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  1. General Alfa Discussion
    Hello, I've found a Giulietta for sale locally. As the thread title says, it's a 2012 Veloce (Alfa Red) with a 2.0L 170 engine. It has leather interior, 17" alloys, and Bose speakers. I went to view the car and it's in great condition. The mileage was written in the listing but it seems like...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Please see the attached list that covers the basic history of my 2.4 (210) Brera, to add to the list both front and rear subframes were rust treated & coated not 2 months ago, EGR delete and remapped, she's covered less than 60k & drives/runs faultlessly. Good boots all round, very pampered car...
  3. South Africa
    There has always been a long debate about thermostats and controled temperatures in Busso V6 engines and I have learned the hard way what is best for these engines. To spread the information to all I chose to post this info: 1. In a Busso the temperature scale has a line marked 50 degrees, a...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, it's a sad time for me as I am setting sail for new automotive pastures. I've had Alfas for years including two v6 156's a GT and my current 159. I've loved nearly every moment in all of them and will miss them badly . Like a number of others I can't hang on any longer even though the...
  5. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    SZ on sale at just over £20k Guys, I've seen a SZ with about 90k km on the clock (so not a garage queen) on sale in England for just over £20k. I thought fair prices were closer to the £35k mark, so was wondering if you figured there is something fishy or perhaps a big service due that one...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have had a quote for a replacement dual mass flywheel and a a clutch, all the parts are genuine fiat and the mechanic is an alfa specialist was wondering if £1400 was about right?
  7. General Alfa Discussion
    Soo, after so many breakdowns in the 156 the RA csent me a letter saying if I wanted picking up again Id have to pay a callout fee of around £200+ Hahahaaa :cheese:
  8. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    For a year 2000 ph2 GTV twinny, with 98900 miles (backed up by mot checks) belts done in July 2012 (receipt) runs and drives just fine. MOT until June 2014, new brakes all round, new wishies and drops, fitted with a ph1 black leather interior (drivers bolster has been patched) no holes in the...
  9. Republic of Ireland
    Hi all I was set on bringing in a 156 Jtd sportswagon from the Uk but my mechanic has strongly advised against it on reliability grounds, saying it will start to rattle very quickly on the bad roads here in west cork and go through suspension parts at a high rate. Am trying not to be put off...
  10. Motoring Images
    I guess I would let Jen Lawrence lean on my bonnet too
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Sadly skidded on some snow / ice last week on the A30 (south west) and wrote my pride and joy off. Few details of the car: Alfa 159 Saloon 2009 (09) 2.0 (170) jtdm Lusso Stromboli Grey, mint (A1) condition (as per the insurance report). FASH 59k miles Finally received the "total...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    got quoted £55 for diagnostics today... Thought that was steep or am I just being tight ? Thing is I'd expect someone to actually give me something for £ 55 not just plug my car into a computer. Do the garages usually knock off the diagnostics if you have the work done there ?
  13. Meets & Events Images
    Essex had its very own mini Ford fair in Battlesbridge today. Heres my pictures:
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Due to unforeseen circumstances it looks like I might have to sell my pride and joy! :(. Currently looking at all options to keep it but it's looking like it might have to go. Deep breath..... So I guess the question is how much is a fair price to put it up for. Spec: 07 plate 96k miles Brera...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have been looking around and there are some bargain 2005 region GT's about with 1.9JTD egines that have done 150k plus. Now I have a couple of 100k plus 3.0 V6 75's a 140k Volvo V70 and a 160k Saab 2.3, so high mielage doe snot scar eme and I know there are massive bargins to be had as it...
  16. Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi Guys, I posted this in the GT thread, but it may be best here. A few weeks ago I saw a thread where one of you had declared quite a few mods to the insurer and got a sympathetic quote. Aviva have just put my multicar policy up £270, so I need to change. I've a standard spec 1.8 sportwagon...
  17. Alfa GTA
    Over the weekend I had a clear out in my garage. I found an old 156 sport wagon rear wiper motor and the original GTA single disc head unit. I also order the 330mm brake kit this week so will have the following spare soon 305 calipers - painted and working properly, Pair of drilled and grooves...
  18. Alfa Giulietta
    I don't want to offend anybody here cause i am guest of this beautiful English forum and you guys are great.But just have a look at this,I know French,German and even us as Italians are very unfair when reviewing our cars and always are on the German side... But look at this...the guy is...
  19. General Motoring Discussion
    Dear FairFuelUK Supporter The Government is still on track to put up fuel duty in January 2012 and August 2012. These rises will add 33p per gallon to the already massive cost of petrol and diesel. If you are angry and upset by the high cost of petrol and diesel please do the following two...
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