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Discussion in 'Z1 Roadster' started by hard top, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    Dutch friend of mine has just restored this one for a client.

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  2. t-tony

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    First picture I've seen under the bonnet of a Z1 Mike, I see they have the same type of strut brace set up of the Z4 with two bars back to the centre of the bulkhead. Assuming that is an aftermarket one, I wonder where it mounts to at the rear, if in fact it does.

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    I have a feeling it does not.
     
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    I have nabbed the picture so I can have a butcher's close up, hang on.

    I think you're right mate and in that case it's probably a cosmetic exercise, I cannot see how that thing could brace the strut tops without flexing?

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    Cosmetic me thinks, the chassi does all the work as it is a plastic pig.
    You can drive these things with no body work, I posted up a photo years ago of some owner doing that.
     
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    how i wish BMW had made the sills plastic for the Z3!
     
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