What did you do in your ALPINA today?

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What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by nealpina » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:17 pm

Other forums have similar threads and are very popular, I therefore thought I start one on here
Oscar Wilde & Burkard Bovensiepen: I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

ALPINA B3 3.2 Coupe Switch-Tronic ALPINA Blue
ALPINA B10 3.3 Saloon Manual Mora Metallic

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Post by MCB » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:55 pm

Tend not to use the car much during the winter months Neal. Keep it away from all that nasty grit/salt they throw on our roads :shock:

This week it is up in the air while we do a complete suspension and sub-frame bush refurb.

Interesting topic though.
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1989 E30 M3.
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Post by TerryW » Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:03 pm

Drove it 40 miles to work, and looking forward to the drive home.

Great believer in buying a car for driving, especially when they drive like this :D

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Post by E24man » Thu Jan 21, 2016 4:05 pm

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Post by B10BRW » Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:56 pm

Mines tucked up under it's cover, resting on several layers of carpet, plugged into the mains :lol:

Really need another one for daily use, just sold my 130m so on the lookout for something interesting :D

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Post by MadMax » Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:07 pm

Alas nothing - been in a hire car for the last 3 days for work travel; pretty much the same every week :?
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TVR S3 - sold April '16 due the V8 arriving

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Back from paintshop

Post by Cook » Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:54 pm

Picked up the B5 from paintshop after having front and back repainted, now i have lost one of headlamps, a quick diagnostic has brought up 'light control module' seems to have many faults logged against same unit and a quick web search brings up many E60 with same problem so gotta get that sorted ! Booked a detail for early feb to bring rest of car back upto spec and sort the white leather interior Blue jeans are bummer, think its chino time :( !!
So by mid Feb she should be back on form and will get the full deko set fitted at last. Now if only i could have that Alpina animation from the youtube clip end everytime the car is started that would be epic !!
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Post by jolls » Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:42 pm

Booked an Inspection 1 with CPC Engineering.
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Post by jolls » Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:44 pm

E24man wrote:B12 daily driver yesterday, B10 V8 today, maybe the B10 4.6 tomorrow :lol:
What a lovely dilemma to have. :D
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Post by WINNE1 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:00 pm

The B6 tucked up under the cover that I got for Xmas and pluged in to a ctex mxs 5.0, the daily drive is the B5 unless weather get very bad or I take the dogs out then I use the Toyota rav4 :!:
B6 convertible 4.4 black with silver decals .
B5 saloon 4.4 black with silver decals .

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Post by Rolf » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:30 pm

Up and down the M1. Another couple of hundred miles for my workhorse F30 D3. 54,000 in 18 months now.

The right steed for munching all those miles!


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Alpina today

Post by Norrie » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:31 pm

B7 in garage, covered, plugged in to charger. However, did renew BMW comprehensive warranty for one year from 1 Feb 16, so if I have a desire to take it out I can from then.

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Post by D3Tom » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:40 pm

jolls wrote:Booked an Inspection 1 with CPC Engineering.
used CPC few weeks back - good service!
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Post by Ashok » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:34 am

Drove over 100 miles to meetings & running errands.. can't get enough of it. Over 20,000 miles in the past year. 4WD + winter tyres means there's no stopping it.. a fantastic year round car :)
E39 M5 - much loved RIP
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Post by ali » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:55 am

I thought about changing to my winter wheels then didn't bother
B3 3.3 Touring #108
D3 2.0 Biturbo Touring #098

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