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Old 02-02-2021, 05:33 PM
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Been quoted £4200 by Redish for the Randy Forbes Z3 Boot Floor Kit supply and fit. They probably do other strengthening work I'd assume for that price.
I would guess (having just had my sills refurbished by them) that they would completely strip, reinforce and then finish to better-than OEM to protect it all. The attention to detail is spectacular if you can afford it!

Old thread here:

https://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19312
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Old 02-02-2021, 06:11 PM
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thanks, Knight. Things to consider..
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Old 02-02-2021, 06:52 PM
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Track Torque (restoration and race/track specialists) coming in at just under £2500

I’ll be contacting a BMW specialist race prep outfit tomorrow also for comparison

Life’s a bit cheaper up north
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Tony

that's interesting. What do Track Torque do for strengthening?

Let us know how you get on with the other company.
I may drive 'up North' :)
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Old 02-02-2021, 08:20 PM
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that's interesting. What do Track Torque do for strengthening?
I’ve not spoken to them since the quote came back but will be having a chat with them to clarify. I sent through links to the guides that have been shared on here detailing the work required for reference so I assume they’ve quoted on that basis
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Old 02-02-2021, 09:35 PM
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My advice would be to use one person to make up the plating in the style of the Randy F kit and then fit it, it's all fabrication work.

That's what we did with mine, pics show one way of doing it (full pics spread across two pages)

https://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showt...t=20799&page=5

https://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showt...t=20799&page=6

I think the motorsport angle is a good one, there will be quite a few places used to re-inforcing and or seam welding shells, fabricating roll cages etc, they might be the people to look for.

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Old 03-02-2021, 09:04 AM
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I think the motorsport angle is a good one, there will be quite a few places used to re-inforcing and or seam welding shells, fabricating roll cages etc, they might be the people to look for.
Yeah absolutely my train of thought also. I very much suspect that either Track Torque or JC Racing will see my car heading their way (both Yorkshire based)
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:56 PM
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JC Racing aren't really interested in taking this sort of work on, but they've recommended https://hh-ms.com/ as somebody worth contacting.

I'm not sure where you're based Sonu, but maybe less distance for you to travel than up to Yorkshire anyway, so might be worth looking in to?
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Cheers Tony, will check
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So it turns out that Track Torque didn't spot the 'Z3' component of my email and assumed the repair work was for an M3 Coupe, so there quote was to fit a pre-fabricated kit readily available for the M3s rather than making up the components themselves. I'll be taking my car in for them to have a nosey once all the snow and road salt has disappeared.

Meanwhile, I've just contacted Harry Hockly Motorsport to enquire so will post up what transpires there once I hear back

There's a killing to be made if somebody in the UK starts fabricating reinforcement kits and also offering fitment ha
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