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by Ken M 44
Fri Nov 27, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: B5 cardiff tonight. I'm very disappointed in you.....
Replies: 4
Views: 2075

:oops: :oops: :oops: It had been a long day shopping .... It is well known and maybe even in the Highway Code that when driving a V8 through tunnels, that you drop a gear and press the loud pedal. The last thing I can do when Mrs M 44 is in the car is make any kind of effort or pretence that it may ...
by Ken M 44
Fri Nov 06, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Fluid leak on dash? Help please.
Replies: 18
Views: 5518

drewjak wrote: Looks like some type of cleaning product to me as it seems to be coming out of the gaps where to much has been applied and forced in to them , photo 5 looks like its been wiped on . From my experience i wouldn't be worried by it, honestly best thing to do it get a cloth and wipe it a...
by Ken M 44
Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: ALPINA (Parts) For Sale
Topic: Genuine Set of 18 ALPINA Classic Winter Wheels Set - SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 2442

It may be prudent not to have the key numbers visible in your pics.
by Ken M 44
Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: B7 Bluetooth - help?
Replies: 9
Views: 3634

The problem is almost certainly the 'phone not being fully compatible with BMW bluetooth. You can check compatibility here (use the BMW vin number for the car) http://www.bmw.co.uk/en_GB/topics/support/mobile-devices/compatibility.html I tried a few vehicles and none list any alcatel 'phones but goo...
by Ken M 44
Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 2051

SOLD

Sold.
by Ken M 44
Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: HOW MUCH????!!
Replies: 15
Views: 6340

These guys apparently have 5 of them for sale ....
http://www.carscoops.com/2015/04/ohio-d ... na-z8.html
by Ken M 44
Sat Sep 19, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: E38 B12 Seaton East Devon
Replies: 4
Views: 3699

spotted on Seaton seafront on the 12th September
Ade - there was a B5 Biturbo at the Alexander in Lyme Regis that week .... 8)
by Ken M 44
Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: First full bore overtake.....
Replies: 12
Views: 4189

it was bonkers After the first couple of full on runs I refer to 'Sport+' mode with Sport shifting as 'nutter mode' ..... I thought the first full blast was a fluke but was relieved not to rear end the car I had planned just to overtake swiftly and had to try it again just to check - suppose it is ...
by Ken M 44
Thu Aug 27, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Costco Michelin discounts
Replies: 9
Views: 3909

Here can be cheaper still ;
http://promotyres.co.uk/

They have (for example) ;

245/30/20 Michelin PS3 at £181.61
265/30/20 Michelin PS2 at £190.28

Usually prices are Euro based so the £ prices alter with the exchange rate
by Ken M 44
Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: B5 Biturbo F*62*** A1M Northbound
Replies: 0
Views: 690

B5 Biturbo F*62*** A1M Northbound

6pm'ish around 25 mile north of Stevenage.
In Sophisto Grey (a twin to mine) and looking very fine ....
by Ken M 44
Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Vanos Rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 2759

Have heard good things about but never used them myself ;
http://www.mrvanos.com/
by Ken M 44
Fri May 16, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: New hidden cameras on M25
Replies: 9
Views: 3053

The 'average speed' camera's on the M1 N through the Derbyshire road works are also working - and active at 58mph :evil:
by Ken M 44
Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: ALPINA Spotted / Busted
Topic: D5 Biturbo - Black
Replies: 0
Views: 409

D5 Biturbo - Black

M1 Southbound around Nottingham this afternoon.
OO** *** irc
by Ken M 44
Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Winter Tyre change back to Summer
Replies: 29
Views: 8927

Swapping mine over at the month end.
by Ken M 44
Thu Feb 20, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Selling my ALPINA
Topic: B12 5.0 for sale No 81 of 97
Replies: 9
Views: 3482

It has been for sale for a long time ... I spoke with CBC a few years ago about a possible p/x for my old B3S but it was/is a consignment arrangement with an original asking price of £20k (firm) and in the end I bought a B3BT ... although I have been repeatedly tempted it is the lhd that has put me...