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  1. Independent Garages - The List

    General Alfa Discussion
    Being bored over the holiday I have compiled a list of all the Independent Alfa Garages as recommended by forum members. Yes all 582 posts over 24 pages. The list is on an excel spread sheet and includes Name, Postcode, Contact number and where possible web address. They have...
  2. Independent for cam belt in Manchester area

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I normally hang out on the 164 board, but a mate of mine has just been quoted about a £grand :eek: for front brake pads, a 36,000 mile service and a cam belt on his December 2006 diesel GT. Can anyone recommend a good independent who might be able to shave a few quid off that for him...
  3. Car shampoo for matt paint (Italia Independent)

    Car Detailing
    Hi All- I’ve just taken ownership of my beautiful Spider I.I., can’t take my eyes off it! I’ll add an avatar when we get some decent weather….. I need to find some car shampoo specifically for the matt paint finish. I’ve spotted earlier posts mentioning 'Swissvax' and 'Chemical Guys' products...
  4. Brera Independent Italia 1750 TBI price?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I own a 2010 Brera II which I'm considering selling. It's a standard spec car with sat nav and I've also fitted some new 19" gun metal grey Prodrive S alloys. Mileage is 25000. I don't think I've ever seen another 1750 II for sale so don't really know what my asking price should be. Anyone got...
  5. Spider problems - looking for advice and a good independent

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all Had my 08 Alfa Spider 2.4 JTDM for a couple of years but I've only landed here when I've hit some snags, wish I'd found this place sooner to be honest! 1. I was on the motorway recently and suffered a loss in power, no warning lights but I had to pull over on to the hard shoulder stop...
  6. Good independent Glasgow area

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi back to an Alfas after 7 years of Mx5s (yes they are reliable and handle well but very very plain). I have bought a 2.4 spider 07. with full afla dealer stamps, but I remeber my last few visits to a Alfa dealer so I am looking for a good independent in Lanarkshire or Glasgow area, Im sure...
  7. Need an independent garage with diagnostic gear and live in Staffordshire/Derbyshire?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Jonathan Brown at Hayslope garage in Ellastone is your man-01335 324123. Fixed our airbag light in 5 minutes. Still failed its MOT mind but at least it didnt fail because of that bloody light!
  8. Independent Dealer List

    General Alfa Discussion
    As I'm new to this and Alfas, this is a great forum and I have been going through the lists of dealers to see wheres near to me. Is there a way of having this split into regions or lists with a 0-10 type rating... I'm lazy and reading too many threads/comments confuses me :rolleyes: The only...
  9. Independent in the north east

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi anyone recommend a good one in this area, some one said QSP of ferryhill any one used them.
  10. Recommendations for independent garage in York

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone recommend a good spanner man in York? If I'm going to keep my baby going for another 100,000 miles I will need a good garage. Too far away from Ferdi's in Lytham now for regular servicing.
  11. Good Independent

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I needed quite a bit of work doing to my GTV (belts, variator, water pump, etc) and decided to give Northern Alfa Performance from Tickhill near Rotherham a go. I have to say that I was impressed by Gareth the owner. Only a young bloke, but extremely competent and knowledgeable. He went far...
  12. Merc Independent Garage

    Republic of Ireland
    Lads, I understand that this may not be a relevant post for alfaowner but I thought some one here could help. Long story short, some idiot with a trolley bumped into the back of me when I wasn't there. Big crack on the rear lamp, thankfully not on the body. Ordered lamp from Micks Garage...
  13. Independent Alfa GT service advice Cheshire / Shropshire areas

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum and new to Alfa Romeo after buying my 07 GT Lusso diesel about 8 weeks ago. I've been lurking around reading the advice from the knowledgable people here. I'm pleased with my car so far in terms of performance, economy, safety and style. After owning a...
  14. Alfa independent in Gauteng

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, Would anybody be able to recommend a good alfa specialist (for cambelt service) in Gauteng? Thanks in advance! Peter
  15. Independent Italia

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Thanks for the welcome...I just joined the forum this morning. Have spotted a matt grey titanium finish Italia Independent several times this week - that is one HOTTT car!!! I couldn't take my eyes off the paintwork! Does anyone out there have one? I'd like to find out more...
  16. Recommended Independent in East Midlands?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am searching for a reputable Independent in the East Midlands for routine servicing [using genuine parts]. Can anyone help? Thanks.
  17. Independent Alfa Specialist in/near Falkirk

    South Scotland
    Hi all, I've not posted on this section of the board before so - HI! I've got a 59 plate Mito that is due its 18k miles first service now. I've yet the phone the dealer (Western Alfa in Edinburgh) for a quote on the service, but I'm interested to know who I could use in the area. I'm in...
  18. Main dealer or independent?

    Poll Room
    I know a similar thread ran recently, but I wanted to run a poll. Given the choice, and basing the decision on trust and value for money rather than convenience, who would you trust to look after your bella? Main Alfa dealer or an independent (specialist) garage? :)
  19. recomdations of independent garges

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    im looking to have some work done on a fault with my selespeed 147, are there any in the midlands im living in coventry. any help welcome Thanks Dave
  20. Main dealer or independent specialist??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Who do you take your Alfa to and why?? And who's good in the Midlands area?? Thanks DM