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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    evening all, car takes 3 miles to warm up not to bad in this weather but consumption isn't really above 25mpg and occasionally fan kicks in when cold say 20s after starting!:wow: stat or sender:confused:
  2. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Alright guys and girls My twinny is struggling to heat up in this freezing weather, still runs fine and always starts first time with no hesitation. As i use it for work, its mainly sat at 80-ish mph on the motorway but the temp gauge is barely off the bottom of the dial. Have tried my V6...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Righto, now I am definitely a happy chappy! After work tonight I took a little trip to Alfanet - well more exactly Duncan Slade of Alfanet in Bristol, who changed my dodgy thermostat in about 20 minutes, including new coolant. Best bit of it was he is an absolutely pleasant chap to talk to - we...
  4. General Alfa Discussion
    The Coupe has sailed through another MOT with no fails. :D Sorry about the title :o I have to admit though, I reckon the tester might have done me a favour with the emissions tests. It's a bit of a coincidence that the idle test has to be <0.20%, and it's 0.20%, the fast idle has to be <0.30%...
  5. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all As we know when you change these 'stats the bolts always shear! :rant: Think its part of there design, how thoughtful. :mad: If you do how to remove the sensor housing to get the bolt out see below, it maybe of some use. ;) Little tip :- If you have to remove the two hose pipes which...
  6. General Alfa Discussion
    Much as I love my Alfa I do feel they are quite poor quality cars of mediocre performance. Lets develop out argumentative text, any response?
  7. General Alfa Discussion
    Got a 17" set of Alessio Monza's on my V6 with 205/40 rubber on the last ten months and 4000 miles I've managed to break two of them (physically craked and bent) and bend one of them....on all four the lacquer is peeling and the wheels are looking tatty... they are no more than 15...
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