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  1. International Motor Sport
    and the winner is Ferrari wins bruising Bathurst battle This was no motor race. This was a heavyweight title fight, slugged out between two prize fighters, each with a distinctive style of landing blows over a 12-hour match-up where only one would emerge victorious. Battle scarred, yes, but...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    OK, yesterday I passed from an Alfa-authorised service shop, to ask a few questions and order some parts. Big mistake. Big one! These guys gave me two heart-attacks in less than an hour. First the mechanic, who told me that it would cost me around 1200€ to change the camshaft belt, water pump...
  3. Motoring Images went for a blast around the countryside in this bad boy, :D. I give you one Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera LP570-4 The pointy end The noisy end and the reason for all those dBs - all 5204ccs and 562bhp of V10 loveliness comfortably restrained, when required, by these...
  4. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, It's possible to check the consumption by liter per hour?
  5. Alfa 145 & 146
    ebay MOT failure - £60, one hour remaining! Looks a straighforward repair for somebody - I had similar welding done to mine for £150. The rest of the items are neither here nor there. One owner...
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Its been at least an hour since the last "what gearbox oil" thread right? :P 2007 Jtdm, 92k miles on the clock Hi all, I've noticed I sometimes have notchy gear change, and sometimes i do struggle to get it into certain gears (cant remember which exactly), and as a first port of call i want...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just spent the friggin coldest hour outside, but on the upside, windscreen washer pipe reconnected (after recently coming loose after fitting a new wiper motor), new crystal side repeaters fitted and a number of bulbs replaced on the speedo & rev counter. The things we won't do for our Alfas.
  8. North West
    Hi all I'm attending a course here in a couple of weeks: M40 5BP just off the A62 in from Oldham. It's a five day course, I have to be there for 8:45 every day, and will be approaching Manchester from the M61. Could do with someone with local knowledge please to advise: How long should I...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Wanna switch my ABS light off, and have a look at this software and the sort of performance readings it takes off the engine ecu???
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    Enjoy...!! Do feel free to share ...! Needless to say, I won't be renewing. Its worth noting ... SimplyAlfas are AMAZING. Sorted it out nice and simple!
  11. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    What a pleasure it is to drive home in this organized traffic! Welcome to Uruguay.
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have just got a second hand gearbox for £80 delivered, how many hours labour to fit the gear box 156 2003 1.8 t spark? cheers
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Had to remove the radio to change an instrument bulb. Reconnected but put in the wrong code -We have 2 Alfa's and used the other cars' code!!!!! Realised my mistake but 6 hours latter still reads " 1 hour wait " any suggestions? Also SIM not accepted- is this because its a 3GS Orange SIM or is...
  14. Alfa GTA
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  15. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Looks a great sud now doesn't it :thumbs:
  16. Alfa 164 & 166
    Well after taking the 166 away for the weekend and after covering a trouble free 400 miles i had to stop on the way home to drop my daughter off before continuing the last 30 miles home. After stopping for about 20 minutes we started off in traffic through the town and a casual glance at the...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, Just thought I'd share my thermostat replacement experience...having read that it is a bastid of a job:mad:. Tip one: Read up on this and other forums - and plan ahead. Tip two: Get a good supply ofthe right size jubilee clips Battery out, battery tray out. No need to remove the EGR...
  18. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Jet wash under car and suspension to clean all crud/oil off = chronic misfire over 2k :rolleyes: Took several hours to dry out...........
  19. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Last year a new racing club was established to try to get a 6 hour race off the ground for club level competitors in classic cars. The aim was to try to recreate some of the atmosphere of the old Willhire events, Britcar or even the Spa 6 hours but at prices that more "normal" racers could...
  20. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Not sure where to put this thread on AO but I'll try here for starters. Hi folks.. This one is for those with knowledge of Australian Alfa race win history. I learned recently that it was a Giulia Ti Super that won the 1964 Sandown 6 hour race and I am trying to track down any footage...