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Hi everybody.

Just lookin for info at the moment.
I'm considering getting a 145 or 146 very soon.

Just thought it would be wise to find out from owners what to look for when buying


Cheers :)
 

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Hi Tanis, glad you joined, hope you get the info needed and buy the alfa that's right for you:) Enjoy the site:)
 

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Hi Tanis and a big welcome to AO.

I had a 145 a few years back and had very few problems with it.

A point to watch, for a twin spark, would be if the cam-belt has been replaced - it really needs doing every 36,000 miles or three years - also suspension bushes can wear I think mine were quite bad before I sold it. I also had the water pump fail at about 30,000 miles it can be weak area I think. Other than that reliable and fun to drive. :) Look around the 145/146 part of the forum for more details.
 

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Hi Tanis, welcome to the site from a 145 owner :D

The 145 is a great car and as Sunbar has already said look for evidence that the cam belt has been replaced at 36 000 miles intervals. As always, a good service history is great to have.

A big problem I've had is having to replace wheel bearings, other than than I am pretty picky about making sure my car is well serviced so its been pretty good :D


Have a look at the 145 section of the site and it will help you no end :)
 

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Bugger. Just been gettin ins quotes for the missus and myself.
Not good. £800 a year tpft. On my own its £200

Knackers to it. :(

I guess thats out of the window again.
 

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Hello and Welcome along :)
 
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