Search found 120 matches

by Muzz
Tue 01 May, 2012 23:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Goodbye Z3
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Goodbye Z3

Gazza wrote:Any pics of the Porker ?
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My new baby :D :D :D :D
by Muzz
Tue 01 May, 2012 20:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Goodbye Z3
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Goodbye Z3

Just a quick thanks to all the people who have answered various questions and tips they have given me over the last couple of years :) .The Z3 has now gone to a friend who I know will look after her.Sadley my heart wasnt in the Z3 anymore :cry: .That said I still gave her the new brakes and oil just...
by Muzz
Tue 17 Apr, 2012 07:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Black z3 1997 1.9 for sale***SOLD***
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Black z3 1997 1.9 for sale***SOLD***

Seeing if I can generate some interest in my 97 1.9 Z3. I have owned the car for 2 years The car is in black with power hood,electric mirrors, windows and seats which are also heated.the seats have also been recovered in good quality black leather.interior is beige.Car has covered 125k mostly motorw...
by Muzz
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 07:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cooling system
Replies: 14
Views: 1152

Ran the car to full temp this morning top hose to thermostat is nice and hot bottom hose is stone cold. Tried bleeding yesterday, would it be the stat that has gone.
Dave
by Muzz
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 15:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Had enough
Replies: 11
Views: 945

Had enough

Had my 97 z nearly 2 years now.ive had so much fun it but I got to be honest I've just had enough of it.Had mot on it in end of September passed but now something wrong with heating( see other post)been looking now at getting a Porsche in the near future.,but for now I need something more reliable t...
by Muzz
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 14:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cooling system
Replies: 14
Views: 1152

Thanks for that but car had new head gasket last year and a metal fanned water pump was fitted.
Dave
by Muzz
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 12:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cooling system
Replies: 14
Views: 1152

Cooling system

Can anyone please help.I have 97 Z3 and the temp is going up to normal and under normal driving the heater works fine,when it idles tho heat goes cold.
Any help please.thanks in advance.
Dave
by Muzz
Thu 15 Sep, 2011 20:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heater Blower
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Heater Blower

Hi guys need some more help with my 97 Z3 heater blower.I managed to change the motor but I still have problems :head: .I purchased a new resistor from BMW and installed it in may of this year ,it was all fine until the fuse just started to blow about a week ago.I have tested on speed 4 and 3 and th...
by Muzz
Fri 09 Sep, 2011 21:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted 0130111110 blower motor** part now found**
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Wanted 0130111110 blower motor** part now found**

Wanted blower motor for 1997 Z3 Bosch part 0130111110
by Muzz
Fri 09 Sep, 2011 21:03
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blower motor
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Thanks for that but I am so confused.I took the part of the car today and got the Bosch part number 0130111110 but looks different to the one in your link.I've had a good look round on web havin a job finding the exact part. :head:
by Muzz
Wed 07 Sep, 2011 19:04
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blower motor
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Blower motor

Hi guys some help is needed please.I am trying to get hold of a heater blower motor for my Z. I have replaced the resistor and everything was working fine for the last 6 months.If you switch on with a new fuse and run it on say speed 3 then put it down to 2 the fuse blows.Winters coming upon on soon...
by Muzz
Thu 19 May, 2011 10:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Blower switch
Replies: 11
Views: 574

Would it be a difficult job to replace the whole unit or can it be fixed. Would hate to think how much a brand new unit would be lol
by Muzz
Wed 18 May, 2011 07:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Blower switch
Replies: 11
Views: 574

Had no luck with the soldering it lasted a few days a tbh I'm not the greatest solder :).After entering my chassiss No into real oem I ordered the new resistor only to find it's the wrong one. Finally got the right one then fitted it in only 25 mins 8-) Now the problem is it's still blowing the 30 a...
by Muzz
Sat 07 May, 2011 19:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Blower switch
Replies: 11
Views: 574

I checked the part number on the real oem and ordeded it came the next day.I stripped it down really easy only to find the part is the wrong one.On inspection of the the one I removed I found it to be a little corroded and one of the springs had become detached.So I've cleaned it all up and re-solde...
by Muzz
Fri 06 May, 2011 08:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Blower switch
Replies: 11
Views: 574

Thanks for that is it easy enough to do
by Muzz
Fri 06 May, 2011 07:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Blower switch
Replies: 11
Views: 574

Blower switch

Can anyone please help. The blower switch in my 97 1.9 z3 fuse keeps goin. I've noticed tho that the blower switch works on position No 4 only. Would it be that a new switch is gonna be needed or could it be something else.
Thanks in advance
by Muzz
Thu 24 Feb, 2011 20:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poor starting from ***cold***
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

well I never.I wouldn't have believed it but thanks to bennyboy1, I finally got round to doin the oil service and the starting problem has gone :D .would't have thought an oil service would make any difference but its fixed 8-) 8-) 8-)
by Muzz
Wed 19 Jan, 2011 22:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Oil recommendation
Replies: 1
Views: 215

Oil recommendation

Hi all doin an engine flush and oil change. Can anyone recommend good oil for m44 1.9 enginge and how much the engine will require.
by Muzz
Fri 14 Jan, 2011 23:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any Bikers?
Replies: 79
Views: 5154

I have Honda vfr 800. Carnt wait for the spring then it's open road freedom or open top cruisein btw I prefer the bike any day :wink:
by Muzz
Tue 11 Jan, 2011 18:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cam shaft sencors
Replies: 3
Views: 239

:roll: :oops: :dunce: Always get mix up s or a c :D
by Muzz
Tue 11 Jan, 2011 13:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cam shaft sencors
Replies: 3
Views: 239

Cam shaft sencors

Can anyone tell us how many camshaft sencors there are on 1997 1.9 m44 z3. I have replaced the one at the front of the engine and has made little difference is there another at the rear of engine.
Thanks in advance
Dave
by Muzz
Thu 06 Jan, 2011 20:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: pics of z3 and other toys
Replies: 15
Views: 867

Wow KTM the bike of my dreams 8-) stunning mate.Gonna have to stick to my humble VFR800 tho well untill August then onto VFR1200.
Z looks good as well :!:
by Muzz
Fri 31 Dec, 2010 13:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: inspection 1 service
Replies: 13
Views: 744

Been on phone to sytner Leicester £199 for insp 1 on my 3 series. E46 has a promotion on at the moment,I then questioned about the £419 insp 1 for my Z and basically age of car and no promotions on that vehicle so it is what it is. :evil:
Happy new year to all !!!!
by Muzz
Fri 31 Dec, 2010 12:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: inspection 1 service
Replies: 13
Views: 744

Well carnt believe you were quoted nearly half the price from sytner Coventry. I also called leicester they wanted £419. They took my chassis number as did Cov and were absolutey positive it was an inspection 1 for my 1.9 m44 BLACK Z3 lol. Neadless to say I am buying reset tool and all the stuff to ...
by Muzz
Thu 30 Dec, 2010 09:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: inspection 1 service
Replies: 13
Views: 744

That's a good price. I spoke with sytner BMW Coventry today and just about fell over when they told me how much lol £427.92 !!!!!! How much, I asked if this was for an inspection 2 ,, no sir she replied defo inspection 1.Considering the age of the car don't know if it's worth buying a reset tool and...
by Muzz
Wed 29 Dec, 2010 20:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: inspection 1 service
Replies: 13
Views: 744

inspection 1 service

can anyone tell me how much roughly it would cost for inspection 1 service at the dealers.Just so I can compare prices really.
Thanks.
Dave
by Muzz
Wed 29 Dec, 2010 12:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED:::17"Alloy wheels (pref with good tyres)
Replies: 0
Views: 179

WANTED:::17"Alloy wheels (pref with good tyres)

Hi I am after some 17" alloys for my 97 z3.Good condition with good tyres although I will consider with bad ones. Only reason I want to change as mine need refurb and carnt be bothered with the hassle :wink:
by Muzz
Tue 28 Dec, 2010 11:08
Forum: Performance
Topic: Powerflow Exhausts?
Replies: 14
Views: 2963

i had powerflow 2 months ago and tbh it was toooooooo loud for me so I returned and they fitted another small silencer and is now sweet.well worth the money :D
by Muzz
Fri 24 Dec, 2010 13:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alloy wheel question
Replies: 8
Views: 449

been looking at sooo many and just relised the once I found are e90 wheels 255 width :dunce: :lol:
by Muzz
Fri 24 Dec, 2010 10:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alloy wheel question
Replies: 8
Views: 449

Thanks for that :wink: .going on the above I think they might stick out a little bit so might see if I can find some Z3 wheels.But I will look into it further before making a decision.
Thanks
by Muzz
Fri 24 Dec, 2010 01:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alloy wheel question
Replies: 8
Views: 449

Alloy wheel question

Im looking at a set of new alloys from a Z4 for my 97 Z3 will these fit. I keep reading about offsets but dont know what this means.The once ive looked at have an offset of 34 front and 32 rear what does this mean and if they are no good what kind of offset will I need.Thanks in advance,
Dave
by Muzz
Fri 17 Dec, 2010 08:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poor starting from ***cold***
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

I've been all over net still carn't find an answer to this problem. Everything I comes up as camshaft sensor. The garage I use fitted a new one and it was faulty so he sent it back. I drove for over a week with the old one back in but left disconnected. The new one arrived faults cleared but made no...
by Muzz
Sun 12 Dec, 2010 18:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Warming up.....NOT!
Replies: 22
Views: 1220

We are waiting :lol: :wink:
by Muzz
Sat 11 Dec, 2010 10:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poor starting from ***cold***
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

Yeah thanks for that. I've really only had the problem since having the head gasket replaced. Used to be fine before.just wondering if any dirt got into injectors and once running it moves around to give clearance for fuel. Stab in the dark really lol
by Muzz
Sat 11 Dec, 2010 10:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Warming up.....NOT!
Replies: 22
Views: 1220

Reading all these posts makes me wonder. I went through all the mentioned then finally found out it was head gasket.
D
by Muzz
Fri 03 Dec, 2010 14:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 exhaust FOR SALE (1.9)1997**SOLD**
Replies: 6
Views: 584

****sold****
by Muzz
Sat 27 Nov, 2010 20:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poor starting from ***cold***
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

Poor starting from ***cold***

Z3 costing me an absolute fortune at the moment with having new coolant system,head gasket,head skim and new cam sensors.Runs fantastic once started but when cold it sounds like an old steam engine begging for more coal :head: .I need somone to point me in the right direction of getting this problem...
by Muzz
Thu 18 Nov, 2010 18:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 exhaust FOR SALE (1.9)1997**SOLD**
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Still for sale.pattern part is a copy part.
Please Pm me as I will get those emails quicker.thanks
Dave
by Muzz
Tue 16 Nov, 2010 12:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cold heater !
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Mine was the same. Then it got so bad it blown the rad cos of an airlock. Problem cured by replacing head gasket.
by Muzz
Mon 15 Nov, 2010 11:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Camshaft sensor
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Camshaft sensor

Can anyone please explain what a camshaft sensor is for and why it is needed.
Thanks in advance
by Muzz
Mon 15 Nov, 2010 11:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 exhaust FOR SALE (1.9)1997**SOLD**
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Bump
by Muzz
Sat 06 Nov, 2010 21:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 exhaust FOR SALE (1.9)1997**SOLD**
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Z3 exhaust FOR SALE (1.9)1997**SOLD**

pattern cat back exhaust.This has been on the car for approx 4 weeks so is as new only selling after changing my mind :roll: and going for a stainless.
£50+postage
Im based in the midlands so more than welcome to pick up if you like.
Dave
by Muzz
Sat 06 Nov, 2010 09:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Exhuast 2.8
Replies: 53
Views: 2723

Tiptopperformance I would defo recommend. Had new cat back fitted yesterday fitted in less than 2 hrs £250. Great friendly service. Only thing is cash is a bit tight at the mo so its a little loud for me not excessive but I will be going back to get the noice reduced.
by Muzz
Fri 29 Oct, 2010 17:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: wing mirror issues......aarrrrhhhhh
Replies: 13
Views: 2877

£140 OE is correct.I found the part on flea bay £35 and just had to have it sprayed :) All I did is kept checking breakers yards and flea bay end one will turn up. Sorry for the double post
by Muzz
Fri 29 Oct, 2010 17:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: wing mirror issues......aarrrrhhhhh
Replies: 13
Views: 2877

£140 OE is correct.I found the part on flea bay £35 and just had to have it sprayed :) All I did is kept checking breakers yards and flea bay end one will turn up.
by Muzz
Fri 29 Oct, 2010 17:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Thanks for that.Managed to get a look today and found the problem.Front wheel brake sencor wire come loose rubbed on the wheel and worn the wire away :roll: little job for the morning reconnecting.
Dave
by Muzz
Fri 29 Oct, 2010 07:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Brake warning light

Can anyone tell me please why my brake warning light flashes when going over a bumpy surface. I checked fluid that's all ok. Does the warning light give you a silly amount of time before your pads have actually worn.
Thanks in advance.
by Muzz
Tue 26 Oct, 2010 21:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted headlights
Replies: 3
Views: 371

I have a set of std headlights of my 97 1.9 your more than welcome to veiw and im near Birmingham :)
by Muzz
Mon 25 Oct, 2010 21:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted 17" wheels must be mint
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Wanted 17" wheels must be mint

Im looking for some 17" wheels( must be OE)with good tyres.Really after some 5 spoke not to expensive.
OR a loan set while I get mine refurbed.
Its a bit of a mare at the mo cos my tyres keep going down wear the alloy is losing the paint round the rims.
Dave