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by Zedona
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 12:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Posted on eBay
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Posted on eBay

I have just posted the following Z3 bits on eBay, they will be available to view from about 21.00 tonight
Beige Tonneau
Mesh wind deflector for OEM roll bars
Window blanket
BMW Boot rack with matching Z3 case
Protective roof cover
Parcel net
by Zedona
Mon 23 May, 2016 20:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4508

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

Just arrived back in England and must add our thanks to all involved in the organisation.
Fabulous driving roads, spectacular scenery, good company when we stopped.
Looking forward to the next one.
by Zedona
Wed 13 Apr, 2016 14:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Kent meet up
Replies: 14
Views: 1415

Re: Kent meet up

Would that be Nells by the A2 :?:
by Zedona
Tue 12 Apr, 2016 17:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Kent meet up
Replies: 14
Views: 1415

Re: Kent meet up

Got a date, I am free during the week.
by Zedona
Mon 22 Feb, 2016 14:23
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Je ne regrette rien!
Replies: 6
Views: 1149

Re: Je ne regrette rien!

Why give up Mike :?: just passed my 71st birthday and love my Z4 3.0Si:devil: ,
not quite an M but seriously quick never the less.
by Zedona
Mon 09 Nov, 2015 12:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4508

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

Bonjour Frederic PM sent. Very keen to participate again. :)
by Zedona
Sat 27 Jun, 2015 12:53
Forum: Performance
Topic: Redex
Replies: 11
Views: 1830

Re: Redex

I saw that edition of Fifth Gear and they tried to regain original power output from an older car. Everything tried was then tested on a rolling road to determine power at the wheels. The only significant increase in power was after a Redex treatment, about 4.5 BHP as I recall. All other things trie...
by Zedona
Mon 22 Jun, 2015 06:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4508

Re: Back to the Pyrenees in May 2016 ?

Bonjour Fred
Good to hear from you again. All your tours have been fabulous. 8-)
Larry & Penny are very interested to do another next year though
our car is a bit in the young side.
Regards to you and family.
by Zedona
Thu 18 Jun, 2015 07:35
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: WTB - 'Z' seat belt guide fixing kit
Replies: 5
Views: 1149

Re: WTB - 'Z' seat belt guide fixing kit

Always glad to be of assistance, swapped my Z3 for a Z4 3.0Si
so I can only recommend not buy :( . The 4 is better :D in many ways
but lacks the retro charm of the 3 :bawl:and my wife preferred the 3.
by Zedona
Sun 14 Jun, 2015 15:49
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: WTB - 'Z' seat belt guide fixing kit
Replies: 5
Views: 1149

Re: WTB - 'Z' seat belt guide fixing kit

Contact Southernboy he makes them, and other useful stuff for Z3s.
by Zedona
Fri 03 Apr, 2015 14:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Using French Autoroutes
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: Using French Autoroutes

Hi Mike You are obviously not aware we will not have Telepeage at the Dartford Crossing. :dunce: The tolls have been removed and replaced by number plate recognition. One has to pay in advance. there are various systems. I have an account, but you can pay at various shops, by mobile phone and up to ...
by Zedona
Fri 20 Mar, 2015 10:00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: eBay auction help
Replies: 24
Views: 2295

Re: eBay auction help

Only at the moment. If you really want this you have to wait until the very last moment experienced ebayers don't bid early as this only serves to push the price up. Never get caught up in a bidding war days before the end you tip your hand to the other bidder(s). Good luck and be aware of the retai...
by Zedona
Sat 14 Feb, 2015 11:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Marmite Zed, 1 of 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1051

Re: Marmite Zed, 1 of 1

I rather like the color (sic) but the orange interior :roll:
by Zedona
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 11:13
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Sat Nav Manual for 2006 Z4 Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 799

Sat Nav Manual for 2006 Z4 Wanted

Help the manual that came with my car is for a different type, I have the pop-up type
with rotary control. Perhaps from a breaker :?:
by Zedona
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 13:28
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new washers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1846

Re: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new wash

Not too difficult a job but 30 to 40 minutes (and sore fingers :bawl: ) is how long it takes to sand the replacement bushes to fit.
by Zedona
Sat 10 Jan, 2015 14:32
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Sad Farewell Happy Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Sad Farewell Happy Hello

After nearly 7 years we said a sad goodbye yesterday to our lovely Boston Green 2.8 Z 3 :bawl: and replaced it with a sexy Black Z4 3.0Si with the MSport pack. :D Only thing missing is cruise control. Anyone advise about retro fitting cruise control ? I believe BMW do a retrofit kit any help with pa...
by Zedona
Wed 31 Dec, 2014 18:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Window drop with hood operation ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1437

Re: Window drop with hood operation ?

I read that in the operators manual but I invariably forget and it doesn't make a ha'porth of difference. :lol:
It has been totally unnecessary in over 6 years why start now. :?:
by Zedona
Mon 10 Nov, 2014 20:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Right Hand Dip headlights Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

Re: Right Hand Dip headlights Wanted

I have a 1998 2.8 pre facelift but I believe the headlights are common to all models. :)
by Zedona
Mon 10 Nov, 2014 17:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Right Hand Dip headlights Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

Re: Right Hand Dip headlights Wanted

Hi Lorenzo what sort of price. Orange indicators are fine I've kept mine original.
I have never considered de tangoing
by Zedona
Sun 09 Nov, 2014 14:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Right Hand Dip headlights Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

Right Hand Dip headlights Wanted

Thinking of leaving my Z3 permanently in France. I will need continental dipping headlights
before I can get a "Control Technic" (MOT equivalent) and register it.
Anyone got LHD headlights to sell :?:
by Zedona
Mon 28 Apr, 2014 15:39
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Z3s are so common...
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re: Z3s are so common...

Seen at Champagne-Mouton in France on Easter Monday a black 3.0 Z3
English Reg. was it anyone on here :?: I hope to be taking mine out to France
(near Civray)later this year. WLTM up with any other Zs :)
by Zedona
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 09:34
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Kent Cruise Sunday 11th May 2014 CRUISE ON
Replies: 63
Views: 7780

Re: Kent Cruise Sunday 11th May 2014

Hi Ron
Larry & Penny will be there "emergencies excepted"
and catch up with the news :D
by Zedona
Mon 27 Jan, 2014 19:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A few bits on ebay
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: A few bits on ebay

I bought my Z3 rack with the matching case on ebay a few years ago for £10.60 :o
although it cost £50 to buy the blanking bolts from Coopers for when it's out of use.
I now appreciate what a bargain I had. :lol:
by Zedona
Thu 26 Sep, 2013 21:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Wood/Aluminium Dash Trim Kit Set??
Replies: 14
Views: 1019

Re: Z3 Wood/Aluminium Dash Trim Kit Set??

My £40 set is not flat stickers and they fit well, I forget how to post pictures
photography is not my thing, ask Ragtop how they look he's seen
them many times.
by Zedona
Thu 26 Sep, 2013 10:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Wood/Aluminium Dash Trim Kit Set??
Replies: 14
Views: 1019

Re: Z3 Wood/Aluminium Dash Trim Kit Set??

I've had the £40 set in burr walnut finish for 4 years and
it hasn't shrunk or lifted and it fits exactly as it should.
I cleaned the areas to fit thoroughly with surgical spirit
before hand perhaps that's why it hasn't lifted. :rtm:
by Zedona
Sat 22 Jun, 2013 14:57
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: left foot rest - auto's
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: left foot rest - auto's

I bought some M Sport styled pedals for my auto on ebay and the finish is excellent. :D Most of the pedals like mine also offer footrests separately I haven't bought one cause I couldn't see how to fit it parallel to the pedals. :dunce: If any one can tell me how to fit it I'll be back on ebay like ...
by Zedona
Wed 03 Apr, 2013 13:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: boot rack
Replies: 25
Views: 657

Re: boot rack

If you have the matching BMW Z3 suitcase (I have) the rack
MUST be fitted with the raised part furthest from the rear
of the car as the case locks to the rack and only in this position. :head:
by Zedona
Tue 02 Apr, 2013 16:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Changing seat bushes
Replies: 16
Views: 538

Re: Z3 Changing seat bushes

If you think Aceman is expensive try looking elswhere, his prices are a real bargain.
I changed my bushes (from Aceman) several years ago, makes a BIG improvement. :D
But boy were my fingers sore from sanding them to fit. :bawl:
by Zedona
Fri 22 Mar, 2013 20:32
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Kent Cruise Sunday 21st April
Replies: 20
Views: 5881

Re: Kent Cruise Sunday 21st April

Hi Ron
Sorry can't make this one, we will be driving back up to Calais on that day.
Will be in touch when the weather gets better. :roll:
Larry
by Zedona
Tue 01 Jan, 2013 13:11
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Happy New Year!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 787

Re: Happy New Year!!!

Just got back from our first Z3 outing of 2013. :lol:
Top down lovely sunshine :sunny but chilly, so well wrapped up.
Oh joy of heated seats. :roflmao:
A Happy and Zeddy New Year everyone.
by Zedona
Fri 26 Oct, 2012 14:14
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Marathon or Topic
Replies: 32
Views: 1746

Re: Marathon or Topic

"Flying Saucers" , Sherbert Fountains , Blackjacks and change from 6d. :lol:
by Zedona
Thu 25 Oct, 2012 20:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Please Tell Me What I Have Bought?
Replies: 16
Views: 864

Re: Please Tell Me What I Have Bought?

Your chrome roll hoops are after market not OEM
so the BMW wind deflector will not fit properly if at all :bawl:
Someone on here :nerd: will know what will fit perhaps the perspex
one from Justroadster.
by Zedona
Wed 10 Oct, 2012 16:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hard top on yet?
Replies: 32
Views: 3861

Re: Hard top on yet?

But misses the point of having a Roadster and enjoying top down motoring. :roll:
I'd rather have a coupé or performance hatch than keep the hardtop on all the time.
by Zedona
Sun 23 Sep, 2012 18:02
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: New tyres
Replies: 24
Views: 2856

Re: New tyres

Falken 458's are excellent and just under £100 a corner.
I replaced the original Dunlop SP Sports and noticed an immediate
improvement in handling :D
by Zedona
Fri 14 Sep, 2012 18:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED: Z3 Hardtop
Replies: 14
Views: 734

Re: WANTED: Z3 Hardtop

There's a guy on ebay sells his own fitting kits and hardtops and he is in your neck of the woods.
He will fit them for you as well, got to be worth a look.
Currently offering a fitting kit I'd give the link if I knew how.
by Zedona
Sat 07 Jul, 2012 17:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Goodwood Breakfast Club- anyone?
Replies: 32
Views: 1716

Re: Goodwood Breakfast Club- anyone?

Followed the link and registered for October,
I see my Z3 as a thoroughbred but not sure
it qualifies for the August meet.
Hope to see lots more Zedders on the day :)
by Zedona
Sat 02 Jun, 2012 06:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z Tour in Pyrenees (France) - 25-26 May 2013 - NOW REGISTER
Replies: 39
Views: 12365

Re: Z Tour in Pyrenees (France) - May 2013

Bonjour Frederic
We were on the tour of Quercy 2009 and would love to meet again
in 2013. :D
I am sure there will be many others interested, please keep us posted
Larry & Penny (Green Z3)
by Zedona
Fri 01 Jun, 2012 18:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Very low mileage 19,800 miles Z3
Replies: 6
Views: 415

Re: For sale Very low mileage 19,800 miles Z3

There are plenty of 2003/4 Z4s going for that sort of money.
You'll be lucky to sell at that price look at what's on offer on ebay
and Pistonheads to get a realistic idea of price. :rtm:
by Zedona
Fri 01 Jun, 2012 12:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: driver door not responding to remote locking
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: driver door not responding to remote locking

I had the same problem it's the solenoid that's failed .
I managed to get one from a breaker for £15 and got my local
bodyshop to fit it. A new solenoid from a stealer is over £50 again plus
fitting.
by Zedona
Mon 28 May, 2012 18:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Pleased with the clean
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Re: Pleased with the clean

Look carefully at the last picture it stands out against one of the glass panes in the door behind the car :roll:
by Zedona
Sun 20 May, 2012 18:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How many types of tonneau cover?
Replies: 36
Views: 1241

Re: How many types of tonneau cover?

For all practical purposes there are only two types :- black or beige. :o
Any tonneau will fit any Z3 Roadster. :D
by Zedona
Tue 08 May, 2012 20:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How To: View the original options list for any BMW online
Replies: 27
Views: 4830

Re: How To: View the original options list for any BMW onlin

I've just researched my 1998 2.8 and it's listed as having a "differential lock 25%"
is that a limited slip diff or something else :?:
It also says I have "hardtop-preparation" but sadly :cry: there is no hardtop
fitting kit or heated rear window switch.
by Zedona
Tue 24 Apr, 2012 09:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: price of Z3 interior door handle
Replies: 3
Views: 240

Re: price of Z3 interior door handle

Try searching the car breakers online.
I've always found what I was looking for.
They are nearly all connected to a
search one search all system. :rtm:
by Zedona
Mon 23 Apr, 2012 09:31
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New French Motoring Laws
Replies: 33
Views: 5010

Re: New French Motoring Laws

Adverse comments about France are ridiculous from driving enthusiasts. :dunce:
The roads are so much better than most in the UK and emptier, it's a great place
to drive. Meeting Gendarmes down the quiet country roads is very unlikely so avoid
main roads especially near towns. :rtm:
by Zedona
Thu 12 Apr, 2012 06:57
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Bodyshield Pro
Replies: 3
Views: 338

Bodyshield Pro

Anyone used this waterless cleaning product, as advertised on TV.
I'm not into detailing, just like a clean car with minimal effort. 8-)
I am tempted but this looks too good to be true. :roll:
by Zedona
Sun 18 Mar, 2012 13:50
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Kent Cruise Sunday 15th April 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4217

Re: Seen Today in Longfield/Hartley

Silver 2.8 with hardtop Reg R38***** are you on here :?:
If you are come and join Ragtop's :pirate: Kent Cruise on the 15th April.
by Zedona
Sun 18 Mar, 2012 07:54
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Kent Cruise Sunday 15th April 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4217

Re: Kent Cruise Sunday 15th April 2012

Hi Ron :D Larry & Penny are up for this. Where are all the others :?:
by Zedona
Sun 04 Mar, 2012 10:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: High pitched squeal
Replies: 8
Views: 528

Re: High pitched squeal

I,ve had this problem, turned out to be a small stone had got between the disc and back plate.
Clue was the resurfacing of a nearby road where they had been over generous with the chippings
by Zedona
Fri 02 Mar, 2012 19:55
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: chrome spray paint ?
Replies: 7
Views: 829

Re: chrome spray paint ?

Sorry but there isn't enough contrast :shake: that just looks like someone failed to match the body colour.
Matt black or carbon would work better than such a similar colour.
by Zedona
Sun 26 Feb, 2012 17:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z1 seen on Television
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Z1 seen on Television

Surprised :o no mention of the lovely Red Z1 driven by a glamorous milf
on Inspector Montalbano BBC Ch4 last night. Looked good by the sea on Sicily.