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BMW Z3 A-pillar leak fix

Discussion in 'Z3 & Z3 M Roadster & Coupé Knowledgebase' started by hard top, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. hard top

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    If you are getting drips from the tops of the A Pillars on your BMW Z3 then have a look at the attached PDF file.

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  2. David Cullen

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    ok, that's handy to know ;-)
    another tip for smoothing the sealant, rather than using a credit card, wet your finger and smooth it off, leaves a much tidier finish ;-)
     
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    is it only me who can't get the link to work?
     
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    No me as well but I can see it by signing into facebook and going to BMW Z3 Roadster Owner's Club (files).
    @hard top is it a link from Facebook BMW Z3 Roadster Owner's Club? It may be that as this is a `closed group' - you cannot view it via external source.
     
  5. GazHyde

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    Oh, actually it is a link to the Facebook Group I run that Hard Top has taken it from. I'll speak to @Susan and see if she minds me adding it directly to the thread...
     
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    Beat me to it Gaz.
     
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    thanks for that but dont seem to be able to download the document
     
  8. hard top

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    I thought Gaz had fixed that....I will ask him.
    Otherwise, look for BMW Z3 A-Pillar leak on Google.
     
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    I've converted the file to a PDF now, and attached it to the first post. I'll try and have a word with @Susan this weekend and see if I can add it to the article system ;)
     
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    Hi guys did you manage to get it working?
     
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    Hi Susan,

    Yes, I converted the Word file in to a PDF so it can be uploaded and viewed correctly :)
     
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    I've just opened the attachment. I'll have a go at sealing my roof ASAP. At present I'm using a length of guttering plus an empty ice cream tub to collect any water that gets in.....Looks a bit odd but works well...
     
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    Heath Robinson rules I say - let's see a picture Barry:)
     
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    Will do. But need a bit of time to sort out central heating problems in the house.
     
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    PICT5692.JPG Hi,
    This is the latest innovation in keeping the Z3 dry.....
    Foursprung pork teknik
     
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  16. hard top

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    I feel your pain as I have had buckets in the car for the same problem but only with the hardtop, never with the soft top.
     
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    Brilliant Barry great stuff :D
     
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    I've now stuck a small section of a bike innertube over the A pillar end but it hasn't rained since so will check later.
    The passenger footwell carpet is also wet. Is there a well known leak here too?
     
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    That will also be from the A-Pillar.
     

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