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by handsomejackuk
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 00:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: M44 Idle Speed - Proper Fix!
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: M44 Idle Speed - Proper Fix!

i always wondered why the idle drops after a few seconds.... if you are coasting it stays at about 950 rpm then once the car completely stops after a few seconds it drops to abouty 800rpm..... its as though its linked to a wheel sensor or the fact the car is moving...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 21 Sep, 2017 00:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Pinking (pre-ignition) 1999 2ltre
Replies: 69
Views: 4987

Re: Pinking (pre-ignition) 1999 2ltre

mine was like this before

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by handsomejackuk
Thu 21 Sep, 2017 00:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Pinking (pre-ignition) 1999 2ltre
Replies: 69
Views: 4987

Re: Pinking (pre-ignition) 1999 2ltre

the bottom of these injectors were all black before being cleaned... i wish i had photograhped them before to show the difference.... https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4354/36418810174_02eb553216_b.jpg 21731252_359907944445625_1806642181228010662_n by handsomejackuk , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflic...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 21 Sep, 2017 00:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Pinking (pre-ignition) 1999 2ltre
Replies: 69
Views: 4987

Re: Pinking (pre-ignition) 1999 2ltre

been getting knock sensor codes on mine recently always used supermarked fuel.. this last week i have had my fuel injectors out and had them ultrasonic cleaned they were shocking... and covered in oil and coulndt even see the nozzles. my mate that cleaned my injectors purged them initially before pu...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 16 Sep, 2017 10:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

Re: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?

i not looked at mine underneath so wont disagree with you....but that diagram does show two o2 sensors.. so maybe that is for other markets...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 15 Sep, 2017 20:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

Re: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?

zedzedthree wrote:
Wed 13 Sep, 2017 20:47
more detail on this fuel tank pressure sensor please???

same here didnt realise there was a fuel tank pressure sensor.. i wonder if there are custom pids in torque to read that.. or maybe this is only specific to inpa ?
by handsomejackuk
Fri 15 Sep, 2017 20:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

Re: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?

Del wrote:
Wed 13 Sep, 2017 23:28
- it only has one pre-cat lambda sensor.
thats good to know as my obd reader does show two o2 sensors all beit the 2nd o2 sensor doesnt seem to show much it does blip a little though...

are you sure there is only one o2 sensor ?
by handsomejackuk
Wed 13 Sep, 2017 17:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

Re: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?

the reason the throttle is showing 0% is probably because my foot is off the throttle and I am in gear just coasting slowly, as for the -64 rpm it reads that as a glitch, as all the sensors glitch a value of 64 when doing data logging i have seen that a few times... you may be right on the calculate...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 12 Sep, 2017 19:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

Re: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?

i just curious as to where the sensor is.... i using the torque app, and can see quite a few sensors and can work out where most of them are... the only one i can't seem to figure out is where it reads vacuum from... most are pretty self explanatory throttle position on the throttle body water temp....
by handsomejackuk
Mon 11 Sep, 2017 19:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

where is the sensor that reads vacuum ?

I am trying to work out on an m44 engine where the sensor is that reads manifold vacuum ? is it the mass air flow... ? as i thought that read air quantity not vacuum, or is it all in the same unit ?
by handsomejackuk
Sun 10 Sep, 2017 23:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Merthyr Festival of Transport Sunday 10th September 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: Merthyr Festival of Transport Sunday 10th September 2017

Nice one Colin,

sorry couldn't make it. combination of alcohol, birthday, and nitemare journey to cardiff to miss the megabus resulting in having to drive to bristol to drop the kids off....

glad the day turned out well..

keep me informed about any forthcoming events...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 01 Sep, 2017 19:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: type 1 windstopper fitted
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: type 1 windstopper fitted

mk3 bracket a bit stronger and now with quick release..... at least i can take it off quickly now if i need to and i can fold it flat with roof up... https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4434/36771644416_95daf3c133_b.jpg 21150382_354566444979775_2020432609686361050_n by handsomejackuk , on Flickr https://...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 26 Aug, 2017 20:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: type 1 windstopper fitted
Replies: 5
Views: 588

type 1 windstopper fitted

managed to pickup a early type 1 windstopper at zedfest no brackets with it so made my own.. need to get some covers for the m8 nuts but pretty happy with the way it turned out https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4419/36652650912_3a43924f42_b.jpg 21077327_352514765184943_3286257168370880086_n by handsome...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 25 Aug, 2017 22:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wind deflector, no hoops
Replies: 11
Views: 2903

Re: wind deflector, no hoops

Rob, yeah strange that, another forum member on the other forum said they were genuine bmw... I wonder if bmw were getting them off these and simply claiming them as their own https://www.cabriosupply.de/windschotts/bmw/bmw-z3-roadster-windschott-1996-2003-schwarz https://www.cabriosupply.de/media/c...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 24 Aug, 2017 21:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wind deflector, no hoops
Replies: 11
Views: 2903

Re: wind deflector, no hoops

who originally supplied this item Rob ?
by handsomejackuk
Thu 24 Aug, 2017 21:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wind deflector, no hoops
Replies: 11
Views: 2903

Re: wind deflector, no hoops

Rob, do you have any better pictures of this windstopper, i have got one and have made some brackets but looks as though it can be removed with a key, and possibly folded flat... can you confirm if this windstopper will fold flat when the roof is up ? i have mounted mine but wondering if i need to m...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 29 May, 2017 23:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

serpentine belt as mine had a few crack in it, and looked like it was original... had bmw stamped on it, 105,000 miles so good for an original belt... Removed the ac belt and replaced it, my AC not working at the moment but have proved the compressor clutch is engaging by shorting out relay contacts...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 29 May, 2017 17:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Icarsoft
Replies: 14
Views: 1355

Re: Icarsoft

ohhhh, also was going to ask the additional pins on the 20 pin connector i see one is copmressor, and a comprssor delay pin. can i manually operate the ac compressor in any way here to dagnose my ac compressor...?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 29 May, 2017 16:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Icarsoft
Replies: 14
Views: 1355

Re: Icarsoft

just curious have got a cable elm327 which i use with my laptop, and 20 pin to 16 pin obd cable, this works great for clearing dtc's. I have ordered a bluetooth and a wifi elm327 as i want to get android torque app running inside the car but i dont have internal obd port. 1998 m44 Z3 I was going to ...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 27 May, 2017 22:11
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 24478

Re: Pictures of you and your car

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by handsomejackuk
Sat 27 May, 2017 21:58
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 24478

Re: Pictures of you and your car

Fox hunter car park blaenavon...

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by handsomejackuk
Fri 26 May, 2017 21:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Buying cam sensors, whats all the fuss about?
Replies: 14
Views: 1168

Re: Buying cam sensors, whats all the fuss about?

bought oem fitment.. for £30 works great for me... sensor was exactly the same as oem... seem to remember it being lucas...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 25 May, 2017 00:19
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Tewkesbury Classic Car Show 19th & 20th August 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: Tewkesbury Classic Car Show 19th & 20th August 2017

ooops didnt realise... yeah we doing zedfest... we got accomodation booked.. to go there and stay a few days after on the way back down i should have realised.

Al.
by handsomejackuk
Mon 22 May, 2017 20:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Tewkesbury Classic Car Show 19th & 20th August 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: Tewkesbury Classic Car Show 19th & 20th August 2017

sounds good i pencil it in.. have you mentioned this on the other forum Col...?
by handsomejackuk
Fri 19 May, 2017 20:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: OBC reading in Km not Miles
Replies: 13
Views: 1307

Re: OBC reading in Km not Miles

i would have thought maybe dealer or good independant would have the software to read the obc and maybe set it back to miles...if you are on facebook check out summerhayes garage https://www.facebook.com/summerhayesgarage/ have a chat to Chloe say that Alun on the forum recommended them.... if you c...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 18 May, 2017 21:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How do you remove the undertray?
Replies: 12
Views: 1236

Re: How do you remove the undertray?

i need to get a pair of ramps.. they just so handy....
by handsomejackuk
Thu 18 May, 2017 20:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How do you remove the undertray?
Replies: 12
Views: 1236

Re: How do you remove the undertray?

is this easy to do with a jack and axle stands..? It's just a few bolts. I took the front undertray off my car just by reaching underneath with a socket wrench. thanks i have a good look under it next time i in the garage, just its so low i thought i may have needed to jack up the front to get the ...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 18 May, 2017 00:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How do you remove the undertray?
Replies: 12
Views: 1236

Re: How do you remove the undertray?

wold be good to see some more pictures of this.. i took my radiator fan off today, electric fan m44 1.9 engine 1998 z3, i was flushing the coolant and it was easier with the electric fan out the way.. i really want to give the inside of the undertray a good clean as its covered in oil and crap. look...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 05 May, 2017 10:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: door handle gasket
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: door handle gasket

Did job yesterday thanks all went well... looks a load better
by handsomejackuk
Thu 04 May, 2017 21:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

new door gaskets.... :lol: replacement thermostat..... :evil: :( both fitted today door gaskets were easy, just a bit of a pain to find the right allen key / torx allen key to pull the catch back.. releasing it was easy just the refitting was a bit tricky, and getting the plastic of the handle to s...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 04 May, 2017 21:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your steering wheels
Replies: 5
Views: 670

Re: Show us your steering wheels

heres mine refurbed it myself before and after url=http://s922.photobucket.com/user/handsomejackuk/media/bimmer/IMG_20160905_135333_zpsxjvj50qp.jpg.html] http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad70/handsomejackuk/bimmer/IMG_20160905_135333_zpsxjvj50qp.jpg [/url] http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad70/h...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 30 Apr, 2017 19:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

new door gaskets.... :lol:

replacement thermostat..... :evil: :(
by handsomejackuk
Sun 30 Apr, 2017 16:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: door handle gasket
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: door handle gasket

ordered thanks....
by handsomejackuk
Sun 30 Apr, 2017 12:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: door handle gasket
Replies: 3
Views: 481

door handle gasket

Hi, I want to change my door handle gasket as they are perished on both sides. at the same time i may get chrome handles.... depends on cost really... what i was wondering is my passenger handle does not have a key hole, is the gasket different for the passenger side with no key hole... i understand...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 17 Apr, 2017 00:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled
Replies: 26
Views: 3347

Re: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled

[/quote] There are a few posts on this on.org as well so check their Knowledge base thingy. I downloaded a pictorial guide from them. There's probably something on this in this forums Knowledge base I would have thought. Nasty cut by the way, how did you do it? :cheers Bonzo.[/quote] did it with sta...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 13 Apr, 2017 00:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled
Replies: 26
Views: 3347

Re: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled

I used Jenolite on the ends of the structural sills and underneath the jacking points after removing the surface rust with various wire brushes etc. Then 2 coats of Hammerite followed by Waxoyl, which was also applied to the internals of the structural sill. When inspected these were rust free. Hav...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 13 Apr, 2017 00:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled
Replies: 26
Views: 3347

Re: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled

i had the rear wheel off tonight to have a look at see whats rubbing.. and at the same time tried to get the rear arch liner out...removed the 4 screws holding the liner in...one on the rear bumper one under the sill, and the two on the liner inseide the wheel arch... managed to break one of the cli...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 11 Apr, 2017 20:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air con fan stalling
Replies: 8
Views: 1143

Re: Air con fan stalling

fan is working at high speed... proved by shorting rad temp switch but no low speed... suspect a faulty radiator fan, or maybe someone would suggest any other tests ?

Al.
by handsomejackuk
Tue 11 Apr, 2017 19:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air con fan stalling
Replies: 8
Views: 1143

Re: Air con fan stalling

Which fan are you referring to? 1) The two speed fan in front of the radiator and A/C condenser? 2) The Fresh air fan located between the windscreen wipers? 1) The two speed fan in front of the radiator and A/C condenser? quite interested in this myself, on how it all works.... i have air con 1.9 1...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 05 Apr, 2017 23:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled
Replies: 26
Views: 3347

Re: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled

dont think i be doing to much the next few weeks... got a few household things to sort first and need to wait for my hand to get a bit better bit of an argument with a stanlry knife Oooooouch....



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Al..
by handsomejackuk
Wed 05 Apr, 2017 17:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: thermostat m44 engine removal / symptoms
Replies: 1
Views: 335

thermostat m44 engine removal / symptoms

Hi, bmw z3 1.9 air condition electric fan 1998 recently noted that my temp guage is a bit erratic and goes from middle of guage when in traffic, to cold when moving along and going down hill , and back up to the middle when under heavy load i.e. going uphill... I beginning to suspect thermostat... l...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 01 Apr, 2017 21:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled
Replies: 26
Views: 3347

Re: Sill removed cleaned and waxoyled

Nice Job Col.... next time you do the other give me a shout i would like to see how easy a job it is to do.... my sills could do with a bit of sprucing up and i would like to know how you get the sill covers off without breaking them ?

is there a way to do it

Al...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 11 Mar, 2017 21:12
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: light blue Z3 R parked in travelodge weston super mare
Replies: 0
Views: 303

light blue Z3 R parked in travelodge weston super mare

was it you ?

parked in travelodge weston super mare march 11th about 18;00 hours meant to pop a note on the screen and take a pic but when we got back it was gone.. may have been in the landing light pub having a meal.. I should have took a pic... :(
by handsomejackuk
Tue 21 Feb, 2017 00:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BMW Z3 Beige Tonneau. SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 812

Re: BMW Z3 Beige Tonneau

Whoah.... want one... bud just a bit much for me.... you coming down to abergavenny on Sunday....?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 20 Feb, 2017 23:22
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: anyone fancy a monthly meet around abergavenny area
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Re: anyone fancy a monthly meet around abergavenny area

going down this sunday at 13:00... try and make it a regular meet.. pop down when you get the car on the road Col...

Al..
by handsomejackuk
Fri 17 Feb, 2017 00:00
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: anyone fancy a monthly meet around abergavenny area
Replies: 2
Views: 555

anyone fancy a monthly meet around abergavenny area

as topic says trying to guage interest around abergavenny area anyone interested in meeting up maybe once a month for a natter, and maybe a beer, and plan some runs during the summer. ? weekdays evenings or weekends.. suggested meet abergavenny bus station car park initially with a view to meeting a...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 16 Feb, 2017 23:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water in trunk
Replies: 14
Views: 1859

Re: Water in trunk

had water in mine when i first had the car.. replaced the antenna grommet, but ever since my car has been garaged so dont really know if i have cured the problem.. time will tell when i get out in the car this year in the rain....ihad to syringe the water out there was loads in there... it felt quit...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 07 Jan, 2017 00:39
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3289

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

few more....
boring ZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz


:-(


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by handsomejackuk
Fri 06 Jan, 2017 22:40
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3289

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

gookah wrote:
handsomejackuk wrote:one from todays run out....


need to get that water leak fixed though
not water bud its ICE !!!!!!