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      12-31-2012, 04:44 PM   #1
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Z4 Ultimate Factories on Hulu

The last post I could find about this show was a few years old so I figured some newer members like myself might be interested.

Surfing through shows to watch on Hulu I saw an episode of National Geographic's Ultimate Factories was titled "BMW". I figured it was probably a 3 series or maybe an M3, but it was the Z4 episode. Its mostly about the 3.0si Roadster, but they show the M roadster and M coupe a few times as well. Its a pretty sweet show.
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      12-31-2012, 05:22 PM   #2
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Thanks for posting this. Can't find it though! I'm assuming it would be in documentaries???

Edit: Nevermind. I was looking on AppleTV. Came right up on my computer.
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Thanks for posting this. I have a Wishlist set up on my TiVo DVR for "BMW" so that it will record anything that has BMW in the title or description. Back on 11/1/11 an episode showed up in the To Do List with the description "BMW's American factory in South Carolina uses a cutting-edge blend or robotics and human touch to build the high-performance Z4 roadster", but what actually recorded was the episode about the BMW X3 being built at the Spartanburg plant. That was interesting, but I was really looking for this episode! It hasn't shown up since!
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      12-31-2012, 06:28 PM   #4
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It was cool until I saw the GT-R Ultimate Factory
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      12-31-2012, 06:33 PM   #5
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Can't get Hulu in Canada but I did search and found a clip from the show...

http://channel.nationalgeographic.co...awless-finish/

Will see if I can find more...would love to see the whole show!
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      12-31-2012, 09:16 PM   #6
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Here's a link.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/213608?c=N...-and-Interview

OP...is this the episode you are referring to? Thanks for the heads up. Very cool!
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Here's a link.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/213608?c=N...-and-Interview

OP...is this the episode you are referring to? Thanks for the heads up. Very cool!
No, I mean you can't watch hulu video outside of the US. Copyright laws or something. Same goes for the major networks.
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Thanks for the heads up. Very cool!

http://www.hulu.com/watch/213608
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Here's a link.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/213608?c=N...-and-Interview

OP...is this the episode you are referring to? Thanks for the heads up. Very cool!
That is the one.

Hulu is kind of weird about where you can and can't watch it. I didn't realize before that there were such restrictions on the internet depending on where you live in the world. Hulu works for me at work, but not in my home because of the networks we have here.

If you don't have a U.S. IP address sorry for the let down
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This show is excellent. Just learned the paint process adds about 20lbs of weight to the car. That's complete from bare metal to final clear coat. Fascinating!
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      01-01-2013, 09:39 PM   #11
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It's on AppleTV as well for $1.99
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      01-01-2013, 10:53 PM   #12
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It's on AppleTV as well for $1.99
Of course...went looking on our iTunes site...not there, again, I guess not available on Canadian iTunes either.

however...

I actually have a US iTunes account as well that I keep for occasions just like this (just have to buy a US iTunes card when in the US and sign up with a US address). Snagged it!!

Thanks for the heads up!!
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A little OT, but check this out.... Pagani's news Huyera supercar is built from start to finish. The process is CRAZY.. They hired a test driver who clocked over 1,000,000 kms on a test Huyera before it went into production!

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A little OT, but check this out.... Pagani's news Huyera supercar is built from start to finish. The process is CRAZY.. They hired a test driver who clocked over 1,000,000 kms on a test Huyera before it went into production!
I was at the Pagani factory in Feb 2012. Saw the first Huyera's under construction plus number 7 of the 10 Zonda R's in the front lobby. The factory is pretty cool...by far the smallest I have seen. Only 54 folks work for them in a factory about 1/4 the size of the average WalMart!

I have made it a point when I am in europe once or twice a year to tour a car factory. So far this year I have been fortunate to tour Lambo, Pagani, Ferrari (not the factory floor though...only for owners), BMW (Munich), and Porsche.

Will post some pics when I find the time.
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Awesome!
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No, I mean you can't watch hulu video outside of the US. Copyright laws or something. Same goes for the major networks.
there's a way people are doing it thru a vpn..I think its a couple of dollars a month, and you''ll be able to access all kinds of things...
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It's on AppleTV as well for $1.99
I also found it on Amazon Instant Video for $1.99: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=docs-os-doi_0
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That Pagani documentary is fabulous. Love how he sprayed the grass scent before the meeting to create the right environment for the outcome he wanted. And designed the bottom of the seat in the event a item needed to be retrieved and the owner might see under it. Truly inspiring. Thanks for sharing that.
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Yeah totally agree on the pagani documentary. Well worth the 45 mins!
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