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by aceman
Tue 13 Dec, 2011 12:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: passenger seat stuck high postion
Replies: 15
Views: 704

Oooh I think you have bought a lemon there and you should take it back and get your money back then some other poor suspecting soul can buy it. :twisted: :D
by aceman
Mon 12 Dec, 2011 19:19
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: NorwegianBlue...Condolences - please read
Replies: 31
Views: 2305

I never met Neil but as said it was quite obvious from his posts he was very passionate about the Z3 and a great loss to this community.

My condolences to his family he will be fondly remembered.

RIP
by aceman
Mon 12 Dec, 2011 18:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heavy Boot Lift / Auto Lift ??
Replies: 5
Views: 449

If you require new struts these guys are pretty cheap certainly alot cheaper than BMW;

http://www.cargasstruts.co.uk
by aceman
Sun 11 Dec, 2011 10:06
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Newbie!
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Lovely looking ///M you have there Greg looks like you have got yourself a real peach.

Welcome to the forum but where have you been all this time. :?:
by aceman
Sun 11 Dec, 2011 09:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted.... Front left shock
Replies: 3
Views: 352

I have still got the struts and springs off my old 2.8 which you can gladly have. There is a little surface rust on them but certainly not leaking, one strut is complete and the other has the top bearing missing hence spring and strut seperate. You can come and pick them them up by all means as I am...
by aceman
Fri 09 Dec, 2011 19:27
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newish Z3M owner
Replies: 6
Views: 837

Glad you could make it at last Peet, I have been following your thread on Z3MCoupe site with interest looks like it will turn out to be a great car the welding on the boot floor certainly looks as though it will withstand some abuse in the future. :wink:
by aceman
Sun 04 Dec, 2011 22:03
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Forum member suffering from - Motor Neurone disease
Replies: 18
Views: 1602

A few of us went out for a Christmas meal with Kevan last night which was very enjoyable and just brought home how determined Kevan is to live life to the full despite this disease's best attempts to cut it short so I think everyone present was in admiration of his immense courage to battle through....
by aceman
Thu 01 Dec, 2011 20:04
Forum: Computer help
Topic: Site access issues
Replies: 48
Views: 4281

Classic :D
by aceman
Thu 01 Dec, 2011 19:54
Forum: Computer help
Topic: Site access issues
Replies: 48
Views: 4281

Oops double post :oops:
by aceman
Thu 01 Dec, 2011 19:48
Forum: Computer help
Topic: Site access issues
Replies: 48
Views: 4281

Well I am back to getting my fix now, thanks gaz for the words of wisdom. :D
by aceman
Mon 21 Nov, 2011 19:17
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Who's the oldest member here?
Replies: 149
Views: 10307

markrnorton wrote:So i'm in a minority ie between 35-45. :D
Don't worry I'll keep you company. :wink:
by aceman
Mon 21 Nov, 2011 12:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Who's the oldest member here?
Replies: 149
Views: 10307

Hi Trevsky I might be missing something here? How did you know john was born in 1950 Another old bloke Ray Hi Ray, Don't worry it catches up with us all at some point in life but appears to have got to you quicker than most, John1950 username just a stab in the dark. :D Only kidding. :wink:
by aceman
Mon 21 Nov, 2011 12:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 18" inovit Dtms for Z3,Z4,1&3series SOLD
Replies: 21
Views: 2724

Z3cade wrote:Winter wheels???? there pritty much brand new! im not sure if they wil fit the rear of an M.. Maybe with some big spacers?
They will have to be the Carlos Fandango type . :D
by aceman
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 23:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit
Replies: 0
Views: 221

Hardtop fitting kit

Scanning Ebay came across this which has been listed today. Thought it would be useful for anyone looking for one;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-Hardto ... 43ab3803d4
by aceman
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 19:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: hissing noise in engine bay
Replies: 10
Views: 925

OK a number of things can cause this firstly you could have an induction hose leak as they are on the left side unlike the air-pump which is on the RHS. A small split in the air intake hose usually where there is a small corrugated pipe going off to the idle control valve so check this for a split. ...
by aceman
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 14:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Z3M roadster
Replies: 72
Views: 2696

Well done mate, I think you have bagged a special one there. :thumb:
by aceman
Sat 19 Nov, 2011 13:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Z3M roadster
Replies: 72
Views: 2696

Not sure it is that one as Liam told me it has 80k on it not 75k that one says it has, still looks a very nice example though. Might be wrong but looks like a becker stereo from that angle too.
by aceman
Fri 18 Nov, 2011 12:54
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: M3 Pco
Replies: 14
Views: 1623

M3 PCO wrote:My car was 'dry stored' in the garage under a dust sheet. Only just started using her again. Mileage now 36,666 :oops:
Not suprised if you have a 911 to play with. :shock:
by aceman
Thu 17 Nov, 2011 16:33
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: The //M Experience...
Replies: 40
Views: 2284

gookah wrote:
Z3cade wrote:Can i ask //M owners to answer why they bought an M?
I just liked the colour.....
Can't argue with that we are sometimes compared to certain vein members of the community. :wink: :D
by aceman
Thu 17 Nov, 2011 16:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seat adjustment & airbag light.
Replies: 10
Views: 2107

Re: Seat adjustment & airbag light.

Hi Terry, Welcome to the forum you have come to the right place but one thing you need to do is post some pics up of your car we all love looking at one anothers pride and joy. To the problem in hand I suspect you have two problems rather than both being related. Firstly the airbag light is usually ...
by aceman
Thu 17 Nov, 2011 13:29
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: The //M Experience...
Replies: 40
Views: 2284

Well as you probably already know I had a wayward moment when I sold my 2.8 for a big V8 Jag as I always wanted to own a V8 car. The Jag was great but didn't give the driving experience the zed did so after around 6 months I started looking around again at Z3/Z4's and came to the conclusion it was a...
by aceman
Tue 15 Nov, 2011 22:18
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Service Indicator Help Needed Please
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

I have carsoft 6.5 and it has helped me out in the past with fault clearing and also reseting the SI lights. some interesting features like realtime logging of all parameters and also tells you what mileage is recorded in the ECU although don't fall into the trap I did and think my car was clocked a...
by aceman
Mon 14 Nov, 2011 20:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Boot central locking problem
Replies: 9
Views: 502

Nailed on it is the wiring passing through the rubber tube/cable guide on the left side of the boot lid. There are several wires passing through this and they are very prone to breaking particulary our cars are 10+years old now. If you remove the inner boot carpet and find the wires going upto the h...
by aceman
Mon 14 Nov, 2011 18:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Urgent help required....... dead zed
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Front Z3M wheels have the same offset as non ///M Z3's so yes they will fit at the front. Some people have fitted front ///M wheels all-round to non ///M zeds as a solution to the problem of the rears not fitting.
by aceman
Sun 13 Nov, 2011 21:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarm wouldn't turn off
Replies: 1
Views: 150

I suspect there was probably some kind of radio interference at your gym site that caused the RF signal from the remote fob to be blocked which can sometimes happen. In terms of silencing the alarm you should have a small round key which is to silence the alarm for just such occasions or for valet m...
by aceman
Sun 13 Nov, 2011 21:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Urgent help required....... dead zed
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Rob, as already discussed if you decide to go down this route you are more than welcome to borrow my spare set of ///M wheels to check fitment. Have you also considerred you would also be able to get another type of ///M fitment wheels allowing you to go for some serious deep dish rears.
by aceman
Sun 13 Nov, 2011 09:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Damp musty smell
Replies: 5
Views: 475

I had this with my last zed and put one of these on the rear shelf which helped alot.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AIR-DRY-RE-US ... 4aaebde939
by aceman
Fri 11 Nov, 2011 21:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Changing Near Side Headlight
Replies: 6
Views: 425

You also need to undo the large jubilee clip holding the MAF to the intake pipe and wiggle it out. Then the airbox should be free to just lift straight out. There is then an airduct cover over the rear of the headlight which unclips revealing the bulbs. Not straightforward but once you have done it ...
by aceman
Fri 11 Nov, 2011 21:38
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Birmingham N.E.C
Replies: 45
Views: 2223

Yes likewise we did ask after you but was disappointed to hear you weren't there today :(

I am sure we will meet some other time.
by aceman
Fri 11 Nov, 2011 21:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: M Roadster Sale Update ###Sold###
Replies: 38
Views: 3784

Are you sure the hood problem is not just the common microswitch fault which is an easy fix. :wink:
by aceman
Fri 11 Nov, 2011 21:18
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Birmingham N.E.C
Replies: 45
Views: 2223

Well your car certainly seemed to be the centre of attaction and was receiveing at least the same if not more attention than the other cars on the stand including the Z1 & the £125,000 Z8. The bodywork and paint was a real credit to you although I wasn't a fan of the rear wing it certainly made it s...
by aceman
Thu 10 Nov, 2011 21:18
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Birmingham N.E.C
Replies: 45
Views: 2223

See you tomorrow if you are there, a few of us heading down early doors and really looking forward to the BMW Club stand especially yours mate :D
by aceman
Thu 10 Nov, 2011 21:15
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Former E30er going for a roadster...
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Looks gorgeous and such a late model must be one of the last made.

Hope you enjoy it as much as the rest of us enjoy ours. :D
by aceman
Wed 09 Nov, 2011 19:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: abs/asc lights on
Replies: 12
Views: 689

Likely to be one of the ABS sensors on the hubs, they can get dirty and yes just giving them a clean usually cures the problem for another couple of years. Just remember when the ABS light is on you don't have this available to you should you brake sharply so just be aware.
by aceman
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 22:03
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: S54 Variant 2002
Replies: 3
Views: 523

Liam might already be aware of this one as Jonttt posted this up a while ago but since it has been relisted always good to let everybody know who are in the market. :wink:

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=33041
by aceman
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 23:07
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: So someone from a phone scam called me today....
Replies: 16
Views: 1187

Brilliant absolutley brilliant. :twisted:

That's a wicked little chuckle you have there at the end Dave. :lol:

I suppose when they gave you their postcode you were typing that into google streetmaps as they spoke. :D
by aceman
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 22:53
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: So someone from a phone scam called me today....
Replies: 16
Views: 1187

Just listening to it now, sounds brilliant I'm having a real chuckle here :lol:
by aceman
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 22:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: hard top advice
Replies: 3
Views: 234

It was this one which was on over the weekend but looks like it has sold I am afraid. :(

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-Hard-T ... 4ab080c307
by aceman
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 21:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: hard top advice
Replies: 3
Views: 234

The basic fitting kit can be transferred in about half an hour with the heated rear switch taking maybe an hour later on taking your time. A respray shouldn't be a problem for a good bodyshop making sure they remove all the seals but you could save some time and money and strip it yourself. Expect t...
by aceman
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 09:39
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Apart from your Zed whats the best motor you've owned?
Replies: 32
Views: 1992

Double post :head:
by aceman
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 09:38
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Apart from your Zed whats the best motor you've owned?
Replies: 32
Views: 1992

1986 205Gti bought it in '89 and traded in for a brand new Suzuki Swift Gti in '91 which was my first new car. Both cars were great but the 205 was iconic and although had suspect build quality it was a fantastic car to drive and I loved it. It's one of those cars you look back at and wish you could...
by aceman
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 19:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: When did a courtesy car become a hire car?
Replies: 7
Views: 688

This happened to me quite a few years ago so is no way new. The other thing to watch out for is you do decide to pay the dealer £10/day for the privilege of driving around in one of their liveried cars (free advertising) check the small print as the excess if you have a bump is also extortionate (~£...
by aceman
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 19:18
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: 1998 Z3 - remote locking problem
Replies: 4
Views: 734

No problem glad it's all fixed. :D
by aceman
Thu 03 Nov, 2011 13:22
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: ///M Roadster
Replies: 2
Views: 345

Give Z3Cade a bell he is looking !!
by aceman
Thu 03 Nov, 2011 12:58
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1550

WOW :shock:

You have got yourself a lovely car there with a very rare colour combo especially with the roll hoops, a car to truly cherish. :thumb:
by aceman
Mon 31 Oct, 2011 23:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Z3 Book....or not?
Replies: 9
Views: 558

No that's not the one but could be the guy the OP is after. It was back in 2008 I think the book I am thinking about and was several hundered pages of photo's of zeds from all over the world, thinking about it now it may just have been Z1's.
by aceman
Mon 31 Oct, 2011 13:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Z3 Book....or not?
Replies: 9
Views: 558

I am pretty sure there was a member on here that wrote a book which was initially offered to members in hardback form and later paperback. It was expensive at around £80 if I remember rightly and remember the auther asking for pictures from members to add to the book. I have just done a quick search...
by aceman
Sun 30 Oct, 2011 23:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 32611

Just a gentle bump, new stock in ready and waiting. :D
by aceman
Sun 30 Oct, 2011 22:18
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Refurbished steering wheels - highly recommended
Replies: 9
Views: 8037

Class 8-)
by aceman
Sun 30 Oct, 2011 22:09
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Strong Strut steal !
Replies: 2
Views: 307

I think the one I have just bought is the former steel one but should still be good.