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    The lights were fitted in July 2016 and under...

    The lights were fitted in July 2016 and under goodwill. The red lamp on one of the original units was intermittently failing but the indicator was fine.

    I had to wait for the lights for six weeks....
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    I had exactly the same thing happen when the...

    I had exactly the same thing happen when the dealer replaced my rear lights around 6 months ago. The replacements were from the new batch.

    In the end they once again replaced the right light...
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    Ha! Its life in the middle east. They are a nice...

    Ha! Its life in the middle east. They are a nice bunch and will get it right eventually..

    Just need some.detailed pictures of the areas..
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    New windscreen seal does not look right..

    My screen seal had a few nicks and so i decided to have it replaced. The new one looks odd. Can anyone post pics of this area of their car for comparison
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    Sure..it is 66126933718 Note that this is the...

    Sure..it is 66126933718

    Note that this is the EU frequency key. The US one works on an alternate frequency.
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    The coding worked..;)

    The coding worked..;)
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    Replacement Key- Nice Surprise!

    Hi. I just received my replacement key for my Euro Spec BMW Z8. I was expecting a generic key but instead received the Z8 logo key! What a great surprise.

    I guess that BMW must be reproducing it...
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    Sticky: I have just comissioned the 3D printing of these...

    I have just comissioned the 3D printing of these clips. One of mine is broken and one is missing..I will post pictures and feedback of the end result...
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    Did your prayers to the almighty work ;)

    Did your prayers to the almighty work ;)
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    Center Console removal

    I need to replace the latch for the center console on my car. The latch is broken and I have ordered a replacement. Could anyone guide me or post the relevant part of the repair manual.

    Thanks
  11. Congrats. Who was the celebrity owner?

    Congrats. Who was the celebrity owner?
  12. My BMW dealer managed to fix it. It took 2 hours...

    My BMW dealer managed to fix it. It took 2 hours and they had to remove the header rail from the softtop as far as I understand..
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    The part number appears to have changed. It was...

    The part number appears to have changed. It was 32326753965 during the following dates (03/01/2000 11/20/2014).

    Perhaps they changed it or it could be that this is the time at which parts were...
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    Hi. The parts that I ordered and had fitted...

    Hi.

    The parts that I ordered and had fitted were

    1 x 32-32-6-758-211 (this is the Electronic Vehicle Lock or ELV)- It is separate from the ignition barrel and is made by Valeo
    2 x...
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    I am glad to report that the fault is fixed. I...

    I am glad to report that the fault is fixed. I purchased the steering lock (Euro 550) and had it fitted and coded at a specialist (3 hours labour).

    I guess not as painful as it could have...
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    My car just came back from rear light install and...

    My car just came back from rear light install and is now doing the same. Key works once after a battery disconnect...coincidence? I dont know...
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    Great to hear Fisker's view on wheels..."I...

    Great to hear Fisker's view on wheels..."I believe the Alpina version has 20 rims, and it looks perfect."
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    Glad to report that BMW has agreed to replace...

    Glad to report that BMW has agreed to replace both lamps free of charge..phew
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    No- its pretty much always hot (I am based in the...

    No- its pretty much always hot (I am based in the UAE). Its a recent issue but is becoming more and more common
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    EU rear light problem

    My eu spec car has a problem with its right rear light.

    The indicator works. But the red part is working intermittently.

    Is this a light or control unit issue. ? Thanks
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    I am fortunate enough to have visited this...

    I am fortunate enough to have visited this awesome collection. First class collection in every sense. The facility itself is a dreamworld. Every car is 'on the key' for the Sheikh to use if he...
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    Good news. I had my garage remove the engine...

    Good news. I had my garage remove the engine cover to inspect the Universal Joint between the Steering Rack and Column. It looked visibly in poor shape. Looks like grease escaped from the bearings...
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    Hi-You are correct- the Alpinas have definitely...

    Hi-You are correct- the Alpinas have definitely improved steering precision and the tires feel great. The issue is that the steering is equally as heavy as it was when the standard wheels were on and...
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    Stiff/ Heavy Steering

    I recently changed my 2001 daily driver Z8 to Alpina 20 inch wheels with MPSS tyres. I had hoped it would make some difference to the steering but it feels exactly the same. Its wonderful at speed...
  25. I was fortunate enough to have attended the...

    I was fortunate enough to have attended the auction and had a good look over the car including sitting in it. It was an immaculate example with great leather etc. The only thing I could fault was...
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    I lost the Las Vegas car at 272k used...they sold...

    I lost the Las Vegas car at 272k used...they sold it at 275+
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    Had a local garage fit this mod today. It took no...

    Had a local garage fit this mod today. It took no more than 45 minutes and I am very pleased with the results. The car feels much more natural...
  28. Soft top header rail overshoots screen anchor points

    When I close the top, the anchor points on the soft top are too far ahead to latch, I have to physically push the anchor points back for it to latch...anyone know of any adjustment points..
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    So I resolved the issue of the reverse light and...

    So I resolved the issue of the reverse light and cruise control. The car recently received a new clutch and the dealer (main dealer!) put the reverse light and the cruise sensor wires the wrong way...
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    I did so. All are intact..

    I did so. All are intact..
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    The light only comes on when a gear is engaged....

    The light only comes on when a gear is engaged. It doesn't come on in neutral.


    Also heated seats are inoperative as is the cruise control...I think its all related to a recent battery...
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    Reverse light on in all gears

    My 2001 euro spec z8 reverse light is coming on in all gears. It switches off in neutral. It works whether or not the lights are on. Any ideas on cures?
  33. They are both identical. The NJ will be part of...

    They are both identical. The NJ will be part of a collection that my business partner and I are putting together. The Bahrain one is to enjoy (I live in the United Arab Emirates).

    Ideally, we...
  34. I am the one that needs congratulating for buying...

    I am the one that needs congratulating for buying this beauty. RSCs are holding in storage for me, having just fitted the performace package...

    Not sure when I will actually get to see it though!...
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