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    Restration of Elvis' BMW 507

    Not sure if this has been posted already, however, this is a well filmed documentation of a 507 restoration:
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    Thanks, the autobody company thought it was a...

    Thanks, the autobody company thought it was a soft texture. I will want to replace the part with the same rather than have him refinish smooth, if possible.
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    Storage area in center console

    On the center console, on either side of the parking brake, are two "cubbies" beneath "flip" top covers. The "cubbie" on the drivers side has a cigarette lighter in it. Was there an insert for and...
  4. Sticky: Amazing

    Has anyone seen such a low or nil mileage Alpina, yet alone a z8?
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    Yes, it has the logo and is identical to the...

    Yes, it has the logo and is identical to the original key. I also have the original key engraved with the number of my Z8 Alpina, 217.
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    I ordered an additional key from my local dealer...

    I ordered an additional key from my local dealer about a year ago. I needed to prove ownership and it took a couple of weeks to get in.
  7. Thread: Radio Dead

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    My radio volume was messed up, turn it clockwise...

    My radio volume was messed up, turn it clockwise and the volume went down, counter clockwise and the volume went up. The BMW dealer said a new radio from Germany would run in excess of $2000! ...
  8. Wilmette....I'm born ad raised there. The brick...

    Wilmette....I'm born ad raised there. The brick roads bring me back. However that wasn't the tell in your picture, eh?
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    Or a genuine imitation?

    A pieced together Z8 on a Z4 chassis



    http://wickedmotorworks.com/cardetails.php?carid=10128
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    Sebring

    Can't wait, I will be coming from Sarasota, and will miss the group drive from Ft. Myers area. I have registered at: https://fscbmwcca.com/event/fsc-sebring-historics-2018/.

    Several questions:...
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    Sarasota

    I'm in Sarasota pretty much full time, would be great to get together.
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    Looking good, thanks for the pic! Can't wait to...

    Looking good, thanks for the pic! Can't wait to get it home. Note the caps missing on the lockable lug nuts! If it's not one thing it's another.
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    Just for clarification, the Naples BMW service...

    Just for clarification, the Naples BMW service advisor stated the performance suspension they looked at would require some adjustments or cutting to install on the Alpina and advised AGAINST it. ...
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    Performance Package

    My Alpina is at the Naples BMW dealer attending to a new starter and I asked them about the cost to install the suspension performance package to thwart any potential damage. The advisor, Chuck,...
  15. PERFORMANCE PACKAGE...NEED vs WANT

    I live in Sarasota, Florida and have enjoyed (I don't own a Z8, it owns me) an Alpina for going on one year. I use an independent BMW master mechanic (who worked on z8's often at a dealer in the...
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    Recent Sales at Auction

    Several auction sales in 2018 in case they haven't been posted yet, I didn't see them posted anyway!

    2001 7,000 miles $282k...
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    Thanks for reply, is the dash painted or a decal?...

    Thanks for reply, is the dash painted or a decal? Looks a little like a applied wrap or decal as the scratched area has well defined deep edges, unlike paint scratches.
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    Scratch on dash near headlight switch

    My baby has a small scratch on the dash between the headlight switch and drivers side door speaker. The dash is silver and the scratch shows black color underneath the silver. Not sure but the...
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    Silver Baby :: 2003 BMW Z8

    Silver Baby :: 2003 BMW Z8 (2018-03-07 11:00:56)
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    New to Forum with new to me Alpina

    Looking for feedback on several issues and would appreciate input.1. The headliner dropped. After visiting several shops the guy I feel knows his stuff wants to remove all the "foam like" material...
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