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  1. Italia Independant

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Any other Italia Independant owners out there?
  2. Independant Alfa Service/repair

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello I have an ALFA 166 3.0 Sportronic 2004 which i love and is the best car i have ever had and i have had Alfas for nearly 30 years! I have fairly recently moved to Kent and am looking for a new and very good independent ALFA specialist. I have a heater matrix leak and a non working blower...
  3. Local independant garages to glasgow

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Any recommendations for local garages to Glasgow?
  4. brera 1.75TB1 Italia Independant

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello all, I've not long picked up my Italia Independent Brera from Veloces of London. I've previous had the 159 2.2 JTS Red and a black 147 2.0. Before buying the Independent I did look at the Prodrive 3.2 S, I had a good look round and also spoke with a couple of Alfa main dealers beforehand...
  5. Dealer Costs versus Independant Garages

    General Alfa Discussion
    I have just booked my 11 plate Giulietta into Piccadilly Alfa, Knaresborough for an oil and filter change at a cost of £97.13. I budgeted nearly £21 for the 130 mile round trip from home so a total cost of £118. Why have I gone to the main dealer I hear you ask. However I also got four quotes...
  6. PAS fluid change & independant warranties

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi. I have been looking thro the threads on here and making a list of things I need to check/do. Forgive me if this has been covered elsewhere.. My 57 plate lusso has the dreaded red PAS fluid. I have been advised by 2 very good garages that there is a small chance of ruining the whole rack/pump...
  7. ongoing spider italia independant issues

    General Motoring Discussion
    Had my 60 plate for 4 months so far roof faults ending in boot respray boot catch had to be re adjusted Both wing mirrors had to be ordered sprayed and refitted due to over working motor, steering shaft replaced kept sticking on and leaky coolant bottle - lucky under warranty and guest...
  8. new spider italia independant

    West Midlands
    pickin this beauty up on saturday, sadly its the wifes lol,,,,!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Independant workshops

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anybody recomend a good independant garage in the west lothian / edinburgh areas. thanks in advance. keith
  10. Sadly having to sell Independant Italia Spider

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Due to family enlarging I'm having to sell my 2010 2.2 JTS Indepandant Italia Spider which has been remapped and got a lovely sounding Sports Exhaust. It's only done 8800 miles and 18 months old. I'd rather it went to an Alfa fan so if anyones interested in it here it is: Alfa Romeo ...
  11. Independant Alfa Specialists who change company names frequently!!!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi, I would like to get a really reliable garage in the south to ensure my car is well looked after for years to come. Dont mind travelling quite a distance so any recommendations are welcome as long as the garage has been trading under the same company for a number of years. Appreciate there...
  12. Differences between Brera 1750 Italia Independant and Brera S 2.2

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, Im trying to buy a Brera as i love that car. Please help me out choosing the right one between these two cars that i really like. Are there any special points to look for?
  13. Alfa Brera Italia independant

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello People Does anyone out there own an Italia Independant Brera? If so have you had any problems with the paint yet?
  14. Very Good Alfa Garage in west London

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Guys I'm just wondering if anyone knows of a really good Independent Alfa specialist in west London, I've just brought the alfa 159 a few months back and was planning to use H.R. Owen Alfa Romeo in Parson Green but have been informed that they have ceased trading. Thanks in advanced...
  15. Independant Alfa/Fiat/Lancia mechanic for Northern Ireland

    Northern Ireland
    I'm really pleased to advise everyone that Johnny Cargo who some of you will already know has decided to start up his own independant garage specialising in Alfa, Fiat and Lancia. Johnny has been Mervyn Stewarts top mechanic for longer than I can remember, and has certainly kept me right over...
  16. Independant specialist

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello Any body recommend a specialist near Newcastle? Having a mare with my recently bought 147 JTDM... :(
  17. new spider italia independant.....

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just collected my 2010 2.2 JTS Spider II so thought I'd say hi, Previously had a 147 and a GT, just can't get Alfa out my system! bought the spider from a BCA auction last week...the bidding nearly killed me with nerves a very long minute:rolleyes: Just need to sort the iphone/ipod B&M plus...
  18. independant alfa service

    General Alfa Discussion
    hello i have been reading some of the posts in this section and would like to say there is a new independant out there.over 19 years experiance with alfa romeo. ta west sussex alfa romeo for all your alfa needs. [email protected] 07823883015:D
  19. Independant Alfa servicing in the mids.... Read this before going to the main dealer!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, After being quoted £340 from Alfa for a 2nd year service I decided that I wasn't prepared to be ripped off so I decided to look for an independant garage. After a question on here Graham pointed out that there was a garage (AFH1) in Mansfield so yesterday I took the plunge. Martin (the...
  20. Cambelt change and ticking noise on startup 156 2.0

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, im just about to do my 100,000 mile service on the 156 (2.0 TS).. from the sound of things the variator is ready for the bin as ive got the typical diesel sound, but on startup there is another ticking sound that can be heard above the variator, it lasts about 30 seconds to a minute...
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