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  1. Thread: The Virus

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    Andrew, your new/returning passion of landscape...

    Andrew, your new/returning passion of landscape photography definitely is taking you off the beaten path! As usual, your images tell a story. Have fun and be safe out there on the trails.
  2. Thread: The Virus

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    We even see each other from time to time too! ...

    We even see each other from time to time too! Stay well Ian
  3. Thread: The Virus

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    I am surprised because I so vividly remember his...

    I am surprised because I so vividly remember his post about having his Z8’s dashboard removed by his detailer for cleaning. That’s a level of passion for cars that luckily escaped me!

    Thank you...
  4. Thread: The Virus

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    Thank you Andrew for the updates on folks who I...

    Thank you Andrew for the updates on folks who I remember from when I first joined in 2010. I occasionally exchange posts with ZAchterbahn on the AMG Private Lounge. Give my best to Old Baillie.
  5. Thread: The Virus

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    Open exotic meat markets in this case... We...

    Open exotic meat markets in this case...

    We should do a "Where are they now" series by checking in with past community members like GM. I wonder what he's driving today?
  6. Thread: The Virus

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    Thanks for sharing the interesting Scientific...

    Thanks for sharing the interesting Scientific American article as well as the Pangolin link. The concept of pathogens jumping species as is proposed in the article for the Coronavirus from Bats, to...
  7. Thread: The Virus

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    It is crazy how often I catch myself wanting to...

    It is crazy how often I catch myself wanting to touch my face, but stopping short so far. Outside of our immediate family, we have been practicing "social distancing" maintaining 6 ft/2 m of space...
  8. Thread: The Virus

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    Thank you Dave P for the informed perspectives on...

    Thank you Dave P for the informed perspectives on COVID-19!
  9. Thread: New BMW Logo

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    I felt the now “old logo” was iconic and...

    I felt the now “old logo” was iconic and untouchable, shows you what I know about company branding. Thanks for sharing Patrick!
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    Thanks for posting Ken! I thought the comment...

    Thanks for posting Ken! I thought the comment about driving the Z8 at 8/10th was amusing knowing first hand that some of the more experienced drivers on this forum have pushed their cars beyond that...
  11. Thread: Something Else

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    Agreed, 5 year Z8 owners reunion in Monterey in...

    Agreed, 5 year Z8 owners reunion in Monterey in 2021
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    Regardless of authorship of the article, is not...

    Regardless of authorship of the article, is not lost on me and many others is that you continue to be an amazing steward of the Z8 legacy, including maintaining the definitive website for this...
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    Very nice Charles! I remember that you have...

    Very nice Charles! I remember that you have training as an architect, and the dramatic ceiling height is a nice touch.
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    Sounds Great!

    Sounds Great!
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    We live in the SF Bay Area and it would be great...

    We live in the SF Bay Area and it would be great to connect for a Z8 gathering in Pebble Beach/Monterey. Although I haven't given it much thought, a trip during car week may be in order. Our last...
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    Completion timing has some dependencies on busy...

    Completion timing has some dependencies on busy subcontractors and on a utility company that is in bankruptcy court, but if you press me I’ll say May...

    For our mild Bay Area climate, we ordered a...
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    Thank you Andrew. Our architect/builder, Fred...

    Thank you Andrew. Our architect/builder, Fred Herring, is brilliant and I have enjoyed learning from him. Fred’s high level of engagement in the project with daily site visits has resulted in...
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    I had the dealership program the doors to lock...

    I had the dealership program the doors to lock automatically above 7 mph so I just listen for the doors to lock as I drive off.
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    Thank you Charles, your voice has been missed on...

    Thank you Charles, your voice has been missed on the forum! On the 240volt system, we just reserved a 300 mile range 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E, so we should see some use soon. You may appreciate...
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    That sounds like the voice of experience! Thank...

    That sounds like the voice of experience! Thank you Joe
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    Hi Patrick! The compressed air lines were in...

    Hi Patrick! The compressed air lines were in play, but I ended up deciding to use a portable air tank when needed to free up floor space. We’re planing on using an epoxy coat on the floor, just...
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    Thank you Peter! I received great advice back in...

    Thank you Peter! I received great advice back in 2013 at this site to plan for the garage.

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    So true Joe, gotta stay hydrated!

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    After 26 months, the end of the build is now in...

    After 26 months, the end of the build is now in clear view. In reviewing this post from so long ago our final garage space includes:

    4 car spaces and workshop area
    12 foot ceiling for allowing...
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    Thank you for sharing your experiences David...

    Thank you for sharing your experiences David during the selection phase. On a car with such a complex exterior shape as the Ford GT, a simple color scheme is spot on, well done! Enjoy your new ride.
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    Understood about the wet roads. How was your...

    Understood about the wet roads. How was your experience during the interview/evaluation phase by Ford? I understand it is difficult to be selected from a friend who is a “Ford guy” who was upset...
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    Congratulations on your selection by Ford! What...

    Congratulations on your selection by Ford! What is it like to drive?
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    Try warming the clips before the install too so...

    Try warming the clips before the install too so their more flexible. I did mine in the summer and I don’t recall it being too bad of an install.
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    I have enjoyed the coupe version of the SLS...

    I have enjoyed the coupe version of the SLS because of its high level of performance, and it’s glorious sound of a NA V8. Much different driving experience relative to the Z8, so from that...
  29. Thread: Tail Light Poll

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    Sticky: Poll: Welcome back, I previously saw ads on eBay about...

    Welcome back, I previously saw ads on eBay about a firm that would perform a LED replacement for the neon tubes. I can not vouch for reliability once the switch has been made.
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    Thank you Skip!

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    Thank you Andrew, we stayed local to the Bay Area with family.

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  31. Happy Thanksgiving to All Z8'ers Past, Present and Future

    Just a quick happy Thanksgiving to the folks I've gotten to know from my 9-year Z8 ownership. I am thankful for my BMW and thankful to have met so many great people who are enthusiastic about the Z8.
  32. Thread: Forum member?

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    Forum member?

    Taken by my son in San Francisco

    https://www.bmwz8.us/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=12233&stc=1
  33. Thread: Phone snaps

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    The second floor is roped off and serves as a...

    The second floor is roped off and serves as a showroom for their more exclusive cars.
  34. Thread: Phone snaps

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    If Canepa’s in Scott’s Valley is known for their...

    If Canepa’s in Scott’s Valley is known for their work with Porsche 959s, Legendary Motorcar Company is known for Cobras. The blue Cobra was Carol Shelby’s personal car and the red one was original...
  35. 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/
  38. 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.
  39. 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
  40. 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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    You’re welcome Ken, and I hope all is...
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