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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys I wonder if anyone else has had this problem. I was driving my 2009 D3 Alpina Biturbo yesterday with the radio working fine. Turned engine off and got out of the car, got back in about 30 minutes later and the radio is dead. The illumination around the buttons is working and I can...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there! Long time since i last posted on the forum. The car was going in limp mode for a few days since 2009, but i used to get no fault codes with INPA. I thought it was regeneration of the DPF and this and that till i got used to it. The cars has currently 256.500KM on the dash but i...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there! Long time since i last posted on the forum. The car was going in limp mode for a few days since 2009, but i used to get no fault codes with INPA. I thought it was regeneration of the DPF and this and that till i got used to it. The cars has currently 256.500KM on the dash but i...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just found one - it's some distance away and not had a chance to drive it yet but how does this differ from a standard e90?
  5. General BMW Discussions
    I was getting a bad smell in the car, I opened the roof to leave in fresh air and found the front part of the car and the wind deflector were wet. I dried everything and left the car in a heated garage with the sun roof open overnight. The next day the car was bone dry, I left it outside in the...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi lads I'm currently trying to sell my d3 with only 75k on the clock. I used a van for work and most of the time and the wife has moved onto a 7seater, my question is do I continue to try and sell the car or as my mates have said store it as I could be a future classic. What do you think, sell...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, This is my first post, though i have had many BMWs and looked on here many Times. I have a 2008 Alpina D3 (mono Turbo) with the M47 engine. I runs well but has big hesitation in 3rd around 3800rpm and a bit earlier in 4th and 5th. The power just comes and goes like tapping the...
  8. BMWs spotted - The 'Was it you? forum!'
    Seen following each other around 10:30 this morning. Both very clean cars.
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    just been getting a D3 Alpina 2008 now the idling is very rough weather cold or hot,once turbo kicks in it goes fine done a scan to reveal glow plugs 1,2 and four have a fault on smooth running check injector readings are all up, theres a coolant fan issue aswell would just a set of glow plugs...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all After my fruitless search for a 535d not going as well as I'd hoped I have started looking for a alpina d3 but info is a little scarce lots of info on the bi-turbo but not a great deal on the single turbo So far I have found out it is based on the 320d sport with the m47 4 cylinder...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi anyone had this problem Car runs fine but dash freezes. Speedo and rev counter stop working at what ever speed iam driving at If I switch it off and restart it returns to normal Also it fails to start intermittently due to flat battery but not consistent with dash fault Battery has been...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm wondering if I can fit the angel eye style headlights onto my D3? It has the standard, boring headlights and I really want the Angel Eyes! If I find a set for sale, will they straight swap in or is it more technical? Cheers Sean
  13. General BMW Discussions
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NoRAeL8qgSM Bi turbo petrol M3 or 173 mph alpina 3litre D3????
  14. Introductions
    Hi guys, I've taken the plunge and after 7 years of owning Jap Petrol's i'm now driving a German Diesel! Its a 2007 BMW Alpina D3 number 343 in Silver 1 Owner from new 68,000 miles with a full BMW service history Absolutely loving it so far.... only 48 hours into ownership! Cheers Sean
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    After locking the car yesterday via the keyfob I noticed that the drive side rear door lock mechanism had seemingly failed. I can lock it by opening the door and pressing the button down. I can also unlock from the inside using the handle however all actions triggered from the remote no longer...
  16. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Can anyone tell me where I can get an Alpina D3 boot spoiler for or a replica? Trawled the web but I can't find anything anywhere thats the same? Thanks, Chris.
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there guys! After replacing the injectors two weeks ago i had some petrol station twat filling up the car with petrol instead of diesel 3 days ago. Today i took the car for a spin and it was very hesitant. i floored it in 4th gear on an uphill and it cutout at around 3.000 rpm. I took it back...
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello For a month or so, since the temperature dropped somewhat my rear door handles have been sticking in the open position and not re-seating correctly when released. Ive read somewhere (can't remember exactly) that this was a common issue and an easy fix. can anyone help? Cheers
  19. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Evening all, My Alpine D3 wheels are in desperate need for a refub and im starting to lean towards getting them done in a colour other than silver?? Now as the car is silver, the wheels dont seem to stand out as much as they should so, do i play it safe and maybe go with a colour between silver...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    I'm looking to replace my E46 330d M Sport coupe and can't decide between an e90 330d or Alpina D3 (Single Turbo) I like the looks of the D3 but the spec is limited, what's people's thoughts?
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