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by Fender2004
Fri 16 Jan, 2015 15:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking Pre facelift 2.8 Z3 Roadster most parts available
Replies: 59
Views: 6428

Re: Breaking Pre facelift 2.8 Z3 Roadster most parts availab

What is the fuse box cover like, mine is a bit discoloured.
Any chance of a photo?
by Fender2004
Wed 14 Jan, 2015 11:47
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new washers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1849

Re: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new wash

Nice and simple fix - 30-40 mins tops I'm impressed, but ... 10 minutes to get everything ready. 5-10 to get the seat out of the car and on the bench. Another 5-10 minutes to strip the seat. 10-15 to accurately sand down the spacers. 5-10 to re-assemble the seat. 5-10 to refit the seat. 10 minutes ...
by Fender2004
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 13:30
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new washers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1849

Re: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new wash

Zedona wrote:Not too difficult a job but 30 to 40 minutes (and sore fingers :bawl: ) is how long it takes to sand the replacement bushes to fit.
You should wear gloves while sanding saves the finger ends :D
by Fender2004
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 09:19
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new washers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1849

Re: My seat moves under acceleration and breaking - new wash

Search YouTube for bmw z3 seat bushes and there is a guy showing you how to do it.
While you have the seat out of the car don't turn the ignition on other wise you will have to have the light reset on the dash.
by Fender2004
Mon 12 Jan, 2015 08:58
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Scotland based Zed's - Please make contact.
Replies: 10
Views: 1229

Re: Scotland based Zed's - Please make contact.

If you are a member of the BMW car club have a look on their forum as they do have a Scottish section. So you could post on there as well.
by Fender2004
Sun 11 Jan, 2015 11:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: NEW Z3 STUFF FOR 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2525

Re: NEW Z3 STUFF FOR 2015

When you produce great items you must get a positive response :bow :thumb:
by Fender2004
Sat 10 Jan, 2015 16:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: NEW Z3 STUFF FOR 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2525

Re: NEW Z3 STUFF FOR 2015

Sounds great :D
by Fender2004
Sat 10 Jan, 2015 15:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: NEW Z3 STUFF FOR 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2525

Re: NEW Z3 STUFF FOR 2015

Do you know how difficult it will to install?
by Fender2004
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 09:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5132

Re: Hafords Oil

If memory serves me, I'm sure they do this offer at least twice a year. As you have to buy two tubes of oil making 8 litres and the car only takes 6.5 litres with this purchase I have enough for two oil changes :D I must be missing something here, if you have got 2 tubs of oil making 8litres & the ...
by Fender2004
Thu 01 Jan, 2015 10:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5132

Re: Hafords Oil

If memory serves me, I'm sure they do this offer at least twice a year. As you have to buy two tubes of oil making 8 litres and the car only takes 6.5 litres with this purchase I have enough for two oil changes :D
by Fender2004
Wed 31 Dec, 2014 14:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Window drop with hood operation ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1445

Re: Window drop with hood operation ?

Pretty certain they had it on the 3 series coupes/cabrios with frameless windows. Maybe the engineered it out of the Z to add the classic feel! A friend of mine had a 3 series cabriolet and the first question he asked when I got the Z3 was do the windows drop down a little bit when you put the roof...
by Fender2004
Wed 31 Dec, 2014 10:20
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: boot not opening from remote
Replies: 14
Views: 3015

Re: boot not opening from remote

peter2b wrote:Must be different down south
Peter2b
I think it depends on the garage, but I'm sure if you ask for a copy of the mot certificate they should give you one.
Just so if you sell your car you can say to a buyer that you have all of the mot certificates to back up the mileage.
by Fender2004
Tue 30 Dec, 2014 09:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5132

Re: Hafords Oil

GE45TON wrote: I always change the oil and filter every year with synthetic oil, usually after about 4k miles.
Cheers
You engine will love you for that :D
by Fender2004
Sun 28 Dec, 2014 19:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5132

Re: Hafords Oil

jonzee wrote:Went into Halfords today only to be told that the correct oil for my z3 was not in the sale.
You could try another branch
by Fender2004
Sun 28 Dec, 2014 19:46
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: boot not opening from remote
Replies: 14
Views: 3015

Re: boot not opening from remote

I would agree with DC that it is probably the wiring loom going into the boot. I had the same problem and it was the wiring loom in my case.
by Fender2004
Sun 28 Dec, 2014 16:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z Roadster Kick plates
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: Z Roadster Kick plates

There is a big plastic plug that needs removing then it is just a case of pulling the plastic sill off the car. You will probably damage some of the plastic clips on removal so handy to have some replacements when you put it all back together.
by Fender2004
Sun 28 Dec, 2014 15:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5132

Re: Hafords Oil

No problem,
The guy said that they had ordered more stock than last time, so they should be more people getting a bargain :D
by Fender2004
Sun 28 Dec, 2014 11:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5132

Hafords Oil

Just been into my local Halfords and they have all of there oil priced at £12 per 4 litre pot. So I've bought some ready for my next service. :D
by Fender2004
Sat 27 Dec, 2014 11:56
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Silverstone
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Re: Silverstone

Just to let you know some of the car clubs have pre booked the holiday inn and travelodge close to Silverstone so unless you are a member of the club you are unable to book for the Silverstone dates.
If you go to their website it states that the dates are not available :head:
by Fender2004
Wed 24 Dec, 2014 16:38
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: a very merry Christmas!
Replies: 22
Views: 2779

Re: a very merry Christmas!

Davejue1 wrote:
gookah wrote:bah humbug......
:cheers :D
How rude :lol:
You should know by now that there is always one :D :D :D
by Fender2004
Wed 24 Dec, 2014 10:08
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: a very merry Christmas!
Replies: 22
Views: 2779

Re: a very merry Christmas!

Everyone have a great time over the holiday period looking forward to next year, meeting all of you at various meets :D
by Fender2004
Thu 11 Dec, 2014 17:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Name THAT part!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1563

Re: Name THAT part!!

gookah wrote:
Z3 Mark wrote:That's great thanks :)

Any book recommendations?
Da Vinci Code is a good one
I like that too.........Do you do stand up?
by Fender2004
Fri 05 Dec, 2014 14:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing heater control panel bulb
Replies: 9
Views: 1229

Re: Replacing heater control panel bulb

Do the bulbs just pull out or twist and pull, thanks again.




From what I remember they just pull out, but then again my memory is not what it was :D
by Fender2004
Thu 04 Dec, 2014 09:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing heater control panel bulb
Replies: 9
Views: 1229

Re: Replacing heater control panel bulb

I replaced mine by removing the radio which allows you to gain access and replace the bulb. Some of them are stiff and don't just pull out, if so you need to undo the two blots at the bottom of the radio slot. Once these are removed the controls come forward enabling you to change the bulb.
by Fender2004
Tue 02 Dec, 2014 10:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ........so are we breaking the law??
Replies: 20
Views: 2126

Re: ........so are we breaking the law??

Is this just a case of the law catching up with the technology.
by Fender2004
Wed 26 Nov, 2014 10:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cheap OEM badges
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: Cheap OEM badges

I normally check the dealer price for small items as a lot of the time they are cheaper.
When I was looking for the cover for the cruise control it was cheaper buying new than second hand off eBay!
by Fender2004
Thu 20 Nov, 2014 13:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hard top wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Re: Hard top wanted

Thanks for that I'll let you know if there
are any developments. :D
by Fender2004
Wed 19 Nov, 2014 12:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hard top wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Re: Hard top wanted

I think his car is blue I've texted him the info but getting no response, so I don't know if he has changed
his mind or what? :head:
by Fender2004
Wed 19 Nov, 2014 09:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1480

Re: Angel Eyes Power?

I did contact the seller he said that there were 4 types of headlight? (News to me) and I must have the difficult one. He said that he normally had to make a 2mm gruve in the headlight to make them fit. So if you had to do that it must mean that the angel eyes were a stand size just put into differe...
by Fender2004
Mon 17 Nov, 2014 17:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hard top wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Re: Hard top wanted

Thanks for that I've passed your info on to my friend
by Fender2004
Sat 15 Nov, 2014 10:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hard top wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Hard top wanted

Does anyone have a hard top for sale with the fixing kit?
It's not for me but for a friend who says he hasn't got time to go on forums :roll:
by Fender2004
Sat 15 Nov, 2014 10:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: whats not to like
Replies: 9
Views: 1802

Re: whats not to like

I think we all like our Z3's no matter which engine we have. :drive
by Fender2004
Sat 15 Nov, 2014 08:00
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: New Tax Disc
Replies: 19
Views: 4114

Re: New Tax Disc

TR4man wrote:I'm sure any new owner would want them. They are part of the Sprite's provenance.

If you were to sell of course :)
I agree any new owner of any older car like a Sprite will want as much history of the car as possible, I know I would.
by Fender2004
Thu 13 Nov, 2014 11:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1480

Re: Angel Eyes Power?

Thank for all the info but it looks like I'll not be installing them after all as the angel eyes I bought will not fit into the head light, even though they were sold with a photo of a Z3 on the sellers page :head: I can't ask for my money back as I painted the white wires black so that they wouldn'...
by Fender2004
Wed 12 Nov, 2014 10:24
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Value Line
Replies: 7
Views: 1863

Re: BMW Value Line

These BMW boxes are expensive you know :D :D :D
by Fender2004
Mon 10 Nov, 2014 16:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1480

Re: Angel Eyes Power?

Did you take both sets of wires to the fuse box or join them together and just take one wire to the fuse box?
by Fender2004
Mon 10 Nov, 2014 15:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1480

Angel Eyes Power?

I'm busy installing Southernboy's clear indicators lens covers in the head lights, so while I was on I thought that I would also install some angel eyes. I know that you can power the angel eyes by connecting to the side lights, but you have to have the side light on for the angel eyes to work. If p...
by Fender2004
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 11:11
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Was there a Z2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1516

Re: Was there a Z2?

The price looks very appealing, as from the press reports the price starts around £20000!
by Fender2004
Sun 26 Oct, 2014 10:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted- Horizontal Seat Motor
Replies: 3
Views: 671

Re: Wanted- Horizontal Seat Motor

are you sure its failed and not just stuck...very common problem ? Hey, I'm not sure to be honest. It originally worked when i got the car, but stopped soon after... I'll check via search function for any threads in regards to this. Cheers My seat motor wasn't working and that was just a matter of ...
by Fender2004
Mon 20 Oct, 2014 15:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cruise control
Replies: 18
Views: 2349

Re: Cruise control

When you fit the cruise control does a light come on the dash to indicate that the cruise control is on?
by Fender2004
Mon 13 Oct, 2014 10:47
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Newbie

Welcome to the forum hope you enjoy your ownership of your Z3 :drive if any thing goes wrong I'm sure someone will be able to help you out :rtm:
by Fender2004
Sat 11 Oct, 2014 10:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Spreading the gospel!
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Re: Spreading the gospel!

You should be on commission :lol:
by Fender2004
Sat 11 Oct, 2014 09:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Re: Silverstone Classic 2014

Must of missed it the first time unless I just forgot :lol:
by Fender2004
Fri 10 Oct, 2014 12:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Silverstone Classic 2014

I don't know if anyone will be interested but on Sunday 12 Oct on I TV 4 at 09.10 there are highlights of this event. :D
by Fender2004
Thu 09 Oct, 2014 11:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Another Alarm Question
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Another Alarm Question

I have the brick type alarm and I replaced the battery in one if them as it seemed to be difficult to get it to work. After the battery change the alarm worked fine, as I have two brick type units, I put it in the draw as I thought that it would be fine as it had a new battery in. I tried it the oth...
by Fender2004
Sun 28 Sep, 2014 18:41
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18534

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Thanks to all organiser's, and to Robert T for the use of his gazebo, which believe it or not we used to shelter from the sun!!! And also for the cakes.
Think we should have a bake off next year. :roflmao:

Great day out looking forward to next year.
by Fender2004
Sat 27 Sep, 2014 11:26
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18534

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

I think it just depends on which weather forecast you look at as none of them are guaranteed to be correct :D
by Fender2004
Sat 27 Sep, 2014 09:02
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18534

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Weather forecast looks good cloudy but dry.
by Fender2004
Fri 26 Sep, 2014 12:45
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Roadster S50 1999 54000 miles. Should I use it all year?
Replies: 9
Views: 1436

Re: Z3M Roadster S50 1999 54000 miles. Should I use it all y

Unless you use a hard top, be sure that the plastic rear window is fully warmed up, before putting the roof down otherwise you may have to replace it.
by Fender2004
Thu 25 Sep, 2014 10:17
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Is it you?
Replies: 2
Views: 540

Re: Is it you?

First signs of getting older, the memory goes. :D