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Old 28-05-2018, 08:36 PM
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Sorted out the ASC handbrake handle this afternoon. It has started to work loose and rotate a little. Simple job to slip out the gaiter from the rear, turn it inside out to reveal the fastenings of the handle (3 grub screws) one of which had vibrated out and is lost forever. Enough adjustment in the other two to hold it in place while I source another (which will have Loctite applied, unlike when fitted nearly 20 years by a BMW dealer )
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Old 01-09-2018, 10:32 AM
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Just collected the Coupe after a week with MW Bodyworks in Elvington, who came highly recommended, for some TLC on the underside. They’ve done a great job removing any surface rust on the sill rails and belly. Now looking way better protected from the elements for the future, and wax oiled inside the rails as well.

New ‘wickerbills’(?) too. Bonus, ha

Selection of photos taken throughout the underneath refurb:











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Old 01-09-2018, 11:07 AM
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Do you have part numbers for those ducts?
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:25 PM
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Do you have part numbers for those ducts?

I do,

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/showpart...51&fg=75&hl=27
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Old 01-09-2018, 07:11 PM
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Thanks Dave, had a quick look before but ciuldn't find them on realoem.
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Old 06-04-2019, 06:57 PM
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New Pirelli boots on the new ACS Type III rims that I've had in storage for a couple of years, since buying from Jonttt. Can't wait to fit them tomorrow

(The valves protrude further than those on my original Type III rims for some reason)

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Old 06-04-2019, 07:15 PM
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Drivers window stopped working today, stuck halfway down but it's in for Inspection II next week, so will get that looked at then unless I get the chance to investigate tomorrow
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Old 13-04-2019, 04:37 PM
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Car's currently in for Inspection II service and to replace the broken component rendering the drivers window inoperable - awaiting a part from the Fatherland to fix that at circa £170. Will post further details once I've got all the info

Valves didn't require much adjustment at all (car is on around 75k miles)

Can't wait to get it back

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Old 17-04-2019, 01:03 PM
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I collected the car following the Inspection II service today. The Indy I use highlighted that the front o/s ARB mount is starting to show signs of surface rust, so that's now on the list of things to tidy up over the next couple of months, but otherwise it's all looking good (apart from the front brake discs that I already have on my to-do list).

Turned out that the window regulator had snapped apart in the drivers door (PN: 51 33 8 410 554) so new item now fitted
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Old 27-04-2019, 10:57 AM
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Sailed through MOT test today with no advisories. Happy days.

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