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  1. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I have a road trip to the Highlands coming up...led by a guy with a souped up MR2 turbo...so the pace will be...er..spirited. Anyway, I have done some searching on here and have the fluids together for: engine, (Millers Classic Sport HP), gearbox( RED LINE Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90NS GL5 (non...
  2. General Alfa Discussion
    I'm new here and wish to learn more about the 105 series, saloon and coupes. There appears to be a few options. Can anyone recommend a book, give a book review or point me in the right direction? Thanks Paul.
  3. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    To sort out this UK 1995/6 engine, I need to read the OBD 3 pin. I have cabled up to an ELM437 but nowhere can I find software, hardware or the protocol to give readings successfully. The engine has failed MOT on very irregular high emissions, has a lumpy idle when cold with timing issues...
  4. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    A few observations from owning a series 2 over the last year or two... Totally standard car, 2.0 twin del-orto carbs. 165R14 Michelin XAS tyres. Handling. I have later front wheel drive Alfas that are obviously more capable, namely 166 and 156 GTA both with Q2 diffs and suspensions upgrades...
  5. General Alfa Discussion
    AutoGuide.com came out with a list of their favorite BMW 3 Series alternatives, and the Giulia is on there, which they think is even better than the Audi A4. Check out the full article here and watch the video below.
  6. General Motoring Discussion
    They said it’d be fwd some time back, but here it is https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/new-bmw-1-series-reinvented-focus-practicality
  7. Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, I have a giulietta 1.6 JTDM 105cv distinctive model. I bought the quadrifoglio giulietta springs and I want to keep the car's standard shock absorbers. Will I have a problem? The reason for changing the springs is to lower the height of the car. Thank you.
  8. Alfa 164 & 166
    Anyone help please? Offside is most important but a pair would be better Need to be ro a LHD, motorised and working to fit a 1990 TB Condition not too important and corrosion to the alloy casting expected I have decided that this car is at last deserving of some external TLC The mileage is...
  9. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Anyone looking for a good boot lid? It's dent free and the rest you can see in the pics. I'm open to offers. Cheers
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    I know it probably isn't many peoples cup of tea here, but whilst my 335 is being fixed from being rear ended I have been provided with a BMW 640d Gran coupe with the ZF 8 speed gearbox as a courtesy car. It is am amazing bit of kit, faster than the 335i I think, and rides and handles very...
  11. Alfa Giulia
    Was just looking at the autoexprees web site and saw a poll...seems that most people prefer the Giulia over the new 3 series. https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/best-cars/86123/fastest-nurburgring-lap-times-2019-quickest-cars-and-lap-records p.s: sorry if someone already post the news somewhere on...
  12. General Motoring Discussion
    As above 120i m sport yes or no? 2007 vintage 90k on clock full history,recent chain,full service with discs and pads on rear. 1 previous owner £3000. Looking at it for a daily driver for mrs,school run nipping down the shops etc. Now I know they have had timing chain issues which don’t put me...
  13. General Alfa Discussion
    I took my 1977 Spider on a Pistonheads run yesterday morning. I was driving with Toyota MR2s, Westfields, Lotus 7s, Vauxhall VRX etc (it was a light rwd car club). I must say that I expected the Spider to get into a tangle if pushed too hard trying to keep up, what with it's 40+ year old...
  14. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    hi all am trying to find a set of lowering springs for my 33 1.7 905 series, now all springs i find says excluding sportwagon! could someone state whats the difference in the rear spring? thanks all
  15. Alfa 164 & 166
    Could I "chew the fat" with you all please? My 164 is going to need some new tyres this year. In all the years I've had 164s I've had 205 / 55 R 15 tyres on them. However, quite a few online tyre sites suggest 195 / 60 R15s when I put my registration in? Does anyone know what the 3 litre...
  16. South Africa
    https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/moparenduranceseries?source=feed_text&story_id=10159804218445691 Couple of Giulietta's on track @ Phakisa today.
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    What are the 17 inch standard rim weights for 932 series? I have a 156 sport pack with multispoke 17 inch rims. And as I'm planning on taking it to some track days I'm thinking of putting some lighter rims on it. OZ super and ultraleggera are a bit pricey but I've heard that 17 Ti rims are few...
  18. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi everyone, first post in this classics forum and I was wondering if anyone could help me. I'm looking for a 105 series car (maybe a GTV) including a willing driver, to drive me and my best man to my wedding in August 2018. The job would entail driving us from either Chesterfield or Nottingham...
  19. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I have come to the conclusion that the spider will be spending the next winter at least in my possession. It's my intention to run it when the weather is nice alongside my GT. I have found a drive for it to live on. Not mine which is a bonus,but it will have to live outside. I need a cover for...
  20. Poll Room
    I'm often a 'late adopter' of TV series. I don't have any paid for TV, and am not good at fitting in with broadcast schedules or remembering/being organised enough to record stuff. I managed not to watch The Sopranos until I was lent a complete box set, which me and the Mrs devoured in some epic...
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