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by Zed Carer
Fri 06 Dec, 2013 20:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Titan Silver NSF Wing
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Wanted - Titan Silver NSF Wing

Sorry can't help - but I've been looking for a Titan o/s/f wing so if one of us can find a pair then we'll both be happy!
by Zed Carer
Fri 06 Dec, 2013 19:55
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Tax discs to be scrapped
Replies: 18
Views: 1688

Re: Tax discs to be scrapped

If this system is allowed in , it won't be long before they'll be timing your trips between cameras, or between towns, and then of course, you-know-what drops on your doormat a few weeks later.... :evil: I'll bet they won't mind putting that in the post! And what about the enormous cost of expandin...
by Zed Carer
Tue 19 Nov, 2013 20:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New owner - a few questions please
Replies: 15
Views: 747

Re: New owner - a few questions please

Hi All, I just purchased a 2000 MY Z3 2.8 M52TU. I'm very pleased with the car so far but have a couple of issues and niggles which I have read loads on but seem to be no closer to an answer!! The car has a blue leather interior but I can find no information around it. The bolster is worn on the dr...
by Zed Carer
Sun 03 Nov, 2013 15:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Am I expecting the world...
Replies: 9
Views: 501

Re: Am I expecting the world...

Yes that's correct! However - why is the oil level lamp coming on? If I'm correct this is to say your oil needs topping up? However, after less than 2000 miles since a major service i.e a full oil change - should it have consumed so much oil that the warning light is going off? I appreciate cars wi...
by Zed Carer
Mon 14 Oct, 2013 21:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2nd time newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: 2nd time newbie

the bang-for-the-buck option (performance wise) a 2.8 litre with M50 intake manifold and a re-map to bring the power up a notch. However AFAIK 3-litre replaced 2.8 on facelift models which you are probably after? Cheers, Jani Fortunately the 2.8 is available in a number variants depending on the bu...
by Zed Carer
Mon 14 Oct, 2013 21:20
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Leather cleaning/help
Replies: 7
Views: 788

Re: Leather cleaning/help

I used a Scuffmaster kit - cleaner, dye and leather balm on my seats and the extended leather on the dashboard and was very pleased with the results:

Before:
Image

After:
Image
by Zed Carer
Sun 08 Sep, 2013 18:38
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Lotherton Hall 08 Sep 2013 - Pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 1876

Lotherton Hall 08 Sep 2013 - Pictures

Firstly thanks to everyone for turning up early at Ferrybridge and for staying together on the run to Lotherton Hall, also thanks to Robert T for the delicious chocolate cake. Nice to meet up with everyone on a sunny day before the autumn/winter weather arrives. Meeting at Ferrybridge: http://i269.p...
by Zed Carer
Sat 07 Sep, 2013 13:06
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

Deano1712 wrote:Thanks Bill, pm sent :thumb:
Ticket printed ready for you tomorrow.
by Zed Carer
Sat 07 Sep, 2013 10:55
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

Deano1712 wrote:I have just realised I haven't printed my ticket off, and I have no printer at home :head:

Can anyone help - print my ticket off and bring it tomorrow? I will pm through my login to CITP...
If you PM me your CITP login I'll print your ticket off and bring it along tomorrow.
by Zed Carer
Fri 06 Sep, 2013 22:10
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

maurice the martian wrote:Think we'll come to this.weather looks half decent for sun.gotta find somewhere to print a ticket now
Moz/Andrea

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2
Added to the list.
by Zed Carer
Tue 27 Aug, 2013 13:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

freds dad wrote:Hi I'm afraid I now can't make this. Can someone please remove me from the list.

Hope you all have a great day and the sun shines.

FD
All sorted.
by Zed Carer
Mon 26 Aug, 2013 19:36
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

rubytuesday wrote:We can make this one! :D
can you add us to the list please, and we'll meet you at ferrybridge, cheers 8-)
Added to the list :D
by Zed Carer
Sat 24 Aug, 2013 22:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

yocky z3 2.0 wrote:Hey up bill will you add me to the list also my mate Gary will meet at ferrybridge cheers tony.
Added you both the list - numbers growing quite nicely :D
by Zed Carer
Fri 23 Aug, 2013 21:25
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

corky wrote:Up and ready again for this one see you all at ferrybridge services lets all hope that the weather holds out
Added to the list and hopefully we'll get some good weather this year.
by Zed Carer
Fri 23 Aug, 2013 21:24
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

mnbrennan wrote:I'll be there
You've been added to the list.
by Zed Carer
Wed 21 Aug, 2013 19:12
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

The first post has been edited to show the meeting point and times:

Ferrybridge Services from 09:15 for departure at 09:45, short pause at Sherburn Church to collect Deano1712
by Zed Carer
Wed 21 Aug, 2013 19:11
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

freds dad wrote:Ticket sorted and printed.

Are there any meet ups planned enroute?
Added to the list - the first post now shows the meeting point - Ferrybridge Services (A1 / M62) from 09:15 departing at 09:45.
by Zed Carer
Wed 21 Aug, 2013 19:09
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

Deano1712 wrote:I'm booked in. 4 miles from home the car will nearly get warm getting there!
Added to the list - will you be joining at Sheburn Church as usual?
by Zed Carer
Tue 13 Aug, 2013 21:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Is this warning light bad news?
Replies: 26
Views: 4004

Re: Is this warning light bad news?

We had the same light on the Z4 a couple of years ago and the fault code was for the LAMBDA sensor and looking at RealOEM the 2.2 appears to have 3 sensors - 2 regulating sensors and 1 monitoring sensor. However in our case the fault was eventually traced to a crack in the exhaust manifold that fort...
by Zed Carer
Tue 13 Aug, 2013 21:23
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

Fender2004 wrote:Hi Bill

Can you add me to the list, all booked in and display ticket printed.

See you there.

Alan
Added you to the list.
by Zed Carer
Tue 13 Aug, 2013 20:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

lowriderz3 wrote:Bill can you change the term old member to middle age member as I find old offensive!
Edited :D
by Zed Carer
Wed 07 Aug, 2013 22:08
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Considering a Z4 Coupe, help please!
Replies: 23
Views: 3864

Re: Considering a Z4 Coupe, help please!

Tim, how come you don't come out to play with your cars? Perhaps it's because of the noise his E89 engine makes: Posted on Z4 Forum by Titan Tim LINK Just Google BMW N20 noise, cold start etc. The common explanation is the high pressure direct injectors however my conclusion is oil starvation until...
by Zed Carer
Wed 31 Jul, 2013 21:57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: I've retired, YIPPEE :-)
Replies: 11
Views: 1321

Re: I've retired, YIPPEE :-)

Bonzo wrote:Well it's happened, I've retired!

Cheers,

Bonzo
Congratulations and welcome to the "club" :D Well done on getting the house sold so that it fits in nicely.

I'm still working my way through the "List" of jobs before we put the house on the market.
by Zed Carer
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 18:53
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

TROOPER47 wrote:I would like to confirm my presence at this meet

Regards Trooper
Added to the list - hopefully we'll get a nice mix of newer and more longstanding members.
by Zed Carer
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 18:52
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

lowriderz3 wrote:Both my son in his Z4 coupe and me in my old Z 3should be
attending so add us to the list.
Both added to the list.
by Zed Carer
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 18:51
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

brilie wrote:Hi,Would love to be there but have a wedding in London saturday
Law of the sod again :( Hope you all have a great day and the sun shines!!

Cheers Brian
That's a bit of bad planning!

We'll just have to try and sort something else out later in September if the weather is good.
by Zed Carer
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 18:48
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

Robert T wrote:I will hopefully be able to make this.

Cheers R.
Added as a "Possible" - promise that if you do come and bring the gazebo we will use it this year :D
by Zed Carer
Wed 17 Jul, 2013 20:22
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Rear Springs replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Re: Rear Springs replacement

I believe new BMW springs are roughly £150+ vat each, which makes it an expensive freshen. That price seems a bit high. We had a broken spring on the Z4 earlier this year and the springs for the Sports version are BMW special order only but it was "only" £99 (incl VAT) for one spring. Perhaps the /...
by Zed Carer
Wed 17 Jul, 2013 20:14
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

Pep wrote:Add me to the confirmed list :D
All done - hopefully it will still be sunny!
by Zed Carer
Tue 16 Jul, 2013 23:12
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September
Replies: 55
Views: 12785

Re: CITP Lotherton Hall - Sunday 8th September

For those that are not yet registered with CITP Chris who runs CITP has recently sent out the following email: I am pleased to announce that display tickets for our next autumn meet at Lotherton Hall on Sunday 8th September 2013 are available. The event is pay on the gate but you will still need to ...
by Zed Carer
Tue 18 Jun, 2013 08:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale. 2001 2.2 Z3 special edition
Replies: 19
Views: 961

Re: For Sale. 2001 2.2 Z3 special edition

Shouldn't be a problem if you have receipts for servicing. Lovely car. These days with service books / stamps available on E-bay receipts are IMO far better than the stamps. In an ideal on that mileage with servicing time based IIRC there would be 9 stamps / receipts for: 2001: PDI 2003: Oil, BF (B...
by Zed Carer
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 21:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interesting eBay ad
Replies: 68
Views: 4614

Re: Interesting eBay ad

I know I have the right Zed, http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=849338 The engine is only one part of the equation and some would say not a vital part as a decent engine with rubbish suspension does not make a good car but glad that you are happy with it. The NA straight sixes won engin...
by Zed Carer
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 20:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interesting eBay ad
Replies: 68
Views: 4614

Re: Interesting eBay ad

To sum up then, e89 boring cold machine that can only be sold by offering Hugh discounts or pcp offers.(it also looks like all new bmw cars) , z3, z3m a classic in the making. :lol: Not so much boring but as a car for long distance trips in the USA in particular I didn't really feel "engaged" with ...
by Zed Carer
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 17:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interesting eBay ad
Replies: 68
Views: 4614

Re: Interesting eBay ad

Tim at least we agree that the major manufacturers are producing cars that only they can service, etc in the future but to answer your points: All cars are getting complicated to a point there will be virtually no budding home mechanics who can play with them in future, but so long as they are relia...
by Zed Carer
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 15:45
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3713

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Bill you will have to let me have the route you did on Sunday - is it a doable trip with what we did Saturday or too much for 1 day ?? would probably have to cut down on the tea stops I would imagine ? :shock: I'll look at the route we did on Sunday and see how it could be combined with the Saturda...
by Zed Carer
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 21:39
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3713

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Sorted out a few photos but can't seem to find the ones of Gill wearing her hat but might have another look tomorow!!!! 06:45 Sat dried off and basking in the sun awaiting pilot and co-pilot: http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj65/GWHPHOTOS/IMG_1653R_zps7bb22f61.jpg At Brambles Cafe (highly recomme...
by Zed Carer
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 20:30
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3713

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Finally arrived back about 7:30 after an absolutely stunning weekend thanks to the people we shared it with, the roads, the weather, the scenery and the stars of the weekend - the Zeds who took everything in their stride. Our final start to finish mileage was 449 - still to work out how much fuel! I...
by Zed Carer
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 20:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interesting eBay ad
Replies: 68
Views: 4614

Re: Interesting eBay ad

Sorry, completely disagree there, the E89 is stunning piece of BMW design, I think you need to own one to fully appreciate it, oh hang on......you don't :wink: Tim. Ufortunately whether it is; or is not is purely subjective - my wife thinks the E89 is stunning ** to look at whilst I don't. But look...
by Zed Carer
Fri 14 Jun, 2013 09:19
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

Robert T wrote:Just try to avoid Ambleside, particularly Waterhead and Low Wood, or we may have to swim for it. :wink:
Cheers R.
Robert you have a PM.
by Zed Carer
Thu 13 Jun, 2013 23:40
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

snoops wrote:Note to Bill..... Stop tweaking. :wink: :D To be fair to Bill I think I did version 6 instead of version 7 :D
Promise no more tweaking - got my housework to do tomorrow :roll: and wash/wax the Zed if its not raining.
by Zed Carer
Thu 13 Jun, 2013 23:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interesting eBay ad
Replies: 68
Views: 4614

Re: Interesting eBay ad

Obviously a dealer, but any truth in the text about what he describes as mk1 (pre facelift) prices rising? Not sure about the prices rising but I do know that I spent 6 months looking for pre-facelift 2.8 in Montreal Blue / black interior and with the M52TU engine (i.e. built between Oct 98 and Mar...
by Zed Carer
Wed 12 Jun, 2013 22:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

brilie wrote:Bill you have a pm

Brian
Brian you have a reply - 07:20 at Ferrybridge; or 08:00 at Hartshead Moor - whichever suits you best. I've PM'd you my contact number. Bill
by Zed Carer
Fri 07 Jun, 2013 21:51
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

brilie wrote:Might be up for this one the lakes are a fantastic place for driving.
hope the weather is Ok. Bill you have a pm.
cheers Brian
Brian you have a PM, Bill
by Zed Carer
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 22:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 215424

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

New water pump and drive belts but when the radiator was out there was a very small pin hole in it, pressure tested and add one new radiator!
by Zed Carer
Thu 06 Jun, 2013 18:23
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: finally moved home . zed is happy (more pics added)
Replies: 7
Views: 1059

Re: finally moved home . zed is happy

Glad that the move went well and the pictures look stunning especially as we'll be up that way at the end of the month so we'll be able to see it in real life.
by Zed Carer
Wed 05 Jun, 2013 22:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cleaning OEM Roll Hoops?
Replies: 8
Views: 212

Re: Cleaning OEM Roll Hoops?

I use Autoglym Vinyl cleaner and like Robert T just spray a bit on a cloth and wipe over the hoops.
by Zed Carer
Wed 05 Jun, 2013 22:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Engine of the Year Award
Replies: 19
Views: 2353

Re: Engine of the Year Award

Give me the 5.0 v10 any day :twisted: Or the 4.0 v8 :twisted: Unfortunately will be ancient dinosours as time goes on, hybrids are your future :wink: Tim. I'm with Badman Gee on this one - "There ain't no replacement for displacement". Turbo chargers for diesels - superchargers for petrol. VED is o...
by Zed Carer
Wed 05 Jun, 2013 14:20
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

Mint wrote:Zed Carer - you have PM
Mint - You have a reply.
by Zed Carer
Fri 31 May, 2013 21:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

Just found THIS on how to drive Hardknott - scroll down and watch the video!!!
by Zed Carer
Thu 30 May, 2013 09:50
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6557

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

seasurfer wrote:Why, what happended last year?
I managed to eat some dodgy cooked meat and ended up confined to the house eating yoghurt and toast for a week and missed out on Hardknott and Wrynose. Then some (kind) people just kept posting photos of the food so I could see what I was missing!