Alpina Sold - And its goodnight from him

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Alpina Sold - And its goodnight from him

Post by imprezarb5 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:12 pm

i finally sold my D3 Mono turbo yesterday, and will be moving away from Alpina for the time being as the price differential between the D3 mono and bi-turbos is too great for my budget.

i have therefore placed a deposit on a 335d, and will still pop on here to report my findings.

thanks to all for their help and advice over the last 2 years.

Finally, congratulations to Mac and Victor on their new purchases, both cars look the part with interesting specs. Good luck Duncan with your Supercharger issue.

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Post by vblanche » Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:15 pm

thanks, have fun with your 335d (pics?)

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Post by Richy_Boy » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:40 pm

Fine choice.. possibly on the cards for my next car in a year or two.

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Post by mac » Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:51 pm

Thankyou imprezarb5.

Enjoy your new car, when you get it.

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Re: Alpina Sold - And its goodnight from him

Post by Steve A » Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:19 pm

imprezarb5 wrote:i finally sold my D3 Mono turbo yesterday, and will be moving away from Alpina for the time being as the price differential between the D3 mono and bi-turbos is too great for my budget.

i have therefore placed a deposit on a 335d, and will still pop on here to report my findings.

thanks to all for their help and advice over the last 2 years.

Finally, congratulations to Mac and Victor on their new purchases, both cars look the part with interesting specs. Good luck Duncan with your Supercharger issue.
I had a 335d and remapped it, it was very very fast indeed. doesnt ride aswell as ALPINAs but you can ditch the runflats and put on the same tyres as ALPINA put on the D3 and the ride is much improved.
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Post by imprezarb5 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:39 pm

No run flats as the car already has AC Schnitzer alloys. I doubt i will ever match the Alpina suspension, but an ACS suspension setup is one of the first things under consideration along with an ACS exhaust for consistency purposes.
Remap to follow.
need to colour code those chrome window surrounds too.

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Post by Duncan » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:29 am

Thanks and congratulations,

I think you'll notice a big increase in power and torque with your new car. Looks nice spec from the picture- ? beige dakota with sat nav etc?

Its a good choice. Get DMS to remap it and you'll be laughing

keep us in touch

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Post by Peter&Janet » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:51 am

Keep the chrome it looks well with the SS alloy outers, unless you want the Darth Vader look, spend the money on the engine upgrade, and tell us you did the right thing.

Personally it look the dogs and hope you enjoy it.
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Post by mac » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:02 am

Hi,
I agree with Peter & Janet, keep the chrome. It looks awesome as it is.
Take the chrome away and it could begin to look like a dealers car(as in drugs).

Enjoy!

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Post by ajsmith » Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:20 pm

I like the chrome too, but not as much as the wheels, they are great.

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Post by Ikule » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:26 pm

8) That looks stunning! 8)

keep the chrome it sets it off very nicely
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Post by pete » Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:51 am

Good luck with the car .

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