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Tim13E46 03-09-2012 10:18 PM

1978 530i Alpina?
 
I need some assistance on this from someone who knows the older model bmw's. I just picked up a '78 530i and its badged as an Alpina model, but is there any way to check for sure? I already had BMW run the VIN and they said they're being limited to just the production date. Any help?

Tim13E46 03-09-2012 11:09 PM

And btw, even if its not an alpina how can I get some specs on this car? BMW was able to confirm a M30 engine 3.0 but now is that the 176 hp or 184?

aikmanson 03-12-2012 05:19 PM

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Originally Posted by Tim13E46 (Post 14168961)
And btw, even if its not an alpina how can I get some specs on this car? BMW was able to confirm a M30 engine 3.0 but now is that the 176 hp or 184?

Pretty sure for the E12, the only engine offered on the 530i was the 176 hp 3.0, or the 200hp 3.0 in the "motorsport limited edition" model.

Don't quote me on any of this however, look it up yourself.

BrownMagic 03-13-2012 01:27 AM

Wow, sorry I can't help much but am requesting some pics!

B_Cyrus 03-13-2012 01:29 AM

pics!

Hermes 03-13-2012 03:31 AM

you could try asking BMW, I got info on my 2002 from here: info.grouparchiv@bmwgroup.com

Tim13E46 03-25-2012 08:51 AM

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Tis the whip, sorry for the delay :)


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