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by Mr B
Fri 14 May, 2010 12:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Inboard roll hoop mounts wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 361

mounts

duplicate post
by Mr B
Fri 14 May, 2010 12:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Inboard roll hoop mounts wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 361

mounts

even at £65 each, i reckon a decent fabrication shop could make something similar for a LOT les, its only a couple of plates with holes in, welded together and a tube for the posts to drop into ps - yes i know its prob a bit more copmplicated than that, but surely its not that difficult to fabricate...
by Mr B
Sun 09 May, 2010 23:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: chrome gills for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 640

chrome gills

go onto ebay.de

search bmw z3 chrom - eventually they should come up!!! doesnt the link work direct? you dont need to be able to speak german to bid!!

just tried the link, it works fine! now 65 euros - just do what you would do on ebay.uk - logon to ebay.de using your uk details!!!
by Mr B
Thu 06 May, 2010 21:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: chrome gills for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 640

chrome gills for sale

chrome gills on ebay (germany!! 43 euros so far)


http://cgi.ebay.de/Original-BMW-Z3-Road ... 1c1234a19e


dave
by Mr B
Thu 06 May, 2010 08:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2001 BMW 2.2 95k
Replies: 9
Views: 627

z checklist

hi, i put together a simple checklist from all the info i could find on this site. its probably not perfect so anone who can add anything (hardtop info?) that makes it better please feel free to do so! as i said, its not definitive but i used it when searchng for a zed for my daughter, hope it helps...
by Mr B
Wed 05 May, 2010 22:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: unfinished Project ***getting sold** new price
Replies: 41
Views: 4656

hoops

hoops for me please, plus all the associated trims and brackets - pm sent
by Mr B
Wed 05 May, 2010 12:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Roll Hoop Trim Panel
Replies: 15
Views: 763

trims

by Mr B
Mon 03 May, 2010 23:12
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Newbie saying 'Hello'
Replies: 12
Views: 823

hi

Hi dave, welcome to the forum, although strictly speaking i am really just a lurker, only here because my daughter has just bought a zed last week and its dads job to do things to it! my wife used the zed all last week, and she loved it despite not being a fan of 'sports cars; (her words) i have fou...
by Mr B
Sun 02 May, 2010 19:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: wheels, and maybe tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 475

wheels

not sure whether these were 'm' wheels?


http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Set-BMW-Z3-Z-STAR ... 51926cfc3e
by Mr B
Sat 01 May, 2010 09:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: replica inner roof mounts
Replies: 3
Views: 401

hoops

thanks gents for the info - i am in regular contact with hills and other breakers!! but if anyone hears of a set of hoops and trims (in black) etc i am here with cash waiting (or rather my daughter is!!) i am considering an interim 'fix' but dont want to spend the £150 plus for the single fix 'cosme...
by Mr B
Fri 30 Apr, 2010 17:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: replica inner roof mounts
Replies: 3
Views: 401

replica inner roof mounts

has anyone thought about and dismissed (or managed to make) pattern replicas of the inner roll bar mounts? surely they can be repliicated if someone has an original pair (assuming they are matched pairs and not the same) that could be studied? if they could be replicated it would go some way to redu...
by Mr B
Fri 30 Apr, 2010 09:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hoops and associated plastic bits wanted please
Replies: 10
Views: 665

hoops

the ones on ebay are only the hoops, not the full kit and kaboodle that i need!


thanks anyway

dave
by Mr B
Thu 29 Apr, 2010 22:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hoops and associated plastic bits wanted please
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Try Marc at hills BMW breakers - thats where i got my set. ordered on wednesday and arrived on friday in a huuuge box good service from those guys should set you back about £325 all in i reckon and i think you got his last set!! he hasnt got any now!!! thanks mate! seriously, joking aside, i am loo...
by Mr B
Thu 29 Apr, 2010 21:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: heads up - rollover bars on ebay
Replies: 2
Views: 367

hoops

i was interested, but there are no associated trims either (the hinged top compartment etc) - they came from a car which has now been crushed - i dont think they thought to remove the other bits!!!
by Mr B
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 16:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 32617

bushes

Just to be clear - I am NOT being critical, i bought the bushes from you and am more then happy, it does fix the issue and is a very cheap method to do so!! i was hopefully trying to suggest an improvement - but to be honest i am sure most people are more than happy to sand them down to fit, i just ...
by Mr B
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 16:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 32617

bushes

Just to be clear - I am NOT being critical, i bought the bushes from you and am more then happy, it does fix the issue and is a very cheap method to do so!! i was hopefully trying to suggest an improvement - but to be honest i am sure most people are more than happy to sand them down to fit, i just ...
by Mr B
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 13:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 32617

shims

hi aceman i am not sure that i agree with you? the shims go into a metal holder which is a stock size, the threaded block is a stock size, its only the crappy rubber bush that disintegrates and you replace that in its entirety. so you then just need to replace the crappy rubber bush, the other two i...
by Mr B
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 07:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 32617

seat fix

mine also arrived PDQ and have already been fitted, much easier than the video shows to be honest, they make a simple job look complicated! my tips - i used a piece of 3x2 timber as a template and marked the position of the hole for the large screw and the edges of the 'block' and simply mde sure it...
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 19:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: unfinished Project ***getting sold** new price
Replies: 41
Views: 4656

breaking

and i would take the roll hoop set up including plastics etc they are in black arent they, cant tell properly from the pics
going rate is around £350 delivered ???

Mr B

or best wishes in selling it as it is of course, shame you might not finish it!
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 19:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: unfinished Project ***getting sold** new price
Replies: 41
Views: 4656

breaking

and i would take the roll hoop set up including plastics etc they are in black arent they, cant tell properly from the pics
going rate is around £350 delivered ???

Mr B

or best wishes in selling it as it is of course, shame you might not finish it!
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 15:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hoops and associated plastic bits wanted please
Replies: 10
Views: 665

the car is a nov 1997 - if that helps?

nuts and bolts, drilling etc i can do, its knowing why that i dont understand LOL
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 15:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New Zed owner - hoops/chrome side vents - advice please?
Replies: 9
Views: 1100

thanks for all the links, i have left messages on all of them, i only need to sit back and wait i suppose now!!

thanks again to everyone
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 14:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

Dr Shiny - thaqnks for the offer, i might very well take you up on that - i have no experience whatsoever with z3's , my car knowledge isnt that good but i can work a spanner!!! Its a pretty basic z3 but has the all important power hood that she wanted, no traction control though which is why i thin...
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 10:46
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New Zed owner - hoops/chrome side vents - advice please?
Replies: 9
Views: 1100

hoops

thanks for the info, i now know what i need to know! i am not sure about the chrome side vents and will try to talk her out of fitting them. anyone know of any breakers selling a set of factory hoops LOL!!

CASH WAITING !!
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 08:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hoops and associated plastic bits wanted please
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Hoops and associated plastic bits wanted please

hi, looking to buy a set of roll bar hoops and the plastic panel bits required to fit into a non oem roll bar zed

Mr B
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 08:22
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

she is now a z3 owner!

thanks for the advice etc, she is now the proud owner of a light blue (yes she wanted black, until she saw this one!) z3. just looking to add some hoops and chrome side vents to compliment the car. thanks again - will get her to post pics when she has sorted the bits she wants (or rather when i have...
by Mr B
Sun 25 Apr, 2010 08:17
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New Zed owner - hoops/chrome side vents - advice please?
Replies: 9
Views: 1100

New Zed owner - hoops/chrome side vents - advice please?

I posted on the forum looking for a black Z3 for my daughter (fair swap??) but she fell in love with a light blue one and bought it yesterday. so now she wants some stuff added - chrome side vents and roll hoops. I have seen these on ebay - any advice as to the best ones will be gratefully accepted!...
by Mr B
Fri 23 Apr, 2010 10:45
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 653

z3

Thanks for the response re the hood, if it had been a power hood, you wouldnt have been going to that meet near you in September. Best Wishes and good luck in selling the car, its a really fair price, tho i am an absolute newbie to the world of zed's, but wil need to learn a lot more once my daughte...
by Mr B
Tue 20 Apr, 2010 16:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

thanks for the tip ! but if anyone is seriously thinking about going for a newer model and is looking for a buyer for theirs?? if you have fancy alloy wheels or cd player etc etc and its possible to just swap them to 'the' new car then i would consider it as an option to buy yours - with full servic...
by Mr B
Tue 20 Apr, 2010 11:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

little clacton - though i dont shout that too loudly either LOL this is the one in braintree http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2001-BMW-Z3-SILVER_W0QQitemZ120558263295QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAutomobiles_UK?hash=item1c11d51bff now if only someone wanted that one and were looking to sell their black one with power roo...
by Mr B
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 19:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

really appreciate the responses from everyone, she is def going for a power hood and really wants her zed in black though she is mellowing a bit on that score - though silver is def a NO NO! though only because all her previous cars have been silver (she looked at a really nice one last night in bra...
by Mr B
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 19:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

probably a daft question, but can an electric hood be retro fitted? do the mechanisms actually come up for sale at all (has anyone seen one for sale?)

thanks for the tip re finger nails - wouldnt want to damage her nail varnish or even worse, lose a nail! LOL
by Mr B
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 17:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

Re: now have a power roof

peterandjenny wrote:much slower than a manual one and tends to crease the rear screen so have to part lower get out smooth out screen then lower again
thanks, i didnt realise an electric roof could damage the rear window. does that happen much??

Mr B
by Mr B
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 16:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

Re: how about this

i cant see anywhere it says it has a power hood?

sorry to be pedantic but she would rather have a power hood than a wheel on each corner - KIDS!!!
by Mr B
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 14:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

zed

Thanks gents, she is 24 so not too young! is there anything she should avoid or look out for as a bargain?

she is looking at this on ebay at the mo

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-Z3-Black-1-9- ... 230685c11a
by Mr B
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 13:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

Help for newbie whose daughter is looking to buy a black z3?

ok, before all the questions and quips start - my daughter is looking for a z3, i dont know anything about them so please feel free to offer any advice (about the car NOT my daughter LOL) i have copied all the advice re what to look out for when buying a z3, but i would also like to know of there is...