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  1. There’s a new exhibit on the 007 cars too,...

    There’s a new exhibit on the 007 cars too, including the Z8.
    https://www.autoblog.com/2021/09/14/bond-in-motion-petersen/
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    It was a wonderful event yesterday at the...

    It was a wonderful event yesterday at the Hillsborough Concours, and the eclectic collection of cars shown was amazing! Pre-event ticket sales were at the highest level ever and this was verified by...
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    I feel the same way, it has been two years since...

    I feel the same way, it has been two years since my last show. I also haven’t been taking as many pictures as I did pre pandemic. Should be a great day, stay tuned for pictures.

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    I am just looking forward to hanging out with...

    I am just looking forward to hanging out with other car enthusiast!
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    Enjoy Vegas! - - - Updated - - - Will...

    Enjoy Vegas!

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    Will do on the picture taking! In the last 15 months, I attended one Cars and Coffee event during the pandemic when the restrictions briefly lifted.
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    Hillsborough Concours 18 July 2021

    I’ll be showing the Z8 on Sunday July 18th at the Hillsborough Concours d’ Elegance. BMW is being highlighted this year. If you’re in the SF Bay Area, come by if you’re free.
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    Current privacy laws make it challenging for...

    Current privacy laws make it challenging for tracing former owners, but I have one idea for you. Check the Carfax report for services, and then reach out to the dealership/shop where the work was...
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    Great ride! Thanks for sharing your pictures.

    Great ride! Thanks for sharing your pictures.
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    The tool is shown below and can be stored...

    The tool is shown below and can be stored attached to the rear pillar of the hard top (see my post above from 9 years ago for a picture).

    If my memories are correct, the tip on the right attaches...
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    I don't have any contacts down your way, but...

    I don't have any contacts down your way, but maybe someone else on the forum does.
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    I see that your in California, and if you're in...

    I see that your in California, and if you're in the SF Bay Area I can recommend an upholsterer who has worked on my Z8 to take a look at your car.
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    Sounds like you have all the makings for a great...

    Sounds like you have all the makings for a great garage space Patrick. I am not the best to give decor advice, but I would suggest upgrading lighting to LED units if you don’t already have them. ...
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    Hi Patrick, Dare I say we are nearing the end...

    Hi Patrick,

    Dare I say we are nearing the end of our project with all rooms competed except for the garage, which still needs to be painted. The key remaining milestones are: gas and electricity...
  14. Thread: Happy New Year!

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    Happy New Year! Thank you Andrew for providing...

    Happy New Year!

    Thank you Andrew for providing your Instagram link to your new adventures! I always enjoy your photographic story telling.
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    I don’t recall the Vesuvio painted GT2 changing...

    I don’t recall the Vesuvio painted GT2 changing colors from different angles, but at that time it was in Carlsen’s showroom. I enjoyed driving a Porsche again at last week’s event, and it got me...
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    Stunning looking car Joe, with performance to...

    Stunning looking car Joe, with performance to match. I’ve had the opportunity to drive the 570 spider and considered adding it to my list.
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    Thanks Ian, I am thinking about a car to be...

    Thanks Ian, I am thinking about a car to be enjoyed by rowing through the gears in the back roads and taking my wife to dinner from time to time. With these criteria the 718 Spyder seems about...
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    Unfortunately the 718 Spyder was a static...

    Unfortunately the 718 Spyder was a static display, but it struck me as great driver’s car with 6 speed MT and NA 6 cylinder.

    The Taycan turbo’s acceleration was ridiculous, and this opinion comes...
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    Monterey 2020; a different experience

    Porsche USA recently invited me and a guest for a day at Laguna Seca Raceway to test test drive their vehicles. So my oldest son drove a Cayenne (on an off-road course) and a Boxster S while I drove...
  20. Thread: Scott Petit

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    Latest updates on this tragic case. ...

    Latest updates on this tragic case. https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article246584653.html
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    Thank you Andrew for maintaining such a great...

    Thank you Andrew for maintaining such a great site for future, current and past Z8 owners. Thank you too for archiving our history through your words and images! Stay well!
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    It would be a great treat to meet you Skip. In...

    It would be a great treat to meet you Skip. In 2016, some of the non-Californian folks shipped their cars to Peter Pan BMW. I'd venture a guess that with 100K miles on your Z8 you would instead be...
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    Thank you Carlos, a trip to Napa to share a drive...

    Thank you Carlos, a trip to Napa to share a drive and a few laughs would be a great treat after the pandemic! It would be fun to get the organizing crew back together too.

    The build of the...
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    Thank you Ted, I wasn't expecting the post to be...

    Thank you Ted, I wasn't expecting the post to be redirected at me too. Then again given your high character and thoughtfulness... Stay well!
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    Still having fun...

    My daughter just turned 10 years old, which reminded me that I was on paternity leave after her birth when I saw a post from Ron on this forum about a single owner Black/Red Z8 for sale in San Diego....
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    I see a future episode of “Chasing Classic Cars”...

    I see a future episode of “Chasing Classic Cars” on this 507.
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    Love it! Does “The Lounge” have at least 4 rooms...

    Love it! Does “The Lounge” have at least 4 rooms to display your cars? Stay well!
  28. Thread: Low Tire Warning

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    I had this issue on my maiden drive up from San...

    I had this issue on my maiden drive up from San Diego to home in the Bay Area. My recollection is that rather than directly monitoring air pressure the Z8 measures differences in tire rotation with...
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    Are you and your twin in Northern California? ...

    Are you and your twin in Northern California? I’m in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  30. Thread: Z8 Book

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    My pleasure to assist you and David. When you...

    My pleasure to assist you and David. When you sold the Z8 did you replace it with another sports car? Stay well
  31. Thread: Z8 Book

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    I am humming Peaches & Herb’s Reunited in hope of...

    I am humming Peaches & Herb’s Reunited in hope of the car and book coming back together. ;)@ Mark If you have any old service records, stories or historical records about your old Z8 that would be...
  32. Thread: Z8 Book

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    A search of the registered owners in this forum...

    A search of the registered owners in this forum yields DPZ8. He last visited the site in June. I just sent him a PM with a link to your post. It would be great to reconnect the original book to...
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    Thank you Ted for your kind words. I feel so many...

    Thank you Ted for your kind words. I feel so many people opened doors for me growing up that at this stage of my career (i.e., 4th quarter if not overtime) it is now my turn to hold the door open for...
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    Pleasure to meet you on the forum Bob! One...

    Pleasure to meet you on the forum Bob!

    One other thought that came to mind with Peter's recommendation to contact Matt at Peter Pan BMW. If you are local to the SF Bay Area I would highly...
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    Good idea to protect your Z8 with the performance...

    Good idea to protect your Z8 with the performance package. Others have written that while the performance package kit is no longer available the individual parts can be ordered. Did you just...
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    Hi Ted, I‘ll let my wife and kids weigh in on...

    Hi Ted,
    I‘ll let my wife and kids weigh in on my dad score 😊. I enjoy being a father and the responsibilities that go along with it. In addition to my own kids, I am involved with the Salesian...
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    Happy Father's Day

    Happy Father's Day to all the dads on the forum as well as keeping our own fathers in our thoughts today.

    Treated myself to a drive in the Z8 earlier this week enjoying the nearly deserted roads...
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    Here’s a link to a similar post...

    Here’s a link to a similar post http://www.bmwz8.us/forum/bmw-z8-chat-room/gas-cap-door-now-working-thread-isnt-4415.html
  39. Whew! Glad to read all is well with you and...

    Whew! Glad to read all is well with you and your well protected Z8.
  40. Black Alpina in Southern California... Anyone...

    Black Alpina in Southern California... Anyone speak with Mark or Jayson recently?
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