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by pop_sausage
Tue 11 Oct, 2011 20:24
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: ZMAS 2011 - Saturday 3rd December
Replies: 53
Views: 5781

boo!

evening all - I'll be there...good to see some old friends...

Hope you're all well

Andy
by pop_sausage
Fri 20 Nov, 2009 13:32
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: 3.0i SE extras
Replies: 2
Views: 1003

I was told that the SE spec came in after the initial batch of cars - 3-6 months after launch. My first Z4 was registered in Aug 03 - it was not SE spec on the v5, yet all of the standard SE options were zero'd priced on the invoice and was informed they were standard on all UK 3.0l cars. I have how...
by pop_sausage
Fri 18 Sep, 2009 07:58
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Itineries to Tomtom....Help?
Replies: 11
Views: 1350

I was going to say, "don't ask me". :wink: P's One V3 didn't seem to want to play the itinerary even though it had an "itn" folder, as it didn't seem to have the menu option that lets you open them. I don't think it was just me being thick :dunce: - Dave couldn't find it either. Would be nice to kn...
by pop_sausage
Sat 05 Sep, 2009 07:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 guy selling Danish sausages/hotdogs in Brighton
Replies: 16
Views: 1659

I'm moving to Brighton on Monday - this week I had a look around and stumbled across

Image

As a amateur sausage connaisseur I can wholeheartedly recommend these :thumb:
by pop_sausage
Wed 29 Jul, 2009 20:28
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - Goodwood Breakfast Club - 2nd August
Replies: 7
Views: 2221

Right, Some Details If you're joining us at the dawn raid, this is the starting point. Cherry Tree Rd, Milford. Leave at 8.10. <iframe width="425" height="350" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" src="http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=cherry+tr...
by pop_sausage
Tue 21 Jul, 2009 14:22
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - Goodwood Breakfast Club - 2nd August
Replies: 7
Views: 2221

xavier999 wrote:Yes please! At last one in my area!!
At Last???? ;-) we've had 2 Surrey and Sussex runs this year already :lol:

I must learn to promote more...
by pop_sausage
Sun 19 Jul, 2009 16:09
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: New Z4 on Top Gear
Replies: 31
Views: 3592

Unfortunantly, the new z4 segment has been dropped from tonight's show in favour of the XFR road test.
by pop_sausage
Wed 08 Jul, 2009 15:36
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - Goodwood Breakfast Club - 2nd August
Replies: 7
Views: 2221

spurs fan in a coupe wrote:Gutted,

at a wedding in haslemere that day!

Shame as it could have been my 2nd and last cruise before the car has to go! - new house going to force sale!

Have a great day, last surrey meet was excellent.
That's only 15 minutes away...no one will notice you nipping out for a couple... :wink:
by pop_sausage
Tue 07 Jul, 2009 14:27
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - Goodwood Breakfast Club - 2nd August
Replies: 7
Views: 2221

Surrey Meet - Goodwood Breakfast Club - 2nd August

To coincide with Goodwood Breakfast club's Soft Top Sunday I'm putting together a informal 1 dayer. Sunday 2nd August 8.00 Dawn Raid starting from Milford (Optional) 8.00 - 11.30 Goodwood Breakfast Club (optional, but worth it!) 11.30 Meet at a Pub car park (TBC) close to Goodwood for an excellent 2...
by pop_sausage
Sun 31 May, 2009 07:38
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: A UK meet - has this ever been tried ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2074

The problem with big events is the massive organisation it takes to get it rolling. I won't bore you, but it was just impractical for me to organise it this year without knowing for sure that I'd attract 120+ cars. I think we're very lucky. The Z Meets in this country are fantastic and there's never...
by pop_sausage
Fri 29 May, 2009 08:37
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Motley Cruise Dahn Sarf - Innit? 27 June 2009
Replies: 71
Views: 7461

Put me down as interested please - 27th. 8-)
by pop_sausage
Tue 19 May, 2009 12:23
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dunsfold 2 and Summer Party - Surrey - 1st August
Replies: 21
Views: 2127

Hi All, I needed to get a big number of cars (75+) to make this a) possible (to ensure a minimum guaranteed charity donation to Dunsfold), and b) worth the hard work to get up and running. I'm going to skip it this year. The upside of doing Dunsfold Track on the Saturday (less noise restrictions and...
by pop_sausage
Mon 18 May, 2009 12:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Car Insurance!
Replies: 19
Views: 1407

Adrian Flux and Privilege are the best for me by a country mile - z4m, 28, 7year no claims, come in at just over £900 with all the bells and whistles - the rest were all 2K+ on the comparison sites. Last year on the z4 3.0l, my best quote was around £650, so I don't think you're that far off getting...
by pop_sausage
Wed 06 May, 2009 06:29
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Silver Z4 - which sealant?
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Re: Silver Z4 - which sealant?

Hi, I'm looking to do a full detail with my Kestrel DA soon on a titanium silver Z4. I know how hard silver is to get looking shiny, so I'm looking for a synthetic sealant with lots of gloss! On my black Civic I tend to go for the classic AG SRP/EGP with a Dodo Juice Supernatural wax finish. I'm no...
by pop_sausage
Tue 28 Apr, 2009 15:34
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Clay and then 3 step treatment - What cloths??
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

foam pads on, microfibre off.

Megs do good foam pads.

I like 2 out of the 3 different types of microfibre that halfords sell in a 3 pack. There's one that just feels 'wrong' for some reason - maybe I'm not using it for the right purpose.
by pop_sausage
Tue 28 Apr, 2009 15:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 3.0L vs 3.2M
Replies: 59
Views: 2768

The limiting performance factor for most road users is their own ability.

So if you're bored, maybe look at some advanced road lesson from the likes of http://www.cadence.co.uk/ or others that are advertised in the back of EVO etc .

Learn how to exploit what you have now... 8-)
by pop_sausage
Tue 28 Apr, 2009 14:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 3.0L vs 3.2M
Replies: 59
Views: 2768

a bit of a different perspective, I went from the z4 3.0 to z4 3.2. Whist the z4m is a better all round car than the 3.0l - it's not worth the extra I'm paying/paid over my old 3.0L IMO. Yes the power is amazing, but then the 3.0L was a capable engine as well and offered 90% of usable power as the M...
by pop_sausage
Sat 25 Apr, 2009 22:23
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Respray
Replies: 9
Views: 865

DO IT!

as much as I'm a lover of estoril, white on a z3 is sexy as hell. You'll stand out. you'll have a truly unique car in the UK.

yes, it may devalue it...but...but... 8-) 8-) 8-)
by pop_sausage
Sat 25 Apr, 2009 22:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - 26th April
Replies: 43
Views: 5703

I'd like to get everyone off by 10.20, so if you want a natter and a bacon buttie, I suggest you get there by 9.50.

See you all in the morning.

8-)
by pop_sausage
Fri 24 Apr, 2009 13:34
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - 26th April
Replies: 43
Views: 5703

I think I've got this up to date. Event now Full Confirmed: Roaders +1 Pop_Sausage + 1 Simmer + 1 Dario + 1 Perrinz3m Rich + 1 //M Murf +1 Gazza +1 Alfie + Mrs Alfie + RED Stoned@Home Gannet (not lunch) pvr (not lunch) spurs fan in a coupe (not Lunch) Snaxo Mike (at Parrot) Possibles: unseen_tl (at ...
by pop_sausage
Sat 18 Apr, 2009 08:44
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: what color does your //M gear stick glow?
Replies: 15
Views: 980

I've put a ZHP one on mine so if anyone wants an illuminated 6 speed m knob, PM me an offer.
by pop_sausage
Fri 17 Apr, 2009 10:38
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - 26th April
Replies: 43
Views: 5703

that's fine - I'll PM you my details and you can sms me in the morning so we can let the lunch stop know numbers on the day.

Regards, Andy
by pop_sausage
Sun 12 Apr, 2009 15:58
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey Meet - 26th April
Replies: 43
Views: 5703

Surrey Meet - 26th April

http://www.theparrot.co.uk/images/home/top_main.jpg Roader and I are running A Surrey run Meet will be at 10:00 at Newlands Corner where you can get bacon rolls for breakfast. Lunch will be at the The Parrot in Forest Green We're limiting this to 14 cars (2 groups of 7). If you're interested give m...
by pop_sausage
Tue 07 Apr, 2009 13:07
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dunsfold 2 and Summer Party - Surrey - 1st August
Replies: 21
Views: 2127

Bloke wrote:There are some days where i start missing my Z4 :bawl: , especially seeing Bart the wrong way round :twisted: on the "show laps" a few years ago...

Bloke
This is open to all who have contributed to the zed community, so you and your lovely Audi would be most welcome.
by pop_sausage
Tue 07 Apr, 2009 13:05
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dunsfold 2 and Summer Party - Surrey - 1st August
Replies: 21
Views: 2127

Yes would also def be keen, hooray for something down south :-) There's always something going on down south! Myself and ClareS from z4-forum did a run last weekend. Please excuse the poor parking of the imola - that guy's blind, I mean, check out the colour combo :lol: http://lh6.ggpht.com/_Ac-Ktm...
by pop_sausage
Mon 06 Apr, 2009 20:15
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dunsfold 2 and Summer Party - Surrey - 1st August
Replies: 21
Views: 2127

Dunsfold 2 and Summer Party - Surrey - 1st August

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_d9Yk0OWc0Yw/Ry2DDJWXTbI/AAAAAAAAAvQ/zj7bBVezKNQ/s800/Dunsofld%20Stitch.jpg Well, I'm just putting the feelers out first before going full swing into getting this arranged. Provisionally we have the choice of Saturday August 1st or 8th - with a couple of different configuations...
by pop_sausage
Tue 24 Mar, 2009 15:06
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: April 5th - Sunday Run - Surrey
Replies: 1
Views: 505

April 5th - Sunday Run - Surrey

April 5th - Sunday Run - Surrey

Jumping onto the z4-forum Hampshire cruise now.
by pop_sausage
Tue 03 Mar, 2009 06:38
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 roadster misfiring - help pls!
Replies: 10
Views: 2515

hi, welcome to the forum.

Could be anything but I've had problem like this when coils have gone bad (common problem) and the MAF sensor go wrong. The OBC should have recorded any misfires.
by pop_sausage
Thu 01 Jan, 2009 13:34
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: 7 Feb 09: Magical Mystery Tour!
Replies: 179
Views: 19926

Which county will we be finishing?
by pop_sausage
Tue 30 Dec, 2008 19:24
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: 7 Feb 09: Magical Mystery Tour!
Replies: 179
Views: 19926

We're interested. Can't confirm just yet.
by pop_sausage
Wed 26 Nov, 2008 11:22
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: bloody alarm!
Replies: 11
Views: 2117

hey guys - thanks for that. i had tried pressing the lock button twice on the advice of someone else, but havent been holding it down the second time, just clicking- i will give this a go! cheers! kev my alarm started playing up, it was a £10 (iirc) bonnet sensor. A common problem - if it's not tha...
by pop_sausage
Thu 20 Nov, 2008 06:29
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Sat Nav upgrade - 2008 maps
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Re: Sat Nav upgrade - 2008 maps

z4wannabe wrote:Just seen a link for buying 2008 maps for sat nav.

I have a 2004 Z4 with the Professional system. Is this really possible - and with speed cameras, post code searching...etc?

http://www.beemerman.synthasite.com/
yes it is possible. I have tried it, but it's useless.

and of course illegal.

by pop_sausage
Tue 21 Oct, 2008 20:38
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Are all Z4 Electric Memory seats heated?
Replies: 8
Views: 1363

can be retrofitted, Tnook / K2 / Kevin from up north did it on Z4um.
by pop_sausage
Thu 09 Oct, 2008 17:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Momentary loss of power
Replies: 12
Views: 646

Re: Coils

Mike Fishwick wrote:Coils are a pretty doubtful cause, as there is one per cylinder - you would need a few to fail at once for this symptom - and likewise if it were plugs.
I've had 1 coil fail and give me these symptom on a 3.0l - or at least that's what the garage told me they replaced.
by pop_sausage
Thu 09 Oct, 2008 11:19
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Alloy Wheel Refurbishment - Done! 6 August 2009
Replies: 45
Views: 9588

Paid on Credit card? Issue a chargeback - hit them in the pocket. They refused to hand back the keys to the car without payment (hearing this really gets my goat up), refused to consider that their workmanship was up to standard expected your credit card company should get the money back for you. Ac...
by pop_sausage
Tue 23 Sep, 2008 09:46
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4M Dont get much cheaper
Replies: 12
Views: 2196

Unbelievable price BMW in Luton have a 07 Plate with 7500 miles on the clock for £27000....... This car is 1/2 price? Is is OK? That's roughly what I bought my 07 for with all the toys last month - less millage. They're changing hands at BMW dealer auction for 16-18k now. Come July next year when t...
by pop_sausage
Fri 19 Sep, 2008 16:31
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Hi guys, possibly about to buy a z4!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

Without too much detail, £10-11k? You wouldn't need to spend any more than that for a very tidy 2004 2.5 with some nice toys - although dealer would be 11-12k I imagine - part ex, that would be 9K max right now. I would check out the private classified and BMW group auctions at BCA if you're brave ...
by pop_sausage
Thu 11 Sep, 2008 18:14
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: JML GS27 scratch remover
Replies: 8
Views: 1827

I haven't tried it but I'm fairly skeptical about the next revolutionary product around the corner. A lot of car care products are marketed in such a way as to create a cult following. It might not be particularly fashionable but 3M's Perfect it III Fast Cut Compound (09374) for repairing scratches...
by pop_sausage
Tue 09 Sep, 2008 12:45
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: First post - need help
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: First post - need help

Hi G I used the BMW dealership in Wimbledon. Efficient but expensive. They collected the car and returned it in the ev... Ci http://www.unixnerd.demon.co.uk/bmw.html Try this page, I found J&D in High Wycombe from it, 40min train into town and the service was well worth the drive there from Walton ...
by pop_sausage
Sun 07 Sep, 2008 06:57
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Standard - AUX socket
Replies: 3
Views: 1111

Re: Standard - AUX socket

Hi, Can anyone help with these two questions pls? - Is there an 'aux' input socket fitted as standard to late (2007-8) Z4 coupes? - If you connect an I Pod to it, do you see track names on the Nav screen (prof. nav)? - Many Thanks! Chris. :dunce: Yes, on the panels under the temperature knob. If it...
by pop_sausage
Wed 03 Sep, 2008 11:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: UK: 2nd November: Surrey and Sussex
Replies: 2
Views: 710

UK: 2nd November: Surrey and Sussex

1 day run from me doing the usual Surrey and Sussex roads. Main start point will be somewhere around Goodwood motor racing circuit @ 11ish where there's a Jap cars Breakfast club - Sushi Sunday. You can go earlier and get your (bl**dy fantastic) organic bacon and eggs baps/cobs and look at the cars....
by pop_sausage
Fri 29 Aug, 2008 16:03
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Black, Silver and White ///M Badge
Replies: 6
Views: 1087

Don't know where to get them, but I think they look really smart - but only on a black or white car. Nice mod. 8-)
by pop_sausage
Fri 29 Aug, 2008 12:52
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: how many shades of silver
Replies: 3
Views: 480

sorry, off topic...this reminded me of Audi's new colour chart...

Image
Taken from Sniff Petrol

:lol:
by pop_sausage
Thu 28 Aug, 2008 11:58
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: What is SMG on the Z4?
Replies: 17
Views: 1965

Hi tetchmeister - thank you for the information - much appreciated. I am still a little unclear however. There is an automatic gearbox and an SMG - which are two different things. Each has a fully automatic mode, each can be used to change gear by shifting forward and backwards with the lever and b...
by pop_sausage
Wed 20 Aug, 2008 07:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Croft Track Day - October 17th - Oktobercroft'08
Replies: 27
Views: 3207

Nick this might be a daft question but what does an open pit lane mean? Does it mean you can use it for repairs but you have to do them yourself? You know I feel daft just typing that out. :oops: Bex Open Pitlane is where there are no session on the track. Some trackdays do session split into novic...
by pop_sausage
Thu 14 Aug, 2008 16:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - London - Z4 3.0L - 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Sold :)
by pop_sausage
Mon 11 Aug, 2008 07:22
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - London - Z4 3.0L - 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Priced reduced to £10500 - otherwise it's part ex next week.
by pop_sausage
Tue 05 Aug, 2008 12:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - London - Z4 3.0L - 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 554

FS - London - Z4 3.0L - 2003

It's time... :cry: http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/649718.htm http://lh6.ggpht.com/andrew.marsden/R-nstVeXpKI/AAAAAAAABCA/vjt4uUD_F9U/s400/IMG_1223_DXO.jpg If you look through my albums, there are many pictures to look over. http://picasaweb.google.com/andrew.marsden 2003 Z4 3.0L 61000 Miles Titani...
by pop_sausage
Thu 17 Jul, 2008 12:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Cheap Z4??
Replies: 11
Views: 1183

Re: Cheap Z4??

too good to be true. That should be 12K at least.
by pop_sausage
Wed 16 Jul, 2008 12:12
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Going to 'Top Gear'
Replies: 40
Views: 1856

See if you can escape within 8 hours. Good luck! I've heard it's a long day - what on earth do they need 8 hours for a 1 hour recording. I went to see The Apprentice - You're Fired show and after watching the episode, the cast/guests did 99% of the show in one take, live edit. A few links had to be...