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  1. Old Smokey...

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I have picked up a 9 year old 145 1.6 Twin Spark for a few hundred quid. It is not in bad nick and I only need it to last for 5 or 6 months so don't intend spending much money on it. In fact, it is a replacement for my recently written off 156, which was less than 3 years old... However, under...
  2. Smokey JTD on startup

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    During this winter, on cold mornings, the engine smokes (blue) quite badly on initial startup. It also sounds quite rough. It last for up to 5-10 seconds and then is perfect. Is this normal with age? I am thinking that the fuel mixture is quite high hence the smoke. Its not burning oil as I...
  3. Smokey Alfa 147 JTD

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi! i've got a 2 yr old Alfa 147 JTD 16v, standard version. Lately i have noticed that i'm leaving a black cloud behind me!!'s quite smokey. any ideas how i can solve this problem??!?! Dave
  4. smokey 156 jtd

    General Alfa Discussion
    hi guys, pritty new to site so hope you may be able to help? my 156 has just started smoking like a good en, and also holds back with the power,when it gets booted.local dealer not much help. had anyone out there got any ideas or solutions,so i can cure the problem asap. if so please get in...
  5. Smokey 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys Appreciate this has probably been asked a few times and have done a search,just looking for any fresh thoughts. Had my 2.4jtd re mapped by Angel Tuning some time ago and it transforms the car only thing is its very smokey under full load,car has done 40k and I cant remember if it was...
  6. Smokey 156 JTD

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys New to the site and its superb. My first question! Own a 156 jtd 2.4. 40 000 miles in great condition. On start up I get a lot of blue smoke from exhaust,it does not always happen and clears almost immediately. I expect black smoke when accelerating did not expect the blue. Is this...