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Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By urquattrogus
My car was pretty low on it's standard shocks and...

My car was pretty low on it's standard shocks and springs at 88k miles and 20 years old, definitely quite a bit lower than when new by the looks.

I went for Eibach Proline (not sportline) which is...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-09-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 208,552
Posted By urquattrogus
Yup, sometimes they crack on the edge of the ear...

Yup, sometimes they crack on the edge of the ear or worse where the ear bracket is welded to the crossmember.

https://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=20799&page=4
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-09-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 208,552
Posted By urquattrogus
A heat gun, and a few metal scrapers or a...

A heat gun, and a few metal scrapers or a wallpaper scraper. Try and peel it off in sheets as much as you can and with some due swearing.

There is also seam sealer on the straight edges to the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-09-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 208,552
Posted By urquattrogus
It's a little hard to tell in those photos. ...

It's a little hard to tell in those photos.

At the bottom of the first photo are those spot welds all good? I think not? They are on the angled bit? Can't see properly though so please don't panic...
Forum: Technical Discussion 23-09-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By urquattrogus
Hate changing brake flexis, the anticipation of...

Hate changing brake flexis, the anticipation of that lovely moment where the ferule gets stuck and you B@@ger up the hard line as it twists!

There is a bit of an art to pipe flaring too!
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 21-09-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By urquattrogus
Something very classy about this colour, I guess...

Something very classy about this colour, I guess it's close to BRG so no wonder :)
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-09-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By urquattrogus
Also rate performance friction pads, similar to...

Also rate performance friction pads, similar to the Ferodo in characteristics.
Forum: M Coupe Journals 17-09-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,736
Posted By urquattrogus
I hope so dave, it's tempting to throw the parts...

I hope so dave, it's tempting to throw the parts at a dealer and say get it done, I don't like having cars off the road for long, really miss driving her!

I took over as MD of a company with 500...
Forum: M Coupe Journals 16-09-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,736
Posted By urquattrogus
Thanks :) Taking Ages but it'll be worth it I'm...

Thanks :) Taking Ages but it'll be worth it I'm sure :) Have replied to your PM.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-09-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By urquattrogus
Crossing my fingers for you, it's worth a look at...

Crossing my fingers for you, it's worth a look at the boot floor no doubt.

I had to look at mine very closely to spot the spot welds that were starting to fail.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-09-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By urquattrogus
Mine had a bit of a clunk/shunt although it was...

Mine had a bit of a clunk/shunt although it was pretty much stopped when i removed the clutch delay valve which I felt made the clutch too slow/unresponsive when you change gear quickly.

Braided...
Forum: M Coupe Journals 14-09-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,736
Posted By urquattrogus
Well, just the exhaust and wheels to go on now...

Well, just the exhaust and wheels to go on now more of less.

Then I have to start on the front!!!!!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50342380247_f085075a3b_b.jpg...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 06-09-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By urquattrogus
Is it a 45k-50k in today’s market? That’s...

Is it a 45k-50k in today’s market?

That’s my best guess. To have the LSB, low miles and S54 makes it xtra special for sure!
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 05-09-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By urquattrogus
Hah reminds me of the Aston Martin Leather Boxer...

Hah reminds me of the Aston Martin Leather Boxer shorts and other random stuff that car manufacturers have flogged over the years!
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-09-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By urquattrogus
Thanks guys, embarrassingly I Had put one pair in...

Thanks guys, embarrassingly I Had put one pair in upside down!!

Annoying as I thought I’d checked that!
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-09-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By urquattrogus
Stupid problem with handbrakes shoes

I can't get the disc over one the handbrake shoes on one side.

I have:

Removed, cleaned and greased the adjuster, wound it fully in

Tried to check cable end fully in and also greased
...
Forum: Welcome and New Owners Section 27-08-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By urquattrogus
Ah that one, yes been for sale for quite a while,...

Ah that one, yes been for sale for quite a while, not for the purists with the conversion and CAT D but PHWOAR look at it, an S54 and LSB! If the condition checks out and the price is right then I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,977
Posted By urquattrogus
Now wondering what an M Coupe would look like on...

Now wondering what an M Coupe would look like on the 18" E46 M3 wheels and not the pictured 19"....
Forum: Technical Discussion 26-08-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By urquattrogus
Thanks guys! Lube 'em up and I'll go in with...

Thanks guys!

Lube 'em up and I'll go in with a press or vice!

Decided to check before I ended up cutting them off again!!!

As you can see, the car is getting there!

So bloomin busy at...
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-08-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By urquattrogus
Ohhh, maybe these bolts are for the front one!!???

Ohhh, maybe these bolts are for the front one!!???
Forum: Technical Discussion 25-08-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By urquattrogus
H&R Rear ARB Droplinks Fit

Do I have it right that you use the standard rear droplinks with the H&R ARB?

The H&R comes with a bolt with the threaded end going through the ARB and the shanked part going through the drop link...
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By urquattrogus
I read this just before buying my S50 last year,...

I read this just before buying my S50 last year, it's a good read with some nice photos.

I do feel like the mags only spin the S54 sometimes though :) Natural as it's the last of the breed but an...
Forum: Technical Discussion 21-08-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By urquattrogus
Clutching at straws but maybe you could have the...

Clutching at straws but maybe you could have the injectors cleaned and flow tested.

This isn't actually terribly expensive and usually improves running under light load and or idle, better...
Forum: Off Topic 19-08-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,521
Posted By urquattrogus
'old out yer and!

'old out yer and!
Forum: Technical Discussion 18-08-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,212
Posted By urquattrogus
I checked and the seller says not compatible with...

I checked and the seller says not compatible with my business RDS unit with CD changer, I think you need one of the better head units.

This is the one I have:
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