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  1. General Alfa Discussion
    Hello all, I'm new to this forum and Alfas, I've spotted a 159 2.4 JTDM in grey with black leather up for sale near me. It's a one-owner, 58 plate car, 81k miles, looks clean and it's got an alfaowner.com sticker on the back window. Is anyone familiar with this car/its owner?If by some stroke...
  2. Alfa MiTo
    Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of advice regarding a MiTo I saw today. I went to view a TB120 today to replace my current car, almost identical minus leather but plus BOOST. Car has been really well looked after, drive great, but has what looks like an unfortunate supermarket car park...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    A 2008 159, 1.8 MPI has come up cheap but has no keys. It's got over 140k miles with a pretty clean/normal wear and tear MOT history. The main issue is the owner has lost both keys so it's sat for 4-5 months. What ways are there to resolve this, talked to a company about reprogramming a used...
  4. Alfa Giulia
    I've been keeping tabs on used QV prices to see if I can squeeze myself into QV ownership next year. Prices have generally held strong with a few slowly coming to £37-38k mark. Recently a high mileage (70k) Giulia QV popped up on auto trader...
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all been lurking here for a while now and tomorrow(friday) i pick up a 159.. cant wait . as i am not near any alfa specialist i will probably have to source many parts online. My local shop said he will try to order what he can but they dont stock anything alfa. One of the first jobs will be...
  6. Introduce Yourself
    A great forum with loads of useful tips. Am sure i willbe on here again soon.
  7. Introduce Yourself
    Hello there, New to this forum and to AR in general, but I've been living in Italy and watching the carabinieri tooling around in their 159s. I want one. Keen on learning more though, and maybe finding my car on here. Not looking to buy immediately but in a few months. I live in Dublin now...
  8. Alfa MiTo
    Hi Everyone, Currently, I am looking to buy an Alfa Giulietta or Mito with a £5k limit (I am a Vauxhall owner and never owned an Alfa Romeo before so i hope this doesn't sound too stupid). I have been looking for about 3 weeks now and have been to see a few different Alfa’s (Yes I am being...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've been looking at dipping my toe into Alfa ownership for a while now and found myself looking at GT 3.2 V6s. There's a few kicking around on ebay and auto trader at the moment, it seems £4k gets you into one that's a bit tired and the top end is around £7k. Many of them seem to have had...
  10. General Alfa Discussion
    Have been developing a strong need for a GTV V6 recently, having previously owned a 156 and a 33 16v and now have some spare funds for a weekend car. Saw a nice looking ph1, knew it had a few age related issues (117k miles) but recent cambelt and clutch got me interested. Priced just over £3k...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    One of the keys for my 156 has been lost, and I don't like having only one key that can disarm the alarm. I've already found what I need to retrieve the immo pin for adding new transponders but for the alarm and central locking, is it worth doing the same, or should I just try and find a stealer...
  12. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everyone So right now I have a 1.4L Grande Punto, which I've had since I passed my test 7 years ago. I'm looking to get another car, and the Giulietta is my first choice. I have a few questions though. Firstly, I live in an area with a lot of hills, and often drive it around town. But...
  13. Alfa MiTo
    Hello everyone,I own a Alfa 147,and while it's still going,I feel soon I'll have to look for something else. Mine is a '07,petrol,and has just made it to 70.000 miles. Minor niggles,but the road tax is way too much,and considering the age,I would go for a newer,smaller model,hence the Mito...
  14. Alfa Giulietta
    Evening guys, I’m looking to buy a 1.8tbi cloverleaf. What are the main things to look out for? Below are two cars im going to view. What are your thoughts on them and their price point? Thanks I just found a great car on Auto Trader...
  15. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all, I live here in the UK but have been doing some research on Duettos for a while. I've found one that looks quite original which is located in the US which I was thinking of shipping over here. I've got a company who will do a pre purchase inspection for me, and lots of pictures - but...
  16. General Motoring Discussion
    Is it the high price of initial purchase? Is it concerns over range? Is it a lack of re-charging infrastructure when out & about? Is it unproven total cost of ownership? For me it is definitely the latter. I could stretch to a higher priced car if I felt it was a good long term purchase. I...
  17. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi folks! First post here and a bit of a car newbie so please bear with me. I'm looking at buying a used Giulietta and came across a pretty nice spec 2013 Sportiva trim (1.4 petrol, 170bhp with a TCT). It's done 70k miles with FSH and looks in pretty tip top shape (intact bodywork, rims, clean...
  18. Alfa GTA
    Hi, I’m getting back in to Alfa ownership after a space a few years. Does anybody know of this car? It’s for sale on autotrader. Regards
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys I am thinking of buying a 3.2 sw what are the things to look out for, it has lowish Kms and will come with 12 months warranty..Iam not new to Alfa ownership as I have a 1.9 GT which I bought new 11 yes ago and apart from consumables has caused no concerns so hopefully the 3.2 will be the...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, as a previous owner of a 2.0 ts 155, I am looking at a 156 to get me back into the alfa family. Have been to view a 2.0ts veloce 156 today, 51plate, 74k miles. Cosmetically nice and clean (door seals need replacing, centre binnacle has a crack below the ashtray), engine is nice and...
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