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by Zed Carer
Fri 04 Apr, 2008 20:19
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: after nearly a year...my Z3
Replies: 15
Views: 1893

Hi Adam Your Z3 looks magnificent and has obviously benefited from the care and attention you have given it. I only got mine last Monday 99 (V) 2.8 and like you found that there was more to do than I expected so having spent every evening so far just cleaning, etc looking at yours gives me inspirati...
by Zed Carer
Wed 02 Apr, 2008 22:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Joy Ride
Replies: 3
Views: 554

nuts wrote Cheeky question, but does anyone have a 2.0 in west yorkshire that I can have a ride in? Hi nuts not sure if this is of any use but I got a 99 V Reg 2.8 last Monday that you are more than welcome to have a look at and a ride in - would be nice to actually drive it as so far all I've been...
by Zed Carer
Tue 01 Apr, 2008 20:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hi Everyone - I've Got a New Owner
Replies: 6
Views: 718

Thank you for all your good wishes and kind words I've been in my new home for a day and so far: Had my nearside door cleaned inside, it was even polished underneath! All round the door frame was washed with nice warm water then I was dried and polished. The Zed Carer then used Auto Glym vinyl clean...
by Zed Carer
Mon 31 Mar, 2008 22:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hi Everyone - I've Got a New Owner
Replies: 6
Views: 718

Hi Everyone - I've Got a New Owner

Just a quick hello from Silver Z3, but some of you will know me already as the Zed Carer is the third member of Zroadster to have adopted me. Anyway a few details as it will be a few days before I can have my photo taken: I was born in July 1999 my skin is Titanium Silver and I have blue extended le...
by Zed Carer
Sun 30 Mar, 2008 23:15
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Here comes the sun
Replies: 15
Views: 1243

icarus wrote As the squalls of rain and hail hit the road in front you could tell most were thinking “what a poseur he’s bound to stop soon and put that hood up”. I just relaxed and dug in. With a pair of cheep Polaroid sunnies and a black nylon jacket from Tesco. I was not going to give way to any...
by Zed Carer
Sun 30 Mar, 2008 22:26
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New Pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1715

cowboybebop wrote Cheer guys, good luck for tomorrow night ZedCarer send some pics when you get it Thanks but might have to wait until the weekend for photos - unless we get some light nights. Had to wait a few extra days as the deal included a new MoT and unfortunately (or fortunately depending on...
by Zed Carer
Sun 30 Mar, 2008 22:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: car hunt
Replies: 3
Views: 775

high1111 wrote
Sorry I cant understand I placed a ? on this forum and recived 3 replys now I cant see my message
Click link below for your original post

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by Zed Carer
Sun 30 Mar, 2008 21:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: are white Z3`s rare ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1147

I've been looking for a 2.8 since before Christmas and only came across one white one for sale - I think that it was near Chester. Can only assume that white is a rare colour in the UK.
by Zed Carer
Sun 30 Mar, 2008 21:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New Pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1715

Nice One! Like the wheels. Hope that you have lots of fun with your new Zed.

Fingers crossed should pick my 2.8 up tomorrow night.
by Zed Carer
Thu 27 Mar, 2008 19:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: new member
Replies: 3
Views: 580

Hi hugh1111 and welcome to the forum If you haven't found it already the link below takes you to a very useful "Buying a Z3" thread. There are lots of other threads that will give you are general view of what people think about their Zeds - but it does get addictive! URL LINK A number of the older 1...
by Zed Carer
Mon 24 Mar, 2008 19:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 2.8 Costs
Replies: 36
Views: 1983

tom_deas wrote the later engine... what age from? Form other posts the later double vanos should be on 2.8 Z3's built from Sep 98. If you search there is a post showing the different inlets - I think that it was curved inlets without a cover for the single vanos and flatter inlet with a cover for t...
by Zed Carer
Mon 24 Mar, 2008 15:02
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Black Z4 and Red Z3 near Pontefract 24 March
Replies: 0
Views: 471

Black Z4 and Red Z3 near Pontefract 24 March

Still catching up on jobs so did the recycling bit this morning on my to Halfrauds in Pontefract. On the way in passed a black Z4 on the A639 that was heading out towards Doncaster. On the way back home saw a very shiney red Z3 with chrome gills in the queue heading into Pontefract. Anyone on here? ...
by Zed Carer
Sun 23 Mar, 2008 10:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: great snow today,picture
Replies: 16
Views: 1061

Up early this morning to watch the GP and snowing heavily with 2 to 3 inches already on the road - but now melting. Pity really I was almost looking forward to some Zedledging - live on hill and the local kids skateboard in summer and when there is enough snow sledge in the winter. Hope that anyone ...
by Zed Carer
Sat 22 Mar, 2008 22:25
Forum: Performance
Topic: A Dilemma
Replies: 19
Views: 1632

cowboybebop wrote: I rang them but they said it looks like around wednesday time..... which will take it to around 2 weeks wait.....roll on next week Some people say that patience is good for the soul - but having paid my deposit today on a 2.8 I'm beginning to have my doubts! Fingers crossed & tou...
by Zed Carer
Thu 20 Mar, 2008 21:35
Forum: Performance
Topic: A Dilemma
Replies: 19
Views: 1632

MM for discussion on the relative merits of the 2.2 and the 2.8 Click the link below. CLICK If you go for a 2.8 then good luck - I've been looking for the "right one" for about 4 months now, but there again I have a definite idea of what I want! All the 6's (2.0, 2.2, 2.8 and 3.0) make quite a nice ...
by Zed Carer
Tue 18 Mar, 2008 18:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Just Joined - hello
Replies: 13
Views: 622

ajc wrote For me, its having the roof down and enjoying the experience of the whole thing. Having had the Z3 for over 6 years I know exactly what you mean and although the Z4 is very good I do miss the Z3. whiteminks wrote It is has plenty of oomph power wise at high revs but you do then use more p...
by Zed Carer
Tue 18 Mar, 2008 12:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Just Joined - hello
Replies: 13
Views: 622

Hi ajc and welcome to the forum I'm still a relatively newcomer but have found it very useful. Now for the request and a chance to contribute: my circumstances appear to be similar to yours (no withdrawals from the bank of mum and dad for over a year and even some credits!). We had a Z3 that was tra...
by Zed Carer
Sun 16 Mar, 2008 20:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2.2 or 2.8???
Replies: 28
Views: 1929

cowboybepop wrote Cheers for all the help guys.... After going to look at one today i finally bit the bullet and bought the 2.8, i cant wait to drive it now Congratulations and well done in finding one so quickly hope that you really enjoy the new Zed and that we get a better spring & summer than l...
by Zed Carer
Fri 14 Mar, 2008 17:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Cruise Yorkshire March 15th
Replies: 102
Views: 13343

Just a quick line to wish everyone all the best for tomorrow, hope that you all have a great day enjoying the Yorkshire roads and the scenery if you get chance to take your eyes off the road. I'll look out for those heading north on the A1 in the morning - I will be the silver Z4 going south!!!!!!!!...
by Zed Carer
Wed 12 Mar, 2008 22:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2.2 or 2.8???
Replies: 28
Views: 1929

Cowboybebop wrote another thing which makes it difficult is i like both older and newer shape rears..... but i notice the centre console looks alittle better in the more recent models... Our Z3 was a facelift (2000) model and the rear did look nice in the mirrors when you were driving but the pre-f...
by Zed Carer
Wed 12 Mar, 2008 19:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2.2 or 2.8???
Replies: 28
Views: 1929

Fixer wrote Zed Carer If it’s a 2.8 your looking for I have a beautiful low mileage example for sale,It was supplied and serviced by Sandal Wakefield, it has all the extras you will ever need and turns every head when you drive past, give me a call and come have a look for yourself you wont be disa...
by Zed Carer
Tue 11 Mar, 2008 22:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2.2 or 2.8???
Replies: 28
Views: 1929

Thanks cowboybebop for starting this thread as I am in a similar position. The Zed Owner traded in her Z3 for the Z4 last year and after earning an awful lot of Brownie Points has just about agreed to me buying a Z3 - my excuse was that it would take some of the mileage off my usual daily drive. I h...
by Zed Carer
Mon 10 Mar, 2008 17:29
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A nice drop of Merlot
Replies: 1
Views: 804

Looks very nice - must have taken you time and effort to get it that shiny but the result looks well worth it. Did you have a glass (or two) of the other Merlot as a reward? Got to admit that purely personally I am not usually that great a fan of dark colours on the Z4 but the exception for me is Me...
by Zed Carer
Sat 08 Mar, 2008 21:42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Glad to see Z Roadster back up?
Replies: 46
Views: 4153

Really glad that zroadster's back - it went down just when i needed to look up a few things. Weeks of "if only I could look at zroadster I'd know the answer" so it might be a late night tonight.

Thanks to everyone involved in getting it back for us to enjoy.
by Zed Carer
Wed 30 Jan, 2008 17:00
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What Have u Done to your Z this past 7 days ?
Replies: 46
Views: 2079

Well done, very impressed - what will you do when it's all finished?

I got my Z-fix by going for some hood down driving on Sunday around the local lanes for an hour or so, then washed the Z ready for it's weekly duty as the wife's commuting car.
by Zed Carer
Mon 28 Jan, 2008 12:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Noise when turning steering wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 817

Just had the same problem on our other car (Citroen), also on the n/s/f - wheel much hotter to the touch than the other 3. Got so bad over the w/end just took it the dealer this morning who got the front wheels off, cleaned out the accummulated brake dust, etc and greased the calipers - problem solv...
by Zed Carer
Sat 19 Jan, 2008 20:19
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Newbie to the forum
Replies: 18
Views: 1952

Hi and Welcome from a relative Newbie. I've found lots of useful stuff on the various forums.

Car looks very nice. I'm in and out of Donny 2 or 3 times a week at the moment so will keep a look out.
by Zed Carer
Sun 13 Jan, 2008 17:49
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Grey Z4 A1 NB
Replies: 0
Views: 497

Grey Z4 A1 NB

Passed 03 plate Grey Z4 about 4:15 NB on the A1 south of Newark - too dark to wave but exchanged indicator / headlamp flashes - followed me for a few miles before leaving the A1.
by Zed Carer
Fri 28 Dec, 2007 17:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Electric seats
Replies: 21
Views: 1855

I also had this problem twice on a Z3 - first time just before the car was 3 years old that was fixed under warranty - the dealer said that a new motor had been fitted. It failed again 3 years later but this time the dealer said that the frame was bent and wanted £800 to provide and fit a new one - ...
by Zed Carer
Fri 21 Dec, 2007 22:13
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Sharky
Replies: 14
Views: 1755

Very nice - looks fabulous.

However did you arrange for a nice clean car and sunshine at the same time?
by Zed Carer
Wed 19 Dec, 2007 22:04
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Advice on how to sell, please - Payment? Test Drives? etc.
Replies: 18
Views: 1650

rustyz4 wrote: Regarding payment,, the best way as all the dealers do know, is a CHAPS payment,, and it is sameday, this is a direct payment from their bank into yours it is the best form of secure payment, if you go to your banks website they should have all the relevant details concerning this ty...
by Zed Carer
Wed 19 Dec, 2007 20:02
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Advice on how to sell, please - Payment? Test Drives? etc.
Replies: 18
Views: 1650

Hi I've not sold using this method but have twice purchased using a banker's draft - phoned my bank a few days before to arrange (£15 fee) collected it from the bank on my way to pick up the car and both sellers (one private & one trade) accepted the banker's draft. As good as cash but far less bulk...
by Zed Carer
Tue 18 Dec, 2007 16:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Why Zroadster is the best
Replies: 29
Views: 2087

[ whiteminks Oooooooooh very nice indeed Cool shabsbmw Very nice...like the car...bet you are well pleased with it... Thank you for your kind comments another example of why Zroadster is the best - lots of encouragement and the doctor has assured me that the frostbite will heal. I will now practice ...
by Zed Carer
Tue 18 Dec, 2007 12:23
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Why Zroadster is the best
Replies: 29
Views: 2087

Whiteminks wrote: Great to see some pics when the weather and light permits! shabsbmw wrote: where are the pics of your car...?? Will have to work out how to do the "quote" bit! A few pictures here: http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=15640 Weather not good - and I did get it very dirty ...
by Zed Carer
Mon 17 Dec, 2007 22:01
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Why Zroadster is the best
Replies: 29
Views: 2087

As an absolute Newbie on the first Forum that I have ever registered with, and therefore somewhat hesitant about this but here goes. I would like to say that my personal view is that Shabsbmw and whiteminks have expressed exactly why I took the plunge with Zroadster. Being allowed access as a guest ...
by Zed Carer
Sun 16 Dec, 2007 22:36
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Managed to get a couple of photos
Replies: 2
Views: 1145

Managed to get a couple of photos

In the couple of hours that could almost be described as daylight managed to get a few photos. Roof up http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj65/GWHPHOTOS/Z4ImageDec-01.jpg Roof down http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj65/GWHPHOTOS/Z4ImageDec-02.jpg Ready to go and get it dirty again! http://i269.pho...
by Zed Carer
Thu 13 Dec, 2007 21:55
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Zed Carer Saying Hi and Thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Zed Carer Saying Hi and Thanks

Hi to everyone from the Zed Carer. I’ve been using the site as a guest for some time – well ever since the Zed Owner of the family decided that after 6 plus years in her Z3 she fancied a Z4 so it seemed very impolite not to register. So firstly thanks for all the info I got to help me sort out Z4’s ...