How to identify part numbers?

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How to identify part numbers?

Post by nastypoker » Tue May 14, 2024 10:16 am

I am a recent new owner of a 2016 D3 and looking to do maintenance myself.

I previously owned a BMW where I could plug the VIN into a decoder and get parts lists and diagrams but my Alpina VIN doesn't seem to work in the decoders.

I am currently looking for brake pads and discs all round but would like to know if there is a website with full exploded diagrams of this car anywhere?

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Re: How to identify part numbers?

Post by DogWagen » Tue May 14, 2024 8:49 pm

Simple answer is there isn't. The Alpina Parts Manuals are downloadable from this website (look for downloads) and the rule of thumb is that if the part isn't listed in the Alpina Catalogue, then it's not been changed from the base vehicle (which is listed in the front of the catalogue) - use the BMW VIN and search realoem or other source for the part numbers.

Edit - just spotted that you've an F-series D3 - the parts catalogue isn't here but if you search the forum, you may find the question has been asked before.

Hope that helps,

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Re: How to identify part numbers?

Post by nastypoker » Wed May 15, 2024 1:24 pm

I couldn't find the part details on this forum or elsewhere online but I have managed to get the part numbers from a BMW dealer who said the front pads are on a 6-8 week lead time as they appear to be Alpina specific. £250 for a set of front brake pads is a bit steep!

Front pads B91.47.3.411.185
Rear pads B34.21.6.887.576
Front discs B34.10.6.797.606
Rear discs B34.20.6.894.382

I bet they are used somewhere else but with a different number. When I get them out, I will try and identify them further.

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