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  1. New boy

    Introduce Yourself
    hi all, thank you for letting me join your forum. I have had a number of Alfas over the years and have enjoyed every single one of them. the best being my first which was a 1987 Alfa 75 1.8 Veloce Zender. here is a list of what I have owned in order. previously: 1987 Alfa 75 1.8 Veloce Zender...
  2. Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 JTS Bad Boy The Selespeed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello friends, Problem description: When driving the car at high speed and switching to lower gears just at rare braking situations - everything works OK. When driving the car at lower speeds (throught city) and idling on red lights the selespeed will start to struggle with changing gears...
  3. New boy from Southampton UK

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    First post on this site as a registered member, though have been reading good advice and tips from the site for a few months. Now on my 3rd Alfa (after a gap of 17yrs). This ones a 1998 Spider 2.0 TS 16V (916 Phase2), its not my daily driver so I can do home mechanics on it without having to put...
  4. Fat boy

    Alfa Giulia
    Even with the dry weight advertising from Alfa, it's still heavy for what was originally suggested. 1/2 tank of fuel, no driver. Eddie
  5. New boy in town

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    Morning all New boy in town, just thought I'd say hello to everyone & let people know what & why. I'm in the market for a new car, fancy something a little special & what better place to start then an Alfa Never had an Alfa, but always had a soft spot for them. Now I'm looking for a 159 3.2...
  6. Possible School Boy Error

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    On discovering how bald the inside of my front tires were i decided to swap front to back and get the alignment done. I foolishly assumed if a garage had invested money in a Hunter alignment machine they would have learned how to use it, but now i am thinking, am I just P**sing in the wind and...
  7. I'm such a lucky boy!!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi all, I'm gonna have to check when the last time I posted was!! Over a year for sure! Gone right off forums :smash: I had to post though - the new Giulia is getting its official (German) launch on Friday night In Düsseldorf, and a certain someone (me) has been tasked by the Alfas press...
  8. good night john boy

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  9. New Boy!

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    Hi everyone, long time lurker but first time posting. Long time Alfa fan from Reading UK, thought it's time I got involved here :cool: Been a proud owner of a 2003 147 2.0 T-Spark for over a year now and very happy with it! Started off as a pretty average silver, about 8 months ago I gave her a...
  10. New boy

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    H,i on my 4th Alfa all oil burners presently run a 147jtd and a GTjtd fancy a gtv 916; what are the jts like?
  11. New boy from Bury

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    Hi. I have just bought my first Alfa a 2007 Spider 3.2V6 Q4 Q-tronic. I love it and am trying to learn as much as possible from other experienced owners
  12. New boy on the blog

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    Hi Guys, UK based not far from the South coast, nice area but roads full of pot holes. Like to get across the water whenever possible and enjoy the road network through France, Spain, Portugal and Italy. Currently drive a 159 Sportwagon 2.4 which is just a great car for comfortable touring and...
  13. Hello from a newbee old boy

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Everyone First would like to say hello, I have today just got my hands on a 1996 2.0 gtv first ***** I have owned in my years but I have a problem and by looking over the site I could not see a clear answer I think I have found out so far that the radio is a clarion cassette( remember them)...
  14. Boy in the corner

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    Feel like I'm back in school but hey everyone has to do it ... Just joined .....up for a few meets bit of a laugh and talk about stuff the wife has no interest what so ever ... I've got a V6 3,0 GTV on an S plate this is my 3rd Alfa but I think like a good women this ones a keeper ...
  15. My green boy

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Fellow ***** Lovers. I drive a late 1999 2.5L, 24v v6 156 ***** and it truly gives me a lot of pleasure. However old issues seem to be creeping up again and I do not know if the guys at the garage simply did a crappy job, because in late December and January I encountered that the car missed...
  16. School Boy Error = drivers door stuck!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So...drivers door wasn't shutting fully and starting to rattle as I drove along our wonderfully pitted UK roads. Upon inspection I noticed that 1 of the 3 Torx Screws that hold the door lock assembly in place was missing and the remaining 2 screws were lose. So...I found a Torx Screw in my...
  17. new boy

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    hi, i am ducatiman1198, clueless and don't know how to use a computer, but just got 159, so i thought be good idea to join,:
  18. miracle boy gets run over by car

    South Africa
    How the :wow: MIRACLE: Boy and Grandma Run Over by Crashing Car, ALIVE - YouTube
  19. Ok. Would you buy a used car from Keithy boy?

    Poll Room
    This is purely for fun and I'm sure he'll take it all as that, but his mechanical antics always bring a smile to my face, and therefore I submit a very easy choice of answers....... Would you buy a used car drom Keithyboy?:lol:
  20. New boy

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    Hi Got myself an Alfa GT (black with tan interior), I kept driving past it to work and couldn't resist such a thing of beauty. The forum has already been a help finding updated nav+ files for the sat nav so sure I will be scouring it on a regular basis for tips and answers :thumbs: