Time to Transform again.. Goodbye Zed

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Time to Transform again.. Goodbye Zed

Post by bluestreak56 » Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:40 pm

6 years ago, I signed up to this forum to show my admiration for the Z4 Coupe, I was only 24 at the time and had only owned 1 BMW before then.

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I knew at the time that I wouldnt be able to afford one or the insurance for a few years and sure enough 2 years later in 2011 I got the bug again and started my search. It was a tough time because buying the Z4 meant I had to sell my E24 635Csi and my 92 VW Scirocco 16v.

It took me 4 months to find the right car, sell mine and do a deal on it, eventually ending up on the 1st Feb 2012 with Dead End:

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It was my 3rd real coupe and I loved it, in the first few years, I joined a few drives / meets and got involved on here.

Although always more of a garage queen, the zed had a few upgrades over that time.

Almost 5 months ago, I got married and with the mrs also having a 3 door car, decided one had to change. Unfortunately with the change of my job role it had to be the zed and so Transformation time it was again..

Goodbye pics (sorry about the angles etc)

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So say hello to Dead End's replacement to be named: Trailbreaker

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Points to anyone who can guess the Make, Model, Trim, Exterior & Interior colours and bonus points to anyone who can get any of the optional extras!

I know a lot of people really dont like these but I think they look fantastic and have just about the right amount of additional practicality for the future.

I really think they look better in the flesh than in pics..

Either way I will always love the E86 and who knows maybe one day get another but for now its going to be economical :driving: for me.
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Re: Time to Transform again.. Goodbye Zed

Post by pvr » Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:48 pm

Welcome to xdrivers.co.uk ;)

Nice colour combo - this time I agree on the auto box :)
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Post by DPG » Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:51 am

Nice one Rohan, love it.

Prefer these to the X6.
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Post by original guvnor » Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:03 am

I like that. Congratulations, looks great. It's what suits you that matters. :thumbsup:

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Post by Spikey » Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:06 am

Wow I like those wheels - the bling and the anthracite backers wonderful

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Post by Sae » Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:40 pm

Nice!! Love the colour combo, the black grills finish the job. A more practical size than the x6, and you get to keep the coupe roofline :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Post by bluestreak56 » Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:31 pm

Thanks guys, glad you approve, im quite surprised there havnt been any negative comments!

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Post by pvr » Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:50 pm

What is not to like …

You need one of my digiGate units to control that garage door from your phone ;)
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Post by ZermattV » Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:32 pm

to be honest I'm not the biggest fan of the X4 ( I prefer the X3 ) but i think that one is a really nice example of it - i think you've done really well with it .
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Re: Time to Transform again.. Goodbye Zed

Post by sars » Sun Nov 01, 2015 11:42 pm

Congratulations :thumbsup:
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Post by bluestreak56 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:43 pm

Thanks guys

PVR I may look into that!
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Post by pvr » Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:54 pm

Yeah, will organise a forum discount for that. Manufacturing starting soon ...
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Post by NeilP » Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:46 pm

Looks awesome!

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Re: Time to Transform again.. Goodbye Zed

Post by LeeZ4MR » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:31 pm

Congratulations and I do really like these :thumbsup: enjoy it and I think it looks fab :D
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Re: Time to Transform again.. Goodbye Zed

Post by Sae » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:36 pm

How are you finding the performance and handling? It's that the 20d you have?

The interior looks nice but always concerned the newer cars cut cost, but was in a 420 recently and was pleasantly surprised, the white leather looks nice :thumbsup:

Oh, did you get the sunroof?
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