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Post by dmpl » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:47 pm

Hi, I am about to purchase a 2014 BMW Z4 but the plague has got in the way and it will be a week or so before I get it.

I used to have, in my youth, a whole series of sports cars including an Austin Healey frog eyed Sprite, several TRs and big Healeys culminating in an E Type Jaguar. When my wife, heavily pregnant with our first child, could no longer get in the E Type it was sold for a second hand Ford Cortina Estate!

Now, in my 76th year with 4 children and 5 grand-children, I am about to relive my youth. Until, that is, I can no longer get in the Z4.
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Post by greg81 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:48 pm

Good luck with the new car, but if you're getting it in a week then you're doing something wrong

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Post by Mr Tidy » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:27 pm

Welcome to the forum OP. :thumbsup:

Some interesting cars in your history too - just a shame that collection of your Z4 couldn't have come at a worse time. :(

But then even if you had it you wouldn't be able to use it much!
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Post by buzyg » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:52 pm

Welcome to the forum. Hope you don't have to wait too long for your Zed. :)
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Post by scootr » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:22 pm

Great news. 2nd childhood is better than the first :D In my youth I had a spitfire - in my old age I've a 3 liter Z4 with 2 more gears :driving:
Got any pics of the new car to share?
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Post by firebobby » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:10 pm

Welcome to the forum, an E type for a Cortina Estate :o
I still have my baby E type...GT6 :wink:
BMW Z4 30i 2003 auto 107's Whippy Toledo Blue
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Post by Mr Tidy » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:15 pm

firebobby wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:10 pm

I still have my baby E type...GT6
I'll let you borrow my can-opener if you ask nicely! :poke:
Coupes because stunning!
Current - Silver Grey MC, Imola Red heated Nappa & carbon trim. H & R Coil-overs, CSL Reps, Strut brace, Nav, cup-holders, DSP Hi-Fi, pdc, cruise, MFSW. E90 330i daily
Gone - Montego Blue
Gone - Ruby Black

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Post by firebobby » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:16 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:15 pm
firebobby wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:10 pm

I still have my baby E type...GT6
I'll let you borrow my can-opener if you ask nicely! :poke:
Nah, you need it more than me :poke:
BMW Z4 30i 2003 auto 107's Whippy Toledo Blue
Beige M sport seats, wood dash
Toyota MR2 NA 1995
Triumph GT6 1972 (project)
Mini 1000 1981

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Post by Mr Tidy » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:18 pm

firebobby wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:16 pm
Nah, you need it more than me
That's true, my mega E-Type is on the road rather than being a project. :fuelfire: :lol:
Coupes because stunning!
Current - Silver Grey MC, Imola Red heated Nappa & carbon trim. H & R Coil-overs, CSL Reps, Strut brace, Nav, cup-holders, DSP Hi-Fi, pdc, cruise, MFSW. E90 330i daily
Gone - Montego Blue
Gone - Ruby Black

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Post by firebobby » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:27 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:18 pm
firebobby wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:16 pm
Nah, you need it more than me
That's true, my mega E-Type is on the road rather than being a project. :fuelfire: :lol:
To many toys :poke: :wink:
BMW Z4 30i 2003 auto 107's Whippy Toledo Blue
Beige M sport seats, wood dash
Toyota MR2 NA 1995
Triumph GT6 1972 (project)
Mini 1000 1981

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Post by Mr Tidy » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:39 pm

firebobby wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:27 pm
To many toys
I'm quite happy with fewer toys of higher quality. :P
Coupes because stunning!
Current - Silver Grey MC, Imola Red heated Nappa & carbon trim. H & R Coil-overs, CSL Reps, Strut brace, Nav, cup-holders, DSP Hi-Fi, pdc, cruise, MFSW. E90 330i daily
Gone - Montego Blue
Gone - Ruby Black

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Post by firebobby » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:52 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:39 pm
firebobby wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:27 pm
To many toys
I'm quite happy with fewer toys of higher quality. :P
Debatable :poke:
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Post by Mr Tidy » Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:09 pm

firebobby wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:52 pm
Debatable
Probably. :lol:

The sad reality is I've only got space for one toy and a daily, so I thought I might as well make the toy a good one! :)
Coupes because stunning!
Current - Silver Grey MC, Imola Red heated Nappa & carbon trim. H & R Coil-overs, CSL Reps, Strut brace, Nav, cup-holders, DSP Hi-Fi, pdc, cruise, MFSW. E90 330i daily
Gone - Montego Blue
Gone - Ruby Black

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Post by dmpl » Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:37 pm

Got my Z4 just now. Insured it through Chris Knott. Now I'm off "shopping"!
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Post by enuff_zed » Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:50 pm

dmpl wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:37 pm
Got my Z4 just now. Insured it through Chris Knott. Now I'm off "shopping"!
Hope you disinfected the interior. :poke: :D
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