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Post by Taz » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:37 pm

Just a thought/its an itch

Should my next car be an Alpina?

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Post by Number5 » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:44 pm

It's understandable that you want one after constantly admiring and trying to catch mine for 4 days.
You're bound to give into that itch soon so I suppose you'd may as well do it sooner than later.

Have you got your eye on a specific one ?? - Any luck ?
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Post by Lynchy » Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:13 pm

You thinking of downgrading Pete ?
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Post by Taz » Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:19 pm

from what i've seen of the Alpina so far my biggest concern is the roof motor, i think maybe the roof motors don't work in the dark and cold

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Post by Number5 » Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:21 pm

Lynchy wrote:You thinking of downgrading Pete ?
He's looking for exclusivity, not mass production models. :wink:
Taz wrote:from what i've seen of the Alpina so far my biggest concern is the roof motor, i think maybe the roof motors don't work in the dark and cold
You need to keep up and stay closer... My roof was down for 630 of the 652 miles last week... :D
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Post by Taz » Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:28 pm

Number5 wrote:
You need to keep up and stay closer... My roof was down for 630 of the 652 miles last week... :D
i was close enough to note it was up for a good hour or so lol, i suspect it was also up within 20 mins of leaving the port on the way back up to Bristol lol

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Post by srhutch » Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:32 pm

Proud to say mine was down for every mile :D

Do it though Taz :thumbsup:
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Post by craig3.2 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 12:42 am

You are going to have some collection then,Pete....if you can hold onto the M and the 3.0si Coupe.......the Alpina are great,but you can't be putting your foot down enough,or are changing up too soon,if you can't keep up with the Alpina in an M,lol :poke:

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Post by Taz » Sat Nov 05, 2016 12:49 am

craig3.2 wrote:
If you get an Alpina,will you keep the M and Coupe too??

the idea is to buy as an investment, yes i could loose money but its a gamble. the coupe is my keeper

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Post by craig3.2 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:02 am

So you would keep the Coupe and the M,or get rid of the M and buy an Alpina?

If I were you,i wouldn't get rid of the M to buy an Alpina,but if you were keeping the M and adding an Alpina,then why not,go for it mate.

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Post by buzyg » Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:48 am

If you have the funds, the garage space and the inclination for some smart suited retro, then what's stopping you. Get in there. :thumbsup:
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Post by Taz » Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:26 am

craig3.2 wrote:
would keep the Coupe and the M,or get rid of the M and buy an Alpina?
It would be added to the collection. I will only buy the right car at the right price. It may not happen but I will keep my eyes open

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Post by paddy wright » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:20 pm

2 roadsters and one coupe- shows where your heart really lies :thumbsup: :poke:
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Post by markeg » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:42 pm

Taz wrote:
craig3.2 wrote:
would keep the Coupe and the M,or get rid of the M and buy an Alpina?
It would be added to the collection. I will only buy the right car at the right price. It may not happen but I will keep my eyes open
So, what are you looking for, Taz? Average mileage will be difficult, most will be on 70+ now (apart from the garage queens) - the last cars were made in 2005, so they're all 10+ years old now. Are you looking for any particular colours, lux or non-lux? I expect you will go for a totally unmodded, or modded with the originals included if it's to be an investment.
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Post by Taz » Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:42 pm

markeg wrote:
So, what are you looking for, Taz? Average mileage will be difficult, most will be on 70+ now (apart from the garage queens) - the last cars were made in 2005, so they're all 10+ years old now. Are you looking for any particular colours, lux or non-lux? I expect you will go for a totally unmodded, or modded with the originals included if it's to be an investment.
not after anything in particular but it would have to be the Lux model. I ain't in a rush or anything but i just fancy the experience

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