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by z3bedee
Fri 27 Sep, 2013 13:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: z3 lag! Please help!
Replies: 6
Views: 381

Re: z3 lag! Please help!

Sorry I don't know how to post a link but go into youtube. search on " BMW auto complaint " and listen to the phone call that this guy made to a BMW dealer about his automatic BMW.
It sounds like he has a very similar problem to yours. :) :) :)
by z3bedee
Mon 23 Sep, 2013 10:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Quick question re boot light
Replies: 23
Views: 2876

Re: Quick question re boot light

The boot light switch is in the boot lock itself. If you look at the left handside of the boot latch which is fastened to the rear panel you will see a prong which locates into the lock which is fitted to the boot lid and presses the switch when the boot is closed. Be carefull the bulb may have been...
by z3bedee
Sat 21 Sep, 2013 07:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Goodies for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Goodies for sale

Strut brace still for sale. It will fit all 6 cylinder engines depending on the position of the ASC unit. See pictures above. £70 posted.

Perspex wind deflector to fit chrome hoops still for sale see picture above
by z3bedee
Wed 18 Sep, 2013 19:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Goodies for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Goodies for sale

It depends on how handy you are with a saw. Its not the right shape for the oem hoops but it can easily be cut and the edge polished with wet and dry
by z3bedee
Wed 18 Sep, 2013 06:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Wind deflector and strut brace etc
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Wanted - Wind deflector and strut brace etc

I've got a strut brace advertised in the stock exchange
by z3bedee
Tue 17 Sep, 2013 08:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Goodies for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Goodies for sale

Gear knob.....Sold
Radio.............Sold
Spacers..........Sold
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 21:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Goodies for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Goodies for sale

Just a quick update. The gear knob has now been sold and so has the radio
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 13:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Goodies for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Goodies for sale

I have for sale the following items:- http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/Z3bits029.jpg As picture £30 posted http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/Z3bits024.jpg http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/Z3bits023.jpg Pretty self explanotary full fitting kit boxed with...
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 12:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Black or tan?
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: Black or tan?

You have a reply
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 10:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted wind deflector mesh type SORTED & 17" wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 226

Re: wanted wind deflector & 17" wheels

I have a just roadster tinted perspex wind deflector for sale but its for the aftermarket chrome hoops :)
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 10:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Black or tan?
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: Black or tan?

I have no idea how much the postage would be but I will say yes to a fellow zedder :)
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 10:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted oem gear knob
Replies: 10
Views: 573

Re: wanted oem gear knob

Hi Neil. I just happen to have 2 x oem gear knobs. One is a leather m tec one which is identical to the first picture in the link posted by dapc and the other is a chrome and leather m tec one as in picture 6. Both are in unmarked immaculate condition. If you are interested I would accept £30 for th...
by z3bedee
Mon 16 Sep, 2013 09:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Black or tan?
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: Black or tan?

Hi TR4man. I just happen to have a cup holder and armrest for sale. It is identical to the one in the first picture posted by southernboy and is black. I bought it from Just Roadster.com. They don't appear to be available anymore and I can't remember how much it was but it was definitely well over £...
by z3bedee
Mon 02 Sep, 2013 11:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone got an automatic
Replies: 15
Views: 932

Re: Anyone got an automatic

Thanks for all the replies I think I have just about managed to convince my other half that this is the way to go. Are there any zedders living in the Felixstowe area who could do me a big favour?
by z3bedee
Mon 02 Sep, 2013 11:08
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: My paint spraying attempt
Replies: 17
Views: 1499

Re: My paint spraying attempt

Hey Deano that looks like an excellent effort and a brilliant write up. Don't be paying for anymore panels to practice on I've got a bonnet and front bumper that I'm more than willing to let you have a go at :lol:
by z3bedee
Fri 30 Aug, 2013 13:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone got an automatic
Replies: 15
Views: 932

Re: Anyone got an automatic

Thanks for that Freds dad I like the look of the black one but don't relish the 400 mile journey there and back to Felixstowe to have a look at it. This may be a little cheeky but are there any Zedders living in that area that could have a look on my behalf and do a quick assesment as to the wether ...
by z3bedee
Fri 30 Aug, 2013 11:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone got an automatic
Replies: 15
Views: 932

Anyone got an automatic

I'm just testing the water at the moment but an old injury to my left knee is making it very difficult/painful to drive my manual zed at the moment. Therefore I am considering changing to an automatic as I love the car and wouldn't consider any other model. I just wondered if anyone had one and woul...
by z3bedee
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 22:26
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Showroom Shine - sample
Replies: 42
Views: 5456

Re: Showroom Shine - sample

The idea behind it is that you don't use any water at all even when the car is dirty
by z3bedee
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 15:36
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New garage floor
Replies: 4
Views: 724

New garage floor

My garage floor is concrete and constantly dusty. I've tried all the usual methods of sealing it without much success. I painted it with the correct paint and most of it came off onto my tyres. Yesterday my neighbour was having her lounge floor recovered and wanted rid of a large amount of laminate ...
by z3bedee
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 15:19
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Showroom Shine - sample
Replies: 42
Views: 5456

Re: Showroom Shine - sample

I ordered my free sample nearly 2 weeks ago and not received it yet. As I am a bit impatient I took the plunge and ordered 2 bottles from Amazon. They arrived the following day and I have used it on my car. I have to say the results are impressive and it has done what it says in all the reviews. My ...
by z3bedee
Tue 23 Apr, 2013 14:49
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Dent in bonnet
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Re: Dent in bonnet

Hi Snoops. Dan covers Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Castleford, Selby, Wetherby and anywhere in-between and I think he is a one man band. He does a lot of work for BMW and Jaguar dealerships in the area. He charged me £70 including VAT to remove the dent from my bonnet which is about the...
by z3bedee
Mon 22 Apr, 2013 12:39
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Dent in bonnet
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Dent in bonnet

Hi All. I did a really stupid thing last week by closing my bonnet when I had left a torch on top of the suspension turret resulting in this rather nasty dent. http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/bonnetdent001.jpg It was actually a raised dent but I foolishly convinced myself that I cou...
by z3bedee
Tue 16 Apr, 2013 11:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Re: Wheel alignment

The driving position was a tongue in cheek comment to highlight how much improved the steering and handling of the car is sorry if it has offended any of you superior drivers :roll:
by z3bedee
Mon 15 Apr, 2013 12:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Re: Wheel alignment

Just a point of interest. As previously posted I had the wheel alignment done on my Zed last week. I watched the guy do it and he showed me all the settings when he had finished and everything was spot on. The car was totally transformed and drove like a dream. He did say that because of all the wor...
by z3bedee
Thu 11 Apr, 2013 11:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Re: Wheel alignment

Had the wheel alignment done today. Wow the difference is unbelievable its now the ultimate driving machine that it always should have been and no problems with the ABS, ASC DSC activating. I ended up taking it to Halfords in Castleford mainly because I didn't want to drive too far and because they ...
by z3bedee
Wed 10 Apr, 2013 19:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Re: Wheel alignment

Thanks for all the replies guys. Whether my car has ABS, ASC or DSC its just nice to know that it works even if it is for the wrong reasons :)
Its booked in for 4 wheel laser alignment tomorrow so hopefully it will be problem solved. I will keep you posted
by z3bedee
Tue 09 Apr, 2013 16:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Wheel alignment

Today I have replaced both control arms complete with ball joints, rear bushes and drop links. I have not bothered posting pics and a "how to" because there are so many excellent write ups on here and on YouTube that I didn't think it necessary. First of all can I thank all those who have posted tho...
by z3bedee
Fri 05 Apr, 2013 10:01
Forum: Better Driving
Topic: Odd speeding fine, is this legal?
Replies: 8
Views: 1848

Re: Odd speeding fine, is this legal?

For your wife to be prosecuted for speeding the police must issue a Notice of intended prosecution within 14 days of the alleged offence being committed. The NIP that you have received gives the wrong location so the police have made a mistake. The fact is she can not be prosecuted for speeding at t...
by z3bedee
Sun 16 Sep, 2012 16:24
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall September 16th UPDATED 07-09
Replies: 70
Views: 13974

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall September 16th UPDATED 07-09

We really enjoyed the meet at Lotherton today. It was good to meet everyone and heres a few pics of the Zeds arriving. http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/lothertoncitp043.jpg http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/lothertoncitp044.jpg http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/...
by z3bedee
Wed 15 Aug, 2012 18:09
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: maguires swirl x
Replies: 7
Views: 972

Re: maguires swirl x

There is an ultimate polish which is used after the ultimate compound and before the wax
by z3bedee
Sat 11 Aug, 2012 18:43
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Paintless Dent Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: Paintless Dent Removal

I called him out for one dent in the door which was £60. however whilst he was here he notice 2 more minor dents in the rear wing which he agreed to remove for a further £10 as long as I gave him a mention on the forum so £70 in total and worth every penny in my opinion.
by z3bedee
Sat 11 Aug, 2012 14:22
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Paintless Dent Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Paintless Dent Removal

Just had 3 dents removed from the side of my Zed by a company called Dent Devils. The guy who covers the leeds area is called Chris Taylor and I can highly recommend him. It only took 15 minutes to work his magic and there is no evidence whatsoever that the dents were ever there. I have not bothered...
by z3bedee
Thu 09 Aug, 2012 18:55
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall September 16th UPDATED 07-09
Replies: 70
Views: 13974

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall September 16th

We could allways walk down and save some petrol but that sort of defeats the object. How about meeting up at the entrance and driving in together
by z3bedee
Wed 08 Aug, 2012 22:46
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall September 16th UPDATED 07-09
Replies: 70
Views: 13974

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall September 16th

I'm one of them. i only live a mile away. I went to the porsche show last week its a great venue.
by z3bedee
Mon 06 Aug, 2012 16:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tpi 12mm wheel spacers - Forsale
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: Tpi 12mm wheel spacers - Forsale

You have a PM
by z3bedee
Sun 17 Jun, 2012 17:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Very shaky steering
Replies: 21
Views: 698

Re: Very shaky steering

Why is this developing into an argument? I think every possible cause has been mentioned and checking and eliminating each one is easy and totally free. personally I can't wait for the result but keep it up fellas its very entertaining
by z3bedee
Sat 16 Jun, 2012 19:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Very shaky steering
Replies: 21
Views: 698

Re: Very shaky steering

If you think that you have a sticking caliper simply jack your car up and see if the wheel spins freely by hand. I have had the same problem and the wheel wobble was indeed caused by a sticking caliper. I replaced both front calipers which is an easy DIY job with some refurbished ones from Bigg Red ...
by z3bedee
Sun 10 Jun, 2012 08:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 376

Re: Help wanted

I had a very similar thing with regard to the warning lights and lack of power. My brake pad wear and ABS lights came on whilst driving along the motorway and the car slowed down. Turned out to be the front brake callipers had seized. Two refurbed callipers from Bigg Redd and everything was back to ...
by z3bedee
Mon 30 Apr, 2012 18:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: for sale z3 2.8 chrome exhaust tips
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: for sale z3 2.8 chrome exhaust tips

There are people already bidding for these on ebay
by z3bedee
Fri 13 Apr, 2012 11:02
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Anyone thinking of touring Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Anyone thinking of touring Australia

How do you fit a 76kg kangaroo in a Z4 Answer...............Hit it square on at 120mph :) http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/image0022.jpg http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/image0033.jpg http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n587/z3bedee/image0044.jpg http://i1141.photobuc...
by z3bedee
Mon 12 Dec, 2011 16:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: NorwegianBlue...Condolences - please read
Replies: 31
Views: 2300

I'm really sorry to hear this about Neil. I met him on the last Yorkshire cruise and thought he was a really nice fella and a true Zed enthusiast. My sincere condolences go to his wife and family.
by z3bedee
Fri 23 Sep, 2011 10:07
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: July 20-22 2012 - Z Fest
Replies: 128
Views: 10956

Gaydon or Silverstone we don't care but you can bet your life we will be there :)
by z3bedee
Thu 15 Sep, 2011 19:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: It was cloudy and scratched
Replies: 5
Views: 502

Further to that I've just checked their ebay site and they don't have it listed but I'm sure if you ring them they will send you some.
by z3bedee
Thu 15 Sep, 2011 19:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: It was cloudy and scratched
Replies: 5
Views: 502

Hiya Peerlark I bought it from my local motorist shop R U Motoring who do have an ebay shop so you might be able to get it on there. Its a bit far for you to travel to Garforth :) I used a Meguaires foam pad to put it on and polished it off with a plain cotton cloth as per the instructions on the bo...
by z3bedee
Thu 15 Sep, 2011 15:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: It was cloudy and scratched
Replies: 5
Views: 502

It was cloudy and scratched

Hi everyone just thought I'd mention another miracle product that I have used today. My back window was cloudier than home brew when I got the car. It was so bad that only the other day someone said it was beyond repair and the only course of action was to get a new one. Being a tight yorkshire fell...
by z3bedee
Wed 14 Sep, 2011 16:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Usernames. Explain yourself!
Replies: 125
Views: 9079

Mine is actually the cars name which came about when my wife said the ride is a bit hard it could do with some springs like zebedee :)
by z3bedee
Wed 14 Sep, 2011 12:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bonnet Alignment
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Bonnet Alignment

Hi all. I presume this is a common problem as quite a few people have mentioned it to me at meets and on this forum. It concerns the bonnet to bumper gaps at the front. Certainly the gaps on my car were wider on the drivers side than on the passenger side (sorry I have no pics but I have already fix...
by z3bedee
Sun 11 Sep, 2011 19:18
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Cars In The Park - Harewood 11th September WITH TIMES
Replies: 86
Views: 11709

Thank for your concern for our dog. He has made full recovery thanks. His name is Gin and he is a bedlington terrier. Next time we meet up you can sit him on your parcel shelf he is trained to nod. :P .Thanks to everyone for a great event
by z3bedee
Sun 11 Sep, 2011 14:26
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Cars In The Park - Harewood 11th September WITH TIMES
Replies: 86
Views: 11709

Had a brilliant morning at CITP. It was nice to meet some more nice people and put faces to the names, Unfortunately we had to leave early because we had taken our dog who got stung on his paw by a wasp and it had swollen up to twice its size.(Tip for dog lovers if they get stung bathe it in full fa...
by z3bedee
Sat 10 Sep, 2011 18:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Photo of my Z
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Sando if you join and login to photobucket it gives you the option to download Smartbucket to your phone. you can then use Smartbucket to take your photo and then copy the img link and paste it straight onto your post which is the way i did it. smartbucket also give you hundreds of ways to edit or r...