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Alfa Romeo 145 - 146 Forum _ You & Your Car _ 145 2.0 cloverleaf 1996

Posted by: STEVIE BOY 1st April 2019 06:15

QUOTE(dante giacosa @ 1st April 2019 00:15) *
Is that your mate with the Quattroporte, by any chance??!

Yes, hes also very recently bought a 159 2.4 , 2008, bought it with 60k on the clock but timing belt snapped, engine bust, for 700.

He opened her up and the belt hadn't snapped but the tensioner slackened off , so timing had jumped a few , enough for valve impact, but the rockers are designed to fracture, so hes replaced a few rockers, new belt, and shes back on the road , 3k valuation!!

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