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While touching up my front calipers i spotted the drivers side spring had snapped.
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After 5.5hrs I've washed(AG) and used my new stash of Bilt Hamber goodies to clay, polish and wax. Happy with the results, time will tell how long it lasts. Finished up with AG glass polishing the windows, AG alloy wheel seal and new wipers all round. Sadly the pics don't do it justice now it's gone cloudy.

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On thursday picked her up from autolusso where they had powerflexed the front suspension and fitted a new clutch. Car now much tighter at the front end with far less rise and fall on acceleration/braking and best of all its silent! Ned and his crew did a great job and at a reasonable price. leant me a car for a couple of days too. Trip back to Liverpool completed in just over 2.5 hrs at 42 mpg. washed and polished her today to celebrate improvements.
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A new rear wiper and rear badge turned up today. I got the usual excellent service from Alfa Workshop after ordering it over the weekend.
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While touching up my front calipers i spotted the drivers side spring had snapped.
what did you do to the calipers? Any advice?...im going to try and clean mine and re paint them and put new AR logos on.
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Drilled out the missing stud in the exhaust manifold/head.

Then the tap sheared off in the hole.

That was the point at which I cried.
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A new rear wiper and rear badge turned up today. I got the usual excellent service from Alfa Workshop after ordering it over the weekend.
Fitted the rear badge when I got in from work.
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Spent 6hrs cleaning all calipers and re-painted Alfa red. Not as good as from the 'production line' but good enough. Next....replace some glow plugs....
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Had a Duxback treatment done on the windscreen and also fitted silicone front wipers. All I need now is a bit of rain to test them.
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Had a Duxback treatment done on the windscreen and also fitted silicone front wipers. All I need now is a bit of rain to test them.
hehe - guess the weather is just what you want then Been lashing down here this morning.

Got mine cleaned ready for tomorrows breakfast meet with the NW lot. No doubt the inhabitants of thr tree outside my house will have deposited loads of guano all over the bonnet again by the time I leave .
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Had 4 new Goodyear efficientgrip performance tyres put on, then off for a hunter alignment. No adjustment needed. Result!!
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I use the efficient grip performance too - found them pretty good on the whole, and certainly reduced road noise for me.
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I use the efficient grip performance too - found them pretty good on the whole, and certainly reduced road noise for me.
They look pretty smart and got them for a very good price.

After the budgets the last person had on before I can already tell a difference with the grip in the wet.

I do find they don't give much protection to the alloys though. Hopefully not a problem..
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While touching up my front calipers
You could get arrested for that
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New rear wiper replaced and also replaced the 2 screws holding the front number plate and plate holder to the car. They looked a little short and one wasn't in properly.
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1. new front and rear badges. Done

2. Wiper fix. (the arm fowling the bonnet) This week

3. New wiper blades. Done

4. New carpets. Done

5. Replace brass seal on injector no 1. This week

6. Change red power steering fluid to green. This week

7. Upgrade gaitors to real leather. Done

8. Upgrade leather gear knob and top cap. Done

9. Full interior leather detailing and seat repair. Done

10. Paint touch up. Done

11. New wheel badges. Done

12. Replace steering wheel badge (faded as well!) Not done part of the air bag!

13. External clean and paint detailing. Done

14. Engine bay detailing. Done but more needed!

15. leather arm rest cover. (Can't work out how to remove top slide section)

16. Apply 3m paint protection film to rear wheel arch and door section. Done

17. Interior L.E.D upgrade. Done

18. Replace damaged battery insulation. On order

19. Replace drivers side mirrior lens. On order

20. Oil / fuel filter and oil change . This week

21. Fit boot side nets. On order

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2. Wiper fix. (the arm fowling the bonnet) This week

21. Fit boot side nets. On order
2) Be careful with that one, I ended up breaking my wiper linkage trying to fix it (not a cheap fix!!)

21) I want to get some, where have you ordered them from?

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No.19 - where did u order the mirror lens from? I require the n/s wing mirror lens. Somehow, the edging is all cracked/chipped!
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Had a front spring replaced
Still sitting higher than the other side at the mo, i presume it will settle.
Also i hope the little knocking that has appeared at very low speeds goes as well.
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More 'what has a Pterodactyl done to your Alfa today' . It's on the roof aswell
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