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  1. severe water spotting on my 1987 Spider

    Car Detailing
    How do I remove the water spotting that has been on the paint for a long period of time?
  2. Severe rust on my ALFA MiTo in less than 4 years

    Alfa MiTo
    I bought a brand new Alfa Romeo Mito in May 2010 from Perry’s in Amersham. A few months later I noticed some fish eyes on the paint work (picture 1) at the rear of the right side of the car. I went back to Perrys’ body workshop and even though the circles were clearly part of the paint they just...
  3. Severe Alfa withdrawal.....

    Tuning & Upgrades
    After what seems like countless Alfas, well quite a few anyway, I now find myself without one - and I really don't like it..... I'd like something I can use as a daily driver, but gradually develop, probably into a sprint car, as I really don't have the time for racing any longer. It would...
  4. Severe Roof Malfunction on 2007 Spider

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I wonder if anyone can help. I bought a Spider three years ago (it had 1,500 miles on the clock only) and from the word go the roof had a slight problem. It sometimes took the silver back cover off the head rest on the driver side when being opened. We had this fixed by a mechanic...
  5. Severe Power Loss

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have an alfa 156 2.5v6 on a 99 plate, Its always been reliable until now but 2 weeks ago i ran out of fuel so i went and filled it up and for the 1st 15 miles or so it was like a kangaroo so i assumed air was in the system or worse case maybe some gunk from the fuel tank was causing an...
  6. Severe juddering at 60mph +

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guys, The gtv's developed quite severe juddering at 60mph onwards, the wheels have just been balanced so it can't be those, I'm just wondering if the discs could be the case, ie warping? The other option is the tracking but don't think it would be this severe??
  7. Should I buy a Brera - Severe weather conditions & interior size

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone, I am an huge fan of Alfa and for me the Brera is one of those affordable "dreams" for me: stunning, unique and exclusive. No question that if I had no restrictions and issues to take into account when buying a car, I would by a Brera immediately. My intention is to go for a brand...
  8. Severe Condensation

    Alfa MiTo
    Is there any reason as to why my Mito condensates chronically - I now have a roll of "Bounty" handy on the front seat to wipe all the windows. To say the least my windows are dripping! I have had a problem with the boot which a fix has been attempted twice now and it still does not sit right -...
  9. 156 V6 Severe Misfire

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Today I decided to try and identify the cause of a severe misfire that my V6 developed a couple of days ago. It sounded like it was coming from the rear bank (typical) so I decided to start there. First thing I was going to check was the condition of the plugs. When I pulled out the coil...
  10. Severe Engine Vibration - 2.4jtdm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
  11. GT - Severe condensation in xenon headlight unit

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I discovered that some kind soul has damaged my xenon headlight, which I noticed on Friday morning. The inside of the headlight was fillled with condensation - not just a little but a lot of water droplets. It looks like someone reversed into the bumper (very slight scratch) but touched the...
  12. 95 BHP severe MPG Issues

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi All, Firstly before all the MPG thread haters start ranting, this isn't a 'how many MPG from your 95BHP thread' :p What I'm wondering is, has anybody on here suffered severe MPG issues from a 95BHP Mito which was due to any fault with the car? and if so what was the problem? The reason I...
  13. Severe bad Dealer experience

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Just to let you know that my dealer experience after getting my car back from Autoworld in Chesterfield has got even worse! When they did eventually check the tappets after claiming that they were not service schedule items for a 1.9 8 Valve JTD - even though it clear as daylight...
  14. Alfa 155 V6 - Severe Overheating

    Alfa 155
    Hi All, First time here. I own a beautiful rosso 1994 155 V6 which I love. I have owned it for a year. Up until recently my home to work commute was only about 4km. Once in the morning, once at night. Now it is about 10km. So it doesnt get driven for long periods of time. Now my problem...
  15. Occasional severe clutch judder 156 TS '05 1.8

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone! I'm new here, probably because my Veloce has never given me any grief! Before. Now I need advice for a puzzling 'here today gone tomorrow' fault. Thank you for your time - all comments welcome. Some days - maybe one in ten - the Alfa bucks like a kangaroo (ok that's an exag.) when...
  16. 156 1.8 TS - Severe Power Loss / Flat-Spots

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    HELP!!!! Recently I suffered a Cambelt failure and after some expensive (could have been a lot worse) repairs and a full service later, there is a massive power loss and very severe flat spots. I need 3K revs to pull away otherwise it bogs down, and the same on changing up or down gears...
  17. misfire @ 2000 rpm.very severe (old 8v)

    Alfa 155
    hello can any of you boys come up with any ideas as to my friends 155 8v which has got an intermittent misfire at around 2000 rpm,on light throttle,eg when driving in slow moving traffic. the plugs have been changed and different leads fitted but it still does it. if you have any ideas please...