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Hi from Timaru N.Z.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself!' started by Murray Wall, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. Murray Wall

    Murray Wall Zorg Guru (I)
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    Hi Purchased a 2000 Z3 3l with 34,000 km on the clock sight unseen through the internet. Completed the 600km delivery drive yesterday and had an absolute blast. The Rimutaka hill road was an absolute joy. The Canterbury straights were boring after a clear road with lots of corners from Blenhiem to Kaikoura.

    The Z3 is truly an amazing car:)

    Cheers

    Murray
     
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  2. Lee

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    Welcome, a close friend of mine moved to N.Z now lives in Auckland. He will never come back as he loves it.

    Lee
     
  3. GazHyde

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    Welcome Murray,

    Looks like Sienna Red from your avatar, be great to see some more pictures of you zed with the beautiful scenery!

    Shout if you have any questions.

    Gary
     
  4. jonco

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    :welcome: - enjoy the :coolsteer)
     
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    Welcome and enjoy
     
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    Welcome from sunny Tasmania Australia! We recently had another guy from wonderful NZ join - looks like you are ganging up on us! 34k the girl is hardly even broken in.
     
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  7. hard top

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    Welcome from me too.
     
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    From snowy mid northern Canada a hardy welcome to the insanity of this forum. Questions on just about anything will bring answers quite quickly! Enjoy! JIM
     
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    Welcome from Ireland!
     
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    A big welcome from me too ;)
     
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  11. t-tony

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    Welcome from me too.
     
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  12. FRANKIE

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    Welcome to the forum from New Jersey. Frankie
     
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  13. Dobiwallah

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    Hi, welcome from Napier, Hawkes Bay.

    I just joined a couple of weeks ago. I bought my Zed with exact 34.000 as well 2 years ago. Looks like your color is Siena Red, is it? If so, it is only the second Zed I have seen in this color.
     
  14. zedonist

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    Welcome from me :welcome:, sorry to hear you could only get a 3lt :( and not an M44, but at least it is a Zed :)
     
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    a big wave n welcome from sunny yorkshire
     
  16. Zeti

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    Welcome Murray!
    A mature decision which will mark your life in a good way!:)
    You get the pleasure of a bike ride, without wearing a helmet and be careful to balance, but snaking on the roads and enjoy the scenery! See

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5WbPZkc6rI

    Many miles and sunny days (I bet you don't miss sunny days there)!;)
    And be generous with pics , here, on the forum!:)
     
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  17. zedwheels

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    Hello Murray and :welcome: to .org from here in South Wales. Looks a cracking zed you have there and hardly been used.:coolsteer)
     
  18. Murray Wall

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    Hi Everyone

    Thank you for the warm welcome.

    Yes the car is siena red and a nice tan interior. She clicked over 37,000 km yesterday. I'll start taking some photos on our adventures and post them for you.

    Did a search on her VIN and discovered that she is the 6th car in the number series and one of five development cars for the CN52 model. not really sure what being a development car means? Any ideas?

    Cheers

    Murray
     
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  19. zedonist

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    Hi Murray, when they face lift or modify cars they do a number of runs / trials of the car, the latter ones are sold, the earlier ones are tested for crash, corrosion, and other extreme, the latter ones more often than not start life as company cars for managers or STA Engineers so that they can gather feed back, then at the end of the test period are sold on.
     
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  20. Kit

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    Welcome from me, love NZ, went to school in Waiouru, some happy memories from there.
    Loved waking up and and seeing Ruapehu Tongariro Ngauruhoe from my bedroom window.
    The roads around the Magaweka seemed perfect for the Z3 as were many roads in NZ.
     
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