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  1. Newbie in Derby

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi All I have recently acquired my first Alfa Romeo After working for a company that was associated with Fords and having had a Focus as a Company car for the last 15 years, now that I have retired I decided to get something that was fun !! So I now have a 2011 Giulietta and I am loving it...
  2. Beechdale Dealership Derby; any good?

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi everyone. Ive been let down and lied to by my current Alfa dealership so looking for a trusted dealership not too far away from me. I see that Beechdale Derby is within reach. Anyone got any experience with their servicing, good or bad? Need another garage to look after my QV
  3. Alfa dealer in Derby

    Alfa Giulietta
    Has anyone used the dealer in Derby? I have done a compare on Carwow and they are coming up best for a new 2lt tct Speciale My local dealer is the worst. Alexander's in Teesside where I bought my current car in over £30 a month more. So much for loyalty. It's going to be 130ish miles trip to get...
  4. Giulietta in Derby

    Introduce Yourself
    Hiya everyone, I remember coming across this forum once or twice in the past and thought it would be well worth joining but have only just got round to it! Driving in Derby and on my third Alfa, a Giulietta 1.4tb veloce, after having a 159 and a 147 before. I think its fair to say I'm hooked...
  5. EGR valve delete in Derby

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi all, does anyone know where I can get the ERG valve deleted/blanked from the engine map in Derby. Or can you get the fix scan dongle anywhere? Also is there a newer engine map that enables the glow plugs on startups all the time? Thanks :0)
  6. Anybody have a scorpion exhaust around Derby?

    Alfa GTA
    I need to buy a new exhaust for my GT (cat back) and considering either the wizard or the scorpion. I want to hear one before I commit though so asking if I could hear one if anybody has one around Derby? Thanks in advance :thumbs:
  7. CANBUS Reset in Derby Area?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I have recently replaced the cc unit as the display was knackered and the stereo and now my odometer is flashing. This might be a little cheeky of me but is anybody able to reset the canbus in the East Midlands (Derby/Notts) area the flashing is getting rather annoying now lol. Cheers...
  8. Where can I get codes read in Derby?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As the title suggest I need codes reading. Got an MCSF light on yesterday booting my JTD in 3rd, came on around 3000rpm. I do have a turbo breather pipe that needs replacing, but would like to get the error code read to see what pops up! No loss in power or funny sounds coming from the engine...
  9. Beechdale in Derby

    East Midlands
    Hi all Just purchased a lovely 61 plate white G and was wondering if anyone has any feedback re Beechdale Alfa in Derby? One to stay away from or are they quite good? I need to arrange a service in 4k and think the Alfa may be a bit to much for my old trusted garage to handle
  10. Euro Car Care Derby

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My Brera is due a 54K service and I am contemplating Euro Car Care in Derby. Anyone got an opinion? good or bad? I usually do all my own work, but I thought I would maintain the 100% service history on my car, and I need them to look at a funny noise down the right side of the V6.:confused:
  11. MITCAR 2012 Elvaston Castle Derby

    Meets & Events Images
    I'll kick things off then :) this one gets about a bit :thumbs: Nice to see you Gaz ;)
  12. New Spider Owner From Derby.

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    Just bought this. MOT nearly up and taxed till October. I recently sold my MX5 S-Ltd to buy a static caravan cause it was more practical for a family of 5!!!!!!. However i am now in a position to own a fun car and quite frankly i am not a crowd follower so a spider was really the only option...
  13. McEwans garage Derby

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anyone used this garage before? Apparently alfa and fiat specialist.. Kev
  14. beechdale alfa romeo derby

    Alfa MiTo
    i didnt think it possible for a dealer to be so good rang up this morning to see when i could book the car in for a diagnostic as it had a issue over the weekend with total loss of the D.N.A system and ABS to my suprise he said bring it straight down was excpecting least end of the week at...
  15. Hats off to Beechdale Derby

    East Midlands
    Dropped in unannounced first thing Monday morning with suspected driveshaft issues (wobble/shake under load), discussed with technician.....Picked up car this morning with new driveshaft (under warranty) and car all shiney and clean! First class service and communications from Beechdale, just...
  16. Could be a cheap 3.0 super at BCA derby

    Alfa 164 & 166
    X808WFG ALFA ROMEO 166 3.0 V6 24V SUPER LUSSO, 4 Doors, Saloon, Petrol, Manual Transmission, Silver, Margin 141787 Warranted 26/01/2001 Derby 05/12/2011 mailto:?, Lot CG042 ALFA...
  17. Any Alfa owners in Midlands (Derby)?

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    i recently bought a 147 1.6 TS Lusso... and its been the biggest nightmare.. part of me wants to keep it but other says sell it while i can.. but before i decidede.. i want to sort the car out! want to know if any alfa 147 owners in East midland area or specifically Derby... someone who knows...
  18. servicing round Derby?

    East Midlands
    Bought the car (159 2.4) couple of months ago when it had an oil and filter change but no reset so Oil Change Required warning has come up now at 29000 miles. I've seen someone recommend Alfatechnico for servicing and their site does look interesting. Anyone any other ideas for both simple Oil...
  19. Monster Trucks Coming To Derby

    East Midlands
    Hi everyone is anyone's interested in seeing the Monster Trucks coming to Pride Park on May 28th/29th then you can get tickets on ticketmaster here Tickets for concerts, theatre, football, family days out. Official Ticketmaster Site aaaaand here's a little vid i found from last year in a uk...
  20. Can anyone recommend a good bodyshop in Derby?

    East Midlands
    Hi AOers, During the bad snow a few weeks back, my Father-in-Law's 946 Spider decided to slide off the drive by itself and partially demolished a dry stone wall! :cry: There is some damage to the rear bumper and we're not really sure where to take it that will do a good job and not rip us off...