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  1. Current factory build times...

    Alfa Giulia
    After faffing about for ages, we've decided to trade in our Giulietta for a Giulia Veloce. Can't find anything in stock or even ex-demo in the colour and packs we want. So it might be a factory order, but we've been quoted up to 14 weeks. Does anyone have any insight into current real-life...
  2. Guiletta delivery times uk

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just wondered if anyone had taken delivery of a factory order guiletta lately? Just about to pull the trigger on a misano blue veloce with sunroof and would be interested to know the actual lead times from order?
  3. Thumping sound from rear when braking/turning (and other times)

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all! I've got the weirdest sound happening at odd times, but mostly when braking or turning, that sounds like something is rolling around in the boot. It's not something that happens every time I brake, or when I brake harder or softer than usual, and it's not something that necessarily...
  4. How many times a day do you get a compliment about your Stelvio?

    Alfa Stelvio
    I've had 3 delivery people at my house this morning and every one has commented on how lovely the Stelvio is, how they've never seen one or never seen one in the flesh before. Never had as many complimentary conversations about a car as this one! Draws admiring glances or looks of interest...
  5. After Market CF Spoiler - Delivery Times

    Alfa Giulia
    Has anyone ordered an aftermarket carbon spoiler recently and if so, how are you getting on with delivery status. Had to cancel one order last month after three weeks the seller advised it would be at least 6 weeks for delivery. Ordered another last week from a seller stating they would...
  6. Tested 0 to 60 times

    Alfa Giulia
    Ok so for fun I decided to take a "friend's" 2.0 Super to a local track and did some 1/4 mile runs. Official handbook figures for 0 -60 for the 2.0 are: 200hp 6.7 seconds 280hp 5.5 seconds. In drag racing they also use a simple formula to calculate approx flywheel hp based on max speed...
  7. Error Code P2251 - Changed Sensor 3 Times same issue

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Morning, I have a 156 JTS Veloce II 2006 and from when i bought it until now (5 years) its constantly giving me Error P2251. This is the O2 Sensor 1 on Bank 1 and its (Negative Current Control Circuit/Open) Now I have just got it back from the mechanic who managed to replace again the 3rd time...
  8. Aircondition repared twice – both times it only worked for two days…

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys Some months ago I got a new A/C pump installed, condenser and fresh freon in my Alfa 159 2,4 JTDm TI which worked fine for a couple of days. The next 5000 km it only worked randomly two times. So my mechanic suspected it to be a defective A/C pump so he changed it again and it worked...
  9. how many times d'ya think it appears?

    Poll Room
    the word chav..... out of boredom mainly, I just clicked search here on AO, entered the word chav and clicked the search button. But how many seperate threads did it show with the word chav in it? (remember, this is not the number of posts containing the word, but the number of individual...
  10. Cheddar Gorge - good times...

    Motoring Images
    Took a bit of a detour on the way back from the Cotswolds at the weekend a had a quick blast up through Cheddar Gorge. And then back down again. And then back up again! Anyways, here's some pics for anyone who's interested and I'd recommend it to anyone who's in the area as well, it's muchos fun!
  11. Oil Change...Im sure this has been asked 100's of times before.

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Im sure this has been asked many times before, but how hard is it to change the oil on the V6 Spider?? How do I get to the oil filter?? Secondly any recommendations as to what oil to use?? I live on the hot, dry Highveld in SA and take it to the redline a few times a week....traffic allowing of...
  12. 2.4JTDm v 2.2JTS In-gear times

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    From this website: Translated version of http://www.auto-swiat.pl/wydania,artykul/Grzebia_w_kieszeniach_kierowcow,Artykul-13812 0-50 kph 3.4s for JTDm, 2.9s for JTS 0-100kph 8.8s for both engines 60-100kph 4.6 for JTDm, 7.8 for JTS 80-120kph 6.5 for JTDm, 12.7 for JTS
  13. Hard Times !!!!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone. Bought my first Alfa 3 months ago....156 2.0 selespeed Sportswagon. Loved driving it untill a week ago!!! Balance Belt Tensioner broke, taking the Timing belt with it:cry: Replacement engine going in today, thanks to all the information gained on here all should now be well...
  14. In gear acceleration times?!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Are there any details anywhere of what each of the models and engine types, 5 or 6spd etc can do between certain speeds in gear i.e from 40-80 in third is x seconds or something?! I just wondered if it would be a useful way of comparing standard to tuned cars, standard to standard etc, even if...
  15. GTV6 - i know you've seen this a million times...

    General Alfa Discussion
    ... but inarf sexy: YouTube - Car chase / Octopussy I've GOT to get another '6. on one hand, I wish I had never been exposed to this goddam car. But it's worked its way under my skin and I cannot shake the damn thing off....the looks, the chatty steering, that bellowing engine. A car so...
  16. She's a pain in the backside at times....

    Motoring Images
    ....but worth it :) Washed, clayed, re-washed & waxed yesterday....sorry about location.
  17. Times Review of the 166 from 2004

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Just came across this article, from April 2004, written by Jason Dawe for The Times. You'll be pleased to hear that we are owners of "one of the world's best looking executive saloons." :) Alfa Romeo 166 review
  18. Spare Part Delivery Times.

    General Alfa Discussion
    Just out of intrest,what are are Alfa Romeo like for delivering spare parts to the dealerships-is it overnight delivery or waiting for days on end?.
  19. Times to turn over

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Last couple of days, being cold, i have noticed that my car takes longer than normal to turn over, and tonight a little to long sort of the 4th time. i drive 12 miles to and from work lights, heater on 1st setting and rear window on, is this enough to not allow the battery to charge up enough...
  20. Lead times for parts

    General Alfa Discussion
    Has anyone else experienced long lead times while waiting for parts to come in to complete warranty work ? My GT went in on the 14th August as there had been a couple of faults that needed to be checked. 1. N/S wheel arch liner rubbing on the wheel when on full lock - parts arrived no problem...
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