to buy or not to buy - Alfa Romeo Forum
You are currently unregistered, register for more features.    
Introduce Yourself Again... No technical questions in here

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
(Post Link) post #1 of 7 Old 07-02-07 Thread Starter
Status: -
Newbie
 
lord vader's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 6

Member car:

toyota celica

to buy or not to buy

hi all im a newbie here,

a friend of mine has a 147 and after driving in his im now seriously tempted by a 156 2.0 a car which i have always liked the look of, but as i drive 25 miles to work each day its the rumours of unreliability that are causing me second thoughts.

can you guys give me any help or info on this? even if its things to look for and avoid when/if i buy?

thanks in advance
lord vader is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Status: -
AO Platinum Member
 
Gary Slegg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: North Wales
Posts: 16,710
Re: to buy or not to buy

Of course you should buy Seriously, so long as you regulary check the oil in the Twin Spark cars you'll find that the Alfa is no more unreliable than any other car, and a lot more fun to drive than the normal Euroboxes.

I used to driver 25 miles to work each day in a 10 year old 33 with no problems, the 156 will be more reliable than that.
Gary Slegg is offline  
Status: -
AO Platinum Member
 
nomad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
County: -
Posts: 43,564
Images: 8

Member car:

RRS TDV8 HSE

Re: to buy or not to buy

JFDI mate !!

You won't regret it !!
nomad is offline  
Status: -
AO Silver Member
 
Wrenched's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: United Kingdom
County: Warwickshire
Posts: 1,807

Member car:

GTV 24v

Re: to buy or not to buy

Check any car out properly, make sure it's been loved not unnloved, look at it's history (make sure it has history) and then love it yourself.
Wrenched is offline  
Status: The BSD says konnichiwa
Global Mod Team
 
BigFoot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Italy
County: Milano
Posts: 113,594
Images: 14
Garage
Re: to buy or not to buy

Hi mate, welcome to AO

You'll love the 156
BigFoot is offline  
Mark Alfa
Status: - Update
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: to buy or not to buy

Welcome to AO
 
Status: Spider's ready to go!
Global Mod Team
 
classicgal93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Canada
County: British Columbia
Posts: 59,019
Images: 2
Garage
Re: to buy or not to buy

Hi and welcome, glad you find us, happy hunting
classicgal93 is offline  
Reply

Go Back   Alfa Romeo Forum > The Alfaowner Experience > Newbie Area > Introduce Yourself

Tags
buy

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome