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by eyezcar
Sun 09 Sep, 2012 17:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A fond Farewell
Replies: 0
Views: 292

A fond Farewell

Well it happened the Zeds has gone he came he saw , he couldn’t test drive because he had no insurance but liked it, he came back 3 hours later with insurance took it for a test drive his two mechanics could only find fault with 3 tyres that need replacing. £200 off the asking price and now the gara...
by eyezcar
Sun 05 Aug, 2012 15:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: "51" 1.9 Z3 requires loving owner
Replies: 0
Views: 494

"51" 1.9 Z3 requires loving owner

Hi
Well I'm afraid there's no going back now the family have decided a larger family car is required for the Uni ‘runs and the horse I can get away with it no longer the Zed must go to new home. So if you know anyone how would like my Zed I’m asking £4.595 ono. Just put it up Autotrader.
by eyezcar
Sat 28 Jul, 2012 19:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Broken wind deflector
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Broken wind deflector

Hi
Can you tell me if its possible to repair a wind deflector with a broken plastic moulding, got it out of the garage to day only to find when I took the cover off a bit stayed behind. would attach a photo but not sure how to.
by eyezcar
Tue 03 Jul, 2012 12:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 roadster rear window
Replies: 18
Views: 3593

Re: Z3 roadster rear window

Hi I had my rear screen replaced 2 months ago cost £200 they had the car for about 4 hours job looks good. Now I wish I'd look into it a bit more and gone for OEM screen, one because they are thicker and appear to fold away better, I have to make sure that there are no kinks when put the roof down o...
by eyezcar
Tue 03 Jul, 2012 12:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarmed!
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Alarmed!

This appear to be a common problem, I have 3 "Z3's" down my road all within a couple of hundred feet of each other and like dogs barking into the night they need to talk to each other. Mine has been good for about two weeks now but for how long. That aside I have found some very useful post with sug...
by eyezcar
Sun 24 Jun, 2012 10:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Random Alarm activation
Replies: 3
Views: 222

Re: Random Alarm activation

I am sure there are a few threads on here concerning this problem, have you searched the knowledge base? Hi Thanks for the info, yes did try the search and scanned the first couple of pages couldn't see anything to match my problem but was surprised by the number, when I have more time I will look ...
by eyezcar
Sat 23 Jun, 2012 15:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Random Alarm activation
Replies: 3
Views: 222

Random Alarm activation

Hi Not sure where to start, I have 51 plated 1.9 Z3 which goes through periods of the alarm going off. The alarm may have been set for 2 or 3 hours then it will go off I will then reset it and 15 minutes later it will go off again, I can go out open and shut everything reset the alarm and 15 minutes...
by eyezcar
Mon 16 Apr, 2012 19:55
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Steam clean soft top
Replies: 10
Views: 1990

Re: Steam clean soft top

I don't believe for a second - BMW have sold an impregnating agent (waterproofer) and cleaner as well as a complete hood care kit since the Z3 came out. These products are intended to be used on the original Z3 roof. I don't know about replacement roofs, but having them sopping wet makes them very ...
by eyezcar
Sun 15 Apr, 2012 17:01
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Steam clean soft top
Replies: 10
Views: 1990

Re: Steam clean soft top

Hi I've just had a new rear window fit and they cleaned the roof at the same time it looks great, I might be wrong but I believe they steam cleaned it but one thing they did say was that with modern materials you should never put anything on the roof they are designed to get sopping wet, something t...
by eyezcar
Fri 06 Apr, 2012 12:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

Hi BG See your local are you doing it yourself or have you found someone local. there are local garages but they want around 70 to 80 pound plus vat!!! Hi Badman If they're looking to charge you £70 snap there hand off I just paid £140 and had to travel to Coventry, unless you mean £70 just to fit it
by eyezcar
Thu 05 Apr, 2012 15:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

Hi BG
See your local are you doing it yourself or have you found someone local.
by eyezcar
Wed 04 Apr, 2012 16:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

I've opted for Tony in Coventry first thing on Wednesday so I'll let you know how it goes. Well what a day to have your rear screen replaced, Tony dropped us off in town which allowed the wife to use her shop radar, then he rang when it was finished and came and picked us up, the new window looks g...
by eyezcar
Sat 31 Mar, 2012 17:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

I've opted for Tony in Coventry first thing on Wednesday so I'll let you know how it goes.
by eyezcar
Fri 30 Mar, 2012 13:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z'ed for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 277

Z'ed for sale

2 Door Convertible, Silver, Petrol, Manual, Service indicator, Electrically adjustable drivers seat, Alarm, Radio/Cassette, PAS, Passenger air bag, Powered Soft top with full cover for when down New rear window just fitted, Wind diffuser with cover, 12 months MOT, full service history, excellent con...
by eyezcar
Wed 28 Mar, 2012 20:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

Spoke with Tony at Soft tops,Should have rang him today but something came up anyway it will cost £140 all in and not £120 as quoted on the web site and did have Wednesday or Thursday free next week after that he can not do anything until after Easter.
by eyezcar
Tue 27 Mar, 2012 10:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

You too it must be the weather we are having, I should have put the roof up while it was still warm, I contacted Soft Tops in Coventry they say it will be some time before they do the work, they have a lot on at the moment. Does any one know of a place near Peterborough.
by eyezcar
Mon 26 Mar, 2012 21:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 56
Views: 18390

Re: Rear screen replacement

This must be fate I've just gone out to put my hood up and bang the rear windows just gone, split from the middle three ways :head:
by eyezcar
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 16:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2001 Plated "51" Needs rehoming
Replies: 1
Views: 293

2001 Plated "51" Needs rehoming

Dear All I'm trying to hang on to this car of mine for dear life but the big fat B&*@#ed bankers have other ideas, it’s a 2001 silver 1.9 which now has 50k on it ( had to use it as the daily drive after selling the 75). If there’s anyone out who can give her a good home and can make an offer to make...
by eyezcar
Sun 23 Oct, 2011 13:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Titan Silver 2001 2.2 Z3 Sport. Now Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 3345

Hi D-reame

Sorry to hear you struggling to sell, I've given up and will keep mine till next year at least, have had one bit of good news though we will be getting a bonus in the new year the first in four years so should be able to pay off the bank, Best of luck.
by eyezcar
Sun 23 Oct, 2011 13:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Getting HOT!!
Replies: 0
Views: 199

Getting HOT!!

Hi I managed to get stuck in traffic picking my daughter up from school we had only been in traffic for about five min’s and I just happened to notice the temp gauge on the red, so I wacked the heater up to full opened the windows and the temp’ came straight away. Went to check the fan today but can...
by eyezcar
Sun 25 Sep, 2011 19:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Titan Silver 2001 2.2 Z3 Sport. Now Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 3345

Hi I spoke with the dealer I brought my Z'ed from, he currently has a Red 2lt with sub 45K on the clock and it on a "V" plate and I must say in good condition, He has it priced at 3995 but he said he will not get that for it, he said everything is about 1000 pound down on last year and some models l...
by eyezcar
Wed 14 Sep, 2011 18:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Titan Silver 2001 2.2 Z3 Sport. Now Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 3345

Hi D-reame I've put mine on gumtree as its free, yes thing are that bad, I'm still hopping I can find a way to keep my Z'ed http://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-moto ... 3/87724857
by eyezcar
Mon 12 Sep, 2011 21:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale Titan Silver 2001 2.2 Z3 Sport. Now Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 3345

Very nice. I know how you feel I've been forced into doing the same had to drop the price of mine too, all I keep getting is these idiots trying to scam me into giving them my account details so they can pay me ! the full asking price :wink: , then they will arrange for someone to pick the car up as...
by eyezcar
Sat 10 Sep, 2011 20:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 51 Plated Z3 for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 173

51 Plated Z3 for sale

Dear All I have fund myself in a position were the only light at the end of the tunnal is to sell my Z'ed, I did try at 5995 pushing it I know but I need to pay the bank off and have enough to buy another car. I must sell to keep everyone happy but I need 5K plus, She silver with 48K on the clock so...
by eyezcar
Thu 09 Jun, 2011 20:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Is 6K to much
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Thanks for that I'll have to have a think about who much but I'm thinking 5,500 and see what I get offered.
by eyezcar
Thu 09 Jun, 2011 18:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Is 6K to much
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Is 6K to much

Hi It looks like I'm going to have to sell my Z'ed not to happy about it but needs must, it’s lovely little car only 44K 19i on 51 plate, I tried to see if the dealer I brought it from last year would buy it back seeing as he know the car, let’s just say they have one hell of a mark up. I’ve had a g...
by eyezcar
Sat 21 May, 2011 12:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My old problems back
Replies: 9
Views: 981

Well it looks like I'm starting with changing the cam sensor, so anyone know of a good artical on how to change a cam sensor on 2001 19i Z'ed A big thanks to All, changed cam sensor 20 min's for a first timer not bad and it started 1st time. I have photo's for each stage will post them later, Now I...
by eyezcar
Fri 20 May, 2011 12:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My old problems back
Replies: 9
Views: 981

Well it looks like I'm starting with changing the cam sensor, so anyone know of a good artical on how to change a cam sensor on 2001 19i Z'ed
by eyezcar
Sat 14 May, 2011 13:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My old problems back
Replies: 9
Views: 981

My old problems back

Just been reading the article on cam sensors it real does sound like the same thing I'm wondering if the garage did actually change the dam' thing in the first place ( it was under warranty). Just be in the garage, turn on the ignision everythings clicking, the dials are jumpimg all over the fuel pu...
by eyezcar
Sat 14 May, 2011 09:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My old problems back
Replies: 9
Views: 981

My old problems back

Thank for your replays. When I said after 15 min it will start I meant that if I keep trying it will normally start and it can take up to 15 min. I've had the battery check and the AA jumped it and it made no difference she will start when she wants to. I asked about the crank and cam sensors, havin...
by eyezcar
Thu 12 May, 2011 20:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My old problems back
Replies: 9
Views: 981

My old problems back

Hi its back the starting problem, I thought I'd resolved it by cleaning all the earth points I could, but it's let me down twice this week again normally starts after 15 min's of trying and then it will run fine but until it starts the clocks are going all over the place all the error light come on....
by eyezcar
Thu 31 Mar, 2011 13:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How much do you like your Z3
Replies: 93
Views: 37667

Mine gave me the will to live, I had a Quadruple bypass Jan 2010 aged 49, and this Z3 had been sitting on the forecourt of the dealer at the end of my road for about 6 weeks before I went in for the op, when I came out part of my rehab was to get up to walking 1 mile a day, so five day after levelli...
by eyezcar
Thu 31 Mar, 2011 12:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Hi have cleaned all the terminal up that I can find and so far so go, ever started in the rain this morning after sitting on the drive all night.
by eyezcar
Tue 29 Mar, 2011 19:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Starting Issue

Sorry posted from work needed to do it quickly; I had this problem for some time now the garage I brought the car from changed the crank sensor which seem to work for about six weeks then the problem returned, the car turns over 3 or 4 time then nothing and you have to repeat this for up to five min...
by eyezcar
Tue 29 Mar, 2011 12:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Starting Problem

Sorry all but can someone point me in the right direction for anything relating to starting problems for a 2001 19i, could be a earth problem so the man from the AA told me on Sunday, any help much appreciated.
by eyezcar
Sun 22 Aug, 2010 18:59
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red "Z" with Poppy
Replies: 0
Views: 301

Red "Z" with Poppy

spotted Red Z3 with a Poppy in the grill on the A47 heading towards Wisbech.
by eyezcar
Fri 13 Aug, 2010 22:55
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Spotted in Peterborough
Replies: 1
Views: 282

Spotted in Peterborough

on Monday Spotted a 53 plate Z4 for £8500 at the garage were I brought my Z3, on Wednesday the sold sign was up they don’t hang around.
by eyezcar
Mon 12 Jul, 2010 19:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grom USB Audio
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Hi siwilson

Thanks again I'll give this one a miss.
by eyezcar
Mon 12 Jul, 2010 06:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grom USB Audio
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Hi siwilson
Thanks for that thou a little surprised I have an email from them yesterday telling me " GROM adapters are compatible with 97-02 BMW Z3 factory-installed non-DSP car stereos."
by eyezcar
Thu 08 Jul, 2010 22:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grom USB Audio
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Grom USB Audio

Hi
Anybody ever fit a Grom USB interface as a replacement for there boot mount CD Changer http://www.gromaudio.com if so how easy was it the US web sit suggest that its quite easy there english agent is a little unsure.
by eyezcar
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 11:02
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: COME ON ENGLAND, Z3 style ( pics )
Replies: 47
Views: 2287

now I know why I can never post any picture you've used all the space :lol:
by eyezcar
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 10:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Roof liner pully broken
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Hi Titan many thanks just what I was looking for.
by eyezcar
Wed 09 Jun, 2010 22:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 456

the update

Hi just to say thanks for your help we're still non the wiser evrything checked out OK Battery,starter, and alternator, and a diagnostic scan came back OK so I now have to wait till it happens again and call the garage out again many thanks.
by eyezcar
Wed 09 Jun, 2010 22:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Roof liner pully broken
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Roof liner pully broken

Hi Have tried to search for this but gave up if you go to flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/eyezcar/4686269118/ everything will become clear it look like a shrink wrap retainer this missing on the driver side can I get this item and fit it myself or do I need to replace the whole this tried asking...
by eyezcar
Mon 07 Jun, 2010 21:22
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New ish newbe
Replies: 5
Views: 587

New ish newbe

Hi I registered a few weeks ago and I've asked a few really silly question sorry but when your new what seams dump to other doesn't to you as far as your concerned it a 1st it’s never been asked before, I've started my learning curve so be patient, I brought my Zed from the garage at the end of my r...
by eyezcar
Mon 07 Jun, 2010 19:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Cheers Mike just the sort of info I was looking for
by eyezcar
Sun 06 Jun, 2010 14:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Checked the boot light it does go out so that’s not draining the battery.
by eyezcar
Sun 06 Jun, 2010 09:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Thanks for that I will check it out but yesterday it started OK I drove to the local sainsbows spent 1o min's in there came out took about 10 min's to get it started. Last week drove home from work had tea went go out totally would not start miss firing gauges all over the place when it did start it...
by eyezcar
Sat 05 Jun, 2010 20:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Starting Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Starting Issue

Hi has anyone ever had an intermittent starting problem, most of the time I have no problem but every now and then the dials go everywhere the error lights come on and it will not fire, I’ve been told lots of different thing, sounds like the battery, the dealer put a new battery in when brought the ...
by eyezcar
Tue 25 May, 2010 13:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z'ed would not start
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Z'ed would not start

Hi New guy here again anyone every had this happen to them Drove home from work about 22 miles parked had dinner then went to start Z turn the key dials started behaving weird the rev counter went all the way across and back the car just turned over but would not fire then the temp gauge went to hot...