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  1. ALFA MiTo 1.4 3dr Turismo Coil Spring

    Alfa MiTo
    I’ve had a quotation from a garage for around £300 for some coil springs on my Alfa due to them being ‘special’ and being a dynamic type spring due to my multiple driving modes in my car. They also stated that they have to order in a pair, there fore I have to pay for both, just posting to get...
  2. Turismo to TI

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So I've been driving the 1.9 jtdm turismo for 6 years, on 07 plate (so bought in 2012, at the time couldn't stretch to Lusso, never mind TI) and It's been brill. Just passed (2 months ago) an MOT with no advisories at 11 years old, totally stock with 142,000 miles, always looked after it, FSH...
  3. Disappearing Oil. 147 1.6 (105) Turismo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Over the last few weeks my 147 has been using quite a lot of oil. Not affecting ride or engine but It does go down a lot. Put 2l in when I bought it 5 weeks ago, it went down, then put 2l in about 3 weeks ago, went down again after a 120 mile round trip to York and then added another 2 last...
  4. 156 2003 turismo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My passanger front light dipped and main beam isn't working. side light is. i have looked at the bulb and it looks ok but tried anouther one anyway (not a new one but it was working when i last tested it) neither bulb will work now i have removed the wire that attaches to the bulb with ignition...
  5. For Sale: 147 1.6 TS 16v Turismo 3dr 2 owners 65k fdocsh

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    NOW SOLD Alfa Romeo Classifieds - Auctions - 147 1.6 TS 16v Turismo 3dr 2 owners 65k fdocsh - Powered by PhotoPost Classifieds 2003 03 Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 TS 16v Turismo manual 3dr, 2 owners, 65,000 miles, full documented service history inc cambelt variator @ 59k Nov 2014, 13 stamps, last...
  6. 156 1800 petrol turismo 2003

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    its done 115000 miles , i have had it for several years and i am very pleased with it . apart from wishbone and drop linkage and anti roll bar bush problems because of pot holes round here i have only changed the oil and air filter and it has been fine .... given the mileage can anyone suggest...
  7. Air bag red warning light on - 147 Turismo 1.9JTD 2005

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone can help what the obvious fault might be. I have connected up a hand held 'Foxwell' diagnostic device for a full scan and on every occasion when it comes to scan the Air Bag circuit it freezes, plus I did try another 'Foxwell' and the same thing happened.( scan circuit No. 53 ) and it...
  8. Turismo, Lusso, Veloce

    General Alfa Discussion
    Other than aesthetics, are there any handling or performance differences? Having owned two 156s since 2007 I feel I should know the answer... My first 156, although didn't have the bodykit, came up, according to my insurance company, as a Veloce. Now my second car, which had the smart sills...
  9. 147 JTD 1.9L Turismo 8V Engine starts then stalls immediatly

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My wife took my car out for the first time today got 400 metres down the road when she stopped to turn right the engine stalled. She immediately started it again but it would not rev. above idle speed then after a few seconds the engine stalled. ( The engine is still cold / not working...
  10. Setting the date on 156 JTD 16V Turismo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 156 Turismo that has the date on the info center. However, when I look in the manual to see how to set it it says to use the info and +- buttons but these are just blanking plates on my console. How the hell do I do it? It's driving me mad.
  11. Mito Turismo Sport - lowering and wheels

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I have a Mito Turismo Sport, which is 95bhp 1.4 16v NON TURBO engine. I have the suspension top mount noise problem and one of the springs has broken so I'm thinking of buying lowering springs to lower the car 30mm, then possibly put bigger wheels on, maybe even the 18" turbine alloys...
  12. 147 Turismo 2005 X1 Headlight Level Motor continuously activated

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone got any suggestions about my o/s headlight remote level / alignment motor going all the time ( ignition on / engine running ) The nylon gears must of worn / spinning on the spindle because the headlight doesn't move. When operating the switch inside nothing is working even the...
  13. jtd turismo

    Introduce Yourself
    Hey guys! My names andy i own a 03 alfa 156 jtd, its the 150 bhp turismo saloon. Ive owned it now bout 2 years and its t 1st diesel car ive owned, t reason i bought it is because of t noise it makes does not sound like a diesel at all. My friends think is petrol because of t noise and t way it...
  14. 3 spoke 18" alloys

    Alfa MiTo
    Picked these 3 spoke 18" wheels and tyres for £250 on ebay!
  15. Best product to deep clean 159 Turismo velour seats

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, What is the best product to deep clean / valet the Turismo seat material. My seats are black and it's the material similar to velour. Thanks!
  16. Summer 2014 Super Turismo Run

    South East
    SUMMER 2014 - "SUPER TURISMO RUN" Welcome's all Alfisti to partake in some excellent A/B roads across the Kent and Sussex countryside and coastal regions. The views are spectacular, the twists and turns will put your car through its paces! and if you're bringing a V6 you'll enjoy some tunnel...
  17. Gran Turismo 6

    South Africa
    a Bit off topic but I am sure there will be plenty of Alfa'ing around once it's been sorted... Looking to get a South African room going... Basically just to race around with a bunch of guys that can meet up online and to also get rid of the lag.. The American servers are severely congested and...
  18. Very Impressed with inherited alfa 147 turismo

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Everybody, I've inherited a black alfa 1.6 turismo from my uncle who passed away a couple of months back. The car was one of his loves and he had it alfa serviced and maintained all these years. In the last year due to his failing health he accidentally scrapped the drivers rear quarter panel...
  19. How much for my Mito Turismo ?

    Alfa MiTo
    I have a 2009 (59) solid black Mito Turismo I want to sell. Non Alfa aftermarket alloys with the summer tyres and the old steelies with winter tyres included in the sale. Good condition I think (Alloys starting to show their age a bit) 31000 miles and a full history. What do you think it's...
  20. alloy wheels for turismo

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, Just purchased my first alfa mito and love it! Its a 2009, turismo. Would love to get rid of the dreaded steel wheels in the spring for a set of original alloys. Am I rihjt in thinking only a certain set will fit due to calipers etc. How easy is it to add fog light's, light trim and...