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Post by gannet » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:17 pm

Hi...

Seems I'm on a 5 year replacement cycle. Having had the z4 for 5 years it left and was replaced, to the surprise by many on here, by a Citroen DS3. It for me was a step change and actually rather brisk keeping a few on here honest on the few meets I've been on.

5 years further on the DS3 has departed... and been replaced with something a bit quicker and back to 230ish bhp. I'll let the pictures do the talking...
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Post by gannet » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:18 pm

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Post by metal licker » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:19 pm

Congrats loving my JCW :thumbsup:
Now Merc C180 :o :o
JCW ...........Gone !
E89 35i Msport VO ................Gone !
E89 23i SE DSB ................Gone !

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Post by gannet » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:20 pm

metal licker wrote:Congrats loving my JCW :thumbsup:
Thanks - loving mine too :D

Forgot one important detail - Manual :driving:
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Post by metal licker » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:25 pm

gannet wrote:
metal licker wrote:Congrats loving my JCW :thumbsup:
Thanks - loving mine too :D

Forgot one important detail - Manual :driving:
Got to admit but the auto is growing on me but I'm yet to get it on a good blast over Hardknot/Honister Pass yet see what its made of :evil:
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Post by Wondermike » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:29 pm

Nice, very nice :thumbsup:

Have either of you two thought about the Bluetooth exhaust, it is pricey but sounds outrageously good :driving:

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Post by metal licker » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:32 pm

Wondermike wrote:Nice, very nice :thumbsup:

Have either of you two thought about the Bluetooth exhaust, it is pricey but sounds outrageously good :driving:
I've just found out about that exhaust and as you say its bloody expensive,still tempted though :oops:
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Post by gannet » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:34 pm

Wondermike wrote:Nice, very nice :thumbsup:

Have either of you two thought about the Bluetooth exhaust, it is pricey but sounds outrageously good :driving:
Thanks :D

Exhaust sounds pretty darn good as standard to me :evil: plenty of pops and crackles... not heard the BT one though...

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Post by metal licker » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:37 pm

£1270 :o
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Post by gannet » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:41 pm

metal licker wrote:£1270 :o
:o gulp :o
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Post by srhutch » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:56 pm

See you bought another car with a dodgy handbrake :poke:

Guy at work has one of these, and has the BT exhaust I think.
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Post by gannet » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:02 pm

srhutch wrote:See you bought another car with a dodgy handbrake :poke:
just a precaution given past experience ;) :D
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Post by mj2k » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:45 pm

I've got the BT exhaust on mine, and it is worth every penny, stealth when needed and all out childish fun when open - so many smiles from it :D
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Post by mj2k » Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:52 pm

BTW, you found an easy way to clean the calipers without moving the car? Cannot full clean them without it & drives me up the wall :headbang:
2016 F82 M4 Comp Pack, Mineral White
2016 F56 JCW - GONE
2007 ZMR, Titanium Silver for sunny days
2012 N18 JCW - GONE
2007 3.0si Z4C, Stratus Grey, Amarone Leather - GONE
2013 520d F10 - GONE
2007 3.0si Z4C, Stratus Grey, Amarone Leather - GONE

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