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  1. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    From my beater Cayenne, looks surprisingly...

    From my beater Cayenne, looks surprisingly similar. Hmmm. Thanks for the sizing.

    Canít get picture to attach, will try again later.

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  2. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    Now IÔŅĹm waffling. Two recommendations on the...

    Now IÔŅĹm waffling. Two recommendations on the new shape, one on the Alpina style, all from you Z8 experts. Anyway thanks, IÔŅĹll get one of these. Quote was $2K for the new style.
  3. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    Andrew, Thanks so much and a great find, I didnít...

    Andrew, Thanks so much and a great find, I didnít see those at the bottom of the web page. What do you think for coloróas pictured or possibly more silver? Appreciate it, I donít have the design...
  4. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    No, didnít ask for quote, figured I should decide...

    No, didnít ask for quote, figured I should decide first on design. Thanks for the recommendations. Iíll probably stay away from the ones with bolts, too hard to clean. Have had them before on another...
  5. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    HRE Wheels

    Looking at wheels. Has anyone tried this HRE wheel that looks somewhat like an Alpina wheel (not the Z8 version), or do you think it would look good? Or is there another HRE you particularly like? ...
  6. Thread: What's My Color?

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    Sticky: Poll: Thank you. Iíll get it right next time. :)

    Thank you. Iíll get it right next time. :)
  7. Thread: What's My Color?

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    Sticky: Poll: I canít figure how to post a new message today so...

    I canít figure how to post a new message today so Iíll use a reply here. Interesting video on the restoration of the Elvis 507 here: ...
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    Still thinking muffler options. Has anyone tried...

    Still thinking muffler options. Has anyone tried this one, https://www.schmiedmann.com/en/bmw-Z8/18635-new?product=789534K which is made by Supersprint? Decent price although it doesnít sound right...
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    Says $285.00 on the site, which would be a pretty...

    Says $285.00 on the site, which would be a pretty low,price for a cover.
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    From the Alpina book (cover shown), comments on...

    From the Alpina book (cover shown), comments on the Z8. The book also has a whole chapter on their wheels, which mentions how they got to the wheels on the Alpina Z8. The book was published on their...
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    Hey, that's cool, another car in the north. ...

    Hey, that's cool, another car in the north. Service, I asked the concierge and he said you'll have to go to NJ. Not doing that so will figure something else out. The Geneva dealership is asking...
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    The photo of which I would share here but I can't...

    The photo of which I would share here but I can't seem to get it to happen. Is there a way to add a photo when on my iPad? Thanks.
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    Looks great! Mine is still being stored on the...

    Looks great! Mine is still being stored on the floor of the Ford dealership in Geneva, NY as I wait for the salt to wash off the roads. They have been very careful with it, building a fence just...
  14. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Yup, thereís always another car. How about that...

    Yup, thereís always another car. How about that car in deep storage that Andrew has talked about, at a price no one has been willing to pay?
  15. Thread: The Virus

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    Nice!! Where is that, more or less? Keep the...

    Nice!! Where is that, more or less? Keep the photos coming!
    David
  16. Thread: New BMW Logo

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    Itís going to take a good while to get used to...

    Itís going to take a good while to get used to the front end of the car too. That grill looks pretty close to a pair of Edsel grills.
  17. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Nice car but with a surprising level of scratches...

    Nice car but with a surprising level of scratches on the lower sill, rear panel and so forth seems like. Plus a bit of a dent. Donít see how you get that type of scratching.
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    For me the application was not much. I didnít go...

    For me the application was not much. I didnít go to the trouble of submitting a video or anything, just waited for the call which finally came last spring. At one point I was asked if I wanted to...
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    Thanks for the comments. Given that it was...

    Thanks for the comments. Given that it was delivered here in western NYS in a rain and snow mix, no driving, will be months. Just had it delivered to a shop to be wrapped. Iíll get a couple more...
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    Blue :: 2020 Ford GT

    Blue :: 2020 Ford GT (2020-01-25 19:11:34)
  21. [QUOTE=macfly;56407]Wishing everyone the very...

    [QUOTE=macfly;56407]Wishing everyone the very best for the holidays and a wonderful new year!!

    Thank you and a great Holiday to you!
  22. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: This Black/Black with 12K miles. DID NOT REACH...

    This Black/Black with 12K miles. DID NOT REACH RESERVE

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2000-bmw-z8-7/
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    I think the resemblance is certainly there and...

    I think the resemblance is certainly there and intended. For me the big difference is that the XKE has bumpers, and that detracts from the rear design despite their being lightweight and nicely...
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    2001 Z8 for sale on BMWCCA Classifieds

    2001 Silver/black with 26K miles for $127K OBO. Seems like a low price but you can't tell too much from the photos that are included in the ad. See BMWCCA https://www.bmwcca.org/ads/225851

    David
  25. Sticky: Poll: MilesóI thought I would do more but as the first...

    MilesóI thought I would do more but as the first season with the car closes, only did less than 1000 miles. Am the third owner. First owner in CA did 10,000, second owner 7000.
    David
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    That is truly impressive. I'm guessing those...

    That is truly impressive. I'm guessing those Ferrari's had a bit fewer miles that that!

    David
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    Congrats and great photos. You have over 100K...

    Congrats and great photos. You have over 100K miles on that car? That's even more impressive.
    David
  28. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: A couple nice Z8s sold at the Monterey auctions...

    A couple nice Z8s sold at the Monterey auctions written up on the BMWCCA site....
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    Sorry, I don't know where in my brain that came...

    Sorry, I don't know where in my brain that came from, guess I was tired. I used the LiquiMoly 10/60 which of course is full synthetic. Apologies. Did have a great day touring about 150 miles in...
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    Another Z8 protected from death. Just got my car...

    Another Z8 protected from death. Just got my car back today from having the performance package installed at Rochester NY BMW. They (senior tech Pat) did a nice job and I could feel the difference...
  31. From my experience, you should really use a dye...

    From my experience, you should really use a dye for leather seats and trim. Black is an easy color to match.
  32. Thread: Phone snaps

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    A beautiful top down day in western NYS today.

    A beautiful top down day in western NYS today.
  33. Thread: Hemmings Aricle

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    It is in the September 2019 print edition.

    It is in the September 2019 print edition.
  34. Thread: Hemmings Aricle

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    Hemmings Aricle

    There is a Z8 article in the new issue of Hemmings. It doesnít have anything I hadnít read before but presents a nice perspective. And it quotes Andrew on values.
    David
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    See the thread...

    See the thread http://www.bmwz8.us/forum/upgrades/meisterschaft-exhaust-fantastic-sound-1520.html in the forum, it has more videos. Iím really undecided on whether to change mufflers. The special...
  36. Thread: 2006 Ford GT

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    Also have a Cayenne GTS, a 2010 that has been a...

    Also have a Cayenne GTS, a 2010 that has been a workhorse that I donít want to part with. Have to say however that I have never had a vehicle that could chew through 4 tires as fast as a Cayenne.
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    Welcome from another summer only new member in...

    Welcome from another summer only new member in western NY State. Sounds like an awesome Z8.

    David
  38. Thread: Phone snaps

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    Nice photo and setting!

    Nice photo and setting!
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    Thanks. Its the 190 mm screw that broke, just...

    Thanks. Its the 190 mm screw that broke, just about 1/4" above the nut. So yes, I was wonder if the nut is just a press fit, but haven't found it in the diagrams yet. Will have to pull the battery...
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    I replaced my battery today and had a slightly...

    I replaced my battery today and had a slightly different problem. The bolt in the hold down to the left of the battery broke off in the nut. Has anyone tried replacing the nut? I can see it from...
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