Ace Cafe London Alpina meet - June 23, 2018

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Post by Y4TND » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:44 pm

There have been a few last minute drop outs. I think there are about 3 spaces now. If you wish to attend drop me an Email by the end of the week please. I must submit details to Ace Cafe on Monday.

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Post by Y4TND » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:00 am

Gaz3841 wrote:I would be interested in this meet if there is any spaces left as a newbee to to alpina world I have brought a D5 biturbo
Please E-mail me ASAP...

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Post by I_MNL » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:51 pm

I am so sorry... I will be working... :?
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Post by shaziman » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:00 pm

Sorry to hijack this one, but it's a good opportunity for someone, I have a tyre available if anyone wants it, good opportunity to collect without having to travel! ... 924#186924
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Post by nealpina » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:32 am

My space is now available. I’ll email Yatin shortly.

I’ll still be attending the meet via pubic transport but for several reasons have not had enough time to get the car ready (as I’ve been so busy), and it will be a hot sunny day (hopefully) therefore I can have a couple to drink and just relax.
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Post by Philrose » Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:21 pm

Looks like Marise and me are not going to be able to make it. I have a tyre pressure warning light on but can't get one of the centre caps off to check the pressure of one of the tyres. I've doused it with WD40 and am hoping it enables me to get the thing to release - fingers crossed.
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Post by hap » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:22 am

Have a great day everyone plenty of sunccream and water
Looking forward to the pictures

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Post by Metrics » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:44 am

hap, was yesterday. Awesome day and great to meet faces old and new again.

Took loads of pics - will get them uploaded when I can.
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Post by hap » Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:47 am

Oh sorry got my date wrong ffs
Yes asim be great to see the pics :oops:

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Post by Norrie » Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:21 am

There was a good turn out of cars old and new, nice to meet some people from various forums or fb and meet some new owners.
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Post by Y4TND » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:34 pm

Thank you all for your support and attendance! I hope you had a good day!

The winner of this years raffle is Alan Dewick - The owner of a D3 FBT!

Congratulations Alan!

If anyone has pictures or videos from the day please share! 😁

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Post by SPA69 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:43 am

Yet another good day out with like minded ALPINA owners.
Great catching up with old & new faces, didn’t manage to speak to all, time just flys by, good food in the cafe too.

Congratulations to Alan, enjoy the D5. 😜
We’re there other raffle prizes ?

I was surprised the raffle wasn’t drawn on the day..!

Also I was wondering where the proceeds of the raffle go.

Whenever a raffle has been held in the past funds have been spent on flags and banners etc and what’s left go to a charity.

Until the next meet. 👍
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Post by hap » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:20 am

What was the final tally of alpina attending in the end?

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Post by BarryM » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:18 am

An interesting day, first time to the Ace cafe although I've been past it many times over the years and obviously a popular place. Well done to Yatin for getting so many Alpinas together and good to put faces to a few from the register and also the new crowd from FB :)

Jim came up with me and probably wishes he'd got his car out of the garage too, always interesting to see how people look after their Alpinas - I was worried when we arrived and saw 2 people out polishing theirs but thankfully that was optional!

I took the usual terrible photos but here are a couple, I'm sure Asim is still developing his but would be keen to see some taken by the chap with the drone.



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Post by brett » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:09 pm

was a great meet and nice to meet you Barry

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