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  1. Full specs make no sense to me...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    On requesting the full specs for my Brera 2.2 Prodrive S, I received the following info in an email this afternoon. Unfortunately, I'm struggling to make sense of some of the details, and wondered if anyone here would know more. Thank you for contacting Alfa Romeo In reference to your enquiry...
  2. That wonderful 159 sense of humour.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    These Alfa’s have a great sense of humour. Come out of work it’s barely 6C and the usual autumnal English day. Pop the key wait for the glow plug light off press the brake and start her up. Immediately the message “Excessive Radiator Fluid Temperature" pops up and then a couple of seconds later...
  3. At last, Clarkson talks sense.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWnczoFJ7D4
  4. 147 GTA Project - Madness or Makes Sense?

    Alfa GTA
    Hi everyone, after being away from Alfas for 6 years (you dont want to know what I have driven!) I think it is now time to come back. I have had both a 147 GTA and a GT. Loved them both. So now I am deciding what to do next? I loved my 147GTA and regret selling it, only the Integrale I owned...
  5. Making sense of fault codes, diag details included

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Guys, This is related to another thread (Selespeed hesitation and dead) but thought I'd ask if anyone can diagnose selespeed issues based on code details - prize for simple do this, change this, replace this or ignore this succinct guidance. P1747 Failed Component Code: Switch Lever 2 Fault...
  6. Maintaining a sense of humour

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi All, having just bought my second Alfa, this time a 156 JTDm 20v Sportwagon, I am beginning to understand why my brother recommended buying and Alfa only if you have an unfailing sense of humour. Within two days, when buying diesel, the fuel flap didn't just open remotely but flew off...
  7. Some sense at last

    General Motoring Discussion
    Tory backbenchers call for party to examine pay as you drive charges - Telegraph
  8. At what average temperature does it make sense to change to winter tyres?

    General Alfa Discussion
    After the last couple of really harsh winters, I'm considering it. I was under the impression that it was about 8 c?
  9. My wife as finally seen sense.........

    West Midlands
    My wife has finally seen sense and decided to ditch her 306 cab( Now up for sale ) and drive an Alfa;) Yesterday we were the winning bidder on this... http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270635352351&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT Cant pick it up until the weekend at the earliest...
  10. Someone talk some sense into me.....

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    After 12+ months of my 159 jtdm experience I am still happy to own an Alfa. I have started looking for the replacement as mine is up to 79,600 miles and increasing. Beginning to think that a newer, lower mileage 159/Brera would make sense now. Then I saw this: 2009 Alfa Romeo 159 2200 cc 2.2...
  11. How do the GT windows sense when door is open

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I wonder if anyone can help with an intermittent problem on my low mileage 06 GT? The drivers window works fine, always going down when the door is open and up when closed, the passenger window on the other hand doesnt always either drop down when the door is open or close when the door is...
  12. Unidiag KWP71 making sense of ABS data

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Hoping someone can help me make sense of fault code readings from ABS system of Alfa 156 2.0 1999. Used Unidiag kwp71 software, connected pin 7 to 1 in obd interface and used 'auto' setting as recommended and set ECU setting to 0x20. First fault code reading I got was: Read diagnostic...
  13. A new Sense

    General Alfa Discussion
    I feel I have a new sense of appreciation for my Mi.to since Monday. Due to repairs to the car (minor) but still needed, I had to reinsure my old 2006 corsa. Since I haven't driven it since June I feel I had got used to the feel of the Mi.To. I couldn't get out of the corsa quicker, since...
  14. Would it make sense to....

    General Alfa Discussion
    My GTV6 82' 26k The Project which i think I'm affectionatly calling 'the beastie' is an 82' GTV6, 26k on the clock and dry stored since around 92', the usual jacking points to do along with some recommisioning but honestly 'the beastie' has been a great find. A few pics of the 6's arrival are...
  15. 911/159/156 More money than sense - or sense than money?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Ok, Here's a question for you ... You need performance (and I mean need) you need space (tent, 2 people luggage etc). you generally don't need them at same time - and you do over 20K a year. For various reasons I find myself with a fiat panda 100Hp and a porsche cayman and...
  16. Doesn't make sense!!!! (156 V6)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, My V6 has been playing up so I decided it was time to replace the MAF, I ordered one and went about replacing it today, I finally got the old one out, put the new one in (secondhand) and the car ran worse! So I put my old one back in and now the car won't start, well sometimes but then...
  17. How Far Away can yr car sense yr remote key?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    For mine one 147 2.0 ts.....o.5-1 metre.... I change my battery twice...still the same...sounds abnormal?:cry:
  18. Does Alfa make sense?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Gotta admit my interest in cars is pretty new, but I have been thinking about a few other things the last 36 years, and I really can´t figure out how Alfa Romeo thinks. Mira: Giugiaro makes a fantastic facelift (156), and a few year later Alfa releases "The New Look" (159, Brera, Spider)...
  19. Does this poll make any sense?

    Poll Room
    Hi all... :p
  20. What a sense of acheivement!!

    General Alfa Discussion
    I discovered a main beam bulb had blown on my 145 last night so I stopped off and got a replacement thinking hubby could do it for me but I actually did it myself this afternoon :D :D I know this may seem small and trivial to some people but I've never changed a car bulb before and its great...
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