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by Koolflyer
Tue 01 Sep, 2015 11:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Possibly for sale: Z3 2.8 Atlanta Blue
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: Possibly for sale: Z3 2.8 Atlanta Blue

Go with your dreams puppystitch, keep it and enjoy your drive when a "doddery old lady".....just make sure your head scarf goes with Atlantic Blue! :wink:
by Koolflyer
Mon 31 Aug, 2015 10:38
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 6442

Re: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 20

Mark.........as I think I hinted, got an idea for next year up your way :wink:
At least we got a top down ride there and back yesterday...bit different today tho!
Pete
by Koolflyer
Sat 29 Aug, 2015 21:19
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Lakes VI: 20 - 22nd May 2005
Replies: 120
Views: 20719

Re: Lakes VI: 20 - 22nd May 2005

Whilst road biking on quiet roads around the Lakes in 2014, I kept thinking this would great Zed cruising country with Mrs KF.......and a lot easier! On my return I mapped our routes on a purpose made OS map for future use. So last weekend we set sail in the Zed, posh hotel in Grassmere booked, and ...
by Koolflyer
Fri 28 Aug, 2015 19:18
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 6442

Re: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 20

Me and Dave are......planes and no night shift :thumb:
by Koolflyer
Wed 26 Aug, 2015 16:54
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 6442

Re: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 20

Are these real places? its like I've slipped into an episode of Emmerdale.... :D
Certainly are.................baaa! :D
by Koolflyer
Sat 22 Aug, 2015 18:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: An age old topic "wheels"
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: An age old topic "wheels"

Thanks for getting back to me. I tried willtheyfit.com yesterday and this is what it came out with: Compared to your existing wheel, this new wheel will have an inner rim which is 14.7mm closer to the suspension strut. The outer rim will poke out 10.7mm more than before. This ties up as both these t...
by Koolflyer
Sat 22 Aug, 2015 08:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: An age old topic "wheels"
Replies: 3
Views: 369

An age old topic "wheels"

Hi chaps, I have purchased a set of ACS Type 3 17" 8.5J's ET43 to hopefully go onto my '97 2.8 Z3. The rears are fine already being 8.5J, however when I put the 8.5's onto the front albeit with only 225/45's (original wheels are 7.5J), they do look very close to the shock. I'm told by various fitter...
by Koolflyer
Sat 22 Aug, 2015 08:26
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 16-08-15
Replies: 75
Views: 9439

Re: Midland meet 16-08-15

Got five other things on that weekend, GT's at the Park amongst them! Mrs KF to keep sweet as well, as it's Cold War jets two weeks before. Plus I work shifts most weekends.....have to remain fluid on that one Dave :wink:
by Koolflyer
Thu 20 Aug, 2015 18:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 MODS - FINAL STOCK CLEARANCE.
Replies: 17
Views: 2022

Re: Z3 MODS - FINAL STOCK CLEARANCE.

Yeah same from me Barry, hope you're good soon mate :thumb: Pete
by Koolflyer
Wed 19 Aug, 2015 00:56
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 16-08-15
Replies: 75
Views: 9439

Re: Midland meet 16-08-15

I second that, super place to have a meet and I too only live in Barrow but didn't know about the mill. Will bring the 'Mrs' along on Sept 13th. Thanks again Pete (KF)
by Koolflyer
Sat 15 Aug, 2015 15:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: WANTED - Set of AC Schnitzer TypeIII 18"alloys
Replies: 1
Views: 249

WANTED - Set of AC Schnitzer TypeIII 18"alloys

Anyone have or know of a set of AC Schnitzer TypeIII 18"alloys for my 2.8 Z3? 7.5 Front / 8.5 Rear, however I believe 8.5 all round will be good. Thanks Pete :thumb:

Image These chaps
by Koolflyer
Thu 13 Aug, 2015 09:47
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Just bought a Z3 2.8, very low miles
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

Re: Just bought a Z3 2.8, very low miles

Nice looking motor Lomoto! The OEM hoops and deflector come up here or eBay quite regularly. Also try Quarry Motors for the hoops. Easy job once you've all the parts and correct trims, plus lots of info here on the Knowledge page. :rtm: Cheers
by Koolflyer
Fri 07 Aug, 2015 15:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Does this need fixing?
Replies: 42
Views: 2295

Re: Does this need fixing?

Maybe I lack such a sophisticated sense of humour Umm....perhaps you do, but sometimes one has to "chillout". Clearly Pingu knows his stuff (plus Health & Safety by the looks of it), and he was just having a bit of fun, therefore I personally would allow him a little more credibility. However, for ...
by Koolflyer
Fri 07 Aug, 2015 05:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Does this need fixing?
Replies: 42
Views: 2295

Re: Does this need fixing?

.....or turn it 90 deg so you can't see it :wink:
by Koolflyer
Wed 05 Aug, 2015 17:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Quick question
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Re: Quick question

Thanks for that guys. Pete
by Koolflyer
Wed 05 Aug, 2015 09:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Quick question
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Re: Quick question

Thanks Mugs, that's what I thought.
by Koolflyer
Tue 04 Aug, 2015 17:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Quick question
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Quick question

I'm out and about so can't get my wheel off to check, but what is the wheel centre bore diameter for a 1997 2.8 Zed? Ta chaps KF
by Koolflyer
Mon 03 Aug, 2015 09:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarm has started going off for no apparent reason
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: Alarm has started going off for no apparent reason

My 97 2.8 Roadster with separate remote started to alarm randomly. My battery was old and didn't hold its charge for very long, bought a new battery and quiet as a mouse....so far :wink:
by Koolflyer
Sun 12 Jul, 2015 18:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: AC Schnitzer wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: Wanted: AC Schnitzer wheels

Bugger! :D
by Koolflyer
Sun 12 Jul, 2015 17:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Blue or Black hood
Replies: 0
Views: 244

Wanted: Blue or Black hood

Anyone have or know of a Blue or Black hood for sale for my 1997 2.8? Mines getting a bit long in the tooth and looking a bit tatty. Thank you :)
by Koolflyer
Sun 12 Jul, 2015 17:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: AC Schnitzer wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: Wanted: Blue or Black hood

Anyone have or know of a Blue or Black hood for sale for my 1997 2.8? Mines getting a bit long in the tooth and beginning to look a bit tatty. Thank you :)
by Koolflyer
Sun 12 Jul, 2015 17:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: AC Schnitzer wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Wanted: AC Schnitzer wheels

Anyone have or know of a set of AC Schnitzer 17" staggered wheels for sale for my 1997 2.8? Thank you :)
by Koolflyer
Mon 06 Jul, 2015 20:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: new hoods
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: new hoods

.....and on a more serious note, I always thought it was one of the roof bars that caused the issue, which is why some people use the soft cloth method each time time they close the lid. Infact I have just been out outside to check this. The rear window gets a layer of dust, grit dirt as well as the...
by Koolflyer
Mon 06 Jul, 2015 20:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: new hoods
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: new hoods

No windows to worry about.....seems to be the way to go! :D Staggered wheels too..wow! :drive

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by Koolflyer
Thu 02 Jul, 2015 13:42
Forum: Performance
Topic: New Exhaust for the Zed
Replies: 35
Views: 7271

Re: New Exhaust for the Zed

800 miles to Spa Classic and back plus another 800 pleasure and work, she now has a good carbon coating inside and now sounds even better. Diff and G/box oils changed and even my local 'indi' chap complemented on the underside bling! :D
by Koolflyer
Tue 23 Jun, 2015 13:07
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 6442

Re: Cruise to Cold War Jets Open Day - Sunday 30th August 20

Don't forget to put my name down for this Dave, I'll polish me carbon footprint especially for the occasion :D
by Koolflyer
Tue 09 Jun, 2015 12:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Pre Le Mans run
Replies: 8
Views: 1032

Re: Pre Le Mans run

Enjoy your trip Peter, hope the weather is as good as it was for us last year at LM24 and also Spa this year. Pete :wave
by Koolflyer
Thu 04 Jun, 2015 00:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

The yellow machine looks good Brian!
Pete
by Koolflyer
Tue 02 Jun, 2015 14:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Hi Koolflyer it looks as if your drop links are worn as well. The Meyle ones are very good quality when I changed mine. made a good difference to the handling as well. Brian and gookah, as I said before when I replaced the control arms with the new integral bushes plus Polys at the back it didn't r...
by Koolflyer
Wed 20 May, 2015 10:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Spa Classic
Replies: 5
Views: 757

Re: Spa Classic

i still wear the trousers
Of course you do Pete :D

Have a good run to LM24
Pete
by Koolflyer
Tue 19 May, 2015 00:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Spa Classic
Replies: 5
Views: 757

Re: Spa Classic

Bump :wave
by Koolflyer
Mon 18 May, 2015 07:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

New battery, g/box & diff.oil plus drop links.
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 23:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Where the ARB bushes fairly straight forward to replace?
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 23:10
Forum: Performance
Topic: New Exhaust for the Zed
Replies: 35
Views: 7271

Re: New Exhaust for the Zed

Mines the older M52 which is different in layout underneath and sounds quite different to RockyDave's 2.2 which I think is the M54 (but stand to be corrected), this this being a lot smoother in sound and more subtle than mine. My M52 sounds a bit more in your face but does sound lovely when above 40...
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 22:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Brian, when I do the drop links next week I'll check the ARB's. I've heard that probably its best to keep the standard OEM bushes rather than make things too harsh?
Pete
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 21:18
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New member,Derbyshire.
Replies: 8
Views: 1215

Re: New member,Derbyshire.

Hi Ken, RockyDave and myself live just south of Loughborough, see you on one of the cruises or meets.
Cheers Pete
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 20:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Hi Brian Thanks for your input, that's exactly what we thought when RockyDave and I did the job. I'll order some Meyle drop links and replace those ARB bushes too next week. I am still getting a little shudder through the steering wheel if a wheel runs over a badly patched up piece of road. I know I...
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 18:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

New Meyle control arms and fitted them yesterday, bit fiddly but not a horrendous job providing you have a splitter and club hammer! http://i1360.photobucket.com/albums/r654/koolflyer/20150423_134020_zpsko5bwll9.jpg http://i1360.photobucket.com/albums/r654/koolflyer/20150512_173926_zpspo8pqnuq.jpg
by Koolflyer
Thu 14 May, 2015 17:54
Forum: Performance
Topic: New Exhaust for the Zed
Replies: 35
Views: 7271

Re: New Exhaust for the Zed

Finally bit the bullet and got Graham and Adrian over at Custom Chrome Ltd in Nuneaton to fit one of their cat back stainless steel exhausts. Really helpful guys and more than happy to let me watch what was going on. Cat back fitted to my Nov 1997 2.8 was £485 fitted. (Note that my 2.8 is a single c...
by Koolflyer
Thu 07 May, 2015 08:57
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Newbie here..............
Replies: 6
Views: 1544

Re: Newbie here..............

Welcome Lance, at least Barry won't feel quite so isolated now your just down the road.....so to speak!! :D
by Koolflyer
Tue 05 May, 2015 12:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Start up "whirring"
Replies: 14
Views: 1600

Re: Start up "whirring"

Hi Goose Question is, does your car have a secondary air pump? Black circular unit front left of engine as you look at it, attached to a much smaller circular metal unit. Some do and some don't (added for the American market but not required this side of the pond). If it doesn't I'd suggest the visc...
by Koolflyer
Mon 04 May, 2015 09:08
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 13688

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Nothing planned Dave as yet, I'm arranging a lot of things at the airport this year....its our 50th Birthday at EMA. I do have an idea though but can't commit myself and don't want to let you old boys down. BTW glad I didn't get up too early yesterday as that was 27 hours ago and only going to me pi...
by Koolflyer
Sun 03 May, 2015 23:26
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 13688

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Nice afternoon at Duxford, nice cars and good to see you guys again :wave
by Koolflyer
Sat 02 May, 2015 22:14
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise to Duxford spring meet 03/05/2015
Replies: 40
Views: 4177

Re: Cruise to Duxford spring meet 03/05/2015

RockyDave and I will be coming together in his car tomorrow, as I said in my PM I've still gotta work nights tomorrow and a 6.15 start for me (7.30 at Melton) is just too early for a night shift at the airport. Don't wait for us in Melton, and we'll be down at Dux about 11-12. Still gives us 5 hours...
by Koolflyer
Tue 28 Apr, 2015 23:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Surplus 2.8 exhaust
Replies: 0
Views: 337

Surplus 2.8 exhaust

I've just had a s/steel Cat back exhaust put onto my 2.8. I saved the original old OEM system as although it has done 126k it does not blow. Just thought it a shame to let it get skipped, when it could help someone here on the forum out of a problem. A sleeve has been welded to one end of the cut pi...
by Koolflyer
Tue 28 Apr, 2015 17:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 214223

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

S/Steel Cat back exhaust plus pair of Meyle control arms for the front end.......but don't mention it to her indoors!! :wink:
by Koolflyer
Fri 17 Apr, 2015 07:08
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Whoopsie... I'm supposed to be selling her!
Replies: 2
Views: 901

Re: Whoopsie... I'm supposed to be selling her!

Hi David, am I right that yours is a twin cat with the two pipes running parallel into the rear box? They do vary, as my 1997 2.8 has a single cat with one pipe leading to a mid box then onto the rear box. Matter of interest what diameter tale pipes did you decide on. To fit the aperture nicely we r...
by Koolflyer
Wed 15 Apr, 2015 23:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Thyssen Krupp Exhaust any good ?
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Re: Thyssen Krupp Exhaust any good ?

Hi, on Monday 27th I'm having a new s/steel cat back exhaust put onto my 2.8. The exhaust is sound but it has done 126k and I've decided to bite the bullet as I intend keeping the car. If you want the old one you can have it but you'll need to collect it from the fitters in Nuneaton. If anyone else ...
by Koolflyer
Sun 12 Apr, 2015 19:56
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: a fine pair
Replies: 1
Views: 1165

Re: a fine pair

..............can't beat a fine pair! :lol:

Sorry, couldn't resist :nono
by Koolflyer
Sun 12 Apr, 2015 18:20
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 13688

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Brilliant mate! I'll add you and Rocky Dave to the list. Times are on the other thread. :)
Brian...RockyDave coming as well

Thanks
Pete