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BMW Centennial Books

By David Lightfoot It is sad to see that there aren’t many books published any longer about BMW. The trends for ink-on-paper remain grim but BMW’s centennial year gave us the gift of a number of books to celebrate 100 years of BMW. We were fortunate to see so many fine volumes appear in 2016, […]

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PRO3 Line, Q2 2017

by Jim Cissell and Bill Eckert Race season is almost upon us. If you’re reading this, you probably have some interest in the Ultimate use of these machines—RACING! If you’ve already done driver education classes–Car Control Clinic (CCC) or High Performance Driving Events (HPDE)–you know the thrill and pleasure that pushing your car can bring. […]

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Need More Quality Car Time? Here are a Few More Car Events…

If the chapter doesn’t provide you with enough quality time around nice cars, there are plenty of other events that might interest you. Here are a few options, both nearby and far away, and free to really expensive. May 26-28, Concourso e’Eleganza Villa d’Este Villa Erba, Cernobbio, Italy This elegant concours d’elegance is held each […]

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Twelve Months with a BMW i3 in the Pacific Northwest

By Lance Richert After driving old BMW 3 Series stick shifts since college (29 years), 12 months ago I made the leap to electric propulsion and leased a BMW i3 for a daily driver. The E30 gods grumbled. I have since shed two E30s from my stable, but still retain my E30 M3, PRO3 race […]

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Would You Like to Get More Involved?

Would You Like to Get More Involved? It will come as no surprise that our chapter runs as well as it does due to the efforts of a few dedicated volunteers. And while we’ve got a good group, we could use more help, for a variety of reasons. First, more hands make certain that no […]

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Membership Information Assistance!

As an ongoing effort to clear up some of the issues we have been having with getting your copies of the Zündfolge to you, I want you to check your membership settings. Here is a simple step-by-step set of instructions on how to do this: Go to bmwcca.org Login to your account Click on “Manage […]

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Peter Gleeson beside an M1 speaking to the crowd

Peter Gleeson at America’s Car Museum

For our first meeting of the new year, on January 28th, we were treated to a presentation of some of Peter Gleeson’s cars on display at America’s Car Museum in Tacoma. Peter is a chapter member and has a world-class collection of BMWs. But he also collects other marques and his display at ACM is […]

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Forum Pages Closed

  Dear BMW Puget Sound Chapter members,   Unfortunately, after many years, we have shut down our forum pages.   The rest of the website here will continue to function as before.   The club has operated those forum pages to facilitate questions and discussions, classified ads, and other forms of communication. However, in the last few years, usage […]

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Did you get your Zündfolge?

Did you get your Zündfolge? For reasons currently unknown, some of you may not have received your paper copy of the Zündfolge on time or at all. There could be three reasons for this: You have moved and not updated your address. You have not renewed your BMW CCA membership. Or, The printer has made […]

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Ed Walker, incoming BMW Club President, receives the

President’s Letter

    Hi everyone, I’m Ed Walker, your new president for 2017-2018. My day job finds me meddling in affordable housing policy for the King County Assessor. I also manage some rental property, but my real passion is all things BMW. I’ve owned too many models to count over the years. My neighbors now understand […]

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