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  1. All Italian Breakfast Meet - Last one of 2019 - Saturday 5th October, Alton, Hants

    UK National Events
    I can't believe how the year has flown by - it is already time for our last event of the year! Join us on Saturday 5th October for our final meet of the year. As with our previous meets, it will be held at The Departure Lounge Cafe, just outside Alton in northern Hampshire. The café is a...
  2. All Italian Breakfast Meet - Last one of 2019 - Saturday 5th October, Alton, Hants

    South Central
    I can't believe how the year has flown by - it is already time for our last event of the year! Join us on Saturday 5th October for our final meet of the year. As with our previous meets, it will be held at The Departure Lounge Cafe, just outside Alton in northern Hampshire. The café is a...
  3. Electric roof stops at 5th arc

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello. I've a 916 spider phase 2 with roof problems surprise surprise. It is a consistent fault as will not open at all unless I use the buttons behind the seat now and put hood away manually. I can put hood up with the centre console button all the way to the 5th arc then just stops. ie...
  4. Advice please?! TCT 1st, 3rd and 5th gear engagement...

    Alfa MiTo
    I have an automoatic (TCT) Mito QV Multiair 1.4 turbo, 2014 year, 43,721 miles on the clock. A couple of months ago it wouldn't engage in 1st, 3rd and 5th gear and I had a warning light come up on the dash (a little red cog with an exclmation mark!) and a message flash up 'check transmission'...
  5. 5th and 6th selection problem

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    147 - I had the top hats replaced, TBH it didn't make that much difference to the change, but then I am used to the "light switch" change in my old Golf, however 4th and 5th wouldn't engage until i realised i didn't need to push the lever all the way over to the right of the gate, they are fine...
  6. Which sensor controls reverse and 5th gear

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys again my selespeed is up on stilts I’m just wondering what sensor controls the reverse and 5th gear selection so I’m able to whip it off and check it with the trusty multi meter! Cheers in advance guys hope there’s a quick reply haha
  7. no 5th gear or reverse help wanted

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hey guys to no avail have i been able to fix this issue sometimes they work sometimes they dont any help would be amazing 147 selespeed 2002 new sele fluid bleed and happy end casing removed no swarf gearbox oil drain clutch checked fine all other gears engage happily
  8. Broken gearbox? 5th behaves like neutral

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, My girlfriend was driving my 147 today and she called me complaining that the 5th gear does not work anymore. And indeed when she came home i tried to check the car and the 5th gear behaves as neutral. You can even select it without pressing the clutch. The rest of the gears work fine. I...
  9. MiTo 1.4 16V 95hp 5th 6th Gear Adjustment

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, My son has just joined the Alfa world, and whilst I’m very familiar with Brera mechanics, the MiTo is new territory for me. The car had a new gearbox just before he bought it, and there appears to be an adjustment issue in the 5th 6th plane, so that when you go for 5th, it’s very near...
  10. Quest TV 5th Gear Alfa Quad

    Alfa Giulia
    Tonight (thurs 6th Sept, 2100hrs) on Quest (available on Freeview) a new series of 5th Gear starts, with a comparison between the Alfa Quad and a C63 with Tiff and Jason. Might be worth a watch
  11. 5th gear 145QV

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi guys, I was wondering if anybody had a 145QV fifth gear for sale? Please advise
  12. Zane's 5th Gen Prelude! (NSW, Central Coast)

    General Motoring Discussion
    Zane's 5th Gen Prelude! (NSW, Central Coast)
  13. Hood 5th arc doesn�t close

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hood 5th arc doesn’t close Hi When I’m trying to close the electrical hood of my spider, the 5th arc on left side doesn’t go down and the ram is blocked while on the right side it’s operating properly. I then need to stop quickly the power to release the pressure and avoid to damage the hood...
  14. 5th alloy wheel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    If you bought a 5th alloy wheel in 16 or 17 inch would it fit in the boot spare wheel well?
  15. Gear Shift from 5th to N in 156 SW GTA

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys, 156 SW GTA selespeed need some advice here, everytime I'm on the 5th gear and release the gas pedal, the gear will shift to N, but it just happen only in 5th gear not any other gear. Did anyone have experienced the situation like this? All the wiring is ok and when plug in the examiner...
  16. Alfa scores 5th in WhatCar reliability survey :)

    Alfa Giulia
    https://www.whatcar.com/news/reliability-survey/ Reliability by brand cars 0-3yrs Rank Brand Score 1 Lexus 92.1% 2 Mitsubishi 90.8% 3 Toyota 89.6% 4 Suzuki 86.6% 5 Alfa Romeo 85.8% 6 Honda 84.9% 7 Hyundai 84.8% 8 MG 83.4% 9 Ford 82.1% 10 Subaru 81.8% 11 Kia 81.3% 12 Audi 80.4% 13 Skoda 80.1%...
  17. Anyone free this Saturday- 5th August?

    South East
    For anyone who is free on Saturday and fancies a run out just over the area border into South Central, we hold some completely informal and free breakfast meets in Alton, in the Northern part of Hampshire on the first Saturdays of April, June, August and October. The August meet is just this...
  18. missing 5th gear

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Good morning all. For years ive been driving my 3.0 Gtv not knowning I have a 5th gear, simply because I cant locate it. A man told me it sounds like the "linkage' in the engine has worn Is he right?
  19. Saturday 5th August 2017- Italian Car Breakfast Meet

    South Central
    Following the Great success of our last breakfast meet in June, at which we had over 30 odd cars in attendance, we are organising another meeting on Saturday 5th August following the same format. Its an informal meeting of Italian car enthusiast, we parkup, chat, admire the cars people came...
  20. Servicing on Quadrifoglios ordered before 5th January

    Alfa Giulia
    A question for owners of QF's and probably Giulias generally. Has anyone who ordered their car before 5th January managed to get the free three year servicing included as part of their package. My car will be at the dealers on Monday (Hooray) so I'm finalising all the paperwork. I asked if the...
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