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  1. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Sorry for the delay in responding as I was in...

    Sorry for the delay in responding as I was in Germany for BMW's 100 year anniversary. I can't recommend the installer I used as he scratched the top. Any good auto upholster place should be able to...
  2. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Nothing specific to the process, just the...

    Nothing specific to the process, just the installer. The roof was scratched, there were fingerprints on the headliner and he had the top for a couple of weeks.
  3. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    The replacement was fine, but I'd be very...

    The replacement was fine, but I'd be very selective on who does the work. I went to someplace that had been recommended, but had a few installation problems. My parcel shelf hadn't failed. No...
  4. Mike - sent you a private message.

    Mike - sent you a private message.
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    On my car I'm certain that wasn't the problem. ...

    On my car I'm certain that wasn't the problem. It was on a tender and even when it wasn't it would eventually start. Also, I always check that the hood light is off when I close but don't latch the...
  6. Thread: 2005 Porsche 911S

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    Very nice! I have a 2011 S and have been done...

    Very nice! I have a 2011 S and have been done two days of PCA DE at Sebring. Before getting enough courage to use my own car on the track, I spent 2 days at the Porsche Sport Driving School at...
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    I'm in the too many to list category. The cars...

    I'm in the too many to list category. The cars before and after kids were the most fun. A couple of Mustang fastbacks, Triumph (cars), Corvettes, a lot of BMW 7 series and a 550, Firebirds a Cougar...
  8. Thread: 1967 Triumph TR4A

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    I had an early TR4. This was before the A which...

    I had an early TR4. This was before the A which has independent rear suspension. Trust me, the 4 with the solid axle rode like a truck. Also had a '76 (?) TR 6 which I bought from a junk yard and...
  9. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Z-acht -getting me the part number was extremely...

    Z-acht -getting me the part number was extremely nice of you. Thank you.
  10. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Thank you for the information. I'll see if my...

    Thank you for the information. I'll see if my dealer can locate a part number.
  11. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Please excuse the lousy phone camera picture but...

    Please excuse the lousy phone camera picture but here's the hardtop with the headliner removed. The tan colored material you see isn't the headliner but rather what's between the headliner and the...
  12. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Until she starts employing the same technique!

    Until she starts employing the same technique!
  13. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    I almost have my wife convinced that we need to...

    I almost have my wife convinced that we need to put a/c in the garage :).
  14. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    I looked at the shell with the headliner removed...

    I looked at the shell with the headliner removed and might go back today to take pictures. There's some type of hard material that's attached to the shell that can't be removed. The old headliner...
  15. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Took the hard top in to have the headliner...

    Took the hard top in to have the headliner replaced. The shop now says that the rear window has to be removed. Anyone else have the headliner replaced and had to have the rear window removed?
  16. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    For those of us who are married, putting it in...

    For those of us who are married, putting it in the bedroom would be too expensive given the resulting divorce.
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    The only way I can heel/toe my Porsche is...

    The only way I can heel/toe my Porsche is opposite of the recommended way. My heel goes on the brake and my toe used to blip the gas pedal. I do have small feet. If I replace the pedals, I should...
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    Thank you to Juergen and Andrew for all they have...

    Thank you to Juergen and Andrew for all they have done to support this board and our wonderful cars. I'm very willing to make a contribution in whatever form it takes. Just let me know.
  19. Thread: Hardtop Headliner

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    Hardtop Headliner

    In the process of waxing the car. I live in FL so the hardtop hasn't been on the car in 2 years or more. It sits on the stand in the garage which isn't air conditioned. You probably guessed it. ...
  20. I appreciate everyone's input and Jerry I don't...

    I appreciate everyone's input and Jerry I don't think your post was "hard edged." I'm getting what I hoped for, honest opinions from people who are knowledgeable about these specialized cars. ...
  21. 2003 Alpina (#62168) - The 'Cartridge Car' - Sold

    I'm thinking about selling my Z-8 Alpina. It?s a 2003 with 12,250 miles ? a real garage queen. I?m the original owner and all appropriate service has been performed. It has the hardtop roof,...
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    Sticky: Does anyone know which oil is recommended for the...

    Does anyone know which oil is recommended for the Alpina engines?
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    I changed mine 2 years ago.

    I changed mine 2 years ago.
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    I've been using the Menzerna products since new...

    I've been using the Menzerna products since new and have been happy with them.
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    Beautiful and best of luck

    Beautiful and best of luck
  26. Thread: Alignment

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    Alignment

    I'm getting ready to replace the tires on my 2003 Alpina. The OEM suspension and brakes have been replaced with the Cartridge Ltd/Brembo combination. The original rims were replaced with the...
  27. Thread: Shipping a Z8 ??

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    Sticky: Horseless Carriage

    I shipped the Alpina from CT to FL with them without any problems.
  28. The last I knew the Alpina's didn't have the...

    The last I knew the Alpina's didn't have the frame problem because they didn't have run flat tires. If a PP can't be installed removing run flats, if any, might help reduce the chance of a shock...
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    This is very exciting news.

    This is very exciting news.
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    My car is back at the dealer for yet another...

    My car is back at the dealer for yet another starter replacement. This time they're putting in a remanufactured starter that come from BMW with a "lifetime" warranty on parts and 2 years on labor. ...
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    When warmed? Mine does it mostly when cold. ...

    When warmed? Mine does it mostly when cold. What if a couple of us chipped in and bought the core so that it can be analyzed? Can the solenoid be replaced without replacing the entire starter?
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    The clicking problem on my car does seem to vary...

    The clicking problem on my car does seem to vary depending on use. More use, less of a problem. That suggests the possibility that with infrequent use moisture or corrosion is building someplace. ...
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    When I get the click I turn the key to off and...

    When I get the click I turn the key to off and then back to on. I'll either get another click or the car will start.
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    We've confirmed that the model starter used on...

    We've confirmed that the model starter used on our cars has been used for a number of years on other BMW's with no indication of a problem. In my mind, that reduces the possibility that our problem...
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    The Z-8 parts schematic shows the same number for...

    The Z-8 parts schematic shows the same number for the starter so It looks like they're the same. It will be interesting to find out if the starters are unique to the Z-8's and Alpina's.
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    We're getting a lot of good information and...

    We're getting a lot of good information and thoughts about this problem. The fact that in virtually all cases the car does start on a subsequent attempt, and the fact that a number of people have...
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    The voltage yesterday was 12.48 after the 10 amp...

    The voltage yesterday was 12.48 after the 10 amp load and starting the car 6 times in a row. I left the battery off the charger and tested the voltage today. It was 12.33 and the car started right...
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    My intermittent starter problem is back. The...

    My intermittent starter problem is back. The starter was replaced Aug of 2007 and I have a 3 year old Odyssey PC1200 battery. As an example of the problem, I took the car off the Accumate Pro...
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    I wanted to keep the charger as new so I bought a...

    I wanted to keep the charger as new so I bought a Battery Tender Plus which seems to do a good job. Thanks for the tip.
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    Starting Problem

    Add me to the list of cars with the starting problem. BMW replaced the battery but it continued. I then replaced that battery with an Odyssey PC-1200. The intermittent problem continued. BMW then...
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