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Dave Evo

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself!' started by Dave Evo, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. Dave Evo

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    Hello, I am new to this site having developed an interest in acquiring a Z3
    I live in the Wirral, Merseyside/ Cheshire/Flintshire area and
    would be interested to meet other local owners or to speak about any car that may be for sale. I will be interested in joining in any activities too. Previous experience is with a Triumph TR but now looking for something a bit more modern.
    Dave.
     
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    Hi Dave there are usually cars for sale on here
     
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    Hi and welcome from me in Scotland :welcome:
     
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    Hi Dave, welcome e from me near Lincoln.:)

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    :welcome: What Z3 are you after? I'm sure there are a few on here for sale...cant beat an enthusiasts car:thumbsup:
     
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    Big thank you to all who welcomed me here . I’m a bit slow finding my way around your site but I’ll get used to it no doubt.

    Nodzed asked me what model I was looking for and I am still open on that.
    I am not thinking of a large engine though and was initially attracted to a 2000 6 cylinder. There are a lot more 1.9/4s it seems and I hear they are good smooth engines too.
    Hopefully I will learn something from many of you out there. Also I guess I would compromise if the car and the deal were good!

    Many thanks
    Dave
     
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    Welcome from sunny Manchester
     
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    Hi Dave I would get out there and have a test drive of the engine sizes your interested in then go from there. Welcome from Oxfordshire and good luck with your search.
     
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    Lots of fanatical 1.9 owners on here :whistle: who will I'm sure offer advice. If you are after the smaller engine then the worlds your oyster, loads out there to choose from especially on the face book pages. I would say though that the 2.2 6 pot is the best all rounder, enough poke to have plenty of fun without massive running costs and you get that 6 pot exhaust note plus you get a good selection of optional extras on the 2.2, again plenty out there so you can be choosy.
     
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    It’s interesting there is so many out there as I don’t see many. Also interesting that the 1.9 is so popular.
    I gave up face book a few years ago I’m afraid so I guess I’ll miss those.
    If you have any more info it would be appreciated, like thoughts on the various gear boxes or the desirability of the powered hood? Thanks, dave
     
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    hi
    there are currently 20 1.9s 18 2.2s 7 3.0s listed just on autotrader
     
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    Thank you for the welcome Al, and advice. May be a bit easier said than done unless I can find a local group.
    I will keep looking around though, thanks.
     
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    Yes thank you. I have been looking at those and also on car and classic.
    I thought I was looking for a 2,0 but I’m beginning to wonder more now about 1.9 & 2.2, if they look good otherwise.
     
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    Hi @Dave Evo, :welcome: to the forum too from another Dave, in Staffordshire. All good advice above and I would reiterate to test drive as many different models you can. I have had many happy days out in my 2.2 and have never had a problem keeping up with the bigger engined cars on runs. The biggest thing though is to buy on condition not mileage. Good luck in your search:thumbsup:
     
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