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  1. Newbie alert!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi, have got the bug bad and want to get a GT JTD. I do nearly 18k pa hence the diesel choice. Have found the forum very useful, for info on what problems to look for and how to look for them. However would really appreciate your thoughts on the following. I love the look of the Blackline but...
  2. Stupid Question Alert!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. I'm new to the Alfa scene but absolutely fallen for them, proper head over heals. I had an Alfa Sprint when I was younger (20 years ago) and I'd totally forgot about it to be honest. I've had 100's of cars though so not surprising really. I recently got a 156 SW 2.0 TS Veloce and I...
  3. Blue & Me TomTom - Speed camera alert

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Like many I've gone for the TomTom option rather than the built in Sat Nav and this comes with a year's free live updates which includes speed camera notifications. This has worked fine for the first feww weeks but has suddenly stopped. I've been on the TomTom support site (no telephone...
  4. Infocentre Service Alert Confusion

    Alfa GTA
    a few days ago i got the "Sheduled Service Within 17 Days" upon starting the car, so i got a couple of quotes for servicing. I just assumed that the car had worked out how many miles i was doing per day and estimated how long it would take to get to zero - service due. I checked the infocentre...
  5. Newbie Alert - 156 1.8TS

    Introduce Yourself
    Morning all, thought I'd pop in and say Hi, bought this a week or so ago and thought I'd share the love. Impressed so far! :thumbs:
  6. AO Malware Alert

    The Technology Section
    I just got this alert when trying to read this thread : http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/motoring-images/324953-racing-car-liveries.html Do I panic ?
  7. Sorry, couldn't resist.....Beading alert! Beading alert!

    Car Detailing
    After a month of neglect, the 159 got a good wash and wax yesterday. I had clayed the car around 6 weeks ago, and the paint still felt good and smooth, so a wash, dry and a coat of the Megs Wax was all that was required. Only took an hour and the results were, as ever, very satisfying on a...
  8. Newbie Alert! Giulietta as Company Car??

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I have jus joined up and wanted to ask for any advice/ opinions.... I have recently started a new job and at the endof my probation period, in about eight weeks time, I have to order my company car :) Our company buys the vehicles outright and the criteria is a limit of £22000 OTR list...
  9. Newbie Alert

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi All Proud owner of a tired GTV 2.0 Lusso and fighting to keep it road legal. I will undoubtedly be asking the most basic questions on the other forums. I hope that any of my woes will be well known fixes. Good to be part of the family again. Neil
  10. Convertible top alert (saying it is not closed 100%))

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My Alfa Spider very frequently shows me this alert while driving: "Closing of the convertable top has not completed" (translated from Dutch) When starting to drive everything is fine. Then after driving a while (sometimes a few minutes, sometimes 30 minutes or an hour or 2 hours), this alert...
  11. Tyre price alert accelera

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    without getting into the debate of whether you hate them or love them the accelera 235/40/19 96y tyres are £67.74 inc vat and delivery at https://www.wheelsandtyres2u.co.uk/ :)
  12. Hello & 166 Bargain Alert

    South Africa
    Hi Fellow-SA Alfa fans Been a lurker for a while after registering on the main site some years back. Only recently discovered the very active SA lounge. Sadly, I will give up Alfa ownership shortly. My 2006 166 3.2 V6 Ti will be sold to the dealer on July 1st (or there-abouts). Thought I'll...
  13. stupid question alert!! ts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    probably gonna get shot down but here goes......on my first 156 on the back it said twinspark so therefore it required 8 spark plugs,i have just brought a 156 selespeed but it does not say twinspark anywhere,would this mean its not? or do i go out and take the engine cover off and have a...
  14. Newbie Alert

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi just wanted to say hi :lol:
  15. Hi everyone, newbie alert!

    Introduce Yourself
    Just thought I'd introduce myself. My name's Phil and currently living near Farnham in Surrey. I drive a red Alfa 147, 2.0 and not the dreaded selespeed. I've owned a 147 previously, which was selespeed and I enjoyed it very much, but you can't beat a manual gearbox!
  16. Loss of power and MCSF alert

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Lost all power in my 1.9jtd GT in the past week. Have had some battery problems and the heater coil light stayed on after ignition once about a week ago. About the same time power has dropped considerably, it revs high but torque and power down. Then today the MCSF alert came on. Would...
  17. 1750 + Coyote GPS Radar Alert + 4 hour drive = FUN!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Antibes, France to Grenoble, France - Google Maps :p:p:p:p So off the autoroute the 1750 has much more available power in the 50-90kph range and is real fun to blatt past 2-3 cars where the 2.2 could only manage 1-2 for similar gaps in on-coming traffic. :thumbs:
  18. Newbie Alert!

    Introduce Yourself
    Dear Alfmeisters, I have a 156 GTA which I have had since new (05) and according to Jeremy Clarkeson, am now a proper driver........! I love my car (as much as is humanly acceptable) and I think I treat it as well as it should be treated. However, recently it has started behaving as an Alfa...
  19. 'Cheap' 164 alert....

    Republic of Ireland
    Alfa Romeo 164 Future clasic Dublin Dublin used cars for sale Damn, I could have bought that for the price of insuring the 155..... Great colour.
  20. Newbie alert

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Guys As it is no secret, I am new to the forum but did a bit of browsing. So to kick off, I have a Toyota RSI 20V (4age) but looking to add to my collection but getting a new car. My options are this: 1) Honda Accord S 2) S2000 3) Alfa GT 3.2 V6 4) Subaru STI What do you guys think is the...
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