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  1. Noob hiya post!!!

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    Hey guys, Greetings from glorious Milton Keynes (that place where roundabouts are born!) Ive had my Alfa 147 Ducati Course for approx two years. much has been done but the list to get it where where it needs to be will probably longer than a long thing thats being stretched!! looking forward...
  2. Noob

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    Hey all, I've been lurking for a while, read alot about the Alfa GT; thanks to you guys I knew what to look out for when viewing a couple of cars locally. Purchased an '07 1.9 JTDM last week and really happy with him. Looking forward to freshening up with the necessary new badges, etc. This is...
  3. Alfa JTD M jet noob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi fine Alfa people. I have recently tried and failed to remove the crank damper pulley bolt which is seized up like a MF! My plan was to replace both belts and water pump and tensioners. In my desperation I am ashamed to say that I put a breaker bar onto the crank pulley bolt and turned the key...
  4. Noob,. West Sussex UK

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    Hi all, I'm Nick from Crawley in West Sussex. Just today purchased my first Alfa. It's a 2007 159 JTS Lusso wagon with only 70k on the clock. Had a nice long drive home and am so far very pleased with my choice. It's a long way from what I previously had in mind but it's quick, looks awesome and...
  5. Noob lurker from Leicester

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    "Hello commuters... with your computer's" I've been lurking reading comments for a while and didn't see the newbie section! On my third Alfa after a 147, Giulietta Veloce and now GQV - officially addicted since I first sat in my old man's 33 sportwagon and my only regret is never owning a Busso...
  6. Hello from noob. Question on possible '82 Gold Cloverleaf purchase

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hello all, I have always wanted to own an Alfa, and an pondering in this one that is coming up for auction. 1982 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Gold Cloverleaf for Auction - Anglia Car Auctions Question: Why is the estimated sale price so cheap compared to other 'suds on carandclassic website? It...
  7. Noob Nate_FR

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    Hi fellow AO's, I am based in Cape Town South Africa. Proud owner of a 1983 116 Giulietta. Have been using the site as a guest for ages and finally joined.
  8. Another noob

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    Hi everyone, been directed to this site repeatedly by Google so I eventually decided to join! My name is Colm and I'm from Laois in Ireland, Driving a 2001 156 2.0 ts, and building a 156 v6 track car at present. Generally more of an observer in these places but if I think I can add something I...
  9. Alfa Romeo GT 1.9 tuning - questions from an absolute noob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. Currently Im enjoying the Alfa GT 1.9 which is my first car. While I was searching for it, I happened to test drive tuned 147 1.9jtd 16v (same engine as mine). It had turbo from 2.4 engine, from mounted intercooler, sports exhaust system, and it was remapped. That thing was great...
  10. noob in a Brera

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    Hello all, I am Dave and a long time viewer first time poster..... Just bought my Alfa a 2006 Brera 3.2V6 smile machine. Only managed 50 miles in it so far but LOVING it. Although I had a family wagon 156 sport wagon a few years back it has nothing on this. Hopefully won't need to use the...
  11. Noob questions: New Headunit

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I'm thinking about saving up for a Pioneer AVIC-F70DAB, but have no idea about the ins and outs of replacing my standard head unit. Apologies for the noob questions but can someone please tell me what to look for in a new headunit? Namely: 1. Can you keep the steering wheel controls...
  12. Noob here, but not to Alfa :)

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    Hi everyone, I'm an old geezer hailing from Denmark, have had many Alfas over the years, started back in the day with a Bertone GTv 1750 from '69, rebuild to a 2,0. From then on there was nothing that could keep me away from being an "Alfa-head" :) Went on to buy a '74 born 2,0, later on a GTV...
  13. Typical Noob 159 owner questions

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, Just bought myself a 159 Ti 1.9jtdm on a 58plate with 67k. Possibly belonged to someone on here in the past? Onwed quite a few Alfas now but never a 159....The car runs well with no noticable issues to report as yet. Anything i should look out for on these?
  14. Hampshire noob

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    Hey all, Just picked up my first alfa a few days ago, a peculiar green 147ts - my dad has been a convert for some time previously owning a 156 and now a 159 and launch edition 4c, apparently you aren't a true petrol head until you have owned one and always having enjoyed the interior of an alfa...
  15. Car geek becomes excited noob Alfa owner

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    Well, it's been a long time coming! As a complete petrolhead I've rebuilt and modified a '71 Midget, an '89 205 GTi (2.0 16v) and also stray into motorbikes too ('97 Honda CBR600F). I have always loved Alfa's but have never owned or driven one. Now I'm the proud owner of a 2001 147 2.0 Lusso...
  16. Scottish noob

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    Evening all. I'm not long finished changing the upper wish bones on the wife's 147 with help from some of the threads on here, so it's only polite to say hello and thanks. She has had the alfa for about 18 months now and loves it. I'm not so smitten!:) It's a 2006 JTD lusso 8 valve job and it...
  17. Noob from lincoln

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    Hi guys im john from lincoln and i have just put a deposit down on my first alfa, a 156 2.0 Twin Spark. I've loved the look of these since they first came out so am chuffed to finally be getting one. Will post some pics when i pick it up and get it polished up :)
  18. Noob 156 Owner

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    Hi All, Finally got myself a 156 after wanting one for-ever! A nice 2001 1.6 TS in shiny red. Look forward to chatting Jamie
  19. 156 Noob

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    Hi everyone I bought a 156 2l twin spark yesterday,drives very well. As I stoped at home I lowerd the drivers side window only to have the window button jump right out of the holder.Not impressed :rant::eek: Hope this is not a sign of things to come. I would appreciate any advice on the repair...
  20. gtv mods done by a noob

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    PLease hit the link below to view put in wrong area