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My First Alfa!

Hello Everyone.....

Had my Alfa two weeks now and just found this great site.

My new motor is a 2000 X 156 2.5 V6 and i'm totally hooked, i've never had a car i've enjoyed driving so much....i have to keep finding excuses to go out! As far as i'm aware it's pretty stock bar a front splitter and ragazzon back box and the sp3 rear spoiler has been removed and a smaller version fitted which i actually prefer anyway.

Thought i was gonna have to pay to join the AROC site but in all honesty this site seems better, keep up the good work.

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hello and welcome baccus999...

would you happen to have any pics of your car that you would like to post
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would you happen to have any pics of your car that you would like to post
Thanks for the welcome Mr Orange....i have some pretty lo res photos...not too great. If the weather holds out this weekend i'll do some better ones!
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Congrats mate. The Alfa V6 is the best. Have fun!
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Thanks for the welcome Mr Orange....i have some pretty lo res photos...not too great. If the weather holds out this weekend i'll do some better ones!

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Welcome to AO Barry. Love to see some pics of your car when you have them.
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Hello Everyone.....

Had my Alfa two weeks now and just found this great site.

My new motor is a 2000 X 156 2.5 V6 and i'm totally hooked, i've never had a car i've enjoyed driving so much....i have to keep finding excuses to go out! As far as i'm aware it's pretty stock bar a front splitter and ragazzon back box and the sp3 rear spoiler has been removed and a smaller version fitted which i actually prefer anyway.

Thought i was gonna have to pay to join the AROC site but in all honesty this site seems better, keep up the good work.

Barry
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Nothing better than AO and welcome. If you need another excuse:
go wash your car and take her out for a spin to dry off the water
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Congrats mate. The Alfa V6 is the best. Have fun!
Are you sure about that statement
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I'm sure he is.

Welcome on board.
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Welcome aboard Barry The weather forecast is good so give her a good wash & polish & get busy with the camera asap!

I'm also about 2 weeks into the world of Alfa ownership and it's a FINE experience
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@ Hugo: I am not, him having had a 147, a spider, a Giulia and now a 156.

Hans, could you tell us about the sheer enjoyment of a V6. Would love to read your opinion on it as you are able to do it in an exciting manner!
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I have a couple of movies that can testify what Hans think about the v6 (GTA and SZ).
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Welcome to AO, Barry


Looking forward to those pics......
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Thanks for the welcome guys.....i'll get round to the photo's this weekend!
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Here's some low res photo's....if anyone recognises the car i'd be interested to hear fron you.
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nice car you got there Barry....
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Cheers Mr Orange....

but i think i might have my first problem....just been to Tesco a couple of miles away and i noticed when i pulled up to the car in front i could see moisture in the air in my headlights...nothing wrong there i hear you say but this wasn't coming from his exhaust but from behind my grill!

Pulled over at the first petrol station and sure enough it was coming from my radiator (i think)....checked my water and it was very low so i topped up.

Still the steam in the air...not bad but bad enough.

I also noticed that the fans never came on once either there or back...which seems odd as they usually come on even on short journey's?

Looks like i'm gonna need a new radiator?
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welcome to ao m8... alfa's r the best... apart from servicing cost's er running cost's oh yea parts cost... other than that m8 we cant gripe... if u do though there is a rant room for just that sort of gripe... enjoy....
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oh yea lovely looking motor m8...
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Welcome to AO

Lovely black 156
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