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  1. Alfa Giulietta
    Driving up through Herefordshire on my way to Bromyard this morning ended up following a herd of cows being driven down the road. I avoided the s***/poop on my side of the road, but once they had gone in to the field a **** driving the other way splashed through a pile of liquid **** and covered...
  2. South Africa
    All the joy has been sucked from my life since I can't drive my GT anymore... I hit a pothole a month ago and my rim is beyond repair If you or anyone you know has a spare 18 inch multispoke.. Please let me know Thanks Distraught Alfista
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Bought a battery charger just incase i need a fairly good one so i got a 15amp one from Car Parts 4 Less , 2 months later i needed it got it out the box and poof smoke and knackered battery (battery was good it just went low as fixing alternator) did a voltage test on it and it was duff ...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    While exchanging the inlet manifold, I thought it looked a bit dull - black paint & decal.....Thoughts? My apologies now to all the purists out there, sorry for the vandalism.
  5. General Alfa Discussion
    I do with a passion!, the way it looks at me, asking me to drive it, it's curves so sexy, the tan leather seats so comfy, the redness of the dials at night and white in the day, the Bose sound system pumping out my favorite tracks, the pull of the horses when I put my foot down, hate it, why I...
  6. General Motoring Discussion
    Volkswagen 'among most criticised companies by NGOs' - BBC News
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    147 is disgracing itself by sounding like a 1968 vauxhall viva. So i've ordered two new upper wishbones and intend to drill and tap grease nipples into them so that i can periodically pump them through. I will do the uppers first then see if i can figure out if i can do the lowers and the arb...
  8. South Africa
    Is the heat soak. What is it with this car and heat soak. Never experienced this with any of my other cars. Is the intercooler not big enough? Does it not get enough air onto the intercooler to keep it cold? Any way to fix this other than MP's method?
  9. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I wonder if you feel the same but when I take off with my TCT Giu, I feel that someone is pulling me back from rear.. The car is very heavy with a loud engine noise till it shifts up to 2nd gear.. Thats why I usually shift manually to 2nd gear right after take off... Is there a way to...
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    ...... but I'm now officially a member of the trucking community. Sat my Class C (LGV 2) practical test today and aced it - no faults whatsoever, :thumbs: . Following on from having got 100% in my theory test and 97% for my hazard perception a couple of weeks back, I'm now sitting here feeling...
  11. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi all just got her back from the garage from the head rebuild now she is sluggish not a go in her. and yesterday there was a strange tapping sound from the engine which i only just checked the oil and water the day before. anyway it turned into a aggresive knocking and just died no warning...
  12. Introduce Yourself
    I may not have posted much in this forum previously, although have been finding info and advices since 2007 when I bought my 2005 147 jtd 16v. It's been what seems like a typical Alfa owning experience: lots of love, lots of frustrations. 5 years of ownership most of which using my Alfa as a 2nd...
  13. South Africa
    Should this idea be moved to the lemon thread, or do you like? (Ignore my lacking photoshop skills) Guy selling a brand new set of "Biohazard" three hole horseshoe rims for R3900.00. Would you?
  14. Alfa GTA
    Hey guys After spending a year taking the engine out, replacing the starter (old one was a dead, new battery wouldn't turn it) and sorting out the engine bay lots, its back together but still has problems. Starts fine on the button There's a starter/alternator fault, alternator shows charging...
  15. Car Detailing
    If the thought of spending hours washing and polishing your motor fill you with dread how about this as an alternative........... Bus driver fingertipped for success after sketching celebrity portraits in filth found on dirty vans - Mirror Online
  16. Motoring Images
    Welcome to my build thread, I have bought a Alfa 147 Facelift which i pick up the weekend. I am 20 years old and have always been in to the "Stance" scene so this is my latest project I have named that car and my topic "Hater Going To Hate" Due to the style i like may not be to everyone's...
  17. Alfa GTA
    Stop ringing me with good deals on shiny stuff like Eibach ARB's you gits. I can't afford it but I want it so much while the car is in for it's KW's and a service :rant::cry: I'm skint already!!!!!:D
  18. ICE & Blue&Me
    My fingers are sticking to my keyboard as I type this! It's just such horrible but necessary stuff :cry:
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, Had my GT for about 4 months now and overall I love it :) BUT there are a few little things that bug me and wondered if you have any advice...I'm pretty much listing most my questions here rather than seperate threads: 1) Had two passengers (blokes) in the back, total weight about...
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