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Re: Welcome from "The Other Tom", also a 2.8 owner (archive)

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Posted by TomB on September 23, 1998 at 15:56:36:

In Reply to: Welcome from "The Other Tom", also a 2.8 owner posted by The Other Tom on September 23, 1998 at 15:52:59:

Oh fine. Just stick my head up and now I have an identity crisis. grin.

: : After lurking for the last few weeks, I guess it's time to step out of the shadows...

: : 4 weeks ago, Sachi (my wife) and I went to look at MB SLK's, to see if they're as attractive up close as they can be from a distance. To make a long story short, the SLK's we looked at didn't send us over the moon.

: : So, we wandered next door...to the Porsche dealer.

: : The Porsche dealer had no new Boxsters (and we didn't like the way that the salesman oiled over to us).

: : So, we wandered next door...to the BMW dealer.

: : The salesman was appropriately low-key, the Z3 2.8 was a very nice drive, and to make an even longer story short, we brought one home.

: : Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah!

: : Our price of entry into this amiable and enlightened group (that'd be you-all) is a '98 Z3 2.8. White outside, Black/Red inside (but only the trim on the seats and upper door panels are red), black top. Sport seats, round-spoke style accessory wheels, wood trim (not sure about the wood, but we'll see), etc.

: : I've been averaging about 500 miles per week by spending almost every waking hour behind the wheel.

: : Now that all that's behind us, WELCOME ME!! ( :-) )

: : TomB
: : San Carlos, CA




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