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  1. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I paid £250 8 months ago, and this is top of the range, with lifetime traffic and lifetime Maps (European) Tons of features, still boxed and in as new condition. I will put my receipt in as well, so still 4 months of warranty left. As said, cost me £250, will sell for £100 (No offers please)
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My engine has developed a whistle (middle C on piano) at 5000 revs under load. Performance does not seem impaired. My original airbox is in good condition an the screw bolts are tight. Any ideas ?
  3. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi all Since last week sometime,every time I hit 5000 rpm, the wee beastie feels as if I've hit the rev limiter or maybe the fuelings been cut.It's not the same as a single cylinder missfire,morelike a blanket thing. Oh and I've tried accelerating slowly,and when doing that,she'll reach 6000,but...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Having a problem with my V6, car runs ok up to 5000 rpm, but wont rev above that feels like the rev limiter is cutting in, I have re set the ecu but no change, could it be the cat is choked up, the car is standard
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    im new and would like to know if anyone can help my 156 1.8 ts is reving while in neutral or idle upto 5000 rpm
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Just wondering if one of you could help. I have a 2.5 V6 which is reving fine up to 5000 but then just falters like it is limited..... The car will not exceed 5000 rpm in any gear????? I have just changed the spark-plugs, (which was a nightmare in its self), but this hasn't made any...
  7. Alfa GTA
    Just came back this Tuesday from a long driving holiday with the GTA. Darlington-Dover-Paris-Venice-Ancona-Greece and back. Covered 5000 miles mostly on motorways with mixed mountain driving in 40.5 degrees of ambient temperature. The faultless(apart from the vibration under light braking)...
  8. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    A thought presented itself after a post by Northen Spider about his economy improving after crossing 20,000 miles. I'm seeing a pattern. Immediately after it turned 5000 miles, my 2.2 got noticeably more grunty in the exhaust, seemed to have more power, and there was a slight increase in...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My alfa 156 is a 52 plate 1.8 T.spark. for the past couple of weeks its been making a grinding noise at 5000 rpm. Going up the revs and back down. it does not affect the pull of the car in anyway at all. just wondering if anyone had any ideas. cheers.
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Since this was a post I was looking for at the time of my buying decision, here it goes, for the benefit of future buyers... Built quality: very good, no complaints so far. I was concerned about this, since it was going to be either this one or an Audi A4 Avant, which I've driven many times and...
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    It's been a while since my last post, but I've been too busy moving house, working and driving the Brera to be sat in front of the confuser... In summary, after 5000 miles since I collected it at the beginning of November, the Brera has so far proven to be the most satisfying car I've ever...
  12. General Alfa Discussion
    people stareing (in admiration) and keeping the 17" alloys clean. Other than that she hasn't missed a beat. I'm in love.
  13. ICE & Blue&Me
    Take a look here for photos... http://photobucket.com/albums/c41/carlito147/iPod_Alfa_147_ashtray_install/ Now some talk about the install... We had to cut the rear part of the ashtay compartment (not the one you can take out to clean), we also had to cut the "lower" triangular part that...
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have just purchased a gorgeopus 156 2.0 ts on a 1998 - problem is that when i put the old foot down its fine until i get to 5000rpm but the it strugglesd to go past it - it feels as there is some sort of restriction.. Also there is hardly any power but the engine souds spot on?? There is no...
  15. General Alfa Discussion
    When i put my foot down it shoots upto 5000 rpm then it feels as if the fuel is restricted or something is holding the engine back? Can anyone help me with this problem? or if you can please put me in the right direction so I can fix this!........... Please Help!!!!!!!!..........
  16. Introduce Yourself
    When I put my foot down it shoots upto 5000 rpm but then just dies on me - what i mean is that it feels as if the engine for some unknown reason is restricting me! it slowly revs up instead of shooting up? any ideas as to what this is? or can some please ppoint me in the right direction?
  17. General Alfa Discussion
    Hi all wink - (still haven't managed to get that avatar working but that's another story! :mad: ) Maybe this is common - but can anyone tell me why (only in 2nd gear) when I floor it, the power seems to top/cut out at just over 5300 revs - so I'm forced to go to 3rd? (155 2.0TS - 1997) -...
  18. Alfa 155
    Hi all wink - (still haven't managed to get that avatar working but that's another story! :mad: ) Maybe this is common - but can anyone tell me why (only in 2nd gear) when I floor it, the power seems to top/cut out at just over 5300 revs - so I'm forced to go to 3rd? (155 2.0TS - 1997) -...
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