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  1. The little things in life

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi All! New owner of my first Alfa really happy with looks the drive etc of my Veloce (Giulia) 67plate. Driving to work this morning noticed rear window didn’t de-mist little not annoying tbh but im hoping it’s covered on manufacturers warranty. (Still a year left) is it also common this make...
  2. Is it worth buying a CODE card, or just reverse engineering things?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    One of the keys for my 156 has been lost, and I don't like having only one key that can disarm the alarm. I've already found what I need to retrieve the immo pin for adding new transponders but for the alarm and central locking, is it worth doing the same, or should I just try and find a stealer...
  3. You know when you wish you’d just left things alone!

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    The Spider was absolutely fine, running and performing beautifully but I had to go and meddle with it just as spring was around the corner! I bought the ClassicAlfa handling kit which I’d wanted for ages, a quick spring and shock swap and Bobs your uncle was the plan. Then I thought I might as...
  4. Hi everyone. I really need some help. Strange things are happening with my gt jts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Right where to start. I've looked over this site and struggling to find any post with my issue. I've an 04 2.0 gt jts cat d and it's suffering some very strange electrical issues, I no shocking haha. This is awkward to explain so please bare with me. So there's two issues The first is a...
  5. Hi fans of all things Alfa

    Introduce Yourself
    Although presently enjoying a diesel GT, I am happy to find the marque has lost none of its character or style,(I had a left hand drive '74 spider years ago). Nice to find when so many modern cars are so dull and bland.
  6. Considering buy a Velcoce, things I should know?

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all, I am considering buying a brand new Veloce and thinking about treading my Alfa Spider in for one. I know the car hasn't been out very long but is there anything I need to know? Pros and cons of the car? Things to avoid or highly recommended? Thanks, Ryan
  7. Start stop not working and other weird things

    Alfa Giulia
    Recently (as in the last few days) my start stop has stopped working, that was despite running a 60mi motorway trip the evening before so presumably the battery is all charged up. And it's on a commute where it would otherwise normally kick in if it was really cold outside but not even working...
  8. Bikes and things

    South Africa
    I'm 45. I've gotten through life purely for the fact that I knew I'd kill myself if I ever got myself a bike. I was sitting in traffic this morning when an ultra modern interpretation of a cafe racer with a number "99" on the side pulled up next to me and I didnt give it a second look until the...
  9. She's gone sadly. So I have a few things of interest for sale.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Sadly, after a change of job and now working 4 miles from home my 159 had to go for a petrol roller skate that likes a short journey. The trade in was not the greatest, so I removed some of the accessories I purchased. 1 - dension BT lite module. (Usb, Bluetooth and hands free) Cost £100...
  10. Things to check on colelction

    Alfa Giulia
    I know there another thread on here but i cannot find it! My car has suddenly moved very fast fast, potentially getting it tomorrow. from it being on the boat at the start of the week it arrived yesterday morning apparently and can be expedited to the dealers as its taken a while (and they want...
  11. Seatbelt rubber things?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Apologies for the vague title. I've noticed that on the passenger's interior B-pillar of my G there is a small rubber 'plate' just below the seat belt anchor point. On the driver's side, however, there isn't one. There's just 2 small rather ugly-looking holes where the plate should be...
  12. Why don't people just fix things?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I noticed the little panel to the left of the instrument panel didn't fit flush, like the one on the other side. So I investigated, and found neatly cut wires for the tell light for the alarm. Now I'm wondering why it was done, and why do that instead of fixing whatever the problem was? I don't...
  13. Things to check when buying a 6 years old Mito QV

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, It has been a while since I want to buy a Mito QV with 170hp because of its design and relatively reachable price. It's very rare here in Turkey and hard to find one without a bulky accident history. I found a second hand listing for one in another city, and am going to check the car in...
  14. Things to do in a B&Q

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Don't know if this is the correct place to put these but coming out of B&Q last friday there was a rather nice sunset and got some funny looks lying on the deck around my GTV. All shot on iPhone.
  15. alfa 164, sign of things to come?

    General Alfa Discussion
    Alfa Romeo 164 3.0 Super Lusso 4dr Sign of the future value of the 164?
  16. Things to look for in used 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys I'm currently looking at a 147 2.0 Selespeed as a daily driver. I know about general things such as looking for signs of a repair, cold starts, equal tyre wear, any check engine lights ect, but I was wondering if there's anything specific to the model that I should be looking at to...
  17. Hood and things

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    The car is slowly getting there, with a few niggles to resolve. The hood frame has a gap at the bottom on both sides at the rear quarter where should seal. I have searched the forum but can not find a similar problem. The hood itself is shot so need to look out for good second hand one. The...
  18. wind deflector things? :-/

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Not quite sure of the technical term, but i bought a 2010 spider a few weeks ago which seems to be missing the silver back panels on the arches that stand either side of the wind deflector behind the seats? Is there a reason why people remove them (noticed a few examples on auto trader...
  19. Mito Not Starting (amongst other things)

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi everyone, my daughter bought a new Mito twin-air back in September 2015. Since then it has spent more than 9 weeks on and off in Bishops Guildford with no resolution of the following problems; Not starting - at least 5 times this has happened and when RAC called out and arrived an hour or so...
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