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Bimmerfest 2008: Santa Barbara, CA
May 3rd has come and gone. Read stories, check out the pics and more from the largest BMW gathering in the land...

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Old 05-05-2008, 09:53 PM
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Question Cars you saw at The 'Fest you'd want to own

Post your faves in this thread. Here's one of mine...

The first thing I'd do is lose all of the stickers, but I like teh turbo graphic.

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Old 05-06-2008, 12:32 AM
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Wouldent lose anything, the cars sick in my opinion, ill go thru my pics and chose and repost asap.
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:07 AM
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I would like that car a lot more without any of the stickers but the turbo one, eyelids removed and different wheels.
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:21 AM
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I kinda liked this one too...


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Old 05-06-2008, 10:24 AM
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:21 PM
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I was sorta drawn to some of the classics too...

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Old 05-06-2008, 01:02 PM
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I think the top one is the same jacka$$ that got pulled over for doing 110 in the carpool lane . He also has a nice stack of decals down the center of his back windshield.

Ding ding ding...we have a match.
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This one!

That's me! Thanks for the compliment ... I was very surprised with the reactions from everyone at the show, the stance and the wheels were a big hit.

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That's me! Thanks for the compliment ... I was very surprised with the reactions from everyone at the show, the stance and the wheels were a big hit.

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Uh yeah, I would take that car the way it is over any other car there....seriously
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Any e30M and any e21, none of the newer cars really made me say wow like the classics did. Oh, and I got to ride up and caravan with Ron Perry and his M5, **** yes to that car...

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Old 05-06-2008, 09:10 PM
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Any e30M and any e21, none of the newer cars really made me say wow like the classics did. Oh, and I got to ride up and caravan with Ron Perry and his M5, **** yes to that car...

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This one was pretty sweet.

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Old 05-09-2008, 02:46 PM
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This one was pretty sweet.

Oh my gosh what wheels are on that car? Looks sweet
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Old 05-12-2008, 01:22 PM
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Oh my gosh what wheels are on that car? Looks sweet
Pretty sure those are Rondells. IIRC, Rondell was an OE supplier to BMW
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Old 05-25-2008, 12:45 PM
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I'm pretty sure they are Rondell 58's.
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Old 05-12-2008, 01:14 PM
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This one was pretty sweet.

That is pretty much perfect.
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Old 05-07-2008, 12:13 PM
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i was behind the hartge h3 when i was waiting to get in through the gate. that thing sounds really crazy!
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Old 05-07-2008, 03:25 PM
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Old 05-08-2008, 04:02 PM
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Jon, any specs on that Z8?

i remember when it was out, i wasnt a car fanatic that much back then...
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Jon, any specs on that Z8?

i remember when it was out, i wasnt a car fanatic that much back then...

They were all pretty much the same spec., no options (except for the end of the production run when they offered the Alpina with a slushbox.

I spent a bit of time behind the wheel of a Z8. Imagine an aluminium chassied Bimmer Cabrio with an M5 powerplant. What a machine! What a gas to drive...



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Who's that behind those Foster Grants??? The classics are fantastic. The newer cars, not so much, they look kind of "ricey" these days...
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Old 05-08-2008, 07:15 PM
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Yeah, I remember that day (January All BMW C&C). I have never seen so many Z8 in my life.



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Jon, I thought the post went through but I guess I must have closed the tab by accident. Anyway, do you have anymore shots of that E9 you posted on the first page? Your shot really shows the depth of color it has. I took some on my phone but they came out terrible. I'd have to say it was my absolute favorite one there. By the way, awesome job on the 'Fest!

My weak shots. If you have more that you could post/email/PM me that would be great.

Doesn't do the car justice...









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