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Post by rally-chris » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:35 pm

Hi,

After a few weeks lurking on the forum I picked up my 2008 3.0si Sport Coupe in Montego Blue from South Wales on Wednesday evening and enjoyed a long blast along the M4 back home to Newbury.

ImageMonty by chris cholmeley, on Flickr

ImageMonty by chris cholmeley, on Flickr

ImageMonty by chris cholmeley, on Flickr

ImageMonty by chris cholmeley, on Flickr

I've now spent a fortune at ECP ordering service consumables and have it booked in for a bit of paintwork to be done on the front end in a couple of weeks, followed by a trip to DMC in Newbury for all over paint correction and coating. Just need to decide what to do with the wheels - they have the usual 108 corrosion issues but I'd quite like to keep it standard and not get tempted away by cheap CSL reps!

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Post by Buckz » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:38 pm

love it! one of the best colours too :) enjoy.
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Post by Mr Tidy » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:57 pm

Car looks great OP. :thumbsup:

Definitely one of the best colours (but I'm biased)! :lol:
Z4 3.0Si Sport - Coupe for added stiffness!
Current - Montego Blue, Pearl Grey & 108Ms. Cruise, Storage and pdc. 325ti Sport as a DD.
Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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Post by Taz » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:22 pm

Welcome to the exclusive coupe club
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Post by Mr Tidy » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:31 pm

Sorry OP, I should have welcomed you to the even more exclusive Montego Coupe club! :lol:
Z4 3.0Si Sport - Coupe for added stiffness!
Current - Montego Blue, Pearl Grey & 108Ms. Cruise, Storage and pdc. 325ti Sport as a DD.
Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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Post by metal licker » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:08 am

Lovely :thumbsup:
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Post by buzyg » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:33 am

A little TLC and she will shine. But don't forget the best thing about a Zed, :driving: . :D
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Post by TR4man » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:22 am

Lovely looking Coupe

Welcome :thumbsup:
3.0 SI Sport Coupe with all the options :D
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Post by Fogwan1983 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:43 am

Welcome. Love the coupe pre correction and all. :thumbsup:
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Post by gerryp » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:38 pm

Lovely looking coupe in possibly the best colour.

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Post by philip27 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:23 pm

Great looking coupe love that colour as well. Enjoy your new car :driving:
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Post by rally-chris » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:50 pm

It’s looking a bit tidier now - paint correction done, Scorpion exhaust and TD Le Mans rims fitted. Thanks to DMC in Newbury for the superb service as always!
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Post by Mr Tidy » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:58 pm

rally-chris wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:35 pm
Just need to decide what to do with the wheels - they have the usual 108 corrosion issues but I'd quite like to keep it standard and not get tempted away by cheap CSL reps!
Famous last words OP! :lol:

Your car is looking great BTW. :thumbsup:

Mind you I'm no better - I picked up some 224s last week. :roll:
Z4 3.0Si Sport - Coupe for added stiffness!
Current - Montego Blue, Pearl Grey & 108Ms. Cruise, Storage and pdc. 325ti Sport as a DD.
Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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Post by rally-chris » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:29 pm

Tell me about it...I now have two sets of 108s in the garage waiting for refurb!! I’d seen the Le Mans on another forum car and though my they look great and then this set appeared on fb and I couldn’t resist even though I’d already picked up a second set of 108s to refurb. Think i’ll keep one set to go with the car for originality and then sell the other set after they’ve both been refurbished.

Still plenty of other jobs on the list to be done over coming months as well - steering backlash adjustment as I have the wobble over 65mph, and there’s definitely some knocking from the front suspension so more bits to replace. And it seems one of the headlamp washers gave up the night before the car went to be detailed, losing all of the fluid and it’s painted cap during one journey!

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Post by Mr Tidy » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:39 pm

rally-chris wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:29 pm
Tell me about it...I now have two sets of 108s in the garage waiting for refurb!! I’d seen the Le Mans on another forum car and though my they look great and then this set appeared on fb and I couldn’t resist even though I’d already picked up a second set of 108s to refurb. Think i’ll keep one set to go with the car for originality and then sell the other set after they’ve both been refurbished.

Still plenty of other jobs on the list to be done over coming months as well - steering backlash adjustment as I have the wobble over 65mph, and there’s definitely some knocking from the front suspension so more bits to replace. And it seems one of the headlamp washers gave up the night before the car went to be detailed, losing all of the fluid and it’s painted cap during one journey!

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Haha, I'm just as bad!

I don't have a garage :( so at the moment I've got four Style 32s with winters, one spare 32 with a summer, a 17 inch spacesaver, four 224s and a set of winters for my E46 in the back garden! :rofl: Had to buy a bigger tarpaulin today! :roll:

Good luck with your list of jobs - the tramlining is really annoying, bordering on scary at times. Sorry to hear about the headlamp washer, that is a PITA as new caps don't come painted.

Anyway this being z4forum I can't resist a gratuitous photo of my twin (even if it isn't as clean and doesn't have Xenons). :(
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Z4 3.0Si Sport - Coupe for added stiffness!
Current - Montego Blue, Pearl Grey & 108Ms. Cruise, Storage and pdc. 325ti Sport as a DD.
Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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