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by kruisn
Mon 21 Aug, 2006 21:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Gaydon ...a few pics
Replies: 9
Views: 858

Thanks for the piccies FOXY. Must have been a great day. Some rather ER!! unusual models there, but most are stunning. Thanks again. Hope you enjoyed it.
by kruisn
Thu 10 Aug, 2006 02:27
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Sun 30 July 2006: Adios Amigo Cruise
Replies: 81
Views: 7952

GR8 captions. :lol:
by kruisn
Thu 03 Aug, 2006 02:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Mini Highland Tour
Replies: 9
Views: 542

Thanks for the photo's of the Falkirk Wheel Nero. Had seen a bit of the building of it on Discovery a while back, but havn't seen it working. Good photo's. By the way where are the photo's of your Z with the models clambering over it (and you). There must be a factory somewhere that turns them out b...
by kruisn
Mon 31 Jul, 2006 21:59
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Louis Vutton Z3 Part 2
Replies: 23
Views: 3486

Very clever number plate. The finish is not my style, but very high standard if the photo's are anything to go by. Great work.
by kruisn
Mon 31 Jul, 2006 03:08
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Thoughts on new wheel styles for New Zealand??
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Maybe raise it 250mm, and fit bull bars and chrome exterior roll hoops.
GO for it. Show them X5s what for!!!!!!!!
by kruisn
Mon 31 Jul, 2006 03:00
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: London Motor Show Pics, 56kbps best avoid this one.
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Thanks for the piccies estocks, we get very little coverage waaaayy down here in Kiwi land.
by kruisn
Tue 18 Jul, 2006 20:58
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Fifth Gear v
Replies: 7
Views: 579

Yeah all, whats happening to T/G. We are still getting repeats of the old series out here in Kiwiland, (Jaguar,Chrysler, HSV on the sands etc). I have heard rumours that JC had some sort of accident. Has that delayed the series?. Its the only program worth watching on NZ TV. If anybody has any info ...
by kruisn
Sun 16 Jul, 2006 21:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Why do we love our ZED's?
Replies: 24
Views: 1125

Although it is German design and built in USA, it is the traditional British sports car with character. Big six up front, long bonnet, interesting handling, fast, sat over the rear axle, good looking, controversial, solid and not quite perfect. All the things to make driving fun. NOT BORING. Most mo...
by kruisn
Sun 16 Jul, 2006 20:59
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Water up the exhaust when washing!
Replies: 9
Views: 746

Turn the car around if you are on a slope when you wash it. It will also let the water run off the hood/back seal easier and make sure the water runs out of the boot surround channels as well as not going into the exhaust pipe. Then go for a drive to show it off!!!! (as you do!!).
Regards.
by kruisn
Tue 11 Jul, 2006 07:21
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Glamis Castle - 32nd Scottish Transport Extravaganza (pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 1220

Thanks for the pics, nice Z4 coupe. Enjoyed the look.
by kruisn
Thu 29 Jun, 2006 21:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Some pics of my Z3
Replies: 49
Views: 4686

Very nice pics of a well cared for example. Its a cedit to the group. Congrats!!!!!!!!!!, hope you are enjoying it.
by kruisn
Sat 20 May, 2006 06:25
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Highlander II - 5/6/7th May 2006 - Now Full
Replies: 46
Views: 6220

Any words or pickies from Highlander 11 anywhere on the net?Have I missed them or are they still coming. Now that you all have summer and we have inherited your rain and wind and cold, its all we have to look forward to. :head:
by kruisn
Thu 27 Apr, 2006 21:05
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: TOP GEAR downshifting to SECOND GEAR
Replies: 20
Views: 894

John Boy wrote:
Jules75 wrote:The fact that my girlfriend will happily sit down with me and watch TopGear is a sign that they are appealing to a wide audience.
Got to agree with you there, it's about the only car show Sarah watches.
SAYS IT ALL EH!!
by kruisn
Sun 23 Apr, 2006 05:57
Forum: Better Driving
Topic: UPDATED Driver experience and training 18th April
Replies: 104
Views: 25323

A few pics from the 'Real Red group'. http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a296/StuB_Yorks/Prodrive_April_06/DSCF6034.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a296/StuB_Yorks/Prodrive_April_06/DSCF6042.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a296/StuB_Yorks/Prodrive_April_06/DSCF6055.jpg http://i13.photobu...
by kruisn
Sun 16 Apr, 2006 21:09
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Greenock - Oban - Lochgilphead - Inveraray - Greenock
Replies: 14
Views: 2114

Rained most of the time and it's still not midge season. Roof was on all day. Greenock is a good place to leave although the Greenock to Largs road is a laugh at 80 and 120 past IBM (they've left just about, Call Centre now with no manufacturing) with the roof off is also a good laugh I believe. I'l...
by kruisn
Wed 12 Apr, 2006 21:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Zealand Z ers at Coromandel
Replies: 17
Views: 1983

Why has "Nice View"been viewed more times than the other pictures?????
by kruisn
Thu 30 Mar, 2006 21:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 107
Views: 3992

I would say that's the most sensible solution. Alot of people use the Zed as a weekend/summer car and have arun around car for othertimes. Glad to hear you're not selling then! I agree with BimBeema Foxy. It is the best solution, I have always had my Z and Healeys etc as weekend cars,with just a ch...
by kruisn
Tue 28 Mar, 2006 06:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Z3 in the forum (pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 823

Re: New Z3 in the forum (pics)

[quote="xtLSport"]Hello, I joined this forum last year but i never had time to show you my Z, here it goes (pics are not professional pics like yours with the sunset and more, but I post them so you just can see my car :) ):

The Blue inserts in the are real cool. Nice Ride.
by kruisn
Mon 27 Mar, 2006 04:30
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Kiwi run north
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Kiwi run north

Great show of Zeds Kruisin. :D Our local dealership held a tour for Z3s and 4s this last saturday. How ON EARTH did you get a BMW dealer to do that???? :shock: Over here, they couldn't care less about enthusiasts and their events. But maybe I'll get proven wrong sometime very soon..... :?: A. The l...
by kruisn
Sun 26 Mar, 2006 22:33
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Kiwi run north
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Kiwi run north

Our local dealership held a tour for Z3s and 4s this last saturday. It was attended by 41 cars and about 75 enthusiasts. The run took us out of North Shore up through Orewa and Warkworth. With a stop at The Dome Valley Cafe, they were not expecting so many customers at one time so things were a tad ...
by kruisn
Wed 15 Mar, 2006 09:03
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Miserable Gits!
Replies: 27
Views: 2336

I know what u mean mate - I've spotted a few Zedders recently and they just stare at you as if you're mad for waving or flashing your lights!!! I have a similar problem, the other Zdrs stare and laugh when I wave and wash my windscreen and head (top down). My other (everyday car) is a Ute and the f...
by kruisn
Fri 10 Feb, 2006 22:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Alfie's new Imola ///M....! (Long)
Replies: 72
Views: 10884

Hi Alfie

Congrats from all us Kiwis on the new addition to your family. Looks magnificent.

In that colour you have to call her "RUBY".


Hope you have lots of happy miles together.
by kruisn
Thu 26 Jan, 2006 19:14
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Interesting number plates spotted.
Replies: 52
Views: 7279

Yep, Garyw. The plate cannot be longer than 6 digits and must be socially acceptable (no obvious smut) although some are very cleverly disguised. Some plates are worth thousands others just for fun. The company that runs the plates sometimes hold auctions and of course there are always plates for sa...
by kruisn
Thu 26 Jan, 2006 06:04
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Interesting number plates spotted.
Replies: 52
Views: 7279

Number Plates

We are very lucky here in Kiwi land. Great roads, great cars, great people, great number plates -- Heaven!!! Got to have some upsides to being so far away from all those lovely bolt on goodies you Zders have.
by kruisn
Fri 13 Jan, 2006 21:28
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Alfie Would Like To Introduce.....
Replies: 31
Views: 5122

Congrats Mr and Mrs Alfie. Still need some details though. It must be a pearler to have looked for so long for it. Low miles, Every xtra, well loved (or new) couldnt really tell. Lots of luck and happy drives buddy.
by kruisn
Wed 11 Jan, 2006 20:04
Forum: Site Announcements and Feedback
Topic: Apologies for downtime
Replies: 35
Views: 5610

He delayed getting it, in order to launch it on here
Could it be an Amphicar then?, it would be spot on in the lake district.
by kruisn
Wed 11 Jan, 2006 00:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: It's winter............ the ZzZ looks like a mess
Replies: 32
Views: 1611

I do like the dual exhausts though. Any idea who makes them?

Its supposed to be summer here and my Zd looked just like that before Christmas.
by kruisn
Tue 10 Jan, 2006 18:48
Forum: Site Announcements and Feedback
Topic: Apologies for downtime
Replies: 35
Views: 5610

Good to see you back in force Zroadster. Well done!!!!!!!!.
Thought I had missed the first pics of Alfie's new ride PHEW!!!!
by kruisn
Thu 29 Dec, 2005 18:50
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Diary of an idiot!
Replies: 17
Views: 2287

Re: Diary of an idiot!

I just got my Zzz outta the garage on xmas day for a quick topless drive, to stop myself eating any more food and committed the stupidest act of thoughlessness known to mankind. I was in the middle of a very excited conversion process of doors down and roof down. Without thinking I yanked back the ...
by kruisn
Sat 17 Dec, 2005 20:22
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Tonneau Covers!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1394

Thanks for the advice friends.

Hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and GR8 driving.
by kruisn
Sat 17 Dec, 2005 19:22
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Mirror cable?
Replies: 4
Views: 454

Hi drummachine, If you have a later model the wire is the antenna for your remote lock.
by kruisn
Wed 14 Dec, 2005 06:47
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Tonneau Covers!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1394

Hi Kruisn, Tonneau covers would be very useful, and to-day could be made out of modern materials so as to be compact, my one gripe is that the hood cover (which is wrongly referred to by some as a tonneau cover) takes up so much boot space, I am sure there have been links on here recently showing T...
by kruisn
Wed 14 Dec, 2005 06:38
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Tonneau Covers!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1394

Had a full tonneau on my Westfield, never seen one for a Z3 though, how and what would it attach to? My Westfield had press studs on the dash and the body, pretty useful on a Westield. With a Z3 surely just put the roof up? Roof ? Roof ? what is this roof you speak of? Surely this is only some sort...
by kruisn
Sat 10 Dec, 2005 22:21
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Tonneau Covers!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1394

Tonneau Covers!!

Does any thusiast remember or know of a Tonneau cover for Z3s. I have seen 1/4 tonneaus for over the folded hood both original BMW and aftermarket, but not a full tonneau. My old Healey 100 has one, as do a lot of older sports cars. The cover protects the cabin from the elements when parked (no need...
by kruisn
Sat 10 Dec, 2005 21:45
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Car Club --mag. article
Replies: 6
Views: 419

Hi Phil, Could you post a couple of the best shots here, I would like to see some from the meet. TAAA!! Zder.

Regards Bryan.
by kruisn
Fri 02 Dec, 2005 18:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My Zed, about time i introduced myself!!
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Welcome to the group Zder, Hmmm! good photo's as well.
ENJOY!!!
by kruisn
Wed 09 Nov, 2005 19:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitted a rear diffuser last weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 717

VERY COOL look!!! Chris. That is the end most other drivers will see. By the way you have twin pipe sets, M? or nice mod?

Weather looks good as well.
Regards.
by kruisn
Sat 05 Nov, 2005 04:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Greetings and probably a done to death question?
Replies: 7
Views: 647

OOOOPs sorry Z-ers felt guilty, so changed it back. Great Avo for a drive, just went up through the Bays to clear out the cobwebs. Great FIX for the week.
ENJOY
by kruisn
Fri 04 Nov, 2005 23:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Greetings and probably a done to death question?
Replies: 7
Views: 647

Thanks to all for the welcome, what a cool bunch of thuZiasts. Also for the ideas on the mirror, I can see it needs more digging. Hey Kiwi, Yes Buddy am on the list, but couldnt make the run this time. Looked at the photo's posted, it was a good run. Looking forward to the next though. Damn good res...
by kruisn
Sun 30 Oct, 2005 05:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Greetings and probably a done to death question?
Replies: 7
Views: 647

Greetings and probably a done to death question?

Hello Z,ers, Just joined the net, Great reads. Only one small gripe re my 3.0 roadster, (02 Titanium Silver, red leather, just gone 8000clicks). The interior rear vision mirror. Does the lack of vision bother any other petroheads? Is there a replacement or mod that can be done to make it take up les...