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Post by bz4kev » Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:56 am

hi op and a warm welcome to you and your z not jell at all of your location perfect top down weather 8) :thumbsup:
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Post by gerryp » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:36 pm

Hi and welcome.
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Post by Z4Mitchell » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:17 pm

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Post by Nanu » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:47 pm

More pics of the car around the city :thumbsup:
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Post by earthdweller » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:30 am

Welcome to the forum lovely car
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Post by paulc_bkk » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:09 pm

Thank you all for the warm welcome

A major addition to the car was just completed... I added an aftermarket amp and sub to the oem 6 speaker system.
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The amp and sub used to be in my old E36 convertible, so I needed to modify the sub box slightly to make it fit.
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It has nicely filled out the sound without being an over-the-top bone-shaker :D

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Post by paddy wright » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:57 pm

Welcome- love the e36!
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Post by paulc_bkk » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:32 am

Thank you all for the comments

I finally made some time to take a trip to the beach.... Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya
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The car ran faultlessly, and quite economically too. I'm used to low mpg figures... my old E36 used to get between 16 and 22 mpg. The Z had been getting 22 on short runs to and from work, but managed an average of 31.5mpg on the expressways, although that included sitting in almost non-moving traffic for 1 hour as I was leaving Bangkok

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Post by paddy wright » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:21 am

Welcome- nice z and e36!
Z4 2.2 sterling grey,Msport seats,retrofit cupholders,cruise,footwell lights,sound gen and mfsw,18"ellipsoids,xenons+light washers,ZHPknob,folding mirrors,3"stubby,update wheel caps,gateway300 ipod, wind deflector to keep the wife happy!

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Post by paulc_bkk » Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:02 am

I've been a bit quiet recently - work has been crazy busy, but I've been a bit busy 'shopping' for modifications....

- I found a set of the (rare) roof cover trim
- I've grabbed a set of 2nd hand E46 coilovers - plan on getting them rebuilt before install
- I have a front brake upgrade consisting of Porsche Boxster S calipers, E46 M3CSL discs, and rear vented 3.0 discs & calipers - also being rebuilt before install
- I have some UltraRacing bits on order - strut brace, front and rear under-body braces. Eventually I may go for ARBs too.... not sure yet.

I've gone a bit retrofit crazy:
- I ordered and fitted the Cruise Control and the Sound 3.0 Generator. Both are great mods and I think all cars should have them!
- I ordered the Sport button and Passenger Airbag disable kit. Long story, but my car has a replacement ecu, and it seems it has the sport feature enabled, whereas my car wasn't originally specced for it - I plugged it in and it works.
- I got the aluminium center console piece with the arm-rest thing... I'll be getting the armrest covered in alcantara and have the aluminium painted piano black. Then I'll properly install the sport button and the passenger airbag disable
- I grabbed a pair of power-folding mirrors off ebay - family members from UK are coming to BKK in the next few weeks, so I'll get them painted and installed asap.
- I'm also on the lookout for PDC to retrofit

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Post by enzed4 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:52 am

Wow - you've certainly caught the modifying bug :lol: . Car's looking great, nice work. Having just got back from Singapore/Hong Kong (and lived in Brisbane/Townsville) I know exactly what you mean by the weather being too hot to enjoy a convertible sometimes, but make the most of every opportunity you get to put the top down 8)
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Post by paulc_bkk » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:01 am

enzed4 wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:52 am
Wow - you've certainly caught the modifying bug :lol: . Car's looking great, nice work. Having just got back from Singapore/Hong Kong (and lived in Brisbane/Townsville) I know exactly what you mean by the weather being too hot to enjoy a convertible sometimes, but make the most of every opportunity you get to put the top down 8)
Thanks for the comment

I agree completely - according to the car's OBC it was 39.5 degrees yesterday morning, but luckily it had cooled to 32 degrees when I put the roof down. Anything above that is a bit uncomfortable for going roofless, but anything under that - as long as there's no sign of rain, the roof is off.

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Post by jock156 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:04 pm

Welcome! :D

My brother is just about to leave Bangkok to move to South Korea and he has lived there for about 9 years teaching English!

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Post by R60BBA » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:06 pm

BBS’ look mint.

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Post by Z4 COUPSTER » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:19 pm

Welcome. Could be one hell of a road trip to visit you.
Car looks amazing and them brakes..WOW!
Can't wait to see them fitted.
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