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  1. Oh Bugger.... I Need A New Front Bumper

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well, actually I don't but I really really really do... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Front-Bumper-Alfa-159-Brera-Spider-Bumper-Pare-chocs-Giulia-QV-Style-II/323375302751?hash=item4b4aab885f%3Ag%3Aj7sAAOSwCvZagh6u&_sop=3&_sacat=0&_nkw=alfa+brera+bumper&_from=R40&rt=nc Guy
  2. The little bugger felt off

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there mates, Due to my juddering JTD, a little chromed handle felt off. Does anyone knows how it can be reattached? This is what I am talking about http://i.imgur.com/w6WRV6x.jpg Glove compartment
  3. Bugger MSCF message

    Alfa GTA
    Help! Right then got misfire on cylinders 1 2 3 apparently according to OBD, came on on motorway so slowed down, trying to get fault codes now, apart from stop driving it immediately, what next, Any ideas? cam belt maybe? What was weird was it wasn't happening at low speeds but at higher...
  4. Bugger won't start

    Alfa Giulietta
    Worked fine last night, but wouldn't start this morning. It has been knocking a bit when idling when cold, but I thought that was just due to the cold. Got AA but not home start, so I'm gonna add it on and call them out 24 hours later, cause it's a whole lot cheaper that way. I'm hoping it's...
  5. Rashied you bugger

    South Africa
    Look at what I found on the net!!!! HoodRideSA. United We Roll: Alfa Romeo GTV6 3.0. If only it was the 1980's... Mr modest himself!!!!
  6. Bugger

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Got the task of putting in a side light bulb tomoro last time it took me 2 hrs anybody out there with really really little hands ...:thumbs:
  7. Will a K&N filter bugger my maf?

    Alfa GTA
    Hi guys bought a filter but I hear that the oil that's in then ruins the maf has any one used a k&n with no problems?
  8. Oh bugger me

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Been away from 10 days or so with family. Went in the family car not the 166 came back unloaded and went to bed. Next day walkout to 166 and think that's a bit strange. Some person (read into that what you like) has taken my front and back number plates!!!!!!!!!!! Now I am wondering what...
  9. Well Bugger me !!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    What a result yesterday , straight through MOT with no advisories !!! :):) Just goes to show if you look after your things, they should'nt cost you. Simon ( very happy ) :) Obviously i'm aware after posting this thread something hugh will blow up on the car later today !! :cry:
  10. Another maf issue.... bugger.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Today I decided to take out my maf unit as the car was idling to at least 2000 rpms again grr grrrrr, but hay hoe never mind:lol: I un-did the torx screws and found that the inner unit is made by SMP Europe Ltd. Which after a internet search are based in Northamptonshire. I was slightly puzzled...
  11. Head Gasket im told, BUGGER!!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, My 156 1.6ts SW would not start the other day ticked over but no fire. Tried more fuel=nothing. Got the AA out and he said was the HG as could hear compresion and smell fuel via the water filler bottle. Ok so going to change the HG to keep me going until can afford to buy something else...
  12. Bugger bugger bugger...

    Republic of Ireland
    I slid into the back of a mondeo on the Stillorgan road this evening, road was like a skating rink.... Damage looks cosmetic, but the bonnet is 'torn' around the grill (goddamn fiberglass!) and it looks like I may need a new from bumper too (although daylight will tell more, might be just...
  13. Ah bugger.....

    General Alfa Discussion
    The Brera I was stalking has been sold, 3 days before I look to have a genuine buyer for my GT :mad: I’m after a red V6 with the 18” 7 hole alloys and have £12.5k to spend max. I will keep searching in all the usual places, but if anyone spots one, give me a bell.
  14. Bugger! I knew I shouldnt of touched it!

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Bit bored today so thought i would try the fabled ECU reset. Net result is a ICS that wont switch on and a gearbox that beeps to tell me I am in reverse when infact I am in drive! It was all fine before!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Im guessing I should do the ECU reset again to try and stop the...
  15. Bugger!

    Alfa MiTo
    :tut: :rant: :cry:
  16. Help... some bugger's dented my alfa

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Came out of work yesterday to find that some bugger had dented my gtv! Yeah....a few choice words were uttered......... Anyway, tried to get the dent out this morning with a sucker, but although better I need to push it from the inside. Trouble is, the dent is on the offside rear panel between...
  17. clean at last. polished the bugger as well :D

    Motoring Images
    has spent most of the 5 months i've owned it in a filthy state, courtesy of the winter we've just had. anyway, it's spring now in my book, so she's had 2 washes since thursday and had a bit of a clay bar-ing, followed by a good buffing (fnar) with autoglym super resin polish and then a final...
  18. 156 cam belt gone...oh bugger

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all, well its happened my worst nightmare. my 156 sw cambelt has gone.:cry: im trying to decide if its going to be worth getting it sorted. has anybody any idea of what kind of cost it would be? its a 51 plate 156 1.6 tspark sw, 120k on the clock. so looking at how much and roughly how long...
  19. Bugger!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I was getting a ticket to go and pick up a 147..... had spoke to the bloke selling, he knew I was going and told me he wouldn't sell it... 2002 lusso with leather/satnav/bose/12months warranty on the selespeed/recent major service with all belts/varaiator/plugs etc done. £2100. Just paid for...
  20. Bugger it! GT fairing snapped off

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all I've obviously run too quickly over one too many speed ramps and today the fairing from the underneath of the front of my GT Selespeed snapped off. Not sure what the tech name for this is, but it's a plasticy bit attached to the underside of the engine presumably to protect from...
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