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  1. Crappy standard Jack

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, After over 34 years of car driving, I've had my 1st car "fall off it's jack" when changing a flat on my 916 spider. :wow: :rant: I'm blaming the crappy standard jack or the fact that the 'body seam' that the jack locates into has been 'fattened' on my car - probably by a tire...
  2. Sick to Death of crappy Alfa's, Help!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys, most recent problem is my odometer is flashing. drivers window does not operate but makes all the correct noises. doesn't even go down when the door opens. other thing is since yesterday my boot does not operate using any of the buttons. opens using the pull string inside tho. had to...
  3. Crappy interior fan

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The interior fan on my 156 is rubbish. It seems very asthmatic, with a real weak airflow. Any ideas on improving it!
  4. bloomin crappy roads

    Alfa MiTo
    hit a huge pothole that looked like a puddle last night on newcastle quayside...tyre went down within about 60 seconds took it in to my usual tyre guy this morning and its punctured the side wall so unrepairable..I can see the impact point and its put a tiny nick in my previously unblemished...
  5. Alfa romeo mito CRAPPY mileage

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi guys, I got my mito a year ago and ever since I got it, it has done really bad mpg, its worse than a lexus 4x4. I took it to alfa and they tried to get it down but they said they can't. It is over double of what it claims to do... what do u think I should?
  6. Crappy signal

    Alfa MiTo
    what is going on with this Blue&Me phone system, I drive 10 miles to work and in the last 2 previous cars I have had with bluetooth facilities I have had phone signal from the phone to the car all the way, and no problems (ie) Honda S2000 parrot system, Dodge Nitro Mygig system, even the other...
  7. Crappy wiper fixed at last!

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi gang After many visits to the dealers regarding this issue (awful streak at eye-line on driver's side) on both our MiTo's, and numerous call to Alfa customer care, I think I have finally found a descent fix.... In the bin with the cheap, poorly made blades the factory fitted, on go some...
  8. crappy mobile pics of me cheap leather

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  9. Crappy GTV

    Motoring Images
    Just walked out side and look what I found...:cry: :rant: bloody birds :rant: .....and I washed her yesterday :mad:
  10. REALLY crappy brakes - help!

    Alfa 145 & 146
    The brakes on my 146 Boxer (non ABS, drum rears) have been a bit spongey for a while, and with the car being laid up for several months I thought I'd have a look at them. I put the poor pedal feel and braking down to a worn master cylinder - based on a previous car (not an Alfa) I have fitted a...
  11. Crappy MY08 'feature'!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Picture this... I've just got my new 159 company car so I planned a trip along the lovely Welsh back roads:D Starting to get a bit more confident with it so I 'pushed on' a bit more. I overtook the car in front on a downhill section and braked once I pulled in to bring my speed back to...
  12. crappy 159 indicator stalks

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    More often than not, when I turn a corner in my '07/08 159, the indicators fail to self-cancel. They remind me of indicator stalks from the 1980's in terms of technology. I drive with the stereo up sometimes so I don't even notice it ticking away, but I know it is dangerous. I do not want to...
  13. Crappy 147 gearchange - or are they all like that?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi all Does anyone do a quick shift kit for the 5 speed box as used in the 147? For such a sporting car I find the gearchange annoying at best, my old Volvo had a sweeter gearbox. 1st or second needs an uncomfortably long shove to the left to ensure you don't select 3rd or 4th, the usual upshot...
  14. 166 Crappy Headlamps

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I bought a '00 166 a few months ago and only recently (having to drive more often on the dark) how bad the illumination on dipped headlamps really is on the 166. I have to admit that the full beams are only just adequite aswell. I have the correct wattage halogens fitted in both and the lamp...
  15. Hot Weather- Aircon is a bit crappy

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I don't know if anyone else has this "problem" but my climate takes for bloody ever to kick in. The longest of any car I've been in, it takes a good 15 minutes AFTER the engine is heated up to blow out cold air. It kicks in by the time I get to work after a 15 minute drive, bit pointless. Can...
  16. why did alfa install such crappy sterios

    General Alfa Discussion
    I know the drivivg experience is what alfas are all about, but a musical beat in the background, ( or very LOUD sometimes :D ) helps a drive. So why did alfa skimp with the ice systems. Ive had early 155, 146 etc, they all had the same bloody cheap sterio. Finally upgraded mine today, but all...
  17. Crappy wheels part III

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  18. Crappy 33

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Is it just me or does this guy have an unhealthy obsession with playing with his dick and f*cking up Alfa's design? Pictures obtained from here so if the above pictures don't load go here and scroll down to the bottom of...