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  1. Alfa Giulia
    Hi, Does anybody know anything about who can do warranty work for a non-QV Giulia? I've tried bringing it to Alfa/Vauxhall Arnold Clark in Linwood who were extremely unhelpful and quite frankly seemingly gave up on the problem after a few hours but didn't tell me until I went to pick it up...
  2. Alfa Giulia
    A friend in Edinburgh just sent me this message and photo. I hope the car doesn't belong to anyone here. "Just saw this accident, I’d luckily just missed it. Was driving to South Gyle shopping centre, along Gyle dual carriageway, when a Toyota RAV4 ahead of me stuck his hazards on & there was a...
  3. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi guys. here unfortunately is my car I need to sell for personal reasons. It's a 97 car showing 106k miles. Mot'd till Oct which it had 1 advisory on. Cars runs great and everything works bar the rear boot release. Has electric windows and mirrors. Elec sunroof and remote central locking alarm...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Bought a lovely Giulietta JTDM in April 2014....had a bad experience with the purchase and was offered a free service at 21,000 miles which was duly carried out by them at the appropriate time. On 31st March 2017 this year with 37,000 miles on the clock I asked PK Supercars in Elphinstone to...
  5. South Scotland
    ...or is it!!!? [Original post]Wondering what was happening regarding Edinburgh dealerships, I contacted Alfa Info and was told, "you have a dealership on Bankhead Drive". Getting a little excited that it might be in the John Martin Group complex with Lotus, Aston, Rolls, Volvo etc I did some...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello there my 159 3.2 is coming up for its 54k service can anyone recommend a good independent specialist around the Edinburgh area? Mclennans garage in Loanhead is really close to me, any have any experience with them? Also does anyone suggest any extra things specific to the 3.2 version to...
  7. Introduce Yourself
    Hi, I have a 1.9 16v diesel 159 Lusso Sportswagon.....best car I have owned ! It just ticks all the boxes for my lifestyle.....and it's a real drivers car! It's a cracking day up here in Edinburgh, so I am going to head out and wash her...... Cheers, Doug :)
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    was just driving along today... stopped at post office to send some mail - got back in car and straight away - 'motor system control failure', car started no bother, went to bank done some banking, back in car - started no bother,drove home, drove to petrol station, drove to supermarket, drove...
  9. Alfa Giulietta
    As the title suggests I have managed to kerb the front passenger side alloy. First time I have ever done this and it wasn't enjoyable! The problem is the Cloverleaf alloy is diamond cut and has raised sections. Does anyone know where I can get get a high standard of repair near Edinburgh or...
  10. South Scotland
    Any recommendations for these in and around the Edinburgh area? I have a few holes that need filled and my doors look like golf balls.
  11. Introduce Yourself
    Hi all, Made the jump and got myself, what I think, is a pretty good example of a GT 1.9 JTDm. Mostly do some driving in and around Edinburgh so if i see any other enthusiastic Alfa owners i'll make sure I give them the 'alfa wave'. I'm sure I'll be relying upon the wealth of knowledge on...
  12. Introduce Yourself
    Hi Guys! I think it's time to introduce myself because I've been using this forum for a while already. Back in February I had my first contact with an Alfa. Everybody was saying that once you drive it you will love it so I wanted to see that for myself :rolleyes: I then purcahsed a '99 Alfa...
  13. South Scotland
    Hi guys! Can anyone recommend a good(and not too pricey) service in Edinburgh area? I plan to change my cambelt soon...
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Hi Folks, Hello from a (strangely) sunny Edinburgh. Enjoying my first Alfa, a black 166 Lusso from 2005. 1 month in and so far, so good but keeping my fingers crossed re: those Alfa electrical gremlins. Loving the car, though. 'Grace, pace & space' to borrow a phrase. What to say here...
  15. General Alfa Discussion
    I was going to post this up anyway, but having just read some threads about bad traders/bad garages, then I think it's definitely time to inject some positivity :) So, McLennans garage, based in Loanhead just on the south outskirts of Edinburgh, are quite simply the dog's ******** IMO :thumbs...
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