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  1. check those handbrakes! !!!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all just a quick heads up today my darling wife parked our 159 outside our house on a drive way that slopes towards the house handbrake on but not in gear??????? 22 minutes later she heard a loud bang went to investigate and found the car embedded in the front of the house! !!! Damage caused...
  2. burnt handbrakes??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, i recently took my 156 for a spin last week, (a bit more right footed than usual) was having a great time until i'd stopped on a steep hill at traffic lights. I applied the handbrake and seconds later smoke was billowing from somewhere so i got out and it was pouring from inside the...
  3. gatiers and handbrakes.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hello all, does anyone know if the gatiers on the Ph1 GTV are tyhe only ones that will fit? im trying to buy a tanned leather gatier but all i can find is black or red. (ie the Orig stuff) also with the handbrake. im looking to get a tanned version of that too but im not sure if any will...
  4. Freezing Handbrakes

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Do the handbrakes on 156 freeze like 145s and GTv's???
  5. Lazy handbrakes

    Alfa 145 & 146
    OK Can anyone help?? Due to the current thouroughly crap cold weather, my 145 handbrake has decided to go all lazy on me! Basically it appears to be freezing up! First morning my drive to work felt like I'd lost 50 HP, as it was slightly sticking and then deciding to box clever the last few...
  6. Lazy Handbrakes!!!!

    Alfa 145 & 146
    OK Can anyone help?? Due to the current thouroughly crap cold weather, my 145 handbrake has decided to go all lazy on me! Basically it appears to be freezing up! First morning my drive to work felt like I'd lost 50 HP, as it was slightly sticking and then deciding to box clever the last few...
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