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Spent the summer working in the French Alps with my 159... didn't take one picture of it and only washed it once.
Sounds like you're a taxi driver
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Had a scare when the "change oil" warning light came on. Changed the oil a couple of months ago, clearly the garage didn't know about resetting the system. Now gotta work out how to get it done without being charged a fortune!
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can you get the garage to do it ,they may have forgotten to reset it
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can you get the garage to do it ,they may have forgotten to reset it
I took it to a local garage who certainly won't have the right equipment.

Ordered a Bluetooth dongle to plug in and sort it myself from Fleabay today, so hopefully that'll get it done
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I took it to a local garage who certainly won't have the right equipment.

Ordered a Bluetooth dongle to plug in and sort it myself from Fleabay today, so hopefully that'll get it done
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My '08 Spider passed it's third consecutive MOT (whilst in my ownership) without a single issue. I must admit I've always been very nervous at MOT time as it's an Alfa!
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calm down its an alfa ,they are brilliant cars
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calm down its an alfa ,they are brilliant cars
I think you might be almost back to your old self.
I'm sure we'll be hearing your ''I bloody love Alfas'' catchphrase soon!
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I think you might be almost back to your old self.
I'm sure we'll be hearing your ''I bloody love Alfas'' catchphrase soon!
Yeah it's coming, I think it'll come after the promised pics
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i posted the photo,s on that thread and guess what ,I BLOODY LOVE ALFA,S
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here,s one with me and my mate talking about the finer things in life
https://www.flickr.com/photos/rivier...7633297476112/
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i posted the photo,s on that thread and guess what ,I BLOODY LOVE ALFA,S
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here,s one with me and my mate talking about the finer things in life
https://www.flickr.com/photos/rivier...7633297476112/
Good man, that's what we want!
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here,s one with me and my mate talking about the finer things in life
https://www.flickr.com/photos/rivier...7633297476112/
Love your car, could look at that all day long.
Loved looking through the other pics as well, as well as some great cars its always good to see a well done scooter although one you featured was possibly just a teeny bit ott, if he braked too hard with the weight of all those lights it would most likely end up on its nose.
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Purchased an MOT. Still not sure where it goes. Maybe under the bonnet? Any help would be appreciated
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Bought her 4 new boots ... Vredestein Sessanta's, aren't they lovely and quiet ... Oh had the alignment done too, so now she's goes straight as an arrow
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Bought her 4 new boots ... Vredestein Sessanta's, aren't they lovely and quiet ... Oh had the alignment done too, so now she's goes straight as an arrow
where did you get them from if you don't mind me asking?
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where did you get them from if you don't mind me asking?
+1 I was after another set and couldnt find any for love nor money!
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+1 I was after another set and couldnt find any for love nor money!
I got them off tyreleader which I think is part of the company you've mentioned before Jay. Don't forget mine are only 18" and I went for the 245/40/18ZR option this time as they were 20 a corner cheaper and are in fact closer to the original 225/50/17's that the Brera was born with ... speedo actually matches Nav now for once.

They were 327 delivered, then fitting and alignment tracking done at Tarleton Tyres for 85 all in ... So for a shade over 100 a corner fitted ... I'm well happy.

And so quiet on the M6 earlier (well on the decent tarmac'd sections anyway)
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Fitted new badges myself (gone for original ones though).
Next job - replace mudflaps for new (again original prodrive ones) due to fading of text.


I also speak to it everyday and ask 'why haven't you broke yet'. The previous owner must have replaced all the parts before selling so it runs fine (at least for a few months anyway).
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