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    Thanks for sharing... wow, that was exhausting to...

    Thanks for sharing... wow, that was exhausting to listen to though! no wonder I can't watch any of my kids' youtube shows!

    Who you calling old?! :-)
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    Sticky: eeek, no kidding. I don't think BMW will even...

    eeek, no kidding. I don't think BMW will even check it for frame alignment unless you are aiming to put one in, will they?
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    Tires

    When I bought my car in 2013, the dealer had replaced the tires with new, OEM run flats. I know many here dislike these tires, but I have kept them as I haven't minded them, and of course, they were...
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    Wow... what a talent you have for capturing...

    Wow... what a talent you have for capturing amazing visual moments in time!
  5. Thread: New BMW Logo

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    I *think* that I like it - will wait to see it on...

    I *think* that I like it - will wait to see it on a car - but definitely looks more modern in my opinion, while retaining the iconic look.
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    New BMW Logo

    Stick one of these on our cars and people will think the car is a concept car!

    https://www.motor1.com/news/402150/bmw-debuts-new-flatter-logo/
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    Here here... many thanks - I am reminded of you...

    Here here... many thanks - I am reminded of you often as I have that great photo of your car, I believe, in San Simeon proudly hung in my home. If anyone on this forum does not have an original...
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    Cool - you will have to let me know how it...

    Cool - you will have to let me know how it goes... ya ferndale is just a hop away!
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    Wow that looks awesome, Ed!! Bet you cannot wait....

    Wow that looks awesome, Ed!! Bet you cannot wait. What is estimated completion date?

    What brand of heat pump did you get? I think I mentioned to you that we have a home up the coast (my Z8 is...
  10. Thread: Insurance

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    I highly recommend Chubb as they have a great...

    I highly recommend Chubb as they have a great collector car network and amazing claims process, should one ever be required. They are likely similar to Hagerty, but better IMO should something arise.
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    Makes sense re the portable compressor - I have...

    Makes sense re the portable compressor - I have one that I use around the house (to blow out irrigation lines, etc.) and then seat it in its place in the garage to tie into the network. You can get...
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    Wow, sounds great, Ed! I assume you considered...

    Wow, sounds great, Ed! I assume you considered this and it is too late anyway, but I will say that one of the most useful aspects of my 'fancy garage' is the compressed air network - I use this all...
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    Sticky: lack of PP likely has an impact - BMW does many...

    lack of PP likely has an impact - BMW does many measurements when they put one in and, although unlikely, a bad measurement means bad things... plus, as we all know, the taillights are the cost of a...
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    Sticky: Wow this will be interesting for me - this car is...

    Wow this will be interesting for me - this car is almost identically mine and in my 'hood. Not that I am selling mine but still. Thanks for posting!
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    Nice... my favorite experience was - a couple of...

    Nice... my favorite experience was - a couple of late teen boys were walking on the street as I drove by them and they notice the Z8, are stunned and one shouts to the other 'What the f**k is that?!'...
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    Note that I recently got a similar code (intake...

    Note that I recently got a similar code (intake in my case) and I basically traced it to wiring issues rather than the sensor itself. Worth having them check that first (unplug, plug etc.)
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    Z8 is the star

    Thought this was cool - https://robbreport.com/motors/cars/ferris-bueller-luxury-garage-2870272/
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    My dealer has actually been great so far and I...

    My dealer has actually been great so far and I did email him. Their prices are same or better than online (I am in Canada so most of these sites are not ideal since crossing the border adds duty)....
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    Wow... awesome, thanks Skip (and Ed for the...

    Wow... awesome, thanks Skip (and Ed for the original post!) I will give it a try.
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    Thanks so much, guys! For the sill covers - I...

    Thanks so much, guys! For the sill covers - I have thought the same thing and considered just bringing them in to a metal shop. Having said that, I will try the approach you suggested.
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    Misc cosmetic parts

    Hi,I did a complete service and detail of the Z8 this weekend and need to replace a few misc cosmetic parts. Does anyone have a particular place they have used for such parts, or have any lying...
  22. Thread: Changing oil.

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    Thanks everyone - went w 10w-60 - interestingly...

    Thanks everyone - went w 10w-60 - interestingly one dealer here suggested 5w-30 and then another vehemently suggested the former.
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    Have there been any further thoughts/findings...

    Have there been any further thoughts/findings about 10w60 vs the 5w30. Dealer still recommending the latter. I read the info posted back in 2016 but wondering if any new info is out.
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    Received it and it works super well - thanks for...

    Received it and it works super well - thanks for the recommendation! Showed that my Camshaft position sensor on intake on bank 1 is faulty so I will investigate and replace if required.
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    one of the most distinctive and beautiful cars on...

    one of the most distinctive and beautiful cars on the road! Thanks Ed for sharing!
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    awesome... thanks! Just ordered it and priced in...

    awesome... thanks! Just ordered it and priced in CAD $ too - excellent! Hopeful it works on all my modernish cars as my Range Rover check engine light just came on too... ugh!
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    Hi, I looked at the Bluedriver site and it says...

    Hi, I looked at the Bluedriver site and it says 'Engine Diagnostics Only' for the Z8. Does that mean it will not facilitate the clearing of codes once diagnosed and fixed?
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    Welcome! Amazing car, and amazing crew on here! I...

    Welcome! Amazing car, and amazing crew on here! I had the fortune of meeting many of the folks at Pebble Beach a couple of years ago and only wish I lived closer to the 'hubs' as it is such a great...
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    So what other cars will you add to the mix to...

    So what other cars will you add to the mix to fill it up?

    - - - Updated - - -

    Also... not sure about Monterey. I was hoping to as it is the Z8 20th anniversary of course, but it is looking...
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    The tax is one time, but basically 21% for...

    The tax is one time, but basically 21% for anything between 125-150 CAD and 26% for anything above 150K. And, wow - 4.45 in California. Anyway, it is what it is and we motor on!
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    Cool... thanks for the insight and wow, great...

    Cool... thanks for the insight and wow, great colour!! I love the Targa bodystyle.
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    Appreciate your good fortune...

    I live in BC, Canada. I love cars. Just wanted to make those of you in the US appreciate the fact that you do not have to deal with the above two contrasting elements. Why contrasting? BC has a tax...
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    Anyone own a 2017-2019 991.2 Targa GTS?

    About to pull the trigger on one and wondering if anyone has experience with it, especially intermittent tracking?
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    Wow!!! I will be standing by my mailbox waiting...

    Wow!!! I will be standing by my mailbox waiting for the unveiling party invitation! Looks great, Ed!Other than the images that have been shared here of cool garages, were you using anything in...
  35. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: I am currently searching for a few cars and was...

    I am currently searching for a few cars and was wondering about BaT - cars seem to sell below market there a lot - any idea why?
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    That's awesome - thanks for that as I have to...

    That's awesome - thanks for that as I have to replace the other side for the same reason!Thanks!
  37. Thread: Poster

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    I proudly display my exclusive 'Andrew...

    I proudly display my exclusive 'Andrew Macpherson' Z8 photo in my bedroom... just as I did with my car posters when I was in my teens... difference is, I drive this one!Highly recommend the photos to...
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    Agreed Ed... I would have 5K on that puppy in a...

    Agreed Ed... I would have 5K on that puppy in a year at least so likely not the best investment for me!Still looking for my '63 Vette... also been looking for a '15+ Vanquish, in case anything...
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    Thanks so much for this!

    Thanks so much for this!
  40. Thanks Andrew - I may very well do that once I...

    Thanks Andrew - I may very well do that once I confirm that I can make it. Should know by end of the month.
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