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Hi everyone,

I don't yet have an Alfa, but am looking to get into a 156 1.8 or 2.0 in the next couple of months.

Like everyone, I have been bombarded with horror stories about Alfa's build quality and reliability.

However, not one to accept idle gossip, I thought I would talk to the people who actually own Alfa's. (that's you lot!)

I will be looking to get a late 90's early 2000 age 156. Is there anything I should be looking out for? Are the rumours about build quality and reliability true?

I like getting stuck into doing my own repairs and maintenance, and have done a lot of mechanical work on my current Toyota Hilux Surf, so know my way around a car. Are parts relatively inexpensive and easy to come by?

Any advice will be most greatfully received.

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Hi i too was i bit worried by all the horror stories id read, but went out and purchased a 156 two weeks ago and its great i love it, so dont worry just go out and get one and get rid of the Surf....
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