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  1. Alfa-Sport Ltd any good?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Due to some recent shoddy work on my 156 I am looking for a new independent Alfa garage, and I discovered Alfa-Sport Ltd of Sawston. Has anyone had any dealings with them? -Hazel
  2. Alfa-Sport Limited any good?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi guys n gals, I am looking to switch Alfa garages permanently due to some very shabby work recently. I have 'discovered' there is another garage in Cambridgeshire called Alfa-Sport which is a bit closer for me actually, but can anyone recommend them? Honest and friendly is top of the list...
  3. Looking for a good home for a Ti 1750Tbi and spares

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I'm looking for a new home for my Alfa 159 1750Tbi SW Ti (2010, 10 Plate) with 108k, along with the extensive spares package in the form a 159 2.0 Jdtm (2010 59 Plate) for 230k and a seized turbo. I've got the possibility of a company Tesla, and with tax rules changing this could be...
  4. Osram LEDriving HL GEN2 6000K Bulbs - Seriously good!

    Alfa Giulietta
    I've been meaning to put some decent bulbs in the G since i got her. I've searched this forum looking for halogen bulb recommendations, when this week I get an email from Osram telling me about their fancy new LED bulbs for halogen lamps (not for road use of course) and how they are new and...
  5. The Good but Bad news Thread

    Alfa Giulia
    This one will require a bit of thinking but could be good fun... try to post something that is both a good news and a bad news about the Giulia. For example... Since the launch of the Giulia, we see more Alfa Romeo then ever Get it?... another one then: From the back, you can’t tell if...
  6. Good piston rings for cf3 AR32310

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone! My 2.0 euro 3 TS burns an unacceptable amount of oil, so i am planning on changeing out the piston rings. I read on another thread, that some prefer 3 piece oil rings. I would be very interested in hearing from someone who have already done this, what rings did you use, where...
  7. Good online sites for genuine alfa parts?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Any recommendations please? Just normal service items required.....oil, plugs and filters but want to stick to supplier recommended
  8. Squadra Sportiva shocks - are they any good?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, Going through a famous site for Alfa Romeo parts (I don't know if links are allowed), I noticed they offer a Squadra Sportiva Gas Pressure Shock Absorber - Rear Axle at a very affordable price (~50EUR) for the 147/156/GT. Is there someone here with personal experience with the...
  9. Good for another year

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    21 years old and passed the NCT (Irish equivalent of MOT) with no issues, happy days.
  10. Good news and bad news....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Back again. And great news, my beloved Aria passed her mot and is good to go for another year, theres a couple of advisories. I'll get back to that. The bad news. Literally 1 day has gone by since she passed the mot, and the rear left light won't switch off. The lights are off, the engine...
  11. Alfa 147 Good for 17/18 year old?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello iam new to the forums. So I recently turned 17, and being the massive petrol head iam, I love Jaguars and Alfa Romeos. Since there aren't any Jaguars with engines less than 2.0L I want to go with my next favourite brand, Alfa Romeo! (Yes im aware I just said that on the Alfa forums so...
  12. all for a good cause!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    just saw this on the local news and thought of sharing! Sussex friends to drive £350 Alfa Romeo to Monte Carlo https://www.sussextomontecarlo.co.uk/ normally I would wish 'good luck' to Mark & Jason but that would be playing into the sterotype, so, guys, I wish I was coming along :wink_org:
  13. Ebay 156, values, another good job at Auto Alfa!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A couple of months ago or so I bought a 156 1.8 Lusso from Robert in central London (some of you may know him) following some interesting bidding on Ebay. The advert stated that the belt service was carried out by Alfa Lusso in Sussex last year but they have never returned my calls or...
  14. Can this timing chain kit be any good? Q4 3.2V6

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    This is ridiculously cheap: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Timing-Chain-Kit-For-ALFA-ROMEO-159-Brera-Spider-JTS-939A0-3-2-V6-W-O-Gear-/173695167199#shpCntId Like a couple of others on here at the moment I've had a rear bank rattle diagnosed as a timing chain issue. My garage said it was a timing...
  15. Good afternoon

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi After SWMBO's Fiat Punto succumbed to rotten sills, we're now the owner of Thunderbird 1, a 14 16v Mito. very nice it is too. A companion for Thunderbird 2, a 23 year old L-R Discovery 1. Ooh! it's fun to go round corners quickly.:blabla:
  16. 147 (6 speed) how good is the gearchange?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm trying to work out if there is still something wrong with my gear linkage, I've replaced the top hats, and lubed the linkages in the engine bay, changed the box oil but still not that happy with the change, problem is I've come from a the light switch change of a Mk4 golf so am wondering if...
  17. 159 Estate - any good as a long term drive?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I am looking to get rid of my Audi A6 saloon as it is now impractical for my hobby and family (triathlon needs bike space, and roof bars ruin the audi roof with a scuffed footprint, and need an estate for the new dog). I have had a quick look over ebay and autotrader at what 159 estates...
  18. some good news!

    Alfa Giulia
    https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/features/alternative-saloon-showdown-new-volvo-s60-takes-alfa-peugeot-and-kia
  19. Loudlink, any good?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, is Loudlink a replacement for the CD changer ie does one literally replace the other in the boot? How have you found it? I'm using an FM transmitter at the mo and frankly it's pretty brilliant. £7. Just wondering whether Loudlink is worth the investment.
  20. Hello, good evening and welcome

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello. As part of my induction into this hallowed portal I am obliged to write some stuff. My past cars are rather boring I'm afraid. In order: VW Scirocco mk1 1.6 VW Scirocco mk2 1.8 Gti Montego Turbo 2L (I'm still in therapy) Alfa 33 1.7 Cloverleaf. Thinking about this car chokes me and one...
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