourth every now and again.
I guess I have no choice but to put the Sprint back on the road - rust and all.
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Check it'll have a few engines pop up every now & again. in fact I think there's an 8valve in there now. which has proven to be more reliable than the 16 valve.
That would be unique an 8v Widebody
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The 155 site is under a different address at the moment:

It may be possible to get your engine repaired for a lot less than the cost of s re-con unit....just deoends whats wrong with it. I would imagine you could get a second hand unit for less than 1000.

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My sympathies...I've recently had exactly the same problems...

I got a few good suggestions over at, browse through this thread;

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Thanks for info everyone.

The engine might still be savagable. Just have to wait for the post-mortem.

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