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Hi,

I am going to view / test drive a 2001 156 Sportwagon 2.0 TS Selespeed Veloce tomorrow

I currently drive a Land Rover Discovery TDi, so it will be quite a significant change!!

Is there anything specific I should look out for, especially with the Selespeed. It has done approx 77K miles and has full service history.
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Hi Gords & welcome to AO/Alfa ownership

Look back through the service history and establish that the all important cam belt & tensioner replacements were done at around 35K miles. Also bear in mind that at 77K miles it is due again for the second time around.

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Is the service schedule available on the Internet somewhere, so I can see what should have been done?

What sort of job, cost wise, is the cam belt & tensioner?
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if you go for an Indie, you are looking around the 250-300 mark, at a dealer, anything up to the 500 mark, and in some cases more !! also check that the spark plugs were changed at 60k...


 
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Welcome, talk about going from a tractor to a sportscar

Enjoy your new ride
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Welcome to the site mate
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Hi and welcome to this great site. Cheers
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Well, viewed it and took it for a test drive ... and bought it

I pick it up tomorrow
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congrats dude...hope you enjoy yourself


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welcome to AO
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Well done Gords.... You've now got yourself a set of wheels with character & soul
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Congrats and welcome

Enjoy your bella and don't forget Alfa's need a thrashing once in a while
 
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