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I may be wrong but I seem to remember seeing 'chromed' ( or stainless steel) grills which fit over the standard painted Z3 vents ( bank of 4 ) on either side of the bonnet!
Are these a standard BMW accessory or, are they after-market? Also what would one expect to pay for them and if they are after-market, where is the best place to get them? My model is black so, I think they should look ok!

Edit: As the Z3 is lacking in space, can anyone recommend a suitable chromed/SS boot-rack, preferably one that clips on, rather than bolts on?

Thanks in anticipation.
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I may be wrong but I seem to remember seeing 'chromed' ( or stainless steel) grills which fit over the standard painted Z3 vents ( bank of 4 ) on either side of the bonnet!
Are these a standard BMW accessory or, are they after-market? Also what would one expect to pay for them and if they are after-market, where is the best place to get them? My model is black so, I think they should look ok!

Edit: As the Z3 is lacking in space, can anyone recommend a suitable chromed/SS boot-rack, preferably one that clips on, rather than bolts on?

Thanks in anticipation.
Tony
Tony this might give you an idea of what other chrome parts are available as well:

http://bmwfans.info/original/Z3/roa/Z3 2.8-M52/ZA/R/N/1998/01/mg-51/ill-51_4450/#3

as the gills might look a little lonely on their own! :)
 
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im sure u can replace them with what look like z8 vents, my mate had some on his z3. instead of louvres like standard, it had a chrome line thru the middle.
 

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Many thanks for the heads up on the vents Pangster - I'll look into it.

However, out of curiousity has anyone actually fitted a set of the chromes to a 'black' Z3? Do they look good or do they look 'over-done' against the plain black body? There's very little by way of chrome on the body of my Z3 and just wondered if they'd look out of place?
Opinions welcomed!
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Many thanks for the heads up on the vents Pangster - I'll look into it.

However, out of curiousity has anyone actually fitted a set of the chromes to a 'black' Z3? Do they look good or do they look 'over-done' against the plain black body? There's very little by way of chrome on the body of my Z3 and just wondered if they'd look out of place?
Opinions welcomed!
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no problem! :)

are these any good?:



 

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no problem! :)

are these any good?:

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Hi Pangster,
they certainly look good on the blue model and by the looks of on the black too - I've just been on ebay, looking at Z3 bits and spotted them.
I certainly need a wind deflector LOL It was tooooo cold with the top down - maybe I'm just getting soft!
Thanks again for the heads up.
Tony
 
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