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  1. Oh lucky man, and good for you!!

    Oh lucky man, and good for you!!
  2. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: This is my worry, these auction sites will all...

    This is my worry, these auction sites will all hustle the market lower just to make their numbers and get their commissions. They don't really care what the cars sell for so long as they keep them...
  3. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Their business model is based on making sales, so...

    Their business model is based on making sales, so they want to ensure that sales happen, which in turn tends to push reserves down in order to ensure sales are made.

    My greatest concern is that...
  4. Sticky: That's insane, and rather sad too that such a car...

    That's insane, and rather sad too that such a car never did, and never will get to enjoy the open road on which it so excels.
  5. The 20" rims should really be pared with the...

    The 20" rims should really be pared with the Alpina suspension both for safety but also for a huge gain in overall handing and poise on the road.
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    Beautiful interior but there's something not...

    Beautiful interior but there's something not right about the body proportions around the rear quarter panel and the trunk lid line.
  7. Thread: Phone snaps

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    Looks gorgeous!

    Looks gorgeous!
  8. Sticky: Are the used, and do they have any fogging?

    Are the used, and do they have any fogging?
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    That's very cool, just keep taking the best care...

    That's very cool, just keep taking the best care of them and they'll outlive all of us!
  10. Thread: Z8 stratus grey

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    Congratulations and welcome to the [email protected]

    Congratulations and welcome to the [email protected]
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    Wowza, that's simply stunning!

    Wowza, that's simply stunning!
  12. Sticky: Good luck with the sale!

    Good luck with the sale!
  13. That's a first, so we haven't got anything on...

    That's a first, so we haven't got anything on that. I'd maybe look in the TIS link here - https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e52-z8-roa/
  14. Thread: Z8 book

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    EBay is pretty much it, though the prices do seem...

    EBay is pretty much it, though the prices do seem to have moved a little lover. I helped connect a couple of books to buyers in the 1200 range recently, but a seller can pretty much ask what he wants...
  15. Thread: Z8 stratus grey

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    Wonderful news, please point him to the site too...

    Wonderful news, please point him to the site too so he can share the joy!!
  16. Thread: Ebay finds

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    Sticky: That's a super rare find, I've never seen that...

    That's a super rare find, I've never seen that before, and I thought I'd had all the goodies in my collection!
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    Great point, love to see some pix!!

    Great point, love to see some pix!!
  18. Sticky: Your ask is very fair, and if it's a must sell...

    Your ask is very fair, and if it's a must sell I'd suggest that BaT may be a worthwhile venue, it should fetch that there.
  19. Thread: Workshop Manual

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    Sticky: That's a great link, thanks for finding and...

    That's a great link, thanks for finding and sharing!
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    I really do think it's just dumb luck, literally...

    I really do think it's just dumb luck, literally right place at the right time with a few competing buyers.

    While I'm a huge fan of the guys at BaT, this really does illustrate the issue with...
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    With the hard top on, during the Silver State...

    With the hard top on, during the Silver State Classic closed course road event back in 2002, I got my first Z8, which had some Dinan engine mods up to the redline in 6th. That calculates out to...
  22. Sticky: Poll: Sandy, this is a new poll, so you can vote here...

    Sandy, this is a new poll, so you can vote here anew

    Pendrod, did you get Paul Allen's Stratus/Red that was for sale in Seattle a while back? If so bravo, that's a gem I'd love to have got.
  23. Sticky: This gorgeous car is now reduced to 187,500 as...

    This gorgeous car is now reduced to 187,500 as the owner needs to open up space for an incoming car in his stable. It's a stunning car and the summer driving season is coming!
  24. Sticky: Poll: How many miles do you do, and how many owners has your car had.

    This new thread is to get a sense of the history and uses of the cars here today, starting in April 2019.
  25. Poll: Sure, happy to close this one as a 'time capsule'...

    Sure, happy to close this one as a 'time capsule' and start a new one.
  26. I'm guessing it's $70 for one, then 2 at $135.98...

    I'm guessing it's $70 for one, then 2 at $135.98 and 3 at $191.97

    I ordered one for my camping kit, so I'll let you know.
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    I think a full redo at BMW Classic is closer to...

    I think a full redo at BMW Classic is closer to 150k, but I don't know to what extent they do the motor?

    I did say that I think this car is too far gone, and not worth the $$ you'd spend to make...
  28. Wonderful news, bravo!

    Wonderful news, bravo!
  29. Sticky: Yes, this car is available, and though I haven't...

    Yes, this car is available, and though I haven't seen it myself I would absolutely consider the EAG report as a 'safe seal of condition' for a buyer.
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    We have CarlosZ8 who is between the Philippines...

    We have CarlosZ8 who is between the Philippines and Tokyo, you could pm him, otherwise it might be something that can be 3D printed from the originals.
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    That takes me back! In the UK we had Airfix, and...

    That takes me back! In the UK we had Airfix, and since my dad was a WW2 pilot I made many, many airplanes. I loved the building, but the painting always frustrated me!
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    Awesome, great pairing with the Z8!

    Awesome, great pairing with the Z8!
  33. Thread: 2006 Ford GT

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    That's simply gorgeous, more pictures please!

    That's simply gorgeous, more pictures please!
  34. The EU Alpina suspension is quite different and...

    The EU Alpina suspension is quite different and sits lower, the US Alpina suspension as delivered on the US VIN cars is a mongrel mix of stock Z8 & EU Alpina parts to keep the headlights at the US...
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    Wow, just awesome, lucky you!!

    Wow, just awesome, lucky you!!
  36. Thread: BAT Thread

    by macfly
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    Sticky: I think because the market across the board is...

    I think because the market across the board is signaling a weakening economy and less certainty. Things are selling on BaT at what the market will bear, where on other sites the sellers desired...
  37. Thread: Phone snaps

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    That's a wow!

    That's a wow!
  38. Poll: I'd suggest a satin, as it's a bit richer-darker...

    I'd suggest a satin, as it's a bit richer-darker than a full matt which can look a bit gray.
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    I don't know of anyone who has used the M5...

    I don't know of anyone who has used the M5 brakes, so really have no answer there.

    If you look through these threads you'll see the upgrades that have been done, the Brembo being an especially...
  40. Thread: Transmission

    by macfly
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    That's a question I have never heard asked. I...

    That's a question I have never heard asked. I would imagine it can be done, but maybe the time-cost of doing it is greater than the replacement cost, which is why only a replacement cost is quoted?
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