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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all I have just bought (24 Dec) an Alfa 156 Selespeed 16V TS (114 bhp) sedan, 2001 model. I am looking for further information relating to the timing belt, balance belt, water pump, cam variator, etc. after researching the web for the last week or so, learning heaps, but now I want to ask...
  2. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV was originally registered in Kent in 1998. Since then, its had numerous private reg. plates and currently carries a non-private Northern Ireland plate as it spent the last 5 years with the previous owner in NI. Now its back in England, the NI plate is legal here, not classed as a...
  3. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    My loved 33 16V P4 is connecting and disconnecting solenoid in 1 second when I turn the key. The 4X4 light comes on and stay's on. Any suggestion what this could be. Tried to change the ECU and checked both brake light switches.
  4. General Alfa Discussion
    I am about to have my 159 2.4's DPF removed and am just a little concerned about whether it will fail it's CT due to emissions. Does anyone know what the limits are in France for Diesel engines? Car is a 2007 model and will have a dummy DPF for the tester to see on a visual check. Any help or...
  5. South Africa
    I'm sure there are alot more info to be shared on here than trying to phone dealerships. So I bought the wife a manual B class Merc (1st gen). Day after owning it the clutch slave cylinder (that I suspect) started leaking. Back to the dealer. It is now at Merc with it's engine removed ...
  6. West Midlands
    Hey everyone I posted a thread a few days ago regarding my potential purchase of an Alfa 159 1.9JTD Lusso. Its a 2007 model. I was planning on getting an AA check done as I live a few hundred miles away (near Glasgow) from the current owner and have absolutely no knowledge of cars in general...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey everyone *I posted a thread a few days ago regarding my potential purchase of an Alfa 159 1.9JTD Lusso. Its a 2007 model. I was planning on getting an AA check done as I live a few hundred miles away (near Glasgow) from the current owner and have absolutely no knowledge of cars in general...
  8. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey everyone I posted a thread a few days ago regarding my potential purchase of an Alfa 159 1.9JTD Lusso. Its a 2007 model. I was planning on getting an AA check done as I live a few hundred miles away from the current owner and have absolutely no knowledge of cars in general never mind...
  9. North Scotland
    anybody know this car? http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=231001536735&fromMakeTrack=true&ssPageName=VIP:watchlink:top:en thanks alex
  10. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi - I came across someone selling a Powerflow stainless steel single exit exhaust system today that had come off a gtv twin spark. Would any of this exhaust be applicable to a v6? I had been thinking about getting hold of a stainless system more from the aspect of longevity rather than having...
  11. General Motoring Discussion
    What's the fastest production BMW from 0-60? Winner gets to ask next question.
  12. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    In my research for the next Alfa, probably a Brera (he says with fingers crossed...) I have mainly been looking at the 2.2 version of the S, in red. But, I have come across three of these type of specs now: Used ALFA ROMEO BRERA 2.2 JTS S 3DR (RED STITCHED DASH) for sale - PistonHeads (Ref...
  13. General Motoring Discussion
    Per the model specific thread, I have just acquired a 33 P4. It has a Toad C4 alarm with a touch key immobiliser installed, and I wondered if anyone in Alfa Owner world might have a manual they can copy or quote from to help wit this. The alarm appears to function normally, except that the...
  14. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi, Any help appreciated ( i've searched a few threads but all quite old so thought i'd go down this route ) Alfa 145 2.0 Twin Spark 65k year 2000 The engine has a noise at idle, when on the move it can't be heard ( maybe engine noise hiding it ) After a search was identified as the Auxiliary...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys , done all the usual checks and stuff , just wondered if anyone out there could tip me the wink as to what it could be needing , timing belt if 1st on the list . Then.........
  16. South Africa
    Referring bact to this problem I still have... http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-147-156-and-gt/292250-147-not-accepting-key-code.html I have now figured out (with a bit of research) that my cars ECU / Body computer has been changed at some point. I need the key-code for the ECU currently in...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    OK , here is a challenge, I have just applied for the key codes from my local alfa dealer. arrived with all of the log book and was informed they would get back to me with the set. This morning I recieved an email saying that Alfa do not hold details for the cars vin number. How can I get the...
  18. Poll Room
    Companies are offering full body scans where they look into you and tell you whats wrong or things they might find. There are also firms that offer DNA testing which would show up things that might happen in the future. Question is, Would you want to know especially if there was no cure?
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone in Kent who knows or has good knowledge of 147 selespeed willing to pay if needed just want someone to have a look for me
  20. Introduce Yourself
    Hello all Alfisti. I have found what is a rough, and I mean rough (1 or 1.5 out of 100) Alfa Romeo. I am interested in buying it, even if it takes me 10 years to restore it, as I love the lines, and the Alfa heritage. I have joined here looking for knowledge and advice on the vehicle, and...
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