Selling my Alpina Roadster S Lux #98

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Post by Aus_Pol » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:09 am

I'm not that familiar with alloy repair, but the bubbling issue is something that can be repaired without issue?

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Post by ade and liz flint » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:07 pm

Aus_Pol wrote:I'm not that familiar with alloy repair, but the bubbling issue is something that can be repaired without issue?
Needs a full alloy wheel refurbishment to remove all traces of corrosion and new valves fitted with a soft interface with wheel rather than original steel washer (which is main cause of issue). £500 would sort it properly with change unless the wheel centres are knackered too.

The updated valve part numbers can be found on here. I posted about them in around 2011/2 but been repeated since on other threads. Perry Gunn will have details I'm sure.
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Post by PerryGunn » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:23 pm

ade and liz flint wrote:The updated valve part numbers can be found on here. I posted about them in around 2011/2 but been repeated since on other threads. Perry Gunn will have details I'm sure.
You know I'm an info hoarder Ade... :lol:

The original wheel valves on the RS can cause a certain amount of bimetallic corrosion on the wheel alloy, to remedy this there are replacement valves available that have a plastic washer at the base of the valve to stop the corrosion. If you are having your wheels refurbished (or tyres replaced) these are a worthwhile upgrade

These cost around £7 each and can be ordered from any BMW dealer: Part # 91.47.3.610.086

Photos and captions below courtesy of Ade Flint:

Here is a pic to show the difference (old valve on left):-
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And a pic of the parts breakdown...
you can clearly see the PTFE washer in the new assembly (upper items) used as the new interface with the wheel compared to the old stainless one:-
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Post by ade and liz flint » Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:05 pm

PerryGunn wrote:You know I'm an info hoarder Ade... :lol:
Somehow, yes, I did know you're the keeper of RS knowledge. Well done Perry :clap:

I'd just started searching when I saw you'd beaten me to it 8)
Current:
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Previously loved:
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PORSCHE: Macan S, Cayman 981 S

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Post by Aus_Pol » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:26 pm

Looks like it was sold.

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Post by CaesarBob » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:04 am

Was still up yesterday on Sytners. Reckon it will appear in auction soon 😉
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Post by Aus_Pol » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:36 pm

:) Anyone with a Sytner Auction account spot it?

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Post by CaesarBob » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:57 am

Aus_Pol wrote::) Anyone with a Sytner Auction account spot it?
No need, Roadster S #098 is now at BCA Birmingham for the 21 Jan sale.

CAP Clean is £11,650
'97 E36 B3 3.2 Touring #062
'15 F32 420d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'11 E92 320d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'99 E36 328iA SE "Shooting Brake" (Sold)
'89 E30 325iA M-Tech II "Shooting Brake" (Sold)
'91 E30 318iS (Sold)

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Post by Aus_Pol » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:12 pm

CaesarBob wrote:
Aus_Pol wrote::) Anyone with a Sytner Auction account spot it?
No need, Roadster S #098 is now at BCA Birmingham for the 21 Jan sale.

CAP Clean is £11,650
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Post by CaesarBob » Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:36 pm

Looks like Sytners pulled this from the sale, it's now back up in their used stock, still at £15,850

Roadster S #098
'97 E36 B3 3.2 Touring #062
'15 F32 420d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'11 E92 320d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'99 E36 328iA SE "Shooting Brake" (Sold)
'89 E30 325iA M-Tech II "Shooting Brake" (Sold)
'91 E30 318iS (Sold)

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Post by CaesarBob » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:33 pm

Spring must be on its way, #098 is up to £16,500
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'15 F32 420d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'11 E92 320d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
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Post by Simon Rose » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:50 am

Team
I am going to look at #98 tommorw and I hope drive it. I will also try to get a spin in a new ish z4
Do you have any guidance on what I need from Sydney should I wish to make an offer.
I have read the old posts re the faults on the car but need your learned suggestions and guidance.
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Post by Aus_Pol » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:52 pm

Simon Rose wrote:Team
I am going to look at #98 tommorw and I hope drive it. I will also try to get a spin in a new ish z4
Simon
What did you think?

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E85 Roadster S #098

Post by CaesarBob » Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:33 pm

#098 is certainly bouncing around a bit. It's back at Cotswold Motors (who I think Kate bought from originally).

Not many more miles and up £1,400 from Sytner's last sticker price.

ROADSTER S [E85] #098 Black Sapphire/Dream Red Oregon w Black Leather; 2004_04; £16.9k; 82k; Trade
'97 E36 B3 3.2 Touring #062
'15 F32 420d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'11 E92 320d M Sport Coupe (Sold)
'99 E36 328iA SE "Shooting Brake" (Sold)
'89 E30 325iA M-Tech II "Shooting Brake" (Sold)
'91 E30 318iS (Sold)

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Re: E85 Roadster S #098

Post by fe18occ » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:13 pm

CaesarBob wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:33 pm

Not many more miles and up £1,400 from Sytner's last sticker price.
Well at least it is good to know that they are appreciating in price already :lol:

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