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by bertiejaffa
Mon 13 Feb, 2017 17:43
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Advice on sprucing up Z4 interior?
Replies: 1
Views: 999

Re: Advice on sprucing up Z4 interior?

you can get the steering wheel refurbished at Royal Steering Wheels - loads of people have used them on here and they are fab..

For the rest of the interior it depends what you need but scuffmaster / furniture clinic are good for breathing new life into tired upholstery
by bertiejaffa
Mon 13 Feb, 2017 17:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Happy birthday
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Happy birthday

Fender2004 wrote:
Deano1712 wrote: If I spend much more money it will be on upping power :-)
Can you get any more power?
Its not more power he needs, its a longer (quieter) road :lol:
by bertiejaffa
Sat 11 Feb, 2017 11:09
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Happy birthday
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Happy birthday

I had quite a few stone chip on the front of my car when I bought it, and they bugged me all the time. I didn't know weather to get the bonnet sprayed or not as I would just get more chips on the front. I did get it painted last year and I'm pleased I did. No stone chips yet. To be fair if I didnt ...
by bertiejaffa
Fri 10 Feb, 2017 18:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: bit of play on front wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 729

Re: bit of play on front wheels

sounds to me like your brake caliper is sticking slightly, or your slider pins are rusting.... BIGGRED will have replacement pistons, pins and seals when you figure out what you need to replace
by bertiejaffa
Fri 10 Feb, 2017 18:02
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10260

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

loving the subtle work fella !!
by bertiejaffa
Fri 10 Feb, 2017 17:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3134

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

Is your camera broke Gookah.... the bottom of your car is all silver and black... cant see the mud and the brown... :wink:
by bertiejaffa
Fri 10 Feb, 2017 17:40
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Happy birthday
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Happy birthday

Good to know it is still standing the test of time - the trouble with having a touch up is you are forever chasing it and redoing it.. That said I definitely need to get mine into the bodyshop to fix the dent I have in the passenger door from where someone has hit it and scarpered and the stone rash...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 05 Feb, 2017 13:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Dead Battery.
Replies: 19
Views: 2334

Re: Dead Battery.

Im interested to know what trickle chargers people have/recommend?
by bertiejaffa
Sat 04 Feb, 2017 13:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Petrol filler cap
Replies: 4
Views: 624

Re: Petrol filler cap

saturdaygig wrote:Thanks guys, looks like a trip to bmw is in order
mention this site for 10%
by bertiejaffa
Sat 04 Feb, 2017 13:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220626

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Sold my style 64 wheels and going to use the money to get a refurbished steering wheel from Jack Royal, this is something I promised myself a long time ago and should be here in a couple of weeks.. hope it's not a difficult job to change over! easy to do - theres a few write ups in the knowledge ba...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 31 Jan, 2017 18:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I wouldn't leave home without it
Replies: 11
Views: 1109

Re: I wouldn't leave home without it

my phone has my music on so that always comes and my wallet as the old girl can be a bit thirsty... aside from that nothing special, although I have considered investing in a new puncture repair thingy... I still have the factory one in the car and I am doubtful it would be much use after 19 years?
by bertiejaffa
Mon 30 Jan, 2017 19:09
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New member in zroadster from Spain
Replies: 8
Views: 1115

Re: New member in zroadster from Spain

Welcome - great looking interior
by bertiejaffa
Wed 25 Jan, 2017 17:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted. Numerous parts.
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Re: Wanted. Numerous parts.

drop a private message to spursfaninacoupe (Andy) - he breaks Z3s and probably has some of the parts you are looking for. He is in Woking, but you could use paisley freight who seem reasonable for bulk shipping.
by bertiejaffa
Sun 22 Jan, 2017 15:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted Z3 Roadster
Replies: 23
Views: 2820

Re: Wanted Z3 Roadster

Looks like a tidy motor from the pictures, maybe slightly high price but its from a dealer so its to be expected. As for your general feelings, high mileage is not an issue if they have been looked after - my 2.0l had done over 150,000 miles when I sold it and my M has just clocked over 100,000. You...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 22 Jan, 2017 15:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining
Replies: 86
Views: 9831

Re: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining

RobH wrote:That's alright Les, I ended up buying the last available one from bmw
I better look after mine then :lol:
by bertiejaffa
Sat 21 Jan, 2017 18:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FREE - Used Titan silver side grills and BMW badges - SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 430

FREE - Used Titan silver side grills and BMW badges - SOLD

As per the title I have a set of titan silver side grills including the BMW badges. They were taken off my old 2.0l car and are in very reasonable condition - just looking for the postage for anyone who wants them.

Thanks B

NOW SOLD
by bertiejaffa
Fri 20 Jan, 2017 23:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining
Replies: 86
Views: 9831

Re: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining

RobH wrote:Anyone have a phone number for this man?
send him a private message - he usually responds
by bertiejaffa
Tue 17 Jan, 2017 17:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining
Replies: 86
Views: 9831

Re: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining

I have decided to break a 1998 Arctic Silver Z3M Roadster with a Blue Black M interior Like rocking horse poo, hard to find as ther are only about 500 left with probably a third, sorned off the road. Arctic Silver Hardtop and brackets Harmon Karden Sound system inc central rear speaker Cruise contr...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 15 Jan, 2017 20:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fuel filler surround.
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Fuel filler surround.

HPFirenza wrote:Thanks Robert. Mine is a narrow body so that's the right part. Just need to know how easy it is too fit.
I don't know how expensive or cheap they are brand new but andy aka spursfaninacoupe will probably have a 2nd hand one and will be able to tell you how easy they are to replace - send him a PM
by bertiejaffa
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 09:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted:2002 onward headlights.NOW SORTED THANKS.
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: Wanted:2002 onward headlights.

Send a Pm to Southernboy - he makes the clear lenses which you can fit to your existing headlights - easy and cheap
by bertiejaffa
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 09:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Removing Carpets
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: Removing Carpets

The front half of the carpet also goes under the heater matrix and there is a little latch to remove the accelerator pedal as well. Both are documented in my M thread under my signature - I cut round the heater matrix in the end when removing/refitting the carpet - its hidden by the centre console a...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 08 Jan, 2017 12:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Dual Mass Clutch Failure "Symptoms"
Replies: 10
Views: 1384

Re: Dual Mass Clutch Failure "Symptoms"

When my clutch went a couple of years ago it didn't have any slipping but blimey it stunk
by bertiejaffa
Sun 08 Jan, 2017 12:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: being dazzled
Replies: 15
Views: 1456

Re: being dazzled

The OEM mesh wind deflectors do a pretty good job of defusing bright lights from behind - however the problem lies in the fact that most new cars these days have ultra bright LED lights and are the same height as a 20 year old 4x4, meanwhile our 20 year old zeds are lower than the intelligence of th...
by bertiejaffa
Sat 07 Jan, 2017 13:33
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3334

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

handsomejackuk wrote:
bertiejaffa wrote:Great picture - can you photo shop the crap cars out :lol:

heres a better one i found on my fone tonight
I think you've missed your vocation :wink:
by bertiejaffa
Fri 06 Jan, 2017 19:54
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3095

Re: To my .org friends!

I was first banned on .org for 2 weeks, and as a joke to explain my absence I posted a made up story about going away for intensive therapy to overcome the shock. I was treated by the eminent practitioner Professor Erik Shurn, and was under the complete care of my 24 hour nurse Jenni Talier, who sa...
by bertiejaffa
Fri 06 Jan, 2017 11:36
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3334

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

Great picture - can you photo shop the crap cars out :lol:
by bertiejaffa
Thu 05 Jan, 2017 02:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: fun on ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1316

Re: fun on ice

just re disovered what fun you can have on icy roads in a rear wheel that ,i have to drive on the country lanes arround where I live to get to work , theses z3's are very forgiving with plenty of warning if you try to push things too hard , but with 40 + years of driving I know how to drive on icy/...
by bertiejaffa
Thu 05 Jan, 2017 02:40
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Seat Re-trimming
Replies: 16
Views: 1773

Re: Seat Re-trimming

I do mine personally - use products from furniture clinic and scuffmaster. If there are holes in them you can easily remove the covers and glue a patch to the back and then use special leather filler from furniture clinic to fill it in an then re-dye I'd have a go at mine but I'm worried I'll never...
by bertiejaffa
Thu 05 Jan, 2017 02:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Fiji Green hardtop
Replies: 14
Views: 1868

Re: Wanted - Fiji Green hardtop

BladeRunner919 wrote:Bear in mind that even the one you once saw could be a different colour by now!
Probably Dakar Yellow - on BrianH 3.0l :lol:
by bertiejaffa
Mon 02 Jan, 2017 15:00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The law when indicating?
Replies: 11
Views: 1148

Re: The law when indicating?

An indicator (or any other light) is merely an indication of intent or awareness of position. I was always taught that you never pull out on anyone who is indicating to turn before you (E.G. left into the road you are leaving) until they have actually turned as they could change their mind. I would ...
by bertiejaffa
Mon 02 Jan, 2017 14:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarm siren missing?
Replies: 12
Views: 1194

Re: Alarm siren missing?

Good news - over the years I have seen a number of threads about the missing noise so its good to know
by bertiejaffa
Sun 01 Jan, 2017 15:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Meyle Front Wishbones and other parts
Replies: 23
Views: 2096

Re: Meyle Front Wishbones and other parts

thanks I should have most tools after 40 years of playing with cars I'm lucky to have a twin arm car lift in my man shed so hopefully 2 days should have her back on the road I will have athe tracking done as I'm replacing the track arms as well peterz3 hmmmm.... someone nearby with a twin arm car l...
by bertiejaffa
Sun 01 Jan, 2017 15:57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Z017
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Re: Z017

All the best to everyone - heres to more great driving in 2017
by bertiejaffa
Sat 31 Dec, 2016 14:27
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Seat Re-trimming
Replies: 16
Views: 1773

Re: Seat Re-trimming

Has anyone recently had any leatherwork done to their seats - trying to find a rough price guide to get the side pillars done (great seats - rubbish design) but not much joy as every site I look at wants you give your life story for a quote I do mine personally - use products from furniture clinic ...
by bertiejaffa
Sat 31 Dec, 2016 14:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Fiji Green hardtop
Replies: 14
Views: 1868

Re: Wanted - Fiji Green hardtop

If you really want a hardtop for such a rare colour I would suggest you just buy any hardtop and have it painted. You could be waiting years for one in the correct colour (assuming any were made in Fiji in the first place). Just to add to this, if you do find one in the right colour it is very unli...
by bertiejaffa
Fri 30 Dec, 2016 11:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Jonttt Imola II Red S54 Z3m Roadster Journal
Replies: 661
Views: 168102

Re: Jonttt Imola II Red S54 Z3m Roadster Journal

Looking great as usual - would love to see this on a meet up somewhere in 2017
by bertiejaffa
Fri 30 Dec, 2016 11:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: fun on ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1316

Re: fun on ice

just re disovered what fun you can have on icy roads in a rear wheel that ,i have to drive on the country lanes arround where I live to get to work , theses z3's are very forgiving with plenty of warning if you try to push things too hard , but with 40 + years of driving I know how to drive on icy/...
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Dec, 2016 22:42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3095

Re: To my .org friends!

Robert T wrote:Wishing a Merry Christmas to your .net friends? :wink:

Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
:lol: :lol: :lol:
gookah wrote:
Bonzo wrote:Have a guess! :roll:
not adding enough useless b*ll&cks to everyones serious posts or build threads?
not using it as Facebook?

:D
:cheers :lol:
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Dec, 2016 22:39
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Replies: 5
Views: 823

Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Ditto - merry Christmas everyone :cheers :cheers
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Dec, 2016 22:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: EEP2 error, speedo over read & ECU warning light
Replies: 51
Views: 3718

Re: EEP2 error, speedo over read & ECU warning light

other people have said all sorts of things like tyre pressure and wheel alignment can give DSC errors I don't buy it, unless I will see some proof of this. Im with you, Ive never heard of this happening, more likely to be a fail(ing) wheel sensor or the module itself might need refurbishing. Better...
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Dec, 2016 22:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Flashing battery warning light....
Replies: 11
Views: 1303

Re: Flashing battery warning light....

Hi Paul, something that these cars seem to be prone to, although I have no idea why, is that the negative lead at the battery itself can become loose. . It happened to my 2.0l as well, very odd. I too dont remember the light flickering but the symptom was that it wouldn't start sometimes. I check m...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 20 Dec, 2016 23:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit, why so few, why so pricey?
Replies: 12
Views: 1397

Re: Hardtop fitting kit, why so few, why so pricey?

Warrior wrote:On another matter i'm told that prior to fitting a hardtop some sort of rollover safety feature has to be switched off. Not heard that before?
As Robert says - not on a Z3
by bertiejaffa
Tue 20 Dec, 2016 23:45
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10260

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

love red roof on a silver Z - good choice :)
by bertiejaffa
Mon 19 Dec, 2016 22:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Body parts
Replies: 6
Views: 792

Re: Body parts

Re the photo issue you need to use an external provider like photobucket

http://zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7658
by bertiejaffa
Mon 19 Dec, 2016 22:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air ride
Replies: 13
Views: 1225

Re: Air ride

This is the thread/car I was thinking about

http://zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.ph ... suspension
by bertiejaffa
Mon 19 Dec, 2016 17:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Body parts
Replies: 6
Views: 792

Re: Body parts

Contact spursfaninacoupe - he will have loads of spare panels
by bertiejaffa
Mon 19 Dec, 2016 17:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air ride
Replies: 13
Views: 1225

Re: Air ride

In 4 years of being on the forum I think I have only ever seen 1 person post anything about it on here.
by bertiejaffa
Mon 19 Dec, 2016 17:49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: YESSS! no excuse required
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: YESSS! no excuse required

Ah the nice impromptu drive - nothing better 8-)
by bertiejaffa
Fri 16 Dec, 2016 18:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Stainless steel exhaust
Replies: 14
Views: 1360

Re: Stainless steel exhaust

I have after market stainless steel on my M and my 911 and both sound great although I will admit the M does drone a little at low revs. Unfortunately I dont know where they are from but try sending a message to Alfie - he has custom pipes on his M and they sound great
by bertiejaffa
Thu 15 Dec, 2016 13:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Stalls when warms up....occasionally.
Replies: 27
Views: 1986

Re: Stalls when warms up....occasionally.

If he says it is the Vanos I would ask for a 2nd opinion from Dr Vanos to be certain