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Post by Monaco84 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:24 pm

Hi,

my name is patrick and I am from cologne (Germany). Last spring I bought a monacoblue z4m coupe from the UK and drove it up to germany.
In summer 2017 I converted the car so that it became a LHD and I performed some modifications.
Since my garage is full of RHD parts, I would be happy to find someone from the UK who might have use of these parts (Steering rack, interior trim, pedals, dashboard, carbon leather trim,etc.)

My z4 history goes back to 2009 when I bought a Z4 3.0i roadster.

I will post some updates and pictures soon
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Post by -Tom- » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:52 pm

Welcome along! That's a serious amount of work, :o

Depending on the price , people will be queuing up for the carbon leather I'm sure!!
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Post by Chris_D » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:03 pm

You couldn't find a decent LHD M in Germany?? Wow
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Post by Monaco84 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:30 pm

both correct.

Was a pain in the a... and the car was in pretty bad shape. Had to solve a lot of things in addtion to the conversion (1x tyre mounted wrong to hide a defect, seat belt tensioners already triggered, missing oil cooler, ...).

but i wanted to individualise the whole car according to my wishes and an german car in good shape would have been to expensive...

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Post by Chris_D » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:35 pm

impressive :thumbsup:
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Post by Roundozo » Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:13 pm

How much would you want for the trim? :)
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Post by Angelus666 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:12 pm

What was the total cost of conversion...I know the LHD cars seem to fetch big money in Euroland..??

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Post by Monaco84 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:21 pm

Angelus666 wrote: What was the total cost of conversion...I know the LHD cars seem to fetch big money in Euroland..??
hard to say, since a friend of mine did the conversion, I had already had a couple of z4m parts from my former Z4 project and I had a friend that provided me with parts due to a salvage of his car....
Biggest problems: TIME = car was in the garage for months, wiring = if you dont have a correct LHD wiring, it's a pain in the a... , condition of the car = many problems have to be solved in addition to the conversion
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Post by Vanne » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:10 pm

Holy crap, this is AWESOME!!! I need to do LHD to RHD.. so your parts will be
Perfect for me :) my car is carbon leather too, so perfect.. :thumbsup:
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Post by Tirex3 » Wed Nov 29, 2023 12:31 pm

Is there any chances to hire your friend to do swap ? I have RHD UK e89 too. I love it but in my country rhd cars are forbidden to drive in night time (

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Is there any chances to hire your friend to do swap ? I have RHD UK e89 too. I love it but in my country rhd cars are forbidden to drive in night time (

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Is there any chances to hire your friend to do swap ? I have RHD UK e89 too. I love it but in my country rhd cars are forbidden to drive in night time (

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Post by Tirex3 » Wed Nov 29, 2023 12:35 pm

Is there any chances to hire your friend to do swap ? I have RHD UK e89 too. I love it but in my country rhd cars are forbidden to drive in night time (

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Sorry, something happened and message doubled

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Post by TOMGREEN413 » Sat Dec 02, 2023 7:49 pm

:thumbsup: welcome, nice Coupe
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