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  1. 24 Years between Alfas! GTV 2.0 to 2018 Giulia Veloce & Stelvio - Melbourne Australia

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    24 Years between Alfas! GTV 2.0 to 2018 Giulia Veloce & Stelvio - Melbourne Australia Well, my first car was a '79 Alfa GTV 2.0 that I loved more than anything. I adored the brand and drove it with pride. Like a lot of us I suspect, the years ticked over and the Alfa brand went into...
  2. Buying a Giulia in Melbourne, Australia

    Alfa Giulia
    Hello. I used to be active on the forum but dropped off a few years back. Still own my 159 and it's going very nicely after 10 years and over 200,000 km on the clock. But I've decided that it's time to replace it, possibly with a Giulia. I recently moved to Melbourne from Canberra and so...
  3. Parts Advice for timing gear in Melbourne

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey all, I was hoping to get some advice from some of you guys in here. I'm fairly sure that my timing chain has stretched, as I'm getting progressively lumpier idle and after clearing a P0011, I had P0016 come back. Even if it is just the solenoid, its probably due for replacement anyway at...
  4. Greetings from Melbourne Australia

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    Greetings (or am I supposed to say G'day) :beer:A lover of the Alfa Romeo, I got my 1st one new in the UK when working for BT, as a company car. Fully loaded 3.2L V6 OK 2000, sadly sold on moving to Australia 11 years ago. alfa 156 rally pack - Google Search I decided to not get another alfa...
  5. Hello from Melbourne Australia...

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    For a long time I've been keen on Alfa Romeo's and I discovered this forum today as I was looking for a fix for my boot lights which are no longer working in my 159 JTDm.
  6. Potential MiTo owner - Melbourne, Australia

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    Hey all, Just thought I would introduce myself here, before I go back to the MiTo section of the forum and pester those guys some more. I consider myself a car enthusiast and as such, I have always wanted an Alfa. I hate cars that are used as tools to get from A to B. I think a car should...
  7. Spettacolo 2014 in Melbourne

    Meets & Events Images
    Some iPhone shots of AROCA Spettacolo in Melbourne last Sunday:
  8. Spettacolo 2014 Event Melbourne Australia

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Spettacolo 2014, another top event again this year ! well done to all the organisers :) nice turnout of 916's too. Made my day, my 98 phase 1 Alfa Spider won the "Show & Shine" event for 916 series !
  9. Greetings from Melbourne

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    Hi all I joined the forum to find out more about the illusive dreaded key fob issue, since a broke the first key, and went through the motions with auto locksmith etc. There seems to be a lot of collective know how here... small issues take the longest, right?! I own a 2004 spider, 3.2 L, lusso...
  10. Im David from Melbourne, AUS and a huge alfa lover!

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    Intoducing myself and the passion for my alfa: Im from the western suburbs of melbourne, my father is of australian and english background and my mother of italian, I am 26 years of age. I work at a hardware store and at the bank. My love for Alfas started when I was young when my uncle bought a...
  11. Hello from Melbourne

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    Great to join the forum. I currently own a Brera and have a 4C on order since September 2011 (desperately waiting). I have had 7 Alfas in total. An Alfasud was my first followed by everything from GTV's through to Spiders and an Alfa 75.
  12. Hello from Melbourne

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    After lurking for over a year, I've finally gotten around to making my first post (a bit slack, I know). :lol: I drive a early 156 2.5 V6 Monza (I think it's the equivalent of the sports pack in the UK, with the carbon fibre dash and 16" teledials, not sure). It's a manual, which is pretty rare...
  13. Hello from Melbourne Australia

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    Hi everyone! My name is David and I am hoping to become an Alfa convert. Hold the snarls, but my last car was a 2001 SAAB 95 Aero - loved it and now I'm after something a little more bold. Some of my friends have Alfa's, they love them, and thought it's worth checking out. At the moment I...
  14. 916 Spider joining from Melbourne

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    We've had our Spider since bought new in 2001, and have had our fair share of the Alfa experience. The car is my wife's daily driver, and we find this is less often the case these days. I have high expectations this club will help us to keep the car going, which we desperately want to do...
  15. Newbie from Melbourne.

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    Just dropping in to say a quick hello to all. This site has helped with my decision to purchase my 159 jts ti (due to my 147 GTA being written off a few weeks ago - :() ....gee I miss that car; but loving the 159 comfort, and tech specs - even though it's not as quick as the GTA! Cheers!
  16. suspension in melbourne

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi- i know this topic comes up fairly often but i have a few quite specific questions and haven't been able to find an answer.. my '03 spider 2.0 TS suffers a lot of flex and scuttle shake when going over uneven road and speed bumps etc. especially with the roof down. i figured the shocks are...
  17. spider servicing in melbourne australia

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    gday all can any aussies here recomend anyone i can take my 916 spider to get service in melbourne australia. i refuse to take it to an alfa dealership to get serviced as they are nothing short of criminals. I used to take my 05 156 to them, and whilst they did a good job, its too bloody...
  18. anyone with Alfa diag in melbourne pliz help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All I am a new owner and having issues with my Alfa 156 selespeed. Selespeed indicator is flashing and i cant engage any gears. the Selespeed pump does not kick in when i open the door. My car is 2001 and has done 130K approx. I am new the owner with no history of service for the car. I...
  19. Hi from Melbourne, Australia

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    Hi all. I'm Eugene from Melbourne, Australia, and here's my Phase 1 GTV V6. I've done most of the common mods, including Koni/Eibach, BMC CDA, Powerflex bushes, decat + custom exhaust, body kit, strut brace and various cosmetic bits and pieces.
  20. Derby crew meet at Melbourne 02/10/2009

    East Midlands
    Derby Crew Meet 02/10/2009 A venue for the 2nd ever Derby crew meet has been decided upon. Everyone is welcome and hopefully we can better the pretty good turn out of the Willington meet:cool:. The venue is the John Thompson Inn just near Swarkestone bridge. Map and address here...