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by Fozzfox72
Tue 04 Jun, 2013 20:49
Forum: Performance
Topic: Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1040

Z3 2.8 rear exhaust problem

Help again! On the way to get my brakes fixed the exhaust went! :head: The rear double pipes box has dropped some what and the rear box completely separated from the main pipe! Ouch can you believe it? :shock: Had to put my wallet in the recovery position, is this a simple fix? Have you had similar ...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 04 Jun, 2013 18:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: •FOR SALE• BMW Business cd player
Replies: 5
Views: 848

Re: •FOR SALE• BMW Business cd player

Yes of course

:)
by Fozzfox72
Tue 04 Jun, 2013 01:30
Forum: Performance
Topic: Front brakes advice needed!
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Re: Front brakes advice needed!

Thanks guys! Callipers replacement is a good idea although they are not cheap new so I will certainly take your advise on the reconditioned ones IF I can find someone that does them? Standard vented and yellow stuff pads sound good, gagging to get it back on the road, what with the sunny spell, typi...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 03 Jun, 2013 00:22
Forum: Performance
Topic: Front brakes advice needed!
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Front brakes advice needed!

Hi all, I have notice a "clicking" noise when braking recently, and the brakes are what I can only describe as vague! So I have started to investigate and noticed the front discs are orange with rust and the callipers look terrible (rusty too) So I took the car to a mechanic and he confirmed the pad...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 02 Jun, 2013 22:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: •FOR SALE• BMW Business cd player
Replies: 5
Views: 848

•FOR SALE• BMW Business cd player

Hi Everyone, I have upgraded my cd head unit and am now offering the old one for sale on ebay. It is in perfect working order, and has all the original BMW in-car entertainment book and code complete. I really wanted to keep this, purely as it is original and came with the car, and its in great shap...
by Fozzfox72
Wed 15 May, 2013 21:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!

So VERY true!

:wink:
by Fozzfox72
Wed 15 May, 2013 17:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!

That's great news and fantastic service! I visited my local dealer this week too and was greeted by a very competent and helpful young man, who appeared interested in my enquiry and very helpful, if only his colleagues would take note!! Goes to show its the individuals that sometimes let the dealer ...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 14 May, 2013 17:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214305

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Sony head unit BT3100

More petrol again... :shock:
by Fozzfox72
Tue 14 May, 2013 17:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - BMW business cd player for Z3
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: Wanted - BMW business cd player for Z3

Hi I have one that I'm going to sell, complete and fully working as I have just upgraded. This is a genuine BMW blaupunkt business cd stereo. Sensible offers please, and I will try and get images on here later. Uk only and I will package securely and post, unless you can collect from Bexley, Kent? T...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 14 May, 2013 01:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Spare key
Replies: 0
Views: 167

Spare key

Main dealer charge £114 + vat for new 1999 z3 coded key (coded for you too )

I only got one and need another for sure so drove to Stephen James in Bexley . This will be a fully operational key, so no eBay blank keys for me!!

Hope this helps :wink:
by Fozzfox72
Tue 14 May, 2013 01:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What is harmon kardon?
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: What is harmon kardon?

The mystery that this car brings is all part of the fun :lol:
by Fozzfox72
Tue 14 May, 2013 01:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What is harmon kardon?
Replies: 3
Views: 215

What is harmon kardon?

I popped in the main dealer today to ask about an additional key, and after they took the reg plate all the info came up about the car. As I'm a new owner I asked to take a look and the parts guy was very helpful in letting me run through the spec. Which I was pleasantly surprised with the original ...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 13 May, 2013 08:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214305

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Bit more petrol

Wonder wheels fabric roof sealant £9.99

Petrol

:lol:
by Fozzfox72
Sun 12 May, 2013 20:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: best soft top cleaner?
Replies: 15
Views: 1229

Re: best soft top cleaner?

Because like you I'm a noob and I'm mad for it at the moment, I can't stop cleaning it! Lol Went to Halfords today and bought the wonder wheels fabric hood sealer. £9.99 . Hoovered the roof first, yep hoovered the roof, so Embarrassing, what must the neighbours think! Then spray on the wonder wheels...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 12 May, 2013 18:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How to correctly fit a wing mirror (complete housing)
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: How to correctly fit a wing mirror (complete housing)

So today I fitted the housing to the door, the fixed the other related issues. It's not too tricky but I did have a couple of snags! Stripped the wires back on both and soldered together, wrapped and fed back into door. Attached rubber door seal to housing then back to door. Cleaned and lightly oile...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 11 May, 2013 21:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 m mirrors
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Z3 m mirrors

Like rocking horse Droppings! The alternatives posted look to small and odd! IMHO Breakers know that they are rare too and they go quick, and still command a high price, I was quoted for standard mirror housing £125 plus! For one! And the due to the corrosive nature of the insides buy used it may we...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 11 May, 2013 17:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How to correctly fit a wing mirror (complete housing)
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: How to correctly fit a wing mirror (complete housing)

Thanks guys for your valid input and guidance, this forum is so very handy for a novice like me and I'm very grateful. Sussed out the two black wires , simple and as suggested they slot straight into the mirror (male female socket) which I'm guessing must heat mirror glass. Black, white, blue and br...
by Fozzfox72
Thu 09 May, 2013 22:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How to correctly fit a wing mirror (complete housing)
Replies: 4
Views: 270

How to correctly fit a wing mirror (complete housing)

Due to age, materials used and corrosion door/wing mirrors are increasingly hard to come by. So the aftermarket parts are the safer albeit more expensive option. So how exactly should the new unit be fitted? Can the paint be sprayed direct to the plastic housing? Does it need a primer? How long doe...
by Fozzfox72
Thu 09 May, 2013 14:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How much do you like your Z3
Replies: 93
Views: 36870

Re: How much do you like your Z3

My mistake its straight 6 not v6 lol

:oops:
by Fozzfox72
Thu 09 May, 2013 00:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214305

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Big sponge, shampoo, leather.
(To make love to it)

Wing mirror housing unit.

More petrol.

More petrol.
by Fozzfox72
Wed 08 May, 2013 23:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How much do you like your Z3
Replies: 93
Views: 36870

Re: How much do you like your Z3

I'm a new owner. I have always had a great admiration for the pure Z3 BMW styling, the fact that they are becoming a rare sight also appeals. It took me 4 months, 3 test drives and over 400 miles driving to test drives before I found the one for me. I searched online daily, and there are loads out t...
by Fozzfox72
Wed 08 May, 2013 23:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!

Update: I received a text message from the dealer the NEXT MORNING to say my part is IN! Which I thought was great!! In my humble experience with dealing with BMW main dealers you are only as good as the person you get, at the time of calling or put through too, some just cant b bothered others are ...
by Fozzfox72
Wed 08 May, 2013 00:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!

Nice story!
Only wish I could have a pleasant experience at the dealership, still until then speak as you find!
by Fozzfox72
Tue 07 May, 2013 23:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Terrible BMW CUSTOMER service, yet again!

I did not know where to post this but feel it needs airing! I have owned 3 BMW's and at some point need to return to base for servicing or parts. Apart from the cocky condescending sales people, the elitist showrooms, and pricey servicing, the cars are great! However today I experienced another low ...
by Fozzfox72
Wed 01 May, 2013 21:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Owner, at last!
Replies: 15
Views: 465

Re: New Owner, at last!

Guys it's the drivers door side, and it is totally missing I don't just mean glass the whole wing mirror unit! It's kind of too dangerous to drive IMHO with the likes of bikes etc zipping around town so I really need one to drive, safely at least! Called my local BMW RUXLEY today and quoted £179.15 ...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 30 Apr, 2013 16:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Owner, at last!
Replies: 15
Views: 465

Re: New Owner, at last!

I have called around and emailed some more breakers but they just don't have any door mirror units ( just to be clear not just the glass the whole unit) Will keep trying but am edging closer to the main dealer gulp! Really gagging to get in the car was so pleased with the performance and the sound i...
by Fozzfox72
Tue 30 Apr, 2013 14:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Owner, at last!
Replies: 15
Views: 465

Re: New Owner, at last!

Thanks for all your replies. I certainly don't want to compromise the security and dismantle the only key! So I guess I better contact BMW and get ready for the price shock!! I have contacted the websites for the mirror spares but again no luck (like hens teeth) so again back to BMW I'm afraid. Any ...
by Fozzfox72
Mon 29 Apr, 2013 21:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Owner, at last!
Replies: 15
Views: 465

New Owner, at last!

After months and miles i am now the proud owner of a beautiful Z3. T99/2.8/Montreal blue, pictures to follow. Love the drive just covered 110 miles back from garage. Pulls like a train :) Couple of things i need your help with please guys: I need a key (only came with 1) seen loads on ebay which are...
by Fozzfox72
Thu 25 Apr, 2013 21:26
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Pink Zed on Tower Bridge
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Pink Zed on Tower Bridge

Lovely PINK Z3 gliding over Tower Bridge, London.
Monday or Tuesday this 22/3/23rd April 13.

very cool and nice plate too, think it was P INK or similar

head turner :squeeze:

FF
by Fozzfox72
Mon 22 Apr, 2013 21:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*
Replies: 16
Views: 827

Re: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*

Spoke to garage today and the guys bolted another wing mirror to the door temporarily for MOT. It had one till July anyway but they were putting new one on as company policy. They are looking for a door mirror now for me too and couldn't do enough while I was on phone!? Although I will have to pay f...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 21 Apr, 2013 21:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*
Replies: 16
Views: 827

Re: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*

Good point about MOT! Worrying now! The guy from garage called back sat (the next day) and said it went straight through the MOT WITH NO ADVISERIES? I thought great! He did have the old broken mirror? Gosh you just don't know with people and now I'm doubting his honesty? He did say when I left he wo...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 21 Apr, 2013 18:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*
Replies: 16
Views: 827

Re: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*

After months of looking, searching the Internet and crawling past every car dealer in South east London I finally found my Z3! It's a Montreal blue, T reg 2.8 with black leather sports seats! So a little from my original spec, but simply stunning! And lovely wheels too, and a power hood. I had to dr...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 21 Apr, 2013 18:05
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Gookah's Z3 2.8 Progress
Replies: 104
Views: 31777

Re: Gookah's Z3 2.8 Progress

Hi Gookha I am awaiting my first Z3 put deposit on one this Friday and pick up next week ( can't wait!) it's a Z3 2.8 t99. After watching your progress and mods got to say I'm well impressed and amazed just what are out there! So now you have my juices going what would you recommend as a beginners b...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 21 Apr, 2013 07:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *wanted drivers side complete wing mirror*
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: *wanted drivers side complete wing mirror*

Thanks Southernboy! I have emailed them with details as advised! Tidy little website which may come in handy in future! Fitting looks easy appears to be a small 'switch' on the wires to slide in for electrics. Got to be a used one out there somewhere? I called round and some people quoting nearly £4...
by Fozzfox72
Sun 21 Apr, 2013 05:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *wanted drivers side complete wing mirror*
Replies: 4
Views: 133

*wanted drivers side complete wing mirror*

Hi guys I'm after a complete drivers side wing mirror, electric heated and hopefully ( but not essential ) in Montreal blue metallic ! I have looked at new original at £179.15! Gulp! Scouring eBay and alike also called a local BMW specialist and he wants £335 fitted. Bigger gulp!! :shock: So guys I ...
by Fozzfox72
Sat 13 Apr, 2013 23:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*
Replies: 16
Views: 827

Re: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*

Thanks for all your valid input, I have researched some more and hope to be driving one real soon!

Thanks again :rtm: :P

In the mean time if you see something special please let me know!

Thanks
by Fozzfox72
Thu 11 Apr, 2013 22:19
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: Hello everyone

Thanks guys! Ok budget £3000 Blue with cream/tan leather Silver with cream/tan or black leather Good dry roof, rear window 1.9 2.0 or 2.2 (these according to reviews are economical and powerful!?) As low mileage as possible! However I have looked at Z3's out of this range that are great looking cars...
by Fozzfox72
Thu 11 Apr, 2013 22:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*
Replies: 16
Views: 827

Re: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*

Hi Eastsix Preferably not the 2.8, I'm unsure really as at the moment I am going by the reviews?! Regarding the face lift I'm guessing this is the later models, but with my budget, preferably face lift? I have test driven 1.9 so far (x3) all very different in driving performance and handling but all...
by Fozzfox72
Thu 11 Apr, 2013 11:02
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Hello everyone

Hi guys
I'm searching for my ideal Z3 so get in touch if you know of a fine specimen !

Thanks in advance

8-)

Fozzfox
by Fozzfox72
Thu 11 Apr, 2013 10:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: *Wanted fine specimen Z3*
Replies: 16
Views: 827

*Wanted fine specimen Z3*

*Wanted* Z3 roadster! When I started my search for a Z3 I thought it would be easy to find decent examples! For my budget I have to be willing to travel, and I have covered over 400 miles so far. Anyone know of a fine specimen for under. £3000? Blue with cream/tan leather manual in good condition ? ...