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  1. 56 reg 159 jtdm 1.9: swirl flap threat or not?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've been reading and scaring myself. 56 reg on 72k. I really don't need it to £&@? Itself. Is it worth me removing/plugging them?
  2. Is my clumsiness a threat to my car?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Feel like an idiot. Was reassembling my V6 plenum and intake pipes today and dropped a 5mm allen head and a washer in between the V part of the engine and they completely seemed to disappear so I guess they are pretty much stuck there for now. Any chance of this turning into a real mess? Ideas...
  3. EU threat to car modifying

    General Motoring Discussion
    The Association of Car enthusiasts have released a press statement regarding the new EU Roadworthyness test Regulation which could bring an end to car modifying in europe & uk. Please take the time to read not only the statement but the associated links to the ACE site where you can read...
  4. Biofuel threat to older Alfas??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Not sure if it's been posted on here yet (in which case I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings), but it would appear that only the latest generations of Alfa models will cope with the increasing levels of bioethanol that will coming to our pumps: PistonHeads Headlines - Biofuel compatibility I...
  5. Button says Kubica wasn't a threat

    International Motor Sport
    Melbourne winner Jenson dismisses BMW's suggestion that Kubica would have caught him but for the Vettel crash. More...
  6. GT Survives Trade-In Threat !!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've had my GT for two years now and was starting to get a bit bored. The rattles around town were starting to get on my nerves and after 3 V6's I hankered after another. I went to trade it in and test drove the 3.2GT and a Brera 2.4jtd. The 3.2 sounded great but had all the same rattles felt...
  7. Are we a threat?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I was talking to someone today who is an Alfa Owner Club member. He went to a meet and was talking to fellow AOC members and the subject of came up. It seems that we are seen as an up and coming alternative and that maybe they should start thinking about modernising their...