What have you done to your car today?

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Post by buzyg » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:47 pm

Lovely day. Took her for a spin on Dartmoor. :driving: :D Then a quick wash and dry and back in the garage. :wink:
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Post by G600 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:47 pm

I've just changed the gearbox oil and taken it for a drive, for anyone considering changing it DO IT, it's made a big difference to the gear change, much smoother now.

I'd put it off for ages because of needing to have the car level while filling (putting it up on 4 axel stands doesn't feel safe to me), but in the end I got a pump from halfords (and a longer pipe) so I could lift the car, drain the old oil and put the end of the pipe into the fill hole, then I dropped the car back down and pumped til it was full, then jacked up again to refit the plug, only took about 10 minutes.
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Post by Richattwood88 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:53 pm

Swapped the red third break light for a clear one, I like the change but not as big a difference as I thought it would be..I'm 50/50. However I'll be sticking with the clear one.
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Post by 1000rr » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:06 pm

These came today, and waiting on some clear side indicators from Halliwell Jones BMW.... just the headlights to source now. :thumbsup:
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Post by Ducklakeview » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:21 pm

Bought it some pampering...
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Post by jamie_z4 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:28 pm

Ducklakeview wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:21 pm
Bought it some pampering...

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This does mean you have to get off your arse n clean it now...
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Post by Ducklakeview » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:03 pm

jamie_z4 wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:28 pm
Ducklakeview wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:21 pm
Bought it some pampering...

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Mike
This does mean you have to get off your arse n clean it now...
Possibly..

But I'd rather be driving it :driving:

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Post by On1wheel01 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:09 am

Tagged and titled it as I just bought it haha. Also installed a aux connector.

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Post by Ducklakeview » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:05 pm

Just because jamie_z4 was nagging me :) Nah, because I went mad on the Autosmart van yesterday, I washed it!
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And then, stupidly when going to rinse the foam, I hadn't twisted the lance into the gun properly, so it popped out when I pulled the trigger, and shot forward like a bloody torpedo into my wing :o

Resulting in this...
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Luckily, I'm going to see my mate the dent man on Saturday to sort the passenger wing, so I'll get it sorted then..

Looks like this now, parked on my favorite "private drag strip" AKA the delivery side of Costco which was closed :D I am loving it back on "normal" sized rubber, with the 15mm spacers back on the fronts..
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Post by Sticks » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:18 pm

After 13 years of ownership I got the roof working from the remote (via my local indy).

I don't like to rush into things :)
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Post by srhutch » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:28 pm

Sticks wrote:
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:18 pm
After 13 years of ownership I got the roof working from the remote (via my local indy).

I don't like to rush into things :)
Bloody hell Sticks, where have you been hiding.

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Post by mjennings23 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:09 am

My engine seems to have developed a thirst for oil in the colder weather! Odds on it being a clogged CCV system I think, so looking at ordering the replacement cold climate one as, well it is Engand! That and my daily commute is roughly 7 miles each way so better insulated pipes should reduce any future sludge.

Reading about it on an E46 guide and it looks a pain, then I realised the Zed has a huge amount more space down that side of the engine bay. All good then!

Heard the cold climate one can be a pain to install however, due to the insulation on everything. Sure I’ll be able to manage though.

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Post by jabber » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:58 pm

Moved mine near to an external power socket so I can connect the ctek charger as saw specialist yesterday and told I have had 2 TIAs so can't drive for another 2 months have had to contact DVLA and fill out medical forms what a bugger!!!!!
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Post by bz4kev » Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:43 pm

Only gone and bagged myself a pair of clear halogens for £225 more than happy need a good clean only been looking for 5 months for right price ect :D
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Post by Richattwood88 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:09 pm

Swapped the chrome and black grilles for full matte black. Nice easy job and great results
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