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  1. Two very long posts regarding unwanted brake pedal travel...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Since I’ve owned this 147, I haven’t been all that happy with the brake pedal travel, or the pedal feel. The pedal was inconsistent with excessive initial travel before the pads contacted the discs, though not necessarily any worse than with many other cars that I’ve driven over the years (which...
  2. Black Leather Armrest cover Unwanted for 159!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All I have a spare arm rest cover to fit a 159 if anyone wants it please PM me your address and will send of to you (FREE!), All I wish is that it goes to a good home and someone will use it as I was going to bin it earlier today! See pics attached for the exact example in my car!
  3. Unwanted increase in engine braking on a JTD?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi again, As per the title really, lift off the throttle and its like somebody is dragging the brakes for me, touch the throttle again and it feels like the engine is "overcoming" something. Sometimes coasting down a hill I feel I need to apply the throttle. Drove a colleagues Saab 9-3 tid...
  4. New Member - unwanted engine parts

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone Good to be here. I'm not sure if I need to do something else before I burst into a problem right away but here goes anyway. Apologies if I have broken with protocol in any way. I have a 156 T-Spark 1600cc 2002 and live in Manchester UK. Due to a timing belt problem I had to have a...
  5. Unwanted 166

    Alfa 164 & 166
    What to do? I live in sweden and have got a 2000 year 166 in great condition. Now i have got to move to the USA for a least 5 years and want to take my 166 with me. The shipping company says that they can ship it but its my problem once it arrives in the states. Being that its an Alfa and a 2000...
  6. how much could i sell these unwanted alfa alloys for?

    General Alfa Discussion
    hi, i have just changed the alloys on my 147 and am going to sell the standard alfa ones as i don't see the point in keeping them in the garden if someone else wants them but i don't really know how much i could ask for them as i have sold my standard corsa sxi alloys on ebay before and they...
  7. Unwanted fire in the hole

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    OK, this is rather embarassing..........I have a 79 Spider which I inherited. Love the car, BUT.........having issues. I have put in new spark plugs and a new Bosch blue coil, new dist cap, rotor and points. All items are installed and set according to the book. Dist set exactly on the "F" with...
  8. Unwanted 155?

    South East
    anyone this weekend noticed a 155 parked up on the grass on the A130 northbound just past the Wickford/Woodham junction? I saw it friday afternoon and yesterday afternoon! does it belong to anyone on here?
  9. Forced Unwanted Attention...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    No i aint just bought a vauxhall corsa with a big bore exhaust. My brakes are squeeking in my 147 big time...It is really loud and people here it coming a mile off. It forces them to take a look at the beautifull automotive work of art. But it does so for all the wrong reasons. Anyone sufferd...
  10. unwanted rumble p4?

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    unwanted rumble p4 ? can anyone help,when turning full lock left/right heavy rumble with vibration from rear could be diff or prop mounts,but unsure has anyone experience the same,cheers devon 33. :confused:
  11. Unwanted car

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Help! It breaks my heart to send my '93 1.8ts 155 to the breakers, but I have no use for it. I drive a company car now, and the wife drives a '97 2.0 16v 155 which we adore. I have to get rid of the '93 car and no-one wants it. The problem is that I'm in the Rep. of Ireland, and the market for...
  12. Unwanted Prize Less than a week old

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, My heart sank when I saw the following advertisment iin our local Newspaper classified website: The AGE - Australia So even though you wouldn't want to keep the car long term, why get rid of it straight away? Why not enjoy it for a month or so? Stefan
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