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by johnwayne
Mon 28 Mar, 2011 19:38
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M interior
Replies: 5
Views: 703

Leather interior

Hi-I purchased a full Estoril blue kit from Leder-Pfledge in Germany.Perfect match and comes with all necessary tackle to complete the job .

You are more than welcome to use this if you fancy a run up the M1 to Sheffield.
by johnwayne
Tue 22 Mar, 2011 07:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: looking for a standard front z3m wheel 17 inch
Replies: 6
Views: 672

17" alloy

Hi-just noticed a front Z3M alloy on ebay (Item number 320674553448)
.If you are still looking I could take a look as I am in Sheffield .Refurbished and currently at £70-seller has no feedback to check!
by johnwayne
Wed 16 Mar, 2011 20:31
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Holding Revs and fast Idle
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Sticking throttle

Hi,It could be the cable as suggeted but I had a similar problem this weekend.The linkage from the cable to the injection system was partially seized.I sprayed the complete linkage,springs and rod connections.This cured the problem so I then gave a light lubrication with oil,may be of help to you-be...
by johnwayne
Thu 03 Mar, 2011 10:24
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Suspension \ underside refurbishment
Replies: 34
Views: 4845

Z3M rear Suspension refurb

Ian,what a cracking job on the ZM-respect! I know what it can be like in a cold garage through the winter months as i have previously done similar work in my classic TVR day's-long gone,but I have to say not to the exceptional standards you have displayed. Are you planning to do similar work on the ...
by johnwayne
Wed 02 Feb, 2011 09:45
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Full set of Z3M roadster alloys and tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1280

Hi,the ZM allys/tyres will soon be on there way to BilBao in Spain,many thanks to member Gorka-really nice bloke. Thanks also to others that showed interest.I will post pics of car with the replacement 19" Schnitzers when fitted http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/CCHOPUQEWkKGrHqRigE...
by johnwayne
Sun 30 Jan, 2011 11:39
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Full set of Z3M roadster alloys and tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1280

z3 alloys/tyres

Hi Ken,the simple answer is nothing.You can either keep the spacers on or remove and refit when the 19"are re-fitted. i must advise that currently I Am in discussion with a member from Spain but this is looking more and more complicated to sort out. If this fails to materialise today I will let you ...
by johnwayne
Mon 24 Jan, 2011 15:33
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Full set of Z3M roadster alloys and tyres
Replies: 11
Views: 1280

Full set of Z3M roadster alloys and tyres

Hi-finally managed to clear my poky little garage following recent kitchen update and now wish to sell the original alloys/tyres from the Z3M roadster,as follows, Front tyres 225/45/ZR 17 Pilot sport-as new Rear tyres 245/40/ZR pilot sport 4-4.5 mm-no repairs or damage Front wheels straight and mino...
by johnwayne
Fri 29 Oct, 2010 18:43
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: :( Sad but true but not so sad now :)
Replies: 47
Views: 2441

Ian, I can only echo the comments from other forum members, really sorry you are no longer a Z owner, as you were (are) a decent bloke and very helpful with members problems. In particular my roof problems when you volunteered coming over to help fix.! Look forward to seeing pics of the Jag-they are...
by johnwayne
Thu 07 Oct, 2010 15:02
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: I have a new mistress !!
Replies: 17
Views: 1221

Hi-just an update on the outstanding repairs/refurb on the Z Since last posting I purchased a full leather repair kit from Germany for the worn drivers seat squab (£72) but worth every penny.Although not perfect due to uneven wear the colour match of the seats (estoril blue) is spot on.The whole int...
by johnwayne
Wed 06 Oct, 2010 08:37
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M alloys/tyres for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Hi Jon-thanks for the advise.
These are the wheels I now have on the Z. From a 2008 M3. They seem to fit perfectly but must confess have not been out and tried them yet!

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by johnwayne
Tue 05 Oct, 2010 16:31
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M alloys/tyres for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Z3M alloys/tyres for sale

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/z3mwheels003.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/z3mwheels002.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/z3mwheels001.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/z3topdown005-2.jpg http://i638.photobuck...
by johnwayne
Sun 19 Sep, 2010 11:35
Forum: Site Announcements and Feedback
Topic: Call for site funding
Replies: 87
Views: 12314

Tim, you do a great job-many thanks.Sorry for delay in payment just seen post following hols. Money sent -John
by johnwayne
Fri 20 Aug, 2010 13:08
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: I have a new mistress !!
Replies: 17
Views: 1221

Thanks for the comments but have to say the house is the local cricket pavilion :oops:
by johnwayne
Fri 20 Aug, 2010 12:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: I have a new mistress !!
Replies: 17
Views: 1221

I have a new mistress !!

Hi recently purchased this Estoril Blue S50 Z3M with 31000 documented miles.Very good bodywork but requiring some serious TLC Work done since purchase: 1. Underbody steam cleaned-Boot floor/diff bracket welded/plated 2.Full underbody waxoil 3.Heavy duty battery fitted 4.Front pads/sensor replaced 5....
by johnwayne
Tue 17 Aug, 2010 08:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M sold so lots of spare items for sale
Replies: 24
Views: 1999

"M" parts for sale

PM sent .
by johnwayne
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 22:52
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: John Waynes ///M for sale on Pistonheads
Replies: 15
Views: 1404

Hi-both the rear window blanket and hardtop instructions will now be passed to RORY who purchased the car.Thanks for all the interest particularly HARDTOP from the Netherlands
by johnwayne
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 16:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: John Waynes ///M for sale on Pistonheads
Replies: 15
Views: 1404

Hi Jon- RORY4711 is already a member and he contacted the site recently when he was searching for a ZM. I believe you gave him some sound advise (as always). I feel sure he will be posting pics of the car shortly I will look for an alternative to the Z but will purchase independantly of my son,who a...
by johnwayne
Wed 28 Apr, 2010 08:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: John Waynes ///M for sale on Pistonheads
Replies: 15
Views: 1404

Hi-car now sold and off to Bonny Scotland. Sad to see it go but time for a change. I have a couple of bits that someone may be interested in ; Rear window protective blanket with securing straps £25 + postage ? Fitting pamphlet for hardtop (7 pages-complete instructions and parts list) £4 + posage ...
by johnwayne
Mon 19 Apr, 2010 08:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: John Waynes ///M for sale on Pistonheads
Replies: 15
Views: 1404

Badges are quite easy to remove if you follow Jonttt's advice and heat gently with hair drier. (careful not to get too hot as paint could blister) When warm use either plastic scraper or fishing line and pull off badges.Clean area before fitting new badges
by johnwayne
Sat 03 Apr, 2010 10:35
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Flooding Damage - Help!
Replies: 21
Views: 3601

Water is drawn into the air intake and through manifold and into the combustion chamber. As the pistons approach TDC the water is pushed upwards and as this is not compressable the engine "Hydraulics" and exerts extreme pressure to internal components-noticeably con-rods. This in turn makes the engi...
by johnwayne
Wed 31 Mar, 2010 14:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Any views on Waxoil for the Z ?
Replies: 1
Views: 302

Any views on Waxoil for the Z ?

My local TVR specialist has sent me details of an offer on Waxoil treatment. Having had many years experiance with the marque I know of his work and more recently his racing expertise. The offer is to steam clean the complete underbody-when fully dry waxoil is sprayed to all the underbody and areas ...
by johnwayne
Sat 20 Mar, 2010 15:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Forum members Artic Hardtop with fitting kit eBay
Replies: 11
Views: 674

Hi-The hardtop and fittings have now been sold. Many thanks for all the interest and good luck to the 71 watchers on fleabay! :shock:
by johnwayne
Sun 14 Mar, 2010 08:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Forum members Artic Hardtop with fitting kit eBay
Replies: 11
Views: 674

Arctic Hardtop and fittings

JONTTT you are spot on. As the Z does less than 1000 miles a year we decided to sell the hardtop because as you have seen, my gagage is pretty well cluttered and I have no room to store/suspend when not in use I have been offered £500 from ebay member but will wait and see what happens. The wheels a...
by johnwayne
Thu 25 Feb, 2010 17:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Got a bit carried away on Ebay...now with pictures
Replies: 66
Views: 4424

I have the plate for the V8 -how about M355MPH reasonable price and ready to roll :head:
by johnwayne
Sun 24 Jan, 2010 11:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M on pistonheads
Replies: 41
Views: 2428

Z3M on ebay

The ZM has been removed from pistonheads-presumably sold or seller having second thoughts since the boot spot-welds and roof faults have been made public. Or maybe waiting for BMW to make decision on goodwill

Anybody on here know ?
by johnwayne
Fri 22 Jan, 2010 17:25
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: private plate opinions
Replies: 161
Views: 13251

private plates

I picked this one up recently for £750-has no significance but looks different.Will be transfering to Z in Spring when car back on road

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by johnwayne
Sun 10 Jan, 2010 12:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2010 - ORDER NOW!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 5789

2010 Calendar

Calendar arrived yesterday-----"looking good"
by johnwayne
Wed 06 Jan, 2010 15:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: hard top?
Replies: 12
Views: 714

Hardtop

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Fitted by Munich Legends in 2007 for £62.50. Recommended fitting time is 1.5hrs according to manual-allow additional time to make adjustments followingsettlement after a few days
by johnwayne
Sun 03 Jan, 2010 12:22
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Z3M for £6k ?
Replies: 35
Views: 2354

Zm for £6000

Hi-happy new year to you all :lol: Re; the ZM on sale at Evans Halshaw We managed a visit to Lincoln cathedral yesterday and despite some areas currently closed for renovation great day out. Following all the comments and high expectations of the car we visited the dealer (Motorhouse Trade Sales ) a...
by johnwayne
Thu 24 Dec, 2009 08:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2010 - ORDER NOW!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 5789

2010 Calendar

PM sent-Merry Xmas all !!
by johnwayne
Thu 19 Nov, 2009 12:49
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: newbe - water in drivers footwell
Replies: 8
Views: 2946

Water leak in footwell

Hi Chris,pleased to hear you have bought the Z4. The water leak you mention could be from the screen. If it has been replaced in the past they may not have sealed it correctly-worth a look! The one positive point is that you noticed after it had been stood thus eliminating leaks from under floor are...
by johnwayne
Mon 16 Nov, 2009 12:31
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ZRoadster Calendar 2010 - Your forum needs you!
Replies: 66
Views: 5800

Calendar pics

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/softtop002.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/ringinlowroad007.jpg Before fitment of 19" Hartge alloys @ p700 Pirelli tyres http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/BMWZMRoadster003.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/a...
by johnwayne
Mon 16 Nov, 2009 12:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Another black hardtop on eBay with low starting bid
Replies: 2
Views: 356

Black hardtop-ebay

Jon-you sure you're not on commission. Price now over £600 !! Bet you're on a minimum of 25% + !!!

Pics of you car are fantastic-hope it makes the calendar.

Will post a couple of mine -but not in same league-cheers
by johnwayne
Mon 02 Nov, 2009 08:24
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: my james bond car collection for sale once finished
Replies: 2
Views: 3244

James Bond collection

Hi,I have a number of these which I am saving for my grandson when he is older,but nothing to match your collection. Let me have an indication of price when you are ready . (Personally I would sell the registration before these !!) http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/ringinlowroad007...
by johnwayne
Fri 30 Oct, 2009 15:28
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: how much is my plate worth M 155 MPH
Replies: 14
Views: 951

M155MPH plate

Hi,great plate on your M ,Surely must be worth more than £350!!!more like £700 . I would hang on to it as it suits the car and is very eye catching
by johnwayne
Tue 13 Oct, 2009 18:49
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dealer Visit - Sytner Sheffield - Sunday, 11th oct
Replies: 24
Views: 2856

Sytner (Sheffield) visit

Hi 100GRA (Graham) I too was unable to join the others on the run throgh Derbyshire but was able to take a few snaps today on the local moors. Unbelievably I spotted a Z3 Roadster in Arctic silver with hardtop and many shnitzer extras. Hope pics come out o/k-enjoy!
by johnwayne
Mon 12 Oct, 2009 08:06
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dealer Visit - Sytner Sheffield - Sunday, 11th oct
Replies: 24
Views: 2856

Sytner visit

Hi,just to echo all the comments from the lads,really good meet and nice to see all the local guys. Jonttt's S54 looks even better in the flesh and he should be well chuffed with his efforts. It was good of the club to invite us and thanks to Nick and the others who helped on the day.
by johnwayne
Fri 09 Oct, 2009 08:48
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Jonttt Imola II Red S54 Z3m Roadster Journal
Replies: 661
Views: 166262

Hi Jon-car looks amazing.Looking forward to viewing on Sunday at the Sytner open morning
by johnwayne
Wed 30 Sep, 2009 16:11
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Dealer Visit - Sytner Sheffield - Sunday, 11th oct
Replies: 24
Views: 2856

Sytner Visit 11th October

Hi-talk about coals to Newcastle !! After 25 years at this dealership I pretty well know every oil-slick. Great bunch of guys and facilities. BUT -parking can be horrendous so be prepared :squeeze: Would love to visit again and meet up with you again, following the meet at Harewood-so count me in. I...
by johnwayne
Mon 21 Sep, 2009 13:54
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Pics of my ZM roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 843

Hi Boysie -well spotted. The M badges are next on the list. At £23=vat theyr'e not exactly giving them away, but will make a huge differance to the look of the car-thanks for comments
by johnwayne
Mon 21 Sep, 2009 08:25
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Pics of my ZM roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 843

"By gum,it's grim up north" Titan Thanks for all the comments. Would be great to meet with all the local boys. Had a great run into the Peak District Sunday but not another Z to be seen! Taking car into bodyshop Tuesday for shrapnel damage to bonnet and leading edge to sills-stone damage.Also mirror...
by johnwayne
Sun 20 Sep, 2009 17:59
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Pics of my ZM roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 843

Pics of my ZM roadster

Finally worked out how to post pictures on here, hope you like them! http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/softtop002.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/bmwzm003-1.jpg http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu105/padley8634/z3m19wheels001.jpg http://i638.photobucket.co...
by johnwayne
Mon 14 Sep, 2009 08:27
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Harewood House 13th September
Replies: 189
Views: 15047

Hands up-It was me. I was trying to save what little hair I have left!!Mind you I didn't need the scarf and balaclava. Seriously, nice to meet you all and apologies for early exit.
by johnwayne
Sat 12 Sep, 2009 12:27
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Harewood House 13th September
Replies: 189
Views: 15047

Harewood House"

Hi-change of plans means I will be able to attend the meet. Will try to make Wetherby but these old bones take some warming up in the early hours.Great news! my 'Z'immer frame fits snugly in the boot so just need helping out of the "Big-Lad" :head: when I arrive. Should be a great day out and the li...
by johnwayne
Tue 08 Sep, 2009 12:52
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Indy BMW in Sheffield
Replies: 12
Views: 604

Quarry motors

Too right Graham! but I'm still up for a run out if it's still on. :?:
by johnwayne
Fri 04 Sep, 2009 08:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Indy BMW in Sheffield
Replies: 12
Views: 604

Quarry Motors

Hi-I have dealt with Quarry on a couple of accasions and they are very knowedgeable and reasonable prices too.I would recommend them
by johnwayne
Wed 15 Jul, 2009 08:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Nice looking ///M on Pistonheads 26k £7,250 open to offers!
Replies: 21
Views: 1286

"M" for sale on Pistonheads !

Hi,I contacted the seller yesterday and he seems very cagey. He wouldnt tell me how long he had owned the carand asked why that was important !! He did say there was no history . Still may be worth a look
by johnwayne
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 09:09
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: The New 19inch Wheels Are On The M,ultra Nice Well Pleased
Replies: 96
Views: 11736

192 ZM Alloy Rims

Hi- I have 19" Hartge on my M and as you say they look the dogs.I have 20mm spacers on the rear and they fill the arches superb. No handling problems but corners like it's on rails. I contacted Birds BMW the authorised supplier of Hartge and figures for tyre pressures as follows; Fronts 2.3 Bar Rear...
by johnwayne
Wed 13 May, 2009 10:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Roadster mint alloys and tyres (NOW SOLD)
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Z3M Roadster mint alloys and tyres (NOW SOLD)

Hi-I am upgrading my wheels to 19" Hartge alloys. The original wheels are absolutely pristine with no kerbing,flaking or scratches. The branded tyres are all 5mm approx. I have started these on ebay at £250 and hoping they will achieve quite a bit more. (Type in item number 300314596977) to view Any...