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Hello from Australia

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself!' started by AussieZ3, May 3, 2014.

  1. AussieZ3

    AussieZ3 Dedicated Member
    Australian Zeds The M44 Massive

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    I recently purchased a 1997 Z3 Roadster, 1.9 litre M44 engine with odometer reading 110,000km. The car has had two previous owners and I have just completed a full service including engine, gearbox, differential oil change and coolant change. I am in the process of getting to know the Z3 model and will be in touch with other members of the forum in the near future.
     
  2. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    Welcome @AussieZ3

    Just shout if you have any questions, they are a lovely bunch once you get used to them ;)

    Cheers, Gary
     
  3. Cooper

    Cooper Zorg Guru (IV)
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    HI Aussie, great to see another aussie in the club. I joined about 10 days ago and have enjoyed every minute. I pick up my Zed on wednesday, a 2001 2.2i with 99,000 k and 5 speed auto steptronic. I live in tasmania.
     
  4. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    Welcome from me too.
     
  5. Rev

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    Welcome! You've certainly got the weather to enjoy your car.

    I suspect heated seats aren't a priority option in Aus!

    :)
     
  6. zedonist

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    Big welcome from me, I see your already an M44 Massive member!
     
  7. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
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    Welcome from New Jersey. Glad to have you with us. Got a '96 myself. Please believe me, it wasn't a warning when Gary said "they are a lovely bunch once you get used to them". We say that about Gary.(just joking). You'll get all the info you need here and a lot of laughs to go with it . They really are a great bunch of guys. Frankie
     
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  8. t-tony

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    Hi mate and a big welcome from here in Lincoln, England. This is a great forum with loads of accurate info and just a small amount of banter.:drinks::welcome:
     
  9. Mint

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    :welcome: from me too. You've found a great place for info and banter. Enjoy your Zed and post some piccies when you have some.
     
  10. Titan

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    Welcome Ozzz ;)
    Whereabouts in the great down under are you?
     
  11. AussieZ3

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    Thanks everyone for the great welcome!! To answer some of the questions, I live in Sydney and the car does not have heating elements on seats. The photo shown on the Avatar is my Z3 and I will post more pictures soon. I will certainly need some advice and also some spare parts that are difficult to source here in Australia. I own two other cars, 30 years and 15 years both maintained by me. Once again thanks for welcoming me to the group.
     
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  12. oldcarman

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    A big Canadian welcome from me. You've landed in the right forum especially for someone not familiar with the Z3. Look forward to your pics and comments, JIM
     
  13. AussieZ3

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    Here is a photograph of my car; It's mostly original except a set of Eibach springs fitted by the previous owner which has slightly lowered the car.

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. bonzo

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    Hi Aussie, welcome from Bonzo and Zelda. Nice pic. Well, the sun has gone over the yard arm so I'll crack open a tinny on your behalf!

    All the best cobber!
     
  15. Cooper

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    That is a sweet ride Aussie. Well done getting your hands on her.
     
  16. FluxMorz

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    Hi and a veeeery belated welcome to you! You may or may not have gathered by now but I live in the same town as Cooper in Tassie, but, I've had mine longer (just!) haha. Nice to see another great Auslander on the forum!
     
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  17. DavidM

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    Welcome from Ireland, Aussie!
     
  18. FRANKIE

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    Welcome from New Jersey.
     
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  19. AussieZ3

    AussieZ3 Dedicated Member
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    Thanks to Flux, David and Frankie for the welcome. Flux, I knew that you and Cooper are from the same town in Tassie but both of you live across the pond from me. May be I will meet you both when I visit Tassie!!
     
  20. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
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    Is that something like a '73 Pontiac Grand Am parked on the other side of you?
     

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