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by Pat Slade
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 15:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Re: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro

Keith,

You must be really bored!!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 12:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: Fuel Hoses

Keith, I haven't counted all the hoses. My main concerns at present are those hoses directly involved from the tank to the engine and back as they are under pressure. Most of these are 8x13mm plain pipe which can be cut to length from hose sold by length. In addition there are several shaped fuel ho...
by Pat Slade
Thu 02 Nov, 2017 16:03
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Fuel Hoses

I am in the process of replacing the fuel hoses on the Z1 and thought some of you might want to know that one of the hoses, connecting the fuel filter, which has been unavailable for a time is now available from November 3rd. The part number is 16122294224 (Item 12 on Real OEM diagram ). When I was ...
by Pat Slade
Tue 17 Oct, 2017 07:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 10
Views: 854

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Sounds good to us. Very much appreciate your efforts Jet.
The early notice will, I hope, ensure good support.
We all be there!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 05 Sep, 2017 19:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 ball joints
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: Z1 ball joints

Hi Cabrioot, As nobody has responded I thought I would let you have some thoughts. I understand that you would like to keep the original aluminium arms. Firstly very few people try and insert the new ball joint into this suspension arm. This is because 1. Replacing the ball joint is a skilled operat...
by Pat Slade
Fri 18 Aug, 2017 08:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale

Thanks GG,

Apologies to one and all. I never seem to be thorough enough reading the info. before firing off an email!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 17 Aug, 2017 09:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale

Interesting. Very bad seats for 36k km !

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 29 Jun, 2017 11:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cotswold Driveout August 12th? - CANCELLED
Replies: 15
Views: 1374

Re: Cotswold Driveout August 12th?

And an *ugger from me too. Abroad on holiday, without my favourite touring car!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 25 Jun, 2017 19:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New front wing
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: New front wing

Keith,

Ahhh beans on toast. I will be over very soon!

Glad to see a recommendation for Z1 specialist work. In my archive.
Just had my sump changed by super specialist in Telford. Will post under relevant thread in the near future.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Wed 07 Jun, 2017 16:30
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Jacking Blocks
Replies: 1
Views: 433

Z1 Jacking Blocks

Several of those present at the Technical Weekend expressed an interest in my jacking pads/blocks. These are available from Michael Kabbert. I have been told they cost 25 Euro for 4 blocks + VAT + 10 Euro for shipping. I am useless with the system of putting photos on this site but if you need to se...
by Pat Slade
Sun 04 Jun, 2017 19:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Gazza you beat me to it! A great couple of days. It is great to meet Zetti Fahrer old and new. I am sure there was something for everyone in the watching, active participation and discussions. For me the great mix of people with common interests, and general non-car chat, makes this event a wonderfu...
by Pat Slade
Tue 16 May, 2017 22:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cable Clip Part Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 752

Re: Cable Clip Part Number?

Felix,

You are a star! Very many thanks.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 16 May, 2017 17:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cable Clip Part Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 752

Re: Cable Clip Part Number?

Regret unable to provide images from Photobucket following Spokey's instructions. The images are in my bucket but unable to get them into this post.

Perhaps it is because I have a Mac. I give up!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 11 May, 2017 09:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cable Clip Part Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 752

Cable Clip Part Number?

I wonder if any of you can help me. Just had the air filter box and flow meter out but lost part of a specific 2 part clip. There are two 2 part cable clips which attach to the air filter box for the cable which goes to the air flow meter. I have lost the loose part of one of the clips and can't fin...
by Pat Slade
Thu 04 May, 2017 08:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: Rear Lights

Thanks Jet, that is a relief! Can I be impertinent and ask if your humour is also responsible for the March Straight Six cover caption ARE 'FRIENDS' ELECTRIC ? I would expect very few readers would have understood the origin. Further I could find no relevant link to any relevant magazine content whi...
by Pat Slade
Tue 25 Apr, 2017 07:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: Rear Lights

Jet.

What are you on?
Have you looked at BMW Classic Parts.de?

Perhaps I am not in tune with your sense of humour!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 24 Apr, 2017 09:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: Rear Lights

Hi Compact, I believe when last available they were just under £300 each! Don't think they are currently available. BMW are in the habit of producing these parts in batches now when they deem it necessary. The prices of many BMW Classic Parts have seen high price rises over the last 5 or so years. Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 24 Apr, 2017 09:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fill In Flap, Hinge Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 813

Re: Fill In Flap, Hinge Plate

Hi,

What I believe you have is the hinge part of the Z1 fuel filler flap. It can only be bought with the flap. The part number you quote is for the flap with hinge part.

Hope this helps!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Fri 31 Mar, 2017 16:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Engine Oil
Replies: 0
Views: 327

Z1 Engine Oil

Hi All, Anyone with a service coming up? Special offer at Costco (3/4/17 to 23/4/17) on several Castrol oils. I use the Magnatec 10W-40 in my Z1 and the 20% discount price is £16.30 inc VAT for a 4 litre pack. Looks like a very good price. If you aren't a member of Costco it may be worth finding a f...
by Pat Slade
Tue 14 Feb, 2017 20:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 12
Views: 1336

Re: cam belt change

Sam, I am very impressed by your dexterity! I would never have thought of trying it without disconnecting the hoses. It must surely turn a straightforward Z1 job into a difficult one. But I understand that it would be desirable if you had Evans waterless in the car. I saw it listed on a Porsche spec...
by Pat Slade
Tue 14 Feb, 2017 20:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Re: Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube

Thanks Pingu,

That's the only one I found with reasonable shipping charges. Will probably give it a try!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 14 Feb, 2017 11:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube

Hi, Does anyone know the size of the hose part no. 11431258329 at the base of the dipstick guide tube please? Mine has hardened and is weeping oil slightly. The part is NLA according to OEM. Would be helpful to know, so that I can have the part before I get underneath to replace. I intend to wait un...
by Pat Slade
Tue 07 Feb, 2017 22:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 12
Views: 1336

Re: cam belt change

As some of you may know treat my car gently. It's my age as well as the car's! So I have been slightly naughty and in the habit of changing the belt every 5 years. Working on the principle that BMW must err on the cautious side when stating service replacement intervals! I always replace the idler a...
by Pat Slade
Mon 30 Jan, 2017 15:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet,

Can you possibly throw some light on a couple of issues.
You describe this event as a Technical "Day", but you give two dates, the 2nd and 3rd June.
Are we all clear this is a Friday and a Saturday?

Thanks

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 29 Jan, 2017 10:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Car Club Welsh Weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: BMW Car Club Welsh Weekend

Darren, Sorry to see your post has had no reaction Would have loved to join the "Lincoln Chapter" for this event but we signed up to do a Wales weekend at the same venue with the P car club a few weeks earlier. Afraid Mrs Slade would not be amenable to a second weekend of enthusiastic driving so clo...
by Pat Slade
Tue 17 Jan, 2017 20:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Gearbox Oil
Replies: 20
Views: 4921

Re: Z1 Gearbox Oil

Hi all, I put Redline MTL in my car early last year when I serviced it before the Pyrenees tour. Been really pleased with the result. Far slicker engagement when the box is cold. With the "original" spec oil the baulking was often bad. At cold start often used to have to get 2nd before any chance of...
by Pat Slade
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 12:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Ok Jet what have you done with Felix????

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 07:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Apologies to those confused.
I tried to add my name to Jet's list but failed miserably.
Think I need a Technical Day to work this forum properly!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 07:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 10 Jan, 2017 09:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Bicester Scramble
Replies: 10
Views: 1801

Re: Bicester Scramble

Well done Chris. Thanks for flying the Z1 flag!
The Scramble sounds interesting and I will try and make the next one when I put my car on the road after it's hibernation!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 10 Jan, 2017 09:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Motorsport auction
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: BMW Z1 Motorsport auction

As I am sure many of you will know that was René Visser's track car.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Wed 07 Dec, 2016 06:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Looks for all kinds of parts to fix our Z1 1989
Replies: 12
Views: 1678

Re: Looks for all kinds of parts to fix our Z1 1989

Hi, It might be worth trying René Visser of RKV Trading in the Netherlands. Last time I was there he had a variety of panels. Also Udo Pott of Potti's Garage in Germany. There appears to be more activity Z1 activity on Facebook than on this site recently but I cannot advise as I do not use social me...
by Pat Slade
Thu 25 Aug, 2016 10:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

A definte yes sub final date!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 21 Aug, 2016 10:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 replacement fuel lines
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: Z1 replacement fuel lines

Richard, I have mainly used my local Dealer, Spire at Borehamwood. They simply look up the part on the BMW UK site and if the part is not stocked in the UK they order it from Germany which typically takes 3 days. I would expect all main dealers would work the same way. However if the part is not ava...
by Pat Slade
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 19:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 replacement fuel lines
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: Z1 replacement fuel lines

Richard, Welcome to the forum. Slightly surprised that you are experiencing a long delay. Generally whenever I have asked for parts that have to come from Germany it takes about 3-4 days. With the problems for cars of our age caused by ethanol I would have thought BMW would have a stock of the neces...
by Pat Slade
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 19:48
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 6448

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet,

You can count me in, sub no catastrophe! Great to have a Z1 gathering.
Will keep diary note.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 09:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 4661

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Chris, I have used the reinforcing plates for the rear wing top mounts but the "experts" do not all agree that this is the best way to go! The problem is a fundamental design issue. When the door is closed it pushes up against the rear wing before dropping fractionally into the locked position. Ther...
by Pat Slade
Fri 10 Jun, 2016 11:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Wheel arch liners
Replies: 5
Views: 1043

Re: Wheel arch liners

Hi xyobgyn, Previous info. from TJS is correct. The front arch liners do not have holes for the front struts! One has to slice the top off a blank platform, at the appropriate height, in order to fit! The other fixing holes are all present. I agree it seems strange as my understanding is that the ch...
by Pat Slade
Thu 09 Jun, 2016 07:40
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Spare part required.
Replies: 5
Views: 1039

Re: Spare part required.

Hi, I also have a missing plastic cap on one of my mirrors, and it's floppy like Jets! Not sure thread lock works. I have used it once but the vibration has defeated it. Just got used to tightening the nut regularly. Nervous about punching the thread and nut to lock as the whole mirror structure and...
by Pat Slade
Sat 04 Jun, 2016 19:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Would you?
Replies: 7
Views: 1328

Re: Would you?

OK Jet, calm down! Was it the wheels that sealed it for you??!!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Fri 27 May, 2016 20:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Wheel arch liners
Replies: 5
Views: 1043

Re: Wheel arch liners

Hi Tony,

Glad my info. on arch liners was correct. The rear ones are far more straightforward!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 26 May, 2016 20:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Sump replacement!
Replies: 16
Views: 1543

Re: Sump replacement!

Hi All, Many thanks for your interest and suggestions. I rang the insurance company yesterday and they told me the car was expected back with us on Friday 3rd June. Imagine my surprise this afternoon (26th May) when I returned from a shopping trip to see a large white closed lorry outside my house! ...
by Pat Slade
Sat 21 May, 2016 18:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Sump replacement!
Replies: 16
Views: 1543

Sump replacement!

We have just returned from France where we joined members of the French 3 Series E21/E30 club on a tour in the Pyrenees. It was an excellent tour, great fun, and it was good to have four UK cars in the event. On the second morning at speed on a twisty road I hit a rock and the result did not appear ...
by Pat Slade
Sat 21 May, 2016 18:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4452

Re: Back to the Pyrenees 14-15th May 2016 (confirmed)

Stephane et Frédéric Thank you for a great tour. Wonderful roads and interesting visits. We would like to return to this area with slightly more time to enjoy the fabulous scenery and quiet roads. Keeping up the fast pace on Saturday was a challenge but with the clear road book nobody got lost! Than...
by Pat Slade
Wed 18 May, 2016 09:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Car Cover scratches
Replies: 8
Views: 1305

Re: Car Cover scratches

The BMW tailored cover is made of Technolon fabric. It is soft to the touch but can be used indoors or out. Have only used it extensively indoors but doubt it would produce scratches unless put over a dirty car.
by Pat Slade
Sat 07 May, 2016 11:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fired.
Replies: 12
Views: 2002

Re: Fired.

TJS has made a very good point about fuel line hoses and ethanol. Does anyone know if the "original" BMW parts available today are of appropriate, up to date, nitrile construction? Or is there a danger that the hoses could be "new, old stock" and not suitable for use with ethanol fuels? Would be goo...
by Pat Slade
Sat 07 May, 2016 09:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Brake Pads.
Replies: 7
Views: 1125

Re: Front Brake Pads.

TJS et al, Ahead of the Pyrenees trip I have changed all the oils, including PAS, the coolant, and naturally, the baking fluid. I hope those we meet on the Spanish border will have no objection to my half baked approach! PS My understanding was it's not the servo that is changed when putting big bra...
by Pat Slade
Fri 06 May, 2016 07:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Brake Pads.
Replies: 7
Views: 1125

Re: Front Brake Pads.

Hey Jet,

In your major mod suggestion you forgot the necessary replacement bake pressure relief valve!

I'm in the same position with original pads and 26k miles. So far I have got away with leaving extra baking distance when driving amongst "moderns".

Pat
by Pat Slade
Fri 22 Apr, 2016 14:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blue Z1 - Auction.
Replies: 36
Views: 3772

Re: Blue Z1 - Auction.

Hi,

Re the Hexagon car. Can anyone suggest why the leather on a drivers seat, that has only seen 200 miles of backside, is so baggy?
I will not comment on the price!!

Pat