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  1. Thinking about being a little mad!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've seen this little beastie on ebay and miss my 156GTA Supercharged from five years ago. Anyone know of the history of this car at all though, will be having a word with Autodelta in the next few days, but I'm sure I haven't seen it on the forums? GT 3.7 Supercharged with a rather blue...
  2. Must be mad

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi there just bought a gtv after all the years of staying away from ****** so i sit here tonight a little nervous hoping it will start tomorrow morning :lol:
  3. Another mad idea

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Some time back I read up on water injector, this has been on the back burner for many years in the auto industry, I even recall it's used in aviation piston engines. Anyway some time back the cylinder head gasket failed on my sons car and I noticed that the affected cylinder was clean and carbon...
  4. Am i mad

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Am i mad just bought a 00 REG 156 as a runaround fell in love with it well minded car but needs about 1000 euro to bring it back to showroom std:confused::any advice would be appreciated
  5. 3 noises driving me mad

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 147 facelift (05) m-jet with noises that shouldn't be there that are driving me mad. 1, Suspension knock/patter when driving over undulated road surface, I have changed top suspension mount and drop links on both sides seems to have improved but just cannot dial it 100% out. 2, Clutch...
  6. Mad Door Message

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My Gt is showing the drivers door being open when it is actually closed, the warning sign stays on even when driving. Any ideas would be great chaps. And a Merry Christmas to one and all.
  7. Steering Creaking Please Help - Driving me mad

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Now my creaking steering persists and it is driving me crazy. Now then this is what happens. Wheels in the straight ahead position and wiggle the steering wheel (engine running) there is a creaking coming from behind the dash inside and at the end of the steering column outside. The noise is...
  8. Mad Parking Skills

    General Motoring Discussion
    I thought I was good at reverse parking but just saw a lorry driver parallel park a 44 ton artic in a space about a cars length longer than his truck, he only took two bites to get it in. He stopped reversing the first time about a foot off the car parked behind him, do these things have...
  9. GT alarm problems, driving me mad!! can someone help?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Came back from a very late trip to birmingham last night. car was driving like a dream, no faults. sat the car on the drive and went for some much needed sleep...... but clearly the alfa didnt want to sleep!:mad: so after the 4th time the alarm went off, i just locked it manualy. Now ive been...
  10. Either mad hot or air con!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The fan in my GT blows mad hot even at 16.5 degrees for about 30 minutes when I get in the car. I don't seem to have any options with it. Its either hot or I have to put the air con on. Anyone got any ideas?
  11. Am I Mad?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I'm seriously close to a deal on an S3 Quad. Thing is - I can't afford two cars anymore, (cue violins), and so it will be my daily driver: come shine, rain... or snow :eek: The car is the best S3 I have ever seen, (and I've seen a lot), just out of total bare metal resprayed restoration...
  12. Wheel bearings are driving me mad

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello Please can any one cast some knowledge on a problem with wheel bearings i am having .I tried to cure some wheel bearing noise on a GTV TS i have recently bought and after trying to discern the correct faulty bearing by steering into a direction to make the noise go away / get less i found...
  13. Wheel bearings are driving me mad

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello My 2000 gtv TS has a noisy wheel bearing and so i thought i would tackle myself, So after road testing to discern what bearing i thought it was by the steering and trying to find when the noise went away/ lessened. Having found that when i steered to the right it went quieter that it must...
  14. Hoping its not terminal! Mad tspark rattle!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got my fingers crossed here but fearing the worst! Bought a 156 sportwagon 2.0 TS at the weekend. test drive was fine and couldn't find any obvious issues and everything seemed to be good. Guy had receipts and photos of the cam belt and auxillary belt swap that he had done. Started on my way...
  15. Alfa Mad ?

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello all, First post, live in the South West and now on my third Alfa. Have loved them all in different ways, the 147 in red was fun and I enjoyed finishing putting her together as the factory had left lots of bits unclipped etc. The GT in red was my first diesel car and very torquey but still...
  16. going mad

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, sorry to be a pain. I have just changed me pollen filter, air conn now working finally. But the blessed car now wont start. Checked battery n fuel, it just wont fire up. Its a 2000 156 diesel, is it unconnected to my pollen filter, or could i have caught a cable? Any help very gratefully...
  17. please help im going mad!!!!!!!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    right then my 2003 gtv has got a problem with the electric window that i cannot seem to crack i like to feel that i can sus most electrical gremlins but this one is doin me ead in!! the window is stuck about 1/2 down and when window button is pressed all i hear is a clicking from the bowels of...
  18. Help! Juddering wipers driving me mad!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Any advice welcome. Have tried to wipe screen down with white spirit, but still juddering. Haven't tried new wipers yet. Anyone recommend some? Car was bought from Dealer - who knows what they've done! Thanks in advance.
  19. Am i mad, or just infected?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Been offered a BMW 335D Coupe M Sport that is running at 346 Bhp with full LED lights, halo angel eyes, full (tasteful) body kit fitted 4 months ago. Full spec inc. professional sat nav with Ipod & Tv intergration....the list goes on. Now, this car goes for £17-18K and ive been offered it for...
  20. Might be mad but I'm going for it

    Car Detailing
    Car is going in next week to have the last of its upgrades done then I'm spraying it............ Lamborghini avantedore orange ( loads of pics on google images to get the idea ) it's a dark powerful orange with a black gt badge on the rear and black refurbed alloys. Im not intending to sell and...