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In Caerphilly South Wales
There's always a lot of talk on here about petrol versus diesel and it's a topic for hot debate at that! It's been my stated aim at some point get a 156 GTA, they are magnificent, but I've also noted that later versions of the 156 have the 175BHP 2.4 diesel which is a hell of a beast too, with...
EOBD, mapping, and the truth...
I had an interesting conversation with a chip tuner (or, rather, two different tuners) the other day. One of them claimed that it is possible to access ALL ECU mapping data via the OBDII interface of the Bosch ME 7.3.1 found on the 147/156 GTA, 156 2,5...
A policeman told me (so it must be true!) that the 3.2 v6 is actually a GM lump..............
I was looking at sticking one in the back of a Cinquecento (keep it Italian, y'know) but if it's really GM then they'll be cheaper out of a Vaux or Opel.
I haven't found one mechanic who has good things to say about the GTV.
These forums don't give me much hope either. Any GTV owners out there? Please tell me how much I'm going to spend on electrics/suspension/other maintenance on a '97 GTV before I buy this car....
All I've heard is...
I just received an e-mail from the BBC Top Gear team asking me to fill in an on-line survey thay are conducting about cars.
You might like to complete it as well (after all, there is no shame in promoting our Alfas).
To do so, visit: www.oncanvasse.co.uk/topgear/publish.htm