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by Ian M
Thu 09 Feb, 2017 20:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6275

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Hi Jamal / everyone. Just to confirm that I can't make the technical day as it's my birthday that weekend and also a house warming party, and no Jamal I don't want to swop for an apartment in London. But thanks for the offer. Hope you have a great weekend and hoping to make the next one and all bein...
by Ian M
Thu 23 Jul, 2015 20:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic
Replies: 10
Views: 1219

Re: Silverstone Classic

Hi everyone, me and Hils should be there at 9ish, all depends how bad the traffic is this year.
by Ian M
Fri 15 Aug, 2014 19:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Sept 6th
Replies: 16
Views: 1844

Re: Z1 Tour Sept 6th

Hi Jamal,
Count me and Hilary in, what are the room arrangements? Have you pre-booked or do we have to book them ourselves?
Thanks,
Ian.
by Ian M
Sun 10 Aug, 2014 16:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2014 track video
Replies: 0
Views: 322

Silverstone Classic 2014 track video

Hi everyone, Finally got my video on you tube. My new GoPro microphone failed so unfortunately you get 10 minutes of wind noise instead of a nice exhaust tone. So please feel free to turn down the music and sing to yourself. I tries to upload with a nice track from the Stereophonics but apparently t...
by Ian M
Thu 03 Jul, 2014 21:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Gaydon 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2028

Re: Gaydon 2014

Hi Jamal, Me and the Mrs will be going again this year, see you there.
by Ian M
Mon 19 May, 2014 21:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: 2014 Technical Day
Replies: 44
Views: 3715

2014 Technical Day plus cleaning tips

Thanks everyone for a great and informative weekend, Special thanks to Jamal for organising us all and to Rene for being very patient with us all with our constant questions. I learned a lot so now hoping to sort out my panel gaps and sticking door catch. At the end of Sunday I was asked quite a few...
by Ian M
Fri 14 Mar, 2014 20:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: First proper drive in the Z1
Replies: 12
Views: 1036

Re: First proper drive in the Z1

Hi David,
Congratulations on getting your Z1, hopefully see you driving around the bay soon and If you need any help with anything Zed related just let me know.
Ian.
by Ian M
Sat 08 Feb, 2014 17:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3181

Silverstone Classic 2014

Silverstone is now booked for the Saturday, lets hope the weather is better so we can get on track this time.
Who else is going ?
by Ian M
Tue 19 Nov, 2013 00:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: NEC
Replies: 5
Views: 667

Re: NEC

The other cars on display: white E30 318i 2dr, green 2002tii, black E36 AC Schnitzer coupe, blue Z3 2.8i, white 535GT.
by Ian M
Mon 18 Nov, 2013 20:50
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: NEC
Replies: 5
Views: 667

NEC

Thanks to those that came over to say hi. For those that couldn't make it the Z1 got the most attention on the BMW stand followed very closely by Sams CSL. Jamal "worked" on the stand on Friday but spent most of the day hugging the big container full of lollypops :lol: and not sharing with the kids....
by Ian M
Mon 18 Nov, 2013 20:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 fitted luggage
Replies: 3
Views: 432

Z3 fitted luggage

Hi Z3ers. I was on the stand at the NEC this weekend and was approached by the director of Hillsalive solutions ltd, he makes bespoke luggage and he was after a willing volunteer to have there Z3 measured for fitted luggage about 30 miles from Tamworth. He will visit you when it's convenient. the we...
by Ian M
Thu 12 Sep, 2013 19:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 wanted.
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: Red Z1 wanted.

Must be the best colour :D
by Ian M
Mon 09 Sep, 2013 20:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour Pictures
Replies: 14
Views: 1527

Re: Z1 Tour Pictures

Great day at Team Lotus but please don't spoil it Jamal by sticking my mug shot on the forum, where are all the photo's of you? I know, there'll be a big double page spread of you in the next issue of straight six :lol:
by Ian M
Fri 06 Sep, 2013 19:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC SS
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: BMWCC SS

Hi Jamal,
Just in the right place at the right time I guess, and don't forget all being well I should be on the BMW stand at the NEC Classic this year, so you haven't seen the last of me yet. :)
by Ian M
Tue 30 Jul, 2013 19:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What did you think of Silverstone?
Replies: 8
Views: 1128

Re: What did you think of Silverstone?

Jamal, Don't blame me for getting addicted / obsessed with cleaning your car. Don't forget it was you who contacted me :lol: but I bet she's looking good. Anyway Silverstone was great, my daughter Harriet loved it especially the F1 race. Just a shame there were so few Z1's there this time. Maybe Gay...
by Ian M
Mon 29 Jul, 2013 21:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What did you think of Silverstone?
Replies: 8
Views: 1128

Re: What did you think of Silverstone?

Hi jamal,
What happened to you? I thought you'd be there to the rain soaked end.
and what's the story with your car, did you polish it away :)
by Ian M
Wed 10 Apr, 2013 00:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Service Schedules.
Replies: 16
Views: 2124

Re: Service Schedules.

Just to give you an idea, I had an Inspection 2 service with cambelt on my Z1 in July by Ocean BMW and it cost me £402.40 (inc vat). The air filter wasn't replaced as I have a longlife K&N one fitted. Oil used was Castrol magnatec 10w40.
by Ian M
Mon 18 Mar, 2013 20:50
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 33646

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Tickets booked, see you all on the Saturday.
by Ian M
Sat 09 Mar, 2013 00:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 on front cover of BMWCC SS
Replies: 30
Views: 2591

Re: Z1 on front cover of BMWCC SS

Hi Jet,
I wish you had told me you were going to see that red Z, I'm sure I could have swopped number plates without them knowing.
See you all at Gaydon, not sure about Silverstone yet.
by Ian M
Tue 26 Feb, 2013 20:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Gaydon 17-18 August 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1180

Re: Gaydon 17-18 August 2013

Hi Jet,
count me in too.
by Ian M
Mon 13 Aug, 2012 20:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Gaydon 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1250

Re: Gaydon 2012

I'll be there but I'll be going in my new 330d coupe, thought i'd give it a thrash up the motorway in the early hours . :twisted:
by Ian M
Thu 05 Jul, 2012 12:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What Tyres should I go for?
Replies: 8
Views: 943

What Tyres should I go for?

It's come around to change all my tyres, I have Pirellis at the moment and the blocks have stepped out of line and it sounds like the wheel bearings have failed, so I won't be having them again. I have the standard rims with 225/45 16" tyres fitted. I have found prices from £79 for Kumho to £150 for...
by Ian M
Wed 04 Jul, 2012 00:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: UK Insurance
Replies: 13
Views: 1685

Re: UK Insurance

Just renewed my insurance with A-Plan ( 01635 874 646 ) for £188.00. Mileage set at 3000 p/a. That's over £110 pounds cheaper than the cheapest I found last year. Excess is £150 and £75 for the windscreen.
by Ian M
Sun 01 Jul, 2012 19:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 13919

Re: Tickets for 21st July

Got my tickets on Saturday.
If your selling on your tickets be aware that they have your name on them and the car pass has your vehicle reg number on it.

See you all there.
by Ian M
Mon 02 Apr, 2012 20:28
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Zed 1
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Red Zed 1

That wasn't me then,I don't know who it was but it was also spotted by a work colleague of mine at the new hospital in Newton Abbot.
Regards, Ian.
by Ian M
Wed 28 Mar, 2012 19:05
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Zed 1
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Red Zed 1

Hi David, It could have been me, I was on my way back from the South west club outing to the Haynes car museum. What a perfect day to have the roof down. BUT I did see another Red Z1 heading towards Telegraph Hill, Exeter bound, but I didn't catch the Reg number.
by Ian M
Fri 17 Feb, 2012 20:43
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 67814

I've got my tickets for the Saturday, See you there. ( Z1 )
by Ian M
Fri 17 Feb, 2012 20:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Buses
Replies: 5
Views: 1936

Z1 wheels

Something funny going on here, The second ebay advert has the same text as the first and the wheels don't look right to me. Could be the centre caps. What do you think?
by Ian M
Thu 09 Feb, 2012 19:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 attendance at Silverstone Classic ZedFest 21st July
Replies: 106
Views: 13919

Silverstone

I just booked my tickets for Silverstone, see you there.
by Ian M
Sun 02 Oct, 2011 23:16
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Z1 heading for Brixham
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Red Zed

It's mine, I live in the bay and had it for 8 years now.
It was such a glorious day today so I thought i"d take my daughter for a blast. Are you a member of the BMW car club? I only ask as we get together on the last Thursday of the month at the Passage house inn in Newton Abbot.
Ian.
by Ian M
Sat 10 Sep, 2011 20:04
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Atlanta Z with nice wheels in Torquay
Replies: 4
Views: 426

To many Seagulls around, would make a right mess of your interior.
by Ian M
Mon 08 Aug, 2011 20:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Z2, what about the original Z2?
Replies: 2
Views: 654

New Z2, what about the original Z2?

I've been reading in the motoring press about the new Z2, to me it just looks like a smaller and cheaper version of the Z4. A far cry from the original Z2 with drop down doors (I think this is definitely a marmite car). No such imagination in the new one. You can see where BMW got the idea from for ...
by Ian M
Wed 03 Aug, 2011 23:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Are any 1's going to Gaydon
Replies: 11
Views: 1039

Hi all.

Unfortunately I can't make it this year,
It will be the first time in 8 years I've not been able to make it.
by Ian M
Thu 03 Mar, 2011 21:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Tour 2011
Replies: 211
Views: 20806

z1 tour.

Hi all, If it's going to be the weekend of June the 25th you will have to put me down for a definite maybe, I won't know until a couple of days before hand as I might have to work over that weekend. It would be great meeting up with you all again so fingers crossed that I can make it. If I can't go ...
by Ian M
Sun 28 Nov, 2010 01:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Well done Jet for getting your zed on the front cover.
Replies: 4
Views: 1006

Well done Jet for getting your zed on the front cover.

Got my copy of Straight Six magazine today and was thrilled to see that Jet got his Z1 on the front cover with those great photos of his. Not to sure about the mug shot though... :lol:
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by Ian M
Sun 19 Sep, 2010 14:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 1991 + Air Con currently at £7,600.00
Replies: 10
Views: 1875

Re sold Z1

I don't wish to put a dampner on things but looking at the photos on
http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/1973435.htm

don't you think the seats look a little worn for 11500KM (7500 miles) ?

I think the new owner still got a bargain though.
by Ian M
Thu 16 Sep, 2010 20:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Vortex exhaust
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Vortex exhaust

Hi guys, My zed needs a new rear silencer as the original now has 4 holes in it. I have called a few companies and I like the sound of Vortex (www.vortex-performance-exhaust.co.uk) and what they can offer, has anyone had any experiance with them? or would you recommend any other company. I want to r...
by Ian M
Wed 26 May, 2010 20:32
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Z1, GBZ, Torbay ringroad....by Focus.
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Red Z1

Hi, yes it was me, the wife had to work so I thought zeddy could do with a thrash and blow those winter cobwebs out.
by Ian M
Tue 04 May, 2010 23:35
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Black Z1 near Totnes, Devon.
Replies: 0
Views: 220

Black Z1 near Totnes, Devon.

First Z1 I've seen down here for years but tonight I spotted a Black F reg heading off the Totnes road towards Berry Pomeroy and Marldon at 8pm, are you local or just visiting?
by Ian M
Sun 21 Mar, 2010 19:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Flat spot on tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 1334

Hi GG.
I used some 25mm thick and about 30cm square. I had some left over at work but i'm sure any flat packing foam would do.
by Ian M
Wed 17 Mar, 2010 20:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Flat spot on tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 1334

Tyre flat spot.

Hi guys,
Got zeddy out the garage at the weekend for the first time since putting her away in November. Went for a spin and the polystyrene blocks under the tyres worked a treat (no flat spots). I didn't even have to over inflate them. :)
by Ian M
Wed 13 Jan, 2010 20:37
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Torquay
Replies: 19
Views: 959

No Z3

Hi guys.
I live in the bay but I don't have a Z3, but will a Z1 do?
by Ian M
Sat 05 Dec, 2009 21:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Flat spot on tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 1334

Thanks for all your advice, Phil mentioned to roll the car forward and back while it's stored, unfortunatly I am so tight for space in the garage it wouldn't work but I will try resting it on foam and inflating the pressure. Once again, many thanks.
by Ian M
Wed 02 Dec, 2009 23:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Flat spot on tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 1334

Flat spot on tyres

Hi guys. Zeddy has been put to bed for the winter under it's nice warm blanket but one problem I get every year when she emerges from her hibernation is flat spots on all tyres. It usually takes 50 miles or so to cure. Has anyone got any ideas on preventing this? does over inflating the tyres work? ...
by Ian M
Wed 25 Nov, 2009 19:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: I crashed My Z1
Replies: 19
Views: 1701

Gutted

Sorry to hear your bad news, did you punch the other guys teeth in or just break a few limbs, I know I would. Really gutted for you.

Don't wish to put a bigger downer on this but can you still get the panels? I heard that BMW sold out of these ages ago.
by Ian M
Sat 19 Sep, 2009 21:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Book now available to view online
Replies: 18
Views: 2631

Bloody hell Ben, 434 pages !! :shock: Do we get just the one book or is it a complete Z encyclopedia :lol:

After reading it even I'm zedded out. Well done on a truely epic book. What's next ?
by Ian M
Thu 13 Aug, 2009 20:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: NEWS FLASH (BMW Z1 badly damaged in Brighton)
Replies: 34
Views: 2433

Gutted to hear your bad news, hope you get her back on the road before our summer finishes.
by Ian M
Tue 04 Aug, 2009 23:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pimp my ride
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Pimp my ride

Jet,
I see your playing with your car again with the rear view mirror, I thought you might like to fit chrome kidney grilles, sorry about quality of picture, I had to scan it first then reduce it in size.
by Ian M
Wed 24 Jun, 2009 20:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Vgc Z1
Replies: 14
Views: 1617

£35000

Jet! you can give me £35000 for mine if your after a clean engine. :lol:
by Ian M
Fri 12 Jun, 2009 20:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Book Celebrating the 20th Anniversary (COFFEE TABLE BOOK)
Replies: 80
Views: 11366

Z1 book

Excellent work Ben. You must be very pleased with your finished book.
Put me down for a hardback copy.