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Hard top lift off on A39

Post by firebobby » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:55 pm

Mrs FB noticed on the 'face ache' Z4 page, that someone on there had just had a hard top fitted after buying it and the bloody thing blew off at speed.
There are pictures on there, showing the total mess it made of the roof. It seems like who ever fitted it, didn't lock the roof down :|
Anyone on here ??
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Post by mmm-five » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:14 pm

I wonder if they'd added that 'modification' to their insurance yet?
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Post by PerryGunn » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:31 pm

Scary - wouldn't have liked to have been behind them when it happened... :cry:
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Post by firebobby » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:39 pm

PerryGunn wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:31 pm
Scary - wouldn't have liked to have been behind them when it happened... :cry:
The pictures on 'face ache' show the roof sitting against the barrier, with Police tape on it. Then a photo of it being loaded onto BMW estate roof rack.
He say's the road was quite when it happened and he didn't bother returning until the next day :o
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Post by RustyZ4 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm

Surely cant have been fixed down properly in the first place, must have had the wind whistling thru it like good un
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Post by ben g » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:52 pm

What kind of nutter buys a hardtop and doesn't lock it on their Z4? Insane :lol:
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Post by firebobby » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:19 pm

Say's he bought it from a small garage business and they fitted it for him (obviously not ) to drive home. Says it was pretty noisy when driving and he was driving at 60 when it lifted of completely.
Think he is trying to blame the bloke at the garage, must have been a pair of plumbs, not to have noticed it wasn't locked down though.
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Post by ronk » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:07 pm

PerryGunn wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:31 pm
Scary - wouldn't have liked to have been behind them when it happened... :cry:
Ive been a victim of something big coming off another vehicle (Fully loaded Roof Rack) - I ended in a ditch and upside down with the family in the car. :thumbsdown:
The plumbs need their arses kicked.
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Post by Mr Tidy » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:46 pm

Well I think it's probably safe to say even if it was someone on here they're not likely to own up to it! :lol:

But even if you didn't fit it, surely you'd think something wasn't quite right before it came off? :roll:

Just as well the road was quiet!
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