Handbrake worn out

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Handbrake worn out

Post by skelters » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:13 pm

Any work under £500 is general maintenance! :rofl:

I have been lucky not having to spend very much on the Z4.

The 2006 1.2 Corsa Steptronic is another story though.
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Post by Joycey » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:34 pm

I did mine on my coupe last year, can confirm the exhaust and prop needs to be removed or at least moved out the way.

I did try and see if it could be done from above but not chance without modding the tunnel.

Going smoothly without issues it took a couple of hours. My exhaust had been done a few years ago.
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Post by Marlon » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:32 pm

Just collected car - new handbrake fitted, works like a dream. I realise now its never been right since I bought the car.
Cost came in under his quote too at £242 inc. VAT. Very pleased :)
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Handbrake worn out

Post by paddy wright » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:57 pm

If you maintain a warranty on the car it is covered- had mine done a year or two ago on my 04 under BMW warranty.
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Handbrake worn out

Post by MrPT » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:55 pm

Marlon wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:32 pm
Just collected car - new handbrake fitted, works like a dream.
How many handbrake-related dreams have you had? :D
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Post by Marlon » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:10 pm

MrPT wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:55 pm
Marlon wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:32 pm
Just collected car - new handbrake fitted, works like a dream.
How many handbrake-related dreams have you had? :D
:lol: I often dream about my car - well nightmares; its usually stolen or smashed up following a joy ride :cry:
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Post by weegeoff » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:29 pm

Marlon wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:42 am
patriot66 wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:16 am
Agree 100% with Road Warriors comments :thumbsup: Have you asked Mike DLV for a price ?
I've found a BMW specialist right on my doorstep here in Fulwood; thought I'd give them a try.
I once spent some time in Fulwood Barracks many moons ago Is it still there

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Handbrake worn out

Post by Marlon » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:47 pm

weegeoff wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:29 pm
Marlon wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:42 am
patriot66 wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:16 am
Agree 100% with Road Warriors comments :thumbsup: Have you asked Mike DLV for a price ?
I've found a BMW specialist right on my doorstep here in Fulwood; thought I'd give them a try.
I once spent some time in Fulwood Barracks many moons ago Is it still there
Yep, the garage is just around the corner
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