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  1. What to check on an "abandoned" car

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi there! So, I recently got an Alfa 164 TS for nearly free. I googled a bit and found this forum.. The previous owner parked it and left it outside, in 2007, and it has been in the same spot since then. He told us that there is some rust on the frame and a dead fuel pump, so we know we are...
  2. Abandoned mine full of abandoned cars

    Motoring Images
    As the title suggests. I followed this link posted on Retro Rides and thought it worth sharing. Urbex: The Cavern of the Lost Souls aka The Car Graveyard Mine, Somewhere, United Kingdom - July 2014 - PROJ3CTM4YH3M Urban ExplorationPROJ3CTM4YH3M Urban Exploration...
  3. Into the darkness: I bought an abandoned turbo project.....

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi All, Im about to take delivery of a 2.0 TS engine which had been built up for use with a turbo in a 105 GTV. The seller changed his mind about it and sold it to concentrate on his 101 Giulietta Spider project. I got it for a price which wasn't much more than what donor TS engines cost here...
  4. Abandoned Car Factories

    Motoring Images
    This is featured in this month's Octane. I thought it sufficiently interesting to find some pictures and transfer them here. By way of background, Zil was primarily a truck manufacturer in the days of the USSR but they had a nice sideline in producing presidential limos for senior officials and...
  5. Abandoned 156 SW

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    It's been there since Thursday, parked in a bus lay-by on the A345 just outside Old Sarum Salisbury, the reg is X??? ERR. Anyone here?? It looks so lonely and so far has not been vandalised.
  6. Abandoned Alfa 156 query

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Helo, There's an Alfa 156's near where I live that hasn't moved for over a year. Its on private land and untaxed. Is there any way of finding out if its owned (I'm sure it must be) and by whom? Reason being, it looks great but I imagine has serious mech issues, and in my opinion should...
  7. Spotted looking abandoned . . .

    South Scotland
    But far from unloved:cry:. At the disused hangars on the airfield in Crail, this lovely 156. It's obviously been well looked after, but other cars around it were being raided for parts so I assume that his was her destiny too given that one door panel and other bits were chucked on t othe back...
  8. Abandoned cars

    Way Off Topic
    During the heavy snow around London over the last few days I have seen a lot of expensive abandoned cars the majority have been BMW,s with a couple of Merc's and a Porche thrown in for good measure. ( didn't count the Fords etc).:)
  9. Abandoned cars

    Motoring Images
    Don't you just love 'em? There's a thread on retro rides that runs to about 180 pages just full of abandoned cars trucks that is fascinating. These are a few I've come across on my travels.
  10. Abandoned 146 in Guildford

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I spotted this 146 in the carpark of Curry's in Guildford yesterday with a "Council Aware" sticker on the window. The tax had only run out the day before and apart from a flat tyre, from what I can see it looks in ok condition (obviously it might be mechanically dead). I called the council...
  11. Abandoned white 146 in West Country

    General Alfa Discussion
    I spotted a white 146 abandoned on the A380 today between Exeter and Torquay. I thought it was broken down at first but when i got a bit closer i saw that there were no number plates on it. Thought i would post it up on here in case anybody was missing one, cos it wont be long before bits start...
  12. Abandoned 164 T Spark

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I've seen what appears to be an abandoned black 164 T Spark at my local services. It looks to be in reasonable condition, no alloys but with one flat front tyre. Shame really - anyone on here had enough of their 164 or something!? :confused:
  13. Stub axle bush replacement ABANDONED..!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I attempted to replace the stub axle bushes today and abandoned half way through.. I have to say it’s easier said than done. :( After eventually getting the calliper off which took the bones of an hour due to the fact I had lost my 15mm spanner and would you know it, it’s the one you need to...

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi Guys, anyone spotted any abandoned Alfa's in your area? I regularly visit a friend and in the car park for the flats there's a G-plate red Alfa 75. Been there for at least 18months. 3 tyres still inflated and looking closely the body work is rust free [superficially] although very faded. So...
  15. Does anyone know an abandoned airfield ...

    General Alfa Discussion
    Are there any of these still about ?? .. or have they all be sold to developers ?? .. used to be one near me (Brum) but its now storage for transport companies !! .. Reason I ask is my ex now has a 147 2.0 and we want to have a bit of a laugh playing 147 v GTV .. should be fun ... just got to...