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  1. buyers guide

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi are there any detailed buyer's guides for jtd multijet 156??? I've seen one on here, I think alfa workshop? but it's not very detailed. Hopefully viewing some next week, so any pointers appreciated! :confused:
  2. 156 buyers guide???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    HI all I am new to this site. I am thinking of getting a 156 sports wagon. does anybody know of a buyers guide? or what should I be looking out for? also which is the best 156? I'm not technicaly minded so don't know much about engines. thanks
  3. GTA buyers guide

    Alfa GTA
    Hi, I'm looking at a 147 GTA tonight at a very good price. 50,000 miles, apparently its had 1 previous owner, full Alfa service and the cam belt changed. Can anyone give me advice as to things to look out for? I've read a few threads regarding brake upgrades but am mostly anxious about parting...
  4. 156 / 147 GTA Buyers Guide

    Alfa GTA
    Basically this is what I sent to Evo for their Buyers Guide. I'm not saying its definative or indeed 100% correct. More like my opinion of the Cars. Its biased towards the GTA but most of what’s said here could apply to 156 V6’s too. I'm Happy to amend it in light of your comments. Bonnet...
  5. 147 Buyers guide?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Afternoon people :) In the market for a 147 (or possibly a 156) .. just wondered if there was a buyers guide out there to read up on before I go car hunting in a week or so. So far I think I'd like: 2.0TS Dark colour (blue/black) 17" Wheels Leather would be nice, if not dark cloth Bose sounds...
  6. Alfa 147/156 GTA Buyers Guide in August 2007 edition of Evo Magazine

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Alfa 147/156 GTA Buyers Guide in August 2007 edition of Evo Magazine. Thought it was a good guide ;)
  7. 156 buyers guide

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi Is there a 156 buyers guide here? I've searched about and perhaps i'm missing it. Basic thing to look for, belt changes, suspension knocks etc, something i can print out and learn word for word! Is there an optimum spec for a 156 wagon? An ideal combo would be black, red or tan leather with...
  8. Warning to gt buyers

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, im an old member to this forum but have had to change my user name and email address because of a few changes to my old email address. Im just letting people know that my beautiful gabbiano blue gt jtd was stolen this morning from outside my house. Im afraid it was the old de-frosting...
  9. help! alfa 156 buyers problems

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi im thinkin of buyin a alfa 156 1.8i ts veloce.its done 60,000 miles on a 2001 x plate from a garage in the area i live.i noticed under the oil cap there is a white sort of custard compound material.in the past this wud hav lead me 2 believe that the cylinder head gasket was on its way out.but...
  10. Buyers guide 146

    General Alfa Discussion
    Could anybody point me in the direction of a buyers guide for a Alfa 146. I'm considering buying one and would like a bit of info on what to look for and what is known to go wrong. Cheers :)
  11. 156 GTA Buyers Guide?

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all, I am in need of some advice/help; I am looking at buying a 156 GTA with the view to spend about £14k, to then allow for some Auto delta goodies. My wish list is as follows: Xenon’s Dark Blue (not sure of the colour name) Cruse Control Imola leather (Tan inserts) Being a 156 owner...
  12. Retro Cars Alfa Romeo 75 buyers guide

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Just bought this months copy of Retro Cars. Has a buying guide for the Alfa 75. Haven't had a chance to read it yet, but their guides are usually very good (used one when I bought an RX7 last year), and more detailed than in most magazines.:) Ant
  13. Alfa 156 Buyers Guide

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello All, A few weeks ago the wife decided she wanted a GTV. Dutifully, I've thrown myself into the project, and the buying process has been greatly aided by the excellent Alfa GTV/Spider Buyers Guide in the GTV Lounge. Now, I too seem to have caught the Alfa bug and have started looking for...
  14. 146 buyers guide

    Alfa 145 & 146
    This is my first time on the 145/146 forum...I normally spend all my time on teh 156 forum. I have a 2000 reg 156 and considering getting a 5 dr hatch for the wife for a run about. My sister had 2 146's before, 1 '99 reg a '00 reg and didn't speak too highly of them. What's to look out for on...
  15. 164 Buyers Guide on 4 car

    Alfa 164 & 166
    164 Buying guide Hope it helps someone.Almost tempted myself......
  16. GTV buyers guide - Sunday Times

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    There a 1-page guide to buying a second hand GTV in the 'Driving' supplement of the Sunday Times today. It's a very good write up - unbiased and quite accurate. It also says that only 6,000 GTV has been sold in the UK, making it rarer than a Audi TT or Boxster. ;) That's one quote to remember!!!
  17. Auto Italia GTV Buyers guide

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    There`s a buyers guide in AI this month.Not as informative as a certain forum member's of course,but quite useful all the same. ;)
  18. GTV Spider buyers guide!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    At last,here it is. Alfa Spider 2.0 TS Buyers Guide Model History The Spider, closely related to the GTV and in essence its drop head sibling was introduced to the UK market in 1996.Initially it was available in just 150 bhp 2 litre form, with a choice of standard or Lusso specification...
  19. 147 buyers guide

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This is from www.honestjohn.co.uk. Do you think its a fair assesment, 147 owners? Also notice the 36k cambelt change reccomendation. What's Good Stunning-looking replacement for 145/146 with front-end retro styling reminiscent of late 1940s Alfas. Based on 156/Tipo floorpan. 120 bhp 1.6...
  20. 156 Buyers guide

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This is from Honest johns website Might be useful to anyone contemplating buying a 2nd hand 156.(Mac P?)Note the reccomendation on cambelts!!!!!!!! What's Good Fabulous styling. Brilliant engines. 1.8 and 2.0 litre Twin-Sparks are great. 190 bhp 24v 2.5 V6 is a real hooligan. All have...
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