Munich Legends meet 5th September 18

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Norrie
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Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:42 pm

At the pub next to their premises, annual event, always worth a look.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
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Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:42 pm

Are you coming with your b7?
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Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:23 pm

I'm hoping to attend. Do I need to inform someone?
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Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:37 pm

Not really its not managed tightly, I would suggest you get there as early as you can as it is always busy and the light fades quick at this time of year.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction
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Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:05 pm

Thanks Norrie
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI
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Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:09 pm

If u do go asim pics pls
Also take a look at the e30 325i they gave for almost 30k
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Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:21 pm

hap wrote:If u do go asim pics pls
Also take a look at the e30 325i they gave for almost 30k
Will do mate!
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI
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Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:51 pm

Unable to attend this sadly, hope it's a good turn out. Please take some pics those that attend.
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI
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Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:18 am

No photos sadly but I saw Brian and Norrie with their steeds, and a B2.5 before the evening descended into the sad fuckwittery of idiots racing up and down the road and constant high revving of engines in the car park.

A friend and I noted that we should have taken note of the numberplates of cars being driven wheelspinning from freezing cold and vowed never to buy them... including some biblically-expensive-to-rebuild V10's.

Munich Legends had an E24 Alpina B7S in for a complete engine management change and modification due to multiple and irreparable breadowns of the original ECU and its many sensors.

The i8 Roadster was interesting but apparently has no boot/trunk/whatever storage at all.
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1997 Alpina B12 5.7 L (1 of 2 rhd)
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Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:07 pm

That's sad to hear. Surely the ML staff should have stopped that to at least preserve their reputation with their local neighbours?
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI
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Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:43 pm

What a pity that this potential good meet is not organised well. It gets dark about 8 pm which is when I left. I arrived at 4pm with a friend and we parked in the front of the pub. We did not move our cars.

I am unsure who this is meant to attract but it does attract many, some people seem to be disappointed when asked to park in the rear of the pub and others at the small industrial premises a few hundred yards up the road.

Many of the people seem to be friends or customers of Munich legends, one guy turned up in a Porsche found out he could not park on the front and drove off like a lunatic.

By 8pm it was wacky races, pitch black, I thought mm this going to end in tears, decided to leave. There were some great cars, nice people and a friendly atmosphere this seemed to go downhill as the evening progressed.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:03 pm

I got there reasonably early and found the event in full swing, unfortunately Dan seems to be catering for the Chavs.

Why on earth did they have a DJ playing Moron noise ( I won't say music) :(

A normal conversation was impossible unless you moved some way from the din being produced, not sure what was worse the crap sounds or valve bounce from the many Chav E30s that turned up :cry:
Both were giving me a headache so I left early.
Saw Norman and Kevin and also Steve Hosford with his B10, although he had to park some way away.
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:37 pm

Sorry to hear Brian, but you post made me chuckle!
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI
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Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:02 am

Although I did't make it to the event I can imagine what it was like and sad to hear the above! #myexhuastisbiggerthenyours :shock:

Will stick smaller low key meet ups such as the CBC one at Phils's earlier this year!
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Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:16 am

This may be a unfair/controversial comment but many performance BMWs, especially M have attracted the wrong sort of crowd over the years. One of the reasons I've liked Alpina - they appeal to a very different sort of person. Sounds elitist I know, but I really don't mean it that way and mean no offence - there of course always exceptions to this...
Last edited by Metrics on Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:36 am, edited 1 time in total.
2012 Alpina D5 BiTurbo No. 13
2002 Alpina B10 V8S No. 60
1993 Mercedes 190E 2.6 Sportline spec
2005 Audi TT 225
1991 Mk1 Golf GTI Sportline cabriolet
1983 Mk1 Golf GTI
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