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by MickJ
Wed 13 Nov, 2013 16:29
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Z3 Reg 'JOK*E'
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Red Z3 Reg 'JOK*E'

Canterbury Rd, Ramsgate, about 1:30pm today.
by MickJ
Sun 03 Nov, 2013 14:09
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: 1997 Z3 fitted with All in One Roll Hoops Chrome
Replies: 11
Views: 1188

Re: 1997 Z3 fitted with All in One Roll Hoops Chrome

Looks lovely, well done.
by MickJ
Sat 12 Oct, 2013 13:55
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Returning member
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Re: Returning member

Blimey these can shift a bit and what a sound....... :D
by MickJ
Wed 09 Oct, 2013 12:52
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Returning member
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Re: Returning member

Hi Robert nice to see you again, thanks for the welcome Tim, can't pick it up now till Friday, just had a panic! phoned insurance to change from the Porsche to the Z4 for tomorrow's pick up to be told it has to have a 'Tracker System' fitted or I'm not covered for theft..... :o so quick dash to deal...
by MickJ
Wed 09 Oct, 2013 11:29
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Returning member
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Re: Returning member

Thanks for the welcome, picture of the actual car taken from the dealers site, will post more when I get the car tomorrow and have a decent day to take pictures.

Mick


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by MickJ
Wed 09 Oct, 2013 08:45
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Returning member
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Returning member

Not new to the Forum, had a '98 Z3 2.8 which I sold to a member on here (DeltaDave I think it was) a couple of years ago, had a E46 330 Sport Vert after that and this year a Porsche Cayman S 3.4 and a Boxster S 3.2, tomorrow I pick up a Z4 35is S Drive DCT (335bhp) in white\red leather and 19" rims ...
by MickJ
Wed 08 Feb, 2012 06:44
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics from winter work on my M Roadster
Replies: 50
Views: 9719

Fantastic! a real credit to you!
by MickJ
Wed 28 Dec, 2011 08:28
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Couple of pics of my new car.
Replies: 9
Views: 2178

[quote="garythefish"]Exact copy of my Sandra's car, handles really well with the M Sport package :D Auto or manual ?[/quote It's an Auto, Sport, 55k on it, fully loaded, paid a lot for it but after what I had seen it was worth paying! my only gripe it has a TV but it's analogue and we switched over ...
by MickJ
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 13:04
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: So someone from a phone scam called me today....
Replies: 16
Views: 1206

Very good, I had a similar thing recently, when told they were 'Windows Technicians' I said I already had a man come round to clean my windows and it seemed an awful long way for them to come and clean mine and anyway I was happy with the job my man did, after a few minutes of him trying to explain ...
by MickJ
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 11:11
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Apart from your Zed whats the best motor you've owned?
Replies: 32
Views: 2041

Blimey I've had so many cars but the one I really did like was a 1979 Vauxhall Royale 2.8 Saloon Auto, great cruiser, also a Rover 3500S V8 (2000 shape) I had happy days in.
by MickJ
Sun 02 Oct, 2011 13:57
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Couple of pics of my new car.
Replies: 9
Views: 2178

Couple of pics of my new car.

Not a Zed I know, but I needed a bigger car and I know my old Z3 went to a good home, and it's still a BM: http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/MICKJGTZ/PA020042.jpg http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/MICKJGTZ/PA020041.jpg http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/MICKJGTZ/PA020040.jpg
by MickJ
Sat 01 Oct, 2011 22:39
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Wheeler Dealers New Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1823

pingu wrote:Why does it start with Episode 6?

Great series. I do it for real. I buy cheap cars, do them up and sell them at a loss :shock: .
Funny that, so do I!
by MickJ
Fri 02 Sep, 2011 21:22
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: In car TV
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Thanks for the above advice and links, have found some on Ebay as said not a cheap fix for something I may not use.
by MickJ
Fri 02 Sep, 2011 19:06
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: In car TV
Replies: 3
Views: 287

In car TV

Just bought a 330 Ci Sport Convertible, it has a TV in it which is an anologue TV is it possible to convert it to Digital as in our area we go Digital from 7th September!
by MickJ
Tue 30 Aug, 2011 13:32
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 Key
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

The answer is £164 inc Vat from the local Stealer.
by MickJ
Fri 26 Aug, 2011 17:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Nice one Dave, told you there was good info on here, how's my 'ex' doing?
by MickJ
Thu 25 Aug, 2011 13:12
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 Key
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

Z4 Key

In the process of looking at Z4's having just sold my Z3, have found a nice one but in discussion with the owner have just been told there is only one key with it (he only had one when he bought it) what sort of money are we looking at to get another for it, I'm a bit reluctant to drive him down any...
by MickJ
Thu 25 Aug, 2011 10:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Car now sold, Dave from Doncaster is the new owner have pointed him in the direction of this Forum, I would just like to say thanks for all the help and advice I have received from this Forum, hope to stay on as I am still toying with getting a Z4 (actually in discussion with a couple) anyway it's b...
by MickJ
Wed 24 Aug, 2011 18:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Central locking motor
Replies: 13
Views: 432

hotred wrote:Yep if you got £180 I'll be round :wink:
:roflmao:
by MickJ
Wed 24 Aug, 2011 17:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Central locking motor
Replies: 13
Views: 432

Well done, you can come and do mine now! :wink:
by MickJ
Tue 23 Aug, 2011 20:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Slow Starting not quite right,2.8 video clip....+ new clip
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Don't seem any different to my 2.8 starting, that's a '98 as well but with 30k miles, your exhaust is a lot noisier than mine though!
by MickJ
Sat 20 Aug, 2011 18:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Central locking motor
Replies: 13
Views: 432

Link here to doing the passenger door, can't see it being any different for the drivers door:

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17528
by MickJ
Sat 20 Aug, 2011 17:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Now on Autotrader :(
by MickJ
Fri 19 Aug, 2011 16:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Bumpty bump, have seen a car I want.

£4500.

Just been up to Derby in it, roof down love the way that 2.8 engine pulls in top you don't need to touch the stirring stick!
by MickJ
Thu 18 Aug, 2011 18:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Badman gee wrote:one thing though, why are the wheel balance weights on the outside of the rims?

they should have used sticky ones on the inside?

:o
I wondered that when I had the wheels off, they have balanced the inner rims the same way, must have been done from new as they are the original tyres.
by MickJ
Thu 18 Aug, 2011 12:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'
Replies: 11
Views: 982

1998 Z3 2.8 30,000 Miles only, 'Now Sold'

Reluctant sale of my Z3, but need something a little bit bigger, info as follows: First registered 10\08\1998 (just had its 13th birthday). 2 former keepers, 1st had the car from new till 30/11/2000, 2nd (A Doctor) from 30/11/2000 – 11/03/2011. Just about to ‘click’ over 30,000 genuine miles. Curren...
by MickJ
Wed 17 Aug, 2011 07:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED z3 2.8
Replies: 13
Views: 728

Mine is! 30K miles only, pictures on link, looking for around £5250, PM me for details if interested but be quick as probably part exing this coming weekend.

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... ht=#300122
by MickJ
Tue 16 Aug, 2011 21:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any ideas what my Zed is worth?
Replies: 39
Views: 1308

Found a dealer with a nice looking E46 Ci i'm interested in who also happens to have a Z3 2.0 '99 with 50k looks tidy but they all do in the photo's they are asking £4999 for it be interesting to see what they offer me :cry:
by MickJ
Tue 16 Aug, 2011 14:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any ideas what my Zed is worth?
Replies: 39
Views: 1308

Good luck to you on the sale if you decide to, tried mine on here not even a sniff, just about to click over to 30k miles and in excellent condition was hoping around the £5k mark, want a E46 convertible so looks like it will be chopped in this coming weekend and take a big hit, bought it in March f...
by MickJ
Tue 16 Aug, 2011 08:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any ideas what my Zed is worth?
Replies: 39
Views: 1308

Canman wrote:try this website Tim. :wink:
Jeez that's frightening :(
by MickJ
Fri 12 Aug, 2011 17:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Want to part ex my Z3 against a ....
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Looking for £5250.
by MickJ
Fri 12 Aug, 2011 07:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Want to part ex my Z3 against a ....
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Also looking to sell car for sensible offers.
by MickJ
Thu 11 Aug, 2011 15:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Want to part ex my Z3 against a ....
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Want to part ex my Z3 against a ....

Anyone got an E46 Convertible (facelift preferred) 02\03 plate 320\325 or 330 60k miles max, must have full service history and be in excellent condition and unmolested. Looking to swap my Z3 + cash for the right one. Mine is a 1998 2.8 with under 30k miles, BMW service history, last service was a i...
by MickJ
Sun 24 Jul, 2011 16:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: spare wheel
Replies: 18
Views: 942

Not me, if the tyre shreds, tin of tyre weld ain't going to fix it and I will want to get home :wink:
by MickJ
Sun 24 Jul, 2011 10:17
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Few pics of my 2.8
Replies: 14
Views: 1112

* Unless I got a sensible offer :wink:
by MickJ
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 21:59
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Few pics of my 2.8
Replies: 14
Views: 1112

Lol sorry to disappoint, but the lights would go with the car as would the originals, that's if I was to sell it, I paid top money from a BMW dealership for it and have also spent in the region of £1300 having the front and rear bumpers resprayed (they were only slightly marked but I like things rig...
by MickJ
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 15:44
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Greased Lightning Showroom Shine
Replies: 23
Views: 2721

Been using 'Showroom Shine' for a couple of years now, like others I was very sceptical at first about it's claims, but I eventually plucked up the courage to clean a dirty white XF Jag and it worked a treat, brilliant on glass! I use it on my new 5 series and on my boat and the Zed gets it as well,...
by MickJ
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 14:38
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Few pics of my 2.8
Replies: 14
Views: 1112

Few pics of my 2.8

Finally got round to taking a few pictures of my Z3 in a better location than outside my garage, plus it shows a few alterations from when I bought it in March, can't find much more to do to it now, it gets polished almost everytime I go into the garage, it never goes out in the rain, infact it has ...
by MickJ
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 13:17
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: What to look for?
Replies: 2
Views: 866

Thanks for reply, appreciated, seem to be plenty on the market, fair few with low miles.
by MickJ
Fri 22 Jul, 2011 17:27
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: What to look for?
Replies: 2
Views: 866

What to look for?

Had my Z3 2.8 '98 (less than 30k only) since March and it all looks immaculate now, looking at something else to play with, so have turned my attention to a Z4, either a 2.5 or 3.0, preferably an auto, what do I need to look out for (have noted that pre '06 hood motors can be iffy) in general? TIA M...
by MickJ
Thu 07 Jul, 2011 18:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tyre suppliers
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Thanks for the heads up, looks like they will get my custom!
by MickJ
Thu 07 Jul, 2011 11:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tyre suppliers
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Tyre suppliers

Been looking at 'Black Circle' tyre suppliers site, as at nearly 30k mine will need some rears very soon, looking at Falkens 452's which they will supply for around £85 each all in, fitted, balanced etc etc, and at a place very close to me, has anyone on here used them and what was their experience,...
by MickJ
Tue 05 Jul, 2011 15:56
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Old toys....
Replies: 22
Views: 1051

Had many cars, but think this was one of my favourites, was sorry to see it go:

<a href="http://s201.photobucket.com/albums/aa20 ... C00054.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa20 ... C00054.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
by MickJ
Tue 05 Jul, 2011 09:59
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Old toys....
Replies: 22
Views: 1051

Not an old one, A new one :wink: http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx211/JAJones104/boat.jpg Nice, and this is my baby: <a href="http://s201.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/MICKJGTZ/?action=view¤t=P8300086.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/MICKJGTZ/P8300086...
by MickJ
Sat 02 Jul, 2011 09:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Stone chips
Replies: 3
Views: 393

I use the Turtle Wax Colour Magic wax crayon, just rub all over the effected area and then polish, lasts a fair bit of time, used to great effect on my Jag XF which had loads of chips (for such low mileage) on the rear wheel arch sill's, bit like the wide bodied 2.8's, also you have a selection of c...
by MickJ
Fri 01 Jul, 2011 17:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Engine temps in hot weather
Replies: 37
Views: 1512

Don't think you will find that it completely locks the fan when hot, have a read of this:

http://www.daviescraig.com.au/Fan_Clutc ... ntent.aspx
by MickJ
Thu 30 Jun, 2011 18:46
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build
Replies: 227
Views: 42944

Great read this, I admire your skills, re the badge think I would try and maintain the gap that you have at the top all round it, just don't look quite right to me, but that's just my opinion.
by MickJ
Thu 30 Jun, 2011 07:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Door lock actuator
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Thanks for replies and suggestions, will check out the options first, it had been playing up for a bit of time but usually cured itself, the other locks work fine, will check wiring in boot first.

Cheers

Mick
by MickJ
Wed 29 Jun, 2011 22:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Door lock actuator
Replies: 5
Views: 327

No thoughts at all?
by MickJ
Wed 29 Jun, 2011 19:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Door lock actuator
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Door lock actuator

Looks like I have the standard problem as the nearside doorlock actuator has stopped working, I have read how to replace it in the knowledge base (very useful info ta) and that's not a problem, my question is, should I go ahead and get a replacement now or is there any mileage in waiting till I have...