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Post by PDJ » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:44 am

oldgitdave wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:33 amroof rack?
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Post by SiJar » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:57 am

Aero side skirts?
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Post by Big Bad Boris » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:00 am

Argyll Andy wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:47 pm
Z4C_er wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:29 pm Gor.....geous!!!!
Silverstar wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:24 pm Just one word....... Beautiful!

Thank you gents, exactly the colour and spec I wanted :driving:
Well done mate - you are gonna love it :thumbsup:

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Post by kis » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:48 am

PDJ wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:44 am
oldgitdave wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:33 amroof rack?
No

Another clue later tonight
Oh I know, a Z4M bonnet :evil:
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Post by PDJ » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:49 am

SiJar wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:57 am Aero side skirts?
Almost

I have a set of standard ones to turn into aero side skirts

I will be forming the shape with carbon fibre foam core then skinning it in carbon fibre

So suggestions for the shape......

The GT3 Z4's don't appear to have a side shirt as such

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Has an aggressive but old school skirts

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Post by Z4C_er » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:10 am

PDJ wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:49 am
SiJar wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:57 am Aero side skirts?
Almost

I have a set of standard ones to turn into aero side skirts

I will be forming the shape with carbon fibre foam core then skinning it in carbon fibre

So suggestions for the shape......

The GT3 Z4's don't appear to have a side shirt as such

Audi Quattro GP B S1E2 https://images.app.goo.gl/YTTE1dF6xhiCJR2b8
Has an aggressive but old school skirts
Of course you'll be doing the shaping on the car so that the shape of the skirt is held secure?
Also, I think the OEM skirt is nice, but if anything would change, maybe just make it a tad more aggressive?
Also, and only because I have been in the game, when you shape something like this (a ridge) on a car, the stylists/designers create what's called 'tension' which looks like a very subtle bone line, or a rib/spar coming through a tent. Otherwise the shape looks 'flat'.
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Post by GJ1 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:17 pm

Finally got the in-car telephone bluetooth working, hurrah!

Not quite sure how, certainly not following the BMW instructions but after much pressing and releasing of the BT button and key turning it paired. :D
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Post by Hairyarse » Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:46 pm

GJ1 wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:17 pm Finally got the in-car telephone bluetooth working, hurrah!

Not quite sure how, certainly not following the BMW instructions but after much pressing and releasing of the BT button and key turning it paired. :D
Well done! I gave up on mine and bought a Bluetooth dongle thing instead (still to fit it though! :lol: )
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Post by Argyll Andy » Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:52 pm

Fitted new 276’s with MPSS4’s, fitted SmartTop, changed the salmon relays and washed it
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Post by DSGRNMCM » Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:10 pm

Picked it up from the garage, paid the bill :o
4 hours later...
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Fitted ZHP knob
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off front bumper, then back on again (wonky)
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fitted new glove box

Ready for Gearbox oil change tomorrow

oh and put a new air freshener in
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Post by Argyll Andy » Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:18 pm

DSGRNMCM wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:10 pm Picked it up from the garage, paid the bill :o
4 hours later...
Bumper chamge.jpg
Fitted ZHP knob
De badged
off front bumper, then back on again (wonky)
Tried to fix headlight, it has been pre bodged.
fitted new glove box

Ready for Gearbox oil change tomorrow

oh and put a new air freshener in
I thought that was one of those things when the OH goes to the hairdresser. Says it’s fine, pays the bill then gets home and redoes it all again because they don’t like it :rofl:
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Post by GJ1 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:50 pm

Hairyarse wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:46 pm
GJ1 wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:17 pm Finally got the in-car telephone bluetooth working, hurrah!

Not quite sure how, certainly not following the BMW instructions but after much pressing and releasing of the BT button and key turning it paired. :D
Well done! I gave up on mine and bought a Bluetooth dongle thing instead (still to fit it though! :lol: )
I tried numerous times before and couldn't pair it. Think I just lucked out today. Wish I could say exactly how long I held the button for and what position the key was in.

Got the telephone bluetooth working but had less luck with a bluetooth dongle I bought to connect to the glovebox ipod comnection to play music via my phone. Slowly getting there though!
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Post by buzyg » Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:52 am

I treated her to her first new battery and a wash today. RAC man recconed the original was still working perfectly. Changed anyway. Hoping my intermittent alarm going of for no reason has gone with it. Time will tell.
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