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Electric Hood Maintenance

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by SeaSurfer, May 30, 2012.

  1. SeaSurfer

    SeaSurfer Zorg Guru (I)

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    Hi All

    Any one got some good tips for keeping my electric hood in good working condition ? It works perfectly but do the joints which fold need anything. I have done a search but can not find anything. Thanks x
     
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    I'm not aware of anything either Gill.
    All I've done with ours is put a spot of oil on the hinges and applied gummipflege to the seals.
    Be sparing with the oil though - you don't want it making a mess ;)
     
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    Thanks Titan, i do use gummiefledge on all seals as ive been dropping my top alot it occured to me that i should be using something on the joints, i will see to it tomorrow :)
     
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    Gill + a can of oil + hood... I await an OMG e mail :D :ymhug:
     
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    How about a safety pin to keep your top up and a dose of glucosamine sulphate for the old joints?
     
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    Possibly the best reply on this forum to date... :ymapplause:
     
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    I obviously should have re read the post before pressing the send button :ymblushing: thats a good idea, might just try that, may be able to jump in and out of him instead of creaking in and out of him =)) must buy a safety pin tomorrow :-*


    Snoops - I promise i wont douse him - but, where did i put those sheets and waterproofs =))
     
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    Get a hardtop....... :bulb
     
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    :-o :-o YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS :-o ( READ IN AN AMERICAN ACCENT)
     
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    I've heard hard top can be high maintenance...
     
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    Why? what does he like
     
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    High-neken perhaps?


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