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  1. Thread: Phone snaps

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    If Canepaís in Scottís Valley is known for their...

    If Canepaís in Scottís Valley is known for their work with Porsche 959s, Legendary Motorcar Company is known for Cobras. The blue Cobra was Carol Shelbyís personal car and the red one was original...
  2. Thread: Phone snaps

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    "If you're ever in Toronto come by for a visit"

    Two years ago I met Peter Klutt of Legendary Motorcar Company at the Pebble Beach Concours while enjoying the 70-year anniversary exhibit of Ferrari. After introducing myself and explaining that I...
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    That was a first!

    I am fast approaching 9 years of ownership and for the first time someone inside a store ran out of the building to ask me about my Z8 while waiting for the stoplight to turn green. This gentleman...
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    Nice write up of the Z8

    Enjoy!

    https://www.bmwblog.com/2019/08/21/test-drive-bmw-z8-timeless-tribute/
  5. Thread: The Quail 2019

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    The new Speedster was inside of the Porsche...

    The new Speedster was inside of the Porsche exhibit. Stunning car.
  6. Thread: The Quail 2019

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    Hi Andrew, It is my pleasure to share a few...

    Hi Andrew,
    It is my pleasure to share a few images.

    It would be wonderful to bring everyone back together. With your driving skills I am sure you would be more than just keeping up!
    Ed
  7. Thread: The Quail 2019

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    Hi Ted, Understanding that it will be difficult...

    Hi Ted,
    Understanding that it will be difficult to match the 2016 gathering of Z8 owners in Monterey, those were my thoughts too.

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    Youíre welcome Ken, and I hope all is...
  8. Thread: The Quail 2019

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    I believe it is the new Ferrari SF90 Stradale...

    I believe it is the new Ferrari SF90 Stradale hybrid with a total of 986 hp.
  9. Thread: The Quail 2019

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    The Quail 2019

    In my third trip to The Quail, I enjoyed spending time with my oldest son and taking in the amazing collection of cars. I didn't see any Z8s in the field, but here are a few images of my favorite...
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    Wow! Enjoy your new ride and please post a...

    Wow! Enjoy your new ride and please post a picture.
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    Welcome to the Z8 Forum! I would also have the...

    Welcome to the Z8 Forum! I would also have the clutch delay valve removed while the PP is installed because you will feel more connected to the shifting. Enjoy your ride!
  12. Sticky: I saw one of the other 16 silver/crema Z8s for...

    I saw one of the other 16 silver/crema Z8s for sale in La Jolla back 2010, and it was a very striking color combination.
  13. Thread: Radio Problem

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    Hi Joe,My radio went out a few years back, and it...

    Hi Joe,My radio went out a few years back, and it was replaced. More recently others spoke about repair shops in Germany and in Florida that may be an alternative solution. ...
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    If you have a can of WD40, Iíd sparingly shoot...

    If you have a can of WD40, Iíd sparingly shoot some into the ignition lock just in case the tumbler was a little sticky.
  15. Sticky: I already have a set of original OEM tires date...

    I already have a set of original OEM tires date coded for my Z8 in the garage, otherwise Iíd be driving over to pick up your set. Thank you for thinking of us!
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    Ready for another 17 years!

    Ready for another 17 years!
  17. Thread: Z8 stratus grey

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    Congratulations Stratus Z8 on your find in my...

    Congratulations Stratus Z8 on your find in my favorite color. Enjoy!
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    Thank you Ken! Letís try to connect next time...

    Thank you Ken! Letís try to connect next time youíre in town.
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    Here's a picture of the roof beams for the...

    Here's a picture of the roof beams for the kitchen in the jig during their production.
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    Itís a process called glulam. Essentially, a jig...

    Itís a process called glulam. Essentially, a jig was set on the plywood floor of the garage. Using this jig, thin bendable strips of wood were then glued and screwed together forming the curved...
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    I had both of the storage compartments replaced...

    I had both of the storage compartments replaced over the last 8 years with the work done by Peter Pan BMW because I didnít want to fuss with the airbag system in the doors. Prior to the repairs,...
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    I recently test drove a Porsche 991.2 GT3 with MT...

    I recently test drove a Porsche 991.2 GT3 with MT and thatís on the list of cars I would consider next as is a McLaren 570. At this time, we are planning a day trip to Monterey during Car Week.
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    Near our home in Northern CA gasoline is...

    Near our home in Northern CA gasoline is currently $4.45/gal, so weíre apparently trying to catch up with our friends to the North. I also hope there is a little relief with the 26% tax only applied...
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    Public service reminder: Shingrix supplies...

    Public service reminder: Shingrix supplies appear to be available now. Iíve had both vaccination shots now and other than a slightly sore shoulder at the injection site all is good.
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    Thank you Patrick, and you are also welcome for a...

    Thank you Patrick, and you are also welcome for a tour. Will you be in Monterey this year? For inspiration we have a minimalist modern home design that translates to the garage as well with behind...
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    The hardest part was using a designer who had...

    The hardest part was using a designer who had ideas on what we wanted without asking us. He was quickly released after I reminded him about who would actually live in the house once completed. Here...
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    The garage will fit 4 cars. Let me know if you...

    The garage will fit 4 cars. Let me know if you have time during your next trip to the SF Bay Area for a tour. Norcal stopped by last summer before the framing was done.
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    Hi Charles, sorry to read about some challenges...

    Hi Charles, sorry to read about some challenges that I hope have now passed. Your posts of wit and wisdom have been missed!

    The house and garage continue to progress towards completion in the...
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    I am not the accomplished driver like many of the...

    I am not the accomplished driver like many of the folks on this site, but for me blast to triple digits is a no drama event.
  30. When the sales person showed me a McLaren 650 he...

    When the sales person showed me a McLaren 650 he did like a little dance move to get into the car. The 570 spider is a little more traditional in entering and exiting the cabin.
  31. Thread: Radio Dead

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    Thank you for the contact information!

    Thank you for the contact information!
  32. Thread: Radio Dead

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    Thank you for sharing your experience with Gerner...

    Thank you for sharing your experience with Gerner in Germany. Iím on my second radio and it is good to know we have options to BMW classics for future repairs. Can you share the contact information...
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    Congratulations on a very special vehicle!

    Congratulations on a very special vehicle!
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    Are you locking the car with the key to activate...

    Are you locking the car with the key to activate the car alarm? That will deplete the battery over time. Others on the forum have reported that leaving the flashlight in the holder will also draw...
  35. Thread: Phone snaps

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    Outside my Hotel in Basel Switzerland

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    In the SF Bay Area, the one GT3T that was offered...

    In the SF Bay Area, the one GT3T that was offered to me for purchase was $40k over MSRP. Is that pricing similar in other parts of the US?
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    Agreed on more pix! Please!

    Agreed on more pix! Please!
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    The 991.2 GT3 Touring is the ultimate sleeper in...

    The 991.2 GT3 Touring is the ultimate sleeper in Porscheís lineup. Enjoy!
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    Happy Birthday Andrew!

    Happy Birthday Andrew!
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    My favorite Z8 t-shirt was designed by NorCal for...

    My favorite Z8 t-shirt was designed by NorCal for the 2016 Monterey gathering.
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