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by mich
Thu 18 Aug, 2011 03:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I've had my Z3 vinyl wrapped.
Replies: 36
Views: 3408

I remember an Art Gallery that I went to 30 odd years ago where there was a 'Holden HQ' wrapped in roofing iron, now that was impressive and a pretty good defence against stones :lol: Was it the French who put corrugated iron on their cars? - well at least the panels were corrugated. I do remember ...
by mich
Tue 16 Aug, 2011 22:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I've had my Z3 vinyl wrapped.
Replies: 36
Views: 3408

I remember an Art Gallery that I went to 30 odd years ago where there was a 'Holden HQ' wrapped in roofing iron, now that was impressive and a pretty good defence against stones :lol:
by mich
Tue 09 Aug, 2011 11:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I've had my Z3 vinyl wrapped.
Replies: 36
Views: 3408

Fred Gazza what a waist of moany may as well use a frenchy :roll: or strawberry jam, btw why cant I see the quote bbutonn?!? wtf I got it nnow it fell of f the ff edge of me screan
by mich
Tue 09 Aug, 2011 03:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I've had my Z3 vinyl wrapped.
Replies: 36
Views: 3408

As an old codger can you explain what exactly is this wrapping :?
by mich
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 09:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Lovers - I you had one wish.......
Replies: 46
Views: 1488

A friend had a substance that you could paint over the number plate which was transparent and highly reflective that would do :wink:
by mich
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 08:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Lovers - I you had one wish.......
Replies: 46
Views: 1488

Auto, instantaneously retractable number plates triggered by radar
by mich
Thu 21 Apr, 2011 09:48
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Installing a subwoofer
Replies: 44
Views: 4167

Older than that mate, try Ted Heath, Dave Brubeck, BPO, LSO that kind of thing anyway for good audio you don’t listen in a car particularly a roadster, you need a good HiFi system at home and an understanding Wife. :) well I recognise the old prime minister but none of the others.... :D Actually he...
by mich
Thu 21 Apr, 2011 02:54
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Installing a subwoofer
Replies: 44
Views: 4167

Older than that mate, try Ted Heath, Dave Brubeck, BPO, LSO that kind of thing anyway for good audio you don’t listen in a car particularly a roadster, you need a good HiFi system at home and an understanding Wife. :)
by mich
Wed 20 Apr, 2011 08:24
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Installing a subwoofer
Replies: 44
Views: 4167

sub woofers in a Z :shrug Zeders used to have taste,I shudder to think what kind of music you are going to inflict on others,
by mich
Fri 04 Mar, 2011 23:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BMW Business CD
Replies: 14
Views: 792

**Z3** wrote:Ha ha! Seriously no joke!

anyone interested?
I'll offer NZ$823 valid for 24hrs unless someone goes higher
by mich
Fri 04 Feb, 2011 03:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What to do about work colleagues who slag off your car?
Replies: 61
Views: 3149

Didn't the tag "Hairdressers car" come about with the first Z3 1.9L or have I got that wrong, you can't compare the 3L with the 1.9L
by mich
Wed 02 Feb, 2011 22:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Auto to manual....
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Obviously a back street mechanic or an idiot owner has done the conversion.
by mich
Wed 26 Jan, 2011 03:49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Tell us a joke...
Replies: 147
Views: 16406

Dead Parrot At dawn the telephone rings, "Hello, Senor Rod? This is Ernesto, the caretaker at your country house." "Ah yes, Ernesto. What can I do for you? Is there a problem?" "Um, I am just calling to advise you, Senor Rod, that your parrot, he is dead". "My parrot? Dead? The one that won the Int...
by mich
Thu 23 Dec, 2010 06:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen washing fluid container's max. capacity?
Replies: 17
Views: 781

TaffZee wrote:Gently pull the whole motor assembly from the container, the motor is just push fitted.
So it has no seals?
by mich
Sun 19 Dec, 2010 22:53
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Removing the battery over winter
Replies: 24
Views: 2045

Can't he afford carpet in his garage :o :lol: I have a 6 foot deep inspection pit under the car which has railway sleepers set into the garage floor with a carpet over the top :) The plastic sheet is to stop the damp rising up. Well seems to help anyways :| Tim. Aha, the dreaded rising damp :lol: t...
by mich
Sun 19 Dec, 2010 04:16
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Removing the battery over winter
Replies: 24
Views: 2045

Can't he afford carpet in his garage :o
by mich
Thu 02 Dec, 2010 20:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen washing fluid container's max. capacity?
Replies: 17
Views: 781

Have you tried fixing the leak with Araldite Epoxy ?
by mich
Tue 30 Nov, 2010 19:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen washing fluid container's max. capacity?
Replies: 17
Views: 781

This may be your problem :)

here
by mich
Mon 29 Nov, 2010 19:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Leak from screen washer bottle at pump motor
Replies: 4
Views: 437

Definitely not a cracked container or blocked filter, it leaks just standing idle
by mich
Mon 29 Nov, 2010 07:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Leak from screen washer bottle at pump motor
Replies: 4
Views: 437

Leak from screen washer bottle at pump motor

Has anyone experienced this ? I suspect it is a seal perhaps an “O” ring built into the pump motor does this mean a new motor or can you get replacement seals ??

2002 Z3
by mich
Sun 28 Nov, 2010 05:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: How old are we?
Replies: 22
Views: 1309

I wish I could remember it must be in excess of 70 :cheers
by mich
Tue 16 Nov, 2010 19:34
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Analogue clock losing time
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Re: Analogue clock losing time

Hi all, My M Roadster's analogue clock is losing time at a great rate. Lost 2 hours in 12 hours last night. Has anyone else experienced this problem? I think these jokers are taking the p!$$, remove the clock and take it to a jewler he should have a sonic cleaning tank a 5 min immersion should do t...
by mich
Thu 21 Oct, 2010 04:27
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Z3....reliability
Replies: 14
Views: 839

jont wrote:Well I have had my 1.9 Z for 12 years and I have just noched up 250,000 Klms of which I have driven 202,000Klms with no major problems. its all about how you treat your car.

JohnT :colourful:
Exactly, no women drivers :lol: or boy racers. but you are spot on.
by mich
Wed 20 Oct, 2010 06:52
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Posting photos on zroadster.net
Replies: 23
Views: 240217

I have always used photobucket (free version) but you are limited to 1GB then you have to upgrade to a payed version or delete some of your pics which will of course remove them from wherever they have been posted and leave a little red cross X
by mich
Mon 27 Sep, 2010 04:36
Forum: Performance
Topic: new hoops
Replies: 9
Views: 920

Dicanio wrote:I'm confused, are you considering putting 17 inch tyres on 16 inch wheels.
Well it will be a easier than fitting 16 inch tyres to 17 inch rims :roll:
by mich
Sun 12 Sep, 2010 21:39
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Well i think im about finished
Replies: 33
Views: 2238

CP00black wrote:You should. I stole yours...
Don't worry I will change mine to day :)
Mine was Franklin 3/4 swell back 5 string + Flute
by mich
Sun 12 Sep, 2010 06:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Well i think im about finished
Replies: 33
Views: 2238

CP00black wrote:That is a very good idea. ->saved to the might-do Zed-file
I quite agree. btw I like your avatar :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mich
Mon 26 Jul, 2010 06:05
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: smart arse!
Replies: 13
Views: 1019

Stick a mock exhaust pipe in it, and say it's a special
by mich
Sun 20 Jun, 2010 04:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Filler Cap Drain Blocked
Replies: 16
Views: 1145

Alfie wrote:Maybe it's just me, but I can't even find the hole...

:puzzle:

***Stands back and waits for the abuse....***
Good old Alf, same as ever :D :D :D I won't say the obvious.

but seriously I went in from the top no trouble
by mich
Wed 16 Jun, 2010 05:48
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: COME ON ENGLAND, Z3 style ( pics )
Replies: 47
Views: 2260

What your boys have just done :shock: New Zealand 1-1 Slovakia.

I thought that only the Germans were allowed to get a goal in injury time. :lol:

HT
The problem lies with the ball, wrong shape
by mich
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 06:03
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: COME ON ENGLAND, Z3 style ( pics )
Replies: 47
Views: 2260

Nice pics apart from the england flags :wink: :D :D I support two teams, Wales and whoever plays against England. All joking aside...i'm backing Spain. Thought you'd be supporting New Zealand, what, with them having all them sheep. Listen buster there is nothing wrong with sheep, and the USA nearly...
by mich
Mon 31 May, 2010 03:23
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The ZRoadster Search Engine
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Hooking Fell :D
by mich
Tue 18 May, 2010 06:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: how old is the typical z3/z3m driver?
Replies: 225
Views: 9352

I hope to be 104 next year, once I'm in it I can take on anything but beginning to show my age a bit now, have to raise the top to get in and out :oops:
by mich
Sun 10 Jan, 2010 22:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: FYI - to run on spare must deactivate traction control
Replies: 22
Views: 831

Canman wrote:BonBon, can i ask , what did you do with the "dead wheel" ? did it fit in the boot? :|
This is where you need to get your priorities right, Put the wheel on the seat and tell the Wife to wait at the side of the road :wink:
by mich
Sun 10 Jan, 2010 03:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: FYI - to run on spare must deactivate traction control
Replies: 22
Views: 831

Re: FYI - to run on spare must deactivate traction control

BonBon wrote:I had a flat yesterday. :(

After putting on the smaller spare tire the car would not accelerate.
Amid all the confusion it took me a while to realize that I needed to deactivate the traction control (ACS).
That is well worth knowing. Thank you :)
by mich
Mon 28 Dec, 2009 04:23
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What happens when you don't change your oil
Replies: 8
Views: 814

I am using Castrol TXT Softec LL01 and now changing every 18 - 24 months as my mileage is not what it used to be but I do fit a new filter at each oil change, if you check the underside of the oil filler cap it is a reasonably good guide as to the rest of the engine but will always be a little clean...
by mich
Sat 05 Sep, 2009 03:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seat Belts stuck
Replies: 0
Views: 156

Seat Belts stuck

My passenger side seat belt has decided that it doesn't want to retract, it is fully extended, I have tried a few friendly taps but it won't free itself, has anyone experienced this.
Problem fixed easy peasy
by mich
Thu 03 Sep, 2009 06:04
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Outstanding new BMW
Replies: 7
Views: 593

Not even a tin top, I’ll stick to my rag top and enjoy the ride :)
by mich
Mon 20 Jul, 2009 03:24
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: New Z4 on Top Gear
Replies: 31
Views: 3596

I drive a Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaag :lol: :lol: :lol: I worked in the experimental dept [now known as research & development] many years ago when they were run by Sir William Lyons. I have always had a soft spot for them, I did have an XK150 a few years back it was so heavy and a bitch to drive,...
by mich
Wed 01 Jul, 2009 06:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Hood Repairs (Is It Possible)
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Mini, I have the same problem, it is on the hood Rib where it rubs against the plastic surround of the rear window, as a temporary measure I cover it [the rear window] with a towel when lowered, but that becomes a real pain, if the hood could be prevented from going that far down the problem would b...
by mich
Sat 25 Apr, 2009 05:57
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: A Comprehensive guide. The BMW Z2
Replies: 11
Views: 812

I would not be interested in anything under 3.0L
You can’t beat a lazy six! Lasts for ever
Small engines work hard all the time and generally have a shorter life
The following pic may be a bit too big but would be fun
by mich
Tue 14 Apr, 2009 23:48
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: grumpy idle, lack of power low down, overfuelling
Replies: 19
Views: 1168

grumpy, idle, lack of power, low down, overfuelling aka eating

Yep, that sounds like me :D :D
by mich
Fri 10 Apr, 2009 06:16
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Is this Z invisible?
Replies: 5
Views: 619

Hi richardjgreen I have not seen those type of tail pipes before ?
Are they a double each side??
by mich
Thu 09 Apr, 2009 03:11
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: whats the lowest point on our cars?
Replies: 8
Views: 677

c_w wrote:The undertray is the lowest part of the car at the front of a Z3M. Without that on it's the front X-brace.
Is it lower than the muffler? I scrape quite a bit but it sounds from the centre region, nothing fallen off yet :)
by mich
Tue 31 Mar, 2009 03:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heated door mirrors?
Replies: 18
Views: 1149

Re: Heated door mirrors?

Hey Mich, hope NZ is treating you well - will be back there in few months - be great if there were still runs on from time to time - will pm you separately once I'm back. I'm not 100% sure about the heated nozzles - but I've certainly never seen it listed as a separate option on pricelists etc. Sur...
by mich
Tue 31 Mar, 2009 01:54
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Stone Chip of the Week
Replies: 12
Views: 1928

ZEDIBEE wrote:
mich wrote:Looks like a bit of corrosion under that paint muppet [bubbles]
Has Muppet changed his Forum name :twisted:
No, she just uses lower case letters :lol: :lol:
by mich
Mon 30 Mar, 2009 05:04
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Stone Chip of the Week
Replies: 12
Views: 1928

Looks like a bit of corrosion under that paint muppet [bubbles]
by mich
Mon 30 Mar, 2009 04:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heated door mirrors?
Replies: 18
Views: 1149

Re: Heated door mirrors?

I was just wondering if all Z3 had heated door mirrors as standard? No. As I recall (but my memory is starting to get fuzzy on these details), if the car was specced with heated seats, it then got the heated mirrors and heated washer spray nozzles. Are you sure about the heated spray nozzles, I hav...
by mich
Thu 05 Mar, 2009 22:51
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: s50 Fuel Flap
Replies: 15
Views: 1200

The outer ring is inset into the body which it needs to be, so a bit of panel will be needed
by mich
Thu 05 Mar, 2009 04:37
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: s50 Fuel Flap
Replies: 15
Views: 1200

My Flap operates with the central locking, one day it stopped working, of course it was when at the pumps with a next to empty tank, the emergency cord could not be found because some idiot had tucked it in behind the 6CD changer in the boot, not to worry said the helpful man putting his big finger ...