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    What is the VIN on the red leather book?

    What is the VIN on the red leather book?
  2. Thread: Jack for Z8

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    I carry a can of "Fix-A-Flat" in the Z8 as well...

    I carry a can of "Fix-A-Flat" in the Z8 as well as in my E39 M5 and Z3M roadster, non of which have run-flats or a spare. Plus, I have AAA in the event a tire is too damaged to limp home with...
  3. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: The relocation of control knobs to the cubbies...

    The relocation of control knobs to the cubbies looks almost factory, so no concerns there. But the radio installation looks poorly done.
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    Greg, you are one of the apparently very few...

    Greg, you are one of the apparently very few people in the U.S. who has been able to get a replacement VIN sticker for their book. Can you share how/where you were able to do this?

    Bill
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    The badge is mostly plastic, with the actual...

    The badge is mostly plastic, with the actual blue/white roundel being a thin piece of painted or cloisonee (sp) metal glued atop the plastic base. I would just take a hair dryer and direct high heat...
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    Be patient, and I strongly suggest the use of...

    Be patient, and I strongly suggest the use of heat to soften the adhesive. Be certain to protect the surface surrounding the roundel and use a plastic, not metal, pry tool. It will come off...
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    I don't believe there were any sort of nut or...

    I don't believe there were any sort of nut or other locking device. Pretty sure it was held on by adhesive, but it has been six or seven years since I replaced mine so perhaps my recollection is...
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    From past discussions, my recollection is these...

    From past discussions, my recollection is these were randomly fitted to a number of cars from the factory. It was not something that was available as a special order item, just something that some...
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    I replaced mine several years ago, I recall it...

    I replaced mine several years ago, I recall it being a real pain in the butt to remove the old one. As I recall, the Roundel is same as is those fitted to other BMWs of the era. It has pins at the...
  10. Thread: Green Z8

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    Perhaps it is the photo, but the color looks more...

    Perhaps it is the photo, but the color looks more like Jet Black. Carbon Black is a very dark blue metallic (my E39 M5 is Carbon Black), I can't see any hint of blue in the picture. The saddle...
  11. Thread: Green Z8

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    Yes, it is adhesive. I bought a set a few years...

    Yes, it is adhesive. I bought a set a few years ago, but never put them on. I sort of enjoy be asked "what is it?".
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    Here is a set on EBAY. Might require...

    Here is a set on EBAY. Might require refurbishment. https://www.ebay.com/itm/184763645248?epid=6027024756&hash=item2b04c57d40%3Ag%3A-UUAAOSwSrRgdg5U&LH_ItemCondition=4
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    Here is another recent review, somewhat mixed. ...

    Here is another recent review, somewhat mixed. But as did Harry in the Harry's Garage video, I think the author attempts to put the Z8 into the proper context of being a Grand Tourer rather than a...
  14. Apparently he is on a mission to acquire a...

    Apparently he is on a mission to acquire a selection of BMWs from their "Golden Era", the late nineties into the early 00's, all in titanium silver. Along with the Z8, he already has purchased an...
  15. Thread: BAT Thread

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    Sticky: Satch, I think you are jumping the gun a bit-...

    Satch, I think you are jumping the gun a bit- your auction doesn't close until tomorrow evening. That said, good luck with the sale, and please don't hesitate to visit here in the future as a bereft...
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    Sticky: When you wrote "wheel lock adapter", are you...

    When you wrote "wheel lock adapter", are you speaking about locking lug nuts? If so, my car did not come with locking lug nuts and I don't believe they came as standard equipment on the Z8. BMW...
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    I acquired this dealer showroom banner several...

    I acquired this dealer showroom banner several years back. Wish my garage had a high enough ceiling to let it hang properly.
  18. Thread: Some Sad News

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    Some Sad News

    I'm sad to report that Eric Keller, Ceo of Enthusiast Auto Group (EAG), died on Thursday of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Eric was very well known within the collectible BMW hobby,...
  19. Gorgeous! Looks like the love child of a Z8 and...

    Gorgeous! Looks like the love child of a Z8 and Ferrari Roma. Why can't BMW make something like this instead of the cartoonish vehicles they currently sell?
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    Amen to that!

    Amen to that!
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    Interesting YouTube Review

    I found this review by Harry's Garage to be an interesting take on the Z8.

    <iframe width="1200" height="630" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/P_ay8OR4_H0" title="YouTube video player"...
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    Ton, before you accept, you better check the...

    Ton, before you accept, you better check the compensation! :-)
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    Sticky: Gregg, which black accents don't look right to...

    Gregg, which black accents don't look right to you? Aside from the BMW roundels on the floor mats/headrests and red panels on the seats and the headrests, the interior looks correct for a red/crema...
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    Sticky: I sort of like the custom red soft top, but the...

    I sort of like the custom red soft top, but the crema interior with the red highlights would not be my first choice. Otherwise, it looks like a nice red over crema car.
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    So does this mean that the Alpinas were in fact...

    So does this mean that the Alpinas were in fact not the last 555 cars produced?
  26. Germany may be different than the U.S., but at...

    Germany may be different than the U.S., but at one time I was in possession of a coffee table book for a U.S. VIN Alpina which I purchased on EBAY (for $50.00!). So unless that car was unique, I am...
  27. Yes, they came with the coffee table book, and...

    Yes, they came with the coffee table book, and they were the same as that for the standard Z8.
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    Like Skip, I learned something new!

    Like Skip, I learned something new!
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    Must be a typo.

    Must be a typo.
  30. BAT for sure. They charge the seller a nominal...

    BAT for sure. They charge the seller a nominal amount for listing the car, the buyer pays a 5% commission based on sale price up to a maximum of $5,000 on a $100k sale. Way less than the big...
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    If it turns out to be the same part as used on...

    If it turns out to be the same part as used on the E39 M5, there is a guy on the M5 forum who parts out exclusively E39 M5s and is a go-to guy for the E39 crowd. I have used him on a couple of...
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    Is it possible the ABS pump is shared with other...

    Is it possible the ABS pump is shared with other BMW models of that era? If so, you might be able to find a good used one for considerably less.
  33. That actually sounds like a pretty good price if...

    That actually sounds like a pretty good price if they are both rear signals. But if you are seeking an alternative, there is a company (can be found on EBAY) which rebuilds our neon lights using...
  34. Wow! I wonder how one person came to possess...

    Wow! I wonder how one person came to possess five books?
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    I found this seven or eight years ago. Haven't...

    I found this seven or eight years ago. Haven't seen one like it since.
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    I have this one, don't know if there are others.

    I have this one, don't know if there are others.
  37. Welcome to the Z8 forum, Gev. My first...

    Welcome to the Z8 forum, Gev. My first suggestion to you would be to go to bringatrailer.com and look at their past auction results (70 Z8 sales to date) to get a sense of the effect of color...
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    Sticky: Sorry, I am not making myself clear. The VIN...

    Sorry, I am not making myself clear. The VIN sticker, at least on my book and the others I have seen, is on the outside front cover of the actual book itself, not the presentation box and not the...
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    Sticky: Interesting. On mine, the VIN sticker is on the...

    Interesting. On mine, the VIN sticker is on the outside front cover of the book itself. Perhaps you thought I meant the presentation box?
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    Sticky: The book had three features which were tailored...

    The book had three features which were tailored to the car for which it was prepared. The Z8-embossed leather which was wrapped around the book but not attached to it would be the primary color of...
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