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by hornel Z3M
Mon 14 Apr, 2014 17:43
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Anyone here from South Wales?
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: Anyone here from South Wales?

Hi Z3mora. sorry about the late reply but lost my passwords after my computer attack,,,,,, Thanks to robert got it now.
I live nr Abergavenny so not too far from you and usually have a drive to swansea in the summer so may meet up..... :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Thu 31 Oct, 2013 17:31
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New garage
Replies: 75
Views: 11198

Re: New garage

A super garage for 2 super cars, well done mate..... :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 13 Jul, 2013 15:00
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Radiator fan on most of the time
Replies: 16
Views: 2261

Re: Radiator fan on most of the time

35 flipping miles. i hate knocking the mileage up.
by hornel Z3M
Sat 13 Jul, 2013 14:56
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Radiator fan on most of the time
Replies: 16
Views: 2261

Re: Radiator fan on most of the time

I took my M out this morning for a 35 mile trip, stopped in lights went up to 90 mph, the needle on the temp gauge never budged (which i commented on the to other half)and the fan never came on once, so you may have some blocked fins in the rad or the thermostat is not opening wide enough, there mus...
by hornel Z3M
Wed 19 Jun, 2013 20:35
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Wrecks to Riches... Imola MCoupe
Replies: 13
Views: 2599

Re: Wrecks to Riches... Imola MCoupe

Bet that will look the buisness when its back to life :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 25 May, 2013 18:33
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Little mod today
Replies: 17
Views: 2098

Re: Little mod today

Looks great tim,makes it look american. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Mon 15 Apr, 2013 18:44
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: SPRING FEVER.....What's on the menu?
Replies: 12
Views: 952

Re: SPRING FEVER.....What's on the menu?

No mice mate, did a cracking job on the garage in the autumn, clean as a whistle in there and the carpet stayed clean and dry. :lol:
by hornel Z3M
Mon 15 Apr, 2013 18:38
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Strike's Z3M
Replies: 52
Views: 3900

Re: Strike's Z3M

WoW Thats a good idea. . :P
by hornel Z3M
Mon 15 Apr, 2013 18:36
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: SPRING FEVER.....What's on the menu?
Replies: 12
Views: 952

Re: SPRING FEVER.....What's on the menu?

Took the winter cover off, took trickle charger off, removed light dust with meguiars quick detailer and now waiting for the sunshine .
de-sorn at end of April. :P :sunny :nono
by hornel Z3M
Mon 15 Apr, 2013 18:29
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Strike's Z3M
Replies: 52
Views: 3900

Re: Strike's Z3M

what a great looking M. Well done for sourcing one as good as that. Worth the trip to edinburgh. By the way i did my calipers blue which i think suited the colour of the car, which is the same as yours. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Fri 05 Apr, 2013 09:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wing Mirror - can it be fixed?
Replies: 23
Views: 3886

Re: Wing Mirror - can it be fixed?

Surely it would be easier and cost effective to buy a new or second hand one, by the look of that mirror housing it has seen better days. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Wed 03 Apr, 2013 08:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Gearbox oil
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Re: Gearbox oil

Wonder where the oil filter goes in the gearbox :roll:

You need 1.5ltrs fuchs titan 75w 80 synthetic. good stuff :)
by hornel Z3M
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 20:11
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Realistic M Price?
Replies: 31
Views: 2035

Re: Realistic M Price?

Z3cade wrote:I personally think M prices have bottomed in the last two years and its perfect time to buy in my opinion.. There's also some cheap M coupes out there.

Won't be long till the M coupe and Roady will be asking Z1 prices.. 12k+ min
quite right and what about the good ones :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 30 Mar, 2013 14:58
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Ready for summer
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: Ready for summer

Almost too nice to drive. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 24 Mar, 2013 15:52
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: noisy?
Replies: 17
Views: 1489

Re: noisy?

There is no oil pressure gauge on the M (apart from the yellow light),but has a temperature gauge which is very important in not driving hard until the temperature is up to the required figure. Depending on the mileage you can have a vanos service but can be expensive but not as expensive as a new e...
by hornel Z3M
Sun 24 Mar, 2013 14:17
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: What's the opinion of PTFE based polishes?
Replies: 6
Views: 493

Re: What's the opinion of PTFE based polishes?

Dont waste your money John,get some Meguiars products, absolutley fab :)
by hornel Z3M
Sun 24 Mar, 2013 14:13
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: noisy?
Replies: 17
Views: 1489

Re: noisy?

Hi Miller. Dont like the sound of the engine flush. Did you get the right grade of oil for the M engine. If you havent driven the car much the vanos tends to be a bit noisy as mine was but after a few drives it was ok. If the oil is too thick it will take to long to get to the vanos, hence the corre...
by hornel Z3M
Sun 10 Feb, 2013 19:29
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New Z3 owner from Scotland
Replies: 19
Views: 2593

Re: New Z3 owner from Scotland

A big welcome from Wales Mike. Looks a great example, my first z was a 1.9,loved it to bits. :)
by hornel Z3M
Thu 29 Nov, 2012 19:02
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Shantybeater's S54 M Roadster
Replies: 351
Views: 51309

Re: Bi11's S54 M Roadster

Welcome to the forum Bill. Great car from James,i had a good look at it when we were at Silverstone and it was superb. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 18 Nov, 2012 20:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3M Roadster
Replies: 28
Views: 1428

Re: Wanted: Z3M Roadster

:wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 18 Nov, 2012 20:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3M Roadster
Replies: 28
Views: 1428

Re: Wanted: Z3M Roadster

Z3cade wrote:If you want the best example out there then Badman gees is concours A1 standard. You won't find one better, except for mine.. But it's not forsale :D

Bah Humbug .what about that Welsh Z3M got to be in the top 3:lol:
by hornel Z3M
Fri 16 Nov, 2012 17:47
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: New wheels
Replies: 18
Views: 1266

Re: New wheels

That looks superb Macca, well done for finding a great car like that. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 27 Oct, 2012 15:14
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: English man in Wales
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: English man in Wales

Gazza wrote:Any complaints ?

Yes, you have too many nice cars :P
by hornel Z3M
Fri 26 Oct, 2012 20:50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: English man in Wales
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: English man in Wales

He must be talking about an experience he suffered in #england Pr===
by hornel Z3M
Fri 26 Oct, 2012 20:42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: English man in Wales
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: English man in Wales

:bad
by hornel Z3M
Sat 22 Sep, 2012 20:57
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: MOT Today!
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Re: MOT Today!

Good news mate. Mind you would have been surprised after seeing the car at silverstone if it had failed :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Mon 20 Aug, 2012 17:36
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Jonttt Imola II Red S54 Z3m Roadster Journal
Replies: 661
Views: 170318

Re: Jonttt Imola II Red S54 Z3m Roadster Journal

Hi Jontt. I have seen splitters on a z3 with oem wheels and they looked out of place, but with the hamman wheels to match they will look great. Cant wait to see the finished product.. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Mon 20 Aug, 2012 17:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Selling my Z3 (Scotland)
Replies: 12
Views: 1732

Re: Selling my Z3 (Scotland)

Looks a nice car for the money, you should sell that easily. By the way if you find a Z6 get mer one as well :lol:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 11 Aug, 2012 19:55
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Progress! (fwj01's 2.0l - Oxford Green)
Replies: 103
Views: 18854

Re: Progress! (fwj01's 2.0l - Oxford Green)

I do love that car,,,,, Working down Bristol next week (Clifton) so will keep my eye open for it :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Fri 10 Aug, 2012 21:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Battery Dead so need to reset "everything?"
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: Battery Dead so need to reset "everything?"

Hi Phil, another welsh zedder, the small key you should have turns the alarm off under the bonnet, you shouldnt have much trouble when the battery is working. The alarm is to the right side of the engine and has a plastic cap covering it. any problems let us know. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Fri 10 Aug, 2012 21:16
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: hi a newbi to Z3
Replies: 10
Views: 938

Re: hi a newbi to Z3

Welcome Milli. Lovely colour,black always looks good, well done, good choice, :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 29 Jul, 2012 13:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: ***BMW Z3 - 2.8 - 1997 - Lovely Car ***
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Re: ***BMW Z3 - 2.8 - 1997 - Lovely Car ***

And another important issue -- THE Mileage :shock:
by hornel Z3M
Thu 05 Jul, 2012 19:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Forza West Chepstow - OUTSTANDING INDIE!
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Forza West Chepstow - OUTSTANDING INDIE!

Hi Murf, relocating to abergavenny eh, thats my home town so nice to see another M, your reg doesnt end WAY does it, there is an estoril M parked in town some days. :)
by hornel Z3M
Sat 09 Jun, 2012 21:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hood with glass window?
Replies: 34
Views: 3814

Re: Hood with glass window?

Going back to the glass issue, when i was shown around the B.A.S international factory in Cwmbran that make soft tops for most sports cars, the guy told me they had been working on a glass screen for the Z3 and found it impossible to make, although they do ones for Porche and other cars.
by hornel Z3M
Sat 09 Jun, 2012 21:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Help wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 410

Re: Help wanted

Hi Wyn. Firstly there is no such thing as limp mode. the light could be coming on because of a loose or dirty connection by the caliper. There is no way you lose power when the light comes on unless you have a faulty or dud battery. You say the hazard lights are flashing when you lock the car, do th...
by hornel Z3M
Tue 05 Jun, 2012 19:56
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: In support of Mike
Replies: 23
Views: 1574

Re: In support of Mike

Mike has helped me on a few problems over the years, excellent guy , if they cant take the heat stay out of the kitchen, Long Live Mike Fishwick :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 27 May, 2012 15:16
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Chip repair
Replies: 4
Views: 529

Re: Chip repair

Think you meant Steel-ers John. Sounds good if you can get the paint on finer as they normally end up a blob. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 27 May, 2012 15:12
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Stiff / difficult gear change
Replies: 33
Views: 6160

Re: Stiff / difficult gear change

It does sound like the pressure plate on the clutch to me, but i would change the gearbox oil first to make sure. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Tue 22 May, 2012 20:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How many types of tonneau cover?
Replies: 36
Views: 1278

Re: How many types of tonneau cover?

I treat my cover as a an important part of the car which should be looked after .Mine when not in use is hanging in the garage, open, with a rope through it to keep it looking good, and i clean it regularly to keep it as new. it looks great when fitted to the car. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Thu 03 May, 2012 20:56
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Gazzas 'M', make over progress
Replies: 74
Views: 4897

Re: Gazzas 'M', make over progress

Wow that looks good Gazza, i am glad there are 200 zeds going i can hide mine away from yours :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 28 Apr, 2012 15:11
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Gazzas 'M', make over progress
Replies: 74
Views: 4897

Re: Make over

Very impressive, looks more like a classic car show coming up with all the work going on with the members cars. new roof may 8th :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 28 Apr, 2012 10:23
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 70991

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Englishhaggis, post some pics and prices when your roof is done. :wink:

As far as the silverstone tickets are concerned they are holding them back to stop fakes being produced :roll:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 22 Apr, 2012 17:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S Stowage Box, Lateral Trims & windblock mounts
Replies: 3
Views: 452

Re: F/S Stowage Box, Lateral Trims & windblock mounts

Hi David, if you are thinking of selling separately i need the lock and key part as mine doesnt lock . just let me know how much.. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sun 15 Apr, 2012 13:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Respray hardtop
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: Respray hardtop

I just purchased a silver one from a forum member and had it professionally sprayed for £150 cash but i new him so expect to pay £250 ish :)
by hornel Z3M
Sat 14 Apr, 2012 20:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone had a replacement roof fitted?
Replies: 105
Views: 8373

Re: Anyone had a replacement roof fitted?

That looks first class Mike and would not have expected anything less from you. that is a good price to after seeing some of the prices quoted. :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Thu 12 Apr, 2012 18:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone had a replacement roof fitted?
Replies: 105
Views: 8373

Re: Anyone had a replacement roof fitted?

I didnt mean it as it looks, i wondered if Mikes was as a quality finish as yours :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Thu 12 Apr, 2012 16:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted E36 head unit
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: Wanted E36 head unit

PM sent :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Thu 12 Apr, 2012 16:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone had a replacement roof fitted?
Replies: 105
Views: 8373

Re: Anyone had a replacement roof fitted?

Come on Mike, the difference in quality between the £250 roof and the £400 wonderloaf had fitted is vast, so which is yours :wink:
by hornel Z3M
Sat 31 Mar, 2012 22:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: AC Schnitzer Roll Hoops for Sale on German Ebay
Replies: 17
Views: 1267

Re: AC Schnitzer Roll Hoops for Sale on German Ebay

So why dont your pictures show up then ROBERT T?
by hornel Z3M
Sat 31 Mar, 2012 21:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Issues starting 2002 2.2 Z3
Replies: 9
Views: 411

Re: Issues starting 2002 2.2 Z3

Only kiding. Are you bringing the 2 Zeds to silverstone, cos you may need the m to tow toadster back :colourful: