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by bss325i
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: 1994 BMW ALPINA B2.5 (E36) CABRIOLET
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: 1994 BMW ALPINA B2.5 (E36) CABRIOLET

Indeed, as with any Sytner built car checks would need to be made to ensure it is what it makes out to be.

Exhaust may have been replaced at some point due to corrosion.
by bss325i
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: 1994 BMW ALPINA B2.5 (E36) CABRIOLET
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: 1994 BMW ALPINA B2.5 (E36) CABRIOLET

Looks like a busted standard exhaust no alpina steering wheel or dash plaque although I know some didn’t come Afaik never made in cab there was a suspect Boston green one for sale a bit back which didn’t look right Ive seen a B2.5 Cabrio before. This looks genuine to me. CH Nottingham reg, all the ...
by bss325i
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: ALPINA at IAA 2019 - WP of B3 Touring
Replies: 26
Views: 707

Re: ALPINA at IAA 2019 - WP of B3 Touring

Stolen from an Alpina FB page.

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Someone will be in trouble for sneaking these out into the public!
by bss325i
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

Very impressive work but I must admit that you lost me at the point you went for the right colour coded loom :!: :!: :!: Thanks but i dont follow? It was a tongue in cheek comment about the complexity of the task and my admiration for what you are doing, as it is way beyond my ability. Ah i see now...
by bss325i
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586894782_697616e1a8_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586753471_4fc1dc2618_c.jpg In the run up to the BMWCC festival at Gaydon i decided to get a couple of things sorted. First up were refurbishment of the wheels as they had been touched up by the se...
by bss325i
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

CaesarBob wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:51 am
Some lovely work there Barry. Going to be a very desirable motor once you’re finished.

No sign of any wood yet then 😉
Thanks!

No wood yet. Would like piano black to be honest.
by bss325i
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

Charles wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:53 pm
Very impressive work but I must admit that you lost me at the point you went for the right colour coded loom :!: :!: :!:
Thanks but i dont follow?
by bss325i
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: ALPINA at IAA 2019 - WP of B3 Touring
Replies: 26
Views: 707

Re: ALPINA at IAA 2019 - WP of B3 Touring

This has been highly anticipated for me and was most pleased when i read the other day that the touring will be the launch car!

Cant wait to see the pics.
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: ALPINAs for sale
Topic: E28 B9 3.5 red again
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: E28 B9 3.5 red again

Ended at £9100. Prob his mates bidding it up.
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Anyone else having trouble posting pictures?
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: Anyone else having trouble posting pictures?

Seems i can post pictures now but if i try to post more than 3 or 4 pics in one single post it gives that error 403.
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586893037_855e35c5da_c.jpg All six 09 index injectors removed. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586886987_e3938e770a_c.jpg Six new index 12 injectors, buffers and (not pictured) spark plugs. Injectors coded and adaptations reset i am pleased to report perf...
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586890907_267e6913c4_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586749391_e589dec93d_c.jpg Spark plugs removed to reveal a rich combustion mix but what the picture does not reveal is how wet they were with fuel when first removed, all clear signs of leaking in...
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

Those of you who own or have owned a modern BMW with direct injection are probably familiar with various misfire faults often caused by failing injectors. When i bought my B3 i checked the warranty history to find it had its high pressure fuel pump replaced at 17405 miles when it was nearly 2 years ...
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48490324282_62de0ff514_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48490156816_9aa25b4507_c.jpg The very tired looking parts removed from the B3 to be replaced with new. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48490327497_4c9b825476_c.jpg The nearside front shock was p...
by bss325i
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: ALPINA Photos
Topic: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185
Replies: 42
Views: 1329

Re: E92 Alpina B3 Biturbo #185

Suspension.... Ride, handling, balance etc. One of the key elements that makes up part of what we love about BMWs being the 'ultimate driving machine'. In recent times (ok maybe the last 25 years or so) Alpina have been famed for getting the balance right for making a car handle well yet retaining a...