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by johnwayne
Thu 21 Sep, 2017 11:34
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Dash warning lights
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Dash warning lights

Hi, 3 warning lights have appeared on my sons Z3M S54 all at the same time. Nothing obvious and all systems appear o/k. Strange why all 3 came on at the same time - any help will be appreciated 1.Traction control monitor 2.Tyre pressure monitor 3.Brake pad monitor All pads and sensor wires appear to...
by johnwayne
Sat 15 Jul, 2017 09:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Roadster
Replies: 17
Views: 2031

Re: Z3M Roadster

Hi Ken, just to say to prospective buyers of the Z3M Roadster I remember the car well as it was my 1st M. Now on the 3rd. 2002 S54 Cosmos. It really was in great condition and looking at the work done since his purchase looks like the car has been pampered for the last 7 years and in outstanding con...
by johnwayne
Mon 18 Apr, 2016 08:38
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?
Replies: 33
Views: 3972

Re: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?

Car sold to nice guy in Edinburgh-£12750
by johnwayne
Mon 18 Apr, 2016 08:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 930

Re: Tonneau wanted

Hi,my son has a beige tonneau if that is any use to you £45 plus carriage
by johnwayne
Wed 20 Jan, 2016 09:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Beige tonneau cover in excellent condition
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Beige tonneau cover in excellent condition

Z3 tonneau cover in beige. Really nice condition.£70 collected from Bury or Sheffield. Can post at cost if preferred
by johnwayne
Fri 18 Dec, 2015 17:15
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 M Roadster - what are the lowest mileage ones out there?
Replies: 10
Views: 1955

Re: S54 M Roadster - what are the lowest mileage ones out th

:lol: My son's 2002 S54 has 126,000 miles-must be the lowest mileage out there
by johnwayne
Tue 14 Apr, 2015 08:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Estoril Hardtop,storage bag and fitting kit for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Estoril Hardtop,storage bag and fitting kit for sale

I no longer have my Roadster but my son has recently purchased the Estoril S54 Roadster from forum member CJB .To fund the various refurb including replacing the soft top and paintwork he is selling the hardtop.(small abrasion to edge) Fitting kit and tool + Storage bag-looking for around £800 for t...
by johnwayne
Fri 28 Nov, 2014 08:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 19" Pirelli Zero Nero-new ,Fits Z4
Replies: 0
Views: 323

19" Pirelli Zero Nero-new ,Fits Z4

265/30/19 Pirelli Zero tyre. purchased for my D3 Alpina but now surplus to requirements - £100
Have been advised this will fit certain Z4 models-please make your own checks
by johnwayne
Fri 25 Apr, 2014 20:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: anyone in yorkshire do rear window replacement?
Replies: 10
Views: 378

Re: anyone in yorkshire do rear window replacement?

When I had my Z roof replaced I used coach trimmers Bielawski's in Sheffield 0114 2448033. Did a good job and reasonably priced-may be worth a call
by johnwayne
Thu 24 Apr, 2014 09:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD Very rare original BMW book
Replies: 9
Views: 564

Re: SOLD Very rare original BMW book

I have one of these if anyone is interested -slightly marked/indented cover but inside is perfect.£10 collected (Sheffield) or buyer to cover postage at cost.
by johnwayne
Wed 14 Aug, 2013 08:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tips on fitting a hardtop
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: Tips on fitting a hardtop

I would advise you put a layer or two of tape on the tops of the rear wings above the brackets. As fitting can be fiddly and you may need to adjust to get the correct fit. Damage can be done to the paintwork so prevention is better than !!!!
by johnwayne
Sat 03 Aug, 2013 14:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3m Alloys Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 570

Re: Z3m Alloys Wanted

PM sent
by johnwayne
Sat 15 Jun, 2013 08:30
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Meadowhall
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Re: Meadowhall

Can't agree more, nightmare to get there at weekends and pleased to say only the occasional visit from me!
by johnwayne
Sat 09 Mar, 2013 09:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What's your private plate?
Replies: 82
Views: 2528

Re: What's your private plate?

This one at the moment which belongs to my son Wayne but coming off shortly as car is on sale

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by johnwayne
Sat 16 Feb, 2013 12:48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Life after an M
Replies: 39
Views: 1989

Re: Life after an M

Ian,"renmure" is looking specifically for an Estoril with the blue/black seat combination. Another one on ebay Ian -your colour and 77000 miles!!
by johnwayne
Sat 16 Feb, 2013 12:16
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Life after an M
Replies: 39
Views: 1989

Re: Life after an M

The "M" advertised on pistonheads is my car.I purchased from member "Ian Kelly 18 months ago but health issues mean I need something a little easier to slide into.Ian undertook a full and thorough overall of the underbody and I believe the cost was in excess of £3000 I have covered less than 1800 mi...
by johnwayne
Fri 11 Jan, 2013 17:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Selling car in spring-few parts for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Selling car in spring-few parts for sale

As some of you know I have not been in the best of health for a few months now but glad to say recovering well.I will be selling the ZM roadster in spring so putting back to standard before sale.Listed are a few items I have: 1. K@N induction kit-good condition with all fittings asking £75.00 http:/...
by johnwayne
Wed 24 Oct, 2012 15:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Thinking of selling again, Estoril ///M 32k miles 98
Replies: 11
Views: 733

Re: Thinking of selling again, Estoril ///M 32k miles 98

Your car with that mileage ,hardtop and your lengthy ownership should be worth £8000 minimum.O/K it's the wrong time of year to sell Roadsters but the hardtop alone is worth £700+.Someone looking for a low mileage looked after car will be prepared to pay this if they are a genuine buyer.If not hang ...
by johnwayne
Sun 16 Sep, 2012 11:57
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: wheels thread
Replies: 11
Views: 1339

Re: wheels thread

Must confess to being a bit of a wheel nut (excuse the pun)but I think wheels make a car, I had these on sale recently but had no offers so decided to put on over winter. Last 2 pictures of my previous car Hartge classic alloys 19" with Hartge 20mm spacer on rear. Rim size 8" fronts - 9.5" rears Car...
by johnwayne
Wed 29 Aug, 2012 15:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover
Replies: 14
Views: 1083

Re: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover

Many thanks for all the positive comments-all tems provisionally sold
by johnwayne
Sun 26 Aug, 2012 08:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3 Hardtop - Red or maybe black ideally...
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Wanted: Z3 Hardtop - Red or maybe black ideally...

Hi-there is a black one currently on ebay but I believe it closes today-currently at £420 but unsure what is included.Sorry but I'm not clever enough to give you a link but if you type in item number 170899298169 this will bring it up for you-hope this helps and good luck
by johnwayne
Sat 25 Aug, 2012 10:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover
Replies: 14
Views: 1083

Re: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover

The meeting was the "fleur-de-Lys not Newby as stated in my previous reply
by johnwayne
Sat 25 Aug, 2012 09:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover
Replies: 14
Views: 1083

Re: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover

It is sad that a minority of members appear to enjoy putting down fellow members with derisory comments without having any or little knowledge of the facts. If my intention was to "make a quick buck" then I failed miserably as the fuel alone to collect from Berkshire was in excess of £80. I am not c...
by johnwayne
Fri 24 Aug, 2012 20:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover
Replies: 14
Views: 1083

Hardtop-fitting kit-portable stand and dust cover

Arctic silver hardtop with HRS (no switch) comes complete with fitting kit and portable stand +dust cover
Item has a couple of scratches but otherwise in perfect condition.
Price- £575
by johnwayne
Sun 19 Aug, 2012 12:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 19" Hartge alloys/tyres and spacers-Z3m Roadster and Coupe
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: 19" Hartge alloys/tyres and spacers-Z3m Roadster and Cou

More detail;Hartge alloys manunufactured in Germany (Ronal) Deepdish staggered Front tyre size 235/35Z x19 Wheel 8J. ET40 Rear tyre size 2656/30 x 19 Wheel 9.5J ET22 All tyres 5/6mm of tread. Front tyres Kumho SPT Directional Rear tyres Kendo " These rims are available from Birds (BMW) at approx £3...
by johnwayne
Sun 19 Aug, 2012 08:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 19" Hartge alloys/tyres and spacers-Z3m Roadster and Coupe
Replies: 2
Views: 574

19" Hartge alloys/tyres and spacers-Z3m Roadster and Coupe

Selling my set of Hartge 19" alloys and tyres Not immaculate but overall in very good condition-collection only=PM for more details

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by johnwayne
Wed 15 Aug, 2012 08:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any pictures of Z3 fitted with 19's?
Replies: 16
Views: 1312

Re: Any pictures of Z3 fitted with 19's?

This is pic of my Ist roadster now in Scotland-will check out offset on current car and advise

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by johnwayne
Tue 14 Aug, 2012 11:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any pictures of Z3 fitted with 19's?
Replies: 16
Views: 1312

Re: Any pictures of Z3 fitted with 19's?

How about this one?

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by johnwayne
Tue 14 Aug, 2012 08:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any pictures of Z3 fitted with 19's?
Replies: 16
Views: 1312

Re: Any pictures of Z3 fitted with 19's?

It's a no brainer for me,IMO the standard rears suit the "M" perfectly but the fronts do not do the car justice. I have fitted 19" to all my previous cars and have always thought they improved the general look and stance of the car.We are all different and as such what suits one person may not suit ...
by johnwayne
Tue 17 Jul, 2012 08:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hard top and fitting kit £450!
Replies: 12
Views: 817

Re: Hard top and fitting kit £450!

PM sent
by johnwayne
Fri 27 Apr, 2012 20:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Now Sold set of 18" Inovit DTM Alloys
Replies: 6
Views: 654

Re: For Sale set of 18" Inovit DTM Alloys

Hi David-PM sent
by johnwayne
Wed 28 Mar, 2012 08:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing
Replies: 21
Views: 1192

Re: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing

Just browsing "pistonheads" and see my last Roadster is on sale at £11995!!!-sold it with new hood,18" alloys etc for £9000 last year.I remember the seatbelt guide was broken on the drivers seat and see still not replaced. I thought these wheels looked o/k after I had them refurbed http://i638.photo...
by johnwayne
Sun 25 Mar, 2012 17:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing
Replies: 21
Views: 1192

Re: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing

Tried contacting this guy last week,just returned from trip to Northumberland (fantastic roads and scenery) but still no reply.As stated no offset so unsure of fitment-cheers.
by johnwayne
Thu 22 Mar, 2012 09:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing
Replies: 21
Views: 1192

Re: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing

Pic of a previous Roadster I owned a couple of years ago-Hartge 19" alloys approved by BMW and still available from Birds (BMW)
IMHO gives a much better srance than standard rims

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by johnwayne
Wed 21 Mar, 2012 17:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing
Replies: 21
Views: 1192

Re: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing

Michelin Pilot Sport tyres all round
by johnwayne
Wed 21 Mar, 2012 16:52
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing
Replies: 21
Views: 1192

Full set of ZM alloys/tyres-just testing

Hi,thinking of changing my originalZM alloys for either 18" or 19" The alloys were professionally refurbed approximately 3500 miles ago and new Michelin tyres were fitted at this time.Still like new. Can anyone give me an idea of what I should be asking for these? http://i638.photobucket.com/albums...
by johnwayne
Fri 02 Mar, 2012 08:57
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S50 mpg
Replies: 12
Views: 1253

Re: S50 mpg

This is my 3rd M Roadster and whatever driving style I can never get over 20mpg.
Previous owner of current car said he achieved an average of 25.
Must be me !! To be honest Sheffield is probably one of the hilliest cities in the U/K -well that's my excuse.
by johnwayne
Mon 23 Jan, 2012 12:29
Forum: Performance
Topic: Gasket gone?
Replies: 14
Views: 1750

white smoke from exhaust

Hi Tom, a limited amount of white smoke isn't unusual at this time of year but if you have excessive amounts it could certainly be the head gasket. When the engine is not running coolant finds it's way via the faulty gasket and into the compression chamber.On starting the engine this coolant is quic...
by johnwayne
Tue 10 Jan, 2012 19:46
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Good old British weather !
Replies: 11
Views: 1396

Good old British weather

Hi Liam,plan to fit this over the weekend -will let you know how it goes-thanks for various comments - cheers John
by johnwayne
Tue 10 Jan, 2012 08:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Good old British weather !
Replies: 11
Views: 1396

Good old British weather

No curry for a while I'm afraid-far too much consumed over Christmas ans New Year. Had to make do with Pie chips and peas with a good old crumble to finish. :oops:
by johnwayne
Sun 08 Jan, 2012 09:03
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Good old British weather !
Replies: 11
Views: 1396

good old British weather

Hi Ian-happy new year! Nice to hear from you

The Estoril blue M was sold last year and this is the Arctic Silver M which was extensively refurbed by Ian Kelly who now has a super Z4M-lucky fella :head:
by johnwayne
Sat 07 Jan, 2012 14:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Good old British weather !
Replies: 11
Views: 1396

Good old British weather !

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/S7301192.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/S7301190-1.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/DSC_20171.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/DSC_20201.jpg Took the wraps off this morning and...
by johnwayne
Thu 05 Jan, 2012 08:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M KnN Induction kit SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Induction kit

PM sent
by johnwayne
Thu 27 Oct, 2011 13:58
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Is The Z4 Better Looking Than A Z3. ??????
Replies: 46
Views: 5113

Only one way to find out--Fiiiiight!!!
by johnwayne
Tue 20 Sep, 2011 12:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS Z3M Roadster, 50k miles, SOLD
Replies: 40
Views: 4044

Z3M Roadster

As the new owner of Ian's M Roadster I have to endorse his comments regarding the advertising and use of illustrations of his exceptional work on the car. It is now undoubtedly a very well sorted example and a credit to his skill and attention to detail. After owning 2 previous "M" Roadsters I was l...
by johnwayne
Mon 12 Sep, 2011 14:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS Z3M Roadster, 50k miles, SOLD
Replies: 40
Views: 4044

Z3M Roadster

PM sent
by johnwayne
Wed 22 Jun, 2011 19:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Any Derby fans ?
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Any Derby fans ?

Hi-i'm having difficulty in contacting (captainq) from Derby-no response from several pm's sent. Any help would be appreciated-many thanks
by johnwayne
Tue 19 Apr, 2011 07:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Various bits and pieces for sale. ZM soon to be sold!
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

items for sale

Many thanks for the bids on listed items.Bids to date are as follows;

Roadster wristwatch - £32.00
Z3 Book - £28.00
All weather coat - £35.00
Leather jacket No Bids

Will end Saturday ,please remember postage to be added to your bids
by johnwayne
Sun 17 Apr, 2011 11:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 6469

wheels

Have previously had Hartge,Schnitzer and MV2 on the M but now have these GSport 9.5 rears and 8.5 fronts.I must say out of all these the Harge were my favourites http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/PB240037.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/PB230036.jpg http://i...
by johnwayne
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 08:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Various bits and pieces for sale. ZM soon to be sold!
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

Various bits and pieces for sale. ZM soon to be sold!

All the items below will be sold to highest bidder.I have no idea of value -highest bid secures Genuine BMW wristwatch.Produced for the introduction of the Z3 range. Unused and swiss made. Comes in original box together with case and pamphlet. After approx 10 years in my posession the watch works pe...