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New hoops and a little polish !

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by Woody100, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. Woody100

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    After managing to acquire of a set of ACS roll hoops from Dave P on here I thought its time to get them fitted and take a few snaps !

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    Took a while to get them in as they are a really really snug fit but got there eventually with a little help from a wooden mallet !!

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    Also ('_')Z3 from the .net site kindly gave me a tinted wind deflector to fit the ACS hoops which fits perfectly

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    Once they were fitted spent 4hrs cleaning !!!
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    Now some driving around required me thinks !!
     
  2. zedonist

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    Looking really nice, reminds me of Yaldens Z3, that was nice too!
     
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    Ooh, you little magpie :cool:
     
  4. Woody100

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    I guess so Gaz anything shiny and I'm in !!!
     
  5. zedonist

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    What wax you using Woody?
     
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    Well it's a little bit of a process really !!
    Meguiars ultimate compound
    Meguiars swirl remover
    Poorboys black hole polish
    Then I get the Zymol carbon out the fridge and wax it !!
    All applied with a Festool Rotex machine,
    The wife thinks I'm nuts !!
     
  7. zedonist

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    Well credit to you, the flake really pops, you should give Collinite 845 a go as final treatment though
     
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    Does that go over the wax ?
     
  9. zedonist

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    It is a final carnauba wax, it is the liquid form of Collinite 476s, have a look at my Frank Martin media
     
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    Are these the structural type that mount to the floor, or the decorative type that are held by the upper console?
     
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    Not 100% sure any are actually structural but these are close to OEM and made by AC Schnitzer
     
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    Looking great Woody.

    AFAIAA The AC Schnitzer hoops were the only aftermarket hoops that were also TUV approved for safety so as good as the original.
     
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    Yea that's right Brian, the AC hoops bolted in the same way as the OEM ones just needed a mallet to tap them home
     

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