Search:

Type: Posts; User: Z8DinanS2; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Thank you Andrew. I will look into the Powerflex...

    Thank you Andrew. I will look into the Powerflex bushings. Were you able to do this yourself or do they need a press to be pressed in before fitting to the car?

    - - - Updated - - -



    Great!...
  2. Is the Z8 rear suspension from the E39? E39 rear control arm upgrades possible?

    I found this on Ebay for the rear suspension of the E39. https://www.ebay.com/itm/REAR-CONTROL-ARM-CAMBER-KIT-for-BMW-E39-E60-Hinten-Sturz-Arm/223496257228?hash=item34096a3ecc:g:KUgAAOSw~vpaCGou
    ...
  3. The last yell I got was from a gorgeous lady...

    The last yell I got was from a gorgeous lady walking down the street with her dog, who said, "I love your car." Life with a Z8 is good ;)
  4. Ford v. Ferrari and people seeing Z8 exlaiming "looks like a modern Cobra!"

    Has anyone else experienced this? Although the movie just came out, more than once now, I've been driving the Z8 and people from the sidewalks have yelled how they "love" the car, "what is it?" and...
  5. Sticky: The HRE and BBS wheels are extremely...

    The HRE and BBS wheels are extremely similar....likely due to the efficiency of the design and both are similarly priced.
  6. Sticky: The initial quote I received was for ~$9,000,...

    The initial quote I received was for ~$9,000, which is about what these wheels were when new, but these wheels are true three piece and the new ones are one piece. Tech has gotten better, looks have...
  7. Sticky: I was thinking brushed silver.

    I was thinking brushed silver.
  8. Sticky: https://www.hrewheels.com/wheels/series-r1/r101-li...

    https://www.hrewheels.com/wheels/series-r1/r101-lightweight


    Not the prettiest wheel, but very light
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    603

    YES!!!! This point cannot be over-emphasized. ...

    YES!!!! This point cannot be over-emphasized. Particularly the bottom clips because they must line up exactly in order to snap into place. Use the guides in the plastic back to position the clips...
  10. Sticky: Yes. Even use standard BMW Wheel bolts.

    Yes. Even use standard BMW Wheel bolts.
  11. Sticky: Rare Lightweight HRE wheels with new 255/19 and 285/19 Tires

    True period correct HRE 3 piece wheels, 19" with freshly mounted tires, 255/19 front and 285/19 rear. Lightweight and a dramatic weight savings over the OEM wheels. Very lightweight for a three...
  12. Replies
    14
    Views
    931

    Picasso was once quoted as saying "good artists...

    Picasso was once quoted as saying "good artists borrow, great artists steal."
  13. Thread: BAT Thread

    by Z8DinanS2
    Replies
    121
    Views
    32,153

    Sticky: Not selling either. BTW, the Z8 is the only car...

    Not selling either. BTW, the Z8 is the only car I can pull into a McLaren Dealer, Ferrari Dealer and Aston Martin Dealer and have the sales people and their customers all stop in their tracks and...
  14. Replies
    14
    Views
    931

    Good point! 20/20

    Good point! 20/20
  15. Replies
    14
    Views
    931

    So then they admit the 507 homage car was really...

    So then they admit the 507 homage car was really a modern interpretation, at least in the rear, of the E-type? Fascinating.
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    11,356

    Interesting how the Z8 does not look that out of...

    Interesting how the Z8 does not look that out of place on wire wheels although Ferrari Borrani deep dish chrome may be more fitting :)
  17. Replies
    14
    Views
    931

    I've owned both, a number of E-types and a...

    I've owned both, a number of E-types and a well-sorted show winning replica Cobra. The E-types have been wonderful experiences but the Z8, as you say, is like getting both but without the hassles...
  18. Replies
    14
    Views
    931

    Yes, I was thinking that as well about those thin...

    Yes, I was thinking that as well about those thin rear tail lights that on the Series 1 E really blend in below the chrome bumpers that wrap around the rear. Very much Z8-like in concept. Agreed on...
  19. Replies
    14
    Views
    931

    Fisker inspired more by Jaguar than 507

    For those familiar with the rear and side view of the E-type I think its clear the rounded rear of the Z8 and its side view profile are far more Jaguar than BMW 507.

    In terms of the interior, I...
  20. Replies
    1
    Views
    227

    Does seem cheap.

    Does seem cheap.
  21. Replies
    4
    Views
    338

    Nothing better than roadtripping through Europe!...

    Nothing better than roadtripping through Europe! Warm day in the Loire Valley?
  22. Apparently 21x9 and 21x11. Owner is in Florida. ...

    Apparently 21x9 and 21x11. Owner is in Florida. He apparently lowers all of his cars like this according to the wheel rep.

    Wheels said to weigh around 28 lbs but rep was not certain.

    They are...
  23. My pleasure! - - - Updated - - - Me...

    My pleasure!

    - - - Updated - - -



    Me too! But I wonder if the car is really driveable at that ride height?
  24. Spectacular Z8 Photos and interesting wheels

    Came across these stunning photos of a silver Z8 and thought I would share them. Is there a general location to post Z8 photos? I kind of like these wheels, almost a wire spoke look but yet modern...
  25. Replies
    1
    Views
    316

    Any Pictures?

    Any Pictures?
  26. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,126

    Alpina 20x9 = 32.6 lbs Alpina 20x10 = 33.2 lbs...

    Alpina 20x9 = 32.6 lbs
    Alpina 20x10 = 33.2 lbs (according to my bathroom scale which has been pretty accurate)

    Not sure about these figures. I have read on the Internet, a BMW Forum website, that...
  27. Thread: BAT Thread

    by Z8DinanS2
    Replies
    121
    Views
    32,153

    Sticky: Wow. That's interesting! Talk about a vehicle...

    Wow. That's interesting! Talk about a vehicle life cycle. So we are in a lull in the mkt now as conceivably a large number of new purchasers of these cars 20 years ago were in their mid forties or...
  28. Replies
    6
    Views
    444

    Thank you for sharing this information. Notes...

    Thank you for sharing this information. Notes taken!
  29. Thread: BAT Thread

    by Z8DinanS2
    Replies
    121
    Views
    32,153

    Sticky: "this is where the (free) market is" I am not...

    "this is where the (free) market is" I am not sure per se. Have you listed on BAT before? I have. They really do pressure you to come up with a low reserve of course with the idea that your...
  30. Thread: BAT Thread

    by Z8DinanS2
    Replies
    121
    Views
    32,153

    Sticky: Figures....free speech is dead. Reality is they...

    Figures....free speech is dead. Reality is they beat up owners to get them to come in with super low reserves. BAT is helping to ruin the car market because their goal is not maximizing sale price...
  31. Replies
    11
    Views
    8,386

    Sticky: Did anyone end up trying the KMAC camber/caster...

    Did anyone end up trying the KMAC camber/caster plates? State 1 or stage 3?
  32. Replies
    5
    Views
    438

    Which is super irritating....like, I thought 305...

    Which is super irritating....like, I thought 305 mm was supposed to mean 305 mm. I wish they would publish actual tread width, something Michelin does not publish and Tirerack is not reliable for. ...
  33. Replies
    5
    Views
    438

    If its only putting out 500 HP my guess is boost...

    If its only putting out 500 HP my guess is boost is around 4-6 PSI which leads me to believe the internals are stock so lag should not really be too much of an issue since it is a high compression...
  34. Replies
    5
    Views
    438

    500 HP Twin Turbo Z8 with 21" Wheels

    Came across this little beast in Europe. Interesting shock absorber setup.
  35. Thread: BAT Thread

    by Z8DinanS2
    Replies
    121
    Views
    32,153

    Sticky: You hit the nail on the head precisely.

    You hit the nail on the head precisely.
  36. Black / Cream Dinan S2 VIN #WBAEJ13402AH61390

    Black /Cream WBAEJ13402AH61390 Z8 with Aplina BMW wheels.
  37. Car & Driver Review of the Dinan S2 E39 V8 (same as Z8)

    Car & Driver
    Dinan S2-M5
    One of our favorite rides goes under the wrench and-surprise!-emerges a better car.
    LARRY WEBSTER
    Nov 1, 2002

    Here's a shocker: We don't...
  38. 2000 Z2 Dinan S2 Silver / Black

    Not sure the vin number on this one as I can't read the plaque clearly. Still, here is another early example. Owner stated it was one of 7 (at the time).

    The owner states in his listing:

    ...
  39. Dinan Z8 S2 Black/Black WBAEJ13491AH60463

    One of the earlier S2 Z8. Note the different plaque compared to later S2 Z8s. VIN # WBAEJ13491AH60463
  40. Dinan Z8 S2 Pedals

    Not sure if these are part of the S2 package or not, but just realized the aluminum pedals are Dinan as well.
Results 1 to 40 of 206
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4