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by bss325i
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: E36 3.2 Headgasket DIY
Replies: 32
Views: 696

Re: E36 3.2 Headgasket DIY

Which head gasket and head bolts did you use?
by bss325i
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: Lovely B10 V8 - Red
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Lovely B10 V8 - Red

I was prepared to take it on a bring it up to scratch but the engine was the deal breaker for me.
by bss325i
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: Lovely B10 V8 - Red
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Lovely B10 V8 - Red

Where does it leave this red Alpina then With an engine rebuild with half BMW and half Alpina and no mahl pistons is it still a B10 V8? albeit with lost provenance It’s still a fantastic looking car with a great interior. If the price was right considering the work that has taken place, it could st...
by bss325i
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: Lovely B10 V8 - Red
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Lovely B10 V8 - Red

Its a devalued non matching numbers B10 that is a rusty can of worms.
by bss325i
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: Lovely B10 V8 - Red
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Lovely B10 V8 - Red

and top top it all off the seller failed to mention until I got there that the "engine rebuild" transpired to be a used E53 X5 4.6iS block modified to fit and used the Alpina heads. All done kerb side by the owners dad. Didn't even hear it run. Whats wrong with that? AFAIK it was Alpina that gave t...
by bss325i
Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: Lovely B10 V8 - Red
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Lovely B10 V8 - Red

Just done a 6 hour round trip to view this car. Was there for literally 2 or 3 minutes before telling them it was not for me. Sills rotten on the jacking points, flat battery and top top it all off the seller failed to mention until I got there that the "engine rebuild" transpired to be a used E53 X...
by bss325i
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: E92 B3 BiTurbo #185 for sale Space grey
Replies: 5
Views: 487

Re: E92 B3 BiTurbo #185 for sale Space grey

hap wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:34 pm
Now at Mercedes specialist for 16k
Did you chop it in in the end
Got a link to the ad?
by bss325i
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: B3 3.3 Saloon #450 last of the pre facelifts
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: B3 3.3 Saloon #450 last of the pre facelifts

Replacement of the cam cover revealed very clean engine internals which was a pleasant surprise given the mileage. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50055280161_0cd607862f_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50055601222_52cb6a2ca9_c.jpg A set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4 in the correct 225/40/1...
by bss325i
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: B3 3.3 Saloon #450 last of the pre facelifts
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: B3 3.3 Saloon #450 last of the pre facelifts

A week or so after i bought the car it was time to go through the car address some of the issues. Parts ordered it was time to work through the following list of work. Inspection 2 service Brake fluid change Water pump and thermostat replacement New viscous fan, blade and cowling Oil filter housing ...
by bss325i
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: e28 B9
Replies: 12
Views: 414

Re: e28 B9

A jap import that looks to be very solid.

Shame the didnt put the ramp pad in the correct place when lifting the car for pics on the underside!
by bss325i
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: Alpina E46 B3.4S LCI Coupe Questions
Replies: 29
Views: 597

Re: Alpina E46 B3.4S LCI Coupe Questions

Drivers window drop after double unlock on coupe and convertible E46 (and E92/3) is called convenience opening and is just a matter of coding.
by bss325i
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Well feast your eyes on this lunacy! 6-1-19 tinker
Replies: 166
Views: 20652

Re: Well feast your eyes on this lunacy! 6-1-19 tinker

Time to switch to flickr
by bss325i
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: B3 3.3 Saloon #450 last of the pre facelifts
Replies: 6
Views: 379

B3 3.3 Saloon #450 last of the pre facelifts

It was never going to long before i ended up with another Alpina after selling E92 B3 #185. I was loosely looking at various E46 Alpinas with an aim to replacing our late 330Ci M sport when a regular customer of ours ended up with with this B3 as part of deal so i made an offer and it was mine! "Tri...
by bss325i
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: ALPINA Wanted
Topic: B3 3.3 brochure year 2000 and document wallet
Replies: 0
Views: 618

B3 3.3 brochure year 2000 and document wallet

As above.

Also after an Alpina document wallet suitable for an E46 B3 and not a generic BMW one.