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Post by Z4 COUPSTER » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:19 pm

Lovely and welcome. Can't believe I missed this one.
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Post by tee.gilding » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:54 pm

Z4 COUPSTER wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:19 pm
Lovely and welcome. Can't believe I missed this one.
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Thanks! Just spotted your fleet - I am very envious!!
2007 Z4 3.0si Sport (E86) : Stratus Grey : Black Oregon leather : 19" Veemann V-FS33 : BC Racing coilovers : Kumho Ecsta rubber : MTEC discs : Brembo pads : stubby aerial : ZHP gear knob

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Post by tomscott » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:08 pm

Very nice indeed :thumbsup:
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Post by Beemer233 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:01 pm

Great car Tee! Smashing photos and the early light sure displays the Stratus Grey at its best :) Was a colour I would have gone for when I was looking for my Coupe back in May....those 135 wheels look good on the car......enjoy!
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Post by Z4 COUPSTER » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:06 pm

tee.gilding wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:54 pm
Z4 COUPSTER wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:19 pm
Lovely and welcome. Can't believe I missed this one.
D
Thanks! Just spotted your fleet - I am very envious!!
Thank you. Still love your Stratus though . The fleet is going well Coupe in next week for some TLC on rear bumper and MOT.
The roadsters are both doing well. Z3 needs some age related love this year though.
Stratus was the initial colour I wanted on the Coupe, but could not find one at sensible money. So Titanium it was.
We'll dine on a cracking purchase bud.
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Post by tee.gilding » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:50 am

Beemer233 wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:01 pm
Great car Tee! Smashing photos and the early light sure displays the Stratus Grey at its best :) Was a colour I would have gone for when I was looking for my Coupe back in May....those 135 wheels look good on the car......enjoy!
Thanks! I figured I best make the most of the colour and the light! I was rewarded by the stunning sunrise and the way this paint behaves in the soft early morning sun. I'll have to do a midday and a sunset shoot just to get some comparisons.

I'm actually not planning on keeping the 135's on the car for long. I've got a new set of wheels sitting in my conservatory waiting for a dosing of Gtechniq C5 before I fit them (maybe this weekend) which will completely transform the look of the car. And I know purists are going to hate this, but they're aftermarket. :fuelfire:
2007 Z4 3.0si Sport (E86) : Stratus Grey : Black Oregon leather : 19" Veemann V-FS33 : BC Racing coilovers : Kumho Ecsta rubber : MTEC discs : Brembo pads : stubby aerial : ZHP gear knob

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Post by Beemer233 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:37 pm

tee.gilding wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:50 am
Beemer233 wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:01 pm
Great car Tee! Smashing photos and the early light sure displays the Stratus Grey at its best :) Was a colour I would have gone for when I was looking for my Coupe back in May....those 135 wheels look good on the car......enjoy!
Thanks! I figured I best make the most of the colour and the light! I was rewarded by the stunning sunrise and the way this paint behaves in the soft early morning sun. I'll have to do a midday and a sunset shoot just to get some comparisons.

I'm actually not planning on keeping the 135's on the car for long. I've got a new set of wheels sitting in my conservatory waiting for a dosing of Gtechniq C5 before I fit them (maybe this weekend) which will completely transform the look of the car. And I know purists are going to hate this, but they're aftermarket. :fuelfire:
Intriguing! I look forward to seeing them! My coupe came fitted with a nice set of aftermarket Borbets ....they actually look OK to me but bought a set of 135s in the UK should I want to return to standard .....they are refurb black though.....another purist pet hate I suspect!! :!:
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Post by mj2k » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:58 pm

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Still miss the colour of my coupe. Wish the MRwas the same colour, oh and that I had an MC in stratus too.
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Post by tee.gilding » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:54 am

Stratus with Amarone must have been nice! Looks good on CSLs.
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Post by mj2k » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:13 pm

tee.gilding wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:54 am
Stratus with Amarone must have been nice! Looks good on CSLs.
It was gorgeous. Still smile thinking about it.

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Post by tee.gilding » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:56 am

mj2k wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:13 pm
tee.gilding wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:54 am
Stratus with Amarone must have been nice! Looks good on CSLs.
It was gorgeous. Still smile thinking about it.

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I had seen a Silver Grey with Amarone which I was going to have a look at but ended up going for this Stratus Grey instead. Black leather isn't anywhere near as nice as the Amarone is, but hey!
2007 Z4 3.0si Sport (E86) : Stratus Grey : Black Oregon leather : 19" Veemann V-FS33 : BC Racing coilovers : Kumho Ecsta rubber : MTEC discs : Brembo pads : stubby aerial : ZHP gear knob

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Post by tee.gilding » Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:23 pm

The transformation has taken some fairly serious momentum.
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19in Veemanns V-FS33s in hyper silver, wrapped in Kuhmos, with BC Racing BR RA coilovers for a proper ride height. I think they're a little low at the moment, but damn she looked good at Vanity yesterday!
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2007 Z4 3.0si Sport (E86) : Stratus Grey : Black Oregon leather : 19" Veemann V-FS33 : BC Racing coilovers : Kumho Ecsta rubber : MTEC discs : Brembo pads : stubby aerial : ZHP gear knob

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Post by tee.gilding » Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:41 pm

And here's a stunning pic taken by forum member @Rally at the Vanity BMW show at Beaulieu yesterday, with his unmistakable Imola Z4MR in the background.
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Post by jamie_z4 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:53 pm

Love the wheels and nice to see it on coilovers. Got some serious reverse rake going on though so wind the rear up to match the front and it'll be perfect :thumbsup:
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Post by tee.gilding » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:36 pm

jamie_z4 wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:53 pm
Love the wheels and nice to see it on coilovers. Got some serious reverse rake going on though so wind the rear up to match the front and it'll be perfect :thumbsup:
That's the plan. When I had them fitted the mechanic just wound them as low as they would go to see how it sat. So now I know where to adjust it (rear end about 10-12mm, front just a half turn or so).
2007 Z4 3.0si Sport (E86) : Stratus Grey : Black Oregon leather : 19" Veemann V-FS33 : BC Racing coilovers : Kumho Ecsta rubber : MTEC discs : Brembo pads : stubby aerial : ZHP gear knob

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