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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 281,288
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
LalaRay´s signature says "Umnitza...

LalaRay´s signature says "Umnitza Headlights"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,020
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
A compression test will tell you if there is a...

A compression test will tell you if there is a blown head gasket.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,470
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
There will be no rub if you chose the standard...

There will be no rub if you chose the standard Alpina outfit:
8 x 18 ET 20 235/40 18 front
9 x 18 ET 24 265/35 18 rear

http://bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Left.jpg
http://bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,469
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
Spacers lower offset, so you cannot get ET 20 or...

Spacers lower offset, so you cannot get ET 20 or ET 24 by using spacers.

Alpina E39 uses Rear 9 x 18 ET 24 with 265/35 18 and I guess they use ET 24 to avoid rub.

Using ET19 means you should go...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,469
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
My wheels and tyres are: Front 8 x 18 ET 20...

My wheels and tyres are:
Front 8 x 18 ET 20 with 235/40 18
Rear 9 x 18 ET 24 with 265/35 18
The car is lowered 1" and there are no rub.

http://www.bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Left.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
My winter tyres are 235/45 17 on 17x8 ET20 rims...

My winter tyres are 235/45 17 on 17x8 ET20 rims and there are plenty of space around them.

With 245/45 17 I think 17x8,5 rims would be better. The tyres will still protect the rim sides fine.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 281,288
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
My E39 Alpina 10 V8 ...

My E39 Alpina 10 V8

http://www.bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Right.jpg

http://www.bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Rear2.jpg

More pictures at http://www.bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8.htm
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 374,817
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
There are no Alpina bits on the 540 which I have...

There are no Alpina bits on the 540 which I have just sold, but I have this B10 V8 with lots of Alpina bits:
http://www.bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Rear2.jpg
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 374,817
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
I guess it could be used for that if you like to...

I guess it could be used for that if you like to go public ;-)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-05-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 374,817
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
BMW 540 1994 with 366000 km on the clock. ...

BMW 540 1994 with 366000 km on the clock.
http://bmw540.eu/BMW540.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,364
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
235/40 R18 and 265/35 R18 on my car: ...

235/40 R18 and 265/35 R18 on my car:

http://bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Right.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
I got my Goodyear tyres from the Denmark part of ...

I got my Goodyear tyres from the Denmark part of
http://www.delti.com/english/reifen.html
They have low prices and a lot of tyres. I Got the tyres a few days after ordering them online.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
Summer: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 235/40...

Summer:
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 235/40 R18 95Y XL
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 265/35 R18 97Y XL

Winter:
Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D 235/45 R17 97V XL

V should be enough for speed...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-30-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
>>He described the problem as "fuel starvation",...

>>He described the problem as "fuel starvation", in that the car lost power and sputtered to its death. When I looked at the car yesterday we got it started and it ran for a good 10 minutes before...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-30-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
Congrats with your purchase. I had a 540...

Congrats with your purchase.

I had a 540 1994 automatic for 6 years. It was a great car.
I sold it at 366000 km. At that time it was still running 252 kmh. in top speed (electronic limited).
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-30-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
This is like my BMW 540 1994 was when both of the...

This is like my BMW 540 1994 was when both of the 2 lampda sondes was dead. I probably had 1 broken lampda for some time without noticing it but when the 2. one died the car complained.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,614
Posted By AlpinaB10V8
This thread is a bit old but here are som...

This thread is a bit old but here are som pictures of my Alpina B10 V8
http://bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Rear2.jpg

http://bmw540.eu/Alpina_B10_V8-Right.jpg
...
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