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    The prices for these restomodded trucks may seem...

    The prices for these restomodded trucks may seem surprising, but deep pocketed individuals have been paying crazy prices for restorations for decades now. I have an FJ62 Land Cruiser that was LS...
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    Me too! The prices have been shooting up. Is the...

    Me too! The prices have been shooting up. Is the 80 series your daily or is it reserved for adventures on the trails?
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    Preaching to the Choir

    I know that everyone probably agrees with me when I say this, but the Z8 has to represent the absolute best value in the ~$200k price range in the collector car market these days. With the run up in...
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    +1 on Leatherique for a deep clean. The seats on...

    +1 on Leatherique for a deep clean. The seats on my 30k mile Z8 were showing some wear a few years ago. I left the leatherique on for a couple weeks with multiple re-applications. After a couple...
  5. Man, that's annoying... A missed opportunity IMO.

    Man, that's annoying... A missed opportunity IMO.
  6. Did anyone who attended ask the guys from Smit...

    Did anyone who attended ask the guys from Smit what they did for the taillights? Looking through their gallery, they seem to have copied the Z8ís original design, but I would imagine they went with...
  7. I thought the Oletha was a great looking car, but...

    I thought the Oletha was a great looking car, but now that it's parked next to a Z8 side by side- it looks kinda awkward.

    Andrew, are you back in a Z8?
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    Thanks for the response. Any idea what I need to...

    Thanks for the response. Any idea what I need to disassemble to clear it?
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    Evaporator Drain Clogged

    Noticed a little bit of water in the floorboard on the Z8 after driving it on a humid day. The car pretty much never gets driven in the rain and it had been a while since it was washed. I took it to...
  10. Thread: That Was a Deal!

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    That Was a Deal!

    This Alpina at a BMW dealership in Tampa sold for $135k. I tried buying it today, but of course, it was sold! Whoever bought it got a screaming deal.
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    My mechanic was a master technician for bmw and...

    My mechanic was a master technician for bmw and has a physical copy of the Z8 workshop manual. Iíll ask him to bring it to the shop and see if thereís directions on how to get to it. Iíll report back...
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    Dieter, those wheels look great! Would you mind...

    Dieter, those wheels look great! Would you mind sharing the setup youíre running? Suspension, tire sizes, offsets and size of the wheel? I was going to be putting on a set of Alpinaís, but I like...
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    Weíre pretty sure itís the resistor for the fan....

    Weíre pretty sure itís the resistor for the fan. Very common issue on other models as well. The highest setting for the fan works because itís a straight shot from the switch to the fan without going...
  14. What is the asking price?

    What is the asking price?
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    Prices for M Cars on the Rise

    People seem to be paying some crazy high prices for M cars on BaT lately with the e30 M3 selling for $250k and a 850CSI selling for $147k. If these cars that are based on other much less expensive...
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    Climate Control Fan Speed Not Working Correctly

    The fan speed control knob isn't working properly. Only the highest fan setting works. No other fan speeds work. Please tell me I don't need to replace the entire climate control unit to fix this...
  17. Itís really a shame that this happened to such a...

    Itís really a shame that this happened to such a beautiful car and for the owner. But lol did anyone hear what the guy filming was saying? He thought it was a brand new car... Also, I take back what...
  18. Thereís no way this thing is getting parted out....

    Thereís no way this thing is getting parted out. It probably isnít even going to be totaled by the insurance company if itís an Alpina
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    Itís awesome to hear someone jumped in and is...

    Itís awesome to hear someone jumped in and is trying it out. Thanks you!
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    Man, 4,000 euros! Thatís a lot of money each year...

    Man, 4,000 euros! Thatís a lot of money each year in taxes for a car! Here in Texas you pay for registration and an inspection annually. They cost $125 and $25 respectively.
  21. Thread: Tail Light Poll

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    Sticky: Poll: I bought a high mileage car and it had these...

    I bought a high mileage car and it had these installed. They donít look good at all in my opinion and the car always had the fast blink when the turn signal was activated despite not having any...
  22. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: The silver/red car sold for $191,000 including...

    The silver/red car sold for $191,000 including buyers premium. Multiple people were also bidding into the $180k+ range. If anyone was paying attention to the comments, the seller was very...
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    If I remember correctly, when I inquired a year...

    If I remember correctly, when I inquired a year ago the price was $1,800 from BMW. ETA for the part from Germany was a couple weeks.
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    Sticky: Looks like we have some drama in the comment...

    Looks like we have some drama in the comment section of that Alpina
  25. Thread: Exhaust Options

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    Will do. Itís not looking good at the moment...

    Will do. Itís not looking good at the moment though, but weíll see.
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    ^^ That is too funny. Do you by any chance have...

    ^^ That is too funny. Do you by any chance have the part numbers?
  27. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Did anyone read the description in which it says,...

    Did anyone read the description in which it says, ďA service conducted approximately 200 miles ago and totaling just over $9,600 included installing a new water pump, trunk struts, rearview mirror,...
  28. Thread: Exhaust Options

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    NorCal, congratulations on finding the Spyder....

    NorCal, congratulations on finding the Spyder. Iíve never driven a spyder or a gt4, but I hear they are an absolute blast- especially with the top down! Currently Iím trying to get an allocation for...
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    Has Anyone Actually Experienced Cracking?

    I have been told on numerous occasions that the shock tower mount area deforming isnít that big of an issue and that it can almost always be repaired by any competent body shop. I did however watch...
  30. Thread: Exhaust Options

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    I see. Have you found a worthy replacement for...

    I see. Have you found a worthy replacement for the Z8?
  31. Thread: Exhaust Options

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    Good info guys! I think I might have an an...

    Good info guys! I think I might have an an exhaust shop here in town to fab up a custom set up if that is the case with the meisterschaft. Itís sounds amazing!

    Norcal, I recall you were trying to...
  32. Thread: Exhaust Options

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    Exhaust Options

    Iíve had the Z8 for a few years now and would like to start doing some minor modifications starting with an aftermarket exhaust system. In my opinion the exhaust is too quiet for a weekend car. I...
  33. https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/wto/d/bmw-rims...

    https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/wto/d/bmw-rims-20-bbs-style-101/6701416899.html Saw your thread the other day and thought you might be interested in these.
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    Thanks for the replies guys. The issue that Iím...

    Thanks for the replies guys. The issue that Iím having with it being the key battery is that while I couldnít turn the key, I was able to lock and unlock the doors perfectly. When the key battery...
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    Key Battery or Something More Serious?

    Took the Z8 to Costco the other day and upon returning and attempting to start the key would only move about 1/8th of an inch and not turn the car on. I sat there for 30 minutes try to start it until...
  36. You only have to pay a fee if you sell over a...

    You only have to pay a fee if you sell over a certain number of items per year
  37. That is not a Marshall Goldman storage area... if...

    That is not a Marshall Goldman storage area... if you look around thereís a bunch of brand new BMWís. Also, when a listing on eBay is ended it takes you to another similar item. This car is still...
  38. 2003 Z8 (#61937) Topaz/Crema with 1,300 miles - Sold

    I saw this car and thought that the forum would appreciate seeing it. The car looks phenomenal... but it they definitely could have put some more work into the pics.

    New revised listing link -...
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    Ultra Low Miles Topaz/Crema on ebay

    I saw this car and thought that the forum would appreciate seeing it. The car looks phenomenal... but it they definitely could have put some more work into the...
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    I have a passenger side map light. If you need...

    I have a passenger side map light. If you need it, pay for shipping and itís yours
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