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by Pierrick
Sun 27 Aug, 2017 23:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 bits for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: Z3 bits for sale

Hi guys, I also have: Halfodrs all season cover. very good quality, with straps, was very happy with it. Unfortunately it doesn't fit my new car... (will buy a large one for the new car as for the price I believe it is one fo the best available). An original BMW bulb box, part number 72 60 8 370 322...
by Pierrick
Sat 26 Aug, 2017 21:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 bits for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Z3 bits for sale

Hi all, I sold my Z3 and I am left with a few bits that the new owner didn't want. Photos on request. No fix prices, everything has to go, I will take the best offers. I have an OBDII diagnostic tool like this one: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-SRS-Airbag-Reset-Tool-Scanner-20-Pin-OBDII-Diagnostic-T...
by Pierrick
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 19:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l for sale (price lowered)

Sold.

Can anyone delete the post?
by Pierrick
Sun 30 Jul, 2017 17:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l for sale (price lowered)

Hi all, any takers??

I really need to sell it quickly now!

Make me an offer...
by Pierrick
Fri 21 Jul, 2017 20:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l for sale

Hi all, price dropped to 1800£.

Also see e-bay listing:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-Roadst ... 3057074930?

I will take offers if it doesn't sell fast!

Thanks
by Pierrick
Fri 21 Jul, 2017 20:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l for sale

Ok Thanks. I was not sure if their insurance would cover in case of an accident.
And I would never leave someone drive the car on his own!
by Pierrick
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 21:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l for sale

While I am here...

This is the first time I am selling a car in the UK, are there any precautions I should take regarding test drives?
Should I ask a potential buyer if he has an insurance? Or should I notify my insurance that other people will drive my car?

Thanks.
by Pierrick
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 19:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 880

1998 Z3 Roadster 1.9l SOLD

Price lowered... must sell. Hi all, I put up my Z for sale on e-bay. Here is the link: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-Roadster-New-engine-at-74842-miles-1-year-MOT-no-advisories-Must-go-/253057074930? I have done a fair bit of work on it, everything works fine. The body has seen better days... no ...
by Pierrick
Fri 30 Jun, 2017 20:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How to change a starter motor (4 cylinders engine)
Replies: 3
Views: 1149

Re: How to change a starter motor (4 cylinders engine)

Hi all, I havent been very active in here for the last few years...

I have noticed that all photos from this topic are gone.

If a moderator has some time in hand I can forward then to him so he can spend a bit of time to upload them again.

Thanks.
by Pierrick
Fri 30 Jun, 2017 20:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for a pair of side skirts
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Re: Looking for a pair of side skirts

Thanks guys, I will try NuBody and MP sent to you spurs...

If anybody ales has something available... I am still looking!

Thanks.
by Pierrick
Wed 28 Jun, 2017 18:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3

Hi, is it a narrow body? In which condition are the side skirts?

Thanks.
by Pierrick
Wed 28 Jun, 2017 17:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for a pair of side skirts
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Looking for a pair of side skirts

Hi, I am looking for a pair of side skirts. Narrow body. My car is arctic silver so ideally the same colour but will consider other colors, will depend on price. I am living in Milton Keynes and can travel to come and pick up the parts. I am also going to Bath this week end so anything between MK an...
by Pierrick
Sat 21 Mar, 2015 09:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: MOT failure
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: MOT failure

Thanks for your advice.
I was about to buy only the ball joints and have them swapped by a mechanic but I just bought two new Meyle arms at a 100£ so easy swap.
by Pierrick
Fri 20 Mar, 2015 22:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: MOT failure
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: MOT failure

Anybody? Specially concerning the ocap control arms?
If anyone knows a better quality at a good price?
by Pierrick
Fri 20 Mar, 2015 19:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: MOT failure
Replies: 4
Views: 627

MOT failure

Hi all, MOT ... again! Avery year bring new surprises! So, here is what is on the menu: 1: Nearside front (inner/lower) suspension arm has excessive play in a ball joint 2: Offside front lower suspension arm has excessive play in a ball joint 3: Nearside rear brake hose excessively chafed 4: Nearsid...
by Pierrick
Mon 02 Feb, 2015 23:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Narrow body side skirts
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Re: Narrow body side skirts

Same for me!

Why do they only sale those one? Surely they would sell a lot more of the original style ones!
by Pierrick
Thu 15 Jan, 2015 20:08
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Silverstone classic 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2806

Re: Silverstone classic 2015

Waw! You must be the first one... i'll probably do the same soon.
by Pierrick
Thu 04 Dec, 2014 00:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Torque Settings
Replies: 3
Views: 759

Re: Torque Settings

This should cover all your needs. Torques found in the Bentley BMW Z3 service manual. Brake caliper to strut housing = 110Nm road wheel to hub = 120Nm Stabiliser bar link to strut = 59 Nm Steering arm to strut housing = 107 Nm Strut assembly to strut tower = 22 Nm control arm ball joint to sub frame...
by Pierrick
Wed 03 Dec, 2014 23:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Car won't start!
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

Re: HELP Car won't start!

Thanks for the advise, I thought about undo the intake manifold, take appart all the components and give them a good clean and in the same time have a look at the pipes underneath...

Just need to take a bit of time to do it!
by Pierrick
Tue 02 Dec, 2014 23:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Car won't start!
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

Re: HELP Car won't start!

So... after that the car started first time every time!

We pluged the computer in but didn't find anything wrong!

At the moment the car is still going all right! Lets wait and see.

Thanks to Brian for coming anyway, it saved me buying all sorts of second hand parts for mothing!
by Pierrick
Fri 28 Nov, 2014 21:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Car won't start!
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

Re: HELP Car won't start!

Hi all. Thanks for your replies.

Brian from this forum offered to me to come around and halp me with his computer to see what is going on with this engine...

So, will keep you updated.
by Pierrick
Thu 27 Nov, 2014 22:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Car won't start!
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

Re: HELP Car won't start!

ok, well what kind of diagnostic tool would you recommend?

And how can I be sure the diagnostic tool will find the problem. Very often these diagnostic tools indicate a code which can be a problem caused by many different parts/sensors.
by Pierrick
Thu 27 Nov, 2014 22:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Car won't start!
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

Re: HELP Car won't start!

I am thinking about changing the sensors... they are not too expensive if I buy aftermarket. As far as I know there are three majors sensors, throttle, camshaft and crank shaft. If I can get the lot for a 100£ I'll change them all and see what append. For the ECU test, this is a good idea but where ...
by Pierrick
Thu 27 Nov, 2014 21:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP Car won't start!
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

HELP Car won't start!

Hi all, big problem tonight. The car wouldn't start! I tried it a few times but nothing! The starter motor spin the engine, the engine start to fire, then it sounds like it is running on 1 cylinder for a few seconds then dies! Tried with and without throttle but no changes! Then I disconnected the b...
by Pierrick
Wed 12 Nov, 2014 22:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Original Build Data
Replies: 27
Views: 14153

Re: Original Build Data

Good link. Apparently I have a bettery master switch... never seen that!
by Pierrick
Sun 09 Nov, 2014 22:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Mine was built in october 1997.
by Pierrick
Sun 09 Nov, 2014 00:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Give Z3 front springs
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Give Z3 front springs

Hi all, I just changed my front springs and shocks. Nothing wrong with the springs, they are were the same height than the new ones and the ride height was good before I took them off. I just changed I I wanted to changes everything while I was chnging the shocks. I thought they might be usefut for ...
by Pierrick
Sun 09 Nov, 2014 00:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Took off the glove box, had a good look around, a didn't find anything to connect the control box.

I think that's me done... no cruise control will be fitted on my car!
by Pierrick
Sat 08 Nov, 2014 11:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

I have done the rears in March... I may change the anti roll bars buches too.
by Pierrick
Thu 06 Nov, 2014 22:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

Everything fitted, test drive done tonight, what a difference!
by Pierrick
Thu 06 Nov, 2014 22:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Well... don't really know do be honnest! I far as I know it is a UK car...

Number plate is R447CGJ chassis number LD82913. Every time I went on real eom it seems to say it was a UK car.
by Pierrick
Thu 06 Nov, 2014 18:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Hi Brian, I didn't buy any of the parts yet but I read a few thread on this forum so I know what the plugs looks like.

Until ifind all the right connectors I don't intend to buy any parts.
by Pierrick
Wed 05 Nov, 2014 22:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Well, I truly think my wiring loom doesn't have any of them plugs... I think I'll undo the glove box and have a look behind just to make sure but I don't have much hope. The only think troubling me is that everyone seems to thing ALL wiring looms are the same. For those who are wondering I'm an elec...
by Pierrick
Tue 04 Nov, 2014 21:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

Got the parts today, one dise done tonight after work.

Hope to do the other side tomorrow.
by Pierrick
Tue 04 Nov, 2014 21:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

I've taken off almost everything on the driver side... instrument cluster, head light knob, frog lights... so I can see all the ends, no cables left... and no sign of these connectors!

Is it possible they are behind the heater unid? or behind the glove box?
by Pierrick
Mon 03 Nov, 2014 18:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

I wane to my local BMW dealer today. The price for a pair of stop bumps is 36£! It's not cheap but I can't find them anywhere else. So I ordered them, and I've been told they will be there tomorrow, apparently there is only 3 sets of those in the whole UK... I'm sure icould have fitted a slightly di...
by Pierrick
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 22:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

I found demon tweak but they din't sell the part!

Everything else is ok. I just repainted the top steel spring seats as they were quite rusty.

I have been looking all evenung on the internet and can't find anyone selling these stop bumps... appart the USA!

Part number is 31331092670 ...
by Pierrick
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 19:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

Ok, so stoped work on the front suspentions as it was raining.

I had a look on euro car parts, GSF and they don't sell the part I want.

I looked on e-bay but everything seems to be from the USA.

Do I have to go to a BMW dealer then? no choice?
by Pierrick
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 13:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: HELP - Front suspention bump stop

they are closed today and i can't find the part on their web site anyway!
by Pierrick
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 11:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: HELP - Front suspention bump stop
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

HELP - Front suspention bump stop

Hi all, I started to change my front suspentions and ididn't buy new bump stop as I expected them to be ok but they are worth than expected, is there any chance I could find some somewhere today??

I'm living in Milton Keynes, any help is welcome.

Thanks.
by Pierrick
Sat 01 Nov, 2014 21:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anti roll bar advice.
Replies: 12
Views: 855

Re: Anti roll bar advice.

Bought new front top mount, front shocks and springs and anti roll bar link.

Right side done today, left tomorrow. Will tell you how it improved the handling...
by Pierrick
Sat 01 Nov, 2014 20:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

I had a good look around the steering column again today... and no connectors found! I can't fint the connector for the cruise control switch and I can't find the connector for the connector for the clutch switch!! I folloed the loom everywhere, and with my hand where I can't see. There are no loose...
by Pierrick
Fri 31 Oct, 2014 18:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Ok, well, i'll keep looking!

And under the bonnet, where do I find the connector to connect the actuator?
by Pierrick
Thu 30 Oct, 2014 23:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Hi all, I removed some of the driver side trip and...

I can't find any connector for the switch attached to the stearing column.
There is the right bracket for the clutch pedal switch but no connector as well...

it doesn't look like I can instll cruise control to my car!
by Pierrick
Tue 28 Oct, 2014 22:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

90£ is a very good price! I'll definetly do it if I can find everything for this price!
by Pierrick
Tue 28 Oct, 2014 21:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

Thanks for the reply and for the link.

I was starting to get interested by this as it seems cheap but apparently it is a bit more expensive for my car... I may start to have a look at some second hand parts.
by Pierrick
Sat 25 Oct, 2014 19:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting cruise control
Replies: 48
Views: 6763

Re: Fitting cruise control

This seems too easy to be true!

Can I fit this on my car?

1997 1.9L chassis LD82913
by Pierrick
Sun 12 Oct, 2014 22:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 boot carpet
Replies: 10
Views: 1398

Re: Z3 boot carpet

Oh sorry! I cut into the floor part to make a "cover3 for the inside of the boot lid!

Try some locals guys who are breaking Z3s. Boots carpet are cheap.
by Pierrick
Fri 10 Oct, 2014 22:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 boot carpet
Replies: 10
Views: 1398

Re: Z3 boot carpet

Hi, I still have the bit going around the back and the bit going on the right. i'll have to check for the bit going on the left.

Where do you live?
by Pierrick
Wed 01 Oct, 2014 19:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 boot carpet
Replies: 10
Views: 1398

Re: Z3 boot carpet

Nobody? By friday it will be too late!