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by Bluebaur
Thu 19 Jan, 2017 12:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6626

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Sam
ChrisS
ChrisH
Jeff
Steviemillar
Felix
Barry V
Keith
Gary k
Pat
Ivor
Paul F
Roger

Apologies to Felix, whose name has defaulted back to normality !
by Bluebaur
Tue 16 Aug, 2016 18:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour August 13th 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3633

Re: Z1 Tour August 13th 2016

I would like to second the comments regarding the Cotswold Tour and the scenery that we travelled through. It was very enjoyable and interesting to have two of the older bretheren running with us. I have to take issue with a previous comment regarding those cars being older than the Z1's, but I noti...
by Bluebaur
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 18:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour August 13th 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3633

Re: Z1 Tour August 13th 2016

Looking forward to meeting up again.
by Bluebaur
Thu 07 Aug, 2014 18:40
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Sept 6th
Replies: 16
Views: 1879

Re: Z1 Tour Sept 6th

Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend either.

Roger
by Bluebaur
Fri 17 Jan, 2014 13:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: 2014 Technical Day
Replies: 44
Views: 3818

Re: 2014 Technical Day

I'm interested dependant on the date

1. Pat-Leather Care and Panel Repair
2. Chris (Scorpion)-Doors
3. Chris S
4.Richard (Motorhead)
5.Keith (Green Genie)
6.Ivor (a1z1
7.Felix (aka Felix)
8. Andy Hallas
9. RT
10. Paul (FinerZ1)
11. Roger (Bluebaur)
by Bluebaur
Wed 04 Sep, 2013 14:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rush Movie
Replies: 5
Views: 1013

Re: Rush Movie

Hi Darren, I would like to take you up on this offer and support the Z1 cause. Over the weekend I should be with the elusive local Ferrari owner and will do all I can to persuade him to attend with me. I will let you know in due course. If I am the only Z1 attending, will that qualify as "the rose b...
by Bluebaur
Sun 25 Aug, 2013 23:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Anyone?
Replies: 112
Views: 13650

Z1 Tour 2013 IMPORTANT UPDATE

Having spent many hours with Ivor browsing the 2009 Spokey designed tour route and trying to replicate most of the drive. We must now alter the initial meeting point from Baldock Services A1(M) to Newport Pagnall Services SOUTHBOUND (M1) situated between Junction15 an+d junction14. This move is crea...
by Bluebaur
Thu 22 Aug, 2013 15:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Anyone?
Replies: 112
Views: 13650

Re: Z1 Tour Anyone?

Andy,

pm sent
by Bluebaur
Tue 20 Aug, 2013 21:30
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Anyone?
Replies: 112
Views: 13650

Re: Z1 Tour Anyone?

A few more details : Meet to leave from Baldock Services A1(M) J10 at 10:00 hrs. This is a single site located at the junction of the A1(M) and the A507. Shell fuel available and hopefully VPower+nitro !! 12:00 hrs. The Fox Inn, Enstone Road, Middle Barton. OX7 7BL 13:00 hrs. Lotus F1, Whiteways Tec...
by Bluebaur
Wed 31 Jul, 2013 07:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Anyone?
Replies: 112
Views: 13650

Re: Z1 Tour Anyone?

I can confirm that Lynda and I are booked and paid, for both Friday and Saturday nights. The F1 tour is for me a highlight and not to be missed.
by Bluebaur
Fri 05 Jul, 2013 07:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic Saturday 27th July
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic Saturday 27th July

Now that we are only a few days away from this years Silverstone Classic, it is time to consider a meeting point prior to entering the Silverstone circuit. On the Saturday morning it is proposed that we meet again at the "Super Sausage Café" near Paulersbury some 6/7 miles south of Towcester on the ...
by Bluebaur
Tue 09 Apr, 2013 08:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Anyone?
Replies: 112
Views: 13650

Re: Z1 Tour Anyone?

With Silverstone tickets booked and paid, Gaydon tickets applied for. Lotus F1 and overnight in the Ettington Hotel does not seem like such a bad way to pass time in a Z1. Tell me when to start packing!
by Bluebaur
Wed 20 Mar, 2013 15:19
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34325

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Tickets booked for Saturday. Must remember to bring them with me on the day !!!!!
by Bluebaur
Wed 20 Mar, 2013 14:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Gearbox Oil
Replies: 20
Views: 5017

Re: Z1 Gearbox Oil

To add a little more information on the use of Mobil SHC 630 in the Z1 gearbox. When I purchased my car in 2008 it had already been in this country for 10 years. The previous UK owner had invoices available to show that the car had undergone engine and gearbox oil changes. Whilst the garage had spec...
by Bluebaur
Mon 30 Jul, 2012 18:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Gaydon 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1279

Re: Gaydon 2012

Myself, Ivor, Bindy and Darren will all be attending in four Z1's.
by Bluebaur
Thu 26 Jul, 2012 12:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic
Replies: 19
Views: 2401

Re: Silverstone Classic

Also name and shame the Z1 owner who tore off the ticket counterfoils before entering the circuit!
by Bluebaur
Sun 15 Jul, 2012 13:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 14106

Re: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July

Now that we are only a few days away from the Silverstone Classic ZedFest, it it time to prepare for the event. On the Saturday morning it is proposed that we now meet at the "Super Sausage Cafe" near Paulersbury some 6/7 miles south of Towcester on the A5, due to the number of Z1's attending. The o...
by Bluebaur
Wed 13 Jun, 2012 10:29
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: removing body parts and rivets
Replies: 18
Views: 2178

Re: removing body parts and rivets

Tony, Last year whilst Ivor was rebuilding the green Z1 and preparing panels for paint. I deciced to replace both door belts and whilst the lower panels were off, it seemed right to have the nose cone and panels in for paint at the same time. On my car the removal of the nose cone entailed the under...
by Bluebaur
Fri 20 Apr, 2012 09:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 14106

Re: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July

Just a quick update to the number of Z1 cars attending ZedFest in July.

With a little bit of help from "our man on the inside" of the BMWCC and this forum. The unofficial total number of cars has risen to 22 booked and paid, with another 2 still to be confirmed.
by Bluebaur
Tue 27 Mar, 2012 09:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 14106

Re: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July

Silverstone Classic web site states that there a 4 days to go before the withdrawal of the "Early Bird" ticket offer. Tickets will still be available after this date, but will cost a little more. Tickets booked for the Silverstone Classic ZedFest will be sent to the home delivery address some 7-10 d...
by Bluebaur
Wed 22 Feb, 2012 13:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 14106

A quick glance at the Silverstone Classic web site shows that there are 38 days to go before the Early Bird tickets are withdrawn. The ticket required for us to display infield and take part in the parade lap is Saturday Early Bird CCM Package (2 x entry + 1 vehicle pass), purchased using the club d...
by Bluebaur
Tue 21 Feb, 2012 10:19
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 14106

RT,

pm sent

Roger
by Bluebaur
Fri 17 Feb, 2012 13:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: I'm back - what's been happening?
Replies: 11
Views: 1514

Hi Andy, Welcome back to the UK, and also back into the Z1 scene. Much to talk about, but I notice that you have signed up for the ZedFest at Silverstone Classic in July. With your name in the frame the total number of Z1's confirmed as attending has risen to 12. I would stress that this figure is p...
by Bluebaur
Thu 02 Feb, 2012 09:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 14106

Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July

This is an oppurtunity to be involved in the biggest gathering of BMW Z cars in the UK, organised by the BMWCC. Buying tickets before 31st March is on a BOGOF basis, ie: 2 entry tickets and a vehicle pass. This enables us to park infield with other BMW's on display and then partake in a parade lap o...
by Bluebaur
Tue 17 Jan, 2012 12:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69221

With regard to the BMWCCGB ZedFest on Saturday 21st July, it would be nice if Z1's attending could meet prior to their Silverstone arrival. If any owners are able to attend, let me know and I will try to arrange a suitable meeting place, to cover arrivals from both the north and the south. This even...
by Bluebaur
Fri 05 Aug, 2011 20:29
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Are any 1's going to Gaydon
Replies: 11
Views: 1059

Ben, The three passes for Gaydon are for Ivor & Bindy in one car this time, Darren, and myself. Jamal is also down for attendance, but I am not sure if any other Z1's have made their own arrangements with the club. Sam has been known to attend in previous years. Monday is the latest day to apply for...
by Bluebaur
Fri 05 Aug, 2011 11:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Are any 1's going to Gaydon
Replies: 11
Views: 1059

Thanks for the info:

Can now confirm that display passes issued for another 3 Z1's. See you there bright and early hopefully.
by Bluebaur
Wed 03 Aug, 2011 08:48
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Are any 1's going to Gaydon
Replies: 11
Views: 1059

I would also quite like to go this year.
by Bluebaur
Thu 23 Jun, 2011 15:48
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 21039

Lunch selection for Saturday:

1 X Multi-Grain Baguette with Roasted Ham and Mustard
&
1 X Multi-Grain Baguette with Smoked Salmon and Lemon Mayo'

Thanks.

Roger & Lynda
by Bluebaur
Fri 17 Jun, 2011 13:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 21039

I will take :

1X Pan fried chicken and 1X Roast turkey.

Many thanks.

P.S.

I will also buy you a couple of beers !
by Bluebaur
Thu 12 May, 2011 18:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 21039

Booked and confirmed.

Thanks.
by Bluebaur
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 09:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 21039

Hi Jet,

Just a confirmation of previous pm. Would like Lakeside View and will await your further instructions regarding payment etc.

Roger
by Bluebaur
Fri 18 Feb, 2011 11:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 21039

I will second Terry's comments and you can be assured that you will be made very welcome.
Hopefully late June should be really hot and there won't be a roof in sight!
by Bluebaur
Tue 11 Jan, 2011 16:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Relationships.....
Replies: 20
Views: 2815

It is very difficult to follow the Mills & Boon storyline from Mr Lever! but here goes. I decided to buy a Z1 after selling my pride and joy. At the time this was a 1982 E21 323i Baur cabriolet. I had owned the car for 17 years and during that time it had been fully restored to within an inch of its...
by Bluebaur
Wed 05 Jan, 2011 12:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Who has driven their Z1 in the last week?
Replies: 18
Views: 1860

I have to admit that my car is still siting under its cover in the garage and has been on SORN for three months. I live not many miles away from Ivor and the conditions since early December have not been really Z1 weather. I have looked under the cover to check for a heart beat and confirm that it i...
by Bluebaur
Mon 20 Dec, 2010 20:13
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Yellow Seat Material
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

Pat,

As one of the interested parties, is the information regarding the re manufacture of the "Fun Gelb" fabric out in the public domain? If so, where would I find it?
This news may be an early Xmas present, but a very expensive one I suspect.

Roger
by Bluebaur
Thu 16 Dec, 2010 12:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 21039

I have no preference for any of the dates listed or really any of the locations. However, if our friends from across the water are keen to visit again, I think a little consideration might be afforded to minimise the distance they have to travel in this country, as one or two stated on leaving the C...
by Bluebaur
Mon 06 Sep, 2010 10:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Introducing Son of Zed
Replies: 9
Views: 1137

This car looks stunning!!

If this is "Son of Zed".

Who's the Daddy???

Roger

Dream Black
by Bluebaur
Thu 12 Aug, 2010 11:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Right hand drive
Replies: 12
Views: 1256

In reply to the question of whether the master cylinder was moved, I have located a press picture of the engine bay of a Griffin converted Z1, but it only shows the radiator expansion bottle and the washer bottle in their correct places. There seems very little room for the master cylinder to have b...
by Bluebaur
Mon 09 Aug, 2010 21:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 hood lever cap
Replies: 10
Views: 964

Hi and welcome to the forum.

Just had a quick look on RealOEM and the part no. that I think you require is 135 476 949 24 listed as a "protection cap". Only a call to the BMW dealer will confirm whether this is still available.
Hope this is of some help.
by Bluebaur
Thu 29 Jul, 2010 21:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Engine Cutting out problem.
Replies: 13
Views: 1262

Pulse Generator ?
by Bluebaur
Tue 27 Jul, 2010 16:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Member
Replies: 15
Views: 1454

Hi Darren,

Welcome to the forum. I hope you find all the information that you require on here. There are members that have very specialised knowledge on all the things that go right and sometimes wrong with the Z1. So never fear of asking!
Where are you based in the UK ?
by Bluebaur
Tue 27 Jul, 2010 16:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Engine Cutting out problem.
Replies: 13
Views: 1262

Hi J, Whilst going for the obvious ie, Idle air stabiliser valve and the sticking airflow meter. Have a very close look at the black convaluted pipe running to the inlet manifold for some signs of cracking/splitting etc, usually underneath where it is most difficult to see! This is one of the most p...
by Bluebaur
Thu 15 Jul, 2010 11:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: The Netherlands Tour
Replies: 24
Views: 1798

Thanks for the picture. Has the car exterior been refurbished as well as the interior? Now that I have seen the driver I can remember a conversation about the interior whilst we were at the Ettington last year, but did not take personal details. That is surely a very rare car combination that he has...
by Bluebaur
Thu 15 Jul, 2010 10:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Exhaust
Replies: 9
Views: 1095

If you are wanting a little more noise without going to extreme lengths, then a Nouvalari is the answer. I believe it may be cheaper to purchase a Nouvalari than for BTB to alter existing. Nouvalari use a slightly larger diameter perforated tube within their sports exhausts and the design allows two...
by Bluebaur
Thu 15 Jul, 2010 10:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: The Netherlands Tour
Replies: 24
Views: 1798

Thanks Jet, Terry and Ben for the stunning pictures of your recent tour. With regard to the pics for my benefit, is this the same car ie, Fun Gelb exterior and Fun Gelb interior? If so, did it appear on the tour as I have not spotted it in any of the group pictures. Do you have any contact details f...
by Bluebaur
Tue 06 Jul, 2010 15:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tyre Pressures
Replies: 25
Views: 2377

To add further debate to the tyre pressure issue, I am running 1.8 bar (26) and 2.1 bar (30) on a standard set up, as this is listed as the pressure in my handbook. However at MOT last week I had the rear tyres tread depthed over the whole circumference whilst the car was suspended and it clearly sh...
by Bluebaur
Mon 01 Feb, 2010 10:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: UK Tour 2010
Replies: 65
Views: 5583

I like the basic format for the Tour that you have listed, as it it allows us to travel on Friday afternoon/evening and settle in to the hotel for a casual evening and some beers before touring on the saturday. The banquet type meal on saturday evening will hopefully be of the "Ettington Hotel 2009"...
by Bluebaur
Mon 04 Jan, 2010 11:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: UK Tour 2010
Replies: 65
Views: 5583

I agree wholly with Felix, in that the siting of the focal point of the UK tour 2010, must be central and accessible for everybody. A UK tour could easily be condensed into 2 days, but linking to a continental tour would virtually demand a minimum of 3/4 days. This is time that forum members with yo...
by Bluebaur
Tue 10 Nov, 2009 14:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Nouvalari.com
Replies: 15
Views: 2275

Finally got round to fitting my Nouvalari.com exhaust and first impressions are, that it is a superb investment and it has transformed the sound of the car. The tickover is much deeper in tone and there is nice cruising sound which whilst louder than the BTB silencer that was fitted, it is not obtru...