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Gave the GT a bath today then put back to bed . The two coats of Collinite 476S I applyed last month are still holding well.
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Nice, but personally I would ditch the car cover, generally do more harm than good.
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How come Mr_C ?
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Nice, but personally I would ditch the car cover, generally do more harm than good.
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Your paintwork seems to be in very good condition, keep up the good work
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How come Mr_C ?
If there is any grit on the car the cover will drag it over the car causing swirls/ marring. The problem is far worse when the car is left under a cover if it's exposed to wind, basically the same problems as "bonnet bra's" cause.
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Thanks peeps . I Don't use the cover unless the car has just been washed.
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You shouldn't cover a wet car, it needs to breath to allow the moisture to escape.
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Nice, but personally I would ditch the car cover, generally do more harm than good.
Nooo! That's a genuine AR cover. Like rubbing velvet on your privates..


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Lovely looking GT.

Looks very well maintained.

P.S. If you are thinking of selling the car cover, please PM.
 
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Lovely looking GT.

Looks very well maintained.

P.S. If you are thinking of selling the car cover, please PM.
Its acturaly a Gen alfa GTV cover im not sure would fit your beast mate. just fits mine

Cheers for coments peeps ill take note on not covering after washing though. I did leave to dry for around hour after washing though as was treating the leather and detailing engine
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How did you get the cover? Did AR sell them for a time?
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Lovely cover.

Is it an internal or external one? I like the former, especially the fluffy ones used as dust covers.
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Its internal. I got given the cover off my dads freind that had two GTV's in the past. Im sure you can buy them from the main dealers. You see them from time to time on brand new alfas that are waiting to be picked up.
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Rosso, what wheels is that your car has, i can see they are genuine alfa wheels, any ideas where i can get them from and if it will be expensive? Im sure i can get them from a dealer, but is there a cheaper option? ebay doesnt seem to have any... or is there a site out there which i cant seem to find?

Also i noticed, most GT V6s have the red brake caliper at the front... can this be attached to a 2.0 JTS? im guessing it will involve getting the larger disk aswell.?

I hope this doesnt test your knowledge too much lol, thanks

You want something sporty with class? Buy an Alfa Romeo. *cough* GT
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Rosso, what wheels is that your car has, i can see they are genuine alfa wheels, any ideas where i can get them from and if it will be expensive? Im sure i can get them from a dealer, but is there a cheaper option? ebay doesnt seem to have any... or is there a site out there which i cant seem to find?

Also i noticed, most GT V6s have the red brake caliper at the front... can this be attached to a 2.0 JTS? im guessing it will involve getting the larger disk aswell.?

I hope this doesnt test your knowledge too much lol, thanks



Hi there the alloys are 18inch muilty spokes which can be found on this link here

Alfa Romeo Part Shop : Alfa GT Wheels : Veloces of London

Cheapest place I no of apart from italain ebay, hope that helps

The brakes can be bought here.

GTA brake conversion kit
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hmmmmm..........i have a good idea now.....rossogt...why don't you sell me your car????:P.love the collinite i use it as well.....
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Wow rosso, your 18's really finish the car off nice, I know what my next purchase will be

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