My 35is Build Thread

Specific discussion about the E89 2009 Z4 (sDrive35is, sDrive35i, sDrive30i, sDrive23i)
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Post by gusTaco » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:36 pm

Just an update - got the wiring and bulb replaced by the vendor, so I'll retract my previous statement as I am quite happy with the result !

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Post by gwatson » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:30 pm

Good news, that does look a lot better. Result!

Sounds like they may have a quality control issue though.
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Post by tintoverano » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:34 pm

I mentioned your troubles to the vendor and that I was not gonna buy till you're happy and I saw it :wink:
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Post by BeardyJon » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:42 pm

red_35is wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:27 pm
What do you guys think?

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Really like these side skirt extensions and the front splitter. Where did you get the side skirts from?
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Post by red_35is » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:41 pm

Marky264 wrote:
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Absolutely love the carbon treatment. I had sourced a Splitter but it was Matte Black not Carbon. However fraction of price at £120 however I’d need to fit it myself which I’m not overly keen of doing!

Question for you when they fitted it did they drill holes into the bumper or the chassis of the car?

Also the side skirts do you they do a package where you can have all of it done? Cheers!
The front splitter is a direct bolt on, no drilling needed. You have to undo several bolts from under the car, put the splitter in place, then redo the bolts, job done and its installed.
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Just an update - got the wiring and bulb replaced by the vendor, so I'll retract my previous statement as I am quite happy with the result !

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So much better, I am really pleased for you! :)

Did they upgrade you to another model? Can you confirm which ones they are, I'd like to get the same now.

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Post by red_35is » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:45 pm

A tease for my next "upgrade"...

Check this thread for more photos:

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Post by Phoenixboy » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:24 pm

step_change wrote:
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I'd like to find a way to put carbon fibre effect tips on the exhausts. The stock ones look shite. But it is a cutting job on the exhaust to do and I am not sure I want to do that. Not sure Machine Monkey does ones for the 35is that slip over and tighten from underneath.
I’ve seen the carbon tips , I like them, but are you saying they can’t just be fitted over the existing tips?
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Post by step_change » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm

Phoenixboy wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:24 pm
step_change wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:23 am
I'd like to find a way to put carbon fibre effect tips on the exhausts. The stock ones look shite. But it is a cutting job on the exhaust to do and I am not sure I want to do that. Not sure Machine Monkey does ones for the 35is that slip over and tighten from underneath.
I’ve seen the carbon tips , I like them, but are you saying they can’t just be fitted over the existing tips?
Yes, that is what I am saying. The stock factory exhaust pipe tips have to be hacksawed off and replacements reattached - at least that's what I have managed to gather from researching this. A right faff.... I wish there was a Carbon Fibre option that could be screwed over the existing (stock) tips. I am all ears if someone knows a way to do this.
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Post by gusTaco » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:21 pm

red_35is wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:41 pm
So much better, I am really pleased for you! :)

Did they upgrade you to another model? Can you confirm which ones they are, I'd like to get the same now.
Thanks mate.

No it was the same kit I ordered for 75 quid. I guess I just had a faulty bulb which was replaced by vendor.

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Post by Phoenixboy » Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm

step_change wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Phoenixboy wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:24 pm
step_change wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:23 am
I'd like to find a way to put carbon fibre effect tips on the exhausts. The stock ones look shite. But it is a cutting job on the exhaust to do and I am not sure I want to do that. Not sure Machine Monkey does ones for the 35is that slip over and tighten from underneath.
I’ve seen the carbon tips , I like them, but are you saying they can’t just be fitted over the existing tips?
Yes, that is what I am saying. The stock factory exhaust pipe tips have to be hacksawed off and replacements reattached - at least that's what I have managed to gather from researching this. A right faff.... I wish there was a Carbon Fibre option that could be screwed over the existing (stock) tips. I am all ears if someone knows a way to do this.
Yeh, that’s what I was hoping for, thought the carbon tips just slid over the standard tips, with some sort of screw to hold them in place.
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Post by Phoenixboy » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:26 pm

Phoenixboy wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
step_change wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Phoenixboy wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:24 pm
I’ve seen the carbon tips , I like them, but are you saying they can’t just be fitted over the existing tips?
Yes, that is what I am saying. The stock factory exhaust pipe tips have to be hacksawed off and replacements reattached - at least that's what I have managed to gather from researching this. A right faff.... I wish there was a Carbon Fibre option that could be screwed over the existing (stock) tips. I am all ears if someone knows a way to do this.
Yeh, that’s what I was hoping for, thought the carbon tips just slid over the standard tips, with some sort of screw to hold them in place.
There seem to be carbon slip over tips available in various diameters, but can’t see any screw on them to hold them in place like mm tips have.
They appear to just slide over the tips.
Not sure of size for 30i, would have to measure, but then unless they were an incredibly good fit, not sure they would stay on, unless you drilled a small hole in the underside of the tips and put a screw in to hold tip in place?
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Post by step_change » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:43 am

Phoenixboy wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
step_change wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Phoenixboy wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:24 pm
I’ve seen the carbon tips , I like them, but are you saying they can’t just be fitted over the existing tips?
Yes, that is what I am saying. The stock factory exhaust pipe tips have to be hacksawed off and replacements reattached - at least that's what I have managed to gather from researching this. A right faff.... I wish there was a Carbon Fibre option that could be screwed over the existing (stock) tips. I am all ears if someone knows a way to do this.
Yeh, that’s what I was hoping for, thought the carbon tips just slid over the standard tips, with some sort of screw to hold them in place.
Indeed, but I cannot find any such CF tips that are place over and bolt on for the 35is. If anyone finds them then please share. would make a massive difference I think to the rear fo the car.
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Post by red_35is » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:01 pm

Phoenixboy wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:26 pm
Phoenixboy wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
step_change wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm


Yes, that is what I am saying. The stock factory exhaust pipe tips have to be hacksawed off and replacements reattached - at least that's what I have managed to gather from researching this. A right faff.... I wish there was a Carbon Fibre option that could be screwed over the existing (stock) tips. I am all ears if someone knows a way to do this.
Yeh, that’s what I was hoping for, thought the carbon tips just slid over the standard tips, with some sort of screw to hold them in place.
There seem to be carbon slip over tips available in various diameters, but can’t see any screw on them to hold them in place like mm tips have.
They appear to just slide over the tips.
Not sure of size for 30i, would have to measure, but then unless they were an incredibly good fit, not sure they would stay on, unless you drilled a small hole in the underside of the tips and put a screw in to hold tip in place?
step_change wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:43 am
Phoenixboy wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
step_change wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm


Yes, that is what I am saying. The stock factory exhaust pipe tips have to be hacksawed off and replacements reattached - at least that's what I have managed to gather from researching this. A right faff.... I wish there was a Carbon Fibre option that could be screwed over the existing (stock) tips. I am all ears if someone knows a way to do this.
Yeh, that’s what I was hoping for, thought the carbon tips just slid over the standard tips, with some sort of screw to hold them in place.
Indeed, but I cannot find any such CF tips that are place over and bolt on for the 35is. If anyone finds them then please share. would make a massive difference I think to the rear fo the car.
Guy's... I'm working on this... no sawing, just working on the clips.

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Post by step_change » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:06 pm

Dude, where did 'ya get those CF bad boys??? They look superb!
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Post by red_35is » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:47 pm

step_change wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:06 pm
Dude, where did 'ya get those CF bad boys??? They look superb!
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:D will send you the exact link you need to order for your 35is exhaust once I've got them installed with a solid clip, just give me a little time, I will try to put a" how to" guide together. Plus I need to showcase my latest mod!
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