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Just arrived, M44

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by Sean d, Feb 6, 2020.

  1. Sean d

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    20200206_200156.jpg 20200206_194834.jpg 20200206_194916.jpg ⁷I get so excited every time I get a new z3, even though it is for breaking, I drove it home tonight and it doesn't drive bad at all, very different from a 6 banger though, it's got genuine alpina 17 wheels, ACS front and rear splitters, think it's got a sport exhaust, new front shocks, new rad and water pump, I'll take a better look tomorrow,
     
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  2. Mint

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    And it starts again....even if it's a breaker some of the bits will go on that other nail of yours Sean;):D
     
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  3. Sean d

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    Yes they may well do pal, I have a few plans in mind :D
     
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    Are you now officially on the breakers list? :)
     
  5. Sean d

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    Just playing Mike, I now have this thing about buying z3s, especially when they have good bits
     
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  6. jonco

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    If the good bits include a driver's side front wing panel put me on the list ;)
     
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    He might even paint it for you Col.:thumbsup:

    Tony.
     
  8. Sean d

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    I think all the panels are shot
     
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  9. jonco

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    Ok thanks Sean - I have priced an OEM @£275 retail - can get forum discount from Sopers but collection only. There are quite a few aftermarket panels out there for less than a £100 but a gamble on quality. Will keep looking.
     
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  11. Sean d

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    Think he already has a set pal.
     
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  12. Sean d

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    20200207_164459.jpg 20200207_164340.jpg 20200207_164526.jpg 20200207_164523.jpg 20200207_164504.jpg 20200207_163835.jpg 20200207_163627.jpg 20200207_163547.jpg 20200207_163613.jpg 20200207_163146.jpg 20200207_163033.jpg Got a better look at it today, the wheels are staggered 9j and 8j, interior is dreadful, full tool kit. Been offered an obscene amount of money for the ACS splitters but they going on my 2.8
     
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  13. Ianmc

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    Looks like an early bumper, without side markers. Nice.
     
  14. Sean d

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    Well spotted, I hadn't noticed
     
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    1.9s dont have side markers and they have different front bumper slot and bigger fog light blanks
     
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    See you found the lock for the key :thumbsup:
     
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    1.9's do, apart from the early ones.
     
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  18. Ianmc

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    Early bumper (April 1997 build)
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    With "proper" side lights illuminated (not really sidelights I suppose!)
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  19. Ianmc

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    Does anyone know exactly when the sidelights were changed? Think it was for all models of Z3 in mid 1997, with the introduction of the 2.8 option, but not sure.
     
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    If this is of any help, ripped from another forum :-

    The sidelights are different between models.
    On the pre-facelift 1.9 they are built into the headlights.
    On the pre-facelift 2.9 they are on the bumper.