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  1. AutoLusso Quaife ATB LSD for 2.4 20v 159/Brera report.

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi, Many of you will know me from my F1 Brera thread, but some may not, so I thought it best to post this latest update in my thread and under a more informative title here too.:) How it started A few weeks ago I recieved a pm from Ned, he explained how he had met the Quaife rep at the...
  2. 1st Year report on my 1.6 JTDM

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just completed my first year with my Giulietta. Its done 23000 miles had 1 service that cost £320 including the oil and filter change. I have averaged 57.6 MPG over 23000 miles the average speed on the trip comp is 24 mph, I do mainly A road driving. It used NO oil in its first year Had no...
  3. Zwartkops 28/1 Race report

    South Africa
    I've been wanting to race at the "Piper Day" for about 10 years and this last weekend my dream became a reality. I arrived on Friday with my car sporting a few modifications since its first race day at the Kyalami 9 hour retro, brake cooling ducts, new master cylinder and the front anti-roll bar...
  4. 166 3.0 Super - Long term report - where now?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I bought my absolute favourite car ever (no contest) in May 2006. As I prepare myself for moving on, I thought I'd share my long term report here. Experience: Utterly fabulous. The noise, the performance, the noise, the interior, the performance, the interior, the noise, the performance. I have...
  5. Odometer mileage report

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm just curious... 2000 AR 156 2.0L Selespeed - 128,748 km/80,000 mi (mine) 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L Selec-trac - ~209,214 km/~130,000 mi (mine; sold 3 months ago) 1998 Audi A3 1.8T 3d 5m - ~245,000 km/~152,236 mi (brother's) anyone care to share?
  6. Annual Report

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have not been on the site for a while for various reasons of no interest to any one but me, however I've had my 159 for one year now and to redress some of the negative comments that were being made when last I visited this forum I felt I should tell all that I continue to be smitten by my...
  7. Colin McRae....Inquiry report

    International Motor Sport
    The verdict of the enquiry is a sad epitaph for one of best rally drivers ever........:( McRae air crash manoeuvres 'unsafe' -  UK News - MSN News UK
  8. Three years in - progress report

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Last month I got to the end of the three-year lease on my 159 2.4 (Dec 2007 build, 210 BHP). As I mentioned in another thread, I was toying with the idea of a 1750 but wasn't offered enough of a trade-in to make it sensible. Instead I ended up taking out a new lease on the same vehicle for two...
  9. DIAG Report info what does this mean???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi i done some work on my car when i was driving it the engine management light come on, I booked it in to an auto electrician who fixed the problem he said i had knocked a sensor out of place, I picked the car up and it had a diag report with 10 codes P0191 FUEL RAIL PRESSURE (2)...
  10. Goodwood FoS 2011 Track Day Report

    General Alfa Discussion
    Good afternoon AO, We have just updated the Cloverleaf Club website with a report on last weekend's Festival of Speed, including an interview with a member who took his Alfa 2000 GTV Bertone Coupé (approaching 40 years old) for a spin on the legendary circuit, with Phil from CLC in the...
  11. 21,000 mile service report

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Having had my car for 2 years now, and clocked up c.19,000 miles, it was time to book it in for the scheduled 21,000mi/24 months service. I embarked on getting various quotes from local garages (well that's a relative term, as local Alfa dealers are so far apart nowadays). Ancaster Welling and...
  12. How The UK Tabloids Report On The EU #321

    Rant Room
    What was said: EUROPA - Press Releases - Commission seeks views on reducing plastic bag use How the Express reported it: - Home of the Daily and Sunday Express | UK News :: Ban shopping bags says EU :rolleyes: Fun bit: Daily Express attacking the Daily Mail on...
  13. 147 Engineers Report

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, Does anyone know of a good Alfa engineer who would check over a 147 I viewed near St Albans this weekend? I would obviously expect to pay the going rate. It is a 2002 147 2.0 Manual. It looks an OK if slightly tatty car but I would like an expert view on the car to avoid an expensive...
  14. 108,000 Miles service report

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Took my 159 1.9jtdm 56 plate for a service at the local dealership in Northampton on Friday and the only faults they picked up with it was a new reg plate bulb and new windscreen wipers as they were smearing - The rest of the car is running smoothly and im looking forward to keeping it for...
  15. Mangoni tyres on a one off G - report on the Sun's website

    Alfa Giulietta
    Take grip of your fuel economy | The Sun |Motors|Phil Lanning Nice tyres! (Apologies I posted this as a reply to another thread by mistake :tut:)
  16. My GTA - Full Check over Report

    Alfa GTA
    Well after having the 147 for 3 weeks now I booked it into McLennans in Edinburgh this morning to have it totally checked over. Make sure there wasn't anything I had missed. I am extremely happy to report it is pretty much perfect. The rear lower engine mount is starting to show some wear so...
  17. My Mercedes C Class Drivers Report...

    General Motoring Discussion
    20,000 mile report. Mercedes C320cdi AMG Sport. Yep, covered over 18k miles since I've had the car in June last year. :eek: Purchased it with 2k miles on the odometer. After the debacle with ARUK and ongoing minor/major problems with the 159's I took a leap of faith and purchased a Merc...
  18. All-Tar Rally 2010 - Report and Pics

    South Africa
    What a weekend!! Driver Rory Sharp, and co-driver Kobus Marais took up the challenge of the MLC Solutions All-Tar Rally in the TBR prepared Alfa Giulietta and competed well in a number of stages. The All-Tar is a special event, as it brings together track racing guys with rally guys on a couple...
  19. Goodwood FOS An early report (Friday) part 1

    General Alfa Discussion
    This was my first visit to the FOS, having in the past always be drawn to the Revival meeting in Sept. Todays visit was primarily because of the promised Alfa Romeo presence for the centenary. Whilst there was lots to see and do, I was a little disappointed with the Alfa Romeo exhibits. The...
  20. 159 2.4 Two Years of Ownership - Report

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My 159 2.4 JTD was delivered at the end of June 2008 (it is a December 2007 build according to the sticker in the boot, so pre-dates the factory shut-down in early 2008 and the small design changes that were made at that time). It is now two years into a three year lease. I posted an update...