What have you done to your car today?

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Post by Weston Matt » Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:10 pm

@CryptoWhale. Looks good. One pic looks a bit too aggressive for me but the others looks fine.

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Post by Chris_D » Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:30 pm

Julian24110 wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:41 pm Fitted a genuine ZHP gear knob and plugged in my new Carly adapter. Cleared some ancient faults and then coded a load of things that I can’t believe weren’t switched on by default.

Slightly annoyed that I couldn’t get the live data to work on Carly
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Post by blunderthumbs » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:56 am

Latest project Finally arrived. Ordered 15th Dec From LLL parts. Made in Mexico :o
Waiting for the weather to warm up then I'll fit them
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Post by Weston Matt » Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:51 pm

Took it for an MOT and it failed on a crappy rubber on the filler cap :headbang: back in tomorrow for retest

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Post by AnilS » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:00 pm

Removed the washer bottle as I was getting virtually no water to windscreen or headlights. Filters were blocked.

All good now and ready for Thursday's MOT.
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Post by davidmudley12 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:49 pm

I started a bit of a mini-project today. My driver side headlight and two fog lights have a lot of moisture in them so my intention was to take out the headlight and dry it, and while having the bumper off remove the fog lights and install blanking covers. As soon as I took the headlight out it was pretty obvious how the water was getting in as the back cover fell straight onto the ground, so if it was attached it wasn’t secure (new one in order).

This has now evolved into a few other bits that I discovered, including replacing the two engine splash guards (which are an eye watering £130 each!), repair of the under engine protecter, new bulbs, repair broken horn wire, identifying what suspension it is on and replacing a few missing bolts / screws.

Rewarding but it’s not the quick or cheap fix I was starting out on.
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Post by patriot66 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:38 pm

First big clean of the year yesterday. Car up on axle stands, wheels off, arches, underbody and engine bay, door and boot shuts. MOT today...passed with no advisories :D :thumbsup:
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Post by blunderthumbs » Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:44 pm

Clear side repeaters fitted. Very happy :D
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Post by AnilS » Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:07 pm

AnilS wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:00 pm Removed the washer bottle as I was getting virtually no water to windscreen or headlights. Filters were blocked.

All good now and ready for Thursday's MOT.
And passed with no advisories.

Will be detailed once the weather gets better and potentially sold due to lack of use.

Let's see.
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Post by Jameszy » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:49 pm

Fitted replacement boot struts having sent the original OEM ones off to be regassed.

Now the boot opens all the way by itself (even with parcel shelf hooked on), so I don't keep hitting my head on the latch!

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Post by DSGRNMCM » Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:44 pm

Finally did the Gear box oil, and it really was a simple as removing plugs, drain oil, refill and then torque up!

Mini write up on my Z4M thread!

Although after having a look around, shocks and suspension next, its looking pretty manky!
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Post by Vijay » Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:34 pm

Gave it a proper wash and into hibernation...
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Post by Iggy » Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:42 pm

Finally washed it
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Post by Weston Matt » Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:28 pm

Changed drivers door door brake. Changed the drivers seat back upholstery foam - what a pain and stripped out my door cards ready for new insulation and sound deadening mat.

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Post by bigwinn » Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:40 pm

MOT today

Passed! Only advisories were brake pipes covered in grease

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Good wash and hoover tomorrow I think to celebrate! (The car not me...)
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