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by peteslag
Thu 16 Feb, 2017 10:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 3.0 M Sport for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 4446

Re: Z3 3.0 M Sport for sale

Who said im changing .
You can never have enough Zeds .
As someone said .
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I see, a cheeky bit of Zed hoarding. Nothing wrong with that! A car like this will only ever go up in value so win win I suppose.
by peteslag
Thu 16 Feb, 2017 09:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 3.0 M Sport for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 4446

Re: Z3 3.0 M Sport for sale

maurice the martian wrote:
Desiro wrote:Go on Moz buy it....You cant have too many :)
Well ive sent a pm .just waitin for a reply.
Moz
Whaaaaaaat?????? You switching to a dirty Z3? It is a lovely looking car mind, good price to.
by peteslag
Sun 27 Apr, 2014 21:39
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?
Replies: 23
Views: 4565

Re: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?

sirius-c wrote:
Which airline did you say you worked for? :shock:
If you notice any upside down electrical connectors as you board the aircraft you'll find out!
by peteslag
Sun 27 Apr, 2014 20:29
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?
Replies: 23
Views: 4565

Re: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?

I see you have all spotted my deliberate mistake. Yes I do in deed have the plug upside down. Don't worry though, I'm sure that as an aircraft electrician me making a mistake like this is nothing to worry about :shock: So, here is the revised post: Right then, I'll number them 1-5 on the top row, 6-...
by peteslag
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 22:26
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?
Replies: 23
Views: 4565

Re: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?

As you look at your photo number 1 is top left.

1 is left neg
2 is right neg
6 is left pos
7 is right pos

hope this is what your after
by peteslag
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 22:17
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?
Replies: 23
Views: 4565

Re: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?

it fits behind the drivers seat perfectly, it kind of massages your bum if you play a tune with lots of bass! :shock:
by peteslag
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 22:08
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?
Replies: 23
Views: 4565

Re: InPhase USW10 Sub - WIRING?

Right then, I'll number them 1-5 on the top row, 6-10 on the bottom. 5+10 are shorted together and are the main battery positive connection. 4+9 are shorted together and form the earth connection. 3 is the remote switch connection from the back of your head unit. 8 is blank 1,2,6,7 are all power spe...
by peteslag
Wed 19 Feb, 2014 22:04
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25888

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

billz wrote:reckon there will be around 15 zeds
Ahem.......... :roll:
by peteslag
Wed 07 Aug, 2013 09:05
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Problems with Carver DSP amp
Replies: 0
Views: 579

Problems with Carver DSP amp

A friend of mine has bought a Z4 3.0 and has a few problems to sort. He has fixed most of the niggles by searching the forum but can't find much info on the 10 channel Carver amp. It looks like some one has transported fence paint in the boot and it has spilt over the amp. It all still works on the ...
by peteslag
Fri 26 Jul, 2013 23:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: BBMF at conningsby
Replies: 8
Views: 2553

Re: BBMF at conningsby

A "behind the scene" shot at Coningsby for those that like this sort of thing. http://i1189.photobucket.com/albums/z421/peteslag/20130419_111358_zps3d8f68fa.jpg It had a new engine fitted and was being ground tested. What you can't see in the photo (and I wish I'd spotted it in time) there was anoth...
by peteslag
Fri 26 Jul, 2013 22:23
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Impromptu North Welsh cruise Saturday 27th
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Impromptu North Welsh cruise Saturday 27th

I was supposed to be working this weekend but have just found out I'm not needed. The wife and child are away so I fancy a bit of a run around horse shoe pass and the EVO, maybe a bit of grub at the Ponderosa.

Any of my old Zed chums fancy it?
by peteslag
Sat 04 May, 2013 09:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Having a clear out of Z3 parts
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Having a clear out of Z3 parts

I have some parts for sale on EBay, here are some links. These parts will fit a 2.2, 2.8 or 3.0 and were removed to make way for a suspension upgrade. Rear shocks http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/271200187644?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Rear springs http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2712001...
by peteslag
Mon 18 Feb, 2013 23:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Only in Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Only in Scotland

I spent 10 happy years living in Fife. Scotland is the only place where you can experience all 4 seasons in one day. I miss Scotland, don't miss the weather though. :)
by peteslag
Thu 07 Feb, 2013 13:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

I've had plenty of interest on the phone and by email but no cash as yet. Boot welds are fine by the way. :thumb:
by peteslag
Thu 07 Feb, 2013 12:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

I've had questions concerning the interior, here are a few shots: http://i1189.photobucket.com/albums/z421/peteslag/RIMG0001-1_zps4ed19bd6.jpg http://i1189.photobucket.com/albums/z421/peteslag/RIMG0004-2_zps198db33c.jpg http://i1189.photobucket.com/albums/z421/peteslag/RIMG0007_zps70fffe8e.jpg
by peteslag
Sun 27 Jan, 2013 21:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

Just to recap, the car has only done 44,000 miles and is vastly improved with the modifications I've had done. New Bilstein shocks New Eibach springs New front wishbones New EBC discs The pads have plenty of meat on them and the fluid has also been replaced. It has just been serviced. Every time it ...
by peteslag
Mon 14 Jan, 2013 22:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

I see you are flying the French flag as an avatar, French people aren't exactly renowned for their clean underwear habbits. Those in glass houses........... :D Well apparently there is/was a reputation about the french as you said!!! I never heard about it before to come in England! And I can't tel...
by peteslag
Mon 14 Jan, 2013 21:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

Plus, I change my cars like I change underwear. 365 cars a year then???? or.... lol! nice car! How dare you sir, I'll have you know my pants are clean on tonight. That's 3 times this year already! I see you are flying the French flag as an avatar, French people aren't exactly renowned for their cle...
by peteslag
Mon 14 Jan, 2013 12:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

Yes Peter, that is Cosford. I live just down the road so it is a perfect place to get a good photo. I'm getting a more track friendly VX220 to replace the Zed Bill, I have thoroughly enjoyed my 2 outings on the track (I hasten to add it had an engine and brake service after each one). The Zed handle...
by peteslag
Sun 13 Jan, 2013 21:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

My low mileage P&J Z3 3.0 for sale

Sharp intake of breath ………….After a month of contemplation I’m selling my beloved Z3 3.0. I’ve fallen for the charms of another car, I need more cash to fund it so need to sell the Zed. The car has been meticulously maintained with high quality parts and is in fantastic condition. MOT’d until 23rd ...
by peteslag
Sun 25 Nov, 2012 12:32
Forum: Performance
Topic: Broken spring :-(
Replies: 7
Views: 835

Re: Broken spring :-(

Zedonist wrote:I would fit Eibachs, £200 for the full set
Seconded, it transformed my Z3 3.0
by peteslag
Wed 21 Nov, 2012 15:52
Forum: Performance
Topic: Upgrade Panel Filter
Replies: 5
Views: 763

Re: Upgrade Panel Filter

I know a guy who has remaped hundreds of cars, with performance and normal filters. This is from the horses mouth "performance filters make naff all difference to a standard car".

Unless you plan to carry out engine mods I wouldn't bother, a standard filter is fine. Save your money for :cheers
by peteslag
Wed 14 Nov, 2012 15:38
Forum: Performance
Topic: H&R Anti Roll Bar Settings
Replies: 38
Views: 3040

Re: H&R Anti Roll Bar Settings

I am conflicted. I like the idea that after a track day i can jump in the car and go home in relative comfort, plus the Z3 in it's current setup makes a superb car for cruises. BUT, i could buy an old car for penuts and strip it out. This has risks though, what if it turns out to be a dog, it will a...
by peteslag
Wed 14 Nov, 2012 14:05
Forum: Performance
Topic: H&R Anti Roll Bar Settings
Replies: 38
Views: 3040

Re: H&R Anti Roll Bar Settings

Sorry to interupt the engineering debate but I have questions regarding the ARB kit. Since owning my Z3 3.0 I've always felt the general handling was OK but certain elements needed to be improved. First the ride height bothered me so I put it on Eibach lowering springs. Things got better but then I ...
by peteslag
Sun 11 Nov, 2012 22:08
Forum: Better Driving
Topic: Nurburgring
Replies: 7
Views: 2858

Re: Nurburgring

I was quite chuffed with my lap time until I saw this vid, this guy can really drive. To put a big old ZR1 round in that time is incredible, I've always thought it is a bit of a supercharged pudding of a car.

I managed a humble 9.31 earlier in the year, a bit pathetic in comparison. :(
by peteslag
Sat 20 Oct, 2012 21:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Waterless coolant
Replies: 19
Views: 632

Re: Waterless coolant

Waterless coolant? Sounds like the work of the devil to me :evil:

Still........a very wise man once said if the sh@t fits, wear it. If it is as good as it seems, I'd give it a go. Who's going first then........
by peteslag
Thu 18 Oct, 2012 15:54
Forum: RoadZ
Topic: The EVO Triangle
Replies: 13
Views: 5636

Re: The EVO Triangle

The EVO is the most fun you can have off the track. An utterly brilliant road, what a shame we can't cone it off and turn it into our own little Nurburgring.
by peteslag
Fri 22 Jun, 2012 13:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Handling?
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: Handling?

I spent months researching different suspension mods for my 3.0 and couldn't make my mind up. The handling wasn't bad, just a bit vague and stodgy. In the end I thought "sod it" and went for a set of Eibach pro springs with a 30mm drop. It completely transformed the car into a proper little racer, v...
by peteslag
Tue 22 May, 2012 11:21
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Howdo all - new Zed owner & member
Replies: 8
Views: 878

Re: Howdo all - new Zed owner & member

Welcome to the Forum. Nice part of the world Fife, I had 8 very happy years in a village called largoward.
by peteslag
Fri 18 May, 2012 15:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Clunk from nearside front suspension.
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: Clunk from nearside front suspension.

I had a similar problem on an old Peugeot years a go, no matter how hard I rocked the wheel I couldn't reproduce the noise. A few weeks later I found the source of the clunk by accident. I was doing a job on the opposite corner so jacked the other side of the car up using a scissor jack. I would nor...
by peteslag
Wed 16 May, 2012 16:47
Forum: Performance
Topic: Nitrogen
Replies: 23
Views: 1576

Re: Nitrogen

As for air being free, I find it increasingly hard to get free air from filling stations. If I'm quick, I can do all 4 tyres for 20 pence at my local station. I also only managed three tyres for 20p the other day, I think it's because I'm getting older and now I'm not so spritely :lol: I had to pay...
by peteslag
Mon 14 May, 2012 19:28
Forum: Performance
Topic: Nitrogen
Replies: 23
Views: 1576

Re: Nitrogen

Nitrogen is used in the aircraft industry to inflate tyres. I think that the car industry has cottoned on to this and found an easy way to make profit. "come and buy our amazing tyre inflation gas, as used in the aircraft industy...." Just to make things clear, aircraft brakes can get extremely hot ...
by peteslag
Fri 27 Apr, 2012 09:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help please! Engine rattle
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Help please! Engine rattle

You can pick up a cat for as little as 100 quid.

Hope your Afghan holiday passes quickly and without too much incident. Look on the bright side, at least you get plenty of free fireworks displays :wink: .

Drop me PM when you get back and I'll give you a few good websites to try for your cat.
by peteslag
Thu 26 Apr, 2012 19:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help please! Engine rattle
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Help please! Engine rattle

BladeRunner919 wrote:Could it be a rattle from the cat? When they start to break down they can rattle when hot.
If welding the cat fixed it first time round this sounds very likely.
by peteslag
Thu 26 Apr, 2012 19:00
Forum: Performance
Topic: Cheap re-maps in the West Midlands area
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: Cheap re-maps in the West Midlands area

So you have made it a bit quicker for the Evo then pete, should be fun next time we are out you, me, Karl, Jim and Mozza. We will be able to amble round :colourful: I can't wait until the next Evo run Bill, re-map or no re-map. More smiles per miles than any road I know, thats for sure :drive I don...
by peteslag
Thu 26 Apr, 2012 16:08
Forum: Performance
Topic: Cheap re-maps in the West Midlands area
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: Cheap re-maps in the West Midlands area

Wednesdfield is only down the road. I'm not sure about the power gain on a 2.0. For me, the extra power wasn't the main reason for the re-map, my engine just didn't feel as lively as I would have liked and there wasn't enough torque low down in the rev range. The re-map certainly fixed that. The bes...
by peteslag
Thu 26 Apr, 2012 14:57
Forum: Performance
Topic: Cheap re-maps in the West Midlands area
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Cheap re-maps in the West Midlands area

I recently discovered my neighbour re-maps cars so had him do my Z3 3.0, what a difference! It has really brought the engine alive, much snappier response. The acceleration is also noticeably better as well. I mentioned to him that I'm part of Zroadster community and he has offered to re-map any mem...
by peteslag
Tue 24 Apr, 2012 09:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: annoying glovebox rattle !
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: annoying glovebox rattle !

I wedged a bit of cardboard up behind mine, crude but effective.
by peteslag
Mon 16 Apr, 2012 20:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: central locking help..
Replies: 18
Views: 615

Re: central locking help..

Could the door latch mechanism on the passenger door be seized?
by peteslag
Fri 23 Mar, 2012 11:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Buying Parts.
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: Buying Parts.

Many people buy things on ebay because they think it is cheaper. Last year I sold a second hand car subwoofer for £80, at the same time the exact same model was for sale at Halfords, brand new, for £60. :D
by peteslag
Fri 23 Mar, 2012 10:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Engine rattle
Replies: 14
Views: 860

Re: Engine rattle

I have had that noise on my 2 litre V reg. I have owned the car for just over 3 years and replacing the thermostat and a few frequent oil changes have reduced the noise to next to nothing for about a mile when cold. Once hot the negine runs really smoothly. I have never seen a post which clearly de...
by peteslag
Sun 18 Mar, 2012 20:36
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Metallic Burgundy Z3 Albrighton
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Metallic Burgundy Z3 Albrighton

I saw a very freindly person in a Zed today, even got a wave. It was Burgundy red and turned of the A41 toward Albrighton. Any one from here?
by peteslag
Thu 01 Mar, 2012 08:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Who is the oldest Zedder.........
Replies: 74
Views: 3643

Born in '73 but I have the liver of a 92 year old, does that count? :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: Pete you slaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaag , love the name by the way! Nearly as much as 'Piemuncher'............ a Weebl and Bob fan perchance? :D Sorry, don't know who Weebl and Bob are. The slag thing comes fro...
by peteslag
Wed 29 Feb, 2012 13:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: WOT, no "MG" wave?
Replies: 19
Views: 1057

Pistol968 wrote:I've decided to keep waving but to be prepared to do an "Adele" at the last second if I don't get a wave back!
Now I've got a mental image of Adele shoe-horning her substantial ginger frame into Zed. Not good :(
by peteslag
Tue 28 Feb, 2012 10:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: DIY servicing
Replies: 7
Views: 412

Keep every receipt and write the mileage on each one as and when you carry the work out. I did this on my last car and had no issues when it came to selling it.
by peteslag
Mon 27 Feb, 2012 21:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Who is the oldest Zedder.........
Replies: 74
Views: 3643

Born in '73 but I have the liver of a 92 year old, does that count?
by peteslag
Mon 27 Feb, 2012 10:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear Suspension Evolution
Replies: 24
Views: 3357

The Z3 rear suspension is based on a design introduced in 1982 Maybe it's a case of "if it ain't broke don't fix it". I must admit that I found the Z3 did lollop a bit in standard form but now I've lowered it by 30 mm the handling is fantastic. I originally intended to replace the shocks/bushes etc...
by peteslag
Mon 20 Feb, 2012 14:02
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New Z owner
Replies: 9
Views: 801

Drove my Z for the first time with the roof down today, I couldn't resist the temptation any more. This is a great time for topless driving, the roads are generaly much quieter this time of year and a bit of cold weather can be cured with a flick of your heater fan switch. Enjoy your Zed and welcom...
by peteslag
Mon 20 Feb, 2012 13:55
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Z Gone
Replies: 7
Views: 924

Oh well I'm off to the Abarth Forum. See ya
Oh dear
by peteslag
Sat 07 Jan, 2012 18:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Lowering Springs and Spacers
Replies: 15
Views: 899

You won't regret it :)