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Hi All,

Picked up my first ever Alfa Romeo on Friday, after much upheaval and tooing and froing my heart ruled over my head.

Traded in my 12 reg Nissan Juke for a stunning 09 reg 159 ti 1.9 JTDM saloon.

Older car i know, but much better quality,

anyway, is there anything in particular i need to look out for?

Also current issues I already have are:

Car wont start! After 3 days of ownership, seems its the battery to be at fault, new one is on order, hopefully this will fix the problem! Could this be anything else?

Rust! - Inside of the front wings there is a little surface rust towards the rear of the vehicle, i imagine this is a common issue? If so whats the best way to rectify it before it spreads to visible areas?

and finally (before you all fall asleep) , the break callipers need re powdercoated? has anyone done this already? and if so is there a rough price i should look to pay? also are the alfa stickers available to add back on?


I appreciate any replies.

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