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by Stoertie
Fri 09 Jun, 2017 06:00
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fill In Flap, Hinge Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Re: Fill In Flap, Hinge Plate

Hi,

in a German forum a user named "Kuvy" made this part as a 3D-print. For more information click this link: http://www.zroadster.com/forum/index.ph ... el.117260/

regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Wed 10 May, 2017 07:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: "Classic Cars" June edition
Replies: 6
Views: 830

Re: "Classic Cars" June edition

felix wrote: Another one going to auction even sooner - http://www.silverstoneauctions.com/1989 ... -chili-red
chilli-red? = "Bensliks" car??? ;)
by Stoertie
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 07:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

TJS wrote:... p.s whats the English translation of "quiiiieck"

:D :D :D
by Stoertie
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 06:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

TJS wrote: ...
The tape, see below, is not provided with the wing so I will need to track some down on the internet.
...

Hi TJS,

some years ago I git the information, that the tape is a thin PTFE-tape.

regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Tue 21 Jun, 2016 16:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Hi TJS, OK... a 0.5mm stripe fixed with adhesive it not able to make a tank out of plastic car! :D :D :D Yes the tape ist standard... Did I understand right, that the new wings have such a tape when it comes from the dealer? - That would be really perfect! This tape is for minimize the friction betw...
by Stoertie
Tue 21 Jun, 2016 11:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

New front wings are manufactured by Delta Engineered Plastics in the US. If you send them an email they might divulge the type of plastic used. Hi TJS, yes they can tell you what kind of plastic they use now... but are you sure that they use the same type as it was used 27 years ago? :shock: regard...
by Stoertie
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 16:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Chris, I have used the reinforcing plates for the rear wing top mounts but the "experts" do not all agree that this is the best way to go! The problem is a fundamental design issue. ... Pat Hi Pat, you are total right. at this point it makes no sense to fix some additional material to the inside be...
by Stoertie
Thu 16 Jun, 2016 06:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Hi Chris, are you sure, that the noise comes from the edge of the wing? It's very stable and there is no hard material it can have contact with. There are a lot of possibilities for strange noises. Last week I surched a creaking noise at a passengers door, for more then 2 days. When do you have the ...
by Stoertie
Tue 14 Jun, 2016 08:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4549

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Has anyone used the reinforcements for the front edge of rear wings? The contact area for the adhesive seems very small for a part that is under tension and is subjected to a lot of vibration. Hi ChrisS, you are right! The area is too small to repair with adhesive, because the adhesion of the glues...
by Stoertie
Thu 14 Jan, 2016 17:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Open door policy
Replies: 19
Views: 2999

Re: Open door policy

Yes, battery reconditioners seem expensive. A Cetek MXS 7.0 is enough for a Z1 and cost round about 105,- Euro plus shipping. That is rally not expensive when you drive a 30.000+X Euro car... :lol: And you can use the MXS 7.0 as a battery jogger the whole year, so that the car is connected to all t...
by Stoertie
Thu 14 Jan, 2016 14:19
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Open door policy
Replies: 19
Views: 2999

Re: Open door policy

Hi Chris, normal 30 miles ( ~50 km) must be enough to restart the engine directly after the tour. When you have the chance to start the engine, you can measure the voltage of the battery. At my car has the max. alternator voltage is 13.9V... (I know it, because I needed the voltage for last project,...
by Stoertie
Tue 29 Dec, 2015 06:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Open door policy
Replies: 19
Views: 2999

Re: Open door policy

http://forum.z1-nordlichter.de/images/smilies/thup.gif Guten Morgen Chris, at my car I have mounted a connector inside the luggage compartment. This one , fits nearly perfect in one of the ventilation holes in the carpet at the right side. So I can connect the charger or the battery jogger very eas...
by Stoertie
Wed 23 Dec, 2015 06:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Open door policy
Replies: 19
Views: 2999

Re: Open door policy

Is there any way that you can access the battery, or any of the wires coming from it? you can use the lamp socket in the boot to charge the batterie with a low power charger ( limited by a 7.5A fuse ) just take out the bulb, connect the plus to red/green wire and minus to brown/blue and let the tru...
by Stoertie
Tue 20 Oct, 2015 23:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Indicators packed up!
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: Indicators packed up!

Jet wrote:Are they Z1 specific?
Hi Jet,

no it*s also used in E32 730i M60, 735i, 735iL and 750iL... ;)

Part-no is 61 31 1 379 040, price in the classic online shop: 45,64 Euro :shock:

regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Tue 07 Apr, 2015 09:50
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Magic Doors
Replies: 4
Views: 1253

Re: Magic Doors

Bruno, I am surprised that you cannot buy the "magic doors'' kit. I hope I have understood you correctly. As far as I know only two people make (or made) the kit, both in Germany. Udo Pott of Pottis Garage and Michael Kossyk details at z1z1.de. Both of these people have websites with contact inform...
by Stoertie
Sat 18 Oct, 2014 08:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Timing belt change
Replies: 11
Views: 2062

Re: Timing belt change

Hi to all, for the last (and the first changes I made myself at our cars) timing belt replacement I took this belt kit . The water pump I change with every 2nd belt changing. The Conti set works very well and makes no strange noises (the belt used in Chrissys blue Z1 before, made a strange whistling...
by Stoertie
Tue 22 Jul, 2014 07:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Realoem ?
Replies: 7
Views: 836

Re: Realoem ?

Hi to all...

why do you use "realoem"?

There is a shop from the BMW-Classic online: http://shop.bmw-classic.de/index-Classi ... U-EUR.html

Here you have actual (German) prices and you can see if a part is available or not. -> No price = (temporary) not available

Best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Wed 06 Nov, 2013 22:13
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 hardy disc quibo
Replies: 8
Views: 1011

Re: Z1 hardy disc quibo

Hi Cabrioot, to Change the hardy disk (no.3) you have to take out the silencer, the differential and (because it's easier) the aluminum pipe (supporting tube) round the drive shaft. A lot of work! :-( Normal you also need the part with no.4, because there are also rubber parts inside, wich have beco...
by Stoertie
Mon 21 Oct, 2013 18:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 in "Locked Up Abroad" at National Geographic
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Z1 in "Locked Up Abroad" at National Geographic

Hi @all, yesterday I zapped through the German TV channels and stopped at National Geographic TV series called "Locked Up Abroad". The episode called "Raving Arizona"... Now guess what car the successful drug dealer was driven.... - Right, a BMW Z1 :D :D :D You can find the whole Episode with some Z...
by Stoertie
Thu 20 Jun, 2013 00:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: 2014 Technical Day
Replies: 44
Views: 3663

Re: 2014 Technical Day

Hi @all, one litte question from "Kossyk-Enterprises :D " ... I have already threated Jet to bring Chrissy with me to the "Technical Days 2014". (Maybe we are doing one or two days of sightseeing in London before ;) ) So, if some of you are interested in leather care too, we can include a lether car...
by Stoertie
Tue 18 Jun, 2013 14:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Wing and Door questions
Replies: 6
Views: 834

Re: Wing and Door questions

Hi Chris,

for example... or you look directly at the BMW-Classic online shop :D

The parts are shown in chapter 41_0745 (I hope the link will work)

Best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Fri 07 Jun, 2013 17:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Wing and Door questions
Replies: 6
Views: 834

Re: Wing and Door questions

Stoertie can sort out the wing problem he makes the reinforcements. ...not for the rear Panel, Jet. ;) If there are broken mountings at the rear panel I take a piece of 1mm aluminum, make a new mounting, that hase the shape of the old one and glue it at its place. At the Z1 it's nearly impossible t...
by Stoertie
Tue 03 Jul, 2012 23:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Recommendations for Interior Valet
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: Recommendations for Interior Valet

take this: http://leder-pflege.zett-eins.de/catalog/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=brush this: http://leder-pflege.zett-eins.de/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=38 this: http://leder-pflege.zett-eins.de/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=83 or this, depending on the condition of your nubu...
by Stoertie
Thu 02 Feb, 2012 06:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 passangers door/window
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Hi Lee, when I understand it right (so early in the morning ;) ) you have a short between red/white and red/black when the door is between the upper and the lower position, but also a short between red/white and red/blue? That meight be the fault!" The short between red/white and red/blue ist the co...
by Stoertie
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 17:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 passangers door/window
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Hi Jamal, yes, the V8 problems are fixed... taht was very strange... I had two air flow sensors (one new and one was the used one) changing the sensor has had no effect so we where shure it'S something else... but at the end both sensor has exactly the same fault. :head: :head: :head: I took a brand...
by Stoertie
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 15:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 passangers door/window
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Hi Lee, now I'm able to understand... I think. ;) That sounds like a combination of microswitch adjustment and/or linkage adjustment. After connecting the batterie/fuse or door control unit (at the left and right side of the battery) the door will make a initial setting first. That means the door wi...
by Stoertie
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 11:42
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 passangers door/window
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Hi Jet, hey how are you? Everything OK with you? :bow I'm a little bit busy at the moment, but when I can undersatand what's the problem in detail, then I will try to help as usual. ;) At the moment I playing a little bit with the new oil temperature range meter... (what a name!) We call it "oil spy...
by Stoertie
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 00:29
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 passangers door/window
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Image

...how shall a stupid German understand what yo mean?

Best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Mon 22 Aug, 2011 06:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Price of parts!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

I just received a right rear tail (without rear fog light) for ~$275 :D Hey, I think I will order parts from USA in the future! ;) 275 US$ are round about 190,- Euro... The listet price of a tail light (with fog light) was 398,- Euor in 07/2011. :shock: btw. in 2006, when I made the "limited white ...
by Stoertie
Wed 17 Aug, 2011 18:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Price of parts!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

Hi all,

no stock, but they are able to order every avalible part!

That also works in Dubai... it's only a question of price. :D :D :D

Best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Fri 12 Aug, 2011 19:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Price of parts!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

Yes trhere are al lot of parts... The rubberwashers between the screw head and the lower sidepanel... from 0.11 € up to 2,43 € !!! In 03/2009 we (the "Z1-Nordlichter") bought 10 sets of the very important catches (left and right) for the doors (the part with the microswitch), for approx. 170.- € per...
by Stoertie
Sat 25 Jun, 2011 16:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Spare Rear light?
Replies: 4
Views: 742

Here you go! Not cheap though http://cgi.ebay.de/Bmw-Z1-Ruckleuchte-/200621892110?pt=Autoteile_Zubeh%C3%B6r&hash=item2eb5ff220e But nearly all Z1 (except one or two DIY changed ones) have the steering wheel at the left side... so the drivers side is left, or? :shock: - But this light is a right one...
by Stoertie
Wed 22 Jun, 2011 12:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What a beautiful car
Replies: 4
Views: 900

Hi Jamal, I'm nearly on the way to the mountains... it's time again for kurves and coners. ;) As I'm informed the engine of this car is original. There is no need for a tuning, when you look at the times from their race training: Platz 1: Michael Porsche 996 43,291 sec Platz 2: Peter BMW Z1 43,333 s...
by Stoertie
Wed 22 Jun, 2011 00:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What a beautiful car
Replies: 4
Views: 900

What a beautiful car

today I visit the homepage of Michael and Peter, two brothers who share a Z1 in Austria... ..and I saw this absolut fantastic car: http://www.volkmann.at/bazar/X3_2011/DSC09828%20(Large).JPG I think it's the most beautyful Z, I have ever seen! More pics you can find here or at the main page where yo...
by Stoertie
Mon 21 Mar, 2011 19:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Something different
Replies: 22
Views: 2513

...better? :D :D :D

Image
by Stoertie
Mon 21 Mar, 2011 19:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Seatbelt problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1329

felix wrote:Looks to be unique to the Z1 - perhaps £25 a side?
It's called "Lower Strip", Parts-No. is: 72 11 2 291 413 and the price in February was € 35,69 incl. TAX in Germany... :?

BTW. the part is only useed in the Z1 :(

best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Fri 10 Dec, 2010 06:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Original BMW Z1 Alloy Wheels in 17inch
Replies: 15
Views: 2525

Harry, no I'm innocent... It was Bens idea, but as you know, I started such a project 3 years ago (we talked about that). As Ben asked me about my opinion, I just helped with contact data to companies, who are able to make also a small number of units... ;) Don't worry, I'm shure that a AC Schnitzer...
by Stoertie
Wed 08 Dec, 2010 06:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Original BMW Z1 Alloy Wheels in 17inch
Replies: 15
Views: 2525

Re: Original BMW Z1 Alloy Wheels in 17inch

This option is not possible for German Z1 drivers because they would need TUV approval but for the UK this is not a problem.. Hi Ben, great Idea! There is no better looking wheel for the Z1 in the market! (nobody needs penis pimping wheels at this classic car... :D :D :D ) I have had a contact to a...
by Stoertie
Fri 15 Oct, 2010 08:04
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: FAO Ben
Replies: 3
Views: 749

Re: How rude!!

...I have never been stopped for speeding or been banned in a BMW!... Hey Ben, ... but in your heart you are a BMW-driver or not? OK, taxidirvers (in germany most of the taxis are mercedes) are not the prototype of a kind and ideal driver too... :D :D :D But now you know why I don't come to UK with...
by Stoertie
Fri 15 Oct, 2010 07:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: My Z1 has a bad case of Diarrhea
Replies: 15
Views: 1683

Re: Alright mate

Alright Tel, I am afraid Felix is right, your engine has most likely blown, don't waste money trying to repair it if it has, just replace it.. Trust me!! Hi Ben, Chrissys car also has had a blown up head a few years ago and we repaired it. Since then no problems anymore. The same happend to the Z1 ...
by Stoertie
Tue 12 Oct, 2010 10:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

I don't like the sound of a tyre that requires care in heavy rain. Z1s are skittish enough in the wet ( :oops: ) without the tyres making matters trickier. OK... maybe in Germany we have more and longer dry periods a year, so we need no rain specialists... :D :D :D ...I just tested the Hankook unde...
by Stoertie
Tue 12 Oct, 2010 09:04
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

It's not only the UV that killes the tires. The flexibiliser inside the rubber dissapear and the surface get hard. So you will loose more and more grip. The problem is, that this happend very slowly and you notice the differnence between new and old tires after changing the set. I cast off my first ...
by Stoertie
Tue 12 Oct, 2010 08:04
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: My Z1 has a bad case of Diarrhea
Replies: 15
Views: 1683

...yes I only drive it to and from the station Mon to Fri a return journey of about 4-5 miles each day, and very rarely use it at the weekends. Somebody else said it could just be condensation Hi BBZ, how often do you change the oil? Howmany kilometers is this oil used? For a condensation problem t...
by Stoertie
Mon 13 Sep, 2010 07:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Shock absorbers (rear)
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Each :?: :shock: I need to change my rears, I'm sure there are better rears than BMW original for a cheaper price? as I need to do mine. Hi BB, yes the prices are for one piece... it's BMW price policy... brake discs for example are only avalible pairwise, but the price for each disc... :head: Sure...
by Stoertie
Sun 12 Sep, 2010 19:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Shock absorbers (rear)
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Price in Germany 143,50 Euro incl. 19% german TAX per piece... :oops:

Front dampers part-no.: 31 32 1 135 465
Price in Germany: 207,96 Euro incl. 19% german TAX per piece...

Price list data from 09/2010
by Stoertie
Thu 26 Aug, 2010 06:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Maintenance Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Re: Maintenance Questions

Hi Andy, 1. The heater/ventilation fan bearing is at death's door. At low speeds it does nothing and at high speeds does little and emits a toe curling rattle. My mechanic chum says he can get his hand in underneath and feel it but he's not quite sure how it all comes apart. His best guess is that y...
by Stoertie
Thu 19 Aug, 2010 20:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Flat Battery anyone?
Replies: 1
Views: 492

OK, if you are driving a Nissan it meight work... :shock:

If you have no Nissan, it meight be better to connect a battery charger, drink the vine and forget the the trip with the car... :D :D :D

regards from Germany
Michael
by Stoertie
Sun 01 Aug, 2010 18:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: OMG, im in love!!
Replies: 4
Views: 809

Hi all,

for my personal taste: No meat and no fish! Image

Maybe something for people who are not able to make a driver licence for bikes? (in germany you can drive such kind of hybrids with a car licence... :shock: )

Best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Sun 01 Aug, 2010 17:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Search BMW Z1 Fun Gelb
Replies: 7
Views: 1473

Hi "Spider",

make me an offer... Here you will find some informations (sorry, but only in german language... ;) )

Car is build in 05/91, at the moment ~ 119.000 km



Best regards
Michael
by Stoertie
Wed 28 Jul, 2010 09:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Engine Cutting out problem.
Replies: 13
Views: 1238

Good morning Jet, check also the function of the throttle-valve switch. This check is easy (when you know how to do), please try to find an instruction in english in the i-net... ( or maybe this can help. ;) ) At the german E30 site there is one, but in german language. :roll: Best regards Michael E...