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Spurs Fan in a Coupe - Progress

Discussion in 'Progress Threads' started by spurs fan in a coupe, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. spurs fan in a coupe

    spurs fan in a coupe Zorg Guru (IV)
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    I thought it was about time to start tracking my mods - now that they are pretty much done! Wish I had done this about 3 years ago!

    A few on my various sets of wheels and various stages of ownership! Spot the mods!

    One slammed Z3 Coupe (looking a little too bling for me)
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    18 inch Breyton style rims on car when I purchased
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    Angel eyes fitted
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    19 inch split rims
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    Snow tyres and wheels (17 inch)
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    Z3M Wheels
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    As she is today
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    Next present arrived today

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    A few old shots

    Front strut brace
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    Mid silencer removed
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    New cat to pass the MoT
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    ///M wing mirrors fitted
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    Butt strut on (then removed - damn speed bumps!)
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    Earls hose fitted (needed a different adapter - this was a trial run)
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    Angel eyes
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    Rear arches rolled to fit ///M wheels
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    After front and rear strut braces, DVD player installed, side lights and indicators smoked, earls cluth hose fitted, rear boot floor failure and fixed, de-cat and mid silencer removed, front end ridded of stone chips and about 10 sets of tyres - for that there is TESCO credit cards - 60,000 miles of fun! Priceless!
     
  2. billz

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    Comming along nicely s:D
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  3. hard top

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    Yep, agree with the "bling" comment, love the way it looks now... :-bd
     
  4. TitanTim

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    Looking fab, but for me I love the Breytons in the first pic, looks spot on :)

    Tim.
     
  5. spurs fan in a coupe

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    Well after about 2 weeks of not driving my car, I got her back!

    So happy!

    ai304.photobucket.com_albums_nn162_zcoupe_IMG_0093.jpg

    these on next

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  6. spurs fan in a coupe

    spurs fan in a coupe Zorg Guru (IV)
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    Well as some of you will know the AC Schnitzer reps were sold and the old Z3M wheels are back on.

    Now can anyone guess what these are for?

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  7. si-forks

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    They look like tack day tyres to me !!!

    Si-forks on tapatalk
     
  8. hard top

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    Scrap yard?
     
  9. spurs fan in a coupe

    spurs fan in a coupe Zorg Guru (IV)
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  10. HornelZ3M

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    Thought they were limited to :D 155
     
  11. badman gee

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    not even hit 47000

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  12. spurs fan in a coupe

    spurs fan in a coupe Zorg Guru (IV)
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    Well I had a nail in my tyre, all four needed replacing anyway so I'm after recommendations on tyre brands!?!?!
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    These are on in the mean time
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    I also have this as a little project!
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    Anyone know where I can get one of these? Some sort of holder for the bumer/carrier?
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    I also noticed during the wheel swapping that I need a new set of front discs and pads

    I'm currently thinking either

    Mintex discs and pads

    Yellow stuff pads with Mintex, pagid or bosch discs?

    Also recommendations welcome.
     
  13. Titan

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    Hi Spurs Fan with AVB for a manager in a coupe :D

    Tyres - I'm using Falken 912s (asymmetric) and am pleased with them. They are similar to ContiSportContacts but a lot cheaper.
    Others use the 452s which have a symmetiric V groove tread.
    Discs - I intend mixing Mintex with Yellow stuff next time I change

    And as for your puncture - I had this in my front tyre last month
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  14. spurs fan in a coupe

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    I've also been busy at palm reading school Terry and I'm affraid it just sent a shiver down my spine!

    Thinking of 452s so that I can swap them side to side when I wear down the inside edge

    Having had Red Stuff i'm keen to try Yellow Stuff, I think it was the cheap drilled and groved discs that I shouldn't have used the last time.
     
  15. GazHyde

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    I've fitted 452's to my Z4 and they really are not short of grip. Had them on the back of my Z3 and likewise no issues.

    As for pads, the Z4 has Greenstuff fitted on the front. Work really well, but I find them annoyingly noisy in certain circumstances. Particularly low speed when having to touch them lightly. Manouvering as well, as mine is an auto you have to keep pressure on the pedal and they get quite noisy...
     
  16. spurs fan in a coupe

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    Car back on the road, Eagle F1 fronts, Falken 452s on rear, Pagid discs and red stuff pads, an easy way to spend £400.

    I won't be using cheap drilled and grooved discs again.

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  17. peteslag

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    Red stuff are well worth the spend, very good pads. :-bd
     
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    The Coupe is looking good as always, definately more OEM style with the new wheels! those old pads look extremely worn! :p
     
  19. GazHyde

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    Wow, those discs and pads look really nasty :-o How long were they on the car?
     
  20. spurs fan in a coupe

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    About 35000 miles, discs were always very noisey. My new ones are just about bedded in now and feel good.

    This is the next project!

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