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Re: PDF owner manuals

Postby bcr5784 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:08 pm

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cloudburst wrote:Is there available a downloadable pdf version of the manuals.

I would find it easier to search a pdf manual on my iPhone rather than going to the boot to dig out the either owners manual or infotainment system manual.

Thx.

CB


I contacted Alpine and did get a response.

With an attachment.

Unfortunately the attachment was 2 pages of the pdf owners manual embedded in a Word docx.

It’s a start though. I will keep chipping away.

CB


It's working on my Android phone now. What I needed to do was to select the HTML option and THEN agree to the T&Cs at the bottom of the page. THEN I can go back to the previous page and download via the link on the previous page. All a bit flakey!
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby cloudburst » Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:06 pm

I do have a copy of the manual in pdf format now. Only reason I haven’t posted it is because it says it’s not permitted to copy without Alpine’s permission.

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Re: Blobs on the Sport Display

Postby olliep » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:20 am

bcr5784 wrote:Been using Sport a bit today and came across a up to 6 indicators - small rectangles which appear under the torque and hp dials. They are sometimes illuminated red. The number and illumination seem related - but not directly - to power and torque. Something to do with how much boost is available? Any ideas - not found anything in the handbook (but only had a man look).


the red squares relate to rev's 1 square per 1,000 rpm and increase in to middle. bit like the rev counter in race mode.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby bcr5784 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:03 am

Yes it's pretty obvious once you are using a few revs - less so when you are ruining in. (That's my excuse anyway). A bit of a gimmick, I think - or it would be if the rev counter needle was a bit more obvious in Sport. That said I do like the way the revcounter is circled in red from 3000 revs and the rev limit altered until the water temperature gets up to 70C.

Can't see the point of displaying power and torque figures - let alone the steering angle in Track.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby hmy7k » Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:25 pm

bcr5784 : I see the mods on Pistonheads removed your half term report which I found quite interesting, what was that all about.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby bcr5784 » Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:46 pm

hmy7k wrote:bcr5784 : I see the mods on Pistonheads removed your half term report which I found quite interesting, what was that all about.


Perhaps my fault. I (thought) I had suggested that it was about time that Pistonheads had a dedicated forum for Alpine - they have fora for other much lower production cars. Instead they moved it to "French Bred" - which really wasn't at all helpful. I've since reposted on General Gassing https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/top ... 4&i=999999 hoping it will gain more attention. I'd like to see a sensible debate on the car to a wider audience than this forum provides - whether Pistonheads is the right one is, perhaps, debatable.

Maybe suggest a Renault sport/Alpine forum?
having said that. Pistonheads is pretty dead these days.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby stephendell » Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:18 pm

I guess by the nature of previous sales figures and LHD market imports only in the early days that Alpines have always been a bit niche in the UK.

The new car is the first real opportunity for them to breakthrough into the mainstream over here.

The Premier edition alone has sold 3 x more cars over here in the first month than the A610 did in total for 3 years!

Just the length of this thread is an indicator of the popularity of the new car.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby LMS » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:09 pm

just found this video of the Legende model- not sure that storage bag is worth having!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ticwZ-IFIz0
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby bcr5784 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:45 pm

LMS wrote:just found this video of the Legende model- not sure that storage bag is worth having!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ticwZ-IFIz0


I'm pretty sure its part of the 500Euro (yes really) storage option - nothing to do with the suitcases. Have to say that seats apart the differences aren't really worth talking about. Except, that is, the gloss (rather than matt) cowl over the instruments which surely must reflect badly in the screen.
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