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by yalden
Tue 14 May, 2013 08:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting an ///M Console
Replies: 28
Views: 820

Re: Fitting an ///M Console

Daz3 wrote:Yeah I used one of the adapter blocks off eBay and run both senaors bit tight for room though but managed it.
Did you use THIS kind of thing?
by yalden
Mon 13 May, 2013 13:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Facelift Genuine Aerodynamic Rear Bumper
Replies: 36
Views: 3232

Re: Z3 Facelift Genuine Aerodynamic Rear Bumper

If people want to see pics of the finished article, feel free to send any photos of my car.

These bumpers transform the rear end of the Z3...!
by yalden
Fri 10 May, 2013 13:02
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Project Z. BDC Drift car build.
Replies: 36
Views: 4753

Re: Project Z. BDC Drift car build.

Great progress! What are you doing with all the parts you're stripping out? I'd be interested in all your centre console bits and pieces...
by yalden
Thu 02 May, 2013 13:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 M parts clear-out *** EVERYTHING REDUCED ***
Replies: 44
Views: 2916

Re: Z3 M parts clear-out *** EVERYTHING REDUCED ***

Is the hardtop fitting kit still available and if so, does it include the tool? The one with the red handle that presumably tightens the fixtures?
by yalden
Tue 09 Apr, 2013 16:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 M parts clear-out *** EVERYTHING REDUCED ***
Replies: 44
Views: 2916

Re: Z3 M parts clear-out (grease monkeys Alert)

I will take the key blank posted, pm me your details and total price inc. Postage. Cheers, Chris
by yalden
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 12:38
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Realistic M Price?
Replies: 31
Views: 1998

Re: Realistic M Price?

Remember to factor in the cost of a respray to Titan Silver. :lol:
by yalden
Sat 16 Mar, 2013 20:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: z3m gills ?
Replies: 40
Views: 3363

Re: z3m gills ?

gookah wrote:I think they just look like door handles for the bonnet.. :oops:
:lol:
by yalden
Tue 12 Mar, 2013 19:46
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - Sold!
Replies: 266
Views: 52284

Re: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - U/D 30/10 Performance BMW Arti

I won't be selling any bits seperately just yet; the main potential buyer is an old member from this site and I'd rather let him have it with everything thrown in. If it doesn't pan out, I'll probably sell off a lot of the parts seperately and sell the car a little more 'standard'. The original plan...
by yalden
Mon 11 Mar, 2013 08:40
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - Sold!
Replies: 266
Views: 52284

Re: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - U/D 30/10 Performance BMW Arti

Thanks Kris, In truth I've not advertised it anywhere but there are a couple people interested so I'll see what comes of that. I'm getting a couple bits put right beforehand and if neither of the prospective buyers end up taking the plunge I'll hold off until summer and see how I feel then! Anyone w...
by yalden
Sat 02 Mar, 2013 22:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Z3 Breaking 2.0 Blue 52000 miles*
Replies: 12
Views: 768

Re: *Z3 Breaking 2.0 Blue 52000 miles*

I'm after a replacement exhaust, just the part that includes the Cat. Sadly mine has started to blow slightly.

Can this be delivered via courier?

Price?

Thanks, Chris
by yalden
Fri 01 Mar, 2013 23:33
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - Sold!
Replies: 266
Views: 52284

Re: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - U/D 30/10 Performance BMW Arti

Anyone want to buy a bargain Z3 2.0? :D
by yalden
Wed 27 Feb, 2013 09:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: this may ignite the fire but i need to know
Replies: 28
Views: 886

Re: this may ignite the fire but i need to know

What's your budget?
by yalden
Wed 27 Feb, 2013 09:03
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Project Z. BDC Drift car build.
Replies: 36
Views: 4753

Re: Project Z. BDC Drift car build.

Geesh £4250 seems a royal bargain, especially with the Hamann rear diffuser, ACS front flippers and hardtop! What brand of coilovers did you opt for? I look forward to seeing your plans with the cage. To my knowledge, there were only two aftermarket roll-cage options available for the Z3, one was by...
by yalden
Mon 06 Aug, 2012 21:50
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Z3 V12 Prototype
Replies: 13
Views: 1150

Re: Z3 V12 Prototype

That colour suits the car remarkably well!
by yalden
Fri 27 Jul, 2012 13:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Parts left from z3m breaking
Replies: 38
Views: 2986

Re: Z3 Parts left from z3m breaking

What condition is the drivers side front wing in?
by yalden
Wed 25 Jul, 2012 08:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking Z3
Replies: 88
Views: 8266

Re: Breaking Z3

Do you still have the drivers side front wing? If so, what condition is it in and how much would you be looking for (inc. postage).

Regards, Chris
by yalden
Mon 16 Jul, 2012 08:53
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newbie with Z3 3.0
Replies: 10
Views: 1628

Re: Newbie with Z3 3.0

Wheels aside, what other styling modifications do you have in mind? There's not an awful lot available for the Z3 so people looking to modify them tend to get creative... 8-)
by yalden
Thu 12 Jul, 2012 08:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M for sale (not mine, but wish it was!!!!)
Replies: 5
Views: 663

Re: Z3M for sale (not mine, but wish it was!!!!)

What are those mirrors? :?
by yalden
Fri 22 Jun, 2012 08:42
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Goodbye old Zed4 - Hello new Z4 s35i DCT
Replies: 11
Views: 1969

Re: Goodbye old Zed4 - Hello new Z4 s35i DCT

What a car... you lucky fella!
by yalden
Tue 29 May, 2012 08:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What a pain - airbag light
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: What a pain - airbag light

Couldn't you just replace the connector for a better one?
by yalden
Fri 27 Apr, 2012 21:19
Forum: Performance
Topic: New Cades 18"staggered .......traded in BBS 17"
Replies: 17
Views: 1922

Re: New Cades 18"staggered .......traded in BBS 17"

Looks so much nicer than the OEM pepperpot type wheels you had fitted beforehand! Definitely worth the expense and effort 8-)
PCSAM wrote:now its time to sell my 2 spare sets to lessen the pain I had in the wallet department today :lol:
Or re-invest it in some lowering springs :wink:
by yalden
Mon 02 Apr, 2012 13:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: AC Schnitzer Roll Hoops for Sale on German Ebay
Replies: 17
Views: 1241

Re: AC Schnitzer Roll Hoops for Sale on German Ebay

shantybeater wrote:I wonder how much a set would reach at auction? :shrug
About 400GBP for the hoops and cubby / trim, that was two years ago on ebay.de :wink:

I should've bought them, but at the time I couldn't justify the expense as was looking to finish off my wheel build!
by yalden
Mon 19 Mar, 2012 18:35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Sky Sports F1 HD, First Impressions?
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: Sky Sports F1 HD, First Impressions?

Personally I feel let down by what SKY have provided to date. I was confused as to why they didn't think to interview any retired drivers during Sundays race in the manner that the BBC normally would. In fact, I recall them showing a small clip of Grosjean being interviewed by Lee McKenzie of the BB...
by yalden
Mon 12 Mar, 2012 18:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic required
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic requir

Thanks for the photo via email, problem sorted :-)
by yalden
Mon 12 Mar, 2012 15:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic required
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic requir

I don't have an iphone - you could always email it to me though? yalden@hotmail.com

8-)
by yalden
Mon 12 Mar, 2012 11:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic required
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage

I'd still be grateful if anyone could literally spend 2 minutes to take a photo for me?

It's as simple as two screws to remove a small panel which sits above your pedals, then a photo of the spring... pleaseeeeeeee :(
by yalden
Sun 04 Mar, 2012 10:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Lake in passenger footwell
Replies: 9
Views: 993

Re: Lake in passenger footwell

Where did you get the grommet from? Is it an OEM part? I have spent the weekend drying out water from beneath my drivers footwell, although it certainly doesn't sound anywhere near as severe as your problem it was bugging me no less. I'd like to find this drain, remove whatever is blocking it and in...
by yalden
Sun 04 Mar, 2012 09:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 33026

Re: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!

The original bushes for both seats looked absolutely fine, pretty much as new. The passenger seat is fine, no rocking. The drivers seat has always rocked and still does. When I have the time, I may have to remove it again and find out what's causing the problem! The nylon bushes were snuggly fitted,...
by yalden
Sun 04 Mar, 2012 09:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic required
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage

Stu, that is a good idea, but unfortunately RealOEM only shows the items exploded. :rtm: I'm wondering whether the spring needs to be turned through another coil, but I really can't see that! I'm having my bowden cable replaced soon so it may be that I leave it up to my BMW technician to rectify! It...
by yalden
Sat 03 Mar, 2012 21:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic required
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Accelerator pedal to throttle cable linkage - Pic required

Whilst removing my accelerator cable earlier today to gain access beneath my carpets I somehow managed to disturb the linkage which clips to the top of the pedal and then to the throttle cable. This linkage is spring loaded and frustratingly, as its come loose the spring has unmounted. I can't estab...
by yalden
Sat 03 Mar, 2012 17:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 33026

Re: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!

Aceman, I'm not sure if this is something you can help with but I purchased a set of the nylon bushes from you about 12-18 months ago and only just got around the fitting them. As it turned out, my original BMW bushes looked absolutely fine but I replaced them for peace of mind. The nylon ones are n...
by yalden
Wed 29 Feb, 2012 18:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Small leak from the diff!
Replies: 4
Views: 212

I recently had a few items advised as part of my Insp. II service; this included a seal between the diff and prop shaft. This 'may' be similar to what you're experiencing! Unfortunately, it's hard for me to give you a rough price as a) I went to the dealership so may not reflect indy prices and b) I...
by yalden
Tue 07 Feb, 2012 08:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Hardtop fitting kits (new) on German Ebay
Replies: 13
Views: 5154

- I have a heated switch, purchased agessss ago!

- Presumably I don't need the loom as my car is facelift.

- I assume the plastic trims are cosmetic, but definitely a nice to have, can they be purchased separately from a dealership?

Thanks!
by yalden
Mon 06 Feb, 2012 15:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 Hardtop fitting kits (new) on German Ebay
Replies: 13
Views: 5154

Good find... Question asked...
by yalden
Fri 27 Jan, 2012 16:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Considering new wheels....
Replies: 7
Views: 447

by yalden
Fri 27 Jan, 2012 16:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone know if 1 series / 3 series seats fit a Z
Replies: 6
Views: 548

Are you thinking along the lines of a pair of BMW Performance seats? 8-)
by yalden
Tue 17 Jan, 2012 16:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 M Coupé (S54) For Sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1073

Jonttt wrote:Yep, especially from a recognised specialist like Munich Legends.
Surely not?? Coming from a recognised specialist and carrying low miles surely doesn't warrant a £8-10k premium over a private sale? Unless I'm seriously underpricing the worth of an S54 coupe.

I guess time will tell...
by yalden
Mon 16 Jan, 2012 10:26
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: black hard top and fitting kit
Replies: 1
Views: 591

I was tempted, but then realised how far away Wigston is from Cornwall. You might want to specify what shade of black the hardtop is... Cosmos or Saphire.

Regards,

Chris
by yalden
Wed 11 Jan, 2012 17:23
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Which is best? - oldest or newest Z1 / Z3 / Z4/ Z8?
Replies: 4
Views: 703

I'd rather own the oldest Z1 or Z8, but the newest Z3 or Z4... :o
by yalden
Mon 09 Jan, 2012 17:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alloy wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 468

Doesn't sound so bad! They'll definitely fit, but are likely to be dependant upon your choice of tyre, mixed with any current/future lowering!?

I have 18" 10J ET26, I have rolled my rear arches and have a stretched tyre set up. They have never rubbed or caught the arches or liners.
by yalden
Mon 09 Jan, 2012 09:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Reiger Front Splitter
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Mine was sprayed separately, it's hard to give a price as I had other work done at the same time but I'd expect it to be between £50 and £80.
by yalden
Fri 06 Jan, 2012 17:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Reiger Front Splitter
Replies: 3
Views: 267

- Clamp to bumper
- Drill Holes
- Remove to paint
- Re-fit
by yalden
Thu 22 Dec, 2011 08:29
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A bit of thigh and shoulder
Replies: 11
Views: 1242

Paintwork looks great, as do the Z3m wheels in anthracite!

Bumper side marker light needs replacing though :wink:
by yalden
Tue 13 Dec, 2011 13:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Do our zeds rust?
Replies: 28
Views: 2534

From my experience, the most common place for bubbling is around the boot lock. I presume if left untreated this would eventually develop into a more severe rust spot? I'm also on the lookout for a new OEM front o/s wing. Mine has at some time stone chipped, water has got beneath the paint and there...
by yalden
Mon 12 Dec, 2011 17:39
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - Sold!
Replies: 266
Views: 52284

shantybeater wrote:
yalden wrote:I'm attending a SW BMW meet next Sunday so should have more photos then!
Are you talking about the Pistonheads Sunday service? I'll be there :)
Nope! Just a local BMW meet arranged on www.bmwowner.com 8-)
by yalden
Mon 12 Dec, 2011 12:53
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - Sold!
Replies: 266
Views: 52284

Your winter wheels are in better nick than my summer ones... :D The photo does them justice in truth! I'd rate them as 80% condition, which is perfectly acceptable to me considering they're my wineter wheels! I got them locally, they came with approx. 5mm tread tyres for £300 all in. Love it Yalden...
by yalden
Sun 11 Dec, 2011 17:07
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: JOURNAL - Z3 Individual - Sold!
Replies: 266
Views: 52284

I'm a little behind with upates; although there isn't an awful lot to report! I think I have a couple more scans of my cars sneeking its way into magazines and perhaps a few minor changes to the car itself. The most obvious of which will be the new winter wheels! Many people say it can't be done wit...
by yalden
Sun 11 Dec, 2011 16:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 interior sale
Replies: 12
Views: 1431

Would you sell the sun visors seperately? If so, how much inc. delivery to UK?
by yalden
Fri 25 Nov, 2011 08:49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Gym Wars Kid??
Replies: 1
Views: 542

Gym Wars Kid??

To those of you who've seen the 'star wars kid' viral youtube video, I thought this might be of interest to you... a very similar composure, but set in a boxing gym...

http://youtu.be/2hhkeUvEgQU

:lol:
by yalden
Fri 28 Oct, 2011 08:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Soft toys hanging from rear bumpers??
Replies: 10
Views: 1546

Tori wrote:Didn't it start with grab handles from Tokyo subway's.
Yep! I remember a friend who bought one on eBay years ago to hang off the back of his Corrola. I didn't like it then, I certainly don't like it now lol.