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by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 22:58
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: brushed aluminium console - fitting
Replies: 16
Views: 2948

Re: brushed aluminium console - fitting

That looks good, where did you go and how much was it if you dont mind me asking?
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 22:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Tanin Red Leather (Q2TD)
Replies: 12
Views: 1089

Re: Tanin Red Leather (Q2TD)

They dont make that colour leather anymore.

Replace it with a similar red and then redye it using scuffmaster - I did that with my 1st Zed - see my signature link below.
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 22:26
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Alloy Repair/Refurbishment
Replies: 16
Views: 3128

Re: Alloy Repair/Refurbishment

Which company was this? was it £35 per wheel?
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 22:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: E46 steering wheel
Replies: 13
Views: 1020

Re: E46 steering wheel

do you mean the one where the lowest spoke is split in 2?
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 22:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How to fit a new aerial
Replies: 5
Views: 418

Re: How to fit a new aerial

The aerial mast is missing presumed stolen. There isn't a thread left to screw another one into though, so I don't think replacing the grommit will be enough. I'll look for the other thread that mrscalex referred to. sounds like theyve broke it completely - maybe send a PM to spursfan who should be...
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 21:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile
Replies: 95
Views: 9600

Re: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile

that car is looking stunning....

btw... £10k for the crashed M? That £5k more than I paid for mine in one piece !!!
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 21:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Coupe for sale Phoenix Yellow
Replies: 7
Views: 1334

Re: Z3M Coupe for sale Phoenix Yellow

stunning - youll get the price easily. i would have it myself if it was in 6 months
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 20:57
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2377

Re: steering wheel

i didnt realise he did an exchange that may be worth me considering... as for the wheel its real grotty...dunno about rarity though the gear know is an unusual colour too.... the leather is aweful thats why theres a cover over it i knew this when i bought the car... the prvious owner put that thing...
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 20:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How to fit a new aerial
Replies: 5
Views: 418

Re: How to fit a new aerial

is the thread still there ?
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 20:29
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Bertiejaffa's ///M
Replies: 63
Views: 11992

Re: Bertiejaffa's ///M

The chrome dial surrounds are they available anywhere as i have wood in mine, and the wood is a bit chipped around the edges of the heater controls.... where to get them please... ? Hi, I got them from this seller... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VDO-CHROMRING-FRONTRING-BEZEL-VIEWLINE-52mm-abgeflachter...
by bertiejaffa
Sat 02 Jul, 2016 20:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Zed cruise & meet with "Just Jane" Sunday 3rd July 2016
Replies: 88
Views: 10603

Re: Zed cruise & meet with "Just Jane" Sunday 3rd July 2016

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow - meeting Deano at Ferrybridge services at 8am if anyone is going that way.
by bertiejaffa
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 19:12
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Electric window switch problems
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: Electric window switch problems

Thanks guys. Seems if I want a permenent fix then I will have to splash out on a different/new console! Anyone have a decent secondhand one for a 2002 Z3M in Estoril? I am a bit worried that a brand new one will clash with my 14 year old interior! Good Luck - As I mentioned - M centre consoles are ...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 16:57
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2377

Re: steering wheel

Theres plenty of pics of my Z steering wheel in the M link at the bottom of my signature. However, this is the other one I bought

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by bertiejaffa
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 13:59
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: The Much Bigger Than DTEC Tour 2018 (or later)
Replies: 6
Views: 1084

Re: The Much Bigger Than DTEC Tour 2018 (or later)

:lol: :lol: You are mad !!

why so far in advance, is that when the vanos is expected to be ready?
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 14:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2011

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

Always remember to mention this site for a discount at a BMW dealership
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 14:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front brake discs not looking good
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: Front brake discs not looking good

Don't forget you get money back if you take your old calipers to ECP, provided of course you buy your new ones from them. I did this! Good point. Didn't see the surcharge clause though so price remains at the £67.99 per side I originally bargained for. I think they do global 20% (?) discount days f...
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 00:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Can't get rid of slack in bonnet cable
Replies: 5
Views: 489

Re: Can't get rid of slack in bonnet cable

Can see how this is happening unless its not fitted properly or the cable you bought is not good ?
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 00:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: beige / tan leather needed fro seat
Replies: 9
Views: 733

Re: beige / tan leather needed fro seat

I have some white leather that you can scuff master if you like... Im assuming you will need to treat whatever it is you are doing anyway?
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 00:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3m rear view mirror wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Z3m rear view mirror wanted

I have an M mirror for £400... ??
by bertiejaffa
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: The price of a Z3 M vs Z4 M
Replies: 10
Views: 865

Re: The price of a Z3 M vs Z4 M

speaking to a guy tonight on the plane home who had been to goodwood to view classic cars that he is bidding on - Z8 in the brochure,

O.M.F.G - how stunning
by bertiejaffa
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: The price of a Z3 M vs Z4 M
Replies: 10
Views: 865

Re: The price of a Z3 M vs Z4 M

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by bertiejaffa
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:35
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: I'm not anal about this but..........
Replies: 18
Views: 1414

Re: I'm not anal about this but..........

I agree, I always like to keep mine fresh and showroom style.... http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e309/bertiejaffa/9E6D482D-45AA-42C7-86A5-E1D240012E33_zpszjfcmvl1.png http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e309/bertiejaffa/57D050D3-8521-4DD1-AB3B-75A214F481FE_zpsg1fvaqxm.jpg It did leave the showroom l...
by bertiejaffa
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:31
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Getting better
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

Re: Getting better

Glad youre feeling better pal... everything has happened, Z3's have been voted the greatest car in the world... did you miss it? :twisted:
by bertiejaffa
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 1997 Z3 Emissions Problem - any suggestions ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1028

Re: 1997 Z3 Emissions Problem - any suggestions ?

Thank you all for your replies; I will go and check the hoses as soon as it stops raining for long enough ! When it went for the first test I dropped the car off in the morning and it did sit for a couple of hours before it was tested. When I took it for the re-test I made sure it had a good run of...
by bertiejaffa
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Front brake discs not looking good
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: Front brake discs not looking good

biggred do great refurb kits for calipers, seals, sliders and pistons. for discs eurocarparts will be fine if you want standard good and affordable
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 22:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back
Replies: 10
Views: 947

Re: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back

I seem to remember that there was a subsequent post to this somewhere which described how he then re-stretched the leather to fix it back down again but I can't find it for the life of me :head: Anyone know where it is? Here: http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=26136&p=245231 All I d...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 21:06
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Sale Dilemma
Replies: 14
Views: 1770

Re: Sale Dilemma

the_youth wrote:And plumbing and brick laying and so on.... :(
Modern Apprenticeship - she'll be up to speed in no time
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 20:33
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Sale Dilemma
Replies: 14
Views: 1770

Re: Sale Dilemma

the_youth wrote: But it seems the wife may win this one. She has plans for a house we've just bought!
Tell her she better take up carpentry then :wink:
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 20:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 1997 Z3 Emissions Problem - any suggestions ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1028

Re: 1997 Z3 Emissions Problem - any suggestions ?

As said, 100K miles is not high for a car, if that was the case all 4 of mine would fail their MOT. I am also suspicious when you said they didnt give you the sheet with the readings on - they should have done - it is yours ! I'm even more suspicious when they talk about engine rebuilds ?!?!?!? As L...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 20:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back
Replies: 10
Views: 947

Re: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=38747&hilit=zedcarer The leather does tend to dry out over time and peel away as you have described. The link above should tell you everything you need to know, it's a reasonably big job that a lot of people have done more regularly for various re...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 20:08
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Sale Dilemma
Replies: 14
Views: 1770

Re: Sale Dilemma

They are a great car and with those miles and good condition you would easily get £15,000 I reckon. Theres only around half of them left now - approx 500, just less of the S50's. If you held it for another 10 years it would go up... how much who knows. As for your son having it, I hope he is over 30...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 19 Jun, 2016 17:36
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2377

Re: steering wheel

lots of people have used this firm - I have had my M wheel and my 911 both done by them, very well recommended

http://royalsteeringwheels.com/
by bertiejaffa
Sun 19 Jun, 2016 15:25
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2377

Re: steering wheel

I think its very ugly...

I would much rather get the normal one recovered by Royal steering wheels and save £125 in the process.
by bertiejaffa
Sun 19 Jun, 2016 15:19
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Electric window switch problems
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: Electric window switch problems

ive never seen it happen to the window switch but i have seen it happen the other switches as the plastic is quite thin. the problem you are going to have is sourcing another M console - they are very very rare and usually cost the same 2nd hand as brand new ! If you pulled the console out Im sure y...
by bertiejaffa
Fri 17 Jun, 2016 22:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: z3 roll hoops
Replies: 20
Views: 1297

Re: z3 roll hoops

paisley freight move 4 alloys for£30... this lot should be cheaper and from Andy theyll be perfect
by bertiejaffa
Fri 17 Jun, 2016 17:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: z3 roll hoops
Replies: 20
Views: 1297

Re: z3 roll hoops

jony9 wrote:Why is it not letting me stick a picture up
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7658
by bertiejaffa
Fri 17 Jun, 2016 15:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: z3 roll hoops
Replies: 20
Views: 1297

Re: z3 roll hoops

I don't think so - you need all the rear trim, not just the roll hoops and the rear console changed from preface lift (yours) to facelift (the donor) in April 1999
by bertiejaffa
Thu 16 Jun, 2016 19:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh
Replies: 59
Views: 7262

Re: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh

Car is booked in with the guys at Croyden in a few weeks. Hi bertiejaffa. Are you putting a Burgundy hood on the Blue Z !! or have you bought a Silver one ? No, going with another blue one. I really like the red roofs on silver cars and would have gone down that route on my old Z if I still had it ...
by bertiejaffa
Thu 16 Jun, 2016 15:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh
Replies: 59
Views: 7262

Re: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh

Car is booked in with the guys at Croyden in a few weeks.
by bertiejaffa
Thu 16 Jun, 2016 11:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 engine cutting out.
Replies: 11
Views: 1229

Re: Z3 engine cutting out.

check the negative terminal - it has been known to come loose, might not seem it but it can
by bertiejaffa
Wed 15 Jun, 2016 00:48
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Anyone going to Lakenheath 2nd July?
Replies: 5
Views: 984

Re: Anyone going to Lakenheath 2nd July?

who, where, what and why?
by bertiejaffa
Wed 15 Jun, 2016 00:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Window switches rewire
Replies: 9
Views: 916

Re: Window switches rewire

why are you changing the window switches?
by bertiejaffa
Wed 15 Jun, 2016 00:41
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hood fixing hole
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: hood fixing hole

murray wrote:of course thanks for the reply
youre welcome - welcome to the forum... do you have any pics of the new pride and joy?
by bertiejaffa
Wed 15 Jun, 2016 00:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile
Replies: 95
Views: 9600

Re: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile

theres loads of work going on there - well done. anyone would be happier to buy this when its finished
by bertiejaffa
Wed 15 Jun, 2016 00:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 radio and petrol cap wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 903

Re: Z3 radio and petrol cap wanted

Leadpipelouie wrote:Hi,
seal is split so pointless but thanks for the tip.
spursfan will have one as he has said - send him a pm (righthand side)
by bertiejaffa
Mon 13 Jun, 2016 20:22
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: hood fixing hole
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: hood fixing hole

I think you are referring to the bolt holes for the optional hardtop
by bertiejaffa
Mon 13 Jun, 2016 19:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New member!
Replies: 10
Views: 1273

Re: New member!

I would be tempted to cut the sheath away and check the wires visibly
by bertiejaffa
Sun 12 Jun, 2016 21:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh
Replies: 59
Views: 7262

Re: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh

Red is less popular and so not usually a colour that they have in stock like black and blue so they have to order it specially in most cases which puts the cost up
by bertiejaffa
Sun 12 Jun, 2016 15:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh
Replies: 59
Views: 7262

Re: Z3 Hood replacement - are the BMW dealers having a laugh

better to reuse an old thread.... So I have been thinking for a while that my roof is starting to look tired, anyway over the weekend I noticed that my rear screen has finally succumbed and developed a small split. Having seen all the posts over the past few years I have narrowed it down to the foll...