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  1. Gearbox Repairers Near Newcastle?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All My gearbox seems to need attention. Over 40mph and in 5/6th there is a high pitched twittering sound. It doesn't go when you declutch - revving the engine with the clutch pedal down doesn't change the pitch. Going into neutral doesn't change the pitch - however then moving the gearstick...
  2. Hello from Newcastle UK

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi guys, just wanted to introduce myself, im Mike from Newcastle in the UK. Owner of a 2005 156 JTD daily and a project 1966 Alfa Spider Duetto. Cheers Mike
  3. New GT Cloverleaf Owner from Newcastle

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi all, just joined after buying myself an 08 GT Cloverleaf. Had an alfa 20 years ago and decided it was time for another!! Needs a little work to repair the tailgate and bumper but hope to be up and running in a week or so (being optimistic that I can find the parts) I'm from Northumberland...
  4. New Alfa Owner Here! Newcastle

    Introduce Yourself
    Hellooooo :) So, been driving for 21 years and owned mainly Vauxhalls and Volkswagens. Fancied a change so bought an Alfa Romeo 147 JTDm 150 Lusso from a friend. It's a 2007 model that he's had from new and only covered 69000 miles with a full service history. Added bonus it's just been...
  5. The Wheel Specialist / Newcastle

    North East
    Had my 159 TI in at these guys: thewheelspecialist.co.uk yesterday for a refurb on my wheels and what a great job they did! while they had the wheels off I also opted to get the calipers resprayed and they also look mint! Second picture - Spider calipers painted in black with white decals...
  6. Newcastle Alfa Garage

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hello folks.. Any GEORDIES in the house? which is the best place in Newcastle upon Tyne to get work done on my car and have it serviced etc? Bristol street? Lyles? What are peoples experiences with these places? Thanks Joe
  7. 156 GTA for Sale in Newcastle

    North East
    Selling my GTA to fund another project i've just agreed to... Thought i'd post in the NE lounge to see if there's any local interest. Its on Pistonheads. http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/alfa-romeo/156/alfa-romeo-156-v6-24v-gta----------------2003/4166124
  8. 156 GTA from Gumtree Newcastle

    Alfa GTA
    Hello, Does anybody know something about this car? Thanks guys Gta Alfa Romeo 156 special edition 3.2 v6 | United Kingdom | Gumtree
  9. Alfa dealer Newcastle warning

    Alfa MiTo
    I purchased a Mito 10 months ago from Benfield motors in Newcastle upon Tyne as they were the approved main dealer at the time however they recently closed and it's now Bristol Street Motors who are the approved dealer. My mito today broke down resulting in a near miss for my wife and 2 young...
  10. Alfa Romeo Newcastle

    North East
    No longer Benfield Warwick Street, soon to be Vertu/Bristol Street Motors Scotswood Road.
  11. Car wrapping Newcastle / Gateshead area?

    North East
    Hi all I have a white 159 TBI with anthracite wheels, I was wondering if anyone knows where i could get my wing mirrors wrapped to match? Thats my thoughts anyway, what do you think it would look like? Graham
  12. Thank You Benfield Alfa Newcastle: Service Way Beyond The Call Of Duty!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Guys, I just have to bring to the attention of those who don't already know about Benfield Alfa Romeo in Newcastle upon Tyne. Once again they have gone way beyond the call of duty but this time have surpassed ALL expectations. I'll try and keep it brief but I bought a beautiful shiney...
  13. A decent tunnel in Newcastle?

    North East
    Since moving down here for the next 8 or so months I'd like to hear my Wizard Unicorse replica in a tunnel properly. Any decent ones near about? Preferably some where I can give it some beans without consequence ;)
  14. Help needed - DIY diagnostics in Newcastle?

    North East
    Afternoon all, Does anyone in Newcastle, or close by have a diagnostic setup which can scan a 2004 156? I usually go down to QSP for my mechanical needs but simply don't have the time to make the trip at the minute :( I have concluded that I have an ABS sensor fault, just need to know which...
  15. Where to get my cambelt changed in Newcastle area

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi folks As above, im looking for a garage in the Newcastle area which any of you guys have used and / or would recommend for cambelt & water pump change. Cheers Graham
  16. Lets All Laugh At Newcastle

    North East
    Former Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear has confirmed that he has been appointed as their new director of football. Newcastle fans are not happy! Newcastle Fans Not For Kinnear | Channelbee - YouTube
  17. Ridiculously cheap Alfas in Newcastle upon Tyne!!!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Guys, I've just been into my local Alfa Dealer (Benfield Alfa) in Newcastle to order a hand brake cable and they've got a stock of unbelievably cheap nearly new Alfas, one with only 2,800 miles on the clock but with nearly £10,000 off the list price!!! I'm just wondering how on earth can they...
  18. Lyles of Newcastle Service

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just had my 156 V6 in at Lyles for Cambelt service and Winter checkover- car feels like new again now! Can't recommend them enough - great job all round- really helpfull & friendly too!:thumbs::thumbs: p.s Also got some Choccies with my Coffee !! Mmm
  19. A new alfa 147 owner in Newcastle!

    North East
    Hello, My name is Patrick and I recently (very recent) purchased an Alfa 147 2.0 TS. It's been only two days but I have had one of the best two days ever since I have been driving. Very fun to drive and little tech advanced things to enjoy like audio control on steering wheel etc. I am...
  20. Newcastle

    North East
    Picking my next Alfa up there tomorrow, so if anyone sees a mint green Alfa, tis me..:thumbs:
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