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  1. Sportive 170 2014 Rear door leak sorted step by step (fingers crossed)

    Alfa Giulietta
    I know it has been discussed before but I thought I'd post this as most info is on front door and looks scary, time Intensive and expensive. I took the plunge and did a DIY fix for the recurring puddle on my Sportiva 170 G. Only took 1 hour or so and was not scary at all as it turned out. The...
  2. Step away from the Renault Trailbraker..

    Motoring Images
    With apologies to David_P who gave me that piece of advice in another thread, but sorry I just couldn't do it.. I test drove a Giulietta Cloverleaf, and had *almost* finally decided to get the 1.4 TB multi-air veloce instead, when thoughts of the little French car kept popping into my head...
  3. Making the step up to DSLR

    Non Motoring Images
    Ive currently got a Panny Lumix TZ7 which i love but would really like to get into photography so as i have some funds available (£500) ive decided to go for it. Now ive been looking at various cameras and the one that stands out for me is the Nikon D5000. Its just under budget meaning i might...
  4. HGSan - step yo game up!

    South Africa
    Stop fiddling with clutches... :cheese::p:thumbs:
  5. Slight chirp when I step on brake

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has recently started doing this. Only does it for a split second when I step on it but does it cold or warmed up. Any ideas what it could be?
  6. My Ice Step Up advise please

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Spider 2004 Ok here's what I've got for the front doors if the size off the audio company come back ok Car Audio & Security: Car Stereo, Speakers & Subwoofers, Car DVD Players, GPS and CD Changers Rainbow 5x7 First Option Car Audio & Security: Car Stereo, Speakers & Subwoofers, Car DVD...
  7. How to change the interior trim....step by step..

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've finally been brave and set aside a morning to fit my new aluminium interior trim. Here is my breakdown of how to do it, if anyone is thinking of doing the same job. Overall time: 3 hours Tools required: T15 hex key (I used an allen key), flat blade screw driver, phillips screwdriver, 12mm...
  8. A step into the world of Alfa's.

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi there, Right after a 'step up' with each change of car, I'm now onto a GTV 3.0 V6 (Cup body kit). Previous cars have been a Peugeot 106 Gti and most recently a Mk 2 Golf G60 Edition 1. (Not a huge list i know!) A work colleague of mine is a complete nut about anything Italian, most...
  9. Hi!!! Just got my alfa, big step up from the fiesta :p

    Introduce Yourself
    hi everyone just joined the forum there living in glasgow and just last month got my alfa 147 1.6 its certaily a big step up from my 1.2 mk4 fiesta zetec!!!! cheers kyle
  10. Step by step instructions for fitting a new Coburn Hood (soft top)

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Sorry!! the title should have read 'soft top', not hood, for the benefit of the American readers here! I have made a photographic and text instruction sheet for fitting a new softop to a S3 Alfa Romeo Spider. The Coburn hood is a fantastic work of art, and I would recommend it to anybody. I...
  11. step by step for airbag reset

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I've got a 156 sportswagon 1.6 02 plate. I thought I would be really adventerous and try and reset the annoying airbag that is constantly on.... I ordered the cable from rarebear (talk about quick delivery!!) and my girlfriend has she plugged it in as per the instructions and configured...
  12. Tyre wear ........ next step?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    2.0 Ts sportwagon, 2001, veloce. My last pair of front tyres wore on the inner edge. I had the car serviced 2 weeks ago (Alfaworkshop) and asked specifically for a check on the uneven tyre wear, the only remark was a noisy(?) anti roll bar. I had the tyres changed (this week) and asked for...
  13. Anyone any step by step guide to oil change

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Looking to see if anyone has a step by step guide with photos to oil and oil filter change on a 156 1.8 TS and also air filter change as heard air filter change can be tricky are there any sensors that need to be reset when carrying out oil and air filter changes Also my car had new set of...
  14. SELESPEED PUMP BRUSH REPLACEMENT - link to step by step guide!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ItaliaAuto :: View topic - Selespeed pump maintenance well, guys and girls, it does what it says on the tin. explains why this fault occurs; and has a very easy to follow guide to replacing the brushes, with photos. i have linked this on the first post of my own thread (selespeed problems -...
  15. Car options to keep Alfa one step ahead ??

    General Alfa Discussion
    Let's help Alfa be more inventive with their cars. Any ideas for car options ? Wild or Practical ?? I'll start : 1) Heated steering wheel for the cold mornings. 2) Dash mounted Min/Max oil gauge. :D
  16. Step by Step Instructions

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have decided to tackle the job and replace the timing belt myself. I am going to have to take the head off to check the damaged valves. A step by step instruction guide would be very much appreciated. Thanks:
  17. The next step?

    Introduce Yourself
    Own 2005 (55) GT 1.9. 29k from new. So far new gearbox (500mls) ,new fuel filter & pipeupgrade .New DM clutch/flywheel at 22K. Toying with a Q but don't want DM, rather have aluminium flywheel replacement ,so bang goes the alfa warranty if I proceed.:lol:
  18. Buying a Giulia GT junior step front

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Gents, I am in the process of buying at step front from a chap in South Africa (as per the pic on my profile) Being a newbie I need some help please. How can I verify that the engine is indeed a 1300? Engine number is AR0053013749. Is that correct. VIN is AR1292565. Any help appreciated...
  19. Astra-147. what a step!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone, picked up my 52 plate 147 last week and am already in love! Ive hada few jealous people at work raise an eyebrow to the bright green but I love it. Only my second car after a sluggish 1.4 astra! glad i made the step up. Just wish i had a spare key!
  20. One small step for a man....

    Introduce Yourself
    Good evening to everyone, After years of looking I finally bought my first Alfa and all I can say is that I should have done it sooner!! I have quickly become a true Alfa owner after I fell in love with the car as soon as I drove it.... then also felt rather sick when it had the first visit to...