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by Norrie
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: ALPINA Meets & Events
Topic: Classics at Glenham Woodbridge 5th Sept 2021 - CANCELLED
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Classics at Glenham Woodbridge 5th Sept 2021 - CANCELLED

Who are "we"? This event is not organised by me? This is a event organised by a group of people in Suffolk and is for charity. The gent who is an ALPINA owner who contacted me regarding 2020 event was out voted by his colleagues in terms of cancelling 2021 event. Therefore, any comments about it bei...
by Norrie
Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: ALPINA Meets & Events
Topic: Classics at Glenham Woodbridge 5th Sept 2021 - CANCELLED
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Classics at Glenham Woodbridge 5th Sept 2021 (Sunday)

Please note event is Cancelled due to Covid. The organiser had a vote and decided to cancel for 2021.
by Norrie
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Where are all the XB7?
Replies: 32
Views: 1161

Re: Where are all the XB7?

I would love one, really like it. Sadly not possible due to other financial requirements. Maybe a lotto win?
by Norrie
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT
Replies: 29
Views: 642

Re: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT

We never know, but some people love a project and have the time and inclination to bring cars back to their best, often with some disregard to the costs or the ability to recover the money, but for the love of the challenge. I have 100% zero skills, time or intent personally, but there may be some t...
by Norrie
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT
Replies: 29
Views: 642

Re: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT

I have spoken to the current owner. I also received a report that via a third party, the car had been examined around 2 years ago. It was alleged:- N/s door required N/s rear quarter needs replacing Alternator failed - now replaced I was told yesterday approx 250 K miles on the clock Interior poor c...
by Norrie
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT
Replies: 29
Views: 642

Re: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT

I think a lot is speculation until someone examines the vehicle in its current condition. I did suggest to him when I spoke to him he takes it some where that deals with a lot of ALPINA cars and has restored them and gets a full and proper estimate. Any property is only worth what someone is willing...
by Norrie
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT
Replies: 29
Views: 642

Re: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT

I spoke at length to the new owner. It appears not been used for 8/9 years. Car reg is T 734 TGF alleged to be purchased from L & C Croydon in 1998 for 100K. It has had 3 previous owners. I think someone went to look at in in 2016 and took it for an MOT it failed. The owner had died and it was not h...
by Norrie
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT
Replies: 29
Views: 642

B12 E38 5.7 #45 E-KAT

Interesting story appears this vehicle was originally bought from L & C Croydon some time around 1998. Reg R 734 TGF for 100K. It has had 3 owners and the last chap passed away. Vehicle has not ben used for 8/9 years, but had a failed MOT in 2016 I think. I spoke to the new owner last night and he i...
by Norrie
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: ALPINA Meets & Events
Topic: Goodwood Festival of Speed July 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed July 2021

No problem easy to spot in 50K visitor crowd, ha ha. Likewise I have the shirt.
by Norrie
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B7 E65 #114 for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: B7 E65 #114 for sale

Yes thats the one, a post elsewhere claims it was bought for 17K approx and now at 30K? I also understand the one at Khan motors for 5/6 years has been sold for 30K?
by Norrie
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: B7 E65 #114 for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 156

B7 E65 #114 for sale

I heard there is a Japanese version in Blue for sale for 30K somewhere near Horsham, its a dealer I think. Number 114. No its not mine that is #106 and not a Japanese import. Anyway one wonders have this might do? Comes with plate B7 MYY I believe and has been striped.
by Norrie
Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: Maintaining a Long Term Keeper
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Maintaining a Long Term Keeper

I am no expert, so can only advise on the basis of what I do, I have the diff oil, the transmission oil and filter changed abut every two years but that's only about 8K miles at the most*. I have the engine oil and microfilter changed after I have left the car laid up for winter. I have rubber mats ...
by Norrie
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: ALPINA Meets & Events
Topic: Classics at Glenham Woodbridge 5th Sept 2021 - CANCELLED
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Classics at Glenham Woodbridge 5th Sept 2021 - CANCELLED

Following the success of 2020 ALPINA gathering at the Glenham Classic where we had about 16 cars, there is a separate ALPINA only area which I have arranged with the Organiser. Please not this is not part of any of Club or group, so when booking to attend if you wish to park with other ALPINA owners...
by Norrie
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: ALPINA Meets & Events
Topic: Goodwood Festival of Speed July 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed July 2021

Lee if its on, give me a shout will be there Thursday with a mate.
by Norrie
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: POSSIBLY STOLEN: E60 B5 #327
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: POSSIBLY STOLEN: E60 B5 #327

I suspect its long gone in bits and sold.