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  1. Thread: Tires

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    Thanks, Andrew! I think I read a Satch post where...

    Thanks, Andrew! I think I read a Satch post where he might not prefer runflats, but thought the new ones were much better, and because he drives his car cross-country, thought them much less risk...
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    I bought at 20k and am up to 29k. Anecdotally I...

    I bought at 20k and am up to 29k. Anecdotally I considered it a driver as I wanted to drive it, and considered it to retain driver value up to 50k or so miles, with value breaks about every 10k...
  3. Thread: Tires

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    Thanks! There may be a number of us with stock...

    Thanks! There may be a number of us with stock wheels who need alternatives to Michelin unless they start making some version of the Pilot Sports in the future.
  4. Thread: Power steering

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    Power Steering hoses and filter replacement

    Power Steering Hoses and Filter: $1531

    Done at Autoscope Plano (Dallas Area)
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    Sticky: Wheel Alignment and Front Lower Control Arm Replacement Cost

    Front lower control arms:$1168. They wanted to do just the bushings, but I went through that with my E21, and labor is cheaper to replace the whole control arm. Add an alignment for $243.
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    Windshield Replacement: The part alone is $1400;...

    Windshield Replacement: The part alone is $1400; expect to pay another $1000 for miscellaneous parts and labor. I got bids at ClassicBMW (over twice that amount), BMW Grapevine, BMW Dallas and...
  7. Sticky: Not yet, but when I had to get the windshield...

    Not yet, but when I had to get the windshield replaced because of a crack, and get routine fluid changes, a few other things were discovered, so these are current prices:

    Windshield: The part...
  8. Thread: Tires

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    Thanks. They do not make the 4S for the stock 18"...

    Thanks. They do not make the 4S for the stock 18" rim I have, but I have not checked the other rim sizes. The only Michelin currently available for the stock 18" rim is the Pilot Sport All Season 4,...
  9. Thread: Key holder

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    One other tip. I switch the keys at least once...

    One other tip. I switch the keys at least once every 6 months, more often if I think of it. As I understand it you don't want to let the little battery in the key run down, and it charges when it is...
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    Add me to that list of very grateful people. This...

    Add me to that list of very grateful people. This is the very best of any of the Car Boards I have read. No. 1 of 15 of "California Spring" sits above my work area at home, where I have spent most of...
  11. Sticky: I run 34/36, but mostly because she sits on a...

    I run 34/36, but mostly because she sits on a lift and I don't want to have a problem if I take her out and forget to check them. I find 34/36 a bit full, and think she holds curves better with a...
  12. Thread: Tires

    by Charles
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    I currently have almost 10 year old Michelin...

    I currently have almost 10 year old Michelin Pilot Sports on my Z8, and am looking to replace tires by the end of the year due to age, not mileage. I love the Pilot Sports, but Michelin website says...
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    108,000 miles!! You are inspiring.

    108,000 miles!! You are inspiring.
  14. Am I the only one who saw this and thought if the...

    Am I the only one who saw this and thought if the market keeps cooling that Andrew might start exploring for a new muse? The market will come back at some point.
  15. Thread: The Z8 Coupe

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    Sticky: ..and US Taillights to boot. A lot more tailored...

    ..and US Taillights to boot. A lot more tailored than our removable hardtops, and wow, that rear glass continuation of the bubble!
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    Probably not an issue, since the original owner...

    Probably not an issue, since the original owner had it done a few months after purchase.

    I have seen the UUC Shifter and Dinan Mods on the Board before, but do not recall the lightened flywheel....
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    Sorry, that is a pic of the "little house" that I...

    Sorry, that is a pic of the "little house" that I designed behind my mom's home in Houston. It is smaller than it looks. I drove the contractor crazy requiring the first floor ceiling to be lower...
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    That is so cool and so custom! Please post a pic...

    That is so cool and so custom! Please post a pic of the floor plans if you can.
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    Sticky: I think they are getting harder to find. Keep...

    I think they are getting harder to find. Keep checking eBay. There is a Silver/Black European (AF Vin) currently offered for $2499.00 (Yikes!)
    ...
  20. Beautiful video, thanks!. I got mine at the 2011...

    Beautiful video, thanks!. I got mine at the 2011 low period, too.
  21. Thread: Insurance

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    Not sure if there is a main insurance thread, so...

    Not sure if there is a main insurance thread, so using this. I have been remiss in not logging in and checking (thank you so much Andrew for keeping it going), that I thought I would add something...
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    Can't wait to see the new pics! There is always...

    Can't wait to see the new pics! There is always something you might have done different, but you have planned well and endured forever getting it built. You will absolutely love it. I have thoroughly...
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    Very Nice. The good news is you are absolutely...

    Very Nice. The good news is you are absolutely going to love it when it is done. The bad news is that you may just be at the beginning of the decision making. If you looked at some of the other...
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    Seems like forever since I have been on the site....

    Seems like forever since I have been on the site. My world has been topsy-turvy for some time. How is the new home and garage coming? Still on target for late 2019, early 2020 completion? Exhausted...
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    Welcome, and congrats on your purchase. I have...

    Welcome, and congrats on your purchase. I have been going to Pat Arnold at Classic BMW since I bought my car in 2011. Fixed a nasty problem with the fuel door. Check out the threads on the...
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    Sticky: Worked like a charm. One of the weakest links in...

    Worked like a charm. One of the weakest links in our cars. There are a number of manufacturers of these now, including one claiming to be o.e., but for the official bmw part, I used ecstuning.com.
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    Read the story too and loved it, particularly the...

    Read the story too and loved it, particularly the foibles. Much better than some of the schmaltzy stuff in Car & Driver...sometimes I think they just like to see if they can find obscure literary...
  28. 2001 Z8 (#60703) Silver/Black with 29.8k miles - Sold - for $135,100 on open Ebay Auction

    Here is the description: Excellent condition, non smokers car that has been pampered and driven less than 2000 miles per year and kept in a garage year round. The hard top has had the interior redone...
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    I have had Farmer's for years, but never got...

    I have had Farmer's for years, but never got comfortable with what they would pay on the Z8, and apparently don't wreck cars as much as some of you that have more claims experience. I started with...
  30. Thread: Name That Car!

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    Exactly. It may be a normal name or not so much,...

    Exactly. It may be a normal name or not so much, but as real as the bond between car and human can be. My apologies to you. "Bullying" was a bit harsh and unfair. No doubt you love yours as much as...
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    Nice!!! Thanks. Hope it works!

    Nice!!! Thanks. Hope it works!
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    Have not been posting for awhile, and thankfully...

    Have not been posting for awhile, and thankfully don't have this problem...but the info here and all you guys, especially Andrew, are the best!!!
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    I read about the new ones with turbos. Sad, but...

    I read about the new ones with turbos. Sad, but looks you got the last of a better car methinks.
  34. Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington or DC?

    Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington or DC?
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    Scrumptious, creamy, dreamy.

    Scrumptious, creamy, dreamy.
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    Now that you are flirting with 90 degrees, can...

    Now that you are flirting with 90 degrees, can you understand why the tops go on in the summer in TX?
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    Agree with Marty and Andrew with a slight grain...

    Agree with Marty and Andrew with a slight grain of salt. Sam Zell is selling his RE portfolio again (last time in late '07 or '08) and in my world that is a sign that RE is cooling. The reports in...
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    Those colors should not go together, but they...

    Those colors should not go together, but they really do! Spectacular car, well worth the wait and search!!!
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    [QUOTE=///M Blitz;50624]Interesting about the...

    [QUOTE=///M Blitz;50624]Interesting about the "Munich's 21 Most Important Cars" article is that there is no mention of the e30 M3 (the most overrated BMW ever - sorry to owners here, just my...
  40. Thread: Name That Car!

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    I guess I am lucky or nuts or both. Most cars...

    I guess I am lucky or nuts or both. Most cars just tell me their names after I have spent some time with them. When my Z8 was delivered in TX from CA (I am the second owner) she even told me her...
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