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by pete
Wed May 29, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Insurance - For new arrival
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Insurance - For new arrival

If not too late ,also try Tollgate private clients talk to Dave Goodman
by pete
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: F31 road noise question
Replies: 14
Views: 1402

Hi all just seen this thread my 2 cents My F30 30d bought new ,the runflats were awful either bridgestones or contis cant remeber which.Anyway the crashiness and road noise were ridiculous after 3 weeks put Michelen PS3 NON runflats on and all was well .After 3 years of these thought I may be handin...
by pete
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Diesel Pricing?
Replies: 7
Views: 979

re diesels it really is sad ...my London Mayor Sad KhanT (sic) has deemed from april next year any derv less than Euro 6 is going to pay a higher rate (mad rate) to drive in the congestion zone..from 2020 /maybe 21 cant remember that will be £11.50 a day inside the N and S Circular rd a very large ...
by pete
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Specialist technicians.
Replies: 5
Views: 1280

ah that name rang a bell.....he was the man to go for for bmw 2 litre diesel rebuilds after the N47 timing chain fiasco
by pete
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Charles's Blog
Topic: Withdrawing a recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 5288

Thanks Charles
by pete
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Charles's Blog
Topic: Withdrawing a recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 5288

Bumping this Charles Hi.have you found another dealer that you go to your happy with? I am still punting up there from Chiswick .I refuse to use Berry which I could long walk to ,there is something wrong attitude wise with that company

Good Luck, Pete
by pete
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: 500,000 km
Replies: 13
Views: 1709

Brilliant stuff Charles. re some of the other comments I wouldnt fancy having a new BMW DIESEL on over 100k without a warranty and a lot of angst thrown in for good measure
by pete
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Taking the B4s out for a test drive
Replies: 16
Views: 3801

Hi

Nice one!!! Can you put the car into sport without the steering wheel changing to that stiff heavy feel that happens on my 64 plate 330d? Thanks
by pete
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Farewell B4
Replies: 12
Views: 3941

B10 WOWZA!! :) Thanks ,amazing MPG your 48 mpg eco pro at 70 is nuts ,think id get about 56mpg in my F30 30d with normal everyday guess around 47 .....that really is special well done Alpina
by pete
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: New D3 vandalised after only 6 days - Help!
Replies: 61
Views: 16757

Hevent read thread but so very sorry ,how totally gutting and demoralising enough to make you shed real tears ,all the best going forward mate ,Pete
by pete
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: E9x - Lux Pack question
Replies: 1
Views: 1519

A top gear website But until now, the Alpina D3 Biturbo only came in one fairly basic 3-Series spec inside, with no nav. To get the nav, you had to pay for the system itself, and also pay that darned bespoke order charge. Which is why Alpina has introduced this ‘Lux’ version of the D3, which inc...
by pete
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Farewell B4
Replies: 12
Views: 3941

B10 hi ,any chance of a run down on some MPG journeys? You know fast outside lane motorway. B roads etc ,thankyou and good luck to the new owner :)
by pete
Fri May 19, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: 2017 UK B7 for sale
Replies: 25
Views: 6983

Blimey that didn't last long. I was talking to Gary about this car at the Sytner meet and it was reportedly in the region of £150k new so taking profit in to account it's lost at least £50 per mile!! Yowza ..I know its a bit Hyacinth Bucket curtain twitching stylee but curious on why the owner go...
by pete
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Second Alpina addition - D5 BiTurbo No.13 (update Nov '20 page 3)
Replies: 78
Views: 12634

Thank you chaps, she's running well and I'm enjoying it very much. Currently in Devon with the family, had a lovely run down in the sun, it really is the consummate mile muncher. I didn't hang about on the run down :wink: http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y298/moonlightvr/20170410_163144_zpsynwr4y56...