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  1. Clutch Arm Finish?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Guys Can any one advice me on the finish for the clutch arm? was it painted? or a metal finish? Just in the process of putting every thing back together and then the bleeding will commence! Thanks
  2. Monza Red with 19” Dark Petal Diamond Finish Alloys

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi guys, Been lurking for a few days checking out everyone’s amazing configurations. On the verge of ordering a Veloce in Monza Red with the Dark Petal wheels. Anyone have any opinions on this configuration? Would have loved to have got the proper dark wheels, but as you know, they aren’t...
  3. Factory finish of teledials

    Alfa GTA
    I'll be getting my wheels powder coated soon in the same standard silver colour but I'm not sure on the finish. Can I just check, is the standard finish of the wheels a sort of matte finish? I've not really seen any other GTA teledial wheels close up to compare and aren't sure if the lacquer has...
  4. Solution finish - does it work? + hand polish

    Car Detailing
    Hello i am looking for a black trim restorer and they recommended me Solution finish. anyone used it before? does it work? Also i would like to do a hand polish of the car. What compound and cutting pad (hand ) shall i buy?
  5. Ultimate Finish discount code

    Car Detailing
    Hey everyone, Ultimate finish has kindly offered alfaowner members an exclusive discount :) They also run a monthly detailing competitiom with some pritty good prizes. Pm me for the code, Thanks Marc
  6. People, for goodness sake, finish the flippin threads !!!

    South Africa
    I find it extremely irritating when people open a thread about their troubles and they never come back to explain how they solved the problem. there are tons of threads that a left hanging. Sometimes two years later someone posts on the same thread asking "So, did you manage to find the...
  7. Problem with the paint finish on my Mito

    Car Detailing
    Hi there, good morning. I've recently bought a 2010 1.4 Mito for my partner, just a week ago, and yesterday I noticed something that I didn't before when I actually bought the car. The paint looks fine, but a couple of areas on the car feel a bit rough to the touch while the rest are quite...
  8. i cant finish this project ill health

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    2000 xreg 157k 2.4 10v sport wagon 5 months tax failed mot so new arms new driveshaft boots ,new turbo,runs the way it should now but needs to go back in for MOT to get ticket and my funds are zilch ....so any decent offer wont be refused ill try and get some pics soon as I can
  9. Alloy refurb tomorrow - Matt finish?

    Alfa GTA
    So at 9am tomorrow I'm taking my car in to get the alloys refurbished. I'm still not totally sold on what colour I'm going to go for to be honest. I want something to contrast against the black car so I think a light anthracite but with a matt finish. Something like this...
  10. Help with damage to plastic B pillar finish

    Car Detailing
    Hey folks. I was going to use gtechniq's brilliant C4 Trim Restorer on the finish to the B-pillars, but there's this pitted damage to the textured plastic finish on one of them. Should I Kurust and overspray the pillar with something like black Plasti-Kote spray? Or fill it with some kind of...
  11. Wheel touch up for titanium finish alloys

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, When I've scratched normal colour alloys before, I would do a temporary touch up with silver paint to fill and cover up (until there was enough damage to call the Chips Away/alloy repair guy out). Our new car has the darker titanium finish alloys and the wife has already scratched...
  12. Dashboard Finish

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have had my Giulietta Sportiva TCT diesel for 6 weeks now and very pleased with my choice. I have just one problem with the finish on my dashboard where it meets to the steering wheel on both sides. When you turn the steering wheel you can see where the dash has been poorly cut and is exposed...
  13. Mito Paint Finish Query - Help!!

    Alfa MiTo
    Hey all, this is my first post so hello to you all! :) I have a Mito in Biancosphino white which has unfortunately got scratched. Local body shop says it will be very expensive to repair as the paint is 4 times the cost due to the special 'flip' in the paint! Now I have spoken to the dealer and...
  14. Did CAR magazine ever finish their long term G test?

    Alfa Giulietta
    I was following their test on the website, but it stopped being updated in October.
  15. 3M Performance Finish Wax - any good?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    3M Car Care - Performance Finish wax - YouTube Have any you tried this product? In the demo they're working on an Alfa :lol: Anyway, how does synthetic wax compare to Carnauba wax?
  16. Giulia Spider gas cap finish?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Can anyone tell me (or better yet have a picture) of the proper finish for the fuel fill cap on a '63 Giulia Spider? Mine was painted red for some reason. I'd like to strip off the paint and make it look more original.
  17. Anthracite or factory finish?

    Alfa GTA
    The 18" multi spokes are getting a full refurb in a couple of weeks, not that there is much wrong with them other than the odd kerb mark but to my eyes they are not perfect! Anyway was considering getting them done in anthracite as I think this will look pretty nice against the red paint but...
  18. Want the best paint finish

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just tried this and it works great. 1. Clean car 2. Poish car (i use Autoglym srp) 3. Seal car (i use Autoglym gloss) 4. lightly mist spray each panel (work on one panel at a time) with water and wipe dry with a micro fibre cloth. It really makes a difference to the finish. Try it and let me...
  19. Why start and not finish?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just been scanning Ebay in bordem,and came across this. Why would you start a project like this,and not finish? :confused: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ALFA-ROMEO-GTV-V6-STUNNING-CONDITION-FSH-s-SPENT_W0QQitemZ250592831714QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAutomobiles_UK?hash=item3a587f28e2
  20. Help needed to finish my 75 TS LE

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hi Guys, have recieved huge help from here so far, my car is now finally completely resprayed and back together, I do however have two issues now, please can someone help:cry: First issue I bought the car with,the front section of the sunroof seems to stick out about 5mm from the roofline, and...
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