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  1. Non Alfa Related: My American "Pick-up"

    South Africa
    So about 13months ago I bought a 1967 Dodge D100 Pick Up. Was pretty banged up. It went for a full restoration and I am about a week away from taking delivery of it.. Attached a few pics. Pre and post restoration.
  2. Alfa insist on valeting car prior to pickup?

    Alfa Giulietta
    . Is it good practice for me to remove the factory wax after collection? Thanks in advance.
  3. Poor pickup at low rpm

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have a 2006 Alfa GT JTS, which recently had a cambelt change at 45k miles. One issue, which is annoying me is that, when moving off, I need to have higher revs than usual, or the engine appears to struggle a bit almost to the point of stalling. > 2000 rpm There does not seem to be...
  4. Pickup before turbo - crap!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My missus always complains the pickup on my 156 is rubbish compared to her 147. Ideas? It can get dangerous pulling out of junctions, no power then all hell breaks loose at 2500k :/
  5. 75 to pick-up

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Has anyone ever converted a 75 into a pick-up or know any-one that has? Any thoughts?
  6. ALfa 156 CD High laser optical pickup replacement

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi all does anyone know what part number is the right one for replacing the laser pickup in the Alfa 156 High CD , with the Bose speaker system Also known as model 936 ; BP0378 ; or 7 640 378 31 Its made by Blaupunkt and the cd mechanism is actually made by DDDK (defunct hungarian bit of...
  7. Juttery pickup under 3k revs 2.0 TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Like the title says I'm suffering (very) juddery pick-up under 3k revs. Over 3K it seems fine, and also less noticeable once it's warmed up. I've also noticed you can hear blips/interference through the stereo matching the judders. I haven't touched anything yet - is it likely to be plugs or...
  8. Alfa 156 JTS engine oil pickup

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi Was just wondering is there any reason why JTS oil pickup hole is so small compared to TS and not to talk about V6.This how it looks on JTS http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attachments/alfa-147-156-and-gt/81459d1259870838t-biffas-jts-has-decided-to-become-ill-at-70-m4-dscn2083.jpg This how it...
  9. Alfa 156 Rat Pickup on eBay...any takers?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Check this Alfa 156 out. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ALFA-ROMEO-RAT-PICKUP-/160679134300?_trksid=p4340.m1374&_trkparms=algo%3DPI.WATCH%26its%3DC%252BS%26itu%3DUCC%26otn%3D5%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D4243412514828780200#ht_3392wt_932&clk_rvr_id=285016012261
  10. Diabolical.....but it made me smile.

    General Alfa Discussion
    Just seen this on ebay, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ALFA-ROMEO-RAT-PICKUP-/160679134300?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item256939045c :cheese: paint by Stevie Wonder and he won't swap it for a Ferrari :cheese:
  11. Winter blues and cold pickup....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As it is getting a bit nippy in the mornings, I note that although the car starts without any problem, it tends to hesitate slightly on initial pickup from idle but is ok when on the move and temp on the rise. No warning lights and idle is smooth and fine. It is a JTS Selespeed. Any ideas?
  12. 159 pick-up tomorrow

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi there pick-up new car tomorrow quite nervous that i have,nt made mistake part x-i ng bullit proof v-dub & do alot of miles first alfa hopfully a trouble freeish one almost seems to good to be true fingers crossed i,ll let ya now excellent site by the way
  13. Best airport pickup I've ever had.

    Motoring Images
    Had a mini meet with Matthias1344 from Munich in Germany last week. He very kindly picked me up from the Airport and went out for dinner. :) Enjoy the pics. I thought I had a pic of the side of the car, but clearly not.. The BBS wheels are awesome. This car sounds amazing and...
  14. Pre pick-up service

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Morning all Am going to pick up my 156 next weekend (paid deposit yesterday). Dealer said he would get the car serviced and MOTed as required before I come and pick it up, but I'm thinking that maybe I ask him just to get it MOTed and put it into an Alfa specialist after I've picked it up...
  15. Blue and Me Phone Pickup

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Since this issue crosses the 159 and Brera I will post here. I have had problems with people hearing me clearly from the car, even though they are as clear as a bell to me. County Motors changed the interior lighting head unit, which includes the microphone, in an attempt to cure this problem...
  16. Pick-up: Mini style

    Motoring Images
    :lol:
  17. Porsche's Pick-Up

    General Motoring Discussion
    Up for grabs on eBay if you so wish :D Linkylink
  18. All American Retro Pick-up

    General Motoring Discussion
    I am putting my order in today ;) :D Yee hay…
  19. abs pickup

    Alfa 145 & 146
    hello all i need a nearside front A B S pickup for my 145boxer 1.6l 1996 i,ve tried my local alfa dealer and the part is £79.00 Does anyone know where they can be obtained cheaper or is the dealer the only way to go. Best Regards Jaz
  20. Slow Pickup on 16V

    Alfa 155
    Hi there, yesterday I got to drive my 2.0 16VTS for the first time (insurance reasons - not old enough before!) and I have to say I am very very impressed, I suppose its quite a step up from a boy racer 1.4 Golf! only little thing I am wondering about is that it does take a few seconds after I...
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