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  1. Swapped my alloys

    Alfa GTA
    Fitted these 19” alloys today
  2. Central locking has somehow swapped from driver side door to passenger door

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi there, When I opened my door before, with key in door, it would unlock both doors, but lately it has only been opening the driver side door. However, now when I put key in passenger side door, it unlocks both!! Anyone experienced this before, or know how to fix it? Thanks in advance.
  3. Anyone swapped a manual hood for an electric (just the hood)!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I shall finally be fitting the new roof to my Spider on the weekend. My car is a P2 with a manual roof. The replacement roof came from a p2 with an electric roof. There are some differences on the roof frames...... the manual roof has a gas ram on each side to aid lowering/raising...
  4. Just swapped from an '01 Fiesta to an '05 147...

    Introduce Yourself
    ... and the Fiesta was so much better! Just kidding! :cheese: Got the 147 JTD 16v facelift model, and absolutely loving it. Not without its faults (heater stuck on the top heat setting!), but I'll get it sorted. The performance/economy balance is perfect. Plenty of power for overtaking, but...
  5. Swapped 159 JDTM for GT 3.2 V6!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone! I've now officially swapped my trusty 159 Sportwagon JDTM for a more exciting GT 3.2 V6 (2005), which is a truly amazing car! Now I am officially a serial Alfa owner! It certainly makes the drive to and from work more exciting with that V6 growl. For any info on the 159, which...
  6. Swapped my 156 GTA for a Toyota Yaris

    Alfa GTA
    And this is not an April's fools joke. Driving home today, my GTA started flashing all kinds of warning lights: ASR, ABS, stop, go to dealer etc. I stopped, thinking it was some electrical issue (like the airbag warning light). Turn of ignition, start again and everything is ok: NOT :tut...
  7. CODE problem, everything is swapped

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Light for code is allways on, i tryed to recode/program the key to the immobox but immobox was broken and it was the fault... From a crashed 156 i bought the codebox,ecu-box and the arial and key and swapped this into my car, but this code light is still on... Is there some procedure i must do...
  8. Swapped GT for 159 - my thoughts 3 months on

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, 3 months ago I reluctantly traded in my superb 07/07 1.9JTDm GT Blackline for a 59/09 1.9JTDm 159 Ti. In case anyone ever considers doing the same, below are my personal views, experiences and opinions on the differences in the 2 cars. Performance Both cars have 150hp units but to me the...
  9. Swapped Ciggie lighter, now Radio has died..err..

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Installed a nice new Sony Bluetooth CD head unit into my '96 GTV at the weekend, the finishing touch (almost) on a car I've had for around a month. Works perfect. Being a tart, I ordered up a nice Nero leather gear knob and chrome ciggie lighter, just to finish off. Now, this evening, I sat...
  10. Swapped my Honda Civic for an Alfa GT

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    Hey guys, Just got rid of an aweful new shape Honda Civic Type S with the worse gearbox in the world, opted to go for the Alfa Romeo GT as my favourite previous cars were a Fiat Bravo HGT and Hyundai Coupe mk III and I'm hoping that the Alfa diesel will give me the Italian style & feel with the...
  11. Do you reckon hes swapped the speedo!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider Just had a look at this! why would he remove both screws from...
  12. alfa156 swapped for bmw 328 coupe

    General Alfa Discussion
    guys i got carried away last night and haded over keys to my alfa romeo 156 for a bmw 328 2dr coupe think ive done the right thing as this car is worth more than what the alfa was im going to keep this for a short period of time then back to a alfa i miss it already ............... :cry:
  13. Swapped the Mito for a 166!!

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Posted recently about Mrs Trim's experiences with her Mito and finding the general lack of funtionality with the car (thats my big word over with for this thread:) ) Heres an update, went to see Jason at Mangoletsi today, to see what we could do and what options where available. Originally...
  14. indicator cancelling problem has swapped sides

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I changed the steering wheel and whereas it used to cancel on the right, and not on the left, now it cancels on the left not on right.:confused: It must be something simple I've done, or not done, any ideas?
  15. Swapped my very dead GTA for a newer GT - With only a couple of niggles!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Well, the GTA is a lovely but oh too short memory! Now replaced with a nice, black 3.2 GT easily the best looking car I have ever owned! And I'm amazed, so far I've only got a couple of niggles. The funny one is the electric windows, which on both sides seem to like opening in steps of one...
  16. Swapped 147 for 156 SW - Some questions

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I cried, bitter tears, but its done. My 2002 147 has been replaced by something more 'practical' (The wife's words) 2.4JTD 156 SW (2001). I need some advice. 1) The engine, as far as I knew was a 136odd BHP yet some sources say it was a 150HP engine. What's that all about? 2) Its the Lusso...
  17. Swapped my GTV for a GT

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    Hi all, I'm a newbie to this forum but not to Alfa. Just changed my GTV 2.0 TS Phase 1 for a GT V6. It's black with black leather (I loved the look of the Blackline, but wanted that V6 engine!). So far so good. It looks stunning and goes well. Have only driven 20 odd miles so far, so roll on the...
  18. Anyone swapped the Connect Nav+ for a double DIN?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone has junked the Connect Nav + system out of their 147 and put a standard double DIN sized unit in? There look to be a good choice in this size now, including some good Nav units with MP3/DVD/Bluetooth built in, among other things..... the CN+ is getting on my **** a bit...
  19. Variator swapped

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I finally got my belts done yesterday - 3 days before the warranty expired! I had the variator swapped out at the same time and the engine noise and performance has improved significantly. On start up though, albeit for only about 1/2 second it still has a diesel top end noise. Any thoughts...
  20. Indicators and front fogs have been swapped I think, is this normal?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I've had my 147 for about a month now and have just noticed that the indicators and the front fogs have been swapped over at some point in the car's past.. At least I think so anyway. The indicators on my car are set low in the front bumper and the front fogs are in the headlights...