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by Bowler
Tue 17 Mar, 2015 18:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Have I bought the part I need for a rocking drivers seat ?
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: Have I bought the part I need for a rocking drivers seat

Make sure when removing the threaded bars from the housing you count the turns as you remove them, If not re fitting will be a pain in the rear.
by Bowler
Tue 10 Mar, 2015 00:18
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 16-08-15
Replies: 75
Views: 9806

Re: Midland meet 16-08-15

Apologies its a secret Z club i don't know about
by Bowler
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 16:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 16-08-15
Replies: 75
Views: 9806

Re: Midland meet 16-08-15

Zed Carer wrote:This was great day out last year but have just realised that it clashes with the Zed Yorkshire Dales Weekend :head:

Hope that everyone who goes has a great time - the burgers and weather were great last year.
Isn't the dales weekend 19th - 21st June?
by Bowler
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 16:49
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Newby Hall - Sunday 10 May 2015
Replies: 60
Views: 10209

Re: Newby Hall - Sunday 10 May 2015

Will be at this one meeting at ferrybridge
by Bowler
Sat 07 Mar, 2015 16:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Bridlington Sat 7th March
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: Bridlington Sat 7th March

Thanks Maurice, we had a great day found some fantastic / interesting roads for the run there.
Had a wander round Brid with the obligatory Fish & Chips (Busy bees highly recommended)
Then a sprint home car now needing a clean ready for the next trip out
by Bowler
Sat 07 Mar, 2015 15:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Mine came with a pair of orange bulbs that fit in the existing holder
by Bowler
Fri 06 Mar, 2015 17:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Got mine today as well! Great service. Haven't fitted them, but they look really good. What's the loose bulb holder in the pack for? Not sure not fitted to mine, must be for something fitted in another market? Old lights took some getting out been in there undisturbed for 17 years. Only held in by ...
by Bowler
Fri 06 Mar, 2015 16:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

I just bought some red/white rear lights from here: http://www.carparts-online.de/shop2/BELEUCHTUNG/Rueckleuchten/BMW-1473/BMW-Z3-1483/BMW-Z3-95-99--RUeCKLEUCHTEN-ROT-WEISS.html With the current euro rate, they are a few pence under £50 including delivery to the UK! :) Just have to have some of the...
by Bowler
Tue 03 Mar, 2015 18:48
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Bridlington Sat 7th March
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: Bridlington Sat 7th March

Davejue1 wrote:Can't do it mate as we're doing bucks on Sunday. You coming? :)
Been volunteered for something on Sunday not saying what would ruin any street cred i have. :head:
by Bowler
Tue 03 Mar, 2015 18:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

New projector lights with Angel eyes also clear indicators and side repeaters added to newly sprayed bonnet and bumper. Still not got the hang of posting photos but think this links to some old and new shots http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/pilks05/media/http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/pilks05/m...
by Bowler
Tue 03 Mar, 2015 00:44
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Bridlington Sat 7th March
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Bridlington Sat 7th March

Three of us off to Brid on Saturday for a run out to the coast and some Fish and Chips (Sewerby for the Fish & chips) set off from Donny at 9 anyone interested could meet up at services M180/M18 junction between 9;15 - 9:30
by Bowler
Mon 02 Mar, 2015 18:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

I just bought some red/white rear lights from here: http://www.carparts-online.de/shop2/BELEUCHTUNG/Rueckleuchten/BMW-1473/BMW-Z3-1483/BMW-Z3-95-99--RUeCKLEUCHTEN-ROT-WEISS.html With the current euro rate, they are a few pence under £50 including delivery to the UK! :) Just have to have some of the...
by Bowler
Thu 26 Feb, 2015 23:55
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Newby Hall - Sunday 10 May 2015
Replies: 60
Views: 10209

Re: Newby Hall - Sunday 10 May 2015

Davejue1 wrote:I won't be able to attend this year. My diary is full that weekend. :(
That's a blow mate
by Bowler
Mon 23 Feb, 2015 17:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel eyes
Replies: 3
Views: 545

Re: Angel eyes

Hi each light needs its own transformer . A so called electrical engineer i know fitted some and the wiring still burned out . its best to buy new units with projection angel eyes already installed. You can get them for around £250. Did buy complete units £250, After all the bother yesterday, with ...
by Bowler
Sun 22 Feb, 2015 17:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel eyes
Replies: 3
Views: 545

Re: Angel eyes

Found article on Z Roadster.org
Unbelievable Black wire on light goes to white wire on lead, black wire on lead goes to red wire on light.
Six hours spent today only combo i didn't try :head:
by Bowler
Sun 22 Feb, 2015 15:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel eyes
Replies: 3
Views: 545

Angel eyes

Having trouble with the angel eyes on my replacement headlights.

All works fine on the bench the Angel eye wiring spliced into the side lights. All wiring checked on the bench (Kitchen top) through the block connecter yet when put back on car side lights fine no Angel eyes.
Any ideas folks?
by Bowler
Fri 20 Feb, 2015 00:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Insurance - result :-)
Replies: 25
Views: 2384

Re: Insurance - result :-)

Age has some advantages (not many)
by Bowler
Sun 15 Feb, 2015 12:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise to Duxford spring meet 03/05/2015
Replies: 40
Views: 4318

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

Looks like i am at a christening!
by Bowler
Sat 14 Feb, 2015 20:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Marmite Zed, 1 of 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Marmite Zed, 1 of 1

Seen worse
by Bowler
Fri 13 Feb, 2015 23:51
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Yet ANOTHER newbie - this time from Birmingam
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

Re: Yet ANOTHER newbie - this time from Birmingam

Nice and central get to the meets/shows
Welcome to the club
by Bowler
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 17:55
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Zedfest w/e in Yorkshire next year??
Replies: 46
Views: 5723

Re: Zedfest w/e in Yorkshire next year??

Harewood show Sunday 21st BMWCC in attendance would be a nice end to the weekend for you guys
Sorry i cant make the weekend won't be back from Holiday till Saturday then off to the show Sunday morning
by Bowler
Tue 10 Feb, 2015 16:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What's a Z3M worth?
Replies: 32
Views: 3126

Re: What's a Z3M worth?

These cars should be driven, the yellow one superb, the blue one, may as well buy a painting.
by Bowler
Sun 08 Feb, 2015 18:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3's in "unusual" places
Replies: 10
Views: 640

Re: Z3's in "unusual" places

There is a very well known shiny red one in France
by Bowler
Sun 08 Feb, 2015 18:20
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Strines in the snow
Replies: 3
Views: 888

Re: Strines in the snow

Will was just checking my brake lights not pushing at all :D
by Bowler
Sun 08 Feb, 2015 18:09
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Strines in the snow
Replies: 3
Views: 888

Strines in the snow

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x471/pilks05/P1010569.jpg Been out for a winter cruise today with Pooley, Will, Maurice and Andrea around the Peaks taking in The Strines, Snake pass to Glossop, Chapel en le frith, Castleton, Chatsworth, finishing off with lunch at the Duke of Wellington Matlock....
by Bowler
Sat 07 Feb, 2015 21:06
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Short notice 4 cars meeting up 10:30 - 10:45 tommorow at Tankersley McDees for a run round the Peaks if anyone interested
by Bowler
Sat 07 Feb, 2015 20:09
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Leaving Donny at 10. can meet up as before at the Old tea rooms if your up for it? about 11:30?
by Bowler
Sat 07 Feb, 2015 08:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Mini cruise to Midland meet 16/08/2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2096

Re: Mini cruise to Midland meet 16/08/2015

Can you put me and Pooley down Dave

Paul Rice (Bowler) Z3 1.9 Montreal Blue
Chris Poole (Pooley) Z4 2.2 Titan Silver

Cheers :cheers :cheers
by Bowler
Fri 06 Feb, 2015 18:38
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

maurice the martian wrote:Can I come.[emoji89]
well thats 4, looks like we got are selves a convoy.
Will do some thoughts on actual route and post up for interest.
by Bowler
Fri 06 Feb, 2015 18:15
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Thinking meeting up Castleton area on to Snake pass taking in the Cat and fiddle then making way back into Derbyshire, Bakewell, Chatsworth (great photo opportunities) then onto Matlock, with some diversions through the hills and villages of the Peaks. Hows that sound?
by Bowler
Fri 06 Feb, 2015 18:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Is it just me?
Replies: 19
Views: 967

Re: Is it just me?

Davejue1 wrote:I always wave at Z3's. Never Z4's, as said above, a lot of Z4 owners see them as an everyday car so little camaraderie stands. Certainly give more waves out than I receive. Your all a bunch of miserable gits!! :D
i wave at every lorry in case its you Dave
by Bowler
Fri 06 Feb, 2015 18:00
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 16-08-15
Replies: 75
Views: 9806

Re: Midland meet 16-08-15

Davejue1 wrote:
Not ready yet wrote:
Mac27040 wrote:List updated
You missed me out :? Hoping to meet Davejue at Maccy D's ,Ollerton for a mini cruise in again.
Yep, will do that again Terry. Good time had Last year mate. :)
me and pooley up for the Ollerton meet
by Bowler
Fri 06 Feb, 2015 16:44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Hi Dave, many happy returns to you. Better late than never. May 3rd we'll be back in Florida so won't make Duxford. And don't forget " A man's as old as he feels, it's when he stops feeling he's old" Hope to see you and Pete, Dave , Brilie, Dave(Mint) et al at Newark this year. Tony. Eyup Tony, sha...
by Bowler
Tue 03 Feb, 2015 21:51
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Impressive Maurice
by Bowler
Tue 03 Feb, 2015 18:09
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Looks like Derbyshire this weekend for the Z if the snows not too bad
by Bowler
Tue 03 Feb, 2015 18:01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today
Replies: 37
Views: 2058

Re: Davejue1 somewhat older and wiser today

Happy Birthday mate.
Should be celebrating out in the Z with the top down (bugger the SORN) :lol:
by Bowler
Tue 03 Feb, 2015 00:08
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Hi all. Yet another new boy
Replies: 19
Views: 2546

Re: Hi all. Yet another new boy

I had the same problem new when i bought the Z, tried to take the sensors out someone had tried and rounded the heads off, so temporarily took the fuse out 6 months ago car runs great passed a MOT, do intend to replace sensors but not top of the list. Car runs brakes and handles as good as anything ...
by Bowler
Mon 02 Feb, 2015 18:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

New projector lights with Angel eyes also clear indicators and side repeaters added to newly sprayed bonnet and bumper. Still not got the hang of posting photos but think this links to some old and new shots http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/pilks05/media/http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/pilks05/me...
by Bowler
Sun 01 Feb, 2015 09:19
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Cherished plate transfer
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Cherished plate transfer

Just done a retention took 7 days.
by Bowler
Sun 01 Feb, 2015 09:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For SALE . Excellent 1.9 M44 exhaust
Replies: 15
Views: 1843

Re: For SALE . Excellent 1.9 M44 exhaust

Davejue1 wrote:Your exhaust won't fit my car but I really like your signature pic. :)
Too many roofs up :D
by Bowler
Tue 27 Jan, 2015 18:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220892

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

After much deliberation, just took delivery of pair of Angel high projector headlamps, clear side repeaters on their way. Unfortunately car returned to paint shop so be the weekend for fitting, Hopefully!
by Bowler
Tue 27 Jan, 2015 00:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone see one of these around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1630

Re: Anyone see one of these around?

Its the future i8 stunning, did see a Tesla saloon yesterday at Yorkshire Sculpture park also looked the part at half the price. Still a petrol head but at least the styling is encouraging
by Bowler
Tue 27 Jan, 2015 00:12
Forum: Performance
Topic: Watch "Z4 on the snake" on YouTube
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Watch

Oh you 6 cylinder mob, just have to put up with my 4 cylinder rasp
by Bowler
Mon 26 Jan, 2015 18:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hello - newbie!
Replies: 12
Views: 1014

Re: Hello - newbie!

Davejue1 wrote:I do like those wheels. :)
i like yours
by Bowler
Thu 22 Jan, 2015 23:47
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Filler pop
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Re: Filler pop

Spent the last three days agonising over Angel eyes and clear indicator lenses when the Body work is complete.
Still not sure but leaning towards keeping the 17 year old zed closer to original, at least from the outside as possible?
by Bowler
Mon 19 Jan, 2015 23:50
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Filler pop
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Re: Filler pop

Not quite :!:
by Bowler
Mon 19 Jan, 2015 18:37
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Filler pop
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Re: Filler pop

Did think about photos during the paint job, may contact them tomorrow.
Know what you mean Dave re the expectant father, Dropping him (Monty), off at the body shop today was like dropping the daughter off for her first day at school. :!:
by Bowler
Mon 19 Jan, 2015 16:42
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Filler pop
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Filler pop

Car gone to the paint shop today, main problem i am told is "filler pop" top of both wings, from a previous repair not known to me, now starting to craze! With a chip on the bonnet and a couple of scrapes on the lower valance, in to have the front bumper and bonnet re sprayed. Took some pics before ...
by Bowler
Thu 15 Jan, 2015 19:47
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Silverstone classic 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2806

Silverstone classic 2015

Booked in for the three days 24-26 July :)

Mod Edit: Moved to Check Your Diary as this hasn't happened yet! R.