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    Can't beat European scenery.

    Can't beat European scenery.
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    Thanks for the tip. (I needed to scroll down...

    Thanks for the tip. (I needed to scroll down further.)

    Would probably look pretty cool at night! Although not wanting it to really shoot flames like some cars do today...just plain silly. This...
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    Thank you. I've been inspired now to make a...

    Thank you. I've been inspired now to make a longer one. Kind of fun. Mounted a camera on the back (on Sale now at Costco) and learned this F355 Ferrari shoots flames! I'd post a photo but not sure...
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    vzben I don't think I understand your points,...

    vzben I don't think I understand your points, e.g., "Obviously, they are allowed to ask the price they want and say whatever they want. But as real enthusiasts, I think we are also entitled to ...
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    Petersen Museum Virtual Cars & Coffee

    So the Petersen has also nixed their last Sunday of the month cars and coffee. Instead, they are doing a video thing where people upload a video of their car to Youtube and register with Petersen...
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    I would chalk it up to what we call a free...

    I would chalk it up to what we call a free market economy. You ask what you want you get what you can. Also, when the Seller lists the car with the word "Alpina" in this instance he was referring...
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    My feeling as well. I've ordered the oil online...

    My feeling as well. I've ordered the oil online at a good price at AutoPlicity.com They seem to have the best prices for Redline oil products.
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    Sticky: Poll: Inspector Andrew! well, hats off to the guy for...

    Inspector Andrew! well, hats off to the guy for driving the coolest car to the hang-gliding spot!
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    Sticky: Poll: That was my guess. Now I'm curious. Sail or...

    That was my guess.
    Now I'm curious. Sail or hangglider?
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    Thanks. That's what I was hoping to hear :) ...

    Thanks. That's what I was hoping to hear :) Within the last 200 miles I've already changed the oil once but did not notice any smoother shifting. Now I'll try the Redline D4ATF and hopefully my car...
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    Sticky: Poll: Yikes! Wonder how that impacted his paint finish.

    Yikes! Wonder how that impacted his paint finish.
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    Redline D4ATF tried in gearbox?

    Has anyone tried Redline's D4ATF in their manual gearbox? I spoke to one of the Tech guys and this is what he recommends.
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    Wow. A couple of minor incorrect details but...

    Wow. A couple of minor incorrect details but really thorough and entertaining! Made me one to hop in my car and go for a drive.....and build a ramp into my living room so the Z can be viewed like...
  14. Thread: Tires

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    Now that's the perfect reason to upgrade to the...

    Now that's the perfect reason to upgrade to the Alpina wheels as those Michelin tires are in stock :)
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    Condition is a factor as is how motivated someone...

    Condition is a factor as is how motivated someone is to sell. For example, my car has 30k miles on it but it has had clear bra its entire life so it has not a single chip. I am OCD about keeping it...
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    Thanks for the tip. Yes, if you skip the search...

    Thanks for the tip. Yes, if you skip the search options and type in vehicle works much better results-wise.
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    Well, perhaps for starters, I went to that site...

    Well, perhaps for starters, I went to that site and after selecting BMW as the make did not see the Z8 listed. A really wanky way of listing the car models as unlike any other site I've ever seen...
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    You should fit a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S...

    You should fit a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires. World of difference.
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    Selling is question of motivation. Some cars you...

    Selling is question of motivation. Some cars you may want to unload....others you'd be happy having in inventory or your garage. Someone wants my Z8 the price is the price and I don't care if they...
  20. Thread: The Virus

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    Interesting points, most important to start is...

    Interesting points, most important to start is there should be, IMO, a commission of scientists from the U.S. and Europe and Asia, genetic experts who conclusively determine the origin and make up of...
  21. Thread: The Virus

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    Started watching the video.....hmmmmm. So far, so...

    Started watching the video.....hmmmmm. So far, so interesting
  22. Thread: The Virus

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    Funny, I just told my Dad not an hour ago the...

    Funny, I just told my Dad not an hour ago the best built car he could buy, dollar for dollar, was an R230 Mercedes. I had an SL600 and SL65. I'd love to find a 2007 SL65 silver/red. That said, I...
  23. Thread: The Virus

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    As Jeremy Clarkson notes, when you are looking to...

    As Jeremy Clarkson notes, when you are looking to enter a turning circle motorists are not so kind to Ferrari/Lambo drivers. Others think folks driving these cars are over compensating for small... ...
  24. Thread: The Virus

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    As for the Wuhan Flu, sorry but I'm not PC. We...

    As for the Wuhan Flu, sorry but I'm not PC. We call Champagne Champagne and Dijon mustard Dijon because they come from a region of France. We call Lyme disease Lyme disease as it originated in a...
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    It's sad to see so many forum members have passed...

    It's sad to see so many forum members have passed :( It's also surprising to see how many forum members sold or are selling their Z8. I have been fortunate enough (addiction perhaps) to have owned...
  26. If only BMW NA wasn't such a $hitt company. In...

    If only BMW NA wasn't such a $hitt company. In doing various internet searches, not even looking for BMW, I can't tell you how many lawsuits I've found against BMW! Honestly more than any other....
  27. Yes, thank you Andrew. I've downloaded almost...

    Yes, thank you Andrew. I've downloaded almost everything and read most of it as well. You create a great resource for Z8 owners!
  28. Given the U.S. Press use of this same language I...

    Given the U.S. Press use of this same language I suspect the BMW AG materials were passed on to BMW NA. After all, with BMW importing, on average just over 630 vehicles a year over the four years,...
  29. Thank you Richard. Yes, I've seen that quote on...

    Thank you Richard. Yes, I've seen that quote on the page. Problem is that's not quite the quote that appears repeatedly in the media and the quote in the media is very very clear: ""the tail lights...
  30. Thank you Skip. I did the same....twice, and...

    Thank you Skip. I did the same....twice, and didn't find it. Odd really. It is a cool feature and you think there would have been some discussion about it in the book, particularly given how long...
  31. Great marketing. A barn find when there are...

    Great marketing. A barn find when there are relatively new and modern car lifts?
    I suspect we'll be seeing a lot of these types of "finds" as car collectors age, become too old to care for their...
  32. Thank you Z-Act How do we know this is a BMW...

    Thank you Z-Act

    How do we know this is a BMW AG press release? I don't see any copyright or other indications of source, which is frustrating :(

    In addition, even in this document that...
  33. Do you have any specific examples? I've found...

    Do you have any specific examples? I've found such general representations in the owners manual but I'm trying to hunt down the source of that quote. I'm dealing with BMW now and I want to make...
  34. Where does this line originate? Neon "expected to last for the life of the vehicle"

    This line, "the tail lights and turn indicators are powered by neon tubes that offer quicker activation than standard lightbulbs and are expected to last for the life of the vehicle" is found in...
  35. Thank you. I'll see if I can find it there.

    Thank you. I'll see if I can find it there.
  36. Where does this line originate? Neon "expeted to last for the life of the vehicle"

    This line, "the tail lights and turn indicators are powered by neon tubes that offer quicker activation than standard lightbulbs and are expected to last for the life of the vehicle" is found in...
  37. Thread: New BMW Logo

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    I fear you are entirely correct. Dying breed...

    I fear you are entirely correct. Dying breed indeed and sadly so. Leasing was adverse to the collector car market/mentality and in so many ways.

    Yes, I still have my first truly memorable...
  38. Thread: New BMW Logo

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    This badge is hideous. First one looks like a...

    This badge is hideous. First one looks like a sixth grade arts and crafts product. Agreed on BMW's current grills. IMO they are far worse than Lexus. With Lexus at least there is a consistency...
  39. Cool BMW Key Chain BMW Part No. 80272463141

    I was at the BMW dealer a few days ago and surprisingly came across a rather cool key chain. At first I thought the silver car was a Z8 but on closer inspection realized it was a 507. Only downside...
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    Fun watch and nice to see there are people as OCD...

    Fun watch and nice to see there are people as OCD as me :) Some cool tips as well. Car looks great! Only thing is so nice and shiny the car's only let down are those hideous brakes! For the love...
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