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  Topic: hey ho
frenchy

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:57 pm   Subject: hey ho
Well it solves this Wink

http://www.alfa-pages.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=2466

that was around the time i first came to france.
i also did go into hospital but only for 1 day.

who paid what ...
  Topic: hey ho
frenchy

Replies: 13
Views: 12558

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:48 pm   Subject: hey ho
ah lda.. no wonder i couldnt log in with alfanutter. hmm i might switch back to that user name if i can..

thanks for the welcome all.

noooooo! i just missed getting my car back Sad what a sham ...
  Topic: Borbet As on a 33 S3 - Yay or Nay?
frenchy

Replies: 18
Views: 10801

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:27 pm   Subject: Borbet As on a 33 S3 - Yay or Nay?
thats me Very Happy

when that p4 left me it had, had quit a hard life...

started as a bit of a dog when i got it as i didnt have a great deal of cash but wanted one none the less.
i started to mod i ...
  Topic: Rear turret fix
frenchy

Replies: 9
Views: 8342

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:36 pm   Subject: Rear turret fix
i've got all the details of suppliers of the kit on the other computer, i'll dig them out over the weekend for you.
  Topic: Borbet As on a 33 S3 - Yay or Nay?
frenchy

Replies: 18
Views: 10801

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:25 pm   Subject: Borbet As on a 33 S3 - Yay or Nay?
i've got a feeling that the red p4 he had was my first one.. last time i saw it, it looked a lot better than when i gave it to some bloke for next to nothing so he could fix the hydraulic lifters that ...
  Topic: Top Gear chat
frenchy

Replies: 45
Views: 46625

PostForum: Car Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:41 pm   Subject: Top Gear chat
iplayer shouldnt work outside of the uk but if i use a uk proxy it works fine Very Happy

i like to download them in hd and watch them on the computer anyway. not that i really collect them, i just like n ...
  Topic: Borbet As on a 33 S3 - Yay or Nay?
frenchy

Replies: 18
Views: 10801

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:38 pm   Subject: Borbet As on a 33 S3 - Yay or Nay?
on my old s2 1.5ti i had a set of 15" with tyres sized to keep the rolling radius the same as before. i found the extra width (i went wider for a bigger contact patch) helped a lot with high spee ...
  Topic: Rear turret fix
frenchy

Replies: 9
Views: 8342

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:14 pm   Subject: Rear turret fix
doh!

well at least you had the skills to fix it there and then.
not on a 33, but i have fixed duff rubbers that were no longer mnaufactured by using a diy mould of the part and a polyurethane kit ...
  Topic: Major problem
frenchy

Replies: 34
Views: 20708

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:01 pm   Subject: Major problem
the best way to check the loom is to get a wire diagram of the ecu plug and stick a multimeter in the relevet pin(s).

e.g. if you have a plug with 2 pins at the sensor end, join those 2 pins with ...
  Topic: hey ho
frenchy

Replies: 13
Views: 12558

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 2:11 pm   Subject: hey ho
mountains, fresh air, quiet life style and amazing roads.

i originally came here to go snowboarding and after 2 winters here i never went back the UK. been living here since nov '07.

there is ve ...
  Topic: hey ho
frenchy

Replies: 13
Views: 12558

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:46 pm   Subject: hey ho
i spose i should have posted here first.. oh well.

hi alfa pages people. i used to be a member years ago under the name of alfanutter but i forget my password and email address from back then.

i ...
  Topic: Top Gear chat
frenchy

Replies: 45
Views: 46625

PostForum: Car Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:39 pm   Subject: Top Gear chat
i missed it, but it is on download as we speak.

silly stunt putting ther german in a stig suit Rolling Eyes just so he could drive his own car round the track. i've seen that tiny bit on youtube.

can ...
  Topic: F1 Chat
frenchy

Replies: 4
Views: 7870

PostForum: Car Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:35 pm   Subject: F1 Chat
well its been an interesting season but some of the racing has been quite dull this year. i'm glad some smaller teams (Brawn GP and Red Bull) are doing well. it is a bit of a shame to see lewis so far ...
  Topic: Major problem
frenchy

Replies: 34
Views: 20708

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:31 pm   Subject: Major problem
you can check for air leaks in a few ways. the easiest way is to rev the car up from idle by pulling the throttle cable by hand and use a plant mister (them plastic bottles with the trigger on them) a ...
  Topic: any 33 owners in france? (southen alps)
frenchy

Replies: 5
Views: 9673

PostForum: Mainland Europe   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:20 pm   Subject: any 33 owners in france? (southen alps)
well so far i dont need any bits but i think it would be a worth while road trip to go and see some other 33's. plus i love carcassonne!

briancon is similar but on a much smaller and less grand sc ...
  Topic: P4 Fuel Tank restoration
frenchy

Replies: 37
Views: 22468

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:16 pm   Subject: P4 Fuel Tank restoration
"properly done" isnt really what he did i spose.. he's no menchanic but he did spend the whole weekend doing the job. he did take his time and maybe the holes were not too bad? i never saw t ...
  Topic: Anyone near Surrey fancy saving a black P4?
frenchy

Replies: 8
Views: 5669

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:13 pm   Subject: Anyone near Surrey fancy saving a black P4?
i might even fly back to the UK for that.. sounds like it could be worth having. if someone thinks its good, then at least is should be an mot pass runner. good enough for me.
  Topic: wanted: permenant 4
frenchy

Replies: 9
Views: 6614

PostForum: For Sale & Wanted   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:09 pm   Subject: wanted: permenant 4
well sorry i missed one.. but thanks for the other tips! Very Happy
  Topic: P4 Fuel Tank restoration
frenchy

Replies: 37
Views: 22468

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:31 pm   Subject: P4 Fuel Tank restoration
my brother had a p4 a few years back and he took the tank out to stop it leaking all over the drive and road.

he cleaned up all the rust and found 3 or 4 small holes that he then used chemical met ...
  Topic: any 33 owners in france? (southen alps)
frenchy

Replies: 5
Views: 9673

PostForum: Mainland Europe   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:14 pm   Subject: any 33 owners in france? (southen alps)
as the title really. anyone out here with a 33?

i spose Gap is the nearest town.
  Topic: 1.5 s3 in france
frenchy

Replies: 0
Views: 3492

PostForum: Spotted A boxer Alfa   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:11 pm   Subject: 1.5 s3 in france
there is one down the road from me. a silver-ish coloured 1991 1.5 series 3 LHD.

i spoke to the guy (in my bestest rubbish french) and he took me for a little ride in it. just how i remember my fir ...
  Topic: wanted: permenant 4
frenchy

Replies: 9
Views: 6614

PostForum: For Sale & Wanted   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:04 pm   Subject: wanted: permenant 4
hey,

i've been away from alfa ownership for 5-6 years now and i'm really missing driving a perm 4. i've had 3 over the years and they have been some of the most fun cars i've owned. so now i want a ...
  Topic: Anyone near Surrey fancy saving a black P4?
frenchy

Replies: 8
Views: 5669

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:57 am   Subject: Anyone near Surrey fancy saving a black P4?
i'd love to save it!!!

i've been hunting for a perm 4 for a while now and i think they look great in black. (then again they look great in any colour)

do you have any contact details? i really ...
 
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