Rear Spoiler Debate (Again!)

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Post by Monaco84 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:03 pm

Attilio wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:01 am
What headlights did you fit? I have a Z4M and not impressed with its headlights despite being dual xenons...
the posted headlights are halogen and not xenon.
There is no aftermarket xenon headlight available for z4.
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Post by Attilio » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:14 pm

Monaco84 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:03 pm
Attilio wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:01 am
What headlights did you fit? I have a Z4M and not impressed with its headlights despite being dual xenons...
the posted headlights are halogen and not xenon.
There is no aftermarket xenon headlight available for z4.
Hello Monaco84,

thanks for clarifying that! I guess I will have to look into replacing the bulbs of my xenon headlights: guess that after ~ 10 years they may not be at their best...

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Post by tomoz4white » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:29 pm

Attilio wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:14 pm
Monaco84 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:03 pm
Attilio wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:01 am
What headlights did you fit? I have a Z4M and not impressed with its headlights despite being dual xenons...
the posted headlights are halogen and not xenon.
There is no aftermarket xenon headlight available for z4.
Hello Monaco84,

thanks for clarifying that! I guess I will have to look into replacing the bulbs of my xenon headlights: guess that after ~ 10 years they may not be at their best...

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I thought the ones I replaced were xenon but I cant be sure

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Post by thanatu55 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:26 pm

bowler wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:26 am
Personally i think the red 3rd light looks good on white and blends in well with the other tail lights.
Another alternative Roadster sticker over the 3rd light, looks tinted lights up "Roadster"?
Definite no for the sticker idea!
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Post by mac27040 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:36 pm

i have the rear spoiler on my car and unless your going to heavily modify your car then i would advise a NO.
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Post by tomoz4white » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:24 pm

mac27040 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:36 pm
i have the rear spoiler on my car and unless your going to heavily modify your car then i would advise a NO.
In view that it has taken so long for me to do anything says alot...however

Z4 Spoilers (on modified cars or standard cars) are completely marmite! - Some hate, some love. Im not sure how I feel - lol!

I guess the beauty of this one that I am having fitted, is they did come as an optional extra (am I right?) at the factory so it's not like I am wacking on a massive picnic tray on the boot?

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Post by mac27040 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:21 am

Yes the spoiler is part of the aero kit, but without the side skirts or bumpers it might look a bit out of place.
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Post by JINGLE » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:57 pm

tomoz4white wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:23 am
Whilst on the subject of rear mods!

Any thoughts on changing the boot lid 3rd brake light from red to clear? Worth it?
I’ve already done that, it came with red, I replaced with white... it broke 2 years later and BMW replaced free of charge but didn’t tell me they were going to replace with a red light but I didn’t mind, as bowler says, the red blends with the brake lights nicely
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Post by ScoobyR1 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:38 am

Hi Tomo

Did you ever fit the aero spoiler? :thumbsup:
I'm having the same debate myself. Not sure if it's just a wee bit OTT with the side skirts and front bumper. :?
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Post by tomoz4white » Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:17 am

10 months on and it's still not fitted but...

I have instructed the bodywork guys to get it sprayed white with the black middle section so watch this space!

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Post by buzyg » Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:38 am

Watching. :)
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Post by tomoz4white » Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:25 am

buzyg wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:38 am
Watching. :)
It's painful I know buzyg! :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

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Post by JINGLE » Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:47 pm

I still havnt got 1 sorted either :headbang:

I have however got a //M bonnet though :rofl: :fuelfire:
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Post by tomoz4white » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:45 pm

tomoz4white wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:17 am
10 months on and it's still not fitted but...

I have instructed the bodywork guys to get it sprayed white with the black middle section so watch this space!
Bodywork Guys are defo going to spray the spoiler in the next week or so - it's going to happen! lol

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Post by tomoz4white » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:24 pm

It's sprayed!

Oh god...it could happen!
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