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  1. Reborn 10 valve jtd sportwagon seeks new positive battery connection box...any about?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Whilst starting the recommissioning major overhaul of our other Sportwagon, I finished the removal of the egr system and was reminded that this car still has the butchered example of a positive battery connection box on it that it had when I bought it, er, over ten years ago. It's not like I...
  2. Good money seeks excellent AlfaSud Sprint

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hello everyone, Thank you for reading this thread. I'm new to this forum. My name is Daniel and I live in the west country. I have been looking to buy an AlfaSud Sprint for sometime and have been saving my pennies. I'm a hopeless mechanic so cannot get involved with a project vehicle (some of...
  3. New owner seeks car manual

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    Hi New car owner bought a spider tspark 1990 came without a manual does anyone know where I can get one please thanks.
  4. First time Alfa buyer seeks learning from Alfa Jedi Masters

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello, I'm a 26 year old 'mature' 3rd year student of Philosophy and International Relations born and bred in the shire, in north-west England. My heart has always ruled my head so when I decided to start shopping for my first car I immediately searched Autotrader and Pistonheads for the...
  5. 155 virgin seeks help

    Alfa 155
    Hi all, Been looking on Ebay and found this http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Alfa-Romeo-155-2-0-Twin-Spark-Widebody-BTCC-Rep-/260788342986?_trksid=p3286.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D3%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D181266871149295114 Thing is I love the look of the 155 "touring spec" but...
  6. Son seeks Alfa for Dad. Help!

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi Everyone I am completely new to this. Funnily enough, I dont even own an Alfa. I drive a Fiat Punto. But my dad drives an Alfa 156 and has driven Alfas since the 1970s. I joined this forum to seek some advice. Let me explain My father has spent the last two years looking after my mum who...
  7. Son seeks Alfa for Dad. Help!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Everyone I am completely new to this. Funnily enough, I dont even own an Alfa. I drive a Fiat Punto. But my dad drives an Alfa 156 and has driven Alfas since the 1970s. I joined this forum to seek some advice. Let me explain My father has spent the last two years looking after my mum who...
  8. newb seeks bushing and temp sender advice

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all, Ive got a 2003 147 GTA and need some advice on the following please: 1. its got shot front upper wishbone bushes - is it best to replace the whole uinit or are the powerflex bushes worth installing into the old ones? 2. the temp guage has recently stopped working (although its...
  9. 166 3.0 Super seeks new home

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello all, hopefully an enthusiast will buy my Aurora 166 Super Lusso. It is a really genuine car, with one previous owner, plus used as a demo. It has loads of history and reciepts with suspension work and cambelt change carried out at main dealers in 2008, an expensive year! I have only owned...
  10. 1999 166 seeks new home - Ireland

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Looks like my trusty 166 may have to make way for 'sensible' estate! Anybody interested before it disappears into 'trade-in' black hole? 3.0 Sportronic 88k Nct(mot)2011 tax Aug 2010 No expense spared, service history with TI, Alfa specialist - from two alfa fanatical owners inc. me..four...
  11. Seasoned Fiat owner seeks new Alfa Romeo

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    Hey guys After going to Auto Italia the other day and chatting to one of your members. I decided to come on here and sign up. (I was on the FiatForum stand) I am currently driving a Grande Punto Sporting Multijet (Remapped of course). On the lookout for a Brera 2.2 JTS SV though. Thought I...
  12. Super seeks new home

    Alfa 164 & 166
    For Sale - 166 Super 3.0 Manual Looking for £2000 Sale due to current financial pressures - we will be keeping the T.Spark and it is with great regret that I have to let the Super go. Spent a fortune over the past few months (£2500 plus petrol!) but just cannot afford it any more. Located in...
  13. Newbie AO member seeks photos for garage site

    Motoring Images
    Greetings from San Diego - I'm a long time Alfa fan and have started a site dedicated to the garage lifestyle. While there are a few shots of Alfa's in their beds, I'd love to see Alfa represented in a huge way. Not enough people appreciate the design, especially maddening when there are so...
  14. New 156 Owner seeks advice

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    Chaps, Ladies, I am delighted to be a very new proud owner of a beautiful 2004 156 1.9JTD 16V Multijet in Alfa RED - just remapped to 180BHP. The car is in fine condition having covered only 42K one owner who had in garaged. This is my first Alfa but I'm sure won't be my last! Anyway one thing...
  15. US Journalist Seeks MiTo Owners

    Alfa MiTo
    Greetings from sunny southern California. My name is Rich Truesdell, and while I am not currently an Alfa Romeo owner (I am about to purchase an Alfa Romeo 164 if I can get the seller to budge a bit), I am an Alfa Romeo enthusiast. I am also an automotive journalist. In the UK my work has...
  16. Ford fan seeks GTV!

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    Hi all, I'm brand new on here, having been totally seduced by passing GTVs over the last few months. I'm looking to buy a 2.0TS Lusso ASAP and am on here to learn more about the pitfalls and to see if all the murky reliability rumours are true! Well hopefully not. These seem truly smashing cars...
  17. Desperate man seeks help and advice.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have a P reg Spider 60,000 miles, i posted on here late last year about a snapped spark plug, which was removed and heli coled, job done, well not quite, during this process something went down the 3rd piston and has damaged the top of the piston and the valves. Now the piston is not leaking...
  18. Newby seeks ideas on GTV alarm fault!

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    Hi all, I've enjoyed your forum from afar for some time now and felt it was about time that I registered and started to get involved! I'm enjoying my first taste of the Alfa experience with an '03 GTV 3.0 with nice low miles and one former owner. As a fun everyday driver it's hard to beat and...
  19. Born Again 75 owner seeks help...

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    I owned a 75 TS some six years back, but got shot of it when the heart-ache outweighed the rewards. I have just bought a non-sunroof TS to strip and use for track-days, it was a plane-ride away in Edinburgh(!) and it has sufferred from corrosion in the typical areas - the sills, the rear...
  20. New member seeks selespeed help...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    All my friends warned me about buying an alfa selespeed, so being a stubborn old bugger I bought one... Driving a few days ago about 80 mile trip each way, it did what I had read about on the internet... it didn't selected neutral as I slowed and I nearly shunted the car in front as it...
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