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by SpaceMonkey
Fri 27 Jan, 2012 10:07
Forum: Performance
Topic: longlife exhausts
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Longlife in Cardiff are very good as long as Charlie there does the work.
Done LOTS of cars I know of.
by SpaceMonkey
Sat 21 Jan, 2012 16:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: '98 S plate S50 Roadster Estoril Blue with Black & Grey
Replies: 26
Views: 1323

Sold to the first viewer.

Thanks for the comments guys. I'm sad she's going, but Wayne is a thoroughly nice guy & I know he'll enjoy her LOTS!
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 20 Jan, 2012 17:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: '98 S plate S50 Roadster Estoril Blue with Black & Grey
Replies: 26
Views: 1323

Retention documents submitted this afternoon at my local DVLA office.
by SpaceMonkey
Thu 19 Jan, 2012 20:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: '98 S plate S50 Roadster Estoril Blue with Black & Grey
Replies: 26
Views: 1323

:lol:

She doesn't have cruise control.
by SpaceMonkey
Thu 19 Jan, 2012 13:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: '98 S plate S50 Roadster Estoril Blue with Black & Grey
Replies: 26
Views: 1323

Please note the plate in the photos is the original registration.
I forgot to add I have the tunneau cover as well.
by SpaceMonkey
Thu 19 Jan, 2012 13:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: '98 S plate S50 Roadster Estoril Blue with Black & Grey
Replies: 26
Views: 1323

'98 S plate S50 Roadster Estoril Blue with Black & Grey

Well unfortunately the time has come to have to part company with the M. She's a been a delightful car to own & genuinely feels like an event everytime I drive her. I'm only selling due to not having time to enjoy her properly & using her for day to day is out of the question. (Parking the far end o...
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 16 Jan, 2012 20:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Pricing my s50 Roadster, help please...
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Thanks for the replies guys.
I'll get her clean at the weekend, take some up to date pics & knock something up.

Thanks again.
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 16 Jan, 2012 15:35
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Pricing my s50 Roadster, help please...
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Pricing my s50 Roadster, help please...

Hey guys, Sorry I've been quiet as of late, but lots of things on & not enough hours in the day unfortunately. But the reason for my post if I'm looking for some help to price my Roadster properly. The details... '98 S Reg 61000 miles Estoril blue Black & grey leather Great condition Fsh Alpine iPod...
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 11 Oct, 2011 16:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Triumph | Street Triple | '07 | Roulette Green | 5703 miles
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Triumph | Street Triple | '07 | Roulette Green | 5703 miles

Not an easy decision, but decided I need to try a supersports. '07 Street Triple in Roulette Green 5703 miles 2 owners (including me, the first being Triumph Hinckley) Belly Pan Flyscreen Visor Seat Cowl Rear Hugger Pazzo shortie levers - Black with silver adjusters GB Racing Frame Sliders R&G Rear ...
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 03 Jun, 2011 10:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cleaning Soft Top
Replies: 13
Views: 733

Re: Cleaning Roof

My Zed lives outside as motorbike is in the garage! Roof of Zed was starting to go green in places too, so, high pressure hose blasted most of it off, the residual came off with a sponge. Gave it time to dry then brushed it with a nylon brush to ensure any remaining dirt was out. Next stage was Ren...
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 01 Jun, 2011 16:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Estoril Blue hard top & fitting kit, simota , strut brac
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Details & pics of the strut please mate :wink:
by SpaceMonkey
Thu 26 May, 2011 10:03
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Shantybeater's S54 M Roadster
Replies: 351
Views: 51327

Spacemonkey - thanks, i assume center of gravity do laser alignment? where are they? Yes mate, they do alot of Caterhams, Elises etc. Alternatively you could use my friend's place TGM Motorsport in Fleet. Tom there is a personal friend & knows more than he's fair share about setting cars up. Tbh he...
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 25 May, 2011 10:24
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Shantybeater's S54 M Roadster
Replies: 351
Views: 51327

Looks fantastic!!! 8-)

Defo get it set-up properly though. Centre of Gravity have a great rep from what I've read.
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 20 Apr, 2011 10:06
Forum: Z3 range knowledgebase
Topic: Seat bushes done on an early '98, quick guide;
Replies: 15
Views: 8111

I've still got to do mine.
I'd happily pay someone to do them tbh. I managed to scratch my drivers sill when I redyed my seat :(
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 18 Apr, 2011 09:42
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My Zed has new jimmy choos!
Replies: 11
Views: 1248

Remind me of the old E30 Alpina wheels.....I like them 8-)
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 11 Apr, 2011 11:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The World of BMW Service (recommended dealers)
Replies: 72
Views: 36738

Well I popped into Coopers BMW in Banstead on the A217 last week. I was looking for a replacement tax disk holder & liked the idea of keeping the appearance of a OEM dealership one. I asked the nice young lass behind the reception where the parts dept were, so popped round & asked the guys if they h...
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 08 Apr, 2011 21:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Short aerial
Replies: 39
Views: 2470

Fitted the C2 aerial, it looks fantastic, but reception is absolute turd. :roll:
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 08 Apr, 2011 12:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Clunking passenger window
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Wolverine_1999 wrote:Central locking? Mine not working unless I press the passenger door lock, then all locks close.
No mate, just want to replace the front speakers with some components, remove & spray the speaker grills as their discoloured & it's bugging me.

Sorry Wolverine, I can't help on the locking situation.
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 08 Apr, 2011 11:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Clunking passenger window
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Thanks Taff :wink:

When you say tighten the mech, could you elaborate slightly for me please dude?

If the door cards are coming off then I want to tackle a couple of other jobs whilst their off tbh.
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 08 Apr, 2011 11:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Clunking passenger window
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Clunking passenger window

I have done a search, but come up with nothing. Now my window isn't particularly slow, although I'll be treating both to some silicon spray later today, just getting a clunk as my pass window goes down. It normally happens about half way & down & sounds like a clunk, almost like the window is catchi...
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 06 Apr, 2011 15:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3M 47000 miles
Replies: 5
Views: 773

Looks lovely & a very fair price.
GLWTS
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 06 Apr, 2011 12:17
Forum: Performance
Topic: Z3 Strut braces
Replies: 37
Views: 10800

Just a quicky, a solid bar without any pivot points is best from a bracing point of view. A choice of finishes would also be nice.

I look forward to seeing progress with this as I'm yet to get round to getting & fitted a brace.
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 05 Apr, 2011 20:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Removing z3 sills
Replies: 9
Views: 2537

Thank you Ian :wink:
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 05 Apr, 2011 15:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: removed.
Replies: 8
Views: 864

Thanks for the explanation :wink:
GLWTS
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 05 Apr, 2011 14:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: removed.
Replies: 8
Views: 864

Look a great finish.
If you don't mind me asking, why the black backs?
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 05 Apr, 2011 13:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Removing z3 sills
Replies: 9
Views: 2537

Did anyone get round to doing a write up or how to with this? I washed & polished mine yesterday & although it looks very very clean underneath I wouldn't mind taking my sills off & giving them a good going over tbh. I'm thinking cleaning them properly & layering up a couple of good coats of polish ...
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 04 Apr, 2011 11:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale S50 Strutbrace NOW SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 670

If Ian doesn't have it, I will if we can agree a price dude :wink:
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 04 Apr, 2011 11:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Storm Gear Knob Back on sale £60 +p+p SOLD
Replies: 12
Views: 1093

Perrin - I have an E36 owner friend looking for one of these.
PM what you're thinking mate, easier so as I don't insult you :wink:
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 30 Mar, 2011 10:26
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Surrey & Sussex Cruise / Sunday 8th May 2011
Replies: 103
Views: 9113

I'll check the calendar at home & if I'm free it'll be a nice excuse to have a nosey round some other cars & meet some members :wink:
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 29 Mar, 2011 14:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Short aerial
Replies: 39
Views: 2470

I've ordered one from the ebay link, so thank you :wink:
I'll update my progress thread once it's fitted.
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 23 Mar, 2011 16:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: BMW's Shorty Sporty Aerial & a Few Shiny Pics
Replies: 40
Views: 2270

Oh...... :lol: :lol: :lol:
It'll be fine mate
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 23 Mar, 2011 15:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: BMW's Shorty Sporty Aerial & a Few Shiny Pics
Replies: 40
Views: 2270

TitanTim wrote:If it doesn't work, you can have mine :lol:

Tim.
:lol:
I know they work Tim, had them before.
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 23 Mar, 2011 15:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: BMW's Shorty Sporty Aerial & a Few Shiny Pics
Replies: 40
Views: 2270

The stubby aerial looks great, but sod paying £20 for one.
I'll use a Honda one for about half the money.
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 21 Mar, 2011 16:42
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Something different
Replies: 22
Views: 2592

If they didn't have the BMW logo on them I think they'd be very nice 8-)
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 21 Mar, 2011 15:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seperate Alarm Fob Query
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Well I got my replacement batteries today. Popped the new one into the fob that hasn't had a battery in it for well over 12hrs. Pressed the buttons to make sure the little light illuminated (it didn't before) then tried it on the car. It set the alarm off, but I pressed the arm button & it made the ...
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 21 Mar, 2011 12:28
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Her First Clean - From Rags to Riches
Replies: 9
Views: 1347

Nice turnaround 8-)
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 21 Mar, 2011 10:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seperate Alarm Fob Query
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Thanks for the link Robert :wink: But after reading that I'm concerned I'd of lost my code. I took the battery out last night & due to it being an odd size I've brought it to work with me to get a replacement. Will my remote definately loose it's code & if so does anyone know what BMW may charge to ...
by SpaceMonkey
Sun 20 Mar, 2011 17:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seperate Alarm Fob Query
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Seperate Alarm Fob Query

Hey Peeps, I'm looking for some help. I'm sure the battery in my alarm fob is almost dead & hoping I can just change it. My Z3M is pre-facelift & has the separate 2 button alarm fob. On the back there is one tiny philips headed screw. I presume I just take this about remove & replace the battery? I ...
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 10:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED - Sony CDX-S2050 Removal Keys
Replies: 12
Views: 990

Go to your local Halfords & ask to borrow & set & give the kiddy & drink.
Tim I'll be very surprised if they don't help you tbh mate.
by SpaceMonkey
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 10:09
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Sold
Replies: 40
Views: 7073

Did you use the Eibach Prolines or Sportlines Gookah?
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 16 Mar, 2011 22:25
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Sold
Replies: 40
Views: 7073

Lovely looking car bud 8-)
Very impressed with the wind deflector, fantastic work.
I bet you could resell them.

Not liking the summer wheels though. They look like they belong on a car fresh out of Bradford.
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 15 Mar, 2011 10:22
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Shantybeater's S54 M Roadster
Replies: 351
Views: 51327

If you don't mind me asking, are just going to change the springs or you going for spring/shock combo or coilovers?

Just been thinking mine sits a bit too high at times & intrigued to see what people go with. I've had Eibach Sportlines on my previous 2 cars & had nice results with those.
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 14:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3's First Clean guide help
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Amz - I'd wash & dry again after the clay tbh.
by SpaceMonkey
Sun 13 Mar, 2011 21:26
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Shantybeater's S54 M Roadster
Replies: 351
Views: 51327

They look fantastic mate 8-)
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 09 Mar, 2011 14:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Screen washer bottle/jets
Replies: 15
Views: 1617

Thank You :wink:
by SpaceMonkey
Wed 09 Mar, 2011 12:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Screen washer bottle/jets
Replies: 15
Views: 1617

Anyone have the part no: of the filter in the bottle please?
by SpaceMonkey
Tue 08 Mar, 2011 20:03
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Finally picked her up
Replies: 47
Views: 4137

Caliper fixed :)
A strip & clean was enough to fix it. Feels like such a difference now.
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 07 Mar, 2011 20:32
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Finally picked her up
Replies: 47
Views: 4137

Hornel - He seems to think a good clean will do the trick. I'll keep my fingers crossed. Worst case I'll have it rebuilt using new seals etc. You may want to try unclipping the roof and pushing it back a tiny bit, this will alleviate the pressure and you should get the troublesome corner tucked in n...
by SpaceMonkey
Mon 07 Mar, 2011 10:17
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Finally picked her up
Replies: 47
Views: 4137

Well most of the soft top repair has taken nicely. The troublesome corner has come away. I think it's due to some of the old adhesive being quite built up & causing the fabric excess travel before tucking under the bead. So I'm going to have a go at trimming some away with an artist's scapel & tryin...
by SpaceMonkey
Sun 06 Mar, 2011 11:07
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Live in mice
Replies: 49
Views: 3242

Why not just get the rocker cover redone.
I know of a couple of guys that could probably do this if you sent it to them buddy.