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by Mick
Thu 14 Sep, 2017 08:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Coil packs
Replies: 2
Views: 521

Re: Coil packs

Thanks for the info!
by Mick
Tue 12 Sep, 2017 11:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Coil packs
Replies: 2
Views: 521

Coil packs

Hi there

Does anybody on the forum know if the coil packs on the 325i/328i are the same as the ones fitted on the the six cylinder BMW 2.0 litre engine?
by Mick
Mon 04 Sep, 2017 20:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Re: Advice needed

OK thought it might not be that. I bought a new hose anyhow so will fit. Probably one of the coils so will have to look further in to this.
Thanks for the info.
by Mick
Mon 04 Sep, 2017 13:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Re: Advice needed

Yes i tried to post a picture but could not as said it was too large. I have a 6 cylinder 2 litre z3 year 2000. It looks from the diagram that you posted that it is an air pump. Can this be dismantled? One of the rubber pipes coming off this looks suspect (deteriorating). I suppose this could cause ...
by Mick
Mon 04 Sep, 2017 09:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Advice needed

Hi Gents The old girl started missing a couple of weeks ago so thought I had better change the plugs. Seemed OK for a couple of weeks then started again over the weekend so thought it must be one of the coils. But which one? Process of elimination. Also noticed a tapping noise. When I looked under t...
by Mick
Sat 02 Sep, 2017 23:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3
Replies: 20
Views: 2366

Re: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3

Hi do you have any of the coil packs available? If so how much?
by Mick
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 18:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Passenger door won't open

Thanks for the info daz I might try one of those.
by Mick
Thu 06 Jul, 2017 18:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3
Replies: 20
Views: 2366

Re: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3

Hi Gaza

Do you still have the passenger door actuator??
by Mick
Thu 06 Jul, 2017 18:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Passenger door won't open

Yipee!! After weeks of fiddling. Finally had another go this afternoon and after five minutes......click.....and the door opened!! So now have door lock out and actuator off. Just have to find another actuator. That was after the garage quoting me between £500 and £1,000 as they would have to destro...
by Mick
Wed 31 May, 2017 14:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Passenger door won't open

YESSS!! you can take the door card out if the door is permanently locked. Take the passenger seat out and roof down to give you room to work then take all of the bits off as per door card removal then after a lot of huffing and wiggling about managed to get it out with out any damage. Some of the cl...
by Mick
Wed 31 May, 2017 07:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Passenger door won't open

Will try a bit of contorsonism if the old bones can take it!!
by Mick
Tue 30 May, 2017 15:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Passenger door won't open

Checked wiring loom and found nicks in a couple of wires so put electrical tape on them. Checked fuses all OK. Tried with battery disconnected, tried new battery in key fob, tried inside and outside door latches together, window up window down, squirted WD down window slit all to no avail. Must be a...
by Mick
Tue 30 May, 2017 11:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Passenger door won't open

Thanks guys will re check wiring loom then try diss connecting battery!
by Mick
Sun 28 May, 2017 10:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger door won't open
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Passenger door won't open

Catch 22! Passenger door locked as actuator stopped working. I have seen the post on how to replace the actuator but I cannot open the door to take the door card off!
Has anybody got any tips on how to do this when the actuator is not working??
by Mick
Mon 02 Dec, 2013 21:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: M Roadster Parts
Replies: 51
Views: 7528

Re: M Roadster Parts

Hi
I have a year 2000 2.0l 6 cylinder Z3
Do you still have your instrument cluster available and know if it would fit the above
If so how much is it, what is the mileage and year?
by Mick
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 10:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2.0l Instrument cluster
Replies: 0
Views: 316

2.0l Instrument cluster

Hi would anybody out there have a fully working instrument cluster
from a six cylinder 2.0l z3 year 2000?

Cheers Mick
by Mick
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 09:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloys
Replies: 44
Views: 4868

Re: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloy

Hi Damien

Thanks for the info on the cluster, afraid it wont work on my car as they updated something the end of 99 and mine is 2000.
I bought a 99 cluster previously and found this out.

Cheers Mick
by Mick
Mon 18 Nov, 2013 17:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloys
Replies: 44
Views: 4868

Re: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloy

Do you have a price on the instrument cluster that I saw in some pics?
What model did it come from? what is the year and mileage on the clock?
I am looking for a replacement to a year 2000 2.0l
Regards Mick
by Mick
Sun 04 Aug, 2013 22:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Instrument Cluster for 1997 BMW Z3 1.9
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Instrument Cluster for 1997 BMW Z3 1.9

This item is listed on eBay for the next 7 days:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 1095597622

From manual model. In full working order. Clocked 119k miles. UK postage only.

Starting price £45.
by Mick
Wed 22 May, 2013 08:45
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: instrument cluster
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: instrument cluster

Looks like the manufacture date is sep 97 but it has several numbers on it so cannot be sure which one is the part number. I could supply them all to any prospective buyer.
by Mick
Tue 21 May, 2013 23:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: instrument cluster
Replies: 2
Views: 228

instrument cluster

Instrument cluster from 1997 1.9 manual 5 speed z3. Mileage reading 119,000 miles. Just bought it for my car then found out they changed the electronics in 98 so i need the later cluster. Looking to sell it for what i paid which was £80 plus £10 p + p
by Mick
Thu 16 May, 2013 19:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Instrument cluster mileage
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Instrument cluster mileage

Thanks for the info Rob I will give pingu a pm and see what he did. Regards Mick
by Mick
Thu 16 May, 2013 13:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Instrument cluster mileage
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Instrument cluster mileage

I have had an EEP-1 code on my dash for ages resulting in most of my dials not working. I have sent the instrument cluster to a repair Company and was told it could not be fixed so decided to buy a second hand one on the stock exchange. It is arriving shortly but does anyone know if I will retain my...
by Mick
Tue 14 May, 2013 08:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking Boston Green 1997 1.9 narrow body - Surrey
Replies: 88
Views: 8835

Re: Breaking Boston Green 1997 1.9 narrow body - Surrey

Pm sent re the instrument cluster
by Mick
Sat 11 May, 2013 13:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking Boston Green 1997 1.9 narrow body - Surrey
Replies: 88
Views: 8835

Re: Breaking Boston Green 1997 1.9 narrow body - Surrey

Do you have the instrument cluster available and are all the clocks working? Mine has an EPP1 code on it. Is the car manuel and what is the mileage on the clock. Mine is low mileage but i think there is a way to overwrite it. Regards mick.
by Mick
Wed 19 Dec, 2012 17:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tachometer & clock problems
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

Re: Tachometer & clock problems

Hi Guys

A bit of advise if anybody knows. My instrument cluster (as above) seems un-repairable. Topaz has one from a crashed 2.2l that appears to be in working order and with a lower mileage.
Is there any reason why this should not work ok in my 2.0 litre ??
by Mick
Tue 18 Dec, 2012 18:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 BREAKING
Replies: 30
Views: 1861

Re: Breaking facelift Z3 23k miles Titan Silver

Do you have the cover that pops down over the soft top when it is down to protect it?
If so is it black and how much?
by Mick
Tue 18 Dec, 2012 18:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 BREAKING
Replies: 30
Views: 1861

Re: Breaking facelift Z3 23k miles Titan Silver

Do you have the instrument cluster and is it in good nick? Mine has a fault on it that cannot be repaired.
How much would you want for it?
by Mick
Wed 28 Nov, 2012 10:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tachometer & clock problems
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

Re: Tachometer & clock problems

Hi Guys Thanks for all the information posted which I have been digesting and trying. All of the gauges work on the test routine and I have taken the cluster in and out several times in case it was a dodgy joint on the pins. Then took the car to the garage and they tested it to make sure that all of...
by Mick
Fri 19 Oct, 2012 18:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Leaks!!
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Leaks!!

Help! Now that we are in the rainy season again, I checked the zed the other morning and to my horror found the passenger carpet was soaked. The seats were dry and nothing seemed to be coming in from around the windows which is what I expected. So after taking out the trim and centre console I manag...
by Mick
Thu 27 Sep, 2012 18:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: UPDATE - FEW BITS LEFT
Replies: 27
Views: 2111

Re: The Z is gone :( left over parts

Are your mats still available? Do you have a price?
by Mick
Mon 24 Sep, 2012 19:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau cover - black - Z3/Z3M
Replies: 10
Views: 751

Re: Tonneau cover - black - Z3/Z3M

Cheers I will keep an eye on it
by Mick
Mon 24 Sep, 2012 18:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau cover - black - Z3/Z3M
Replies: 10
Views: 751

Re: Tonneau cover - black - Z3/Z3M

Hi Shantybeater
Is your cover still for sale? When I click the link to ebay it says the item has been removed.
Mick
by Mick
Tue 11 Sep, 2012 16:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: having a clear out
Replies: 10
Views: 1248

M style wood effect gear stick

Hi PCSAM do you have a picture of the M style gear stick with the wood effect. How much would it cost to send it to Guernsey, Channel Islands? (Part of the UK). Tried to PM you but not sure if it went? new to the forum.
Regards Mick
by Mick
Fri 31 Aug, 2012 22:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tachometer & clock problems
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

Re: Tachometer & clock problems

Thanks Xvar
Loads of information to digest! Think I will remove the instrument cluster then re plug to see if I can re-boot. Other than that it seems like a replacement instrument cluster.
by Mick
Fri 31 Aug, 2012 19:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tachometer & clock problems
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

Re: Tachometer & clock problems

Thanks for the info guys. My speedometer is the only clock working also but it shows this EEP_1 code. This makes it difficult as it stays there and I assume is where things like "Test" and "Off" show up. Anyhow found out that mine has 21functions and managed to get into test mode 2 for the gauges. A...
by Mick
Thu 30 Aug, 2012 22:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tachometer & clock problems
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

Tachometer & clock problems

Hi there Just bought a 2.0l Z3 roadster and I have a few clock problems that I wonder if anyone else has experienced. The speedometer shows the speed and mileage trip as normal, then when you first turn the ignition it shows the total mileage for about one second before showing EEP_1 The tachometer,...
by Mick
Sun 19 Aug, 2012 12:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replace accelerator cable
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Replace accelerator cable

Thanks for the tips boys. Just finished putting it all back together. Took the cable out from the pedal end, threaded it through the bulkhead and un clipped it then tied it up and dribbled silicone spray down. Also sprayed the pedal spring and carb spring. All seems to be a lot better and working fr...
by Mick
Sun 19 Aug, 2012 10:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replace accelerator cable
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Replace accelerator cable

Thanks for the oil tip didn't think of that. I am sure silicone spray would do the trick.
by Mick
Sat 18 Aug, 2012 16:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replace accelerator cable
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Replace accelerator cable

Hi Gents Wondered if anybody had experience of replacing their accelerator cable? Can't find anything in the knowledge base. The cable on my 2.0l roadster seems heavy/slow to return so I thought it might need oiling or replacing. Have checked the pedal and released the cable from this end, but on th...
by Mick
Wed 15 Aug, 2012 17:58
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: maguires swirl x
Replies: 7
Views: 997

Re: maguires swirl x

Thanks for that I will put some on order!
by Mick
Tue 14 Aug, 2012 21:44
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: maguires swirl x
Replies: 7
Views: 997

Re: maguires swirl x

Hi micklaw
looking to give my car the meguires treatment. Looked on their website and see the swirl X but cant seem to locate the pre wax polish? Is that the name on the bottle?
by Mick
Sat 11 Aug, 2012 22:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: seat raise and lower
Replies: 22
Views: 2152

Re: seat raise and lower

Noticed a small crack in the rear window but I would not have thought that much water would get through. Still I intend to replace it. Have both seats out and the carpet up at the moment drying. Think I will try a dehumidifier for a couple of days before I look at stripping out all of the interior.
by Mick
Fri 10 Aug, 2012 21:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Passenger seat switch
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Passenger seat switch

If anybody has a passenger seat micro switch and loom for a yr 2000 z3 2.0l I would be interested.
The seat goes backwards/forwards and up/down
Cheers Mick
by Mick
Fri 10 Aug, 2012 21:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New purchase Z3 2.0 Facelift
Replies: 15
Views: 1693

Re: New purchase Z3 2.0 Facelift

Hi Scratchbash I only joined the site a couple of weeks ago after buying my 2.0litre z3 year 2000. I have always wanted one and only recently found myself in a position to buy one. Love the sound of the 6 cylinder. Mine needs a few jobs doing to bring it up to spec and is off the road at the moment ...
by Mick
Fri 10 Aug, 2012 20:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: seat raise and lower
Replies: 22
Views: 2152

Re: seat raise and lower

Thanks for the info lads I would never of thought of door drains! my first thought was the soft top not being waterproofed. Have both seats out at the moment and carpets up both sides. Have squeezed out the foam and letting it dry for the next week.
by Mick
Fri 10 Aug, 2012 09:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: seat raise and lower
Replies: 22
Views: 2152

Re: seat raise and lower

Hi Nidjet All sorted. Turned out to be the motor and worm gear seized after all! It was not making any noise at all so had obviously been like that for some time. A lot of gentle tapping and it let go. First off I swapped the connections between front and back motors and this proved the switches wer...
by Mick
Thu 09 Aug, 2012 20:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: seat raise and lower
Replies: 22
Views: 2152

Re: seat raise and lower

Found 50p this morning when I took the seat out whoopee!! Unfortunately the worm gear is not seized must check the micro switch.
by Mick
Wed 08 Aug, 2012 20:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: seat raise and lower
Replies: 22
Views: 2152

Re: seat raise and lower

Hi Nidjet
can't say I can hear a clunk but I suppose taking the seat out and having a good look around is as good as any place to start.
Mick
by Mick
Wed 08 Aug, 2012 10:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: seat raise and lower
Replies: 22
Views: 2152

Re: seat raise and lower

Thanks Zed I will try again.