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by ali
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: What did you do in your ALPINA today?
Replies: 1158
Views: 137227

Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Ahahah Brilliant Thats exactly what having a wagon is for.
by ali
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Educate me please....
Replies: 25
Views: 438

Re: Educate me please....

I have an E46 M3 (manual) on its way to me very soon so will be able to make my own comparisons. I liked most things about the B3s except one in particular - the auto gearbox. I just couldn’t get on with it and felt the car would be so much better as a manual, but I know that’s personal choice and ...
by ali
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Educate me please....
Replies: 25
Views: 438

Re: Educate me please....

My reply last night seems to have vanished? Went something like this. I ran an E46 M3 beside my Alpina B3 3.3 wagon for 18 months and pretty much agree fully with what other memebers have said on here. To get the best out the M3 you have to keep it on the boil and the sound of the S54 at 7500 rpm is...
by ali
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: And another one came along....
Replies: 4
Views: 262

And another one came along....

which I couldn't say no to so Alpina D3 Biturbo Touring no 098 has joined me here in Edinburgh. When an old friend messaged me and said I'm going to sell my Alpina wagon with Dynamics but don't want to deal with Jo Public I did the honourable thing and took it off his hands. Another update to my sig...
by ali
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina Fridge Magnets
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Alpina Fridge Magnets

I'd have a set
Do you have a link to the sale?
by ali
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: ALPINA Buying Advice
Topic: F25 XD3 - any coming to market?
Replies: 7
Views: 136

Re: F25 XD3 - any coming to market?

A member on here recently passed his red XD3 onto a garage here in Scotland Don't knis if it is still floating around in the trade but it had a great spec.
by ali
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B12 rescue video on YouTube.
Replies: 18
Views: 534

Re: B12 rescue video on YouTube.

Binky started off 7 years ago with 2 lads in a shed trying to fit Toyota GT4 running gear to a humble classic mini Skip 6 years forward, 30 episodes later the 2 lads now have enough youtube followers and sponsors to give up their day jobs and concentrate 100% on the youtube channel such is the incom...
by ali
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Privacy glass
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Privacy glass

Depends on the exterior coplour of the car and if you have chrome window aurrounds IMVHO whether it would suit it or not.
If you have the chrome surrounds I 'm not a fan of the dark tints
by ali
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: ALPINA (Parts) For Sale
Topic: Alpina 17 wheels
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: Alpina 17 wheels

haty wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:53 pm
were have you seen them restored for 1500£ ....plase share with us a link ...

these are not the softline wheels,
My 17" hardlines are getting restored as we speak but are onlyu 8.5 and 9.5
I'd be more than happy with £1600 when they are ready
by ali
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: E46 B3 3.3 Touring No.89
Replies: 35
Views: 1578

Re: E46 B3 3.3 Touring No.89

IMVHO it is all a matter of timing. It took me a coupole of years to get my B3 3.3 Touring Alpinas are a niche enough market then out of those buyers how many actually want a Touring? I thought you would get the £8k for it with relative ease, The market is always shite early in the year It will pick...
by ali
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Not so mysterious B12...
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: Not so mysterious B12...

Ah, do forum members not get first dibs on potential B12 purchases anymore? I thought that was the rules ?
Gutted for you that you chose to sell.
Only heard good things about Old Colonel
by ali
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B12 rescue video on YouTube.
Replies: 18
Views: 534

Re: B12 rescue video on YouTube.

With the advent of YouTube channels you need to factor in the benefits of publicity gained by taking on these ‘basketcase’ flagship cars a la Hoovies Garage. The amount of times I’ve seen this video shared around already and it’s only been up a few days. By YouTube standards, he is pretty small fry...
by ali
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: The mysterious B12 E38 LWB
Replies: 49
Views: 980

Re: The mysterious B12 E38 LWB

Congrats. that really is a lovely big bus.
by ali
Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: What did you do in your ALPINA today?
Replies: 1158
Views: 137227

Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Busy day with the D3 Biturbo Trying to make it more of an Alpina and got rid of the drab 1/2 leather interior and binned the silver trim. Sourced a reasonable m-sport oyster leather seat of seats and door cards so spent the day swapping it all out. Also got some BMW wood trim possibly myrtle, can't ...
by ali
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: ALPINA Wanted
Topic: D3 Touring - with Pan sunroof
Replies: 10
Views: 2677

Re: D3 Touring - with Pan sunroof

280BHP!!!
Thats some going What ft/lbs is it pushing?