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Old 01-10-2013, 02:51 PM
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Z4M Roadster 06 - roof down latch issue

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I have an issue with the convertible roof not latching fully when opened/lowered. I have to manually press on roof edge to latch.
Latch releases fine when roof closes/raises.
Anyone had this - and is there a fix?.
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:06 PM
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This is a common issue. See these two SIB's"
http://www.shipkiller.com/SI%20B%205...ril%202005.pdf
http://www.shipkiller.com/SI%20B%205...uly%202008.pdf
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:43 PM
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Z4M Roadster 06 - roof down latch issue

Hey, that's great. Thanks for your help.
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:46 PM
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Norfolk VA? What part?
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How does something immoral, when done privately, become moral when it is done collectively?
Furthermore, does legality establish morality?
Slavery was legal; apartheid was legal; Stalinist, Nazi, and Maoist purges were legal. Clearly, the fact of legality does not justify these crimes. Legality, alone, cannot be the talisman of morel people. - Walter E. Williams
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:23 AM
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Norfolk

No, Norfolk, UK....!
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:43 AM
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Repair instruction 51 16 235.... Removal of storage box trim panel - to access roof down latch.
Any chance of a link to this??
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:42 AM
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Can you give me a day or two?
I am looking at it now, just have to pdf everything and put it up on the website.
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How does something immoral, when done privately, become moral when it is done collectively?
Furthermore, does legality establish morality?
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:53 AM
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Hey thanks for all of your assistance!!
Cheers
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:28 PM
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Does this help: http://www.shipkiller.com/1%20-%20Re...rage%20box.pdf

I added it to the softop pages
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