What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

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What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Twenny » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:08 pm

Dirty_badger wrote:I take on board all your comments but at the end of the day they're tinted and will be staying that way until I get made to take them off.

Which I've had every car I've owned done and not once been pulled for my tints.
Had a feeling you’d say that.

You could switch your fog lights on too then you’ll look even more cool bruv innit lol


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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Jack@AUTOID » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:20 am

CraigG wrote:
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:11 am
Fitted Performance Short Shift kit and handbrake:

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How much did the short shift kit cost you to get fitted out of interest?
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Graearea » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:38 pm

Imageautosport intl. Lust is such a strong word.

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Rustle » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:25 pm

Image

Started stripping for a rear roll cage install in Feb.


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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Graearea » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:28 pm

Rustle wrote:Image

Started stripping for a rear roll cage install in Feb.


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Post by Rustle » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:48 pm

Graearea wrote:
Rustle wrote:Image

Started stripping for a rear roll cage install in Feb.


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I’m not sure it’ll be that exciting but I’ll take a few pics after this round of tinkering and see how it goes.


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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by CraigG » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:27 am

Jack@AUTOID wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:20 am
How much did the short shift kit cost you to get fitted out of interest?
The kit itself was about 130 from Harry Fairbairn. And I just fitted it myself. took about 15 mins start to finish, hardest bit for me was getting the old plastic collar turned to the right position to remove it
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Jack@AUTOID » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:50 pm

Interesting! I’ve been quoted £120 and two hours to fit...

I’ve got the gear knob, gator and new short linkage. Is that what you got?
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by CraigG » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:01 pm

yea no way it would take 2 hours...

its all done from inside the car! only fiddly bit is getting the old linkage out
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by supercati » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:47 am

CraigG wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:27 am
Jack@AUTOID wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:20 am
How much did the short shift kit cost you to get fitted out of interest?
The kit itself was about 130 from Harry Fairbairn. And I just fitted it myself. took about 15 mins start to finish, hardest bit for me was getting the old plastic collar turned to the right position to remove it
CraigG wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:01 pm
yea no way it would take 2 hours...

its all done from inside the car! only fiddly bit is getting the old linkage out
I'm also looking forward to do this, I have at home the Short Shift Kit waiting to be fitted, but I didn't found too much info on how to install the new short leveler.

How do you remove the lever / leveler? And how do you install it? Specially the lower clip #6 (do you need a new one btw?)
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by CraigG » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:52 pm

number six is just a circlip, i used a pair of needle nose pliers to remove it, also, the kit comes with a replacement one, so no worries if you kill it taking it off.

handy how to guide from this very forum :)

http://www.babybmw.net/howtos/how_to-_f ... _lever.pdf

The hardest bit for me was rotating the white collar into the unlock position. again i used the needle nose pliers in the two slots and twisted. if you look at the new unit, you will see how the locking mechanism works.
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by supercati » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:58 pm

CraigG wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:52 pm
number six is just a circlip, i used a pair of needle nose pliers to remove it, also, the kit comes with a replacement one, so no worries if you kill it taking it off.

handy how to guide from this very forum :)

http://www.babybmw.net/howtos/how_to-_f ... _lever.pdf

The hardest bit for me was rotating the white collar into the unlock position. again i used the needle nose pliers in the two slots and twisted. if you look at the new unit, you will see how the locking mechanism works.
Thanks Craig :D Understood! And happy to know everything can be done from the inside.

I will buy (just in case) another #6 because I don't have any spare one on my kit (second hand).
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Wayno » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:06 am

No winter tyres. Decided to leave it on the street and walked home after getting stuck in the middle of the road.

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by CraigG » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:40 am

silly cookie :P

i had to drive round people both yesterday and this morning. we need to adopt the mandatory winter tyre laws like our European counterparts....
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