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  1. General Alfa Classifieds Section
    2008 Diesel Spider 200 BHP in good condition. Only selling as I am taking on a new project and need the space. Roof works as it should! Timing belt & other important items all sorted during 2020. No service history book but perhaps more useful are receipts for virtually all work done since new...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    A 2008 159, 1.8 MPI has come up cheap but has no keys. It's got over 140k miles with a pretty clean/normal wear and tear MOT history. The main issue is the owner has lost both keys so it's sat for 4-5 months. What ways are there to resolve this, talked to a company about reprogramming a used...
  3. Alfa MiTo
    Hello everyone! I have problems with the rear right side caliper. It needs to be changed. Problem is, the original part cost a fortune here in Norway and is pretty damn expensive elsewhere too. So I thought I'll buy a "pirate" part. But which one? There seems to be 2 different types around: -...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So what is the car worth as a non runner with electrical issue?? I know the 19inch alloys and brembos will fetch a good price and the interiors are a good seller.. But I don't want to break the car! (the Mrs says no) sadly it will have to go.! unless the auto electrician performs a miracle cure...
  5. Alfa 164 & 166
    Like the seller says, must be one of the lowest mileage & last ever UK registered 166's - they pulled it out of RHD markets in Oct 2005: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2008-Alfa-Romeo-166-3-0-V6-Facelift-2000-LPG-conversion-Best-example-in-UK/273996011428?hash=item3fcb6f57a4:g:hbEAAOSwduRdcXXq I'm...
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, to all Alfa Romeo owners. After owning a spectacular low mileage 164 Lusso many years ago, which was stolen, out performed the fastest police pursuit vehicles, and was finally found burnt to a crisp, I have been searching for an Alfa to replace my 164. Many years have passed, during which...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, Very frustrated Alfa owner here. I had just sold a 2008 Alfa 147 JTDm yesterday and luck would have it that the guy who bought it had a "motor control system failure" light pop up. I called my local Alfa specialist in Launceston who gave me two bad pieces of news: 1) The car is...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I think I know what the answer is going to be on this unfortunately but I have a 2008 Alfa Romeo GT Blackline and the drivers side window switch is no longer working. I get the feeling that it is a case of keep checking ebay for the part but just wondered if anyone knew of anything different to...
  9. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I bought 08 159 ti 4 weeks before and drove fantastic. Then last week i experienced juddering and loss of power and she didnt respond to accelrater and was getting power over 2000 rev when i first started my car and was fixed itself after 1 minute. Then after 2 days when i was driving in...
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just recently bought a 2008 alfa 159 2.4L diesel, has been fine but earlier went to start it and it didnt start, lights etc came on but died, seems like the computer is glitching and nothing is happening, tried changing the battery in the key fob, tried disconnecting the negative terminal on the...
  11. Alfa 164 & 166
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. I initially posted this May 2008. The rebuild proved to be one of the most difficult...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Saw my backside last night. Flat battery AGAIN leaving work after I left the radio on in the...
  13. Alfa GTA
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Remove innner part of n/s drive shaft. Remove oil seals Remove diff cover Remove...
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello All Broke off the wing mirror today with stem. So wondering are wing mirrors on the 147 all the same shape and could I use one from a jtd? Thankfully the painted clip survived without breaking. There are a couple on ebay but want to check before buying Many thanks
  15. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi went to drive off this morning struggled to get any acceleration, put foot fully down but took ages to get anything. Called out RAC he could not solve the problem the engine management light did not come on but when he checked it the code was p2009 flow shutter valve. Any ideas on fix for...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey all, I'm James from the UK, happy to sign up here and in need of some advice on a particular car ... Here is the ad...
  17. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    159 Jtdm 2008 Starting issues low diesel? Hi There This is my first post so please be gentle on me. Recently bought, a 159 Jtdm 150 cv 16v 2008. To be short i have starting issues, it all looks ok with battery, charged, i suspect some low old diesel stucked injectors or maybe fuel pump. the...
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just putting this up for any one else with this problem. I have owned my car for two months and has always had cold start issues, it would start but would take about 5 to 10 seconds. After reading many posts I thought I would try the glow plugs first as my car is the later engine with the...
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can anyone confirm what the stitching colour should be on new style seats, on my seats some look blue and some look brownish..... Is this just dirt and should it be blue and white. Regards Chris
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Am a new (and proud) owner of an 147 2008 1.6ti collezione. It has 79000km on the counter and previous owner never changed the cambelt. I was about to have it changed when Id noticed a strange rattling noice when I press the gas above 2500rpm!Noise stops when I press the clutch, but...
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