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by KingCarl
Wed 28 Mar, 2012 23:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED - black tonneau cover
Replies: 8
Views: 335

Re: WANTED - black tonneau cover

yes use mine all the time - looks a bit like a pram without it.......
by KingCarl
Mon 12 Mar, 2012 19:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear window blanket
Replies: 5
Views: 450

Re: Rear window blanket

got mine out of the USA from the Z3 roadster site - great site - does everything for Z3's
by KingCarl
Mon 09 Jan, 2012 00:05
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: whats the best engine ???????
Replies: 25
Views: 4877

whats the best engine?

has to be the 2.2 for me for the reasons everyone else has stated!
by KingCarl
Mon 02 May, 2011 22:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: tonneau cover and wind deflector - using at same time
Replies: 10
Views: 800

yep finishes the car off nicely - standard studs should be fine - found it all a bit of a phaff but gotten used to it now!
by KingCarl
Mon 11 Apr, 2011 00:46
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Soft top cover
Replies: 5
Views: 646

i did too - v good as keeps the dust out of the cockpit when in the garage AND saves me having to put the roof up and the phaff of the tonneau cover......
by KingCarl
Sun 03 Apr, 2011 23:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Your 'must do' mods
Replies: 34
Views: 2632

better alloys
tonneau cover
mesh wind reduction (for the missus!)

rest is standard!
by KingCarl
Tue 08 Mar, 2011 22:45
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Anybody Bought These?
Replies: 21
Views: 3099

mesh is best IMO - even the missus agrees as her hair gets blown about less - visibility is OK but not as good as the roadster.com perspex ones
by KingCarl
Thu 13 Jan, 2011 19:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any Bikers?
Replies: 79
Views: 5325

yep got four bikes - Triumph Adventurer, Yamaha Fazer thou, BMW R1100R and a yammy xt250 dirt bike - as folks say hard to choose when the suns out!
by KingCarl
Wed 29 Dec, 2010 20:17
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Stop picking on us
Replies: 10
Views: 763

jesus what a dork - its the old case of trying to create controversy where none exists.......
by KingCarl
Tue 28 Dec, 2010 20:07
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Calenders For Z Kiwis
Replies: 5
Views: 807

i'm v interested - yes please!
by KingCarl
Fri 24 Dec, 2010 00:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: all you 2.2 sport guys and girls ,questions for you
Replies: 18
Views: 800

i go with spanwah - 2.2 best of the bunch - not the fastest but we all know 2 wheels is best for that..........
by KingCarl
Tue 21 Dec, 2010 19:48
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2011 - ORDERS NOW BEING TAKEN
Replies: 42
Views: 3552

Would love one - happy to pay postage to NZ!
by KingCarl
Wed 08 Dec, 2010 19:17
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newbie - Finally purchased my 1st Z3 - PIC UP
Replies: 24
Views: 1637

welcome and good choice - imho the 2.2 facelift Z3 is the most balanced of them all..........
by KingCarl
Tue 16 Nov, 2010 20:15
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Chrome side grilles ?????
Replies: 50
Views: 3980

how easy are they to fit?
by KingCarl
Thu 04 Nov, 2010 04:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Petrol smell
Replies: 6
Views: 466

thanks guys - some good things to try there - will let you know how it goes - moving into summer here - yippee :D
by KingCarl
Wed 03 Nov, 2010 01:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Petrol smell
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Petrol smell

Love the site - full of great tips etc especially when you live on the edge of the world. You guys are so knowledgeable its scary! Had my zed 6 months, love it but notice a constant but very feint smell of petrol - its not losing fuel (as per mpg) and the BMW main agent couldn't spot anything. Only ...
by KingCarl
Sun 03 Oct, 2010 19:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hood cover for winter
Replies: 6
Views: 577

yep - the hood cover from roadster solutions is my recommendation too
by KingCarl
Thu 16 Sep, 2010 02:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Speed Humps
Replies: 10
Views: 759

i agree with Pingu - get a good angle at it - maybe tricky if other folks around but slow down in plenty of time etc
by KingCarl
Thu 29 Jul, 2010 02:31
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Roof's up!? On a day like this!?
Replies: 26
Views: 1734

i do 90% of my driving with the top down and take the missus car if it rains! i have the roof permanently down with a roadster solution cover protecting it in the garage - so agree with the looks argument - better by miles with the roof down!
by KingCarl
Wed 14 Jul, 2010 21:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Occupations...what do Zed drivers do for a living???
Replies: 114
Views: 5868

IT Manager for a city council
by KingCarl
Tue 13 Jul, 2010 22:55
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Very important Subject
Replies: 15
Views: 935

same for me - mine is usually a w/e only car but with these crisp sunny mornings just had to take the zed to work - missus had to tak a Kiwi harden up pill tho....
by KingCarl
Thu 08 Jul, 2010 20:47
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Kiwi Z3 club?
Replies: 6
Views: 801

Thanks guys - i'm Wellington based (have a neighbour with the same 2.2 roadster also)

keen to get involved
by KingCarl
Wed 07 Jul, 2010 06:09
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Kiwi Z3 club?
Replies: 6
Views: 801

Kiwi Z3 club?

Any other Z3 owners in NZ interested in setting up a local owners club?
by KingCarl
Thu 17 Jun, 2010 10:39
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Wish I Had The Money To Spare!
Replies: 14
Views: 722

bit vulgar in my humble opinion - certainly not worth 13 and a half grand!
by KingCarl
Fri 04 Jun, 2010 06:55
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Up or down ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1219

gazhyde has the right answer (as much as there can ever be a 'right or a wrong' on this!

Hey Jonesy - try a motorbike then you'll know all about bugs, etc!!
by KingCarl
Wed 02 Jun, 2010 21:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED black z3 tonneau
Replies: 5
Views: 441

agree with the faff but its worth it for the look - the cost of style eh!
by KingCarl
Sun 30 May, 2010 21:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Soft Top... Silly question?
Replies: 11
Views: 819

leave mine down all the time - the tonneau cover is a bit of a faff but makes the zed look soooo nicer! Just put a fitted sheet over for the dust although the best bet is to get one of those special covers by roadster solutions in the US - its on my christmas list!
by KingCarl
Thu 27 May, 2010 06:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Turtle Wax Soft Top Cleaner/Proofer and Blanket
Replies: 17
Views: 1489

yep can only confirm the use of a widow (sic) blanket - never put the roof down without it - on offer at present for $39.95 USD from that fantastic Roadster solutions mob ....
by KingCarl
Tue 18 May, 2010 04:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: how old is the typical z3/z3m driver?
Replies: 225
Views: 9652

51 and had mine 2 months - spent more time polishing it and fitting new things than i have driving it!
by KingCarl
Tue 04 May, 2010 20:51
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New MX5 or Second hand Z4?
Replies: 53
Views: 3193

i've just gone through a very similar dilemma here in NZ - as great as the MX5's are its still a hairdressers car and i don't have a relation/friend/acqaintance/work colleague who won't continue to remind me of that!!
get a Z3/4!
by KingCarl
Tue 27 Apr, 2010 21:16
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Touching up paint chips
Replies: 12
Views: 2208

i use a simple touch-up paint like a nail varnish size bottle and brush - $30 from a local spraypainter - just take in the german colour code off the inside of the engine bay and they knock it up!
by KingCarl
Thu 22 Apr, 2010 21:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seat Belt - Plastic Shoulder Guide
Replies: 28
Views: 1720

recommend roadster solutions to anyone - just had a delivery from the US of the velcro peices that repair/protect the seat belt slides - they are real enthusiasts - never knew you could get so many bits for a Zed - got a tonneau cover and the rear window protector much cheaper than via BMW
by KingCarl
Wed 21 Apr, 2010 06:17
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Topaz Z3 on holiday.
Replies: 2
Views: 518

nice! same as mine here in NZ - must post some pics soon - wish there was such a vibrant forum here in NZ - might have to start one up!
by KingCarl
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 04:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Another new owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1019

just got a 2.2 6 pot and agree although i haven't driven the M!
by KingCarl
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 04:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Another new owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1019

Titan wrote:Welcome to the forum Diamondj
Some people believe that the 2.2i 6pot is the best sounding Z
I of course totally agree with them :lol: :lol:
by KingCarl
Mon 05 Apr, 2010 21:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 tonneau cover in tan/beige
Replies: 5
Views: 530

thats ok - just missed on an auction for one here - will give you 270 GBP if you can get it here (tried untracked?) don't care if it takes 2 weeks!
by KingCarl
Mon 05 Apr, 2010 21:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Black Tonneau Cover For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 344

i live in NZ but keen for one of these - will give you $100 for it? (don't use ebay) can you quote postage to NZ and i'll add to the price

cheers
by KingCarl
Tue 30 Mar, 2010 22:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 tonneau cover in tan/beige
Replies: 5
Views: 530

tonneau

70GBP sounds good as have been quoted 1300 NZD here?

any ideas of a cost to ship to NZ?

Cheers
by KingCarl
Tue 23 Mar, 2010 21:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Z3 owner
Replies: 9
Views: 569

new owner for a great 2002 2.2 here in NZ - minus a tonneau cover tho and think this would really finish things off nicely - bet the BMW one is an arm and a leg - any ideas on some after market sites?