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  1. Fiat Chrysler sank as much as 5.1% Tuesday after Goldman Sachs gave it a "sell" ratin

    General Alfa Discussion
    Fiat Chrysler sank as much as 5.1% Tuesday after Goldman Sachs gave it a "sell" ratin Fiat Chrysler have been doing ok but issues seem to be on the horizon with regulations in Europe etc. The US pickups aren’t enough to keep investors optimistic.
  2. 20 year old Fuel injection hose finally gave up

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    09.09.1995 was the hose made: Was wondering what the size is for the Fuel injection hose, i found its 7.2mm internal but i dont know the external diameter. CR SF nbr is the hose called. also wondering how difficult that fitting in the back there is? does not look like there is any nut or...
  3. Clutch gave up last night

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I knew the clutch cylinder was on its way out and should have got it sorted but have been busy with work. Anyway short story, the missus was driving to oxford and it called time in Friday rush hour. She was lucky and a recovery truck was with her within half hour and towed the car back to Epsom...
  4. Gave the Coupe a Good Run this Morning

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Just got into work at 07:30 after giving my 1750 GTV a really good run, and I'm not sure if I or the car enjoyed it more! We didn't go far, we were only out for about an hour, but the B roads were all empty, the roads were slightly damp from rain in the night and there wasn't any sun in my...
  5. Gave the MiTo some spotlight today

    Alfa MiTo
    I've owned my new MiTo for just over 3 months now, things have gone a bit silent as I have been letting it bed in which it is doing nicely. However today I decided to go out further from home, out of the city to somewhere ideal for some needed photos of it. Just outside Sheffield round the...
  6. gave the wagon a bath!

    Motoring Images
    Just been and washed the wagon. I am sure its the meanest sw around!
  7. Gave the Alfa a run up the lanes.

    Motoring Images
    Quick clean followed by a long drive.... heaven on a Sunday. Dan
  8. Gave it a wash 'n' polish today

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all, decided to give my 166 a wash and polish today, then gave it a well deserved blast up the road.
  9. Gave it a thump!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So i ve had my car over 2 years now and so love it but i have a loose connection on the brake lights , One person said just give your dash a thump and see if it changes ...Well i did still got the loose conection on the brake light but my light on the mileometer now works after over 2 years...
  10. Just gave her a quick wash cos the sun paid a visit

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Finished work at 2 and the sun came out so I gave the 159 a nice wash. Snowfoam, waxed and buffed up with electric buffer... Need to claybar and get rid of a few swirl marks to be show worthy...
  11. i gave up

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    :cry: I have said my goodbye to the spider. I chose a great day, monday, roof off on my final journey to Southend to part ex her for a more sensible mode of transport. :cry: I could not justify the monthly expenses of spare parts so cut my losses and got something more suited to running...
  12. 1 week and 2 Days In (gave her a clean)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Picked this up 1 week and 2 days ago, Decided to get it cleaned before posting up any pics of her, loving it i have to say...
  13. Attempted detailing by hand & gave up.

    Car Detailing
    It was a perfect day for it today but the claying took it out of me. My arm was killing me before I even got to the polishing stage. In the end I did a half arsed job with the polish, didn't work it in at all but it still looked and felt better than before. The waxing seemed to fail also, buffed...
  14. I think my problem gave me a big clue...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everybody! Odd one....since buying the car (not had time to take it back to variava's yet for warranty checks) on occasion the car has lost boost, almost as if it's been opening the recirc valve for no good reason. Also it's been having issues starting from moderately that if...
  15. Finally gave in and bought a v6 155.

    Alfa 155
    I have been cruising ebay for months looking at alfa v6's to sate my alfa addiction. Today I bought a 93' V6 155 track car. Stripped and with loads of equipment like koni shocks, strut brace, grooved disc brakes, braided brake lines and racing seats and came with a Toyo R888 and lightweight...
  16. Gave away my 156 - picking up a GT on Thursday...

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi all, just joined the forum so a quick intro. I have just given my beloved Nov 1999 156 2.0 TS (one of the sports pack versions) to a mtbing mate in Birmingham as it was in need of a new clutch (actually probably just the master and/or slave cylinders) and I decided I needed something to put...
  17. Gave the bella spa day today!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Never been one for washing cars obsessively (maybe due to having had company cars for years). Anyway wanted to properly clean, polish and wax the spider ever since I got her. Off work today so spent hours. - rinse down with hose - shampoo with Mer shampoo - second rinse - clay with Meguiars...
  18. Power steering gave up today :(

    Alfa GTA
    Just when I started to enjoy my GTA, it failed me for the first time. And 250 km from home... I went for a weekend trip and when I arrived at the destination I realized at parking that the steering wheel is not consistent, as if the power steering was switching on-off-on-off..... I checked the...
  19. i gave my mito a new name today.

    Alfa MiTo
    traveled up to dvla an offically renamed her today.
  20. My Alfa went to body shop & they gave me an Insignia SRi

    General Alfa Discussion
    Just after Christmas, some A**hole drove into the back of my Spider and tried to blame me!:lol: Anyways, things are now starting to come together and she left for the body shop today. In her place arrived a Diesel Vauxhall Insignia SRi:eek::rant: After my initial disgust and tut of how ugly the...