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  1. Please help my wifes gonna kill me!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi I am new to the alfa forum and am desperately seeking some advice, I have a 2015 Giulietta which I've had from new and recently dropped my wedding ring into the small top dashboard vent only to find its gone !! i've looked down the side vents with a borescope to no avail so assume they...
  2. How do I kill the damn thing?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    2003 156 1.8TS SW The computer screen comes on for a few seconds every now and then but since it doesn't normally do anything I really need, I haven't bothered. Now it springs to life every now and then with an annoying buzzer and tells me that "the brake fluid is low OR the handbrake is on"...
  3. 69 gt trying to kill me!

    South Africa
    Ok so I got a 69 gt stepnose about a month ago. Been driving here allot. Last week for no reason the brakes just stopped working on my way to work and I almost rear ended a uno. If I pump them about 10 times they work but the min i lift my foot the brake pressure is gone. So should I redo the...
  4. Had an hour or so to kill this morning......

    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...
  5. Yay Misses gunna kill me but i dont care

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I did the plunge so i stop having the thoughts going round my head thinking i wished i put a bigger engine in my car. so i gone a got a 3.2 its still in the car and done 76k miles being delivered monday / tuesday so i best get my jiggle on and get the other one out .. so get ready for my...
  6. Q2 trying to kill me!!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi again firstly can I thank everyone for their replies and knowledge I am receiving as a new Alfa owner. But:( I love the Q2 but I think it's trying to kill me:eek: I've drove rear wheel drive cars for most of my driving life, so getting back into a FWD is at the moment daunting. Now is it...
  7. 159 tried to kill me!!!

    South Africa
    so i was just parking minding my own business and i realise ey im feeling a bit funky and my car is all hazy inside, so i open the door and roll out just about and realise it looks like my car has risen out of hell trying to kill me blowing smoke out everywhere! i open the bonnet and to my...
  8. Trofeo racers - would you not kill for a garage like this ? I would

    South Africa
    Inside Scuderia del Portello with Roberto Motta Drool - Imagine the value of these cars :eek:
  9. 147TI tried to kill me. Round 2: Giulietta Cloverleaf

    Introduce Yourself
    Mornin'/Evenin' All, Rolled my 147 a few years ago, so whilst it did try to kill me, it did let me crawl out unharmed, apart from a smack in the face from the airbag(deployed in mid-air?!) and cuts from crawling out over the glass. Got a MkV Golf GT 1.4 TSi 170 - Fun car to drive with an...
  10. iPhone blue & me connection, or lack there of, making me want to kill!

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Right, I have an iPhone 4, and have never experienced problems with connecting it via the USB to play tunes (with adaptor). That is until the other day, It now connects, plays about 4 seconds then crackles and disconnects, but is still charging! It's not the cable, have checked, and the...
  11. my missus is going to kill me!!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    im parked just next to my house right now, with the computer and wifi working finally and im sitting in this: Alfa Romeo Brera 2.4 JTD 210 BHP COUPE 2DR - €36,950 - Used Cars on - New & Used Cars in Ireland ive just bought it! other day i was driving around Dublin and saw this...
  12. fuel pump kill switch and raley probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi can any one help or give advice i have a 156 t-spark and when i try to turn it over the fuel pump wont work and there is a ticking coming from the raley iv replaced the raley and the fuel pump and also the fuel cut off switch from under the passanger seat but the problems still there and my...
  13. fuel pump kill switch and raley probs

    Introduce Yourself
    hi can any one help me out or give me a clue.... iv got a t-spark 156 was running great till the fuel pump went and a ticking noise came from the raley iv replaced the pump the kill switch from under the passanger seat and new raley but still the ticking noise is there and the car wont start...
  14. Top 10 ways to kill a 166

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Or 'Prevention is better than Cure'. Please feel free to add your own preventative measures - I'd like to hear them and act on them! 1) Oil. Keep it topped up, we all know they use oil. 2) Cambelt. Change it, we all know they can go. 3) Heater Matrix. Help me out here - what can be done...
  15. Help me kill my Kitty cat

    South Africa
    So it looks liek my cats are not taken out my car. after i was told it were.. so here is the Q.. do i replace them with resonators or jsut solid pipes? do i need mini cats or is it not needed on Alfas.. Help me pretty please
  16. high mileage oil burner, will a remap kill it?

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi All, i would like some advice: i have 02 2.4JTD with 112,000 miles on the clock. since ive bought it, ive had clutch, maf, egr replaced and fixed various oil leaks (sump, main oil seal, split pipes etc) fixed. Also BMC CDA has been fitted. Im now thinking of getting it remapped, but was...
  17. I might just kill someone

    Alfa MiTo
    If I dont get my Mito this week :mad:
  18. Now kill me

    Motoring Images
    I was on the way to visit with the kids last Saturday - had to stop for petrol. So I pull over, stop, get the nozzle, mind my own business, dream away. Until I hear this out-of-the ordinary sound - unmistakably V8 rumble with a topnote. Coming closer. Stopping - right behind me. Red -...
  19. Will a faulty fuel injector kill my car?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi There, The fuel injection light on my 156 has just come on full time after a couple of 1 minute illuminations earlier in the week. Do you think it's safe for me to drive it the 25 minutes to the Alfa garage, or is that likely to do serious damage? (I'm assuming that the red light near the...
  20. 159 - car wants to kill me - engine/steering problem

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    DEar all Back in July it happened for the firs time. I was driving about 50 miles/hour and suddenly lost any steering, - the steering wheel was impossibly heavy to turn. I looked at the clocks and the revs were at 0 - full engine shut off. While still driving, i pressed ignition button and was...