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by VikingSven
Fri 27 Jul, 2012 14:34
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 32
Views: 5730

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Mine are here: CLICK!
Click on an image to see a bigger copy. Even bigger originals available if people want them.
by VikingSven
Thu 19 Jul, 2012 20:07
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 68306

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

As you look at the car from the rear, the right hand side of both tailipes is slightly proud of the left hand side, so that they appear to follow the line of the bodywork, but they are not slanted from top to bottom. They're the same as the ones I have now - the originals didn't follow the body wor...
by VikingSven
Thu 19 Jul, 2012 15:03
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 68306

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

I have a pair of original equipment 65mm chrome twin tailpipe ends from my 1999 2.8, in perfect condition, which have been cluttering up my garage cupboards since I had a stainless steel Eisenmann system fitted around five years ago. I will bring them to Silverstone with me tomorrow (Friday), and a...
by VikingSven
Wed 18 Jul, 2012 11:10
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Leeds area to Zedfest
Replies: 3
Views: 911

Re: Leeds area to Zedfest

Nope, just Saturday. We'll be leaving Leeds around 4pm on Friday.
by VikingSven
Tue 17 Jul, 2012 18:51
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Leeds area to Zedfest
Replies: 3
Views: 911

Leeds area to Zedfest

Is anyone else driving to Zedfest on Friday from around the Leeds area?
by VikingSven
Mon 09 Jul, 2012 18:00
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 68306

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Z3 Roadster/Coupe - Red Proving that red is the best colour for a Z3 :D Re: no vehicle pass with tickets, I've had the following from seetickets: Your query has been forwarded on to the customer service and dispatch departments who will check to see if what you have received is correct or whether t...
by VikingSven
Sat 07 Jul, 2012 19:33
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 68306

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

The vehicle pass is a separate piece of paper, grey and white, slightly larger than the ticket, with your vehicle registration clearly printed on it along with the designated area to which it applies. It needs to be affixed to your windscreen. Tickets you will likely need to have about your person ...
by VikingSven
Sat 07 Jul, 2012 12:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 68306

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Have recieved ticket for z fest on Thursday but no vehicle pass,Rang see ticket who agread i should have a vehicle pass and they would ring me back.but no phone call yet. J R Hmm same here, can anyone confirm that the vehicle pass is a completely separate thing to the tickets? My tickets say they i...
by VikingSven
Sun 17 Jun, 2012 20:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: front caliper changes
Replies: 43
Views: 1829

Re: front caliper changes

My rear brake hoses had to be replaced for the first time at its last MOT - it's also a 1998 :)
by VikingSven
Sun 20 May, 2012 21:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarm thinks door isn't shut
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Alarm thinks door isn't shut

When I set the alarm, it goes off shortly after. I've discovered it's because the car thinks the driver's door is still open - the interior light isn't going off when the door is closed. I've looked and can't see where the sensor is for this. On past cars there have been sprung pins below the door h...
by VikingSven
Mon 30 Apr, 2012 18:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 black grilles NOW SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: Z3 black grilles

Can whoever bought them post a pic when they're fitted - interested to see what they look like :D
by VikingSven
Sat 28 Apr, 2012 23:36
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: First ever wave!
Replies: 6
Views: 703

First ever wave!

From someone driving a silver Z3 coming out of Guiseley.
Girlfriend asked me who I waved at, then thought it was absolutely hilarious that I was just waving back at someone because they drive the same car as me :P
by VikingSven
Sat 07 Apr, 2012 08:55
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23277

Re: The story so far

Looks awesome!
I want your seats and door cards :D
by VikingSven
Thu 05 Apr, 2012 20:33
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: BOGOF at Halfords until Monday
Replies: 3
Views: 452

Re: BOGOF at Halfords until Monday

Sigh, I went and bought the stuff I needed last weekend. And spent £70 in Homebase, who have 15% of everything this weeknd.
by VikingSven
Sun 01 Apr, 2012 11:36
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M out of the garage
Replies: 9
Views: 934

Re: M out of the garage

Didn't you get the memo? Summer was last week, it's autumn again now, time to put the hard top back on!
by VikingSven
Tue 20 Mar, 2012 18:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Red leather seats, door cards, boomerangs etc
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Re: Red leather seats, door cards, boomerangs etc

Interested in pics of the boomerangs and door cards.
by VikingSven
Fri 16 Mar, 2012 22:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking My Z3
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: Breaking My Z3

Don't suppose you'd sell the door cards separate to the seats?
by VikingSven
Sat 10 Mar, 2012 21:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Hi Everyone - just joined - here's my Zed
Replies: 13
Views: 1182

Re: Hi Everyone - just joined - here's my Zed

The best colour :D
Looks almost identical to mine when I bought it - same reg year too :D
by VikingSven
Wed 29 Feb, 2012 17:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted,,,Central locking Acctuator Z3 2000
Replies: 12
Views: 490

I've had to replace both of mine now, got them from an online breakers each time, was less than £20 delivered for each one.
by VikingSven
Tue 28 Feb, 2012 23:27
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My new Z3
Replies: 52
Views: 7733

Been a while since I bought anything for the car, so just treated it to this:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-AC-Sc ... 33724e4201

Just need to find the front splitters to go with it too now!
by VikingSven
Tue 28 Feb, 2012 20:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 68306

Booked the Saturday, and hotel booked for Friday and Saturday nights.
Anyone else going to be heading down on Friday from around Leeds?
by VikingSven
Thu 02 Feb, 2012 17:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: CD Changer and Brackets
Replies: 2
Views: 204

I have the changer and bracket, no cabling though.
Yours for postage, unless you're heading near Leeds soon and want to pick it up, as it isn't that far from Grimsby.
by VikingSven
Tue 01 Nov, 2011 22:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seats
Replies: 12
Views: 758

I paid £500 for apair of these with matching door cards at the weekend Really good condition, a bit of wear on the drivers bolster. Dropped it at leathercaredirect.com tonight to have the bolster refurbed I was watching them on ebay, got very tempted so many times!! You got a good price, they were ...
by VikingSven
Tue 04 Oct, 2011 18:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How late do you keep your top down............
Replies: 30
Views: 1182

Came out of the cinema at 11pm last friday and drove home with the roof down as it was still lovely and warm
by VikingSven
Sun 02 Oct, 2011 18:09
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Upgrade cloth seats to bi-colour leather sports seats?
Replies: 5
Views: 704

Gaaaaaaaaah so tempted!!
by VikingSven
Fri 02 Sep, 2011 16:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Request for someone with a Red Z3
Replies: 11
Views: 485

by VikingSven
Mon 29 Aug, 2011 18:03
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Yepp its raining!!
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Sucks doesn't it - I got up early this morning as it looked beautiful outside, started getting the alloys cleaned (they've been neglected and are filthy) and the heavens opened.
I now have 1 very clean, shiny wheel, and 3 dirty dull looking ones :P
by VikingSven
Mon 29 Aug, 2011 09:24
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: XVar's Z3 - Updated 12-12-13 - Steering Wheel Refurb
Replies: 55
Views: 11838

I got the Exclusive car mats with red trim from here: http://www.carmats4u.com/BMW-Z3-Z3-Road ... index.html
Really pleased with the quality and how well they're holding up. Had cheap ones before and they wear through where your heel sits after a couple of months
by VikingSven
Wed 13 Jul, 2011 09:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: the dreaded door mirror
Replies: 11
Views: 834

I have a pair at home, they need a complete respray, but other than that are in good condition.I'm away from home all week so wouldn't be able to post them till the weekend.
by VikingSven
Mon 27 Jun, 2011 17:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Red leather seats and door cards.....
Replies: 18
Views: 569

Do you have a pic of the door cards?
by VikingSven
Sun 26 Jun, 2011 15:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Lake in passenger footwell
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Might be an idea to get some mould treatment spray down there, let it soak through the carpet or spray it up through from underneath. It's probably horrible under the carpet, and might start to smell!
by VikingSven
Tue 21 Jun, 2011 13:33
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Photos of my Z
Replies: 18
Views: 2456

I like your door cards. Where did you get that done, and how much was it?
by VikingSven
Sun 05 Jun, 2011 12:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 prefacelift parts - breaking all parts and panels
Replies: 11
Views: 816

Do you have the centre console air vent available?
Part No.1 here: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do ... g=64&fg=05
by VikingSven
Tue 31 May, 2011 22:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: locking wheel nuts with 15mm spacers on the rear
Replies: 15
Views: 747

Odd. How does a wheel spacer make any difference to a locking bolt?? What did you ask them? I filled in the web form with: I'm looking to get a set of locking bolts for my BMW Z3, and have 15mm spacers on the rear wheels, which means longer bolts are needed on the back wheels than the front. Can you...
by VikingSven
Sun 29 May, 2011 16:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: locking wheel nuts with 15mm spacers on the rear
Replies: 15
Views: 747

I emailed McGard asking if they could supply locking bolts with 2 normal length for the front and 2 15mm longer for the rear, and they placed it as a custom order for me, and they arrived 3 days later.
by VikingSven
Fri 27 May, 2011 17:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Can anyone recommend a decent windscreen chip repair kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 1384

It's worth checking with your insurance company first which companies they approve for free repairs. Mine only approve National Windscreens.
by VikingSven
Wed 18 May, 2011 21:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Floor mat locks
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Nice, thanks
by VikingSven
Wed 18 May, 2011 21:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Floor mat locks
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Wanted: Floor mat locks

My car is missing one of the twist locks to hold the passenger floor mat in place - does anyone have one spare? From what I can tell on realoem they were only available with a set of floor mats, and are now no longer available.
by VikingSven
Mon 16 May, 2011 18:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bubbling paint on Wing Mirror Bases
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Frank.A wrote:There is no need to access the inside of the door to remove the mirror base.
Although it does make it slightly easier to disconnect the cables for the motors / heating.
by VikingSven
Mon 16 May, 2011 17:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Qu: Hard Top transportation
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Before I decided to go and pick mine up, I got some quotes using www.uship.com - was around £50 for a fair length of the country.
As long as the person selling it can protect it a bit, might be worth a look.
by VikingSven
Fri 13 May, 2011 16:45
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Spam
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Seems to be a lot of >2 month old thread resurrection spam going on lately as well
by VikingSven
Mon 09 May, 2011 21:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Lots of Parts wanted 1.9 Japan import
Replies: 1
Views: 200

by VikingSven
Sun 08 May, 2011 12:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Locking wheel nuts
Replies: 5
Views: 488

If I get a set of 15mm spacers for the rear wheels, will I need to buy 2 sets of locking bolts - regular length for the front and longer for the rear? Meaning I'll also need to keep 2 bolt keys? Or can you buy locking bolts with 2 short and 2 long ones?
by VikingSven
Sun 08 May, 2011 08:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts on ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Z3 parts on ebay

Not mine, just got an email with a search I've saved. Someone's breaking a few Z3s by the looks of it - parts available in a few different colours.

http://shop.ebay.co.uk/surtechmike/m.ht ... 4340.l2562
by VikingSven
Sat 07 May, 2011 21:34
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Removing hood protector
Replies: 4
Views: 509

Removing hood protector

Looking to get some of the Renove soft top reviver as my roof is looking a bit faded, but under the do's and don'ts on how to use it, it says to ensure you've removed all traces of hood protector before applying it. Any idea how to do this?
by VikingSven
Sat 07 May, 2011 16:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Car mats
Replies: 5
Views: 445

I've ordered the Exclusive ones from that site. I've had ~£20 ones before and they wear down too quickly and look awful.
by VikingSven
Fri 06 May, 2011 22:53
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Jonttt Imola II Red S54 Z3m Roadster Journal
Replies: 661
Views: 166289

Part 10 on the link below is the boot lining, and you need 4 of part 11 (that only comes in a pack of 20) and 4 of part 12

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do ... 1&fg=65%29
by VikingSven
Wed 04 May, 2011 21:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Door lining
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Door lining

Any ideas what the lining behind the door panels is stuck to the door with? I've taken mine off to do some fixes, and can't get it to stay in place while I get the panels back on. It's a strange black rubbery substance, but I can't make it sticky by heating it up, and the door lining doesn't seem to...
by VikingSven
Wed 04 May, 2011 21:37
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: In Horsforth!!
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: In Horsforth!!

Lovely red un Don't know about lovely, it's filthy at the moment - seems to be a lot of dust in the air settling on all the cars round here. Didn't see you if you were in the Z, but I did see a facelift black one in Morrisons just after you saw me, and another outside Tesco up from the station at l...
by VikingSven
Mon 25 Apr, 2011 21:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Bits for sale: Gaiters, Heater Rings and Richbrook Handbrake
Replies: 10
Views: 720

got a pic of the door cards?