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by Fozzfox72
Mon 09 Jun, 2014 13:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS 2.8 Montreal blue Roadster
Replies: 0
Views: 375

FS 2.8 Montreal blue Roadster

Hi Z3 people, I am selling my lovely 2.8 Z3. Full details are on auto trader website quick link is: http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201406094869266 I have had nothing but pleasure driving/owning this lovely example, which I covered many miles to find originally. I have had much work do...
by Fozzfox72
Fri 18 Apr, 2014 09:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FOR SALE VISCOUS FAN CLUTCH BRAND NEW
Replies: 6
Views: 370

FOR SALE VISCOUS FAN CLUTCH BRAND NEW

Fozzfox72 wrote: Brand new boxed, never opened. EIS fan coupling. Was going to put on ebay but wanted to offer to z community first. Z3 roadster 2.8 99 fan clutch. Sensible offers, can post (not that heavy medium small box) Hi Zed owners FOR SALE VISCOUS FAN CLUTCH or fan coupling. -The fan coupling...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 07 Apr, 2014 23:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

By the way the sponges are top quality! ;) Sorry if I sounded offensive. I just thought how much more value you could add to your post if you mentioned the price, brand or why did you choose exactly this product. (I still don't know which "sponges are top quality".) No I'm not offended in anyway, a...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 07 Apr, 2014 21:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

A tiny 10amp fuse for stereo 1 set of number plate screws with plastic colour coordinated covers Bottle of car shampoo Large sponge 6 months road tax I wonder are these things actually of interest to anyone? What's next? Posting each time you buy some gas? I think this thread was for interesting ad...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 07 Apr, 2014 21:19
Forum: Performance
Topic: FS brand new Z3 2.8 99 fan clutch
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Re: FS brand new Z3 2.8 99 fan clutch

Brand new boxed, never opened. EIS fan coupling. Was going to put on ebay but wanted to offer to z community first. Z3 roadster 2.8 99 fan clutch. Sensible offers, can post (not that heavy medium small box) Hi Zed owners More information regarding the fan clutch, as I have had numerous questions. Y...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 07 Apr, 2014 21:10
Forum: Performance
Topic: FS brand new Z3 2.8 99 fan clutch
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Re: FS brand new Z3 2.8 99 fan clutch

Pm sent
by Fozzfox72
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 23:32
Forum: Performance
Topic: FS brand new Z3 2.8 99 fan clutch
Replies: 3
Views: 407

FS brand new Z3 2.8 99 fan clutch

Brand new boxed, never opened.
EIS fan coupling.

Was going to put on ebay but wanted to offer to z community first.
Z3 roadster 2.8 99 fan clutch.

Sensible offers, can post (not that heavy medium small box)
by Fozzfox72
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 02:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

A tiny 10amp fuse for stereo
1 set of number plate screws with plastic colour coordinated covers
Bottle of car shampoo
Large sponge
6 months road tax

Ffs it's never ending ;)
by Fozzfox72
Fri 04 Apr, 2014 00:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

new radiator
new water pump
new hoses
new fan shroud
new front bumper, completely re sprayed
new belts
new fan
new fan shroud

oh sweet jeesus! :shock: :bawl:

but it now runs lovely, and the fan is super powerful now. :lol:

4 months off the road damn.. :head:
by Fozzfox72
Sun 08 Dec, 2013 16:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Coupe for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Z3 Coupe for sale

Guy s just seen this ad on Piston heads, not my car, but thought it maybe of interest to the forum?

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... ec/1135100

enjoy
by Fozzfox72
Wed 04 Dec, 2013 21:27
Forum: Performance
Topic: When the waterpump gets nasty!
Replies: 7
Views: 690

Re: When the waterpump gets nasty!

Boysie wrote:To do that sort of Damage
Would have taken a Steve McQueen Chase
Found remnants of a brick in around the radiator and behind the front skirt this morning in the daylight. Maybe this was the crunching noise and reason why something went bang underneath!

oh dear

:bawl:
by Fozzfox72
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 21:00
Forum: Performance
Topic: When the waterpump gets nasty!
Replies: 7
Views: 690

When the waterpump gets nasty!

After much help and advice i have decided to start a new thread, although this maybe a continued problem. While driving today I went over a speed hump. Not too fast, but the car didnt like it and a crunching sound came from below somewhere. I thought all was well, but then could smell smoke/burning....
by Fozzfox72
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 14:16
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

i found this very helpful pictoral guide too

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showth ... p?t=388656
by Fozzfox72
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 14:08
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Hi all, And thanks for the help with this ...again! I have just bought the parts EIS from http://www.carparts4less.co.uk/ as recommended I did try eurocarparts, but their price had shot upto £74 over night :head: so i called them and they say they had a sale, which expired at midnight last night! da...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 07:29
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Assuming it's the fan clutch at fault and not your water pump, that BMW price sounds expensive. My understanding is that the OE manufacturer is a Beru. The price of a Beru fan clutch for your car is around £100 at carparts4less - see attached. There are cheaper ones around - as low as £25 on ebay -...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 07:20
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Your local dealer is a thief!! I would phone alternative BMW dealers !! I replaced mine with an OEM BMW part new from BMW and it was not more than £ 75.00. Part # 11527505302 No. 2 in the pic... http://imageshack.us/a/img24/1543/uvhr.png Removal and fitting as per my guide above... Thanks Southernb...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 26 Nov, 2013 07:07
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Robert T is correct. I've double checked and the OE makers seem to be either Behr (now Mahle Behr) or Fichtel Sachs (now ZF Sachs). Beru (Borg Warner Beru) and Febi Bilstein are German manufactures making premium after-market parts. If you have a mechanic friend on the case, his view will be very h...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 26 Nov, 2013 07:03
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

So now I'm thinking that the aftermarket part could be more than good as it's a German part, and a real good price, so should I change the fan and the water pump too ? As it sits behind? I'm thinking preventative although I don't have any issues or known problems with it? :dunce: This is never endin...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 25 Nov, 2013 22:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: First Z3
Replies: 13
Views: 1623

Re: First Z3

shawny-porny wrote:Ok thanks for that.
Picked her up today!
Drove home with roof down!
Chilly, but big smile on my face!
I did the same in early march, cold windy and noisy, but with a big grin

Heated seats and blower on full blast but it was brilliant :lol: :squeeze:
by Fozzfox72
Mon 25 Nov, 2013 21:40
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Assuming it's the fan clutch at fault and not your water pump, that BMW price sounds expensive. My understanding is that the OE manufacturer is a Beru. The price of a Beru fan clutch for your car is around £100 at carparts4less - see attached. There are cheaper ones around - as low as £25 on ebay -...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 25 Nov, 2013 21:34
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Your local dealer is a thief!! I would phone alternative BMW dealers !! I replaced mine with an OEM BMW part new from BMW and it was not more than £ 75.00. Part # 11527505302 No. 2 in the pic... http://imageshack.us/a/img24/1543/uvhr.png Removal and fitting as per my guide above... Thanks Southernb...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 25 Nov, 2013 16:13
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

Re: ATF oil leaking loose fan

Thanks for the very valued input. It does have the back and forward play, and it does sound crunchy so i am guessing its not well/will go soon/needs replacing/asap/more money/hide from the wife/do it quick kind of job. :o I have contacted the main dealer and after giving him the reg he has quoted £2...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 18:31
Forum: Performance
Topic: ATF oil leaking loose fan
Replies: 20
Views: 2782

ATF oil leaking loose fan

Here I go again with another plea for help! And no doubt I'm gonna need to put my debit card in ice after....again! :head: So after changing the bonnet cables and catches, which wasn't to bad or expensive, on closer inspection I have noticed oil from the ATF reservoir leaking up against the adjoinin...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 18:14
Forum: Performance
Topic: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?
Replies: 6
Views: 789

Re: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?

Opted for the Castrol Edge 5/30 £19.99 from Halfords.

Don't know why as they (Halfords) have their own in a larger size which is cheaper? But felt compelled to stick with a brand, although it is smaller and more expensive. :head:

Not bad for a top up I guess?? :shock:
by Fozzfox72
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 21:53
Forum: Performance
Topic: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?
Replies: 6
Views: 789

Re: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?

Great reply and super link to castrol .

Need to top up the ATF oil too so. Very helpful, many thanks Del 8-)

5 40 looks like it's pulling ahead :rtm:
by Fozzfox72
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 12:41
Forum: Performance
Topic: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?
Replies: 6
Views: 789

2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?

Hi Z3 drivers, I have been wondering which is the best engine oil for my beloved zed3? I have been into my local Halfords (bless) and have been totally bamboozled by the differences in price and promises of the oils manufacturer. So as always I'm looking for you the drivers which is best, price and ...
by Fozzfox72
Wed 09 Oct, 2013 00:00
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Im back for more
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Im back for more

At last, after looking for ages, getting pee'd off with travelling to view cars that turned out to be sheds, today I finally got this nice 2.5 Manual. I did go for an Audi TT but as it would be a manual anyway i decided Zed was really what I wanted. Got this from a dealer, knocked off 500 quid as t...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 08 Oct, 2013 23:53
Forum: Performance
Topic: parking light
Replies: 2
Views: 443

parking light

Hi all, Does anyone know if there is a switch or control for a parking light? I parked up today and when I came back to the car I noticed 1 small drivers side side light on. I felt the light and it was a little hot too!! Once the ignition was turned on it went out, never noticed it before. Since the...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 05 Oct, 2013 11:45
Forum: Performance
Topic: **urgent help please**bonnet release
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

Re: **urgent help please**bonnet release

:dunce:
Southernboy wrote:....You can keep your hat on........ :wave
lol

if the cap fits an all that...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 05 Oct, 2013 11:12
Forum: Performance
Topic: **urgent help please**bonnet release
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

Re: **urgent help please**bonnet release

Hi all, just called BMW main dealer, very helpful too. Prices are: cable 1 £23.66 main cable from lever in footwell to catch cable 2 £14.81 from cable 1 to catch 2 (i think) catch 1 and 2 are: £12.14 if needed. 2 days lead time, all genuine parts gosh I have never called BMW and not fainted after be...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 05 Oct, 2013 10:56
Forum: Performance
Topic: **urgent help please**bonnet release
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

Re: **urgent help please**bonnet release

It can be done by going in through from under the car reaching upwards. It will require removing a cover under the car ...once that is out the way, it will need someone that knows what to look for to release the catches.(2) Best solution is to take it to someone that knows BMW's... The part under t...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 05 Oct, 2013 10:53
Forum: Performance
Topic: **urgent help please**bonnet release
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

Re: **urgent help please**bonnet release

John Wilson wrote:Try this topic
http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... se#p324495
Good luck
John
thanks John
by Fozzfox72
Sat 05 Oct, 2013 10:52
Forum: Performance
Topic: **urgent help please**bonnet release
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

Re: **urgent help please**bonnet release

This happened to me recently. There are two cables under there. One from the lever to the offside catch and a second from the offside catch to the nearside catch. What happens is one or both of the catches seize up which is why your lever has been stiff and you carry on getting around to it one day...
by Fozzfox72
Fri 04 Oct, 2013 11:24
Forum: Performance
Topic: **urgent help please**bonnet release
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

**urgent help please**bonnet release

Hello all, Really need your help with this one! Just cleaned and lovingly leathered off car, went to open bonnet and it was a little tough to open, which it generally is. Then something went pop underneath and lever is very loose but bonnet stuck shut. Im guessing there must be a cable that runs to ...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 02:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted gear nob
Replies: 6
Views: 389

Wanted gear nob

Yep it's time I got a new nob!
I have a standard 5 speed black/chrome stick, but the chrome plastic is starting to split.

Any thing similar would be good, must be new or in super good nick. Nothing too boy racerey.

I have looked on eBay but you guys always know best :cheers
by Fozzfox72
Sat 29 Jun, 2013 21:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 2.8 back box wanted.
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: Z3 2.8 back box wanted.

Try these guys, not sure where your located but good service, fantastic product and know Z3's

http://www.flowtechexhausts.co.uk/

best of luck :cheers
by Fozzfox72
Fri 28 Jun, 2013 01:40
Forum: Performance
Topic: Cobra Exhaust :(
Replies: 17
Views: 2173

Re: Cobra Exhaust :(

Lewy what you like :roflmao: I had a stainless steel back box fitted, and it WAS alarmingly loud, touching on a bit embarrassing at first. It's because it so new, stainless steel and a thin material, doubled with the fact you basically sit on the tip. I must say though it has calmed down a fair bit,...
by Fozzfox72
Fri 14 Jun, 2013 18:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

a hanging smelly tree, another bottle of shampoo wash, a little green bucket, and a little more petrol! :bounce:
by Fozzfox72
Fri 14 Jun, 2013 18:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Raid Steering Wheel Bits
Replies: 31
Views: 1144

Re: Raid Steering Wheel Bits

Exactly...

i rest my case me lud!
:wave :roflmao:
by Fozzfox72
Fri 14 Jun, 2013 00:17
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New comer from NL
Replies: 13
Views: 1339

Re: New comer from NL

Welcome!

Can you take a shot of the engine, you sure what engine it is??

Enjoy
by Fozzfox72
Fri 14 Jun, 2013 00:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Raid Steering Wheel Bits
Replies: 31
Views: 1144

Re: Raid Steering Wheel Bits

Snob!!! :roflmao: anyway just saying, purist maybe, my steering wheel like many on here is the M3 badge upgrade, tad big maybe granted but raid replacement? check the link kinda similar, and not just the shape, although thanks for pointing out the similarity! :shrug http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0...
by Fozzfox72
Thu 13 Jun, 2013 12:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Raid Steering Wheel Bits
Replies: 31
Views: 1144

Re: Raid Steering Wheel Bits

I don't get this raid steering wheel, reminds me of a ford steering wheel!

Just saying....

:roll:
by Fozzfox72
Sun 09 Jun, 2013 17:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: •FOR SALE• BMW Business cd player
Replies: 5
Views: 865

Re: •FOR SALE• BMW Business cd player

Ending very soon grab a bargain!!

:o
by Fozzfox72
Sat 08 Jun, 2013 01:53
Forum: Performance
Topic: longlife stainless exhaust
Replies: 14
Views: 2774

Re: longlife stainless exhaust

I had a SS performance back box fitted this week, and boy it's noisy! I'm told it will calm down, although it sounds boomy it's ok and growing on me. Not sure why it called performance though? Not really noticed but I guess it's hard to around town? :wink:
by Fozzfox72
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 17:10
Forum: Performance
Topic: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1059

Re: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem

Sounds nice too, more boom to your buck! :lol:
by Fozzfox72
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 16:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Oh and more petrol :shock:
by Fozzfox72
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 16:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218760

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Vented discs and pads (front) from Auto tech, in Erith Kent.

Fantastic service highly recommend if your in area.

New stainless steel back box from flow tech in Chadwell Heath, Barking.

Again great service, custom parts to suit and knowledgable about Zeds!

:o :squeeze:
by Fozzfox72
Wed 05 Jun, 2013 22:53
Forum: Performance
Topic: Front brakes advice needed!
Replies: 9
Views: 937

Re: Front brakes advice needed!

Had new vented aftermarket discs and pads fitted, gave the area a good clean and service too. Great job :)
by Fozzfox72
Wed 05 Jun, 2013 20:19
Forum: Performance
Topic: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1059

Re: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem

I searched online (good old innernet) and found companies that fabricate and fix exhaust systems from standard to performance as you guys had suggested. http://www.flowtechexhausts.co.uk/ These guys are based in East London, and the guy on the phone was incredibly helpful and knowledgable. They are ...
by Fozzfox72
Wed 05 Jun, 2013 11:04
Forum: Performance
Topic: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1059

Re: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem

Hi, the car is in garage now but oem exhaust system is just under £500! just fixed brakes with new discs and pads. The exhaust pipe at front is all good, its sheared away from the entry to the box, which appears to be the original back box. I am pretty sure that its gone. I am looking for an afterma...