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by stevie_a
Sat 19 Mar, 2016 11:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear antiroll bar links
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: rear antiroll bar links

I had a good go at fitting mine with the bar still on but it wasn't happening. I (well Uncle Tony) managed to get the bar off without removing the spare wheel carrier or the exhaust. He remembered that the bar is actually a spring so is pretty flexible :) Ditto I had a go at doing it on the car, it...
by stevie_a
Tue 15 Mar, 2016 04:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Falkens or Continentals On The Rear?
Replies: 16
Views: 2321

Re: Falkens or Continentals On The Rear?

I am running 914's all round, great tyres, reduces tram lining on my car ( but i don't not have big wheels )

as for Flaken tyres i have them on :

x4 on the z3

x4 on the Volvo

x4 on the Triumph

x4 on my work van

so you could say i am well happy with them.
by stevie_a
Wed 16 Sep, 2015 07:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1096

Re: Tyres

X2 For Falkens, made a big difference to my car
by stevie_a
Fri 01 May, 2015 21:35
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Time to say Goodbye
Replies: 231
Views: 190820

Re: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - New Dash Cam (Mar 2015)

I Love what you have been doing with your car

do you have a link to the angle eyes that you purchased .

thanks
by stevie_a
Mon 06 Apr, 2015 11:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: service lights
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: service lights

have used this for years, very easy to use. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Draper-Service-key-for-BMW-/331518273857?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item4d30076941 http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/ewQAAOSweW5U~YIt/$_12.JPG or here if that one is sold by the time you see it http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dra...
by stevie_a
Sun 22 Mar, 2015 20:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear window replacement.If the outer zip has come away.
Replies: 11
Views: 1807

Re: Rear window replacement.If the outer zip has come away.

Had a look, but can't see UK on the postage, how much did they charge ?

and did you have to message then to let them know you were uk?
by stevie_a
Sun 22 Mar, 2015 07:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear window replacement.If the outer zip has come away.
Replies: 11
Views: 1807

Re: Rear window replacement.If the outer zip has come away.

Sounds as if the trimmer is touting for more work, should be an easy job for him to restitch the zip.

that's a great price for the window, let us know what the quality is like.
by stevie_a
Thu 19 Mar, 2015 07:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Genuine pair of BMW clear headlights
Replies: 9
Views: 1276

Re: FS: Genuine pair of BMW clear headlights

I would like a set of these, but if you see they are on Ebay all the time at this price and never sell, almost £200 for to have white indicators I don't know if it is just me, but i think the second hand lights for sale are way over priced. Sorry to be so negative, It is not only the lights, for ins...
by stevie_a
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 22:10
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Windscreen
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Re: Windscreen

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDkyWDc2OA==/$(KGrHqRHJ!wE8+wMdwziBPZg,fL!vQ~~60_12.JPG http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Automatic-Auto-Centre-Punch-Brass-Center-Marker-Adjustable-Power-NEW-BNIP-/290645805994?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item43abd70baa THIS IS THE BEST WAY then give insurance a ring, then there i...
by stevie_a
Thu 05 Mar, 2015 18:52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Whats in your garage?
Replies: 31
Views: 3403

Re: Whats in your garage?

On the Triumph theme i have this in my garage http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c149/steventr7/blog/2e43335a.jpg http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c149/steventr7/blog/2013-06-20222848_zps2f0f55d6.jpg http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c149/steventr7/blog/2013-06-20222946_zpsde98024c.jpg http://i26.ph...
by stevie_a
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 09:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 plastic(?) noises
Replies: 28
Views: 2220

Re: Z3 plastic(?) noises

Just with all the expenses I have been put through I will hate someone to go through The same without checking this part as you can buy a poly bush for under £40
by stevie_a
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 09:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 plastic(?) noises
Replies: 28
Views: 2220

Re: Z3 plastic(?) noises

Ok stop there! Sounding very familiar, I have the same problem. I have done this to rectify so far. 1. New rear shocks 2. New rear top mounts 3. New subframe bushes 4. New rear drop links 5. 4 new tyres ( Falken to limit tramlining ) Only thing I can change now is the rear diff mount and I will do t...
by stevie_a
Sat 10 Jan, 2015 07:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit
Replies: 90
Views: 29857

Re: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit

I just found this post

I'm in Glasgow and have :

B800 Airbag Reset Tool.
Draper oil/Inspection reset tool.
BMW C110 FAULT CODE reader
by stevie_a
Sun 23 Nov, 2014 20:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: knobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2379

Re: knobs

You'll have to fit a dogleg gearbox first!! Oops http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-M3-M5-E46-E39-E30-E36-E34-E28-Z3-5-SPEED-AMBER-ILLUMINATED-GEAR-SHIFT-KNOB-/111114970541?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&fits=Car+Make%3ABMW&hash=item19def7e5ad http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDAyWDU3MA==/$(KGrHqVHJFIFDr...
by stevie_a
Sun 23 Nov, 2014 15:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: knobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2379

Re: knobs

I like these... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-M3-E30-E28-E21-E34-DOG-LEG-GEARBOX-AMBER-ILLUMINATED-GEAR-KNOB-SHIFT-/121393965837?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&fits=Car+Make%3ABMW&hash=item1c43a4eb0d http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/ODMwWDYwMA==/z/6I8AAOxyFd1SJJ12/$(KGrHqF,!rUFIe,8MwHNBSJJ12(Cg!~~60_...
by stevie_a
Wed 05 Nov, 2014 20:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Old Chestnut : Air bag light!
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: Old Chestnut : Air bag light!

This was happening all the time when my wife got into the car, the resolution was to get her not to put the seat in the full up position as soon as she realised this was the problem she stopped doing it and all has been well since it did take some time as she was still putting it all the way up ( we...
by stevie_a
Sat 01 Nov, 2014 09:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: I have for sale a BMW 318i Touring 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 408

I have for sale a BMW 318i Touring 2004

I have for sale a BMW 318i Touring 2004 in metallic blue
looking for £1700
I will update with pictures and more details asap

in Glasgow, let me know if you are interested.
by stevie_a
Sun 19 Oct, 2014 11:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Classic car show NEC
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Re: Classic car show NEC

Koolflyer wrote:Friday 14th, Saturday 15th & Sunday 17th November.
I will be there with the Triumph guys but not on they dates i will be there Friday 14th, Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th November... :D
by stevie_a
Wed 15 Oct, 2014 19:59
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Pop up Garage (Gazebo style!)
Replies: 6
Views: 1795

Re: Pop up Garage (Gazebo style!)

You would need to watch some of the winter winds with something like that
by stevie_a
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 20:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Clear headlight indicator lenses.
Replies: 3
Views: 520

Re: Clear headlight indicator lenses.

Ah that's ok them still on the wish list ... :D

got a diff bush to get fitted first.
by stevie_a
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 09:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Easy install parking sensor
Replies: 20
Views: 2551

Re: Easy install parking sensor

I put these onto my volvo S40, great value for the money, and for an extra few pounds they spray them to your exact colour of car and they are so easy to fit. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Factory-Colour-Paint-Coded-Match-Car-Body-Reversing-Reverse-Parking-4-SENSOR-/311094558214? this is mine fitted htt...
by stevie_a
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 09:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Clear headlight indicator lenses.
Replies: 3
Views: 520

Re: Clear headlight indicator lenses.

Southernboy wrote:Anyone planning on doing some upgrading over winter ??

Still a bargain at £65 per set incl postage...
£65 :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

I was definitely going to get these after i fixed all the suspension at your £48 but thinking twice now at £65... :(
by stevie_a
Tue 23 Sep, 2014 07:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 1.9 1998 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 687

Re: Z3 1.9 1998 for sale

No i can't see it either, what faults does the car have?

will it pass an m.o.t ?

would you put it threw an m.o.t ?

where are you?
by stevie_a
Wed 20 Aug, 2014 06:51
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Brought to my attention about uk road tax
Replies: 4
Views: 939

Brought to my attention about uk road tax

This has been brought to my attention
This has not been publicised very good
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE SECTIONS:
Buying a vehicle and Selling a vehicle
£1000 fine if you fail to do so


https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vehicle-tax-changes
by stevie_a
Thu 07 Aug, 2014 20:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.
Replies: 66
Views: 6991

Re: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.

I do want them but have to wait this month as just spent a shed load of cash on car but will definitely go for them.

I am doing the same as you, standard lights with halo and clear indicators.

I would like to see a how to guide and some photos of the car at night in different light scenarios .
by stevie_a
Sat 02 Aug, 2014 21:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Variable intermittent wipe
Replies: 13
Views: 394

Variable intermittent wipe

Ok the summer looks as if it has gone here in Scotland just as i get my car back after quite a few hundred pounds spent on it. So i was taking it to the shops today and as it was raining i had the wipers on, i was thinking, wish i had Variable intermittent on this. My car was a German import back in...
by stevie_a
Sun 27 Jul, 2014 13:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Why bother. !!!
Replies: 41
Views: 3910

Re: Why bother. !!!

On a similar topic why do people drive with the roof down and all the windows up? in my triumph if i do that i would be deaf by the end of the journey on the z3 i did a test roof down windows down wind breaker down all was ok roof down wind breaker down windows up deafening hair all over the place (...
by stevie_a
Sat 26 Jul, 2014 22:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Convert Orange Indicators
Replies: 29
Views: 1739

Re: Convert Orange Indicators

Looking good

Lets have a photo story on the install :wink:

how would you take payment

cheque?? or even better paypal??
by stevie_a
Tue 22 Jul, 2014 19:53
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Head unit hands free kit
Replies: 15
Views: 2711

Re: Head unit hands free kit

gookah wrote:
stevie_a wrote:no matter where you put it when you have the roof down, they are useless , i have tried it all over the place

no problems with mine on the steering cowl with the roof down... :puzzle:
Do you have a photo where about on the cowl you put it and i can give that location a go.
by stevie_a
Mon 21 Jul, 2014 13:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Convert Orange Indicators
Replies: 29
Views: 1739

Re: Convert Orange Indicators

And ???????
by stevie_a
Sun 29 Jun, 2014 06:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Convert Orange Indicators
Replies: 29
Views: 1739

Re: Convert Orange Indicators

I would be interested
by stevie_a
Sun 22 Jun, 2014 09:02
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Green mould on cabrio roof
Replies: 7
Views: 912

Re: Green mould on cabrio roof

by stevie_a
Sun 22 Jun, 2014 08:55
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Anyone tried alternatives to Renovo & Autoglym?
Replies: 9
Views: 1106

Re: Anyone tried alternatives to Renovo & Autoglym?

OK my roof was covered with green mould, I was always told never wash a material hood Well i had just about enough of the mouldy hood This is very unorthodox method for car hood cleaning but i will tell you the hood looks like new now first i washed the hood with hot water pressure washer http://i26...
by stevie_a
Sat 14 Jun, 2014 10:30
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Head unit hands free kit
Replies: 15
Views: 2711

Re: Head unit hands free kit

I have mine tucked below the mirror you can easily route the wires to that location

no matter where you put it when you have the roof down, they are useless , i have tried it all over the place

and ended up putting it back under the mirror because it is the best place with the hood up.
by stevie_a
Wed 28 May, 2014 21:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Airbag reset/diagnostics help required in Glasgow
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: Airbag reset/diagnostics help required in Glasgow

Glad i could help, and nice one on the M.O.T pass
by stevie_a
Wed 28 May, 2014 17:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Airbag reset/diagnostics help required in Glasgow
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: Airbag reset/diagnostics help required in Glasgow

Belle i am just wondering, has the light stayed out ?
by stevie_a
Fri 09 May, 2014 22:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Airbag reset/diagnostics help required in Glasgow
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: Airbag reset/diagnostics help required in Glasgow

Hi belle

I am near Kirkintilloch / Bishopbriggs
If that helps.
I have one.

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by stevie_a
Tue 01 Apr, 2014 12:46
Forum: Performance
Topic: Best tyres for my Z3 2.0
Replies: 22
Views: 3466

Re: Best tyres for my Z3 2.0

+1 here for Falken 914
Now have 3 cars on them. :-)

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by stevie_a
Mon 27 May, 2013 13:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Couple of problems, help needed.
Replies: 9
Views: 377

Re: Couple of problems, help needed.

If you can hear the horn, why did it fail the m.o.t ?

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