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by seaDog
Tue 04 Oct, 2016 11:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hellrot red hardtop and fitting kit FOR SALE
Replies: 9
Views: 1668

Re: Hellrot red hardtop and fitting kit FOR SALE

Hi,

bit cheeky but I am after a pre-facelift heater switch if you fancy parting with it.

cheers

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 09 Apr, 2015 21:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering Wheel Cowl Screw?
Replies: 6
Views: 722

Re: Steering Wheel Cowl Screw?

I think but I'm not sure, that its part 9 here or very similar from memory ;-)

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do ... g=41&fg=65
by seaDog
Thu 09 Apr, 2015 21:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering Wheel Cowl Screw?
Replies: 6
Views: 722

Re: Steering Wheel Cowl Screw?

You've lost a little black clip. The screw goes into the black clip and spreads it.

I will see if I can find you a picture

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 31 Mar, 2015 16:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Z3 2.8 wide body/mouth Artic Silver front bumper
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: For Sale - Z3 2.8 wide body/mouth Artic Silver front bum

No worries, stealer still does them at £13 a side 8-)

cheers

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 31 Mar, 2015 11:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Z3 2.8 wide body/mouth Artic Silver front bumper
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: For Sale - Z3 2.8 wide body/mouth Artic Silver front bum

How much for the fog light blanks Andy.

I did buy some from you but like a donut I thought they would be all the same but my car is the wide bumper :roll:

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 22 Oct, 2014 19:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: WTD M6x15 Airbag bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: WTD M6x15 Airbag bolt

Cheers for the heads up Wayne.

I was after the original but may have to settle for something similar to that or pay the dealers :(

thanks

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 21 Oct, 2014 10:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: WTD M6x15 Airbag bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 411

WTD M6x15 Airbag bolt

Hi, Came to remove my steering wheel for a refurb and someone had been at it before me :( One of the torx screws was totally shafted, had to drill it out. Anyone got any kicking around (32341097110 Part No) Part No 2 here http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/n/o/37.png longshot I know, cheers Jas
by seaDog
Fri 17 Oct, 2014 12:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking - Z3 1.9 4 cylinder M44 Atlanta Blue pre-facelift
Replies: 41
Views: 4663

Re: Breaking - Z3 1.9 4 cylinder M44 Atlanta Blue pre-faceli

Hi,

Any of the little plastic in-fill panel's that go at the side of the fog lights ?

cheers

Jas
by seaDog
Mon 09 Apr, 2012 20:18
Forum: Performance
Topic: Mystery Brake Pad wear
Replies: 6
Views: 659

Re: Mystery Brake Pad wear

Biggred are brake specialists Click here to go to their website. You get all new seals in the kit so you might as well replace the piston seals as well while you are at it. Clean up the metal slider pins and regrease and then fit the new plastic guides in the caliper x2. If you want me to do a pictu...
by seaDog
Sun 08 Apr, 2012 19:23
Forum: Performance
Topic: Mystery Brake Pad wear
Replies: 6
Views: 659

Re: Mystery Brake Pad wear

Yep one of your sliders is sticking. Biggred do a caliper repair kit for £22.90 del, which is enough to do both rear calipers. You will need to replace the plastic guides and regrease the sliders. While you are at it, strip the piston out, clean it up and replace the old with new seals that come in ...
by seaDog
Wed 28 Mar, 2012 22:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: leather colour?
Replies: 12
Views: 503

Re: leather colour?

My interior is moss green as well. This company are local to me so I took a seat out and he prepared a colour match for me in Moss Green although it was last year he may still hold the details and be able to repeat it for you. He's a decent bloke and easy to deal with, he couldn't do enough to help....
by seaDog
Sat 18 Feb, 2012 15:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Latest Euro Car Parts 25% discount
Replies: 10
Views: 797

Yes I believe it is, the directors listed also feature in the directors list for eurocarparts according to companys house.

Jas
by seaDog
Sat 18 Feb, 2012 15:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Fog lights and infill panels for 2.8 wide bumper
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Daz,

I am after the infills if you don't get rid of them together.

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 14 Feb, 2012 16:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front wishbone replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 922

2 x Lemforder Arms £136.80 delivered from carparts4less.co.uk and then £33.70 for your powerflex bushes from ebay and that's just £170 all in

:D :D :D

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 14 Feb, 2012 16:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Latest Euro Car Parts 25% discount
Replies: 10
Views: 797

Cheaper on carparts4less.co.uk without any discount codes

:D :D :D

Rear Springs

For my 99 2.8

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 05 Oct, 2011 17:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Lets see who`s sorned
Replies: 72
Views: 2954

Mine is sorned as she's going up on axle stands to sort a few jobs out over winter;

Sticking rear brake caliper
Rear Shockers and Springs
Front Wishbone Ball Joints
Both Cills need a respray

So she's having a well earned rest !
by seaDog
Wed 05 Oct, 2011 09:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: hood swap query
Replies: 11
Views: 789

I did mine earlier on this year. Got a manual roof in excellent condition from a breakers and swapped out my powered one. Mine is prefacelift and the donor was as well, there is no difference at all between the two. As above just swap over the microswitch, the fitting for the hydraulic ram is the sa...
by seaDog
Tue 26 Jul, 2011 11:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Full throttle four times - what's the actual result?
Replies: 19
Views: 1397

Exactly the same symptoms as mine, the stealer said exactly the same thing to me, wanted £700+ to rectify. Other than the two potentiometers in the electronics side there is not a lot to go wrong with them. I bet yours is coked up just like mine was, causing the butterfly valve to stick open by a co...
by seaDog
Mon 25 Jul, 2011 12:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Full throttle four times - what's the actual result?
Replies: 19
Views: 1397

It definately clears the throttle body adaptation values on my 99 2.8 with the unusual throttle body that is half cable operated and half electronic. When it jammed due to excessive soot build up on the butterfly valve it started to run like a cement mixer with all manner of warning lights. Stripped...
by seaDog
Mon 18 Jul, 2011 19:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S Z3 last few panels and twidley bits
Replies: 29
Views: 1257

Net arrived safe and well and extremely well packaged, cheers Mark

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 14 Jul, 2011 17:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S Z3 last few panels and twidley bits
Replies: 29
Views: 1257

Mark,

I will have the cargo net if you can post it, let me know how much.

Cheers

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 29 Jun, 2011 09:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help with quick question
Replies: 3
Views: 427

I fitted a replacement roof a few months ago, it was a lot easier than it sounds. the hardest job was cleaning all the old butyl tape off the chassis. I fitted an ex manual roof (95) to my powered zed (98) and like Robert says, all I had to swap over was the microswitch. It is a lot easier to swap t...
by seaDog
Wed 22 Jun, 2011 20:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S Complete front wishbones, polybushed etc & big discs
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Check yor pm Mark

cheers

Jas
by seaDog
Fri 17 Jun, 2011 10:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: pair headlights clearindicators/ghrome rings
Replies: 5
Views: 556

I think these are them

260802895627

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 08 Jun, 2011 04:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: EML, DSC and brake and Engine Light
Replies: 5
Views: 462

My 2.8 had a similar problem caused by a mechanical jam in the throttle body. I had the benefit of being able to read the error codes though.

I would say you need the error codes reading before going off on a wild goose chase.

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 02 Jun, 2011 08:54
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red z3 Humber Bridge Mid Span
Replies: 0
Views: 297

Red z3 Humber Bridge Mid Span

This morning going North with your roof up, I was going South in my Boston Green with the roof down !

Only caught a quick glimpse, anyone on here ?

Jas
by seaDog
Mon 23 May, 2011 10:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 wheels scuffed...NOT happy!
Replies: 15
Views: 727

Joe,

Wheelemin on English Street in Hull did my Alpina's and made a cracking job, £180 all in for 4x17".

I think Yorkvik engineering in york do them as well and have seen a few recommends for them.

Wheelemin

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 17 May, 2011 12:57
Forum: Performance
Topic: Supersprint quad exhaust.
Replies: 14
Views: 1352

There's one on ebay at the moment from a private seller, brand new.

Clicky

Regards

Jas
by seaDog
Fri 13 May, 2011 10:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hunter hawkeye 4 wheel laser alignment
Replies: 8
Views: 1412

Cheers Steve,

Might pop round and let you take it for a spin and see what you think

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 11 May, 2011 22:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Changing roof fabric
Replies: 42
Views: 1993

The BMW TIS to cover swapping out your roof is online here.

I did mine a few months ago, took me a morning and was easier than I thought with an extra pair of hands.

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 11 May, 2011 22:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hunter hawkeye 4 wheel laser alignment
Replies: 8
Views: 1412

How much was it Steve, got a vibration on my zed > 75mph, the wheels have balanced out ok so I guess I need it doing as well !

Cheers

Jas
by seaDog
Mon 09 May, 2011 19:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Genuine Staggered 17 Alpinas Z3 fitment on the bay
Replies: 0
Views: 230

Genuine Staggered 17 Alpinas Z3 fitment on the bay

In need of a refurb but mine came up lovely, 8 and 9 inch with an offset of 46, ideal on the Z3,nice on buyitnow for £350

Clicky

Jas
by seaDog
Tue 03 May, 2011 09:34
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Donnington Historic Festival
Replies: 4
Views: 690

There was a 05 plate mx5 in the parade ! ! !

Made me chuckle !

Jas
by seaDog
Sun 01 May, 2011 20:43
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Donnington Historic Festival
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Donnington Historic Festival

Cracking day out at Donnington today in the lovely spring sunshine. Not many bimmers in attendance, caught a glimpse of an Estoril Blue z3M coupe GTR... or soemthing similar. Anyway there were a few BM's running around the track. http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu13/seadog99/Donnington%20Historic...
by seaDog
Thu 28 Apr, 2011 05:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Cheap Roll Bar Conversion
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Gone !

Hope it was somebody on here :lol:

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 28 Apr, 2011 00:36
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: European breakdown cover , which one ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2081

Quoteline Direct gets good reviews at £59 per year, car must be less than 16 years old, 60days abroad max and any driver.

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 27 Apr, 2011 23:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Cheap Roll Bar Conversion
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Cheap Roll Bar Conversion

If your zed has no roll hoops and has a black interior, then this is a real bargain at £150 plus postage.

Click Here

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 27 Apr, 2011 23:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Cheap Z3m mirrors on the bay
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Cheap Z3m mirrors on the bay

Just gone up at £214 delivered to the UK

Clicky

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 21 Apr, 2011 15:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Is this a bargain?
Replies: 1
Views: 340

Theres plenty 03/04 2.5's with that mileage kicking around for anywhere between £7000 to £8000 so I don't think so, not in the UK anyway !

Jas
by seaDog
Wed 20 Apr, 2011 08:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 6781

Alpina Classic 17" Staggered 8in front, 9in rear.

Crap phone picture though !

Image

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 07 Apr, 2011 13:36
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Another added to the Stable
Replies: 31
Views: 2419

Nice Gary, like it.

My brother is in the middle of a resto on a 68 Fastback. He sourced a 5 litre Cobra engine from the States but in the end has decided to stick with the stock 4.7 Windsor V8 (I think thats right).

Bet you could have a right natter !

Jas
by seaDog
Thu 07 Apr, 2011 12:08
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What was your's
Replies: 61
Views: 3460

1600 Capri Laser, oooh the power ! http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu13/seadog99/capri.jpg This is not my car but exactly the same. Mine was a lot slower than my mates Capri's and a lot heavier. I then discovered the lad I bought it off worked on a pig farm, under all 4 arches I must have removed...
by seaDog
Tue 05 Apr, 2011 15:52
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Gtechniq P1
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Go for it Ekhangell, you can get a cheap Silverline rotary polisher from Amazon for £40 and then the P1 kit plus you need a last stage product (LSP) either a sealant (C2, Optiseal or similar) or a wax (Autoglym HD, Collinite etc) Well pleased with the result but most of all how safe I felt doing it ...
by seaDog
Sun 03 Apr, 2011 21:44
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New Z3 2.8 Owner
Replies: 15
Views: 1359

Hi and welcome,

those lights are cheaper here

they go in and out of stock,but they come back in quite quick.

Jas
by seaDog
Sun 03 Apr, 2011 20:48
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Gtechniq P1
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Gtechniq P1

I had a busy day correcting the paint on my zed this weekend. When I first got the car, I did a quick search on google with its Reg No and discovered that some Scout Group in Stockport had voted it their favourite car to wash ! That explains all the swirls and random marks on it then ! Onto business...
by seaDog
Wed 30 Mar, 2011 07:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: calling all INPA experts
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Which version are you using ?

Have you configured it to use com port 1 ?

I take it you are using a fairly old laptop with pcmcia slot and not a new one with a pc card slot which can cause problems ?

Jas
by seaDog
Mon 28 Mar, 2011 12:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED - Various Z3 parts
Replies: 3
Views: 349

The aerial grommet part no 65218389698 is cheap as chips from the dealers, less than a quid I think

Jas
by seaDog
Mon 28 Mar, 2011 08:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Scratch on the bonnet.
Replies: 11
Views: 904

Like already said, if you can catch the edge of it with your fingernail then its gone through the clearcoat so won't polish out as such. You can polish the edges of the scratch though so it catches less light and is therefore not as visible. So instead of the scratch sides being like this || they ar...
by seaDog
Sat 26 Mar, 2011 16:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Will these wheels fit my z3?
Replies: 3
Views: 323

E90 wheels in standard form have an offset of ET35-ET37 ish I believe, standard z3 wheels depend on which model you have.

Check them against your exisitng wheels here;

Wheel Offset Check

Regards

Jas
by seaDog
Sat 26 Mar, 2011 12:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rough running error codes (Solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Update, problem is now solved and it was due to a seriously coked up throttle body. I have added an image to illustrate the problem and it might help somebody else who has the same issues. Mine was sticking due to a build up of soot on the points below where I have marked Binding. The solution was t...