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by badboyblue
Wed 23 Feb, 2011 19:11
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hows the recession affecting you,etc
Replies: 121
Views: 6730

.............I'm sure they will all be mortified to find that they do not conform to the stereotypical ideal. They shouldn't be, they should be proud. But I didn't mention your family, I referred to the crime statistics relating to children raised ................................ well you know what...
by badboyblue
Wed 23 Feb, 2011 17:47
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hows the recession affecting you,etc
Replies: 121
Views: 6730

.............A common factor in many situations involving kids going off the rails is the dominance of a parent within an outwardly normal family unit. When a child cannot push the boundaries and learn within the family home they rebel and often take their frustrations out by trying to prove someth...
by badboyblue
Tue 22 Feb, 2011 22:39
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hows the recession affecting you,etc
Replies: 121
Views: 6730

Warrior wrote:The whole benefits system is wrong.................
Agreed.
by badboyblue
Tue 22 Feb, 2011 22:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hows the recession affecting you,etc
Replies: 121
Views: 6730

It's not your problem, nor are the worlds starving millions, child prostitution, knife crime or illiteracy. In fact as long as you can polish your bonnet I wouldn't worry too much about anything else. :wink: I not going to blame them for famine in Africa - but I'm going to hazard a guess that the m...
by badboyblue
Mon 21 Feb, 2011 20:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hows the recession affecting you,etc
Replies: 121
Views: 6730

1) If the minmum wage is at all justified in being so called - how can it be credible that any benefits "pay" you more? 2) As to the single mum "profession", I really don't see why some slag getting herself knocked up is my problem, if she or her family can't feed the kid take it off her and give to...
by badboyblue
Mon 24 Jan, 2011 19:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OE Wind Deflector - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 701

At last someone sensible enough to recognise a bargain has surfaced and a deal is struck.

NOW SOLD
by badboyblue
Wed 19 Jan, 2011 00:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OE Wind Deflector - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 701

Bump!!

Still here and still a bargain.
by badboyblue
Mon 20 Dec, 2010 17:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OE Wind Deflector - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 701

Thanks guys ad now altered - and yes, I had an MG previously - it & me are even featured on the site the link is to.
by badboyblue
Mon 20 Dec, 2010 01:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OE Wind Deflector - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 701

Well the response was deafening - what did I get wrong?

It's at least a tenner less than the last one to go on E-Bay, is in good condition and you've not got the aggro of bidding??
by badboyblue
Sat 11 Dec, 2010 21:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OE Wind Deflector - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 701

Z3 OE Wind Deflector - SOLD

NOW SOLD Treat yourself for Easter and make the early spring top down experience that little bit more civilised!! OE wind deflector/windstop for Z3 fitted with roll hoops (to remove any doubt it is the mesh thing that fits over the roll hoops and stops to a great extent the backdraught of wind into...
by badboyblue
Sun 17 Oct, 2010 22:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Z3 Tonneau
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Awwh shucks - you'll have me blushing!

Glad you're happy.

Thanks.
by badboyblue
Thu 14 Oct, 2010 22:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - OEM Hoops, trim, all fixings & Windstop to su
Replies: 13
Views: 635

Decided to keep the Z, at least for the short term.
Thanks and apologies to all that showed an interest.
by badboyblue
Tue 12 Oct, 2010 23:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - OEM Hoops, trim, all fixings & Windstop to su
Replies: 13
Views: 635

msassoon - move north, you won't regret it.

SeaDog, thanks for the offer, I'll keep you posted.

Children, playtime is over, now go brush your teeth and off to bed.
by badboyblue
Tue 12 Oct, 2010 17:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Z3 Tonneau
Replies: 4
Views: 435

seaDog wrote:You say dark grey/black, if this is the standard black one then I will have it.

Jas
It is the standard Black one.
by badboyblue
Mon 11 Oct, 2010 21:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Z3 Tonneau
Replies: 4
Views: 435

For Sale - Z3 Tonneau

Dark Grey/Black in colour, good condition (unused by me!)

£35 + P&P at cost or collect from postcode area WN7.
by badboyblue
Mon 11 Oct, 2010 21:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - OEM Hoops, trim, all fixings & Windstop to su
Replies: 13
Views: 635

For Sale - OEM Hoops, trim, all fixings & Windstop to su

SORRY NO LONGER FOR SALE. I'm chopping in the Z against a Smart Coupe - seriously I am. Therefore available for exchange + cash adjustment is the full works to fit hoops to a Z plus an OEM windstop all in good condition. Unsure as to the timescale but ideally the job will need to be done this weeke...
by badboyblue
Sun 26 Sep, 2010 20:17
Forum: Better Driving
Topic: What is a dual carriageway?
Replies: 13
Views: 4011

Re: What is a dual carriageway?

The national speed limit for a dual carriageway is 70mph and a single carriageway is 60mph Your definition of a dual carriageway is correct - additionally if a road has both single & dual carriageways along it's length there will normally be "warnings" at least at the point the change occurs. I wou...
by badboyblue
Sat 04 Sep, 2010 20:24
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: nice green z in warrington
Replies: 5
Views: 658

Double P.
by badboyblue
Sat 04 Sep, 2010 20:24
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: nice green z in warrington
Replies: 5
Views: 658

It's a guy at the place I work at - think he's only had it a couple of months - I'll have to stick the url on his window.
by badboyblue
Sat 04 Sep, 2010 01:03
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: nice green z in warrington
Replies: 5
Views: 658

Do you recall the Reg?

HIG **** by any chance?
by badboyblue
Thu 02 Sep, 2010 22:40
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: North Yorkshire Moors
Replies: 26
Views: 1217

snoops wrote:It's the same as I am a Lancashire lass through and through but "officially" I live in Greater Manchester....
Or do you?

http://www.forl.co.uk/confuse.html
by badboyblue
Fri 30 Jul, 2010 21:15
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Z3 Art Car
Replies: 12
Views: 901

Seen worse - It could have been Silver.
by badboyblue
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 19:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Got a new item delivered but not sure it will fit the Z ;-)
Replies: 41
Views: 1681

She's already perfected the femine scowl I see - I thought that would take a little bit longer.

Congrats to all & Hello Daisy.
by badboyblue
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 19:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fuel cap lid not flush with the rest of the body
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Robert T wrote:..............Part #16 below - about 15p. :wink:............
Part #6 not 16???
by badboyblue
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 18:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fuel cap lid not flush with the rest of the body
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: Fuel cap lid not flush with the rest of the body

The fuel filler lid on my Z3 isn't flush with the side of the car - it pushes into the gap where the filler cap is. Any idea what I need to make it sit properly? Check the little rubber "nipple" is there, if not get a new one - if it is there just bend out the seating bracket inside the hole in the...
by badboyblue
Fri 11 Jun, 2010 22:48
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: COME ON ENGLAND, Z3 style ( pics )
Replies: 47
Views: 2279

Titan wrote:..............No I said hosepipe brackets
What's them metal 'ooks bottom left?...........
Built-in BBQ grille support brackets.
by badboyblue
Fri 11 Jun, 2010 20:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: COME ON ENGLAND, Z3 style ( pics )
Replies: 47
Views: 2279

Adam wrote:Nice pics apart from the england flags :wink: :D :D

I support two teams, Wales and whoever plays against England.

All joking aside...i'm backing Spain.
Thought you'd be supporting New Zealand, what, with them having all them sheep.
by badboyblue
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 22:09
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

TitanTim wrote: Pipe cleaner what else? :wink:

Tim.
Are you sure?
by badboyblue
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 22:08
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

Each to their own :) but pleasure for me would be passing an hour or two cleaning and polishing the Zed on the drive. Yesterday morning mine got a full autoglym hood clean. Alloys cleaned, car washed then a full clay bar going over followed by another wash, then dried and finished with a complete g...
by badboyblue
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 21:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

TitanTim wrote: The cooked breakkie and read of the paper is before I bond with the Zed with a caressing wash :wink:

Tim.
Dare I ask how you clean the tail pipes?
by badboyblue
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 21:43
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

Fair do's if you wouldn't take any car through a car wash - I would and do but then to me a car is just a car. I would never have thought to take a soft top though one though - but now I know it says it's OK to in the handbook - who knows - or I might stick with the local "hand car wash" place - Was...
by badboyblue
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 17:17
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

Jonttt wrote:................. washing Z3's in a car wash and I assumed the obvious "thats stupid" point had already been made..................
Why is it stupid?
by badboyblue
Wed 09 Jun, 2010 23:35
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

To keep the laydees & maybe some men happy:-

Image
by badboyblue
Mon 07 Jun, 2010 23:43
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Tell us a joke...
Replies: 147
Views: 16635

Husband to wife - Do you fancy playing the rape game? Wife - No. Husband - That's the spirit. Or more topical:- Rooney on the training pitch dribbles the ball round Heskey, then Ashley Cole, Wright-Phillips and David James he's just running upto Ledley King when from the touchline Capello shouts "Co...
by badboyblue
Mon 07 Jun, 2010 22:57
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: paying for car
Replies: 17
Views: 5660

These look good but when you work the numbers out you only get 5% on the first month's payment (as this is the only money that is in the account for the whole year) down to around 0.4% on the last month's installment - IIRC the interest on the total amount paid in was around 2.8%. There are some Ea...
by badboyblue
Mon 07 Jun, 2010 19:55
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: paying for car
Replies: 17
Views: 5660

have you checked savings rates recently.i dream of 5%........... Yes, not a savings account a "regular saving" account there's a difference:- http://www.moneysupermarket.com/savings/regular-savings-accounts/?source=GOO-00026B01&Keywords=regular+saver+accounts&Exact&p=0&ef_id=1816:3:s_aacce31b99912b...
by badboyblue
Mon 07 Jun, 2010 18:25
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: paying for car
Replies: 17
Views: 5660

Apply for a 12 months 0% interest balance credit now, buy the car on your existing credit card. then transter the balance to the new 0% card. It will cost you about 3% (£150) to transfer. Stick your "loan payments" in a regular savings acount paying 5%, then pay off the credit when the term is up - ...
by badboyblue
Sun 06 Jun, 2010 15:55
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

Is the point not that Estocks' comment was blatantly not serious - hence the devil head emoticon - Yet someone gets on the anti sexism soap box and obviously take the huff.

If you don't find it amusing, fine, just ignore it, but why be obviously "hostile"?
by badboyblue
Sat 05 Jun, 2010 15:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Carwash, Soft Top?
Replies: 49
Views: 2856

What Estocks said is true though - there are a lot of peeps on here that take themselves far too seriously - naturally most of these do seem to be women, either by genetics or nature - it's difficult to tell on a forum.
by badboyblue
Wed 02 Jun, 2010 18:32
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Ultimate Cruise.
Replies: 19
Views: 1408

You stand a reasonable chance of missing your ferry from Dover if you only give yourself 6 hours on Friday afternoon, I've done the trip to Folkestone a few times from Manchester (about 20/30 mins short of Dover) it's a good 4 1/2 hours when the roads are quiet. You'll be hitting Dartford/M4/M3 some...
by badboyblue
Mon 31 May, 2010 01:34
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The ZRoadster Search Engine
Replies: 6
Views: 626

Sugered almonds is a "googlewhack"


PS
Well it was until I posted this!!!
by badboyblue
Sun 30 May, 2010 14:06
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: It's catching -
Replies: 1
Views: 326

It's catching -

by badboyblue
Wed 26 May, 2010 22:18
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Hamann Body Work (side spats) - For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Do you think they'd fit on my son's Corsa?
by badboyblue
Tue 25 May, 2010 19:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Winter Use
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Winter Use

Dj230 wrote:....................I was just wondering how it copes with bad weather ie lots of rain?
Don't be so impatient - this is the UK, you'll find out all too soon!!
by badboyblue
Sat 22 May, 2010 13:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 2.2i Sport FOR SALE (34k miles only)
Replies: 12
Views: 1017

billz wrote:Think it is a bit pricey, Only my opinion. I paid 8k for 2001 3.0 sport with additional extras and 43k on the clock. That was dealers price not private.
Like i said though it is only my opinion, hope you dont mind me saying.
What he said - £7.5k max (with the scratches fixed)
by badboyblue
Mon 03 May, 2010 18:18
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New MX5 or Second hand Z4?
Replies: 53
Views: 3056

estocks wrote:.........................You wouldn't want to ruin that cut, colour & perm you just spent £100 on now, would you Tim??? :lol:
You appear somewhat au fait with the the old coifeurist terminology there estocks - do you also own a TT?
by badboyblue
Mon 03 May, 2010 17:35
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New MX5 or Second hand Z4?
Replies: 53
Views: 3056

Cheers badboyblue, the Coupe if buying new is only just over a grand more than the softop so I wouldn't see the point going for the softtop, better security etc with the hardtop, the great point with the coupe is its the only one on the market where the roof doesn't go into the boot so the same as ...
by badboyblue
Mon 03 May, 2010 16:52
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New MX5 or Second hand Z4?
Replies: 53
Views: 3056

Personally - I'd go for neither. I'd look at a 1 - 2 yr old low mileage "soft top" MX5.
More money in your pocket, with little increase in the risk of big bills, as as you say it's a Mazda.
PLUS - a boot you can actually use with the roof down, and IMO better looking than the "coupe".
by badboyblue
Sun 02 May, 2010 23:04
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: my ha'pny worth
Replies: 14
Views: 854

I'd guess the second definition is the one in question.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=fud
by badboyblue
Sun 02 May, 2010 15:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rainx
Replies: 27
Views: 1141

Seb............
What is your view on cupholders in a Z3?