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Hello All!

Just joined today, bought first Alfa last November, proving to be painful in the wallet already! Any recommendations for Independant garages in South Wales? I found my local dealer expensive!

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....hopefully someone will be along soon to recommend a garage they know...but in the meantime, hello and welcome to Alfaowner(ship)

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Hi mate, welcome to Alfaowner.
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Thanks Wrinx and Throttleman for your welcomes!!
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Btw if you have some pics of your Alfa you're welcome to posts them.
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This is the only piccy I have taken thus far.............

So far I have replaced the amber side indicators with Alfa clear ones, and had a new set of spark plugs fitted.

Very pleased so far, however 72k service around the corner!

Great forum!!
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Beige interior, Elegance wheels. Very elegante.
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Welcome to AO


... I'm pretty sure people will be able to help you out here with an Alfa garage and alike
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Throttleman, Its a black leather interior!
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ops! I better stop drinking.
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I would just loke to say (At the risk of gushing too much!) how friendly, helpful & informative the guys on this forum are. I have learnt more in the last 48 hours from reading posts than from the handbook itself!

I look forward to much happy posting & reading on the forum!!
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you're welcome and I'm very glad you like AO!
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.....I have learnt more in the last 48 hours from reading posts than from the handbook itself!
You actually read the manual?





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You actually read the manual?





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I guess it whas inevitable.. it was only a matter of time before someone did

welcome to AO.com Sherrp car!
have you tried the "garage" section on the homepage yet?
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I guess it whas inevitable.. it was only a matter of time before someone did
It could be useful to have someone on board who has read it.
Maybe we can give sherrp a special badge or something?


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Or a t shirt:
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Or a t shirt:
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Nice idea, it will be a collectors item as well since it is a very very very very limited edition.
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That would be a very good idea for the next meeting
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I was suffering from chronic insomnia one night, guess what it woked a treat! I can personally reccomend the climate controlled air conditioning section! works better than Horlicks every time!
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I can personally reccomend the climate controlled air conditioning section! works better than Horlicks every time!
I had to get a Bonkers Dutchman in red trousers to explain that to me.
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welcome to AO.com Sherrp car!
have you tried the "garage" section on the homepage yet?
Yes, checked out the garage section but not a sausage in my vicinity. I will be sure to post on there after I get my cambelt/variator etc done at 72k service shortly. A couple of forum members have kindly offered some suggestions.
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