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New Member Swansea

Post by Meister » Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:11 pm

Hi Folks,
Alpina Register just on a whim decided to join.

Had a look through the registered vehicles on this site and found my B4 number 042, which is on there registered at Sytner. I was looking for a coupe in an unusual colour for a while, then this one popped up last year. It's silver with a black interior, as stated paint code E83, not a standard colour. I decided to compact the side decals and put 2 on the bonnet which breaks it up a bit as it's huge, yer could land a helicopter on it. I also put a Pipercross filter in it and and changed the bonnet/ boot badges as you do.

My B3 is also a coupe which I've had since 2010. Number 087. Blue velvet metallic aka purple with a champagne leather interior. Fitted a K and N filter, a strut brace and also changed the bonnet/boot badges. Had a respray done about 5 years ago but will probably be doing it again as I had to change the 2 front wings 2 year ago and the boot. Plus its getting a bit of rust around the edge of the windscreen rubber dvrs side.

I've attached a couple of pictures, fyi. Have no idea how to put them on the register and update the one already there? Unless a Moderator has to do this?

Carl B
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Re: New Member Swansea

Post by ade and liz flint » Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:47 pm

Techno violet is lovely, especially with the cream leather :D I may have seen you around in that in the past....I'll keep my eyes open whenever i'm over Swansea way for you, but I'll either be in an orange pork or a blue Cupra, so unlikely you'd spot me waving.

I'm sure you'll be divisive with the stripes etc on the B4, but your car: do as you wish. Just don't expect full on praise from the masses, here, and personally I keep ALPINA stock. Nice car, though 8)
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Re: New Member Swansea

Post by B10BRW » Tue Feb 13, 2024 6:49 pm

These are Techno Violet Ade :whistle
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Re: New Member Swansea

Post by MikeR » Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:52 pm


Haven’t lived there since the late 80s, but my home town :dance
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