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by Green Genie
Wed 06 Dec, 2017 20:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 - Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 2165

Re: Red Z1 - Auction

Sold for £36,800 inc.premium...

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24125/lot/290/
by Green Genie
Sat 02 Dec, 2017 18:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 - Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 2165

Re: Red Z1 - Auction

And another car going through an auction, it would seem this is the preferred route to sell these cars currently.

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C939942
by Green Genie
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 18:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro
Replies: 7
Views: 610

Re: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro

Pat Slade wrote:
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 15:51
Keith,

You must be really bored!!

Pat
You know me too well, the car is in it's P.J's and I wasn't looking forward to the long winter nights :(
by Green Genie
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 18:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 4
Views: 390

Re: Fuel Hoses

The hoses connecting to the fuel pump on the top of the tank will be the most difficult to replace as it will require removal of the boot carpet or removal of the fuel tank. Anybody have any suggestions about removing and replacing the boot carpet without visible damage? Pat On that basis mine will...
by Green Genie
Sat 04 Nov, 2017 00:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 4
Views: 390

Re: Fuel Hoses

Pat, out of interest how many fuel hoses are there in total? I'm assuming you're replacing all of them.
by Green Genie
Sat 04 Nov, 2017 00:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro
Replies: 7
Views: 610

Re: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro

how many 'anomalies' can you spot? I counted 7. How's this: 1.O/S door belt/brush cover broken and missing. 2. Red headlights! Has the car been resprayed? Previously Red? 3. Inside of bonnet/boot lid looks like it's in primer or undercoat, further evidence of a respray? 4. Roll bar leather covering...
by Green Genie
Thu 19 Oct, 2017 18:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 For Sale
Replies: 21
Views: 2369

Re: Z1 For Sale

My German is non existent, are both lenses available via Leebman? Yes they are, I've just received both sides from them :D I changed my browser to google chrome, with the built in translator and it made their website easy to navigate and order from. The left hand side of mine was cracked, and altho...
by Green Genie
Thu 05 Oct, 2017 19:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 10
Views: 1174

Re: Z1 Tour 2018 - June 1/2/3?

Those dates good for me, be great to do another tour :drive

Thanks for organising.
by Green Genie
Tue 03 Oct, 2017 15:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Naked
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Re: Naked

Excellent pics Jet :thumb:

Well done to all concerned in recreating that 'naked' image.

Jet, is the Massey Ferguson your replacement transport now you've sold the M3? :lol:
by Green Genie
Mon 02 Oct, 2017 10:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Seats
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Z1 Seats

A bit pricey but as you know difficult to come by.

Looks like the whole car is being broken.


http://www.ebay.de/itm/BMW-Z1-Z1-Sitzra ... SwaEhZGazn
by Green Genie
Sun 24 Sep, 2017 13:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 For Sale
Replies: 21
Views: 2369

Re: Z1 For Sale

by Green Genie
Thu 17 Aug, 2017 13:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 589

Re: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale

Interesting. Very bad seats for 36k km ! Pat Think it's done a bit more than that Pat... This is from the second link. Description Very unique AC Schnitzer BMW Z1! 1 out of 10 original tuned Z1 by AC Schnitzer, of which only 7 are left! These Z1 is 19/02/1991 produced and 25/02/1991 delivered to Sc...
by Green Genie
Wed 05 Jul, 2017 22:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1s in Straight Six
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Re: Z1s in Straight Six

Well done Jet :thumb:

Great work on technical day and McLaren articles, good to see plenty of Z1 content.

BTW: Did anyone see on page 4 Pirelli tyres may re introduce tyres in Z1/E30 M3 size!
by Green Genie
Wed 05 Jul, 2017 22:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New front wing
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Re: New front wing

I'm glad you are pleased with the outcome, and don't feel too bad about the costs - I had mine done in February for a lot more than that. In spite of the extra expense, one thing they forgot to do is apply the grey PTFE tape to the inside trailing edge of the wing (where the door slides up). I've o...
by Green Genie
Sun 25 Jun, 2017 18:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New front wing
Replies: 3
Views: 483

New front wing

Just had one of my front wings replaced (n/side drivers) the old one had two of the torx bolt holes with small splits which I'd stopped getting worse with Michael's repair kit. But at the bottom of the wing the car must have been in a very minor parking incident, (bollard or something) prior to me o...
by Green Genie
Mon 19 Jun, 2017 20:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A few tech day fotoZ
Replies: 10
Views: 901

Re: A few tech day fotoZ

Jet wrote:
What does it cost these days for a new wing + spraying and fitted?
To save further highjacking this topic "fotoz" I'll start a new thread with costs and possible recommendations as and when I get the car back, hopefully this week.
by Green Genie
Fri 16 Jun, 2017 21:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A few tech day fotoZ
Replies: 10
Views: 901

Re: A few tech day fotoZ

New wing? What side? What was wrong with the old one? Not a lot really ... this wing could easily have been repaired. Two of the torx bolt screw holes had just started to crack, only a very small amount and I'd stopped that with Michaels repair strips. But at the bottom of the wing the car must hav...
by Green Genie
Thu 15 Jun, 2017 20:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A few tech day fotoZ
Replies: 10
Views: 901

Re: A few tech day fotoZ

Looks like a good time was had by all. Sadly I couldn't make this event :bawl: (clashed with a weeks holday) otherwise I'd have been there, as the last one was very informative. New wing being fitted and sprayed on my own car at the moment, will post details and hopefully recommendations soon. Great...
by Green Genie
Sat 27 May, 2017 19:00
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4745

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Thanks Tony
I'm going to order 2 metres which should be more than enough for this wing, and any (hopefully not) future needs.
by Green Genie
Thu 25 May, 2017 12:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4745

Re: Plastic types for body panels

TJS Wrote: Michael, thanks for the info on the tape which has been ordered via flea bay and should arrive on Friday "UHMW Self Lubrication Anti Friction Non Squeak Tape" ... p.s whats the English translation of "quiiiieck" Tony, I'm looking to go down the route of a new front wing. Could you provid...
by Green Genie
Tue 11 Apr, 2017 20:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Techno Classica, Essen
Replies: 7
Views: 940

Re: Techno Classica, Essen

Jet wrote:
That was a very good move GG, does it still have the purple bit in the pattern?
What this bit?

Image

Yes still intacto :D
by Green Genie
Mon 10 Apr, 2017 17:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: RLE 55/66 auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1024

Re: RLE 55/66 auction

Nice article in this months Straight Six by Jet well done mate :D

A visit to BMW Sytner who have recently sold the Magic Violet RLE 42/66.

And the Dream Black RLE 53/66 was also for sale, presumably now sold?
by Green Genie
Mon 10 Apr, 2017 17:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Techno Classica, Essen
Replies: 7
Views: 940

Re: Techno Classica, Essen

TJS wrote:all had baggy seat bottoms
Nice pictures Tony, thanks for posting.

Sooooo glad I had my seats recovered when the Fun Gelb material was available :D
by Green Genie
Tue 07 Feb, 2017 20:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 12
Views: 1379

Re: cam belt change

Hey guys, Have had my Z1 4 years in August. I think BMW recommend changing your cam belt every 4 years what are your thoughts on this. I do about 2,500 a year. Hi Brian, I do about the same amount of miles (or less) as you do, but I have the cambelt changed every 4 years regardless as a precaution....
by Green Genie
Sat 28 Jan, 2017 23:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6601

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Date-wise our host would prefer June 2/3rd due to other commitments. I trust this is convenient for everyone. Agenda to be published at a later date. Jet is that a definite date ? If so I can't make it as I said earlier in this thread. Really don't want to miss out on this. BTW: Welcome to the foru...
by Green Genie
Mon 16 Jan, 2017 17:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: RLE 55/66 auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1024

Re: RLE 55/66 auction

And now No.53/66 also from BMW Sytner, possibly from the same collection? and more expensive.

So who's gonna get they're cheque book out ?

I've turned out my pockets and even looked down the back of the sofa but still come up short! :head:
by Green Genie
Fri 13 Jan, 2017 11:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: RLE 55/66 auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1024

Re: RLE 55/66 auction

And now No.42/66 for sale.

Without stripes and non genuine Alpina exhaust, this is the cheapest I've seen an Alpina for sale...

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... hd/6692135
by Green Genie
Fri 13 Jan, 2017 11:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6601

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet wrote:
Available dates from venue are June 3/4 or May 20/21.
Jamal, I see the original dates have now changed. I'm able to make the revised May date 20/21 but can't make the June 3/4

Is the venue same as last time?
by Green Genie
Wed 11 Jan, 2017 15:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6601

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

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by Green Genie
Thu 08 Dec, 2016 11:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 - Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 2165

Re: Red Z1 - Auction

by Green Genie
Sat 24 Sep, 2016 21:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 for sale on Autotrader
Replies: 10
Views: 2990

Re: Z1 for sale on Autotrader

Is this the same car as the one I originally posted? That's strong money for a car with 100k on the clock.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-1990-C ... Swi0RX1S2u
by Green Genie
Thu 28 Jul, 2016 20:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour August 13th 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3627

Re: Z1 Tour August 13th 2016

Sorry guy's as much as I'd like to that date not working for me, those that do go have a good time.
by Green Genie
Thu 28 Jul, 2016 20:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: Silverstone Classic 2016

I'm hoping to be there about 8.30 ish, on Saturday will happily join any Z1's on a convoy :D
by Green Genie
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 10:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6601

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet wrote:
Green Genie wrote:Great idea Jamal, the last one was very informative, subject to dates I'd be very interested. Who's your guru this time?
You, on account of your impressive performance last time. :wink:
:D :D :D
by Green Genie
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 21:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4745

Re: Plastic types for body panels

The cost to cut a hole and swap the side repeater and paint the new wing (Dream Black Metallic) off the car was £120. I removed the old wing and will refit the new one. It should be ready at the end of the week at which point I should, hopefully, be able to give a personal recommendation That sound...
by Green Genie
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 21:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6601

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Great idea Jamal, the last one was very informative, subject to dates I'd be very interested. Who's your guru this time?
by Green Genie
Sun 22 May, 2016 19:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Sump replacement!
Replies: 16
Views: 1568

Re: Sump replacement!

Hi Pat So sorry to hear of this news, I was gutted to hear that your car sustained this damage as I know you have had the Z1 for a very long time, more than any other member on the forum if I am not mistaken, and you must be very attached to it. I am sorry I cant lend any expertise in the spannering...
by Green Genie
Sat 21 May, 2016 17:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Car Cover scratches
Replies: 8
Views: 1321

Re: Car Cover scratches

The BMW tailored cover is made of Technolon fabric. It is soft to the touch but can be used indoors or out. Have only used it extensively indoors but doubt it would produce scratches unless put over a dirty car. +1 for the Technolon cover, I've got Pat's old one, also only used indoors and can conf...
by Green Genie
Sat 21 May, 2016 17:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4511

Re: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016 (confirmed)

Stephane, Frederic Many thanks for organising the tour, some great twisty roads :drive and nice scenery. We enjoyed Fort Liberia, and Terra Vinea was the biggest wine cellar I've ever seen... and the Solar furnace was amazing. It was nice to see the French E21/E30 club cars mixed with ours. My Z1 ra...
by Green Genie
Sun 01 May, 2016 21:56
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Z1 Alpina
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Z1 Alpina

That would be unusual... Black yes but surely no gold as this wouldn't be standard. Can't imagine anyone owning an "Alpina" Z1 messing with the colour scheme due to the value of them, approx 66 built. But each to their own, a very rare spot. I've never seen one at all.
by Green Genie
Wed 27 Apr, 2016 18:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: VIN CODER Birthdays
Replies: 10
Views: 1213

Re: VIN CODER Birthdays

Born 29/09/89 Registered for use on the road 1/01/90 in Guernsey (uk car) No issues with shoes here either, the OEM ones plus one spare I picked up second hand. Jet your wardrobe must be full :D However 16" tyres (or is that socks) are an issue now, Continental the last big name to supply (I have on...
by Green Genie
Thu 21 Apr, 2016 23:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blue Z1 - Auction.
Replies: 36
Views: 3800

Re: Blue Z1 - Auction.

TJS wrote:£32k plus 15% fees
In blue must be an absolute bargain.

How about this then...

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... 580251?v=b
by Green Genie
Sun 03 Apr, 2016 12:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blue Z1 - Auction.
Replies: 36
Views: 3800

Re: Blue Z1 - Auction.

As it appeared in Total BMW magazine January 2007 issue 76. Nice 5 page article :D http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll39/greengenie1/2e0681801c4864976f4c235a7fd41c50.jpg http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll39/greengenie1/074f6a7f9c1b8efa76a1dc528f707f15.jpg http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll39...
by Green Genie
Mon 15 Feb, 2016 18:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Is this Z1 a current members pride and joy ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: Is this Z1 a current members pride and joy ?

Thinking back to the event that I had gone to see it was when I had my 1983 Ford Granada 2.8i Ghia X Auto Now your talking my language :D l had a Mk 2 Granada Ghia Auto on an "S" plate (1977? I think) back in the day until it was stolen from outside my house. The car was used in a robbery and was f...
by Green Genie
Sun 14 Feb, 2016 22:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Is this Z1 a current members pride and joy ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: Is this Z1 a current members pride and joy ?

Hi ARoosterinaRoadster Thanks for posting the images, I don't think I've seen that car, but I think you're wrong with circa.1984 as the car is on a "H" plate which would make it 1990/91. Z1 cars weren't on sale till '89? I think... Nice to see someone from the Z3 forum posting here :D BTW: We've all...
by Green Genie
Thu 28 Jan, 2016 17:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: High mileage Z1 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Re: High mileage Z1 for sale

Christ that sold for more than the estimate! Estimate: £24,000 - 27,000

Result: £27,825

Is that plus hammer fees as well?
by Green Genie
Sun 24 Jan, 2016 17:13
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4511

Re: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016 (confirmed)

Well, Sam won't be alone, having gone on Fred's last trip I've also booked and if this tour is as good as the last one I'll be very happy. I can't add much to what Sam has said, as he'd already ran out of superlatives ... but to say if you're thinking of doing this tour..."DO IT"...they really are t...
by Green Genie
Sat 16 Jan, 2016 16:30
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 5-up in an Audi Quattro?
Replies: 1
Views: 638

5-up in an Audi Quattro?

The following joke is not meant to cause offence to any of our German/Italian members... :wink: Five Germans in an Audi Quattro arrive at the Italian border. The Italian Customs Officer stops them and tells them "It'sa illegala to putta 5 people in a Quattro." "Vot do you mean it's illegal?" asks th...
by Green Genie
Sun 20 Dec, 2015 18:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Open door policy
Replies: 19
Views: 3087

Re: Open door policy

Hi Chris Sorry to hear of your door troubles, I know this is a bit like bolting the stable door after the horse has gone, but I always store my car over the winter months with the rear divider removed and left on the passenger seat. This can help as you can unlock the boot and wriggle through to the...
by Green Genie
Mon 14 Dec, 2015 20:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: High mileage Z1 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

High mileage Z1 for sale

Nice to see a car being enjoyed as it should (225k miles!... Not KPH) Wow puts mine to shame...looks like a UK car, given the MPG fuel gauge. Looks tidy enough given the mileage. http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/bmw/z1/bmw-z1-base-------------------1990/5088424?v=b Is this a known ca...