My £500-00 BMW Z3 project!

GZed

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That’s view you don’t often see! Good to see the sills on Zeds have a chunky cross-section made out of chunky looking steel. Out of interest do you know how thick it is?
 

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To give you an idea of the strength of these sections, car is jacked up on front jacking pad and the door was about 3 inches out from closing!

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That’s view you don’t often see! Good to see the sills on Zeds have a chunky cross-section made out of chunky looking steel. Out of interest do you know how thick it is?
On the 3.0 it is 0.1" (2 1/2 MM for the younger generation.) but I think it is a bit thinner on the early models. I measured mine out of curiosity when I replaced the outers.
 
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