Z4 Newbie, 2.5 Si Sport in Black with red leather

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Z4 Newbie, 2.5 Si Sport in Black with red leather

Post by Gjm91 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:46 pm

GixerWill wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:33 pm
Gjm91 wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:13 pm
GixerWill wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:47 am
Hi, thanks for the advice.
I have just looked over the "How To", regarding drilling the fogs. I think I'll give it a go.

Although I just discovered the following:
Eurocarparts have a 35% off promotion using code WINTER35

Links to both lights:

https://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/p/car- ... 0&0&000469

https://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/c/BMW_ ... 050&000469

Brings the cost from £245 to £159, with Free Same Day delivery.
:D

Pics coming soon.
Welcome - got my replacement fogs from carparts4less - worked out about £69 each - they still seem to be selling at that price with the current discount code which is a bit of a bargin. :thumbsup: enjoy the zed
Thanks Gjm91. It turns out carparts4less do still have their winter code of "WINTER12" available. New Total = £137...You sir just saved me £22. Thanks :D
no worries gixerwill :thumbsup: - mine also came with bulbs fitted so no need to buy another set ( had already bought another set thinking i would need bulbs too ) :headbang:
2008 Z4 2.0 SE , AUDI TT 2.0 Quattro, MINI Countryman Cooper SD

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Z4 Newbie, 2.5 Si Sport in Black with red leather

Post by GixerWill » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:32 pm

Thanks for the heads up Gjm91, I would have most likey done the same tbh.

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Post by GixerWill » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:55 am

Hi Guys

I thought I would update my thread. I didn’t want to clutter the place up with constant new threads with every minor change I make to the car. So thought my first forum post may be the best place to keep everything together. I have made a few changes.

1. My oilleak has been taken care of :D
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2. I have drilled three 4mm holes in the underside of the fog lights, to hopefully drain the water away. I would post a picture of this, but the fogs are so bad you can’t see the holes. Hopefully in a few days I will be able to add some pics where the holes are visible.

3. I swapped out the OEM aerial for the below: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00 ... UTF8&psc=1
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Post by GixerWill » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:58 am

4. I changed the number plate lights. The OEM lights were fine, but just not quite white enough: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-LED-Lice ... 2749.l2649
Sorry, but I forgot to get a shot of the OEM bulbs. :oops:
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So far, all pictures taken of the car are on a SGS8. So, not the best. The above night shots do not do the lights justice. They are super bright, almost too bright.

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Post by GixerWill » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:10 am

Changed the badly corroded wiper blades to the below:

Heads up though, the passenger side 20" is too long and does not make full contact on the glass when in the down position.
I have yet to test these at motorway speeds.

https://www.wiperblades.co.uk/bosch-sp2 ... iper-blade

https://www.wiperblades.co.uk/bosch-sp2 ... iper-blade

I also changed the sticky Parrot Control Pad for the cars MKi9100. It appeared someone had spilled something on it, quite disgusting.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003TJTLUY? ... E_DDE_dt_1

Now it's working like new. I am able to stream from Spotify with this and the reception is spot on. :D

Time for that well needed detail. Weather permitting.

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