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by tg184
Mon 05 Feb, 2018 23:31
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top

> who happened to have...

Wow. Well played. I wonder how on earth that happened.
by tg184
Mon 05 Feb, 2018 23:29
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

@Jet

Don't know yet, will let you know when I can.

But a) I don't think it'll be glass (would need to be toughened to be safe; not sure it would withstand torsion on the move without shattering; weight vs strength of support?) and b) AFAIK mine is the same one you got...
by tg184
Sun 04 Feb, 2018 21:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Thank you, I will. Be patient, it may not be for a little while.
by tg184
Sat 03 Feb, 2018 23:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top

The auction for the red one was ended because 'the item is no longer available', so not clear if it sold elsewhere or got withdrawn. The green one sold for £530 without a fitting kit.

I'll be fascinated if anyone knows what happened to either of them.
by tg184
Sat 03 Feb, 2018 23:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: LH Window Motor required
Replies: 17
Views: 1372

Re: LH Window Motor required

I'm hearing that BMW are ramping up parts prices for older cars. So this might be the way things are going.

Anyone heard anything similar?
by tg184
Sat 03 Feb, 2018 23:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Thank you all for your help. A few days after I posted, hadn't yet phoned, and I got a notification from the Dutch arm of the courier that they had a parcel they were shipping to me, with a brief cover note from SISA Design. All now arrived, not yet opened and attached but hopefully all sorted out. ...
by tg184
Sat 13 Jan, 2018 22:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

My previous emails to info@cabriodesign.nl got replies from someone called 'Marleen', is that correct do you know? (I'm wondering if my emails were intercepted and spoofed).
by tg184
Sat 13 Jan, 2018 22:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Thank you, I will.
by tg184
Sat 13 Jan, 2018 18:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Thanks guys. I approached them a while back about a wind deflector, and they were very helpful in responding to emails. Sent off the money about a month ago and suddenly it's all gone quiet, can't even get a response to emails. Hoping it's just that they've been away or busy over the holiday, just g...
by tg184
Fri 12 Jan, 2018 12:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Cabriodesign.nl

Does anyone here know the people behind this wind deflector supplier? Or had any dealings with them in the last few years?
by tg184
Sun 31 Dec, 2017 14:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top

Somebody has bid on the green one, so its sold. But the vendor tells me he doesn't have a fitting kit. Anyone here bought / know who did?

Meanwhile, there are 44 people watching the other one, who presumably don't want to pay £2k...
by tg184
Sat 30 Dec, 2017 23:48
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top

Odd that there are two available at once, I thought your link was going to be to this one: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-Hardtop-Red/202060723903?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140131123730%26meid%3D493c123d5441436094c2e6cafb7cc3a6%26pid%3D100167%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D15%2...
by tg184
Tue 01 Sep, 2015 17:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 in Carfest South Auction - 29th August
Replies: 15
Views: 1825

Re: Z1 in Carfest South Auction - 29th August

Really sorry to lose you, I hope we'll see you again anyway.

And, thank you for all your help - I wouldn't have even considered going on the Technical Day (which was fantastic) without your encouragement.

Please do let us know what gets put in the garage :wink:
by tg184
Sat 11 Apr, 2015 17:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hardtop
Replies: 4
Views: 1499

Re: Hardtop

Put in a message on eBay, got a very quick response. Looks like it's still available. Standard spec (not Luxus), if that matters. But there's no fitting kit - he is literally selling the actual hardtop, period. Any suggestions on where to find a fitting kit? If not (& I'm guessing not), then it's no...
by tg184
Thu 04 Sep, 2014 20:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Sept 6th
Replies: 16
Views: 1935

Re: Z1 Tour Sept 6th

A belated apology from me, really wanted to do this but domestic life has intervened. Hope those that go have a great time.
by tg184
Wed 18 Jun, 2014 19:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 required for a TV show
Replies: 17
Views: 2042

Re: Z1 required for a TV show

Not me, either. Sam?
by tg184
Tue 10 Jun, 2014 00:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 12
Views: 2443

Re: Tyres

FWIW, I had a lousy experience with Hankooks on a Corrado VR6, and although it was a -long- time ago, I'd personally need alot of persuading ever to go near anything they turn out again.
by tg184
Mon 09 Jun, 2014 14:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Preventative Maintenance
Replies: 37
Views: 2757

Re: Preventative Maintenance

@Jet

I was misinformed, mine is just stuck. (!)
by tg184
Wed 04 Jun, 2014 23:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Preventative Maintenance
Replies: 37
Views: 2757

Re: Baseplate

That looks -fantastic-. Great work. Pity you're going to cover it up again!
by tg184
Fri 23 May, 2014 14:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Seats
Replies: 5
Views: 1528

Re: Seats

Looks a very nice job. Who did you use?
by tg184
Tue 20 May, 2014 17:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Z1 for sale

It's listed as RHD (and no, the photos don't look like it's a Griffin conversion).

Oh, and apparently it's got driver & passenger airbags.

So I wouldn't take the mileage or number of owners as dependable...
by tg184
Mon 19 May, 2014 21:00
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Kent Cruise Sunday 11th May 2014 CRUISE ON
Replies: 63
Views: 8103

Re: Kent Cruise Sunday 11th May 2014 CRUISE ON

Sorry I couldn't make it. Hope to catch the next one - my first visit to a Zroadster event last weekend was a fantastic success, so definitely up for some more.
by tg184
Mon 12 May, 2014 13:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 on front cover of BMWCC SS
Replies: 30
Views: 2684

Re: Z1 on front cover of BMWCC SS

I may be wrong, but I don't believe that the UK RRP changed during the production run.

Just for context, it was almost exactly the same price as the original Lexus LS400.
by tg184
Sat 10 May, 2014 00:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 on front cover of BMWCC SS
Replies: 30
Views: 2684

Re: Z1 on front cover of BMWCC SS

I have the UK 3 Series price list from September 1990 here (sad... ).

UK RRP for the Z1 is quoted there as £36,925.

Pat, you obviously got a -very- good discount.

Just for comparison, the E30 M3 listed at £28,200.
by tg184
Tue 18 Feb, 2014 12:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Wiki aka ZIKI
Replies: 7
Views: 1302

Re: Z1 Wiki aka ZIKI

I just learned -a lot-. Thank you.
by tg184
Wed 12 Feb, 2014 23:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tough decision - selling Z1
Replies: 18
Views: 2673

Re: Tough decision - selling Z1

Wondering if you have an update for us...
by tg184
Tue 04 Feb, 2014 07:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Should I?
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Re: Should I?

What Jet said. Especially the last bit. I understand the seats are particularly fragile things - do any other BMW seats fit the Z1 if you wanted to use it a bit more regularly and not mess up the originals? Just in case you didn't already pick this up, the seats themselves are fine. They're also ext...
by tg184
Thu 30 Jan, 2014 17:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 owners manual
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Re: Z1 owners manual

@Rodestarr:

The guy who looks after mine says he's just checked with both BMW GB and BMW Classic and neither of them know anything about reprints.

Do you have a part number? Or the name of a dealer who says he can get them or has them in stock? Wishing I'd followed up sooner now.
by tg184
Sun 22 Dec, 2013 20:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Dash removal - any suggestions?
Replies: 12
Views: 1328

Re: Dash removal - any suggestions?

"1996 Roadster center dashboard illustrated. Other models are similar."

Or possibly not :(
by tg184
Thu 19 Dec, 2013 15:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Secret Circuits - Bruges.
Replies: 2
Views: 878

Re: Secret Circuits - Bruges.

I hadn't seen this before, but suddenly Outbrain is sending me loads of links to the piece. Not sure if I've been fingered for the Z1 connection, or if other people are getting it too. http://www.shell.co.uk/gbr/products-services/on-the-road/driving-inspiration/secret-circuits/secret-circuits-bruges...
by tg184
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 17:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1M For Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 1051

Re: Z1M For Sale

Is he claiming that Wiesmann did the engine swap?

If not, does anyone know who did?
by tg184
Tue 19 Nov, 2013 01:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: NEC
Replies: 5
Views: 722

Re: NEC

No contest, then :wink:
by tg184
Mon 18 Nov, 2013 21:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: NEC
Replies: 5
Views: 722

Re: NEC

>For those that couldn't make it the Z1 got the most attention on the BMW stand followed very closely by Sams CSL.

What else was on the stand?
by tg184
Mon 14 Oct, 2013 12:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 owners manual
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Re: Z1 owners manual

I only have a photocopy myself, (and not a very good one), but I'm very happy to send you a copy of that.
by tg184
Sat 28 Sep, 2013 15:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Article
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Re: Z1 Article

>and they don't recommend driving with the doors down.

Why not?
by tg184
Mon 22 Jul, 2013 17:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Reproduction BMW Decals
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Re: Reproduction BMW Decals

Mine are missing too, and I've just tried ordering from my dealer, but been told that the first one (Instruction Plate B51.14.2.121.497) is still available, but bizarrely the other one (B51.14.2.121.805) isn't. Which is a bit of a bummer, since the one that's still available tells you to use only Un...
by tg184
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 11:42
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: 2014 Technical Day
Replies: 44
Views: 3938

Re: 2014 Technical Day

I'd be interested. Might depend on location, as I'll be coming up from the wrong side of the M25. :(
by tg184
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 11:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Anyone?
Replies: 112
Views: 13907

Re: Z1 Tour Anyone?

I wondered whether there was any more news on the Lotus F1 tour? I'm guessing that "Do it, it's fantastic" isn't what you had in mind as "more news". :D I'll say it anyway. Huge thanks to Andy for sorting it for me. You are all going to have a -great- time. Enjoy. I can't make these dates, but over...
by tg184
Thu 20 Jun, 2013 22:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Green Z1 at ML (door problem help needed!)
Replies: 19
Views: 2580

Re: Green Z1 at ML

Sshhh! Don't tell everyone! :wink:
by tg184
Thu 20 Jun, 2013 04:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Green Z1 at ML (door problem help needed!)
Replies: 19
Views: 2580

Re: Green Z1 at ML

Not mine. But I live pretty near ML. If anyone visiting there wants to meet up for coffee or a bite of lunch, I know a very good pub a few miles away...
by tg184
Sun 09 Jun, 2013 19:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Register (Cars From All Countries Welcome)
Replies: 75
Views: 45629

Re: BMW Z1 Register (Cars From All Countries Welcome)

Here is my picture (I hope...):

Image

EDIT: yes, yes it is. {gobsmacked...}
by tg184
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 17:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Register (Cars From All Countries Welcome)
Replies: 75
Views: 45629

Re: BMW Z1 Register (Cars From All Countries Welcome)

I am the new owner of ALO 5635.
by tg184
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 16:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: LeftHand side Rear light assembly
Replies: 9
Views: 1184

Re: LeftHand side Rear light assembly

It's true that the LH fog light doesn't function on UK market cars, but I heard that the fitting is there, it just isn't wired in. No personal experience, may be totally wrong, but are you sure you need the whole part?
by tg184
Mon 27 May, 2013 15:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Shock time
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Shock time

This may be too late to help, but FWIW I drove a car with the Spax kit (& sitting on slightly lowered springs), and I was very impressed. It seemed to ride pretty well still, but just feel a bit more planted and purposeful than I remembered the standard car doing. Which really surprised me, because ...
by tg184
Thu 16 May, 2013 19:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Ex-Nick Faure for sale in scotland - low miles
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: BMW Z1 Ex-Nick Faure for sale in scotland - low miles

I'm interested to see the centre console auxiliary dial fit on this one. Hadn't spotted that before . Is it a common mod?
by tg184
Mon 11 Feb, 2013 21:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: I've recovered my seats-with pics.
Replies: 6
Views: 1211

Re: I've recovered my seats-with pics.

Thanks for the very detailed response. I'd thought the cloth was sold in packs sized for a pair of seats, I hadn't realised that you had to choose how much to order. Bit of a dilemma, then. Given the price, I don't really want to order more than I need. There again, I don't want to order less and ha...
by tg184
Sun 10 Feb, 2013 00:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: I've recovered my seats-with pics.
Replies: 6
Views: 1211

Re: I've recovered my seats-with pics.

Sorry to resurrect a dead thread, but -

OP (or anyone) - can you post a link / contact details for where you sourced the cloth from? Even when the thread was first posted, my normal contacts insisted none was available. Maybe they're right, I'd just like to check.

Thanks for your help.
by tg184
Wed 28 Nov, 2012 18:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cheap Z1 on PH
Replies: 31
Views: 2328

Re: Cheap Z1 on PH

>Maintenance costs, Insurance, thefts are negligible. Body panels and major mechanical parts rarely fail I get that. :) >Interior is obsolete. Yeah, I get that, too :( >new parts are a pig I...er, no, actually, I don't understand. Which parts? Pig=unavailable? Or just (!) expensive? Can you expand a...
by tg184
Sat 07 Jul, 2012 01:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: removing body parts and rivets
Replies: 18
Views: 2236

Re: removing body parts and rivets

Thanks , Jet. Not sure yet, but you might be right about the Z. My wallet is howling in pain already... Re. Zedfest, if that's the meet 21/7, no, like Racing Tortoise I'll be on holiday. And, yes, like him, I...wasn't completely in control of the choice of date... :? But, thanks for the warning. May...
by tg184
Sat 30 Jun, 2012 10:03
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: removing body parts and rivets
Replies: 18
Views: 2236

Re: removing body parts and rivets

(OT) Jet, if you go with the 3M vinyl protection on the doors, will you post how you get on with that? When I was bidding on a Z1 recently, I was wondering about doing that so that I could drive with the doors down, without worrying about scratching the paint. The steer I got was that the film would...