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  1. Hairline cracks in bumper and grill

    Alfa Giulietta
    Well someone kindly reversed into me whilst I was in the car, it was fairly low speed and the damage is minimal but there is a hairline crack on each side of the front silver grill and on the main bumper either side of the grill. I've been quoted £800 to repair as the whole bumper and grill...
  2. TS cambelt hairline cracks

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I was getting a PAS rack fitted the other day and the mechanic said that he had a quick look at the cam belt and did'nt like what he had seen. He said that there was some hair line cracks on the belt. The belts were done in jan 2010 and since then the car has only done 15,000 miles. He did'nt do...
  3. Hairline crack in head gasket 156 2.0 TS

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey all,I have a 156 ts 2.0 which has started overheating.My friendly local mechanic tells me it's a small external leak in the headgasket.While I love the car to death,it's worth around a grand and I don't have a huge pool of cash to get it replaced,head skimmed etc.The heater only works on...
  4. Hairline crack in my 147 2.0 sump! HELP!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a hairline crack in my sump and oil is slowly leaking out, seems ok when engine is hot and the cars moving but oil slowly drips out when stationary with the engine off. Anyone have any advice, is it a good idea to attemp to weld it although its aluminium! Is it easy to get off or does...
  5. Hairline paint cracks in the joins "Alfa 156"

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have any 156 owners noticed hairline paint cracks where the seam join is between the roof and the C pillar?
  6. Help, Hairline scratch.

    General Alfa Discussion
    Tried to cover up a 4 inch hairline scratch on the boot using Alfa's correct touch-up stick. Needless to say it now looks worse than before. The surface is slightly raised as I seem to have applied a tad too much paint/lacquer. What should I do now to retrieve the situation? Paint Finish Gurus...