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by Kentish man
Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: Aberrant apostrophes spotted on Alpina register.
Replies: 33
Views: 8238

AAAA

What language will be used by the Scottish folk if they vote for independance?
Surely they won't use English?
See you Jimmy
by Kentish man
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: Aberrant apostrophes spotted on Alpina register.
Replies: 33
Views: 8238

AAAA

Yes I will.I'm going out to get some fish and chip's
and a couple of lager's
Then I'll go to the IMAX and watch some film's.
When the wife get's back ,We'll go for a drive and see if my Alpina change's gear.
Sorry I must get out more.
by Kentish man
Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: Aberrant apostrophes spotted on Alpina register.
Replies: 33
Views: 8238

Aberrant apostrophes spotted on Alpina register.

Spotted today another aberrant apostrophe here. There seems to be lots and lots of them emanating from all corners of the UK Let's start by reviving the AAAA. The association for the abolition of aberrant apostrophes 1 Alpina 2 Alpinas My Alpina's engine Your Alpinas look great together. No offence,...
by Kentish man
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Torque to me.....
Replies: 17
Views: 3067

torque to me

This is getting like"Dead poets society" where the class are asked ...... what is poetry.And are then given a load of tosh. The original question was "can someone explain in laymans terms what torqu e is?" Charles' explanation although no doubt absolutely correct,is a little too long to understand i...
by Kentish man
Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Thanks to all who have made suggestions.
Alignment carried out saturday.
rear camber and toe in adjusted
Tyres are Hankook ventos si evo2 k117
pressures are F2.3 R 2.8
only had 5000 miles of use,nothing too silly.
Diagnostic results to follow.
by Kentish man
Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Many thanks.I accept your most kind offer.I will return with the relative results ASAP
by Kentish man
Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Thank you for all the advice,but it cannot be the tyres cos I get the same effect with my winters on.It must be gearbox related so diagnostics it is.
by Kentish man
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:13 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Pics of my B3BT
Replies: 19
Views: 7059

b3 biturbo

fab car .I'm dead envious!!!
by Kentish man
Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Forgot to mention that the whjne disappears when traversing smooth surfaces.
From your replies may I assume all is well within my box of tricks?
by Kentish man
Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Ah Charles, many thanks for your response. I have got an awful transmission whine but 3 garages have said don't worry it's nothing. On odd occasions ,such as approaching roundabout,after initial slowdown, if nothing is coming and I boot it, no response for a millisecond then its away like a rocket. ...
by Kentish man
Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Revs are 800 when tickover after warm-up
by Kentish man
Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Hello Charles.The car has done 101,000 miles
Gearbox oil was changed at 96,000.At least I hope so cos I did pay but I am not sure of the garage's integrity.
Car pulls away in 2nd
Slight clonk onslowdown,almost imperceptible
Will check temperature after your next knowledgeable post
by Kentish man
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: ALPINA - Car Advice / Information
Topic: B3 gearbox woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2812

B3 gearbox woes

Just a quick query.What sort of problems would arise if my gearbox was low on oil?
Would I get any transmission noise?
Would I get jerky gear changes?
Would acceleration be compromised?
All thoughts greatly anticipated.
Ta in advance.
by Kentish man
Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: E46 B3 Touring - Gearbox Woes....
Replies: 12
Views: 2697

B3 gearbox woes

Thanks guys.I'll try and sort it with another garage!
by Kentish man
Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: E46 B3 Touring - Gearbox Woes....
Replies: 12
Views: 2697

B3 gearbox woes

Right .I have a question.How do you check the switchtronic box's oil level. I paid a certain local to change my gearbox oil over a year ago.Last month i took it somewhere different and asked them to chack it.They said it's sealed for life and doesn't need changing.I know this is wrong cos I've read ...