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by Adam
Fri 08 Dec, 2017 09:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Wide Body Rear Bumper (FOUND)
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: Wanted: Wide Body Rear Bumper (FOUND)

Just wanted to say thanks to Robert (mrscalex) for the rear bumper.

If ever you need parts then he is a pleasure to deal with.
by Adam
Tue 05 Dec, 2017 10:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Wide Body Rear Bumper (FOUND)
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: Wanted: Wide Body Rear Bumper

you have P.M
by Adam
Tue 05 Dec, 2017 10:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Wide Body Rear Bumper (FOUND)
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Wanted: Wide Body Rear Bumper (FOUND)

Hi All, Long shot I know but i'm looking for a very good condition wide body rear bumper in Artic Silver for my '98 Z3. I have been monitoring ebay but they are either poor condition, narrow body or wrong colour. My existing bumper has a lot of bubbling on it and lacquer has gone in places. I figure...
by Adam
Fri 21 Jul, 2017 17:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacement interior help/suggestion
Replies: 0
Views: 433

Replacement interior help/suggestion

NOW SOLD !!!!!! Hi everyone. I haven't posted here for an age but I'm always lurking and using the knowledgebase area. I have just changed the interior of my 1998 Z3. I didn't want to post anything in the for sale section until I know what/if what I have is of any use and its value. I'm looking for...
by Adam
Tue 06 Dec, 2016 09:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Centre vent suddenly lost air flow
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: Centre vent suddenly lost air flow

Not being an expert or anything but I would think that if a hose had come off then the output would have dropped across all vents. I would have a guess that there is a blockage on the centre vent and therefore the extra pressure that cant get through the centre vent is being forced through the other...
by Adam
Fri 02 Dec, 2016 14:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Aerial/Antenna Base (NOW FOUND)
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Re: Wanted: Aerial/Antenna Base

Part now sourced via a forum member.
by Adam
Fri 02 Dec, 2016 09:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Aerial/Antenna Base (NOW FOUND)
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Wanted: Aerial/Antenna Base (NOW FOUND)

Hi everyone.

I'm looking for an aerial/antenna base unit. Part no. 65218375159
No. 2 in the diagram

Anybody got one available or are you currently breaking a car?
Needed Asap.

Cheers. Adam

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by Adam
Wed 16 Mar, 2016 09:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Car insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 1502

Re: Car insurance

I have just had my renewal come through from Esure. Once again no one else can come close to it. 1998 2.8, 4000 miles a year, fully comprehensive, SD&P, protected NCB, 14 years NCB, No points, Age 35. £149.41...I bit there hand off. I have been with them for over 8 years and I know that after a few ...
by Adam
Tue 19 Jan, 2016 16:23
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Dash illumination
Replies: 4
Views: 717

Re: Dash illumination

Done some digging and found this. fitment for all Z3's

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showpar ... 1138353797
by Adam
Tue 19 Jan, 2016 14:16
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Dash illumination
Replies: 4
Views: 717

Re: Dash illumination

by Adam
Mon 24 Aug, 2015 12:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1.9 Z3 Arctic Silver, breaking for spares
Replies: 16
Views: 1598

Re: 1.9 Z3 Arctic Silver, breaking for spares

I'm looking for the O/S & N/S roof/window rubbers.

The two rubber parts above the windows, backwards from the A pillar that are attached to the roof.
by Adam
Thu 26 Mar, 2015 15:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2088
Views: 224715

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Busy week for my Z,

Oil & filter changes
Two rear shocks arrived this morning for fitting on the weekend
A new pressure washer system to help make the car shiny.
Tank of the good stuff (super unleaded)
by Adam
Fri 28 Feb, 2014 12:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help to diagnose a fault
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: Help to diagnose a fault

I will look at that this weekend. Thanks for the feedback
by Adam
Fri 28 Feb, 2014 11:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help to diagnose a fault
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Help to diagnose a fault

I'm trying to work out what this annoying fault is on my car. I have used diagnostic software (carsoft) and check for codes and sorted anything out that came up. Now its clear but im still getting the problem. 1998 Z3 2.8 m52 I have changed both Cam sensors (by the vanos and the one down the back/si...
by Adam
Thu 21 Mar, 2013 12:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: passenger side wing mirror assembly (NOW FOUND)
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: Wanted: passenger side wing mirror assembly (NOW FOUND)

I just want to say thanks to Johnjo. I got the mirror today and all I need is the rain to stop so I can fit it.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend dealing with Johnjo in the future.
by Adam
Thu 21 Mar, 2013 10:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: possible cheap hard top
Replies: 3
Views: 268

possible cheap hard top

I have nothing to do with this auction or the person selling it but I just noticed this on ebay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-Hard-Top-/271174670994

might be worth a punt to someone. ending in under an hour
by Adam
Mon 18 Mar, 2013 11:22
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: passenger side wing mirror assembly (NOW FOUND)
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: Wanted: passenger side wing mirror assembly

cheers Johnjo,

Im on to your listing. Should be just right. Fingers crossed I get it.
by Adam
Sat 16 Mar, 2013 11:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: passenger side wing mirror assembly (NOW FOUND)
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Wanted: passenger side wing mirror assembly (NOW FOUND)

Due to a nice person kicking the wing mirror off my car im now looking for a new passenger side complete wing mirror assembly. Ideally it would be arctic silver but i can get it resprayed whatever the colour. I'm not sure if they differ much but its just the standard mirror type, electric and heated...
by Adam
Mon 11 Mar, 2013 14:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2088
Views: 224715

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Tank of Shells finest V-power,
New Front tyre,
Two rear top mounts,
Two front lower arm rear bushes,
A pressure washer.

Trying to resist buying some more snow foam and new shocks allround.
by Adam
Thu 25 Oct, 2012 09:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Please Tell Me What I Have Bought?
Replies: 16
Views: 896

Re: Please Tell Me What I Have Bought?

I put the last 7 digits of the vin into realoem and it pulls up nothing???
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do?vin=LG7t12A

Strange. Didnt the facelifts have the de-tangoed headlights???

Im sure someone will enlighten me.
by Adam
Fri 18 Nov, 2011 21:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: noob traction control question
Replies: 12
Views: 631

With the light off on the dash it is activated. When it flashes it is cutting in and traction control is interrupting the throttle. When permanantly lit it is deactivated. I personally find the car has "better feel" when deactivated. I find the traction control can be a little unbalancing. It is all...
by Adam
Sun 24 Jul, 2011 18:32
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Cymrag Zedders
Replies: 5
Views: 554

Newport

'98 2.8 Z3 Arctic Silver
by Adam
Tue 19 Jul, 2011 18:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: crankt Sensor now replaced,still not starting well, thougts
Replies: 10
Views: 805

Dont quote me on this but I do believe it was a recall.

I had the same issue but as the "work" was not carried out within the recall date I had to fork out for the new sensor and loom.

*edited for spelling mistakes* Damn wine :D
by Adam
Tue 12 Jul, 2011 18:31
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Yorkshire Cruise 16th July 2011
Replies: 63
Views: 5422

Im working this day but will be in the area in a hire van. If you see a Merc Sprinter with "Bassaleg Hire" on it flashing its lights and tooting its horn then please wave back as its me :D
by Adam
Sat 25 Jun, 2011 21:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: After lots of stress registering ... I'm in!
Replies: 31
Views: 1124

There you go. Got you there eventually. I was working today so I was only able to pass on your email to an admin this evening.

Thank you Phil for sorting it and hello wayne...I hope we get to meet some time.
by Adam
Mon 13 Jun, 2011 22:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Young and old
Replies: 34
Views: 1212

July '97
by Adam
Sun 05 Jun, 2011 22:45
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Because I'm Mad..
Replies: 22
Views: 2008

Well done Giles. :cheers
by Adam
Sat 14 May, 2011 18:02
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

No need to remove any parts of the dash. They simply stick on with the dash in place.
by Adam
Fri 13 May, 2011 18:35
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

Lucky I still had the camera about :D The kit is one of these in brushed aluminium: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1997-1998-1999-99-BMW-Z3-Z-3-Z-3-INTERIOR-DASH-TRIM-KIT-/110686105026?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19c567edc2 Despite saying its from the UK it is infact sent from American Dash...
by Adam
Fri 13 May, 2011 16:44
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

Fixed Now :d
by Adam
Fri 13 May, 2011 16:37
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

As promised. 3 pictures.

The more I look at the other kit that arrived today the better this one looks.

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by Adam
Fri 13 May, 2011 11:26
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

This morning I have just recieved a different kit from a seller on ebay. I will have to offer it up on the car to see what its like but initially i'm not sure. Now starting to prefer the original silver one as above. Definately adding the chrome rings around the heater dials and electric window butt...
by Adam
Thu 12 May, 2011 22:04
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

I will take some pics tomorrow and post them up for you.
by Adam
Thu 12 May, 2011 19:14
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: E Bay dash kits
Replies: 16
Views: 1834

I got one of those kits in the aluminium style.

I was never truly happy with it. I only fitted certain parts otherwise it would look very overkill. I'm in the process (this weekend) of removing it and sourcing an alternative better quality and look product.
by Adam
Tue 10 May, 2011 21:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Because I'm Mad..
Replies: 22
Views: 2008

Just a quick "Bump" really to bring this back up and into peoples attention again. Despite never meeting Giles (or being on any zroadster events) This is for a great cause (and for one of us Z'ers taking on a great challenge) Recently a fellow member posted their story of there scare with cancer. I ...
by Adam
Mon 09 May, 2011 18:15
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Because I'm Mad..
Replies: 22
Views: 2008

Great thing to do, great charity. Good luck. Donation made.

One thing I would say to anyone who is going to make a donation, make sure you tick the "gift aid" option. By doing that it means that even more money is raised. Every penny is a penny closer to finding a cure.

:cheers

Adam.
by Adam
Wed 04 May, 2011 20:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: To those that know me
Replies: 88
Views: 3179

Malcolm who ???? :D :D :D :wink:
by Adam
Mon 18 Apr, 2011 19:49
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Later model roof - no zip?
Replies: 8
Views: 863

Other than buying a genuine BMW part, Is there any companies that actual do replacement hoods with a zip in window as original. It appears that all I have seen are sewn in.
by Adam
Fri 15 Apr, 2011 09:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering Wheel Adjustment?
Replies: 4
Views: 441

from my understanding ALL Z3's didnt have adjustable height/rake steering wheels.
by Adam
Fri 08 Apr, 2011 21:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 714

This might be stating the obvious but have you released the hood to take tension off?
by Adam
Thu 07 Apr, 2011 08:17
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Crack in Diff to Subframe area - Spot welds in the Boot?
Replies: 50
Views: 7204

Forego any thoughts of getting it fixed four free unless you have a FBMWSH. You will be lucky full stop now to get anything off BMW regarding this issue. I have the FBMWSH and contacted dealers, customer service and had so much documentation on it all regarding the issue and previous cases (thanks ...
by Adam
Wed 06 Apr, 2011 20:41
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What was your's
Replies: 61
Views: 3329

Nova 1.2 merit. 5 door in bright red. C880 GTX It was like a tank. My best driving memories (and close shaves) with that car. How Im still alive I dont know after what I got away with in that car. I knew it from new. My now boss won it in a chat magazine competition. It was then bought for my sister...
by Adam
Mon 28 Mar, 2011 12:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Door lock
Replies: 7
Views: 644

Check that you can still unlock the door with the key. If so its not the lock. Check thefuses and the wire loom that goes into the door for damaged wires. A well known issue is the door actuator. there is a good article on how to change it here: http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17528 T...
by Adam
Mon 28 Mar, 2011 12:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel wobble at circa 40mph
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Wheel balancing I would put money on. One of the wheels has probably thrown a weight. the tyre depot should balance them for you.
by Adam
Fri 25 Mar, 2011 21:08
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: £115 Million
Replies: 23
Views: 1280

Despite all the "dream things" to buy I would do the following first. Pay off all my bills. Go to each of my immediate family and ask them what they owe on the mortgage and outstanding bills...pay them all off and let them all have a home and a clean slate. Invest £1 million in my works for a new bu...
by Adam
Thu 24 Mar, 2011 18:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear window cracked? need replacement q
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Sewn in is a whole new hood job. the zip in is a bmw replacement part. There are a few threads on how to fit by doing a search. I dont know of anyone local (im in newport) that do fitting of hoods. I have heared that in cwmbran (Llantarnham park) there is a company that manufactures hoods (BAS) I th...
by Adam
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 13:05
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Usernames. Explain yourself!
Replies: 125
Views: 9520

I wont state the obvious :D
by Adam
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 12:21
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The BIG Six Oh!
Replies: 28
Views: 1864

Happy Birthday Tim :cheers
by Adam
Thu 24 Feb, 2011 18:25
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Insurance surprise
Replies: 13
Views: 1190

I always shop around. I have been with esure for a while as they always had the best price....until now. £797.46 :shock: The first time I insured my car it was £280 and the pennies (esure) Next year £313 +pennies (an sp30 added to the policy :head: ) (esure) Year after £398 +pennies (sp30 still on p...