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by Gordon13
Fri 22 Sep, 2017 20:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED. lateral load sensor
Replies: 7
Views: 637

Re: WANTED. lateral load sensor

its a permanent fault, cant clear it.

brakes work fine otherwise, I don't think its pad/disc related and there is no pedal thumping/banging that you experienced.
by Gordon13
Fri 22 Sep, 2017 20:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED. lateral load sensor
Replies: 7
Views: 637

Re: WANTED. lateral load sensor

ABS and DSC lights on.

Ran a diag on INPA and thats the fault it comes up with.

Are you thinking it may be something else??
by Gordon13
Fri 22 Sep, 2017 18:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED. lateral load sensor
Replies: 7
Views: 637

WANTED. lateral load sensor

I am trying to locate a lateral load sensor for a Z3.

Its the oblong box under the passenger seat and will have one of these part numbers on it.

34526754289

34526864094

34521166003

34521164454

Hoping someone can help, Gordon
by Gordon13
Sat 29 Jul, 2017 21:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3
Replies: 20
Views: 2376

Re: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3

PM sent.
by Gordon13
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 21:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3
Replies: 20
Views: 2376

Re: Breaking: blue 2.0 z3

Hi,
I'm after a DSC sensor. can be found under the passenger seat and is oblong. It will have one of the following part no's.

34526754289

34526864094

34521166003

34521164457

Thanks Gordon.
by Gordon13
Fri 01 Jul, 2016 20:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Pair of superb condition z3 doors in Titan silver
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

Re: Pair of superb condition z3 doors in Titan silver

Ok Ta, worth an ask, i'll give it some thought.

If you get a shout on the N/S one, perhaps give me a nod ?

Regards Gordon
by Gordon13
Fri 01 Jul, 2016 18:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Pair of superb condition z3 doors in Titan silver
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

Re: Pair of superb condition z3 doors in Titan silver

Hi Simon,
That's a shame, I really only need the O/S, I don't know what I'd do with the other one.

Sure you wont split ?? :D :D

Regards Gordon
by Gordon13
Thu 30 Jun, 2016 19:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Pair of superb condition z3 doors in Titan silver
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

Re: Pair of superb condition z3 doors in Titan silver

is that each or the pair ?
are you willing to split them ?

Thanks, Gordon
by Gordon13
Sun 08 May, 2016 08:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear window - nightmare
Replies: 3
Views: 552

rear window - nightmare

So, last autumn the rear window developed a small split - time to replace it, cant be that hard can it ?? carried out some research and and came across a genuine BMW screen, which I bought for £100. Bargain. last week as the weather has warmed up I decided to tackle it. I was going to do lots of pic...
by Gordon13
Thu 07 Apr, 2016 20:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front end rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

Re: Front end rebuild

Thanks for the input guys. I am also a Meyle HD or Lemforder fan and agree that quality is important The ECD ones are German and was hoping lots of people were going to sing their praises and save me £70 against the Meyle HD or Lemforder Kit. I have fitted them to my 2.8 after an itv ball joint fail...
by Gordon13
Fri 01 Apr, 2016 18:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front end rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

Front end rebuild

Got a little play in the front ball joints so started looking into bits. Lots of options but have found a set of wishbones inc ball joints, rear bush, drop links and complete track rods for £95 price sounds good - they are German made by ECD. I've not heard of them, are they any good ? anyone have a...
by Gordon13
Fri 18 Mar, 2016 19:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Car insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 1444

Re: Car insurance

The details of your policy are as follows: This is with Privilege sept last year. The premium below includes your discount for buying online . Premium: £ 144.16 (inclusive of insurance premium tax where applicable) Car Make: BMW Z3 2.2 (00-03) CONVERTBLE Car Registration: Y639 VBK Cover Level: Compr...
by Gordon13
Wed 16 Mar, 2016 19:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Nearly time :)
Replies: 21
Views: 2411

Re: Nearly time :)

Mine was christened by the 'one who must be obeyed' as BB - aka Baby beamer.

Its so she can tell the difference from the 5er LOL.
by Gordon13
Sat 05 Mar, 2016 18:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Nearly time :)
Replies: 21
Views: 2411

Nearly time :)

Is it spring yet ???

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by Gordon13
Mon 28 Dec, 2015 14:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted Pair of magnetic stoneguards.
Replies: 17
Views: 2755

Re: Wanted Pair of magnetic stoneguards.

Ian_C wrote:I'm still producing these. £18 inc p&p to a UK address. I'll drop you a pm Malcolm
Hi Ian,
I'm interested too. could you give me some more info/pics please?

Thanks, Gordon
by Gordon13
Sun 29 Nov, 2015 18:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: SORN :(
Replies: 3
Views: 548

SORN :(

That's it for this year - SORNed the Z today :bawl: :bawl: All tucked away in the garage, but still needs a proper clean which will happen weather permitting. Then its a few jobs over the winter ie tyres, rear screen, wheel refurb, and look forward to the sun returning as soon as possible. Here's to...
by Gordon13
Fri 20 Nov, 2015 18:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen - are these any good ???
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: Rear screen - are these any good ???

Hi Tim, Sorry, haven't done this yet, still looking - there hasn't been many opinions posted either way. I am also looking at these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-ORIGINAL-convertible-plastic-rear-window-with-zipper-Z3-top-cabrio-/130760167463?fits=Model%3AZ3&hash=item1e71e9d027:m:mXXL2q73gz9-52zz...
by Gordon13
Thu 05 Nov, 2015 16:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED: front-left speaker relay
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: WANTED: front-left speaker relay

micklaw wrote:The part number I had was from R S components I did mine and it worked a treat like to keep things original.

Sent from my Archos 50 Neon using Tapatalk
Ha well there we go, another option.

The maplins one worked fine too :D
by Gordon13
Thu 05 Nov, 2015 14:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear screen - are these any good ???
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Rear screen - are these any good ???

Going to have to replace the rear screen over the winter, so started looking arround and found this on ebay 391307448984

The guy makes them himself from, supposedly, superior plastic.

Anybody tried one or have any recommendations ??

Thanks Gordon
by Gordon13
Thu 05 Nov, 2015 13:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED: front-left speaker relay
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: WANTED: front-left speaker relay

The maplins part number I had was - JM67x
It was £1.99
by Gordon13
Thu 05 Nov, 2015 11:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED: front-left speaker relay
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: WANTED: front-left speaker relay

Did mine earlier this year.
Maplins sell the relay for apx £1 I think
I'll try and dig out the part number tonight.
by Gordon13
Mon 21 Sep, 2015 19:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220726

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

:D Shiny bits :D


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by Gordon13
Mon 21 Sep, 2015 19:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome handles
Replies: 11
Views: 1087

Re: Chrome handles

I have a set... I have taken them off of my car so obviously second hand. If you're interested though let me know Thanks Matt, only started with a simple question and seem to have a few more shiny bits than I bargained for. Recon they will look smart, I'll pop up a pic of them fitted but that may b...
by Gordon13
Sun 20 Sep, 2015 07:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220726

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Not very Glamorous but well worth it :D

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by Gordon13
Tue 15 Sep, 2015 20:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1029

Re: Tyres

Brian4 wrote:Drop links for the front make a difference as well. I am told the cars run better on Assymetrical tyres.
interesting, the yokohama's are directional, not asymmetrical, so there maybe a clue there.
by Gordon13
Tue 15 Sep, 2015 20:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1029

Re: Tyres

what size tyres? original wheels? just noticed the pic on your sig, what offset are your wheels? I had a set of those with the incorrect offset, they tram lined real bad To the best of my knowledge they are the original set up. style18. 8 1/2 j with 245/40/17 on the rear and 7 1/2 j with 225/45/17 ...
by Gordon13
Mon 14 Sep, 2015 18:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome handles
Replies: 11
Views: 1087

Re: Chrome handles

I have a set... I have taken them off of my car so obviously second hand. If you're interested though let me know Thanks, may well be interested. Are they the same as Mikes or like the Ebay ones? How did you fix them to the original handles? And, most important, how do you value them? Regards Gordon
by Gordon13
Sun 13 Sep, 2015 19:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1029

Tyres

In danger of raising on old topic here but the front end feels a little vague and there is a certain amount of tramlining. Suspension is all good, new lower arm rear bushes, tracking has been checked - these two thing made a marked improvement but not perfect. so attention has turned to the tyres. F...
by Gordon13
Sun 13 Sep, 2015 17:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome handles
Replies: 11
Views: 1087

Chrome handles

Looking for some chrome door handles, which seem to be a little rare, to say the least. I then found these on a popular auction site, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/BMW-E36-Z3-Roadster-CHROME-Door-Handle-Cover-with-Radio/261235264895?hlpht=true&ops=true&viphx=1&_trksid=p2050601.c100103.m2451&_trkpar...
by Gordon13
Sun 13 Sep, 2015 17:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Nasty noise diagnosis
Replies: 12
Views: 1074

Re: Nasty noise diagnosis

I had much the same issue in the summer. Bearing noise that was there one day and not the next, hard to pin down, and only there when cold. Went away as it warmed up. I suspected, as has been suggested, a water pump but couldn't detect any play. That was until I removed the belt, then the fault was ...
by Gordon13
Mon 20 Jul, 2015 07:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Flat spot and pinking cured
Replies: 15
Views: 1553

Re: Flat spot and pinking cured

Sorry, should have made it clear in the first post, this is on an m54 .
by Gordon13
Sun 19 Jul, 2015 20:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Flat spot and pinking cured
Replies: 15
Views: 1553

Re: Flat spot and pinking cured

Glad im not the only one and its a pleasure to be of some help part number is 11611727176 although this may have been superseded, haven't tried ordering one yet. I'm hoping that the scenario will be thus : extra unmetered air results in a weak mixture and piking The ecu 'sees' this from the ping sen...
by Gordon13
Sat 18 Jul, 2015 21:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Flat spot and pinking cured
Replies: 15
Views: 1553

Flat spot and pinking cured

After ages looking and trying to get my head around this, today i decided to remove the intake manifold and check every thing. There is a lot of info on the internet regarding pinking and flat spots but nothing i found pointed to my discovery. Hidden at the back of the manifold, behind the dip stick...
by Gordon13
Tue 14 Jul, 2015 21:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front speakers dont work
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Front speakers dont work

And the result is a fully working sound system :D

A very big thanks to Robert for the info. Maplins do the relay -JM67x - for the princely sum of £1.99 and its a doddle to fit - about half and hour all up.

Now all we need is some sunshine so I can use it !
by Gordon13
Sun 12 Jul, 2015 07:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front speakers dont work
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Front speakers dont work

There are two possibilities here. 1) The headunit is not connected to the remote control wire that turns on the amp or 2) the amp is not working, possibly due to a failed relay. If the headunit is not original, then the wiring may never have been correct. When I replaced my headunit, I had connect ...
by Gordon13
Sat 11 Jul, 2015 13:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front speakers dont work
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Front speakers dont work

Ive had this fault since i bought the car, so today started to look into it. The front speakers in the foot well make no sound at all. if i put the the fader control all the way to the front only the tweeters in the door work I took out the speakers and the left front one has a circuit board mounted...
by Gordon13
Wed 27 May, 2015 19:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OEM rear screen
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Z3 OEM rear screen

Did you sell it ?
by Gordon13
Sat 11 Apr, 2015 14:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What the dickens is this ??
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: What the dickens is this ??

Spot on thanks. Now refitted to o/s headlamp :)

You really shouldn't have admitted to knowing that though :D
by Gordon13
Sat 11 Apr, 2015 14:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What the dickens is this ??
Replies: 3
Views: 665

What the dickens is this ??

I found this on the engine compartment under tray this morning whilst replacing the water pump (thats a different story) It looks like it belongs on the vacuum system? It has a gauss filter in it Anyone recognise it ? http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii260/gord13/IMG_20150411_135748_zps2wowuykh.jp...
by Gordon13
Wed 25 Mar, 2015 14:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Progman help required.
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Re: Progman help required.

nothing in particular really, bit of new toy and seeing how it works.

all the info i can find refers to using the CKM option, which i think is where all the individual options are stored ??

maybe as there are no individual key options on the Z then there is no CKM ??
by Gordon13
Mon 23 Mar, 2015 19:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Progman help required.
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Progman help required.

I got this from BMW cables and INPA /DIS etc all work fine

Progman opens up in virtual machine, and connects with the car. reads all the modules and fault codes but the CKM option is 'greyed out' and cant be selected.

Am i missing something obvious ?

Thanks
by Gordon13
Mon 16 Mar, 2015 20:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: LOW REV HESITATION
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: LOW REV HESITATION

Ah im in devon so cant do it for you.

try putting up a post asking if a member near you can run a diag.
by Gordon13
Mon 16 Mar, 2015 07:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A little enhancement.
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: A little enhancement.

Ha ha, installation debris.
Rest assured its all clean and tidy now :oops:
by Gordon13
Mon 16 Mar, 2015 07:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: LOW REV HESITATION
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: LOW REV HESITATION

Cam sensor is entierly possible. Failure only

logs a ' silent' fault code so no warning lights.

Get the codes read at a garage or some one that has carsoft or inpa.

There may be a member near you who can help, whereabouts are you??
by Gordon13
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 21:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A little enhancement.
Replies: 2
Views: 336

A little enhancement.

A little treat for her, brushed alloy centre consol and hood switch repositioned to the front.

All we need now is some sunshine.

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by Gordon13
Wed 04 Mar, 2015 19:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarm de-activated, how to get it back??
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Alarm de-activated, how to get it back??

Went to my garage last weekend to check up on the Z The battery was flat, except for enough juice to put on the interior light. So, simple, remove battery take home and trickle charge. Well, not quite. The alarm goes off as soon as the battery is disconnected. Got the jump leads and unlocked it prop...
by Gordon13
Tue 20 Jan, 2015 19:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: better lighting?
Replies: 6
Views: 1438

Re: better lighting?

I used Osram nightbreakers, they made a big difference.
by Gordon13
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 18:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Half Car cover for sale ##Now Sold##
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Re: Z3 Half Car cover for sale

PM'd you.

Gordon
by Gordon13
Wed 31 Dec, 2014 08:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Window drop with hood operation ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1445

Re: Window drop with hood operation ?

Mmm, looks like I didnt think that through fully lol, of course it wouldn't work because of the hood micro switch !! Thanks Ian for the wiring guide and link. It appears that the same door latch is common between the coupe and roadster so, theoretically, if the signal wire could be found, it could p...