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Posted by steve on September 23, 1998 at 22:41:03:

In Reply to: New owner - great fun. posted by TomB on September 23, 1998 at 14:33:31:

sounds like you not only bought a z3, you also went to the renaissance fair.


: 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 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 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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