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  1. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    The Advantages of Synthetic Oils over Mineral oils Extended oil drain periods Better wear protection and therefore extended engine life Most synthetics give better MPG They flow better when cold and are more thermally stable when hot Surface-active meaning a thin layer of oil on the surfaces...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello guys, do you know what are the advantages and the disadvatanges of a cold air filter? I don't want to end up with my engine blowing! especcially that i had changed it lately!! Thank youi
  3. General Alfa Discussion
    We (Liz and I) have been going to the same MOT testing station for 15 years. The same staff, more or less, have worked there for that time. Any failures we have had I have agreed with - although they are, basically a tyre and exhaust centre, they have never tried to go down the route of "need...
  4. Alfa GTA
    I've been planning the Q2 upgrade for a while now. Got a good oppurtinity to get it done soon, as I am booked in for a timing belt replacement. Was just wondering where you get the most advantage of having the Q2 when driving on the real road? Is it turn in, grip or tight corner exits, etc for...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does the 1.6 t.spark have any advantages over the 1.8 or 2.0 156's.... of course slightly cheeper on petrol and insurance but is that it. My partner has written of her Rover and I want to get her a decent car now so I thought its time she had a 156. I have about 4-5k to spend on her. I have...
  6. Alfa 145 & 146
    So who can tell me what you gain from some of the aftermarket back boxes / silencers for 145s etc. Been looking at the Supersprint ones for my 2.0, but just wonder if they make much differance?