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by billz
Fri 24 Apr, 2015 07:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: RS-JK5 Deep Dish Wheels Alloys / Tyres For Sale
Replies: 8
Views: 2242

Re: RS-JK5 Deep Dish Wheels / Tyres For Sale

Trouble you will have selling in the UK is you can buy these over here for £750 brand new with tyres
by billz
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 16:53
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Zedfest w/e in Yorkshire next year??
Replies: 46
Views: 5690

Re: Zedfest w/e in Yorkshire next year??

We should be ok for that weekend. Need to check with the other half to see she hasnt any plans.
by billz
Sun 01 Feb, 2015 08:18
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Had a Z3 and now thinking about a Z4
Replies: 61
Views: 15401

Re: Z4

lightning wrote:Thanks for the replies. I'm going to look at a silver 2005 3.0 today on offer at £10,000 at a local dealer.
For that you should get a 3.0si around 34 brake horse more :D
by billz
Wed 28 Jan, 2015 10:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218643

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Waiting for delivery of my PoorBoys detailing Compounds and Polishers
by billz
Sun 25 Jan, 2015 09:28
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Revised Euro Trip of the Alps Andora Pyrenees
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Revised Euro Trip of the Alps Andora Pyrenees

Then bought these so car will look at its best when we go
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by billz
Sun 25 Jan, 2015 09:27
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Revised Euro Trip of the Alps Andora Pyrenees
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Revised Euro Trip of the Alps Andora Pyrenees

These arrived the other day
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by billz
Sun 18 Jan, 2015 17:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Choice, Z3 3.0 or Z4 3.0
Replies: 31
Views: 2808

Re: Choice, Z3 3.0 or Z4 3.0

You can retract the screens when not in use so as not to obstruct the vents.
by billz
Sun 18 Jan, 2015 08:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Choice, Z3 3.0 or Z4 3.0
Replies: 31
Views: 2808

Re: Choice, Z3 3.0 or Z4 3.0

I had the 3.0 Z3 before we got the 3.0 Z4 and as Jontt says they are completly different cars. We have driven round Europe in both cars and for this doing 2 weeks and 3.5k + miles the Z4 is the more comfortable option and the Euro Cruises are effortless, with the Z3 hitting the corners and short shi...
by billz
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 21:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218643

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

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by billz
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 21:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218643

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Gone for the staggered setup. Should give a nice concave on the rears
by billz
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 20:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218643

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

A new set of Ispiri ISR1 18" Wheels with Conti Contact Sport Tyres
by billz
Sun 11 Jan, 2015 10:03
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 Sticky Steering
Replies: 8
Views: 1863

Re: Z4 Sticky Steering

Sorry can not help but we have no problems of sticky steering with ours, so it does suggest an issue with it. Hope you get it sorted.
by billz
Sun 11 Jan, 2015 10:00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Sad Farewell Happy Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 923

Re: Sad Farewell Happy Hello

Best model but i am biased. :D You will find it completely different to the 3
by billz
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 17:19
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Revised Euro Trip of the Alps Andora Pyrenees
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Revised Euro Trip of the Alps Andora Pyrenees

As most of you are aware me and Mozz are doing a Euro Trip this year. We have been chatting over the holiday period and have decided to do some changes to our trip. We were going to go through the Pyrenees West to East and down to Javea in Spain for a week. We have now changed this and as we really ...
by billz
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 12:26
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: newbie from stoke on trent
Replies: 19
Views: 2123

Re: newbie from stoke on trent

You should be able to pick up an older 2.8 for that, which is what i would go for.
by billz
Sun 28 Dec, 2014 09:53
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Car won't start - won't even crank / turn over
Replies: 20
Views: 2402

Re: Car won't start - won't even crank / turn over

I would go battery. Just because you have 13v doesnt mean you have enough Amps to crank and turn it. You could always read what the standing amp of the battery is with a decent multi meter or battery tester. I had this problem i even charged the battery over night and next day was exactly the same, ...
by billz
Mon 22 Dec, 2014 20:10
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Oops!
Replies: 11
Views: 1782

Re: Oops!

Bloody foriegn drivers :D
by billz
Mon 22 Dec, 2014 20:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Just purchased Z4 2006 3.0ltr SI sport
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Just purchased Z4 2006 3.0ltr

Congrats on your new purchase. We kept our z3 3.0 over a year when we bought our Z4 3.0. They are completly different cars to drive, i do prefer the z3 for tight twisty turns but found the z4 better for doing euro trips. Now we just have the Z4
by billz
Sat 20 Dec, 2014 14:53
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Alps Pyrenees and Villa Euro Route 2015 Holiday
Replies: 8
Views: 1646

Re: Alps Pyrenees and Villa Euro Route 2015 Holiday

Total mileage door to door not counting running around when we get to the villa is around 3590 miles
by billz
Sat 20 Dec, 2014 14:52
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Alps Pyrenees and Villa Euro Route 2015 Holiday
Replies: 8
Views: 1646

Alps Pyrenees and Villa Euro Route 2015 Holiday

Well this is what me and Maurice have finally decided to do for our Euro Trip next year. This is now definatly the final alteration On the Thursday night we drive down to around Dover/Folkston and stay over to catch either early Ferry or Tunnel crossing Day 1 Friday Catch either Ferry or Tunnel and ...
by billz
Sat 06 Dec, 2014 19:17
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th
Replies: 25
Views: 2997

Re: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th

The 2015 cruise is arranged going to europe lol
by billz
Sat 06 Dec, 2014 19:16
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th
Replies: 25
Views: 2997

Re: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th

Bloody hell, is that you Bill!!!!! Thought you'd got lost! Never mind this euro stuff, you need to be organising the 2015 cruise! I'll go in the slow group please! :D:drive<br/> have been busy modenising the house dave.
by billz
Sat 06 Dec, 2014 19:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th
Replies: 25
Views: 2997

Re: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th

That means you will be in the we get lost group
by billz
Sat 06 Dec, 2014 18:18
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th
Replies: 25
Views: 2997

Re: Top down run around the peaks Saturday 15th

Supposed to be nice day tomoz as well. :D
by billz
Wed 05 Nov, 2014 18:35
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Top Down Nov 5th.
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Top Down Nov 5th.

Yeh we are really looking forward to it. Bring on July lol
by billz
Wed 05 Nov, 2014 18:17
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Top Down Nov 5th.
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Top Down Nov 5th.

Wish i was retired. Weather has been really kind for this time of year and i have not even been able to enjoy it.
by billz
Thu 09 Oct, 2014 19:26
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 advice prior to buying my car Saturday
Replies: 14
Views: 3292

Re: Z4 advice prior to buying my car Saturday

For that price and mileage i wouldn't be too bothered about service history. I would just get it service and take it from there. So long as there doesn't seem to be any issues
by billz
Sun 05 Oct, 2014 17:04
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Revised Euro Trip 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1554

Re: Revised Euro Trip 2015

Link to the Map adjusted so people can view the route through the Pyrenees
by billz
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 17:01
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Revised Euro Trip 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1554

Re: Revised Euro Trip 2015

This is a list of the Hotels we will be staying at which are now all booked. http://www.booking.com/hotel/fr/ibis-le-mans-centre.en-gb.html?sid=70b7c51e1d0d821cb2c2c08684b3b745;dcid=1;checkin=2015-07-10;checkout=2015-07-11;ucfs=1;srfid=81fa352fe19205f3962107d764bc94b76e8fd638X1 http://www.booking.co...
by billz
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 16:50
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Revised Euro Trip 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1554

Revised Euro Trip 2015

As most of you are aware me, mozza and the other halfs were thinking of doing the Alps and onto Slovenia. We have now had a change of plans and because we have done the Alps for the last couple of years we have decided to do the following. Spending 1 night in each location unless stated Calais to Le...
by billz
Tue 12 Aug, 2014 07:22
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill

We needed one for our Z3 when we had it. Got it from main dealer in Derby. It does come already fitted on the plastic and at least it was an original BMW part
by billz
Mon 11 Aug, 2014 19:06
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: September Welsh Cruise
Replies: 45
Views: 5291

Re: September Welsh Cruise

Be tooooo far back for that to happen
by billz
Mon 11 Aug, 2014 14:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: September Welsh Cruise
Replies: 45
Views: 5291

Re: September Welsh Cruise

Put me down as sweeper jim. Can you send me an itn file or a Tyre file. Thanks
by billz
Sun 10 Aug, 2014 08:12
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9261

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Dont know what you mean Dave. It only went out once this year on a very mundane drive :D
by billz
Sat 09 Aug, 2014 21:28
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9261

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Glad you all had a good day, wish i could of made it. Good to see our old Z3 [quote="ImageImage
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by billz
Sat 02 Aug, 2014 18:36
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: New car - coming Friday
Replies: 22
Views: 3828

Re: New car - coming Friday

It should be worth more than the 9.5k. Doubt you will put 60k on it in 4 years.
by billz
Sun 22 Jun, 2014 06:51
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Question regarding legality
Replies: 25
Views: 3098

Re: Question regarding legality

Surely he is breaking the insurance rule for where he keeps the car parked. Which will mean his insurance will be void.

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by billz
Mon 16 Jun, 2014 21:22
Forum: Site Announcements and Feedback
Topic: New Colour for Profile - FAO Robert T
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

New Colour for Profile - FAO Robert T

Think we need a new colour adding to the profile page as i can not find Ruby Black also the 3.0Si should run from 2006 to 2008 any chance we can update it.
Thanks



Mod Edit to title - Gazza
by billz
Sat 14 Jun, 2014 13:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale 3.0 sports
Replies: 13
Views: 1714

Re: For sale 3.0 sports

Now sold

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by billz
Fri 13 Jun, 2014 15:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Camshaft position sensor and Map thermostat replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Camshaft position sensor and Map thermostat replacement

Also check whether it is Position 1 or position 2 sensor. There is one on the Inlet and 1 on the Exhaust. I have just had mine replaced by a BMW approved indie for £144 fitted including full diagnostic of the car including Vanos
by billz
Tue 03 Jun, 2014 20:11
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Euro/Slovenia Cruise 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1490

Re: Euro/Slovenia Cruise 2015

You have a year to save up. You know you want to :D What other holiday can you book and not pay anything for 12 months :idea:
by billz
Tue 03 Jun, 2014 18:28
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Euro/Slovenia Cruise 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1490

Re: Euro/Slovenia Cruise 2015

If Any one is interested in joining me and Maurice on this trip i will need to know by the end of July.
by billz
Sun 25 May, 2014 08:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale 3.0 sports
Replies: 13
Views: 1714

Re: For sale 3.0 sports

Can not justify keeping it as it hardly gets used now. It will be going on Auto Trader for £4500 but will let it go to a forum member for 4k
by billz
Sat 24 May, 2014 18:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale 3.0 sports
Replies: 13
Views: 1714

Re: For sale 3.0 sports

Will be taking the z4 next year kim can get more shoes in it lol

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by billz
Sat 24 May, 2014 17:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale 3.0 sports
Replies: 13
Views: 1714

Re: For sale 3.0 sports

Final Bump before it goes on Auto trader next week
It has now had oil service done, new front discs and pads and i have had the drivers seat bolster scuff marks removed. I will be putting 6 months tax on it before the end of the month.
by billz
Wed 21 May, 2014 19:32
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Euro/Slovenia Cruise 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1490

Re: Euro/Slovenia Cruise 2015

Dates now set for this. 10/7/15 which is a Friday and return Monday 27/7/15. I will be booking our Hotels in either July or August this year which ever is the earliest Booking.com will allow. The route back is still in the planning stage. If anyone wants to tag along they are free to do so, but will...
by billz
Tue 06 May, 2014 17:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218643

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Looks good Wayne. Do you notice a difference from you doing it to them doing it. Apart from the lighter wallet :D
by billz
Mon 05 May, 2014 21:27
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Bye Z3 - Hi Z4
Replies: 7
Views: 1679

Re: Bye Z3 - Hi Z4

Nice looking zed. Like the colour. I have both the z3 3.0 and the z4 3.0si. You can certainly tell the difference with the extra 34bhp. But for me as a driving machine the z3 wins, the z4 is too refined and the z3 is more a drivers car, The z3 also feels as though it has more torque than the z4. Put...
by billz
Sun 04 May, 2014 17:24
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25771

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

Link to the thread and photos on .org
http://zroadster.org/threads/billz-derb ... 2014.4468/