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Old 10-01-2017, 07:57 PM   #121
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The car looks really smart, love the wheels to really suit the car.


Thanks mate. Yeah I love the wheels, they could just do with a Refurb.
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Old 29-01-2017, 12:28 PM   #122
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Could potentially have a csl bootlid purchased. Looks a pretty good replica and everything can be swapped over. Just needs painting. What's people's thoughts....
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Old 29-01-2017, 07:50 PM   #123
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Could potentially have a csl bootlid purchased. Looks a pretty good replica and everything can be swapped over. Just needs painting. What's people's thoughts....
Considered it for mine, but then thought what is the actual gain... probably less of a good fit, replacing a part that doesn't need replacing and the weight saving would need to be done in quite a few areas for any noticeable benefit...

Just my thoughts on it, would be track beneficial if you done it along with bonnet, reduced interior weight etc.
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Old 29-01-2017, 09:18 PM   #124
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I'm just doing it purely for looks. I really love the rear end look with them on. Fit appears to be good.
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Old 29-01-2017, 09:37 PM   #125
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Will it look any different when painted? At least it fits well!
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Old 30-01-2017, 03:58 PM   #126
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So was told when I had the airbag done at BMW by the video health check that the aux belt was cracking so decided to change both of them. Was surprised at how easy it was took only about 30 mins and that was me taking my time ensuring it was all right. The smaller belt looked pretty new as if it had been changed. But the bigger one was definitely cracked and could've done with a change.

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Not the most interesting update but one that needed doing.
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Old 01-02-2017, 09:23 PM   #127
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Been and picked this up tonight...just need to get it painted



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Old 06-02-2017, 09:48 AM   #128
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CSL style bootlid?
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Old 06-02-2017, 04:31 PM   #129
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Bootlid fitted, not fully happy with how it's sitting at the moment still messing with it to get it to sit right. It still needs to come in at the bottom, but it's like I've ran out of space to adjust, won't go any further forward. But I shall continue to mess around with it to get it sitting right. Might take it to the body shop see if they can get it sitting right. So yes I'm aware the alignment is not 100% but I fitted it and got everything in place and stuck the badge on and plate. Shall update again when it's sitting how I'm happy with. Guess that's what happens when you buy a replica. But it's not far off... pictures....



















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Old 06-02-2017, 04:57 PM   #130
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Looks good, hopefully they can tuck the boot in a bit for you
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