Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

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Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

Post by B3FNA » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:29 pm

I have an existing post here: https://thealpinaregister.com/forums/vi ... 22#p193422

But it wont let me post this update there so i had to start a new thread.

Hey Guys,

So i have carried out some more maintenance on my car. This is the 2nd time i am typing this out as the first time it crashed and i lost everything annoyingly.

So last week i had a few items on my B3 replaced.

I had the following items replaced:

A brand new genuine BMW HPFP with the latest P/N: 13517616170.
New Engine Rocker Seal
New Timing chain tensioner and guides.

The last 2 were just done as preventative maintenance.

I did perform a full INPA Scan prior to the work and did clear down the code 3/4 times and it always came back which was re-assuring so i always recommend this.

The code i received was 0x2FBF - fuel pressure upon release of the injection

The HPFP i suspected was failing due to the following symptoms in addition:

A lumpy idle.
A very long crank on a cold engine.
Misfiring at the top end when getting to higher revs ever so slightly.

After replacing the HPFP all the symptoms above have now been resolved. It now starts at the first press of the button!! Also the performance has increased a lot more! It drives and feels like a different car now.

Prior to replacement i did check my injectors, coil packs and Spark plugs (which are new anyway).
2008 E90 Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo (Current)
Previous:
2004 911 997 Carerra 2 Coupe
2009 BMW 740D M-Sport
2007 Mercedes S320 CDI
2005 BMW 730D Sport
2003 BMW 320D Sport
2000 BMW 316i SE

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Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

Post by B3FNA » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:31 pm

Picture of the timing chain and the timing tool inserted.

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Diagram of the chain, tensioner and other components required.

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INPA Screen
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2008 E90 Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo (Current)
Previous:
2004 911 997 Carerra 2 Coupe
2009 BMW 740D M-Sport
2007 Mercedes S320 CDI
2005 BMW 730D Sport
2003 BMW 320D Sport
2000 BMW 316i SE

B3FNA
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Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

Post by B3FNA » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:37 pm

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old (right) vs new (left)

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Timing chain tensioner and an extra guide bracket that was required.
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2008 E90 Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo (Current)
Previous:
2004 911 997 Carerra 2 Coupe
2009 BMW 740D M-Sport
2007 Mercedes S320 CDI
2005 BMW 730D Sport
2003 BMW 320D Sport
2000 BMW 316i SE

B3FNA
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Joined: Wed May 08, 2019 7:16 am

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

Post by B3FNA » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:38 pm

New HPFP installed.

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All done.

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2008 E90 Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo (Current)
Previous:
2004 911 997 Carerra 2 Coupe
2009 BMW 740D M-Sport
2007 Mercedes S320 CDI
2005 BMW 730D Sport
2003 BMW 320D Sport
2000 BMW 316i SE

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Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

Post by CaesarBob » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:59 pm

Well done! Good to see a conscientious approach being taken to maintenance.
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Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Maintanence - No. 104

Post by bss325i » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:27 pm

Nice work.
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