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by TaffDaddy
Thu 27 Jul, 2017 21:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Advice on selling
Replies: 16
Views: 1383

Re: HELP Advice on selling

Ian,

How much are you thinking of putting it up for? A colleague of mine is after his first zed.

David
by TaffDaddy
Mon 06 Mar, 2017 23:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BMW Z3 2.2 with Hardtop, Roof Stand and Tonneau Cover
Replies: 3
Views: 1143

Re: BMW Z3 2.2 with Hardtop, Roof Stand and Tonneau Cover

Hi temoore,

Any other details? Age, service history? Are you planning to add some pictures?
by TaffDaddy
Fri 14 Oct, 2011 20:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Storm Motorwerks V1 Gear Knob
Replies: 17
Views: 1068

Gearknob now sold.
by TaffDaddy
Fri 14 Oct, 2011 19:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Storm Motorwerks V1 Gear Knob
Replies: 17
Views: 1068

Oh yeahhhh :twisted:
by TaffDaddy
Thu 13 Oct, 2011 21:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Storm Motorwerks V1 Gear Knob
Replies: 17
Views: 1068

Piccies as requested. I know, I know, they are a bit big :oops: : http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab332/TaffDaddy/PA130159.jpg http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab332/TaffDaddy/PA130154.jpg http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab332/TaffDaddy/PA130153.jpg It has the 5 speed M logo on the top.
by TaffDaddy
Wed 12 Oct, 2011 21:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Storm Motorwerks V1 Gear Knob
Replies: 17
Views: 1068

For sale - Storm Motorwerks V1 Gear Knob

For sale a Storm V1 gearknob, stainless steel with the M engraving, as new. Over 500g of solid steel, really smooths the gear changes. Looks and feels superb. The reason for sale is that I've been looking for a handbrake handle, as I already have a gearknob on the car, and found someone who was sell...
by TaffDaddy
Fri 22 Jul, 2011 21:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering wheel refurb
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Question for the guys who had their steering wheels refurbed. What is the quality of the leather like? Have you had any issues with the work?

I would like to get mine done and thought I'd ask if it's worth it as the price seems very reasonable.

Taff
by TaffDaddy
Sat 11 Jun, 2011 10:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: facelift nearside clear rear light cluster
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Bump
by TaffDaddy
Wed 08 Jun, 2011 21:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: facelift nearside clear rear light cluster
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Wanted: facelift nearside clear rear light cluster

Does anybody have a clear nearside rear light cluster for a facelift model they want to sell? Unfortuantely I had a mishap while parking my caravan next to it :bawl: . Now left with one knackered light cluster, scrapes down the bumper (respray) and damage to the caravan. :head: As Mid Life Crisis wa...
by TaffDaddy
Fri 08 Apr, 2011 21:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What was your's
Replies: 61
Views: 3224

My first car was a Ford Fiesta 1.1 'Quartz' with its go faster stripes and amber and red rev lights. Great fun but forgot to check the oil and blew the engine. :oops: whoops!

The Mrs first car was an Austin Aggro which burnt more oil than petrol.
by TaffDaddy
Wed 30 Mar, 2011 20:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3 - 3.0 01/02
Replies: 12
Views: 775

In my experience buying from ebay is fine as long as you go an look and test. I bought my car from ebay and it's a cracking car but I have noticed some bubbling on the top of the boot from a previous poor repair and they did say that it hadn't been repaired 'to their knowledge'. Bit miffed but my vi...
by TaffDaddy
Tue 22 Feb, 2011 17:26
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Grey 02 plate - A46 Coventry **02 AND
Replies: 11
Views: 759

That's pretty good but rather you than me doing that journey. If you hear a silver Touran or a red Megane giving you a beep it'll be me 8-) .
by TaffDaddy
Tue 22 Feb, 2011 12:46
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Grey 02 plate - A46 Coventry **02 AND
Replies: 11
Views: 759

I work on Mile Lane for a 'major telecoms company' and get to Coventry about twice a week, or less if possible. The trip from Worcester up the M42 isn't the best at half seven in the morning. I've only used the Z once but will be using it now and again when the weather gets a bit better. Will also b...
by TaffDaddy
Tue 22 Feb, 2011 12:45
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Grey 02 plate - A46 Coventry **02 AND
Replies: 11
Views: 759

I work on Mile Lane for a 'major telecoms company' and get to Coventry about twice a week, or less if possible. The trip from Worcester up the M42 isn't the best at half seven in the morning. I've only used the Z once but will be using it now and again when the weather gets a bit better. Will also b...
by TaffDaddy
Tue 15 Feb, 2011 21:45
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Grey 02 plate - A46 Coventry **02 AND
Replies: 11
Views: 759

Well, who ever he is he has a very nice looking Z. :wink:

BTW, how do I get ZRoadster sponsor added below my name. I feel I've missed out :bawl:
by TaffDaddy
Tue 15 Feb, 2011 12:37
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Grey 02 plate - A46 Coventry **02 AND
Replies: 11
Views: 759

Grey 02 plate - A46 Coventry **02 AND

Spotted a nice looking grey 3ltr model with hard top on the A46 Coventry at 8.30 this morning. I followed it towards the ring road before we both turned off to the Tech Park.

Anybody's on here?

Taff
by TaffDaddy
Tue 01 Feb, 2011 17:33
Forum: Performance
Topic: Do I or dont I improve the performance???
Replies: 29
Views: 2605

I asked the same sort of question a couple of weeks ago. After various discussions and pricing the mods etc. I came to the view that to get more power would cost significantly more than selling the current motor and buying a 2.2. I've convinced myself that for now I'm happy to 'bumble along' as I en...
by TaffDaddy
Tue 18 Jan, 2011 19:32
Forum: Performance
Topic: M43 performance improvements
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Thanks guys. Indiction kit looks good and I thinkthat will be the first step and then we'll go from there :twisted: . Isn't it a case of when the bug bites!!!

If you don't mind me asking how much did you pay for remap Hornel? They're only one junction up the M5 so I'll give them a shout.

Taff
by TaffDaddy
Mon 17 Jan, 2011 22:26
Forum: Performance
Topic: M43 performance improvements
Replies: 3
Views: 658

M43 performance improvements

I bought what I think is an M43 last August as part of coming to terms with being 40 :lol: , the first 2 seater I've owned, and it's one of the best things I've ever done. There is nothing better than getting the roof down and spending a day out with the Mrs cruising around the countryside 8-) . Hav...
by TaffDaddy
Sat 08 Jan, 2011 10:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New wheels - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

That's really useful, thanks Yalden. The rims are 7.5j not 8.5 but I would assume that this would bring them further into the arch. I am going to have a look whether there is space today as the guy who is selling them has dropped the price making it more tempting. :? What's the view of whether a 205...
by TaffDaddy
Wed 05 Jan, 2011 22:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New wheels - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

Bill, I did see Dicanio's wheels. Right price, great condition but not what I was looking for.

Yalden, my current tyres are 225/45R16, great if you could check for me.

Taff
by TaffDaddy
Wed 05 Jan, 2011 20:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New wheels - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

Thanks for your help Yalden. I am going to discuss it with the financial controller ('er indoors) as the current tyres on the wheels are 205/45 and to get the replaced with decent 215/40 it looks about £100+ per tyre. The main reason I was looking was that I had a spin a couple of weeks ago and have...
by TaffDaddy
Wed 05 Jan, 2011 13:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New wheels - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

After much searching I found the wheels I've been looking for and I'd like help to confirm if they'll fit and how they'll look. The sizes are as follows: Rim: 17inch Width: 7.5j Offset: 20 Having looked at 1010tires.com and assuming that my current style 55 wheels are 7j and et46 this will be 20mm f...
by TaffDaddy
Tue 07 Dec, 2010 20:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Style 55 alloy wheel
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Wanted: Style 55 alloy wheel

Unfortuantely I had a bit of a dust-up with a kerb at the weekend, back end first :oops: , and the car came off second best :head: . The result was one cracked alloy which I don't think is repairable, apart from the damaged pride :roll: . Does anybody have a spare style 55 (16") alloy hanging around...
by TaffDaddy
Sat 30 Oct, 2010 21:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New wheels - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

Thanks for the help guys. :D The wheels I am looking at are 7.5J with an offset of 52. The wheels came off an E46 and the tyre size is 215/45 and having looked at the link you included, Frank.A, the bore sizes are the same but the ET is H on a Z3 and M on an E46 but I don't know whether this has any...
by TaffDaddy
Sat 30 Oct, 2010 10:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New wheels - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

New wheels - help please

I am looking for some advice on what I need to consider when buying wheels. My preferred size is 17" but I don't know if all 17" BMW wheels will fit a Z3 or whether there are other considerations that need to be taken into account. I've read posts on hear talking about ET** and offsets and, having n...
by TaffDaddy
Sun 17 Oct, 2010 19:32
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Teme Valley Mini Cruise
Replies: 1
Views: 418

It was a good call MLC :wink: . Just what the zed was made for, sunny Sunday afternoons buzzing around the countryside. Should have got one years ago :head: .

Shame about the Porsche you fancied racing :twisted: , Mrs MLC soon put the brakes on that one :cry: .

Taff
by TaffDaddy
Mon 04 Oct, 2010 21:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: big thanks...
Replies: 8
Views: 666

That's wet. I wonder, did the 007 versions come with a hovercraft option?
by TaffDaddy
Sun 03 Oct, 2010 14:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hood cover for winter
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Thanks for the responses all. 8-) Jamezee, I know what you mean but I'm just trying to keep it looking tidy so it still looks good when I sell it in a year or two (I'm not telling the Mrs though :twisted: ). Atlantablue/Annie, thanks for the links. They both look like they'll do the job so I'll be b...
by TaffDaddy
Fri 01 Oct, 2010 23:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hood cover for winter
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Hood cover for winter

Hi all, Would anyone have a hood cover that they are looking to sell or know of a good quality one to buy new (waterproof, breathable etc.)? My Z will not have the pleasure of a winter holiday in the warm and I want it to have its own woolly hat while it's outside in the cold :( . I don't want to be...
by TaffDaddy
Thu 23 Sep, 2010 16:54
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Tell us a joke...
Replies: 147
Views: 16648

A story from Tony Blair: I had regularly started jogging out of Downing Street. On each run I happened to jog past a hooker standing on the same street corner, day after day. With some apprehension I would brace myself as I approached her for what was most certainly to follow. "Fifty quid!" she woul...
by TaffDaddy
Sun 19 Sep, 2010 22:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Magnetic Stoneguards (black)
Replies: 197
Views: 15746

Hi, I am after a set of guards if you have any left. Please PM the details for payment etc.

Thanks,
by TaffDaddy
Thu 09 Sep, 2010 20:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Electric seats - drivers side slow
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Electric seats - drivers side slow

I have a problem with my one of the electric seats and I am after some help. My drivers seat forward and reverse movements are very slow and it sounds like the motor is about to give up the ghost. If it does come to a stop I just leave it for a while and it'll go again but very slowly. Up and down a...
by TaffDaddy
Sun 05 Sep, 2010 22:32
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Tell us a joke...
Replies: 147
Views: 16648

Husband and wife in the bedroom. The man looks at himself in the mirror, turns to the wife and says "Look at that, 14st of pure dynamite".

"Yes", she replies "just a shame about the 2 inch fuse!"
by TaffDaddy
Sun 05 Sep, 2010 14:44
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A well spent Saturday morning
Replies: 4
Views: 601

Thanks vm Jonttt. Think it works now.
by TaffDaddy
Sun 05 Sep, 2010 13:55
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A well spent Saturday morning
Replies: 4
Views: 601

A well spent Saturday morning

Hi all, I've had my Z for nearly 2 weeks and yesterday got around to giving it a good clean. Based on the threads on this site I invested my hard earned cash in some cleaning stuff and the result was amazing :shock: . I couldn't believe how much difference a wash, clay, polish and wax could make, ha...
by TaffDaddy
Thu 19 Aug, 2010 21:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear deflectors - advice for a newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Thanks all for your replies, really helpful. Sounds like a try before you buy. :wink:
by TaffDaddy
Thu 19 Aug, 2010 13:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear deflectors - advice for a newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Rear deflectors - advice for a newbie

Hi all, I'm nearly a Z3 newbie, hopefully picking up the car tonight (Thursday). My new baby hasn't got a rear deflector so I am looking at getting one. I'd prefer one that attaches to the rollbars and the best options appear to be material or perspex. Any views on which one to go for? Thanks in adv...
by TaffDaddy
Sun 15 Aug, 2010 22:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Washer Jets and Roll Hoops fitted today
Replies: 14
Views: 766

Hi Tori, Just joined the forum as I've bought a Z3 today (picking it up Friday, yippee :) . You mentioned that your wind deflector is going on ebay but do you have a price in mind 'cos I'd be interested as mine doesn't have one? Cheeky first post but if you don't ask you don't get :oops: .... Thanks...