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by kruisn
Wed 12 Apr, 2017 01:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Techno Classica, Essen
Replies: 7
Views: 921

Re: Techno Classica, Essen

Great photos TJS. Very rare car out here in N.Z. I have heard of one but have not seen it. They are very pretty and unique. Thanks for posting. :cheers
by kruisn
Wed 12 Apr, 2017 01:42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Not zeds but mgb's
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Re: Not zeds but mgb's

? ? :shrug
by kruisn
Wed 25 Jan, 2017 21:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Gloria's new look
Replies: 12
Views: 1042

Re: Gloria's new look

She certainly is black and sexy (the car that is). Looking very nice, a credit to you and no shopping cart dents, - I am impressed. :bounce: :cheers
by kruisn
Sat 24 Dec, 2016 18:22
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Replies: 5
Views: 783

Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The same from kiwiland. Merry Christmas and all the best drives for 2017. To all the members of this board and car lovers everywhere. Cheers.
by kruisn
Fri 23 Sep, 2016 07:15
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3779

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Thanks for the photos. What a great drive. Am curious about the sticker on the window of the Zd in the first photo (looks like a kiwi on ski's). Maybe my imagination. What beautiful countryside and likewise the cars. Must have been a fantastic get together judging by the smiles and scenes. Cheers Al...
by kruisn
Tue 13 Sep, 2016 22:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Classics By The Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Re: Classics By The Lake

Could you post some photos? (if any taken). TAAA .
by kruisn
Sat 10 Sep, 2016 05:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Video featuring a Z1 | Kuta - Take On You
Replies: 2
Views: 578

Re: Video featuring a Z1 | Kuta - Take On You

Very lovely. pity it is so short, would have been great to see more of it driving through the night (or anytime). I am presuming Christine is the Z1 :lol: :lol:
by kruisn
Sun 14 Aug, 2016 06:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone use a wind blocker ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2645

Re: Anyone use a wind blocker ?

Ahhh yes, those school days. Down the back of the sports field behind the bike sheds with the girls! ! !.


I loved that caretakers job!!!! :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
by kruisn
Sat 13 Aug, 2016 02:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone use a wind blocker ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2645

Re: Anyone use a wind blocker ?

Have had the OEM mesh type for 16 years. Always leave it on, just zip the middle panel down when the hood is up (not very often) for better vision. Still looks very smart, does the job and I can reach both of the back lockers with ease. Cheers.
by kruisn
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 07:40
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Hi from New Zealand,
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: Hi from New Zealand,

Hello Nang, Welcome to the group. Where are you in kiwiland? . We have a local group here in the top half of the North Island. Post some piccies of your new luv (the car of course). I am sure you will enjoy Zd roadster. Cheers Kruisn. :cheers
by kruisn
Wed 25 May, 2016 05:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Z3 FB group
Replies: 15
Views: 1230

Re: New Z3 FB group

John1950 wrote:I'm in agreement with your remarks about Facebook - I have a page and hardly ever use it.

By the way, your link works.
Facebook "FAKEBOOK" :head:
by kruisn
Sat 05 Mar, 2016 01:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218749

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

It's MOT. Passed, but needs a new handbrake cable. Not sure what it is with my cars and their handbrakes at the moment - the button was stuck in on the one on the Sprite meaning that the ratchet didn't work - think I have fixed it now, just need some warmer weather to get it put back on the car. Ch...
by kruisn
Fri 19 Feb, 2016 03:50
Forum: Performance
Topic: tyre pressure gauges.
Replies: 1
Views: 492

tyre pressure gauges.

Every garage or tyre shop I go into has a tyre gauge and or pump. They all read different pressures. I have a reasonably priced gauge and a tyre pump at home as well and they both read differently. Maybe I am being pedantic but how can I check which gauges are reading right so I can allow for the in...
by kruisn
Sun 14 Feb, 2016 04:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Bra
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: Z3 Bra

Matching set would be nice? :lol: :twisted:
by kruisn
Tue 27 Oct, 2015 05:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Z3 OBC clock
Replies: 7
Views: 1426

Re: For sale Z3 OBC clock

Still keen. Can we work something out?
Cheers Kruisn.
by kruisn
Fri 21 Aug, 2015 05:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Z3 OBC clock
Replies: 7
Views: 1426

Re: For sale Z3 OBC clock

Hi Spurs, is this a facelift OBC? and do you have the other bits? ie, indicator stalk amd or outside temp sensor?
Regards. Bryan
by kruisn
Fri 21 Aug, 2015 04:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 MODS - FINAL STOCK CLEARANCE.
Replies: 17
Views: 2087

Re: Z3 MODS - FINAL STOCK CLEARANCE.

Wishing you all the best for a Z (speedy?) recovery Barry. Hope it is nothing too serious. :cheers
by kruisn
Sat 08 Aug, 2015 05:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Does this need fixing?
Replies: 42
Views: 2433

Re: Does this need fixing?

Don't forget that all safety regulations call for a minimum of at least three pints or two shots of a suitable spirits before starting the job. :lol: :lol:
by kruisn
Tue 07 Apr, 2015 23:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Exhaust Question
Replies: 33
Views: 3567

Re: Exhaust Question

Many Thanks Southern Boy. I would think my car valve has not rusted solid as it has only done 31250 ks. I am going to take up golf so I can buy a suitably high tech golf tee (in matching colour of course) and shove it up the tube. :lol: :lol:
by kruisn
Mon 06 Apr, 2015 22:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Exhaust Question
Replies: 33
Views: 3567

Re: Exhaust Question

Is this an April fools joke or can somebody explain. I have owned my 3.0 litre since new and haven't a clue as to what exhaust noise is being discussed. What have I missed? Lol
by kruisn
Sat 04 Apr, 2015 23:20
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Somebody might like this (Dr Who content)
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Somebody might like this (Dr Who content)

At last somebody with the right priorities.
by kruisn
Fri 20 Mar, 2015 21:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How much do you like your Z3
Replies: 93
Views: 37428

Re: How much do you like your Z3

This is a great thread, with some really good feed back. I was unable to read the original article, does anybody know where it was printed? I have owned Kruisn for 14 years and still enjoy the drive, looks, feel and fun. Nice to hear all your stories. Long live the Z3. :squeeze:
by kruisn
Sat 17 Jan, 2015 20:28
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: The Holy Grail Z8.
Replies: 5
Views: 628

Re: The Holy Grail Z8.

Ha-Ha good idea TR4. I will let you know if I win. I will shout you a trip across to drive it. :lol:
Kruisn.
by kruisn
Sat 17 Jan, 2015 03:53
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: The Holy Grail Z8.
Replies: 5
Views: 628

Re: The Holy Grail Z8.

AAAH yes, a worthy addition to your collection. :roll:
by kruisn
Fri 16 Jan, 2015 21:33
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: The Holy Grail Z8.
Replies: 5
Views: 628

The Holy Grail Z8.

Just spotted this for sale. OOH my goodness, what a dream. (or in my case a nightmare cause I cant afford it.).

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing ... =830377710

Cheers Kruisn.
by kruisn
Wed 31 Dec, 2014 18:58
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: A Happy New Z-ing Year to everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 839

A Happy New Z-ing Year to everyone

Just had new years eve here, its now 7.55 new years day. So we would like to wish all you Zedders all the best for 2015. Good driving, safe driving but most of all FUN driving. :lol:
Lets all make the best of it before those self driving rice burners and the like take over. Cheers Kruisn.
by kruisn
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 23:15
Forum: Performance
Topic: Derestricted Exhaust Stage 2
Replies: 12
Views: 3252

Re: Derestricted Exhaust Stage 2

Hey there Pingu. Have you got your rear box sorted yet? Or have I missed the sound file you were going to post?. I hope it all went well. Looking forward to the sound. Regards Kruisn.
by kruisn
Sun 25 May, 2014 00:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218749

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Well, after twelve years I have had to buy a new battery. Not bad Eeh. Says a fair bit for original equipment. Havn't done anything special, just drove the Babe and maintained it as we all do, (with the occasional spanking of course). Still makes me feel really great when out in it. Happy Driving al...
by kruisn
Mon 27 Jan, 2014 03:48
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The right, royal, world famous Zd Calendar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 597

The right, royal, world famous Zd Calendar 2014

Hi all, have been out of touch for a while, (still Zedding with my 3 though). I notice there is no talk of the above calendar this year. I know there was a an awfull lot of behind the scenes work in producing them. So am I right in thinking there isnt one being printed this year??.
Cheers Kruisn
by kruisn
Thu 27 Jun, 2013 07:50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: WHEN A CAR LOVER SCORES
Replies: 0
Views: 473

WHEN A CAR LOVER SCORES

WHEN A CAR LOVER SCORES I met her at the Civic. I'd been Holden up the bar all night and as she�walked in, I looked her Rover. I thought she seemed Familia, but that was just a Mirage. She came up to me of her own Accord. I said "Audi", she told me she thought I was Galant. I lied to her and told he...
by kruisn
Sun 09 Jun, 2013 08:06
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Sorry, I have defected !!
Replies: 11
Views: 1483

Re: Sorry, I have defected !!

Is the red lolipop stick an optional extra, or is that the wind-up key. Luvly car though, hope you enjoy.
by kruisn
Sun 09 Jun, 2013 07:52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: It's a man thing
Replies: 31
Views: 3772

Re: It's a man thing

Some garages are for lookin at, some are for workin in. I dont know of a garage any where that dont get messed up when a guy is playin with his toys. And the more toys the better. OOOOH YEEEAAA.
by kruisn
Sun 09 Sep, 2012 07:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218749

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Blanking plate for the soft top actuating switch panel (I dropped the original when fixing the soft top switch). And two bottles of BMW car wash. It is cheaper and better than most others available in New Zealand, so I use it on all my vehicles.
Not a biggy but it still feels good.
by kruisn
Sun 01 Jul, 2012 06:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: elec roof not working
Replies: 8
Views: 460

Re: elec roof not working

Just recently my 2001 3.0litre (25000 kilometers) had the same problem. Brenda took it for a Warrent of fitness (every 6 months here in NZ.) and the next time I went for a drive the roof motor was not working. So I trolled the Zd net for answers, brake light switch, consol switch, roof micro switch ...
by kruisn
Wed 27 Jun, 2012 07:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking Z3
Replies: 88
Views: 8231

Re: Breaking Z3

Hi Paul, sorry to hear about your bad luck with your Z. Did you, or do you still have the on board computer and turn signal arm?.
by kruisn
Tue 19 Jun, 2012 08:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Intermittent electric hood problem.
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Intermittent electric hood problem.

Could it be the wires from the roof micro switch shorting out somewhere along the frame? Also you say the switch is working fine, but how do you know that (I have the same problem, it has just stopped this weekend.) Can the micro switch be disconnected from the wire or are they permanently joined. I...
by kruisn
Sun 05 Feb, 2012 05:58
Forum: Site Announcements and Feedback
Topic: zroadster.net - new ownership
Replies: 32
Views: 3800

Well said Jonttt, I would suspect that very few members would have any idea of the amount of time and effort Zmeagol (Tim) has put into this very popular site. It is easy to stand aside and be critical (not that critisism is a bad thing) and not realize the reasons for the way it was done. Good luck...
by kruisn
Sat 28 Jan, 2012 20:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Breaking/Spares - Facelift
Replies: 31
Views: 3045

kruisn wrote:Hi topaz3, Have been looking and advertising for on board computer and associated bits for a year or so. I dont suppose you have such a thing in reasonable nick would you. Cheers Kruisn.
by kruisn
Fri 13 Jan, 2012 23:05
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2012 - ORDERS NOW BEING TAKEN
Replies: 38
Views: 3925

PM Sent to Giles. 12.05pm 14/1/2012
Regards to all and hope you all have a "Zedding" good year. :lol:
by kruisn
Thu 12 Jan, 2012 00:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2012 - Your Forum Needs Your Pictures
Replies: 54
Views: 5270

YAAAHOOO! ! ! Great work Rob. Not an easy job, I think it will be even better than last year and that took some beating. :bow :cheers
by kruisn
Mon 09 Jan, 2012 21:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Breaking/Spares - Facelift
Replies: 31
Views: 3045

Thanks Topaz3. Please PM me when ready.
Cheers.
Kruisn
by kruisn
Mon 09 Jan, 2012 05:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Breaking/Spares - Facelift
Replies: 31
Views: 3045

Hi topaz3, Have been looking and advertising for on board computer and associated bits for a year or so. I dont suppose you have such a thing in reasonable nick would you. Cheers Kruisn.
by kruisn
Sun 17 Apr, 2011 06:32
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What was your's
Replies: 61
Views: 3224

Jag XK120 very nice! my dream XK was the 150, the old man had one, bright red lovely car, remember him taking me down the M1 (pre speed limit) in what was the new E-Type 3.8 at a 100+ they were the days. Thanks Motco, MickJ, Silly young dick I was. I owned the car for two years and then bought a Ri...
by kruisn
Fri 15 Apr, 2011 07:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What was your's
Replies: 61
Views: 3224

What was yours

Have had my fair share of classics, but have slowed down now I have found what I like (so far that is). First car was a 1952 Sunbeam Talbot, 2nd was a Morris 8 convertible after I gave the Sunbeam to Dad. Kept most of the cars at least a year or so to get to know them properly and still have one or ...
by kruisn
Wed 12 Jan, 2011 21:46
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: For those who know me....
Replies: 47
Views: 4339

Havn't had the pleasure of meeting you Canman, but feel I know you a little from your many posts - (close to the 1000 now ?). We could all learn from your brilliant attitude. Pleas keep posting on the progress of the rebuild and also the trip. Our thoughts are with you and hope you have a nice warm ...
by kruisn
Fri 07 Jan, 2011 19:14
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 24491

Nice shot Hard top, luv the small lens flare at the front.
by kruisn
Wed 05 Jan, 2011 20:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Calenders For Z Kiwis
Replies: 5
Views: 741

U M
B P ! ! :lol:
by kruisn
Tue 04 Jan, 2011 21:23
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Self emptying wash bottle....
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Had the same problem with my car even though it had only done 19000ks
It had worn a very small hole in the moulding joint at the bottom of the container. A little carefull heat with the solder iron welded it up sufficiently.
No trouble since.
Happy Zding
by kruisn
Mon 03 Jan, 2011 22:03
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Calenders For Z Kiwis
Replies: 5
Views: 741

Only King Carl so far Robert. I will bump it up and try again. Hope you and yours had a luvely chrissy and new year. (Extra WHITE Christmas lol). :cheers
by kruisn
Tue 28 Dec, 2010 20:53
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2011 - ORDERS NOW BEING TAKEN
Replies: 42
Views: 3401

Brilliant efforts again by the calendar boys. Well done all.
Am trying to get a few orders together to save postage costs to New Zealand. Do you forsee any problems with accomodating our request.
Don't want to be a nuisance but DO need a calendar, (getting sick of the 2008 edition lol)