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  1. Alfa MiTo
    Hello all, I am interested to buy a 2010 Mito QV, it is an early phase model (July) with 150 000 km on the clock. It has some of the known issues such as the gearbox 1st and 2nd with hard changes and the active suspension shocks that are tired and finally the rocker cover gasket that leaks. I...
  2. Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, I've recently purchased a second hand 2011 MiTo with the 135hp Multiair unit. Shortly after I took possession it started warning of ignition faults. I'd already booked a service, and the mechanic was able to read the faults as intermittent ignition failures on cylinders 1 & 4. As part...
  3. Alfa MiTo
    I'm looking to buy a used MiTo soon and having test driven one (0.9 Twinair version) really liked it however am after the 135Bhp Multiair version.This would fit my needs better but unfortunately hard to find good ones near me so happy to wait. Is the Multiair unit reliable? as i've seen a thread...
  4. Introduce Yourself
    Hey all, just thought I would pop in and say hello as im looking at potentially looking at buying a Giulia QV in the next few weeks or so... Bit of background of myself, im from west london and have been into cars since I was very young and have always been involved in the automotive industry...
  5. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all. The cruise control on my 2014 1750 Giulietta seems to occasionally not engage. Typical scenario will be; cruise control is turned on all of the time, as in green dial is illuminated on display, but approximately 1 time in 10 when I go to push the lever up to engage, when driving at the...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello guys I need your help / opinion / advice. So Im getting my license in a month or so and Im looking for a car. I've (randomly) come across this ad for Brera and I just fell in love at first sight. Holy that coupe is stunning, that booty huh. It's 2006, 2.4, 150k km (90k miles) - 6500€...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Thanks for any help offered folks. So.... I did a service on my beloved Alfa a fortnight ago, including oi, oil filter and air filter, and everything went fine (the fuel filter was changed two years ago, about 15,000 miles, just to give some more info if needed). Then a week ago i had a...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I've been a classic Alfa owner for seven years (75 Spider S2) but am now looking for something to replace my ancient daily (Golf Mk4 GT TDI), I've been looking at later Golfs, Civics, Mazda's etc but when at the SWAD on Sunday my friend suggested I look at the 147. I had always thought...
  9. Alfa Giulia
    I bought my new Giulia in August 2018 and I have found the forums most useful in informing me about various aspects of owning a Giulia. In summary they are: 1. The alarm can go off unexpectedly. This has happened on 4 occasions and I will get this fixed at my first service. There is a fix...
  10. Alfa Stelvio
    This is a 68 plate Stelvio, <3,000 miles, stolen and recovered. The only damage (from the photos) is a scratch on one panel Currently at £15,100 with an extimated value of £37k https://www.copart.co.uk/lot/25914619
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Please someone give this car a new lease of life. She’s just sat unloved in the works compound Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, looking at joining you all with my first Alfa. Have today test driven a 147 2.0 T.Spark Business Pro - Absolutely loved it! Its from 2009 2 owners and only 65000 km (about 40000 miles) on the clock. I've had the history checked and verified so have no problem with that. The 2nd owner...
  13. Introduce Yourself
    I might be joining the ranks shortly with a 147 JTD. Already scoured the forum for buying advice. Hope to be here for a while... Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
  14. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I hope you don't mind me making this my second post on the forum! I'm giving serious consideration to buying a Giulietta Cloverleaf. It's a 61 plate with 63.5k miles and full Alfa service history. The cam belt was done at 60k. I'd really appreciate some advice and guidance on what...
  15. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all Looking to buy a 166 but been warned that rust may be a potential issue? The car I’m looking at has some rust on one of the front wings and small bit starting on the rear wheel arch seam area just above the sill where the arch meets the body of the car, is there likely to be anything...
  16. Alfa MiTo
    Hi All Mrs V, much taken with my Alfa and the giving/receiving of the alfa wave while out and about, is considering a car change herself and has had her head turned by the look of a MiTo, particularly a 2013 0.9 Live that she's spotted. She doesn't use her car much, perhaps a dozen times a...
  17. Republic of Ireland
    Hi All A question for the assembled AO Brains Trust (and I will jump onto the MiTo thread and post there too). Mrs V is considering a replacement car. Currenty toodling around in a Pug 206 (with the usual set of problems). A MiTo has caught her eye, in particular a 0.9L (she doesn't use the...
  18. Introduce Yourself
    Hey guys thanks for letting me join. Have been a car guy for as long as I can remember and have always loved European cars or all sorts as well as the regular American cars . Was a big BMW guy for awhile owners several over the years ended up in an 08 mini Cooper s for a bit great car but had...
  19. Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone, I've just reserved an Alfa Giulietta to hopefully view next week. It will be my first Alfa and I am a little excited about going to see it. I hope its a better car than the current merc I have!
  20. General Alfa Discussion
    After a few years without an Alfa I want another, this time a 159 or maybe even GT but want at least 200bhp. Have never owned a diesel before, but Im really considering it. The 2.4 jdtm would be ideal and want to know how much I should expect to pay for a decent one, the above 2.4 engine and...
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