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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Just a very big thank you for Lawrence and his colleague at Autolusso Bournemouth yesterbay (saturday). I drove up from just outside Torquay after booking in the saturday surgery for my recently purchased Brera. The check over on my car was very thorough and i left with a smile and a lot more...
  2. General Motoring Discussion
    Yesterday I was dismantling an old Alfa 156 strut to get a decent mount and some spare brake line clips for my GTA. Since I wasn't bothered at all about the spring or shock I just shoved my spring compressors on and tightened it down, not paying too much attention to correct spring compressor...
  3. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Phoned them on Sat, to see if they had a spider brake pedal switch. He said he hadn't, but to try Eurocarparts. I ordered one locally and collected it today. Cost? £5.40 inc VAT. Ebayers, think they are selling gold dust and range from nearly a tenner & top price is 17 quid with postage. Thank...
  4. Alfa GTA
    Just a thanks to ned for getting me sorted with idler pulley bolts. Alfa dealer tried to get £120 quid out of me saying I had to order the pulleys,couldn't just get the bolts. Ned had them and less than 24hours later I have them! Great service, cheers
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Looking into changing the radiator myself, the parts are on the way and a few people have been kind enough to off to help me out. I have been reading some threads that explain that the front bumper needs to come off to change the rad so does anyone know of any guides or have any tips of how to...
  6. North East
    Received my first 'thumbs up' from a fellow Alfa driver today on the A66 heading towards Middlesbrough. A fellow GT owner. It just made me smile :thumbs:
  7. 4C & 4C Spider
    Oh well looks like the "Sun" has some taste after all ..........one of the best cars of the car ! :cool: "evokes all the glamour from Alfa's past"
  8. South Africa
    This morning some dude in a hissing and puffing GTi tried to play with the 159 and lost severely. He was first in front of me so I stayed on his bumper. He had a Race Performance sticker on and you could hear the chuff-chuff-booosssssst coming from under the bonnet. Just before the next robot I...
  9. General Alfa Discussion
    Don't know if we're allowed to give recommendations but: I ordered part of door seal for my Spider on Monday (£9.50). It arrived Special Delivery Tuesday morning. 5 minutes to fit and away we go. Superb service from Alfaworkshop.
  10. Alfa MiTo
    Hi, After seeing a few threads in here about first service costs on the Mito, just wanted to say that I took my Mito 135 Tct to Autolusso on Friday for the 18k service and was really impressed with the service and the quality of the work. Really helpful guys there and I'll highly recommend...
  11. Rant Room
    I went to my local Alfa dealer today, Autoworld of Chesterfield to buy a 'genuine' oil filter for my 07 GT JTDM. After waiting 15 minutes in the Parts Department for someone to come to me, I was eventually told that the price of the filter would be £13.54 inc vat! Well, they can inc what they...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    just wanted to give a quick :thumbs: to Autolusso, I ordered a replacement Silicone Turbo hose very late Friday night and it arrived 1st this morning i know how busy they get so the speediness is that little bit more appreciated :) another happy customer. :thumbs:
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    After a towbar install I had an airbag light lingering on my TBi. That finally pushed me to buy a cable (cheapo e-bay) and registered version of the FES. After some modifications to the cable (needed to destroy R04 resistor) - all works flawlessly - error code cleared and plethora of options...
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi folks I'm after some bits and pieces for my ph2 GTV and wonder is anybody can help or knows of a GTV breaking in central Scotland. 2 door pockets ( pass and driver ), black plastic 2 puddle lights for the doors 2 boot struts, mine isnt popping open and am guessing struts have weakened ...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ...to Paul at A For Alfa. Fixed my handbrake cable in a jiffy for a lovely price on my 156. Reset my MCSF "fault" codes too. Top man. :)
  16. General Alfa Discussion
    Just had my cam belt done on my J12 by Tony at Ital Autos in Chesterfield. Took her for a blast around the peak district on the way home (slight detour but well worth it :) and she's running and sounding sweet. Can't recommend them enough. Quick and super friendly service. Cheap too! Will be...
  17. Alfa Giulietta
    I dropped my Giulietta off this morning at Guest Alfa in Solihull for its first service and picked it up this evening. I'm very pleased for a number of reasons. First up, the booking process over the phone was easy and I was able to get a courtesy car (which was confirmed by text). I gave them...
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    in an amazing article in the top gear new cars guide the 159 sw is torn to pieces. very harsh as they say, avoid this car... dont buy one and we cant believe this car is still in production. was quite shocked how scathing they were
  19. Alfa MiTo
    I feel it only right after expressing my grave dissatisfaction with the appalling service from Alexanders I should express my thanks and total satisfaction from Benfield and Lookers. When we bought our car from Lookers in Sheffield the salesman Andy was superb and totally professional in his...
  20. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
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