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  1. General Motoring Discussion
    As of today the speed limit for main roads without a median or central barrier has been dropped from 90 to 80km/h. Not all roadsigns have been changed but speed cameras and the police will be enforcing the new limit from today. Be aware.. On the plus side it's 50mph on UK speedos rather...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi whilst changing my os brake bulb ive only gone and dropped it into the actual light ?, can anyone give me an idea as to how I can get it out as shredded my hands trying to retrieve with no luck..thanks
  3. South Africa
    Hi All I was driving my 159 3.2 Q4 and pushed it a little on the Highway, did about 140 - 160 km/h, also might have done a few quick gear changes to overtake.(I was late...) Then when I got into town at the third traffic light, as I pushed the clutch in it just dropped to the floor. no warning...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Last weekend i opened the driver door of my Brera, the wind took it like a sail, it made a loud crack noise and now the back edge of the door has dropped 5 mm I guess its the door pins rather than the hinges themselves Anyone else had anything like this ? carnt find it in the search results
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Looks like i'm gonna have to get my fingers dirty again. I can just about hear the motor trying to turn, so it ain't just a fuse :( ...quick coffee first, then I suppose I'd better take the door card off and have a look before it rains.
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I've got a 147 jtdm 150. The clutch started juddering friday at the biting point unless I used a lot of revs. I've not used the car all weekend and used it through the city centre this evening for a short run. The clutch juddered a lot and needed feathering to get it into gear smoothly. I...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Currently awaiting break down truck after 147 GTA dumped its coolant - managed to pull over immediately. What's usually the cause on these cars - perished hoses? Faulty clips? Burst rad? Thanks.
  8. General Alfa Discussion
    I bought my GQV through drivethedeal and occasionally look and see what they are quoting for various models. Just checked now; no Alfa Romeo listed in the drop down box of manufacturers anymore........ :paranoid:
  9. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Os rear spring has dropped down as the lower support has rusted through . Is this a big repair bill, and what parts will I need,?
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Driving home tonight and suddenly the top of the gear knob decided to come apart. Any idea how it holds together , no obvious way. It all fits together OK but no longer holds or stays together . I don't want to glue if there is a proper way.
  11. Alfa MiTo
    Just wonderin if its the weather, but id say my ave mpg for daily driving, 30&40mph roads with some traffic was always around 36/7 with a push 38mpg. But since around end of Dec my ave is around 32mpg. No real difference in driving as far as i can tell. Checked oil, its fine, serviced few k...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So I dropped a socket down the front of my 156 engine, the undertray caught it, and it merrily rolled out of view. Anyone got any tips on how to retrieve it easily, ie without jacking the car up and removing the undertray. Is it likely to fly out when i take a corner? Or will it sit under...
  13. The Technology Section
    The BBC in its infinite wisdom has changed the protocols it uses to stream internet radio. Until last week it broadcast in AAC and WMA formats. The latter has been dropped and the former has been changed to AAC encapsulated in an HLS wrapper. HLS = Http Live Streaming (an Apple proprietory...
  14. The Technology Section
    Our son dropped one of the iPads and no visible damage but is it history now ?
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys. I need some help asap. cant afford to have car off road as really need it for work. was driving home today after nightshift when I noticed the clutch pedal was vibrating, then after a few gear changed it just hit the floor and wouldn't spring back up. clutch is not solid even after I...
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Please help. I was pulling away from junction and just about to shift into 3rd at full load when all the power dropped of with a whistle or more like the sound a belt makes when you rip out of your trousers real quick. I instantly thought cam belt a went for the clutch and stop button but the...
  17. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, The GTV is booked into the bodyshop this week so I'm sorting a few bits out. The passenger door doesn't line up with the bodyline and I have movement in the door pins. Can i adjust them or do I need to replace the pins? I have searched but not found the answer I am looking for :)
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can someone confirm to me if i have made a mistake here please:o I bought these headlights off ebay I specifically asked for RHD lights before ordering and was told that they were for a...
  19. Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I dropped my keys down in the water and my key fob got wet. it was working at first, but after about a while, it quit working. Please can you advice how to fix it and how to open the Fob Thanks in advance
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    My driver's side rear electric window dropped inside the door. I can hear the motor and I can lift the glass but the two are no longer connected! Anyone got any tip for removing the trim on the door so I can get at it?
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