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Dw1921
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Newbie from Scotland

Post by Dw1921 » Sat 15 Aug, 2015 15:16

Hey all, names Derek from just outside Edinburgh
Just bought a 2002 Blue Z3 and should be picking it up on Monday or Tuesday.
Always been a fan of the Z and finally found one i liked an could afford so its mine :)

Anyway will have a good look about the forum now

Cheers

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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Gazza » Sat 15 Aug, 2015 16:43

Hi Derek


Welcome to the Forum :D
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Del
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Del » Sat 15 Aug, 2015 20:26

Hi & welcome Derek - look forward to hearing some more details e.g. the engine you picked. :)

Dw1921
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Dw1921 » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 10:21

Thanks for the welcome guys.
It's the 1.9 I'm getting. first rwd and first z3 so breaking my self in gently

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Brian H
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Brian H » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 10:47

Welcome, the 1.9 is a great car enjoy :)

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stevov
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by stevov » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 14:59

Another Scot. :thumb:

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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Dw1921 » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 16:18

stevov wrote:Another Scot. :thumb:
Sure am
is there many Scots on the forum? Any scottish meets and so on?

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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by stevov » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 18:22

Don't know about the forum but know a couple owners in Ayrshire.

Dw1921
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Dw1921 » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 18:43

Ahh cool

The only pics I have of her at the moment. She needs a name also
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AGT1953
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by AGT1953 » Sun 16 Aug, 2015 20:30

Hi,
Welcome from Glasgow!
Andy.

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Brian H
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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Brian H » Mon 17 Aug, 2015 08:26

Dw1921 wrote:……...Any scottish meets and so on?
The BMWCCGB runs meets every month, not Z specific but they seem to have a good attendance.

If you are looking for a Z specific event maybe we could arrange a meet?

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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Deano1712 » Mon 17 Aug, 2015 21:30

We are having a Scottish meet next year. ;-) Need to do that Sheigra run again :-)

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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Brian H » Tue 18 Aug, 2015 21:30

Deano1712 wrote:We are having a Scottish meet next year. ;-) Need to do that Sheigra run again :)
Can't disagree, nearly drove the rear wheels off my car last time.......it must have been trying to catch you :lol:

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Re: Newbie from Scotland

Post by Bonzo » Thu 20 Aug, 2015 00:18

Dw1921 wrote:Ahh cool

The only pics I have of her at the moment. She needs a name also
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How about 'Chairman.' :D
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