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Post by MCB » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:52 am

Metrics wrote:Yes, I'm a sad b@stard! :lol:
I think the word you are looking for is "Anal"

Trust me, you are not alone there :oops:
1997 E36 Alpina B3 3.2 Touring. No.66
1998 E36 1.8 Touring
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Post by Metrics » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:54 am

OCD, anal, sad b@stard - you name it, I get called it. Especially by Mrs Metrics :lol:
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
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Post by E24man » Wed Jul 22, 2015 6:56 pm

You wear down the other half eventually; Mrs E24man sent me a photograph of a B10 3.3 Touring she spotted at Heathrow yesterday :lol:
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2001 Alpina B10 V8 Touring (1 of 12 rhd)
1997 Alpina B12 5.7 L (1 of 2 rhd)
1995 Alpina B10 4.6 Touring (1 of 1 rhd)
1985 BMW M635CSi (1 of 524 rhd made, but less than half left now)
1982 BMW 635CSiA (1 of only hundreds left from the thousands made and still valiantly fighting a rusty grave)

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Post by MCB » Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:38 pm

E24man wrote:You wear down the other half eventually; Mrs E24man sent me a photograph of a B10 3.3 Touring she spotted at Heathrow yesterday :lol:
Was it taking off or landing? :yahoo:
1997 E36 Alpina B3 3.2 Touring. No.66
1998 E36 1.8 Touring
1989 E30 M3.
2004 E60 530D
2004 Vauxhall Signum (for the shopping)
2002 E39 M5 (Sold)

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Post by E24man » Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:13 pm

:D The 3.3 is quick but enough for for a take-off?

For that you need the B10 V8 :wink:
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2001 Alpina B10 V8 Touring (1 of 12 rhd)
1997 Alpina B12 5.7 L (1 of 2 rhd)
1995 Alpina B10 4.6 Touring (1 of 1 rhd)
1985 BMW M635CSi (1 of 524 rhd made, but less than half left now)
1982 BMW 635CSiA (1 of only hundreds left from the thousands made and still valiantly fighting a rusty grave)

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Post by retro-bmw » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:25 pm

Get some pics up mate :)

Sounds like you got your self a sorted v8s there.

Spotted a sterling grey v8s at local wheel restores last week which looked fairly tidy.
85 E30 c1 2.3 2dr Alpine white
89 E30 c2.5 touring Alpina green
89 E30 c2 2.7 4dr Dolphin grey
87 E30 c2 2.7 Convertible Cirrus blue

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Post by greenelekta » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:29 pm

E24man wrote::D The 3.3 is quick but enough for for a take-off?

For that you need the B10 V8 :wink:
Correct!!!!!!!
E39 B10 V8S Touring Brass Metallic
E34 M5 Touring Elekta British Racing Green
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Post by greenelekta » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:35 pm

retro-bmw wrote:Get some pics up mate :)

Sounds like you got your self a sorted v8s there.

Spotted a sterling grey v8s at local wheel restores last week which looked fairly tidy.
West Midlands, sounds like it was member brett
E39 B10 V8S Touring Brass Metallic
E34 M5 Touring Elekta British Racing Green
E39 530i Sport Touring Sterling Grey
Z3 M Coupe Dakar Yellow
Z4 Monaco Blue
SLK55 AMG Silver

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Post by Metrics » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:24 am

retro-bmw wrote:Get some pics up mate :)

Sounds like you got your self a sorted v8s there.

Spotted a sterling grey v8s at local wheel restores last week which looked fairly tidy.
Definitely this weekend!
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI

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Post by greenelekta » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:28 am

Metrics wrote:
retro-bmw wrote:Get some pics up mate :)
Look forward to them!
E39 B10 V8S Touring Brass Metallic
E34 M5 Touring Elekta British Racing Green
E39 530i Sport Touring Sterling Grey
Z3 M Coupe Dakar Yellow
Z4 Monaco Blue
SLK55 AMG Silver

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Post by retro-bmw » Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:01 am

greenelekta wrote:
retro-bmw wrote:Get some pics up mate :)

Sounds like you got your self a sorted v8s there.

Spotted a sterling grey v8s at local wheel restores last week which looked fairly tidy.
West Midlands, sounds like it was member brett
Was spotted at Speedwell wheels in Haymills.
85 E30 c1 2.3 2dr Alpine white
89 E30 c2.5 touring Alpina green
89 E30 c2 2.7 4dr Dolphin grey
87 E30 c2 2.7 Convertible Cirrus blue

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