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 The roof is your standard roof material, available as OEM or alternative suppliers, if maintained correctly will last a long time. They are typical lined with rubber in the centre, making them waterproof. The roof is your standard roof material, available as OEM or alternative suppliers, if maintained correctly will last a long time. They are typical lined with rubber in the centre, making them waterproof.
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 +If left under the elements, its inevitable the roof will deteriorate quickly, mitigate this by using a weatherproof car cover.
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 +{{:​roof.jpg?​200|}}
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 ==== Maintenance ==== ==== Maintenance ====
  
 See [[http://​bmwz1.co.uk/​z1roof.htm|Roof]] See [[http://​bmwz1.co.uk/​z1roof.htm|Roof]]
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 ==== Water Leaks ==== ==== Water Leaks ====
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 Remove the plate and unblock using some soft thin bendable wire, then test by slowly pouring water down the channels, it should reappear by your feet under the car. Remove the plate and unblock using some soft thin bendable wire, then test by slowly pouring water down the channels, it should reappear by your feet under the car.
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 ==== Elbow ==== ==== Elbow ====
  
 The area around the V shape of the frame, above the door button is a weak point and tends to weaken over time from constant flexing, this will slowly shred and wear, leaving you no option but to repair or start budgeting for a new roof. The area around the V shape of the frame, above the door button is a weak point and tends to weaken over time from constant flexing, this will slowly shred and wear, leaving you no option but to repair or start budgeting for a new roof.
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 ==== Frame ==== ==== Frame ====
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 {{:​framebolt.jpg?​200|}} {{:​framebolt.jpg?​200|}}
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 ==== Rear Screen ==== ==== Rear Screen ====
  
-Use the BMW toothpaste cleaner ​to improve ​appearance and remove scratches. +The BMW toothpaste cleaner ​is very good at improving the appearance and remove ​light scratches. ​Quite fragile, it is good practice when folding to place a cloth or soft non abrasive material between screen and avoid contact with any other surface such as the space saver or CD Changer.  
-If replacingreinforce ​the inside ​of that area.+ 
 +During winter monthskeep the hood up and stretched. Additional audio equipment such as Amplifiers give off alot of heat which will adversely affect the screen. 
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roof.1395262399.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/03/19 20:53 by zadmin