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by pedro20001
Wed 26 Apr, 2017 05:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale z3 sterling grey dark metallic side gills with silv
Replies: 1
Views: 543

For sale z3 sterling grey dark metallic side gills with silv

Hi all. Having a clear out and I have an excellent pair of dark metallic grey side gills. I had these on my titanium silver zed and they really made a difference. They have the stainless mesh inserts instead of the black ones. Looking for £25 For the pair plus postage but can collect from Tamworth o...
by pedro20001
Wed 26 Apr, 2017 04:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Apex 6 cylinder lowering springs -35mm
Replies: 0
Views: 274

Apex 6 cylinder lowering springs -35mm

Hi I have a full set of apex 35mm drop springs for sale. Only fitted for approx 6 months to my zed then stored. Looking for £70 ono. Can collect from Tamworth area B78 3AB or could post for small fee. Pm for more info etc cheers pete
by pedro20001
Sun 23 Apr, 2017 20:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Active lanzar under seat subwoofer snow sold
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Active lanzar under seat subwoofer snow sold

Hi for sale lanzar active subwoofer. Will fit behind seat to give a real kick to your stereo. Comes with remote wired level controller and instructions. The model number is VCTBS8. It is an 8" 600w ultra slim active sub. Full details at lanzar.com. Looking for £80 Ono. Pm or email at smithpedro4@aol...
by pedro20001
Sun 23 Apr, 2017 00:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Storm motorwerks stainless v1 handbrake cover NOW SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Storm motorwerks stainless v1 handbrake cover NOW SOLD

For sale is an immaculate storm motorwerks v1 stainless steel handbrake cover and button. Still with box. little use . Please note comes with flat button not slanted but can be ordered from their website separately if required. Looking for £35 plus p&p. Pm me any questions .cheers
by pedro20001
Tue 17 Feb, 2015 23:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: storm motorwerks v1 stainless gear knob and other storm bits
Replies: 7
Views: 991

storm motorwerks v1 stainless gear knob and other storm bits

Hi for sale is an immaculate stork motorwerks v1 polished stainless steel gear knob. These weigh 500grams and improve the gear shift feel no end. It is boxed and is not engraved so can fit any bmw 5 or 6 speed. If you search the forum you will see positive comments from everyone.looking for £50 coll...
by pedro20001
Tue 17 Feb, 2015 22:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WIND DEFLECTOR FOR SALE. FITS z3 WITH ROLL HOOPS
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

WIND DEFLECTOR FOR SALE. FITS z3 WITH ROLL HOOPS

I am selling my genuine bmw wind deflector to fit all z3's with roll hoops. Asking £85 can collect from Tamworth nr Birmingham B77 or can post for a small charge. Pm for details also black tonneau cover . cheers pete
by pedro20001
Mon 16 Feb, 2015 20:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Chromium tech 6cyl strut brace for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: Chromium tech 6cyl strut brace for sale

hope this ebay link helps as I can't seem to post any pics at the mo, but can email you some from my phone if you drop me your email, cheers pete http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-M-Roadster-Coupe-Aluminum-FRONT-STRUT-BRACE-BAR-6-Cylinder-2-0-2-8-3-2-/121479444518?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&fits=Car+Make%...
by pedro20001
Sun 15 Feb, 2015 17:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted.Number plate light
Replies: 1
Views: 252

wanted.Number plate light

Hi. Does anyone have a rear number plate light for sale? Mines cracked.preferably with the bulb holder please. Please pm or email me at smithpedro4@aol.com with price and details. Thanks in advance pete
by pedro20001
Mon 09 Feb, 2015 12:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Chromium tech 6cyl strut brace for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: Chromium tech 6cyl strut brace for sale

I have but am at work at moment. Will post ebay link later and pics later.
by pedro20001
Mon 09 Feb, 2015 10:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Chromium tech 6cyl strut brace for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Chromium tech 6cyl strut brace for sale

hI all. I am selling my chromium tech alloy strut brace. It is immaculate. It is fully adjustable and has the bmw letters machined into it. These are currently on ebay for £120 so am looking for £75. Can sort postage at extra cost or can collect from B79 Tamworth nr Birmingham. Call me on 07958 8080...
by pedro20001
Sun 21 Dec, 2014 10:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear tyres on Z3 - Is this illegal?
Replies: 21
Views: 3302

Re: Rear tyres on Z3 - Is this illegal?

Another characteristic on non adjustable rear suspension! camber is great for cornering but wear rates take a beating. I can get 20k out of my rears (245/40r17) on sport suspension but lowering pretty much halved that for me!
by pedro20001
Sun 23 Nov, 2014 19:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: knobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2246

Re: knobs

stormwerks all the way; along with tht handbrake cover and lighter plug :D
by pedro20001
Sat 19 Jul, 2014 20:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: price for front bumper repaint
Replies: 37
Views: 4779

Re: price for front bumper repaint

I agree with differing dealer prices..many moons ago I would travel upto bridgegate in chesterfield ( approx 65 miles away) instead of 8 miles to my nearest in sutton coldfield as they wanted £458 for an insp 2 as opposed to £260 up north, crazy!! It is looking tempting to ring around the dealers th...
by pedro20001
Sat 19 Jul, 2014 10:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: price for front bumper repaint
Replies: 37
Views: 4779

Re: price for front bumper repaint

Cheers guys, that's not a bad price at all for a dealer, might have to ring mine. I have a zunsport lower grille in mine and I couldn't believe how much paint has been rubbed off by it.
by pedro20001
Sat 19 Jul, 2014 00:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ZF gearbox shift pin change.
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: ZF gearbox shift pin change.

Any chance of a write up? ;-)
by pedro20001
Fri 18 Jul, 2014 20:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: price for front bumper repaint
Replies: 37
Views: 4779

price for front bumper repaint

hi all, i know this is a bit like how long is a piece of string but what is a ball park price for a front bumper repaint? mine has a few stonechips and needs a repaint. its metallic, cheers guys
by pedro20001
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 21:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 18" WHEELS
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: 18" WHEELS

No, they will stick out too far. The z3m had a narrower axle. Same width as per facelift 1.9 ( I think)
by pedro20001
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 21:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Diff fluid change
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: Diff fluid change

Is it a sport, if so it will have a lsd
by pedro20001
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 21:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: scumbag keying door and bonnet
Replies: 12
Views: 936

Re: scumbag keying door and bonnet

Thanks guys for all the replies. Really appreciate the sympathy. Only positive is hopefully all my stone chips will get sorted so at least I come out of this vandalism with some kind of plus
by pedro20001
Wed 16 Jul, 2014 21:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: scumbag keying door and bonnet
Replies: 12
Views: 936

Re: scumbag keying door and bonnet

car booked in for 2 weeks today for both doors and bonnet to be sorted, fingers crossed!!!
by pedro20001
Sun 13 Jul, 2014 21:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: scumbag keying door and bonnet
Replies: 12
Views: 936

scumbag keying door and bonnet

Washed, clayed and waxed car yesterday, cleaned and reproofed the hood then parked in garage. Went out today to see mate in derby and come out to find a 6 in scratch on passenger door and the bonnet has been done as well ....bugger
by pedro20001
Sun 29 Jun, 2014 22:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: More on fan noise
Replies: 13
Views: 474

Re: More on fan noise

Cheers for that. I will have a play!
by pedro20001
Sun 29 Jun, 2014 21:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: More on fan noise
Replies: 13
Views: 474

Re: More on fan noise

Regarding the viscous fan deletion what's needed and does the air con need to be on for the fan to operate?
by pedro20001
Mon 23 Jun, 2014 19:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: CLUTCH REPLACEMENT HELP/INFO !!
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: CLUTCH REPLACEMENT HELP/INFO !!

I am facing the same dilemma, at 62k miles my clutch pedal is high and the clutch occasionally Judders, guess just unlucky! I never dump the clutch or ride it but the first 34k miles of its life, who knows! I am loath to replace the dmf. Unless there is another reason why the pedal is high? Mike or ...
by pedro20001
Mon 23 Jun, 2014 17:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: CLUTCH REPLACEMENT HELP/INFO !!
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: CLUTCH REPLACEMENT HELP/INFO !!

Are you going replace the dual mass flywheel as well?
by pedro20001
Wed 18 Jun, 2014 22:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Arrrgggghhhhh!!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 862

Re: Arrrgggghhhhh!!!!

oh my god........have you seen the weeds in the gravel !!
by pedro20001
Sun 15 Jun, 2014 01:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cloudy headlight glass
Replies: 18
Views: 987

Re: Cloudy headlight glass

i just use normal car polish, meguires if i remember correctly, works wonders!
by pedro20001
Sun 15 Jun, 2014 01:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: what can i get my z3 for 12th birthday
Replies: 6
Views: 410

Re: what can i get my z3 for 12th birthday

you could take it to the cinema and watch a 12A film!!
by pedro20001
Mon 09 Jun, 2014 01:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Standard or Super unleaded?
Replies: 75
Views: 4678

Re: Standard or Super unleaded?

that's interesting about the volvo's; my father has just purchased a new xc90 diesel and the book figures seem a bit optimistic! my zed seems to average 30-31 with approx 75% motorway and 25% town so not too bad!!
by pedro20001
Sun 08 Jun, 2014 23:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Standard or Super unleaded?
Replies: 75
Views: 4678

Re: Standard or Super unleaded?

I agree, in my experience ( I work for toyota test driving new cars and prototype vehicles and see what the vehicles show on a dyno under laboratory conditions and then in the real world as I drive them on a test track and on the open roads) that my findings are that trip computers are typically app...
by pedro20001
Sun 08 Jun, 2014 20:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Standard or Super unleaded?
Replies: 75
Views: 4678

Re: Standard or Super unleaded?

I have owned my 2.2 for a little over 3years taking the mileage up from 34k to 62k and have used both regular and super unleaded with little noticeable difference. However after reading this thread I am only using BP super and in the last week I am noticing smoother running and slightly more midrang...
by pedro20001
Wed 14 May, 2014 01:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 SEAT LIFT MOD - AVAILABLE NOW.. IN COLOUR
Replies: 33
Views: 2421

Re: Z3 SEAT LIFT MOD - AVAILABLE NOW.. IN COLOUR

Fitted a set yesterday and really impressed with the quality and ease of fitment. Well thought out and makes a noticeable difference to the feel of the seat. Buy some. Now!!
by pedro20001
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 17:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Side lights / parking lights in headlamp
Replies: 37
Views: 5111

Re: Side lights / parking lights in headlamp

just wanted to reopen this thread - decided to have a go today on my 2001 facelift; only took about 1 hour, start to finish :D . nice and simple to remove the headlamps 4 screws ( thanks guys for pics!) and used a wood chisel to carefully remove the moulded cap and then tapped off the bumper marker ...
by pedro20001
Wed 16 Apr, 2014 21:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Project - 1998 M Roadster
Replies: 80
Views: 10794

Re: New Project - 1998 M Roadster

you are very brave......and i am very jealous !!!!!!!!!!
by pedro20001
Thu 03 Apr, 2014 20:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear droplinks
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: rear droplinks

thanks guys for all the tips and advice. Am looking forward to the challenge- makes the front ones look like a walk in the park :)
by pedro20001
Wed 02 Apr, 2014 21:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear droplinks
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: rear droplinks

cheers mate, did you have any probs removing the old ones; and did you have to soak the new ones?
by pedro20001
Tue 01 Apr, 2014 21:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear droplinks
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: rear droplinks

That's the next job on my list, any tips or problems?
by pedro20001
Sat 29 Mar, 2014 20:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Exhaust Howl
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: Exhaust Howl

My 2.2 manual really does growl and pops on the overrun and it's on a standard exhaust!
by pedro20001
Fri 28 Mar, 2014 15:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Good price?
Replies: 21
Views: 1491

Re: Good price?

I agree with mike, I normally use our local garage but £90for an oil and filter change is silly. Only cost me £40 and I could remove fuel pump fuse and build up oil pressure. Most jobs are now diy, my thinking is I would rather buy the tools and own them instead of paying someone else and still be b...
by pedro20001
Mon 24 Mar, 2014 19:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Whirring/fan noise on start up
Replies: 47
Views: 3719

Re: Whirring/fan noise on start up

Just for info I changed my viscous coupling as the BMW one developed play and I bought one from eurocarparts. This also whirs like yours for the first few hundred metres then stops and behaves like the BMW one. Considering it cost less than half of an oem part I can live with that
by pedro20001
Tue 04 Mar, 2014 17:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: plastic trims near rear jacking points
Replies: 5
Views: 338

plastic trims near rear jacking points

Hi all, just wondering how important the little black plastic "wings" that are just behind the rear jacking point covers are; both mine are a bit ragged! is it worth replacing or should i remove and what effect do they have, cheers in advance!
by pedro20001
Sun 16 Feb, 2014 17:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: SACH (OEM) springs/shocks on Europarts
Replies: 17
Views: 1282

Re: SACH (OEM) springs/shocks on Europarts

just done exactly the same - 2001 2.2 titanium ( sport suspension) at 60 k - front shocks were absolutely knackered. i have kept sport springs but used sachs super touring shocks all round, meyle hd rear top mounts, skf front top mounts and meyle hd tie and track rod ends, what a difference! definat...
by pedro20001
Sun 26 Jan, 2014 13:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front mud guards
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: Front mud guards

Hi, I had such a dilemma, in the end I modified some black plastic underfloor protectors from another manufacturer which do the job perfectly, enough to protect the edge of the sill / rocker fitted with plastic push pin clips for easy removal yet small enough so as not to stand out, will try and pos...
by pedro20001
Sat 18 Jan, 2014 05:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: apex lowering springs -35mm 6 cylinder 4 sale
Replies: 0
Views: 234

apex lowering springs -35mm 6 cylinder 4 sale

hi, i have a set of 4 -35mm apex lowering spring that have only been used for 4 months. fits all 6 cylinders ( except m), excellent cond looking for £75. I am only 10 miles from birmingham but can meet if sensible distance. pm if interested cheers
by pedro20001
Sun 12 Jan, 2014 23:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Storm handbrake handle
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Storm handbrake handle

true, I agree another 0.2mm measured using verniers was all that storm needed to reduce the internal diameter of the button to allow it to slip on easier. I did consider emailing them at the time but once i had got the file out, it was the point of no return!!
by pedro20001
Sun 12 Jan, 2014 19:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Storm handbrake handle
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Storm handbrake handle

Hi had exactly. Same. Problem. Ended up sanding / filing the chrome plating off the button which was a nightmare but once fitted works beautifully. Also bought gear know and lighter blank. Expensive but high quality and really lifts the interior
by pedro20001
Tue 24 Dec, 2013 16:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Strange clutch action - judder 2.2 58 k miles
Replies: 12
Views: 1114

Re: Strange clutch action - judder 2.2 58 k miles

damn, so much for so far , so good! Got in car yesterday and gearlever wouldn't go into any gear even after declutching. after a couple of tries went into 5th then all gears ok. got in today, no probs! clutch feels ok, no judder so still scratching head. only mod is an earls hose about 2 years ago s...
by pedro20001
Sat 21 Dec, 2013 03:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Strange clutch action - judder 2.2 58 k miles
Replies: 12
Views: 1114

Re: Strange clutch action - judder 2.2 58 k miles

cheers guys, touch wood all is ok, no obvious fluid loss but might change fluid anyway soon. thanks again.
by pedro20001
Thu 19 Dec, 2013 16:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Strange clutch action - judder 2.2 58 k miles
Replies: 12
Views: 1114

Re: Strange clutch action - judder 2.2 58 k miles

cheers guys, that confirms my suspicion as i normally keep my car in a garage where possible and could not believe the amount of rain we had last night! at least there was not a single drop of water getting into the cabin :D