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  1. And another money pit opens up...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I've just bought my first Alfa - an X reg GTV for £1600. Mechanically the car seems sound, and it has a lot of service history, including the cambelts being done recently. The car does need some TLC though. There is quite a bit of lacquer peel, the driver's mirror is loose, the driver's...
  2. pit stop program

    4C & 4C Spider
    so.. it seems they are doing something to the floor of the car while in for this program.. We have asked for what, but they had to ask the factory as they didn't know and the italians have left the nest.. are there any carbontub screws under the seats that have to be inspected on the pit stop...
  3. arm pit sweat patch survey

    Poll Room
    which arm pit sweat patch is bigger?
  4. GQV windscreen pit, how to remove?

    Car Detailing
    Hi detailing wizards! I drive my GQV alot, and I drive it fast. At 63000km now its got this irritating pit/dirt eched into the windscreen that I cannot seem to remove, I've bought all the windscreen washers from various makes but they just don't do the trick. I've now read that the last straw...
  5. Pit!

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Not exactly a tech question but just to show you the "pit" me and my bro built for my Spider - always wanted a Spider and a pit - now I've got both - well chuffed. First job , change gbox oil - doddle
  6. Pit or lift...? Best way to get under her?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi all, I have big plans/dreams of setting up a proper workshop - I'm currently working in an open carport which is less than perfect - especially as Mrs W wants her car back in there :) Part of the plan would be to enable me to get under the car comfortably. So - pit or lift? Do please...
  7. Do I stay or do I go.. .156 money pit.

    General Alfa Discussion
    All resolved - thanks to auto lusso
  8. the mony pit continues

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The problems with the 2.4 JTdM 57 42000 miles continues. Just fixed split turbo hose [see other thread] get back from very gentle first trip out, open drivers door and smell really bad burning. Pop the bonnet after telling wife it can't be us and there is white smoke drifting up from bowels of...
  9. £400 GTV. Bargain or money pit?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello, this is my first post on here. I've just bought a one owner, 65k mile, 52 plate Alfa GTV 2.0TS Lusso, black with red leather for £400. This is my second Alfa. My 155 1.8TS is still doing sterling service for my father-in-law. I paid £401 for that one... Anyways, on the surface my GTV is...
  10. Looking For Another Money Pit

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Folks, Found this place and it looks a great place for info and advice. I used to be a 166 Twinkle owner years ago, and am now looking for another Alfa, either 166 or 164 to spend lots of money on.
  11. Pit of despair

    Republic of Ireland
    Well the one and a half foot pit is now nearly finished, one more row of blocks and finish off around the floor and I'll have a working pit. (I christened it the Pit of despair after many an evening standing in a six foot deep hole looking up and thinking why oh why did I start this??) I'm...
  12. The Mrs's Spider (money pit)

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Here she is at last after full cambelt service (cheers chris), new rear window section and refurbed 17' teledials!!
  13. Pit Stop Boot

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anyone out there knows the secret to the C1, C2, C3 etc versions of the Pit Stop Leather Boot? After installing the MOMO Handbrake Handles the original handbrake "leather" boot will not fit to the handle, for sure MOMO must have a version that fits... but I can not figure out witch one it is...
  14. Is it a money pit!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    :confused: Hi, just wondering if anyone can offer a bit of advice? Got a 147 2.0 twinspark 18 months ago, silver with red leather seats - absolutely love it - my first alfa. It's coming upto 8 yrs old in Nov and since buying it have put new tyres on, done the brake discs, back section of the...
  15. money pit or just teathing

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    after only owning my w reg spider a short time i wonder have i bought a huge money eating machine.after spendeing 400 on all the belts and pulleys.i now have to spend on brakes .they seem to have plenty of meat left on pads. but takes for ever to brake very poor brakes or are they all the same...
  16. Pit Start

    General Alfa Discussion
    I spotted this very cool idea while browsing AutoBlog: http://www.pitstartgarage.com Snip from AutoBlog: Very clever idea I thought. How about you all? I need something like this where I can wash my car as I have no garden or garden hose to get water from. :lol:
  17. Money Pit

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just short of 6 months ownership of my 147 and i'm about skint.I've forked out for a new battery,radiator,lower suspension arm and cambelt change.Also been in 2 accidents,1 my fault which will see me lose my no claims in August as i only have 2 years bonus.I have one question,do you think i'm...
  18. Ferrari Ditch Pit Lane Traffic Lights

    International Motor Sport
    About time too :rolleyes: Linky
  19. 159 in the pit lane

    General Alfa Discussion
    Did any one spot the 159 in the pit lane at Albert park in the fist qualifying session today :cool:
  20. Pit Lane Babes

    Motoring Images
    Sorry girls, this will not really interest you? Well... For some it might? http://www.cumming-photography.co.uk/gallery_38823.html Providing you dont stray off from the link above there are NO naughty pics here at all, its basically Pit Lane Babes... The person that takes all of these images...
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