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by Cooknerkid
Sat Dec 10, 2022 11:32 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Looking to purchase Alpina e46 B3
Replies: 103
Views: 1871

Re: Looking to purchase Alpina e46 B3

Welcome to the forum. I was looking at the blue one imported from Japan. It does look in good condition but I can’t see where it says UK specifications- it says UK registered which is slightly different . I have never bought an imported car - are all the invoices etc in Japanese ? How do you confirm...
by Cooknerkid
Sat Oct 22, 2022 11:12 pm
Forum: ALPINA Costs, Insurance, Polls etc.
Topic: Breakdown cover
Replies: 10
Views: 219

Re: Breakdown cover

I am with Nationwide who offer similar to the NatWest one. I was with Green Flag before and it was half the price to pay for the Bank Account rather than breakdown cover, and you get free gadget cover and travel insurance too. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ
by Cooknerkid
Mon Oct 10, 2022 9:02 pm
Forum: ALPINA Meets & Events
Topic: Caffine and Machine - Strassenkulter Wed 19th Oct 5pm till 10pm
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Caffine and Machine - Strassenkulter Wed 19th Oct 5pm till 10pm

Despite Eventbrites websites best efforts , I have now also booked.
by Cooknerkid
Sat Oct 08, 2022 9:58 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: F30 D3 Oil
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: F30 D3 Oil

Not ever had to top mine up.... but I do buy the bmw oil 0w 30 for twin turbos. My indie had difficulty in getting oil at the last service so I buy it in advance via eBay from Fairbairns in Glasgow. I bought what was supposed to be LL04 from Euro carparts but it was Castrol??? although it was same o...
by Cooknerkid
Sat Sep 17, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: B10 Southsea
Replies: 0
Views: 151

B10 Southsea

Spotted parked up near Southsea seafront Saturday AM. Reg B10 … but I was driving in traffic . Anyone on here ??
by Cooknerkid
Fri Sep 02, 2022 4:19 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: F30 D3 performance
Replies: 11
Views: 403

Re: F30 D3 performance

Ahh , OK understood I thought you meant throttle response when driving - I have not revved the 330d or 430d .....
by Cooknerkid
Fri Sep 02, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: Silverstone blue E46 B3 3.3 cab #188 102k @ 13950
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Silverstone blue E46 B3 3.3 cab #188 102k @ 13950

Didnt notice it advertised privately by Alan - what sites was it on??
by Cooknerkid
Fri Sep 02, 2022 11:33 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: F30 D3 performance
Replies: 11
Views: 403

Re: F30 D3 performance

I seem to remember reading somewhere -dont know where- that the Alpina throttle was different to the majority of cars in as much as : With other cars they were at '' full throttle'' at half way down the pedal movement. With Alpinas they are more responsive to the pedal position. On my F30 D3bt I tri...
by Cooknerkid
Tue Aug 30, 2022 6:26 pm
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - SOLD
Replies: 14
Views: 777

Re: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - 2004 Reg - 75,143 Mileage FOR SALE

rc944 wrote: ↑
Tue Aug 30, 2022 4:54 pm
what a blast from the past
do you mind if I pm you ? Thanks
by Cooknerkid
Tue Aug 30, 2022 12:05 pm
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - SOLD
Replies: 14
Views: 777

Re: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - 2004 Reg - 75,143 Mileage FOR SALE

Fast3000 wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 29, 2022 2:10 pm
You have PM
I have replied..
by Cooknerkid
Mon Aug 29, 2022 9:57 am
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - SOLD
Replies: 14
Views: 777

Re: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - 2004 Reg - 75,143 Mileage FOR SALE

Fast3000 wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 29, 2022 9:27 am
Hi Cooknerkid my bad - I was referring to a fellow forum member - rc944. Are you keen on the car?
having a look later today. Any info gratefully received
by Cooknerkid
Sun Aug 28, 2022 6:21 pm
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - SOLD
Replies: 14
Views: 777

Re: BMW B3S Alpina Convertible - 2004 Reg - 75,143 Mileage FOR SALE

Fast3000 wrote: ↑
Sat Aug 27, 2022 3:39 pm
Saw this one with RC a couple of years ago.
OP suggestion to put some newer pics up. :)
Sorry for my ignorance , but what is RC ?
by Cooknerkid
Wed Aug 17, 2022 9:04 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Connected Drive ?? F30 D3bt
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: Connected Drive ?? F30 D3bt

Hi Dave, yes I have tried calling as well - as above. fruitless exercise. 😩😩
by Cooknerkid
Wed Aug 17, 2022 8:09 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Connected Drive ?? F30 D3bt
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Connected Drive ?? F30 D3bt

Hi has anyone else had issues ? I am trying to update my Satnav maps via the BMW connected drive. In the car it shows the connected drive subscription expired 2018.( before I bought car) I have attempted to apply online, but only got as far as keying the VIN ( tried both !!!!). It says the VIN is no...