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  1. Piccadilly Motors moving - Knaresborough

    General Alfa Discussion
    Received an emnal yesterday from Piccadilly Knaresborough as below: Dear Valued Customer IMPORTANT INFORMATION You may already be aware we are moving the KIA Brand to our premises in Knaresborough and at the same time taking Fiat and Abarth to Ripon; the date of the move is 2nd December 2019...
  2. Locking motors repaired

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Edit: These motor are direct replacements, they come with the same gear, making the repair a bliss. Mabuchi FC-280SC DC 12V Car Door Lock Actuator Rearview Mirror MotorSR | eBay I had one replaced 3 years ago,since then the others started weakening and lastly totally stopped working. Didn't...
  3. Spider Flap Motors

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just seen these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Alfa-Romeo-Spider-2006-Soft-Top-Roof-Flap-Motor-71747615-New-GENUINE/372542106343?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 Has anybody installed them successfully? Supposedly original.
  4. 4 new tyres, thanks Michelin and L C Motors

    Alfa Giulia
    I recently had 2 new free rear tyres as they were egg shaped, then noticed a droning sound from the front, L C Motors road tested and confirmed it was the front tyres. They contacted Michelin and they replied very quickly a yes, foc front tyres. So 4 new tyres all free just got to pay for...
  5. Headlights without electric adjustment motors (preFL 147)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My headlight adjustment motors have been dead and disconnected for as long as I had the car. Electric adjustment isn't required by MOT here, and I don't load the car heavily, so manual adjustment is fine. Anyway, both of my original headlights are awfully faded, and recently started aiming at...
  6. Flap motors available x5

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I know from various forums and having hunted around myself that Spider flap motors are out of stock everywhere - even Alfisti.net can't source any. And it doesn't look like there will be any new stock coming anytime soon - if ever. I have found an overseas supplier that has 5 in stock -...
  7. Penta motors Guilia at Knysna

    South Africa
    Penta Motors in Montana, Pretoria have entered two Giulia QV's to compete in the Knysna Hillclimb 3 - 6 May. Pierre Bester and Piet Potgieter are the drivers. I don't have much more info at the moment - anyone wanting to add is welcome.
  8. FCA Heritage to sell some rare motors

    General Motoring Discussion
    So I think the gist of it is, the heritage department are restoring and selling off some rare cars to finance scouting activities to buy more rare cars to replace the ones they just sold, https://enzari.com/news/fca-heritage-launches-the-new-reloaded-by-creators-service/
  9. Replacement spindles for Spider roof motors

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All As the title says - maybe of some interest if you have a broken spindle in your roof motor or maybe want a spare for when it does go! Alfa Romeo Spider (916) Roof Motor 60630546/60621817 Repair Spindle Cheers Gazza
  10. 2018 events - 13th May motors by the moat Leeds Castle 13th

    South East
    Motors by the Moat show at Leeds Castle, those who attended last year may well have already received details direct, dates are Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May and those members who have given a preference have gone for the Sunday, which is when I think most will want to attend, you can go on...
  11. Jjb motors

    General Alfa Discussion
    I have been trying to contact JJB MOTORS of York for some work to be carried on the 159. Their phone doesn't answer, their emails don't reply, and their messenger service doesn't work either. Does anyone have any info as to what the situation is, they have always done such a great job on the...
  12. 159 window motors

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Are the window motors the same for front and rear on either side ? Can i buy a rear passenger motor to fit front passenger door ?
  13. Motors by the moat Leeds castle

    South East
    Went last year on the Saturday Great day out but only a few Alfa Anyone going this year ? https://www.leeds-castle.com/What%E2%80%99s+On/Featured+Events/Motors+by+the+Moat/ Sent from my GT-N8010 using Tapatalk
  14. Turin Motors – Leeds – Fantastic....

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can not praise Chris and the guys at Turin enough for the work they’ve just done on my Alfa GTV V6. Car had a service, new bushes fitted, and whilst fitting the new bushes they noticed both rear spring pan arms were so bad they did me an amazing price on a couple of great condition 2nd hand...
  15. Fantastic service - Sandown Motors

    South Africa
    This morning I took my 159ti in for a service to Sandown Motors. I was dreading the experience, having had poor service from their service department on a number of occasions. The booking process didn't go down as planned, because I was asked if there was anything specific I wanted them to check...
  16. Mitsubishi Motors falsify fuel economy tests

    General Motoring Discussion
    Looks like we have some more cheating liers! Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy tests - BBC News "Mitsubishi Motors has admitted falsifying fuel economy test data for more than 600,000 vehicles." "The inaccurate tests involved 157,000 of its own brand light passenger cars and...
  17. D.P Motors - St Albans

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey all - just wanted to give a shout out to DP Motors in St Albans. They're a family run Italian garage specialising in Alfa and Fiat. DP Motors MOT St Albans Testing Centre & Car Garage Service, Hertfordshire I've had a couple of experiences with them and think they're great and worth...
  18. Car Throttle, 9 greatest 6 cylinder motors

    South Africa
    https://www.carthrottle.com/post/the-9-greatest-6cylinder-engines-of-the-last-decade-according-to-you/ 1. Alfa Romeo 'Busso' V6 2. Porsche M97/74 3. BMW S54B32 4. BMW N54 5. Jaguar AJ126 6. Ford Barra inline-six 7. Nissan VR38DETT 8. General Motors LF4 9. TVR Speed Six I think that's a fair...
  19. Sandown Motors pathetic service!

    South Africa
    Hi guys, Been a while since I posted on here but I figured I need to give some input wrt my recent customer service experience at Sandown Motors in Century City. So I had my QV serviced on 26 August - basic service incl oil change and general condition check. No hassles, got offered a coffee...
  20. TS starter motors

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Will a 1.8 TS starter motor fit a 1.6 TS? Does it matter that the 1.8 is CF1 and the 1.6 is CF3?
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