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  1. Hopefully they will read the tech specs, but the...

    Hopefully they will read the tech specs, but the Z8 window is set in a kind of silicon-rubber that requires quite a lengthy setting-drying time without the car being moved. By memory I think it was...
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    Ed, that looks sooooo good, bravo, visionary idea...

    Ed, that looks sooooo good, bravo, visionary idea and awesome execution.
  3. I need one!

    I need one!
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    Yikes, that's scary!

    Yikes, that's scary!
  5. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: I've really come to love that combo, hope it...

    I've really come to love that combo, hope it sells well!
  6. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: With those miles I'd love to see it break 275,...

    With those miles I'd love to see it break 275, fingers crossed.
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    Wowza, simply stunning, bravo!

    Wowza, simply stunning, bravo!
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    That's really gorgeous!!

    That's really gorgeous!!
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    Prices here are absolutely on the rise this year,...

    Prices here are absolutely on the rise this year, and not only on BaT, I have done two inspections on beautiful low mileage cars that both sold north of 250k, and I placed that museum quality...
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    Sticky: From memory its just a standard BMW part, it...

    From memory its just a standard BMW part, it isn't Z8 badged, so it should be easy to find.
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    Sticky: You should keep an eye on the US Ebay also,...

    You should keep an eye on the US Ebay also, things like this do appear there too.
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    That's an insane bargain, the poor seller must be...

    That's an insane bargain, the poor seller must be devastated!
  13. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Fantastic news for the team!

    Fantastic news for the team!
  14. The great return to Europe ended around five...

    The great return to Europe ended around five years ago, but over the course of 6-10 years I would say that as many as 100 a year went back across the Atlantic, leaving at most ~2,000 and possibly as...
  15. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Wonderful news on Molly's car, and what a lovely...

    Wonderful news on Molly's car, and what a lovely 507 collection.
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    BMW Classic in Munich should be able to supply...

    BMW Classic in Munich should be able to supply them, itís my understanding that they have taken over the long term care of the Z8.
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    Sticky: They did some minor updates after the first year...

    They did some minor updates after the first year as they started seeing the failures, so in theory yes, but in doing the inspections I've seen them fail on all the model years.
  18. That's such great news, it's an awesome car!

    That's such great news, it's an awesome car!
  19. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    I've never heard of the Ring folks, but I think...

    I've never heard of the Ring folks, but I think this one in a coated polished metal would be my choice, this angle looks great, and would match the Z8 well.

    I'd get a 19" x 9" from and 10" at back...
  20. Thread: HRE Wheels

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    This is a very beautiful shape that I han't seen...

    This is a very beautiful shape that I han't seen before and think would sit really well with the Z8. I always like HRE, they make a great product.
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    I guess he didn't get a very good deal at Aston...

    I guess he didn't get a very good deal at Aston Martin then. He certainly disappointed at Ferrari and opened the door for Leclerc to shine.

    He must be going through a dark night of the soul now,...
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    I'd be intrigued to know what he's keeping!

    I'd be intrigued to know what he's keeping!
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    Makes a great pairing with the Z8, they certainly...

    Makes a great pairing with the Z8, they certainly have a circuitous connection since Goetz also design the 507.
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    That's gorgeous, as a kid my dad had a 2 door...

    That's gorgeous, as a kid my dad had a 2 door fastback Studebaker from the same era for a couple of years, many fond memories!
  25. Thread: happy owner

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    Fantastic news, bravo and welcome to the club!!

    Fantastic news, bravo and welcome to the club!!
  26. Thread: Hard top

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    This post gives you more info on the old one too...

    This post gives you more info on the old one too - http://www.bmwz8.us/forum/tips-tricks-useful-information/hard-top-hoist-211.html
  27. Thread: Hard top

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    Yes, there used to be a Z8 specific custom made...

    Yes, there used to be a Z8 specific custom made roof mounted electrical pulley system here in the US called EZ Lift, and a few Mercedes owners I know had a similar thing for the old Pagoda & SL560...
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    Fantastic stable and great plates, bravo!

    Fantastic stable and great plates, bravo!
  29. Thread: soft top cover

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    Hi Benoit, I totally forgot I owe you a text -...

    Hi Benoit, I totally forgot I owe you a text - I'll help you over Zoom or FaceTime when you're with the car, no worries.

    The Z8 came with both Crema and Black soft tops, and also Crema and/or...
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    I remember many speaking of Pat at Classic in...

    I remember many speaking of Pat at Classic in Plano as being a great friend of the Z8 community, not sure if he's still there or has the technical knowhow to do the PPI, but he'd certainly know who...
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    Sticky: That's an awesome price, they've been going for...

    That's an awesome price, they've been going for up to $2500!!
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    Sticky: Good luck, we have the images here that I can get...

    Good luck, we have the images here that I can get printed for you, but you will have to find or exchange the crema leather.
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    Happy New Year Dieter!! I still remember my...

    Happy New Year Dieter!!

    I still remember my brief drive in your 500hp super-tuned Z8, what a fabulous engine!

    So grateful for the amazing drives that we got to do in Europe, they remain some of...
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    Sticky: It's a hell of piece, and if you have a man cave...

    It's a hell of piece, and if you have a man cave with several of the cars in its pages, then the price is likely somewhere between inconsequential and irrelevant! :rotflmao::rotflmao:
  35. Thread: Tires

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    I know that Satch has been an enthusiastic...

    I know that Satch has been an enthusiastic proponent of the new generation of Bridgestone runflats. I've never tried them, but he's very keen on them.
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    The Z8 was an absolutely stunning car to drive...

    The Z8 was an absolutely stunning car to drive fast on the open road, especially with the upgrades us more enthusiastic track day nuts did to improve the handling and ride.

    Back when I had mine,...
  37. and part two....

    and part two....
  38. It'll take two posts...

    It'll take two posts...
  39. You can email it me and i'll try to get it up...

    You can email it me and i'll try to get it up there. The software is getting old and crotchety!
  40. Thread: Workshop Manual

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    Sticky: Didn't realize it had been, what I pain!

    Didn't realize it had been, what I pain!
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