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by Wessex
Sun 08 May, 2016 17:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: For Sale, beloved Z3 to good home
Replies: 0
Views: 528

For Sale, beloved Z3 to good home

For Sale 2.8 Automatic Z3 87,000 miles
Used daily, full service history, All service lights lit, 12 months MoT, Good Condition,
Electric Roof,
A/C, heated seats,
wood surround, tonneau cover, boot rack, rack bag, Good tyres,
CD changer not working.

£4,500 ono

01202 824313
by Wessex
Sun 14 Sep, 2014 18:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: June 14 - Dorset Sea Run
Replies: 109
Views: 12788

Re: June 14 - Dorset Sea Run

Where has this year gone? Glad the trip went ok CI, wasn't able to join unfortunately. Glad the weather held out. We had just returned from St Lucia (Even saw a Z3 parked up on the island. Looking a bit sorry for itself.) and it was just about the time our Summer started. Didn't go to Germany this y...
by Wessex
Sun 27 Apr, 2014 09:38
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: June 14 - Dorset Sea Run
Replies: 109
Views: 12788

Re: June 14 - Dorset Sea Run

Hi Bazza, it's a silver 2.8 automatic. The reg looks like BONGO hence it's name. I usually wave when approaching ZZZs but not all respond. I'll look out for you. My step daughter damaged a wheel in a pothole on ZZ hill recently although my wife confirms they have now repaired a lot of the holes. CI,...
by Wessex
Sat 26 Apr, 2014 22:54
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: June 14 - Dorset Sea Run
Replies: 109
Views: 12788

Re: June 14 - Dorset Sea Run

ZigZag Hill road is very pot holed CI, Might not want to do any spirited driving along there.

Sorry I've not replied to your emails, very busy with Golf & work at present to commit. Keep in touch.

Not many drivers waving in and around Verwood. :(
by Wessex
Sat 24 Dec, 2011 21:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: CD changer was stuck but managed to fix - May help someone.
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Lovely tip. Worked straight away. Just bought and installed a new CD/MP3/Bluetooth radio so I'm happy to get my CDs out.

Now need to remove the old unit. Can anyone point me in the right direction please? I've searched without much success.

Peter
by Wessex
Sat 10 Jul, 2010 23:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Black and Gray original z3m seats
Replies: 18
Views: 1627

I supposed you've seen this on ebay? http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E36-7-Z3-M-Sport-Black-Leather-Interior-Seats-VGC-/370399986607?cmd=ViewItem&pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item563d8f43af The company is Quarry Motors who I have dealt with. They are car breakers and you should give them a ri...
by Wessex
Sat 10 Jul, 2010 22:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Black and Gray original z3m seats
Replies: 18
Views: 1627

Hi Awelly,

I'm afraid they were bought. Now in Germany being fitted to a Swiss Z3.
by Wessex
Sun 30 May, 2010 22:45
Forum: PubZ and RestaurantZ
Topic: The King John Inn, Tollard Royal
Replies: 2
Views: 1858

I believe she only went there rarely and was once asked to leave. She no longer lives in the area following her seperation/divorce.
by Wessex
Sun 30 May, 2010 21:19
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Silver Z3 in Bournemouth (with photo)
Replies: 13
Views: 743

The fall out of dust from that flamin' volcano seems to have picked on Bournemouth to lan d. I was spraying my cars daily just to keep them looking respectable. Thank goodness for the rain; it seems to ave washed away most of the airborne silica.

Peter.
by Wessex
Wed 26 May, 2010 23:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Black and Gray original z3m seats
Replies: 18
Views: 1627

Catweazle from Z3-forum.de would like to know your bottom price and can you wrap them and prepare them to be collected by courier for Germany? An early reply would be appreciated please.


Regards,
Peter.
by Wessex
Sun 04 Apr, 2010 16:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1.9 ZZZ on ebay. Any Interest?
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Thanks for the decent reply Robert. I would think most people, like me, bought the Z3 for the long term and if the car does only sell for around the £3-3,500 mark then I would consider it good value for an eight year old ZZZ. So, even if the car has a poor history, I wouldn't have thought it would b...
by Wessex
Sun 04 Apr, 2010 15:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 3.0L non runner ebay bargain ??
Replies: 10
Views: 1025

Whoever it is male or female, they deal in insect eggs a great deal. See their feedback. :shock:
by Wessex
Sun 04 Apr, 2010 13:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1.9 ZZZ on ebay. Any Interest?
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Whatever. What is the point in misquoting me?
by Wessex
Sun 04 Apr, 2010 01:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1.9 ZZZ on ebay. Any Interest?
Replies: 9
Views: 758

I wasn't looking for an answer just bringing it to the attention of other forum members.

How rude.
by Wessex
Fri 02 Apr, 2010 21:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: somethings not right
Replies: 14
Views: 1224

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by Wessex
Fri 02 Apr, 2010 20:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: somethings not right
Replies: 14
Views: 1224

Good Grief Luke, sell it as it is and you'll loose a hell of a lot more than the cost of a cam sensor and it's fitting. My car, that exibited the same symptoms as yours, did not show any codes on a scanner at a normal garage. I took it to an independent BMW specialist who solved the problem and his ...
by Wessex
Tue 23 Mar, 2010 09:29
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Looking for Z3 2.8 any knowledge/tips gratefully appreciated
Replies: 13
Views: 1012

Jonttt wrote:I can't believe that passed it MOT with the ///M rear wheels on, definately illegal :shock:
May have fitted originals back on for MoT then replaced M wheels after.

You are right though, wheels protruding past the wheel arch are definately not legal.

Peter.
by Wessex
Tue 23 Mar, 2010 09:21
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Hey Breadmanvan, sorry I forgot your first name. The Citroen C3 flashing you the other morning on your way to West Moors from 3 legged cross was me in my motor school car.

Love the number plate.

Peter.
by Wessex
Tue 23 Mar, 2010 08:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: somethings not right
Replies: 14
Views: 1224

Don't be too hard on the mechanics. The cam sensors don't trigger fault codes for some reason so unless the mechanic is really familiar with these type of failures then you get led down the garden path of having all the usual bits changed and throttle valve cleaned. Go to a good independent as I did...
by Wessex
Wed 10 Mar, 2010 12:43
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Wessex Wayfarer Wanderers Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 1498

shantybeater wrote:I may be interested although it's a fair old hike from Bournemouth
Hey Shanty, we're driving not walking hehe. :roll:

Peter
by Wessex
Wed 10 Mar, 2010 12:39
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Wessex Wayfarer Wanderers Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 1498

@ Garyw Thanks for the offer Gary, all advice welcomed. @ Z3 Thanks also for the offer and of course being in the area yourself, what better person to act as a guide? :wink: We don't all have to set off from Wessex. Others could meet on the way or at the destination then have the following day out f...
by Wessex
Tue 09 Mar, 2010 14:36
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Read my other post and new thread Shanty. We are planning a weekend away.

Peter
by Wessex
Mon 08 Mar, 2010 19:53
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Wessex Wayfarer Wanderers Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 1498

Wessex Wayfarer Wanderers Weekend

A few of us were discussing the idea of a weekend away, probably across to Devon and Cornwall, yesterday.

Can interested parties add to the thread with availability, dates etc and possible destinations.

Peter
by Wessex
Mon 08 Mar, 2010 19:46
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Alfie, it was very cold nonetheless and some probably didn't feel like risking cracking their rear screen if it got too cold before putting it up. Anyway, thank you Carole and Nick for organising the day. Fabulous decision to put the date back Carole. There has been a suggestion that we have a weeke...
by Wessex
Sun 07 Feb, 2010 19:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cheeky letter from my dealer
Replies: 13
Views: 913

Ok I've uploaded the rest of the pictures. There was nothing special about the cars at all. All bog standard, standard wheels, one had cream leather interior and the others looked liked they needed a good clean inside. The exterior had been polished but again, no better than what the owners on this ...
by Wessex
Wed 03 Feb, 2010 23:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cheeky letter from my dealer
Replies: 13
Views: 913

http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/DSC00036.jpg http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/DSC00044.jpg http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/DSC00038.jpg http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/DSC00039.jpg http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums...
by Wessex
Wed 03 Feb, 2010 23:14
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

The airfield is Compton Abbas. It is a private grass strip airfield with a lovley clubroom/bar/restraunt and the views overlooing the countryside are stunning. The airfield is on top of a plateau.

Google it and you'll see what I mean.

See you in four weeks Cathia.

Regards,
Peter.
by Wessex
Tue 02 Feb, 2010 22:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cheeky letter from my dealer
Replies: 13
Views: 913

I'll check on the mileage of the 1.9 tomorrow with pics but it's close to the £7K mark. I know there used to be a north/south divide on house prices but it would appear there is on cars aswell :head:

Peter
by Wessex
Tue 02 Feb, 2010 22:13
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Hi Cathia,

Shatesbury is the closest town so if you google B&B in shaftesbury then you should find one that's decent.

Looking forward to the 7th and meeting new friends.

Regards,
Peter.
by Wessex
Mon 01 Feb, 2010 23:29
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Hi Carole,

Carole & I will have the roast please.

Bring on the summer!!!

Peter.
by Wessex
Mon 01 Feb, 2010 23:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cheeky letter from my dealer
Replies: 13
Views: 913

Woods in Bournemouth have three ZZZs for sale. Two 'R' reg and one 'S' reg. One has 48K and is 2.8 manual. Not sure of mileage of others but one is a 1.9 variant. And the prices? Between £6.9K and £7.9K.

I'll take a picture and post it up next day if I get chance.

Peter
by Wessex
Sun 24 Jan, 2010 22:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: help needed (pics inside)
Replies: 30
Views: 1375

Wessex wrote:Bump!

So what was the outcome? Was it a decatted exhaust?

And did you have a new cat fitted or stayed with the setup?
I repeat, what happened???

Peter
by Wessex
Tue 19 Jan, 2010 16:02
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

PPL? I envy you. My brother is ex-tornado now flying FlyBe prop jobs. I envy him as well. However, my Z3 knocks spots off his series one oil burner. :roflmao: Hope you didn't mind my humour. It's just that the thought of seeing a Z3 tearing down the strip might be a bit too much for some visitors to...
by Wessex
Mon 18 Jan, 2010 21:23
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Hi Michael, it's a grass strip and you'd be shot if you tried to out pace a Tiger Moth or Cessna. Ha! :lol: :lol: At the end of the strip planes rise into the air, Z3s plumet over the edge. Compton Abbas airfield has a lovely cafe and wonderful views from it's hill top position. Come along and enjoy...
by Wessex
Fri 15 Jan, 2010 19:55
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

stevethechef wrote:How about Oxford green?......
That's a nice blend. The more the merrier. I know what you mean about work. Can't say no though in this financial environment.

Hope to see you then.

Peter.
by Wessex
Fri 08 Jan, 2010 21:03
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Hi Carole,

Count my Siver Beast Bongo in please. Should be a bit milder then. Brrrrr!

Regards,
Peter & Carole.
by Wessex
Fri 08 Jan, 2010 20:56
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: 17-19 Sep 10 - Reiving the Borders - Uncancelled!
Replies: 45
Views: 8140

Wanted a UK tour but already booked in with the Edersee trip with Z3-Forum.de

60+ cars and the hotel doesn't want payment or a deposit in advance.

Enjoy.
by Wessex
Fri 08 Jan, 2010 20:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: How does a snow plough miss the speed humps?
Replies: 34
Views: 2487

Problem with the salted grit is just that salt absorbs water. A pile of salted grit lies dormant all year from the previous winter and during the year the salt leaches out. When the first frost arrives and the need to grit the road arises then the grit put down has very little or no salt worth talki...
by Wessex
Sat 26 Dec, 2009 23:05
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My ZZZ
Replies: 30
Views: 2969

Hi Achim, you are welcome. But I'm coming to Mossel in June remember?

Peter.
by Wessex
Fri 25 Dec, 2009 23:36
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My ZZZ
Replies: 30
Views: 2969

I have posted the above on behalf of Catweasle. He will probably re-post at a later date. Peter. http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/12091.jpg http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/12092.jpg http://i1011.photobucket.com/albums/af238/Wessex-121/12093.jpg http://i1011.p...
by Wessex
Tue 15 Dec, 2009 22:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Dash instruments not working any ideas please
Replies: 9
Views: 525

This has happened to me tonight. Turned off the car to deliver a letter and then turned on engine and no instruments. Had to drive 15 miles by guess work. Anyway, where are the fuses for the instrument panel? Under the bonnet or are there fuse boxes elsewhere? I wonder if there is someone somewhere ...
by Wessex
Sun 13 Dec, 2009 18:57
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dorset Z3s and neighbours airfield run NEW date Sunday 7 Mar
Replies: 90
Views: 7404

Hello again. Looking forward to meeting up again and meeting Robin for the first time. We're not sure about the meal. Whether to just snack or have a main course. Dare we say we'll go with the majority? I'm very intrigued to hear the full story of your find and history. What state is it in at the mo...
by Wessex
Tue 08 Dec, 2009 22:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Indi in Dorset
Replies: 6
Views: 438

Hi Nick, CI has been in touch about next years post New Year meet.

Good idea. Speak later.

Peter.
by Wessex
Sun 06 Dec, 2009 21:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Indi in Dorset
Replies: 6
Views: 438

Lets Talk doesn't exactly scream out "Post Indi recommends here" now does it? What's happening in the wider BMW scene? Gossip and news about forthcoming models. Plus off-topic chat. Anyone in the Bournemouth area needing a BMW Indi specialist contact Stanfield Motors, Ensbury Park. He's also called ...
by Wessex
Mon 26 Oct, 2009 21:36
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Just a quick hello
Replies: 15
Views: 1131

Welcome Dennis, I have a 2.8 auto also with boot rack. Absolutely essential if touring. My rack is on the other way round. Makes it easier when strapping the bag to the rack. It doesn't slide off before they are fixed. Can't see why some complain about a right and wrong way. Anyway, the 2.8 is a joy...
by Wessex
Thu 15 Oct, 2009 22:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 For Sale Bournemouth
Replies: 0
Views: 416

Z1 For Sale Bournemouth

Red Z1 1991 7,000 miles £27,000

2 owners.

Bournemouth area.
by Wessex
Wed 14 Oct, 2009 22:34
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: NCP Parking fine
Replies: 58
Views: 15365

Another Bump!

Any update Jontt?
by Wessex
Wed 14 Oct, 2009 22:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: help needed (pics inside)
Replies: 30
Views: 1375

Bump!

So what was the outcome? Was it a decatted exhaust?

And did you have a new cat fitted or stayed with the setup?
by Wessex
Mon 05 Oct, 2009 23:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Winters coming - preparing the zed
Replies: 32
Views: 1636

There is evidence that warming an engine on tickover creates more wear I still don't see any.... Still, your money; your engine. What a waste.. yep, my money, my engine, your opinion. I just comment on what I experience personally. :thumb: Not just my opinion but the opinion of others. The evidence...