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by AlpMc
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 Alpina registration plate
Replies: 2
Views: 242

B3 3.3 Alpina registration plate

I have B3 3.3 #009 coupe.
It has the private plate:
S333 ALP
Any ideas how much the plate may be worth?
by AlpMc
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: ALPINA (Parts) For Sale
Topic: Sell ALPINA B3 3.3 suspension for reconditioning
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Sell ALPINA B3 3.3 suspension for reconditioning

I've read on a few threads now that old suspension (springs and shocks) can be sold for reconditioning. How much can this sell this for in your experience? B3 3.3 Coupe Year 2000 Mine is all original but front shocks only have started to leak and springs showing suface corrosion so I'm looking for a...
by AlpMc
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: #009 B3 3.3 now in Norfolk, UK
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: #009 B3 3.3 now in Norfolk, UK

Nice to hear from #270. Am I correct that only 275 B3 3.3 coupes were made?
by AlpMc
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts

I have recently acquired B3 E46 Coupe which previous owner had full OEM suspension put in and its a fantastic drive. It is one of the things that makes an Alpina an Alpina. Have you tried talking to the dealer to see if they would contribute. They have a legal duty within 6 months of the sales to r...
by AlpMc
Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts

Thanks Charles, I contacted AWD with my chassis number yesterday. Will let you know how I get on.
by AlpMc
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Suspension replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Re: Suspension replacement

I'm looking to do mine (at least the front) at 76,000 miles
by AlpMc
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: #009 B3 3.3 now in Norfolk, UK
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: #009 B3 3.3 now in Norfolk, UK

I know the wheels will get discussion going. I've been assured that while most have hidden valves that for 6 months (when Alpina had a dispute with suppliers) that a rare few came with outer valves (not as attractive granted). Researching it I found what you all know that 20 spokes denotes real Alpi...
by AlpMc
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: #009 B3 3.3 now in Norfolk, UK
Replies: 6
Views: 447

#009 B3 3.3 now in Norfolk, UK

Here are some great videos of B3 3.3 #009 taken by Andy Miller at Old Colonels just before I bought the car from him. Lovely example with just 76,000 miles.

https://youtu.be/oWiyvtbDLrg

https://youtu.be/u156LdMN0PU

https://oldcolonelcars.co.uk/listing/al ... 3-3-coupe/
by AlpMc
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts

Aggie wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:16 am
Spoke to Tony the other week at AWD the other for front springs spot on service and had a quote in 10 kins. :D :D :D
Sorry I'm being dim.... what does "10 kins" mean?
I've emailed Tony at AWD given its the weekend. Will see what he says.
by AlpMc
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts

Welcome to the forums. :mrgreen: I did not know re Alloy Wheels Direct being a supplier of original suspension. I'll give them a try. Thanks all AWD aren't only a supplier of suspension, they are an Approved ALPINA parts suupplier so you can source any ALPINA parts through them. I have what I am to...
by AlpMc
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts

I did not know re Alloy Wheels Direct being a supplier of original suspension. I'll give them a try. Thanks all
by AlpMc
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts
Replies: 15
Views: 764

B3 3.3 suspension HELP NEEDED sourcing parts

Thanks for adding me to the register. I have what I am told is the first Alpina B3 3.3 into the UK #009 (WAPB333COONE44009).... but that's a query to pick up another time. My front shocks have just started weeping and my springs need replacing. Think proper shocks are Bilstein B8 Article number: (ri...