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Discussing the current generation Z4
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Post by ori » Fri May 13, 2022 6:16 pm

Nanu wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 8:25 am
sars wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 9:45 pm Congratulations, I do love the red :D I think the wider wheels certainly impact the ride, also be interested in your views between the DCT and the ZF gearbox
Have not noticed any difference so far but have only driven on motorways travelling home from London. When I get a chance will put her in sports mode on some twisty stuff and use the paddles and see what happens. It does have a high bar to reach but overall very happy so far.

One thing is noticeable is that it is slightly wider by only a couple of inches which makes it a tight fit getting her into and out of the garage. Will get used to it though
I do notice the extra width of the car too. Especially in London width restrictions!
The handling is a lot better than my previous 35is.
Gearbox doesn’t feel any slower on the gear changes, but I don’t have any figures to compare it to.

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Post by Nanu » Sat May 14, 2022 5:28 pm

One very notable difference noted today when I had the first drive with the top down. It was a lot less wind inside than with the e89 even at speed but no more than 70 mph of course.
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Post by Strasse109 » Sun May 15, 2022 8:18 am

Brilliant, I've just taken the same step. Moved from 35is to M40i, a great move
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Post by ronk » Sun May 15, 2022 3:44 pm

I’ve just picked this up - late to the party again!

Congratulations on the new car. :thumbsup:

I see they are asking £26k for your “old” car - With that in mind, I ’ve asked them for a valuation on mine.
You don't stop playing when you get old - You get old when you stop playing!
So I bought a 35is with all the toys to play with. :thumbsup:

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Post by ronk » Sun May 15, 2022 4:11 pm

sars wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 9:45 pm Congratulations, I do love the red :D I think the wider wheels certainly impact the ride, also be interested in your views between the DCT and the ZF gearbox
If it’s the same box as in the 335 then I would say no real difference - other than it changes from reverse to forward without the lag of the DCT ‘box. - hurried three point turns are possible!
You don't stop playing when you get old - You get old when you stop playing!
So I bought a 35is with all the toys to play with. :thumbsup:

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Post by Nanu » Sun May 15, 2022 7:11 pm

ronk wrote: Sun May 15, 2022 4:11 pm
sars wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 9:45 pm Congratulations, I do love the red :D I think the wider wheels certainly impact the ride, also be interested in your views between the DCT and the ZF gearbox
If it’s the same box as in the 335 then I would say no real difference - other than it changes from reverse to forward without the lag of the DCT ‘box. - hurried three point turns are possible!
Thanks, the "old girl" does look pretty good in their advert. Nice cat for someone on here?

PS. If your in a hurry, two point turns are quicker. :)
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Post by Nanu » Sun May 15, 2022 9:04 pm

ronk wrote: Sun May 15, 2022 3:44 pm I’ve just picked this up - late to the party again!

Congratulations on the new car. :thumbsup:

I see they are asking £26k for your “old” car - With that in mind, I ’ve asked them for a valuation on mine.
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Post by Sladester100 » Sat May 21, 2022 11:15 pm

So many cad purchases on the site recently!

Enjoy! 8k on the clock is a nice find
F30 320d ED Melbourne Metallic, Vis Pack, Dakota Leather, & Other Goodies :thumsup:
G29 M40i First Edition Frozen Orange :cool:

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Post by Nanu » Sun May 22, 2022 8:19 am

Sladester100 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 11:15 pm So many cad purchases on the site recently!

Enjoy! 8k on the clock is a nice find
Thanks, your frozen orange looks great but STMBO insisted not orange as just had one for 8 years.
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