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  1. Spring Sunday Early Morning Drive

    South East
    Is anyone up for doing an early drive in March/April. I have planned a route here...
  2. V6 gearbox drive issue

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    From standstill as I was trying to drive on to an island, there was a loud clang and car coming to sudden stop. Put it into reverse and managed to edge back. Tried going forward in first, but failed, in second managed to drive off, although it was pulling to the right. Was only down the road...
  3. Intermittent loss of drive

    Alfa Giulietta
    My warranty is coming to an end soon, and I have lived with an issue since buying my G this time last year. Just wondering if I should get it looked at before the end of warranty or if it's just a thing. When sitting around 2k revs, usually in 6th on a motorway, i experience a very quick and...
  4. Cutting off engine during drive

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone. I had scary issue with my car. Engine 2.0 with EGR and DPF in. I was driving in Belgium 120 when my car start shake / jerk and engine cut off itself. Belgian recovery error code P0190. They reset fault check other bits and said it is nothing wrong now. During check and...
  5. Possible to test drive a V6 GTV?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, A really random question I really want a GTV V6 and I was wonder if there is anyone in the Warwickshire area who would allow me to test drive theirs?
  6. Splitting Drive shaft to replace CV boot

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening All, I'm in the process of doing many jobs to the GT JTD, one of which is changing all the CV boots. Ive done the driver's side by removing the outer end (with the spline) of the drive shaft by knocking it off the shaft. However, I have tried to do the passenger side shaft in the same...
  7. Hi guys I'm new to the Alfa forum. I drive an alfa 145 2.0 Twin Spark Quadrifoglio.

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I'm looking for body parts such as a bonnet and right hand side head light my current one is damaged, and beyond repairs... Please point me in the right direction.
  8. Alfisti Test Drive Experience - 18th November 2018 - Fota Island Resort Cork

    Meets & Events Images
    Some pics from today All pics here https://flic.kr/s/aHsmw1WKoj My first test drive, a Veloce :cool: My second test drive, a QF :cool: :wow: :thumbs: Stelvio QF
  9. Drive an Alfa via Amazon

    General Alfa Discussion
    Was buying something from Amazon and look what popped up on my screen...
  10. Alfisti Test Drive Experience - 18th November Cork - 1st December Naas

    Republic of Ireland
    Good news Alfa fans, there will be 2 Alfa Test Drive Events, 1 in Cork & the other in Dublin The first is in Cork at Fota Island Resort on Sunday 18th November. See here for details & to book Alfisti | Alfa Romeo .
  11. Brera drive shaft

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I replaced the drive shaft on passenger side yesterday really struggled to get it in after reading some instructions on the paperwork that came with it,it stated that the clip on the end wasn't important so I removed it. Went in easy put it all back together now I have a leak where the shaft...
  12. What do 159 1.9JTDms really drive like?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hard to quantify I guess but here goes.... Some people comment on how great the 159 is and say that they drive so well, the engine is great and so on. I've had mine for around 16 months now and I just can't warm to it. If I drive it hard it's powerful and quite fast but for general use it...
  13. A drive in an S-Class Mercedes

    General Motoring Discussion
    For some two decades of chatting with them, I've heard drivers of E-Class taxis across Europe comment that their car isn't a patch on the S-Class. To them, the S-Class is The Boss. One even claimed that the suspension on the S-Class was so cleverly designed that, at speed, 'all of the car's...
  14. 1st Alfa, several issues on the drive home... 😁

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello all, First post here - very pleased to finally be an Alfa Owner! Have been lurking a while whilst looking at cars to buy. Yesterday I picked up an 06 Brera 2.2 petrol. 96k miles, two owners, almost full service history (timing chain etc done 10k ago)...All for £2300! There is some minor...
  15. Drive shaft nut size

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I need to take my gear box as I'm changing my clutch and I don't know the size of the nut and I'm struggling to get the passenger drive shaft out as well any tips ?
  16. 166 2.0TS as a daily drive...??

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello all Without boring everyone to death, I was in the market for an Alfa 159 2.0JTDm - I really do miss having an Alfa as my daily drive. However.... they are really outside my price bracket & the ones I can kind-of afford are pretty leggy. Then I saw this rather lovely 166 TS for sale from...
  17. Brera 2.4 with 19 inch Pro drive Alloys

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    £4100. My Brera for sale, great car, lots of upgrades and repairs carried out, please see details here: https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/alfa-romeo/brera/alfa-romeo-brera-19inch-pro-drive-alloys-----------------2006/8887711
  18. Front wheel drive... lorries

    General Motoring Discussion
    this is probably a super stupid question (hey, i'm asking it... you know what to expect :)) car companies make many fair justifications as to why a car maybe front or rear wheel drive. is there a reason why lorries (32 tonne plus etc) are rwd? Is it simply simpler to design/make them rwd from...
  19. On my drive to work today.....

    General Alfa Discussion
    I saw 4 Giulia's, 4 Mito's and 3 Giulietta's. I also saw a couple of 159's and a 156. It's only a short 13 mile commute and that's the most I've seen in one go... Obviously selling a few around Stoke.
  20. Brera 3.2 Aux Drive Belt Replacement

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I'm really struggling to replace my 3.2 Brera's Aux Drive Belt (6PK2145). Even with the power steering pump pivoted and the tensioner fully released I can't get the belt over the last pulley. Photo attached of the old belt which was tight coming off. I'd really appreciate any tips from anyone...
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