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Post by Rmanzi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:20 pm

Hello Just joined looking for advice on getting the after market cupholders installed and where to get the stubby Arial as I see that is a must after reading through all these threads.
Another upgrade I've been thinking of doing is upgrading the headlights to the Angel eye can't seem to find anyone who has done it to there Z4.
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Post by Mr Tidy » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:09 pm

Hi and welcome. :thumbsup:

I can't help with the cup-holders as luckily mine came with them, but they do come up for sale on here from time to time.

Stubby aerial is NOT compulsory - "whippy v stubby" is one of the topics that tends to run forever. :lol:

Sorry I don't know about Angel Eyes either. :roll:

The other thing that is a must is to show us photos of your car. :lol:
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Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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Post by Rmanzi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:19 pm

How could I forget the compulsory newbie Pic & "Whippy v Stubby" sounds like a must read
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Post by Mr Tidy » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:24 pm

Your car looks good, and those wheels are really different (in a good way)!

Stunning scenery in your 1st photo too. :thumbsup:
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Current - Montego Blue, Pearl Grey, Cirrus trim & 295s. Cruise, Storage and pdc. E90 330i as a DD.
Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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Post by Zoomer » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:31 pm

Nice zed (especially the colour for some reason :oops: ) Citroen stubby fit , if you don’t want to pay the BMW price. Do a search on halos or angel eyes and lots come up ( lots of time needed to do them it seems) cup holders ebay or gumtree or for sale on here for gen or one of the guys on here had some that wedged under the tunnel trim I think
Silver 3.0i Z4 now gone
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Post by Mr Tidy » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:34 pm

Zoomer wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:31 pm
cup holders ebay or gumtree or for sale on here for gen or one of the guys on here had some that wedged under the tunnel trim I think
Machine Monkey used to make them to wedge under the tunnel trim - I managed to get a pair for my 1st Z4. But he doesn't seem to be doing them anymore. :(
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Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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Post by Zoomer » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:38 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:34 pm
Zoomer wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:31 pm
cup holders ebay or gumtree or for sale on here for gen or one of the guys on here had some that wedged under the tunnel trim I think
Machine Monkey used to make them to wedge under the tunnel trim - I managed to get a pair for my 1st Z4. But he doesn't seem to be doing them anymore. :(
Thought it was Matt , but wasn’t 100% Sure Thanks
Silver 3.0i Z4 now gone
Grey 3.0i E85 Black Heated Leather M sports seats , 224's ,Sat Nav, Bluetooth, Xenons, PDC, Gaptech ,Intravee ,Cruise and a nice warm garage.

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Post by Rmanzi » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:13 am

Does anyone have any experience of the retrofit cruise control aswell ?

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Post by BeeEmm » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:25 am

Nice car and wheels. Welcome to the forum.
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Post by MalNCH » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:22 pm

If your Z is pre 2005 the cruise is all there, you just need to install a switch and plug it in, no coding required either.
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Post by Mr Tidy » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:39 pm

Yes, if your car is an 04 it should already have the wiring loom.

So all you need to do is buy the control stalk (get the part number from "realoem" or similar - either buy used from a breaker or if you need to get a new one try Sopers of Lincoln as they give a discount to forum members. Other BMWs use a similar stalk but as far as I know it has to be a Z4 specific one.

Then take off the bottom cover from the steering column and on the inside you should be able to see markings on the moulding showing which bit you need to cut out to fit the stalk.
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Current - Montego Blue, Pearl Grey, Cirrus trim & 295s. Cruise, Storage and pdc. E90 330i as a DD.
Gone - Ruby Black, Pearl Grey & 135Ms. Xenons, heated seats and Professional speakers.

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