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      02-12-2024, 02:59 PM   #1
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E89 z4 to e85 z4 front end conversion

Hi all ,I am new to this forum and wanted to share my latest project to put an e89 front onto an e85 z4 ,I will keep placing up dates on my progress as I have seen others inquiring on how to do this ,
I will also ace the cost of all this and hope it may help others thank you for reading my post
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      02-14-2024, 05:13 PM   #2
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The title of this thread implies the opposite of what you're trying to do
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      02-27-2024, 04:44 PM   #3
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      02-27-2024, 04:47 PM   #4
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All completed,
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What do you mean
The way I think it was interpreted was taking an E89 converting using an e85 front end. Not taking an E89 front putting it on an E85.
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You interrupted wrong then
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      02-27-2024, 04:55 PM   #7
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lol well it wasn’t me it was the other poster. But that does look pretty darn good great job. When I first saw your post vs final product I was hoping some how you’d get the E89 grills incorporated. The wide body kits on the e85/86 front with smaller grills to me doesn’t flow as well as the E89 grills do when incorporating a wide body kit. But great job
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Thank you for your positive comments,I was going to put the e89 grills in but decided to keep the e85 when it's parked up beside an e89 it makes a you look twice .but it's not to say I won't do another one to swop over .it's the first one I've done .I will put up the sequence of events doing it to help others if they wish to give it ago .
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      02-27-2024, 05:14 PM   #9
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Start to finish all total this cost me .£150
E89 bumper
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Plastic welding
Time is free ...lol
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All most completed,just to flatten and polish it now bonnet vents cut out and inserted into bonnet ,for anyone wishing to know .they are vents from the xf jaguar .please let me know what you all think .also the colour is nardo grey .
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Hey what happened with that wavey bit in the bottom of the center mesh? Overall pretty good execution!
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      03-22-2024, 12:57 PM   #12
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Out of all this you pick that out ,really !
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      03-23-2024, 03:35 PM   #13
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Wow, I can never accomplish that.. how long did it take?
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