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  1. Sympathy required...

    Alfa 164 & 166
    So, after 203000 miles, my 3.2 busso has finally developed a fault with the engine! All previous stuff has been "zee german" ancillaries, Bosch coil packs, diff planet gears, bosch alternator, even had a NGK spark plug drop an electrode into cylinder 2, but finally have a nasty rattle which...
  2. Devastated. Sympathy and Advice Please

    General Alfa Discussion
    I'm distraught beyond belief. Yesterday morning I wrote off my pride and joy, a 2007 GT JTDm Lusso I was on my way to Birmingham airport to fly off to Portugal on holiday. It was just gone 5:00am and the weather was poor with rain coming down. I was doing 70mph in the middle lane of the M42...
  3. In need of sympathy.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Reversing out of my drive this morning and some unmentionable rammed me up the backside! I was stopped in the middle of the road and he hit me in Mitsubishi Delica! (which is a beast of a car) Had my GT six weeks and this happens! My heart hurts :( He wasn't going too fast but seeing Bella...
  4. I missed out! I need some sympathy.

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi all, Long time lurker here. I'm currently looking to buy a 159 2.2 JTS. I'm feeling really sick right now that I missed out on this : - Selected Car - Bullitt Cars - North London Used Cars I made the trip to see it on Wednesday (Leicester to London), only to find they didn't have it in the...
  5. Looking for sympathy

    South Scotland
    Following an incident between a short-sighted,colour blind mororcyclist :rant: & the back door of my Giulietta I've just picked up a loan car whilst mine is in the bodyshop. They've given me, I can hardly bring myself to say it, a very small car made by the company formally known as Datsun. :o...
  6. Sympathy for Mrs 156 ...

    Poll Room
    Mrs 156 "popped" round one of our neighbours last night for some "girly group xmas present wrapping" ... anyway, she eventually gets home at 4am completely drunk, she's now feeling a little "worse for wear" and is asleep on the sofa ... I get absolutely no sympathy when I feel a bit "tired"...
  7. In need of sympathy

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Alfistas I have been an Alfista since 1965 and have several Alfas. Why do I need sympathy, well read on please, Background to my saga I have an 1983 series 3 spider which developed an amazing failure in as much that the steering box casing split whilst reversing in the place where I work...
  8. looking for sympathy

    Alfa 145 & 146
    7 months ago I bought a really tidy 145 boxer 1.7 16v. The guy I bought it from, an Alfa specialist reconed it was one of the best examples he had seen, lots of history and receipts. It wasnt cheap but looked very good. So far I have had to replace the Thermostat, two front wheel bearings, the...
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